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I wrote the first draft of my recent article for LewRockwell.com a day after Biden’s statement and Putin’s response, then revised it with later information. Overall, it was a depressing subject on the topic of war with Russia—certainly upsetting, because it seems the answer to Professor’s Cohen’s Book titled War with Russia?: From Putin & Ukraine to Trump & Russiagate, as he stated in his interviews to emphasize “War with Russia question mark” was that while the risk of war was increasing, hope remained all the same, and his book went into details for both causes of optimism and pessimism; he didn’t know the answer. However, a revised version of the book, published posthumously, will be available soon.

The reason I was not optimistic was outlined in my first article; however, even more news and videos are posted, some of which are only on YouTube (and I don’t know for how long), others such as SouthFront’s on their BitChute Channel with comments allowed or via their website.

First, this video from RT posted on YouTube; I suspect since I learned that YouTube is more popular with Russians than their own version, I think it’s called Rtube, the Russian Government does not think their account will be terminated…unless war occurs. As to the video, it discusses military measures that are being taken by the Western powers to strike against the Nord Stream stream pipeline, and how that is dangerous since Russia will respond:

The second video is from SouthFront titled “A Spring Promise Of War Dawns In Eastern Ukraine.”

SouthFront after the publication of my article, which referenced the F-35’s deficiencies from an article on their, did an entire video that seems to me a verbatim of the text, titled “A Flying Disaster: F-35B Jet Shoots Itself With Its Own 25mm Gun.”

SouthFront also posted this video on the Texas power fiasco, titled “Melting Snow Reveals Texas Secrets” which is worrying as well.

Regarding the situation in Syria, and the transport of ISIS terrorists there and Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov’s comments on March 31st that the United States’ use of terrorists to hinder (perhaps a diplomatic term for “make impossible”) any political solution there is another SouthFront video; it is titled, “ISIS Vicious Cycle In Central Syria.”

On YouTube, Borzzikman posted two more videos; one is a little optimistic, titled “The U.S. buys Russian Oil but at the same time Frightens Europe with Energy Dependence on Moscow!”

And a much more pessimistic video, his most recent, titled “The West reacted Violently to Russian Submarines Simultaneously Surfacing through the Arctic Ice!” explains why Russia took this action to send a message to Washington and the West.

This video recently posted from the Grayzone and Aaron Maté and sadly his guest cannot be the late Professor Stephen F. Cohen:

As US continues New Cold War, Russia and China forge new ties”

And then today on Unz.com, The Saker became pessimistic in his article titled “Understanding Anti-Putin PSYOPs: Preparing for War” in which, focusing on the escalating situation in Ukraine, discussing how the anti-Putin PSYOP might result in war, concluded: “In other words, barring some major development, we might be only weeks away from a major war.”

But as I have shown in my prior article, there are more fronts than Ukraine: Poland might be used, Syria, and the Arctic as Borzzikman discussed. So although I am not a military analyst like the Saker, I suspect Russia will be hit from many directions on many fronts using proxies simultaneously, and perhaps direct conflict in the Arctic with America. I remember Oliver Hardy saying, “Well, here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into” to Stan Laurel; well, that’s where we are now. Another nice mess, thanks Washington and your minions, and to the evil one behind them all.

The question is, what can we, the people, do to stop it? Even if a dream video conversation (honestly, my dream) appeared on RT on YouTube with participants Pepe Escobar, Alistaire Crooke, Aaron Maté, Ron Paul, the Grayzone’s Max Blumenthal, Oliver’s Stone’s colleague and collaborator Prof. Peter Kuznik, Prof. Mohammad Marandi, Col. Douglas MacGregor, Ron’s pal Daniel McAdams and Lew Rockwell, what can be done?

For those familiar with my attempts at discussing the Christian faith in its oldest forms, Orthodox and Catholic, and the day I write this is Good Friday for so many in America, I’ve attempted to learn recently the doctrines and dogmas of each faith, but I am no authority. The Byzantines created the oldest surviving written commentary on the Gospels (I believe) that we have, understand the faith that can move mountains to be literal. Notice for most part all of the miracles of Jesus Christ are selfless, that is, not Marvel Comic superhero “Captain Hillary,” as Orthodox critic Jay Dyer refers to “Captain Marvel’s” blow things up “heroics” in the Marvel Comics movies.

