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As I was growing up in the suburban San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles during the 1960s and 1970s, organized crime seemed like a very distant thing, confined to the densely-populated cities of the East Coast or to America’s past, much like the corrupt political machines with which it was usually associated.

I never heard any stories of ballot-box stuffing or political precinct captains controlling a swath of no-show city jobs or traffic tickets being “fixed” by a friend at City Hall. The notion of local grocery stores paying protection money or taking numbers bets from their clientele on behalf of bookies would have seemed quite outlandish to me.

All these personal impressions were strongly reinforced by the electronic media that so heavily shapes our perceptions of reality. A couple of the popular shows I sometimes watched in reruns were the police procedural dramas Dragnet and Adam-12, both set in Southern California, and although each episode focused on one or more serious crimes, these were almost never of the “organized” variety. The same was true for Perry Mason episodes, although those longer courtroom dramas would have been naturally suited to the plotting of Syndicate members. The popular Rockford Files of the late 1970s did sometimes feature mobsters, but these individuals were almost always temporary visitors to LA from New York or Chicago or Las Vegas, with the plotlines sometimes humorously treating these gangsters as struggling fish out of water in the very different world of sunny Southern California. By contrast, a contemporaneous detective show set in New York like Kojak seemed to feature mafioso characters in every third or fourth episode.

The offerings of the Silver Screen generally followed the same pattern. Gangster films, ranging from the crudest B-flick to the Academy Award-winning Godfather masterpieces, were almost never set on the West Coast. And although a film like Roman Polanski’s Chinatown might be focused on the deadly criminal intrigues of the 1930s Los Angeles financial elitess, the villain was just a ruthless businessman, employing a couple of murderous hired thugs.

Children soon become aware that the dramatic concoctions of Hollywood are not necessarily accurate, but when everything we see on screens big and small so closely matches our direct personal experience, that amalgamation of images and daily life produces a very firm sense of reality.

Even the occasional exception seemed to support the general rule. In the 1970s, I remember once watching a local television news crew interview an elderly Jewish man named Mickey Cohen on a local park bench, breathlessly describing him as having once been the reigning mobster king of Los Angeles. While I didn’t doubt that in bygone days the crotchety little fellow had once been a hardened criminal, I remained somewhat skeptical that LA had ever contained enough gangsters to warrant having a king, let alone that such a figure would have been drawn from our notoriously law-abiding Jewish community.

Throughout the 1960s and 1970s crime became a steadily rising problem in the once-quiet suburbs of Los Angeles, but virtually none of those incidents seemed much like a Francis Ford Coppola epic. The Crips and Bloods of South-Central regularly killed each other and innocent bystanders, while burglaries and robberies—as well as occasional rapes and murders—sometimes spilled over the Hollywood Hills into the Valley. Terrifying serial killers like the Hillside Strangler provoked widespread fear as did the horrible deeds of the Manson Family, while the fiery final shootout of the Symbionese Liberation Army near Inglewood drew national headlines; but none of this seemed much like activities of the Gambinos or Columbos of NYC. Indeed, I and my friends would sometimes joke that since the Mafia was supposedly so effective at keeping street crime away from its New York neighborhoods, perhaps LA would have been better off if it had had a sizeable Sicilian population.

When I sometimes gave the matter a little thought, the utter lack of any organized crime in California seemed fairly easy to explain. East Coast cities had been settled by waves of foreign immigrants, impoverished newcomers who spoke no English, and their total ignorance of American ways left them quite vulnerable to criminal exploitation. Such situations were an ideal breeding ground for corruption, political machines, and crime syndicates, with the centuries-old secret societies of Sicily and Southern Italy providing the obvious seeds for the last of those. Meanwhile, most of California had been settled by longstanding American citizens, often relocating from the placid Midwest, with Iowans who spoke perfect English and whose families had been voting in U.S. elections for six generations being far less vulnerable to political intimidation or criminal exploitation.

 

Since organized crime obviously did not exist in California, I was never quite sure how much to believe about its supposed size and power elsewhere in the country. Al Capone had been imprisoned and died decades before I was born and with the end of Roaring Twenties, violent gangsterism seemed to have mostly disappeared as well. Every now and then the newspapers might carry the story of an Eastern Mafia chieftain killed by his rivals, but those occasional events provided little indication about the power those individuals had wielded while alive. In 1977, teenage members of an obscure Chinese immigrant street gang in San Francisco used automatic weapons to attack their rivals at a local restaurant, leaving sixteen dead or wounded, a body-count that seemed comparable to the total number of traditional Mafia killings nationwide over a period of several years.

During the 1970s I also starting hearing lurid tales that the Mafia had stolen the 1960 election for President John F. Kennedy and might even have been involved in his subsequent assassination, but the respectable media seemed to treat those claims with enormous scorn, so I tended to regard them as National Enquirer type nonsense, not much different than ridiculous UFO stories. Growing up when I did, the Kennedys had seemed like America’s own royal family, and I was very skeptical that control of the White House at the absolute height of the American Century had been swung by Mafia bosses. There were stories that Old Joe Kennedy, the family patriarch, had dabbled in bootlegging during the 1920s, but that had been during Prohibition, a very different era than the aftermath of the quiet and prosperous Eisenhower years of the 1950s.

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Twentieth century American history had never been of much interest to me, so I am not entirely sure at what point my understanding of these issues began to change. I think it may have been just a few years ago, when I was absolutely shocked to discover that there was overwhelming evidence that the JFK Assassination had indeed been part of a large conspiracy, a revelation absolutely contrary to what I had always been led to believe by the media throughout my life. But when a highly-regarded national journalist such as David Talbot gathered the copious evidence in his book Brothers, and his conclusions were endorsed by an eminent presidential historian such as Alan Brinkley writing in the pages of the august New York Times, such a shift became unavoidable. And it seemed clear that elements of organized crime had been heavily involved in that presidential assassination.

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My awakening to the reality of the JFK Assassination took some time to digest, but a year or so later I began investigating that era more carefully, and decided to finally read The Dark Side of Camelot, a huge 1997 bestseller by Seymour Hersh, perhaps our most renowned investigative journalist. Although it focused primarily on the long-suppressed misdeeds of the Kennedy Administration and only lightly touched upon the assassination that ended it, nearly all of the material seemed very consistent with what I had recently read in the other books centered entirely upon the 1963 events in Dallas. And the longtime relationship between the Kennedys and organized crime, sometimes hostile and sometimes friendly, was absolutely eye-opening for what it revealed about the immense hidden power of that latter social institution.

When several highly-regarded journalists come to identical conclusions and back their shocking claims with copious credible evidence, we must accept the reality of what they have presented.

For example, it seems absolutely undeniable that the Chicago Syndicate helped steal the 1960 election for Kennedy, using their control over the election machinery of that extremely corrupt city to carry the Illinois’s crucial 27 electoral votes and place JFK in the White House instead of his opponent Vice President Richard Nixon.

That outcome had been accomplished through the intense personal lobbying of top mob bosses by Joseph Kennedy, Sr. His efforts were greatly assisted by the advocacy of singer Frank Sinatra, an entertainer with strong personal ties both to the Kennedys and the underworld, and the Syndicate believed they had an understanding that a victorious Kennedy Administration would go easy on them. But instead, newly appointed Attorney-General Robert Kennedy redoubled the government’s war on organized crime, leading outraged mob boss Sam Giancana to nearly order the killing of Sinatra in retaliation. Certainly the perceived betrayal greatly facilitated the involvement of various gangster elements in the subsequent Dallas assassination.

Ironically enough, organized crime itself had been sharply divided in that 1960 election. Jimmy Hoffa, head of the very powerful and fully mobbed-up Teamsters Union, had become a bitter foe of Robert Kennedy during the latter’s 1957 service as Chief Counsel of the Senate “Rackets Committee,” and Hoffa therefore became one of Nixon’s most important backers, secretly delivering his campaign committee a million dollars in cash and encouraging all the Teamster locals and the affiliated gangster groups he could influence to give the Republican candidate their enthusiastic support.

The actual relationship between crime lords and the new American president was a complex and contradictory one, with brother Robert fiercely prosecuting the mob even as the CIA enlisted the support of the same groups—and sometimes even the same individuals—in their unsuccessful efforts to assassinate Cuba’s Communist dictator, Fidel Castro.

Although I was quite surprised when I discovered that all these gossipy rumors were actually based upon solid evidence, even more shocking were the less sanguinary facts that finally came to my attention. Although scrupulously ignored by respectable journalists and historians, there was strong evidence that elements of organized crime had already deeply penetrated the commanding heights of corporate America, and sometimes secured important government decisions on their behalf.

Consider, for example, the General Dynamics corporation, which already ranked as one of America’s leading defense contractors by the 1950s, and whose name had always held a vague place in my mind not too different from that of Lockheed or Boeing. Years earlier I had read with considerable shock an offhand paragraph by the late journalist Alexander Cockburn, a fearless muckraker:

Talking of continuity, a notorious scandal of the Kennedy years was JFK’s defense secretary, Robert McNamara, overruling all expert review and procurement recommendations and insisting that General Dynamics rather than Boeing make the disastrous F-111, at that time one of the largest procurement contracts in the Pentagon’s history…Crown, of Chicago Sand and Gravel, had $300 million of the mob’s money in General Dynamics’ debentures, and after the disaster of the Convair, General Dynamics needed the F-111 to avoid going belly-up, taking the mob’s $300 million with it.

Although I later became quite friendly with Cockburn and respected his opinion, at the time I treated his casual claims with considerable skepticism. However, Hersh’s far more detailed coverage fully confirmed that story, and reported some of its even more amazing details. Apparently agents of the aerospace corporation were observed burglarizing the home of JFK’s favorite mistress, and Hersh suggested that the incriminating blackmail evidence they presumably obtained was the reason why Defense Secretary Robert McNamara overruled all of his Pentagon brass and awarded the largest military government contract in world history to the Syndicate-backed firm. Moreover, even by government procurement standards, the resulting F-111 was a particular disaster, never achieving any of its intended performance goals despite suffering nearly 700% in cost-overruns. So a financial investment of organized crime was salvaged at great cost both to our military effectiveness and to the taxpayer.

 

Given that organized crime had apparently played a far greater national role in twentieth century American history than I had realized from my readings of mainstream newspapers and magazines, I recently decided to expand my knowledge in that area. Someone brought to my attention the work of investigative journalist Gus Russo, a prominent author on that topic. Russo had worked as a lead reporter for the award-winning PBS Frontline series and filled similar roles at other television networks, while being nominated for a 1998 Pulitzer Prize for his book on the JFK-Mafia alliance against Castro.

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Over a dozen years ago, Russo published a pair of massive volumes on the history of organized crime focused on two particular regions, with The Outfit in 2001 discussing Chicago and Supermob in 2006 dealing with California. Taken together these two works of deep investigative research run more than 1100 pages and over a half million words, apparently dwarfing almost anything else in that subject area. By the 1990s declassification of a vast quantity of government documents, including FBI wiretaps and Congressional files, allowed Russo access to this previously unavailable material. He supplemented this crucial archival research with the secondary source material contained in hundreds of books and articles, as well as more than 200 personal interviews, and his especially extensive second volume references this wealth of source material with more than 1500 footnotes. The numerous laudatory cover-blurbs by prominent prosecutors, former law enforcement agents, and experts on organized crime strongly attest to the credibility of his research, which certainly must have absorbed many years of concentrated effort.

As a newcomer to the subject of the Chicago Syndicate, my first surprise was the remarkable continuity and longevity of that criminal enterprise. I had always vaguely assumed that after Al Capone’s imprisonment and the repeal of Prohibition, his gang had largely disintegrated or at least had lost most of its power, but this was entirely incorrect. Instead, over the next few decades, Capone’s successors greatly reduced the public violence that had provoked a harsh federal crackdown, but simultaneously multiplied their wealth and power by gaining control of numerous other sources of revenue, many of them legitimate unions and businesses, and also expanded their geographical reach across various other states. Chicago’s gangland leadership also seemed remarkably stable throughout most of the next half-century, so that even as late as the 1970s, the paramount Syndicate authority was exercised by an individual who had originally enlisted with Capone in the 1920s as a violent young hoodlum, allegedly soon winning widespread renown by beating to death two of Big Al’s treacherous henchmen with a baseball bat.

Authors have a natural tendency to emphasize the importance of their particular subjects, but I think Russo makes a persuasive case that the unity and stability of the Chicago underworld gave it a considerable advantage over its New York City counterparts, whose permanent division into five separate Mafia families led to an uneasy local peace occasionally punctuated by violent conflict. As a result, the disunited New York gangsters were never able to exercise much control over their local city government let alone the rival criminal power-centers of other East Coast cities, while the Chicago Syndicate seems to have always been a very powerful force in city politics, and successfully extended its suzerainty throughout much of the Midwest, the Rocky Mountain states, and into California.

Another surprise was the ethnic skew of the Chicago Outfit and its closest collaborators. Across the East Coast, full Mafia membership was traditionally restricted to Sicilians or other Italians, but none of those rules seemed to apply in the Windy City. During the 1920s there had been a series of bloody battles between Capone’s Italian mob and the violent Irish gangsters who controlled the Northside, with Jews being substantially represented in both groups. But Capone had steadily eliminated his opponents, winning a final, crushing victory with the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre of 1929, after which Irish names mostly disappear from the crime narrative, while the presence of Slavs or Germans had always been rare, despite their huge local populations.

But although the top Syndicate leadership remained almost entirely Italian—with a Welsh immigrant being the sole exception—roughly half of all the key figures found in Russo’s detailed narrative turned out to be Jewish. From the 1930s onward, organized crime in Chicago was essentially an Italian-Jewish partnership, with the Italians concentrating on the violent muscle side of the business and the Jews more likely to be involved in money-laundering, political corruption, and legal manipulation.

The deep underworld links of individuals whom my mainstream histories had never characterized as “mobbed up” was eye-opening. For example, I’d always known of Walter Annenberg as the very wealthy publisher of TV Guide and a close friend of the Reagans, endowing the massive Annenberg Foundation to support various non-profit projects, including PBS. However, the family fortune had been established by his father Moe Annenberg, who created America’s largest bookie wire service in close alliance with Capone and his Chicago successors. The elder Annenberg eventually served time in federal prison for evading taxes on his enormous illegal income and paid the largest tax fine in American history, while arranging that charges were dropped against his son Walter, who was his partner in the business. Russo actually defends Annenberg, arguing that he was unfairly targeted for prosecution by the Roosevelt Administration because of his political opposition to FDR.

As another example, my history textbooks had frequently mentioned that President Harry Truman had been a product of the Pendergast machine of Kansas City, Missouri, whose activities I’d always assumed were restricted to local politics and perhaps a bit of municipal graft. But according to Russo, the city was second only to Chicago in its degree of municipal corruption, with the local police force run by an ex-Capone mobster and ten percent of the officers having criminal records, while Pendergast himself had been a prominent participant at the 1929 national gangster convention in Atlantic City as well as later mob summits. Truman’s handwritten journal records the criminal actions he had regularly allowed in return for his elected judgeship.

According to Russo, Pendergast later decided to elevate Truman to the U.S. Senate mostly to gain protection from the backlash over the recent local murder of four federal agents, and Truman’s victorious Senate campaign had involved several additional killings. Over the course of the Truman Administration, Attorney-General Tom Clark was apparently promoted to the Supreme Court in exchange for arranging the early release of a top Capone lieutenant who was then serving time in federal prison, a scandal that led the Chicago Tribune to demand Clark’s impeachment.

Truman himself had reached the White House because he was placed on the 1944 ticket as FDR’s Vice President, and his nomination had been pushed by garment union leader Sidney Hillman, president of the CIO and sometimes described as the second most powerful man in America. According to contemporaneous news accounts backed by declassified government files, the successful rise of Hillman’s union had been facilitated by a close alliance with the gangsters of New York’s Murder, Inc., whose leader Lepke Buchalter was eventually executed for one of Hillman’s hits.

During this era, the huge growth in the power and influence of organized crime had not passed unnoticed by those outside its orbit, who sometimes chose to focus upon it for their own reasons, but often suffered unexpected setbacks. In 1950 freshman Tennessee Senator Estes Kefauver decided to raise his public profile for a future presidential run by leading a national crusade against gangster power and holding public hearings to vilify their leaders. However, Kefauver was a notorious womanizer and during his preliminary visit to Chicago, compromising photos were taken of him in the arms of two mob-supplied women, after which the Senator changed his mind about requiring testimony from his top Syndicate target.

Sometimes real life gangsters impinged upon their Hollywood counterparts in ironic ways. In 1959 Desi Arnaz began producing The Untouchables, a popular television show presenting weekly Prohibition Era battles between G-Man Eliot Ness and mobsters Al Capone and Frank Nitti, with the TV drama playing a major role in shaping the public perceptions of organized crime. According to later mob memoirs, the top Chicago gangsters soon became outraged at what they regarded as a highly inaccurate portrayal of their own history and one which they regarded as slanderous toward Italian-Americans, so after Arnaz ignored the warnings they sent him via Frank Sinatra, they arranged to have him killed. But their California agents dragged their feet about assassinating the longtime star of I Love Lucy, and Capone’s widow soon vetoed the hit because her son had been Arnaz’s best friend during their days as Florida high school classmates.

This very crude attempt of Chicago’s Italian gangsters to modify the perceived ethnic aspects of a simple television show raises a much broader point, which should be carefully considered. Aside from our personal experiences in real life, nearly everything we know about the world comes from the media, with electronic entertainment being especially dominant for most people. During the 1930s and 1940s gangster movies of varying quality had been quite popular, and to some extent The Untouchables helped revive that genre for the newly powerful medium of television. Meanwhile, with the exception of cartoon-focused Disney, all of Hollywood’s major studios had almost always been owned or run by Jews, who also controlled all our radio and television networks. So for decades nearly everything ordinary Americans heard or saw arrived through that very specific ethnic filter.

The popular perceptions of the nature of organized crime demonstrated the impact of that situation. Throughout the middle decades of the twentieth century, gangsters were sometimes presented without any clear ethnic tinge, frequently as Italians or perhaps Irish, but only very rarely identified as Jewish, thus establishing an implicit framework of reality that was considerably misleading.

As I gradually came to recognize this distortion of history a couple of decades ago, I once decided to conduct a simple thought-experiment by mentally listing the dozen most prominent figures that casually came to my mind from the Gangster Era. Al Capone was obviously the most infamous, followed by Lucky Luciano, Meyer Lansky, and Bugsy Siegel. After that came a number of somewhat lesser figures: Frank Costello, Legs Diamond, Lepke Buchalter, Dutch Schultz, Bugsy Moran, Johnny Torrio, Hymie Weiss, and Arnold Rothstein. I had never studied American crime history so my list was vague and impressionistic, but I was surprised to realize that a milieu I’d always regarded as overwhelmingly Italian was actually mostly Jewish, suggesting that I had accepted the misleading headlines of a historical narrative without focusing upon its actual contents. Indeed, Brooklyn’s notorious Murder Inc. was originally established by Lansky and Siegel and seems to have been overwhelmingly Jewish, while living up to its name by its many hundreds of killings, with one of its leading members supposedly having a personal body-count of over 100 or even far higher. But since I’d never heard of a single Jewish gangster in Chicago, I was still very surprised that such individuals comprised nearly half of the leading figures in Russo’s comprehensive history.

 

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Russo’s 2001 volume may well rank as the definitive history of Chicago organized crime, and after years of additional research he published Supermob, a 2006 sequel focused upon my own state of California, which I found even more interesting and deeply disturbing. While his first book was primarily an account of a city’s underworld and its evolution under the heirs of Al Capone, this one told the story of how individuals who had gotten their start among those Syndicate gangsters went on to achieve far greater wealth and power in the “upperworld” of business respectability. And the ethnic dimensions of organized crime, which had been an important subtext of that first work became absolutely central to this second one.

His sweeping narrative explains that during the years immediately following World War II, a group of interconnected individuals who were alumni of the Chicago Syndicate relocated to California and largely took over the politics of the Golden State, even while the local and national media averted their eyes from these important developments, rendering them invisible to the general public. He makes a strong case for the reality of such extraordinary claims.

An important point emphasized by the author is that this transformation was facilitated by the political reforms of former governor Hiram Johnson and other leading California progressives in the early decades of the twentieth century. Seeking to prevent the rise of the political “bossism” endemic to many Eastern states, they had drastically curtailed the power of political parties by allowing candidate cross-registration and other measures intended to greatly reduce the influence of the party infrastructure. But the state’s population then skyrocketed by over 50% between 1940 and 1950 and by nearly another 50% in the decade that followed, largely due to new arrivals from elsewhere in the country. With parties having little power and most candidates being unknown to the vast influx of new California voters, advertising money became the crucial ingredient of political success in such a huge state with expensive media markets, so those able to raise the necessary funding might rise very quickly in political circles. Furthermore, individuals who had been trained in the ruthless political jungle of Chicago found naive California a far easier environment in which to operate.

Art White, a leading Los Angeles political reporter of that era, later explained these unusual political circumstances:

California was to become a state full of strangers, political waifs and mavericks who registered in their party of preference only to find that they had come to a place where political ideology was of no importance. Republicans ran as Democrats and Democrats ran as Republicans. With disconcerting regularity, Republicans, having won both party nominations, were elected in the primaries.

Since party designations had no meaning to the electorate, elections were won by the candidate with the most money, the greatest number of billboards, direct mail pieces, and the most radio time.

Any individual who could devise a system to furnish these campaign necessities on a sustained basis was on his way to becoming a political boss, California style. The boss…could have a say, perhaps the final word, in the appointment of judges from the municipal courts to the state supreme court. Other appointive jobs included inheritance tax appraisers, deputy attorney generals, state department heads and commissioners of departments. With a handful of such appointments in his pocket, the boss could protect his economic interests.

One of the most striking examples of such rapid success was the career of former Chicago attorney Paul Ziffren, whose meteoric rise in the backroom world of California politics was fueled by his ability to raise enormous sums of money for his favored candidates. Soon after arriving in Los Angeles during the mid-1940s, his strong relationship with the Truman White House allowed him to quickly supplant the leading local Democrats in national influence. By 1953 he had been named the Democratic National Committeeman for California, and was hailed for “reinvigorating” the state party, which had successfully captured both houses of the state legislature for the first time in 75 years. He won the fulsome praise of the party’s National Chairman, who described him as the most important individual Democrat behind that success.

Ziffren’s lifelong mob associations pervade some one hundred pages of Russo’s book, but in 1954 he successfully elected Pat Brown as California’s Attorney-General, who repaid that crucial backing by naming Ziffren’s brother as the Assistant Attorney-General for Southern California, thereby providing the Syndicate’s ongoing activities with a great deal of legal protection despite the continuing hostility of local law enforcement departments.

This new kingmaker of California Democratic politics saw his legal risks further diminish the following year when Alex Greenberg, his longtime business partner, was shot to death gangland style on the streets of Chicago, taking to the grave his personal knowledge of Ziffren’s enormous web of Syndicate-related real estate transactions. Ziffren’s power and influence lasted for decades, and when he finally died in 1991 at the age of seventy-seven, his mourners included former California governors Pat and Jerry Brown, future governor Gray Davis, and numerous top Hollywood stars, while he received uniformly glowing tributes in the Los Angeles Times and other newspapers, none of his provided a hint of his nefarious personal background.

The California Republican Party frequently pursued similar financial temptations. While Ziffren was successfully raising funds from mysterious sources for the 1950 U.S. Senate campaign of Helen Gahagun Douglas, longtime mob lawyer Murray Chotiner was performing the same task for her successful foe Richard Nixon, whose victory established Chotiner as a leading Republican strategist, both in California and nationwide. Ironically enough, while candidates regularly denounced the underworld ties of their opponents, all these rival Democratic and Republican “Supermob” lawyers had nearby homes and offices in Beverly Hills and generally remained good friends with each other and even occasional business partners, perhaps exchanging casual gossip about the strengths and weaknesses of the various candidates whose campaigns they regularly ran, much like jockeys might do about their different racetrack mounts.

Pat Brown reached the governorship in an upset against Chotiner’s Republican candidate in 1958, and then won reelection against Nixon in 1962, but lost in 1966 to newcomer Ronald Reagan. Reagan’s own political rise had been orchestrated by Hollywood mogul Lew Wasserman of MCA, yet another Chicago transplant. Wasserman together with his mentor Jules Stein also had decades of mob-ties stretching back to Al Capone himself, having regularly employed gangster muscle to strong-arm their business partners and suppress their competitors.

Russo provides the remarkable account of how Wasserman had propelled Reagan, then a washed-up B movie actor, into the presidency of the Screen Actors Guild in 1959 in order to obtain a special industry exemption for MCA, afterward rewarding the future president with an extremely lucrative TV contract. As a result of this successful regulatory maneuver, MCA’s unique business opportunities established Wasserman as the reigning king of Hollywood for decades and he subsequently played a major role in elevating Reagan to the governorship.

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Russo’s own factual account of these events draws upon Dark Victory: Ronald Reagan, MCA, and the Mob, a heavily-researched 1986 volume by veteran crime journalist Dan Moldea, which I had previously read and found quite persuasive. The enormous clout of MCA and its executives may have severely reduced distribution and media coverage of Moldea’s book, while the author was forced to resign from The Institute of Policy Studies, a leftwing DC thinktank dependent upon financing from MCA-connected donors. A very similar fate had previously befallen popular author Henry Denker’s 1972 novel The Kingmaker, a roman a clef portraying Wasserman and the political rise of Reagan, which also saw its distribution widely suppressed despite its excellent reviews.

 

Although Wasserman achieved great wealth and enormous social prominence, he never cast aside his long criminal associations, and for decades his closest personal friend was the Syndicate’s California liaison.

That individual was attorney Sidney Korshak, who constitutes the central figure in Russo’s long narrative, with one of his rare public photographs gracing the cover. Korshak had gotten his start working for the Capone gang in Chicago, and he soon gained a reputation for his deft ability to bridge the worlds of criminal gangs, racketeer-influenced unions, and legitimate businesses. This effectiveness and his near-total lack of a paper trail in public records or the media established him as the ideal representative of the Chicago Syndicate, and according to later Congressional testimony, they moved him out to Southern California in the early 1950s to oversee their rapidly-expanding West Coast operations.

In the years that followed, Korshak became one of the leading powerbrokers in Hollywood, while also having enormous influence over the unions of the Western states and the businesses dependent upon them, sometimes having the power to start or stop strikes with merely a phone call. Although nominally still a lawyer, he had no office nor staff, and conducted most of his business activities from a private phone he had installed at his favorite table of a leading Beverly Hills bistro, sometimes walking outside for his more delicate discussions in order to avoid eavesdropping. All references to his overlords back in Chicago were given in code, so that upon returning from their honeymoon, Korshak’s new wife noted the long list of opaque messages that had been left by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. FBI wiretaps revealed that the Syndicate bosses warned California gangsters never to contact Korshak directly, but instead to always use his Chicago superiors as the conduit for all requests and communications.

Throughout his long career Korshak went to enormous lengths to maintain his near-total public invisibility, and although he regularly attended Hollywood events and elite dinner-parties, there was a horrified stir when an uninformed screenwriter once accidentally snapped his photograph. Despite a growing awareness of his enormous power in Southern California and his very unsavory connections, he successfully deployed his connections and influence to ward off almost all newspaper coverage. In 1962 the top management of the Los Angeles Times suddenly dismantled that newspaper’s star investigative unit in order to terminate a long series they had begun running on the Teamsters Union funding for suspicious real estate transactions, which would have inevitably led to Korshak and his inner circle of Syndicate associates. As the Times’ managing editor later described the situation: “Once you get to the point where you can get a guy to talk, then either you or he or both are going to end up in a lime pit somewhere.”

By 1969 widespread local awareness of Korshak’s enormous hidden power and deep gangland ties finally prompted the national editor of the Times to commission his profile by a young reporter. Despite a great deal of lobbying pressure, this story finally ran, though in sufficiently tame form that Korshak later boasted that all this friends regarded it as a personal advertisement. Still, to avoid any such future coverage, he soon offered Buff Chandler, the newspaper’s matriarch, an immediate payment of $25,000 to ensure that his name would never again appear in print, an agreement she accepted and honored. Over the years, several determined journalists across California would find their heavily-researched stories killed by their editorial superiors, sometimes causing them to quit their newspapers in disgust.

During Korshak’s decades of power, one of the extremely rare major profiles of his activities appeared in The New York Times, written in 1976 by fellow-Chicagoan Seymour Hersh, who had already gained renown for breaking the My Lai massacre story a few years earlier, a triumph that earned him a Pulitzer Prize and numerous other accolades. As Hersh later explained, when he began his research, outraged police officials and previously muzzled journalists quickly provided him with troves of background material. But he also soon discovered that Korshak had obtained all his calling records and travel itinerary from a Times employee, and he later had a chilling phone conversation with the subject of his probe from a pay phone in West LA. Although Korshak was careful to never explicitly threaten him, his dialogue was very heavily laced with words like “murder…bodies…blood…death…killings,” and the reporter still vividly recalled that conversation decades later. Hersh learned from others that Korshak regularly employed that style of intimidation in such situations.

Although powerful lobbying by Korshak’s allies and threats of lawsuits led two top Times executives to try to stop the investigation, and the Teamsters eventually struck the newspaper on the very eve of the series’ scheduled appearance, Hersh’s stories ran, and they provoked a great deal of national attention, although they were studiously ignored by the Los Angeles Times. Afterward, Hersh was contacted by one of Korshak’s nieces, who provided a personal anecdote that included a casual mention of how in his younger days at a family Passover seder Korshak had expressed satisfaction after receiving a call reporting the successful assassination of an Illinois political reformer. In a rare personal interview with Russo, Hersh tersely summarized his appraisal of Korshak: “He was the godfather. There’s no question, he ordered people hit.”

Aspects of Korshak’s lifestyle certainly comported with such notions. His walled and gated home was patrolled by armed guards, reportedly former members of the Israeli military. A studio executive who visited him found the front door answered by a man with a gun, a situation that he had never previously encountered.

Such considerations of personal security may not have been unwarranted. According to FBI documents later released, Korshak had hardly been monogamous in his loyalties, and he had sought to maintain his legal immunity by providing a steady stream of confidential information to Las Vegas law enforcement and the Bureau, facts that surely would have put his life at serious risk if they had been discovered by his underworld confederates. Indeed, when Korshak was in his eighties, he was once suddenly approached by a Hollywood reporter on the street, and reacted as if he assumed that his number had finally come up, then was greatly relieved to discover that the fellow was just a journalist rather than the hitman whose coming he had long awaited.

Korshak’s massive impact is described in enormous detail across the pages of Russo’s thick volume. He played crucial roles in electing California governors, made Al Pacino available as the star of The Godfather, apparently helped ensure that Roman Polanski escaped punishment for raping and sodomizing a thirteen-year-old girl, and was involved in a vast number of legal and illegal business transactions whose dollar values seemingly total in the billions. But with his name almost never appearing in the media, the general public was surely unaware of his existence when he died of natural causes in 1996. At that point, the news media suddenly regained its courage, and his passing was announced in headlines that must have somewhat puzzled their previously ill-informed readers, with The New York Times running “Sidney Korshak, 88, Dies; Fabled Fixer for the Chicago Mob” and The Los Angeles Times “Sidney Korshak, Alleged Mafia Liaison to Hollywood, Dies at 88.”

 

Money was undoubtedly the mother’s milk of postwar California politics. But the speed with which these recent Chicago transplants transformed themselves into powerful financial figures in their new state was greatly assisted by their participation in a particular financial windfall. They were leading beneficiaries of one of the worst governmental violations of constitutional rights in our national history, and Russo devotes an entire chapter to this dark tale.

Like all other Asians, California’s ethnic Japanese population had long suffered under the harshest sort of racial discrimination, being denied naturalized citizenship and therefore prohibited from owning land, while nearly all additional immigration from their homeland had been banned in the 1920s. Yet although they had arrived as penniless farm laborers mostly around the turn of the century, their intense work-ethnic and diligent savings had established them as a small but reasonably prosperous community by the late 1930s. The Fourteenth Amendment granted citizenship to their American-born children, thus allowing their families to eventually acquire large amounts of farmland and other properties, with their visible success sometimes provoking considerable envy from their white neighbors and competitors.

As I have discussed elsewhere, FDR’s desperate attempt to circumvent overwhelming public opposition to America’s involvement in World War II eventually led to his endless 1941 provocations against Japan, which successfully culminated in the attack on Pearl Harbor. Soon afterward, demagogic appeals by politicians and media pundits led much of the public to begin demanding the incarceration of all ethnic Japanese, U.S. citizens or not, and by early 1942 FDR signed an executive order shipping some 120,000 Japanese-Americans off to grim concentration camps, with those individuals sometimes being forced to leave their homes on very short notice. As a result, they lost nearly all the property they had steadily accumulated over two generations, most of which was either seized or otherwise ended up in government hands. Similar government edicts led to the confiscation of numerous German-owned businesses throughout America, many of which had enormously valuable assets.

Within a couple of years, these federal holdings had swelled to include half a million acres of the state’s best farmland, some 1,265 small Japanese-owned hotels, and numerous urban parcels throughout Los Angeles, San Jose, and other cities. In 1942 the federal government estimated the value of these former Japanese-American properties at around $3 billion in present day dollars, but the huge postwar California economic and population boom would surely have greatly increased the worth of this real estate portfolio by the early 1950s. The business assets and patent holdings of the seized German companies were worth additional billions.

Following the end of the war, all this property needed to be sold off, and powerful Chicago interests recognized this tremendous opportunity. The 1946 elections had produced a crushing national defeat for the ruling Democrats, with the Republicans regaining control of both houses of Congress for the first time since 1932. President Truman thus faced a desperate battle for reelection, and Chicago’s powerful political machine deployed its considerable political clout to place the sales process in the hands of David L. Bazelon, a young Chicago lawyer and leading Democratic fund-raiser with deep Syndicate ties. Bazelon had taken a pay cut of 80% to enter government service, but he soon boasted to the Washington Post that he had become “one of the largest businessmen in the country.” His motive quickly became apparent as he arranged the sale of assets for a fraction of their real value to his circle of Chicago friends and associates, sometimes apparently receiving a secret slice of the lucrative ownership stakes in return.

As an extreme example, Bazelon almost immediately sold Chicago’s Henry Crown a twenty-six thousand acre California mine site, containing tens of millions of dollars worth of coal, for a mere $150,000. A private $1 million sale of seized German property in 1948 to a group formed by his lifelong best friend and former law partner Paul Ziffren was worth $40 million by 1954, and Ziffren soon rewarded Bazelon with a 9.2% share of his multimillion-dollar real estate holding company. Another major beneficiary of Bazelon’s unusual sales practices later told a Congressional investigating committee that he gave Bazelon a 25% share of his large hotel holding company because he “was just feeling good and generous and was grateful.”

These particular hidden gifts to Bazelon only later came to light through chance references that were eventually uncovered by diligent researchers, so we may assume that such transactions probably represented just the tip of an enormous iceberg. It seems plausible that Bazelon received quiet kickbacks totaling many millions or perhaps even tens of millions in present-day dollars in exchange for his very favorable distribution of billions in government assets to the network of beneficiaries who shared his roots in the Chicago Syndicate.

This vast transfer of wealth in the early postwar years from the plundered Nisei gave all these mobbed-up Chicago newcomers the financial wherewithal to soon gain substantial control of California’s money-based political system. As Art White, the veteran Los Angeles political journalist, later described the situation:

During these years some hundreds of associates of Greenberg, Evans, and others of the Capone crime syndicate, and of Arvey and Ziffren, poured hundreds of millions of dollars into California. They bought real estate, including hotel chains through apparently unrelated corporations from San Diego to Sacramento. They invested in vast tracts of land, built or bought motels, giant office buildings, and other commercial properties. More importantly, they invaded the loan field, establishing banks and home loan institutions. By 1953, Ziffren and his associates had gained control of an enormous block of California’s economy. They could finance political campaigns with the best of the native barons.

Russo notes that the FBI analysts subsequently endorsed White’s conclusions:

When the FBI reviewed White’s research into the extent of the relationship between the Capones and Ziffren, it concluded with a rare declaration vindicating White’s conclusions: “The extraordinary success of the adventurer [Ziffren]—and by the same token his backs, who can be traced right into the Midwest and East Coast hoodlum world—has been proven and documented. (Author’s italics).

Russo’s Appendix A provides a long but partial list of the major properties acquired by Chicago’s Supermob associates.

 

The dispossession of California’s Japanese-Americans certainly constituted a central factor in the enormous growth of Syndicate-connected wealth and power in that state, and Russo describes it as “an inadvertent boost for the fortunes of the Supermob.” He may be entirely correct, but other possibilities come to mind.

During World War II, California was located many thousands of miles from the Pacific theater of operations, while Hawaii was obviously far closer and also served as America’s most vital military base; yet the larger population of Japanese-Americans living on those islands escaped any such mass incarceration. America’s top Republican leader, Sen. Robert Taft, was absolutely opposed to the wholesale imprisonment of the Japanese-Americans, as was FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, hardly a man noted for his deep civil libertarian tendencies.

Meanwhile, the earliest and most prominent advocate of the internment policy was California Attorney-General Earl Warren, who used the political issue with great effectiveness to unseat the state’s incumbent Democratic governor in the 1942 election. And we should note that Warren’s successful gubernatorial campaign was masterminded by Chotiner, a Beverly Hills attorney with strong underworld connections, who later became a good friend and sometime business partner of Korshak and the other members of the Chicago Syndicate circle.

Perhaps Warren and his backers merely believed that demonizing a small and powerless racial minority and demanding that they be placed behind barbed wire would represent an excellent path to statewide political victory in the aftermath of Pearl Harbor. But they may also have considered that the concurrent seizure of billions in accumulated property might provide lucrative later opportunities for unscrupulous individuals, opportunities that were indeed fully realized just a few years later.

Bazelon’s secret financial payoffs were not the only reward he received for his generous distribution of billions in government-controlled property to his circle of fellow Capone Syndicate alumni. According to the files of a Congressional committee, Bazelon in 1946 had supposedly told a confident that he was very worried about an IRS investigation into the work he had earlier done for a large Syndicate-controlled brewing company, and that he “needed a federal judgeship to get him cleaned up.” So after Truman’s reelection, Bazelon, despite completely lacking any judicial or scholarly experience, was named to the Washington D.C. Court of Appeals, the most important appellate circuit, becoming at age forty the youngest such federal judge in U.S. history. This elevation came through the maneuver of a recess appointment, thereby preventing any initial Congressional review of the disturbing rumors already circulating about the practices he had followed in his distribution of billions in government assets.

Former FDR cabinet secretary Harold Ickes, a principled and progressive New Dealer, reacted with total outrage, denouncing the Bazelon appointment as “deplorable” and an “all-time low” in the pages of The New Republic, and calling for a Senate investigation into his distribution of seized property. As a former Chicago newsman, Ickes had been a longtime opponent of the Capone Syndicate and its corruption, and he personally wrote Truman in an unsuccessful last-ditch attempt to sink the nomination: “I happen to know a good deal about Bazelon and I consider him to be thoroughly unfit for the job he holds, to say nothing of a United States judgeship, either on the Court of Appeals or on the District Court.”

Until reading these books by Russo, I had never heard of Korshak, nor the vast majority of the other leading figures who seemed to have played such important roles in the criminal conquest of California, such as Ziffren, Greenberg, Fred Evans, Al Hart, and Jake Factor. But Bazelon was a name well known to me from the nearly two decades he later spent as the Chief Judge of America’s most important appellate court, where he probably established himself as the most influential jurist not found on the Supreme Court. Indeed, Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. later described him as “one of the most important judicial figures of the century.”

In all the newspaper and magazine articles discussing Bazelon’s long career, he was uniformly portrayed in extremely favorable terms by liberal or mainstream journalists, often characterized as one of our greatest civil libertarians for his passionate championship of the abused and the downtrodden. Meanwhile, conservatives often criticized him as a “bleeding-heart liberal” whose judicial activism overly favored the rights of criminals and the mentally ill.

But based upon the true history of his early decades, neither of these characterizations seems entirely plausible to me, and during all those years and contentious disputes, there never once appeared even a hint of his horrific past record of massive personal corruption and outright criminality in support of his fellow alumni of the Capone Syndicate. Perhaps none of these writers and their editors were aware of the facts or perhaps they did not dare raise such a dangerous topic in public. When he died in 1993 at the age of 83, his hugely glowing obituaries in The New York Times and The Washington Post gave no hint of his sordid past, and despite the massive documentation provided in Russo’s thick 2006 volume, his extensive personal Wikipedia page still remains pristine pure of any such taint.

As Russo notes with considerable outrage, the histories of nearly all of Bazelon’s fellow Supermob criminal confederates who seized political control of California have similarly been whitewashed and forgotten, with almost none of their sordid path to wealth and power ever appearing in the media, and their glowing obituaries instead hailing them as among America’s greatest civil libertarians and most generous philanthropists. In an interview with Russo, Connie Carlson, the former chief white-collar crime investigator for California’s Attorney-General, acidly noted: “Isn’t it interesting how all these ‘civil libertarians’ ended up with the confiscated Japanese land?”

 

So we see that a small network of organized crime alumni from Chicago seized great political power in California before I was even born and utilized it to protect their corrupt financial schemes. Indeed, in 1978 the head of the Chicago Syndicate reportedly reacted to the encroachments of New York Mafia boss Joe Bonnano by telling one of his enforcers: “Watch that fucking Bonanno…he wants what’s ours—what’s always been ours, California. He can’t have Arizona, and he sure has hell can’t have California.” But as I grew up in the world substantially controlled by such individuals, I never once noticed nor suspected a thing.

The explanation of this paradox is obvious. The petty racketeers and municipal chiselers whose corrupt endeavors were generally run on a small scale either mostly stayed behind in the Windy City or never permanently established themselves among the sprawling and prosperous middle class suburbs that sprang up all across postwar California. And the notable absence of such highly-visible local corruption and organized crime manifestations in our ordinary daily lives led most of us to assume that such activities were almost entirely absent in our state. We never suspected that a small group of similar criminals were situated in the upper strata of our society, but with far greater financial goals and protected by a cowed or compromised local media. Presumably the large-scale mobsters were pleased that the absence of their small-fry counterparts helped them to maintain their invisibility.

Several years ago, I published an article that included mention of this important distinction between micro-corruption and macro-corruption:

However, although American micro-corruption is rare, we seem to suffer from appalling levels of macro-corruption, situations in which our various ruling elites squander or misappropriate tens or even hundreds of billions of dollars of our national wealth, sometimes doing so just barely on one side of technical legality and sometimes on the other.

Sweden is among the cleanest societies in Europe, while Sicily is perhaps the most corrupt. But suppose a large clan of ruthless Sicilian Mafiosi moved to Sweden and somehow managed to gain control of its government. On a day-to-day basis, little would change, with Swedish traffic policemen and building inspectors performing their duties with the same sort of incorruptible efficiency as before, and I suspect that Sweden’s Transparency International rankings would scarcely decline. But meanwhile, a large fraction of Sweden’s accumulated national wealth might gradually be stolen and transferred to secret Cayman Islands bank accounts, or invested in Latin American drug cartels, and eventually the entire plundered economy would collapse.

Although many of the younger and hungrier individuals who had begun their careers in association with the Chicago Syndicate relocated to California, most of their richer and better-established counterparts remained behind in Chicago, though they seemed to have greatly shared in Bazelon’s bounty. These families are now numbered among America’s wealthiest, and strong evidence of macro-corruption seems to pervade their activities across the generations.

As mentioned, one of the first suggestions I encountered regarding the important business ties between the underworld and big business was Cockburn’s casual mention of Henry Crown’s large mob-financed stake in General Dynamics, and the subsequent Pentagon bail-out he arranged. The financial rise of the Chicago-based Crown family figures prominently in Russo’s narrative, far beyond their 1947 acquisition of a huge California property from Bazelon for less than 1% of the value of the coal it contained. Crown had launched his supply business in 1919, regularly securing lucrative government contracts in Chicago’s graft-ridden business environment, later enlisting in the military during World War II as a procurement officer. During his service, he was responsible for some $1 billion in military purchases, with his company being sued by the government for price-gouging just a month before his 1945 discharge. Russo recounts some of the transactions by which the Crowns greatly increased their wealth in the postwar period, including their use of the financial backing of the Teamsters to merge their company with General Dynamics, thereby obtaining a substantial ownership share. The Crowns today are worth nearly $9 billion, with roughly half of their fortune due to their remaining 10% stake in that huge military contractor.

Russo also describes how the even richer Pritzkers of Chicago arranged for Jay A. Pritzker, the family scion, to serve as Bazelon’s assistant in the disposition of seized assets, with that wealthy young man’s DC hotel bill dwarfing his meager government salary during the year he was employed there. Congressional investigators later discovered that he had purchased a seized manufacturing company for just 7% of its value, but given the huge gift of stock that his father later bestowed upon Bazelon, numerous other such transactions may have remained hidden. Many dozens of the pages of Russo’s book document the underworld associations of several generations of Pritzkers, which began not long after the founding father opened his Chicago law firm in 1902. The enormously diversified current assets of the Pritzker family are listed in Russo’s Appendix B, which occupies nearly six full pages, and the Pritzkers today remain one of the wealthiest families in our country, with total assets of nearly $30 billion, and an enormous record of involvement in recent politics.

 

Russo came of age during the Watergate era of investigatory journalism and one of his reviewers suggests that his ideological leanings are those of the New Left, a plausible claim given his occasional scathing references to big business, Ronald Reagan, and American foreign policy. Since most of the Supermob members who seized political power in California were Democrats aligned with the liberal wing of that party, Russo often seems uncomfortable in reporting that their conservative Republican opponents sometimes unsuccessfully levied charges of underworld ties against them, but he grudgingly concedes that such accusations were substantially correct.

Bazelon was a major figure in Russo’s narrative, and given the author’s ideological leanings, he includes a paragraph or two on the former’s long subsequent appellate career, noting with apparent approval his ground-breaking liberal rulings on behalf of the rights of the accused and of the mentally-ill. But although the author notes the obvious hypocrisy this involved, he never attempts to directly explore what seems like a very strange juxtaposition of naked criminal self-interest together with extreme social altruism, all bound together in a single individual.

A casual cynic might humorously suggest that Bazelon’s tireless efforts to expand the rights of criminals were aimed at protecting himself and his circle of Syndicate friends, but this seems implausible. The sort of corrupt and highly-sophisticated financial dealings in which they specialized were heavily mediated by experienced lawyers and hardly gained much from the expanded protections afforded to simple street-robbers or to the criminally-insane. On the other hand, an idealist might speculate that Bazelon experienced enormous remorse over the vast fortunes that he and his associates had corruptly obtained through the broken lives of 120,000 innocent Japanese-Americans, and his legal rulings were attempts to expiate this guilt. I am skeptical of this analysis.

Another rather cynical suggestion would be that his long national leadership role on human rights and civil liberties was intended to win the plaudits of liberal intellectuals and the media, thereby preempting any later attempt to resurrect the damning evidence provided by the five year FBI investigation of his corrupt sales practices, whose final report ran some 560 pages; and this may be the most plausible explanation. With so much of the modern edifice of liberal jurisprudence based upon Bazelon’s rulings, its adherents might be extremely reluctant to allow discussion of the deep criminality of one of its leading architects.

But there is an even more disturbing possibility that comes to mind. Medical personnel and lab technicians usually wear spotless white coats so that even the slightest bit of potentially-dangerous foreign matter can easily be detected and removed. In a society having very low rates of ordinary street crime or social disorder, public attention would naturally focus upon the sort of business corruption and financial crime that constituted the regular activity of Bazelon and his Supermob circle, who would inevitably become primary targets of law enforcement efforts. But suppose that same society became overwhelmed with the sorts of robberies, muggings, and rapes that evoke the most public fear, along with the chaos and disorder caused by the frightening public behavior of large numbers of the mentally-ill. Surely under such conditions, the citizenry would demand that the authorities concentrate their main efforts on those most immediate threats to public safety, necessarily drawing them away from the white collar crimes being committed in lawyers’ officers.

