I have been called for jury duty beginning today and running through this week. As a result my posts will be sporadic and dependent upon whether I'm selected to serve. I will do my best to keep everyone updated, but the courthouse does not have wi-fi and cell service is spotty.
While I wait to find out my fate, I thought I'd share this amusing bit I saw on TV this weekend. I was watching reruns of Get Smart on ME-TV, and they're up to the end of season five. In the episode "Hello Columbus, Goodbye America" (S05E24, May 1, 1970), a document discovered in Genoa, Italy proves that Christopher Columbus claimed the continental United States as his own personal property. As a result, his last lineal descendant and legitimate heir becomes the owner of the United States. He flies to Washington to claim his patrimony when KAOS kidnaps him and tries to get him to sign over control of America to the evil organization. In the end, the Columbus heir gives America back to the U.S. government to stop KAOS from trying to kill him.
Does that sound familiar? If you're a fan of the History/H2 family of documentaries, it sure does! Scott Wolter told viewers in both The Holy Grail in America (2009) and America Unearthed (S01E09 "Motive for Murder") that (a) the Sinclair family and the Knights Templar positioned the Kensington Rune Stone at the headwaters of the Mississippi River in order to claim most of North America for the Jesus Bloodline Grail Kings and (b) the existence of "Welsh Indians" meant that U.S. sovereignty was in question because America might in fact belong to the Welsh. (It does not.)
The Get Smart episode was essentially Scott Wolter's fever-dream. I wonder if he dreams of a Sinclair heir riding into Washington at the head of a Templar-Freemason honor guard to take control of America in the name of Jesus, the Goddess, and the sacred feminine. The Stars and Stripes come down and over the Capitol dome will fly the hooked X.
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