Let Me Run – Csj Lyrics

[Featuring: Corbett]

[Chorus: Corbett (Saigon)]
Don’t let me be, just another one
I always told myself, I’ll be here when it’s done
I know they don’t believe, but see we just begun
Momma I’m growin up, you gotta let me ruuuuuuuuun
(Gotta let me run, gotta let me run) Let me ruuuuuuuuun
(Gotta let me run, gotta let me run) Let me ruuuuuuuuun
(Gotta let me run, gotta let me run) Hey
Momma I’m growin up, you gotta let me run

[Saigon]
I don’t know but I gotta go, gotta go slow, but I gotta go cause I gotta grow
The flow got a nigga fall but I gotta show that I got a lot mo’ to go, I gotta blow
I won’t take no, I don’t think so, hold on strong and no I won’t let go
I’m almost there, I know I won’t take long, I look in the rear and it’s a long way home
D-d-don’t let me be, just another one
Momma I’m growin up, run that to your younger son
I’m the one when it’s all said and done, let it run to get a gun, the one that’ll blow one
The one with the cold stare, niggaz wanna go there, and oh yeah I don’t fear no one
Right now Twista-like style, quick to pipe down when usually I fight back
Now I’m lookin like wow, I came to learn and my main concern to put the mic down
Wow, album number two, how comfortable, last one was for you
This one is for you and for frontin niggaz too, comin for you, now what you gon’ do?

[Chorus]

[Saigon]
Run away with the moonlight, third eye too bright for me to lose sight

And I’m only f*ckin with niggaz that move right, can’t rock with a man pants too tight
You belong in the blue light, district, this prick take hoe nigga to new height
You in the strip club you might, fear a nigga throwin bread no food fight, right
Got a style like Ike, the beat is my bitch, I’m wild for the night
Soup’s upside your head when I spit it, another DV[?] tell the Feds I did it
You on TV with a Red Sox fitted, bet I won’t go near Bed-Stuy with it
You know I’m just kiddin, Earth is our turf, I’m the person to say that first in my verse
Don’t let me be, just another one
Just a statistic when, I’m havin so much fun
I’m in the boom-boom room with a poon-poon, lips smellin like perfume, wanna resume soon
Put your money where your mouth is, bet you find your honey where my house is

[Chorus]

[Saigon]
I don’t know what I’m runnin from, I don’t know where I’m runnin to
Seems your dreams are not comin true, what the f*ck are you gonna do?
Stop it now? How dumb are you? How many lumps you want, one or two?
Your future’s right there in front of you, whatever you do with it is up to you
Not for nothin but who the f*ck are you? Lot of other people are f*cked up too
You ain’t the only one who luck’s up boo, life a bitch but you could f*ck her too
Like I said mami it’s up to you, we don’t do L’s, W’s
I’m not comfortable with #2, but it’s up to you, it’s up to YOU!

[Chorus]

Tex Ritter – Green Grow The Lilacs Lyrics

I used to have a sweetheart but now I've got none
Since she's gone and left me I care not for one
Since she's gone and left me contended I'll be
For she loves another one better than me

Green grow the lilacs all sparkling with you
I'm lonely my darling since partin' with you
And by the next meeting I hope to prove true
And change the green lilacs to the red white and blue

I passed my love's window both early and late
The look that she gave me made my heart ache

The look that she gave me was harm for to see
For she loves another one better than me

I wrote my love a letter in rosy red lines
She sent me an answer all twisted and twine
Sayng keep your love letters and I will keep mine
Write to your sweetheart and I'll write to mine

Green grow the lilacs all sparkling with you
I'm lonely my darling since partin' with you
And by the next meeting I hope to prove true
And change the green lilacs to the red white and blue

Jane Birkin – Love Slow Motion Lyrics

Ils se sont croisé
Dans la première scène
D’un beau synopsis
Qui n’avait rien d’obscène
Ils ont décidé
De coproduire des jeunes bambins
Plan séquence
Tout va bien

Love slow motion
Amour passion

Comme un fumigène
Qui cache des je t’aime
Viennent les premières haines
Quand viennent les premières scènes
Ainsi va la vie
Sa pluie de cris
Comme dans les films

Love slow motion
Amour passion
Love slow motion

Pour un simple numéro
Dans un jean
Flottant sur la seine

Un seul maître à bord
Le cœur est capitaine
Ils retrouvent l’amour
Ils s’embrassent dans le cou
Elle c’est elle
Lui c’est lui
Ils sont nous

Love slow motion
Amour passion
Love slow motion
Amour passion

L’amour
C’est comme une bande son
Il y a du suspens
Il y a de la passion
C’est le film de la vie
La seule solution
Lumière
Caméra
Action

Love slow motion
Amour passion
Love slow motion
Amour passion…

Tobi – Shine Lyrics

Hook
Your soul has been calling out to me
Been singing your song
You been on my mind All day (Mind all day)
Won’t you pick up the phone?
Even thru the hard times
Hard times
You Shining On
Yeah it’s been a long time
Long time
Keep shining on

Verse
My bro just got a daughter, I remember weekends
We was talking about our fathers, how we’d never be them
Shit, I forgave mine he only human
And to be truthful
You know the fruit don’t fall far, business as usual
Itching to see results I get it
These Grapevines a make wine, really just take time and effort
He said “life keep passing me by”. I asked “why?”
He naturally gifted he don’t actually try
Said “What you know about having the drive?
Then crashing the ride
Cuz your inner critic sitting on the passenger side”
I was stunned I ain’t have a reply
But realized everything you need you got it inside, Yeah
Eye of the storm yeah
You know we calm there
We not all cut from the same cloth at all yeah
I’m covered in Kente and mom prayers
And in some Moncler
Check in the bag you know it’s all there
Pick up the phone yeah

Hook
Your soul has been calling out to me
Been singing your song
You been on my mind All day (Mind all day)
Won’t you pick up the phone?
Even thru the hard times
Hard times
You Shining On
Yeah it’s been a long time
Long time

Keep shining on

Verse
Pardon my ways Pardon me
Pardon the part in the fade
Pardon the Steeze, I’m just dotting my I’s
And crossing my T’s
Me as a teen Aye
All I wanted was ice in my wrist…
Then I got it with my heart on my sleeve
Zero degrees
Yeahh
Kill the hoopla
Where Im from to survive
You don’t choose sides
Keep it neutral
Moms got two jobs
Pops two lives
I done ran thru the mud a few times.. In Nike boots
But Thank god me and Jimmy the same shoe size
Gotta move wise
So you don’t stutter when you talk
Am I my Brothers keepers for sure
If I’m your cane you more than able to walk
Lit a ray in the dark
What’s more motivating than seeing the homie make it?
They envy us but it’s corrosive to they inner greatness
Seen what a lack of self love does for health
Damn, She love her nigga more than he love himself
She like don’t doubt yourself
Put my pride aside decide to ask for help
Now i’m on the road to get the title belt
All is well
And even though we roll on separate roads
And you feeling like you moving all alone know

Hook
Your soul has been calling out to me
Been singing your song
You been on my mind All day (Mind all day)
Won’t you pick up the phone?
Even thru the hard times
Hard times
You Shining On
Yeah it’s been a long time
Long time
Keep shining on

Tex Ritter – The Wayward Wind Lyrics

[Chours]
Oh, the wayward wind is a restless wind
A restless wind that yerns to wonder
And I was born a next of kin
A next of kin of the wayward wind

[Verse 1]
In a lonely shack by a railroad track
I spent my younger days
And I guess the sound of the outward bound made me a slave to my wonderin' ways

[Chorus]
And the wayward wind is a restless wind
A restless wind that yerns to wonder
And I was born a next of kin

A next of kin of the wayward wind

[Verse 2]
Oh, I met a girl in a part of town
I vowed we'd never part
Though I tried my best to settle down
She's now all alone with a broken heart

[Chorus]
And the wayward wind is a restless wind
A restless wind that yerns to wonder
And I was born a next of kin
A next of kin to the wayward wind
[Outro]
The next of kin to the wayward wind
The wayward wind

John Cale – Lazy Day Lyrics

Ohh-ohh-oh, ah, ah
Ohh-ohh-oh, ah, ah
Ohh-ohh-oh, ah, ah
Ohh-ohh-oh, ah, ah

Lazy day, lazy day

Ohh-ohh-oh, ah, ah
Ohh-ohh-oh, ah, ah

Lazy day, lazy day

(Ah, ah, ah)

(Ah, ah-uh)

Tie me down, lazy day
Tie me down, my lazy day

Ohh-ohh-oh, ah, ah
Ohh-ohh-oh, ah, ah

Shoemaker making shoes without leather
With four elements, all together
Fire, water, earth and air
And every customer takes two pairs
Sleep it off, come sleep it off
Come sleep it off, my lazy day

Fire, water, earth, and air
And every customer takes two pairs
Fire, water, earth, and air
And every customer takes two pairs

Tie me down, lazy day
Tie me down, my lazy day

(Duh-duh-doo-duh)
(Da-da, duh) (Aah, bah-duh)

Ahh!
(Da-da, duh) (Bah-duh, bah-duh)
Ahh!
(Da-da, duh) (Bah-duh, bah-duh)
Ahh!
(Da-da, duh)(Bah-duh, bah-duh)

Georgie-Porgie, pudding and pie
(Ahh!) (Bah-duh, bah-duh)
Eating on a key lime pie
(Ahh!) (Bah-duh, bah-duh)
Done all this, and X and Y
(Ahh!) (Bah-duh, bah-duh)
Georgie-Porgie, pudding and pie
(Ahh!) (Bah-duh, bah-duh)
Kissed the girls and make them cry
(Ahh!) (Bah-duh, bah-duh) (Da-da, duh)
When the boys came out to play
(Ahh!) (Bah-duh, bah-duh)
Georgie-Porgie ran away
(Ahh!) (Bah-duh, bah-duh)

