So as you observe the ratcheting tensions over the next few weeks, take a deep breath, sit back and try to smile as you watch one of the world’s great masters at work.

Burning Bright

I wasn’t planning to put together a Bright Brief today, so don’t get used to four of the suckers hitting your inbox every week.

That said, Russia’s annexation of four key territories in what was Eastern Ukraine is such a major political, strategic and even psychological coup that I felt it was necessary to put the Burning Bright spin on the situation, as I know not everyone has been following the turnings in the Eastern theater of the Shadow War as closely as myself and a few other commentators have been in recent months.

Going all the way back to January, I have been claiming that Russia was not only one of the key factions fighting FOR sovereignty and freedom against Globalist, Cabalist interests, but that there was a very real possibility that Vladimir Putin and his allies have been the key bulwark stopping them from seizing the sort of dominating, iron grip control they have sought for decades.

When Donald Trump publicly entered the scene in 2015-16, Putin was granted his most potent ally in this war against the Globalists, and one firmly embedded within the heart of the Deep State’s subversive empire.


As uncomfortable as it is for American patriots to come to terms with, and while the Deep State rot has infected every nation under the sun over the course of the last century, there is a firm argument to be made that the United States along with its petrodollar and Military Industrial Complex has been its most powerful pillar since the close of World War 2.

Putin has been standing against Bush and Obama-era expansionist policies for the last 20 years, just as he was the first major world leader to mobilize national forces against Islamic extremists in the Middle East and Eurasia in the late 90s and early aughts, well before we entered the fray, and with far less noble ambitions in that oil and poppy-rich region of the world.

In effect, Putin and the U.S. and EU Globalists have been tiptoeing around each other in the disputed center between Europe and Asia for the better part of the 21st century, with the closest the two sides have come to open war—before now—resulting in the 2014 coup in Ukraine, which saw a Putin-backed and Russia-aligned regime toppled in favor of an Obama puppet, who later paved the way for the literal actor Volodymyr Zelensky, who has been making a fool of himself and his Globalist handlers since Russia’s Special Military Operation went hot in February of this year.

That said, while Putin was forced to pull back and watch as Globalists ransacked ethnic Russian territory and subjugated a good portion of its people, reduced via political and sociopolitical ‘optics’ chains to merely supply Donetsk freedom fighters with occasional munitions as they attempted to push back against the violent despotism of Nazi-idolizing Azov forces in the Donbas, his hands and his mind did not remain idle during this time period. That said, Putin did ‘invade’ and ultimately annex the Crimea as a warning shot across the bow of the Deep State. A shot that told them, there is a line you will not cross, and there are threats we will answer … in time.

As Globalist interests enriched themselves off the blood of the Ukrainian-Russian peoples in the poorest terrestrial landmass in Europe, Putin bided his time, waiting until he had the right pieces on the board and—with Donald Trump voluntarily (in my personal reading,) relinquishing the public seat of western power—the right pieces temporarily OFF the board, before making a move that has resulted in the EU, NATO and Globalist-aligned forces being placed into the same metaphorical ‘check’ he was placed in eight years earlier.

Today’s historic speech at the Grand Kremlin Palace of Moscow takes on special meaning when viewed through the lens of the global war against Globalism itself, for those of us who’ve been paying attention, as do Putin’s words:

“They have made their choice… this is the only path to peace. We will protect our land using all our forces and we will protect their security,” Putin said on Friday, boldly stating that the line has been drawn in the sand, thus engineering one of the great fait accompli’s in modern political history.

You see, while Globalist leaders, cabinets and special interests—and even a good portion of their subjugated, ignorant peoples—consider Vladimir Putin to be a Dictator that must be taken seriously, therein lies the very genius of Putin’s move.

By annexing the Luhansk, Donetsk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions in a series of public referendums in which between 93-96% of the ethnic Russian populace voted to join the Russian Federation of their forebears, Putin has literally and figuratively redrawn the map and the paradigm with it regarding the ongoing conflict in the Ukrainian territory.

