The Morning Report 10/25/23

Good morning, kids. 90 years ago as Nazi Germany rose, despite its key pillar of rabid anti-Semitism, there was still no openly exterminationist rhetoric against the Jews. Even in the wake of the nationwide pogrom of Kristallnacht, where synagogues were burned and Jews were beaten and killed, the wholesale slaughter of an entire class of people was still unimaginable, both to its soon-to-be victims and even its perpetrators. Check that; it probably was and yet one’s sense of mental self-preservation let the denial kick into high gear. Hitler’s address to the Reichstag in January of 1939 where he predicted/threatened “the extermination of the Jewish race in Europe” notwithstanding. 

It’s difficult for most of us to view history as a continuum, as opposed to the narrow window we view and experience it that is our own lives. We forget, or really ignore, the conditions that led up to tragic events, and enter that aforementioned state of denial rather than face quite painful realities. This is especially the case when we have lived for long periods in relative peace and prosperity in advanced and seemingly enlightened societies. 

Such was the case in Germany, arguably the most culturally and intellectually advanced society in Europe. Such has been the case in the United States of America since 1945. Or had been.

If being cornered by the masked mob, getting fired for refusing a shot, or the frightening increase in police state tactics of the federal government didn’t convince you that America is headed toward despotism, then maybe this shocking Harvard CAPS / Harris Poll will finally get your attention. And here’s a warning; you’ll want to sit down for this one.

Americans have seen the blood and heard of the atrocities by Hamas butchers. Hell, they even Go-Pro’d and live-streamed their acts of barbarity — gouging out eyes, burning hands, beheading civilians. But notwithstanding Hamas’s own evidence of crimes against humanity, the Harvard Harris Poll shows that a slight majority of 18-24-year-olds and slightly fewer than half 25-34-year-olds think the Jews had it coming to them.

I’m going to pause here while you ingest that last statement.

The poll shows overwhelmingly that Americans support Israel in most age groups, but 51% of the under-educated Quislings, brought up on wokism, moral relativism, and nihilism, believe the terrorist butchery of the “1200 civilians” — non-combatants — “can be justified by the grievances of Palestinians.” . . .

. . . As we’ve seen in our own lifetimes, when one doesn’t act as the left wishes, they make up rules, regulations, and edicts to require our participation. And if we don’t comply, they use the threat of violence to force us. 

And what a frightening warning for America.

The emphasis is the author’s, but with Jews now being openly attacked in the streets and of course on college campuses all over the country and the rest of the allegedly enlightened world the conclusion should scare the living shit out of you. To wit, if they think Israeli Jews had it coming then for sure American Jews do to and in fact they’ll, the American youths of that poll, be the first to cheer it on, if not be that figurative Koranic tree that shouts at to the head choppers to come kill the Jew behind me. And with precious little angels that comprise Antifa and BLM, who the hell needs Muslims? 

Not even a fig leaf of a pretense of an excuse. In-your-face, bust-out, full-throated approval of the killing Jews. Not just in Israel but right here. If that doesn’t explode the myth of anti-Zionism not being the same as anti-Semitism, nothing does. 

Earlier I denoted America as an intellectually and culturally advanced society post-1945, but it is quite obvious in 2023, despite all the physical trappings and the À la recherche du temps perdu in our minds of saner, if not happier times, the degeneration is undeniable. Readers of my daily posts and this website in general are fully aware of it by a mere perusal of the headlines. Worse, many of you are confronted with this madness either at work, school or worst of all, in your homes.

The complete disregard for the rule of law, the government-led and/or approved persecution of political enemies and opponents bastardizing the law as cover, the censorship and blacklisting of voices and opinions that run contrary to those approved by the aforementioned and its allies, and now the acceptance of wholesale liquidation of a disapproved enemy. The actual percentages from the article matter not a whit. If it were even in low single digits, that should sound the alarm that something is terribly wrong with our educational system and society.

And as we all know, something definitely is:

Since October 7, when Hamas attacked Israel, American universities went into overdrive to defend terrorists. After three years of having the BLM flag and the DEI agenda crammed down our throats, the true endpoint of that agenda was revealed: namely, that you must defend people who get off decapitating babies and ripping fetuses from the womb, or be declared a “colonialist”, “racist”, “xenophobe”, and “Karen.”  

Many of us have known this was where it was going all along. However, now that the rest of society is seeing it, we need to talk about what will happen to the shocking number of college graduates who endorse this message. After all, they will be entering the workforce, and will be unleashed upon American “civil society.” What will that look like? Let’s first do a quick recap of what happened and how we got here. 

