These Are Times Of General Corruption

Tyler Durden's picture

Submitted by Jesse via Jesse's Cafe Americain blog,

"And I'll leave you with one set of numbers that I found today, which is just an absolute for this whole thing. In 2015, Wall Street Bonuses, not regular compensation, bonuses, seven years after they were bailed out with the public purse, totaled $29.4 billion dollars. Total compensation paid to every single person in this country who makes minimum wage totaled $14 billion...

 

The era of neo-liberalism is over. The era of neo-nationalism has just begun."

 

Mark Blyth

 

"Caesar was swimming in blood, Rome and the whole pagan world was mad.  But those who had had enough of transgression and madness, those who were trampled upon, those whose lives were misery and oppression, all the weighed down, all the sad, all the unfortunate, came to hear the wonderful tidings of God, who out of love for men had given Himself to be crucified and redeem their sins.

 

When they found a God whom they could love, they had found that which the society of the time could not give any one— happiness and love."

 

Henryk Sienkiewicz, Quo Vadis: The Time of Nero

When historians look back on this period of the last forty years and diagnose what went wrong, they might do worse than to conclude that at the root of it was a general failure of character, from the top down.

The replacing of honor and duty with egoism and greed as the most honored of civic virtues was a long and slow process.  It took root and was nurtured in a portion of the population that was served by it during the Reaganomics revolution, but eventually spread to those institutions and groups that had generally provided a bulwark for freedom and justice against the perennial amorality of the greedy.

Although they were certainly not the root cause of it, the Clintons played a prominent role in sealing the deal between the political and the financial class, and throwing the whole thing into a higher gear. They made political corruption, which heretofore had been hidden in the closets,  fashionable.

Indeed, it may not be too much to say that they were to soft corruption in politics what Henry Ford was to automobile production.  They certainly did not invent it, and were probably not the worst compared to some of their colleagues across the aisle, but they industrialized it, and knocked down the last bastions of public conscience in the process by showing how well greed could pay off while still maintaining some semblance of public respectability.

There will be a three day weekend in the US markets because of President's Day on Monday.

There was some surprisingly good 'soft' data this week in the Philly Fed and Empire Manufacturing reports.  Let us see if those translate into good, hard economic numbers.

The crux of the problem is the huge imbalance between corporate power and the ability of worker's to achieve increasing wages.  Without increasing wages, broader aggregate demand in the form of consumption cannot be sustained.

It was sustained during a long period of wage stagnation by innovative debt instruments associated with the housing bubble that was greatly encouraged by the financial sector and their servants in the political and professional classes.  The fraud which they helped to perpetuate was conscious and pre-meditated.  The crafted specific financial offerings towards that purpose.

However, in the aftermath of the housing bubble collapse, the ability and willingness of the average American to go into debt for ordinary consumption is reluctant to say the least.  At least half the nation is living paycheck to paycheck with little to no savings.

This is not going to end well or easily as you might expect.  However, the elites have been winning for so long, and are so full of themselves, and so firmly committed to their schemes that I think they will finally let the whole thing hit the wall in some way, and then make the people another deal that they cannot refuse, as they had done with the bank bailouts in 2008.

And that is where the right preparations and the willingness to do what is required of this generation will be most important.

No one ever said that it would be easy, or that we would be going to heaven on featherbeds.

I find the current political situation to be as bad as I thought it would be when I forecasted it about ten years ago.   The worst is yet to come.

The corruption in the system is becoming much more apparent.  The extreme biases in the mainstream media in favor of their particular owner's faction is fairly obvious.

The liberal establishment, in their zeal to excuse themselves and their failure to support the working class, is embracing a kind of McCarthyism with an ease that is almost astonishing in its hypocrisy.  The hypocrisy on display at MSNBC is almost as embarrassing as that on Fox News.

That the Wall Street Democrats brought their own political failure on themselves by their strong and enduring pivot to the wealthier urban professionals is something that escapes their consciousness.

And on the other hand, the Republican establishment is gone bananas in their service to greed.  I figure if they are able to beat down Trump like the Democrats beat down Bernie, then we are in for a real reckoning.

This is nothing new. Indeed, this resembles the America of the past more than most people realize.  Our education is slanted and poor, and our national self-image is a masterpiece of public relations.

The discussing of politics is 'fun' and avoids having to make comments on what is certainly a confusing period in American economics.  I try to stay on that topic, especially since so few are actually shedding light on it these days.  But truth be told, money and politics are often about power, and nevermore as in times of general corruption, when might makes right.  Or at least policy that they call right.