I do not think that this analysis is nearly as implausible as it might seem upon first consideration. Over the last few decades, the bulk of the American population has become totally impoverished, with published reports by the Federal Reserve and other organizations indicating that 60% of the population have less than $1,000 in available savings, with 40% lacking even $400. Only a generation or so ago, perfectly good college educations were so inexpensive that many students could cover most of their costs through a part-time job, yet today accumulated student loan debt is over $1.5 trillion dollars, and with any bankruptcy discharge legally prohibited, this gigantic looming burden has created an entire young generation of permanent debt-slaves, who find it financially impossible to get married or purchase their first home. American health care is the most expensive and inefficient in the developed world, and these costs impose a huge parasitic burden upon the rest of our economy, as well as raising the serious risk that a little bad luck might permanently damage the finances of an ordinary family. But while most ordinary Americans have become much poorer, a tiny financial elite has increased its wealth beyond all comprehension.

During the 1950s and early 1960s, American candidates and campaigns regularly focused upon economic issues, and this sort of extreme economic divergence would certainly have been at the center of most political campaigns. But these days, our politics has instead become dominated by highly-divisive social issues of much less practical significance, with the latest example being the astonishing focus on “transgender rights,” which impacts only the tiniest sliver of the population and would have been universally ridiculed as pure political satire just a few years ago. Is it so farfetched to suggest that these issues have been deliberately promoted as popular distractions, lightnings rods to divert attention from the simple reality that most people have grown much poorer, even while our ruling elites have vastly multiplied their wealth?

And the personal background of these elites often is remarkably similar to that of Bazelon and his corrupt network of confederates. A ruling elite whose greed, incompetence, and parasitism has greatly damaged the interests of the general public is obviously quite vulnerable, especially if so many of its members derive from a small, distinct minority. But if they succeed in splitting the public into a whole range of mutually-hostile fractions, divided along ideological and ethnic lines, this vulnerability is considerably reduced.

Although versions of this highly-cynical but generally successful political strategy may well have been in operation for the last few decades, I doubt whether more than a tiny fraction of those involved are consciously aware of it. After all, most people—and even most elites—tend to believe whatever they hear and read in their personal selection of trusted media sources. According to biologists, nearly all the individual members of a given school of fish automatically cluster towards each other by instinct, so that if just one or two individuals happen to move in a particular willful direction, all the others will soon follow their lead.

For example, I would not be entirely surprised if Bazelon and a few of his close associates consciously began efforts to disrupt the orderliness of American society so that they would be free to pursue their corrupt or criminal activities undisturbed, much like rodents would prefer a litter-filled and decrepit house in which to build their hidden nests. But it seems quite plausible that most of their liberal epigones have subsequently followed those same ideas while remaining completely ignorant of the very cynical motives that may have originally inspired them.

Consider Bazelon’s grand-daughters Emily and Lara, a journalist and an academic respectively, whose bylines I have regularly noticed over the years in the pages of The New York Times and various other elite publications, generally promoting all sorts of mainstream-liberal causes and policies. Given that they were raised under very different circumstances, I tend to doubt that either of them has anything like the long record of criminality which the elder Bazelon had accumulated as he clawed his way to the top of our society. Indeed, I wouldn’t be surprised if they remain as completely unaware of his dark history as I had been until quite recently. Perhaps they had simply read all the same media stories on their illustrious grandfather that I did, and regarded him as a towering pillar of liberal moral rectitude, whose principled ideals they deeply committed themselves to follow. So as a consequence, it is quite possible that some of the policies they zealously advocate may have been explicitly designed to be destructive to our society, but they remain totally ignorant of that crucial fact.

 

Discussions of ethnicity are extremely sensitive in current American society, especially when they might reflect unfavorably upon Jews. For many decades, our educational and media systems have deeply conditioned us to avert our gaze from such matters, even when they are clearly visible; but some patterns become so overwhelmingly apparent that they cannot be avoided.

Throughout my lengthy discussion of the corrupt looting of the seized Japanese-American property by men with strong Syndicate ties, who subsequently achieved the political conquest of California, virtually every participant I mentioned came from a Jewish background, even including those bearing the most Anglo-Saxon of names.

And this remarkable skew merely reflects the actual contents of Russo’s very deeply researched 300,000 word study. Although some of the heroic figures who did their utmost to expose and frustrate the growing power of organized crime were Jewish, notably journalists Seymour Hersh and Colliers‘ Lester Velie, that same ethnic background was found in nearly all of the dozens of Supermob members whose overwhelming success across the second half of the twentieth century becomes depressingly evident throughout the sweep of Russo’s narrative arc. When examining the leading beneficiaries of the expropriated Japanese or the Syndicate alumni who seized control of California politics, it takes considerable effort to locate a single Gentile.

While I had been very surprised to discover from Russo’s first book that nearly half of the prominent organized crime figures in Chicago were Jewish, I was absolutely astonished to discover from his sequel that nearly all their former colleagues who had moved on to acquire vastly greater wealth and political power in California fell into that same category. And whereas all the Chicago gangsters were always notorious as gangsters, most of their far more successful California counterparts had their backgrounds carefully airbrushed by the media, instead being portrayed as highly successful businessmen, political leaders, or philanthropists.

To his enormous credit, Russo does not flinch from this reality, candidly presenting the origins and backgrounds of the key figures he discusses, and indeed the definition of the “Supermob” which he places at the top of his preface highlights the “Russian Jewish heritage” of the “group of men from the Midwest…who made fortunes in the 20th century American West in collusion with notorious members of organized crime.” He follows this by summarizing the central thesis of his fascinating text:

Two types of power dominated the twentieth century: the visible, embodied in politicians, corporate moguls, crime bosses, and law enforcement; and the invisible, concentrated in the hands of a few power brokers generally of Eastern European and Jewish immigrant heritage. Operating safely in the shadows, these men often pulled the strings of the visible power brokers. Although they remained nameless to the public, they were notorious among a smattering of enterprising investigators who, over decades, followed their brilliant, amoral, and frequently criminal careers. The late Senate investigator and author Walter Sheridan dubbed them the Supermob.

Although I had merely glanced over this short passage at the beginning of his very long book, I returned to it afterward, and found it an extremely accurate summary of his massively-researched study.

 

Russo may or may not be aware of it, but for most of the last couple of centuries, Eastern European Jews have enjoyed a tremendous reputation for rampant criminality, especially involving crimes of corruption, vice, or financial gain. Since the end of World War II, overwhelming Jewish influence in the media and academic worlds has led to massive suppression of this historical reality, much like the criminal activities of the Supermob disappeared almost without a trace prior to Russo’s ground-breaking research. But his story would hardly have surprised knowledgeable Americans a century or more ago. Before Jewish political and media had fully established itself, writers sometimes candidly discussed such criminal tendencies in ways that might seem extremely discordant to naive present-day Americans.

In 1908 former general Theodore Bingham was serving as Police Commissioner of New York City, and near the end of that year he published a long article on his city’s foreign criminals in The North American Review, then one of our leading intellectual magazines. His discussion seemed quite careful and even-handed, but he noted that Jews had three times the crime rate of the remaining population of his overwhelmingly immigrant city, a figure considerably higher than that of any other group, even including the Black Hand-plagued Italians. This factual assessment sparked a huge outcry by Jewish organizations, and although he immediately rendered a personal apology, he nevertheless was summarily removed from office a few months later.

In 1913, E.A. Ross, one of our greatest early sociologists, published a fascinating analysis of different immigrant groups. He noted the high incarceration rates of Italians, but emphasized that this was mostly due to acts of personal violence unrelated to criminal activity, the predations of the Mafia notwithstanding, while despite the longstanding Irish reputation for drunken brawling their crime rates had receded to among the lowest of any group a couple of generations after their immigration peak. By contrast, although he emphasized the high ability of Jews, he could not avoid also mentioning their notorious tendency for swindling and dishonesty, with their predatory crime being the highest of any group, while they sought to avoid punishment by widespread use of perjury. These sorts of candid observations by Ross have apparently prompted many decades of unfair vilification by more recent Jewish historians.

By the 1920s, Jewish media influence had reached the point at which newspapers and magazines had become very reluctant to report on the misbehavior of that group, which led wealthy industrialist Henry Ford to begin publishing The Dearborn Independent, a weekly paper with enormous national circulation, that was willing to violate those growing taboos. He later collected together the series of articles dealing with Jewish misdeeds, and published them in four volumes as The International Jew. Despite its notorious reputation, most of contents are rather mundane accounts of corruption, criminality, and financial misbehavior that seems little different from what Russo documented a few decades later.

Prior to the modern decline of belief in religion and other elements of the supernatural, swearing binding oaths to God constituted an important means of enforcing business contracts and determining guilt in legal proceedings, with present-day courtroom procedures still containing a vestigal element of those notions. So some years ago I was quite shocked to discover from Prof. Israel Shahak that traditionally-observant Jews annually undergo a religious ceremony that declares all their future oaths for the prospective year null and void in advance, thereby freeing them from any such restrictions. This religious loophole was obviously an important competitive advantage for those engaging in dishonest economic activity let alone outright crime.

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In 1997 Cambridge University Press published Esau’s Tears by eminent scholar Albert Lindemann, a 500 page study of 19th century European anti-Semitism. His historical evidence demonstrated a very widespread pattern of Jewish criminality across Europe, with nineteenth century France having been rocked by huge financial scandals engineered by immigrant Jews, which impoverished huge numbers of small investors. The situation in Russia was even more serious:

As Lindemann candidly describes the tension between Russia’s very rapidly growing Jewish population and its governing authorities, he cannot avoid mentioning the notorious Jewish reputation for bribery, corruption, and general dishonesty, with numerous figures of all political backgrounds noting that the remarkable Jewish propensity to commit perjury in the courtroom led to severe problems in the effective administration of justice.

Some historical tendencies remain remarkably consistent over time.

 

All of us have our own areas of special expertise, and naturally tend to accept the conventional narrative on most other matters. Prior to reading Russo’s two lengthy works, much of my media-influenced understanding of American organized crime would have been entirely mistaken.

Towards the end of his second volume, Russo notes the tremendous hypocrisy surrounding Bazelon’s ring of Jewish beneficiaries, who acquired the properties of the interned Japanese not long after their own German relatives had been similarly victimized by the Nazis. In the past, I would have casually nodded my head at this obvious analogy, but I now think he may be mistaken in his history.

Not long ago, I came across a very interesting book written by Sir Arthur Bryant, an influential historian whose Wikipedia page describes him as the personal favorite of Winston Churchill and two other British prime ministers. He had worked on Unfinished Victory during the late 1930s, then somewhat modified it for publication in early 1940, a few months after the outbreak of World War II had considerably altered the political landscape. But not long afterward, the war became much more bitter and there was a harsh crackdown on discordant voices in British society, so Bryant became alarmed over what he had written and attempted to remove all existing copies from circulation. Therefore the only ones available for sale on Amazon are exorbitantly priced, but fortunately the work is also freely available at Archive.org.

Writing before the “official version” of historical events had been rigidly determined, Bryant describes Germany’s very difficult domestic situation between the two world wars, its problematic relationship with its tiny Jewish minority, and the circumstances behind the rise of Hitler, providing a very different perspective on these important events than what we usually read in our standard textbooks.

Among other surprising facts, he notes that although Jews were just 1% of the total population, even five years after Hitler had come to power and implemented various anti-Semitic policies, they still apparently owned “something like a third of the real property” in that country, with the great bulk of these vast holdings having been acquired from desperate, starving Germans in the terrible years of the early 1920s. Thus, much of Germany’s 99% German population had recently been dispossessed of the assets they had built up over generations, sometimes due to the same sort of corrupt financial practices that Bazelon and his friends had used to enrich themselves in California at the expense of the Japanese.

So although Russo is correct in believing that there was a strong correspondence between the distressing events he covers in California and the somewhat earlier developments in Germany, the analogy may not be exactly what he believes it to be.

 

During the late 1970s my favorite show on television was The Rockford Files, in which James Garner played a wise-cracking private-eye in Los Angeles, and I was quite disappointed when the series was cancelled at the end of 1979. A foreign friend of mine in college noted that Garner’s very square jaw and bold demeanor made him look remarkably like a young Ronald Reagan, who had been lifted to enormous political heights by his usefulness to Lew Wasserman, whose MCA-Universal also happened to produce Garner’s show. But just a couple of years ago I happened to discover that the backstory to those events, and how the actor’s willingness to stand up for his rights may have led him to a sharply different fate.

Garner had agreed to relatively low fees for each Rockford episode in exchange for a substantial share of the overall profits, which seemed likely to be enormous once it went into syndication. But near the end of the fifth season, he accidentally discovered that under studio accounting the extremely popular show had accrued cumulative total losses of $9.5 million, and was unlikely to ever turn much of a profit. Garner had suffered a great deal of damage during his very physically-demanding series, doing nearly all of his own stunt-work and typically involved in two fist-fights or beatings in each episode. Soon afterward, he stopped coming to the set based on his doctor’s recommendation that he seek immediate treatment for a bleeding ulcer, although MCA accused him of malingering, and NBC soon canceled the series. Although it was extremely rare back then for actors to undertake the huge expense of pursuing litigation against a studio, Garner was wealthy enough to do so, and he decided to sue MCA for $20 million over what he claimed was its fraudulent accounting, which had deprived him of his contractual share of the profits. Such successful action by a leading television star might obviously inspire all sorts of other Hollywood individuals to demand similar changes.

One week after the last Rockford Files episode aired on NBC, Garner was driving in slow, rush-hour traffic on Coldwater Canyon Drive when his car was bumped by another vehicle. After he stopped to get insurance information, he was immediately attacked and severely beaten by the driver, who turned out to be a young former Green Beret, resulting in three days of hospitalization for 51-year-old actor. By a rather strange coincidence, the personal chauffeur of MCA Chairman Lew Wasserman happened to be present as an observer at the scene. Despite his serious injuries, Garner eventually went ahead with his lawsuit, which was finally successfully settled after eight years of litigation. But perhaps the unusual incident led many other, less well-established actors to reflect upon the sudden misfortune that might enter their lives under the wrong circumstances.

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Oddly enough, the brutal public beating of one of the biggest stars on television received much less attention than one would expect, or at least I never heard of it at the time, nor during the decades that followed, only learning of it from Moldea’s book on MCA’s dark history. Moreover, the attack seems to have been almost entirely scrubbed from the Internet, with my inadequate Google skills only locating the most obscure sources, such as a PDF copy of an AP wire story in the Tuscaloosa News of Alabama, though the details are provided in Garner’s 2011 memoirs, The Garner Files. It’s quite possible that the incident was exactly what it purported to be, the sort of random, violent assault that can happen to any of us without cause or warning, even including leading television stars locked in bitter contract disputes with a major studio having deep Syndicate roots. But I do think the story would have fit perfectly into Russo’s narrative of early Chicago days of MCA in the 1930s, when its top executives worked closely with the thugs of Al Capone.

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  1. I skimmed through this article as I found it a rambling collection of interesting items. It should be broken into several focused articles. If you have time for a long, insightful interview, watch the one with David K. Johnston. It has four parts, and the 3rd segment is about the “Deep State/Organized Crime” in Congress and Los Angeles.

  2. Wally says:

    Ron:

    Like all Revisionists, you have guts.

    Guts to tell it like it was, is, and unless we change a few things, will be.

    Many thanks.

    • Replies: @sally
  3. Charles says:

    I too was a boyhood fan of both “Adam-12” and “Emergency!” I too believed, or took for granted the truth of, the notions presented by media (and schools of course) of what the USA was and how it operated. I believed in the “three branches of government”, the media-claimed reasons why the USA would become involved in a war or any international dispute, the idea that the vast majority of money was earned by hard-working, honest, thrifty Americans who saved their nickels…but now I’m fifty years old. It’s 99% hogwash. There ARE honest politicians, but they never rise higher than, let’s say, PTA president in a homogeneous town of 10,000 people. Any money you’ll ever make is tainted by corruption from some source. And don’t get me started on mass media. We volunteered to be slaves and now we’re surprised that those who hold the whip work ceaselessly to destroy us. I guess my generation has gotten what we deserve.

    • Agree: Jacques Sheete
  4. The Jews controlled everything then just as they do now. They controlled how the Jews were portrayed in the movie industry. The Godfather Trilogy directed by Coppola was the first mob films made in Hollywood where a Jew did not direct them. Puzo who wrote the screen plays from his novels was paranoid to the point that he had secret safes in house because he thought the Jews would still his screen plays which was a common crime by the Jewish Movie moguls and they got away with it again and again.

    This continues today where the Jews try and control the narrative by blaming everything on whites. Here David Rothschild of Microsoft tries to call out whites over Epstein the Pedophile:

    Republicans liked how Acosta helped powerful white men sexually abuse minors, and then pin blame on people who tried to help, but were disappointed that Acosta did not adequately attack the victims.

    — David Rothschild (@DavMicRot) July 12, 2019

    Of course his twitter account erupted because almost everyone immediately attacked his game plan:

    https://dailystormer.name/jew-david-rothschild-tweets-hes-happy-that-the-white-man-epstein-is-going-down-internet-unamused/

    You can’t make this up but the game plan of the Jews never changes!

  5. Bruno says:

    1) So what would be your estimation of Jewish involvement in organized crime as a % ? Maybe giving a break-up and comparing to general population.

    2) Does the real estate activities of’tbe jews need crime ? It looks to me that when you see loopholes in a market and you are clever enough to spot tbem, and you have access to money, you don’t need crime. I remember you wrote that Jewish controled 30% of property 5 years after Hitler accession to power , was this obtained illegally ? Or by a treacherous scheme ?

    • Replies: @Jacques Sheete
  6. One of Ron’s better pieces, though as usual it’s a bit long and as usual it could stand some proofreading, not to mention citations. Never mind that, a couple items stood out to me:

    Capone’s widow soon vetoed the hit because her son had been Arnez’s best friend during their days as Florida high school classmates.

    Capone’s wife was his boss? Is this documented? Arnaz BTW

    Korshak … offered Buff Chandler, the newspaper’s matriarch, an immediate payment of $25,000 to ensure that his name would never again appear in print, an agreement she accepted and honored.

    Similarly, an amazing circumstance if true. Is it documented anywhere?

    All I could (quickly) find is Gus Russo’s similar contention.

    He appears to credit Seymour Hersh for the intelligence.

  7. Ghali says:

    The few books mentioned in the article are all pro-Jews. Too often, these texts make unsubstantiated statements in favour of Jews, who were/ and still today NOT much different from the Chicago Mafia and Al Capone thugs.
    I agree it is a rambling collection of many things.

    • Replies: @Ace
  8. Daniel H says:
    @Carlton Meyer

    I skimmed through this article as I found it a rambling collection of interesting items…..

    Well, that’s your problem. Don’t skim. Read. Learn.

  9. anon[748] • Disclaimer says:

    “1908 former general Theodore Bingham was serving as Police Commissioner of New York City, and near the end of that year he published a long article on his city’s foreign criminals in The North American R

    Wursburg- a book written in last century details the rise of
    Of the Jewish banking in USA
    It also says that 3/4 of the criminals and the prostitutes in USA in 30s were Jewish

    • Replies: @sally
  10. Name spelling typo above – the producer of the ‘Untouchables’ TV show, Lucille Ball’s famous partner, is I believe Desi Arnaz (not ‘Arnez’ as in early version above), Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III (1917-86) … Here passionately doing his famous ‘Babalu’, a rather striking cutting-loose moment for the ‘I Love Lucy’ star

    • Replies: @Alden
  11. JackOH says:

    Extraordinary, Ron, thanks. I’ll have to read in detail when I have time.

    FWIW-I’ve mentioned in several of my comments my belief that our elites’ occasional criminal practices–extortion, bribery, solicitation of bribes, outright muscle, and on and on–can help explain decisions that are otherwise inexplicable. Author Allan R. May’s books may offer additional insight.

    • Replies: @Jacques Sheete
  12. Essays like this one make me thankful for having stumbled upon The Unz Review a couple years ago. This is the sort of truly brave and intellectually rigorous piece of writing that is now virtually nonexistent on mainstream media outlets. Instead, one is only confronted with Buzzfeed/Huffington Post-style trivia, propaganda, and unfounded hysteria.

    Your observation about the pop/corporate left’s obsession with trannies, for example, is absolutely correct. Moreover, the far-reaching implications—unintended, or perhaps intended—of the sexual identity politics social justice movement is not hard to discern. I am convinced that the decriminalization, if not outright legalization of at least certain aspects of pedophilia will likely occur within my lifetime. It is not very far to go from a child asserting their right to their sexual identity, to then assert their right to sexual pleasure and choice, even from adults. It is not a question of “if”, but “when”. (Hélas, Tony Duvert, you were much too ahead of your time!) The drug-addled populace will then rejoice in this nation’s crumbling streets over this latest victory in love’s long crusade against hate, amidst the swelling number of mentally ill homeless, then return to their $4,000-a-month hovel that they share with seven other people, and preen before a social media audience seeking any distraction from their joyless, peripatetic existences.

    As a native Californian myself, nearly all of this history—save for the Bazelon misdeeds; I came across that through my Japan-related research—arrives as eye-opening to me as it must have been for you. One shudders to think how riddled with corruption the state must be now all these years later. (The otherwise inexplicable elevation of our home-grown mediocrities like Kamala Harris and Gavin Newsom ought to give the discerning observer a fair idea.)

    • Replies: @Alden
  13. onebornfree says: • Website

    Mr Unz, in this otherwise good article, unless I have misread your insinuations, you consistently make a distinction that does not exist in the real world [ only in your mind 🙂 ] , that is : the state versus “organized crime.”

    This just in: there is no difference- the state IS organized crime:

    “Because they are all ultimately funded via both direct and indirect theft [taxes], and counterfeiting [via central bank monopolies], all governments are essentially, at their very cores, 100% corrupt criminal scams which cannot be “reformed”,”improved”, nor “limited” in scope, simply because of their innate criminal nature.” onebornfree

    “Taking the State wherever found, striking into its history at any point, one sees no way to differentiate the activities of its founders, administrators and beneficiaries from those of a professional-criminal class.” Albert J. Nock

    “Why should any self-respecting citizen endorse an institution grounded on thievery? For that is what one does when one votes. If it be argued that we must let bygones be bygones, see what can be done toward cleaning up the institution of the State so that it might be useful in the maintenance of orderly existence, the answer is that it cannot be done; you cannot clean up a brothel and yet leave the business intact. We have been voting for one “good government” after another, and what have we got?” Frank Chodorov, Out of Step (1962)

    Regards, onebornfree

    • Replies: @Alden
    , @ben sampson
  14. PeterMX says:

    @ Ron Unz

    I grew up watching the same TV shows you watched. I became a Rockford Files fan starting in 1984 because my new boss constantly talked about it. I don’t recall ever reading about the beating or lawsuit you describe here either.

    • Replies: @PeterMX
    , @Craig Morris
  15. Lockheed of Burbank, CA paid bribes to foreign politicians, such as Prime Minister Tanaka of Japan and Defense Minister Strauss of West Germany. Whether Lockheed was corrupting previously honest politicians or being extorted by wily foreigners remains subject to debate.

    As a mid-level engineer at Lockheed, my dad got stuck spending years trying to make the F-104 less lethal to pilots of our NATO allies, who had bought it on the premise that it was an all-purpose fighter-bomber appropriate for low-level missions.

    When my father was 92, he said that the “missile with a man in it” had been designed by Kelly Johnson’s Skunk Works to be an all-out high altitude interceptor of Soviet nuclear bombers in the opening minutes of WWIII, so of course it was wrong as an everyday plane for recently revived European air forces like West Germany’s and Italy’s. (Heck, it almost killed Chuck Yeager.) He worked on lots of little fixes to make the Starfighter safer, but, basically, it had seven foot wings so it had very little margin for error.

    He once asked an Italian air force general, “The Germans are always complaining when their pilots die, but you never complain. What are you doing to keep your pilots alive?”

    The Italian general, who presumably was sensitive to jokes about Italy’s WWII performance, replied, “Oh, we die, but we just don’t complain.” The Italians kept flying the F-104 to 2004.

    On the other hand, I’m not aware of too much evidence of Lockheed, before its move from California to the D.C. suburbs in 1988, corrupting the U.S. government. The U.S. military, for example, dumped the F-104 pretty quickly. Lockheed built a lot of bleeding edge technology for the US military like the U-2 (remarkably successful and a descendant variation is still in service), the SR-71 (vastly expensive but awesome), the C-5A (giant cost overruns, but with a strategically useful ability to carry main battle tanks), and the F-117 Stealth Fighter (strategically successful).

    Lockheed’s best planes were less technologically sophisticated, such as the C-130 and P-3, both turboprops that are still in service.

    Lockheed’s current F-35 is pretty embarrassing.

  16. I’ve been stuck in a lot of traffic jams in Coldwater Canyon, but I’ve never been beaten up by a Green Beret, although I’ve never sued Lou Wasserman either.

  17. Parfois1 says:

    Blimey! I knew (suspected) of political corruption, drug cartels, Mafia gangs, CIA thugs and all that, but the “law-abiding chosen citizens” being deeply in it comes as a revelation. On the other hand, it makes sense considering the over-representation in other fields except, presumably, the prison population. Why so? – I wonder.

    The ultimate analysis is that the whole edifice is rotten to the core. Welcome to the “Shining Light on the Hill” – the light coming from a Luciferian bonfire.

    One complaint though: I could condense this article to a single A4 page. Still, the slow unraveling of the plot built up the anticipation leading to the (hinted) denouement. My compliments.

    • Replies: @anon
  18. PeterMX says:
    @PeterMX

    On James Garner’s Wikipedia page they mention his lawsuit against the studio but there is no mention of the fight in his very long Wikipedia biography, and they normally love to put things like that in their biographies.

  19. Truth3 says:

    “… notoriously law-abiding Jewish community.”

    Ha. That’s a good one Ron.

  20. Interesting article. Regarding the James Garner event, you could do an entire article on Hollywood accounting practices and their arcane methods for showing how a $200 million investment to make a film that grosses $1 billion results in a net loss. I have long suspected the same prestidigitation holds for the New York publishing industry and that authors like Stephen King are probably losing three times more than they’re making.

    • Replies: @anonymous
    , @SaneClownPosse
  21. Parfois1 says:
    @Carlton Meyer

    Thanks for the link CM. Very revealing too and a complement to Ron’s piece. It’s amazing how much is becoming public about the depth of corruption, yet there are no consequences. I keep on asking: where are the revolting Americans? Pardon the pun…

  22. I read the whole article and found lots of information that I’d never come across before, which would seem irrelevant to someone from neither the Midwest or West Coast, but isn’t. But the corrosiveness, corruption, destructiveness, and the extent of Jewish power should be of no surprise to anyone. The tribal loyalty and destructiveness of the chiselers and small time racketeers left behind shouldn’t be questioned, either. I also tend to doubt the blindness or idealism of the wealthy descendants of the Super Mob billionaires, and view them to be privileged versions of their mobster ancestors, if their politics and foundations reflect anything about the people behind the machine.

    I don’t believe that the cultural and ethnic destruction of America, the replacing of every aspect of our economy from education and medicine to home ownership and buying a soda from a vending machine, from an affordable transaction based at least partially on earned money, to an interest-based racket that hugely benefits the racketeer at the expense of everyone else, is coincidence. The growing warfare state and its use is also pretty transparent. The whole world will be broke and miserable so that a handful of psychotic and tribal Jewish parasites can have extreme wealth an power.

    I have my problems with Old America, but Jewish America is pure evil.

    • Agree: Parfois1
  23. Truth3 says:

    Not to mention the “Purple Gang”… Detroit’s Jewish Mob, led by the four Burnstein brats… active before Michigan’s 1917 Prohibition, but that period (1917 – 1919) gave them a leg up in bootlegging liquor and Canadian connections.

    Henry Ford hated them, and they hated Gentiles… they were thought to be the gang behind the Lindbergh baby kidnapping and murder.

    The Mob was/is mostly Jewish in it’s entirety… then… and now.

    • Replies: @druid55
    , @anonymous
  24. Anonymous[323] • Disclaimer says:

    Just remeber even the founding fathers were freemasons.

    • Replies: @Jake
  25. Truth3 says:

    Bazelon’s fraudulent activity is typical of the Tribe, look what they did in the aftermath of the Soviet Union’s implosion.

    The ‘Russian Oligarch’s’ (((their favored description))) were neither Russian nor Oligarchs… they were simply Jewish Thieves.

    • Agree: annamaria
  26. onebornfree says: • Website

    I don’t understand. What difference does it make if a government or private criminal is Jewish or not?

    What are you implying- that if the great “we” somehow get rid of Jews, then there will be far less crime and everything will then be “hunky dory”??

    “The Jooz Dunnit!”:

    Ron Unz says: “…. A ruling elite whose greed, incompetence, and parasitism has greatly damaged the interests of the general public is obviously quite vulnerable, especially if so many of its members derive from a small, distinct minority. But if they succeed in splitting the public into a whole range of mutually-hostile fractions, divided along ideological and ethnic lines, this vulnerability is considerably reduced….”

    I would suggest that if, in “a ruling elite” [i.e. government],”many of its members derive from a small, distinct minority”[i.e.Jews], that that is, by itself, just another meaningless distraction that splits “the public into a whole range of mutually-hostile fractions, divided along ideological and ethnic lines.”

    The Hegelian Dialectic:

    As far as I can see, the “jooz dunnit” is a [ apparently highly successful] example of the so-called “Hegelian Dialectic” that serves to divide and distract people “into a whole range of mutually-hostile fractions, divided along ideological and ethnic lines”.

    If I boil down the “jooz dunnit” distraction to its fundamentals, all I have left is : ” I’m a mindless slave to the government, but I don’t mind being a mindless slave just as long as my government masters are not Jooz.”

    And so it goes…

    Regards, onebornfree

  27. Erebus says:

    The best Pravda yet, Ron. Finally, the root is being struck.

    America (and the West) got hijacked 100 yrs ago.
    The hijackers now own the plane, the airline, and the airports.

    “Whatchya gonna do about it?” is the only question on the table facing America’s competing power centres, and the American people more generally.
    The range of possible answers extends from lynch mobs to abject, Orwellian surrender. The range is skewed to the latter.

    If there’s a competing power centre that has the requisite power to execute a Putin-esque “reverse coup” successfully, it appears to be the American military. As communications between the top levels of Russia’s and America’s military appear quite good, one can hope the Russians do the world a favour and finally start some real meddling.

    My money says they started some time ago.

  28. Moreover, the attack seems to have been almost entirely scrubbed from the Internet…

    I’ve only skimmed, but will read this article later.

    Meanwhile, I will say that I would have doubted that this could happen until I saw it firsthand. A couple of decades I worked on a “gray” matter for a branch of the US government. In recounting the matter to an acquaintance who formerly worked for the “no such agency” I told him it could be easily read about on the internet, but when I searched I found that the stories are no longer available.

  29. onebornfree says: • Website

    Ron Unz says: “How a Young Syndicate Lawyer from Chicago Earned a Fortune Looting the Property of the Japanese-Americans,”

    This is a blatant distortion of truth , as far as I can see.

    Truth be told, Ron, the federal government first stole [i.e looted] ” the Property of the Japanese-Americans”.

    But I guess that in your eyes, that was all perfectly OK ?

    Regards, onebornfree

  30. Hunter says:

    @Ron Unz

    Hello Mr. Unz,

    Thanks for another long and fascinating article.

    FYI there’s a grammatical error in the following quote (start of a paragraph about halfway into the piece) :

    “Although powerful lobbying by Korshak’s allies and threats of lawsuits led two top Times executives to try to stop the investigation, and the Teamsters eventually struck the newspaper on the very eve of the series’ scheduled appearance, Hersh’s stories ran, and they provoked a great deal of national attention, although they was studiously ignored by the Los Angeles Times. ”

    I believe “was” here, should be “were”.

    All the best, and thanks again!

    • Replies: @Parfois1
  31. anarchyst says:
    @onebornfree

    Your question: “I don’t understand. What difference does it make if a government or private criminal is Jewish or not?”
    Answer: It makes a BIG difference, especially when the jewish criminal element has one set of “rules” for itself, while openly promoting and advocating a “different” destructive set of “rules” for everyone else.
    Witness the jewish practice of promoting “multiculturalism” and “diversity” for everyone but themselves . This one practice does NOTHING to endear jews to us “goyim” (livestock).
    It’s not “smarts” or “IQ” that gives jews an advantage over gentile whites, but is their rabid insistence on cultural and social cohesiveness, insularity and nepotism (but only for themselves) that gives them an “advantage”. This same cultural and social cohesiveness that is prized so highly by jewish interests is denied to gentile whites. Jews, to a man will fight to deny this same cultural and social cohesiveness to gentile whites that they themselves enjoy as it is a major part of the jewish purpose–the destruction of gentile white culture, which IS superior to any jewish cultural or social society. If jews did not possess this power, they would most likely be rag merchants, liquor merchants, or furniture merchants–nothing more. As I have previously stated, jewish success is based on cultural and social cohesiveness and insularity–NOT “smarts” or “IQ”. Once enough jews get into a position of power in the work world or education systems, they will hire and promote their own, even bypassing more qualified gentile white candidates.
    Jews have latched on to cultural cohesiveness and nepotism, as it serves their purpose exceedingly well.
    Jews also lack a moral component which tempers evil in every other culture and society. Jews are proud when they are able to take advantage of others of lesser means—especially those who are not jews. Getting away with murder, theft, and other crimes against the “goy” is a critical part of the jewish psyche and is never tempered by guilt.
    At the same time, jews pushed the concept of racial “equality”, (but only for gentile whites), backing it up with “civil-rights” and “equal accommodation” laws which are enforced by governments–but only against whites. These “civil-rights” laws are used as a “battering ram” against gentile whites to diffuse and fragment any semblance of gentile white solidarity and cohesiveness that may arise.
    A great reckoning dealing with the jews is coming. As gentile whites become more marginalized, the accusation of being tagged as “racist” or a “holocaust denier” is rapidly losing its “sting”.
    Increasingly, jews are more wary of being “called out” and recognized as “jews”. One can call a jew a shyster, shylock, bankster, criminal or ne-er-do-well, and it will roll off his back like water off a duck, BUT call a jew a “jew”, and he will recoil in horror, having been “found out”.

    • Replies: @druid55
    , @Parfois1
  32. utu says:

    Many thanks for this article!

    • Agree: mark green
  33. “East Coast cities had been settled by waves of foreign immigrants, impoverished newcomers who spoke no English, and their total ignorance of American ways left them quite vulnerable to criminal exploitation.”

    Isn’t it so amazing then, that mediocre IQ mestizos have so valiantly been able to resist this fate described above, a fate that relatively higher IQ Europeans were apparently not able to do?
    Mexicans: The real perfect people!

    • Agree: Alden
  34. ” Al Capone had died in prison…”

    I’m not really sure if this error is supposed to be meant as a relic of past perception or being passed as hard truth, but Capone died in his Florida home several years after being released from prison.

  35. Miggle says:

    You are a great man, Ron Unz. We are very lucky to have you. Please don’t suddenly and mysteriously leave us.

  36. Anon[388] • Disclaimer says:

    Damn, Ron Unz’s American Pravda is like an F-5 tornado through my weltanschauung.

    I was (am) a big fan of The Rockford Files as well. James Garner started an animal welfare charity, The James Garner Animal Rescue Fund. They sell a great t-shirt for $25. WWJD (What Would Jimbo Do?).

    https://www.jgarf.org/how-to-help

  37. @onebornfree

    I am more than happy to eschew the slogan of “the Joos dunnit” as long as all such criminals wind up in jail or dead.

    However, I imagine that some ethnic groups will then argue for decriminalizing such behavior on the grounds of disparate impact and it’s their culture.

    • Agree: Jacques Sheete
  38. @Bruno

    I remember you wrote that Jewish controled 30% of property 5 years after Hitler accession to power , was this obtained illegally ? Or by a treacherous scheme ?

    Too simplistic a question. The answers, however, have been well documented by Douglas Reed. Now, go ye, and read him.

  39. Thanks Mr. Ron Unz for offering us another great & riviting learning experience.

    As Bruce Springsteen lively sang in No surrender,
    “you can learn more from a 3-minute record than ‘ya ever learned in school,” I have learned more from Ron’s “American Pravda” series than I ever learned in my college history & political science courses.

    And Ron does do with no tuition cost, peace be upon him(!), and hopefully, 🙄 Springsteen, whose presently touring upon the “Western skies,” will one day energize his vast baby-boomer fans to an awareness about how high US guvmint & allied unaccountable mobsters🇮🇱 rule the fate of my “Homeland’s” endangered turf and sky.

    P.S. As a winding down baby-boomer, I still like to indulge pipe dreams. And, fyi, it’s a beautiful day in my broken West Scranton neighborhood!

  40. @Daniel H

    I skimmed through this article as I found it a rambling collection of interesting items…..
    Well, that’s your problem.

    Don’t skim. Read. Learn.

    Indeed. But at least he found them “interesting.”

  41. Hans says:

    Thanks for another fine essay, Mr. Unz.

    The Last Mogul, a documentary about the rise/career of Wasserman, is good and has more on Korshak.

    If anyone has not yet gotten round to it, do not miss former global “financier” Ronald Bernard’s testimony about what we’re up against – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHVkQBrEIOg

    • Replies: @anonymous
    , @Hibernian
  42. Miro23 says:
    @Carlton Meyer

    I skimmed through this article as I found it a rambling collection of interesting items. It should be broken into several focused articles.

    On the contrary, I gave it a carefully read, and it’s a fascinating cohesive account of the rise of the Jewish mafia in the US, full of little know information (at least to me). It’s precisely the same elite mafia that has been looting the US economy over the last four decades, and which is causing so many problems for US foreign policy.

    It also references various books that I own, with very accurate conclusions: Albert Lindemann’s, “Esau’s Tears: Modern Anti-Semitism and the Rise of the Jews” (Jewish domination of the cities of pre WW1 Austro-Hungary – and the reaction), Arthur Bryant’s “Unfinished Victory” (inter-war Germany and the massive transfer of German owned city property into Jewish hands during the hyperinflation of the early 1920’s), and Henry Ford’s “The International Jew: The world’s Foremost problem” (Jewish mafia targeting successful Gentile owned businesses – including Ford’s – with a view to gaining control and looting them ) – same as the Russian Jewish oligarchs surrounding drunkard Yeltsin – and buying up Russia’s natural resources at cents on the dollar.

    • Agree: utu
  43. lysias says:

    The very influential Chicago lawyer Albert Jenner, who was assistant counsel for the Warren Commission and investigated Oswald’s New Orleans background, was a lawyer for the Crowns and a director of General Dynamics. Since his funeral was in the Catholic cathedral in Chicago and he was the son of a Chicago cop, I assume he was Catholic.

    Obama of course came right out of the Chicago political scene, and he was closely associated with the Pritzker family.

  44. If anyone wants to see what a group of traitors run the zio/US get and read the book Blood in the Water by Joan Mellen about the joint Israeli and zio/US attack on the USS Liberty, LBJ, and organized crime and of course the zio/US government is organized crime are all involved.

    This book can be had on amazon.com.

  45. @onebornfree

    I don’t understand. What difference does it make if a government or private criminal is Jewish or not?

    The difference is at least fivefold. One, “Jews” are currently in power and that makes the question highly relevant. Two, that power was largely obtained in underhanded and violent ways, (see article above). Three, that power is used in extremely irresponsible ways in many cases. Four, the power extends internationally. Five, the “Jews,”Zionists and Communists really, brought it on themselves by making their antics the focus of attention, and in fact, many Jews resent the fact that those two groups (but Zionists mostly), take it upon themselves to speak for all Jewry. Also one could say that the incessant harping, exaggerating and profiting on the holocaust and other victim theatrics dunnit.

    In my always very humble opinion, I sympathize where you’re coming from and consider the focus on “Jews” somewhat irrelevant and distracting, but the above facts as well as many others remain.

    • Replies: @OilcanFloyd
  46. sally says:
    @Wally

    but I did not see listed the paperback by the governor of Texas , entitled ” A Texan looks at Johnson” mentioned.. Nor did any mention of the Texas Railroad Commission appear.. Connolly explains how during WWII Johnson obtained his place in congress..<=not pretty.. and the atrocities associated with that election.. I think Connolly was in Kennedy's ill fated car?

    Economic Zionism vs Organized Crime or one in the same? take no prisoners, allow no competition, own everything, control everything, destroy that which cannot be controlled or owned. and threaten and threaten and threaten . discount individual human life to zero, control the finances, materialize the threats with a few well advertised leg breaking events and presto you are the gang leader.

    Great set of facts, wish they had been assembled, indexed, and made into chapters with short summaries preceding the content of each chapter. Maybe assembled into a single book style pdf? It takes weeks to study these points and to expanded on them and identify their significance in inter twinned and interlaced events and to discover the near parallel relationships of other same time frame events happening around the world..
    Following the Jewish mafia into the white house, the house, the senate, the industrial military complex, the court, and back out again into the City of London and from those places into Israel, Sweden, Russia and into Saudi Arabia takes time and diligent research, when even the original papers have often been doctored.. because there is so much ..

    Color coding the background items to distinguish them from the main points would help.. but great contribution none the less..

    I grew up in Arlington during post WWII times 1945 to 1954.. during that time my friends and I often rode our bikes during the summer between Arlington, Alexandria, Washington, and Bethesda . nearly every day we took a three or four hour trip to somewhere. Washington went from a nearly safe city to a set of gangs composed of thugs, but led by much older adults.. between 1948 and 1950. The YMCA was so dangerous no body not associated to a local gang would dare go there, The buses were integrated, in 1948, and after that the buses were so dangerous everyone was afraid. I know, i was there.. and saw it happen right before my 10 year old eyes. I wanted to learn shop and swim in t he Polio risky pool. I don't think it was integration that made the place unsafe, it was a small group of gangs well directed gangs, that polarized and terrorized the white/black divide. I was restricted to Arlington and Alexandria.. Mostly the gangs were fighting each other over territorial control as near as I remember. This is when I first learned what Hegemon meant..

    • Replies: @druid55
  47. Thanks, Ron. As a fellow California native, I was shocked to read “SuperMob”.

    I greatly appreciate your efforts to expose the truth that has been hidden, even when it exposes your own ethnic group.

    We are living in an oligarchy, most of which are divorced from American heritage. These oligarchs exploit everything, and obscure the truth. The idea of America as a “propositional nation” is an effort at obscure truth and corruption.

    I suspect that Bazelon had a numerous reasons for his civil libertarianism. Yes, he was corrupt and was guilty. Yes, he wanted to aid criminals. And yes, he wanted to disrupt society.

    It is like a reverse “Broken Windows”. Increase low level crime and a society and culture become more corrupt.

    Here is an example I became aware of, though I don’t live there: In heavily Mormon and law-aiding Utah, Salt Lake police are not allowed to arrest drug dealers, unless they are engaged in other crimes. Salt Lake County has not built a new jail bed in over 20 years, even as the population has multiplied.

    It is a political decision, as they have the money. A cynical person might say it is in part of an effort of a few to disrupt traditional Mormon society. And low level crime is increasing, and therefore there is no deterrence for low level criminals. And their murder rate is climbing. Con men have long profited from exploiting Mormons, as they have high trust, but the criminality growing today is new.

  48. @Erebus

    If there’s a competing power centre that has the requisite power to execute a Putin-esque “reverse coup” successfully, it appears to be the American military.

    Competing power center? Are you kidding? Ever hear the terms,”thick as thieves” and “war is a racket”?

    “… I spent most of my [33 years in the Marine Corps] being a high class muscle- man for Big Business, for Wall Street and for the Bankers.

    In short, I was a racketeer, a gangster for [crony] capitalism.”

    Major General Butler USMC, War is a Racket, 1935
    http://www.ratical.org/ratville/CAH/warisaracket.html

    • Replies: @OilcanFloyd
  49. @Carlton Meyer

    Mr. Myer– Do you have a printer hooked to your computer? Print the article and read in bed over a couple of nights.

  50. @JackOH

    … belief that our elites’ occasional criminal practices …

    You appear to have a wry sense of humor or a latent talent for satire, or something like that.

    But if you will take note of the mode of proceeding of men, you will see that all those who come to great riches and great power have obtained them either by fraud or by force;and afterwards, to hide the ugliness of acquisition, they make it decent by applying the false title of earnings to things they have usurped by deceit or by violence.

    – Machiavelli, The Florentine History, Book III, pg 189

    In case the imbedded link fails…
    http://azure.org.il/include/print.php?id=203

  51. lysias says:

    I recently watched the 1950 Hollywood remake of “M”. Organized crime in L.A. plays a large role in the plot. Of course, this may just be because organized crime in Berlin plays a large role in Fritz Lang’s Weimar original.

  52. KunioKun says:

    Nice article.

    I want to create a magic-the-gathering style card game using all these evil people as characters.

    • Replies: @Libertardian
  53. dearieme says:

    Following the end of the war, all this property needed to be sold off, …

    Why? Why wasn’t it simply returned to its rightful owners?

    • Replies: @PeterMX
  54. @Jacques Sheete

    Thick as thieves is true. Besides, the trend lately is to allow tons of foreign born to serve as GIs, and to “diversify” the military academies as fast as possible. I wouldn’t trust the military to side with Americans against the government.

    • Replies: @Jacques Sheete
  55. Alden says:
    @Brabantian

    Desi Arnaz. Producer of The Untouchables went to high school in Cuba and moved to the US as an adult

    • Replies: @Ron Unz
  56. anon[113] • Disclaimer says:

    I tended to regard them as National Enquirer type nonsense, not much different than ridiculous UFO stories.

    Forgive me, lowly anon, for derailing this thread, but what is Unz.com take on the UFO question?

    [MORE]

    Interest in UFO and aliens largely ceased since 9/11 and spread of the cell phones, but lately, we have seen that the mainstream media want to revive it.

    Many articles in the “respectable” mainstream press about the threat of UFOs, something that would be unthinkable in the heyday of UFO madness.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/26/us/politics/ufo-sightings-navy-pilots.html

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2019/05/28/ufos-exist-everyone-needs-adjust-that-fact/

    What is going on?

    Are UFO real space aliens?
    Are they US (or Russian or Chinese) top secret technology?
    Are they excuse for more Pentagon spending (war on terror fizzled out, we need war against aliens)?
    Are they just another BS to distract us?

    • Replies: @utu
  57. @Jacques Sheete

    Six- Jewish power is presented as white power, which is especially convenient, and corrosive, when projecting the crimes of Jews onto the so-called white power structure.
    Seven- Jews are destroying the country and world for tribal interests.
    Eight- Jews around the world work together to victimiz one another’s hosts, so there is no national loyalty among most Jews, unless it’s towards Israel.

    I appreciate what Ron Unz is doing, but I don’t think he is all that common among Jews. From my experience most Jews are outright zionists, or corrosive leftists, of the phoney SJW type, if not both. I don’t see many examples of individual Jews who identify with traditional/real/actual Americans. They are always in the opposition in deconstruction or subversion, and Jewish institutions are completely dedicated to destroying host populations, cultures, and nations to serve Jewish interests. I guess the plan is to buy the whole world on the cheap, and rule over us all forever.

    • Replies: @Jacques Sheete
  58. Alden says:
    @Nicolás Palacios Navarro

    I totally agree that the end result of the whole gay tranny now fully intact men identifying fluidly as women if and when it suits them is just another step in the road to legalizing pedophilia.

    The insane attacks on people using the wrong pronouns or store clerks addressing 6ft whiskered men dressed in men’s clothes as sir rather than ma’am then sued because of not recognizing that the man identifies as a woman

    The punishment is massive, far worse than not hiring or renting to a black. And for such a trivial thing too.

    On the other hand, it might, just might be that the liberals need new causes every few years to keep their insanity going.

  59. Sean says:

    There was a big movement of Jews from Chicago to California though. Maybe this group flourished through having higher innate intelligence rather that by using gangster tactics.

    • Replies: @Alden
    , @utu
    , @anon
    , @annamaria
  60. Ians says:

    You appear to have been staggeringly naive for most of your young life.

  61. Alden says:
    @onebornfree

    A commenter to ignore.

    I suggest you disconnect your home from the city sewer system and dig an outhouse and well.

    • Replies: @Jacques Sheete
  62. Another excellent article in an excellent series. Whether one agrees or disagrees with our host on certain topics, his making these vast troves of recondite (and often deliberately suppressed) knowledge available and known to a wider audience constitutes a public service. Russo is now on my reading list.

