Pipelines (both of them) were recently blown up, and they’re not even hiding it.
Below is Radek Sikorski on Twitter thanking the USA with a graphic of the explosion of the Nordstream pipeline.
Just the Chairman of the EU-USA delegation at the European Parliament.
You likely missed it, but back in February, before the war had kicked off, sleepy Joe let this all slip… or perhaps it was meant to be part of an NLP programming of the sheeple.
Who the hell knows.
Those are good questions which I’d hope you already know the answer to. Think it through...
Ever since the sabotage, the MSM are all bunching up their panties and hysterically blaming Russia.
If you believe this, I’ve a bridge to sell you.
Let’s quickly think through the list of characters here. I’m quite sure we’ll hear from the breathless dolts on CNBC that it was those dirty Russkies that blew up their own pipeline.
Here’s the thing, though. Why would they?
If they want to turn off the gas they just… well, turn it off. Why blow the undersea pipelines (both) up? This is simply not logical.
In fact, let’s say they really wanted to. Why doesn’t matter. Let’s think of how. Why would they go all the way to the German end of the pipeline to do it? Wouldn’t it be easier closer to home?
The idea the Russians bombed their own pipeline has so many holes in it that it looks like Swiss cheese.
Who else? What about the Germans on the receiving end of the pipelines?
Well, why would they? What is the motivation?
Despite it being questionable whether they’ve the capability (submarines that can go that deep to detonate a bomb), their political leadership has been talking about making some sort of deal (after all, they realise they really need that energy).
Then you’ve got Zelensky and his crowd.
Well, they certainly would want to do this, but they’re realistically a third world impoverished country without the capability. That leaves the US who have both the capability and the motivation to do this.
Of course, we have additional evidence from none other than the US state department. Interestingly, this incident took place just one day after thousands of German protesters took to the streets and demanded the opening of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline:
Thousands of protesters took to the streets in the northeastern German seaside town of Lubmin on Sunday, urging officials to put into service the halted Nord Stream 2 pipeline project that was designed to transport fuel from Russia to Germany.
Germany had stalled the launch of the ambitious energy project for months before putting it on the back burner in the wake of Russia’s military operation in Ukraine, which is now in its eighth month.
Not only is this an escalation of the war. It is a clear overt acknowledgement to all that this war is a US vs Russia war.
The pretence that it’s Ukraine — or even the EU — has always been laughable. But now it is at least being acknowledged. I suppose at some point it always becomes rather pointless in hiding the obvious.
The question is now what next?
Number one, and if you’re in Europe, this applies to you.
Even if the Russkies and the Europeans all sang kumbaya together and made up, there is
no ability to send Russian gas to Europe anymore. None.
Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 both have now been sabotaged… within hours of each other.
It is worth noting that European energy security and supply via these pipelines was 20 years in the making. Gone! Poof!
Up in a whiff of CIA smoke.
Europe has no energy and we are literally weeks until it begins to get rather chilly. Not to mention all the other elements related to NOT having energy, food being a major one.
Fading empires are dangerous things. The entire chessboard of Western geo-political manoeuvring was just annihilated in one night with three explosions.
But fear not, Ursula von der Leyen has threatened to take decisive action for “sabotage.”
So Europeans can all sleep easy now that Ursula is taking “decisive” action — whatever that is.
Looking further afield, here’s something to look at.
The Azerbaijan pipeline runs from Russia’s largest natural gas supplier Lukoil and feeds energy to southern Europe through Italy. Y
ou know, the same Italy that just said “vaffanculo” to Davos man.
Yeah, that Italy.
You see, every action has a consequence and an entire set of new probabilities and second, third order consequences. One of those surely must be that the security of energy supplies to other nations is now being discussed in fancy rooms all along this pipeline, with people in suits and lots of Perrier on standby.
Well, with no ability to deliver Russian gas, thank Zeus we have US natural gas on the way to save the day… at a substantial premium, of course. Hegelian dialectic at work.
Analysis: U.S. LNG exports to Europe on track to surpass Biden promise
And as reported by the WSJ…
Amid Europe’s Energy Crisis, Manufacturers Shift to the U.S.
US is a “big winner” from Europe’s energy crisis:
As geopolitical tensions and sanctions against Russia drive up energy prices in Europe, a number of European manufacturers are being tempted by the relative stability of the United States, reports The Wall Street Journal.
The sharp rise in gas prices in Europe is forcing local producers to think about moving their capacities to the United States, where energy prices are more stable. This is especially true for energy intensive firms who tend to use natural gas for intense heating to make their products, for example, fertilizers used by farmers and agricultural firms.
It is noted that many European executives from the industry expect that politicians will be able to figure out some sort of solution. This could be creating a broader based source of natural gas for Europe, or incentivizing the industry to invest heavily in renewable energy “at a rate at which they haven’t yet.
You don’t blow up those pipelines and not understand that the above was going to be a consequence of this.
The problem that I see is this.
Anyone NOT with their head up their own ass will realise that the Americans did this.
It is so obvious that a child can figure it out.
Sure, your average dupe will wake up, scroll through his feeds on his iPhone, and read
“something, something, Putin bad” and nod his ignorant head in agreement and move on to watch Cardi B shake her ass on TikTok.
But for those in positions of power they all understand very very well what just happened.
Now, ask yourself this question. What happens when Europeans realise that they’re simply being used as cannon fodder for US hegemony and are about to pay for it with their lives?
And while they’re suffering, they’ll be forced (because there are now no other solutions available) to buy much more expensive US natural gas.
I’ll tell you what this will do. It will create massive rifts in European politics.
Sure, the left wing-controlled MSM will try to convince the sheeple that the Russians actually did this to themselves. Wait for it.
I suspect that it won’t go down well across the board.
Meloni’s party, for example, won’t buy it.
Remember, Berlusconi is part of this, and he has good relations with Putin. Only a complete moron would believe that Russia did this to themselves.
No, it really opens a can of worms when the Europeans realise that the Americans actually cut off their life support system, willingly and knowingly. I expect true chaos. Watch!
The euro, which, is 57% of the dollar index, is trading like a shitcoin.
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