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As we move into 2018, I am swinging away from the Republicans. I don’t support the Paul Ryan “Better Way” agenda. I don’t support neoliberal economics. I think we have been going in the wrong direction since the 1970s and don’t want to continue going down this road.

Opioid Deaths:

As we all know, the opioid epidemic has become a national crisis and the White working class has been hit the hardest by it. It is a “sea of despair” out there.

White Mortality:

As the family crumbles, religion recedes in his life, and his job prospects dwindle, the middle aged White working class man is turning to drugs, alcohol and suicide:

Suicide:

The White suicide rate has soared since 2000:

Median Household Income:

The average household in the United States is poorer in 2017 than it was in 1997:

Real GDP:

Since the late 1990s, real GDP and real median household income have parted ways:

Productivity and Real Wages:

Since the 1970s, the minimum wage has parted ways with productivity gains in the US economy:

Stock Market:

Since 2000, the stock market has soared, but 10% of Americans own 80% of stocks. The top 1% owns 38% of stocks. In 2007, 3/4th of middle class households were invested in the stock market, but now only 50% are investors. Overall, 52% of Americans now own stocks, which is down from 65%. The average American has less than $1,000 in their combined checking and savings accounts.

Do you know what this tells me?

It tells me that the bottom line is that Christmas has become a harder season for White families. We are worse off because of BOTH social and economic liberalism which has only benefited an elite few. The bottom half of the White population is now in total disarray – drug addiction, demoralization, divorce, suicide, abortion, atomization, stagnant wages, declining household income and investments – and this dysfunction is creeping up the social ladder. The worst thing we can do is step on the accelerator.

Paul Ryan and his fellow conservatives look at this and conclude we need MORE freedom. We need lower taxes, more free trade, more deregulation, weaker unions, more immigration and less social safety net spending. He wants to follow up tax reform with entitlement reform in 2018. I can’t but see how this is going to make an already bad situation for the White working class even worse.

I’m not rightwing in the sense that these people are. I think their policies are harmful to the nation. I don’t think they feel any sense of duty and obligation to the working class like we do. They believe in liberal abstractions and make an Ayn Rand fetish out of freedom whereas we feel a sense of solidarity with them grounded in race, ethnicity and culture which tempers class division. We recoil at the evisceration of the social fabric whereas conservatives celebrate this blind march toward plutocracy.

Do the wealthy need to own a greater share of the stock market? Do they need to own a greater share of our national wealth? Do we need to loosen up morals and the labor market? Do we need more White children growing up in financially stressed, broken homes on Christmas? Is the greatest problem facing the nation spending on anti-poverty programs? Paul Ryan and the True Cons think so.

Yeah, I don’t think so. I also think it is a good thing right now that we aren’t associated with the mainstream Right. In the long run, I bet this will pay off for us. I predict this platform they have been standing on for decades now, which they call the conservative base, is going to implode on them. Donald Trump was only the first sign that Atlas is about to shrug.

(Republished from Occidental Dissent by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. Excellent critique of Neoliberalism. The sort of thing that should be appearing in the MSM, but never will.

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  2. Renoman says:

    Interesting graphs, good job, thanks.

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  3. anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    total disarray – drug addiction, demoralization, divorce, suicide, abortion, atomization, stagnant wages, declining household income and investments – and this dysfunction……

    There’s homeless populations everywhere now, particularly in the cities, that have gotten larger and impossible to ignore. A large percentage of them are drug and alcohol abusers as well as ex-convicts. Panhandling as a way of life is all over the place. In some places these people have become somewhat threatening to the general public. There’s something that’s been going on which has now grown to ridiculously large proportions. The people who have jobs and income are increasingly concerned with security, wiring up everywhere with cameras, being paranoid about where they go, withdrawing into gated areas, etc. American society is eroding and becoming divided against itself. The politicians are in the pay of the .1% and act accordingly. They’ll come up with a scheme to pacify the increasingly redundant part of the population by putting them out to pasture with a small monthly check, welfare or call it a ‘guaranteed income’ program. It’ll be made to look like a left-liberal victory but in reality it’s to protect the .1% who won’t pay for it anyhow but will be paid by taxing the still employed middle class.

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  4. Arthur says:

    Happily for me, I am on the Gulf Coast at the moment. Surrounded by affluent Snowbirds hibernating till March 2018. I must return to a mid-level metropolis on Tuesday however, a sprawling minority-majority confection. Filled with the marginalized, unlettered, impoverished rabble we (for the sake of arguenent) call Americans. For commonality, you must look for the lowest common demominator. Here it is un-employ- ability.
    Many of the people here are not just living paycheck to paycheck. They’re not qualified to do anything. And what’s worse, increasingly, there isn’t much for the to do.
    Oh, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all Unz readers.
    p.s.
    There is tremendous wealth concentrated on the Gulf Coast.

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  5. When trying to figure out why Paul Ryan believes and behaves as he does, I can only come to the simple conclusion that he is just plain evil. Maybe the most evil politician of our time. Most politicians, for better or for worse, have very limited goals and narrow worldviews. Only Ryan seems to actively pursue and champion policies which we will hurt the most number of people possible.

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  6. Biff says:

    There is tremendous wealth concentrated on the Gulf Coast.

    “They own the best land” is the hallmark of the 1%ers.
    Also, they own the insurance companies that will bail them out, when the sea level rises – guaranteed.

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  7. Dr. Doom says:

    The dysfunction is now impossible to ignore. We don’t have a political problem. We have a parasite problem. Hitler’s Financial Recovery wasn’t made by his genius, simply his policy of removing parasites that cause The Depression. When it moved to America, the downward spirals were only interrupted by WWII when these cowards NEEDED YOU TO KILL HITLER. There is only ONE SOLUTION. These parasites are not parasitic just because they are lazy. Parasitism is hardly a great strategy that builds a successful future for ANYONE. A parasite does this because it HAS to. It cannot simply walk away and behave like you. They want you dead to fulfill a childish fantasy about 2800 dark skinned slaves serving each of them hand and foot. Its not sane or rational. You just don’t fit the “prophecy” they wrote themselves. “Progress” is a White thing. Its not really the point. Its a crazy tale of hubris wrapped in genocidal hatred for anything that doesn’t fit this delusional “prophecy”.

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    • Replies: @HallParvey
    Are you, by any chance, referring to the chosen? If so, remember that they have many salesmen outside their own ranks who are in complete agreement with them. Many of them wearing dresses.

    HHmmmmm
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  8. Another Twitter Scalp.

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  9. It’s pretty simple why they do this: They have no skin in the game. They never pay for anything they do. The middle class in America is done unless something crazy happens. Obama and his friends will destroy all the whites. He is untouchable. The media has basically fellatioed him for 8 years plus. Obama steals from the middle class by overwhelming the system. He filled the pockets of Wall Street and these people return the favor in speaking fees, book deals, and other gratuities. Blacks were destroyed economically but still support their tribalistic leader Obama. Obama basically has a 3rd term in his underground attack on America with his friends like Soros. Trump is just a puppet of the Corporate Fascists and has expanded the swamp.

    With control of all media by the Jews and all economic channels there is little hope for mainstream America. The American middle class has been beaten into the ground. It’s a 24 hour and 365 day attack on white folks. Nothing will change for the better; it will only get worse.

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    • Replies: @KenH
    Right. Even if Ryan loses in 2018 (very unlikely in his cucked district) he still wins and will become a multimillionaire much like (((Eric Cantor))) now is. Everything Paul Ryan does is done for the donor class and special interests who can financially reward GOP Congressman and him once he retires or is voted out of office.

    And bashing white people constantly is overtaking baseball as America's favorite pastime.
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  10. There is tremendous wealth concentrated on the Gulf Coast.

    There are pockets of tremendous wealth all along the coasts and in the Rockies as well. The trouble is that the people with it are even more intolerable, actually insufferable, than the broken down “rabble” elsewhere.

    They can have their “wealth;” take me to the quarries, instead.

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    ‘Whereas the rich are guilty of many illegalities on earth, harrying and oppressing the poor and trampling upon all their rights, it is the pleasure of the Senate and People that after death they shall be punished in their bodies like other malefactors, but their souls shall be sent on earth to inhabit asses

    -Lucian of Samosata, MENIPPUS, A NECROMANTIC EXPERIMENT. ~ 150AD

    http://www.sacred-texts.com/cla/luc/wl1/wl176.htm

    There hasta be a reason for that age-old sentiment.

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    • Replies: @Anonymous
    "Protecting the Sex Abusers: U.S. Congress in Search of an Unspoken Bordello," by Prof. James Petras:" https://www.globalresearch.ca/protecting-the-sex-abusers-u-s-congress-in-search-of-an-unspoken-bordello/5623854
    "The US taxpayers were made to pay millions of dollars in financial settlements for hundreds of incidents of Congressperson abuse, including gross sexual harassment, against interns, staff and office employees, of both sexes. This ‘slush and shush’ fund was hidden from the American people. Many abused victims were paid-off and intimidated into silently watching the elected officials parade themselves as paragons of virtue and champions of their voters.
    The data, published by Congressional Office of Compliance, covered a period starting in 1997 to November 2017. In that period, 264 victims of abuse, some by a number of Congresspersons, came forward with their complaints. The US Treasury secretly paid over $17 million dollars to the victims while the identities of the abusing Congresspersons are not identified and are protected under the 1995 statute. In other words, the members of the US Congress, including serial sexual abusers and uncontrolled bullies, have shielded themselves from public exposure, so they could continue preying on their employees with impunity and without any personal material loss or humiliating exposure to their families. Thus protected, they could expect to be re-elected to abuse again and the taxpayers would pay their secret ‘pay-offs’!"
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  11. JackOH says:

    Thanks, Brad, there’s much to praise here. I’d probably feel a little better if I could believe our political caste were re-ordering society according to some notions of the national interest or public interest. By national or public interest, I mean, well, people, American citizens. Is it that difficult? From what I’ve seen of the America around me, the educated and industrious are swept away by political and economic forces no less than the ineducable and feckless.

    I’d like to hear Paul Ryan speak bluntly about the criminal (in my opinion) irresponsibility of previous administrations that bought votes by cutting taxes while maintaining entitlements through borrowing from China and other countries.

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    • Replies: @edNels
    Oh he's such a spellbinder! no kidding!
    That crap sells in Peoria, and OH but,

    I’d like to hear Paul Ryan speak…] about…]
    maintaining entitlements through borrowing from China and other countries
     
    What the F are you talking about? That little twerp was raised on the dole now he wants to pull up the ladder after him.

    You use Frank Luntz's misdirect conflationary dictionary terms like: Entitlements when referring to Social Insurance. Pay into it, and someday, you can be paid back. If you scam it and don't contribute, then you don't qualify to be paid!
    , @MarkinLA
    Yeah, Ryan is going to use the free market to give us all the healthcare we want with the doctors we want at a price we can afford. I clicked on that entry to see what his plan was and nothing happened. I don't think he realizes that did more to represent his plan than anything he could write.
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  12. Jake says:

    “I think we have been going in the wrong direction since the 1970s and don’t want to continue going down this road.”

    Going in wrong directions, on wrong roads, began long before the 1970s.

    The Warren Court was totally on the wrong road. So were the FDR and Wilson administrations, and what they did was never undone by any succeeding administration. The original Republican Party and Abraham Lincoln and the Grand Army of the Republic were the wrong road and absolutely necessary to giving us Wilson, FDR, and the Warren Court, as well as Obama.

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  13. Yesterday, in a Twitter War with Trump, Bernie Sanders exposed Trump for what he is:a disgusting, vile, narcissistic, psychopath. The 1.5 trillion dollar tax break for the EVIL GREEDY SCARAMUCCI CLASS could have been used used to give free college tuition-job training to Native Born White American Working Class Teenagers who signed Military Contracts that they can not get out of………They will die horrible death’s in the Middle East for Donald Trump’s precious Jewish only Israel.

