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Nov 24, 2022·edited Nov 24, 2022

Yes not many make the connection you made that already before 9/11 the motions for the GFC in 2008 were set in motion; "The country has the Wall Street-friendly Bill Clinton administration to thank for this mess. He created the heads-we-win, tails-you-lose financial system that has allowed Wall Street to fleece Main Street with impunity since November 12, 1999 – the day that Clinton signed the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act which repealed the Glass-Steagall Act." https://wallstreetonparade.com/2019/08/the-bizarre-action-in-u-s-treasuries-is-linked-to-the-u-s-national-debt-and-the-repeal-of-the-glass-steagall-act/

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THANKS Julia. I read the article and another associated with it. Damn. Gonna' dump my Inv. Advisor at Schwab and most mutual funds for simply stocks and bonds. I have had it being screwed.

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I remember to this day where I was sitting when I read that Clinton had repealed Glass-Steagal. At my work desk having morning cup of cocoa. I remember my shock, the sense of doom, trying to talk to others & getting blank stares in return. I was just a lowly marketing communications manager at the time. I seemed to be the only person I knew who got it 🤷

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Thanks! I needed this great way to start off Thanksgiving Day.

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Thank you for this! I am alone this Thanksgiving, yet very grateful for all my personal blessings which are many and manifest.

My only girl, (and only child) is still alive and uninjured, as far as I can tell, (other than an exacerbated histamine response,) post 3 Covid Injections. She took them in order to continue working and supporting herself in a jab-happy industry- Hollywood.

If she ever succeeds at having a healthy child who isn't genetically modified by Pfizer I will on that day weep for joy and pure relief.

My husband is with his family overseas, who are elderly and declining, and he was able to make the trip without a vaccine passport or invasive testing and I am very thankful for that! I pray he is able to return the same way. 🙏

I myself survived Covid last Christmas and while I haven't felt 100% yet, am getting close, and have the assistance of an awesome Naturopath to help me address the body burden of Mercury, Lead, and DDT that has made my life a struggle at times and which certainly contributed to Covid being a bit rougher than I would have preferred, but for that stellar natural immunity I'm now flaunting I am TRULY grateful!

Finally, my #1 Thanksgiving prayer is on the topic of how profoundly grateful I am to be in this battle for human Freedom and Liberty with souls as bright and uplifting as Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Mary Holland, Laura Bono, and every single person at CHD, Dr. Peter McCullough, Dr. Mike Yeadon, Dr. Sherri Tenpenny, Dr. Naomi Wolf, Toby Rogers, PhD, Jessica Rose, PhD, Steve Kirsch, tech billionaire extraordinaire, El Gato Malo, Substack writer extraordinaire, Jennifer Marguils, PhD, Dr. Paul Thomas, everyone at the Great Barrington Declaration, Senator Ron Johnson, Jeff Childers, Tom Renz, Kevin Jenkins, Dr. Reni Moon, Dr. Angie Farella, Dr. Tyna Moore, Dr. Christiane Northrup, Dr. Carrie Madej, Del Bigtree, Tess Lawrie, PhD, Sucharit Bhakti MD PhD, (I believe) Dr. Pierre Kory and Dr. Paul Marik, and an almost endless list of Heros and Heroines, all over our world!

Majid Nawaz. Catherine Austin Fitts. All the whistle-blowers!

I'm grateful for Tucker Carlson and Sheryl Atkinson but especially for the sweet and shy and relentless author of One Nation Under Blackmail, Whitney Webb. (Stew Peters, I'm grateful for you too.)

I'm grateful for both Peter and Ginger Breggin and Mattias Desmet. They each have hold of one side of our problem, in my view.

Honestly when you try to add them all up it's nearly impossible. Thank you to every doctor who treated their patients for Covid, against the CDC"s and Anthony Fouci's death orders.

There are hundreds if not thousands; Zev Zelenko stands out. As do Fareed and Tyson. Ditto Pierre Kory and Paul Marik. God Bless them all, here and in Heaven.

