David Wilcock Says Democrats Should Love Baphomet: "He's a Trans. He Has Boobs."
Do you remember David Wilcock, the erstwhile ancient astronaut theorist from Ancient Aliens and Gaia-TV, who unceremoniously parted ways with both? Wilcock’s right-wing patter turned out to be too extreme for Ancient Aliens, which prefers a softer rightist message, as with Saturday’s praise of Republicans for their supposed special access to extraterrestrial truths. Well, during a live chat in which Wilcock asked his followers to give him cash money to hear him rant—up to $100 a pop—Wilcock showed once again why he is the world’s worst cam-boy.
In the video, Wilcock can be seen complaining about presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, and he claims that Democrats would be better off naming the demon Baphomet as their nominee. His reasoning quickly degenerated into angry OANN-style panic. Naturally, Wilcock centered his attacks on Baphomet’s hermaphroditic depiction in Éliphas Lévi’s famous drawing of Baphomet: “He’s got boobs so he’s a trans person. Let’s just say it the nice way. He’s a trans. He has boobs.” If he calls that the “nice way,” what does that suggest he says when the camera isn’t on? And, yes, Wilcock seems to confuse intersex people with those who are transitioning.
Wilcock then says that Democrats and Baphomet will “guarantee” that Americans will have all of the sex, drugs, and depravity that they want. He then says that “pop stars” and Satan are aligned with Democrats and are actively working against non-Luciferian (i.e. religions.
After that, Wilcock rants about Joe Biden for a while, citing recent sexual misconduct allegations against Biden, and then defends Donald Trump’s infamous “grab ’em by the pussy” remarks by saying, “Yeah, guys talk like that.” And how would he know? I’ve read Wilcock’s autobiography, which I assume I am supposed to take at face value. In it, Wilcock loudly proclaims that he had and has few friends and spent his life desperate to have male friends to banter with. By contrast, I spent most of my life among the kinds of rough and tumble fellows one would expect to speak that way—firefighters, police officers, football and hockey players, etc. I won’t pretend they spoke in Victorian prose, but crudeness and casual cruelty were never synonymous. I don’t think the casual cruelty implied in those comments is as much a function of “guys” talking like that in a general sense than a certain type of person who speaks that way, and not a good one. Given Wilcock’s transphobic comments at the start of the clip, it seems that he really means that he speaks that way, and doesn’t want to be called out for his hatred and bile.
A 3-hour live stream from Wilcock includes angry complaints about the COVID-19 response, and he joins with the anti-social distancing protestors (though not endorsing their methods) by asserting that 85% of those with COVID-19 have no symptoms and most others who get it will have no serious consequences. He therefore concludes that because the disease effects primarily “those 70 and above,” coronavirus is a “media-induced panic” and we should prioritize the economy over public health. He says that he is “excited” that the “wheels are falling off” what he sees as a conspiracy by the Illuminati and the pagan god Ba’al to fake a pandemic in order to socialize America by paying everyone, eventually, what he says will be $10,000 apiece.
After endorsing Q-Anon once again, Wilcock says that coronavirus is a “global magic trick” designed to kill Asian men and Blacks, whom he says are 80% more likely to die. (He is confusing reports that poorer health and less access to help in the African American community yield worse outcomes.) He then describes the current lockdown as “death” and says the economic “death” is worse that allowing Asians, Blacks, and the elderly to suffer the consequences of the disease.
Wilcock alleges that the same alien/Jewish/liberal conspiracy behind 9/11 have similarly created coronavirus as their “last” effort to take over the world. He identifies the conspirators as Democratic politicians, space aliens, and “media fat cats”—i.e., the International Jew.
What’s interesting when you listen to Wilcock at length is that his crazy rants are decorative icing on top of right-wing radio rhetoric, but not Rush Limbaugh’s doctrinaire version. While he generally toes the Republican line, he folds in traditional appeals to blue collar sensibility, speaking about the damage done to low-wage workers, the service economy, and the repeated blows Millennials have suffered across their lifetimes, making them what he calls a “lost generation.” He rails against business elites and the super-rich. These claims wouldn’t be out of place in a Bernie Sanders speech, but his is the opposite of the traditional centrist politician’s devil’s bargain of economic conservatism and social liberalism. Instead, he is economically liberal, even quasi-socialist, but socially conservative, especially on sexual matters. He is, if anything, more coherent than Trump in being a Trumpist.