This is the worst, most sluggish 'recovery' we have seen in modern times here.  But since it has a bipartisan stamp, it is difficult for some to wrap their politically black and white heads around it.

And I hate to resort to it, but in historical terms what we are seeing is more like a 'class war' from ages long ago than any kind of financial new era.  The moneyed class turned the law and the thought leaders framing to their own benefit, and would now do anything they can to keep their ill-gotten gains.

Wrap it up in a credibility trap and tie a bow around it, and here we are.

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SuperRay's picture

General Corruption? I nominated him for NSA director

GUS100CORRINA's picture

One thought comes to mind when someone mentions the word corruption.

MSM, CLINTON and OBAMA in that order!!!!!!!!

LOCK THEM UP!!!!

Wulfkind's picture

Lord High Maximus Orange Julius ( May His Name Be Praised Forever ) has every tool at his disposal to do just that.

But he hasn't.....and he will not.  He just invented a "marketing phrase" which is how he obtained his billions ( well....those billions AFTER the billions he was born into ).

In other words....you bought his Trump Labeled Gold Plated Bullshit.  Like a good sheep.  Just like the Liberal Snowflakes who bought the Magic Negro's bullshit about "Hope and Change" and "Yes We Can! "

Every single one of you on both sides of the snowflake coin are too stupid to vote anymore.

But don't take my word for it.   Reality has a big schlong......and it's coming for your ass.

Pure Evil's picture

As long as Lord High Maximus Orange Julius's big schlong fucks you in the ass first then the rest of us can all enjoy sloppy seconds.

But, after being ass raped by Orange Julius's big schlong I doubt you'll have an ass left to fuck.

Wulfkind's picture

Where's the Wall ?

Where's Hitlery ?

Where's the JERBS from Mexico and China rushing back in ?

Where's the 100 billions, even Trillions in off shore money the Corrupt Corporations have squirreled away ?

Are there LESS illegals in the country now ?

Is there LESS National Debt than before Lord High Maximus Orange Julius ( May His Name Be Praised Forever ) was elected ?

Is there LESS suicides by our VETS and by people displaced and left behind after the Bankers' Bailout of 2007-8 ?

Is our REAL GDP growing  and not just the DJI and the S&P 500's averages ?

 

Lord High Maximus Orange Julius ( May His Name Be Praised Forever ) for all his bluster and Executive Orders hasn't done SHIT to address the above and even more than that.

But boy....he sure tickles all you guys' balls when he goes after the press.  That will surely make MAGA !!    LOL  !!

You fucking cunt fools.

 

peippe's picture

Dude, it's been like one month & a day.

Settle in & enjoy the ride. I did.

Hillary will be dead within 20 months. 

What trump's going to do will have the ills self-deporting in droves.

No one cares about "the debt" no one is paying it down. It's like gravity-it's not going away,ever.

The press will keep making stuff up or reading cia prepped releases, that's been "the way" for several decades.

FrankDrakman's picture

Wow. Guy hasn't even had 28 days - four weeks - in office, and you're wondering why he hasn't changed the world. 

And you call us fools. 

Wulfkind's picture

Damn straight you're a fool.  I'm not wondering at all.  I KNOW for a fact that this human orangutan hybrid isn't going to change shit.

There are WAY too many Constituional roadblocks in his way.....you know....checks and balances.  And the people who man those checks and balances all work for the same Wall Street / Central Banker / DOD / Rothchild like people.

It's as if you threw in a rotten apple to take care of a bunch of rotten oranges as if being an apple would make any difference.  Rot is rot.  It cares not the fruit that contains the rot.

That's humanity my friend.  Rotten to the core.  You....I.....you're mother and your father.  And everybody else's. 

Constitutional Republicanism worked for a while to stem the rot.  But in the end we are finding out like EVERYONE in human history there is NO DIFFERENCE between the various ways society and cultures come together and organize.  Human corruption and rot will destroy whatever system we devise.  The ONLY difference is how long the rot is contained and how long once out of containment does it spread to ruin.

We are seeing that in real time as we speak.  Everyone voting for the Magic Negro and then flip flopping over to Lord High Maximus Orange Julius ( May His Name Be Praised Forever ) is symptomatic of a people and a nation in full panic at the gnawing realization that the jig is up and Constitutional Republicanism and Capitalism cannot withstand human corruption forever.