Georgie-Porgie, pudding and pie
(Ahh!) (Bah-duh, bah-duh)
Eating on a key lime pie
(Ahh!) (Bah-duh, bah-duh)
Done all this, and X and Y
(Ahh!) (Bah-duh, bah-duh) (Da-da, duh)

Jane Birkin – La Bulle Lyrics

Comme une bulle dans un bocal
J’ai perdu pied
Au fil des jours
Et c’est la vie qui me trimbale
Et ses amours
Et ses amours

Elle me promène des uns aux autres
De ciel en ciel
De jour en jour
Dans des prières ou elle se vautre
Et des amours
Et des amours

Je la supplie parfois des heures
De me laisser passer mon tour
Et elle me parle de mon bonheur
Et des amours
Et des amours

Elle me dessine un beau destin
Sur les accents de mon discours

Qui et en scène mes lendemains
Et ses amours
Et ses amours

J’ai perdu pied dans mon bocal
Mes mains posés sur ses contours
Cherchant en vain un idéal
Et des amours
Et des amours

Peut être un homme nu comme un ver
Viendra crever ma bulle
Un jour
Pour me donner une bouffée d’air
Et de l’amour
Et de l’amour

J’aurais enfin mes fleurs du mal
Pour faire des bulles dans mon bocal
Et faire l’amour
Et faire l’amour
Et faire l’amour

Jane Birkin – Plus Loin De Ta Rue Lyrics

Pour pouvoir me tenir plus loin de ta rue
Je m'inventerai des circonstances
Pour ne pas te mentir je ne vois plus
C'est une question de bienséance

Mon sentiment se perd au fond de la mer
Et je pense à ton existence
Mon sentiment se fond et je tourne en rond
Et je réclame ton indulgence

Pour pouvoir me tenir plus loin de ta rue
Je m'inventerai des circonstances
Pour ne pas te mentir je ne vois plus

C'est une question de bienséance

Ce monde est en délire et moi je me tire
C'est une façon d'être en avance
Ce monde est en faillite et moi je te quitte
Et je déclare mon innocence

Ce monde est en délire et moi je me tire
C'est une façon d'être en avance
Ce monde est en faillite et moi je te quitte
Et je déclare mon innocence

Sauce Walka – Ok Lyrics

[Intro]
Ok
Ooweeeee!
Drippp!
Ok

[Verse 1]
Pints in my house to the ceiling
Drank to my ear I can't even listen
All this water on a nigga wrist make a white man wanna go fishin'
Sauce done made the bitch lose her faith cuz the shit she do for me ain't Christian
I took the bitch on some money missions
On some shit that can get ugly missions
Never sent her on no dummy missions
But…you know that pimpin' ain't easy
Sprinkle that flavor that seasonin'
Then take his watch and his visa
My game is cold as ten freezers
Out in Alaska on ski slopes
I'm sippin syrup on speedboats wit 2 bitches thats speakin no Englos
Two chains on my neck weigh a kilo
But just about one is a kilo
The bitch done flew me out to Rio
I been goin' wit plans in Berdino
Ain't no squares in my circle that we know
Ain't no snakes in my circle that we know
I pimp bitches and stack up my Cheetos
And shit on my Fritos who gave me Doritos

[Bridge]
Away
The bitch want me she gonna pay
And if she do I'm gonna stay
And make sure it's all ok
Ok, ok

[Verse 2]
Pourin my pint in 2 liters
Ridin' around with big heaters
How the streets is nowadays I don't know if my enemy is one of my people
So I be damned if I don't come with that sleeper
So everyday ima walk with that beeper
Come with some smoke and on sauce Ima bleep ya
In otherwords that mean Ima delete ya

[Hook]
I'm blowin' a zip ok (ok)
I'm pourin' a brick ok (ok)
I pimp on a bitch ok (ok)
All my niggas rich ok (ok) (drip!)
I rep with a stick ok (ok)
Yeah I'm with the shit ok (ok)
All my bitches thick ok (ok)
And they with the shit ok (ok)
Ok, ok, ok, ok, ok, ok, ok, ok, ok, okayy
Ok, ok, ok, ok, ok, ok, okayy
Ok, ok, ok, ok, ok, ok, okayy
Ok, ok, ok, ok, ok, ok, okayy
[Outro]
So look
Keep all that shit
Like keep-keep all that

Tobi – Beige Lyrics

[Intro]
I said babe tell me how you feeling today
She said “beige”
I said babe tell me how you feeling today
She said “beige”
I said babe tell me how you feeling today
She said “beige”

[Chorus]
Feels never enough
Yet always too much
That’s beige
That’s beige

[Verse 1]
I remember back when yes was yes and no was no
And red was red
And blue was blue
And 2 plus 2 was 4
Now it’s x and ys and hella variables
And exes asking why they cannot get with you no mo
And now I’m killing records make a living off the dead just like a funeral home
But I remember I was in a threesome with my bills and all my student loans
Hooked up to the 4 on Roman numeral my soul
Was dripping slowly out the cubicle

[Refrain]
Roll one
Blunt for me
Bad bitch never take one from me
I f*cked up
I came back for loving
Back for living
Double my dividends

[Chorus]
Just a little beige
Just a lil beige
Feel never enough
Yet always too much that’s beige

[Verse 2]
If your heart is where my home at
I’m a nomad cuz you keep on moving ways
And you afraid to let me past the doormat
In the past you been treated like a doormat
Aww you can stay
Got your mind in a haze

[Refrain]
Roll one
Blunt for me
Bad bitch never take one from me
I….f*cked up
I…..came back for loving
Back for loving
Double my dividends

Vaughn Monroe – All The Time Lyrics

All The Time, I knew it All The Time,
From the moment that you came in view,
I could truthfully have said
‘I love you.’

I could see, that this was meant to be,
So if love is shining in my eyes,
It should come as no surprise.

How sweet and fresh the mornings come,
As I wake from my dream of you,

And the dream of you running through my heart,

Makes my day happy too.

Love has wings, and other magic things,
To the heavens we could climb,
If we could be together,
All The Time.

Musical repeat of a stanza. Then;

Love has wings, and other magic things,
To the heavens we could climb,
If we could be together,
All The Time

The rise in Aussie vegans getting vasectomies proves the environmental movement has finally lost its humanity

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During the pandemic Down Under it has become fashionable for young male vegans to get sterilised in the name of saving the planet. This Malthusian instinct shows that increasingly babies are viewed not as a blessing, but a curse.

Australia has long been the country with the second highest rate of vasectomies in the world. Since the beginning of the pandemic, however, the rate of sterilisation has doubled!

According to Australian psychiatrist Dr Tanveer Ahmed, young male vegans are getting the snip because they believe it helps reduce population and consumption, which benefits the environment.

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The belief that newborn babies constitute a threat to the environment is not confined to Australia. Environmentalist lobby groups are busy condemning those who have large families, branding them “environmentally irresponsible.” Having children, especially lots of children, is treated as an eco-crime. Prince Harry, via the issue of Vogue edited by his wife Meghan, pushed this idea last September, with his promise to have only two children in the name of eco-sustainability.

Many young female environmentalists have also declared their decision to boycott motherhood. In the UK, they have formed the ‘BirthStrike’ movement. These activists have decided “not to bear children due to the severity of the ecological crisis and the current inaction of governing forces in the face of this existential threat.” The BirthStrike website features personal statements from individuals who think it is wrong to give birth. When you read these statements, you realise just how much this movement has become estranged from the experience of motherhood.

The idea that giving birth is some kind of crime against the environment is now even endorsed by celebrities. Miley Cyrus says millennials “don’t want to reproduce, because we know that the Earth can’t handle it.”

The BirthStrike movement is merely the most extreme and depressing manifestation of an anti-humanist culture of pessimism. As is the case with Australian male vegans opting to get the snip, what drives them is not simply a deep attachment to the environment, but also a sense of misanthropy that leads them to the conclusion that the world would be a better place if humans stopped having babies. Their view of babies as polluters of the planet seamlessly meshes with a sentiment that treats parenthood as an undesirable and ‘problematic’ goal.

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The dehumanisation of babies illustrates the sensibility of misanthropy driving sections of the environmentalist movements. The consequences of this sentiment were shockingly brought home to me when I read an article in the Australian Medical Journal by Barry Walters, a professor of obstetric medicine.

Walters wrote that “anthropogenic greenhouse gases constitute the largest source of pollution, with by far the greatest contribution from humans in the developed world” and that “every newborn baby in Australia represents a potent source of greenhouse gas emissions for an average of 80 years.”

He went on to ask: “What then should we do as environmentally responsible medical practitioners? We should point out the consequences to all who fail to see them, including, if necessary, the ministers for health. Far from showering financial booty on new mothers and thereby rewarding greenhouse-unfriendly behaviour, a ‘Baby Levy’ in the form of a carbon tax should apply, in line with the ‘polluter pays’ principle.”

Depicting new motherhood as “greenhouse-unfriendly behaviour,” Walters proposed a baby tax. From this perspective, the very act of giving birth is a form of pollution! 

The vegans who are getting snipped clearly got Walters’ message and are making absolutely certain they are avoiding any “greenhouse-unfriendly behaviour.” As potential polluters, babies cease to be those lovely cuddly things that bring so much joy to our lives. Robbing babies of their endearing innocence makes it easier to scare people off having them. 

In centuries past, babies were depicted as a blessing, but now some argue that not having one is a blessing – at least for the environment. This reversal in the way we regard human life is explicitly advocated by the environmentalist writer Kelpie Wilson, who presents abortion as not so much a necessary option to allow women to determine their life, but as a sacrifice well worth making in the interests of the planet. 

