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Exactly. A global whirlwind of activity happening. I feel the empire is stumbling and becoming desperate and more unpredictable, scary. I'm seeing and foresee numerous little coalitions of anti empire movements emerging. I have met a growing number of like minded people and activist that are networking in Africa and Italy and others. Discussions are approaching a fever pitch of anti empire in the social media, substack with new unheard of writers appearing. It's all very spectacular to witness and be involved in.

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Sep 14, 2023Liked by Karl Sanchez

Sergey Lavrov: I stopped paying attention to what the Western media write. You and me both Mr Lavrov. I particularly enjoyed Ms Zakharova's dissection of American democracy in action.

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What western media I read is filtered through MoA--I just don't watch or read anymore as I ditched my Dish and just have Sirius Radio and Hulu. Plenty of info available about the West's actions on other media.

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Sep 17, 2023Liked by Karl Sanchez

I resonate with "ditching Dish" (nice!), being that I haven't opted for television service in the nearly 25 years since buying a house.

I continue to be struck by the frankness of Putin, Lavrov, and other Russian government officials. The interview of Putin given in your post just previous to this one was a standout in this regard: the interviewer asked tough questions and Putin didn't duck a single one.

I've long had the impression that diplomacy involved using ambiguous language to obtain what your side wants. I realize now that this practice was indicative of dysfunctional government (such as that of the US) rather than intrinsic to diplomacy.

Being that you subscribe to Sirius Radio, I'll mention that several years ago, Howard Stern (who I believe can be heard on that channel) was interviewed by Terry Gross (host of the National Public Radio program Fresh Air), and I found their conversation absorbing. I imagine that the program can still be downloaded for free from the NPR website.

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Yes, Howard Stern still has a program on Sirius. I'll confess that it's difficult for me to keep abreast of the prime movers and their events along with my personal life. Now that I'm back in Oregon, I have major catching up to do, yet nothing's going to slow down for me. I managed one comment at MoA while traveling yesterday, and doubt I'll get much done today as it's already 14:30 Pacific.

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Reading now... Thanks, Karl!

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Hey Karl. Is MOA down for you too? Can't seem to access it..

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Earlier today it had issues. I returned later and was able to post a comment. Now at about 5pm EST, it's down. That gives you time to read the many very lengthy articles I've posted over the last several days.

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Dear Karl I must say I am no longer able to keep up with your indepth reading although I will always keep you close by. You see I now finally understand what I am to do; "do something," that is now preoccupying much of my time. I have read you with much diligence but now I must spread my wings. I am certain you understand. Your faithful student.

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Okay John. There's a great mass of ongoing events whose rhythm/pace is accelerating making it hard to even tread water and stay afloat. It affects me too.

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same for me this morning. Got in via 'Situation World' link. Just tried my normal bookmark and it worked. Maybe it's the weather ;o)

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