    On a closely related topic, Ron Unz (and other students of New Dealer perfidy and organized crime) may also be interested in the story of how FDR’s regime literally colluded with national superstar mobster Meyer Lansky and his outfit to terrorize isolationists and America Firsters during the buildup to World War II which the article mentions in passing. See the relevant chapters in “But He Was Good to His Mother: The Lives and Crimes of Jewish Gangsters” by Robert Rockaway, and his bibliography for a good introduction. The book, a serious academic study in spite of the somewhat sensationalist title, is well worth reading for other reasons as well.

    • Replies: @William Beyer
  63. PeterMX says:
    @dearieme

    Probably because of the hatred built up by the war and the hate propaganda that went along with the war. They probably didn’t view the Japanese or Germans deserving of having their property returned to them. They hated them and viewed it as justice. For the Germans, or “NAZIS”, the hatred against them is still very strong.

    Long after the war ended, in the mid 1970’s, the US sent a large amount of gold it obtained at the end of the war to Gdansk (formerly Danzig, Germany). The US returned the gold from the city they took (or obtained it) from, but the city was German, as was the gold, but the Americans gave it to Poles who populated the city that had its entire population thrown out at the end of the war.

    Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright (born in Prague prior to WW II to a Jewish Czech politician) has valuable artwork on the walls of her brother’s house which was stolen by her father when her family returned to Prague after the war. The 3.5 million Germans that had lived in Czechoslovakia (which was created from Austria-Hungary in 1919) had everything stolen from them and they were deported. Albright’s father was a diplomat and he was given the house of a wealthy German industrialist with a valuable art collection. The Czech housekeeper tried to hide the art collection but Albright’s father found it. Today the art hangs on the Albright family’s walls. After the years of accusations against the Germans of so called stolen art from Jews, the descendants of the Austrian tried to claim their family’s art and Albright said the art was legally her family’s and she cited the Benes Decree that was passed by the new Czech gov’t in 1945 that authorized the expulsion of Czechoslovakia’s 3.5 million Germans whose property and cities and towns were given to Czechs. Apparently the Austrian’s gave up. I never heard about it again.

  64. utu says:

    OT: Pieczenik on Epstein

    • Agree: DESERT FOX
  65. Great piece,

    Now here’s the hard one.

    List ten major events where the MSM account is largely unfalsifiable.

    • Replies: @WGary
  66. Alden says:
    @Carlton Meyer

    I skimmed half of the article last night. Decided it was too long and detailed to read fast. So I took the time to read slowly and carefully this morning.

    I’ve read Gus Russo’s books. They’re real eye openers.

  67. Alden says:
    @Sean

    Read Gus Russo’s book Supermob. It will tell you exactly how Jewish mobsters moved from Chicago to Los Angeles and took over the film industry and the best real estate in S California

  68. utu says:
    @anon

    UFO is nonsense but if National Enquirer was pure nonsense the operative behind the anthrax letters after 9/11 would not bother with sending them one.

    The letters’ purpose was to dissuade media and politicians from pursuing 9/11 questions and clearly National Enquirer was considered a part of media that could do potential damage to the unfolding narrative that was being constructed by the Deep State and Bush administration.

  69. @OilcanFloyd

    I wouldn’t trust the military to side with Americans against the government.

    In fact, the anti-federalists (true Americans) were alarmed at the prospect of standing armies, and they were right on target. Smedley Butler laid it all out in a series of 5 articles in the now defunct magazine, “Common Sense,” in 1935-6, but unfortunately I have only been able to find one partial article on line.

    The USAF colonel, Karen Kwiatkowski, also explains that the Pentagon is a playground for Israeli generals and her piece is a must read for all true patriots. Dreamers and fairy tale junkies need not waste their time or precious emotions.:

    My fellow [Pentagon] escort and I chatted on the way back to our office about how the [Israeli] generals knew where they were going (most foreign visitors to the five-sided asylum don’t) and how the generals didn’t have to sign in. I felt a bit dirtied by the whole thing and couldn’t stop comparing that experience to the grace and gentility of the Moroccan, Tunisian, and Algerian ambassadors with whom I worked.

    -Karen Kwiatkowski, Lt Col, USAF, (Ret),-Revealing Arrogance Of
    Israeli Generals In Pentagon

    A Strange Thing Happened On The Way To The War [On Iraq], (2004)

    In case the imbedded link fails despite my checking that it did at least once, here’s the link.

    https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/open-door-policy/

    • Replies: @OilcanFloyd
  70. @OilcanFloyd

    All of your points are correct, and we could easily develop a list much longer than what we’ve done, and without any further research. With research, I posit that the list of major crimes would be nearly endless. As was pointed out in the article, we are without a doubt only aware of the tip of the proverbial iceberg.

  71. @Alden

    I suggest you disconnect your home from the city sewer system and dig an outhouse and well.

    Any tips on how to disconnect from the federal sewer? I don’t believe anyone can escape it’s nefarious stench anywhere in the world.

    • Replies: @OEMIKITLOB
  72. utu says:
    @Sean

    With their innate higher intelligence they came to help Steve Sailer’s dad to fix problems with F-104 and F-111.

  73. @PeterMX

    I find it interesting that we all have heard about the supposed Nazi thefts of Jewish property, but I doubt that not 1 in 100,000 has ever heard anything about things such as you have mentioned.

    Thanks.

    • Replies: @PeterMX
  74. Ben H says:

    This is extraordinary. It sounds like the political takeover of California was a blueprint for the political takeover of Post-Soviet Russia, by essentially the same social faction. With our society slowly approaching the social collapse of 1990’s Russia a little more every year.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  75. Alden says:
    @Erebus

    The American military has led the affirmative action for incompetent blacks and women and now transgenderism and every SJW fad for the last 40 years.

    Ever lived near a military base or VA hospital? If you had you’d have noticed that the military is far blacker than the general population.

    Presidio army base in San Francisco, VA hospital in Los Angeles the big army base in Frankfurt Germany As black as Harlem in the 1950s. They’re the only ones I’ve lived close to. Maybe there are some army bases and navy ships that are majority White. But the ones I’ve seen look majority black.

  76. Ron Unz says:
    @Alden

    Desi Arnaz. Producer of The Untouchables went to high school in Cuba and moved to the US as an adult

    No, I don’t think that’s correct. According to his Wikipedia entry, probably reliable for such simple factual information, his family temporarily fled Cuba in 1933 after Batista’s coup, and then he attended a high school near Tampa, FL. Russo also quotes Arnaz autobiography, in which he describes having been close friends with Capone’s son, a fellow classmate during that period.

    • Replies: @Alden
    , @Wizard of Oz
  77. Malla says:

    Japanese Americans were quite big in the hotel industry. Well after the Japanese Americans were interned, a new group entered this space. The Indians. Indeed the first Indian (Gujarati) hotel owner bought his first American Hotel from a Japanese American who was to be interned.
    So not instead of clean motels owned by Japanese American known for their cleanliness, politeness and attention to details, America has thousands of motels run by slimey, greasy, corner cutting Indian Gujrati Patels. What an improvement!!!

    • Replies: @Anon
    , @anonymous
  78. druid55 says:
    @Truth3

    I realized that only about 3 years ago. Until then, the Italians got the rap by media and film. The usual suspects!!!! Shameless. Will it ever end/ I doubt it. Going on for two and a half thousand years!

    • Replies: @utu
  79. anon[117] • Disclaimer says:
    @Sean

    It is very much possible that they did not squander the innate intelligence by using it but passed it down as inheritance to the next generation who masterminded USS Liberty and Iraq war embassy transfer .

  80. druid55 says:
    @anarchyst

    I really wonder if the “great reckoning” IS coming? The average American is oblivious.

  81. PeterMX says:
    @Jacques Sheete

    Thank you, and you’re welcome.

  82. @Alden

    On the other hand, it might, just might be that the liberals need new causes every few years to keep their insanity going.

    It is not so much that they need new causes every now and then. Rather, its adherents, well-intentioned though they may be, are made to believe that heaven on earth (i.e. “social justice”) is an attainable goal—which, of course, is not and can never be. Therefore, the elusiveness of this ultimate achievement results in frustration for its true believers, who become locked into an onerous paradigm wherein the movement itself ends up becoming its own motivating rationale. Simultaneously, the cult of the individual fostered by social media encourages the phenomenon of “wokeness”, whereby one is marked for praise by espousing ever more extreme (and potentially harmful) interests, no matter how detrimental their normalization may be to society or even to the social justice warriors themselves, while mob justice is meted out to anybody who so much as wishes to pause and consider their implications.

    Given that many of these individuals are also miserable products of broken homes and communities, the destruction of the social fabric and, by extension, the nation may very well be their deliberate (if unspoken) aim; their playing out of a revenge fantasy borne from narcissism and self-entitlement.

    • Replies: @Alden
  83. utu says:

    During World War II, California was located many thousands of miles from the Pacific theater of operations, while Hawaii was obviously far closer and also served as America’s most vital military base; yet the larger population of Japanese-Americans living on those islands escaped any such mass incarceration.

    I was not aware of it.

    https://www.law.berkeley.edu/article/treatment-of-japanese-americans-in-wwii-hawaii-revealed-in-article/
    All Hawaii residents were subject to close military oversight after Pearl Harbor was attacked. But Hawaii’s Japanese population—about 158,000, more than one-third of the territory’s total population—did not face mass removal and imprisonment similar to what transpired on the mainland. Instead, the Army’s “selective” policy resulted in roughly 2,000 people of Japanese descent being taken into custody. Of that group, almost all were removed to camps on the mainland.

    One possible reason is that Hawaii was under martial law under Army governance. Democracy and the so-called free media are not good in times of mass hysteria that might be used for political reason like suggested by Ron Unz. Did some people around Earl Warren have foresight for the possibility of looting Japanese property at that time? I read somewhere that after war when Japanese were released from camps Earl Warren was one of few who were sympathetic to the plight of Japanese.

  84. Mulegino1 says:

    Jewry needs fall guys from other ethnicities to protect its ever shakier Potemkin facade of respectability and claims to the moral high ground.

    In America, it was the Italians and Irish who took the fall.

    In the Middle East it was (and remains) the Arabs and Persians.

    In the Ottoman Empire it was the Armenians.

    In the early Soviet Union, it was the “counter-revolutionaries.”

    During the post-war rape of Europe after the great defeat, it was the “Nazis.”

    Jewry’s hive is characterized by criminality under the mantle of smug righteousness, perversion under the veneer of morality and a malicious hatred of nature bearing the mask of benignity and legality. The Jewish collective, as the spiritual legacy of the Pharisees, has always been criminal and paranoid. One wonders what came first, the criminality, or the paranoia.

    The Jewish individuals who emerge from this hive are like the flying fish on the ancient Minoan pottery; they get a glimpse of the blue sky and the sun and are thus enlightened and forswear the subterranean and low brow Jewish worldview.

    Truth and the Word prevail. Divine Logos wins in the end.

    • Replies: @Jake
  85. Jake says:

    This might be the most important article Ron Unz has yet written. And that is tantamount to saying that it could be the most important article written by an American in many years.

    The Unz Review should win the Nobel Prize for Literature for the articles of Ron Unz, CJ Hopkins, The Saker, and Israel Shamir, and for the blogging of Steve Sailer.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  86. utu says:
    @druid55

    Will it ever end – Look at (1) Joe Pesci in The Good Shepherd plays Italian mafia boss based on Meyer Lansky or (2) Tony Danza player Hollywood executive that should have bee a Jewish character in Crash that was a movie about all kinds of ethnic groups in LA minus the Jews.

  87. Here’s a pic of Aubrey Leigh Williams, the man who assaulted Garner. I’m inclined to believe this incident wasn’t a studio “hit” but rather just garden variety black road rage, before there was such a term.

    • Replies: @Cowboy
    , @gsjackson
  88. @Jacques Sheete

    I’m familiar with Kwiatkowski’s claims from the early 2000s and the fact that America didn’t keep a massive standing army until after WWII.

    Kwiatkowski’s claims point to treason (and I don’t care about the exact legal definition, which is probably crafted to allow for treason at the top) and we all know where that leads.

    I’m not sure how much credit Jews get for the drive for empire in the early years after WWII, but for the last 30 years, it’s all Jews and Israel.

    • Replies: @Haxo Angmark
  89. SafeNow says:

    I write with regard to the grave injustices inflicted upon Japanese-Americans during WWII. There is often heard an implied tone of “past history.” But one year ago, in the travel-ban case, the Supreme Court was afforded, but declined, the opportunity to expressly overrule Korematsu. A workable stretch of constitutional-court procedure would have allowed this. Far greater stretches have been made. In the majority opinion, Chief Justice Roberts punted, stating that Korematsu had been overruled “by history.” Justices Sotomayor and Ginsberg, with whom I seldom agree, correctly dissented regarding that limitation.

  90. “Trump, with his casino investments in Atlantic City is outside the scope of the Denton-Morris book, but it is full of clues as to why his likely underworld connections would be out of bounds for The Washington Post. We begin with the authors’ use of the term, ‘Syndicate,’ as opposed to ‘Mafia.’ The focus on the latter term by the mainstream press, they say, is deliberate because it leaves the impression that organized crime is exclusively an Italian, mostly Sicilian-American enterprise. To the contrary, they say, the older term ‘Syndicate’ is more appropriate because the underworld of organized crime that they have seen in control of Las Vegas they estimate to be about half Jewish, a quarter Italian, and the rest of other ethnicities. Among those other ethnicities, particularly involved in the financing of Las Vegas casinos, the Mormon Church and many of its devotees, like Harry Reid, loom large.”

    From my review of The Money and the Power: The Making of Las Vegas and Its Hold on America by Sally Denton and Roger Morris. http://dcdave.com/article5/160310.htm. See also “Who Is Donald Trump?” http://dcdave.com/article5/170512.htm.

  91. Jake says:
    @Anonymous

    And that is extremely important. It means that they were on board – at least in naivete – with the Anglo-Saxon form of secularism, which always was and always will be bound up tightly with Jewish money and Jewish thought.

    Anglo-Saxon Puritanism was a Judaizing heresy. Freemasonry was/is an English invention to smooth the complete secularization of the Anglo-Saxon Judaing heresy and spread it globally.

    Anglo-Zionist Empire.

  92. @utu

    One possible reason is that Hawaii was under martial law under Army governance.

    It has been a few years since I last made a thorough read of it. But if I recall correctly, John J. Stephens’ Hawaii Under the Rising Sun: Japan’s Plans for Conquest After Pearl Harbor mentioned that it was the scarcity of open space on the islands, as well as the logistical difficulty of transporting a couple hundred thousand people onto the mainland that precluded any possibility of interning Japanese-Hawaiians.

  93. annamaria says:
    @PeterMX

    “Albright said the art was legally her family’s”

    — What could you expect from this criminal celebrating the death of hundreds of thousands of children in Iraq? The whole Korbel family is an insult to humanity. A tribe of murderers and thieves.

  94. Jake says:
    @Mulegino1

    That is an excellent post. I would add only that the Irish in your second sentence includes Scots-Irish in the South as well as Irish Catholics.

    • Replies: @Mulegino1
  95. annamaria says:
    @Ben H

    The economic collapse is a consequence of a profound moral collapse. Welcome to the ZUSA.

  96. lysias says:

    Sergio Leone’s last movie “Once Upon a Time in America” is about Jewish gangsters. It was produced by Arnon Milchan, who later turned out to be an Israeli agent.

  97. annamaria says:
    @Sean

    Hey, Sean, here is an answer (from the above article) to your proposal that Eastern European Jews have superior “innate intelligence. ”
    The facts show that the Jews have both superior amorality and exceptional proclivity towards criminality.

    Although many of the younger and hungrier individuals who had begun their careers in association with the Chicago Syndicate relocated to California, most of their richer and better-established counterparts remained behind in Chicago, though they seemed to have greatly shared in Bazelon’s bounty. These [Jewish] families are now numbered among America’s wealthiest, and strong evidence of macro-corruption seems to pervade their activities across the generations. …

    Russo notes the tremendous hypocrisy surrounding Bazelon’s ring of Jewish beneficiaries, who acquired the properties of the interned Japanese not long after their own German relatives had been similarly victimized by the Nazis. … [Shoudn’t the Japanese-American demand the reparations from the families that constitute the “Bazelon’s ring of Jewish beneficiaries?” Or your holohoax museums recognize Jewish “victimhood” only?] …

    Although Jews were just 1% of the total population, even five years after Hitler had come to power and implemented various anti-Semitic policies, they still apparently owned something like one-third of all the real property in that country, with the great bulk of these vast holdings having been acquired from desperate, starving Germans in the terrible years of the early 1920s. Thus, much of Germany’s 99% German population had recently been dispossessed of the assets they had built up over generations, sometimes due to the same sort of corrupt financial practices that Bazelon and his friends had used to enrich themselves in California at the expense of the Japanese.

    Brings to mind Sacklers, Rubin, Madoff, Adelson, Milchan, Browder, Epstein, and the maltitude of other Jewish “most moral” dual citizens, who have no morals and no loyalty to the country of their dwelling.

  98. annamaria says:
    @Jake

    “This might be the most important article Ron Unz has yet written. And that is tantamount to saying that it could be the most important article written by an American in many years.”

    — Agree.

  99. lysias says:

    Milchan also produced Oliver Stone’s JFK, which blames the CIA, the military-industrial complex, and LBJ for the JFK assassination but leaves Jews off the hook. Except for Ruby, who is treated sympathetically. No mention of Israel or Lansky.

    • Replies: @lloyd
  100. anonymous[375] • Disclaimer says:
    @Hans

    I watched this and it’s quite a tale, but has anyone ever checked up on this guy? Can it be confirmed that the background he claims is authentic?

    • Replies: @utu
  101. Mulegino1 says:
    @Jake

    I agree. The poor Scots-Irish of Appalachia and elsewhere have been mercilessly lampooned, burlesqued and demonized as “rednecks” by the usual suspects.

  102. druid55 says:
    @sally

    busing was a total joke!

  103. Agent76 says:

    Documentary: On Company Business [1980] FULL [Remaster]

    Rare award winning CIA documentary, On Company Business painfully restored from VHS.

    March 19, 2017 The CIA’s 60-Year History of Fake News How the Deep State Corrupted Many American Writers

    Whitney’s new book, “Finks: How the C.I.A. Tricked the World’s Best Writers,” explores how the CIA influenced acclaimed writers and publications during the Cold War to produce subtly anti-communist material. During the interview, Scheer and Whitney discuss these manipulations and how the CIA controlled major news agencies and respected literary publications (such as the Paris Review).

    http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/46688.htm

    November 24, 2016 Who is Behind “Fake News”? Mainstream Media Use Fake Videos and Images

    The mainstream corporate media is desperate. They want to suppress independent and alternative online media, which it categorizes as “fake news”. Readers on social media are warned not to go onto certain sites. The intent of this initiative is to smear honest reporting and Truth in Media. Our analysis confirms that the mainstream media are routinely involved in distorting the facts and turning realities upside down. They are the unspoken architects of “Fake News”. One area of routine distortion is the use of fake videos and images by the mainstream media.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/who-is-behind-fake-news-mainstream-media-use-fake-videos-and-images/5557580

    • Agree: DESERT FOX
    • Replies: @Alden
  104. small minorities are bad whenever they…

    1. have interests significantly at odds with the interests of the large majority, and…

    2. have power grossly out of proportion to their numbers.

    who fits this description within the US?

    within capitalist societies large employers, owners of capital, the rich fit both. and within capitalist societies of the american type they’re super tyrannical.

    who else?

    1. jews have been a small minority for almost 2,000 years…israel declared independence only in 1948…

    2. all jews were orthodox until the haskalah, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haskalah, and produced nothing of any value except religious tracts until then…

    3. judaism is an explicitly ethnocentric religion, and…

    4. expulsions, pogroms, and nazis…

    THEREFORE:

    jews are the world’s most ethnocentric people, the most aware of their ethnic identity of any people, and afraid of europeans.

    jews fit criterion 1.

    they obviously fit criterion 2.

    jewish money and achievement orientation, ambition make them even worse.

  105. As usual, anything written by Unz keeps confirming my fundamental discovery from all the reading I have done in the last 10-15 years – “Everything you and I learned and knew about America in the 20th century – AINT so!)”
    And also, as usual, it goes into DaLimbrawLibrary for future reference.

  106. lysias says:

    The Godfather movies do not ignore Jews in the Mob. Moe Green represents Bugsy Siegel, and Hyman Roth Meyer Lansky.

    • Replies: @Jake
  107. lysias says:

    Lansky saw The Godfather Part II and told Lee Strasberg, who played Roth, that he liked his acting but thought that he should have made him more sympathetic.

  108. @Jacques Sheete

    Haha! Between the generally successful “If you see something, say something” propaganda campaign of enticing neighbors to rat upon their neighbors and the various machinations of the Benthamite panopticon apparatus the 5-eyes employ against peaceful people everywhere, it is getting increasingly difficult to escape, isn’t it, Jacques?

    • Replies: @Jacques Sheete
  109. anastasia says:

    I had no idea this happened to the Japanese after their incarceration. I had always believed that they went home to their properties. Talk about the need for reparation. Yet, I don’t see them on the street.

    Did any of them sue, or try to sue or try to get their properties back?. I am sickened.

    And James Garner? Wasserman was a witness to his beating. Yeah, a random act, right.

    Phenomenal article containing startling revelations – beautifully written, as usual.

    Good grief. No wonder Trump likes to talk to cab drivers, janitors, etc. Makes him feel human.

    • Replies: @Alden
  110. lysias says:

    Jack Woltz, the Jewish movie mogul in The Godather, represents Harry Cohn, the head of Columbia Pictures at the time “From Here to Eternity” was being filmed.

    • Replies: @Pheasant
  111. @onebornfree

    I think what you meant to say was “shut it down”

  112. Anonymous[233] • Disclaimer says:

    I think it may have been just a few years ago, when I was absolutely shocked to discover that there was overwhelming evidence that the JFK Assassination had indeed been part of a large conspiracy, a revelation absolutely contrary to what I had always been led to believe by the media throughout my life. But when a highly-regarded national journalist such as David Talbot gathered the copious evidence in his book Brothers, and his conclusions were endorsed by an eminent presidential historian such as Alan Brinkley writing in the pages of the august New York Times, such a shift became unavoidable.

    This is a blatant mischaracterization of Brinkley’s review, which chides Talbot for his historically inaccurate account of the Kennedy administration and, more to the point, doesn’t endorse Talbot’s conclusions regarding a conspiracy. Reading between the lines, Brinkley is willing to entertain the possibility, but he is not convinced. At any rate, Talbot himself didn’t even endorse a particular conspiracy; he just argued that one of the many conspiracy theories must be right — a conclusion that Brinkley respected even as it left him cold, intellectually speaking. “An argument that offers multiple theories without having real proof for any of them is in some ways not an argument at all.”

    • Agree: syonredux
    • Replies: @lysias
    , @Wizard of Oz
    , @Ron Unz
  113. Wanna know why it’s so important you blame ‘the Jews’?

    Long ago, when Spain banked with the Genoese and England banked with the Venetians, the latter group, let’s call them Anglo-Venitians, had a serious problem with a serious competitor, raking in some very serious booty, primarily from the New World. A strategy needed to be concocted so as to take down Spain and allow an English Empire to one day take it’s place.

    Now I’m not sure if this story has ever been properly told outside of the blogosphere or when precisely the plot began but the Anglo-Venetians soon set upon a strategy by which they could easily accomplish their goal.

    The Spanish Inquisition was then either launched, re launched or perhaps carefully redirected, so as to destroy Spanish power by taking down it’s most ‘dynamic’ people – the Jewish mercantile class. To make a very long story short, within a century or so Spain was mostly vacant of Jews and had not uncoincidentally become a shadow of it’s former self.

    Indeed a small minority of Monarch-hating Jewish Conversos remained inside Spain but from this moment on they acted on behalf of Spain’s primary foes the Anglo-Venetians. These were the proto Zionists.

    Later on the Anglo-Venetians has a similar problem with France and so at the end of the 18th century they organized a Tri Colour Revolution and by something called the Thermedorian Reaction and the newly invented Guillotine they murdered or drove out most of France’s, and at that time the world’s, greatest scientific minds. The end result was the same as what occurred with Spain several centuries before and by the time Napolean had his Waterloo, France was incapable of keeping pace with the Anglo-Venetians who ruled just across the English Channel. The Jews who remained in France thereupon became Anglophiles, almost to a man, and to this day they are essentially agents acting on behalf of foreign Zionist interests.

    Still later the Anglo-Ventians, they being social and economic parasites mostly incapable of production, ran into the same problem with Germany and so by the cleverest of means eventually installed Hitler and the Nazis in power within Germany, who subsequently drove out or murdered not only Germany’s leading figures but also almost all of Europe’s Great Jewish Dynamos, thus securing Anglo-American and Anglo-Venitian hegemony for the remainder of the 20th century, especially vis a vis Europe. Those Jews who remained in Europe are today, again almost to a man, made in the image of Bernard Henri Levy, while the ugly and/or impoverished Jews from Poland, like Yitzak Shamir, went on to found Anglo-Ventian colonial settler-state Israel, thus taking control of the critical choke point of the Levant and the oil rich region beyond.

    Are we getting the message of what scapegoating Jewry is all about? And why it is so critical to pit so-called White Nationalists (who are 97% Jewish anyway) against other so-called Jews?

    If not then recall the beginning of the 1990’s when the Soviet Union was voluntarily imploded by it’s own atheist Jews and millions of that nations most capable people were scattered to the four winds and/or put into service of Anglo-Venetian Zionist Imperial Thugs in Israel and elsewhere whilst millions of Russian/Soviet goyim were killed prematurely, mostly by means of starvation.

    Finally, does anyone see this Jew-Zionist Anglo-Venitian dynamic playing out in the behaviour of Jew Donald Drumph, Israeli Nationalist (arguably) Benjamin Netanyahu, Jew Vladimir Putin, Jew Globalist Hassan Rouhani and/or their enemies or more likely secret friends?

    I know a lot has been left out but I am certain the immensely intelligent people who read and comment at site can fill in most of the blanks for themselves. Controlling everyone else by controlling the Jews (or techocrats if you will) is the m/o of those who plot a similar strategy today.

  114. Alden says:
    @Ron Unz

    Thanks. I thought he left Cuba as a young adult.

  115. Alden says:
    @anastasia

    They did sue for reparations but 50 years later. Not all their property was taken. Some signed the property over to honest American partners neighbors friends and business associates.

    Many were farmers and small business people. So they not only lost their homes but means of making a living as well. The California Japanese came back to prosperity soon after the war.

    • Replies: @Expletive Deleted
  116. Jews were just 1% of the total population, even five years after Hitler had come to power and implemented various anti-Semitic policies, they still apparently owned something like one-third of all the real property in that country, with the great bulk of these vast holdings having been acquired from desperate, starving Germans in the terrible years of the early 1920s.

    It sounds exactly like the biblical story of Joseph and his brothers dispossessing the Egyptians.

    • Replies: @Skeptikal
  117. Alden says:
    @Agent76

    Don’t believe a word Robert Scheer ever write. He’s one of the Red Diaper babies . He was heavily involved in the Cal Berkeley early 1960s riots along with numerous Red Diaper babies. He started one of the first communes in Berkeley. He associated with Black Muslims and the Symbionese Liberation Army that kidnapped Patty Hearst and every radical anti White movement all his life. Also involved with Bill Ayers and Bernadette Dohrn when they hid our in Sausalito Ca when they were on the run from murder charges.

    Scheer is an anti White liberal who favors affirmative action gays school bussing and every anti White law and procedure since 1956.

    First and foremost he is anti White.

    No White person should believe a word he says.

    He agreed with Bill Ayers that after the Red diaper baby jews took over America they’d have to kill 25 million Whites resistants to their black communist paradise.

    Source FBI, state and city police who investigated him and the rest of the Red Family Urban Guerrilla Commune.

    If you don’t believe my personal knowledge check out David Horowitz’ site DiscovertheNetworks.org

    David Horowitz is a standard New York 3rd generation Jewish communist who was sent by the party to Berkeley the same time Scheer was. Horowitz was the communist party liaison with the original Black Panthers. When he discovered the Panthers had him on their kill list, he reformed and switched from being a soviet communist agent to being an Israeli agent and neo con

    I despise Horowitz as much as I despise Scheer, Marcuse Apotheker Hayden Boudin Dorhn Ayers and the rest. But his DiscovertheNetworks.org site is an excellent history of American communists who became anti White liberals.

    Scheer is as anti White as he is anti American.

    I’m anti American because the American government is anti White. Robert Scheer is anti American because America hasn’t done to Whites what Lenin and Stalin did to non communist Russians

    • Replies: @Agent76
  118. lysias says:
    @Anonymous

    Once you disprove the Warren Commission story and Oswald’s responsibility, that leaves only a conspiracy of some sort as a possibility. That’s proof.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  119. utu says:
    @anonymous

    Can it be confirmed that the background he claims is authentic? – He is fake. Why he does it I do not know but there are many sick people who like to confabulate like for example some alleged survivors of Holocaust.

  120. Cowboy [AKA "Kartoffelstampfer"] says:
    @Bragadocious

    I’m inclined to believe this incident wasn’t a studio “hit” but rather just garden variety black road rage

    An interesting comment, do you have any further information?

    One reason I always liked James Garner was because he was a car guy and as Maverick, a cowboy.

    [MORE]

    I particularly remember his Firebird in Rockford Files.

    But imagine the spirit of a man who raced across Baja California for 1000 miles in Ford Bronco’s and in this beast:

    You would never catch a jew signing up to fight in Korea, drive across 1000 miles of Baja year after year, or film Rockford Files based on honest profit sharing.

    This is the essential difference between Jewish and European culture, and the reason is trust. Jews hate the trust based culture that Europeans built not because it is Christian, but because it is built on trust.

    https://driving.ca/cadillac/auto-news/entertainment/famous-for-acting-but-a-racer-at-heart-the-cars-of-james-garner

    https://www.carcrushing.com/six-times-james-garner-amazing-cars/

    • Replies: @Liberty Mike
  121. JoeFour says:
    @Jacques Sheete

    “…all those who come to great riches and great power have obtained them either by fraud or by force…”

    Yes, … indeed!

    Honoré Balzac is alleged to have noted nearly the same thing in slightly different words: “Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.” I used to think that sentiment a vast exaggeration … now I’m inclined to think it would be more accurate in the plural (i.e., crimes).

    • Replies: @Jacques Sheete
  122. @Jacques Sheete

    all those who come to great riches and great power have obtained them either by fraud or by force

    So which is Trump, fraud or force (F/F)? Considering a veritable platoon of malcontents looking to sue him into oblivion, you’d think someone would have landed a blow by now. And I can’t imagine a more jelly-spined President, so force also seems doubtful.

    Michael Jordan or Tiger Woods, F/F? Oprah? Amy Poehler or Tina Fey? All these folks are worth at least $25 million to a billion+, and run corporations and foundations.

    Lotsa creeps out there, but maybe still some who ain’t.

    • Replies: @Jacques Sheete
  123. jrackell says:

    Russo fell for the pogrom hoax in the opening pages of Supermob. The lies and criminality did not originate in the US.

    https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2012/05/08/revisiting-the-19th-century-russian-pogroms-part-1-russias-jewish-question/

    • Replies: @Alden
  124. Anonymous[233] • Disclaimer says:
    @lysias

    Oswald’s responsibility has not been “disproved”. At any rate, I’m just pointing out that Ron mischaracterized the Brinkley review:

    “An argument that offers multiple theories without having real proof for any of them is in some ways not an argument at all. Talbot has not resolved the debate over the assassination, and he has brought relatively little credible new evidence to the task of resolving it. But in fairness, that is not really his goal. Although he clearly believes deeply in the existence of a conspiracy, his purpose is to raise enough questions and doubts to inspire others to demand the truth. In doing so, he is largely preaching to the convinced.”

    • Replies: @lysias
  125. jrackell says:

    This is of course peanuts compared to the missing $21 trillion missing from the Pentagon/DoD and HUD — incidentally, that’s about the size of the national debt. Quite a heist! Congress has now allowed the DoD et al to keep two separate sets of books.

    https://www.corbettreport.com/interview-1407-mark-skidmore-on-the-pentagons-missing-trillions/

    Corbett said it was an existential crisis affecting the US but it has not caused a stir. A worthy subject for your next article, Mr. Unz!

  126. Truth3 says:

    The “Slave Reparations” issue will be a tsunami after the 2020 Presidential Election results in a stream of Democratic Party victories for that office.

    Mr. Unz, if you have time, you should investigate the Jewish nature of the Slave Trade.

    By the reckoning of 60 million African descended Americans (regardless of date of migrancy), including mixed race, and the inability of more than a fraction from being able to document ancestry, a simple $100K award to each based on “Color plus Claim” evidentiary gate, means a $6 Trillion windfall. It will be spread out over 20 years ($5K per year), and inheritable… $300 Billion per year.

    All Hell will break loose when President & Congress 2021 tries to shift $6 Trillion to anyone in this country 1% more African than Rachel Dolzeal.

  127. Z-man says:

    I paraphrase from Jew Watch which is banned on Google. ‘Italian mobsters will kill you but Russian Jew mobsters will kill your entire family.’ ‘A Russian mobster will kill you just to see if his gun works.’

  128. WGary says:
    @Bill Jones

    Apart from sporting events, I can’t think of anything.

  129. @Alden

    In Bad Day at Black Rock (John Sturges, 1955), guess who gets the blame for rayciss murder and expropriation of Japanese-Americans?
    YT, rednecks, and Anglo farmers, all down the line. Each one of the Wite heritage-American characters is more violent, degenerate, corrupt, cowardly, dishonest and bullying than the previous one. Even the girls!

    I suppose that’s just due to screenwriter Millard Kaufman (b. Baltimore 1917), producer Isidore Schary (b. 1905 in NJ, of ‘Russian’ immigrants), and studio boss Nicholas Schenck (b. Rybinsk, 1880) having a superior grasp of history, then?

    My old man’s favourite film, ever, which is why I remembered.

    • Replies: @Alden
  130. lysias says:
    @Anonymous

    And I’m saying that you can prove a lot without proving a particular theory.

  131. @OilcanFloyd

    @Oilcan, “…how much credit Jews get for the drive for empire in the early years after WW2…”

    *liberal Zio-Jews financed Truman’s 1947-48 Prez campaign; quid pro quo was Truman, a prior opponent of Zionism, supporting creation of Israel-in-Palestine. Entire Democrat Party has been a Jewish property ever since.

    *ditto Republican Party, since the 1970’s-90’s takeover by (((Neo-cons))).

    *then add top-down debt-bombing by the Rothschild Third National Bank, a.k.a. “Federal Reserve”

    *and bottom-up Long March Through the Institutions by the hardLeft Tikkun Olas

    and you have an economy, mass media, cultural system, and politics that is now 99% Jew’d.

    in which context Ron Unz, with his courageous ongoing revelations about the (((naked emperor))), had better have somebody watching his 6…also 9, 12, and 3.

  132. Skeptikal says:

    “the Pritzker family ”

    They “made” Barack Obama.
    It always mystified me that no one seemed interested in commenting on the fact that Obama appeared out basically “nowhere,” but in fact was a product of the Chicago political combine.
    The guy was compromises as s— from the get-go.
    Penny Pritzker probably arranged the Obama marriage.

    • Replies: @Alden
    , @turtle
  133. Mr. Unz:

    Al Capone did not die in prison. He was released due to sickness (tertiary syphilis) and died a babbling idiot sometime later in one of his Florida homes.

  134. gsjackson says:
    @onebornfree

    As the saying goes, ‘when you’ve got a hammer everything looks like a nail.’ Presumably the nail you want to see pounded home in every piece is the old libertarian axiom: Government is power, power corrupts, indeed draws the scum like a magnet.

    Do you have any reason at all to think that Ron and probably most of the commenters here are unfamiliar with this point and take serious issue with it? I don’t think they are/do. They’re just trying to go a little deeper into the current power structure and its corruption, naming names and identifying the animating ideas. If the names turn out to be mostly kosher, well that’s where Truth is taking you, and Ron Unz usually gives chase after it.

  135. Nonny says:

    Now the USA is owned by them and Silicon Valley is being moved to Israel our chief inspiration needs to be China and their system of government. The Jews being prevented from owning Chinese banks makes Trump angry, but it means our hope must lie in China.

  136. The USA died in 1963 with JFK where the industry-based economy made room for one based on usury, perpetual wars and the looting of others’ ressources.

    • Agree: DESERT FOX
  137. @Jacques Sheete

    I’m not sure why you think Machiavelli’s early 16th century verdict is evidence of the truth since invention and organisation for the Industrial Revolution (and Agricultural Revolution) became the foundation for so many fortunes. Of course Edison and Henry Ford didn’t have the power over a whole polity that say the oligarchs in Honduras have. But, such quibbles aside, envy of people who have a lot more money than you shouldn’t preclude the need to give particulars and prove them. What about Ron Unz? Not powerful enough? Not rich enough? Bill Gates? Warren Buffett?

  138. Skeptikal says:
    @Carlton Meyer

    “I skimmed through this article as I found it a rambling collection of interesting items”

    If you just skimmed, sit down and read it before commenting.
    This is an excellent, informative article and it is not a “rambling collection

    Skimmers like you perhaps suffer from a common modern ailment: loss of ability to read and focus on the content of longer articles resulting from attention span deficit disorder, or ASDD.

    For a great inside look at the mob and Jimmy Hoffa, I highly recommend Frank Sheeran’s
    I Heard You Paint Houses: Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran and the Closing of the Case on Jimmy Hoffa (2004). Many interesting sidelights on the mob, and Jimmy Hoffa. Quite a sympathetic view of Hoffa’s trajectory as a real union man to the complex figure who had to be “offed.”

    I mention this title because of Hoffa. But I think there are also some sidelights on the Jewish mafia and Meyer Lansky.

  139. @Daniel H

    Yes, I wanted to find a script writer to help Ron turn his great page turners into prize winning TV series 🙂

    • Replies: @foolisholdman
  140. gsjackson says:
    @Bragadocious

    And Wasserman’s aide just happening to witness it? Coincidence?

  141. @Charles

    Great comments, captures the feelings of most of us of your age, little did I know as I walked around UCLA, that so many of the buildings were named after mob connected individuals. However, I don’t see how we all “volunteered to be slaves”? Rather, disloyal Americans like Woodrow Wilson, FDR, Truman, and LBJ lied to us, dragging us in the muck for their own personal gain.

    • Replies: @Alden
    , @Charles
  142. Alden says:

    This is a wonderful article Ron, Thanks so much.

  143. Alden says:
    @jrackell

    Did he? Don’t remember mostly because I know the pogroms were a lie to get themselves into other countries AND scam other Jews into helping them settle in the new countries.

  144. Skeptikal says:
    @Laurent Guyénot

    “even five years after Hitler had come to power and implemented various anti-Semitic policies,”

    I must say I find this very hard to believe.
    This needs to be documented.
    Hitler came to power in 1933.
    By 1938 most of the Jews who had the wherewithal to leave Germany had done so.
    Many or perhaps most of them had not been able to get their wealth out of Germany.
    The process of Aryanization of Jewish businesses was well under way.
    I don’t disagree with your general thesis that somehow many Jews had managed to come out financially on top during the disastrous 1920s, and many Germans were aware of this. While the country as a whole was beset by truly awful conditions, mainly stemming from rampant and virtually universal unemployment, many Jews “had money.”

    However, I won’t accept your contention regarding “five years after Hitler had come to power” without credible documentation.

    In Weimar Germany, as now, Jews had a grip on the press, publishing, and the media, hence the term “Judenpresse.”.

  145. An amazing article. This explains quite a few otherwise inexplicable paradigms I’ve encountered over the years, such as why (in my expreience) those who contribute most to the US tend to die youngest, why so many new engineering/science accomplishments undeveloped (capital needed is diverted to streams more easily looted), why there was so little concern about cities switching to parasitic taxation after they lost their shipping and light manufacturing income (government revenue/spending streams are easier to loot/control than private funds), why so much street crime, etc.

    It also explains why the Anglo Saxons were driven out. They were the only ones who cared about crime and punishment for crimes. Ever note how the Nazis are always criticized for wanting “order” or “law and order?” Law and punishment for crimes has seldom been popular among criminals. Crime as a diversion from politics was used in the Stalinist Gulag (Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn has a little monograph about that in _Gulag Archipelago_ .

    As R. Unz points out, we’re headed for a reorganization. “American Pravda: The Power of Organized Crime” implies that the reorganization will be more sweeping than I thought. Almost the entire post-WW II history will have to be repudiated, and something crude will have to replace it [1]. Note the background of several generations of untried weapons [2]. Nations tend to try out their new military technologies as “war winning weapons” when things get grim, usually with no idea of the consequences. Living through this one is going to be tricky.

    Counterinsurgency

    1] Crude because crude succeeds when you need something quickly and it has to be reliable but not efficient, just better than what you’ve discarded, e.g. Trump.

    2] I’ve seen arguments that WW I was a sort of ambush for the West, ambushed by its own weapons / medical / communications technology. In 1914, everybody acted as if WW I would be just another Enlightenment war of maneuver and position, with the losing side conceding quickly so as to avoid further losses. Nitrogen based explosives, cheap steel artillery, greatly improved trench sanitation, railroad trains, and perhaps worst of all a democracy that made every political leader fear that loss of the war would be blamed on him and his propaganda (as it was, in fact, blamed on Wilhelm and Imperial Germany).
    I don’t remember who thought these arguments up, I encountered them several decades ago — it was a fairly prominent French guy, condemned as “the last optimist” if I remember correctly.

    • Replies: @Counterinsurgency
  146. Jake says:
    @lysias

    There is also Once Upon a Time in New York, which is about Jewish mobsters, one of whom betrays others and ends up a ‘legit’ super powerful man.

    For some odd reason, that film starring Robert DeNiro had major release difficulties with studio brass, resulting in it being cut to the bone. And critics were nearly universal is damning the cut to the bone release but in praising the long version they had seen earlier in screenings.

    • Replies: @Alden
  147. @OEMIKITLOB

    … it is getting increasingly difficult to escape, isn’t it, Jacques?

    It sure appears that way to me, and I’m not talking physical escape only.

    • Replies: @OEMIKITLOB
  148. Agent76 says:
    @Alden

    I have this on and about Ayers on this video and read. Thanks for your time!

    Apr 2, 2015 Larry Grathwohl on Ayers’ plan for American re-education camps and the need to kill millions

    October 31, 2008 Obama’s Friend Ayers: Kill 25 Million Americans

    Barack Obama’s longtime association with unrepentant Weather Underground terrorists Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn has caused the presidential candidate some serious political problems. In spite of efforts by Obama’s friends in the media to suppress, contain, or explain away the issue, more information about the Ayers-Obama ties has continued to come out.

    http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/politics/item/2455-obamas-friend-ayers-kill-25-million-americans

    • Replies: @Alden
  149. @JoeFour

    Honoré Balzac is alleged to have noted nearly the same thing in slightly different words: “Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.”

    Yeah, Balzac probably felt that way, but that particular quote is likely apocryphal, unfortunately. You are correct about it being in the plural.

    • Replies: @Pheasant
  150. @Ron Unz

    Ron, as your Orthodox grandparents didn’t prepare you for the shock of discovering from Prof Israel Shahak what “traditionally observant” Jews did to absolve themselves from their future oaths and thereby giving themselves commercial advantages I would be interested in a thorough follow up on this potentially most important cultural fact. Knowing you must be referring to kol nidrei I started searching. Just one mention in your Shahak link (spelled nidrey) and a plausible article simply connected it to an annual ritual by which Jews in Christian Spain protected themselves spiritually from forced conversions. I don’t know whether your “traditionally observant” was meant to include the majority Reform and Conservative congregations in the US. However that may be I can well imagine how ready the average Reform rabbi would be to downplay the importance, indeed to deny the contemporary relevance, of kol nidrei and I would welcome your thorough examination of its historical and contemporary significance.

    • Replies: @AaronB
  151. @Nancy Pelosi's Latina Maid

    >Michael Jordan or Tiger Woods, F/F? Oprah? Amy Poehler or Tina Fey? All these folks are worth at least $25 million to a billion+, and run corporations and foundations.

    Fraud. All of them, if not gangsters themselves, are without a doubt backed or protected by gangsters. I know I’ll catch heck by writing that, but that’s the way the cookie crumbles.

  152. Alden says:
    @Nicolás Palacios Navarro

    I agree a lot of it is just being fashionable and what used to be called social climbing.

    I disagree that they come from broken dysfunctional homes. The ones I know come from comfortable prosperous not divorced parents homes. The better educated the more insanely liberal they are.

    Pelosi is a perfect example. Prosperous married parents Father a Mayor and Congress critter early marriage to a handsome good provider husband 5 kids church every Sunday

    Alex Cortez AOC Married prosperous parents grew up in a wealthy suburb good college.

    Hildabeast Clinton Married parents solid prosperity wealthy suburb top colleges.

    The people I know personally the better educated intact families wealthier parents the crazier SJWs they are.

  153. @Wizard of Oz

    Elon Musk? Eric Schmidt? Jack Ma? Jeff Bezos? Larry Ellison? Larry Page? Michael Bloomberg? Michael Dell? Paul Allen? Pierre Omidyar? Steve Ballmer? Steve Jobs?

    • Replies: @Wizard of Oz
  154. @Jacques Sheete

    How about a perverse application of Machiavelli’s truism? Christopher Plummer’s role in The Inside Man.

    OT: I read Thomas Dalton’s “The Jewish Hand in the World Wars, Part 1,” per your link a couple of weeks ago. Thank you.

    A couple of issues:

    (1) Chaim “Charles” Weizmann. I never knew he played such a huge role in the effort to cajole / goad / manipulate / provoke the U.S. into war. Yes, I knew some of the basics: that he was an influential early Zionist who later became one of Israel’s first leaders;

    (2) Dalton’s reference to the possibility of TR having Jewish ancestry. Have you read of that elsewhere? I did not know that TR was the first president to appoint a Jew to a cabinet position.

    (3) I bet you agree with Dalton that the Balfour Declaration was the most important event of 1917 and not the storming of the Winter Palace.

  155. Alden says:
    @Agent76

    Grathowol write a book about his experiences with the Weather Underground

    Much good it did. The Weather Underground and sympathizers have ruled us since about 1980. For example, Bernadette Dohrn can’t practice law in Illinois because of her felony convictions. But she came right out of prison and was given a job as professor at Northwestern University law school. Northwestern is considered one of the more conservative universities in the country.

    She murdered one and blinded another San Francisco police officer when she planted a bomb on the back window sill of Park Police Station. Now she’s a professor at one of America’s most prestigious law schools.
    Robert Scheer and his Red Urban Guerrilla Family were involved in that as well as the Invasion of San Francisco’s Ingleside Police Station and murder of a civilian employee.

  156. Alden says:
    @Jake

    I’ve seen the long, long, long version. Movie makes it clear the neighborhood and everyone is Jewish. Early on, there’s a Friday afternoon scene when everyone goes to services. The men don’t just wear the beards black hats and suits, but wrap themselves in huge prayer shawls.

    • Replies: @Jake
  157. Alden says:
    @Skeptikal

    I’ve seen that figure many times Can’t remember where.

  158. @Anonymous

    Thank you. It is a worry when the reliance one rightly places in Ron Unz’s statements is undermined. Having now read Brinkley’s review I see that, at most, he is affirming the view that the Warren Commission’s report cannot be regarded as the whole story that matters.

  159. lloyd says: • Website
    @lysias

    Oliver Stone’s movie Nixon completely omits the Yom Kippur war. Interestingly also, the White House official collection of Nixon documents omits his second presidential term. That was attributed to embrassment over Watergate. But was there a cover up of the Zionist Lobby during the Yom Kippur war?

  160. Alden says:
    @OldNorthChurch

    Don’t forget the affirmative action President Richard Nixon. He deserved to be forced out of office and disgraced for his pro affirmative action anti White executive orders. Carter continued affirmative action along with wage freezes and 14% price increases.

    Of all the Presidents Johnson and Nixon did the most damage to Whites.