We are on the right side of history and may we all live to fight another day!

Cudos to Matthew Crawford, Igor Chudov, Andreas Oehler, ICENI, and all the heros of Substack, you saved my life and kept me sane throughout this dark time; may we all live to see the light of truth shine, once again, here in America, and all over our world.

We have much to be grateful for; thank you ALL and Happy Thanksgiving!!!!

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Humans feel comfortable and secure when there is predictability, continuity, boundaries, attachment, and success in their lives (unfortunately an excess will lead to stunted growth). That's why I suppose many embraced "attainment of humanity" in a "liberal democracy" at the end of the cold war. Today, liberal and democracy imo clash with the term Republic. The Globalists or Dems preach democracy, a majority of the populace, as evidenced in our now non existent US Southern Borders. Growing up I thought I was living in a democracy and didn't think about or understand how the Constitution reigns supreme above a democracy. All I heard was be thankful you live in a democracy (as opposed to a monarchy or one ruler state....all is relative). But a liberal democracy is a vague, general term that can be manipulated, exploited, misinterpreted, hijacked, and twisted for the destruction of humanity. Now every time I hear the word democracy I feel very disquieted by not knowing what further is in store for us. Unfortunately, history repeats itself. That said, there is satisfaction in striving for justice, truth, reason, and heart, but it sure can be very difficult. I give thanks we still live in a Constitutional Republic (even though some tell me we do not) and have representatives with strong voices fighting for truth who will follow up with strong acts/actions which will preserve our Constitution and Sovereignty. We cannot lose our Liberty, our Freedom. It is not an option.

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"We still live!" - John Carter, Warlord of Mars...

Though bruised and bloody from Life's travails, I am thankful to be amongst the unvanquished. Thank you for your post, John.

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Similar to the Pilgrims who endured the hardships of the New World, like minded people hopefully see a light at the end of this dark tunnel.

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I like the comparison, however, we or I am not as tough as the Pilgrims. We have been the beneficiaries of the good life and thus are much softer or weaker. I never in my wildest dreams could have imagined what is transpiring in our country now.

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Hard times make strong men...strong men make good times...good times make weak men...weak men make hard times...You can see where we are in the cycle. I believe there are still strong men, and women, who will turn the tide. Don’t underestimate your strength. Happy Thanksgiving all.

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Strength and weariness, especially during these hard times, have cycles as well. Thanks James, very perceptive interpretation of history and life. Yes, there are many strong people alive now relative to their upbringing and culture in different parts of the country, ie, coastal vs the heartland, ethnicity, etc. Happy thanksgiving.

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Nov 24, 2022·edited Nov 24, 2022

Yes, Lynn. You hit the nail exactly right. The pilgrims had strong reasons for upsetting their lives and leaving the old world order. Tired of being discriminated against for religion, intimidated physically, financially, and terrorized by the barons(now called billionaires and elites) not just one or two, but the majority thought as one common body and, lock, stock, and barrel made the horrendous emigration to the "new" world. Once here, they were electrified by their new-found liberty and were determined to make it work. However, over the centuries those great ancestors' descendants and their descendants, generation upon generation, lost the fire-in-their-belly to an extent that leads directly to your exclamation: "I never in my wildest dreams could have imagined what is transpiring in our country now."

. . . and mine.

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Beautifully and thoroughly expressed, thank you! My grandfather was one of those immigrants from Poland with a huge fire in his belly and the will and determination to create a successful life in America. His dreams were passed down to my mother, a great achiever and strong believer for protecting liberty. She would be aghast at the death of the UN, her hope for a better world. I still can't believe it. Maybe this is why I love the program, "Yellowstone."

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Thanks, Lynn.

My Mom & Dad were 3rd gen immigrants; ancestors from County Carroll, Ireland and Mainz Germany. My Dad had it-- started his own Tire store after the war with lots of hustle; My Mom had it-- raised 5 kids, soprano with Church choir, bridge player, Mom, artist, mother of 4 PIA boys! Once she complained to the U of Illinois when I offhandedly, let on that my English prof. sponsored a pot and beer party-- got him fired. Imagine her as a Momma bear today with CRT!