    The Native Born White American Working Class really didn’t get a tax cut. Their increased property taxes will go up to pay for the Hispanic birthing clinics known as County Hospitals. Counties can legally pass off the high cost of Hispanics through property taxes to the struggling Native Born White American Working Class. Asian legal immigrants put their senior citizen parents on Medicaid…..And Asian “Americans” will vote for a massive property tax increase.

    The cost of nonwhite LEGAL IMMIGRANTS is not going away. And Donald Trump and Paul Ryan will make sure you that pay for it….. using police state force and violence. That’s what happens in a tax lien sale.

    Can’t wait for Rennaisance Technologies on 25A to short all the markets soon….Robert Mercer will then go on to increase the size of his Mansion-Plantation in Setauket…that’s what’s behind those hidden Markov chains:chattel slavery…….

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    Legal Asian and other immigrants will put their elderly relatives on Medicade but also on SSSI. That is about $900 a month non-taxable. Unlike regular social security which requires a receiver to have paid into 40 quarters over a work history lifespan, the SSSI immigrant draws the money for just showing up in theUSSA.
    , @Alden
    Great post! Glad you mentioned the useless immigrant elders on SSI

    If Mexico uses the USA as their health. Education and child benefit for their kids, China, S Korea, Thailand etc use us as their retirement system.
    , @Curle
    “ could have been used used to give free college tuition-job training to Native Born White American Working Class Teenagers who signed Military Contracts”

    Whatever the money could have been used for, please don’t fall into the ‘more college for GIs’ trap. The average IQ for military service is approx. 105. The vast majority have no business in a real college and should be directed towards vocational school.
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  14. “I’m not rightwing in the sense that these people are.”

    Comedy gold.

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    • Replies: @Anonymous
    ‘Look Ma, no socialism!’
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  15. Jayzerbee says:

    Why are so many of you so damn racist? Good god, just look at yourselves! No wonder we are at each others’ throats.

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    • Replies: @TonyVodvarka
    Our corporate media's identity politics doing its work. Boycott the corporate media both as a political statement and for one's mental health.
    , @The Anti-Gnostic
    The perennial cry of the liberal, "Can't we all just get along?!" Well, no we can't; that's why people have been drawing lines around themselves and forming separate countries since Babel. We've also been forming multi-national empires since Babel. They all end the same way.
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  16. Why concede the term “conservative” to the Ayn Rand cult?

    The Randians are hostile to God, family and nation, the cornerstones of all true conservatism since the days of Edmund Burke.

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    • Replies: @Twodees Partain
    True. Rand herself was a phony, unoriginal writer of derivative prose, and the casts of her ridiculous novels consisted entirely of paper doll-like cutout characters who stood and made long speeches at each other. I've never understood the attraction so many people have for her.

    Her cult, the objectivists, are a gaggle of humorless egghead types, whose most recognizable shared characteristic is that they are all insufferable assholes. Rand couldn't write coherently and none of "her ideas" were actually hers.

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  17. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    The spook media has decided to take a break from Russia, sex and race by giving the people a false sense that the mafia cares about them, their futures, their poverty and the symbolic usefullness of the proles useless vote.

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  18. prusmc says:
    @War for Blair Mountain
    Yesterday, in a Twitter War with Trump, Bernie Sanders exposed Trump for what he is:a disgusting, vile, narcissistic, psychopath. The 1.5 trillion dollar tax break for the EVIL GREEDY SCARAMUCCI CLASS could have been used used to give free college tuition-job training to Native Born White American Working Class Teenagers who signed Military Contracts that they can not get out of.........They will die horrible death’s in the Middle East for Donald Trump’s precious Jewish only Israel.

    The Native Born White American Working Class really didn’t get a tax cut. Their increased property taxes will go up to pay for the Hispanic birthing clinics known as County Hospitals. Counties can legally pass off the high cost of Hispanics through property taxes to the struggling Native Born White American Working Class. Asian legal immigrants put their senior citizen parents on Medicaid.....And Asian “Americans” will vote for a massive property tax increase.

    The cost of nonwhite LEGAL IMMIGRANTS is not going away. And Donald Trump and Paul Ryan will make sure you that pay for it..... using police state force and violence. That’s what happens in a tax lien sale.

    Can’t wait for Rennaisance Technologies on 25A to short all the markets soon....Robert Mercer will then go on to increase the size of his Mansion-Plantation in Setauket...that’s what’s behind those hidden Markov chains:chattel slavery.......

    Legal Asian and other immigrants will put their elderly relatives on Medicade but also on SSSI. That is about $900 a month non-taxable. Unlike regular social security which requires a receiver to have paid into 40 quarters over a work history lifespan, the SSSI immigrant draws the money for just showing up in theUSSA.

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    • Replies: @jbwilson24
    Recall reading Norm Matloff complaining about that ages ago. He is a Jewish professor who married a Chinese lady (his rabbi was probably not very happy about that), and who speaks fluent Mandarin.

    In Canada we get these doddering, necrotic, low IQ Indian grandparents flown in and put on pensions and medicare. Go to a clinic in Toronto and you'd think you were in an old age home in Calcutta. Brown fogies who have never paid a dime in income tax, soaking up end of life health care services. (Which, incidentally, are about 500k per fogie).

    Makes me sick, to see domestic Canadians of any ethnicity paying for useless, poop producing grandparents to get a free ride when they contributed nothing at all.
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  19. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Twodees Partain
    "I’m not rightwing in the sense that these people are."

    Comedy gold.

    ‘Look Ma, no socialism!’

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    Is it time for proper national socialism?
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  20. @Jayzerbee
    Why are so many of you so damn racist? Good god, just look at yourselves! No wonder we are at each others' throats.

    Our corporate media’s identity politics doing its work. Boycott the corporate media both as a political statement and for one’s mental health.

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  21. @Jayzerbee
    Why are so many of you so damn racist? Good god, just look at yourselves! No wonder we are at each others' throats.

    The perennial cry of the liberal, “Can’t we all just get along?!” Well, no we can’t; that’s why people have been drawing lines around themselves and forming separate countries since Babel. We’ve also been forming multi-national empires since Babel. They all end the same way.

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    • Replies: @Corvinus
    "The perennial cry of the liberal, “Can’t we all just get along?!” Well, no we can’t"

    Actually, that is the rallying point of our beloved Bible.

    Romans 14:19--So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.
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  22. KenH says:
    @niteranger
    It's pretty simple why they do this: They have no skin in the game. They never pay for anything they do. The middle class in America is done unless something crazy happens. Obama and his friends will destroy all the whites. He is untouchable. The media has basically fellatioed him for 8 years plus. Obama steals from the middle class by overwhelming the system. He filled the pockets of Wall Street and these people return the favor in speaking fees, book deals, and other gratuities. Blacks were destroyed economically but still support their tribalistic leader Obama. Obama basically has a 3rd term in his underground attack on America with his friends like Soros. Trump is just a puppet of the Corporate Fascists and has expanded the swamp.

    With control of all media by the Jews and all economic channels there is little hope for mainstream America. The American middle class has been beaten into the ground. It's a 24 hour and 365 day attack on white folks. Nothing will change for the better; it will only get worse.

    Right. Even if Ryan loses in 2018 (very unlikely in his cucked district) he still wins and will become a multimillionaire much like (((Eric Cantor))) now is. Everything Paul Ryan does is done for the donor class and special interests who can financially reward GOP Congressman and him once he retires or is voted out of office.

    And bashing white people constantly is overtaking baseball as America’s favorite pastime.

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  23. Intellectuals are not racists, they are Ethnicists.

    The reduction of “Racism” to simply skin color is a ploy of the socialists and progressives.

    Anyone who cares about their second cousin more than a stranger is a “racist”; therefore being a useless term.

    An Ethnicist sees the feedback loop between Genetics->Culture->Religion->Evolution and knows a culture that lacks discrimination lacks the ability to define its metaphysical evolution.

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  24. It would be a huge task to justify blaming many Catholics, let alone a Pope, for what I am told is neo-liberalism. ([ proudly called myself an economic rationalist when helping to deossify Australia’s economy in the 70s and 80s against the multitude of self-interested forces of protection from any healthy competition).

    But Pope Francis would surely applaud the benefits to poor people in China, Vietnam, indonesia etc who manufacture things for everybody at much lower prices than First World countries can.

    Try starting with a Christian universalist aim and see how you reconcile that with protectiin that simply puts American voters and workers first without regard to other’s of God children in poor countries.

    When I think that Australia’s economy was liberalised in the 80s and 90s despite having a long term Labor government with very string union ties and compulsory voting so about 90 per cent of potential voters actually vote it seems amazing. Thank G for China buying our minerals and primary produce!

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    First of all, Francis is not a true pope and is not even Catholic, but I'm not going to go off on that tangent right now. The immediate point is that you plainly know nothing about Catholic theology or its economic and social ramifications.

    There is no such thing as a "Christian universalist aim." Universalism is a condemned heresy in the Catholic Church. Neither is socialism tolerated. Property, considered to be an extension of a man's body and a product of his work, is held to be natural to the human condition.

    The principle of subsidiarity is applied broadly to political economic, and social structures. Roughly put, it holds that all problems should be addressed at the lowest level of plausible competence. In practice, it means that not only may states look out for their own interests by practicing protectionism, but they often have an obligation to, as do smaller units such as families, towns, and industries.

    Catholics have always supported craft guilds and labor unions, which afford a double sort of protectionism: Protection for their workers' wages from being undercut by scab laborers, and protection of product quality from the bumbling efforts of untrained, unlicensed practitioners.

    The goal of Catholic economics is to give everyone as much real interest and stake in the economy as his situation warrants, to see that people receive neither more nor less than their due. The goal of globalism has been exactly the opposite: The globalists receive more than their due and everyone else receives less.

    You are not only a troll and an ignoramus, you are also an especially pernicious kind of twat for trying to worm your way into the minds of Christians (whose faith you do not share anyway), present to them a false version of their own teachings, and then hold them to your standard, which in any case is nothing but jejune and etiolated Leftist twaddle. You are a sick, lying pervert and a tool of the devil. What kind of grotesque satisfaction do you get out of posting your garbage, anyway?
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  25. @Wizard of Oz
    It would be a huge task to justify blaming many Catholics, let alone a Pope, for what I am told is neo-liberalism. ([ proudly called myself an economic rationalist when helping to deossify Australia's economy in the 70s and 80s against the multitude of self-interested forces of protection from any healthy competition).

    But Pope Francis would surely applaud the benefits to poor people in China, Vietnam, indonesia etc who manufacture things for everybody at much lower prices than First World countries can.

    Try starting with a Christian universalist aim and see how you reconcile that with protectiin that simply puts American voters and workers first without regard to other's of God children in poor countries.

    When I think that Australia's economy was liberalised in the 80s and 90s despite having a long term Labor government with very string union ties and compulsory voting so about 90 per cent of potential voters actually vote it seems amazing. Thank G for China buying our minerals and primary produce!

    First of all, Francis is not a true pope and is not even Catholic, but I’m not going to go off on that tangent right now. The immediate point is that you plainly know nothing about Catholic theology or its economic and social ramifications.

    There is no such thing as a “Christian universalist aim.” Universalism is a condemned heresy in the Catholic Church. Neither is socialism tolerated. Property, considered to be an extension of a man’s body and a product of his work, is held to be natural to the human condition.

    The principle of subsidiarity is applied broadly to political economic, and social structures. Roughly put, it holds that all problems should be addressed at the lowest level of plausible competence. In practice, it means that not only may states look out for their own interests by practicing protectionism, but they often have an obligation to, as do smaller units such as families, towns, and industries.