    • Replies: @Western
  161. Amun says:

    @onebornfree The PRIME DIRECTIVE: ALWAYS BLAME THE JEWS FOR EVERYTHING

    As Hitler says in Mein Kampf, people will become confused and disheartened if they feel there are multiple enemies. As such, all enemies should be combined into one enemy, which is the Jews. This is pretty much objectively true anyway, but we want to leave out any and all nuance.

    So no blaming Enlightenment though, pathological altruism, technology/urbanization, etc. – just blame Jews for everything.

    This basically includes blaming Jews for the behavior of other non-Whites. Of course it should not be that they are innocent, but the message should always be that if we didn’t have the Jews we could figure out how to deal with non-Whites very easily.

    The same deal with women. Women should be attacked, but there should always be mention that if it wasn’t for the Jews, they would be acting normally.

    Woman can be called the following: Slut ~ Whore ~ Bitch ~ Harlot ~ Trollop ~ Slag ~ Skag. Whenever writing about women make sure to use the Prime Directive and blame the Jew feminism for their behavior.

    What should be completely avoided is the sometimes mentioned idea that “even if we got rid of the Jews we would still have all these other problems.” The Jews should always be the beginning and the end of every problem, from poverty to poor family dynamics to war to the destruction of the rain forest.

    Always hijack existing cultural memes in any way possible. Don’t worry if the meme was originally Jewish. It doesn’t matter.

    And with the Jews, they should always be all evil. This is why you don’t ever post “good Jew” material. They must always be considered purely biologically evil.

    Pro-Jew shills should be attacked. At the same time, they should also be accused/celebrated as secret Nazis whenever they post anything that lines up with our agenda.

    Hardcore nationalist parties and activists should always be presented as virtuous and heroic, while all opposed should be presented as disgusting and evil. The melodramatic nature of it also increases entertainment value.

    There should be a conscious agenda to dehumanize the enemy, to the point where people are ready to laugh at their deaths.

    The basic propaganda is based on Hitler’s doctrine of war propaganda outlined in Mein Kampf.

    Anyhow.

    Henry Ford? Of course blame Der Jooz. Takes the scrutiny off the wealthiest and most powerful figures of industry that discovered the immense profits to be had from a landscape of ongoing military conflict. And blame Der Jooz for everything. Ford was even mentioned in Mein Kampf. Ford, General Motors, Standard Oil, Davis Oil… and it was these and other companies that made the Nazi conquest technically possible… not that they were to worried about taking sides, they were worried about making money. But man, if Der Adolf had won, they would have really been raking in the dough out of Europe… and blame the Jooz. And then there is Major General Smedley Butler when they tried to recruit him into a fascist takeover of America. But the Jooz. They have Master Raced us! They have Jewdi Mind Control and turn White People into Der Jew Zombies.

    It’s true. You could gas 0.2% of the worlds population, and nothing would change. Except that 14,000,000+ Jews would have been murdered.

    • Replies: @Ron Unz
  162. Anon[178] • Disclaimer says:
    @Malla

    Gujarati motels used to have a reputation for being very filthy. They’ve gotten a lot better now, but the corporate-run places are better.

    Gujaratis are like Chinese. Hardworking, frugal, corner cutting, talented at business, clannish.

    If you want quality accomodations in an inn, the best are Germans.

    • Replies: @lysias
  163. I just wanted to write to say fascinating article. This series has change my whole view of the world. I was already leaning in that direction but this shows it’s more pervasive than I ever could’ve dreamed.

    Have any of you guys seeing that movie Changeling? I’m not 100% sure of the relevance, but it was about one of those corrupt political machines, operating in LA I believe, back at that time.(Spoiler Alert!!) A woman’s little boy was kidnapped by a pedophile. The political machine needed good press, so rather than finding the child, they brought her a little orphan boy who looked vaguely similar to her son! She was so in shock and the social pressure resulted in her accepting the child as her own. But then later she realized the boy was circumcised, whereas hers was not, creating a strong objective disconfirmation. Basically she fought them, and the machine put pressure on her. It’s an interesting movie. It may tie in with this particular corrupt regime.

    • Replies: @Yapius the 2nd
  164. @Yapius the 2nd

    It ties in with the need to cover vice and corruption with seeming heroic, similar to that judge’s championing criminals, etc. as discussed in the article.

  165. Oldgit says:

    I wonder if the Bazelon dynasty would consider paying reparations to the Japanese.

  166. @Jacques Sheete

    “…and I’m not talking physical escape only.”

    Nor was I. The attempt to take over the individual is total in its nature.

    Thankfully, there are places like Unz, Mises, etc. that do have thoughtful, intellectually-honest and creative people that allow and encourage the free flow of ideas. The most valuable capital one can possess to fight it and “navigate the waters”, imho.

    • Agree: Jacques Sheete
  167. @niteranger

    I thought I might understand your point if I diligently followed the link but I get an error message which tells me that there is no such IP address as dailystormer.name

    What’s up?

  168. Alden says:
    @Skeptikal

    Michelle and Obama met at the liberalJewish law firm Sidley Austin. Ms. affirmative action wasn’t capable of practicing law, so she was given the task of den mother and recruiter of the law student interns. Obama was one of the interns.

    Obama had a commie great uncle on his commie mother’s side in Chicago as well. That may have been one of the reasons Barry chose to go to Chicago for his summer internships and to start his career as a community activist. Commie great uncle worked where else? A university, University of Chicago librarian.

    Michelle’s father was a big player in the Chicago democrat political machine probably why she got the job at Sidley Austin.

    All during the 1930s 40s 50s and 60s the communists had a breeding program White communist women and black men. Object was to produce lefty mulatto blacks. Obama was the most successful.

    When I read the first chapter of his autobiography about his commie mother grandparents and the Nigerian sperm donor I knew exactly what Obama was.

  169. AaronB says:
    @Wizard of Oz

    If you truly want to understand Judaism as it is taught to Jews, pick up a copy of The Way of God by Chaim Luzatto, a 15th century Italian Rabbi and Kabbalist, known as the Ramchal.

    This is the standard text on Judaism that every yeshiva student is handed when he enters the seminary. It is extremely lucid and clear, and a concise summary of almost every central Jewish topic – including Yom Kippur, including the status of non-Jews in relation to Jews – and all the principle elements of practice, spirituality, and belief.

    It is available on Amazon and isn’t expensive, and it has Hebrew and English facing pages. Nor is it particularly long.

    Why this “mystery” about Judaism??? Why not simply consult the mainstream books that religious Jews themselves place at the center of their yeshiva education? Why not go to the source and educate yourself?

    Why not visit Jewish bookstores? Why not know rather than “guess”?

    Why rely on a secular scientistic Jew like Ron Unz – who is an interesting man but not entirely sane, lets be honest – or Shahak, with an axe to grind? Why rely on cherry picked quotes taken out of context?

    Be an honest man and go look for yourself! Its what I did – and I discovered Judaism is nothing like I had thought.

    Why not be honest and go straight to the source?

    Another good book is the classic ethical treatise by the same author, The Path Of The Just, in which he discusses moral self perfection, with topics on humility, asceticism, piety, vigilance, and service.

    Another classic book central to mainstream Jewish education today is by the 11th century Spanish-Arabic Rabbi Ibn Packoud – Duties Of The Heart, a Sufi influenced tract that is still hugely influential among Jews today.

    These are are central books studied today, at the very heart of Jewish education.

    You will get a perfectly clear idea of what Jews themselves teach each other that their religion is about.

    Or you can read the sayings of Rav Nachman, for a Hasidic perspective.

    I would urge anyone, Jew or non Jew, to read these spiritual classics.

    But for the 1% of people on this site who honestly want to understand Judaism, if is the simplest thing in the world – all this “mystification” is completely unnecessary! Just go straight to the source lol. There’s nothing stopping you.

    https://www.amazon.com/Way-God-Derech-Hashem/dp/1598264672/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?keywords=Way+of+god&qid=1563235276&s=gateway&sr=8-1

  170. Alden says:
    @Expletive Deleted

    Well, many of them were farmers and neighboring farmers did buy their farms at low prices. Every older Californian I knew who was an adult at the time considered it a scam to buy their property at low prices.

    The Fillmore neighborhood in San Francisco had a lot of Jews and Japanese. The Jews bought out the Japanese and rented to the Black Plague brought north to work in the shipyards and the US Mint during the war. The blacks turned Fillmore into one of the worst ghettoes in the country by 1950. It was a real tragedy. Fillmore is a beautiful neighborhood of pre earthquake beautiful Victorian homes.

    But thanks be to God, White gay men started moving in around 1980 and drive the blacks out and restored the beautiful homes. By 2000 Fillmore was back to what it was in 1900.

    • Replies: @Cowboy
  171. Damn. So democracy is just a front.

    This explains the German hatred for the Jewish population living amounst them before ww2.

    This is damning in showing the Jewish role in the Japanese American internment during ww2. Also the hypocrisy of victimhood in regards to the Jewish treatment under the 3rd Reich.

    If the control of the media and narrative was completed back in 1920, that is just terrifying. That makes all the conspiracy theorists even more believable. Holocaust hoax wasn’t even needed, it was just another front to create immunity and cover.

    Fucking insidious.

    • Replies: @Jacques Sheete
  172. @Wizard of Oz

    I’m not sure why you think Machiavelli’s early 16th century verdict is evidence of the truth …

    My Dear Mr Dizzard:

    I’m not sure why you think that’s the reason I posted the comment, and I do not care.

    Sincerely,

    JS

    PS: That discussion is now ended since I am not about to waste my time in a futile attempt to help you understand the reasons. Envy? Only a very simple mind would bring that up. Now, go back and read Mr Unz’s fine work.

    • Replies: @Alden
  173. turtle says:
    @Skeptikal

    “the Pritzker family ”
    “made” Barack Obama.

    Maybe, but check this out:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeri_Ryan
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Ryan_(politician)
    Sam Zell:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam_Zell
    Owned the Chicago Tribune at that time.
    “Out of nowhere” is certainly correct, and “compromised” I would say about the same likelihood as His Holiness being Catholic.

  174. Tusk says:
    @onebornfree

    You’re confusing the weapon with the attacker. While any Government is a illegitimate institution it is simply used as a cudgel to bludgeon the populace into submission, whereas ‘da jooz’ are the attackers subverting the institution and wielding it against the goyim for their benefit. Criticising those who strike you is fair game and you can blame them for their disproportionate impact and role in degrading all of society but you are correct in that we cannot blame them for creating the weapon, the Government, in the first place. While Fascists/Nazis/Whoever might wish to wield the Government against their enemies and against the Jews, the correct approach is of course to disarm your enemies by destroying the institutions that harm you. But you will never remove the Government unless you demonstrate which groups are disproportionately using it to harm you.

    • Agree: Parfois1, Robjil
  175. @Liberty Mike

    Thanks for your comment, sir!

    I do not know much about Teddy’s ancestry, but I have read that claim elsewhere, but I cannot point you to a source. I had forgotten about his being the first to appoint a Jew to a cabinet position.

    The Balfour Declaration certainly was momentous, and almost totally forgotten, unfortunately. It’s refreshing that there are people like you who will take the time to investigate important questions like that.

    • Replies: @foolisholdman
  176. Alden says:

    I’ve been telling people about Unz for years. Many have started reading the site. I suggest everyone refer friends to Unz to spread the truth.

  177. lysias says:
    @Anon

    Gandhi was a Gujarati. So, surprisingly, was Jinnah, a Muslim Gujarati.

    • Replies: @Malla
  178. @Astuteobservor II

    This explains the German hatred for the Jewish population living amounst them before ww2.

    Here’s more on that subject. Very short but shocking read.:

    https://www.darkmoon.me/2014/the-jew-and-the-peasant-by-douglas-reed/

    Please take the time to read it.

    • Replies: @AaronB
  179. @AaronB

    Does one need to go any further than this to understand Judaism?

    … and Hillel converted him, saying: That which is despicable to you, do not do to your fellow, this is the whole Torah, and the rest is commentary… ”

    -Rabbi Hillel the Elder

    http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Quote/hillel.html

    • Replies: @AaronB
  180. Truth3 says:
    @AaronB

    No thank you.

    Know enough of the Devil’s people to make me want to puke already.

  181. This is damning in showing the Jewish role in the Japanese American internment during ww2. Also the hypocrisy of victimhood in regards to the Jewish treatment under the 3rd Reich.

    It may interest you to know that Japan was alone among the Axis Powers in tacitly providing aid to Jewish refugees, generally by either laxly enforcing the Nuremberg Laws, or by simply not doing so at all. Something like 20,000 – 40,000 Jews fled Eastern Europe and arrived in the Empire of Japan and its possessions between 1938 – 1945, often with visas granted to them by sympathetic Japanese embassy staff (e.g. Sugihara Chiune, Ōsako Tatsuo, et al). The largest refugee communities during this period were in Harbin (Manchukuo), Shanghai (Japanese-occupied China), and Kobe (Honshū). There were several reasons why this occurred. Partly it had to do with Japanese diplomatic and military personnel who were genuinely moved by pity. Then there was lingering gratitude towards the Jews because of the Rothschilds, who essentially bankrolled the war effort during the Russo-Japanese War, thereby ensuring the country’s victory. Finally, there was the faint hope in the government that this display of benevolence would play well in the American media, helping to humanize the Japanese similarly to how Henry Luce did for the Chinese, perhaps aiding in reaching a diplomatic agreement with the US and averting war.

    Interestingly enough, a few years ago the Los Angeles Times ran a story on survivors of the Shanghai ghetto which remarkably airbrushed Japan and its humanitarian efforts right out of the narrative. Not that I am implying that our media has ever been biased!

  182. @AaronB

    Thank you. Whether I plead lack of time, priorities or that it will take some time I would be grateful for your summary of the standard teaching – also to what proportion, and categories, of the Jewish population it applies to – on such potentially controversial topics as the meaning of lol nidrei, assimilation and relations with Gentiles and host governments.

    • Replies: @AaronB
    , @AaronB
  183. Parfois1 says:
    @Hunter

    FYI there’s a grammatical error

    What else do you hunt?

    • Replies: @Hunter
  184. Wonderful article, but my only criticism was that it took so long to get to the Japanese part which was, after all, the title of this piece.

  185. Hibernian says:
    @Hans

    Jules Stein who started MCA is the maternal grandfather of Katrina Van Den Huevel.

  186. AaronB says:
    @Jacques Sheete

    Interesting.

    Many, perhaps most, of the great Rabbis of the Talmud we are told supported themselves through lowly physical labor so they could devote most of their time to study.

    The Mishna says – ” love labour and be averse to positions of authority”. (Pirkei avos 1:10)

    And – ” how lamentable is a position of authority, for it buries its occupants” (pesachim 87b)

    “Who will merit the world to come? One who is humble, whose knee is lowly, who is bent over when he enters and bent over when he leaves” (sanhedrin 88b)

    “Those of elevated stature will be cut down”

    And ” God chose Sinai because of its loneliness, for a dwelling place”

    And countless more – Luzatto in his chapter on lowliness and humility cites countless sources, and discusses the need for lowliness at length. Luzatto himself took a job as a simple lens grinder in Amsterdam, like Spinoza, so he could devote his time to spiritual pursuits

    How great has been the corruption of Jewry at the hands of secular Europeans I could not fully grasp until I began delving into the authentic Jewish sources.

    • Replies: @AaronB
  187. Codex says: • Website
    @onebornfree

    IFF the Fed’s were doing it on behalf of the Irish, Italian, or Jewish mafia, it certainly is an important distinction.

    It implies the Fed’s would not have done it otherwise, as Hawaii’s unmolested Japanese-immigrant inhabitants would appear to indicate.

    The article above claims that the Syndicate pulling Fed strings was Jewish.

    But we cannot reveal the misdeeds of said Syndicate because “It’s the anti-semitism! 0h Noes”

    And that’s a problem too.

    Worse yet, if the Jews who are both the most wicked and powerful members of their ethic group leverage tribal loyalties, in order to keep everyday schmucks on the rez (as Black racial hustlers) do, AND go full Gypsy and teach as a matter of intersectional race-and-gender theory that the goyim have it coming, no matter what a member of the tribe does to them…

    It’s a disaster.

  188. FB says: • Website

    A terrific article…eminently readable and briskly telling an eye-opening story of goings on in the shadow world…

    I am reminded of a guy I loved listening to when I was coming up…he had got his first real start in aviation by being hired by Air America…the CIA ‘airline’ that was heavily involved in drug running during the Vietnam era…

    Of course the air crews were just hired ‘bus drivers’ and were told nothing…but sooner or later they figured things out…

    Then recently I happened upon a chance social encounter with a ‘journalist’ who made no secret of his intel background…I reflected long and hard about the stories he told…the CIA runs the global drug market of course…flying in precursor chemicals, and flying out the finished product…

    The product is handed off to various powerful mafias…many of them controlled to some extent by the intel services…for instance the Russian mafia is run mostly by ex intel guys…many of them of Jewish background…

    And so it goes…the global drug trade in the tens of billions of dollars is a source of immense power not just for the off the books wealth…but for the physical violence that goes with it…sometimes it all just comes down to smashmouth tactics…like James Garner getting beat up over a fender bender…

    Sometimes the violence is much bigger…like JFK…the fact is these guys running these schemes in the shadows could probably knock off just about anybody…there is something to be said for simple physical violence…it can be an option of last resort…and often has been…

    • Replies: @Twodees Partain
  189. utu says:
    @AaronB

    Not so long ago you blamed philosophers who were born after Spinoza’s death for his problems and Enlightment infection. Now you place Luzzatto in 15 century while he was born in 1707. Don’t they teach chronology in yeshivas or are you suffering from some achronological disorder? Jews suppose to be pretty good to remember sequences like in music while they might be lacking in spacial multidimensional imagination. You are by 300 years off. Minor mistakes like that happen to bullshitters.

    Then there is your misstatement about what is being taught in yeshivas and with what emphasis. I do not think that there is much emphasis on genuine Jewish mystics in most of yeshivas. You fail to mention that Luzzatto had to flee Italy because other rabbis did not approve of his teaching and he did not gain support among German Jews either and then after learning the diamonds trade in Amsterdam got frustrate and went to Palestine where he died during plague. So certainly he is not representative of Judaism. Majority of Jews feared that he was just another huckster false messiah like Sabbatai Zevi 80 years earlier who found refuge in Islam. There was also a bit younger than Luzatto another huckster and self-proclaimed messiah Jacob Fank. He lead his followers to conversion into Catholicism because that was the only way he could find safety from the mainstream rabbis who wanted to stone him because in Poland they had jurisdiction over all Jews. Are Frank or Sabbatai Zevi taught in yeshivas? Perhaps they represent the true Judaism.

    • Replies: @AaronB
    , @AaronB
  190. utu says:
    @AaronB

    I will be getting herrings at Russ and Daughters this coming Wednesday after 3pm.

  191. AaronB says:
    @Wizard of Oz

    First of all, the kol nidrei does not apply to any vows taken towards another person – in other words, any promise or vow taken to you, or in a court, or as part of a binding contract, or any pledge or promise to another.

    It applies to what might be called ” new year’s resolutions” – vows one takes towards oneself, with God as witness.

    So this should completely wipe out the notion that it in any way sanctions cheating of others, God forbid.

    Secondly, it applies only to resolutions towards oneself that one has failed to keep by accident. In other words, one cannot simply decide to intentionally not keep a resolution towards oneself taken before God, thinking it is annulled.

    It is only inadvertent and unintentional failures to keep personal resolutions taken with God as witness – definitely not intentional failures done cynically, God forbid.

    In Judaism Yom Kippur is considered the one day that the Gates of Heaven are opened to repentance unconditionally, so we try and slip in even inadvertent failures on our part to keep personal resolutions towards ourselves.

    Thirdly, far from being hostile to non Jews, it includes a protective clause towards non Jews – “The leader and the congregation then say together three times, “May all the people of Israel be forgiven, including all the strangers who live in their midst, for all the people are in fault.”

    This isn’t exactly making a distinction between Jews and non Jews.

    Finally, it was a controversial prayer that was opposed by some Rabbis at the time, and dates from the Middle Ages – but it has gained widespread acceptance, and I appreciate its archaic sensibility and sense of of the awesome seriousness and dire consequences of even making personal resolutions before God.

    • Replies: @Wizard of Oz
  192. AaronB says:
    @Wizard of Oz

    As for relations towards host governments, one must abide by its laws and respect it, and conduct oneself in an upright manner towards it. Jews have a concept of “desecrating Gods name” – when any Jew acts in a way that is not law abiding or shameful towards the people among who he lives.

    Righteous and honorable non Jews are considered to have a share in heaven – you will note that this is a much more tolerant and humane view than the traditional Christian notion that only belief in Jesus saves, and anyone who doesn’t believe in Jesus goes to hell.

    The Biblical injunctions on the treatment of non Jews who dwell with us is to be especially humane and considerate – because we too were once “strangers in a strange land”, we are admonished to remember.

    Each morning during the morning prayers, we thank God for showing compassion to the “stranger” among us.

    However, when Jews went into exile and became a persecuted minority in a hostile environment, a slightly different attitude emerged to a very mild extent – for instance, there is a passage in the Talmud that says that it is not permissible to return wrong chancge to a gentile, but if he pays the wrong amount, it is permissible to keep it.

    But the overall framework continues to be one of humane and moral dealing towards gentiles, and today many orthodox Rabbis no longer consist such rulings acceptable as Jews don’t face economic restrictions anymore – such a ruling is not considered “from God”, but a Rabbinic ruling trying to balance morality with survival in specific difficult situations.

    Considering the economic restrictions gentiles placed on Jews, a very mild form of economic retaliation does not seem terrible in a state of low level warfare.

    Of course, any gentile is welcome to convert to Judaism and partake of its spiritual benefits and become a part of the community – as Judaism is the furthest thing from racism.

    • Replies: @Truth3
    , @Hibernian
    , @Alden
  193. AaronB says:
    @Jacques Sheete

    Indeed that is the spirit of it.

    But he also said – now go and study 🙂

  194. Excellent article as usual, your work and your website knock it out of the park day in and day out.

  195. AaronB says:
    @utu

    My mistake about the date, sorry.

    Stop this ” I don’t think” there is much emphasis on etc etc. Go ask Jews! Go read online yeshiva reading lists!

    In addition to writing classic works on judaism, Luzzatto wrote some controversial works on Kabbala, which caused him problems. He was only accepted after his death, and is today considered one of the main classic Jewish writers and teachers, and his books absolutely central to Jewish education.

    Bit his Way of God is not what was considered controversial – his esoteric Kabbalah works were, bit not any longer, and I plan to eventually get to them.

  196. turtle says:
    @AaronB

    This one:
    https://www.amazon.com/Duties-Classics-Library-English-Hebrew/dp/0873067657/ref=pd_sbs_14_6/132-7107569-1148900?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=0873067657&pd_rd_r=afb95e04-a764-11e9-bc59-bd9b9921c68b&pd_rd_w=jJA44&pd_rd_wg=BdLUR&pf_rd_p=588939de-d3f8-42f1-a3d8-d556eae5797d&pf_rd_r=8N4KZA5V1GCPHATHSMPA&psc=1&refRID=8N4KZA5V1GCPHATHSMPA

    allows you to look inside.

    Evidently there are also some used paperback version, much cheaper:
    https://www.amazon.com/Duties-Heart-Bachya-Joseph-Paquda/dp/0873067665/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

    More on the author:
    https://www.britannica.com/biography/Bahya-ben-Joseph-ibn-Pakuda

    Via the Islāmic mystics, known as Ṣūfīs, Bahya was influenced by Neoplatonism as to the nature of God and the soul’s quest for him. From the Islāmic system of dialectical theology called kalām he borrowed proofs for the existence of God.

    Critical of his predecessors who, of the two requirements of religion, had emphasized the “duties of the body” to the neglect of the “duties of the heart,” Bahya wrote his book to restore the proper balance. The “duties of the body” are obligatory outward actions—religious ritual and ethical practice—while the “duties of the heart” are the attitudes and intentions that determine the state of a person’s soul and alone give value to his acts.

    My own sad comment:
    I have met too many people in my life, ostensibly religious, or not, who really ought to have found out the meaning of the term, but did not.
    Thank you very much for the reference, AaronB.

    Disclaimer:
    I have no religious beliefs, but do believe we have the power (free will) to be something better than the “lower animals,” if we choose to do so.
    And that goes for every human on this planet, not just members of any “special” group, (however defined).

    • Replies: @AaronB
  197. AaronB says:
    @utu

    Maimonides, who I am sure you would agree is orthodox and classic to Judaism, also aroused controversy with his more philosophical works, which many strongly opposed, and even today they are not widely read.

    So that kind of thing does not mean much.

    • Replies: @utu
  198. AaronB says:
    @AaronB

    God chose Sinai because of its loneliness, for a dwelling place.

    Should read “lowliness”.

  199. Parfois1 says:
    @anarchyst

    As I have previously stated, jewish success is based on cultural and social cohesiveness and insularity–NOT “smarts” or “IQ”.

    Indeed, the Jews are “endowed” with all those qualities that make them stand out from the crowd. Yet, like anything else in the biological and social word there must be underlining conditions that create and promote the growth of pathologies.

    The historical record shows the semitic Phoenicians were the top traders of Antiquity, a role taken centuries later by their cousin Jews after the Punic Wars. The old practices of trading required, among others, the skill of deceiving the other side, taking advantage of weakness and arm twisting. You see those tactics used today in any bazar in the Middle East – as you can see also among the Lebanese small (some big ones too) traders in countries where they have settled in large numbers such as France, Brazil, Canada, Australia. The use of deception to obtain a financial advantage is an unscrupulous cultural trait peculiar to some peoples whose religious beliefs and social organization favoured that way of thinking and behaviour.

    Now, you bring those cultural traits into a society ruled by a laissez faire politico-economic system based on competitive free-for-all ethos for power and greed. What do you expect? Social Darwinism, and the Jews are very good at it.

    • Replies: @turtle
  200. utu says:
    @AaronB

    “So that kind of thing does not mean much.” – I agree but in the context when somebody states what ‘true Judaism’ is as you often do when engaging in Jewish apologetics then it matters a lot. You are cherry picking.

    • Replies: @AaronB
  201. AaronB says:
    @turtle

    Thank you very much for the reference, AaronB.

    You’re very welcome.

    What I found surprising is this remarkable book is at the core of higher Jewish education today. This was one of the first books my religious friends mentioned when I discussed Judaism with them.

    (Although some people do not study the Neplatonic proofs, which are considered controversial, but many still do)

    I have no religious beliefs, but do believe we have the power (free will) to be something better than the “lower animals,” if we choose to do so.

    And this I agree with one hundred percent.

    • Replies: @turtle
  202. Western says:
    @Alden

    H W. Bush signed the 1990 Immigration Act that doubled legal immigration. That’s pretty bad too.

  203. AaronB says:
    @utu

    From Wiki –

    century after his death, Luzzatto was rediscovered by the Musar movement, which adopted his ethical works. It was the great Torah ethicist, Israel Salanter (1810–1883), who placed the Messilat Yesharim at the heart of the Musar (ethics) curriculum of the major yeshivas of Eastern Europe. Derech Hashem, Luzzato’s treatise on Jewish theology, eventually came to be considered as an authoritave guide in Jewish theology.

    This is the rather mild language of Wikipedia. Jewish sites easily found on Google are more enthusiastic, and he is listed on all Jewish reading lists of essential core texts.

    My orthodox friends tell me it is one of the first books handed to them in higher yeshiva.

  204. Art says:

    Another rather cynical suggestion would be that his long national leadership role on human rights and civil liberties was intended to win the plaudits of liberal intellectuals and the media, thereby preempting any later attempt to resurrect the damning evidence provided by the five year FBI investigation of his corrupt sales practices.

    I believe the answer is simple – the guy was a Jew. He had a Talmudic Zionist blueprint. He was on plan – Jew 101 – control by division – the first and easiest division is rich and poor. Then blacks, then woman, then homosexuals, then brown – then everyone from Christianity. (He was following Brandeis and Frankfurter.)

    Walla – observe today.

  205. @Erebus

    I don’t agree on the hypothesis of a help from Russian military. They are only taking care of Russia, and they don’t dare that America is self-eating.

    But I agree on the hypothesis that US military (let’s say: Marines + Navy + CIA) have started a silent counter-coup.
    The first visible cue, for my eyes, was when the US Navy .gov website displayed, for around one year, detailled pictures of its Pentagon aisle, after 9/11/01. There was no particular caption. It silently demonstrated that there had not been a Boeing airliner here. All the glass windows were clearly in perfect shape in the locations where the jet wings should have crashed. That’s a fact.

    They could not reverse the domination of jewish owned media. This explains partially why they never fight overtly against Jewish power. Nevertheless they do practically own the WaPo, thanks to a very sweet deal between Pentagon and Bezos’s Amazon Web Service. That’s a fact.

    They also control, or sponsor, or protect the best “antisemitic” website. That’s my joke and that perhaps is also a fact. Nobody can know about that, but the Editor-In-Chief can, because he’s a precog, and i’m absolutely not.

    • Replies: @Erebus
  206. But muh private property. Muh free market. Come on Mr Unz call them what they are, capitalists, very effective capitalists. These criminals and gangster thrive in this environment. The communists have kicked them out, Cuba, N Korea, etc.. Its always been this way. Wiemar Germany was rotted out by free market capitalism, Hitler even acknowledged this, the Bolsheviks even agreed with Hitler on this. Same problem in America today, monopolies, foreign ownership, poor social services, super rich oligarchs, tyranny, police state, dirt poor working class, drugs and alcoholism, debt, usury, women as well as men and children turning to prostitution or other unsavory activities for money.

    I obviously don’t agree with Hitler on everything, I think he scapegoated all Jews instead of just the guilty, I think a lot of what he said about communists was just propaganda for the time. Nevertheless, I think his descriptions of what was happening then line up with a lot of todays problems. Not all of them are Jews of course, there are many many gentiles involved, that are willing to throw their fellow countrymen under the bus for a nickel.
    Here are some of his own words:

    Then it was said, ‘Freedom has come to us through the Revolution.’ Another of those things that one cannot see very easily! It is of course true that one can walk down the street, the individual can go into his workshop and he can go out again: here and there he can go to a meeting. In a word, the individual has liberties. But in general, if he is wise, he will keep his mouth shut. For if in former times extraordinary care was taken that no one should let slip anything which could be treated as lèse-majesté, now a man must take much greater care that he doesn’t say anything which might represent an insult to the majesty of a member of Parliament.

    And if we ask who was responsible for our misfortune, then we must inquire who profited by our collapse. And the answer to that question is that ‘Banks and Stock Exchanges are more flourishing than ever before.’ We were told that capitalism would be destroyed, and when we ventured to remind one or other of these famous statesmen and said ‘Don’t forget hat Jews too have capital,’ then the answer was: ‘What are you worrying about? Capitalism as a whole will now be destroyed, the whole people will now be free. We are not fighting Jewish or Christian capitalism, we are fighting very capitalism: we are making the people completely free.’

    Christian capitalism’ is already as good as destroyed, the international Jewish Stock Exchange capital gains in proportion as the other loses ground. It is only the international Stock Exchange and loan capital, the so-called ‘supra-state capital,’ which has profited from the collapse of our economic life, the capital which receives its character from the single supra-state nation which is itself national to the core, which fancies itself to be above all other nations, which places itself above other nations and which already rules over them.

    The international Stock Exchange capital would be unthinkable, it would never have come, without its founders the supra-national, because intensely national, Jews…. The Jew has not grown poorer: he gradually gets bloated, and, if you don’t believe me, I would ask you to go to one of our health-resorts; there you will find two sorts of visitors: the German who goes there, perhaps for the first time for a long while, to breathe a little fresh air and to recover his health, and the Jew who goes there to lose his fat. And if you go out to our mountains, whom do you find there in fine brand-new yellow boots with splendid rucksacks in which there is generally nothing that would really be of any use? And why are they there? They go up to the hotel, usually no further than the train can take them: where the train stops, they stop too. And then they sit about somewhere within a mile from the hotel, like blow-flies round a corpse.

    These are not, you may be sure, our working classes: neither those working with the mind, nor with the body. With their worn clothes they leave the hotel on one side and go on climbing: they would not feel comfortable coming into this perfumed atmosphere in suits which date from 1913 or 1914. No, assuredly the Jew has suffered no privations! . .

    • Replies: @Peripatetic Commenter
  207. turtle says:
    @Parfois1

    The old practices of trading required, among others, the skill of deceiving the other side, taking advantage of weakness and arm twisting. You see those tactics used today in any bazar in the Middle East

    I call it the “rug merchant mentality,” with apologies to any ethical rug merchants, Persian or otherwise, who may be about. My hypothesis, FWIW, (probably not much) is that people from around the Mediterranean, living in a temperate climate where life was relatively easy (at least, compared to the “frozen North”) got bored, and took up “bargaining” as a pastime. Ship comes in, let’s go down to the port and see what kind of deal we can make. Same with the caravansary. Casinos came later. People from up North (Scotland, Scandinavia, or northern Germany, lets say), simply had no time, nor patience, for this sort of nonsense, as they were forced to spend much more of their time struggling to survive, based on where they lived. Based on my experience, it’s not exclusively Jewish, more a Mediterranean trait. I’ve met Iraqis, Iranians and Yugoslavs who “had it bad,” i.e. didn’t know when to quit, especially when dealing with people of northern European heritage (ja, das bin ich).

  208. turtle says:
    @AaronB

    What I found surprising is this remarkable book is at the core of higher Jewish education today.

    Perhaps that is because it contains what might be called “universal truths.”
    Based on a cursory perusal, I perceive it contains ideas which are not specifically “Jewish,” but universally human.
    I expect my honorary uncle, Muslim Arab, born and raised in Baghdad, would find much to like about it*, as would my (truly) Christian friends, who live their lives according to their own moral and ethical principles, and do not wear their religion on their sleeves.

    *and might well be able to read it in the original ancient Arabic, scholar that he is.

    Take care,

    • Agree: AaronB
  209. Mr Unz, can you please make a podcast for your articles? I’m dyslexic so struggle reading them, but enjoyed listening to you on the manifold with Steve Hsu. So can you please make your articles in podcast format as well as written for us dyslexic people to enjoy?

  210. @PeterMX

    I liked the Rockford files. I remember reading a newspaper article about Garner being beaten after a minor traffic accident. My memory is that he was wearing a gold chain and a track suit in the picture for the article and looked decidedly un-Rockford.

  211. @turtle

    people from around the Mediterranean, living in a temperate climate where life was relatively easy (at least, compared to the “frozen North”) got bored, and took up “bargaining” as a pastime

    A more plausible explanation is this “pastime” is profitable.

    • Replies: @turtle
  212. Fine article and Mr. Unz is without parallel based on my reading at the site to date.

    But revelations about obscure Jewish criminals in America will ultimately accomplish nothing.

    There are only two narratives that might awaken the pitiful Americans. Relentless ridicule of the Holocaust story. And the truth about Israeli and American Jewish involvement in the nuclear devices used to destroy the two towers.

    Revelations about Balezon, Epstein or Weinstein will not accomplish anything.

  213. anon[172] • Disclaimer says:

    Jason Ditz Posted on July 15, 2019Categories NewsTags EU, Iran, Israel
    As European Union members try to salvage the P5+1 nuclear deal with Iran, a big obstacle has been providing sanctions relief promised under the deal. To circumvent US threats, the EU has established a clearing house called INSTEX to allow trade with Iran without dealing with the banks, who are too afraid of the US to finance any deals.

    Israel is bound and determined to kill the deal, however, which has led to an Israeli NGO sing the European Union over INSTEX, and trying to claim all Iranian assets in it, if any, should belong to Israelis who US courts have awarded Iranian assets to.

    Seizing Iranian assets in Europe based on US court rulings, as part of an effort to undermine EU attempts to save a nuclear deal with Iran is clearly problematic, and the EU is likely to object to such an attempt to legally impose US policy on them.

    That may not matter, however, as suing the EU over INSTEX might just be a cynical way to tie that newly launched system up in court, and convince companies that the assets within INSTEX aren’t secure, and subject to being looted in lawsuits.

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    The gang is still polluting the atmosphere . Still corrupting . Still using legal mumbo- zumbo.

  214. Alden says:
    @Jacques Sheete

    Why not just ignore all the Wiz’s nonsense?

  215. @AaronB

    Thank you. Very much what I would expect to get from my learned (Reform) rabbi friend though it does seem that there are still some screwballs amongst the rabbis. Without chasing down anything more relevant that account of rabbis saying that not helping a Gentile on the Sabbath, even one in dire need, was correct Judaic doctrine is pretty hairraising: quite as barmy as Christian Creationist beliefs.

    But… more to the present point: can you persuade Ron of the error of his interpretation of what he got from Israel Shahak?

    • Replies: @AaronB
    , @AaronB
  216. Hunter says:
    @Parfois1

    Truth,
    Justice…
    and bargains.

    • Replies: @Parfois1
  217. Unz, go to reddit now and figure out how their comment system works; i told you to do that years ago.

    Normal people don’t have time nor patience to scroll through 300+ comments, in order to learn sth, pick that diamond.

    Just rename buttons, they won’t sue you.

  218. Truth3 says:
    @AaronB

    “But the overall framework continues to be one of humane and moral dealing towards gentiles…”

    Wow. Disingenuous to a fault there, aren’t you?

    Read the Flipping Talmud… one case after another where Jews are taught it is OK to be evil. Then look at what Jews have done to Mankind… start with the Palestinians you ugly little shit.

    Finally, do us all a favor. Get all your compatriots to Move to Birobidzhan… you nasty creep.

    • Replies: @utu
  219. Cowboy [AKA "Kartoffelstampfer"] says:
    @Alden

    But thanks be to God, White gay men started moving in around 1980 and drive the blacks out and restored the beautiful homes.

    Globohomo psychosis destroyed San Francisco far more than Blacks did. Blacks would not have wanted to turn SF into a shithole “sanctuary” with illegals stealing all the work on the “black” market and conservative blacks always were anti-sodomist.

    30 years later you may have some restored victorians, but now we know the full agenda. It was never just to allow your homo son or your dyke daughter out of the closet. “Gay Marriage” was always just the starting point. Complete sexual perversion and destruction of the family were always the end destination, it is clear now.

    A few pretty Victorian houses on shitty Fillmore street for a few decades is hardly compensation for the genocide of your people.

    • Replies: @Alden
  220. @AaronB

    Why rely on a secular scientistic Jew like Ron Unz – who is an interesting man but not entirely sane, lets be honest

    Every single time …

    Well at least you’ve proved that you’re very, very Jewish.
    The old psychologising-from-a-distance routine.
    It’s something like [Reason to Disregard Opinion, #1] in my checklist. Might as well accuse someone of sorcery or possession, African-style.

  221. JackOH says:

    Do Mafiosi prefer liberalism, our American version, when they infiltrate into power? Jeez, Ron, you’re killing me!

    Mussolini, I think, was at odds with the Mafia. British fascist Oswald Mosley decried the “mafiazation” (he used a sharper anti-Italian slur) of post-WWII politics in his memoir. Pretty obvious that a self-serving racket calling the shots would screw up ideas of national solidarity.

    Crissake, I don’t have a clue. But, I’ll note that the Mob in my area was at one time so powerful that it used the elected county sheriff and his deputies as muscle to close down gambling joints that weren’t paying “taxes” to the bosses. The gullible public would only see the crime-fighting sheriff in action, and not see the Mob’s direction.

    But, yeah, I guess a “liberal” politics would serve the interests of an America run by a Supermob, Inc. Call it trompe l’oeil politics, or a politics of distraction.

    • Replies: @John Regan
  222. Hibernian says:
    @AaronB

    “…much more tolerant and humane view than the traditional Christian notion that only belief in Jesus saves, and anyone who doesn’t believe in Jesus goes to hell.”

    The current Catholic view is that persons not visibly within the Church may be connected to it by ties which have yet to be revealed. Of course many liberal priests and laity (there are very few nuns anymore and there were never very many brothers) don’t really believe in Heaven, Hell, or many other traditional doctrines.

    The view which you mention is definitely still held by many Fundamentalists.

  223. MrTea says:
    @niteranger

    Did you know that Coppola’s home (I believe it was in Chile) was burglarized and all his archived materials were stolen? Sometime back in the 90s I think.

  224. MrTea says:

    Really outstanding piece, those book references are among the small cluster of truths most notable by how often they are excluded from reviews of these subjects. “Brothers” details about Oswald/others impersonating him visiting Mexico City are one the keys to that case; Mr.Talbot’s more recent “The Devil’s Chessboard” fills in some most important historical details about the Dulles brothers (Allen effectively running the CIA out of Prentice Bush’s house after being fired by JFK) that is being run away from by the university historians, revisionism like this is the last thing they can deal with.

    I grew up in California too, but my mom and dad were from Illinois and I heard all the lore about the old days but I had the “goodbye to all that” illusion for a brief idyllic time. Then after being force-fed glop for an economics degree at the University I embarked to get behind the facade (the pre-internet and not-easy-to-find publications from the John Birchers and their associates were the most helpful). I assume most here know about Antony Sutton’s histories if they don’t they should, you can find them on the web for free.

    A couple pieces of the underworld puzzle I could offer, “The Money and the Power” by Sally Denton and her partner tells the “not in the movies” version of Vegas, The Skim, and where the money went –the early part about JFK and his pop in Nevada are told nowhere else. But no history of government contract corruption can be complete without the role of LBJ (directly tied to the DoD deals that wound up being the F-111, there was quite a run-up) and his “aide” Bobby Baker, the payoffs around the Vendex corporation, and many still-undocumented cash payoffs-for-votes where Baker handled the cash for LBJ. Baker wrote a somewhat shallow version called “Wheeling and Dealing” in 1973 (the hot parts got excerpted in Playboy). Probably the most significant thing to emerge from the few sources going into these matters is the allegation that LBJ blackmailed his way onto the ticket with JFK by having J.Edgar Hoover threaten to release information about JFK’s affair with the East German spy Ellen Romesch. Roger Stone wrote a book putting LBJ at the center of the assassination plot, though you don’t have to go all the way there to realize for sure he was part of the cover-up (key detail being an 12-minute gap in a tape conversation between Hoover and Johnson the day after the killing–relates back to the Talbot book as the subject of the conversation was Oswald in Mexico City.)

  225. Tom Verso says:

    Ron Unz …MY TEACHER

    Damn man … I have a Masters Degree in History and more importantly a neurotic compulsive reader of all things historical and social scientific that has carried me far beyond PhD reading.

    And, yet time and again your articles leave me ‘dropped jawed’ … I think:
    “How on earth have I not seen material like this before”?

    Thank you.

    Nay more! Bless you!

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  226. ia says:

    Is it so farfetched to suggest that these issues [human rights] have been deliberately promoted as popular distractions, lightnings rods to divert attention from the simple reality that most people have grown much poorer, even while our ruling elites have vastly multiplied their wealth?

    Good question and interesting article. But, I’d surmise that the originators of the concept of human rights were more interested in usurping power for themselves by taking it from the aristocracy and church. Eventually, human rights and “freedom” was pushed during the Cold War as a counter to communist conformity and state oppression. The culture HAD attempted to control the mob by maintaining some semblance of Hellenized Christianity in the face of a mechanistic world view but this broke down in a boiling cauldron of racial and sexual competition.

    Really, when you think about it, the extraordinary rise of Korshak and other talented Jews is a direct result of a culture embedded in the human rights mystique. Blacks, feminists and queers (and now transgenders) have all exploited the western Europeans’ Achilles heel. It’s just that Jews are spectacularly successful and thus engender greater envy. Blacks, by far, have been more parasitic than Jews. In fact, Jews have contributed quite a bit and are capable of maintaining a high culture on their own.

    • Replies: @OilcanFloyd
  227. Ivan says:

    I came across Mr Russo’s Supermob sometime in early 2000’s . Until around that time I was under the impression that Jews were all characters out of Saul Bellow’s novels – people who stumbled and fell to do God’s work; and ultimately a well-meaning people. That book and the shakedown of the Swiss over the alleged looting by the Swiss of Jewish refugees during WWII, changed my perceptions of the subtle Jewish propaganda that whitewashes all their misdemeanours and crimes, as a somewhat unintended side-effect of the struggle for survival. Though of course one should not generalise.

  228. @JackOH

    Mussolini broke the back of the Mafia with his tough on crime policies. It was literally the CIA (or more accurately, their predecessor alphabet organization, the OSS) that put the Mafiosi in Sicily back in power under the American occupation government. Historian claim this was because they were reliable anti-communists, and that was all the Americans cared about. That’s probably part of the truth, but at least some OSS officers were already back then involved in the international drug trade.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sicilian_mafia_during_the_Mussolini_regime

    See also the now very rare book The Death of James Forrestal by Cornell Simpson, which is a bit conspiratorial at times but gives an excellent account of corruption in the US government in the 1940s.

    • Replies: @JackOH
  229. @Tom Verso

    Dear Ron,

    Tom Verto described you as his “TEACHER,” and as you likely have thousands of pupils, I am one.

    Knowing you welcome & are open to commenter-questions, I have one which corresponds to your article’s sentence, “Apparently agents of a (syndicate backed) aeorospace corporation (General Dynamics?) we’re observed burglarizing the home of JFK’s favorite mistress. You likely know the late-Mary Pinchot Meyer’s was President JFK’s main extramarital squeeze.

    At any rate, on October 12, 1964, Mary Pinchot Meyer’s (MPM), Ben Bradlee’s sister-in-law was murdered while walking Georgetown’s popular C&O Canal path. A broken & love sick black man, Ray Crump was initially charged with her murder, exonerated, & to this day, the killer never caught.

    Next morning after MPM’s murder, Ben Bradlee & wife Tony began to search for her endeared diary, and discovered someone else knew about the diary’s existence & the diary’s potential political volatility. Meyer’s door was locked, but when Bradley & wife entered with their personal key, they found CIA Counterintelligence Chief, James Jesus Angleton inside and searching for the diary.

    As many know, James Douglass, author of the informative “JFK & The Unspeakable,” made a strong case for direct CIA-management of President Kennedy’s murder. Regrettably, this valuable work failed to discuss James Jesus Angleton’s tight, mobbish, & unspeakable link to the state of Israel & it’s intelligence services.

    Linked below is a rather recent Daily Beast article on the bizarre & unsolved murder of MPM. Maybe I am off-the-Canal-sidewall, but am wondering how tight was the referenced invasion “aerospace corporation” with the CIA’s best laid plans & benefits given JFK’s (unsolved) murder on Elm Street. Hm.
    Thanks very much for your possibly giving ear to this matter, & as always, my respect and gratitude, Ron!

    https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-bizarre-tale-of-ben-bradlee-jfk-and-the-master-spy

    • Replies: @Ron Unz
  230. @ia

    But, I’d surmise that the originators of the concept of human rights were more interested in usurping power for themselves by taking it from the aristocracy and church. Eventually, human rights and “freedom” was pushed during the Cold War as a counter to communist conformity and state oppression. The culture HAD attempted to control the mob by maintaining some semblance of Hellenized Christianity in the face of a mechanistic world view but this broke down in a boiling cauldron of racial and sexual competition

    .

    I agree .

    Really, when you think about it, the extraordinary rise of Korshak and other talented Jews is a direct result of a culture embedded in the human rights mystique. Blacks, feminists and queers (and now transgenders) have all exploited the western Europeans’ Achilles heel. It’s just that Jews are spectacularly successful and thus engender greater envy. Blacks, by far, have been more parasitic than Jews. In fact, Jews have contributed quite a bit and are capable of maintaining a high culture on their own.

    I think Jews have used blacks on others to exploit western Europeans, and blacks have gotten peanuts compared to Jews.

    Whatever Jews are, or have contributed, Whites have achieved far more, don’t need Jews, and our supposed average lower IQ only means that we have enough people at all levels of intellect to make a society work well. The obvious solution is to kick Jews out before whites and the West are destroyed. Why keep an enemy in our midst? We gave Jews Israel, and paid for it to be built up, so they have a place to go.

    • Replies: @ia
  231. Jett Rucker says: • Website

    Why was not property confiscated from Japanese in the US returned to its previous owners after the war?

    Property confiscated from German Jews was returned to its previous owners (or, often, their heirs) after the same war.