“To understand that a tiny embryo must sometimes be sacrificed for the greater good of the family or the human species as a whole is the moral high ground that we stand on today,” argues Wilson. Why? Because “we have to consider how we will live tomorrow on a resource-depleted and climate compromised planet.” 

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From Wilson’s perspective, abortion is morally justified as a resource-saving strategy. She believes that “most women who seek abortions do so in order to conserve resources for children they already have.” Scare stories about the “physical limits of the planet” are now being presented as “moral arguments about abortion.”

King Herod’s fear of newborns was confined to one baby. Today’s misanthropic fear merchants have a far more ambitious target – the act of human birth itself. It is difficult to avoid the conclusion that those who believe, far from being precious, a human life is a burden on the planet are deeply messed-up people.

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Personal social distancing alarms & ‘no jab, no job’ show that individual freedoms at work will be the next victims of Covid

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As employers lose faith in governments’ attempts to deal with the pandemic, they are increasingly coming up with their own bizarre solutions that make morally dubious demands of workers and ignore basic human liberties.

Across Europe, the coronavirus lockdown screws continue to tighten but that is not enough for some power-crazed bosses, scared out of their wits by this damned bug, deciding to take matters into their own hands – no matter how much they trample over the liberty of others.

French employees of Essity, a maker of hand soaps, tissues and other sanitary products for the global market, have been asked to carry a device that sounds an alarm if they breach social distancing rules in the workplace. 

The noise emitted by the alarm is a shrieking 85 decibels, like having a power lawnmower started up next to you, but employees at the Swedish-owned firm have been assured by bosses that the devices are for their own protection. Liberté, égalite… Aaaah! What’s that damn noise?

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It is hard to fathom how the measure bears up against expert advice about noise in the workplace. Researchers have found that exposure over time to noise levels at 85 decibels or higher results in much greater risk of hearing loss. The recommendation would be that workers wear earplugs or earmuffs while on the job, but then they could well render the alarm inaudible. Safety first!

If the device sounds familiar, you are probably thinking of those cruel dog collars that deliver an electric shock to an animal to keep it from straying beyond a property line or barking incessantly. What next? House leads to keep us local?

While the union responsible for these workers could well see the idea binned before it is successfully rolled out, workers at a British plumbing company face having their individual freedoms ignored by new contracts that insist ‘no jab no job’.

It’s no surprise that this brainwave comes from the almost clinically tone deaf owner of the plumbing business, Charlie Mullins – a Rod Stewart super-fan who sports his idol’s hair-do. He said last month that he would rather take another pandemic than go through Brexit, displaying a jaw-dropping disconnect from the reality that 85,000 people have now died from the killer virus in the UK. Just for the record, no one died from Brexit.

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Legal experts looking at his proposal to include a mandatory vaccination clause in his staff contracts suggest it could well lead to claims of discrimination or unfair dismissal under exisiting legislation, but no one yet knows as it’s not been tried elsewhere. Most likely because it’s overstepping the mark, morally if not legally, by a good distance.

Mandatory vaccinations by government decree are one thing, but mandatory vaccination by plumbing boss decree is quite something else. I fear this chap has gone round the U-bend.

When bonkers ideas like personal social distancing alarms and plumbers policing immunisation start to bubble up outside the realm of official public policy, one thing is clear: people are frightened.

And that’s because they have lost faith in the way that the authorities are dealing with the coronavirus crisis and have decided to take matters into their own hands, without thinking of the consequences. Behaviour has gone haywire.

Until we have sight of life returning to anywhere near normal or at least a path out of lockdown that we can actually make sense of, then the loony ideas will continue to come thick and fast.

Gird your loins and grit your teeth, there’s no end to them in sight. Yet.

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One mask good, two masks better: Nearly a year into the pandemic, is advocating double masking really the way to reassure people?

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Despite some studies questioning the value of face coverings in halting the spread of Covid-19, those who have recently made it their life’s work to obey the rules anyway are running scared… and suggesting we double up on masks.

To watch the New York Times’ coronavirus coverage over the last few months has been to witness cognitive dissonance in the extreme. Back in August, it admitted that as many as 90 percent of PCR (‘gold standard’) tests might be false positives, but now it clings to those ‘false’ numbers as justification for wearing not one, but two masks.

It’s easy to see why the compulsive rule-obeyers are concerned. Despite the rollout of multiple new vaccines, all boasting a miraculous 90-percent-plus efficacy rating, there are doubts that what were supposed to be miracle jabs can even stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. Both Moderna and Pfizer execs admit this.

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But those who have devoted their post-quarantine lives to a form of pandemic OCD – compulsively checking every regulatory box in quasi-religious devotion as if to keep the virus at bay through the power of ritual – still need something to aspire to while they wait for vaccines that don’t seem very safe to trickle down to their demographic.

Given the Orwellian nature of much of the pandemic guidance in the US – with militant mask mandates imposed on a moment’s notice – it’s not much of a surprise that the powers that be would take the ‘Animal Farm’ approach to masking. “One mask good, two masks better” works as a statewide edict, as long as you don’t have troublemakers looking up the previous guidance and asking questions. 

And even if there are one or two conscious reporters at the press conference, governors using the pandemic to audition for their role in some future totalitarian dictatorship have quickly learned to slap down such questions. 

It may be time for another reversal anyway. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, previously one of the most militant in terms of behavioral controls blamed on the virus, has spun on a dime to declare there’s no time to wait for a vaccine, the state economy is headed for certain destruction if it does not reopen immediately, and so on. While he’s right about that last part, the timing is curious, with hundreds of thousands of the small businesses that made New York what it was having already vanished for good. 

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Given the governor’s decision to stuff his economic reopening council with the same private equity bigwigs that feast on the corpses of dead businesses, this looks less like an admission of failure and more like an attempt to milk more profit out of this disaster.

But how to get a state (or country!) full of frightened people who’ve swallowed the last 10 months of your propaganda to go out and spend their government checks? Why, just reassure them that two masks are better than one, and that if they get sick it’s their own fault for not believing hard enough in the benevolent power of government. You’ll be re-elected in no time.

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Wayne Dupree: The Republicans backing the President’s impeachment are condemning their party to years in the wilderness

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Wayne Dupree was invited to the White House to talk to President Trump on messaging to the black community. He was named in Newsmax’s top 50 Influential African-American Republicans in 2017, and, in 2016, served as a board member of the National Diversity Coalition for Donald Trump. Before entering politics, he served for eight years in the US Air Force. His website is here: www.waynedupree.com. Follow him on Twitter @WayneDupreeShow

Their treacherous acts in siding with the Democrats will come back to haunt them because Republican-leaning voters like me feel cheated, but isn’t it just so typical of our politicians, who are all just out for themselves?

First, it was the “Ukrainian Hoax” impeachment. Now it is the “Storm The Capitol” hoax impeachment. What a disgrace Rep. Nancy Pelosi has become. She is utterly revolting and has turned the House of Representatives into a complete joke.

On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, the political establishment, on both sides of the aisle, impeached President Donald Trump. Republican Rep. Liz Cheney has never liked Trump, and she showed it through her MSNBC interview last week and her statement siding with Democrats for the second impeachment of President Trump.

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Why would she and nine more Republicans side with Democrats? That’s easy to answer. They are eager to return the Republican party to the good ol’ days of supporting military intervention in some foreign hellhole, costing taxpayers trillions of dollars, and surrendering all to the Democrats while raising money on the promise to change things if elected again.

They have sent a message to the world. That they are more powerful than the president, that they run the show, that they will buy those for sale, and that they themselves have a price. America will never be the same.

So what does this mean for the future of the GOP? It doesn’t have one.

These 10 Republican House representatives have signed their own political death warrants, and that of their party. Imagine running for re-election with this record. They aren’t that smart. Any primary challenger can use this shameful action to remove them from office. Imagine impeaching Ronald Reagan, one of the most popular Republican presidents in history? Trump is probably the second most popular Republican president, whether they like it or not. 

Just for comparison, Reagan got just shy of 55m votes in his landslide second victory of 1984, while Trump garnered 74m-plus in November (yes, I know our population has grown substantially since the ‘80s, but you get my point). 

Now the impeachment issue goes to the Senate, into the hands of the Repuplican leader there, Mitch McConnell. After his wife, Elaine Chao, resigned from the Trump administration last week, don’t expect the Kentucky lawmaker to back the commander-in-chief when it comes to a vote.

Even if McConnell hadn’t come out and relieved himself on half of the GOP base’s supporters, he is strongly disliked, and the whole election debacle means Democrats will flip 6-8 Senate seats in 2022.

Does anybody really believe that GOP incumbents will hold their seats in Wisconsin, Iowa, Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania? They may have better luck taking back Arizona or Georgia, but even those will be very difficult when most Republican-leaning voters think they were dissed, cheated, and/or just have no confidence in the elections.

Then you can say goodbye to Florida and North Carolina, too. Then, say farewell to the Constitution, because leftists will have an uncontested majority to fulfill their threats to pack the Supreme Court and add Washington DC and Puerto Rico as states. Who will return more Democrats.

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Our system of government is broken. In the two months that have just gone, we cannot have one evidentiary hearing to determine whether or not there was election fraud, but we can impeach a President in three days flat. 

Our government is operating out of retribution (on both sides), and this must be stopped. We are on a course that cannot be reversed unless we, the people, rise together. Term limits are an absolute necessity, and both parties need to be burned to the ground. We are no longer in a democracy; we are in an aristocracy, who use social media/Big Tech as their henchmen.

I really fear for this country. Back in 2017, a Democrat supporter shot some Republican politicians practicing for an annual charity baseball game based on a deep hatred for them. Back then, the country was not nearly as torn as it is now. I personally fear what might happen today. Democrats speak of unity, but their actions are speaking louder. And Republicans are hearing this loud and clear. Shame on all of you on the Hill for turning all of this into a political game for gain, at the expense of the American people.