    Catholics have always supported craft guilds and labor unions, which afford a double sort of protectionism: Protection for their workers’ wages from being undercut by scab laborers, and protection of product quality from the bumbling efforts of untrained, unlicensed practitioners.

    The goal of Catholic economics is to give everyone as much real interest and stake in the economy as his situation warrants, to see that people receive neither more nor less than their due. The goal of globalism has been exactly the opposite: The globalists receive more than their due and everyone else receives less.

    You are not only a troll and an ignoramus, you are also an especially pernicious kind of twat for trying to worm your way into the minds of Christians (whose faith you do not share anyway), present to them a false version of their own teachings, and then hold them to your standard, which in any case is nothing but jejune and etiolated Leftist twaddle. You are a sick, lying pervert and a tool of the devil. What kind of grotesque satisfaction do you get out of posting your garbage, anyway?

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    • Replies: @AnonymousIvan
    To be fair, Christians do a pretty poor job of explicitly saying what it is they believe. Especially since Protestantism and "Charismatic Christianity" became more vogue than hierarchical Christianity.

    But even before then, Christians found no shortage of minuscule reasons to slaughter each other for heresy. Look up the history of Anabaptists, Christian Agnostics, and Christian Aryans for reference.

    The whole point of monotheism is the imposition of a singular archetype; it is the inducement of conformity in order to direct a culture because multiculturalism can only work under the enforcement of a metaphysical mission.

    Modern Christians seem to be want to be a kind of traditionalist where men are virgins and women are promiscuous, inverting the ancient system in order to suppress their own population. They want to end abortion which would result in the third-world overwhelming our civilization while simultaneously ending the death penalty. From a purely objective perspective, it really does look like they are suicidal and care nothing for this world. Their power seems to come from not caring about the material world in regards to blood and soil while they ostensibly persue worldly vice and display hypocrisy while lecturing "barbarians". /Americanperspective

    Effeminacy is the hallmark of civilization for the same reason eunuchs used to exist. The West is too civilized for eunuchs so we have feminism.

    , @ANON
    You sound more like the Troll (especially when there is Commenter "poop" later apparently claiming your identity). You have gone off like an overwound children's toy without regard to the more adult and nuanced conversation you had been invited into. Your reminders of some late 19th century Catholic attempts to cope with the consequences priduced by the Industrial Revolution in the more advanced countries and classes are boringly irrelevant to a prompt to remind that the monotheistic religions prima facie are going to treat each human being as equally worthy of the good things of life with Americans.

    Have you done some up to date reading of Catholic literature like that of Michael Novak, late of the American Enterprise Institute and author of "The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism" and, much later "The Moral Imperative of a Free Economy"? And maybe some others of his forty books?
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  26. @Intelligent Dasein
    First of all, Francis is not a true pope and is not even Catholic, but I'm not going to go off on that tangent right now. The immediate point is that you plainly know nothing about Catholic theology or its economic and social ramifications.

    There is no such thing as a "Christian universalist aim." Universalism is a condemned heresy in the Catholic Church. Neither is socialism tolerated. Property, considered to be an extension of a man's body and a product of his work, is held to be natural to the human condition.

    The principle of subsidiarity is applied broadly to political economic, and social structures. Roughly put, it holds that all problems should be addressed at the lowest level of plausible competence. In practice, it means that not only may states look out for their own interests by practicing protectionism, but they often have an obligation to, as do smaller units such as families, towns, and industries.

    Catholics have always supported craft guilds and labor unions, which afford a double sort of protectionism: Protection for their workers' wages from being undercut by scab laborers, and protection of product quality from the bumbling efforts of untrained, unlicensed practitioners.

    The goal of Catholic economics is to give everyone as much real interest and stake in the economy as his situation warrants, to see that people receive neither more nor less than their due. The goal of globalism has been exactly the opposite: The globalists receive more than their due and everyone else receives less.

    You are not only a troll and an ignoramus, you are also an especially pernicious kind of twat for trying to worm your way into the minds of Christians (whose faith you do not share anyway), present to them a false version of their own teachings, and then hold them to your standard, which in any case is nothing but jejune and etiolated Leftist twaddle. You are a sick, lying pervert and a tool of the devil. What kind of grotesque satisfaction do you get out of posting your garbage, anyway?

    To be fair, Christians do a pretty poor job of explicitly saying what it is they believe. Especially since Protestantism and “Charismatic Christianity” became more vogue than hierarchical Christianity.

    But even before then, Christians found no shortage of minuscule reasons to slaughter each other for heresy. Look up the history of Anabaptists, Christian Agnostics, and Christian Aryans for reference.

    The whole point of monotheism is the imposition of a singular archetype; it is the inducement of conformity in order to direct a culture because multiculturalism can only work under the enforcement of a metaphysical mission.

    Modern Christians seem to be want to be a kind of traditionalist where men are virgins and women are promiscuous, inverting the ancient system in order to suppress their own population. They want to end abortion which would result in the third-world overwhelming our civilization while simultaneously ending the death penalty. From a purely objective perspective, it really does look like they are suicidal and care nothing for this world. Their power seems to come from not caring about the material world in regards to blood and soil while they ostensibly persue worldly vice and display hypocrisy while lecturing “barbarians”. /Americanperspective

    Effeminacy is the hallmark of civilization for the same reason eunuchs used to exist. The West is too civilized for eunuchs so we have feminism.

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    Dear Tool,

    I.D. was speaking of Catholics, not the random assortment of heretics you describe in this post. Great Straw Man argument, though. If, however, you actually want to understand the differences, then perhaps you should, well, understand the differences.

    Sincerely,

    Poop
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  27. anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    This is the heading of a current story at DailyMail:

    California’s hidden homeless: Teachers, chefs, nurses and other middle class workers living in cars in parking lots because of the state’s crazy property prices

    Same edition also has a story about mass addiction in an American neighborhood. It takes a British publication to tell people what’s going on in America today. Everything is eroding at the bottom and the bottom is working it’s way up to hit people who thought they were middle class. The fringe is no longer the fringe.

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    This is the heading of a current story at DailyMail:

    California’s hidden homeless: Teachers, chefs, nurses and other middle class workers living in cars in parking lots because of the state’s crazy property prices
     
    Same edition also has a story about mass addiction in an American neighborhood. It takes a British publication to tell people what’s going on in America today.
     
    The Daily Mail is good at this. Unselfconscious working/ lower middle class whites going for GB first, gossip, loads of sex, and it's not afraid. For example, a story about the family of a young British man who died in the 9/11 towers, and their questioning of the US government account:

    The conspiracies that won't go away: Brother of 9/11 victim claim the US orchestrated the atrocity as new study shows it was impossible that the third tower collapsed from fire

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4867124/9-11-conspiracy-theories-persist-16-years-atrocity.html

    It covers the main points, it's a mass market publication + it got 3436 comments with more than 10:1 rejecting the collapse by fire account.

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  28. Maybe I’m just out of touch, but has anyone else noticed that homelessness seems to be less of a regularly mentioned charitable cause than it was, say, 20 years ago?

    Is it possible that the causes of the increase in homelessness, and the demographics of those most affected, make it less appealing to the people most likely to involve themselves in activism and charity? Maybe they’re having to work too hard to find examples among the homeless that reinforce their desired narrative?

    Just a thought. I could be way off base here.

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    The best charitys are typically fronts. What better way to hide the externalities that created the problem in the first place than a "we care" organization?
    , @Alden
    I think rescue dogs have taken the place of homeless. The non profit rescue dog hustlers have rescued all the abused dogs in America and are now going to Asia to rescue dogs.

    One of the pit bull rescue non profits has a yearly budget of 55 million dollars.

    Maybe after 30 years of homeless activism donors have noticed that all the money goes for salaries of the homeless advocates instead of creating housing.
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  29. edNels says:
    @JackOH
    Thanks, Brad, there's much to praise here. I'd probably feel a little better if I could believe our political caste were re-ordering society according to some notions of the national interest or public interest. By national or public interest, I mean, well, people, American citizens. Is it that difficult? From what I've seen of the America around me, the educated and industrious are swept away by political and economic forces no less than the ineducable and feckless.

    I'd like to hear Paul Ryan speak bluntly about the criminal (in my opinion) irresponsibility of previous administrations that bought votes by cutting taxes while maintaining entitlements through borrowing from China and other countries.

    Oh he’s such a spellbinder! no kidding!
    That crap sells in Peoria, and OH but,

    I’d like to hear Paul Ryan speak…] about…]
    maintaining entitlements through borrowing from China and other countries

    What the F are you talking about? That little twerp was raised on the dole now he wants to pull up the ladder after him.

    You use Frank Luntz’s misdirect conflationary dictionary terms like: Entitlements when referring to Social Insurance. Pay into it, and someday, you can be paid back. If you scam it and don’t contribute, then you don’t qualify to be paid!

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    You use Frank Luntz’s misdirect conflationary dictionary terms like: Entitlements when referring to Social Insurance. Pay into it, and someday, you can be paid back. If you scam it and don’t contribute, then you don’t qualify to be paid!
     
    You blame the wrong source of entitlementism. It wasn't Frank, it was Franklin.

    That little twerp was raised on the dole now he wants to pull up the ladder after him.
     
    Social Security, Unemployment Insurance, and probably Worker's Comp, too, are the dole. Don't take my word for it-- the SSA's own Web page gives us Flemming v Nestor in its entirety. In SSA's own words:

    There has been a temptation throughout the program's history for some people to suppose that their FICA payroll taxes entitle them to a benefit in a legal, contractual sense...

    In this 1960 Supreme Court decision Nestor's denial of benefits was upheld even though he had contributed to the program for 19 years and was already receiving benefits...

    He appealed the termination arguing, among other claims, that promised Social Security benefits were a contract and that Congress could not renege on that contract. In its ruling, the Court rejected this argument and established the principle that entitlement to Social Security benefits is not contractual right.

     
    Howard Ruff put it most succinctly: you pay taxes all your working life, then retire and go on welfare. There are no assets, no "trust fund".

    Besides, the dole is more often a chute than a ladder.
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  30. Trump is a shock to the system, particularly to the national security sector. But when it comes to the economy, he serves on the neoliberal management team along with bright-eyed Paul Ryan and coven leader Hillary Clinton. Libertarians promote further indoctrination into the cult of the market with their promiscuous use of the words liberty and freedom. Obviously, we need a different economic system. What that is I don’t know.

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  31. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @jacques sheete

    There is tremendous wealth concentrated on the Gulf Coast.
     
    There are pockets of tremendous wealth all along the coasts and in the Rockies as well. The trouble is that the people with it are even more intolerable, actually insufferable, than the broken down "rabble" elsewhere.

    They can have their "wealth;" take me to the quarries, instead.


    20
    'Whereas the rich are guilty of many illegalities on earth, harrying and oppressing the poor and trampling upon all their rights, it is the pleasure of the Senate and People that after death they shall be punished in their bodies like other malefactors, but their souls shall be sent on earth to inhabit asses

    -Lucian of Samosata, MENIPPUS, A NECROMANTIC EXPERIMENT. ~ 150AD


    http://www.sacred-texts.com/cla/luc/wl1/wl176.htm
     

    There hasta be a reason for that age-old sentiment.

    “Protecting the Sex Abusers: U.S. Congress in Search of an Unspoken Bordello,” by Prof. James Petras:” https://www.globalresearch.ca/protecting-the-sex-abusers-u-s-congress-in-search-of-an-unspoken-bordello/5623854
    “The US taxpayers were made to pay millions of dollars in financial settlements for hundreds of incidents of Congressperson abuse, including gross sexual harassment, against interns, staff and office employees, of both sexes. This ‘slush and shush’ fund was hidden from the American people. Many abused victims were paid-off and intimidated into silently watching the elected officials parade themselves as paragons of virtue and champions of their voters.
    The data, published by Congressional Office of Compliance, covered a period starting in 1997 to November 2017. In that period, 264 victims of abuse, some by a number of Congresspersons, came forward with their complaints. The US Treasury secretly paid over $17 million dollars to the victims while the identities of the abusing Congresspersons are not identified and are protected under the 1995 statute. In other words, the members of the US Congress, including serial sexual abusers and uncontrolled bullies, have shielded themselves from public exposure, so they could continue preying on their employees with impunity and without any personal material loss or humiliating exposure to their families. Thus protected, they could expect to be re-elected to abuse again and the taxpayers would pay their secret ‘pay-offs’!”