By selfless, I mean having the power to heal, to grant forgiveness of sins. His concept of how human beings should react towards one another—to love their enemies, bless those who curse you, are as Joe Sobran noted, so different, so truly superhuman than ours. Yes, I am aware of modern doctrines and sects after Orthodoxy and even Latin or Roman faith, that, in addition to those who are aggressively hostile atheists, believe all such statements were written centuries later, as in when Jesus Christ said on the cross, “Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do,” a recent book that I discussed briefly the Protestant author (I have a feeling he had read and used Edith Hamilton’s work Witness to the Truth) wrote this statement was added years later on to obtain Roman converts! The heart of the teachings of Jesus Christ—to love God and your neighbor as yourself, to forgive enemies, to return hate with love, (not that you must never criticize within the church a Christian who has done you wrong)—is is amazing to me. I don’t trust the “modern” perspective at all.

And so what is the point I make? If Jesus Christ meant faith can move mountains, by being humble and praying and trusting God, anyone who truly has repented and loves God, not just monks, might be given the power—especially if we pray together when the time comes—to move mountains, to move missiles that are less than mountains—if we have faith. Yes, that sounds totally crazy, but this is what I feel with all my heart and soul, but that doesn’t mean I’m not wrong.

Lastly, I am facing an illness, its treatment unknown to me as of today, whose prognosis is uncertain now. I should be learning more next week and perhaps later. I say this not asking for prayers, for my life as is the life of every one, is in God’s hands; I say this because I try to answer all email, but Startmail has no “Away” or “Out of Office” Microsoft Outlook feature. My fault is losing my temper and getting angry with the “Flying Spaghetti Monster” atheists who write me. Listen please: LewRockwell.com is libertarian; Lew has atheist writers, Jews, Christians Protestant, Catholic and others—just be happy in your atheism and don’t have the ill manners to try to engage me in combat. I just won’t reply now at all.

To all those of faith, keep your faith; fear not! To those who believe in the god of Darwin, enjoy the survival of the fittest. And may I wish those Christians who celebrate Easter and later in May Pascha all my best, and even give my love to my Jewish friends, Muslim and other correspondents.

Yvonne Lorenzo [send her email] makes her home in New England in a house full to bursting with books, including works on classical Greece and Russian history and literature, and has contributed to LewRockwell.com, Unz.com and to TheSaker.is. Her interests include gardening, mythology, ancient history, The Electric Universe, and classical music, especially the compositions of Handel, Mozart, Bach, Haydn, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Mahler, Wagner and the Bel Canto repertoire. She is the author of The Spear of Odin Trilogy: Son of Thunder, The Cloak of Freya and the just published The Well of Mimir.

 
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  1. Anonymous[288] • Disclaimer says:

    We see where The Narrative is going. A few days ago Ben Hodges, a retired three-star U.S. Army general, said that no Russians soldiers died in WWII, they were all Ukrainians. Hodges is just a redneck from Florida so we know it’s the puppet masters who’re pushing this growing madness.

    The antipathy toward Russia is summed up by EMJ:

    • Replies: @GomezAdddams
    , @Malla
  2. In a moment of insanity, much bigger than usual, americans decided to go to war with Russia. However, one of the lunatics, slightly smarter than the rest, said:
    – Hey, a lot of people attacked russians in the past, perhaps we should ask them when is the best time for attack.

    They asked the french, and the french told them:
    – We’ve attacked during the winter, they’ve kicked our asses, then chased us back to Paris. So it’s not a good idea to attack during the winter.

    Germans told them:
    – We’ve attacked during the summer, they’ve kicked our asses, then chased us back to Berlin. So it’s a bad idea to attack during the summer.

    The chinese, however, said: – The best time to attack is right now.

    Encouraged, americans continued with their preparations, until the same smart guy decided to ask:
    – But why now? Why it’s so important to be right now?