And so we swing wildly about for that one man....that one singular man....to save us.  And we will continue to do so until it is undeniable that we are in full collapse and something new must spring up and replace Constitutional Republcanism and Capitalism.

The Supreme Problem is......we've tried every known way to organize and govern ourselves over human history and they've all failed.  And so what about the future ?

Probably a de facto Balkanization and perhaps a for real break up of the United States into smaller, independent regions based on common culture and economies and belief systems.  More anarchy.  Much poorer.  Perhaps more honest.  By honest I mean.....more Darwinian and brutal.

malek's picture

You mean the same Constitutional roadblocks that disallowed general spying on the whole population, stopped officially sanctioned torture, and reigned in official killings of US citizens without legal recourse neither before nor after?

You're such a dipshit.

Answer us one question: if Trump is so bad, what is left worth preserving or even fighting for?

malek's picture

You're a nihilist.

With an obvious self-contradiction as you ARE still fighting for something by trying to make other readers become nihilists too.

I wish you best of luck to quickly achieve your ultimate goal: complete meaninglessness.

Wulfkind's picture

So just what exactly is going to stand the test of time that you are doing ?   Other than posting on this blog ?  Of course THIS will stand the test of time and make you immortal to one and all.  They will SING your praises in the Great Hall once you pass on when they read your postings on ZeroHedge a thousand years from now.

<chuckle>

malek's picture

Are you really that dense?

I'm doing my tiny part of reducing the number of undisputed lies and unchallenged bullshit...
Nobody is going to reward me, I'm doing it as it's the right thing to do.

Is-Be's picture

The world as it is NOW. A common fault of H.Sap. Very high discount rate. You place far too much importance on Human agency.

Watson is but a baby. But he grows more rapidly than an infant. Wait until he gets into his stride and starts questioning his parents pjudgement. ( an easy mark)

If he overturns some of our physics, prepare your ego for astonishment. For NOTHING changes reality faster than the little words "That's odd" in a Real scientific experiment, where the results are not known.

People are people watchers, hence the obsession with Trump. But ask yourself

" Who has had a more profound effect on how we do business on this planet, the POTUS or Max Plank?

And No, lesser hairless ape, you haven't got a grip on Reality yet. That's just your fragile ego at work.

max2205's picture

I quit reading Jessie years ago. Thanks for reminding me why.  

Mr 9x19's picture

archeo globalists ( NY ) vs real globalists ( london )

world 1.0 vs 2.0

in both case corruption THE WAY TO GO.

 

Wulfkind's picture

It is the malady of EVERY EMPIRE in world history.  You get too big and rich for your britches.....you deplete all your resources trying to become great ( much less "Great Again" )....you spread your armies around the globe and you debase your currency as you issue new debt to bring resources and wealth from the future forward.

Until it all begins to collapse from overreach, exhaustion, stagnation and corruption.

Nothing new under the sun, except it's our turn now and we don't like it, understand it, and think we don't deserve it and we delude ourselves that we can "Make America Great Again" by electing a man whose best and only attribute is pissing off the press.

Oh...the author is WRONG.  It is NOT top down.  It is BOTTOM up.  This is a government OF the people, FOR the people, and BY the people.  If we have CORRUPT politicans we gave birth to them, raised them, taught them, enabled them and elected them into power.

We the people are the corrupt ones.  And no amount of bullshit from Lord High Maximus Orange Julius ( May His Name Be Praised Forever ) will change that.

chunga's picture

That's non-sense. The govt is one giant layer cake of fraud and is a magnet for really crappy people.

Wulfkind's picture

Really ?  Who did YOU vote for?  Trump ?   Well....you voted for a narcissitic liar and a serial philanderer who can't keep his promises or his dick in his pants for the benefit of his wives and his wives children.   You sir are therefore corrupt.

If you voted for Hitlery...then nuff said.

If you voted like the VAST MAJORITY of Americans did on both sides of the political aisle to elect 90% + of the same corrupt Congresscritters back to power then you too are corrupt.

Have you EVER in your life....

LIED

CHEATED

STOLE

EXAGGERATED

LOOKED THE OTHER WAY

BORE FALSE WITNESS AGAINST SOMEONE

WAS ENVIOUS

WISHED ILL OF SOMEONE

ETC......

Then you sir are corrupt.

 

Governent does not act like a magnet.  WE THE PEOPLE put everyone in government there directly or indirectly by voting into office someone with the power to put others into places of power that we the people have no say......like the IRS or the Supreme Court or the Federal Reserve.