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  32. US House Speaker Paul Ryan is 45 years old and US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is 75. It is smart to focus on that treasonous rat Paul Ryan because he will be haunting the ruling class of the American Empire longer than the rancid politician whore Mitch McConnell.

    But Mitch McConnell was the evil politician rat who presided over the passage of the 2013 Obama/Rubio Mass Immigration Surge — Illegal Alien Amnesty bill(S744) in the US Senate. McConnell has never had to defend that nation-wrecking bill. The Rubio/Obama immigration bill would have tripled legal immigration and it would have given amnesty to 12 to 30 million illegal alien invaders.

    That immigration law that passed the US Senate was killed in the US House by former Speaker of the House John Boehner because Boehner did not want a bloody civil war in the GOP over immigration. The angry voters who flocked to Trump attest to the power of the immigration issue.

    Every US Senator Republican Party rat whore who voted for that nation-wrecking immigration bill should be removed from power. Many, like Flake and Corker, are leaving the US Senate because they know GOP primary voters would bounce them the hell out of office anyway.

    Mass immigration since the 1965 Immigration Act has done much to destroy the United States. Mass immigration has been used by the ruling class of the American Empire as a demographic weapon to attack the European Christian ancestral core of the United States.

    Ruling class rats such as Hillary Clinton move to fenced and gated compounds in mostly White areas to protect themselves from the multicultural mayhem that mass immigration brings. Hillary Clinton moved to the mostly White town of Chappaqua, New York so she could avoid non-Whites.

    The WASP / Jew ruling class of the American Empire will be destroyed and dislodged because of the immigration issue. The treasonous rats in the Bush Organized Crime Syndicate and the Clinton Organized Crime Syndicate both push mass legal immigration and amnesty for illegal alien invaders.

    Paul Ryan is a complete and total whore for the evil ruling class of the American Empire. It is good to see the young patriots in the United States focus on that evil rat whore Paul Ryan. But don’t forget all those Republican Party rats in the US Senate who voted for the Obama/Rubio Mass Immigration Surge — Illegal Alien Amnesty bill(S744) in June of 2013.

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  33. @Dr. Doom
    The dysfunction is now impossible to ignore. We don't have a political problem. We have a parasite problem. Hitler's Financial Recovery wasn't made by his genius, simply his policy of removing parasites that cause The Depression. When it moved to America, the downward spirals were only interrupted by WWII when these cowards NEEDED YOU TO KILL HITLER. There is only ONE SOLUTION. These parasites are not parasitic just because they are lazy. Parasitism is hardly a great strategy that builds a successful future for ANYONE. A parasite does this because it HAS to. It cannot simply walk away and behave like you. They want you dead to fulfill a childish fantasy about 2800 dark skinned slaves serving each of them hand and foot. Its not sane or rational. You just don't fit the "prophecy" they wrote themselves. "Progress" is a White thing. Its not really the point. Its a crazy tale of hubris wrapped in genocidal hatred for anything that doesn't fit this delusional "prophecy".

    Are you, by any chance, referring to the chosen? If so, remember that they have many salesmen outside their own ranks who are in complete agreement with them. Many of them wearing dresses.

    HHmmmmm

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  34. Alden says:
    @War for Blair Mountain
    Yesterday, in a Twitter War with Trump, Bernie Sanders exposed Trump for what he is:a disgusting, vile, narcissistic, psychopath. The 1.5 trillion dollar tax break for the EVIL GREEDY SCARAMUCCI CLASS could have been used used to give free college tuition-job training to Native Born White American Working Class Teenagers who signed Military Contracts that they can not get out of.........They will die horrible death’s in the Middle East for Donald Trump’s precious Jewish only Israel.

    The Native Born White American Working Class really didn’t get a tax cut. Their increased property taxes will go up to pay for the Hispanic birthing clinics known as County Hospitals. Counties can legally pass off the high cost of Hispanics through property taxes to the struggling Native Born White American Working Class. Asian legal immigrants put their senior citizen parents on Medicaid.....And Asian “Americans” will vote for a massive property tax increase.

    The cost of nonwhite LEGAL IMMIGRANTS is not going away. And Donald Trump and Paul Ryan will make sure you that pay for it..... using police state force and violence. That’s what happens in a tax lien sale.

    Can’t wait for Rennaisance Technologies on 25A to short all the markets soon....Robert Mercer will then go on to increase the size of his Mansion-Plantation in Setauket...that’s what’s behind those hidden Markov chains:chattel slavery.......

    Great post! Glad you mentioned the useless immigrant elders on SSI

    If Mexico uses the USA as their health. Education and child benefit for their kids, China, S Korea, Thailand etc use us as their retirement system.

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  35. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Sollipsist
    Maybe I'm just out of touch, but has anyone else noticed that homelessness seems to be less of a regularly mentioned charitable cause than it was, say, 20 years ago?

    Is it possible that the causes of the increase in homelessness, and the demographics of those most affected, make it less appealing to the people most likely to involve themselves in activism and charity? Maybe they're having to work too hard to find examples among the homeless that reinforce their desired narrative?

    Just a thought. I could be way off base here.

    The best charitys are typically fronts. What better way to hide the externalities that created the problem in the first place than a “we care” organization?

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  36. Alden says:
    @Sollipsist
    Maybe I'm just out of touch, but has anyone else noticed that homelessness seems to be less of a regularly mentioned charitable cause than it was, say, 20 years ago?

    Is it possible that the causes of the increase in homelessness, and the demographics of those most affected, make it less appealing to the people most likely to involve themselves in activism and charity? Maybe they're having to work too hard to find examples among the homeless that reinforce their desired narrative?

    Just a thought. I could be way off base here.

    I think rescue dogs have taken the place of homeless. The non profit rescue dog hustlers have rescued all the abused dogs in America and are now going to Asia to rescue dogs.

    One of the pit bull rescue non profits has a yearly budget of 55 million dollars.

    Maybe after 30 years of homeless activism donors have noticed that all the money goes for salaries of the homeless advocates instead of creating housing.

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  37. Anon • Disclaimer says:

    This must be all that fancy ‘white privilege’ I’m always hearing about? Mortality soaring, unemployment, drug addiction, alcoholism. It is a heavy burden to be born with such gifts.

    It is my sincere wish that normies find their collective balls soon and start getting -very- aggressive when some leftist lunatic utters that absurd phrase. Physical intimidation and/or punishment would be a nice bonus but I likely make too large of a Christmas wish…

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  38. MarkinLA says:
    @JackOH
    Thanks, Brad, there's much to praise here. I'd probably feel a little better if I could believe our political caste were re-ordering society according to some notions of the national interest or public interest. By national or public interest, I mean, well, people, American citizens. Is it that difficult? From what I've seen of the America around me, the educated and industrious are swept away by political and economic forces no less than the ineducable and feckless.

    I'd like to hear Paul Ryan speak bluntly about the criminal (in my opinion) irresponsibility of previous administrations that bought votes by cutting taxes while maintaining entitlements through borrowing from China and other countries.

    Yeah, Ryan is going to use the free market to give us all the healthcare we want with the doctors we want at a price we can afford. I clicked on that entry to see what his plan was and nothing happened. I don’t think he realizes that did more to represent his plan than anything he could write.

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    MarkinLA, I'm on your side here. Maybe my comment wasn't too clear. I'm confident Paul Ryan is rigging a major screw job at the behest of America's corporate masters. What I'm hoping for is for him and his colleagues to level with the American public about how crazy previous administrations were in spending money and making blue-sky promises. I know. Won't happen.
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  39. The proletariat are not getting any information of any import. I recently drove from PGH to Indianapolis and every 1/2 hr or so changed from Pandora over to local radio to check and see what was “news”. Every single station was singing the praises of Drumpf and Ryan and this disastrous budget, interspersed with dire warnings as to how any day now saying “Merry Christmas” will land a person in prison. It was obviously not just Republican neo-con/neo-liberal propaganda, but they had all clearly gotten the same script that day from wherever those things come from.

    Where is the liberal media I’m always reading about? The ones that are discussing public health, working conditions, cost of living, poverty, jobs, and affordable housing and other necessities? I’d like to move where the are.

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    Your handle is a triple oxymoron, in case you didn't know.
    , @Authenticjazzman
    " Sane left libertarian"

    There is no such thing as a "sane" leftist. The two attributes cancel each other out.

    If someone is "sane" they wouldn't be a leftist to begin with.

    The most mind-boggling conumdrum being the viewpoint of the leftists that the Russians, Chinese, Cubans, etc were the "wrong" ones and did not understand or truely desire Marxism, and they, each new generation of leftists are the right ones and they will get it : socialism/communism right this time.

    Authenticjazzman "Mensa" qualified since 1973, airborne trained US Army vEt, and pro jazz musician.
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  40. Until you fix feminism, you’ve fixed nothing.

    Man can survive central banks. But feminism strikes at the genetic level: it is a threat to the very survival of species.

    With a woman and children behind him, a man will fight every menace, including central banks. But once you’ve removed his reason to fight, he’s going to live in mom’s basement and play video games while his civilization collapses around him.

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    Fixing feminism woukd require fixing women, and women are almost certainly unfixable.
    , @Dave Bowman
    Bravo. One of the finest comments I've ever seen on the internet.
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  41. Why should American policy be surprising?

    Monopoly Capitalism leads to Monopoly Intellectualism, esp if the monopolization of industries is controlled by a single ethnic group.

    In the end, free speech is secondary to Power Speech. Even if every American has equal speech rights as an individual, most voices go unheard. If, out of1000 people, everyone has the same right to speech but only one person has control of the megaphone, only one voice has Power Speech that is heard over all other speeches.

    Not only is there corporate monopoly of media in the US but there is a ethno-monopoly of the media. If the US minded its own business, it wouldn’t matter so much.

    The Mass Media had long been monopolized. The internet allowed some degree of alternative voices, but Platform Monopoly by Google, Facebook, and Twitter means entire voices will soon be shut down or shadowbanned. Also, financial services like Paypal deny service to men like Jared Taylor who never committed a crime while criminal thugs of BLM and Antifa are protected. Or, the Media stir up ‘Russia Hysteria’ to spread fear that alternative voices and news are all controlled by Putin as New Hitler.

    Some say this is ‘leftist’ or ‘cultural marxist’, but isn’t it odd that Monopoly Intellectualism also targets BDS, trying to criminalize it nation-wide? BDS has long been associated with the Left, but even Democratic Party bigshots side with Sheldon Adelson and Neocons when it comes to Palestinian rights.

    The dogma of PC and cult of Homomania also further Monopoly Intellectualism because so many scholars and media people were raised from cradle with the notion of Holy Homo. It’s their religion.

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  42. JackOH says:
    @MarkinLA
    Yeah, Ryan is going to use the free market to give us all the healthcare we want with the doctors we want at a price we can afford. I clicked on that entry to see what his plan was and nothing happened. I don't think he realizes that did more to represent his plan than anything he could write.

    MarkinLA, I’m on your side here. Maybe my comment wasn’t too clear. I’m confident Paul Ryan is rigging a major screw job at the behest of America’s corporate masters. What I’m hoping for is for him and his colleagues to level with the American public about how crazy previous administrations were in spending money and making blue-sky promises. I know. Won’t happen.