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Yes, we don’t really have a choice but to stay strong. The life the sick and evil have chosen for us is not an option. Like a lot of people, I woke up shortly after our victory in 2016 when we only had a day or so to enjoy it, and I feel like I’ve earned my Bachelor’s, Master’s, and am now working on my Doctorate’s degree in “Tyranny and Communism.” It’s been truly disheartening to see how broken our major institutions are and the fact we’ve been slaves without a say in anything for decades now. The fact that they’ve stolen trillions of dollars from us and brainwashed us and our children throughout their education without so much of a peep is telling. There is going to be a peaceful protest re the stolen elections in Arizona on Friday. There will be multiple places for people to gather, and they’re hoping Patriots will turn out like they did in Brazil. I want so bad to see that happen. So many people have stepped up to the plate, e.g., the Red Wave that occurred this last election, that it gives us much hope for our future. I always hang onto these words to help me get through the tough times: “Life said it will make you happy, but first it will make you strong.” We have to stay strong for the children. They deserve no less. Failure is not an option!

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An excellent piece. Thank you.

It's great to read quotes from JFK, that reveal the honesty and integrity of the man.

Something that very few politicians since would ever aspire to.

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“...We happy few...” Thank you for this outstanding essay! I came for dr p and covid but this is a beautiful uplifting reminder. Happy Thanksgiving all!

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The end of history was officially 9+11+2001

When building seven fell down, in its own footprint.

No aeroplane hit that thing.

They have stopped the truth from being allowed to be present since and prior.

The day of 9-11 led to the emergency states and disCog c o g .

They never gave up their e r powers.

ER forever

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Still in it today, and no interest in bowing to the oppressors. Too old to do so. We never had a perfect government, but we had the freedom to try to improve it - or not. Time to step up and do what is right for -all- free men. #resist #donotcomply #noamnesty

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I’m always grateful I’m on the side of good. I try to remember the good that’s happening every day: MSM is going down, down, down in the burning ring of fire! How many people remember how hopeless and helpless we felt to have our Constitutional rights violated by the monsters at Twitter and other SM sites? Seeing them go down is rather delicious! Swamp Rats exposed, past presidents are being exposed, parents taking over school boards, many people becoming precinct committee members, volunteers stepping up to the plate for election integrity. People like you and Dr. McCullough, Catherine Engelbrecht and Gregg Phillips and too many to list putting it all out there despite the dangers. So much to be thankful for on this Thanksgiving Day - the Great Awakening. Take solace in the fact that we are the majority!

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I’m sorry, but I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention Mike Lindell, our pillow guy. He certainly doesn’t get the credit he deserves, but he’s my hero. He’s worked tirelessly- like Scott Presler has - to expose election fraud and help improve our elections, stop the steal. They never give up! Scott almost died from a rare blood disease, but he’s doing better and is still out pounding the pavement. He was in Georgia this past week and is back in VA spending Thanksgiving with his lovely family, but after having met Herschel Walker and his wife, they asked him to come back and do what he does best, and he’s headed back after TG. I love them!❤️❤️❤️

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Thank you for your sense of the basics and your optimism in an otherwise bewildering time.

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Thank you so much for your inspiring words this Thanksgiving morning. I'm hoping we can all somehow focus our struggles so we can not only stay in the game, but win the fight.

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Duran’s last great fight. When he fought Leonard the next year for the third time he couldn’t get up for the fight because he had done the impossible already with the Barkley triumph.

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Words to remember indeed. Wishing you all the best for Thanksgiving!

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The simple choice of staying alive, and choosing to avoid experimental injections and drugs, is now a revolutionary act. This energy is unmatchable by the people who want to shut you down. I'm grateful I'm alive. And I'm grateful for all the fellow critical thinkers on this journey. We may never meet but we are never alone.

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