Harvard (founded in 1636), the University of Pennsylvania (founded in 1740), Columbia, (founded in 1754), University of North Carolina (founded in 1789), NYU (founded in 1883), Stanford University (founded in 1885), and other tony institutions have been declining for years. This was always a problem, because these were the sorts places from which talent was sourced. Ivy graduates were recruited by the best law firms, hedge funds, medical practices, think tanks, and Fortune 500 companies. These fresh brains with cutting edge ideas were used to advance and influence all aspects of life and keep the economy robust.

However, since at least 2020, if not much earlier, Ivies and other places of higher education have also become completely captured by the Democrat / Globalist ideology. As a result, they went all in for the BLM movement. This risky bet to assure their continued political relevance would backfire horribly, turning into a ball-and-chain that kept getting more cumbersome. And not just for them. It would also trickle down to secondary school educations, even going so far as the most elite private grade schools, where had already been in steep decline for decades due to the Federal government’s overreach into individual states’ rights. In practice, this meant that grade schoolers were exposed – and prepared for – an environment fixated on activism, upheaval, and above all, on overthrowing America’s traditional Judeo-Christian ethos. This was, after all, always the mission of BLM, and of their Globalist supporters, who want desperately to take down America. . . 

. . . an army of heartless, dangerous, incompetent, and committed assassins of Western culture are being released into society, bearing the most prestigious degrees available in American society. They won’t all be activists. Some will be dentists, or doctors, or (especially) teachers. And all of them will be fearless and shameless, believing that they will be protected under the BLM, CRT, DEI, SEL umbrella. . . 

. . . How many of these people are there? How long will it be before our doctors, dentists, teachers, lawyers, aviators (good grief), business owners, and journalists are all terror apologists? That is, assuming journalists aren’t already captured, which, judging by the New York Times’ swallowing Hamas’ lies about Israelis blowing up a hospital, might actually be true. . . 

. . . I hope the prospect of their children growing up in a world where that agenda tolerates and even celebrates the deaths of innocents (and, indeed, of people like those very children) will wake them up. If not, we really are screwed.

I’ve always considered myself an optimist, but I have to be a realist. Surely everyone sees the depravity, criminality, venality and most of all the physical and mental degeneration of our supposed leaders in government up to and including our gibbering, shambling kohlrabi-in-chief. But look who’s in the on deck circle and half his age. And more importantly, look who’s in the c-suites, on what’s left of Main Street and most crucially still in virtually every classroom from pre-K to post-graduate. 

The most frightening thing for me in watching clueless American youth, heads wrapped in checkerboard Arafat terror-towels baying even louder than the Muslims themselves for the blood of Jews, is when I shake off my disbelief of how this could be happening in my hometown of New York, the most populous Jewish city on the planet (yeah, I know, Democrat JINOs, but still), I’m left with the conclusion that the world has changed.

Slowly, then all at once.



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  • “China’s move may make EVs an even more important issue in the upcoming presidential campaign.” China Tightens Exports on Graphite, a Key Component of EV Batteries
  • Richard Fernandez: The more things change, the more they stay the same. “Green” energy was sold as a bucolic, virtuous enterprise you could put in your back yard and sing a song to. But it is really something else: an unlimited license to remake the globe through geo-engineering and titanic works projects on a scale humanity has never seen before. ‘Saving’ the Planet, Only to Despoil It
  • “Secretary Haaland participated in a film opposing oil and gas development in the Chaco area that was released in January last year. The documentary, which was narrated by Somah, was at the center of an ethics complaint filed by the nonprofit watchdog Protect the Public’s Trust in August.” (Call me when she’s indicted, convicted and sent up the river for 20 years with no parole – jjs) House Republicans Dig Deeper Into Deb Haaland’s Relationship With Pueblo Action Alliance







  • For sure better than Emmer, but he’s still not solidly conservative enough from what I can see. Louisiana commenters, please weigh in – jjs Rep. Mike Johnson Wins Republican Speaker Nomination
  • “His 117 total was fewer than Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), the previous nominee, had secured upon winning the nomination last week, and only four more than Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) garnered while securing his nomination the week prior.” Tom Emmer’s Nomination Collapses as Republicans Eye Next Steps
  • “Biden is now behind where it counts. He needs to run well ahead in the popular vote to erase his Electoral College vote deficit.” (He’ll never be able to erase the cemented in place rigging machine – jjs) Polls Show Trump Beating Biden In Battleground States, Even Amid Numerous Indictments
  • “If Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. keeps gaining popularity, it’s Joe Biden who should watch out.”RFK Jr.’s Impact? Advantage: Trump
  • “The 2024 election is not only critical to the future of the nation and the future of both parties but in particular the Democrat Party as the cracks in the façade are beginning to widen.” The Inevitable Fracturing of the Democrat Party
  • “Landry is a hero here for standing up to Biden and for the constitutional rights of the states.” Landry Takes Louisiana
  • “Johnson was previously a Republican candidate in the 2022 Michigan gubernatorial race, but fell short after he failed to meet the necessary 15,000 signatory threshold to appear on the ballot. Officials at Michigan’s Board of State Canvassers discarded 6,983 of Johnson’s signatures under the suspicion that they were “fraudulent” – an action that Johnson claims violated his rights. He was one of five GOP candidates removed from the ballot that year.” Perry Johnson [who?] Drops from Prez Race, Endorses Trump