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    No you were clear and I didn't take offense. I was just making (trying to at least) a joke about how vacuous Ryan's "Better way" was.
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  43. Mitleser says:
    @Anonymous
    ‘Look Ma, no socialism!’

    Is it time for proper national socialism?

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  44. MarkinLA says:
    @JackOH
    MarkinLA, I'm on your side here. Maybe my comment wasn't too clear. I'm confident Paul Ryan is rigging a major screw job at the behest of America's corporate masters. What I'm hoping for is for him and his colleagues to level with the American public about how crazy previous administrations were in spending money and making blue-sky promises. I know. Won't happen.

    No you were clear and I didn’t take offense. I was just making (trying to at least) a joke about how vacuous Ryan’s “Better way” was.

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    "Mr. Speaker, isn't your "better way" package really an admission that America is running out of dough, and that it's tapped out at the foreign banks ATM? Isn't your "better way" an admission that foreign lenders are pressuring Congress to rein in spending?"

    "To sell your "better way" package, will you prepare a report detailing how previous Congresses, Presidents, and Supreme Court decisions led us to this pass, where it appears that many Americans of 2020 will likely lead economically poorer and socially bleaker lives than their grandparents in the 1950s or parents in the 1970s?"

    If I were a media dude, which I'm not, I might start by asking Speaker Ryan those questions. Maybe somebody's already asking them. I don't know.
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  45. poop says:
    @AnonymousIvan
    To be fair, Christians do a pretty poor job of explicitly saying what it is they believe. Especially since Protestantism and "Charismatic Christianity" became more vogue than hierarchical Christianity.

    But even before then, Christians found no shortage of minuscule reasons to slaughter each other for heresy. Look up the history of Anabaptists, Christian Agnostics, and Christian Aryans for reference.

    The whole point of monotheism is the imposition of a singular archetype; it is the inducement of conformity in order to direct a culture because multiculturalism can only work under the enforcement of a metaphysical mission.

    Modern Christians seem to be want to be a kind of traditionalist where men are virgins and women are promiscuous, inverting the ancient system in order to suppress their own population. They want to end abortion which would result in the third-world overwhelming our civilization while simultaneously ending the death penalty. From a purely objective perspective, it really does look like they are suicidal and care nothing for this world. Their power seems to come from not caring about the material world in regards to blood and soil while they ostensibly persue worldly vice and display hypocrisy while lecturing "barbarians". /Americanperspective

    Effeminacy is the hallmark of civilization for the same reason eunuchs used to exist. The West is too civilized for eunuchs so we have feminism.

    Dear Tool,

    I.D. was speaking of Catholics, not the random assortment of heretics you describe in this post. Great Straw Man argument, though. If, however, you actually want to understand the differences, then perhaps you should, well, understand the differences.

    Sincerely,

    Poop

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  46. Curle says:
    @War for Blair Mountain
    Yesterday, in a Twitter War with Trump, Bernie Sanders exposed Trump for what he is:a disgusting, vile, narcissistic, psychopath. The 1.5 trillion dollar tax break for the EVIL GREEDY SCARAMUCCI CLASS could have been used used to give free college tuition-job training to Native Born White American Working Class Teenagers who signed Military Contracts that they can not get out of.........They will die horrible death’s in the Middle East for Donald Trump’s precious Jewish only Israel.

    The Native Born White American Working Class really didn’t get a tax cut. Their increased property taxes will go up to pay for the Hispanic birthing clinics known as County Hospitals. Counties can legally pass off the high cost of Hispanics through property taxes to the struggling Native Born White American Working Class. Asian legal immigrants put their senior citizen parents on Medicaid.....And Asian “Americans” will vote for a massive property tax increase.

    The cost of nonwhite LEGAL IMMIGRANTS is not going away. And Donald Trump and Paul Ryan will make sure you that pay for it..... using police state force and violence. That’s what happens in a tax lien sale.

    Can’t wait for Rennaisance Technologies on 25A to short all the markets soon....Robert Mercer will then go on to increase the size of his Mansion-Plantation in Setauket...that’s what’s behind those hidden Markov chains:chattel slavery.......

    “ could have been used used to give free college tuition-job training to Native Born White American Working Class Teenagers who signed Military Contracts”

    Whatever the money could have been used for, please don’t fall into the ‘more college for GIs’ trap. The average IQ for military service is approx. 105. The vast majority have no business in a real college and should be directed towards vocational school.

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    " The vast majority have no business in a real college, and should be directed towards vocational school".

    MO stated in a speach she gave in Detroit, that the most important issue for the black community was to make sure that "every black child attended college".

    Funny there was no questioning of this absurd idea in any of the, controlled by the DNC, MSM.

    Authenticjazzman "Mensa" qualified since 1973, airborne trained U S Army vet, and pro Jazz musician.
    , @War for Blair Mountain
    Yes, I completely agree with you....

    Some of the best engineers I have known are master machinists....or...machinists who went on to get engineering degrees....

    Marine Mechanics make a lot of $$$$...
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  47. Miro23 says:
    @anonymous
    This is the heading of a current story at DailyMail:

    California's hidden homeless: Teachers, chefs, nurses and other middle class workers living in cars in parking lots because of the state's crazy property prices

     

    Same edition also has a story about mass addiction in an American neighborhood. It takes a British publication to tell people what's going on in America today. Everything is eroding at the bottom and the bottom is working it's way up to hit people who thought they were middle class. The fringe is no longer the fringe.

    This is the heading of a current story at DailyMail:

    California’s hidden homeless: Teachers, chefs, nurses and other middle class workers living in cars in parking lots because of the state’s crazy property prices

    Same edition also has a story about mass addiction in an American neighborhood. It takes a British publication to tell people what’s going on in America today.

    The Daily Mail is good at this. Unselfconscious working/ lower middle class whites going for GB first, gossip, loads of sex, and it’s not afraid. For example, a story about the family of a young British man who died in the 9/11 towers, and their questioning of the US government account:

    The conspiracies that won’t go away: Brother of 9/11 victim claim the US orchestrated the atrocity as new study shows it was impossible that the third tower collapsed from fire

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4867124/9-11-conspiracy-theories-persist-16-years-atrocity.html

    It covers the main points, it’s a mass market publication + it got 3436 comments with more than 10:1 rejecting the collapse by fire account.

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  48. MBlanc46 says:
    @Backwoods Bob
    Until you fix feminism, you've fixed nothing.

    Man can survive central banks. But feminism strikes at the genetic level: it is a threat to the very survival of species.

    With a woman and children behind him, a man will fight every menace, including central banks. But once you've removed his reason to fight, he's going to live in mom's basement and play video games while his civilization collapses around him.

    Fixing feminism woukd require fixing women, and women are almost certainly unfixable.

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    Fixing feminism would require fixing women, and women are almost certainly unfixable.
     
    No , it doesn't require that at all.

    It requires identifying, publishing, distributing and fearlessly defending the TRUTH about the exclusively JEWISH cultural marxism from the Frankfurt Group which spawned ALL feminism - and the million other lying, worthless ponzi schemes of the "chosen" anti-White racist nation-wrecking scumsuckers who are destroying us all by stealth, cultural lies about materialistic "happiness", and an ocean of stolen money.

    Once that is done - and the little technicality of the civil war war which will remove them and their mudslide black / Moslem / Hispanic footsoldiers is finally over, the bodies of those we love are buried, and the Jewish traitors and saboteurs are hanging from the lampposts - we can move to informing our Female contingent that "Feminism" is a thing of the past, their voting rights are repealed, and it's time to get to work making babies, running a home, and caring for and satisfying a working man each day as he slaves alongside his friends and comrades to re-build the nation.

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  49. epebble says:

    Cigarette smoking is responsible for more than 480,000 deaths per year in the United States

    https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/fast_facts/index.htm

    Compared to tobacco, opioids are a much smaller problem; horrible though they are. The little white stick is truly a weapon of mass destruction; pills are conventional weapons. Ambulances racing to drug overdosers make news; but the millions who spend years in nursing homes slowly dying from pulmonary diseases is what will drive healthcare costs and eventually USA into bankruptcy.

    Excessive alcohol use led to approximately 88,000 deaths each year in the United States from 2006 – 2010. Further, excessive drinking was responsible for 1 in 10 deaths among working-age adults aged 20-64 years.

    https://www.cdc.gov/alcohol/fact-sheets/alcohol-use.htm

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    The 480k number is the product of anal mining by some statistician with an axe to grind. Even if the figure was valid and verifiable, the way you present it makes it look as though you're a paid troll. Linking to the CDC cements that idea.
    , @bluedog
    Yes smoking is a bad habit but then again many things are blamed on smoking that in reality are caused by other things,had a go around with cancer oh about 10 years ago,and for a rare change I had an honest doctor, who ask me if I smoked I replied that I did,he said you might like to think about quitting for they cause a third of those types of cancer,so I ask him what caused the other TWO THIRDS ,work place environment was his answer and so it is,we really don't want to blame it on chemicals so we blame it on tobacco,and so it goes....
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  50. @prusmc
    Legal Asian and other immigrants will put their elderly relatives on Medicade but also on SSSI. That is about $900 a month non-taxable. Unlike regular social security which requires a receiver to have paid into 40 quarters over a work history lifespan, the SSSI immigrant draws the money for just showing up in theUSSA.

    Recall reading Norm Matloff complaining about that ages ago. He is a Jewish professor who married a Chinese lady (his rabbi was probably not very happy about that), and who speaks fluent Mandarin.

    In Canada we get these doddering, necrotic, low IQ Indian grandparents flown in and put on pensions and medicare. Go to a clinic in Toronto and you’d think you were in an old age home in Calcutta. Brown fogies who have never paid a dime in income tax, soaking up end of life health care services. (Which, incidentally, are about 500k per fogie).

    Makes me sick, to see domestic Canadians of any ethnicity paying for useless, poop producing grandparents to get a free ride when they contributed nothing at all.

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  51. we can only beat this regime by breaking up the union….

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  52. JackOH says:
    @MarkinLA
    No you were clear and I didn't take offense. I was just making (trying to at least) a joke about how vacuous Ryan's "Better way" was.

    “Mr. Speaker, isn’t your “better way” package really an admission that America is running out of dough, and that it’s tapped out at the foreign banks ATM? Isn’t your “better way” an admission that foreign lenders are pressuring Congress to rein in spending?”

    “To sell your “better way” package, will you prepare a report detailing how previous Congresses, Presidents, and Supreme Court decisions led us to this pass, where it appears that many Americans of 2020 will likely lead economically poorer and socially bleaker lives than their grandparents in the 1950s or parents in the 1970s?”

    If I were a media dude, which I’m not, I might start by asking Speaker Ryan those questions. Maybe somebody’s already asking them. I don’t know.

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    Interesting thoughts provoked. How about a calculation of the financial consequences of every lender to American governments charging half of one per cent more than now? What could make/allow this to happen? China contriving to offer or for some international bank to offer higher interest backed by the world's largest economy with far fewer welfare entitlements weighing on it?
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  53. @Curle
    “ could have been used used to give free college tuition-job training to Native Born White American Working Class Teenagers who signed Military Contracts”

    Whatever the money could have been used for, please don’t fall into the ‘more college for GIs’ trap. The average IQ for military service is approx. 105. The vast majority have no business in a real college and should be directed towards vocational school.

    ” The vast majority have no business in a real college, and should be directed towards vocational school”.

    MO stated in a speach she gave in Detroit, that the most important issue for the black community was to make sure that “every black child attended college”.

    Funny there was no questioning of this absurd idea in any of the, controlled by the DNC, MSM.

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” qualified since 1973, airborne trained U S Army vet, and pro Jazz musician.

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  54. @JackOH
    "Mr. Speaker, isn't your "better way" package really an admission that America is running out of dough, and that it's tapped out at the foreign banks ATM? Isn't your "better way" an admission that foreign lenders are pressuring Congress to rein in spending?"