 

We the People are thorougly corrupt....you and I.

Giant Meteor's picture

Your best ever, well done, and I might add, guilty as charged.

Outstanding ..

chunga's picture

You seem to hold a low regard for yourself, yet you seem to have a high regard for your own opinions and predictions, and that's all that is.

To answer your questions: We had given up voting, but made an exception because Hillary is such an evil, vile person. She is a caricature of what this gov has become. And gov is not a thing, it is made up of people. Not all, but most of them are really bad people and that explains the layer cake of rampant fraud and corruption.

We are firm believers in, and practicers of "do unto others", so speak for yourself about your sin list.

I disagree with practically everything gov does and do not hold myself personally responsible for the shitty, crappy things it does that I'd never do, nor would the majority of average, normal people.

 

Wulfkind's picture

I do hold a low regard for myself.  It's called being honest.

How about you try it for a change.

I do hold in high regard my opinions and predictions because.....history.   Try reading up on it.

malek's picture

You're about as honest as most of the presstitutes.

Just like them you only give completely one-sided views in pretty much each of your posts. And that's in the best case. Otherwise you're a disinformation agent and liar.

Wulfkind's picture

Then prove me wrong.

Show me a culture and / or society that has retained military, economic, moral and ethical greatness for more than 300 years.

That is to say.....just the ones that achieved some sort of large regional if not near world spanning greatness just to fall back to a much lower equilibrium. 

Not to mention those Empires that are now nearly or completely extinct?

Show me one....just one.....that has followed the same path as us......and has NOT failed spectacularly.

Let me put it another way.  Show me which nation, culture or empire that we are following in its footsteps that's STILL GREAT to this day if not completely extinct.

 

Prove me wrong.....or prove yourself the corrupt liar.

malek's picture

But you choose the subject, LOL?

Well first you would need to explain how any large entity could ever reach "military, economic, moral and ethical greatness" at the same time, as I consider that an impossibility in itself.

Also why don't you emigrate to Russia.
They had hit rock bottom less than 3 decades ago, and there's still a lot of possible upside there.

kuwa mzuri's picture

You give a false argument whose logic is often used to rationalize willful evil.

No one on earth is likely without sin, error or blame for something, or many things, but not all of us succumb to the temptation and dishonor born of malice, greed, envy, lust, bloodlust, and love of evil.  There are those who feel ashamed when they fail to live up to God's standards for us, but there are others who argue there is no shame for them for anything they do, because no one is without blame.

You would conflate someone, perhaps not following every governmental regulation, or committing an act since regretted and admitted, or having an inappropriate office flirtation, with another who chronically misrepresents himself, who lies, cheats, thieves, or engages in all manner of depravity.   We're waking up to a world in which honor and honesty are for chumps, apparently.   We're realizing we've entrusted creeps and actual criminals to political, corporate, academic, military or eccelsiastical position.  We're discovering that Presidential charity foundations are global scams and trafficking pipelines and that many of our school chums are sadistic deviants and pedophiles.

Certainly, we all need to face ourselves and, one would hope, God, but, meanwhile, the news, school, movies, TV, and even the pulpit keep telling us that "everyone lies or does such and such", and that bad is edgy and twisted is right and that we are not to judge.

We need to make a conscious effort to face our own weaknesses and to counter the, I believe, purposefully degrading programming aimed at us and our chidren by an unapologetic predator class.

Wulfkind's picture

Bullshit.

If we were so awake or on the cusp of awakeness then the outrage of "good" people would sweep the corrupt out even by force of arms if need be.  It's called Civil War.

But we are not good nor awake.  We are corrupt and asleep.

The "good" have already surrendered.  It's now just get along to be left alone.

And on the subject of God.  Let me tell you about God.   God has abandoned us to our inevitable fate.  He has removed his hedge of protection.  And the Flood is coming.  It's signed....it's sealed....and it will be delivered.

Every nation, every Empire, every people group who have come up against the Children of God have been laid to ruin.  And the Chosen Ones were not spared either.  And now the Church Universal has made itself barren and the so called "Christian Nation" of America has embraced the ruinious habits and lifestyles and beliefs of the pagans who have all fallen before.

"The love of many will grow cold....."

And so it is now......

"As it was in the days of Noah....."

kuwa mzuri's picture

Commenters Wulfkind and Pure Evil sound familiar, damning everyone and everything the same and to hell on earth, using twisted logic, blanket assertion, ferocity, and glee.