  • Kirby said the White House has noted “an uptick in rocket and drone attacks by Iranian-backed proxy groups against military bases housing U.S. personnel in Iraq and Syria” since Israel commenced its response to the savage Hamas attack of October 7. White House: Iran Aiding Attacks on U.S. Bases in Iraq and Syria
  • “Since Thursday, militias receiving funding and encouragement from Iran have launched rockets and one-way attack drones at bases housing U.S. troops in Iraq and Syria after a months-long lull. Speaking to the United Nations Security Council, Blinken echoed the Pentagon’s earlier warnings that Iranian proxy militias would seek to escalate attacks in the near future targeting American military personnel, trying to draw the U.S. into a war mushrooming across the region.” (The word “mushroom.” Yikes – jjs) . . . Blinken Threatens “Decisive” Response
  • Kash Patel: “Congress must get the underlying documents and publicize all communications between these individuals and all Iran-affiliated groups. Suspensions without details, internal government hall passes, and bankrupt media are not to be relied upon. In fact, they have shown themselves to conspire together and be quite the opposite. For America’s sake, I hope I’m wrong, but if the truth is any indicator of the future, I am in deep fear for our safety.” How Iran Is Infiltrating the Highest Levels of Our Government
  • “Chinese state media on Monday insisted the deployment was routine and unconnected to the war between Israel and the Hamas terrorist organization.” (I hope they all sink – jjs)China Deploys Warships to Middle East, Denies Connection to Israel-Hamas Conflict
  • “Unlike Trump, Biden is not shaping global events so much as he is reacting to them.”Biden’s Global Chaos Vindicates The Strong Foreign Policy Of His Top Rival
  • “Israeli settlements are legal – despite Obama’s 2016 denial.” Obama’s Mindset Still Drives U.S. Mideast Policy

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  • “‘California in recent years has pursued a friendly policy toward China,’ state-run Global Times says.” ‘Truly Precious’: CCP Propaganda Rag Gushes Over Gavin Newsom Amid China Trip
  • Sohrab Ahmari: “We should thank her for exposing the lunatic id of GOP hawkism.” What Nikki Haley Gets Right
  • “The opposition has lost much of its credibility since 2019.” (The sheer ideologically driven incompetence of our junta means that Maduro, and his Iranian backers, are laughing their asses off – js) Why America and Venezuela are Making Up
  • “Sweden gets based. . . tackling the problems caused by mass migration in a way that puts other European countries to shame.: Never Thought I’d Say This
  • “Migrants have also been reaching Europe by taking boats directly to the Spanish mainland, or by breaking through the border barriers around the Spanish exclaves of Ceuta and Melilla, bordering Morocco. Further east, even more migrants have been reaching Europe via Italy, and Greece, bordering Turkey, has also seen an increase in border crossings on land and at sea.” Over 1,600 African Boat Migrants Flood Spanish Islands
  • “Drag queens, antifas and climate activists are all going to vote! At the polls, they could ruin Switzerland and our society. We won’t let them!” the populist party had declared in a final rallying cry before the polls opened. Anti-Immigration Party Wins Big in Swiss Elections





  • “Qatar likes to sponsor and own professional sports enterprises. They also like to sponsor and harbor terrorists. Why would any sports league allow them to become part of their franchise ownership? That is a great question to ask the NHL and NBA who recently approved a deal to let Qatar’s state-controlled investment firm buy into the Washington Wizards and Capitals.” Hamas-Loving Qatar is “Sportswashing” Its Way to DC Respectability
  • On top of that, many more conservative families say they’re avoiding the park – and even canceling their Disney+ subscriptions – in disgust over Disney’s “woke” agenda, including the company’s shoving LGBTQ content in children’s films and shows and famously pushing back against Florida’s Parental Rights in Education Bill last year. Disney CEO Reportedly ‘Exhausted’ By Customer Decline & Box Office Bombs


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