    "To sell your "better way" package, will you prepare a report detailing how previous Congresses, Presidents, and Supreme Court decisions led us to this pass, where it appears that many Americans of 2020 will likely lead economically poorer and socially bleaker lives than their grandparents in the 1950s or parents in the 1970s?"

    If I were a media dude, which I'm not, I might start by asking Speaker Ryan those questions. Maybe somebody's already asking them. I don't know.

    Interesting thoughts provoked. How about a calculation of the financial consequences of every lender to American governments charging half of one per cent more than now? What could make/allow this to happen? China contriving to offer or for some international bank to offer higher interest backed by the world’s largest economy with far fewer welfare entitlements weighing on it?

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    I looked at Paul Ryan's "better way" Web site. The language is grim and put me immediately in mind of several local cities and school districts whose powers have been essentially vacated or severely delimited by the state as a result of their damnable profligacy. In-house monitors have been installed who report to state officials. Taxes are collected by a state agency. Elections for mayor and council continue as before. Likewise, school board members vie for election, although they have no power at all in one district.

    "China contriving to offer or for some international bank to offer higher interest backed by the world’s largest economy with far fewer welfare entitlements weighing on it?" I'm not hip to international banking, but, I guess if I were I'd interpret Ryan's "better way" as an opportunity to clip America's wings a bit.

    As an American, I'm not happy about that prospect. I'm hoping our newspeople do their jobs, and persuade Ryan to come clean about the meaning of this "better way" stuff.

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  55. ANON • Disclaimer says:
    @Intelligent Dasein
    First of all, Francis is not a true pope and is not even Catholic, but I'm not going to go off on that tangent right now. The immediate point is that you plainly know nothing about Catholic theology or its economic and social ramifications.

    There is no such thing as a "Christian universalist aim." Universalism is a condemned heresy in the Catholic Church. Neither is socialism tolerated. Property, considered to be an extension of a man's body and a product of his work, is held to be natural to the human condition.

    The principle of subsidiarity is applied broadly to political economic, and social structures. Roughly put, it holds that all problems should be addressed at the lowest level of plausible competence. In practice, it means that not only may states look out for their own interests by practicing protectionism, but they often have an obligation to, as do smaller units such as families, towns, and industries.

    Catholics have always supported craft guilds and labor unions, which afford a double sort of protectionism: Protection for their workers' wages from being undercut by scab laborers, and protection of product quality from the bumbling efforts of untrained, unlicensed practitioners.

    The goal of Catholic economics is to give everyone as much real interest and stake in the economy as his situation warrants, to see that people receive neither more nor less than their due. The goal of globalism has been exactly the opposite: The globalists receive more than their due and everyone else receives less.

    You are not only a troll and an ignoramus, you are also an especially pernicious kind of twat for trying to worm your way into the minds of Christians (whose faith you do not share anyway), present to them a false version of their own teachings, and then hold them to your standard, which in any case is nothing but jejune and etiolated Leftist twaddle. You are a sick, lying pervert and a tool of the devil. What kind of grotesque satisfaction do you get out of posting your garbage, anyway?

    You sound more like the Troll (especially when there is Commenter “poop” later apparently claiming your identity). You have gone off like an overwound children’s toy without regard to the more adult and nuanced conversation you had been invited into. Your reminders of some late 19th century Catholic attempts to cope with the consequences priduced by the Industrial Revolution in the more advanced countries and classes are boringly irrelevant to a prompt to remind that the monotheistic religions prima facie are going to treat each human being as equally worthy of the good things of life with Americans.

    Have you done some up to date reading of Catholic literature like that of Michael Novak, late of the American Enterprise Institute and author of “The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism” and, much later “The Moral Imperative of a Free Economy”? And maybe some others of his forty books?

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  56. Mitch McConnell was not the Senate Majority Leader in June of 2013 when the Obama/Rubio Mass Immigration Surge — Illegal Alien Amnesty bill(S744) passed the US Senate. But Mitch McConnell did very little to make a concerted effort to oppose the bill nor did he lead the GOP Senators in opposing it. Former Senator Jeff Sessions was the Republican Party patriot who spoke for the voter faction of the GOP against the donor faction of the GOP who supported the bill.

    The Rubio/Obama immigration bill(S744) would have tripled legal immigration and it would have given amnesty to 12 to 30 million illegal alien invaders. John Boehner killed the Obama/Rubio immigration bill in the US House so as to avoid a bloody donor vs voter civil war in the Republican Party. President Trump used the angry voter energy from that nation-wrecking immigration bill to knock the hell out of his opponents in the GOP presidential primary.

    14 Republican Party rodents in the US Senate voted for the nation-wrecking Rubio/Obama immigration bill(S744).

    Here are the 14:

    Alexander
    Ayotte
    Chiesa
    Collins
    Corker
    Flake
    Graham
    Hatch
    Heller
    Hoeven
    Kirk
    McCain
    Murkowski
    Rubio

    Steady progress has been made in removing each and every Republican Party rat who voted for the Rubio/Obama immigration bill. Just recently, Flake and Corker decided to leave the US Senate rather than have GOP voters defeat them in primaries. A party should be held by American patriots who love their country every time one of the 14 GOP rats leaves the US Senate.

    HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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  57. JackOH says:
    @Wizard of Oz
    Interesting thoughts provoked. How about a calculation of the financial consequences of every lender to American governments charging half of one per cent more than now? What could make/allow this to happen? China contriving to offer or for some international bank to offer higher interest backed by the world's largest economy with far fewer welfare entitlements weighing on it?

    I looked at Paul Ryan’s “better way” Web site. The language is grim and put me immediately in mind of several local cities and school districts whose powers have been essentially vacated or severely delimited by the state as a result of their damnable profligacy. In-house monitors have been installed who report to state officials. Taxes are collected by a state agency. Elections for mayor and council continue as before. Likewise, school board members vie for election, although they have no power at all in one district.

    “China contriving to offer or for some international bank to offer higher interest backed by the world’s largest economy with far fewer welfare entitlements weighing on it?” I’m not hip to international banking, but, I guess if I were I’d interpret Ryan’s “better way” as an opportunity to clip America’s wings a bit.

    As an American, I’m not happy about that prospect. I’m hoping our newspeople do their jobs, and persuade Ryan to come clean about the meaning of this “better way” stuff.

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  58. I’m a little tired of the tendency to ascribe all non-White maladies to race/biological substance and all White maladies to environment.

    I can only assume no one on this forum has traveled to Eastern Europe. There seems to be some biological proclivity among whites toward abuse of alcohol and opiates. It’s something to be noted and managed but it cannot be properly managed if we are going to be mired in mumbo jumbo about environment, neoliberalism, da joos, the Chinese and NAFTA.

    We can’t be race realists if we are to be selectively so.

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    " I can only assume no one on this forum has traveled to eastern Europe"

    Well your assumption is totally wrong as I myself have traveled to eastern Europe probably before you were born, having visited several east-block countries before the fall of the iron-curtain.
    And I will never forget the morgue-like atmosphere of the cities, and the dead eyes of the hopeless
    residents of those "farmers and workers" paradises.

    Authenticjazzman "Mensa" qualified since 1973, airborne trained Us Army vet, and pro jazz artist.
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  59. @Evidence-Oriented-Realist
    I'm a little tired of the tendency to ascribe all non-White maladies to race/biological substance and all White maladies to environment.

    I can only assume no one on this forum has traveled to Eastern Europe. There seems to be some biological proclivity among whites toward abuse of alcohol and opiates. It's something to be noted and managed but it cannot be properly managed if we are going to be mired in mumbo jumbo about environment, neoliberalism, da joos, the Chinese and NAFTA.

    We can't be race realists if we are to be selectively so.

    ” I can only assume no one on this forum has traveled to eastern Europe”

    Well your assumption is totally wrong as I myself have traveled to eastern Europe probably before you were born, having visited several east-block countries before the fall of the iron-curtain.
    And I will never forget the morgue-like atmosphere of the cities, and the dead eyes of the hopeless
    residents of those “farmers and workers” paradises.

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” qualified since 1973, airborne trained Us Army vet, and pro jazz artist.

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  60. Pound the snot out of Paul Ryan. Paul Ryan must be pounded and Cantorized in the upcoming GOP primary campaign for the 1st congressional district in Wisconsin. Paul Nehlen has the brains and the guts to rip Paul Ryan to shreds.

    Paul Ryan pushes mass legal immigration and amnesty for illegal alien invaders. Paul Ryan pushes wage-reducing, sovereignty-sapping trade deal scams like the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the North American Free Trade Agreement. Paul Ryan wants to bog down the US military in more unnecessary overseas war.

    Paul Ryan is a Neo-Conservative politician whore who says that America is just an idea and not a real nation with a founding stock and an ancestral core. Paul Ryan wants to swamp the European Christian ancestral core of the United States with immigrant invaders and illegal foreigners. Paul Ryan is a treasonous rat who must be removed from power.

    Paul Ryan has declared war on Whites Without College Degrees(WWCDs) and Paul Ryan has declared war on the White Core Americans who define the United States. Paul Nehlen should make the case that Paul Ryan is a clear and present threat to US national identity and US national security.

    Paul Nehlen must stick to a meat and potatoes political platform that hits Paul Ryan on immigration, trade, foreign policy and national identity. Nehlen must make the case that Paul Ryan threatens the safety and security of all Americans, not just the GOP primary voters in Wisconsin’s 1st congressional district.

    Paul Nehlen must fight against the unpatriotic donor’s who control Paul Ryan. The voters in Wisconsin want to vote for a candidate that stands for them instead of Globalizer donors. White women and White men in Wisconsin will respond to a pro-American, pro-sovereignty message that puts the interests of Americans and America First.

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    Paul Nehlen stands no chance against Paul Ryan. He got 16 percent in the GOP primary in WI. Ryan got 84 percent. Even if Trump had campaigned for Nehlen there would be little change in the results. After he lost Breitbart decided to end their relationship with Nehlen. This man is now paria in the GOP because he do not take a stand against the Alt-Right. I see no future in Nehlen so long he keeps running in Wisconsin. If Nehlen run in Nebraska, West Virginia, Oklahoma or Tennessee he might stand a chance against GOP establishment.

    When it come to college degrees...

    Most people can wipe their A... with their degree. There is an oversupply of college graduates in United States and around the world. There are simply not enough jobs requiring a degree. The elites believed that if the pushed people into higher education they would find better jobs. It would compensate for jobs disappearing overseas or automatization. The consequence around the world (including China) has been unemployment and underunemployment. In Eastern Europe it is pretty darn simple to get into a medical school. However, when they graduate their chances of finding good in their field are slim.

    About two decades ago Germany discovered that college degrees did not lead to better jobs but they noted that certain degrees actually got people jobs. Hence, they put people in Medical School causing a high unemployment rate. Finland note the same thing but they pushed for more engineers. Today, it is easier to get a job with a liberal arts degree than a engineering degree. Countries in Africa, in particular Nigeria have received an enormous amount of money to educate their population. Do these people get jobs? No, they do not. About half of the college graduates in Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa are unemployed. They are now heading en mass to Europe taking cleaning jobs.

    The reason why a college degree had value for the individual in the 1950 was because so few people pursued them. There was little reason for someone to get a degree. Why spend all that time when you could provide for a family without a degree? It was more of an “upper-middle class” and “upper class” thing to do go to college. It was not for the “commoner” and the commoner did not care because in the 1950s government took care of the people and provided them with (for the time) good living standard. More and more people are about realise the college will not take them anywhere and that will severely hurt the liberal elites. In Eastern Europe college graduates turn fascists...
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  61. @Backwoods Bob
    Until you fix feminism, you've fixed nothing.

    Man can survive central banks. But feminism strikes at the genetic level: it is a threat to the very survival of species.