Can you imagine the sort of country that we all could live in and share if the center-left and center-right formed a party? Having only a choice of a left-leaning party and a right-leaning one, or ones led by an individual playing to the fringe base, only empowers those leaders while eroding trust in the system and ultimately in each other. All we can do when it seems things are out of control is to control our own thoughts and actions as the energy of the moment is feeding off all of us. Do something in your world to promote common ground where it was broken, as that is our strength as a country.

I no longer support any political party. I’ve decided that the entire thing is a sham where the intent is to make us minions believe we have a say in what goes on in our country. We don’t. Big corporations, old money, Big Tech, and foreign interests decide what we get to do, not us. The politicians and their rich allies don’t care about us; they care about money and power and nothing more.

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The rich and famous are taking a stand against cancel culture… will 2021 be the year we embrace forgiveness?

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The arrival of a new year and Donald Trump’s expulsion from social media seem to have made some celebrities realise the problems cancel culture is doing to our society. But has all the toxicity damaged our culture irreparably?

I don’t often find myself praising celebrities. Hollywood tends to be a place where virtue signaling is currency, and the only place that I’ve seen more hypocrites was on an episode of The 700 Club

So when I see celebrities start to speak up against cancel culture, I find myself a little taken aback. My perspective on such matters tends to be cynical, so it’s nice to be proven wrong. Recently, more celebrities have been speaking out against cancel culture and censorship, even to the point of defending Donald Trump.

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First we had model and actress Emily Ratajkowski, and singer Keri Hilson voicing concern when Trump was booted off social media. Neither could be considered a Trump supporter, but both seem to have grasped that if it’s happened to the president of the United States, it could happen to them. 

And going a bit further, ‘Breaking Bad’ actor Bryan Cranston was widely quoted calling out cancel culture, saying he hoped that it would die. He claimed that it removes forgiveness from the world, which is a sentiment that I think many would agree with.

There have also been sporadic moments in the past where people have spoken out against it. When cancel culture came knocking at the door of Chris Pratt, his ‘Avengers’ cast mates defended him vigorously. 

This is a good change of pace to see in society, but I wonder if it’s too late. There is, after all, a possibility that the celebrities are only saying as much because they’re now starting to realize that no one is safe from it. All it seems to take is a bunch of angry people on Twitter to bring someone’s career down.

Hollywood is the epicenter of much of American pop culture, and sometimes can represent a microcosm of what America as a whole is feeling. And at first, I believe many people got high on the self-righteousness of cancel culture. Everyone likes to see the bad guy fall.

You’re not going to see anyone complaining whenever an actual scumbag loses in life. The problem is that cancel culture is a kangaroo court. Evidence has almost no place there. Truth has no place either. It’s purely emotion, and when you base everything on feelings and have no idea of what forgiveness is, you’re more than happy to destroy someone’s life.

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The worry in this situation is whether or not our culture is going to be able to embrace forgiveness. Though I disagree with Bryan Cranston on politics, I have to say that I think he is coming from the right place. I think Emily Ratajkowski and Keri Hilson are coming from the right place. America has to answer a question. Are we willing to relearn what forgiveness is? At one point, the concept of forgiveness was common to Western thought. In the modern age, we seem to have tossed it by the wayside.

Because cancel culture has done so much damage, it has become a tumor on society. And the unfortunate thing is that people didn’t stand up sooner, because this was just as true three years ago as it is now. If we cannot relearn how to forgive, we will reach a point where we cannot even live next to each other. And if that’s not possible, there’s a good chance society itself will fall apart in the long run.

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I accuse… virtually the entire US establishment over the events leading to President Donald Trump’s impeachment

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By Rachel Marsden, columnist, political strategist and host of an independently produced French-language program that airs on Sputnik France. Her website can be found at rachelmarsden.com

There are plenty more people to blame for Trump’s downfall than simply Trump himself. In a nod to a classic piece of writing of the past, let us individually identify those responsible for the predicament America finds itself in.

Influential French writer Emile Zola famously published, on the front page of newspaper L’Aurore, an open letter to the president of France. In it he called out, one by one, various members of the French military and the government itself for perpetrating a cover-up in the wrongful espionage conviction of French officer Alfred Dreyfus

Zola laid blame squarely at the feet of various individuals for the part that each of them had played in a fiasco that had culminated in the convenient scapegoating of a single man.

This was in 1898, but there’s a connection to recent events in Washington, DC, where outgoing US President Donald Trump is being scapegoated for an attack on Congress by an angry mob at the very moment when lawmakers were meeting to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s November victory over Trump.

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It wasn’t a single speech by Trump just before events unfolded that led to the violence of January 6 during which five people died. Many of the same people now pointing fingers at Trump bear responsibility for the tragedy themselves. So, in the spirit of Zola…

I accuse the Washington establishment of reducing the concept of democracy itself to little more than a convenient pretext for foreign invasion of countries that don’t align with America’s interests. You’ve perverted the concept for the average foreigner of target countries that have seen little more than enduring chaos and destruction borne of ‘democracy’. So why should the average American trust in the notion when you cry about ‘democracy’ itself being attacked by a mob?

I accuse the Democratic Party of spending the past four years since Trump was legitimately elected trying to disenfranchise the near-63 million Americans who cast their ballot in his favor by portraying them as useful idiots of a foreign power (namely Russia), rather than people who simply wanted someone in charge who wasn’t going to kowtow to the insidious corruption in Washington.

I accuse the Republican Party of placing its own personal interests over those of the citizens by enabling – or even cheerleading – Trump’s behavior when it risked becoming a liability for his presidency, for the party, and for the hopes of millions of average Americans who voted for him.

I accuse Big Tech – specifically, social media giants – of rank hypocrisy. The more extreme and buzzworthy the comments on your platforms by Trump and his most fervent supporters, the more money it has made you. And now you have the gall to admonish and blacklist Trump and his supporters while pretending that it’s all such a shock. You played just as much a role in all of this as they did. Own it. And to clarify, are you in favor of free speech, or strictly speech that squares with the prevailing political winds and social pressures at any given time?

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I accuse right-leaning ideological talking heads of self-serving pandering to your audience of consumers – by screaming about unproven ‘election fraud’, for example – rather than providing rational analysis and credible information that might have helped to make your case to a wider audience beyond the handful of radical extremists who didn’t exactly need convincing in the first place. 

I accuse left-leaning pundits of hysteria rather than constructive opposition, and reducing any pushback against your agenda or positions to some form of bigotry.

I accuse the mainstream media of obvious and inherent bias against President Trump from the very outset of his presidency, which has ultimately served to radicalize his base and further erode the average American’s faith in the important work of the free press.

I accuse the sanitary fascists who emerged over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic and who acted like anyone prioritizing their own solvency and ability to feed their families over various, ever-changing restrictions of questionable effectiveness was some kind of terrorist. Many members of the mob that showed up on Capitol Hill felt that they had little left to lose. And it’s in part because of you.

I accuse Wall Street, and the politicians whom it has purchased through lobbying efforts, of failing to see how globalization would ultimately disenfranchise the average American worker by exporting jobs and driving down wages. You, too, contributed to the frustration seen in that mob that congregated in Washington from the four corners of America.

Finally, I accuse President Donald Trump of failing to grow into his presidency, of allowing his own ego to get in the way of his promises, of seemingly prioritizing the interests of friends and associates, and of failing to convert his considerable rhetorical power into lasting achievements and a legacy in which his voters and supporters could take pride. 

Every one of these people hold responsibility for catalyzing the events of January 6. Unless those who remain standing when the dust settles on this fiasco change their ways, America is in for a long, rough ride.

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China won the trade war with the US. Business trumps politics, and China is a cornerstone of the global economy

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Despite years of attacking China with sanctions and tariffs, and bragging about how ‘easy’ it would be to win this trade war, Trump has failed to impose Washington’s terms on trade relations with Beijing. Here’s why.

China’s latest trade data reveals a record trade surplus. Fuelled in part by pandemic demand for medical equipment and electronics, Beijing’s surplus over the United States also increased by 7.1% creating a widening gap of $316 billion for the year 2020. This came despite the Trump administration having devoted most of his term waging a trade war against China and slapping tariffs on imports from the country, with a strategic goal of “shifting supply chains” either back to the United States or to more friendly partners.

Whilst indeed the impact of this saga has seen the United States drop from China’s first to third largest trading partner, overtaken by Europe and ASEAN, it ultimately hasn’t changed the tectonics of Beijing’s dominance over global commerce or for that matter even America itself. Why so? Such changes are easier said than done. China’s supply chains remain more cost competitive, resilient, interconnected and buttressed by local demand more than anywhere else on Earth. Some of the countries that have been touted as alternatives, such as India and Vietnam, do not have the capacity to replicate this on a short-term basis. On this issue, business incentives continue to “Trump” political ones.

Supply chains are not a wooden pop-up shop which can be assembled, taken down and shifted anywhere overnight. The clue is in the name, a supply chain is not a “single factory that makes X”- it is an interconnected network of various factories, providers, associated businesses, assemblers and infrastructure points which are located in a concentrated geographic space. This network is not automatized, but co-dependent. Affordability, reliability and efficiency are key in creating a successful supply chain. For example, why does nobody invest to make MacBooks in let’s say, Greenland? Apple could build a factory there, right?

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That’s not how it works. You don’t build a MacBook in a single factory. They might get assembled in a factory, but who makes the circuits? Who makes the screens? Who makes the processors? And how do you keep all these parts close together and intact so that you get your product out quickly without facing disruption to markets? Do you think somewhere far away, remote, without infrastructure and without a meaningful market such as Greenland is a good alternative? Of course not. You don’t simply have a factory; you have a supply chain which is a web of enterprises all in proximity. And as it happens, China dominates many of these worldwide.