    Common element: the US won in both places.

    Differing elements: Jews were the victims in Germany, but not in the US.

    The Japanese property was in the (victorious) US; the Jewish property was in (defeated) Germany.

    Another common element: in both places, the property ended up in the hands of Jews.

    • Replies: @Alden
  232. Ron,

    Many years ago in a reflective moment the following postulate filled my stream of consciousness, and formed the filter through which all external information has been processed since: “without facts there is no knowledge; without knowledge there is no wisdom; without wisdom there is no truth; without truth there is no justice; without justice there is no freedom; without freedom, life was no meaning.”

    A couple of years ago I fortuitously stumbled upon this site, and since have read all of your posts. There is a foundation of tenacious, yet extraordinarily humble, intellectual integrity that undergirds Unz.com. It is not necessary to subscribe to all the content to recognize the truly exceptional nature of what you are intentionally facilitating here, videlicet, the courageous pursuit of truth on the most controversial of subjects.

    I have been unable to detect any trace of self-serving predilection in your copious posts, only the genuine desire to discover the truth and to share it without selfish motive with those who are likewise trying to negotiate the narrow and treacherous path.

    I hope that you will someday decide to apply your considerable insight and skill to an definitive exposition of modern central banking, and the bright-line connection that fiat money creation has to virtually all of the social-economic-political-moral maladies that have been visited upon western civilization by the Khazarian Mafia and their malignant Ashkenazi descendants for the past 200 years.

    As my wise Grandpa used to opine, ignorance is a choice. Thank you for the grace that makes that choice possible.

    • Agree: Alden
  233. Truth3 says:

    The entire history of the Jews… and how they have “interacted” with the peoples in whose countries they decided to “set up shop” among… is managed by the shapers of opinion, like no other element of humanity.

    The case that is most illustrative, is what happens when they are the “majority” population in a region.

    Take a look at Israel… the self-identified “Jewish State”.

    See what will happen when they reach a threshold of power?

    Mankind should collectively WAKE THE [email protected]%& UP before they get to the point where resistance to their Evil is completely throttled.

    Ron Unz, among others (sadly a tiny minority) of those born into that malicious mafioso tribe, is doing God’s work by telling the truth about their ‘nation’. Only in the USA is Free Speech (barely) tolerated, and soon, as the Jooz have their way… it will be completely suppressed.

    If Mankind doesn’t listen and learn, and finally ACT… well, this could be the last generation with a chance to save mankind from this evil.

    • Agree: Parfois1
  234. anonymous[165] • Disclaimer says:
    @Steve Sailer

    I am still amazed he never considered vengence for his thinly disguised portrayal in the godfather…tsk tsk… horses head in the bed.

  235. anonymous[165] • Disclaimer says:
    @MarvinGardens

    The rule is take the money and run. Real stars take a percentage of the GROSS. Morons take a percentage of the net. Its literally called hollywood accounting. Even if you sue them they delcare bankruptcy and open up under a similar name across the street. Hell even Harry Potter supposedly lost money.

  236. anonymous[165] • Disclaimer says:
    @Truth3

    They mainly dealt heroin.

  237. @Cowboy

    Like you, I always liked Garner.

    Interesting to note is that his favorite football team was the Oakland Raiders.

  238. anonymous[165] • Disclaimer says:
    @PeterMX

    Josef Korbel. Nice man he reduced the maids rations to starvatin level to get here to tell him where the paintings were. Today he has an institute in his name attached to some midwestern university where they train spies.

  239. anonymous[165] • Disclaimer says:
    @Malla

    read deep south by Paul Theroux. Very informative.

    • Replies: @Malla
  240. Pheasant [AKA "anonymouser"] says:
    @lysias

    I always thought it was Wasserman particulalry the part about sleeping with young girls and being an advisor to the president (Wasserman on more than one occasion had presidents and popes to his home).

  241. Pheasant [AKA "anonymouser"] says:
    @Jacques Sheete

    I have also seen that quote attributed to Theodore Dreiser.

  242. AaronB says:
    @Wizard of Oz

    Without chasing down anything more relevant that account of rabbis saying that not helping a Gentile on the Sabbath, even one in dire need, was correct Judaic doctrine is pretty hairraising:

    So again once properly explained in its context, it loses its sinister connotations, although it comes from a mindset profoundly alien to modern liberal sensibilities with its worship of mere physical survival.

    And it’s worth noting that today, all halachic rulings agree that saving the life of a gentile on the Sabbath is mandatory.

    In Judaism, human physical survival is not the ultimate value, as it is in modern liberalism. We are not modern liberals.

    A Jew is expected to become a martyr and die, or suffer torture, rather than worship idols or desecrate Judaism in any significant way.

    Lest you think Jewish life is of supreme value and only gentiles life isn’t, this couldn’t be further from the truth – Jews are expected to die and let fellow Jews die rather than violate fundamental tenets of their faith, in far more situations than gentiles. The code is stricter on Jews.

    The Sabbath is considered one of the holiest sacraments in Judaism, and for a long time it was not clear if it was permissible to save the life of a Jew by desecrating the Sabbath.

    It was disputed whether the Sabbath belonged in that class of observances than which death and torture are preferable to violating, like idol worship.

    During the Maccabean Wars, some groups of Jews refused to take up arms or defend themselves on the Sabbath, leading to the decimation of these groups and threatening the survival of the Jewish people.

    At this point, it was decreed that the survival of the Jewish people and their special task of bearing witness to God on earth, allowed violation of the Sabbath – because a non-existent Jewish people could not observe the Sabbath.

    However, an idol worshipping Jewish people would no longer be bearing witness to God anyways, so death is obviously preferable.

    As you can see, the point of view is the continuation of the task of of bearing witness to God, not nationalistic preferences – and in far more numerous cases, Jews are themselves expected to die rather than violate the faith.

    On non-Sabbath days, it is absolutely incumbent on Jews to do everything in their power to save the life of a non-Jew – provided they are not child sacrificing idol worshippers but obey the minimum of the Seven Noahide Laws.

    However, all authoritative halachic rulings today agree that a Jew must desecrate the Sabbath in order to save the life of a non Jew.

    There is a dispute over whether this is merely pragmatic or whether this reflects God’s compassion for all human beings, a central tenet of Judaism, with many Rabbis interpreting it as the latter, although many Talmudic scholars do in fact interpret it ad pragmatic.

    Recent scholars, however, have pointed to the 13th-century commentary of Rabbi Menahem Hame’iri, who contended that the Talmudic failure to apply the dispensation to save the lives of gentiles only applied in ancient societies where the non- Jewish majority regularly abused its Jewish inhabitants. In cultures where the larger population acts on ethical principles, no distinction is made between saving the life of a Jew and that of a gentile. In the words of Rabbi Nahum Rabinovitch, “Compassion and mercy for all men are the mark of the Jew, just as they are of God.”

    But it must be pointed out that for a long time, no dispensation was made even for Jews, until it became clear it might lead to calamity and potential destruction – which would nullify the whole Jewish conception of their project, beating witness to God.

    Now granted this cannot be brought into full conformity with modern liberal sensibilities which places physical human life at the center of all value – and even if in the final analysis one disagrees with it from a religious point of view – I do not think anyone can agree that it is the sinister racist Darwinian attitude Shahak described, with a complete lack of nuance and context.

    • Replies: @Wizard of Oz
    , @Art
  243. @Steve Sailer

    Steve, here’s a little Country Club trivia for you.
    Sydney Korshak, as one would expect, was a member of the Hillcrest Country Club.
    His son, also a lawyer, married a Beverly Hills shiksa socialite and he is a member of both the Los Angeles Country Club and the The Beach Club.
    So much for the idea of restricted Country Clubs in Los Angeles.

  244. Malla says:
    @lysias

    Not only that Gandhi (da mahatma), Jinnah (founder of Pakistan) and Vallabhai Patel (famous Indian ‘freedom fighter’ whose statue was recently unveiled in India as the World’s tallest) all of them came from a part of Gujrat called Junnagad (if I am not mistaken ). And that part of Gujrat had a lot of rich people. And that part of Gujrat was well known for opium smuggling. I am not sayin anything but Gandhi’s family was very rich. He had a rich upbringing, his dad owned a villa when he was a kid.

  245. Ron Unz says:
    @Anonymous

    This is a blatant mischaracterization of Brinkley’s review, which chides Talbot for his historically inaccurate account of the Kennedy administration and, more to the point, doesn’t endorse Talbot’s conclusions regarding a conspiracy.

    Well, I’d stand by my characterization of Brinkley’s NYT review of the Talbot book. I think he was absolutely correct in expressing strong doubts about Talbot’s hagiographical portrayal of JFK, with which I also disagree. But his endorsement of Talbot’s arguments for a “conspiracy” that was basically covered-up by the Warren Commission is what I was suggesting and his words seem pretty plain to me:

    Talbot…is the latest of many intelligent critics who have set out to demolish the tottering credibility of the Warren Commission and draw attention to evidence of a broad and terrible conspiracy that lay behind the assassination of John Kennedy — and perhaps the murder of Robert Kennedy as well.

    Incidentally, I should mention that like Brinkley, I’m somewhat critical of Talbot’s analysis of the likely individuals behind the JFK assassination, and I actually believe that he probably pulled his punches, thought for very understandable reasons:

    http://www.unz.com/runz/american-pravda-the-jfk-assassination-part-i-what-happened/

    http://www.unz.com/runz/american-pravda-the-jfk-assassination-part-ii-who-did-it/

    • Replies: @S
  246. Malla says:
    @turtle

    My hypothesis, FWIW, (probably not much) is that people from around the Mediterranean,

    Why stop at the Mediterranean sea? You can go all the way to India and see the same tribalism and haggling. It is all cheatin swindlin and hagglin from the Med Sea all the way to the subcontinent.

    as they were forced to spend much more of their time struggling to survive, based on where they lived.

    They had to use their brains to innovate superior tools to survive the harsh cold.Their heroic struggle was against nature while the swindlin haggling crowd down South were competing against other humans in the bazaars and in the palace halls.

    • Replies: @turtle
    , @Anon
  247. ia says:
    @OilcanFloyd

    I think Jews have used blacks on others to exploit western Europeans, and blacks have gotten peanuts compared to Jews.

    What a strange comment. Maybe Jews “got” more because they contributed more, or they simply took what atomized, self-indulgent American men allowed them to take. For example, Harvard wasn’t obligated to admit anyone other than Christian men, the founding group. Women weren’t allowed until just recently, hundreds of years after its establishment. In fact, they had their own school, Radcliffe.

    Why didn’t Harvard men say to the Jews, Harvard’s our institution, please develop your own, it’s a free country. Probably, because they decided that Jews were smart and wanted the smartest people attending Harvard. So, undifferentiated intelligence trumped Hellenic Christian social cohesion. Most likely no one much cared about Christianity anymore. Or, to put it in more spiritual terms, the Christian god was transformed by the human rights god.

    Concerning blacks: a healthy, strong group should never make concessions to another hostile group when threatened. Because to do so encourages more threats and ultimately contempt. This is school-yard honor 101.

    • Replies: @anarchyst
    , @Jake
  248. Ron Unz says:
    @Amun

    Ford was even mentioned in Mein Kampf.

    Well, that’s certainly correct, but the broader context is really necessary…

    People these days are generally unaware that how towering a worldwide figure Ford was in that era, having played such a huge role in creating the American middle class by doubling the wages of all his workers. I think he was regarded as something like Steve Jobs…if Steve Jobs had hired any willing worker who knocked on his door at a starting salary of $100,000 per year!

    For example, a few years ago I discovered that Lenin had hailed Ford as one of the world’s greatest revolutionary heroes, and after they seized power in Russia, the early Bolsheviks officially named their industrial policy “Fordism.” Indeed, after Lenin’s death, lots of the big factories in the USSR displayed the twin portraits of Lenin and Henry Ford side-by-side on their walls, as their two greatest ideological heroes. (Although Ford didn’t reciprocate.)

    So while it’s absolutely true that Hitler greatly admired Ford, he wasn’t exactly the only one…

  249. Skeptikal says:
    @turtle

    It certainly is true that many Westerners can’t be bothered to bargain—say, in a bazaar. They would rather just pay the money and continue on their way than spend a lot of time palavering about the price. So, it is pretty easy to “take” these people. The bargainer cares a lot, but perhaps the Westerners just don’t give a s—. They are not raised to enjoy playing this game or trained in the many ploys used. Of course the bargainers laugh and laugh . . .

    A Jewish friend of mine who just happened to have a rug company told me that his father always told him:

    “Don’t be greedy!”

    I.e., There is enough profit for everyone, if no one tries to get it all for himself.
    And not being “greedy” is good for business, long-term.

    I always thought this was quite an ethical stance.

    • Replies: @turtle
  250. Charles says:
    @OldNorthChurch

    My comment regarding our slavery, and “volunteering” for it, is a reference to mass media broadly, but more specifically to “smart” phones. Even though people know the device can be (and is) used to physically track their location at any given moment, and even though most people understand that there is nothing “private”, much less “secure”, about storing your vital personal and financial information on a hand-held device, people still do it, and will pay exorbitant sums for the privilege of possessing the newest model.

  251. @Wizard of Oz

    Yes, I wanted to find a script writer to help Ron turn his great page turners into prize winning TV series

    Hmm. Tricky! You might try in China or Russia or perhaps in Iran, or Turkey. I doubt that anyone in Hollywood, Australia, Canada or London will jump at the chance. Come to think about it, perhaps Hungary would possibly be interested.

  252. @redmudhooch

    But muh private property. Muh free market. Come on Mr Unz call them what they are, capitalists, very effective capitalists.

    Your IQ is seriously deficient.

    They are monopolists, though and through.

    • Replies: @Parfois1
    , @Corvinus
  253. There are no more tax havens. Including the Caymans. All states have signed on to report holdings. I’m sure rich people have other ways of hiding money. But if you are just some poor guy with a shady 100,000 you want to hide, forget it. That has gone the way of the dodo bird. I suppose I should be happy that taxhavens are no more. I mean, get the billionaires is one of my favorite pastimes. But for some reason, it just seems like it’s one more nail in the coffin of absolute control.

  254. Mark Hunter says: • Website
    @Carlton Meyer

    I skimmed through this article as I found it a rambling collection of interesting items. It should be broken into several focused articles.

    Far from rambling the interesting items are integrated by a common theme: the true history and power of gangsterism and why the average man doesn’t know about it – with an emphasis on California. The article is well structured; it has a beginning, a middle, and an end, then a sort of zinger at the very end – who knew the background of the attack on James Garner?

    As Skeptikal more or less said in his reply, today many more people seem to have a give-it-to-me-quick mentality that cannot follow or appreciate a persuasive progression of ideas.

    About the assault on James Garner, I read about it in the newspaper at the time. It was presented as a random attack and I believed it. There was no mention of possibly relevant background: Garner’s lawsuit and Wasserman’s personal chauffeur, of all people, just happening to be on the scene. That last looks like the signature below a threatening note – as if Wasserman wanted Garner himself to know the attack was not random.

  255. utu says:
    @Ron Unz

    Fordism and Taylorism in Soviet Union:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scientific_management
    By 1913 Vladimir Lenin wrote that the “most widely discussed topic today in Europe, and to some extent in Russia, is the ‘system’ of the American engineer, Frederick Taylor”; Lenin decried it as merely a “‘scientific’ system of sweating” more work from laborers.[29] Again in 1914, Lenin derided Taylorism as “man’s enslavement by the machine.”[30] However, after the Russian Revolutions brought him to power, Lenin wrote in 1918 that the “Russian is a bad worker [who must] learn to work. The Taylor system… is a combination of the refined brutality of bourgeois exploitation and a number of the greatest scientific achievements in the field of analysing mechanical motions during work, the elimination of superfluous and awkward motions, the elaboration of correct methods of work, the introduction of the best system of accounting and control, etc. The Soviet Republic must at all costs adopt all that is valuable in the achievements of science and technology in this field.”[31]

    In the Soviet Union, Taylorism was advocated by Aleksei Gastev and nauchnaia organizatsia truda (the movement for the scientific organization of labor). It found support in both Vladimir Lenin and Leon Trotsky. Gastev continued to promote this system of labor management until his arrest and execution in 1939.[32] In the 1920s and 1930s, the Soviet Union enthusiastically embraced Fordism and Taylorism, importing American experts in both fields as well as American engineering firms to build parts of its new industrial infrastructure. The concepts of the Five Year Plan and the centrally planned economy can be traced directly to the influence of Taylorism on Soviet thinking.[citation needed] As scientific management was believed to epitomize American efficiency,[33] Joseph Stalin even claimed that “the combination of the Russian revolutionary sweep with American efficiency is the essence of Leninism.”

    As the Soviet Union developed and grew in power, both sides, the Soviets and the Americans, chose to ignore or deny the contribution that American ideas and expertise had made: the Soviets because they wished to portray themselves as creators of their own destiny and not indebted to a rival, and the Americans because they did not wish to acknowledge their part in creating a powerful communist rival. Anti-communism had always enjoyed widespread popularity in America, and anti-capitalism in Russia, but after World War II, they precluded any admission by either side that technologies or ideas might be either freely shared or clandestinely stolen.

    In conservative circles in Europe the term Taylorism was very negative suggesting the American roots of Soviet oppression.

  256. Alden says:

    You have no idea what you’re talking about. The armed patrol White men who drove the blacks out of Fillmore was the beginning of the end for San Francisco blacks.

    Fillmore’s no longer a gay neighborhood. It’s once again a family neighborhood White and Asian.

    The gays didn’t destroy San Francisco. It was the blacks and heterosexual Jewish red diaper baby Ivy League carpetbagger non profit legal aid government funded grifters who poured into town and invaded the criminal justice system.

    In 1965 and 66 when we were looking for our first house, the word was out Don’t buy in Pacific Heights because once the blacks cross California street it’s all over.
    Pacific Heights houses that cost $50,000 then now cost 15 million because the blacks didn’t cross California street and Pacific Heights Marina district was saved from the Black Plague.

    There’s really no such thing as gay bashing. Gay men get robbed because they are out and about at night going to bars and clubs. Street robbers prey on everyone who’s out and about at night especially near bars because their prey has been drinking.

    The blacks preyed on hetero men coming out of the Townsend street bars as much as they preyed on the men coming out of the gay neighborhood bars.

    Gay bashing was something the gays made up as part of their victim propaganda. So they started patrolling their neighborhoods and street crime decreased. They started pressuring the DA’s office to file charges against street robbers who were about 99% black.

    In fact, I’d say it was the White gays pressure about street crime that turned the criminal justice system around from the liberal “don’t charge blacks for their crimes “ to charge and convict them despite their privileged status.

    What really damaged San Francisco was the 1930s communists the New York Jewish red diaper baby carpetbaggers funded by Johnson Nixon and the great foundations school integration Charles Garry Faye Stender Bob Truehaft Robert Scheer and other anti White liberals

    You’ve never worked in a half Black workplace have you? Even the most obnoxious gay men are preferable to blacks.

    School integration sent the vicious animals from all black Fillmore’s Ben Franklin Jr high to Marina jr high. They didn’t take school buses but regular city buses. So every afternoon starting about noon the animals rampaged up and down Chestnut street swarming stored and grabbing old women’s purses. In the 50s to mid 80s, the heyday of black thug street crime many older women all over town stopped carrying purses. It’s cold enough year round you can’t just wear a dress or pants and top. You need a coat or jacket. So what many older women did was to buy a cloth make up bag. They’d sew the bag to the lining of the coat so the black thugs wouldn’t see a purse.

    And naturally, of course, even though Marina was a middle school, the young black boys sent to Marina by federal judges pursuant to
    Brown vs Topeka 1956 started recruiting the White 11 to 13 year girls to be prostitutes.

    Not sure exactly recruiting , forcing by violence and threats of violence. The black pimps were even grabbing White girls off the street and threatening to kill them if they didn’t become prostitute slaved to the black pimps.

    Repeat the White gay men began the push back against black criminals.

    The Portrero District was another wonderful neighborhood destroyed by the Black Plague in the 1950s. That neighborhood was taken back by heterosexual young bachelor White men.

    Of all the factors that harmed San Francisco beginning with the Black Plague, 1930s communist and the Cancer that is Cal Berkeley Gay White men did the least harm.
    It was White gay men who put the pressure on the criminal justice system to charge convict and punish black predators.

    • Replies: @Cowboy
    , @S
    , @Hibernian
  257. Interesting commentary Ron, but it reads like a spammers advert. How many of the shilled books will this sell?

    The absolute fallacy here is that you find that because a writer is convincing he is telling the truth. Most journos do not tell the whole truth however (if any at all) because they don’t know what it is. They piece together info, much like you have, from other writers narratives and embellish it to make it a good “read”. Context is lost before the writer puts pen to paper.

    It’s time to realize folks that you have all been been fed dis-info and miss-info by the media for your whole lives. So referring to supposed facts or memories of this or that when you were younger are simply feeding into the illusions that have been fabricated to control you.

    • Replies: @Alden
  258. turtle says:
    @Skeptikal

    They are not raised to enjoy playing this game or trained in the many ploys used.

    Now you’ve got it.
    I suppose those who “enjoy playing the game” think of it as some sort of art form, or elaborate social courtesy. I’ve even read that some folks get insulted if you don’t want to play the bargaining game.
    Different cultures…

    • Replies: @Alden
  259. @Jacques Sheete

    The chemistry lecturer in my technical college said that the chemist Chaim Weizman used a discovery of his to persuade the British government, during WW1 to promise to issue the Balfour declaration after the war. The British were, apparently, short of glycerine to make nitro-glycerine and he had discovered that the process by which yeast turned sugar into alcohol was a two-step process in which the sugar was first turned into glycerine and then the glycerine was turned into alcohol. He had discovered that by adding, iirc, sodium sulphite to the brew, one could stop the process at the glycerine stage.

    • Replies: @Alden
  260. turtle says:
    @Malla

    They had to use their brains to innovate superior tools to survive the harsh cold.Their heroic struggle was against nature while the swindling haggling crowd down South were competing against other humans in the bazaars and in the palace halls.

    Exactly right, I would say…

  261. Alden says:
    @Thelieisthetruth

    Ron cited Gus Russo’s books. They’re the absolute truth. I’m familiar with Jules Stein of MCA. He got his mafia start in Chicago as a musician in mafia night clubs. He continued his mafia associations when he moved to Los Angeles and became one of the most powerful agents and managers.

    I’m also very familiar with the history of the Fillmore neighborhood of San Francisco. When the Japanese residents were interred during WW2 Jewish neighbors bought the houses at low prices. And then the Jews and only the Jews rented the houses to the Black Plague brought to San Francisco and the Bay Area to work in the shipyards and docks.

    I’m not familiar with everything Ron wrote about. But as for things I’m familiar with he wrote the truth.

  262. Alden says:
    @foolisholdman

    That’s the famous story. I’ve always wondered if it’s true or just more Zionist propaganda.

    • Replies: @Jacques Sheete
  263. AaronB says:
    @Wizard of Oz

    But… more to the present point: can you persuade Ron of the error of his interpretation of what he got from Israel Shahak

    Ron Unz is an extremely intelligent man with an omnivorous curiosity streak. However, he has a weakness for the shadow side of things.

    It is regrettable that he chose to publish several long articles on Judaism without consulting primary sources – or attempting to understand the religious mentality.

    And its regrettable that he relied so heavily on a handful of people, like Shahak, who themselves employ a method of interpretation that does not provide context, but utilize an “atomized” technique, where a sentence stands alone.

    Can I convince Ron? Doubtful, but if he wishes to gain an honest, he has merely to consult the primary sources, like anyone.

  264. Alden says:
    @Jett Rucker

    Plenty of Goyim bought Japanese property at low prices too.

  265. Alden says:
    @AaronB

    The only belief in God ( not just Jesus) gets one into heaven theology was created by the extreme Calvinist Puritan wing of the reformation in the 1500s. It was most popular in the extremist Dutch Reformed Church.

    The Catholic orthodox Coptic Armenian etc view was always; and is now that the only way to get to heaven is to do good deeds and refrain from doing evil things. That’s based in the Egyptian book of the dead and the God who guards the gates of heaven with his accounts of your good deeds and bad deeds. Doing good things gets you into heaven. Doing bad things gets you sent to hell.

    The traditional view is also common sense and contributes much to creating a law abiding civilized society It’s hard to believe nowadays that people actually thought that God actually kept track of their good and bad deeds and sent them to heaven or hell. But people did believe it. And that belief helped create a law abiding society.

    The Dutch Reformed Church actually preached that no matter how many evil things you did a strong belief in God opened the way to heaven.
    Interesting that that belief came along just about the time Dutch pirates began attacking first Spanish and Portuguese, later English ships bringing treasure back from the New World.

    The good deed gets you into heaven idea was a major reason why pre reformation Catholic Europe had such an extensive welfare system. Also was a big reason why people contributed to the cost of building all those cathedrals. It was a good deed that helped balance out the bad deeds and got one into heaven.

    Law and order, welfare, education, public art, the engineering and architecture advances involved in building the cathedrals and Abbey churches; all those benefits to European society were based on the idea that good deeds, not just belief in God got one into heaven.

    • Agree: utu
    • Replies: @AaronB
    , @Hibernian
  266. Cowboy [AKA "Kartoffelstampfer"] says:
    @Alden

    My mothers family were from old San Francisco dating back to the 1870’s, her mother and father lived and died in Pacific Heights. I spent most of my childhood in Marin. My fathers family was from LA, and he fought a long battle with the Chandlers and the LA times and he lost.

    I understand completely what you are saying about the Black Plague, but I learned much more about black culture from stories and experiences about Richmond and Oakland than about “South San Francisco”, which we called anything south of Geary. I left California in the late ’80’s and moved to my ancestors homeland in Europe.

    The main difference between your characterization of the bane of San Francisco is based far more on the viewpoint of one who lives there and is hoping for a restoration or at least an end to the destruction. I abandoned all hope for SF over a decade ago, as I did for all of South Africa and Rhodesia. You yourself admit that it was Jews who rented to blacks during the WWII labor shortages and induced migrations. Until JP is broken and tamed the prognosis for the entire west coast is catastrophic for real whites. I have family spread all up and down the coast and also inland.

    So the middle class Christian San Francisco that you and I knew and loved was destroyed by Jews. Jews brought blacks and homosexuals and promoted the expansion of their culture. Globohomo has progressed far beyond simple homosexual promiscuity and related lack of hygiene to the point where they want to adopt children and promote transsexual promiscuity to school children. It is also important to note that Blacks and Homo’s are united in their support for Judaic culture and white guilt. As are feminists.

    The blacks always could have been kept in their own neighborhoods south of Geary. It was the Sodomists who were the Jew’s silver bullet because through their total devotion to their penis’s they made the entire state so liberal that now the borders are as good as open and San Francisco is a sanctuary city. I wouldn’t blame that on the blacks.

  267. Marcus says:

    As I was growing up in the suburban San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles during the 1960s and 1970s, organized crime seemed like a very distant thing, confined to the densely-populated cities of the East Coast or to America’s past, much like the corrupt political machines with which it was usually associated.

    Isn’t it a recurring theme in James Ellroy’s LA novels?

    • Replies: @Prusmc
  268. Alden says:
    @AaronB

    Ron publishes articles about what modern day Jews DO, not about various ancient schools of theology.

    Mike Milkin Bernie Madoff Boas and other Jewish white collar criminals blatantly violated the commandment Thou Shalt Not Steal.

    Discussions of Rabbis writing endless essays 500 or 50 years ago about stealing is irrelevant to what Jewish criminals are doing right now.

    • Replies: @AaronB
    , @Jake
  269. @lysias

    In Who Rules America G. William Domhoff has the time and place where Penny Pritzker vetted Barack Obama in 2004 to be boosted up to the stratosphere. On p. 152 in my copy.

    • Replies: @Hibernian
  270. Anon[576] • Disclaimer says:
    @Malla

    What about Chinese? They’re into swindling and haggling as much as Meds or Indians, but they can build tools too.

    • Replies: @Malla
  271. Passer by says:
    @AaronB

    OT

    Sorry for the off topic, but i just saw a comment of yours in one old article where comments are now disabled, so i will reply here.

    I have been making this point for some time, that immigration leading to lower average IQs, while bad, cannot logically lower scientific productivity because in absolute numbers the talented fraction remains unaffected. There are still the same numbers of smart people.

    I made this point on Vox Days blog once and he furiously attacked me disagreeing. (145 IQ lol)

    I am beginning to think that people have an innately hard time grasping the difference between “absolute numbers” and “average IQ”.

    I think this also accounts for why it was so hard for otherwise intelligent people to understand that higher Jewish IQ could not possibly account for their dominance, because in absolute numbers of smart people Jews are dwarfed by whites.

    A surprisingly large number of people had a hard time understanding this and continue to misunderstand this distinction.

    They say even smart people have a hard time intuitively grasping statistics.

    Some things don’t come naturally to most people.

    But it is good that a major HBD proponent is beginning to introduce greater nuance and sophistication into what is all too often a simplistic philosophy.

    The post overall manages to achieve an unusual level of nuance for an HBD perspective, but unfortunately continues to suffer from major distortions in characterizing the data collected.

    That’s the point, the smart fraction is declining. In absolute terms. Are you not aware of that? I estimate that the Chinese population will decline by 27 % by 2100, the native western european population by 47 % by 2100 (to mere 185 million people from the current 348 million people for example), and the combined white non-hispanic plus asian population in the US by 22 % by 2100. Big declines in absolute terms in Japan, Taiwan and S Korea too.

    Plus these remaining people will be very old, with median age of 50. Not that productive compared to similar, but younger populations.

    • Replies: @AaronB
  272. Alden says:
    @turtle

    The only ones I’m familiar with are Persians in Los Angeles. My opinion is that it’s just bullying and greed.

    Example one of many.

    Some Persians rented a space behind a gas station for a car wash. They erected a canopy and bought some equipment. I walk by there all the time. Noticed there’s no sign with prices like every other car wash has. So I asked one how much? He replied, depends how dirty the car is. Bingo I knew it was a rip off. So I asked him if they take credit cards. No, cash only.

    What they do is charge $200,$300,$500 for a car wash and refuse to give the car back until the sucker runs to an ATM and come back with the cash. It’s holding the car for ransom. These Persians have beards must be Muslims.

    I just don’t deal with them at all. One thing they like to do when someone they’re trying to cheat argues is threaten to sue. Like a threat to sue will scare any American. But they think it will scare an American off. It’s like cold calling. More prospects are called, the more sales there’ll be.

    Israelis are just as bad. When they first arrived they cheated the American Jews who tried to help fellow Jews. Many became contractors. They weren’t really licensed contractors. They just made up business cards invoices etc with a fake license number. So American Jews hired them to do repairs and remodeling. Never having lifted a hammer they of course screwed everything up. Bad for homes but a disaster for rental property with building inspectors called and tenants threatening to sue Some just did an estimate, got a deposit and disappeared. American Jews learned their lessons and won’t deal with Russian and Israeli jews any more

    Another thing they all, Muslim Christian jews Morocco to Armenia, do is set up small businesses buy equipment with the smallest down payment, sell the equipment for cash and close up and disappear. Favorite is a small copy shop. Those big copy machines cost $200, 000 second hand more new. Buy 4 or 5 with the smallest payment, sell for a low price cash only, close up and disappear.

    Another thing, Farzahd makes an appointment to buy something. Con the sales person into the lowest down payment. Don’t make subsequent payments. When taken to court who shows up but Kamran with dr license& other ID. “ who is this Farzahd who signed the contract? “. I, Kamran am the owner and only person authorized to sign contracts.” “See the signature on the contract is not mine. “. That was the day I had an appointment “. “This Farzahd must have broken into the store and impersonated me”

    Just don’t deal with them. Even if you avoid being cheated it’s best to just avoid them. It’s fun to beat them and see the shock when you don’t collapse when they threaten to sue but better to avoid them completely.

    Ron believes Hispanics are good immigrants. As small business people they are excellent compared to mid eastern immigrants Muslims Jews or Christians. They’re honest and skilled at what they do.

    Oh another thing. Lots of the crooked mid east contractors know no one will hire them because their crimes are so well known. So they send a Mexican to do the estimates and make the sale. Because Mexican contractors and handymen have a reputation for honesty and competence

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  273. @John Regan

    In the comments so far, nobody has mentioned Hank Messick’s biography of Meyer Lansky, who he dubbed the Chairman of the Board of the National Crime Syndicate. Messick convincingly shows that Lansky organized the Syndicate and ran the show. Capone was a minor character, although it served Lansky’s purposes to have others front for him.

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  274. AaronB says:
    @Alden

    Well, firstly, these are not merely ancient schools of theology – these are contemporary textbooks of Judaism, that shape mainstream Jewish theology and practice today.

    Secondly, I have absolutely zero problem with pointing out the misdeeds of individual Jews, especially secular Jews, or bad behavior on the communal mass level, utilizing networking and taking advantage of ethnic ties or secular ethnic consciousness – problem is, Ron wrote a few articles attempting to establish a basis for these misdeeds in Jewish theology, without consulting primary sources, and producing a very distorted caricature – a traduction, really.

    The Jewish religion is a beautiful thing – but lilies that fester smell worse than weeds.

    Thirdly, I have no problem pointing out that Jews were disproportionately represented among bad people in the 20th century – but this does become a problem when one fails to situate this in its proper context, which is the European bad behavior on a worldwide scale for the past 300 years, or the historical bad behavior of any number of ethnic groups – i.e, when one fails to measure Jewish behavior against the normal predatory behavior of mankind, and attempts to depict it as unique.

    A rational and honest discussion of Jewish bad behavior in the 20th century is welcome – constructing a mythological demonology for the purpose of scapegoating is an entirely different thing.

    On this site, I have seen Jews literally blamed for the exact opposite trends depending on a person’s personal grievance, and for any development whatsoever that a particular person finds unwelcome – like Wahabism in Saudi Arabia, Hindutva in India (!), the Armenian genocide, the Reformation, Catholicism, hatred of Islam in the West, promotion of Islam in the West, etc.

    This is nothing more than to search for a cosmic, global scapegoat, and the construction of a mythic demonology.

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    , @Truth3
    , @Art
    , @Wizard of Oz
  275. AaronB says:
    @Alden

    The Catholic orthodox Coptic Armenian etc view was always; and is now that the only way to get to heaven is to do good deeds and refrain from doing evil things

    Interesting. I thought Jesus said in the Gospels that there is no salvation except through him.

    Good deeds must be at the heart of religion, but they cannot be the sole determinant for ones status in the afterlife – otherwise all religions would be equally true, and even secular benevolence.

    Any religion that did not insist on its special access to salvation, would thereby render itself unnecessary, and abolish itself.

    The question is the precise level of inferiority of the non-believer – in Judaism, if he is good he gets into heaven but on a less exalted plane, in Christianity, I always understood he cannot even get into heaven.

    If the picture is more nuanced than that, I am very gratified to know that.

    Law and order, welfare, education, public art, the engineering and architecture advances involved in building the cathedrals and Abbey churches; all those benefits to European society were based on the idea that good deeds, not just belief in God got one into heaven.

    Very well said.

    The curious thing is, that if you aim beyond this world, you get this world into the bargain – in a manner of speaking, because you don’t get this world the way you wanted. It is a genuine sacrifice, not just a trick to enjoy this world the way you wanted.

    But if you aim for this world, you get nothing but dust and ashes.

    This is the law of life – proof positive that we were not made for this world.

    • Replies: @Alden
  276. AaronB says:
    @Passer by

    Hey there,

    There may be forces that are reducing the absolute number of smart people, you may be correct in that.

    But immigration is not one of them. That was my point. Decline TFR of smart fractions, sure. But immigration can’t reduce the absolute number of smart people.

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    , @Passer by
  277. S says:
    @Alden

    Any truth to the story from your observations that in WWII, when huge numbers of young men were in the service, that the US navy would discharge and then drop off sailors found to be homosexual in San Francisco?

    Not wishing to return to their hometown, having been ‘outed’, they stayed put in San Francisco and started their own ‘comminity’?

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  278. turtle says:
    @Alden

    LOL.
    As a SoCal resident since the mid 1970s, journeyman carpenter, and formerly a licensed building contractor, I found your post most amusing. 🙂

    Too bad for the folks who got ripped off. 🙁
    Caveat emptor, indeed.

  279. Malla says:
    @Anon

    Right. The Chinese are really a combo. That makes them quite capable and dangerous. And to think there are a billion + Han on this planet!

    • Replies: @Malla
  280. Malla says:
    @Alden

    When they first arrived they cheated the American Jews who tried to help fellow Jews.

    Makes me wonder if the Israelis were Mizrahis or Mizrahi-Ashkenazi hybrids. Mizrahi are really more Middle Eastern than their Ashkenazi cousins and in Israel, Ashkenazi stand out as more European in nature even though most of them have no love of the culture of their European side.

  281. turtle says:
    @AaronB

    Ron wrote a few articles attempting to establish a basis for these misdeeds in Jewish theology

    Yeah, so, did you take it up with Ron?
    Maybe you did, I certainly do not read every article, let alone follow every comment thread, on this site. But it does seem to me that if you believe someone is incorrect, you should take it up with him directly. Just sayin’…. and no disrespect intended.
    Religious hypocrisy? Perversion of religion? Certainly no religious group has a monopoly on that.
    Personally, I get really sore at the “Jesus wants me to be rich” crowd.
    Especially ironic, considering it was Jesus of Nazareth who is said to have thrown the money changers (or money lenders, I forget which) out of the Temple.

    when one fails to measure Jewish behavior against the normal predatory behavior of mankind

    Apropos of your previous post RE: the Spanish-Arabian rabbi, I believe he said that those with the capability have a duty to uphold a standard of personal behavior based on rational thought, IOW an objective standard, not based on “but, Mommy, all the other kids are doing it.” And most of us remember what Mommy (or Daddy) responded to that argument, nicht wahr?
    Your assertion amounts to tu quoque, and is therefore fallacious.

    attempts to depict it as unique

    I believe all humans are, or have the potential to be, equally bad, or equally good, depending on circumstances. That old “free will” thing again.

    historical bad behavior of any number of ethnic groups

    Did you have any group in particular in mind?
    We of German heritage, perhaps?
    Personally, I am not in favor of demonization of any group.
    I prefer to take humans as individuals, rather than make sweeping generalizations.
    That said, ethnic stereotypes do come from somewhere, and may have some basis in fact.
    On that score, I plead guilty to being a stubborn, industrious tightwad perfectionist with a passion for order, an obsession with detail, a sharp tongue and a quick temper (the last two from my Dutch grandmother, the other, ah, “virtues” from both sides of family).

    A long time ago, I once shared an apartment with a Scotsman and a Jew. I think we must have set some kind of record for not spending money that summer. McC___ (the Scot) won the cheapskate trophy, though. Rick & I used to laugh at some of the things he did to save money. Ah, memories. 🙂

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  282. @AaronB

    I’m not sure how far you, or at least the gloomier prophets, factor in the later breeding of the smart compared with the dim. It’s important. Of course there are still so many bright minds to be given an unprecedented chance to invent and innovate over the next two or three generations that, technically, we should all be OK. But will we be able to sustain democracies????

  283. @AaronB

    You remind me why it makes good sense to employ a Jewish tax lawyer if you have a really mind bendingly complex problem 🙂

  284. @Ron Unz

    Ron let me take this opportunity to thank you for reintroducing me to Arthur Bryant whose very readable works I had not touched for decades, and, specifically, to his “Unfinished War” that I had never heard of but have now almost completely read (I think I tracked down every occurrence of “Jew”). Despite what Andrew Roberts (surely the contemporary Bryant) and other critics have to say about him in Wikipedia I don’t see that book showing him to be other than balanced. His emphasis on Hitler’s obsessions hatred of Jews, but also, of the more or less correct perceptions that impoverished Germans may have formed of non assimilated but quite numerous Jews, actually supports the Holocaust affirmers in a general way, if not the 6 million or the precise methods.

    As a practical matter can you advise on the best use of archive.org which offered many different formats. I chose “Full Text” and found it full of typos and missed words. Can one generally do better?

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  285. Malla says:
    @Malla

    Also there is a tool making Northern Chinese vs the more business savvy Cantonese Southern Chinese division in China. Indeed early Europeans to China had written about how the Southern Chinese were more cunning than the Northerners.

  286. Hibernian says:
    @Alden

    “You’ve never worked in a half Black workplace have you? Even the most obnoxious gay men are preferable to blacks.”

    I beg to differ. Try having an obnoxious gay man as your boss.

  287. Hibernian says:
    @Alden

    “The Catholic orthodox Coptic Armenian etc view was always; and is now that the only way to get to heaven is to do good deeds and refrain from doing evil things.’

    The Catholic Church is Biblically based and does not teach salvation by works. We believe that those who truly have faith will for the most part do good and avoid evil. Characterizing other people’s beliefs is a dangerous thing; it is an easy trap to fall into but no one wants to be on the receiving end of slander.

    • Replies: @Alden
  288. Ron Unz says:
    @utu

    Fordism and Taylorism in Soviet Union:

    Yes, but as I remember it, Lenin’s great enthusiasm for Henry Ford actually began while he was still an exile in Switzerland, and a very big factor was the huge wages Ford had begun paying all his ordinary workers, which got world-wide attention. One reason Russian factories were pretty profitable was that wages were so low, and it’s easy to see why Lenin was so astonished by what Ford had done.

    After all, lots of American businessmen had gotten enormously wealth in previous decades by greatly increasing the efficiency of their industrial operations. But it was something new for someone like that to also make all his ordinary workers pretty affluent.

    • Replies: @turtle
  289. Hibernian says:
    @simple_pseudonymic_handle

    The wealthy and powerful have large stables of potential front men, and, increasingly, women.

  290. Hibernian says:
    @S

    Navy and Army, in both San Francisco and New York.

  291. Art says:
    @AaronB

    Jews are expected to die and let fellow Jews die rather than violate fundamental tenets of their faith,

    What BS — you are pulling the wool over our eyes. Has anyone seen a Jew die for a gentile – that has to be a very rare occurrence.

    In practice you moral Jew does not exist in Israel. Ask the Palestinians.

    You need to get on a Zionist Jew site – and preach.

    You are doing yourself no good here.

    You cause us to be ever more cynical about Jews.

    Think Peace — Do No Harm — Art

    • Agree: Poco
  292. Ron Unz says:
    @AaronB

    And its regrettable that he relied so heavily on a handful of people, like Shahak, who themselves employ a method of interpretation that does not provide context, but utilize an “atomized” technique, where a sentence stands alone.

    Well, I’ve personally never paid any attention to religion and since I don’t know any Aramaic or Hebrew, I obviously can’t read the 179 volumes or whatever of the Talmud. So I must rely upon seemingly-credible sources for that sort of thing. As I put it a few months ago:

    As I had repeatedly emphasized, my own total lack of Aramaic and Hebrew necessarily forces me to rely upon the research of others, and the late Prof. Shahak, an award-winning Israeli academic, certainly seems a fine source to use. After all, famed linguist Noam Chomsky had lauded Shahak’s works for their “outstanding scholarship,” and numerous of our other most prominent public intellectuals such as Christopher Hitchens, Edward Said, and Gore Vidal had been similarly lavish in their praise. Furthermore, one of Shahak’s co-authors was Norton Mezvinsky, a prominent American academic specializing in Middle Eastern history, himself hardly an obscure figure given that both his brother and sister-in-law served in Congress and his nephew later married Chelsea Clinton. And as far as I’m aware almost none of Shahak’s explicit claims about the Talmud or traditional Judaism have ever been directly challenged, while the online availability of his first book allows those so interested to conveniently read it and decide for themselves.

    The ADL similarly denounced me for taking seriously the theories of Ariel Toeff, another Israeli academic. But Prof. Toeff, son of the Chief Rabbi of Rome, certainly ranks as one of the world’s leading scholarly authorities on Medieval Jewry, and working together with his graduate students and other colleagues, he had devoted many years of effort to the research study in question, drawing upon extensive primary and secondary sources produced in eight different languages. I found his 500 page book quite persuasive, as did Israeli journalist Israel Shamir, and I have seen no credible rebuttals.

    http://www.unz.com/runz/american-pravda-the-adl-in-american-society/

    If all those very prominent scholars and public intellectuals endorse Shahak’s books and some anonymous commenter on the Internet takes the other side, my default presumption is to go with the former.

  293. Tusk says:
    @Ron Unz

    It’s just like the Islamic interpretation of faith, both the Jews and Muslims pretend that unless you jump through specific hoops you’ll never be able to understand it. Even if you could read Hebrew and Aramaic they would try to convince you to think different ways, ignore what it really says and ‘interpret’ it as they wish it to be interpreted. As Hitler said:

    “The more I argued with them, the better I came to know their dialectic. First they counted on the stupidity of their adversary, and then, when there was no other way out, they themselves simply played stupid. If all this didn’t help, they pretended not to understand, or, if challenged, they changed the subject in a hurry, quoted platitudes which, if you accepted them, they immediately related to entirely different matters, and then, if again attacked, gave ground and pretended not to know exactly what you were talking about…I didn’t know what to be more amazed at: the agility of their tongues or their virtuosity at lying.”

  294. Parfois1 says:
    @Ron Unz

    For example, a few years ago I discovered that Lenin had hailed Ford as one of the world’s greatest revolutionary heroes, and after they seized power in Russia, the early Bolsheviks officially named their industrial policy “Fordism.” Indeed, after Lenin’s death, lots of the big factories in the USSR displayed the twin portraits of Lenin and Henry Ford side-by-side on their walls, as their two greatest ideological heroes. (Although Ford didn’t reciprocate.)

    I think there is a bit of poetic licence there mixed with the odd anachronism. The management approach for industrial productivity prevailing in Europe at the time was Taylorism and Ford’s assembly line was easily integrated into the system. I doubt Lenin was familiar with Ford’s innovation let alone giving him the accolade of “one of the world’s greatest revolutionary heroes”. Maybe it was the busybody Stalin who had the habit of getting his nose into everything during the breaks from executing 60 million.

    Yes, English and American engineers flocked to the USSR and made great contribution to the industrialization of the country but that was in the 1930s when collectivisation of the agriculture freed large number of workers to man the factories. After the Vickers Affair, most foreign engineers were American and Ford was admired as an”industrial revolutionary” not an ideological one.

    But there you are: the Bolsheviks admired the celebrated antisemitic Ford. That does not sit well with the choir boys here chanting their refrain meme of “Judeo-Bolshevism”.

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    , @Jake
  295. Parfois1 says:
    @Peripatetic Commenter

    They are monopolists, though and through.

    Monopolists are que quintessential capitalists; it’s their game. They are the winners of the competition in the, supposedly, “free market”.

    Too hard for your IQ?

  296. turtle says:
    @Ron Unz

    Mr. Ford had the intelligence to realize there was no point in building all those automobiles if there were no buyers. Paying his workers well was simply an astute business decision.
    As he put it, “I am creating customers.”

    Aside from moving the product, it seems reasonable to assume that workers who could reasonably afford the products they were making would be more emotionally invested in their labor than those who knew they never could afford one. That assertion might be questionable, of course. No doubt skilled craftsmen who make luxury vehicles take great pride in their work, even though they themselves never expect to own, say, a Ferrari or Rolls Royce.

    However, Ford’s system relied on a minority of highly skilled, and a majority of low to moderately skilled, workmen, for whom “pride of craftsmanship” could be expected to be of much lesser importance. At least, that is my hypothesis.

    • Replies: @Parfois1
  297. Alden says:
    @AaronB

    Theology is fine.

    But when your religion is creating and running a new civilization, do good avoid evil is a very practical way of organizing a functional law abiding greatest good for the greatest number society.

    • Replies: @AaronB
  298. Alden says:
    @Hibernian

    What are you talking about? What I wrote isn’t slander. Slander is speech. Libel is written.

    You think John Calvin did good and avoided evil when he was dictator of Geneva and putting women in prison and fining the husbands for the sin of wearing wedding rings? You think John Knox did good and avoided evil when he was burning witches in Scotland ? You think they were Christians when they denied Jesus is God was only a mortal man a prophet, you think Calvin was a Christian when he incessantly proclaimed “ there is but one God and that is the God of Israel”?

    Go argue theology with someone who’s interested.