    With a woman and children behind him, a man will fight every menace, including central banks. But once you've removed his reason to fight, he's going to live in mom's basement and play video games while his civilization collapses around him.

    Bravo. One of the finest comments I’ve ever seen on the internet.

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  62. @MBlanc46
    Fixing feminism woukd require fixing women, and women are almost certainly unfixable.

    Fixing feminism would require fixing women, and women are almost certainly unfixable.

    No , it doesn’t require that at all.

    It requires identifying, publishing, distributing and fearlessly defending the TRUTH about the exclusively JEWISH cultural marxism from the Frankfurt Group which spawned ALL feminism – and the million other lying, worthless ponzi schemes of the “chosen” anti-White racist nation-wrecking scumsuckers who are destroying us all by stealth, cultural lies about materialistic “happiness”, and an ocean of stolen money.

    Once that is done – and the little technicality of the civil war war which will remove them and their mudslide black / Moslem / Hispanic footsoldiers is finally over, the bodies of those we love are buried, and the Jewish traitors and saboteurs are hanging from the lampposts – we can move to informing our Female contingent that “Feminism” is a thing of the past, their voting rights are repealed, and it’s time to get to work making babies, running a home, and caring for and satisfying a working man each day as he slaves alongside his friends and comrades to re-build the nation.

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    I like the way you think, Mr.Dave Bowman.
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  63. @John Gruskos
    Why concede the term "conservative" to the Ayn Rand cult?

    The Randians are hostile to God, family and nation, the cornerstones of all true conservatism since the days of Edmund Burke.

    True. Rand herself was a phony, unoriginal writer of derivative prose, and the casts of her ridiculous novels consisted entirely of paper doll-like cutout characters who stood and made long speeches at each other. I’ve never understood the attraction so many people have for her.

    Her cult, the objectivists, are a gaggle of humorless egghead types, whose most recognizable shared characteristic is that they are all insufferable assholes. Rand couldn’t write coherently and none of “her ideas” were actually hers.

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  64. @Sane Left Libertarian
    The proletariat are not getting any information of any import. I recently drove from PGH to Indianapolis and every 1/2 hr or so changed from Pandora over to local radio to check and see what was "news". Every single station was singing the praises of Drumpf and Ryan and this disastrous budget, interspersed with dire warnings as to how any day now saying "Merry Christmas" will land a person in prison. It was obviously not just Republican neo-con/neo-liberal propaganda, but they had all clearly gotten the same script that day from wherever those things come from.

    Where is the liberal media I'm always reading about? The ones that are discussing public health, working conditions, cost of living, poverty, jobs, and affordable housing and other necessities? I'd like to move where the are.

    Your handle is a triple oxymoron, in case you didn’t know.

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  65. @epebble
    Cigarette smoking is responsible for more than 480,000 deaths per year in the United States

    https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/fast_facts/index.htm

    Compared to tobacco, opioids are a much smaller problem; horrible though they are. The little white stick is truly a weapon of mass destruction; pills are conventional weapons. Ambulances racing to drug overdosers make news; but the millions who spend years in nursing homes slowly dying from pulmonary diseases is what will drive healthcare costs and eventually USA into bankruptcy.

    Excessive alcohol use led to approximately 88,000 deaths each year in the United States from 2006 – 2010. Further, excessive drinking was responsible for 1 in 10 deaths among working-age adults aged 20-64 years.

    https://www.cdc.gov/alcohol/fact-sheets/alcohol-use.htm

    The 480k number is the product of anal mining by some statistician with an axe to grind. Even if the figure was valid and verifiable, the way you present it makes it look as though you’re a paid troll. Linking to the CDC cements that idea.

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  66. I’ve never understood the attraction so many people have for her

    HMMmm… Ayn Rand, born “Alisa Rosenbaum”.

    Yes, that would be down to completely deliberate, endless, fawning, standard-mode JEWISH academic and media support and promotion of a very typical, embarrassingly-talentless, outdated, smug, self-opinionated, word-heavy, content-light, vacuous, pretentious, subversive, feminist JEWISH “intellectual”.

    You’re welcome.

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    You left out homely as hell.
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  67. @Sane Left Libertarian
    The proletariat are not getting any information of any import. I recently drove from PGH to Indianapolis and every 1/2 hr or so changed from Pandora over to local radio to check and see what was "news". Every single station was singing the praises of Drumpf and Ryan and this disastrous budget, interspersed with dire warnings as to how any day now saying "Merry Christmas" will land a person in prison. It was obviously not just Republican neo-con/neo-liberal propaganda, but they had all clearly gotten the same script that day from wherever those things come from.

    Where is the liberal media I'm always reading about? The ones that are discussing public health, working conditions, cost of living, poverty, jobs, and affordable housing and other necessities? I'd like to move where the are.

    ” Sane left libertarian”

    There is no such thing as a “sane” leftist. The two attributes cancel each other out.

    If someone is “sane” they wouldn’t be a leftist to begin with.

    The most mind-boggling conumdrum being the viewpoint of the leftists that the Russians, Chinese, Cubans, etc were the “wrong” ones and did not understand or truely desire Marxism, and they, each new generation of leftists are the right ones and they will get it : socialism/communism right this time.

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” qualified since 1973, airborne trained US Army vEt, and pro jazz musician.

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  68. @Curle
    “ could have been used used to give free college tuition-job training to Native Born White American Working Class Teenagers who signed Military Contracts”

    Whatever the money could have been used for, please don’t fall into the ‘more college for GIs’ trap. The average IQ for military service is approx. 105. The vast majority have no business in a real college and should be directed towards vocational school.

    Yes, I completely agree with you….

    Some of the best engineers I have known are master machinists….or…machinists who went on to get engineering degrees….

    Marine Mechanics make a lot of $$$$…

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  69. bluedog says:
    @epebble
    Cigarette smoking is responsible for more than 480,000 deaths per year in the United States

    https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/fast_facts/index.htm

    Compared to tobacco, opioids are a much smaller problem; horrible though they are. The little white stick is truly a weapon of mass destruction; pills are conventional weapons. Ambulances racing to drug overdosers make news; but the millions who spend years in nursing homes slowly dying from pulmonary diseases is what will drive healthcare costs and eventually USA into bankruptcy.

    Excessive alcohol use led to approximately 88,000 deaths each year in the United States from 2006 – 2010. Further, excessive drinking was responsible for 1 in 10 deaths among working-age adults aged 20-64 years.

    https://www.cdc.gov/alcohol/fact-sheets/alcohol-use.htm

    Yes smoking is a bad habit but then again many things are blamed on smoking that in reality are caused by other things,had a go around with cancer oh about 10 years ago,and for a rare change I had an honest doctor, who ask me if I smoked I replied that I did,he said you might like to think about quitting for they cause a third of those types of cancer,so I ask him what caused the other TWO THIRDS ,work place environment was his answer and so it is,we really don’t want to blame it on chemicals so we blame it on tobacco,and so it goes….

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  70. Excellent job of putting the material together!
    Someday, if possible I hope to see data going back to the 1950s because the disastrous effects of the counter-culture assault on faith, family, and freedom are evident in a number of statistics that I am able to check, such as crime rate. Though violent crime has gone up and down, even the lowest rates after the counter-culture are well above the 1950s rates.
    Conservatism, as I understand it, was never about the beauty of the free-market. It was more about freedom in general, which, in the economic realm, requires something like a free market, but not a fetishistic and artificial free market such as the Ayn Rand people and libertarians promote. Freedom of speech is far more important than freedom of exchange. As for meritocracy, while inequality results naturally from freedom, having bright ideas is not the only form of merit.
    The political right began as the defense of the church and the aristocracy against Jacobinism. It has back-pedaled to a defense of social institutions that acknowledge the moral authority of the church and the received institutions while opposing any attempt to impose an alien set of values by seizing the state and destroying traditional institutions and norms.
    Fascism is simply the response of last resort to Christophobic authoritarian socialism, and can be the resort of a Burkean who has no taste for uniforms and mustaches but does not want to see his way of life destroyed by alien visionaries.

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  71. JJ.Fowler says:
    @Charles Pewitt
    Pound the snot out of Paul Ryan. Paul Ryan must be pounded and Cantorized in the upcoming GOP primary campaign for the 1st congressional district in Wisconsin. Paul Nehlen has the brains and the guts to rip Paul Ryan to shreds.

    Paul Ryan pushes mass legal immigration and amnesty for illegal alien invaders. Paul Ryan pushes wage-reducing, sovereignty-sapping trade deal scams like the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the North American Free Trade Agreement. Paul Ryan wants to bog down the US military in more unnecessary overseas war.

    Paul Ryan is a Neo-Conservative politician whore who says that America is just an idea and not a real nation with a founding stock and an ancestral core. Paul Ryan wants to swamp the European Christian ancestral core of the United States with immigrant invaders and illegal foreigners. Paul Ryan is a treasonous rat who must be removed from power.

    Paul Ryan has declared war on Whites Without College Degrees(WWCDs) and Paul Ryan has declared war on the White Core Americans who define the United States. Paul Nehlen should make the case that Paul Ryan is a clear and present threat to US national identity and US national security.

    Paul Nehlen must stick to a meat and potatoes political platform that hits Paul Ryan on immigration, trade, foreign policy and national identity. Nehlen must make the case that Paul Ryan threatens the safety and security of all Americans, not just the GOP primary voters in Wisconsin's 1st congressional district.

    Paul Nehlen must fight against the unpatriotic donor's who control Paul Ryan. The voters in Wisconsin want to vote for a candidate that stands for them instead of Globalizer donors. White women and White men in Wisconsin will respond to a pro-American, pro-sovereignty message that puts the interests of Americans and America First.

    HAPPY NEW YEAR!

    Paul Nehlen stands no chance against Paul Ryan. He got 16 percent in the GOP primary in WI. Ryan got 84 percent. Even if Trump had campaigned for Nehlen there would be little change in the results. After he lost Breitbart decided to end their relationship with Nehlen. This man is now paria in the GOP because he do not take a stand against the Alt-Right. I see no future in Nehlen so long he keeps running in Wisconsin. If Nehlen run in Nebraska, West Virginia, Oklahoma or Tennessee he might stand a chance against GOP establishment.

    When it come to college degrees…

    Most people can wipe their A… with their degree. There is an oversupply of college graduates in United States and around the world. There are simply not enough jobs requiring a degree. The elites believed that if the pushed people into higher education they would find better jobs. It would compensate for jobs disappearing overseas or automatization. The consequence around the world (including China) has been unemployment and underunemployment. In Eastern Europe it is pretty darn simple to get into a medical school. However, when they graduate their chances of finding good in their field are slim.

    About two decades ago Germany discovered that college degrees did not lead to better jobs but they noted that certain degrees actually got people jobs. Hence, they put people in Medical School causing a high unemployment rate. Finland note the same thing but they pushed for more engineers. Today, it is easier to get a job with a liberal arts degree than a engineering degree. Countries in Africa, in particular Nigeria have received an enormous amount of money to educate their population. Do these people get jobs? No, they do not. About half of the college graduates in Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa are unemployed. They are now heading en mass to Europe taking cleaning jobs.

    The reason why a college degree had value for the individual in the 1950 was because so few people pursued them. There was little reason for someone to get a degree. Why spend all that time when you could provide for a family without a degree? It was more of an “upper-middle class” and “upper class” thing to do go to college. It was not for the “commoner” and the commoner did not care because in the 1950s government took care of the people and provided them with (for the time) good living standard. More and more people are about realise the college will not take them anywhere and that will severely hurt the liberal elites. In Eastern Europe college graduates turn fascists…

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    " In eastern Europe college graduates turn facists"

    Bullshit. In eastern Europe they do not want to alter their cultures with mass middle eastern immigration, and THEREFORE they, the eastern eupopean citizenry, with or without college degrees, are then labeled by the western MSM as : facist.