Why? First of all, China’s sheer size and population has created an abundant labour force, coupled with competitive infrastructure, that makes it more affordable than anywhere else in the world. Secondly, China’s own domestic market size and cheaper costs mean local demand is very high and therefore this makes it easier for a business to pass a profit margin. Thirdly, because China has already set itself up as the global hub of trade and commerce for decades now owing to these factors, this consolidates its position and global demand subsequently makes supply costs even cheaper. It has long been a win-win scenario for businesses.

Although Vietnam and India have been repeatedly touted as alternatives, for now these countries do not have the competitive or capabilities edge to take on China meaningfully. For example, whilst India has 1.3 billion people and a more affordable labour force than Beijing, it does not have the infrastructure or development level to replicate China’s success in the short term, nor does it have the consumer market size. It has potential, but that’s about it for now. Businesses may see India nonetheless as worth investing in, but only for what it itself offers rather than a global alternative to China. Recent factory riots at Apple’s complex in Bengaluru also demonstrated the risks of instability.

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Secondly, Vietnam. Hanoi’s economy represents China at an earlier stage, a Communist State which is entering a phase of rapid growth and booming. Its labour force is also cheaper than China’s. For some simple goods, such as low-end plastics and fabrics, it is more convenient for businesses to invest here, as we must consider the argument that as China develops, the type of manufacturing it excels at also evolves accordingly. Nonetheless, it is a country which is much smaller than China and cannot possibly replicate its entire manufacturing and industrial capacity on a global scale.

In this case, it should be no surprise that for all the rhetoric about decoupling and supply chains shifting out of China, that isn’t happening. Beijing dominates global supply chains not through some grand conspiracy to steal American jobs, but simply because what it has to offer is more competitive than everyone else and projects such as the Belt and Road initiative, establishing the Europe-China Railway and other grand projects, have only consolidated that. Western manufacturers will also never remove their presence from the country because China’s own market is too much of a pull. So even if they diversify into other countries, they’re ultimately staying put.

Given this, Donald Trump’s trade war has not fundamentally rewritten the paradigm of China-US business relations. China remains a central component of global supply chains, despite the tariffs he has implemented, because there are simply no feasible rivals or alternatives. Supply chains ultimately operate on affordability, geography and convenience, not on a preference of politics. India is one country that has the potential to do so, but that’s some time away yet. 

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Lockdown Britain turning into East Germany? No, in many ways it’s worse than the old DDR. Believe me… I was there

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“I don’t want to live in East Germany,” says Nigel Farage in a new video in which he expresses concern at where Britain is heading. He has a point; I was in the DDR in 1989 and found it to be less oppressive than Britain today.

It started with stamps. My interest in the ‘German Democratic Republic’ began when a very nice lady called Frieda, who lived on our road when I was a child, started to give me her old East German stamps for my collection. She was from the DDR, and went every year to visit her elderly mother there. She told my mother she was followed by the secret police when she went back. My apolitical fascination with this rather mysterious ‘Behind the Iron Curtain’ country grew. I had a pen friend who lived in Karl-Marx-Stadt (Chemnitz), and we exchanged football pennants and stickers. In September 1989, I was finally able to visit. It was some experience. 

Without wishing to brush over or downplay in any way the negatives, which I will go into, I found the country was a lot less grim than popularly portrayed. Perhaps that was partly due to the gloriously sunny weather. But it soon became clear to me that, despite living in a ‘dictatorship’, people could still enjoy happy, meaningful lives. I remember packed bars and restaurants (including one self-service cafeteria that was open all night at Erfurt station, where my friend and I spent our first night on wooden benches).

We also witnessed a very joyous old-style wedding – with horse and carriage ­– in the centre of beautiful Wernigerode, the quaint little town in the Harz Mountains where we stayed. I travelled around on trains (including a wonderful old steam locomotive), buses, and trams. In Magdeburg, I went to a football match. I chatted with people wherever I went. I found everyone friendly and eager to enter into conversations. I was also struck by the very high general level of education. People loved talking about books.


©  Neil Clark

It’s a sobering thought that things I could do in East Germany in 1989 I cannot do in the locked-down Britain of today. Pubs, restaurants, and nightclubs are shut, by Order of the State. Ditto theatres and other places of public entertainment. Football matches are played ‘behind closed doors’. Earlier this week, Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi appealed for people not to stop and chat to friends they bump into outside, and also told people not to sit on park benches! “Don’t go out and sit or have that opportunity of social interaction,” he said. Again, this is worse than East Germany.  You could always meet your friends there, and make new ones too.  

In less than 12 months, Britain has been transformed from a relatively free country into an authoritarian police state where physical social interaction is strongly discouraged, if not illegal. Last week, we saw a shocking video of police breaking into a home in Scotland after a ‘tip-off’ that there were ‘too many people’ there.

In Wales, a couple were given a fixed penalty notice for travelling seven miles to see the wife’s 94-year-old mother in a care home, a journey the police deemed ‘unnecessary’. “I feel like I’m living in some sort of dystopian novel after what happened,” a ‘mortified’ Mrs Carol Richards said afterwards (After much publicity, the fine was subsequently rescinded, but that still doesn’t excuse the police action).

Under the ‘rules’, people have even been prevented from visiting seriously ill loved ones in hospital. Just how inhuman is that?  

The biggest bugbear people I spoke to had with life in the old DDR was the restrictions on foreign travel. But although we have no Berlin Wall, we have restrictions on travel in Britain today (at least for the plebs). When Home Secretary Priti Patel boasted about ending free movement, the left presumed she was talking about immigration. It transpired it was the British people’s free movement that was ending, under the guise of fighting a virus.

And with the World Economic Forum-sponsored roll-out of health passports – which the power behind the throne, Tony Blair, assures us “will” happen – will those who refuse to get vaccinated ever be able to leave the country again? It’s certainly a major concern.

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East Germany had its Stasi, which we all know about; in ‘free democratic’ Britain, people are encouraged to call ‘hotlines’ and use ‘online portals’ to snitch on their neighbours if they believe they are breaching Covid regulations. My friend, the Oxford academic Mark Almond, tweeted that he has a friend who is a chairman of a gardening association here, but who was in East Berlin in 1983. Mark’s friend told him she had received anonymous denunciations of breaches of lockdown in the allotment! “Makes one nostalgic for the Stasi,” she remarked.

A friend who is chairman of a gardening assoc. here but who was in East Berlin in 1983 as I was, told me she received anonymous denunciations of breaches of lockdown in the allotment! "Makes one nostalgic for the Stasi" she remarked. https://t.co/qxXboDadOr

— Mark Almond (@mpalmond) January 13, 2021

“Ah,” I hear some of you say… “But East Germany was a de facto one-party system, whereas Britain is a multi-party democracy. There’s really no comparison.” But what use is having opposition parties if they all toe the ‘official’ line and agree with the government on the biggest issues of the day? All of the parliamentary parties are pro-lockdown. The only opposition to the Conservatives from Labour has been on the lines of “You’re not locking down hard enough!” When Parliament debated the latest lockdown measures last week, just 16 MPs – out of a House of 650 – voted against. Not one Labour MP opposed.   

It was the very wise French writer Antoine de Saint-Exupery who noted in ‘The Little Prince’, “what is essential is invisible to the eye.” So it is with societies. We can cite GDP figures until we’re blue in the face, but the important thing about a country is how things feel. Are people happy? Is there joy to be had in everyday life?

The mood in East Germany in September 1989 was optimistic. Perhaps people thought positive change was on its way. Perhaps others were genuinely enthused by the 40 Jahre DDR celebrations. I don’t feel the same atmosphere in Britain today. People seem demoralised and depressed. That’s borne out by the news that antidepressant use soared in 2020, with six million people in England receiving anti-depressants in the three months to September – the highest figure on record.

The downbeat national mood is not at all surprising when you consider that people have been physically isolated from one another and we have been fed a 24/7 diet of fear-porn from the government and most of the media for the past nine months. Relentless psychological warfare has been waged on us. It has certainly taken its toll. Who wouldn’t be depressed if they watched Piers Morgan and ‘Good Morning Britain’ every day?

East Germany was an attempt to build a ‘workers’ state’ out of the ruins of the Third Reich. But although economically it represented a big change to what had gone on before, with a largely collectivised planned economy, the important point is that everyday life wasn’t that much different to how it had been for centuries. The basics remained the same.

People could still go out, socialise, have a laugh and a joke, a pint and a smoke, spend time with their families, and find love and romance and happiness in chance encounters. In other words, do all the things that make life worth living.  But such simple pleasures – which we took for granted before March 2020 – are deprived to us in Britain today, where under the imposition of the ‘Great Reset’ we are being conditioned to accept as a ‘new normal’ an entirely abnormal way of living that goes against every human instinct.

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As bad as things are in early 2021, even worse will follow, unless there is a massive pushback against the globalists’ dystopian agenda. An agenda which, as my fellow RT.com columnist Tomasz Pierscionek pointed out last week, is about constructing a “living hell that combines the worst of Communist totalitarianism with the worst of capitalism’s detached callousness towards those deemed expendable, perhaps topped off with liberal and woke militants cancelling those committing thought crimes.”  

In a TV interview on Wednesday, Health Secretary Matt Hancock admitted he had no timetable for a lifting of lockdown even after vaccinations. Priti Patel has already told us“social distancing is here to stay.” Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty has said that lockdown (if it is ever eased) could be re-imposed next winter.

Is this really our future? Rolling lockdowns, bans on seeing our families and friends, and threats of even tougher restrictions hanging permanently over us? And all this while being told to ‘mask up’ and keep two or even three metres away from our fellow human beings – and of course not to chat to them. The utterly hellish and soul-destroying ‘New Normal’ designed for us by the Davos elites makes late 1980s East Germany – for all its well-documented faults – look like paradise on Earth. Just think about that for a moment.