  299. @Ron Unz

    This is not to disagree that Israel Shahak is to be taken seriously (subject to my lol nidrei query) but I wonder how much of a boost his authority gets from Edward Said, Gore Vidal and Christopher Hitchens who all had narrows to push and were no more able to read Hebrew and Aramaic than you. Noam Chomsky is only a slightly different case as I read somewhere that his parents were Hebrew teachers.

  300. Alden says:
    @Parfois1

    Ford didn’t become anti Semitic till the mid 1920s. Right after WW1 the Ford motor company became the object of a very very hostile takeover attempt by NYC bankers who happened to be Jewish. Ford managed to fight the takeover off.

    Until then he’d concentrated on Ford motor company. It’s an honest business. Build a good useful product, sell it. Improve it and sell even more to satisfied customers

    He needed to learn more about finance and hostile takeovers so he seriously investigated crooked banking and financial skulduggery. He was horrified at what he found. The individuals. who attempted the take over happened to be jews. That’s why he became both anti Semitic and anti financial crime

    He’d built the assembly lines organized a well paid well treated skilled workforce and produced well built practical moderate cost cars long before the communist revolution in Russia

    The communist ideal was well paid seriously supervised happy workers and strictly controlled heavy industry instead of small businesses doing their own thing uncontrolled by the government

    The Ford Motor Company fit all the above criteria long before Ford wrote his anti financial crime anti Semitic book and articles.

  301. Some will get pleasure out of a Contrast and Compare exercise (and maybe think Australia fortunate) if they look up the Wikipedia entry for Marcus Einfeld Judge – as can be seen quite a notable figure in the Human Rights field.

    I did not much take to him at our only meeting on the occasion of his being guest speaker to support the Liberal woman candidate against the incumbent Labor member for a seat with lots of Jewish voters. The Liberal candidate was Jewish but Einfeld’s political background was Labor; indeed his father Syd was a minister in a Labor government in New South Wales (which is traditionally slightly dodgy)**.

    I was right not to warm to him. He was subsequently given a three year sentence for perjury over the absurd business of naming a Florida woman as driver when his car was caught speeding in Sydney. He kept on backing up the story on oath but there was the small problem that the woman had died before the speeding incident. As the Wiki entry shows he was stripped of every honour and award and only kept his judge’s pension after some serious thought was given to principle Here is what the NSW Supreme Court (I think it was) said

    “This statement reflects a studied, careful and premeditated attempt through a series of direct lies to influence the outcome of the administration of justice. It involves not a passing mistake, not an unfortunate and apparently uncharacteristic lapse but a studied and deliberate attempt to avoid the consequences of his actions and to deflect and pervert the course of justice. It may well be that the course of justice was in relation to a minor matter, standing alone. That, however, is not the point… All these facts … when taken as a whole reflect deeply on the character of the defendant. Some of his falsehoods were committed at a time when he held high judicial office in the administration of justice in this country. Some were committed when he held the position as a practitioner… These matters, having taken place over a period of some seven years … reveal a clear unfitness to remain on the Roll of Local Lawyers”.

    Go figure!

    **As a matter of interest this is what is said of his father Syd

    “Einfeld is the man credited with changing Australia’s immigration policy after World War II to provide a refuge for Holocaust survivors. As a result, Australia accepted more refugees per capita than any other country in the world, and more Jewish refugees than anywhere except Israel.”

  302. @Wizard of Oz

    Oops! “Unfinished Victory” not “Unfinished War”.

  303. @Ron Unz

    Short version of comment that hasn’t appeared on either of the browsers I use. Without disagreeing with you on Israel Shahak – though I’ld still like more on kol nidrei- I note that all those you cite for their approval of his scholarship have axes to grind and are as innocent of Hebrew and Aramaic literacy as you, with the just possible exception of Chomsky whose parents are said to have taught Hebrew.

  304. Passer by says:
    @AaronB

    Oh, i think that the percentage of the “dumb” people will affect the performance of the smart group too.

    Take this for example. Blacks in the US earn 63 percent of what whites earn. In per capita terms that would mean 39 000 $ vs 62 000 $ PPP. (A bit rough, instead of wages). But we also know that in no country with IQ 85 you have per capita incomes of 39 000 $ PPP. They have far, far smaller per capita incomes.

    Therefore what is happening? The “dumb” group is riding on the coattails of the smart group, and this is why it has its incomes increased as well. For example a black teacher would get good money in the US compared to South Africa. The rich country has relatively large government wages, minimum wages, etc. All groups benefit from that. It works because the “dumb” group has small percentage.

    But i think that this could work the other way too. If the dumb group is very large, and the smart group very small, then the smart group will be affected as well, due to the overall poverty in the country.

    In other words, a white teacher in South Africa would earn far less than what she would earn in the United States. What causes this difference in the income of the smart group? In my view, this in in large part due to the large percentage of the dumb group, which then causes overall incomes to become lower, and in other words, brings down the performance of everyone else with it.

    In the same way, a smart researcher in a rich country would be able to perform better than the same researcher in a poor country, due to the overall difference in r&d budgets.

  305. anarchyst says:
    @ia

    What difference does it make if a government or private criminal is Jewish or not?”
    Answer: It makes a BIG difference, especially when the jewish criminal element has one set of “rules” for itself, while openly promoting and advocating a “different” destructive set of “rules” for everyone else.
    Witness the jewish practice of promoting “multiculturalism” and “diversity” for everyone but themselves . This one practice does NOTHING to endear jews to us “goyim” (livestock).
    It’s not “smarts” or “IQ” that gives jews an advantage over gentile whites, but is their rabid insistence on cultural and social cohesiveness, insularity and nepotism (but only for themselves) that gives them an “advantage”. This same cultural and social cohesiveness that is prized so highly by jewish interests is denied to gentile whites. Jews, to a man will fight to deny this same cultural and social cohesiveness to gentile whites that they themselves enjoy as it is a major part of the jewish purpose–the destruction of gentile white culture, which IS superior to any jewish cultural or social society. If jews did not possess this power, they would most likely be rag merchants, liquor merchants, or furniture merchants–nothing more. As I have previously stated, jewish success is based on cultural and social cohesiveness and insularity–NOT “smarts” or “IQ”. Once enough jews get into a position of power in the work world or education systems, they will hire and promote their own, even bypassing more qualified gentile white candidates.
    Jews have latched on to cultural cohesiveness and nepotism, as it serves their purpose exceedingly well.
    Jews also lack a moral component which tempers evil in every other culture and society. Jews are proud when they are able to take advantage of others of lesser means—especially those who are not jews. Getting away with murder, theft, and other crimes against the “goy” is a critical part of the jewish psyche and is never tempered by guilt.
    At the same time, jews pushed the concept of racial “equality”, (but only for gentile whites), backing it up with “civil-rights” and “equal accommodation” laws which are enforced by governments–but only against whites. These “civil-rights” laws are used as a “battering ram” against gentile whites to diffuse and fragment any semblance of gentile white solidarity and cohesiveness that may arise.
    A great reckoning dealing with the jews is coming. As gentile whites become more marginalized, the accusation of being tagged as “racist” or a “holocaust denier” is rapidly losing its “sting”.
    Increasingly, jews are more wary of being “called out” and recognized as “jews”. One can call a jew a shyster, shylock, bankster, criminal or ne-er-do-well, and it will roll off his back like water off a duck, BUT call a jew a “jew”, and he will recoil in horror, having been “found out”.

  306. JackOH says:
    @John Regan

    John, thanks. I read the Wiki.

    The Mob enjoyed pseudo-governmental authority in my area of the States for decades. As recently as the 1990s, local authorities publicly appealed to the federal government for help. Some otherwise legitimate institutions seem to have adopted Mob-type practices on occasion. Mimicry, imitative behavior.

    You can pretty much go about your own business for a long time without noticing Mob infiltration. Then you notice. Once you get the stink of corruption in your nostrils, it’s pretty hard to get rid of it.

  307. utu says:
    @Truth3

    ugly little shit – It is sad but that’s what our AaronB has turned out to be.

  308. @Counterinsurgency

    Criminals weren’t used only in the Stalinist gulag. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn pointed out that thieves, bootleggers, strongarm men had a place in Stalinist society somewhat higher than the usual citizen. My guess would be that criminals were thought of as attacking the middle and upper classes, hence allies. Stalin more or less gave them free reign — they ran the prison camps (rather as various gangs run today’s US prisons) and were given surprising latitude in Soviet society. Solzhenitsyn tells of one thief who got blind drunk and lay on a building _next to the police station_ singing loudly about the glories of the criminal life. This at a time when citizens could get purged for literally walking to work (streets would be cordoned off and everybody arrested. The intent was to spread terror and to get more prison labor.).

    In any case, the thieves at least had a critical role in Stalinist economy. All raw material was controlled and allocated in the USSR, and plant/project managers were rewarded for results, shot for excuses. So, what happens if a type A motor burns out, the machine is critically needed to make quota, and it’s a six month wait for replacements? Well, the manager consults a “fixer” who contacts thieves who steal the motor, possibly from the inventory of some other plant, possibly from a working machine. Not a good system, but it sort of worked and was good enough to defeat Hitler’s Germany even after the Germans struck first. (Spufford, _Red Plenty_)

    One supposes that the thieves didn’t restrict themselves to industrial thefts.

    There was widespread admiration for the Soviets during the 1930s, especially among the Jewish community. It would be unlikely that nobody in the United States knew the uses of thieves in the USSR.

    Puzo, in the _The Godfather_, includes a visit to Sicily that is apparently taken to show the end state of the Mafia. We see a static society run by Mafia rent seekers. Attempts at modernization are destroyed by Mafiosi who own the existing industries, are incapable of modernizing, and who are content living as rent seekers [1]. The parallels to the contemporary US are fairly clear.

    So, from what I can see, R. Unz’s thesis is very likely correct.

    There is another side to this — the strange absence of resistance from the preceding American elite — but let’s let that go for the time being.

    Counterinsurgency

    1] This is a sad but common end for what started out as a resistance underground to various invading groups. The Chinese Tongs started out in much the same way.

  309. Jake says:
    @Alden

    I’ve seen it too. It is a very good film about mobsters, based on a novel by a Jewish writer who through his Jewish neighborhood had grown up surrounded by mobsters and the kin of mobsters.

    Whether in 1900 0r 1920 or 1940, a decidedly higher percentage of Jews than of Italians were criminals of the organized crime sort. And per capita, those Jewish gangsters were more violent than their Italian counterparts. And when families of those street criminals used the ill gotten gains to secure legal careers, they became white collar criminals at rates that dwarfed their Italian counterparts.

    The problem is not just that people don’t have any idea about any of that. The bigger problem is that the sheep of middle America are cultural products who mist avoid that knowledge like the plague.

  310. Jake says:
    @Parfois1

    This reply sounds like something penned by a committee of Trotskyites focused on slightly muddying the water to try to discredit a Jew who tells far too much truth.

  311. Jake says:
    @ia

    As Harvard is a product of Judaizing heresy in rebellion against Christendom, Harvard was never some academic exemplar of ‘Hellenic social cohesion.’ Quite the opposite. WASP culture has always been about forcing social disintegration upon non-WASP whites so they can be forced to assimilate to WASP culture, a culture produced by the Judaizing heresy Anglo-Saxon Puritanism.

  312. Jake says:
    @Alden

    Surely you are not that stupid.

    Everything Jews do is about all kinds of writings, some of them more than 2000 years old.

  313. Jake says:
    @Ron Unz

    Of course you know what is going on. Various Jewish groups send posters to sites like this to play various positions, taking various angles, not to refute what you or others might say all the time, but to keep clouding the picture, hoping that very few if any people ever see the big picture.

    It’s a con game

  314. @onebornfree

    nonsense recommendation, a recommendation for immolation upon the explanation of the immolation of society..is a form of stupidity, blindness and suicidal at the same time.

    government must be rooted out period, totally. and how can that be accomplished?

    we we have arrived at the point at which organized crime, capitalism is about to consume society. capitalist organized crime has nowhere else to go. all else has been conquered and plundered. all that remains is for capitalism/organized crime to make itself permanently safe socially and that means the permanent fixing of the human species into a shape and form in which the rest of humanity can never, ever challenge minority social control again.

    that is the stage human society globally has arrived at. the ordinary people of the world has but one chance: to rise up and exercise its urgent democratic need to revolutionize human society. to actualize what the ordinary collective is democratic in needs and interest which must find full expression in forms of social organization that reflect and achieve the democracy that is the people..in order for their survival intact as evolving human beings

    that means first and foremost the end of all pyramid organizational social structure with power constituted at their apex. such organizational form makes it easy to infiltrate and subvert, taken over by minority power and used against the people.

    in actually that means no government as we know government currently. it means the deconstruction of the state and a global segue into truly democratic forms shaped like the people and responsive to all popular need.

    there is no countenancing government..government must go, killed and interred with its bones..or burn it to hell, killing its substance never to reappear..

    what happens I don’t know..who can predict! but this is the convergence I see..the people rise up in their own self defense and urgent social need, existential need to survive intact, now! under capitalist/organized criminal threat to general existence …rise now and revolutionize society.

    the next flow or converging potential of course is Brave New World..its incipient clandestine flow now ready to morph into greater, more full expression on the people..and of course, the end of humanity period, in nuclear war, biological catastrophe..or some such reaction by the capitalists if they are going to lose

    the late great human species has arrived at the end of its immaturity and childhood, led to the doors of hell by its Jewish devil minority, a group of satanic perspective and appetite that cannot and will not take human and reality for answers, nature as god..only the insane apparition they call Yahwe. we are at The precipice and we are bound to go over.it is either in free fall we fall to the left, avoiding the center or the right. that’s where the devil lives

  315. Prusmc says:
    @Marcus

    Didn’t Richard L. Prather’s Shell Scott deal with a lot of mobster types in LA in the late 50’s?

  316. Ron Unz says:
    @Alden

    Ford didn’t become anti Semitic till the mid 1920s. Right after WW1 the Ford motor company became the object of a very very hostile takeover attempt by NYC bankers who happened to be Jewish. Ford managed to fight the takeover off.

    That’s very interesting. I think I’d once seen a claim along those lines floating around the Internet, but have never seen the story discussed anywhere, and for obvious reasons he didn’t cover it in The International Jew.

    Are there any books you could suggest that discuss it in detail?

    • Replies: @Alden
  317. turtle says:
    @Alden

    You mean…..??
    Mr. Ford’s (alleged) dislike of Jewish people was based on observed facts??
    His own (negative) experiences?
    Mirabile dictu. Who woulda thunkit?

    As it happens, I have a (half Jewish) friend who is prejudiced against Chinese people, based on his experiences dealing with Chinese in the computer industry. Guess he’s guilty of anti-Sinoism.

    And ir is possible someone who was bitten by a rattlesnake might wish to avoid all snakes in future.
    Once bitten, twice shy, as they say. No doubt that is blatant anti-Anguinism, and is offensive to all the harmless and innocent animals who “happen to be Anguine.”

    Ah, there is so much injustice in this world..

  318. Alden says:
    @Ron Unz

    Sorry, I I found a book about it in the Green library at Stanford. 50 years ago. Do you have an alumni library card?

    • Replies: @Ron Unz
  319. AaronB says:
    @turtle

    Actually, when Ron wrote that article I was something of a thoughtless anti-Semite myself 🙂 And I knew too little about Judaism to challenge him.

    I went to a religious Jewish school growing up, and have maintained contact with religious Jewish friends all my life, but I was thoroughly secular for decades and had forgotten nearly everything, and was steeped in my love of European culture, and my love of traditional Asian culture.

    Like many here, I suspect, I had had some very negative experiences with Jews, and I just blithely assumed the religion must be the source for this, especially since some Jewish ideas taken out of a spiritual context can appear very sinister.

    Since I’ve been exploring Judaism, the religion, I’m finding its nothing like what I thought it was, and is actually a true and deep spirituality, with profound mystical overtones.

    Right, the Jesus wants you to get rich thing is partcularly egregious. To my surprise, I found that Judaism has a similarly negative attitude towards wealth and money, and the tradition is replete with quotes praising humble labor and a simple life! Although perhaps it is not as severe as in Christianity.

    But that is what happens – religions get corrupted and perverted, as you say.

    I no longer blame judaism for Jewish misbehavior, just as I don’t blame Christianity for those Christians who get rich unscrupulously – I blame secular European culture insofar as I blame any outside influence, but of course, ultimately the blame ours squarely on Jews who willingly drank the poison.

    Yes, certainly Jews are to blame for their own bad behavior, and I am not trying to exculpate Jews by pointing out the misdeeds of others – I am merely pointing out that human history is a tale of conflict and predation, and Jews take their dishonorable place here, no more, no less.

    I object to the ahistorical attempt to paint Jewish bad behavior as “unique” – and as literally responsible for every negative trend since the beginning of history, as people on this website do.

    This is to construct a demonology, to search for a cosmic scapegoat.

    I am merely trying to humanize and normalize Jewish bad behavior – to place it in the class of human badness, not demonic badness lol.

    Historically, singling out Jewish behavior as uniquely bad is rather preposterous, when you consider the sad litany of the human race and it’s endless crimes, especially Europe in the past 500 years, so it is clear we are really dealing here with a mythic scapegoating function.

    I do agree with you all humans are capable of infinite badness regardless of race, and I don’t object to ethnic stereotypes that contain a great deal of validity, provided we remember ethnic stereotypes are contingent and liable to change. But they are valid for a time.

    • Replies: @turtle
    , @Art
    , @Art
  320. AaronB says:
    @Ron Unz

    This isn’t quite honest. There are a range of academics writing on Judaism, but you selected from a limited group, who had a message you found sympathetic.

    The academics you cited certainly do not represent the mainstream consensus academic view.

    But all that is OK. There is nothing wrong in including the works of Toaff and Shahak in a comprehensive assessment of Judaism. Their perspectives deserve consideration.

    However, if you’re going to frame an incredibly devastating indictment of a religion, this is a rather weighty task, and honesty and good faith require that you familiarise yourself with good English translations of at least some primary sources – 2 or 3 main textbooks, not 179 – which are used by members of the religion itself as part of its catechism.

    Its not so much that Shahak or Toaff are completely wrong, it is that they do not provide crucial context for their quotes, or discuss the reasons and backgrounds for these ideas.

    For instance, it is correct that there are Talmudic quotes suggesting that one should not violate the Sabbath to save the life of a gentile – but when one understands hat Jews are expected to die and let other Jews die rather than desecrate the faith in a larger number of instances, this rather changes the narrative – Jews do not consider human physical survival, of Jew or non Jew, as the supreme value, like modern liberals. And the other co considerations I described in my response to Wizard of Oz.

    The narrative is no longer a simple one of tribal hatred.

    Shahak doesn’t so much falsify as produce a distorted caricature, a fun house mirror image, a grotesquerie.

    And that is a shame.

    In any event, in such weighty matters – indicting an entire religious group – one owes it to oneself to consult a minimum of primary sources in authoritative translations, or at the very least to consult the full range of opinion – not select from a fringe element.

    And I, for one, hope you do, Ron.

    • Replies: @ploni almoni
  321. AaronB says:
    @Alden

    It’s a good start.

    I would only say, that in constructing a civilization you should aim beyond – to life after death.

    If you aim directly for a civilization you won’t get one – if you aim for heaven after death, you’ll get a healthy civilization as a byproduct.

    Good luck.

    • Replies: @Wizard of Oz
  322. S says:
    @Ron Unz

    Regarding the Kennedy assassination, and because where surrounded by it, I do sometimes find myself half wondering at times if maybe Lee Harvey Oswald really was simply ‘a lone gunman’ as is officially portrayed.

    Then I’ll recall going back at least to the time of the 1848 Revolutions, if not before, all the instances of cryptic forewarning of major events in the media of the day, indicating foreknowledge, if not foreplanning.

    Within these instances of forewarning there are sometimes odd twist and inversions.

    Many will recall there was a pilot episode of a short lived TV series (see link below) broadcast in 2001 in the US which closely paralled the events of 911 six months before they actually took place.

    Did the Kennedy assassination have any seemingly similar such closely paralleling cryptic forewarning?

    Yes, it did. Or, rather, there was something close to it.

    The very establishment US television series Route 66 had an episode (see link below) filmed in October, 1963 which was scheduled for broadcast on Nov 29, a week after the Kennedy assassination. This ‘lost episode’ was called ‘I’m Here to Kill a King’ and it so closely paralleled the actual assassination it was pulled from broadcast until the Spring of 1964.

    As for the odd inversion/reversal of actual reality there’s that too in these examples.

    The aforementioned 2001 television broadcast that paralleled 911 was ‘ The Lone Gunmen’ pilot episode, the series name obviously referencing the Kennedy assassination.

    The 1963 Route 66 episode that closely parallels the Kennedy assassination has the particular country’s targeted chief executive being an oil rich Arab shiek, who is to be assassinated, wait for it… at ‘ground zero’ located in New York state, very weirdly, in an inverted way, seeming to reference the events of the future 911.

    Sure, the odd coincidence happens now and again, once, twice, possibly even three times , regarding major event(s), but this type of thing seems to occur all too regularly and frequently, and in such detail, for it all too be written off as simple ‘coincidence’.

    Taken together with what else is known of these historic events, this would seem to indicate (as mentioned) at minimum foreknowledge, if not long range foreplanning.

    [Both of the mentioned episodes in their entirety should be available free of charge on You Tube.]

    In the pilot episode, which aired March 4, 2001, rogue members of the U.S. government remotely hijack an airliner departing Boston, planning to crash it into the World Trade Center, and let anti-American terrorist groups take credit, to gain support for a new profitable war following the Cold War. The heroes ultimately override the controls, foiling the plot. The episode aired six months prior to the September 11 attacks.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lone_Gunmen_%28TV_series%29

    http://niagarafallsreporter.com/Stories/2013/Sep3/lostepisode.html

    • Replies: @S
  323. turtle says:
    @AaronB

    secular for decades

    Interesting, I took you for a very young man, say age 25, or less.

    I went to a religious Jewish school growing up

    Curious to know where (you need not say, if you would rather not).
    Your posts remind me of one of my best friends in college, who was born & raised in Manhattan, prosperous Jewish family but not “filthy” rich, went to an all boys (I assume religious, though he never said) high school. Very thoughtful fellow, and incorruptibly ethical & moral, who (unfortunately) agonized over (some) personal decisions.

    human history is a tale of conflict and predation

    Unfortunately true.

    Jews take their dishonorable place here, no more, no less.

    Exactly.
    As do those of us of German heritage. Sorry, I do not want to hear about “Prussian militarism,” or the (implied defective) “German national character.”
    We are all (every human) individuals, though shaped by our upbringing.

    human badness, not demonic badness

    Well, maybe all human badness is “demonic badness,” but no one group has a monopoly on it.
    That is for sure,

    • Replies: @AaronB
  324. @AaronB

    You seem to be adopting the point of view that Sir/St Thomas More took in Utopia that belief in life after death was necessary to prevent the powerful from treating the powerless appallingly (he would have that orthodoxy backed by the death penalty). My source is actually a brilliant secondary source: Stephen Greenblatt’s “Swerve” which I thoroughly recommend.

    • Replies: @AaronB
  325. Sean says:

    The Rockford Files was great. I think I remember reading James Garner had a reputation as a brawler in Hollywood. Maybe it was a public relations invention to build his he man image. However, there was a little incident captured by Alan Whicker tv series behind the scene during the making of Grand Prix in which he showed a bit of temper and made threats. Quite shocking to me. Also Garner was a pretty good driver who did a fair amount on that race film

    Garner, on the other hand, proved competent enough that he trained exclusively with iconic Shelby Cobra driver Bob Bondurant, with the actor’s interest in cars growing greatly as a direct result of his involvement in the film. Garner’s talents on the road became strong enough that some of the professional drivers, including Bondurant, remarked that the actor could have been a successful Grand Prix driver if he had not gone into making films; director Frankenheimer himself agreed. Garner’s devotion to the part caused him to do his own stunt in the scene in which a fuel leak in his vehicle sets it on fire.[7] Garner’s car was fitted with a higher rollbar and had no seat, since he was too tall to fit in a contemporary F1 car

    I read his account of the incident and Garner says he boxed the fellow in and made him stop because he seemed to be trying to get away without exchanging insurance details. Then Garner got grabbed by his chain (remember that from the news reports at the time) through the open window and punched, but kicked the fellow off then he went on the attack, they ended up on the ground and the man was faster up and that is when Garner got stomped although not stopped and Garner grabbed the sister’s (who had taken his keys) hair though their car window to keep them from leaving . Then Wasserman’s chauffeur pulled him off. Garner said the studio suit for breaching his contract came after the incident.

    Moreover Garner’s own official semi-autobiography quotes a friend as saying said he was a scary fast driver on winding roads. I don’t think it was a set up, it seems Garner was too good a driver for the exGreen Beret to pass and get away, which is what he was trying to do according to Garner, and he would know.

  326. AaronB says:
    @turtle

    I just turned 41 – but I am youthful in spirit 🙂

    Sure, I went to school in Brooklyn, NY. I also lived in Israel for 6 years before I was a teenager. I became an atheist at age 16 – which I am now recovering from.

    Of course, from a broad historical perspective, there is nothing unique about German crimes. The only reason people make a big deal out of it is because its so recent.

    In 500 years, it will be no more significant than any in the long list of human atrocities, committed by all groups.

    I can readily understand how irritating it must be to hear about the “unique” German character – every human group has done something comparable – the Spanish in Mexico and Peru? The British with Indian famines and American Indians? The Japanese in China? The Chinese to their own people? Genocidal tribal conflicts in Africa? – anyways, it’s endless.

    Evil is only limited by ones power to commit it.

    • Replies: @turtle
  327. AaronB says:
    @Wizard of Oz

    Well, not exactly.

    For Thomas More, the practical is primary. For religion the beyond is primary.

    Our lower selves desire a framework that facilitates the pursuit of our baser instincts – sex, money, power, and pleasure.

    If we try and construct one, we end up with discivilization.

    If we construct a framework for the pursuit of the beyond, we end up with what has historically been called civilization.

    But this civilization is significantly different than what we would desire, and actually involves significant limitations on our desires.

    So aiming at the beyond is not merely a “technique” for getting what we desire – we get something we do not naturally desire, a system of restraint, but that is nevertheless much better for us than what we naturally desire.

    Civilization is thus not a primary value, nor can it be a primary goal – it is the framework within which we pursue primary goals, which are beyond life on earth.

    If you make civilization your primary goal – not only do you end up with discivilization, because you have misunderstood the purpose of civilization, but you lose what should be your primary goal.

  328. S says:
    @S

    Regarding my previous post and the ‘I’m Here to Kill a King’ Route 66 episode, the patsy/assassin who is gunned downed before he can talk (by the very same internal government security services who put him up to it) is chosen for the role because his place of employment put him along the motorcade route of the target.

    The episode was filmed in October, 1963 which was exactly in real time (Oct 16, ’63) when Oswald got his job at the Texas School Book Depository.

    The shadowy Dallas resident with ties to the CIA and FBI, George de Mohrenschildt (who interestingly personally knew Jackie’s family), first befriended and then guided Oswald to Dallas for employment, and got him his first job there in Oct, ’62.

    Mohrenschildt was also a member of the Dallas Petroleum Club.

    Dallas, its Petroleum Club, as well as a hybridization of the CIA and FBI, the ‘CBI’, and ‘Lee’, are all name dropped in the Route 66 episode.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_de_Mohrenschildt

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Harvey_Oswald

    • Replies: @Robjil
  329. Mr Unz cites Sir Arthur Bryant, British historian in “Unfinished Victory.” Bryant noted that “although Jews were just 1% of the total population, even five years after Hitler had come to power and implemented various anti-Semitic policies, they still apparently owned something like one-third of all the real property in Germany, with the great bulk of these vast holdings having been acquired from desperate, starving Germans in the terrible years of the early 1920s.”

    This acquisition of German assets (on top of what was already owned before) was done through an American fund raising campaign led by Felix M. Warburg of the “Joint Distribution Committee of America Fund for Jewish War Sufferers” (Felix’ brother Paul, was “Daddy Warbucks” of Federal Reserve fame, and another Warburg brother in Germany, a banker who played a role in German Intelligence, arranged Lenin’s return to Russia upon the advice of Israel Gelfand whose pseudonym was “Alexandaer Parvus” (Alexander the Small.) The New York Times supported the Fund Raising campaign and quoted Warburg: “The successive blows of contending armies have all but broken the back of European Jewry,” he said, “and have reduced to tragically unbelievable poverty, starvation and disease about 6,000,000 souls, or half the Jewish population of the earth.” (New York Times, September 29, 1919). Ads and stories about the six million victims followed for seven years in American newspapers. Most of the money raised went to what were called “constructive projects,” that is, investment which includes the buying of German business. This was a reprise of a similar ad and fund raising campaign in America begun in 1900. In 1930, Adolph Ochs, publisher of the New York Times, gave the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York two giant menorahs as a gift in recognition of the Church’s help in the campaign.

    Samuel Untermyer was a great figure in the campaign to raise funds for Jewish victims of World War I. But in 1933 July 19-21 Samuel Untermyer became the leader of an international Jewish boycott of Germany at a world “economic” conference in Amsterdam. Upon his return to New York on August 6, Untermyer made a radio address on the ABC network in which he says that “Jews are the aristocrats of the world. . . what we are proposing and have already gone far toward doing. . . is to bring the German people to their senses by destroying their export trade on which their very existence depends.” The New York Times reprinted the speech: “The Jews of the world now declare a Holy War against Germany. We are now engaged in a sacred conflict against the Germans. And we are going to starve them into surrender. We are going to use a world-wide boycott against them, that will destroy them because they are dependent upon their export business.” (NYT 8/7/1933).

    The Germans arranged a one day boycott of Jewish Businesses. Then, several years later, Kristallnacht.

  330. @AaronB

    “Ron Unz is an extremely intelligent man with an omnivorous curiosity streak. However, he has a weakness for the shadow side of things.”

    If, in fact, shadowy forces play a significant role in human affairs, an omnivorous curiosity about these matters would be a strength, not a weakness, in the pursuit of truth.

    Would you agree that Guy Russo was diligent in getting his facts in order in Supermob?

    Don’t we need more investigative journalists and historians of this caliber? More independent and skeptical minds to cut through provably false official narratives?

    • Replies: @AaronB
  331. Ron Unz says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    Knowing you welcome & are open to commenter-questions, I have one which corresponds to your article’s sentence, “Apparently agents of a (syndicate backed) aeorospace corporation (General Dynamics?) we’re observed burglarizing the home of JFK’s favorite mistress. You likely know the late-Mary Pinchot Meyer’s was President JFK’s main extramarital squeeze.

    Actually, I probably should have said “one of JFK’s favorite mistresses.” The woman I was referring to was Judith Exner, whom JFK had shared with Sam Giancana and various other people.

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  332. Ron Unz says:
    @Alden

    Sorry, I I found a book about it in the Green library at Stanford. 50 years ago. Do you have an alumni library card?

    Yes, but although I only live a couple of miles from Stanford, I very rarely go there because parking is so much of a nuisance, and anyway I usually prefer to just spend a few dollars buying old copies from Amazon or Abebooks so I’ll always have it at hand. You can recall anything about the title or author?

  333. Ron Unz says:
    @Alden

    Ron believes Hispanics are good immigrants. As small business people they are excellent compared to mid eastern immigrants Muslims Jews or Christians. They’re honest and skilled at what they do.

    Oh another thing. Lots of the crooked mid east contractors know no one will hire them because their crimes are so well known. So they send a Mexican to do the estimates and make the sale. Because Mexican contractors and handymen have a reputation for honesty and competence

    That’s pretty interesting about the situation in the LA area, and I’m not too surprised.

  334. @AaronB

    So you are saying that while it is all right to “violate” the Sabbath to save a Jew, it is NOBLE to NOT violate the Sabbath to NOT save a goy. Yes, the original authentic texts are very interesting, particularly when studied objectively.

    • Replies: @AaronB
  335. Your analogy of Sweden is more accurate than you think, except you have to Jewish ethnic interests instead of Sicily.
    The Auntie Shem-itic TOO is but one site that provides some background:
    https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2017/09/23/the-origins-of-swedish-multiculturalism/

    Ingrid Carlqvist an “extreme right wing” Swedish journalist claims the WJC “blackmailed” Sweden into funding Barbara Lerner Specter’s genocidal Paideia, by saying it would claim Sweden was anti-Semitic, and like Switzerland, (allegedly) had stolen millions from Hollow co$t victims.

    ALERT: another Auntie Shem-itic site:
    https://www.darkmoon.me/2017/jews-accused-of-blackmailing-sweden-with-help-of-barbara-spectre/

    IMO, the ADL, WJC and other such organizations are organized crime of a different sort.

  336. @Ron Unz

    So your reference was to Judith Exner and not Mary Pinchot Meyer. Thanks for offering clarification!

    Fyi & perhaps for others assembled here, linked below is a Seattle Times (original, July ’19) article on General Dynamics CEO, Phebe Novakovic, who started her national security career at the CIA. Nothing strange here, and I found no Allen Dulles ties with General Dynamics.

    https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/general-dynamics-ceo-phebe-novakovic-wields-lnfluence-but-keeps-low-profile/

    I plan to look for available information which might suggest a Sam Giacana connection to either the “aerospace industry” or his links to perhaps it’s possible twin, military contractor business.

  337. Sparkon says:

    This is an interesting article by Ron Unz, who touches on Richard Nixon and the mob, but I would add a little more:

    Richard Nixon’s first sit down came before he ran for Congress in 1946. Tricky Dick was later said to deal with the mob primarily through intermediaries like his bagman Bebe Rebozo or the attorney Murray Chotiner. But at this early stage, the military veteran and aspiring politician felt safe meeting face to face with Mickey Cohen, the notorious Jewish gangster based in Los Angeles. Despite Nixon’s notorious anti-Semitism, Cohen was an important figure in California politics. Cohen, for his part, later said he got approval for the meeting, a lunch at Goodfellow’s Fisherman’s Grotto, from Cosa Nostra bosses in New York and Don Santos Trafficante in Florida.

    How the Mafia Fueled Richard Nixon’s Political Career, by Seth Ferranti

    Here the plot thickens, for already by 1947, Jack Rubenstein (Ruby) was working for newly elected Congressman Richard M. Nixon of California, reportedly at the suggestion of Lyndon Johnson. While in Chicago, Rubenstein had been a runner for Al Capone, but Rubenstein reportedly moved to Dallas to run a nightclub, and changed his name to Ruby, all in … 1947.

    Caption: This FBI-document of 1947 recommends that “one Jack Rubenstein of Chicago” should not be called to testify for the Committee on Unamerican Activities, for he is working for Congressman Richard M. Nixon. According to the Warren Commission, Ruby had no connections with Oswald, Organized Crime or the Government. No wonder the header reads “This is sensitive”.

    Seth Ferranti describes Nixon’s Cuba connection.

    Nixon was quite a big fan of the Cuban dictator Batista. He spent a lot of time down in Cuba when gambling was legal and run by the Mafia. They gave him a special room at the Hotel Nacional, which was owned by [gangster] Meyer Lansky. Nixon met with Lansky. The room was comped and Nixon ran up some big debts at Lansky’s gambling casino.

    Tricky Dick Nixon was involved in planning the ill-fated Bay of Pigs operation:

    When Nixon was vice president, he and then CIA agent Hunt were principal secret planners of the invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs that failed so miserably when later ordered by President Kennedy.

    Nixon’s Bay of Pigs Secrets
    By Don Fulsom

    Nixon’s concern about Bay of Pigs documents led him to order the Watergate break-in, where it appears his “Plumbers” unit set itself up to be discovered and apprehended in order to take down the Nixon presidency.

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  338. AaronB says:
    @ploni almoni

    If you are so offended that Judaism does not consider gentile life of supreme value, it may comfort you to know that it also doesn’t consider Jewish life of supreme value – Jews are expected to become martyrs in far more situations than gentiles.

    I apologize if I ever gave the impression that Judaism is merely a version of humanism – it is a religion, and God, not humans, are its center.

    This is what makes it an alternative to modernity.

  339. AaronB says:
    @Sean McBride

    Sure, but there is such a thing as going too far with it.

    The shadow side is a valuable perspective, and Ron does good work in bringing it into the spotlight.

    But there is the danger of producing a picture of reality that is as distorted as the mainstream narrative.

    • Replies: @Sean
  340. S says:

    The moral depravity outlined in the article is (I submit) simply a reflection of the horrible template put in place by centuries of chattel slavery and it’s trade in British North America.

    People, being creatures of habit, are comfortable with what they know.

    Those elements of the Anglo-Saxon elites and hangers on involved with chattel slavery and it’s trade were used to not paying the prevailing real time local costs of labor (typically) to their own Anglo-Saxon people, and, or, profiting from the slave trade, at the very great expense of their own.

    Elements of the Jewish elites and hangers on involved in slavery would have had even less qualms about the negative effects on the broad Anglo-Saxon public (and like the particular Anglo-Saxons mentioned, not much concern for their own Jewish people probably either).

    The broad general Anglo-Saxon public not involved in slavery was used to simply ‘taking it’ in regards to the ultimately genocidal, physically displacing, and wage depressing, negative effects of chattel slavery.

    The elites and hangers on involved would show off how ‘good’ they were by ‘doting’ upon their slaves. Of course, doing the truly right thing would of been to cease and desist their slaving and help their own Anglo-Saxon, Jewish people, (and the former chattel slave) to heal, as best possible, thus allowing the opportunity for healthy peoplehood for all to exist.

    Chattel slavery and it’s trade wasn’t abolished though, but rather, monetized, ie it was distilled to it’s financial essence with the 19th century introduction of the so called ‘cheap labor’/mass immigration system, and it’s wage slavery.

    Every last physical and financial negative that the former chattel slave dealers/owners had formerly had to deal with was now safely outsourced to the general public to bear, all whilst the former would be slaver very cleanly (now) still pay substantially below the prevailing real time local costs of labor.

    Win-win for them, lose-lose to the general non-exploiting public, who just as before simply keeps 'taking it', though they certainly shouldn't.

    Even the cynical showing off of 'doting' upon their slaves (aka 'immigrants', 'ethnics', and, or, 'minorities') is still present, in the form of the 'liberal' and 'progressive' welfare programs, the costs of which has also been outsourced to the general public to bear.

    The so called 'progressives'/'liberals', and their hangers on, don't care about anything other than first their money, and then themselves as individuals, in that order, and very probably would sell their own mothers were the price offered right.

    The progressive/liberal hangers on, the one's not personally profiting from the cheap labor/mass immigration wage slavery system, and indeed, like most everybody else, probably are being greatly hurt by it, have simply internalized this loveless, soulless, and ultimately empty ideology.

    Perhaps this would help to explain the unfortunate use of the term 'stock', ie 'migrant stock', for the new arrival 'immigrants', the wage slaves (ie the so called 'cheap labor') they claim to 'care' so much about.

    The term 'stock' is first and foremost defined by the Oxford dictionary as meaning 'merchandise'.

    https://www.lexico.com/en/definition/stock

    https://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/migration/data/estimates2/estimates15.asp

  341. Sean says:
    @AaronB

    Live by the Sword: The Secret War Against Castro and the Death of JFK was Russo’s masterpiece in my opinion. Thanks to Trump’s limited success in declassifying these ancient but still apparently hot potatoes we know Russo was on the right track about things being concealed from the American public having actually pertained to the Soviets and Cuba. The Mafia did not have nukes.

    • Replies: @AaronB
  342. turtle says:
    @AaronB

    doesn’t consider … life of supreme value

    Which begs the (friendly) question:
    What does Judaism, as you understand it, consider to be of supreme value?

    Sidebar:
    All this talk of martyrdom raises the spectre of (dare I say it?) “Islamic martyrs.”
    Two questions arise:
    1. Are Islamic martyrs copying from Judaism? (I don’t know – innocent question.)
    2. If religious Jews do indeed consider self-sacrifice to be their holy obligation, under appropriate circumstances, should they not be inclined to respect the possibility that other religions (say, Christianity, or Islam) demand the same duty of their adherents?

    (I was raised Christian, and we certainly heard the stories of early Christian martyrs in Sunday school. I have never heard a Jewish person denigrate Christian martyrs, nor praise them, for that matter. Of late, however, at least from where I sit in SoCal, it appears to me that at least some Jews, particularly Israelis, wish to ridicule the jihadis who choose to sacrifice their own lives for a cause in which they most definitely believe. Maybe this is just an attempt to “relieve the stress,” I don’t know. I emphasize that I am not asking you to answer for the behavior of others, just want to know your opinion. Again, friendly question, no hostility.)

    • Replies: @lysias
    , @AaronB
  343. Arioch says:

    > Russo may or may not be aware of it, but for most of the last couple of centuries, Eastern European Jews have enjoyed a tremendous reputation for rampant criminality

    So, eastern Europe. Lands east of medieval Rus, perhaps.

    Funny.

    So the next big article Ron makes should then have insights into Leo Gumilev, his concept of chimera states, evolutionary biology and some grim years in the history of.. Ashkenazi? Sephards? Sorry, i always keep forget who of them are who.

    And maybe mention fifty-semites, teachers and students of Moscow school #57.

    ——————————-

    And then there is one more damned question: “what is Jew?”
    Ron thinks himself a Jew, he talks about Jew, but how can we define a Jew today? In that “international Jewry” sense. Rons is kinda scientific guy, so when he researches something – he should have a “working definition” what is object of his research. If Ron research Jewry, he should have some idea “what is Jew”.

    Biologically – measuring skull shape or DNA sequemces are different instruments for the same idea – we can define aforementioned Sephardi and Ashkenazi, and Maroons, and other less known tribes. But Galakha (its being anti-phase to mainstream pternity rules) makes Jews heavily intermix with host nations, thus becming less Jews and more locals. So called Jews of today are not genetically same Jews as 2000 years ago were conquerred by Rome.

    Religiously? Made a lot of sense 100 years ago, but hardly today. Ron himself showcased how so called Jews halved their registered numbers in US universities just by equating being Jew with being Judaist.

    Culturally? but how??? Clothes? Jewish national jackets became world global office ware. Violins? Played by other nations too, Vanessa Mae for example. Cuisine? Today everyone can cook or purchase anything he has fancy for.

    Loyalty to Israel? May it happen to be left the only thing that makes Jews fill themselves Jews? “Next year in Jerusalem” as the corner stone of self identity sine qua non?

    If not, if all those are dead ends – then what are Jews? Do they even exist??? Maybe mere existence of Jews is the myth of 21st century?

  344. lysias says:
    @turtle

    Tertullian said, “The blood of martyrs is the seed of the Church.”

  345. AaronB says:
    @turtle

    Well its quite simple really – we consider the soul to be of supreme value, and not this earthly life.

    And the soul has value because it is a spark of God, the only ultimate center of value, and its task is to unite with Him.

    Of course, earthly life has some value – as a testing ground for the soul, primarily. But physical survival does not have ultimate value, no.

    As for Islam, Jews consider Islam to be our cousins, or our little brothers – it is a derivative religion, of course, and the only Jewish objection to it is that it seems to have a tendency to go to repellent extremes of violence, to the point where its offputting, and that it is a bit too “earthy” and not spiritual enough. However, Islam has a deep vein of pure spirituality, the Sufis, who we Jews are not ashamed to have been influenced by.

    But the attitude towards Islam is essentially friendly.

    Jews have a problem with Jesus, but not necessarily with Christians, who it is accepted can be pious.

    Islamic martyrs are not exactly copying from Judaism – the idea of committing suicide in a war of aggression is foreign to Judaism. Life may not be of ultimate value, but it is holy, and not lightly cast aside. Certainly not in wars of conquest.

    Christian martyrs are much more similar to the Jewish idea. Allowing oneself to be murdered rather than violate the Faith – one may allow oneself to die rather than desecrate God, because the whole point of our existence is to serve God, but one does not throw away God’s gift willingly.

    Those Israelis are in accord with Jewish ideas of martyrdom, but a mocking attitude towards Muslim martyrs is completely out of place.

    A willingness to die for God should not be mocked, even if it is misplaced and a result of not fully understanding our task in relation to God.

    Several Israeli officers and generals have expressed deep admiration for daring and audacious Palestinian combat missions that were practically suicidal, and this strikes me as the correct view.

    In one, Palestinian fighters ran up to tanks in a combat zone and attempted to attach explosives. This is worthy of our respect. They died bravely.

    In another, Palestinian Naval Commandos landed on an Israeli beach, but were gunned down by air and sea shortly after, despite valiant efforts at fighting back. There is pathos in that, and they deserve our respect.

    • Replies: @Arioch
    , @turtle
  346. AaronB says:
    @Sean

    Things lurk in the shadows, but not everything does.

    We need balance.

  347. Arioch says:
    @AaronB

    > Islamic martyrs are not exactly copying from Judaism – the idea of committing suicide in a war of aggression is foreign to Judaism.

    Shia decry wars of aggression, at least so they say (Catholicism pledged a lot of wars of aggression but you accept Christian martyrs nonetheless)

    • Replies: @AaronB
    , @Wizard of Oz
  348. turtle says:

    Well its quite simple really – we consider the soul to be of supreme value, and not this earthly life.

    That is more or less the Christian teaching, as I understand it from my childhood instruction.

    And the soul has value because it is a spark of God, the only ultimate center of value, and its task is to unite with Him.

    So, “God the Holy Spirit,” one leg of the (Christian) Holy Trinity, present in every human?
    Jews, and Muslims, just do not believe in the divinity of Jesus, the other two legs of the stool are the same (as I understand it – please correct me if I have got it wrong).

    As for Islam, Jews consider Islam to be our cousins

    LOL. When you get old, you have stories to tell (if anyone will listen).
    My “honorary uncle,” previously mentioned, once hired a young Israeli fellow to do some drafting for him. He told me the Israeli said to him, “You are my enemy.”
    Tariq (my “uncle”) told the young fellow, “No, I am not your enemy. I am your cousin.”
    Evidently, after a bit of conversation, he was able to convince the Israeli youth, who apologized, saying, “I am sorry. I was taught that I should hate Arabs. I can see now that was wrong.” Political brainwashing, at its worst.

    Several Israeli officers and generals have expressed deep admiration for daring and audacious Palestinian combat missions that were practically suicidal

    Interesting. Complete contrast with those who mock the jihadis as “having no regard for human life, including their own.”
    I guess there is a parallel with soldiers of whatever country who willingly sacrificed their own lives for their brothers in arms, or even Japanese kamikaze pilots, who knew for a fact they were not coming back. Takes a certain mindset. which I do not have.

    the idea of committing suicide in a war of aggression is foreign to Judaism

    We may have different ideas as to what constitutes a “war of aggression.”
    How about “willingness to give your life defending your home and family against an aggressor?”
    The question then becomes, “Who is the aggressor?”

    • Replies: @Wizard of Oz
    , @AaronB
  349. turtle says:
    @AaronB

    Slightly OT, but not by much:
    I do not believe the 9/11 hijackers were “brave,” because they were willing to die for their “cause,” whatever that was..
    In fact, I consider them to be cowards, because they murdered innocent people who:
    a) had no connection to their “cause,” and
    b) had no possibility of defending themselves.

    I said at the time, and will repeat now, for anyone who will listen, that the 9/11 attacks were NOT “acts of war,” they were simply crimes, and should have been treated as such.
    Had that been done, it would have saved us (the U.S.) a whole lot of trouble.
    Clearly the thugs in D.C. had their own agenda, which required a “war,” complete with terrifying bogeymen, to pursue their thinly disguised criminal objectives.
    Oh,and not coincidentally, calling it “war” means you can get away with disturbing the scene of the crime, and destroying forensic evidence, which otherwise is a felony.
    How convenient for the real criminals, in D.C.

    • Replies: @AaronB
  350. @Sparkon

    Appreciate how Sparkon’s comment included, “antiSemite,”🤭 RMN’s, second-hand dealing with “Mickey Cohen, the notorious Jewish gangster based in Los Angeles.”

    Thanks & my respect for providing another Thought-Spark! Below is an interesting article including a telling-picture of Donald J. Trump, NYC Mayor Ed Koch, and Roy Cohn.

    https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/05/donald-trump-2016-mob-organized-crime-213910

    • Replies: @Sparkon
  351. @AaronB

    It is well known that Jews don’t consider Jewish life, or any life, to be of much value. But as I understand it, in Jewish law killing a Jew is considered murder, whereas as killing a non-Jew (by a Jew) is no more morally reprehensible than killing a chicken for dinner.