His alien-tinged conspiratorial Trumpism no doubt resonates with a portion of the working-class audience who feels their values are being attacked but who want help to stay economically afloat.
And then he takes their money.
It’s weird to see him speak passionately about economic justice one minute and then break into lunatic ideas about a media/liberal/alien conspiracy the next, to convey sympathy for the downtrodden and then mock trans people. His is the contradiction of Trumpism: thinking oneself a good person but not acting like a good person would.
Meanwhile, by contrast, Ancient Aliens star Giorgio Tsoukalos begged his fans to take COVID-19 science seriously and to stop listening to conspiracy theories. He basically argued against his own show.
4/21/2020 08:41:29 am
Some men DO talk like that... but then they turn 15 and realize they're not impressing their little friends anymore.
4/21/2020 09:17:52 am
Wilcock rants about media-induced panic in the same week that Bill Maher calls out the media for panic porn and Tsoukalos rags on conspiracy theory. Its all so confusing I may just have a couple mimosas and go back to bed.
4/21/2020 10:43:59 am
Hi Doc -
4/21/2020 09:02:50 pm
4/22/2020 10:43:11 am
I live it as well, Doc.
4/21/2020 10:41:32 am
On the plus side here, I find Georgio's message and observations to be of great comfort, and very wise.
4/21/2020 12:37:23 pm
Also, try not to eat:
4/21/2020 06:12:25 pm
"While It may be possible for RNA or DNA to form in comets"???!!!
4/21/2020 08:24:34 pm
Except that the prevalence of the sickle cell gene in certain populations has nothing to do with race and everything to do with geography. There is a natural selection in favor of the sickle cell trait in geographic areas prone to exposure to malaria where it has caused high numbers of death in the past. The trait becomes more frequent in any population that is exposed to malaria, regardless of race.
4/21/2020 08:47:03 pm
4/21/2020 10:33:59 pm
Setting Mr. Grondine aside for the moment, @ Darold:
4/22/2020 11:20:44 am
Thanks for specifically acknowledging (and repeating) my correct explanation about natural selection, except that you still don’t seem to understand that the sickle cell trait has nothing to do with race or skin color — they’re two independent phenomena. I’ll leave it to Joe Scales to give you a speech about your racism.
4/22/2020 11:43:37 am
Sickle cell can occur in people of any color if they have any degree of ancestry from the various areas where there was evolutionary adaptation to malaria. There are lily white Brits with the condition based on distant ancestry from any number of regions where malaria occurs. Light-skinned Greeks and Turks who could pass for Swedish can end up with it as well as white Hispanics and the list goes on.
4/22/2020 12:19:39 pm
4/22/2020 05:31:42 pm
YOUR alias I will reply to. Malaria: prevalent in areas where the environment favors dark skin. Sickle cell: prevalent in areas with malaria, due to natural selection over a non-trivial period of time. Sickle cell trait: Inheritable. QED.
4/22/2020 06:48:31 pm
Darold et al.,
4/22/2020 09:55:36 pm
A fair point but really no surprise. In more modern times J. Edgar Hoover likely had black ancestry, and in the days of the Confederacy, according to the New Orleans Times Picayune one of Jefferson Davis's closest advisors was a Jewish fellow ("Jew" sounds so harsh, don't you agree?) named Judah Benjamin.