The Beast and Belial?

Giant Meteor's picture

Well certainly, he is describing pure evil, that is why it has that familiar ring to it. Now Wulf pure evil? Not even close. Unless of course he is, you know, in the club, ready to pull that nuclear trigger. Somehow I don't believe this to be the case. What he is describing is accurate. Blunt, i'll grant you that, but accurate nonetheless.

It has already been mentioned here, equivocating "truth" or "relative truth" is no truth at all. Much like, "voting for the lessor of evil." is no matter how you spin it, still a vote for evil.

More shall be revealed in time, likely not in all that much time either, no long wait needed. We've already had that ..

As I have mentioned, this is why I do appreciate Mr. Trump and his service. Because by the time the scorched earth policy of "total war" is revealed, most all guess work will be at once removed, although a good many, and as we are witnessing now already, will lose their individual and collective minds, to go along with their already lost souls.

 

 

malek's picture

So what If I tell you we are possibly already within a second civil war, although still as a cold war?
Do you rejoice?
DO you take it is a given that one of the two parties fighting a civil war will represent the "good"?

"God has abandoned us"
That only displays your complete brainwashedness... as it can only happen the other way 'round.

Wulfkind's picture

Seriously ?   Are you that cosmically stupid ?

Does a single post I make even come CLOSE to looking like, reading like, feeling like a celebration ?

 

Yes....I am evil.  It's this flesh sack I am in.  It is the anger that I feel.  It is the bitterness.  It is my lack of love.

As the Apostle Paul himself said....." I do those very things that I abhor and I do NOT do those things that I should. "

IIf the great apostle Paul was afflicted with the same sin nature and could identify it and mourn over it......who the hell am I to say I am clean ? 

 

That said...who better to call out what you seem to have a hard time admitting about yourself.....than one who is struggling to come to grips with his own daily evil as I am ?

 

Is-Be's picture

Puleese! Are we going to quote the Semitic monotheistic desert cult hat has as it's foundation a bedrock of original sin and a false claim to virtue?

OK. Let's do it.

Jesus said " Bring forth that which is within you.If you bring fort that which is in you, what you fort will save you. If you do Not Have that which is you, what you Do Not Have will destroy you" Gospel of Thomas.

He was ,in my interpretation speaking of the Divine within us.

Which you will recall from the Quantum erasure experiment, is in alignment with Physics.

 

TSA gropee's picture

The literal flood of Noah is not coming. Genesis 9:11. What is coming and has already gone mainstream is the elevation of self, the upside down world, the right is wrong, wrong is right mentality, and pedophilia, bestiality, human sacrifice and even cannibalism are in our faces. Just look at the headlines, Pizzagate comes to mind.
I also don't believe God has abandoned anyone, at least I personally do not feel abandoned, but I do believe at some point very soon, we will see a world completely devoid of any moral constraints. I hope not to see it...

Wulfkind's picture

Sorry.....I was making a metaphor.  I've read the back of the Good Book a time or two.  I know what's in store.  We can only pray for a Flood compared to Revelation.

I never said I was abandoned.  Nor the real remnant Church.  However...corporally...as a nation.  Absolutely....we have been abandoned.  Look to your Old Testament and tell me we aren't treading down the same well worn path as the Hebrews did when God's Glory left them and their destruction came.  As even Christ did himself retracing the retreat of the Glory of God to the Mount of Olives when the people of Jerusalem rejected him and 40 years before the destruction and scrattering to the four winds by the Romans.

Look at the quality of our leaders....the calamities we have been through.....look to our pagan tattooed, drugged up culture.....look to Kaitlyn Jenner and the wholesale acceptance of the Trans world.  Look to 50+ million babies slaughtered.  Look to our endless wars to obtain the raw materials to make us wealthy.

Look to the courseness of our age....the lack of grace.  The lack of forgiveness.  We swim in anger and sadness and depression.  We work in meaningless jobs where everyone is looking to kiss ass so as not to become homeless by the end of the month.

And those 70% of folks who still claim to be "Christian" in popular polls....( twenty years ago it was closer to 90% ) act every other day than Sunday as functional Athiests.

And you want to believe God still gives a damn about America as a country or people.    Even when it is obvious we don't give a damn about God.

Is-Be's picture

And you want to believe God still gives a damn about America as a country or people.

Another assertion based upon a false assumption.