  352. AaronB says:
    @Arioch

    I was referring to early Christian martyrs – Christians who died in wars of aggression are not martyrs.

    That is good to know about Shia.

    • Replies: @Caruthers
  353. Ace says:
    @Ghali

    Correction: “many interconnected things.”

  354. @Arioch

    I forget, if I ever knew, what official Catholic version there was/is of martyrdom (and yes, I haven’t done a 10 second Google search). Were any of the aggressors who went off to the Holy Land with papal blessing treated as some kind of official martyr when killed while crusading?

    • Replies: @Arioch
  355. @turtle

    Like me, I daresay you puzzle at the way some of one’s very intelligent friends manage to believe in a deity, presumably eternal and sharing at least some of the Abrahamic features. I proffer for a gifted science fiction writer the notion that the 27 per cent of the known universe (that is our one of a trillion trillion trillion multiverses) which is Dark Matter contains all the souls of past conscious beings – plus their devoted pets since there is still lots of room….

    • Replies: @turtle
  356. turtle says:
    @Wizard of Oz

    Works for me. 🙂
    Sounds like some pretty “heavy” souls, though (no pun intended).
    Do they take on mass when leaving the host body?
    Question for either a theologian or a string theorist (possibly same category).
    Above my pay grade, either way.. 🙂

  357. Bookish1 says:

    Thanks for this great article Ron. Yours is a rare site and the only one of it’s kind.

  358. Art says:
    @AaronB

    I object to the ahistorical attempt to paint Jewish bad behavior as “unique

    Historically, singling out Jewish behavior as uniquely bad is rather preposterous

    Aaronb,

    Hmm — 109 times in human history Jews have been thrown out of countries.

    Wasn’t “uniquely bad behavior” of those Jews – the reason for that?

    In fact, the Jews were singled out for bad behavior.

    Art

  359. Truth3 says:
    @AaronB

    “The Jewish religion is a beautiful thing…”

    Careful… you are in jeopardy of being turned into a Pillar of Salt.

    Looking back at Jewish history (both the tribe and the religion) is akin to longing for the good old days of S&G.

    They never existed… if you were good. Only evil ones long for such.

  360. I no longer live in The Jew Matrix. I was unaware of such wretched corruption/treachery in California, and I grew up there.
    Jews are a race of sociopaths/psychopaths. Imagine what you can do if you have no conscience, no soul, no sense of shame/remorse/guilt.
    I am not being facetious when I say that the Jews are a cursed people. Cursed when they betrayed and murdered Christ. Though, I do not know God’s reason for unleashing them upon us goyim, His New Chosen People.
    My one consolation is that I am no longer in The Jew Matrix. I see the jew for what it is (akin to the aliens in the movie ‘They Live!’
    Thus, I might see and participate in a very real and new ‘Holocaust’ to rid Creation of this isidious cancer.

  361. Art says:
    @AaronB

    I am merely trying to humanize and normalize Jewish bad behavior – to place it in the class of human badness, not demonic badness lol.

    AaronB,

    Through history different groups have been the bad guys. Genghis Khan, Christian Europe’s Crusade attacks on the ME, Muslim attacks on Europe. Those attacks ran their course. They were resisted. In the process, the attackers were called many bad names and given hateful labels.

    Today Jews are attacking our culture from within – there is no escaping that fact. Their attacks will run their course – they will be resisted – and they will be call many bad hateful names. Get used to it Jew!

    Think Peace — Do No Harm — Art

  362. Robjil says:
    @S

    This Route 66 episode had a doppelganger for its Oswald. James W. Douglass’s “JFK and the unspeakable” has a lot of details this doppelganger scheme.

    https://www.groundzeromedia.org/a-tale-of-two-oswalds/

    However, one surprising fact is the actual genesis of Lee H. Oswald as a doppelganger starts out in the highest level of government and in the upper echelon of Federal criminal investigation. Namely, J. Edgar Hoover, Director of the FBI.

    It was Hoover, in his 1960 memo to the Office of Security, Department of State that basically sent a warning that there existed a “possibility” that the ex-marine defector to the Soviet Union was being impersonated and someone was using his birth certificate to do so.

    He doesn’t state his evidence for this nor add any additional details in the memo. In those days, Hoover’s word was ex cathedra and was acted upon without question. Later, in 1961, a State Dept. official will send a memo to another, warning that the next time Lee Oswald is issued a passport, make sure he gets it personally; that way the right Oswald gets the right passport as it was suspected he was being impersonated.

    In this Route 66 episode, the bad doppelganger shot a man in a car for no reason.
    After the JFK assassination, a person looking like Oswald shot police officer Tippet in his car. This Oswald or a doppelganger shot him without any reason to do so.

    https://www.odmp.org/officer/13338-officer-j-d-tippit

    After being summoned by Officer Tippit, Oswald came over to the passenger side of the patrol car where they spoke through an open window. After a brief conversation, Officer Tippit got out of his car and as he was walking toward the front of his patrol car, Oswald suddenly shot him three times at point blank range with a .38 caliber revolver. After Officer Tippit fell, he was shot in the head by Oswald, which proved to be the fatal shot.

    This route 66 episode was written by Israel firsters who had the exact details of this pre-planned assassination. It reeks of pre-knowledge of the assassination. It shows us without doubt that JFK assassination was planned in detail. Our rulers like to rub it in our faces what they can do with impunity. Michael Piper Collins in his book “the Final Judgement” talks about Israel’s desire to develop nuclear weapons as the reason for JFK’s assassination. After he was assassinated, Israel had no trouble from the US to pursue its desire to develop nuclear weapons. On June 8 1967, Israel’s attack on the USS Liberty was OK with LBJ. Israel’s nine eleven was OK with Bush Jr. We lost all our rights as a nation on 11/22/63. JFK put up the last good fight for us and lost.

    • Replies: @S
    , @S
    , @Cowboy
    , @S
  363. Art says:
    @AaronB

    The Jewish religion is a beautiful thing

    Explain to us how the most important religious “Passover” story is a beautiful thing?

    • Replies: @Wizard of Oz
  364. Caruthers says:
    @AaronB

    (1) The fact remains that Judaism places a far greater value on Jewish lives than on Gentile lives. The theological “justification” or rationale is irrelevant, as would be the theological rationale of a Christian fanatic who regards it as his duty to liquidate all Jews.
    A Jew who places a greater value on Jewish lives is exactly as much of an anti-Gentile bigot as a Gentile who places a lower value on Jewish lives is an antisemitic bigot, regardless of the theological reasons each may proffer or of the voluminous “context” that may surround the expression of such views.
    (2) To the (overwhelming) extent that Jewishness is regarded as a function of a person’s ancestry, of the background that person was born into, the aforementioned discrimination in favor of Jews is as racist as Nazi antisemitism, which employed a very similar ancestry-based concept of the Jew/Gentile distinction (without having any precise definition of “race”).
    (3) The principle that Jews should sacrifice their own individual lives rather than defame “God” is in practice a principle that Jews should place group loyalty and identity above individual welfare. Hitler also recommended that Aryans sacrifice themselves individually for the volk.
    (4) The “context” that Israel Shahak supposedly omitted in his “caricature” of Judaism continues to elude many rabbis and chauvinist Jews to this day.

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/m.jpost.com/Israel-News/Rabbis-recorded-saying-Hitler-was-right-pluralism-the-true-Holocaust-588203/amp

    • Replies: @turtle
  365. Skeptikal says:
    @AaronB

    “It is regrettable that he chose to publish several long articles on Judaism without consulting primary sources ”

    Oh, come on.
    The “primary sources” are in Hebrew.
    That is the value of Shahak.
    He is a reliable translator who has made portions of the primary texts available to non-Hebrew speakers in English.

    As for “attempting to understand the religious mentality” LOL.

    A genuine “religious mentality” has zero to do with the subject of Ron’s essay.

    If you mean to say that a religious mentality is what drives these Jewish con men, it certainly is a strange “religious mentality.” Please leave it at the door. Or in the catbox.

    • Replies: @AaronB
  366. Parfois1 says:
    @turtle

    Aside from moving the product, it seems reasonable to assume that workers who could reasonably afford the products they were making would be more emotionally invested in their labor than those who knew they never could afford one.

    You could even say that was suggested by Marx’s theory of alienation: the result of emotional deprivation of seeing one’s own work being taken away. Just conjecture, afterall he was a consummate, perhaps enlightened, capitalist.

    That issue of alienation (and competition versus co-operation) was tackled by Swedish carmakers in their production lines. Instead of conveyor belt forced productivity, they came up with the groupwork team system to enhance self-esteem and pride in their work.

    • Replies: @turtle
  367. turtle says:
    @Caruthers

    is in practice a principle that Jews should place group loyalty and identity above individual welfare. Hitler also recommended that Aryans sacrifice themselves individually for the volk.

    So, it is a collectivist mentality, either way.

    Sometimes people forget it was National Socialism, not “National Fascism .”

  368. Reading Unz’s essays make my head spin because they are the complete opposite of what the official narrative tells us. Unz’s own background makes him uniquely qualified to write these counter-narratives that frankly blow my mind. When I read these accounts of Unz’s research I am completely dumb-founded by what he has written. It is the complete antithesis if what I thought to be true. I keep reading them because Ron writes in an engaging manner and challenges the official version of history.

  369. turtle says:
    @AaronB

    but I am youthful in spirit

    I can see that. 🙂
    Unquenched youthful idealism, bordering on naivete.

    I went to school in Brooklyn, NY

    My grandfather was born in Brooklyn to German immigrant parents in 1893.
    He became a prosperous banker in NYC and moved his family to the leafy suburbs of Rockland County, where my father was born.
    Later, he worked for this woman:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Roebling
    who bent the company rules and allowed him to work until age 80.
    He survived his wife by seven years, and died at age 87, still sharp as a tack.

    I can readily understand how irritating it must be to hear about the “unique” German character

    Well, I am sure you have heard about the “uniquely Jewish character,” even living in NYC.
    Gets old real quick, doesn’t it?

    Evil is only limited by ones power to commit it.

    Or to convince others to commit it at your behest.
    Politicians without a following are essentially powerless.
    Neutered, IOW.

    • Replies: @AaronB
  370. Bukowski says:

    The Roosevelt administration claimed to be morally superior to the Nazis and yet they worked together with organised crime during WW2.
    https://forum.codoh.com/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=8177

    • Replies: @Skeptikal
  371. turtle says:
    @Parfois1

    enlightened capitalist

    To that I would agree.
    People rag on HF for sticking his nose into his employees’ private lives (which, make no mistake, I believe is wrong), but I do believe he had their welfare at heart. I’ll admit, I could be wrong about that…

    That issue of alienation (and competition versus co-operation) was tackled by Swedish carmakers in their production lines. Instead of conveyor belt forced productivity, they came up with the groupwork team system to enhance self-esteem and pride in their work.

    I believe Toyota did something similar.

  372. Sparkon says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    Yeah Chuck, the Politico article is telling indeed. Roy Cohn was a real slime ball. His antics over his Army boyfriend helped sabotage Joe McCarthy. Wikipedia claims he advised Nixon and Reagan, and had long legal career in NYC representing Trump, Steinbrenner, various hoods, along with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York.

    in 1975, Cohn entered the hospital room of the dying, comatose Lewis Rosenstiel; the multi-millionaire founder of Schenley Industries, forced a pen to his hand and lifted it to the will in an attempt to make himself and Cathy Frank—Rosenstiel’s granddaughter—beneficiaries. The resulting marks were determined in court to be indecipherable and in no way a valid signature.

    Roy Cohn was disbarred for unethical and unprofessional conduct in 1986, the same year he died of AIDS.

    Liar to the end, he claimed it was liver cancer.

  373. S says:
    @Robjil

    Thanks for the link. Interestingly, I’d thought about the Tippet parallel today, and Oswald having a double in Mexico City (the photo of him there wasn’t him) and was thinking of mentioning it.

    There was a couple of other episodes of the series that involved Dallas more directly. One was broadcast in April ’62 and has a town called ‘Kilkenny’ (sounds a bit like ‘Kill Kennedy’).

    Another called ‘Aren’t You Surprised to See Me?” in Feb ’62 mentions the Dallas Trade Mart and other intriguing things.

    [MORE]

    Kenn Thomas notes about the episode entitled “Aren’t You Surprised To See Me?” that “it opens at Love Field and someone on the phone mentions Earle Cabell, Dallas mayor whose brother Charles was fired from the CIA by JFK over the Bay of Pigs. Earle Cabel is the person who changed the route of Kennedy’s motorcade for November 22, 1963…JFK was headed for the Trade Mart [when he was assasinated] where Buz gets a job in this episode.”

    The second link below explores the Masonic aspects. Interestingly, the writer of your ‘doppleganger’ essay, and of the excerpt below, don’t seem to have mentioned the related Route 66 episode, and might not have even known about.

    Zapruder, the fellow who recorded the event with his color film camera, was a 33 degree Freemason, and he was paid over a million and a half dollars for the film. He was also Jewish

    As you mentioned, the executive producer of the series (and director of this particular episode) were Jewish as well.

    I couldn’t make it out, but when the ‘bad’ doppelganger and his handler are speaking to each other at the falls, it sounded like the assassin may have said he was being paid by his own government, besides the rogue security people paying him.

    An interesting fact (which might not mean too much) is Oswald’s discharge date from the Marine Corp just before his defection to Russia was September 11.

    The Killing of the King

    The eternal pagan psychodrama is escalated under these “modern” conditions precisely because sorcery is not what 20th century man can accept as real.

    Thus the “Killing of the King” rite of November, 1963 is alternately diagnosed as a conflict Needless to say, each of these groups has a place in the symbolism having to do with the Kennedy assassination.

    But the ultimate purpose of that assassination was not political or economic but sorcerous: for the control of the dreaming mind..

    https://copycateffect.blogspot.com/2012/08/weld.html?m=1

    https://www.revisionisthistory.org/kingkill33.html

    https://mercurie.blogspot.com/2013/11/the-jfk-assssinations-impact-on.html?m=1

    • Agree: Robjil
  374. S says:
    @Robjil

    Michael Piper Collins in his book “the Final Judgement” talks about Israel’s desire to develop nuclear weapons as the reason for JFK’s assassination.

    Hadn’t mentioned it, but the Anglo-Saxonish Yale graduate character Tod Stiles, who owns the Corvette in Route 66, is sort of symbolic of the long term dysfunctional relationship between the AS elites and hangers on and the corresponding elements of the Jewish people. Martin Milner, who plays Tod, is half Jewish.

    Jack Ruby (formerly Rubinstein) of Chicago, with ties to the Mob and who would shoot down Oswald before he could talk, was Jewish.

    • Replies: @Kevin Barrett
  375. Cowboy [AKA "Kartoffelstampfer"] says:
    @Robjil

    Well don’t forget the 1914 assassination of the Habsburg Archduke. Not only did his license plate have the exact date of the Armistice, the Armistice was made effective at precisely at 11:00 am on 11-11 after days of delays and shenanigans against the desperate Germans. Clearly, the time and date was selected for esoteric reasons.

    [MORE]

    Not only did they play delaying tactics to get the armistice on 11-11-18 at 11, they also played delaying tactics on the signing of the Versailles treaty in 1919 to get it signed exactly 5 years to the date of the Archduke’s murder.

    It was signed on 28 June 1919 in Versailles, exactly five years after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, which had directly led to the war.

    These Kabbalistic numerology shows up all the time, 9/11 being a classic example.

    • Replies: @Robjil
  376. Arioch says:
    @Wizard of Oz

    They must be, if they would not be martyrs – then they are sinners overstepping “though shalt not kill”.

    To the Holy Land? if only…

    What about crusades into Scandinavian lands. Winners write about “pagan Slavs” but others say about Scandinavian cities, that were Christian, just not obeyed the Pope.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wendish_Crusade

    What about “Drang nach Osten” ?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teutonic_Order

    The Teutonic Order was formed to aid Christians on their pilgrimages to the Holy Land and to establish hospitals
    …..
    The Livonian Brothers of the Sword were absorbed by the Teutonic Knights in 1237, after the former had suffered a devastating defeat in the Battle of Saule. The Livonian branch subsequently became known as the Livonian Order. Attempts to expand into Rus failed when the knights suffered a major defeat in 1242 in the Battle of the Ice at the hands of Prince Alexander Nevsky of Novgorod.

    Where is “Holy Land” and where is Novgorod? A little miss, ain’t it?
    And to that point Russia was for 300 years Christian, so it was not even war against pagans.
    Maybe the Pope disowned the Order, decried its members heretics and sinners? No.
    So, while it was not Crusade, it was Catholic aggressive war.

    And there was infamous raising of Constantinople, capital of Roman Empire and of non-Pope branch of Christianity. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Constantinople_(1204)

    And there was saint (still saint) Bernard of Clairvaux, who proclaimed “when you meet a nation with wrong faith you must press it until either their faith perishes or the nation itself”. Hitler applauds.

    Thus, eliminating wrong nations is good god-sponsored deal, according to Catholicism saints. And dying while doing godly deed should be worth martyrdom, for what else can it be?

    • Replies: @Wizard of Oz
  377. Robjil says:
    @Cowboy

    https://www.sacred-texts.com/jud/sephir.htm

    Ten is the number of the Tree of Life, Sephiroth, not nine and not eleven. This is why this constant use of nine and eleven for doing bad things by our Zion rulers.

    SEPHER YETZIRAH

    The Book of Formation

    CHAPTER I

    4. Ten is the number of the ineffable Sephiroth, ten and not nine, ten and not eleven. Understand this wisdom, and be wise by the perception. Search out concerning it, restore the Word to its creator, and replace Him who formed it upon his throne. (12)

  378. @Arioch

    You reminded me of some esoteric lectures I went to on the Northern Crusades but I didn’t detect an answer to my question. That’s OK. I don’t expect to find Catholic theologians on UR threads.

    • Replies: @Arioch
  379. Arioch says:
    @Wizard of Oz

    Frankly, I am not sure that formal acknowledge of martyr by Pope should matter here.
    We talk wars and politics and perhaps what public informally feels noble or ignoble is of more importance there.

    For example, is there some Judaic or Muslim Pope, that formally proclaims martyrs?
    Or is “committing suicide in a war” self evident when reading holy scriptures regardless of formal beatification procedures?

    It feels inconsistent to look for formal, official and procedural definitions of martyrs in Catholicism or other branches of Christianity, but not do the same with Muslim or Judaic branches and their martyrs.

  380. Hans says:

    How Ukranian Oligarchs [Jews] Buy Up Most of Cleveland and Launder $470 Billion in the Process – https://lostmessiahdotcom.wordpress.com/2019/06/14/privatbank-and-how-ukranian-oligarchs-buy-up-most-of-cleveland-and-launder-470b-in-the-process/

    Israel Has Become a Haven for International Scammers and Fraud – http://www.thetruthseeker.co.uk/?p=191706

    A few excerpts:

    Far from disputing the French conviction, Chikli bragged on Israeli TV about his technique: “You get off on it. Because you’re 5,000 kilometers from Paris with a telephone and a 100-euro calling card and you can make 10 million euros” [over $11 million]…

    In 2001, Dov Engel fled to Israel in the face of criminal charges for a $115 million bank swindle that carried a potential sentence of 30 years in prison. He was eventually extradited to the U.S., where Assistant U.S. Attorney Daniel Alonso called Engel’s scam “one of the most thoroughly corrupt operations I’ve seen as a white-collar crime prosecutor.” A NY court convicted Engel of the charges, but he was not imprisoned in the U.S. because Israeli citizens were allowed to serve prison terms in Israel – under Israeli sentencing guidelines. This meant that Engel would only serve five years, at most, in prison; and Alonso predicted it would most likely be about two years. (Information doesn’t appear to be available about how much time Engel ended up serving in prison in Israel, if any.)

    “Binary Options – $10 Billion”
    “Nigerian” Scams
    etc., etc.

    ——–

    “While the Zionists try to make the rest of the World believe that the national consciousness of the Jew finds its satisfaction in the creation of a Palestinian state, the Jews again slyly dupe the dumb Goyim. It doesn’t even enter their heads to build up a Jewish state in Palestine for the purpose of living there; all they want is a central organisation for their international world swindler, endowed with its own sovereign rights and removed from the intervention of other states: a haven for convicted scoundrels and a university for budding crooks. ” – A. Certain Hitler

  381. Nodwink says:

    This is a fascinating series, even though I find some parts unconvincing. Kudos for providing controversial books free-of-charge, thus allowing the reader to make up their own mind.

    We are indeed molded by the media we consume. What I find disturbing is how obvious lies and distortions simply become the accepted Truth, in supposedly “free” societies. The worst examples of this in recent times are the UK Labour Party’s “antisemitism crisis,” Assad’s alleged sarin attacks, and the defamation of Assange.

  382. Nodwink says:
    @AaronB

    Which means it is devoted to a fictional character.

  383. cassandra says:
    @AaronB

    If you are so offended that Judaism does not consider gentile life of supreme value, it may comfort you to know that it also doesn’t consider Jewish life of supreme value – Jews are expected to become martyrs in far more situations than gentiles.

    I think that this rather dodges the point in a misleading manner. It’s not the supremacy of life in Judaism that’s being contended. It’s whether Judaism as a moral system places equal value upon Jewish and goy lives. More concretely, it’s whether society in general can expect Jews to treat other groups as moral equals.

    At the heart of most controversial public topics such as this, one often finds questions of trust and honesty rather than doctrinal detail. Integrity of the arguments quickly takes center stage. In this respect, someone using ad hominem innuendo like,

    Ron Unz is an extremely intelligent man with an omnivorous curiosity streak. However, he has a weakness for the shadow side of things.

    immeasurably weakens his position, especially when said innuendo and unsupported assertion is stylistically woven into the fabric of their arguments.

    So when you ask,

    Why rely on a secular scientistic Jew like Ron Unz – who is an interesting man but not entirely sane, lets be honest – or Shahak, with an axe to grind?

    my answer is, because by argument and example, they demonstrate an intellectual honesty absent in opposing arguments.

    Even “rely” is misleading: their arguments provide clear connections respectful of my own logic and common sense, essentially devoid of the distracting homilies and arguments from authority, laced with sometimes-not-so-subtle defamation, found in the counter-arguments.

    I’m sorry, but I just don’t find you style of “argument by reassurement” to be as nearly convincing as I do Unz’ and Shahak’s direct confrontations.

    • Replies: @AaronB
  384. AaronB says:
    @cassandra

    I think that this rather dodges the point in a misleading manner. It’s not the supremacy of life in Judaism that’s being contended. It’s whether Judaism as a moral system places equal value upon Jewish and goy lives.

    Excellent question.

    And the answer is obviously no.

    As I have been repeating, Judaism is not modern egalitarian liberalism. It is hierarchical, with God at the top.

    The life of a saintly religious Jew is worth more than that of a non observant Jew, who is worth more than a non Jew.

    Do Catholics think the life of a pagan is equal to a Catholic? Have they historically?

    The highest thing in Judaism is service of God – whoever best fulfills this, his life is to be considered more important.

    The important thing to realize here is that the point of view is not racist or tribal – anyone can convert and join Jews in serving God at the highest level, and all races are included among Jews.

    I am sorry if this shocks you – but I wish to be as clear and honest as possible. Judaism may not be liberalism, but neither is it harsh tribalism – it is a religion, and to understand its value system, you have to understand the religious mentality which places God at the center.

    Now, of course this does not mean the life of a non-Jew or non-observant Jew has no value – all human life has tremendous value to God and Jews are enjoined to be especially considerate and humane to the non Jews who dwell in our midst, for we were strangers in a strange land ourselves.

    More concretely, it’s whether society in general can expect Jews to treat other groups as moral equals

    In this case, it depends to some extent on how society treats Jews. There are some moral laws that Jews will never violate in their dealings with gentiles no matter how they are treated, but there are also instances of reciprocity – where if Jews are dealt with unjustly, they are permitted acts of economic retaliation, generally mild.

    But overall, a society that treats Jews justly can expect loyalty and upright conduct in return, and a special effort to behave well and sanctify Gods name.

    Of course, none of this means Jews consider themselves to have equal status to non Jews – a servant of God has more value, because God is the ultimate source of value.

    my answer is, because by argument and example, they demonstrate an intellectual honesty absent in opposing arguments

    .

    I am sorry, but to honestly assess a religion you must read at least some primary sources, or sample from the full range of opinion.

    Before one indicts an entire religion, a minimum requirement should be to find out which texts they themselves use as central to their education – and at least skim it. This is a task of hours, not days.

  385. AaronB says:
    @AaronB

    The life of a God fearing Christian or Muslim is to be considered more important than a child sacrificing pagan, similarly.

    Hierarchy is essential.

    • Replies: @Hibernian
  386. AaronB says:
    @turtle

    can see that. 🙂
    Unquenched youthful idealism, bordering on naivete.

    Actually, its painfully recovered idealism, later in life 🙂 I went through periods of the blackest cynicism – I work in NY, and have dealt with some of the worst humans in the planet. I have stared evil in the face.

    I believe Nietzsche said, the way to optimism is through the darkest depths of nihilism.

    Your grandfather sounds like a cool dude 🙂 I have some friends in Rockland County – it’s a really beautiful place, with its stone walls and rustic houses (changing, sadly).

    Yes, hearing about the “Jews” does get rather tedious. I suppose I understand it, but still.

    Politicians without a following are essentially powerless.

    Absolutely. Unfortunately too many people are willing to follow politicians.

    • Replies: @jeff stryker
  387. annamaria says:

    “…who is an interesting man but not entirely sane … he has a weakness for the shadow side of things”
    — You have an apparent proclivity for slandering the people with whom you do not agree. This speaks badly of your sanctimonious persuasion.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  388. AaronB says:
    @Skeptikal

    Most American Jews have little Hebrew. The texts used are English translations with Hebrew facing. Ron could have looked at these. If he was suspicious about something, he could have looked up individual Hebrew words.

    These texts are published by specialty Jewish publishers for use by Jews – they are not intended for a general audience. They give a clear idea of what Jews are teaching themselves.

    Understanding the religious mentality has everything to do with it – once you realize the religious mentality considers God more important than survival, this dramatically changes the picture.

    You may still find it crazy, but you can at least understand it on its own terms, how it sees itself.

    And again Ron was evaluating the religion, not discussing Jewish con men, which I have no problem with.

  389. @AaronB

    AARON

    If all of this is true, why is it that Jewish Leftist Democrats are the ones espousing universal income and free handouts while Right Wing Senator Billy Bob Whatever is the one who argues for tax cuts and letting his poor rural constituency die of tooth infections.

    Sanders and other Jews are the ones who want the social safety net. You’d think that considering rural white poverty and Jewish (Relative) wealth in Manhattan and the purported desire of Jews to destroy Gentiles etc. it would be Jews who were arguing for tax cuts and extreme right-wing policy.

    What is in it for the Jews if a Barry Sanders is elected?

    • Replies: @AaronB
  390. turtle says:

    I work in NY, and have dealt with some of the worst humans in the planet.

    LOL.

    Gotta work now.
    TTYL.
    Columbia grad, are you?

  391. turtle says:

    You have an apparent proclivity for slandering

    Ah, AaronB, our resident “professional amateur” psychoanalyst.
    Too much exposure to the Notorious Dr. Fraud (yes, I spelled it correctly) in his younger days, I’ll bet.
    Life’s a journey. Perhaps his early brainwashing will wear off, as time goes by.
    Here’s looking at you, Aaron.

    • Replies: @Alden
  392. AaronB says:
    @turtle

    Yes, there is a huge amount of overlap between Christianity, Judaism, and Islam – for obvious reasons.

    The Holy Spirit is something different entirely – that is a temporary visitation of Gods presence, that may lead to prophecy or other creative activity. It is not the spark of God that is our souls.

    In Christianity, there is ambiguity about whether the Holy Spirit is a semi divine personage of some kind – but in Judaism, there is only One God. No one else cones close.

    Christian ambiguity regarding the Trinity is one of the huge stumbling blocks for Jews – the other two being the corpireality of God in the form of Jesus and his claim to be the Messiah, and of course his claim that Judaism has been superseded.

    Ha, I can totally appreciate that story about the Israeli 🙂 When I left Israel at age 12, I had a thoroughly uncomplicated and passionate hatred of Arabs. They were quite simply the enemy.

    My friends and I used to challenge local Arabs to fights by going down into their neighborhoods and shouting insults at Mohammed – sometimes they’d win, sometimes us (but usually us :)).

    But of course, one grows up and matures and develop a a more sophisticated understanding of the world.

    Unfortunately there is a war going on, so passions are naturally inflamed.

    Yes, genuine courage in almost any form deserves our respect, I think, and I see no problem honoring the courage of an enemy. In fact I am happy to show respect to an enemy that is worthy of it.

    Yes, it does I suppose hinge on what one considers a war of aggression – however, something like suicide bombing is inconsistent with Judaism, throwing your life away like that. But risking one’s life in actions of great daring and audacity that are practically suicidal, that is admirable.

    Also, things like throwing your self on a grenade to save your unit, which numerous israeli soldiers and officers have done, cannot be considered mere suicide.

    • Replies: @turtle
  393. @AaronB

    AARON

    At 45 I can remember when crimes which would appall people today were ho hum in New York.

    Joel Rifkin strangles and dismembers 17 hookers in Times Square? Ho hum.

    Another mafia war (They used to be called “gangland slayings”) and triple homicides in Little Italy every week? Yawn (People forget how blatantly mobsters like Gotti shot multiple people in public. Not one person but three people would be shot in restaurants like the Steakhouse killing).

    Some German repairman gets sick of being mugged and shoots a bunch of teenagers in a subway (“You seem to be doing alright,” says Goetz cheerfully, “Here’s another”)…well give him probation.

    When you watch DEATH WISH now it seems impossible that crime was so high that if you wanted to shoot criminals, all you had to do was walk around at night like Chucky B and trouble would find you. It would never, ever happen today.

    Your average Gen Z would watch DEATH WISH and wonder what city it was in.

    • Replies: @AaronB
  394. AaronB says:
    @turtle

    I agree that 9/11 was not soldierly courage – it was suicidal nihilism, and an attack on the weak and defenseless.

    Thoroughly despicable and not admirable. This has nothing in common with running up to an enemy tank and attaching explosives.

    • Replies: @Robjil
    , @Wizard of Oz
  395. Anon[338] • Disclaimer says:
    @Charles

    “We volunteered to be slaves …”

    No we did not.

  396. AaronB says:
    @jeff stryker

    I’m not sure how this relates, Jeff.

    Jews are commanded to show compassion and kindness to all humans. That is more important than any economic consideration – as I said before, special kindness is supposed to be shown to non Jews who live among us in Israel, and special prayers are said for them.

    So this is a very different question whether one may violate the Sabbath to save life.

  397. @AaronB

    You make the best possible case for Judaism, and in the most effective way.

    I don’t feel obligated to accept that case on its face, but I do feel motivated to listen respectfully to it and attempt to understand it.

    It should be pointed out that most of the modern controversies about Jewish/Gentile relations do not revolve around issues of religious ideology but around other contentious matters. “Jewishness” since the latter 19th century has been defined by Jews themselves more in terms of secular ethnic identity than religious commitment.

    For instance, religion enters not at all into the Jeffrey Epstein story, a narrative which includes two former Israeli prime ministers (Shimon Peres and Ehud Barak) and numerous prominent Jews (Leslie Wexner, Robert Maxwell, Ghislaine Maxwell, Alan Dershowitz, Ace Greenberg, Larry Summers, Steve Hoffenberg, Tom Pritzker and others).

    • Replies: @AaronB
  398. AaronB says:
    @jeff stryker

    Right, things have really changed dramatically.

    The early 90s were an absolute war zone. Things settled down around 1995, and today it’s pretty safe and normal.

    • Replies: @jeff stryker
  399. Robjil says:
    @AaronB

    Israel did nine eleven with US support. It was not soldierly courage. It was suicidal nihilism by Israel and US. They both did not care how many innocents were killed in NYC and the Pentagon. They thought it would be “fun” to cause panic so the US would go to war for Israel.

    Lazarus, a Jewish immigrant, wrote – now on the Statue of Liberty or is it the USS Liberty – ” give me your tired, your poor and your tired huddled masses.” For what, to be killed on nine eleven?

    Nine eleven is Israel’s Achilles Heel. Its hubris went too far. A nation that gave millions of Jews a new life was attacked, its largest city with the US’s largest Jewish population. Israel should be brought to a Nulandberg trial, a good name for it since it recalls one of the big neocon warmongers – Vicky Nuland, the wife of Robert Kagan. The Kagans are all into the neocon Israel uber alles agenda for the past twenty or so years.

  400. AaronB says:
    @Sean McBride

    Thank you, I do appreciate the kind words.

    And I fully understand that even after I present an accurate picture of what Judaism is, not everyone will necessarily be sympathetic – although I hope more sympathetic than before.

    But after all it does not fit easily into modern liberal ideas. I merely wish to correct the gross caricature that has emerged on this site.

    I have no problem with discussing the bad behavior of secular Jews either as a group – taking advantage of group ties – or as individuals.

    That is an important discussion we Jews should be having ourselves – believe it or not, there is an acute awareness in the Jewish community that we have not been living up to our standards.

    I only object really to two things 1) Demonology and “cosmic scapegoat creation”, which are sins of exaggeration and excess 2) slandering the religion, which is a sin of distortion.

    • Replies: @Sean McBride
  401. @AaronB

    AARON

    Completely tangential, I agree.

    Curiously, the most outspoken Jewish Republican I can think of was Irv Rubin of the Jewish Defense League. The second most ardent Republican Jew (In public eye) was Rabbi Kahane.

    Curiously, the mainstream Jewish press really detested these two. Jews in the US have never loved their own extremists or even tolerated them.

    • Replies: @AaronB
  402. @AaronB

    AARON

    In my opinion Jews like Al Goldstein and Irv Rubin were really reflective of that Times Square era. Al Goldstein for his sleaze and Irv Rubin for his vigilante stance.

    Goetz as well, though his father was not Jewish.

    One interesting thing about NYC Jews is that they were reflective of their time and place. Even the serial killers. Berkowitz killed the disco era and Rifkin represented the nadir of crack cocaine’s effect on women.

  403. @AaronB

    How would you distinguish it from the case of a dissident somehow getting himself employed in the household of a tyrant like Saddam Hussein or Kim Il Sung and blowing himself up while killing the tyrant?

  404. Ron Unz says:

    I’d bought Garner’s memoirs for a few dollars in order to get the full details of his brutal beating, and since the book was so short I decided to read the whole thing, perhaps to pick up a few insights regarding Hollywood. I’ve almost never read celebrity memoirs, but his account of his life came across as pretty credible, including quite a number of seemingly embarrassing details and published when he was already in his 80s, just a couple of years before his death. I might as well pass along some of the things I picked up.

    He grew up absolutely dirt-poor in Oklahoma during the Great Depression, with his mother dying when he was just an infant and his (heavily drinking) father deserting the family in his early teens, so that the actor had to work to earn a living from a very young age. He never really attended college and he scarcely got even a high-school education, but he comes across as quite naturally intelligent, though obviously with little of the formal education that would allow him to better interpret the world. He certainly seems to have been quite effective in the business side of his career.

    Although he never knew his paternal grandfather, absolutely everyone in the family agreed he was a full-blooded Cherokee, with the family of his (Anglo-Saxon) wife disowning her for the marriage, and therefore from his childhood Garner was absolutely sure he was 1/4 Amerind. But based on his appearance I think this is totally ridiculous, and the photo of his (supposedly half-Amerind) mother makes it even less plausible. I assume that the grandfather was actually 1/2 or 1/4 Cherokee, and that got exaggerated. I think this tends to support the notion that Elizabeth Warren actually grew up in Oklahoma honestly believing she was part Amerind, since her fractional ancestry would have been far less implausible than that of Garner’s.

    He was VP of the Screen Actor’s Guild when Reagan was president, and seemed to think he was totally empty-headed, and always needed to be told exactly what to say by the other union leaders. This seems harsh but not implausible.

    Although I suspect that Bazelon was just pretending to be a “bleeding-heart liberal,” Garner seems to be an absolutely sincere one, possibly because he simply believed what the MSM reported about much of the world and what his much better-educated friends believed. For example, his wife was Jewish and a couple of times, he expresses serious concerns about “anti-Semitism” in our society, even including Hollywood and elite LA circles, which seems quite unlikely. But although I’d probably disagree with him on a whole range of his (very liberal) beliefs, I got the sense he was completely well-intentioned, and was responding quite logically to the factual information he received from the MSM and his circle of trusted friends, with his lack of formal education leaving him especially vulnerable in this regard.

    This is exactly why a severely distorted media can cause so many problems, since if inputs are incorrect, they generally produce incorrect outputs even from intelligent and well-meaning people. So although Garner probably behaved and reacted quite reasonably to events in his direct personal experience, his reaction to events based upon media information was probably often mistaken.

    Anyway, those are a few of my impressions from a pretty short book that I do think was worth reading…

    • Agree: Sean McBride
  405. @Art

    You might have added to the reverence for that genocidal psychopath Moses. (Funny how no one called him that in my Christian Scripture or Sunday School classes).

  406. @AaronB

    The efforts by maximal Judeophobes to portray Jews as the root of all human evil are, to me, obviously insane. One can look around one and easily see that *all* human groups and peoples have spontaneously behaved very badly on a regular basis since the beginning of time until the current moment, and usually without any Jewish influence whatever.

    On the other hand, Jews, on the whole, are a people with considerable intelligence, talent, energy, passion, ambition, vision, imagination, discipline, etc., and with an outsized influence on the world that is commensurate with those gifts. When they go off the rails, as all groups do, the world tends to notice.

    The best way to handle these controversies is to talk them out, as reasonably as possible, and with as much good will as possible.

    (One understands why many Jews would like to censor these discussions, in light of what occurred in Europe less than a century ago. Sometimes words do lead to massive criminal violence. So, yes, it is complicated.)

    • Replies: @AaronB
    , @anarchyst
  407. AaronB says:
    @jeff stryker

    Kahane was simply too extreme, I agree.

    • Replies: @jeff stryker
  408. utu says:
    @AaronB

    Jewish haggadah (Jewish fairy tales) according to AaronB:

    Jews are commanded to show compassion and kindness to all humans. That is more important than any economic consideration – as I said before, special kindness is supposed to be shown to non Jews who live among us in Israel, and special prayers are said for them.

    Judaism in its essence is not universal. It always was a tribal religion. It began as a monolatry and transformed to tribal monotheism to the exclusion of everybody else. The hate and contempt for the other is in the center of Judaism.

    Voltaire was correct when he stated that Judaism may become a threat to the human race:

    https://www.nytimes.com/1990/09/30/books/l-voltaire-and-the-jews-590990.html
    In his ”Letter of Memmius to Cicero” (1771), Voltaire, in the pose of an ancient Roman reporting on the Jews, wrote: ”They are, all of them, born with raging fanaticism in their hearts, just as the Bretons and the Germans are born with blond hair. I would not be in the least bit surprised if these people would not some day become deadly to the human race.”

    Fairy tale apologetics concocted by AaronB have no traces of any manifestation in the reality of what the Jews say and what the Jews do.

    The Laws of Killing ‘Goyim’

    https://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-sefi-rachlevsky-bibi-and-the-goyim-1.5239299

    As a rabbi, Yosef contributed to and expanded the body of racist halakha ‏(Jewish religious law‏) against Arabs, “goyim” and homosexuals until his recent death. But all this is dwarfed by the simple and unnerving fact that the prime minister of Israel referred to one of the people behind the “The Laws of Killing Non-Jews” as a posek gadol − a great halakhic arbiter.

    No Western leader could be caught doing something comparable, even if he’d wanted to. No one in the West publishes books on “the laws of killing Jews,” or on “the laws of killing non-Christians,” or on “the laws of killing non-whites.” They would be marched straight to prison, and anyone saluting them as “great arbiters” would be booted out of public service.

    Even in the most extreme Islamic countries you won’t find an exact parallel. There are no books there on “the laws of killing Jews,” or even on “the laws of killing those not of the Islamic race.” Yes, there have been religious rulings favoring suicide terrorists and the killing of Zionists. But never a blanket permit for racist murder.

    That Netanyahu has thus essentially expressed support for “The Laws of Killing Non-Jews” overwhelms the rabbinic rulings being imposed on the military and on all of society and that are being revealed daily, whether it be permission to rape non-Jewish captives or the “necessary” inequities against “goyim” by the state. These rulings aren’t really new. This is a bucket that has been slowly filling for a very long time. It’s a bucket that has been drawing from the depths of the racism that Heinrich Heine warned against. It’s a bucket whose profound support by the prime minister will lead it to overflow and spill onto all of society.

    This excellent article by Ron Unz is about Jewish organized crime that was never exposed by mass media and was never condemned by Jews. In fact Jews were always proud of their criminals who victimized the other. Many Jews extolled gangsters of the Murder, Inc. and fantasized their gangsters would avenge them for their real and imaginary sufferings caused by goys.

    AaronB’s easiness with which he can weave blatant lies exemplifies psychopathology of Jewish mind.

  409. cassandra says:
    @AaronB

    Do Catholics think the life of a pagan is equal to a Catholic? Have they historically?

    Well, for Christians who subscribe to the gospel of Luke, there’s the parable of the Good Samaritan:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parable_of_the_Good_Samaritan

    Behold, a certain lawyer stood up and tested Him, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” He said to him, “What is written in the law? How do you read it?”
    He answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbour as yourself.”
    He said to him, “You have answered correctly. Do this, and you will live.”
    But he, desiring to justify himself, asked Jesus, “Who is my neighbor?”

    …after which follows the parable itself, whose ministrations save a robbed traveller, after he was ignored by a priest and a Levite.

    It’s near miraculous, that after 200 years, the significance of this morality tale should be resurrected and expanded, with such blazing clarity by the courageously honest investigation of Shahak, who demonstrated that to this day, some Levites still recommend passing by.

    I am sorry, but to honestly assess a religion you must read at least some primary sources, or sample from the full range of opinion.

    Alas, I am even more dismayed, because, in the first place, it isn’t your prerogative to decide for me what I must do to reach an “honest assessment”, and, in the second, what gives you the right to presume I haven’t read primaries?

    Smoothing over the spleen in Deuteronomy won’t do. The contempt expressed toward goy and kaffir, and the sancitification of deception embodied of kol nidrei and taqqiya, are features that prove that religions that claim to worship god are not necessarily benign, and that it’s necessary to critically examine the exhortations of the particular deities behind each one, and to judge individual adherents not only by formal doctrine but also on personal ethics. Mostly, how do adherents treat their (alien) neighbors?

    • Replies: @AaronB
  410. AaronB says:
    @utu

    Yes, the uniquely evil Jew, the Cosmic Scapegoat, responsible for every negative trend since history began, anywhere in the world.

    But our own scriptures tell is this is our destined fate, and that you will ultimately be healed through us and rejoice with us.

    Though you hate is, we work for your ultimate salvation.

    He (the Nation of Israel) is despised and rejected of men, a Man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief. And we hid as it were our faces from Him; He was despised, and we esteemed Him not. 4) Surely He hath borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we did esteem Him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. 5) But He was wounded for our transgressions; He was bruised for our iniquities. The chastisement of our peace was upon Him, and with His stripes we are healed.

  411. annamaria says:
    @annamaria

    That was a response to “AaronB” musings about Ron Unz: “he is an interesting man but not entirely sane … he has a weakness for the shadow side of things”

    — “AaronB” has an apparent proclivity for slandering the people with whom he does not agree. This speaks badly of his sanctimonious persuasion, particularly of his supposedly pious invocations of God.

    Somehow “AaronB” has totally missed the main point of the article — the Jewish organized crime.
    The crimes are of no concern for “AaronB.” Instead he is sanctimoniously cheerleading for “spoecial jewish character, “Jews are commanded to show compassion and kindness to all human.”
    Tell this to victims of Jewish crimes.

    • Replies: @Truth3
    , @cassandra
  412. AaronB says:
    @cassandra

    One of the most unfortunate things about Jesus is the aggressive and hostile stance he immediately took to Judaism, setting the tone for centuries.

    If he wishes to create his own religion, that’s fine – but why this aggressive attempt to abolish Judaism? Its just totally unnecessary, and really unfortunate.

    Being a Jew, Jesus undoubtedly was familiar with the biblical injunction to be especially kind to the stranger among us, to the non Jew dwelling in our midst – indeed, the stranger is classed together with the widow and orphan as emblematic of those needing special consideration.

    Perhaps it is not Jesus’s fault – he did not realize that in the future people totally unfamiliar with Judaism and its requirements for the humane treatment of non Jews would interpret this parable to suggest Judaism has no compassion for non Jews!

    Ok, if you wish to remain ignorant I cannot stop you. You don’t have to read the central textbooks Jews themselves use to educate themselves in their religion. You can continue thinking you know better. That is your right.

    Go in peace.

  413. @utu

    A Google search of interest, which turns up a few thousand relevant documents, many from reputable Jewish publications:

    Google [Baruch Goldstein Meir Kahane Yitzhak Shapira]

    https://www.google.com/search?q=Baruch+Goldstein+Meir+Kahane+Yitzhak+Shapira

    Considerable material to digest fully.

    • Agree: utu
  414. utu says:
    @AaronB

    Talmud commands Jews to hate dogs as well:

    ISRAELI CITY’S RABBIS RULE ALL DOGS ARE BAD AND THEIR OWNERS ACCURSED
    https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/All-dogs-are-bad-and-their-owners-accursed-Israeli-citys-rabbis-rule-595474

    “We have heard and have seen that lately, a serious phenomenon has spread in our city Elad, in which young boys and children walk around publicly with dogs. This is strictly forbidden. As explained in the Talmud and by the Rambam, anyone raising a dog is accursed and especially in our city where many women and children are afraid of dogs,” the anti-canine edict states.

    The Talmud and the 12th-century sage Maimonides, or the Rambam, frequently regard dogs as dangerous and unclean. The edict’s interpretation is strict, however, compared to readings by other Israeli Orthodox authorities.

    • Replies: @AaronB
  415. utu says:

    An Israeli rabbi has given his blessing to female agents of Israel’s foreign secret service Mossad who may be required to have sex with the enemy in so-called ‘honey-trap” missions against terrorists.

    • Replies: @AaronB
  416. Cowboy [AKA "Kartoffelstampfer"] says:
    @Ron Unz

    so that the actor had to work to earn a living from a very young age. He never really attended college and he scarcely got even a high-school education, but he comes across as quite naturally intelligent, though obviously with little of the formal education that would allow him to better interpret the world.

    I got the sense he was completely well-intentioned, and was responding quite logically to the factual information he received from the MSM and his circle of trusted friends, with his lack of formal education leaving him especially vulnerable in this regard.

    Do you have any clue what an arrogant snob that makes you sound like Ron Unz? Such obtuseness is likely a byproduct and benefit of your complete and total brainwashing while getting the “education” that Garner missed. Perhaps Garner simply never benefited from a good elite boarding school buggering and the globohomo life that follows.

    The reality here is that it is the elites who fashion opinion, and the peons like Garner that you berate just try to live within these elite red lines. Things like gay marriage, open borders, the FED, even which wars suit American international empire emanate from the elites with “formal education”, not the working stiffs like Garner. Just look at how your beloved “educated” elites have done, Ron Unz. Decades of incredible technological advances yet humanity is completely over indebted and at the brink of a third world war for the Greater Israel. The “educated” elites have sold us out to the likes of Epstein, Clinton and Trump who clearly participate in all kinds of buggery, and worse.

    What really pisses me off is how these “educated” elites love to blame powerless working stiffs for things like Global Warming, the Holohoax and even Racism itself while they fly around in private jets to one “educated” globalist convention after another, pat each other on the back, and live in private security protected compounds in places like Palo Alto. Perhaps a little more humility would be in order when dissing the lifetime impressions of a man of incredible character who was old enough to have been your father.

    • Replies: @Ron Unz
  417. Truth3 says:
    @annamaria

    Anybody else here tired of watching AaronB and Associates doing a circle jerk over how wonderful Phariseeism is?