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The 2nd US Civil War has already been fought and won, turning the Republic into ‘Our Democracy’

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Fears that the current political situation in the US could spiral into a civil war are off the mark, because that war has already been fought – and the Democrats won. What’s playing out before our eyes now is the aftermath.

Just look at the glamour photos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California), reviewing the National Guard troops at the Capitol on Wednesday. Does she look scared for her life – as the congressional Democrats have claimed in the aftermath of the “insurrection” last week – or like a leader of the winning faction relishing her triumph?

Even during this dark time in the history of America, we find reasons for hope. It was my privilege today to personally thank members of the National Guard who are working protect our nation’s Capitol. Thank you for your commitment to our American democracy. pic.twitter.com/20VnePSyYP

— Nancy Pelosi (@SpeakerPelosi) January 13, 2021

In voting to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday – even though he has but a week left of his term – the Democrats invoked the same language used to outlaw the defeated Confederates in 1865, insisting that those who engaged in “insurrection” and “rebellion” should be barred from public office forever. This doesn’t mean just Trump, but everyone who ever supported him, too. 

This rhetoric makes zero sense coming from a political party that supposedly seeks to unite the country, cool the partisan passions and peacefully transfer power. Coming from the winners of a war, however, it’s a whole different story.

Meanwhile, the Republicans who opposed the impeachment – aside from the 10 members of the Liz Cheney caucus, who defected to the Democrats – kept invoking Lincoln, all about “malice towards none” and “charity for all.” Supposedly a plea for unity, it sounds unmistakably as a plea for mercy from the vanquished.

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As to what kind of mercy the conquered can expect, it’s more likely to resemble that of Genghis Khan than of Lincoln. The Mongol conqueror was invoked by none other than Barack Obama, in another sycophantic Atlantic interview back in November. It seemed puzzling at the time, but obvious in retrospect: Obama knew there was a war on.

Instead of physical battlefields, this conflict took place in the narrative space. Violent “but mostly peaceful” protests are the closest it came to the ‘kinetic’ level. Mostly it was a battle for hearts and minds, a series of psychological operations that played out on the media, political and economic fronts, with the general population – and arguably, the Republicans – none the wiser until it was all over. Call it a ‘fifth generation’ (5G) battle, where the objective is to defeat the enemy before they even pick up a gun, convinced that the age of civil wars is over. 

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The starting point may have been the summer of 2016, when Hillary Clinton commissioned the ‘Steele Dossier’ to accuse Trump of “collusion” with Russia – and blame Moscow for the DNC’s dirty laundry getting aired all over the internet. While it failed to get Clinton elected or prevent Trump from taking office, it opened a battlefront that eventually delivered results.

‘Russiagate’ was used to spy on Trump’s campaign, through the fraudulent FISA warrants against Carter Page. It also served to throw the White House off balance, by ousting General Michael Flynn, and get the Mueller probe launched on behalf of fired FBI director Jim Comey. It was allowed to fizzle out only after the 2018 midterms delivered the House to Pelosi. 

Determined to impeach Trump over something, the Democrats then latched on to the Ukraine phone call. That plan, too, hit a snag when only Mitt Romney turned out in the Senate to greet them as liberators. No matter. Within weeks, a novel respiratory virus that emerged in China would present a new opportunity. “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste,” as Barack Obama’s chief of staff Rahm Emanuel once proudly said.

Trump was blamed for both opposing the coronavirus lockdowns and the economic hardship inflicted by them, at the same time. Every single American death was somehow his fault, while governors who sent the infected into nursing homes and killed thousands were celebrated as heroes – so long as they were Democrats. Another hot summer of racial grievances, a replay of 2016, was used to endlessly repeat the tropes painting Trump as a racist, fascist, Nazi dictator. 

There was one more thing Russiagate was used for – to neutralize social media, censoring legions of Trump supporters (and in the end, Trump himself) under the guise of fighting “Russian bots” and “misinformation.” In 2016, Trump had been able to leverage the platforms to bypass the mainstream media gatekeepers and communicate with millions of Americans directly. So the Democrats moved to deny him that – and Silicon Valley, already sympathetic to them politically, eagerly delivered. 

By the time the New York Post was censored over the Hunter Biden laptop story – openly, brazenly, and without any fallout – the situation on that front should have been obvious. Both social and legacy media had declared, by fiat, that new rules for mass mail-in ballots were “safe and secure” and anyone saying otherwise was a “denier.” Trump and the Republicans protested this was unfair, but did nothing, still believing they were dealing with a political process within the system operating under the old rules.

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With their total control of the media, it was trivially easy for the engineers of global ‘color revolutions’ to derail and spin a ‘people power’ event like Trump’s January 6 rally and present it as another Fort Sumter – or better yet, Pearl Harbor. Because, as you might have guessed by now, they believe what happens doesn’t matter, only the narrative they create about it. 

The Capitol unrest was way too disorganized to be a coup d’état, but narrative management turned it into a coup de main. And though the Republican Party and Trump himself surrendered in its aftermath, the “impeachment” is supposed to be the coup de grace.

You may complain that it does little to unify the country, or calm the concerns of half the population. They don’t care. They believe might makes right and act as if they just fought and won a war, not against fellow Americans but a group totally illegitimate and irredeemable. Deplorable, if you will.

There is an odd phrase that Democrats and their media allies have used a lot over the past few years: “our democracy.” It’s never explained or defined, but has simply become a stand-in for the United States of America. On paper, the US remains a constitutional republic – just like on the surface, there never was a war. Yet there is no more talk about the Republic, only “Our Democracy,” the same way the US went from plural to singular after 1865. 

History never actually repeats itself, but sometimes it does rhyme

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Lee Camp: America condemns one violent mob while celebrating another

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Where is the corporate media’s disgust for the courtesans of corporate destruction that wreak violence on Americans daily?

This article was originally published by Scheerpost.

Most rational Americans have correctly criticized and denounced the violent insurrection in the Capitol last week. Those moments of attack by a racist, disgusting mob have not lacked for condemnation and denunciation. They were violent. They were reprehensible. They called for the killing of lawmakers, demanded the hanging of Congress members. The liberal media and even most of Fox News have not held their tongues when it comes to excoriating the morally bankrupt people who took part. And I agree with those thoughts. 

BUT – why don’t we see an equal amount of disgust and condemnation for the violence done by our ruling class, the courtesans of corporate destruction?

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Is allowing people to die or fall ill due to lead pipes in Flint, Chicago, Pittsburgh, and hundreds of other cities not violence? 

Is allowing citizens to lose their lives to cancer from Teflon™ chemicals dumped in their water or preventable oil spills not violence? 

Is allowing tens of thousands to die of preventable illnesses from our garbage healthcare system not violence? 

Is allowing 15 million to lose their healthcare during a pandemic and therefore fear going to the hospital when they get sick not violence? 

Is imprisoning millions of people for years for non-violent crimes not violence?

Is locking up political prisoners such as Steven DonzigerMumia Abu-JamalReverend Pinkney, Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning, Leonard Peltier not violence? 

Is dropping a bomb every 12 minutes on innocent people in countries thousands of miles away not violence?

Is allowing millions in this country to go hungry while we throw out 40 percent of all food not violence? 

Is arresting people who try to feed those who are starving not violence? 

Is allowing hundreds of thousands to go homeless, living under bridges or on benches or squatting in collapsing structures while this country has trillions of dollars and millions of empty housesnot violence?

Is arresting, beating, and persecuting those who try to give those people houses and bulldozing the homes not violence?

Is causing the sixth great extinction, the mass death of half the world’s wildlife, in pursuit of corporate profit not violence? 

Is causing the deaths of tens of thousands of Venezuelans via economic warfare not violence?

Is creating an opioid epidemic by pushing pills on desperate people, ultimately leading to the deaths of hundreds of thousands, not violence?

And then arresting those who stand up and fight back against the pollution, against the pipelines, against the factory farming, against the war industry —IS—THAT—NOT—VIOLENCE?

Of course it is. 

It’s violence on a breathtaking scale, far greater than what was done at the Capitol, and far greater than any of us will witness in person. And yet large-scale corporate-endorsed violence, death, and destruction is not only allowable, it’s celebrated, furthered, and promoted.

Oil company documents show that they tell cities that oil spills are good for the economy. Other documents show that fossil fuel companies have known about the harm climate change would do since the 1970s, but they simply saw it as the price of doing business. Corporate sacrifice zones such as ‘Cancer Alley’, in Louisiana, are well known to be deadly to those who live there, yet it doesn’t matter to the corporations because their money will be green nonetheless. It doesn’t matter to the politicians because the poor who live in these sacrifice zones have no political power.

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The 40 percent of food that’s thrown out is not a secret. The subsidies paid to factory farms encourage them to produce heaping mountains of food and dairy and meat even if they can’t sell it all in our market economy. So, they throw it out or bury it. Giving it to those in need would take too much time and effort. 

Should the racist violent insurrectionists at the Capitol be punished? Absolutely. But so too should the bought-off politicians who do the bidding of our morally bankrupt corporate America. These politicians and the CEOs they serve are purveyors of violence. They trade in, produce, and reap violence. They sit on hoards of money – the obscene profit from feeding American lives into the death cult of unfettered capitalism. 

Our mainstream media are blanketing the airwaves with talk of how the violent insurrectionists must be punished, and, while they are not wrong, the criminal behavior those same talking heads and ‘reporters’ ignore speaks volumes. All violence is not equal. Some of it is profitable and protected. Some of it is the American way.

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The quantum leap forward: On birthing the world’s fastest, most advanced internet network, China claims supremacy over the US

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By Brian McGleenon, a journalist who has worked for Fuji Television, The Daily Express, The Independent, KBS and Pear Video.