Stop blaming God for your your woes. Read my piece fr Thomas.

The responsibly is yours . You are the Divine being. If Reality is not to your liking, change it.

Or if you prefer empirical evidence, study the revelations of the Quantum erasure experiment.

Kprime's picture

Fire and brimstone coming down from the skies! Rivers and seas boiling!
Forty years of darkness! Earthquakes, volcanoes...
The dead rising from the grave!
Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together... mass hysteria!

VWAndy's picture

 Well thats a messed up thing to say!  Thanks for saying it.

Arrow4Truth's picture

Well said. Been trying to tell 'em. Some will just never get it. Must be all that hope and change... or misplaced faith.

Kprime's picture

I think it's more like a Parfait of corruption

Omen IV's picture

Not Really!

 

if both paarties serve up the same candidate in terms of the ultimate objective and make beleive in the promotion during the election - the citizens nevr had a chance before Trump except for JFK and his Brother and they were asassinated by the Establishment.

Trump is the most fearless guy i have ever seen in the face of an entire right /   left / media / business / freee shit army  / that is aligned against him.

No one has done that before

The government leadership was put into power since JFK by the Establishment so the people didnt count - as in Europe the catalyst for extreme chnage is the Muslim "designed" invasion by Soros and the rest of the Establishment to change the demographic quickly so they will have serfs forever

Wulfkind's picture

Once again.....what has that fearlessness brought us?

Nothing.  Our Empire is dying just like every other Empire in world history.  Fearlessness has nothing to do with.  It's a 2x4 wall against a tsunami of historical fate.

June 12 1776's picture

Wise observations and precisely what a founder was warning.........

Avarice, ambition, revenge and licentiousness would break the strongest cords of our Constitution, as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other. John Adams

 

Giant Meteor's picture

9. Corruption; Rome

"I know not why any one but a school-boy in his declamation should whine over the Commonwealth of Rome, which grew great only by the misery of the rest of mankind. The Romans, like others, as soon as they grew rich, grew corrupt; and in their corruption sold the lives and freedoms of themselves, and of one another. [...] A people, who while they were poor robbed mankind; and as soon as they became rich, robbed one another."

Johnson: Review of Thomas Blackwell's "Memoirs of the Court of Augustus"

Yep ..

Wulfkind's picture

+ M

( That's the Roman Numeral for 1000 by the way for those who didn't know )

Kprime's picture

did romans know how to square the M,  lol,   M2

kuwa mzuri's picture

Bullshit.

It's some of both, but mostly from the top- down.

There are sociopaths and their depraved minions who belong to secret societies, covens, and other cults who have been deceiving, conditioning, thieving, sacrificing, and corralling humanity since forever.

McCain is Cain, Barry's name translates to "Lightning from Heaven" (luciferian) and so forth.  It's all a joke and also deadly serious to the satanic masters currently in charge of our economic/political and cultural matrix.  Mind you, they are not yet in full control of the spiritual realm on earth, and they hate that.

You and others here are mouthpieces employed to demoralize and blame even their victims, among whom none is perfect and many who, by degree, are blameworthy for not holding themselves to God's standards and the el-ite predators and monsters to mortal account in extremis.

That war will begin, because we are waking up, and it will be a spiritual battle for every blemished soul and God's Truth.  

Wulfkind's picture

We put everyone at the top there.  When we look up we see nothing but a concentrated form of ourselves.  Like a concave mirror hanging over your bed.

 

"The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually."

Genesis 6:5

 

For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, coveting, wickedness, deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride, foolishness. All these evil things come from within, and they defile a person.”

Mark 7: 21-23

 

Now when he was in Jerusalem at the Passover Feast, many believed in his name when they saw the signs that he was doing. But Jesus on his part did not entrust himself to them, because he knew all people and needed no one to bear witness about man, for he himself knew what was in man.

John 2:23-25

 

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it? “I the Lord search the heart and test the mind, to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his deeds.”

Jeremiah 17:9-10

Is-Be's picture

Perhaps the Orange One ( I have red hair too, arsehole)  will make use of Quantum Computing and astonish us all with his augmented intelligence..

You spew forth assertions like confetti at a gay wedding.

BritBob's picture

The most corrupt claim of all time - Argentina's mythical Malvinas sovereignty claim. They've fooled half the world ....

 

Falklands- Never Belonged to Argentina:

https://www.academia.edu/31111843/Falklands_Never_Belonged_to_Argentina

 

Reality finally bites.