Badlands News Brief
Ukraine U-Turn, Biden Bumbles & Committees Command
The News Cycle is almost impossible to track these days. At least, to do so fully.
That’s where we come in.
In the Badlands News Brief, the Badlands Media team is going to take you through a few news items of interest from the previous day in an attempt to give you an overview of the biggest goings-on relevant to the Truth Community while introducing you to some brief, original commentary from our growing team of citizen journalists.
(Feel free to follow the corresponding link attached to each Badlands contributor’s name to check them out on other platforms.)
Now, onto the news from Thursday, March 2 …
"It is a very, very dangerous standoff.. it's hard to see how you reach a negotiation over that. There's military absolutely everywhere, it is a military town," he continued, before saying...
"When for example Victoria Nuland talks about that at the very least we [the US] want Crimea to be demilitarized, I find myself standing there and wondering, how on earth does that happen?"
Ukrainian officials and pro-Kyiv media pundits are said to be outraged at the segment, given it repeatedly and bluntly referenced that Crimeans see themselves as Russians. Even a separate write-up filed days earlier from inside Crimea and posted to NBC's website included the following:
This is not Russia, according to Kyiv, its Western allies and the United Nations. It was annexed by the Kremlin in 2014, with the U.N. calling on Russia to return to its "internationally recognized borders." And following Moscow’s broader invasion launched a year ago, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has vowed Ukraine will take Crimea back.
But Praskovya Baranova, 73, speaks Russian, feels Russian and lives here.
But it appears that the NBC correspondent, once he was on the ground in a place that few Western reporters ever venture, couldn't deny the plain truth he was seeing all around him. — ZeroHedge, citing NBC News
Our Take: “LOL.
NBC accidentally sent a based media correspondent to the Crimea. When there, he reported the following things that have the Media Industrial Complex, Ukraine and Globalists fuming.
1) It is not possible to defeat the Russian armed presence in the Crimea.
2) The people of the Crimea consider themselves RUSSIAN.
This not only confirms that the Media Industrial Complex (and its Globalist handlers) are losing control of the Ukraine Narrative, but also might explain the timing of their recent deployments against China and their unearthing of the Wuhan conspiracy; we need a new boogeyman, as the Russian monster has run its course in the Collective Mind.
Now … do you think we can get them to make this admission about the Donbas?
Give it a few weeks.” — Burning Bright
Biden Says He Will Visit East Palestine ‘At Some Point’
Our Take: “The the toxic chemical-scathed denizens of East Palestine, Ohio can breath a collective sigh of relief; Joe Biden has made assurances that he will indeed be visiting "at some point.”
Even if he were to go there tomorrow it would be too little, too late. At "some point," a visit to East Palestine might make a good campaign photo op once they've concocted a narrative to blame it all on Donald Trump somehow.
The blatant disregard of the American people by this administration is reprehensible. At least he was able to make that trip to Ukraine.” — Ryan DeLarme
One month ago, when looking at the CME's little known housing price futures, we noted that at least according to the market, housing has now bottomed. A lot has changed since then, and while the May 23 Housing Price Futures contract has continued to ascent confirming the market remains optimistic in a bottom...
... the recent surge in mortgage may soon spoil the bullish outlook.
According to Bankrate, the average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage jumped back over 7%, rising to 7.06% (7.10% according to Mortgage News Daily), the highest level since early November. — ZeroHedge
Our Take: “The controlled demolition of the economy continues. The incredible amount of money printed during the COVID pandemic, combined with a loss of confidence in the economy and government in general, has contributed to record inflation, among other factors.
The Fed's glaring incompetence to seemingly manage the problem is a ruse. The Fed and those forces that work with them know exactly what they are doing. Far before the Fed was created as a US institution in 2013, the international bankers used sophisticated economic warfare tactics to destabilize economies active within various markets and communities.
Boom and bust cycles can be artificially generated through a combination of money printing, criminal activity, supply line interruptions, and other destabilizing events, such as plagues or disasters (like fires). If one reviews past boom and bust cycles and what events are correlated with them, a clear pattern presents itself.
Today, we are witnessing an explosion of destabilizing events, such as supply line interruptions (train derailments), a pandemic, lockdowns, cultural disintegration, and more. Alongside these events, in 2020 (and before) the Fed flooded some markets with an abundance of capital, while depriving other markets of credit. This produced artificial supply and demand differentials that magnified inflationary factors.
Now, the other side of the operation is unfolding—monetary constriction. Rising interest rates makes money hard to get thereby lessening the velocity of money—the rate at which money changes hands.
Unless WE THE PEOPLE develop effective parallel systems, resting on top of a foundation of a wise and intelligent citizenry, the economic warfare will continue, along with all the casualties that come with it.” — Justin Deschamps
Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) is rejecting the globalist effort to rope in the U.S. into a World Health Organization (W.H.O.) “Pandemic Accord,” asserting that U.S. citizens will live under the laws according to the Constitution and representatives they elect — not globalists.
President Biden’s Department of State on Monday said the U.S. is “committed to a #PandemicAccord,” which it claims will “vastly improve the global health architecture for preventing, preparing for, and responding to future pandemic emergencies.” — Breitbart
Our Take: “As he should.
The WHO bamboozled us during COVID, covered up its origins, and is beholden to the Davos globalists as well as the Chinese Communist Party; there is no angle where this could possibly be seen as a good idea.
You could look at the WHO as one giant attempt to create an entity that supersedes the authority of nations, essentially creating an unspoken one world government. The WHO would be able to violate all of our rights in the name of "public health."
"Oh, sorry. Your speech is affecting public health," or "those firearms are a danger to public health." Not to mention the fact that there would be no way for you to protect your own children from the whims of the forces pulling the WHO's strings.
Massie is the kind of leader we need—one who will, at bare minimum not sell the entire country out to some control-hungry globalist apparatus.” — Ryan DeLarme
Jim Jordan, House Intel Committee Call On Intelligence Officials Who Discredited Hunter Biden Story To Appear For Transcribed Interviews
House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Turner sent letters Wednesday to Central Intelligence officials who discredited the Hunter Biden laptop story, saying they have not yet responded to previously requested interviews.
The Daily Caller first obtained the 29 letters to the different Central Intelligence officials in which the lawmakers reiterate their requests and ask that the officials “comply promptly.” The letters ask the officials to schedule interviews and “arrange for the production of the outstanding material.”
Both The Washington Post and The New York Times noted the authenticity of Hunter Biden’s laptop in March 2022, more than one year after the Daily Caller News Foundation first verified it. Recent reporting by the Daily Caller and other outlets has highlighted the Biden family’s extensive dealings with Chinese companies, including a presentation Hunter Biden gave promoting American shale and natural gas to Chinese businessmen. — The Daily Caller
Our Take: “The patriot hammer just might be coming down on DS actors.
The extent to which these moves by the house-controlled GOP expose DS actors is unclear. It is my suspicion—one amongst many—that this is just the beginning of a much longer and coordinated effort to expose corruption.
There is a case to be made for the fact the Hunter Biden laptop was left there intentionally, and that this situation now is the culmination of a sting operation that is itself just one thread of a much larger tapestry of sting operations.” — Justin Deschamps
We hope you enjoyed this brief look back at the major news items you might have missed in this ever-escalating and ever-accelerating news cycle as the Information War continues to rage on around us.
The Badlands Media team will continue to combine our cognitive powers in order to slow things down and find the signal amidst the noise as this series expands.
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