4/23/2020 11:02:09 am
My Father has had a long list of health problems his entire adult life. At one point about 20 or 30 years ago the doctors wanted to test him for sickle cell. The whole family thought that it was one big joke because my Father would make Conan O-Brian look swarthy. It wasn't sickle cell. However, the family got here not far behind the pilgrims and spent the next 7 or 8 generations living in some prime areas for interracial hanky panky. My surname pops up on the list of traditional Melungeon names. Melungeons being one of those labels that people used to claim Native American or Portugese ancestry to explain away the somewhat dark skin that is actually a leftover from Great Grandma x 3 who was a slave woman who had children with an Irish indentured servant back in the day At least according to the genealogists..Needless to say the southern branch of of the family is not always enamored by what turns up when they send that Swab and $29.95 to Ancestry.com.
4/23/2020 03:26:43 pm
Next kent will try to tell you that only white people can develop skin cancer. Another factoid that also inhibits the implementation of comprehensive health screening programs among particular demographics. Silly distractions like Etruscans or flippant comments about Melungeons are just that, distractions.
4/23/2020 11:02:52 pm
And another new user ID playing the "You racist!" card. Apparently the first rule of debating is to call the opponent a racist. Screw that noise.
4/24/2020 11:15:08 am
Some of the Melungeon researchers went wild over the alleged Turkish connection. I think that even some Turks got involved. Some of the usual, this slang English term for X in eastern Kentucky kinda sorta sound like this Turkish word got thrown around. Maybe a little of the Lost Tribes of Israel or shipwrecked Phoenicians got thrown around from time to time in the past. I check in on the discourse from time to time Looks like there are some different factions when it comes to asserting origins with the narrative of descendants of colonial era free people of color on the sane end of the spectrum.
4/24/2020 02:27:24 pm
There are articles reporting on sickle cell anemia among whites that can be found in medical journals of the 1930s.
4/24/2020 05:10:21 pm
I speak and read Turkish. What is the slang term?
4/24/2020 09:22:51 pm
Can't recall. It was all blah blah like when people said that the Mandan word for sucker fish sounds something like the Welsh word for otter. I do recall someone rambling about the word Melungeon being derived from malin jen as in bad genie or something like that, but I am gonna take a wild guess that it would be barely in the ball park with Turkish if at all. My frame of reference for this would be ogling Barbara Eden in that series back in the 60s.
4/25/2020 07:36:31 am
"Can't recall" means "Don't know." It's not bad, it happens to everyone.
4/25/2020 02:07:10 pm
Let's try again: MALIN JEN (or something to that effect). However I don't recall the specifics beyond the fact that someone tried to use it to make a connection with Turkish and I don't recall what the specific meaning was supposed to be. A lot of crazy stuff has been said about melungeons over the years and I don't have total recall on subject material that serves as occasional toilet readings.
4/28/2020 10:59:51 am
You should hope that Kent's knowledge of Turkish is better than his knowledge of epidemiology.
4/21/2020 10:47:48 am
Yes, I've heard some young teens talk that way, obviously to impress the other young teens they're with. Growing up is supposed to end that kind of thing. Growing up has gotten a bad rap the last few decades. Happily, I've never heard adults talk like that, but then I don't hang out with trash.
4/21/2020 11:27:34 am
One of the least interesting AAT talking heads has become even less relevant. Then when Giorgio starts making sense, you have to ask yourself: is this really the end times? So yes, a mimosa is starting to sound good right about now...
4/22/2020 10:51:18 pm
Seems like the typical “if it affects me in any small way I care, but my care only extends to me and people like me and no one else” argument. The selfishness is astounding.
4/23/2020 03:34:03 am
4/23/2020 10:01:22 am
There's no real mystery to it. I come from a family of firefighters, so I grew up in and around first responders. Many of their kids, my friends and peers, grew up to be firefighters and police officers themselves. I was good friends with football players in high school, and we attended the same college, so that continued in those years. Another old classmate went on to play professional hockey, and coaches a pro team now. We reconnected at a high school reunion a long time ago, when he was still a player. But, no, I never played sports. I just happened to grow up with people who did.
Jr. Time Lord
4/26/2020 06:03:17 am
" Nice catch. Just make sure your helmet still fits tomorrow."
4/28/2020 03:28:59 am
And a five-time state champion whose teammates were too streetsmart to talk about the esoteric. Who published poetry later. Your lifestory is becoming kind of iffy. Stop the madness.
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