    The chinese answered:
    – Well, russians are expanding in Siberia, soon they’ll start to develop the Arctics – they’ll need a lot of P.O.W.s for the heavy construction work.

    • LOL: Rahan
    • Replies: @mh505
  3. Svevlad says:

    Here’s what’s gonna happen:

    1. the US gets it’s Ukrainian puppets to attack the Donbass (and Crimea), as well as have the baltoids and poles attack the north stream
    2. the Chinese, “suddenly” start rattling around Taiwan
    3. At this point the US can either escalate or let go – either way, the only difference is whether or not they’re the one humiliated and destroyed, or just the butthurt belt (and if the poles piss of the germans hard enough, the chances of a final and eternal partition are quite high, as God intended)

  4. Canadian farces in Ukraine under guise of NATO–could cause trouble for Putin.

    • LOL: By-tor
  5. @Anonymous

    USA —-is cruising for —action. Joe Zhukov forgot more than any USA clown general could perform.

  6. mijj says:

    the best option is for Russia to defuse the thrust for confrontation by (before things get out of hand) gaining favor with the US public by nuking NSA at Fort Meade and CIA at Langley.

    • Agree: Old Brown Fool
  7. SteveK9 says:

    It is simply difficult to imagine a war against Russia. What would it be? A little tiny war? A major war would involve nuclear weapons, which is the end of everything … even the militarists in the US are not crazy enough to kill themselves.

    • Replies: @Malla
    , @beavertales
  8. Bookish1 says:

    If some western powers attack the Nord Stream Pipeline it will be a big mistake. It will divide Nato, more, destroy Nato. Germany would not like it.

  9. You are not wrong. “Faith is the substance of things unseen”.

  10. Malla says:
    @SteveK9

    even the militarists in the US are not crazy enough to kill themselves.

    Maybe they will hide in their bunkers and let the lowly commoners face the fallout.

  11. Malla says:
    @Anonymous

    A few days ago Ben Hodges, a retired three-star U.S. Army general, said that no Russians soldiers died in WWII, they were all Ukrainians

    The hatred towards Russia is more the same hatred against Tzarist Russia and not Lenin’s Russia.

    • Agree: Schuetze
  12. It is almost impossible to teach bad mathematics; it is somewhat possible to teach bad physics (phlogiston theory and all) and bad medicine (theory of humours); but it is certainly possible to teach bad economics, and almost impossible NOT to teach bad history. The effects of teaching bad mathematics can be observed that very evening, and that of bad medicine, in a few years. But the effects of teaching bad economics cannot even be detected in decades, and of teaching bad history are impossible to detect even after centuries.

    And the world is now bent upon teaching bad history.

    • Agree: RoatanBill, MarkU
    • Replies: @Bookish1
  13. Bookish1 says:
    @Old Brown Fool

    What do you mean by now? All the history since ww2 and before has been lies and distortions.

  14. Our rulers do what they do because they’re evil; they’re devil-worshiping demon-possessed madmen. I’m afraid they must have war, even though it will destroy their evil empire and most likely them along with it.

    • Replies: @Buck Ransom
  15. @Harold Smith

    “Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven.”

  16. I mean, it will be decades before we understand the effects of teaching bad history nearly for a century, but it does not mean there will be no effects of our bad history. In fact, many times countries go to war after believing their own version of bad history to be true.

  17. @SteveK9

    These are the same people who think women can make as good soldiers as men.

    Now they’re chattering about conscription and reinstating the draft. What to do with all these unemployed youth in the streets – a huge, diverse Woke army! Taught to fear and hate Russians. Paid for with deficit spending.

    They do not live in the real world.

  18. Excellent article.
    In every case if Zelensky attack Donbas it is what Russians want. in that case Russians will take All original parts of Ukraine, and they will leave along the part what Stalin added.
    Stopping the N2 pipeline is a Godsend to Russia, Because Russia will need all energy for herself.
    Russia should stop supplying energy entirely to Europe entirely because it will be needed for domestic use. Let US supply energy to Europe.
    (I will explain why later)

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