    In leftist western Europe, anyone, any nation which is not in agreement with allowing millions of middle-eastern peoples to enter and settle in their countries, are then considered to be and labled : facist.

    Authenticjazzman "Mensa" qualified since 1973, airborne trained US Amy vet, and pro Jazz musician.
    , @Reg Cæsar

    It was not for the “commoner” and the commoner did not care because in the 1950s government took care of the people and provided them with (for the time) good living standard.
     
    If you consider General Motors, AT&T, US Steel, Westinghouse, etc., as "the government".

    The best thing the US government ever did for workers was the immigration reduction and restriction laws, signed by Harding and Coolidge.
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  72. @Dave Bowman

    Fixing feminism would require fixing women, and women are almost certainly unfixable.
     
    No , it doesn't require that at all.

    It requires identifying, publishing, distributing and fearlessly defending the TRUTH about the exclusively JEWISH cultural marxism from the Frankfurt Group which spawned ALL feminism - and the million other lying, worthless ponzi schemes of the "chosen" anti-White racist nation-wrecking scumsuckers who are destroying us all by stealth, cultural lies about materialistic "happiness", and an ocean of stolen money.

    Once that is done - and the little technicality of the civil war war which will remove them and their mudslide black / Moslem / Hispanic footsoldiers is finally over, the bodies of those we love are buried, and the Jewish traitors and saboteurs are hanging from the lampposts - we can move to informing our Female contingent that "Feminism" is a thing of the past, their voting rights are repealed, and it's time to get to work making babies, running a home, and caring for and satisfying a working man each day as he slaves alongside his friends and comrades to re-build the nation.

    I like the way you think, Mr.Dave Bowman.

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  73. @JJ.Fowler
    Paul Nehlen stands no chance against Paul Ryan. He got 16 percent in the GOP primary in WI. Ryan got 84 percent. Even if Trump had campaigned for Nehlen there would be little change in the results. After he lost Breitbart decided to end their relationship with Nehlen. This man is now paria in the GOP because he do not take a stand against the Alt-Right. I see no future in Nehlen so long he keeps running in Wisconsin. If Nehlen run in Nebraska, West Virginia, Oklahoma or Tennessee he might stand a chance against GOP establishment.

    When it come to college degrees...

    Most people can wipe their A... with their degree. There is an oversupply of college graduates in United States and around the world. There are simply not enough jobs requiring a degree. The elites believed that if the pushed people into higher education they would find better jobs. It would compensate for jobs disappearing overseas or automatization. The consequence around the world (including China) has been unemployment and underunemployment. In Eastern Europe it is pretty darn simple to get into a medical school. However, when they graduate their chances of finding good in their field are slim.

    About two decades ago Germany discovered that college degrees did not lead to better jobs but they noted that certain degrees actually got people jobs. Hence, they put people in Medical School causing a high unemployment rate. Finland note the same thing but they pushed for more engineers. Today, it is easier to get a job with a liberal arts degree than a engineering degree. Countries in Africa, in particular Nigeria have received an enormous amount of money to educate their population. Do these people get jobs? No, they do not. About half of the college graduates in Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa are unemployed. They are now heading en mass to Europe taking cleaning jobs.

    The reason why a college degree had value for the individual in the 1950 was because so few people pursued them. There was little reason for someone to get a degree. Why spend all that time when you could provide for a family without a degree? It was more of an “upper-middle class” and “upper class” thing to do go to college. It was not for the “commoner” and the commoner did not care because in the 1950s government took care of the people and provided them with (for the time) good living standard. More and more people are about realise the college will not take them anywhere and that will severely hurt the liberal elites. In Eastern Europe college graduates turn fascists...

    ” In eastern Europe college graduates turn facists”

    Bullshit. In eastern Europe they do not want to alter their cultures with mass middle eastern immigration, and THEREFORE they, the eastern eupopean citizenry, with or without college degrees, are then labeled by the western MSM as : facist.

    In leftist western Europe, anyone, any nation which is not in agreement with allowing millions of middle-eastern peoples to enter and settle in their countries, are then considered to be and labled : facist.

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  74. Reading the comments section here is highly entertaining, highly entertaining when I read it from my Scandinavian domicile, far, far away. No and the EU is not yet imploding, neither to the Euro failing or to all the refugees of ME ancestry. But that would be my problem then.
    Actually this is just a heads up, others are watching with disconnected interest, ass all the best Mankind has to give, is put forward here.

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  75. @edNels
    Oh he's such a spellbinder! no kidding!
    That crap sells in Peoria, and OH but,

    I’d like to hear Paul Ryan speak…] about…]
    maintaining entitlements through borrowing from China and other countries
     
    What the F are you talking about? That little twerp was raised on the dole now he wants to pull up the ladder after him.

    You use Frank Luntz's misdirect conflationary dictionary terms like: Entitlements when referring to Social Insurance. Pay into it, and someday, you can be paid back. If you scam it and don't contribute, then you don't qualify to be paid!

    You use Frank Luntz’s misdirect conflationary dictionary terms like: Entitlements when referring to Social Insurance. Pay into it, and someday, you can be paid back. If you scam it and don’t contribute, then you don’t qualify to be paid!

    You blame the wrong source of entitlementism. It wasn’t Frank, it was Franklin.

    That little twerp was raised on the dole now he wants to pull up the ladder after him.

    Social Security, Unemployment Insurance, and probably Worker’s Comp, too, are the dole. Don’t take my word for it– the SSA’s own Web page gives us Flemming v Nestor in its entirety. In SSA’s own words:

    There has been a temptation throughout the program’s history for some people to suppose that their FICA payroll taxes entitle them to a benefit in a legal, contractual sense…

    In this 1960 Supreme Court decision Nestor’s denial of benefits was upheld even though he had contributed to the program for 19 years and was already receiving benefits…

    He appealed the termination arguing, among other claims, that promised Social Security benefits were a contract and that Congress could not renege on that contract. In its ruling, the Court rejected this argument and established the principle that entitlement to Social Security benefits is not contractual right.

    Howard Ruff put it most succinctly: you pay taxes all your working life, then retire and go on welfare. There are no assets, no “trust fund”.

    Besides, the dole is more often a chute than a ladder.

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  76. @JJ.Fowler
    Paul Nehlen stands no chance against Paul Ryan. He got 16 percent in the GOP primary in WI. Ryan got 84 percent. Even if Trump had campaigned for Nehlen there would be little change in the results. After he lost Breitbart decided to end their relationship with Nehlen. This man is now paria in the GOP because he do not take a stand against the Alt-Right. I see no future in Nehlen so long he keeps running in Wisconsin. If Nehlen run in Nebraska, West Virginia, Oklahoma or Tennessee he might stand a chance against GOP establishment.

    When it come to college degrees...

    Most people can wipe their A... with their degree. There is an oversupply of college graduates in United States and around the world. There are simply not enough jobs requiring a degree. The elites believed that if the pushed people into higher education they would find better jobs. It would compensate for jobs disappearing overseas or automatization. The consequence around the world (including China) has been unemployment and underunemployment. In Eastern Europe it is pretty darn simple to get into a medical school. However, when they graduate their chances of finding good in their field are slim.

    About two decades ago Germany discovered that college degrees did not lead to better jobs but they noted that certain degrees actually got people jobs. Hence, they put people in Medical School causing a high unemployment rate. Finland note the same thing but they pushed for more engineers. Today, it is easier to get a job with a liberal arts degree than a engineering degree. Countries in Africa, in particular Nigeria have received an enormous amount of money to educate their population. Do these people get jobs? No, they do not. About half of the college graduates in Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa are unemployed. They are now heading en mass to Europe taking cleaning jobs.

    The reason why a college degree had value for the individual in the 1950 was because so few people pursued them. There was little reason for someone to get a degree. Why spend all that time when you could provide for a family without a degree? It was more of an “upper-middle class” and “upper class” thing to do go to college. It was not for the “commoner” and the commoner did not care because in the 1950s government took care of the people and provided them with (for the time) good living standard. More and more people are about realise the college will not take them anywhere and that will severely hurt the liberal elites. In Eastern Europe college graduates turn fascists...

    It was not for the “commoner” and the commoner did not care because in the 1950s government took care of the people and provided them with (for the time) good living standard.

    If you consider General Motors, AT&T, US Steel, Westinghouse, etc., as “the government”.

    The best thing the US government ever did for workers was the immigration reduction and restriction laws, signed by Harding and Coolidge.

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  77. Corvinus says:
    @The Anti-Gnostic
    The perennial cry of the liberal, "Can't we all just get along?!" Well, no we can't; that's why people have been drawing lines around themselves and forming separate countries since Babel. We've also been forming multi-national empires since Babel. They all end the same way.

    “The perennial cry of the liberal, “Can’t we all just get along?!” Well, no we can’t”

    Actually, that is the rallying point of our beloved Bible.

    Romans 14:19–So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.

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    Romans 14:19–So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.
     
    Such as honesty about human differences.
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  78. @Corvinus
    "The perennial cry of the liberal, “Can’t we all just get along?!” Well, no we can’t"

    Actually, that is the rallying point of our beloved Bible.

    Romans 14:19--So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.

    Romans 14:19–So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.

    Such as honesty about human differences.

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    Like all his other comments, he plucked it out of a lengthy document and mindlessly regurgitated it with zero context or cross-reference.
    , @Corvinus
    "Such as honesty about human differences."

    Human differences are to incorporated in our objective of being “one” in Christ (John 17:20–23). But when you make it into an idol, we become self-absorbed and alienating.

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  79. There’s lies, damn lies, then there’s statistics.

    Americans, even lower middle class, are just wastefully filthy rich. Some anecdotes I would use to support this include money spent on coffee, pets, kids toys, video games, phones, and look at the cars on the road and the home improvement fetish.

    Nor do I worry about newly fashioned white substance abuse crises, this shit has been going on in some form or another for a long time, and while a problem, it is being used freshly as a political prod.

    But let’s pretend I buy the premise of the article, then how does one improve the economic and cultural situation of working class whites.

    Medical cost, housing cost, taxes (cost of government), education cost. These ALL are big Ayn Rand style free-market dog-eat-dog survival-of-the-fittest sectors of the economy that consume the largest percentage of the working class family income.

    Oh wait, actually none of those very important sectors has anything close to a free market. They are all heavily regulated by government, guided by politically powerful guilds who whisper in the expansive ears of Paul Ryan. Count as a “fail” for big government.

    By the way, who in their right mind thinks liberty is a fetish, and only a dirty commie sits around worried about how rich the rich are, the only thing right is that Paul Ryan doesn’t care about average American.

    On the culture war thrust of the article, the Christians have been cowed over the last decades. Time for them to step it up, turns out mom and apple pie are actually better for America than Harvey Weinstein and Hollywood debauchery.

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  80. Da Wei says:
    @Dave Bowman

    I’ve never understood the attraction so many people have for her
     
    HMMmm... Ayn Rand, born "Alisa Rosenbaum".

    Yes, that would be down to completely deliberate, endless, fawning, standard-mode JEWISH academic and media support and promotion of a very typical, embarrassingly-talentless, outdated, smug, self-opinionated, word-heavy, content-light, vacuous, pretentious, subversive, feminist JEWISH "intellectual".

    You're welcome.

    You left out homely as hell.

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  81. @Reg Cæsar

    Romans 14:19–So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.
     
    Such as honesty about human differences.

    Like all his other comments, he plucked it out of a lengthy document and mindlessly regurgitated it with zero context or cross-reference.

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  82. Corvinus says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    Romans 14:19–So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.
     
    Such as honesty about human differences.

    “Such as honesty about human differences.”

    Human differences are to incorporated in our objective of being “one” in Christ (John 17:20–23). But when you make it into an idol, we become self-absorbed and alienating.

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