Beijing’s new quantum computer can solve mathematical problems in 200 seconds that it would take current supercomputers millions of years to solve – and the network around it will revolutionise how we live and work.

China achieved “quantum supremacy” with the development of its Jiuzhang quantum computer, which last month surpassed Google’s Sycamore quantum device with its ability to calculate 100 trillion times faster than the fastest classical supercomputer.

The development sent shock waves around the world. But before this news could be fully digested by rival players in the quantum race, Beijing announced it had also built the world’s first fully integrated quantum network. Earlier this month, a network of satellite relays and fiber optic cables between Shanghai and Beijing was able to “teleport” huge amounts of data. 

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The world is now witnessing the birth of a Chinese quantum internet that will revolutionize society by allowing unhackable transfers of data and optimizing machine learning for the ‘internet of things’, and possibly leading to instantaneous communication when developed further. Quantum computing allows the evaluating of multiple possibilities at once and the performing of complex calculations not possible on normal computers. “Quantum computers aren’t just about doing things faster or more efficiently,” a Wired article explained last year. “They’ll let us do things that we couldn’t even have dreamed of without them. Things that even the best supercomputer just isn’t capable of.”

As the writer described it: “If you ask a normal computer to figure its way out of a maze, it will try every single branch in turn, ruling them all out individually until it finds the right one. A quantum computer can go down every path of the maze at once. It can hold uncertainty in its head.”

The Chinese scientists teleported quantum information 1,400km (870 miles) to two satellites then back to earth via receiver stations – a first step in creating a global-scale quantum internet. Together with the development of Jiuzhang, the recent developments have pushed the country to the forefront in the race to win the ‘quantum age’ – a development that will unnerve Washington and Silicon Valley.

According to Professor Lo Hoi-kwong, of the University of Hong Kong, China is now playing the leading role in the application of quantum communications. He predicted that the technology would have advanced applications for the Chinese military, its finance sector, and for the country’s overall communications.

One of the key architects of Jiuzhang, Professor Chao-Yang Lu, of the University of Science and Technology of China, told RT.com that the computer gained “quantum advantage” over the most advanced classic supercomputer through the use of photons of light to solve calculations, instead of the classical use of electrical binary signals in microprocessors. 

He claimed the revolutionary design would allow computations that would take conventional supercomputers hundreds of millions of years to solve to be executed in seconds. Speaking to RT.com from his office in Beijing, Professor Lu said the applications of the new technology would transform “the field of quantum chemistry and optimization, which can be helpful in designing new materials and machine learning”.

He explained how Jiuzhang could be deployed in China’s quantum internet development, “because it can be used as a node,” able to program and store information being communicated through the quantum network. The professor added that the Chinese device had an advantage over its competitors, such as Sycamore,as “it uses photons that are naturally compatible with the internet because obviously flying photons are the fastest and only sensible way to transfer information over long distances”. He added that “quantum computation and quantum communication using photons share a lot of techniques in common”. Sycamore relies on super-cold, superconducting metal, whereas the Chinese alternative can operate at room temperature.

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One promising application for quantum computers is their ability to solve machine-learning optimization problems and quickly read huge data sets. This speeding up of machine-learning algorithms will allow much more advanced autonomous devices. The development of the internet of things will see vast scales of data gathered every second by devices, sensors and machines. Quantum computers would be ideal information-processing systems. 

Professor Lu emphasized that the phrase “quantum supremacy” was not about political domination, but based on such devices outperforming classical supercomputers. He stressed: “Building quantum computer machines is a race between nature and humans, not between countries… The whole international community should closely collaborate. We should encourage more open scientific exchange in both knowledge and people.”

Since 2016, China’s president Xi Jinping has been aggressively pushing the advancement of the nation’s research into quantum technology. The move is a key part of his blueprint to make China technologically self-reliant and a global leader in scientific research and development. He has set the nation a goal of achieving dominance in the area of quantum computing by 2030. 

Billions of dollars have been poured into the quest, and a new institute created: the Chinese National Laboratory for Quantum Information Sciences. The institute was behind the creation of the integrated quantum network, consisting of two satellites and thousands of kilometers of optical fiber cables linking key government facilities, power grids, military posts, and banks between Beijing and Shanghai. The whole system is claimed to be immune from disruptive cyber-attacks. 

According to the Global Times, president Xi announced at a CCP group study session in October 2020 that he wanted to strengthen “top-level design” in the field of quantum science and encouraged the acceleration of “breakthroughs in basic research”. Referring to the nation’s dedication to becoming dominant in the field, the state-run tabloid also reported that “China had nearly twice as many patent filings as the US for quantum technology overall in 2018”. 

The US has responded testily to China’s ambitions in quantum computing, particularly fearing its military applications. In 2018, President Donald Trump placed his signature to the National Quantum Initiative Act, which pledged $1.2 billion for research in the field over five years. In the same year, the US military implicitly referred to China’s quantum advancements as a national security threat in a statement titled ‘Technologies for Threat Military Applications’. It read: “A global race has ensued to exploit and operationalize quantum technologies for the use of military effects. The race to conquer the quantum domain is among the most fiercely competitive in today’s world of technology.” 

Quantum computing can utilize two fundamental properties of quantum mechanics: superposition and entanglement. Superposition means the information held in ‘qubits’ can exist in two different states simultaneously. This could allow vast amounts of information to be stored in sections of code. 

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The infinite variables allow the quantum computer vast amounts of processing power, because each qubit can perform multiple calculations at once. Superposition also greatly increases the speed by which a quantum computer can solve certain problems that would take classical computers millions of years. For instance, the computational advantage of China’s quantum computer can solve mathematical problems in seconds that the world’s fastest conventional computer, Japan’s Fugaku, would take an estimated 600 million years to solve.

Entanglement is another advantage of the quantum and is one of the strangest phenomena of quantum mechanics. Einstein called entanglement “spooky action at a distance”, in which subatomic particles that are nearby each other influence each other in some way, such as the direction they spin in. However, the strange effects of entanglement mean that when these two particles are separated, no matter at how vast a distance, if one is changed, the other goes through the same changes at exactly the same time, meaning these two particles are intimately and forever connected. The principle of entanglement could be used by quantum devices for the exponentially faster communication of information.

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Every UK agency from the tax man to the gambling watchdog could have access to ‘spy kids’ if a new bill isn’t defeated

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By Charlie Stone, author and journalist who has worked for the BBC, several national newspapers in the UK and international media.

It may come as a surprise to many, but it’s perfectly legal for older children to spy on their parents and report it to the authorities – and it isn’t for ‘James Bond saving the world’ stuff.

Call me paranoid, but I think my son’s wearing a wire. 

He keeps asking me questions about how to get his hands on a gun. Yes, he means from ToysRus, but still. And my daughter? Why is she always going on about buying that high-end chemistry set? Does she want me to incriminate myself and uncover my sinister bomb-making plot?

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OK, it’s a fact that I watch way too many movies and TV shows about the mafia. Tony Soprano’s constant fear of ‘the Feds’ must have rubbed off on me. Waddayagonnado?

I’m not actually aware of having committed a crime, but, well, you just never know these days. 

Maybe it’s a crime that I always secretly prefer the bad guys to the cops on the telly. Tom and Jerry? I wish Tom would splat that bloody mouse for good. Road Runner? Wile E. Coyote should ram that ‘meep meep’ squeaky little git’s head right up where the sun don’t shine. 

My kids would know this. Only my kids. On account of me shouting at the TV. Oh, and my parents would too. 

And, believe it or not, it is actually legal in the UK for kids to spy on mum and dad and report back to the authorities.

Under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000, children can be used as “covert human intelligence sources” (CHIS) by police and other investigative agencies. As RT.com reported back in June 2019, at least 17 had been used as spies since January 2015, the youngest of them 15.

Fortunately, moves to allow 22 state agencies – every Tom, Dick and Harry from the tax man to the gambling watchdog – to have access to child spies as part of the Government’s covert-intelligence bill look set to be defeated in the House of Lords. Thank the Lords.

The guidance would even allow these child spies to break the law themselves, if their actions would prevent or detect crime. Kids aged 16 and over could be recruited to inform on their parents if they’re suspected of being involved in criminal or terror-related activities. The under-16s are off-limits, it seems. For now.

Labour MP Stella Creasy has led opposition to the plans. “When people think of spies, they think of James Bond,” she said, “but the truth is, children are increasingly being drawn into being asked to spy on people close to them.”

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An amendment, crafted largely by the charity Just For Kids Law, would block any operation in which a child is asked to commit a crime undercover, if there were a foreseeable risk of harm to the child. Kids are sometimes asked to stay in violent gangs, for example, or are used to expose sex offenders.

Paul Butler, who sits in the Lords as the Bishop of Durham, said: “Children of all ages deserve to be protected. Ideally, no one under 18 should ever be used for covert intelligence, but if they must be, then it must be extremely rare and with thorough legal protections in place.”

I don’t think that’s enough. I must say, I’m with Children’s Commissioner for England Anne Longfield on this one. She’s called for the use of child spies to be banned. “I remain to be convinced that there is ever an appropriate situation in which a child should be used as a CHIS,” she told the Telegraph. “This practice is not in the best interests of the child.”

We’re not talking about saving the world here. This is not about stopping a madman from getting his hands on the nuclear codes – voters are more than capable of achieving that without the aid of adolescent espionage.

How can it ever be a good thing, how can it ever be in the best interests of a teenager – a child – to grass up their old man to the Food Standards Agency, HM Revenue & Customs or the Gambling Commission? 

And who decides where the line lies, and how can you ever stop it from creeping ever deeper into the home?

It’s the same as the bonkers plans by Scottish Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf to make it a criminal offence to make ‘insulting remarks’ in the home. Meaning Granny would have to be careful who she offends in her social bubble if she’s had a little too much to drink. If not, she could get arrested. It’s ridiculous.