Despite Media Industrial Complex reports to the contrary, there have been few Russian nationalist soldiers engaged in the Special Military Operation since February, with the vast majority of Putin’s forces being made up of contract soldiers and Chechen combatants. Russia has yet to mobilize its army or its considerable reserves, only threatening to do so last week, on the eve of the aforementioned referendums.

Putin has likely won the ‘war’ before it starts with these referendums, as he has effectively turned the western psychological playbook back around on its progenitors.

In holding ‘democratic’ elections, Putin has massaged the optics so that any outright dispute of the annexation flies in the face of western appeals to the democratic process, and the sanctity of sovereignty and free choice. More importantly on both a strategic and psychological level, he has given NATO-aligned forces a clear line of demarcation, both literally and figuratively.

Now, instead of sending in armaments and contract mercenaries to a disputed ‘gray zone’ in Eastern Ukraine, any NATO advancement into the Donbas territories will be seen on an international level as an open declaration of war by a good portion of the European Union—and even the United States itself—and the Russian Federation.

Whether you accept or reject Putin’s framing of the situation is beside the point. The fact is, the people of the EU are currently struggling against the worst inflationary and energy crisis since the last World War, and that is before a single shot has been fired between terrestrial forces in the proverbial east and west. The last thing they want is an open, hot war with Vladimir Putin and a mobilized, resolute and motivated Russia, which is suffering none of the energy or economic impacts Western sanctions hoped to visit on them, largely because of their perfectly shored-up BRICS alliances and the budding logistical economic paradigm they have been forging while Globalists concentrated on subverting and demoralizing their own people.

As for exactly how Putin has put the Globalist West in check, the following is a simple, top-down breakdown:

  1. By annexing eastern Ukraine, Putin has effectively made the eastern front in the war Russian territory, signaling to NATO that any push into this region will be an open declaration of war against Russia.
  2. While NATO rejects this framing, the citizens of the EU will not, as they know Putin does not bluff. As mentioned above, citizens of the EU do not want war with Russia, just as citizens of the U.S. do not want Nuclear War.
  3. The EU has no choice but to accept Putin’s terms of ‘peace/political surrender,’ or provoke WW3.

Easy choice. No choice.

Fait Accompli.

So, as you see Nuclear buzz words and toothless threats emanating from Western bureaucrats in the coming days and weeks, remember that the faction the enemy fears the most is the rising ire of their own would-be peoples. Peoples that have been, quite strategically pushed to the edge in almost every way imaginable over the course of the last two and a half years, from COVID lockdowns to rampant inflation to abject corruption revealed as plain as the light of day.

In comments almost comically reminiscent of those made by new Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni last week, Putin expanded the net from NATO forces to the subversive culture of the Globalist Cabal in a manner only he can, wry smile and all:

“The dictatorship of the Western elite is directed against all societies, including against the peoples of those Western countries themselves. It’s a challenge for all. This means the total negation of the human, the overthrow of religion and traditional values as the crushing of freedom [starts] to look like the opposite of religion – open Satanism,” he said.

He’s not bluffing. And the citizens of the EU know he’s not bluffing. More so, these comments, made ostensibly but only loosely in reference to the Ukrainian referendums cast a wide, Globalist net, revealing the true target of Putin’s ire, and that of the growing, strengthening sovereign alliance.

“They print money, but you cannot warm your homes with this printed money,” he said. “They have to convince their citizens to shower less, eat less, and put on warm clothes.”

Putin has the enemy right where he wants them. And I believe he has the true power in the west—Donald Trump and his America First, sovereign nationalist movement behind him—waiting in the wings, ready to cut off any potential ‘push’ by the very Globalists Russia has between a political rock and a hard place.

So as you observe the ratcheting tensions over the next few weeks, take a deep breath, sit back and try to smile as you watch one of the world’s great masters at work.

Until next time, stay Positive, stay Based and most importantly … stay Bright.

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