Riffing on the absolutely ridiculous state of US politics and especially the continued war against President Trump right now being waged by Nancy Pelosi and her Impeachment articles.
Tommy Robinson was featured in a documentary by Ross Kemp on the UK’s ITV. You can see the whole documentary here on Bitchute if you wish. The first half of my podcast this week are my reactions to that show. I split this week’s show into two parts for the video but the podcast is one long show.
For the second part I dove headfirst into the fall out from the Soleimani strike a week before. I still think Trump knew exactly what he was doing and I go into some of the details on how these drones operate and why its likely the US had absolute knowledge of who they were hitting. This is the Tablet piece I talked about regarding proxy wars.
Syrian air defence is useless: it will never see Israeli or American planes, all it can ever do is shoot down civilian planes. It’s a shocking disaster that they even have that equipment.
Last night the US droned Iran’s number 2 guy and the leader of the evil and feared Quds Force, Gen. Qasem Soleimani. He will not be missed except by anyone with level 5 or above Trump Derangement Syndrome.
Update: I came across this 4 year old Hitler Downfall parody by Aboud Dandachi that places Soleimani as Hitler commanding his armies in Syria. It really is brilliant and is packed with information and gives you some actual knowledge of who this guy was and why he was so evil and important.
In addition, Sargon of Akkad’s video on this is pretty good especially considering he’s coming at this from a position of knowledge deficit and trying to piece what’s going on from sources on the internet.
I haven’t been able to update these podcasts as diligently as I’d like. If you rely on the podcast version of my talks, drop me a line at the email address on the web site: Brian at brianoflondon.me.
This week I spoke about Trump and Bibi and the forces against both of them that seem similar.
Yesterday Trump tweeted the following congratulations to President Xi and the Chinese people for the 70th anniversary of the cultural revolution which murdered millions of people:
So I responded with a tweet invoking my friend Avi Yemini’s now famous internet meme:
If you don’t know the video you can see that in Avi’s tweet which he put up just a few minutes behind mine:
But what interests me is the utter failure of Google Translate to come up with anything approaching a passable translation of all the insults that were hurled my way by an army of Chinese twitter accounts, bots or not.
I’ll start with just about the only one that Google Translate gets right.
Food seems to be a common theme.
Once again food purchasing, but this time with chess! Is an accusation of playing chess a reference to the cultural revolution and the destruction of the bourgeois middle class?
Now we move on to the medicine section with some capitalism hate thrown in.
Insults about being a poor family man?
And we’ll end with possibly my favourite purely because it is so obviously completely without meaning.
How on earth can anyone claim that the world is anywhere near approaching some kind of useful, general Artificial Intelligence when the wealthiest company in the world can’t even begin to translate what are probably common curses from a language spoken by a billion people?
P.S. if anyone can actually read Chinese characters and give me real translations I’d love to hear from you in the comments!