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Or the Dutch plan to force contraception on female drug addicts and those with mental health problems ‘to protect children’. Who decides? 

These things should always ring loud alarm bells. There are some places the authorities should simply never go, and into the family is most certainly one of them.

Just ask Don Corleone or Tony Soprano….

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Foy Vance – Feel For Me Lyrics

Take my heart to your hand
You think you can’t but I know you can
Swallow it whole like it’s a pill
Let it do the work that you know it will

And, on the moonlight, over time
Let our blood run one, like holy wine, new wine

Feel for me babe, feel for me baby
I’m on fire babe, on fire baby
Feel for me babe, feel for me baby
I’m on fire babe, on fire baby

Let me fill your soul like you fill mine
Let it be this way till the end of time
Draw me close to your breast

Let us close our eyes and settle rest

On the moon light, over time
Let our blood run one, like holy wine, new wine

Feel for me babe, feel for me baby
I’m on fire babe, on fire baby
Feel for me babe, feel for me baby
I’m on fire babe, on fire baby

Well you know I wanna babe
Feel for me babe, feel for me baby
I’m on fire, on fire baby
You know I wanna make you
Feel for me babe, feel for me baby
I’m on fire babe, on fire baby

Lana Del Rey – For Free Lyrics

[Verse 1]
I slept last night in a good hotel
I went shopping today for jewels
The wind rushed around in the dirty town
And the children let out from the schools
I was standing on a noisy corner
Waiting for the walking green
Across the street he stood
And he played real good
On his clarinet for free

[Verse 2]
Now me I play for fortunes
And those velvet curtain calls
I got a black Limousine and two gentlemen
Escorting me to the halls
But I’ll play if you got the money

Or if you’re a friend to me
But the one man band
By the quick lunch stand
He was playing real good for free

[Verse 3]
Nobody stopped to hеar him
Though he played so sweet and high
They knеw he had never been on their TV
So they passed his music by
I meant to go over and ask for a song
Maybe put on a harmony
I heard his refrain
As the signal changed
He was playing real good for free

[Outro]
For free, for free

Ransom – Pride Lyrics

[Verse]
Where was you niggas when I was under? (Where?)
It's hard to be peaceful and civil in spite of hunger (Let's go)
Before you make a bad call, nigga, don't dial the number
I'm tryna be the adult that I needed when I was younger (Woo)
I told my mom dukes I forgive her for bein' absent (I forgive you, Mama)
Remember all my friends made fun of her 'cause her accent? (I remember)
Never understood the importance of what a dad meant
'Cause Mama never spent them couple checks that he last sent (Damn)
Far as that shit, it's past-tense (Past-tense)
I changed for the money, 'cause I never had cents
Almost seen the pearly gates when I hopped my last fence (Uh-huh)
Now I'm over 38 and wonder where the cash went
You talk about coke, never sold a slab of the raw
Stop askin' for the ball with zero passion to score (C'mon)
You criticize rap, but you never crafted a bar
That's like talkin' 'bout sex, but you can't unfasten a bra
This shit like crashin' a car (Skrr)
Collision course with your vision lost (Yeah)
You could die for nothin' but your livin' cost
You think the decision's yours? (Really?)
No remorse in the sinner's core (Nah)
It's cold when they lock them prison doors (Ah)
He froze when I shot, forgive him, Lord (Forgive him)
Bullet holes in every car that I've driven off
Regardless, I been a boss
Was robbin' and whippin' raw (Was robbin')
Kept them jars in the kitchen drawers (For real)
With revolvers and tinted cars
Leave a nigga slumped back, the gun strap
Point at your cranium like a dunce cap
Standup niggas get hunched back (Blat!)

And I don't really think you want that
I brought the lil' pump back
I snuck it on stage, how you gon' trump that? (Haha)
A different world, what a grimy time
I don't simulate, I play the game but the slightest, put up the 99 (What's in the game?)
It's only right that I finally shine, take it in, line-to-line
And now that I'm eatin', I'm gon' wine and dine (Let's see)
I speak words that'll scar you
If it doesn't evolve you, it should never involve you (Nah)
I'm too clever to argue (Facts), I don't really speak much
Vision like Cole Sear, I'm just tryna get you to see stuff (I see dead people)
If you playin' games, the shotty liftin' your cleats up (Bluh!)
If you namin' names, you ain't nobody that we trust (Nah)
If your claim to fame is gettin' outta police cuffs (Faggot)
You should save the pain, consider givin' these streets up
Keep up (Keep up)
I'm Dr. Sebi mixed with Machiavelli, Pac and Reggie
Noble soldiers, behold a flow as vulgar as Akinyele's (Put it in your mouth)
I'm like the Lakers when the drop confetti (Word)
A tripod to keep the chopper steady whenever the stock is heavy
Berettas and Koch-a semis (Br-r-ra)
Whenever rain appear (Yeah)
A man'll always be judged on how he handles fear (Facts)
It's clear I'm over your heads, just like a chandelier
Fans'll cheer, f*ck up the game over the span of years
[Outro]
Shit is too real, man
I'm like the Godfather to this shit, man
Psh, shit is glorious, man
It's effortless
Niggas can't f*ck with me, man

Azealia Banks & Slim Dollars – Six Flags Lyrics

[Into: Azealia Banks]
Uh, uh
Yeah, yeah
Uh, uh
Drop that down
Get it, get it, get it
Uh, ah

[Verse 1: Azealia Banks]
This that pricey, that diamond, that diva
This drip is so gorgeous
This that money, that mountin’ this p*ssy
He’s climbin’ up on it
This that Birken bag values, get at it when I’m up on it
This that ooh you mad
Bitches get mad cause they not
In it to spend it and win it
This one is the entrance
You bitches call me the blue-print
Bitches don’t listen, I am the empress
With six feet bitches
The icy princess is glistening
6 feet deep
Leave you icy, my bitches viscous
You dig it?
It’s that new-new, y’all bitches witness
I shoot you likе doot-doot!
Fry these niggas like chickеn gizzards
Black barbie hit digits
Tell that bitch to go mind her f*ckin’ business
Better off suckin’ on a dick
Cause bitch you ain’t f*ckin’ with this

[Hook: Azealia Banks]
Get low, get low
Make em drop down to the tip toe
Dick swole, dick swole
That’s how I like this shit, ah!
I like niggas with big dough
Big cash, papi with the big bag
Get down, jump down
Spin ’round, ridin’ on that dick like it’s six flags
Big bag, big mad
Bitches get mad cause I got that, ah!
Red weave, real long
Cherry thong make a nigga sing a song like its Sisqó
Control, control
Imma ball on these niggas cause I’m in control
Let’s go, let’s go, ha!
Hot grits in the pot nigga get throwed

[Verse 2: Slim Dollars]
I put bands on her hands when I leave her
I’m her man and when I can, I can please her
She’s a bomb little thing when I eat her
Pretty little thing runnin’ ’round with a D cup
She a bad little chic, she a diva
Shorty wanna send, go ham with a Visa

‘Round and [?] in Ibiza
[?] with your head, had a plan, gon’ beat her
She don’t understand, but the plan gettin’ deeper
She shake on the dick like she’s havin’ a seizure
Spendin’ hundred grand on the Lam’ and the leisure
Pillow [?] to your man, but I keep her
Got a [?] on my neck and my pinky
Niggas gettin’ [?] and the hood gettin’ blinkie
I don’t do faux fur better mink me
This bitch goin’ up right now gettin’ big cheese

[Verse 3: Azealia Banks]
Collect the cake, gotta connect the chase
I’m tippin’ on my toes and I keep my own plate
Got him swimmin’ in this p*ssy, make him move like a snake
That p*ssy too swole for you relax and [?]
These niggas don’t balls and they just had a taste
Give em’ that ah, make him feel outta space
Tick tick boom, nigga get out the way
It’s evident, uh
It’s viscous, yes to the icy diva
Hype believers, mad cause I light the fever
Night, the creeper
Bitches wanna ride to see ya, uh-uh
You bitches better duck, uh
Diamonds on my neck like I’m poison ivy
You can be the lady freeze, so bitch don’t try me
Lookin’ at these bitches got em’ big mad
Ridin’ on my dick, like it’s six flags, uh!

[Hook: Azealia Banks]
Get low, get low
Make em drop down to the tip toe
Dick swole, dick swole
That’s how I like this shit, ah!
I like niggas with big dough
Big cash, papi with the big bag
Get down, jump down
Spin ’round, ridin’ on that dick like it’s six flags
Big bag, big mad
Bitches get mad cause I got that, ah!
Red weave, real long
Cherry thong make a nigga sing a song like its Sisqó
Control, control
Imma ball on these niggas cause I’m in control
Let’s go, let’s go, ha!
Hot grits in the pot nigga get throwed

Miley Cyrus – Burned Up The Night Lyrics

Something’s coming over me
It’s dangerous, it’s dangerous
Every time you’re close to me
I feel the rush, I feel the rush
Such a sweet taste when we kiss
It’s poisonous, so poisonous
This could be a tragedy
I’ll take the the risk, I’ll take the risk

Closer, little closer than my heartbeat
Hold my hand feel me come undone
Don’t hesitate just set yourself free
got me rising, heartbeat on the sun

Burning up the night
Burning up my candle
Fire in your eyes
It’s more than I can handle
Burning up the night

Silently I pray for rain
Wash over me, wash over me
So long, gonna melt away
Can’t stand the heat, can’t stand the heat

Closer, little closer than my heartbeat
Hold my hand feel me come undone
Don’t hesitate just set yourself free
Got me rising, heartbeat on the sun

You’re burning up the night
Burning up my candle
Fire in your eyes
It’s more than I can handle
You’re burning up the night
It’s hard to fight the feeling
I’m not gonna try
I just gotta give in

You’re burning up the night