    Let’s see some votes…

    • Agree: utu, Poco
    • Replies: @Alden
    , @Jacques Sheete
  418. S says:
    @Robjil

    This Route 66 episode had a doppelganger for its Oswald. James W. Douglass’s “JFK and the unspeakable” has a lot of details this doppelganger scheme.

    Bizarre. I couldn’t quite figure the ‘double’ in the episode and thought it a ‘red herring’ at first, but this clarifies things. There was a book written within two years of the assassination called The Second Oswald which explored this very same concept. Thanks.

    [MORE]

    The Route 66 episode also speaks of there having been four potential assassination sites.

    Fits in well with the closely paralleling Chicago case of former US marine Thomas Arthur Vallee, arrested not on Nov 22 in Dallas, but on Nov 2, ’63, in Chicago with a sniper rifle and pistol. A four man sniper team was also found to be in existence simultaneously with this and was broken up.

    Seems likely they had multiple redundant plans in place to take out Kennedy.

    In Chicago, the Secret Service detains and questions two members of a four-man sniper team suspected of planning to assassinate President Kennedy during his visit to Chicago the following day. The other two snipers escape. Thomas Arthur Vallee, a mentally damaged ex-Marine in a building over Kennedy’s motorcade route, is monitored by the Chicago police..

    ..While the two suspected snipers are questioned at Chicago Secret Service headquarters, potential assassin scapegoat Thomas Arthur Vallee is arrested. The other two alleged snipers remain at large in Chicago. Only Vallee is ever identified publicly.

    Clarifying a bit on Zapruder. He was paid for his color film of the assassination in 1960’s dollars about two hundred thousand, in today’s dollars a million and a half or so.

    https://www.nybooks.com/articles/1966/07/28/the-second-oswald-the-case-for-a-conspiracy-theory/

    https://kennedysandking.com/john-f-kennedy-articles/the-three-failed-plots-to-kill-jfk-the-historians-guide-on-how-to-research-his-assassination

    http://themillenniumreport.com/2018/05/jfk-assassination-plan-a-the-chicago-plot/

    • Agree: Robjil
  419. AaronB says:
    @utu

    Lol, in Judaism, you are commanded to feed your dog before you feed yourself.

    https://www.chabad.org/kids/noahsark/default_cdo/aid/577491/jewish/Feeding-Pets.htm

    • Replies: @utu
  420. AaronB says:
    @utu

    I can see you’re enjoying yourself utu 🙂

    But I bet you still haven’t read the Way of God by Luzzatto.

    A pity – I think it might inspire you to convert. We’d welcome even you, utu.

    I would love to be there at your conversion ceremony 🙂 You would make a good Chabbadnik.

  421. Corvinus says:
    @Peripatetic Commenter

    “They are monopolists, though and through.”

    Capitalists who form monopolies. Do you need a primer on this economic system created by whites? You would boost your IQ a point or two. You’d still be a midwit, but a more refined midwit nonetheless.

    • Replies: @Malla
  422. @AaronB

    AARON

    If 9-11 was a Zio conspiracy why did Bin Laden pay for Kahane’s killer’s legal fees and even consider breaking the Egyptian killer out of prison? Especially when Kahane did have some Israeli hardline support?

    If Marxism was due to Jews why did Kahane try to use extreme violence towards Russians due to their treatment of Jews?

    Why did Jews go after Rubin and Kahane since these two were obviously dedicated to strengthening the position of Jews?

    • Replies: @Alden
  423. utu says:
    @AaronB

    Judaism hates dogs. But as Jews got acculturated to western civilization the ones who wanted to mimic their hosts began to have pets. Including dogs. Orthodox, Chassidim, Haredim do not have dogs. Stop BS-ing us, AaronB.

    • Replies: @AaronB
    , @lysias
  424. Ron Unz says:
    @Cowboy

    Do you have any clue what an arrogant snob that makes you sound like Ron Unz? Such obtuseness is likely a byproduct and benefit of your complete and total brainwashing while getting the “education” that Garner missed.

    Well, I was simply trying to provide my candid appraisal based on Garner’s book. I actually came away with a strongly positive view, seeing him as honest, courageous, decent, and quite intelligent. But he just never had much of an education.

    He had to work full-time to support himself from the age of 14, generally at a long series of temporary, unskilled odd-jobs, and although at points in his life he was legally required to attend high school, he says he almost never went to class. I don’t get the sense he ever read many books or anything else.

    Under such circumstances, it’s easy to see how he frequently be intellectually-intimidated by his much better-educated friends and acquaintances, and therefore casually accept their opinions on all sorts of things outside his personal experience.

    For example, he thought that Obama was the most intelligent president America had ever had, though if Adlai Stevenson had been elected, he might have been even smarter. There were many dozens of other positions he took on broader political issues outside his personal experience with which I would similarly disagree.

    The point I was making is that if decent, smart people are provided a great deal of inaccurate information, it’s easy to understand how they can come to take mistaken positions.

    • Replies: @Sean McBride
    , @Cowboy
    , @JoeFour
  425. @Ron Unz

    Your treatment of Garner was respectful and fair-minded, and your larger point was clear as a bell.

  426. annamaria says:
    @AaronB

    “…we work for your ultimate salvation”
    — Are you serious? Do you have any comments on the main point of the article — the Jewish criminal activities in the US?”
    To help you to tune your attention to the main point: “Hidden in Plain Sight: The shocking origins of the Jeffrey Epstein case. … a frightening window into how deeply tied the U.S. government is to the modern-day equivalents of organized crime,” by W. Webb https://www.mintpressnews.com/shocking-origins-jeffrey-epstein-blackmail-roy-cohn/260621/

    Key to Bronfman’s success during American Prohibition were the ties his family had cultivated with organized crime during Canada’s Prohibition, ties that led many prominent members of the mob in the United States to favor Bronfman as a business partner. Bronfman liquor was purchased in massive quantities by many crime lords who still live on in American legend, including Charles “Lucky” Luciano, Moe Dalitz, Abner “Longy” Zwillman and Meyer Lansky. …

    Years later, Samuel Bronfman’s children and grandchildren, their family’s ties to the criminal underworld intact, would later go on to associate closely with Leslie Wexner, allegedly the source of much of Epstein’s mysterious wealth, and other mob-linked “philanthropists,” and some would even manage their own sexual blackmail operations, including the recently busted blackmail-based “sex cult” NXIVM.

    More on the Jewish gift of “salvation:”

    Rosenstiel “was part of a ‘consortium’ with underworld figures that bought liquor in Canada [from Samuel Bronfman]”… In addition to his friends in the mob, Rosenstiel also cultivated close ties with the FBI, developing a close relationship with longtime FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover…

    Rosenstiel hosted extravagant parties that included “boy prostitutes” … he also made sure that their venues were bugged with microphones that recorded the antics of his high-profile guests. Those audio recordings were then kept for the purpose of blackmail. …

    These blackmail “parties” offer a window into an operation that would later become more sophisticated and grow dramatically in the 1950s under Rosenstiel’s “field commander” … Many of the people connected to Rosenstiel’s “field commander” during the 70s and 80s have again found their names in the press following the recent arrest of Jeffrey Epstein.

    • Replies: @AaronB
    , @Alden
  427. cassandra says:
    @annamaria

    Agree. He’s rhetorically spinning the issue so we regard Judaism through a lens of softened nigh-meaningless assurances rather than the sharp-edged reality based on actual history. His mode of argumentation is soporifically propagandistic.

    The soft narrative is for children who want to be given reassurances from someone willing to assume a mantle of authority. This leads to a belief system which is an intellectual symbiosis between guru and acolyte.

    Some may prefer to accept this sycophantic relationship, but I prefer the the harder edged version, where responsibility lies with the individual. This mode is what adults require to understand the world as it actually is, well enough to form independent opinions and sound policies. Only by directly confronting unpleasantries can we acquire an accurate version of events based on what actually happens, rather than what we (or someone else) wishes us to think.

  428. AaronB says:
    @utu

    Hmmm, I don’t really know what the Jewish consensus on dogs is. Obviously the bible enjoins compassion towards animals, and that Chabad quote shows a favorable attitude. And plenty of orthodox Jews and Israelis keep pets.

    But I do remember something about Haredi Jews being averse to dogs.

    If so, it is another lamentably negative quality we picked up during our long Exile – perhaps Cossacks would hunt Jews with dogs or something, so a negative tradition developed.

    One more reason all Jews should return to Israel and shed the negative characteristics we picked up in the Exile.

    Perhaps you can help us, utu.

  429. Cowboy [AKA "Kartoffelstampfer"] says:
    @Ron Unz

    For example, he thought that Obama was the most intelligent president America had ever had, though if Adlai Stevenson had been elected, he might have been even smarter. There were many dozens of other positions he took on broader political issues outside his personal experience with which I would similarly disagree.

    90% of US upper “education” would agree with that statement. Garner is no more guilty of this charge than the entire higher education system in the US:

    it’s easy to see how he frequently be intellectually-intimidated by his much better-educated friends and acquaintances, and therefore casually accept their opinions on all sorts of things outside his personal experience.

    Holohoax comes to mind. 100% of our master race, god’s own self proclaimed chosen, owners of newspapers, media and Hollywood, are guilty of “casual acceptance”.

    I would also like to mention Garners military service during the “Korean War”. I scare quote that because it was in reality a fake “UN police action” created to add legitimacy to the UN after their unlawful recognition of “Israel”. Here is what happened to Garner:

    Garner enlisted in the California Army National Guard, serving his first 7 months in California. He then went to Korea for 14 months, as a rifleman in the 5th Regimental Combat Team during the Korean War, then part of the 24th Infantry Division. He was wounded twice, first in the face and hand by shrapnel from a mortar round, and the second time in the buttocks from friendly fire from U.S. fighter jets as he dived head first into a foxhole. Garner received the Purple Heart in Korea for the first wound. He qualified for a second Purple Heart (eligibility requirement: “As the result of friendly fire while actively engaging the enemy”), but he did not actually receive it until 1983, 32 years after the event.

    He was lucky to be alive, all that so that the (((UN))) could create the mess of this planet that they have. Of course Garner had no clue, but plenty of “classically educated” jews did.

    Woodrow Wilson is also a prime example of the “classically educated” egghead president. Of course he was blackmailed for his entire presidency for some sex affairs he had. Could Wilson have been brownstoned and was Wilson a pedophile? Was Colonel House a turn of the last century Epstein or Ghislaine Maxwell?

  430. AaronB says:
    @annamaria

    Do you have any comments on the main point of the article — the Jewish criminal activities in the US?”

    Sure. Bad secular Jews. Nothing to do with the beautiful religion.

  431. annamaria says:
    @AaronB

    Light on the cockroaches: https://www.mintpressnews.com/shocking-origins-jeffrey-epstein-blackmail-roy-cohn/260621/
    The Roy Cohn Machine

    Roy Cohn was only at the beginning of his career when he waded his way into the underground sexual blackmail ring apparently led by Lewis Rosenstiel. Indeed, when Cohn first met Hoover, he was only 23 years old. Over the next three decades or so, before his death from AIDS-related complications in 1986 at the age of 56, Cohn built a well-oiled machine, largely through his close friendships with some of the country’s most influential figures.

    Among Cohn’s friends were top media personalities like Barbara Walters, former CIA directors, Ronald Reagan and wife Nancy, media moguls Rupert Murdoch and Mort Zuckerman, numerous celebrities, prominent lawyers like Alan Dershowitz, top figures in the Catholic Church and leading Jewish organizations like B’nai B’rith and the World Jewish Congress. Many of the same names that surrounded Cohn until death in the late 1980s would later come to surround Jeffrey Epstein, with their names later appearing in Epstein’s now-infamous “little black book”. …

    While President Trump is clearly connected to both Epstein and Cohn, Cohn’s network also extends to former President Bill Clinton, whose friend and longtime political advisor, Richard “Dirty Dick” Morris, was Cohn’s cousin and close associate. Morris was also close to Clinton’s former communications director, George Stephanopoulos, who is also associated with Jeffrey Epstein…

    Cohn’s most powerful tool was blackmail, which he used against friend and foe, gangster or public official alike.

    • Replies: @AaronB
  432. AaronB says:
    @annamaria

    Our prophecies tell us in the End Times you will realize your mistake, and rejoice with us 🙂

    May they come soon, Annamaria, may they come soon.

    • Replies: @Parisian Guy
  433. cassandra says:
    @AaronB

    One of the most unfortunate things about your comments is their hypocritical attempts at deception. It saddens me to see you attempt to elide the problem by denigrating Jesus. After all, it wasn’t Jesus who was arguing that His followers should refuse using their cell phone to help a Jew; it was quite the other way around.

  434. lysias says:
    @utu

    It was while I was in Turkey that I noticed how much the locals despise dogs. Cats they love, but not dogs. I’ve read that Arabs share that attitude, and I’m told Greeks do too, although the dog Argos is treated sympathetically in Homer. Perhaps the ancient Israelites shared that attitude.

    • Replies: @utu
  435. @AaronB

    If he wishes to create his own religion, that’s fine – but why this aggressive attempt to abolish Judaism?
    Because he was a pious and genuine Jew and he knew that Judaism was corrupted beyond repair, at this time? Isn’t it a valuable motive?

    Can you serve both God and Gold? The anwer is obviously: No. Therefore, those who stick to that error must be pushed on the side. Of course, they will complain that the statu-quo is abolished. So what? Who should care of their love for gold?

    Furthermore, do you have knowledge of the New Testament? In my opinion, it does look more that Jesus wanted not to abolish but to reform Judaism or to lead it on a more advanced/genuine track than the one of the Pharisaes. There are some cues that he was the son of a rabbi who belonged to another faction than the ruling one. And he didn’t show a strong want to teach outside of the Jewish world. This project was pushed up, after his death, by Paul/Saul.

  436. @AaronB

    All prophecies are bullshit.

    • Replies: @Alden
    , @ploni almoni
  437. JoeFour says:
    @Ron Unz

    Ron Unz said, “The point I was making is that if decent, smart people are provided a great deal of inaccurate information, it’s easy to understand how they can come to take mistaken positions.”

    Yes, indeed!

    Reminds me of what Thomas Jefferson allegedly observed: “The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.”

    • Agree: Malla
  438. Alden says:
    @turtle

    I just ignore his wandering meandering theology and expecting Christians whose knowledge of theology is just church attendance Sunday School or Catholic grade school 30 years ago to answer all his contrived questions.

    If he wants to learn Christian theology he can use any search engine. I assume he’s trying to defend Jews but all the meandering makes his much too long comments meaningless. He’s just hijacking the thread. Maybe if we ignore him he’ll go away.

    • Replies: @turtle
  439. Bukowski says:

    There have been several movies from Hollywood and other sources which portray Jewish members of organised crime –

    1. The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond 1960 starring Ray Danton

    2. King of the Roaring 20s The Story of Arnold Rothstein 1961 starring David Janssen

    3. Lepke 1975 starring Tony Curtis

    4. Once Upon A Time In America 1984 starring Robert De Niro and James Woods

    5. Bugsy 1991 starring Warren Beatty

    6. Casino 1995 starring Robert De Niro

    • Replies: @jeff stryker
  440. @utu

    UTU

    More socialism from the Gen Y. If they implement the universal basic income, at least 30 year olds like you could move out of your house. But wait, those are mostly Leftist Jews…

    At the bottom of your resentment towards Jews is not the fact that they may or may not kneel down to pet dogs in public but the fact that they many of them wealthy and successful. And this success no longer trickles down.

    At 45, I cannot really blame you. If I were Gen Y, I might be thirty years old and living with my parents and holding some job a teenager could do. Only because I came of age prior to Bush trashing the world in the 2000’s and was already overseas did I escape what must be a bleak existence for Gen Y.

    I’m not surprised you espouse National Socialism. You cannot travel. Cannot get into a decent career. Cannot even move out of your parents house. You’d love some economic option to this.

    • LOL: AaronB
    • Replies: @utu
    , @Jacques Sheete
  441. Hibernian says:
    @AaronB

    “Hierarchy is essential.”

    Right on, much as we might disagree on certain details of that hierarchy.

    • Agree: AaronB
  442. tac says:

    I read that article by Whitney Webb earlier. A very good read in a series that Whitney has published (long reads) starting with the crescendo of interest in the building of the Third Temple:

    1) https://www.mintpressnews.com/israel-jerusalem-al-aqsa-third-temple/259926/

    2) https://www.mintpressnews.com/third-temple-activist-movement-israel-theocracy-civil-rights/260142/

    3) https://www.mintpressnews.com/untold-story-christian-zionists-power-united-states-israel/260532/

    For all the Trump sycophants (Trump’s Chabad Lubavitch pedophiles):

  443. Alden says:
    @jeff stryker

    A Jew, Kunstler defended Kahane’s killer. The blacks and Hispanics on the jury were happy to aquit an Arab who killed an evil White man who was a Jew.

  444. Alden says:
    @annamaria

    The Bronfman’s started out as late 19th century pimp & prostitute immigrants to Canada. They prospered and soon opened brothels, especially in western Canada cowboy country where there were few women.

    Brothels served liquor and snacks in those days. Soon the Bronfman’s were buying it wholesale and selling to local businesses. Then they bought distilleries and were on their way to fame and fortune.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  445. Alden says:
    @Parisian Guy

    Except for Catholic and Orthodox art and architecture and the extensive Catholic school system to which Whites can escape from the public school brainwashing and violence all religion is bullshit, especially theology discussions by people who don’t know what they’re talking about

  446. @Bukowski

    More lately GANGSTER SQUAD with Penn and Brolin.

    But with cartel-backed Mestizo gangs roaming American flooding public schools with drugs, this is hardly important.

  447. Erebus says:
    @Parisian Guy

    I don’t agree on the hypothesis of a help from Russian military. They are only taking care of Russia, and they don’t (c)are that America is self-eating.

    The reason I think the Russians may already be “meddling” is that Gerasimov & Dunford have met several times and apparently talk often. I’d agree that the Russians won’t put boots on the ground or send missiles, but they showed up at critical moments during both the War of Independence and the Civil War and helped steer their outcome. It wouldn’t surprise me in the least if they showed up again should a domestic conflict break out in America’s future.

    Leaving the nuke arsenal aside, Russia needs a strong but sane America to level the geo-political field. Even a rump America is better than chaos.

    Everything I’ve read suggests that the Russians have been studying America intensely for years, and have doubtless sniffed out the fault lines that criss-cross its elites. The most natural one for them to exploit is the one between the patriotic faction of the USM officer corps and its ideologically besotted opposite.

    It will do everything it can to help create the circumstances a patriotic elite could take advantage of to pilot America to as soft a landing as is possible. A strong, sane America is in Russia’s interest. An America in flames is not, and the most accessible, and most likely elite to take advantage of Russian help, however subtle, is in the USM.

    Now that Russiagate has run out of runway, I think we’ll start seeing the Kremlin’s stance become more overt and gain traction.

    • Replies: @Parisian Guy
    , @Alden
  448. utu says:
    @jeff stryker

    Do not project your misery from your expat loserdom on people you know nothing about.

    • Replies: @Parisian Guy
  449. turtle says:
    @AaronB

    The Holy Spirit is something different entirely – that is a temporary visitation of Gods presence, that may lead to prophecy or other creative activity.

    That is not how I understand it ,and I was raised Protestant.
    My understanding is exactly what you said:

    the spark of God that is our souls.

    is what I was taught. You could regard the religious concept of “soul” as just another way of expressing the fact that we are different from lower forms of life. I do not wish to get into a discussion of theology, since I have no religious beliefs, but you, and anyone else is entitled to believe whatever he likes.

    • Replies: @AaronB
    , @Alden
  450. utu says:
    @lysias

    The abhorrence of dogs is very Semitic and Muslim.

    There is no allusion to hunting dogs in Scripture and, as a friend of man, this animal had no place in Hebrew life. Cf. A Dictionary of the Bible, ed. Hastings (5 volumes, New York, 1902‑07) I, s.v. Dog.

    All other ancient cultures like Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome had very similar to modern Western relationship with dogs.

    http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Journals/CJ/44/4/Household_Pets*.html

    https://www.ancient.eu/article/184/dogs-in-the-ancient-world/

    However Jews must have used dogs as there is an explicit prohibition for widows to have dogs: A widow may not raise a dog, due to suspicion that she may engage in bestiality (Bava Matzia 71a).

    • Replies: @Sparkon
  451. @Erebus

    About Dunford and Gerasimov, I believe they already have good motives for frequently speaking together. None of both is wanting war. On the other side there are several areas where the policy of their countries are conflicting. Therefore they have a lot of details to discuss, negociate and make clear in order to avoid any misunderstanding which could start a war, or give matters for the warmongers propaganda. These warmongers have to be managed. For instance, you probably remember the fakes Tomahawk strikes on Syria. Trump needed them in order to play Big Policeman Of The World & Chief of the Empire in the TV news. This kind of thing is not easy to negociate, since real garanties are needed that there will be no fool play.

    You are right that some scenarios for the future of USA are not in the interest of Russia, therefore it may intervene at some stage. But I don’t believe it will be soon. My guess is Putin would watch US self-destructing down until the US power is less than Russia power; Putin is honest in the sense where he stands with the agreements he made (because it’s more profitable to be trustable, considering long term). But he has zero philantropy for whatever not Russian.

    You’re right about the Marines. It had been incredible how they unexpectedly wretched the real power in White House when the likes of Robert Mercer were pushing for Flynn and Bannon or Bolton. My guess is they still have the practical power. They wanted US military to stay in Syria, and Trump is still unable to get his wishes satisfied. They let Bolton and Pompeo in White House probably because they have secured everything in order that nothing more real than Bolton’s tweets and Trump’s tweets will ever happen.

    And in any case, the Presidential Chopper is run by the Marines. All these choppers are very complex and unreliable machines which are prone to unexpected and deadly crash…

  452. turtle says:
    @Alden

    Thread drift doesn’t really bother me. It seems at least some of the articles here become jumping off points for various side conversations unrelated to the original post. Hey, if you don’t care for one “sub-conversation,” you can always ignore it and join another. To me, it has the flavor of dormitory bull sessions from “bright college days” of long ago, complete with enough BS to fertilize Nebraska and Kansas.

    I do think AaronB (are you listening , Aaron?) could benefit from the advice of the famous physicist, R.P. Feynman, to pay more attention to what things do, as opposed to what they are called. I don’t put much stock in psychiatry anyway, so “labeling” people. complete with implied value judgments, by a complete amateur leaves me pretty cold. This is not bird watching, nor train spotting.
    JMO

    If he wants to learn Christian theology he can use any search engine.

    That would be a start. 🙂

  453. @utu

    Ah, Utu, you believe you can pretend, because you cannot understand the superpower of the X-ray vision of stryker. Too bad you never learned physics in college. Since you are only 30, you may consider giving it a try. It would open your mind.

    • LOL: utu
  454. @AaronB

    Though you hate it, we work for your ultimate salvation.

    This text is intellectual property of Catholic Church corp. You are advised to contact its Salvation Products Sales department, ASAP, in order to clear your licensing fee bill.

    • LOL: turtle, Alden
  455. Malla says:
    @AaronB

    Yes, the uniquely evil Jew, the Cosmic Scapegoat, responsible for every negative trend since history began, anywhere in the world.

    Not true, when you Jews leave the playing field, we Hinjews will take over. You guys are not alone in screwing the world.

    we work for your ultimate salvation.

    Could you just not leave us Goyim alone? Care for your own salvation please.

    • Agree: S
    • Replies: @Anon
  456. Malla says:
    @Corvinus

    Capitalists who form monopolies. Do you need a primer on this economic system created by whites?

    Oy vey, before YT went merchanting, the world was all hunky dorky. LOL tell that to our cunning Marwari or Gujrati merchants that it YT who invented mercantilism. They would laugh so hard that they would burst their livers. Then they would sell you a bridge and you like a typical idiot would buy it.

    • Replies: @Anon
  457. anarchyst says:
    @Sean McBride

    It’s not “smarts” or “IQ” that gives jews an advantage over gentile whites, but is their rabid insistence on cultural and social cohesiveness, insularity and nepotism (but only for themselves) that gives them an “advantage”. This same cultural and social cohesiveness that is prized so highly by jewish interests is denied to gentile whites. Jews, to a man will fight to deny this same cultural and social cohesiveness to gentile whites that they themselves enjoy as it is a major part of the jewish purpose–the destruction of gentile white culture, which IS superior to any jewish cultural or social society. If jews did not possess this power, they would most likely be rag merchants, liquor merchants, or furniture merchants–nothing more. As I have previously stated, jewish success is based on cultural and social cohesiveness and insularity–NOT “smarts” or “IQ”. Once enough jews get into a position of power in the work world or education systems, they will hire and promote their own, even bypassing more qualified gentile white candidates.
    Jews have latched on to cultural cohesiveness and nepotism, as it serves their purpose exceedingly well.
    At the same time, jews pushed the concept of racial “equality”, (but only for gentile whites), backing it up with “civil-rights” and “equal accommodation” laws which are enforced by governments–but only against whites. These “civil-rights” laws are used as a “battering ram” against gentile whites to diffuse and fragment any semblance of gentile white solidarity and cohesiveness that may arise.
    A great reckoning dealing with the jews is coming. As gentile whites become more marginalized, the accusation of being tagged as “racist” or a “holocaust denier” is rapidly losing its “sting”.
    Increasingly, jews are more wary of being “called out” and recognized as “jews”. One can call a jew a shyster, shylock, bankster, criminal or ne-er-do-well, and it will roll off his back like water off a duck, BUT call a jew a “jew”, and he will recoil in horror, having been “found out”.

    • Replies: @Sean McBride
  458. AaronB says:
    @turtle

    Interesting. Thanks for correcting me, I guess I misunderstood it. I am not an expert in Christian theology.

    • Replies: @turtle
  459. Sparkon says:
    @utu

    I‘m neither Semitic nor Muslim but I do despise dogs. Even now I can hear the piercing barks of my new neighbors’ yipping yapping yelping hound from almost 100 yards off, forcing me to close my windows and sliding door, robbing me of the benefit of the cool morning air, all because of that wretched beast.

    There ought to be a law.

    [MORE]

    Dogs are free to crap anywhere, and many owners, perhaps most, do not clean up after their pet, and rely instead on the mythical Dog Poop Fairy to pick it up. Of course, dog crap is nasty, so the dog owner has the choice of being a slave to dog shit, or simply letting it lie.

    A better choice is to be dog free. It’s much cleaner, quieter, safer, and less expensive.

    Dogs are dangerous.

    Dog bite losses exceed $1 billion per year. In 2018, 40 Americans were killed by dogs and 30 of the 40 were killed by pit bulls. Each year, more than 350,000 dog bite victims are seen in emergency rooms, and approximately 750,000 victims receive medical attention. Data that the CDC collected in the USA between 2001 and 2003 indicated there were 4.5 million dog bite victims per year, but that figure appears to be rising.

    https://dogbitelaw.com/dog-bite-statistics/dog-bite-statistics

    While riding my bicycle, I’ve been chased by big dogs, including a Great Dane, whose owner appeared (on his bike) and assured me “It’s Ok, he’s just a pup.” On another occasion riding my bike, as I passed a woman walking a German Shepherd, the big dog reared up on its hind legs and lunged at me, its jaws snapping shut just inches from my face. The small woman walking the big dog was too stupid and/or inconsiderate to move the dog to the outside of the shared trail, so she would have been between the dog and me, but no. She simply ignored my hand gestures to move over because dog.

    I’ve watched two lady TV newscasters get bitten in the face while trying to cuddle dogs up for adoption during live newscasts on the boob tube.

    Don’t kiss dogs. They eat poop, and may bite your face.

    Better yet, spare the rest of us — and yourself — and don’t own a dog.

    Who profits from the dog epidemic? The pet food industry and the puppy mills. At my local Wallyworld, pet food and pet supplies have four full isles of merchandise.

    Dogs are descended from wolves, but like all domesticated beasts, dogs have brains significantly smaller than their wild counterparts. A dog’s brain is 30% smaller than a wolf’s, which helps explain why dogs are so stupid, dirty and dangerous.

    Any fool can own a dog, and most of ’em do.

    Think twice before getting a dog. The life you save may be mine.

    • Replies: @anarchyst
    , @Alden
  460. @anarchyst

    Energetic and disciplined ethnocentrism is only one of several factors, including native intelligence and entrepreneurial energy, accounting for Jewish success in many domains, and especially the highest-level domains in the arts and sciences.

    We have reached a peculiar tipping point in history in which Jews, as a group, may have to reach an accommodation with white (European, Euro-American, Western) ethnocentrism in order to survive. From the standpoint of the exploding global POC and intersectionalist movement, both whites and Jews have been marked for eradication. They face a common threat. If they fail to engage in a common defense, they will in fact be wiped out, along with Western civilization as a whole.

    • Replies: @anarchyst
  461. JackOH says:
    @Ron Unz

    Ron, thanks. I was a Jim Garner fan, although I didn’t see much beyond Maverick and his early movies. He could play both cosmopolitans and rustics, and those lawsuits of his almost surely put his career on the line twice, which is no easy thing to do.

    Playwright Elmer Rice’s (b. 1892) memoir, Minority Report, offers expertly drawn observations of NYC, Broadway, early Hollywood, American politics, and travels to Weimar-era Europe, including the Soviet Union. A very worthwhile entertainment industry bio from a very talented and successful writer who’s little known today. His discussion of socialism seems to me pure bourgeois sentimentality, and helps explain why well-intended people fall prey to political operators.

  462. anarchyst says:
    @Sparkon

    I agree…
    Dogs are filthy animals.

    [MORE]
    Many dog owners are either stupid or just unaware of their dog’s behavior and idiosyncrasies.
    Every friend of mine that owns dogs is impervious to the smell that their houses and furniture get from having dogs living with them, not to mention the hair, urine and fecal smell that their abodes secrete. Thankfully, being exposed to such smells can be minimized.
    Some dog owners are so “brainwashed” that dogs actually control them. They put up with behavior from their dogs that they would not allow a human to do.
    One of my pet peeves is sitting at the dinner table and having their dog bump and nuzzle, begging for food. THAT is a major irritant, in my book. If I can get away with it, a good “kick” usually stops that behavior. A well-trained dog should NEVER beg for food and should be restricted from areas where humans are eating.
    Dogs crapping everywhere is but another inconsideration that many dog owners overlook or ignore.
    I have run into many dog owners who insist that their dogs won’t bite, despite their snarling unfriendly behavior.
    Dogs may have their uses, but I wouldn’t own one…

  463. @Parisian Guy

    Re: your statement that “all prophecies are bullshit.” This is simplistic. The end of the world and the final struggle between good and evil are not bullshit. You have doubtless had the experience, in retrospect, of coming across someone who had a very clear idea of where things were going and what was to come.

    There are prophecies based upon observation and those which are merely propaganda. Once upon a time the Essenes treated prophecy as a rigorous science.

    • Replies: @Parisian Guy
  464. anarchyst says:
    @Sean McBride

    You make some very good points, however, I must respectfully disagree with you that jewish intelligence is innate and superior to that of gentile whites. Internalized nepotism (while prohibiting nepotism outside of their “tribe”) is a major source of jewish success.
    Jews also lack a moral component which is evident in just about every other race (culture) but jews and islamists.
    If jews ran the world, (even within the last two-hundred years or so), slavery would still be a component of today’s society, as slavery and slave-holding is (still) a part of the jewish condition and beliefs. Even Islam is not immune, as it is my premise that Islam is an arabacized form of judaism. Both belief systems hold supremacy of their adherents over non-believers and proscribe harsher punishments for those outside their respective “tribes”.
    It was DEAD WHITE GENTILE MALES who came up with the three most important documents in human history–the Magna Carta, the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution of the united States of America.
    These documents took humanity from feudalism and the “divine rights of kings” to the supremacy of the individual, whose rights are “endowed by our Creator”, are inviolate, and cannot be abrogated by man or governments.
    No other culture or society has come up with the concept that our “rights” are ours by virtue of us being HUMAN, without conditions or restrictions.
    Of course, our founding documents have been bastardized and ignored by those with their own self-interests, but they still are valid. Passage of amendments outside of the “Bil of Rights” has done much to illegally abrogate our God-given rights. A good example of this is the so-called “civil-rights” amendments which outlawed “freedom of association” and replaced it with government backed and enforced “public accommodation” statutes.
    There are many other examples of abrogation of rights that I will not get into today, but you get the point.
    Best regards,

    • Replies: @Sean McBride
  465. turtle says:
    @AaronB

    We all have our own understanding.
    Perhaps I misunderstood what was taught to me (?)
    And maybe the Baptists have a different concept from the Presbyterians, who knows…

    As I said, religion does not interest me much, unless it is someone else’s religion attempting to impinge on my personal freedom, or that of others.

  466. @AaronB

    Where did you get the idea that he wanted to create a new religion? Aren’t Jewish folk continuously “revising” the thing ? It seems to me that he just wanted to reform the thing that had become an abomination and he’s not the only one. Ever hear of the prophets, for instance?

    Perhaps it is not Jesus’s fault – he did not realize that in the future people totally unfamiliar with Judaism and its requirements for the humane treatment of non Jews would interpret this parable to suggest Judaism has no compassion for non Jews!

    Perhaps. I wonder how humane he’d regard the treatment of Palestinians todday. Must be some new meaning of the word, “humane.”

    Were the Japanese-Americans treated “humanely”? Explain.

    • Replies: @Alden
  467. @jeff stryker

    At the bottom of your resentment towards Jews is not the fact that they may or may not kneel down to pet dogs in public but the fact that they many of them wealthy and successful. And this success no longer trickles down.

    How do you know that?

    Why do you think wealth and “success,” are enough of a big deal to cause resentment? Maybe some folks resent being used as slaves and resent the treatment meted out to others by the “wealthy and successful.”

    Ya think?

    PS: Who the bleep would “resent” a guy who has to live in a house with bodyguards? People like that can wipe their arses with G notes (not that they make ’em any longer) and I’d pity the sob long before I’d resent it.

    Resent my ass.

  468. @Truth3

    The poor guy never heard the word, “Pharaseeism,” wouldn’t have a clue about it even if it were explained to him, and would probably agree with it in any case.

  469. Sparkon says:

    Speaking of dogs, let’s get back to sleazy fixer and blackmail artist Roy Cohn, and let lying religions sleep.

    The connections Roy Cohn built during the 1950s made him a well-known public figure and translated into great political influence which peaked during the presidency of Ronald Reagan. Yet, as Cohn built his public image, he was also developing a dark private life which would come to be dominated by the same blackmail pedophile racket that appears to have first begun with Lewis Rosenstiel.

    One of the “blackmail” parties Susan Kaufman attended with her then-husband Lewis Rosenstiel was hosted by Cohn in 1958 at Manhattan’s Plaza Hotel, suite 233. Kaufman described Cohn’s suite as a “beautiful suite…all done in light blue.” She described being introduced to Hoover, who was in drag, by Cohn, who told her that Hoover’s name was “Mary” in a fit of barely concealed laughter. Kaufman testified that young underage boys were present and Kaufman claimed that Cohn, Hoover and her ex-husband engaged in sexual activity with these minors.

    So the head of the FBI is a cross-dressing queer being blackmailed by the Mob, and who participates in orgies with young boys at Roy Cohn’s suite, representing the long arm of the law in action, I guess.

    Though it is unknown how long the sex ring at the Plaza Hotel continued, and if it continued after Cohn’s death from AIDS in 1986, it is worth noting that Donald Trump purchased the Plaza Hotel in 1988. It would later be reported and confirmed by then-attendees that Trump “used to host parties in suites at the Plaza Hotel when he owned it, where young women and girls were introduced to older, richer men” and “illegal drugs and young women were passed around and used.”

    Hidden in Plain Sight: The Shocking Origins of the Jeffery Epstein Case

    • Replies: @Alden
  470. cassandra says:
    @AaronB

    I must remind you once again that certain decisions are mine, and that it’s rude to arrogate them to yourself, in this case by lecturing me and then saying, “Go in peace.” Peremptory dismissal, however politely worded, is still insulting. I’ll thank you for accepting the principle that the baton is now in my hand, to be passed or not as I, not you, see fit. Back to the discussion.

    You open your reply with,

    “One of the most unfortunate things about Jesus is the aggressive and hostile stance he immediately took to Judaism, setting the tone for centuries. “

    Two issues here. This totally dodges the central point of the reply, that the doctrine behind the Good Samaritan actually DOES support the principle that Catholics think the life of a pagan is equal to a Catholic. (or Christian, etc.)

    Besides, this opening dodge, ignoring the point and just imputing to Jesus inexplicable hostility toward Judaism, is especially unfortunate to your case:

    There may be a question of whether Jesus actually had a basis for portraying the priest and Levite as he did, other than to vent some irrational prejudice arising from obscure psychological origins. Unfortunately for this benign hypothesis, Shahak demonstrated that this Levitic contempt for the goy actually is real, and in fact continues to this day.

    While I appreciate that you’d disagree, I myself would agree that there’s a need for moral reform of at least some Levitical positions, and that Christ’s critical stance toward Pharisees is not morally baseless.

    • Replies: @Alden
  471. annamaria says:

    The cost of treason: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-07-19/new-us-mideast-war-inevitable

    In this new century, leaders of both parties have plunged our country into at least five wars in the Middle and Near East.

    In 2001, after ousting the Taliban and driving al-Qaida out, we decided to use our power and ideas to build a new democratic Afghanistan. In 2003, we invaded and occupied Iraq to create a pro-Western bastion in the heart of the Middle East.

    In 2011, Barack Obama ordered U.S. planes to attack Colonel Gadhafi’s forces in Libya. We brought him down. Obama then backed Syrian rebels to overthrow the dictator Bashar Assad. In 2015, U.S. forces supported a Saudi war to roll back the Houthi rebels’ victory in Yemen’s civil war.

    None of these wars has produced a victory or success for us.

    But taken together, they did produce a multitrillion-dollar strategic and human rights disaster.

    The Infamous “Oded Yinon Plan”. Introduction by Michel Chossudovsky: https://www.globalresearch.ca/greater-israel-the-zionist-plan-for-the-middle-east/5324815

    The Unfolding of Yinon’s “Zionist Plan for the Middle East,” by Stephen Sniegorski: http://www.unz.com/article/the-unfolding-of-yinons-zionist-plan-for-the-middle-east/

    … on April 3, 2002, the Project for the New American Century sent a letter to President George W. Bush signed by such neocon stalwarts as William Kristol, Ken Adelman, Richard Perle, Midge Decter, Robert Kagan, Joshua Muravchik, Daniel Pipes, Norman Podhoretz, and R. James Woolsey; it urged the president to attack Iraq and included the following references to Israel:

    “Furthermore, Mr. President, we urge you to accelerate plans for removing Saddam Hussein from power in Iraq…. It is now common knowledge that Saddam, along with Iran, is a funder and supporter of terrorism against Israel…. If we do not move against Saddam Hussein and his regime, the damage our Israeli friends and we have suffered until now may someday appear but a prelude to much greater horrors.”

    And the urges of these Jewish subhumans did indeed led to great horrors. See Iraq, Libya, and Syria.
    These criminal zionist warmongers…

  472. S says:
    @AaronB

    we work for your ultimate salvation.

    This is a violation of a most basic social principle, principles which work much in the same way that the laws of physics do.

    [MORE]

    Even the most well meaning of persons (or peoples) can’t ‘rescue’, ‘fix’, or ‘save’, others. This is particularly so if the one on the receiving end of the puported ‘fixing’ might not need fixing, or desire it.

    Needless to say it’s been tried before by plenty of others, all to no avail, and ultimately with much heartache for all involved. [A search of ‘can’t fix others’ and, or, ‘can’t rescue others’ will find numerous article’s on the net regarding this subject. ie See links below.]

    you hate us..

    Yes, the uniquely evil Jew, the Cosmic Scapegoat, responsible for every negative trend since history began, anywhere in the world.

    Having preconceived and built in self rationalizations against constructive criticism (note, not illegitimate bashing) won’t stop the aforementioned social principle from being true.

    Even the best of persons (and peoples) need to accept constructive criticism (as a course correction) from others from time to time, lest they become lost, and even in time begin to project upon others what is in reality true of themselves. This is all a basic part of having healthy human relationships.

    No one is perfect.

    To be sure, dysfunctional relationships are often, to varying degrees, a two way street.

    Euros, Christian or otherwise, should recognize what’s clearly been a long term dysfunctional and codependent relationship, unhealthy and destructive for both non-Jewish and Jewish alike. And should allow, at least for those desiring it, the right to their own exclusive homeland.

    The Jewish people, believers in Judaic principles or otherwise, should recognize this situation, and do this as well.

    The article excerpted below explains these social dynamics in a brilliant manner:

    ‘The..problem is that any relationship based on one person trying to fix the other is doomed to failure.’

    An unhealthy wish to fix others is to get into relationships where the partner is seen as someone who needs fixing. One problem with this is that the other person may not want fixing and may not even see a need to be fixed. The other problem is that any relationship based on one person trying to fix the other is doomed to failure. As the boyfriend of one of my patients told his girlfriend, “I don’t want to be changed, I want you to love me the way I am.” Her attempts to fix or change him were beginning to alienate him.

    ‘She [or he] was really trying to fix that part of herself she saw as flawed and at fault.’

    This patient, along with many others I’ve worked with over the years, who try to fix others, was severely abused as a child. In reality, her need to fix others stemmed from a deep sense that she was damaged. Of course, abuse damages self esteem. That low self esteem is the result of constant parental disapproval, rejection and physical and emotional abuse.

    As a child she blamed herself for her parents abusiveness. In other words, her belief was that it was her fault she was being abused. Then, in her adulthood, she projected her damaged self onto her boyfriends. She always saw as less than perfect and, therefore, in need of repair. She was really trying to fix that part of herself she saw as flawed and at fault.

    Underlying this is the unconscious reasoning that “if I can fix the boyfriend I will be loved rather than abused.” To put it another way, by fixing them she is fixing herself. The trouble is that these repeated and compulsive attempts to fix her boyfriends ended in them rejecting her. That would be further evidence that reinforces her negative self attitude along with her belief that she deserved being abused.

    https://www.mentalhelp.net/blogs/relationships-and-the-need-to-fix-others-are-you-a-fixer/

    https://www.psychologytoday.com/intl/blog/the-white-knight-syndrome/200905/rescuing-yourself-your-need-rescue-others

    • Replies: @Parisian Guy
  473. @anarchyst

    Look at the entire field of play, and some of the important ethnic groups contending for power in the world besides whites (people of European ancestry) and Jews:

    -Arabs
    -blacks
    -Chinese
    -Hispanics
    -Indians
    -Iranians
    -Japanese
    -Koreans
    -Turks

    The contemporary left is attempting to align all these peoples (“people of color”) into a battering ram to destroy whites and Jews and all their institutions and values — including the Magna Carta, the Declaration of Independence and US Constitution.

    Basically post-2016 “progressives” have defined all of Western civilization to be the product of despicable “white privilege,” “white supremacism” and “white nationalism” — worthy of total destruction.

    Non-white cultures, on the other hand, including Arab, Asian, Hispanic and black cultures, are coming under no pressure from the left to dissolve themselves and disappear from the stage of history. Far from promoting universal humanism, the left has been captured by a chaotic coalition of narrow anti-Western tribal groups.

    It could be the case that most people who care about Western culture (including most whites and Jews, despite their many bitter differences and arguments) share more in common with one another than they do with emergent intersectionalism and all it represents.

  474. @MarvinGardens

    “The Producers”, (((they))) even made a production making light of their criminality.

    “What’s 2+2?” “How much do you want it to be?”

    Accounting and Law. Tricks with numbers and tricks with words.

  475. It’s a long article, yes. Do try to read it.
    It is about a long running criminal enterprise that spanned a continent, a century, and multiple industries, dominated by one criminal group.

    Sweden. Volvo is looking to relocate its operations to a safer environment for its employees. How’s that diversity working out? National suicide.

  476. @Sean McBride

    SEAN

    Irish-Americans are not without blame. They created this Democratic Machine and Jews, who started as their auxiliary of sorts, inherited the reigns of power.

    Japanese were once considered major power players and even owned Disney at one point, but much like Americans in the 2008 recession, the Japanese economy never recovered from the nineties.

    North Korea is a political issue, but the South is a client state of the US.

    Arabs are borrowed time. Oil will run out. Some countries like Dubai have diversified their economy but not enough.

    Chinese and Indians are the heavy hitter.

    As for blacks, as soon as Irish-Catholics and Jews in the Kennedy era running the Democratic regime integrated them, it was middle-class Jews and Irish whom the blacks turned on in the NE. It was not Joe Bob the Klansman whose kids got jumped in public schools in Alabama, it was Saul and Liam’s kids in NYC and New Jersey.

  477. @AaronB

    “Jews are commanded to show compassion and kindness to all humans. ”

    The problem is that Jews then go onto determine who is human and who is not.

    Palestinians defending their homes against a foreign invasion are not considered human.

    • Replies: @Jacques Sheete
  478. @jeff stryker

    Some valid insights there.

    But keep your focus on the big picture: Western peoples (including Jews and Israelis) are coming under heavy pressure from the post-2016 intersectionalist and progressive left basically to commit cultural (and physical) suicide. Notice that the left has no problems with ethnic “privilege” and “supremacy” in Asian, Arab, Hispanic, black and other non-white cultures and nations.

    Their hatred of the West is driven by the most primitive of emotions — visceral racism, really, and envy about the enormous accomplishments and success achieved by the West in the modern era.

    If we are on the verge of a civil war in the West — and I think we are — this is what it will be about.

    • Replies: @Parfois1
  479. Anon[183] • Disclaimer says:
    @Malla

    Hinjews are dark and Australoid in appearance. They can’t pass themselves off as White or culturally seduce Whites, which makes it difficult for them to penetrate non-Indian societies.

    Close to 0% of non-Indians are Hindu.

    Jews can easily pass as White. They also have an intuitive understanding of White Gentile culture and people.

    So the Jew is vastly superior at subversion.

    Other than weird hippies, non-Indians typically aren’t into Indian culture. Non-Indians don’t want to be Hindu, watch Bollywood, or follow cricket. Especially not Whites.

    If Jews depart the stage, Hinjews won’t fill the void.

    • Replies: @Malla
  480. @S

    Half true / half wrong analysis. The most powerful drive of these “fixers” is to own someone who is dependent. They are reproducing the child-parent relationship they experienced during chilhood, but they take the tenure of the parent.

    • Replies: @S
  481. Alden says:
    @Erebus

    That’s one point of view. The early feminazis, Lynn Stewart, Buffalo Bella Abzug, Betty Friedan were all 1930’s and 40’s communists Young Socialist League members. Angela Davis and her mother and the Quaker family she lived with as a teen and college student were all communists.
    When the 90 year old communists died off there were always big obituaries in the paper calling them labor and civil rights activists instead of CPUSA members.

    Soviet Russia’s been meddling in America since 1918, to America’s detriment. Many European countries other than France helped us during the revolution. Spain actively helped. The Duke of Hesse, Rothschild and the Frankfurt bankers lent France some of the money France lent us. This at the same time the Duke was renting his army to the English. Overall, I’d say Hesse helped the English more than they helped us.

    Just because most Russians are fair skinned Whites doesn’t mean they will help the Whites of America. Just because they’re restoring churches doesn’t mean they are believing Christians who’ll help American White Christians.

    Except for the civil war, the American military has always stayed out of political conflicts. When the officer corps was all White the army obeyed Eisenhower and sent troops with unsheathes bayonets to destroy the schools of Little Rock Arkansas abd troops with tanks to Tennessee.

    The military is as anti White and PC as the universities. Promotion depends on the officers promoting women and non Whites and not promoting Whites especially men. With the policy of “ up or out, non Whites become generals and colonels and Whites are stuck at captain till they leave at the end of their last enlistment The navy’s just as bad.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  482. Alden says:
    @turtle

    If we ignore him. maybe he’ll go away.

  483. @FB

    That connection is important to realize if one wants to understand how the status quo is maintained. Sometimes, violence is the opening move, depending on the target. Physical violence used as an example is pretty effective in dealing with people who aren’t themselves inclined toward violence.

    • Agree: FB
  484. Alden says:
    @Sparkon

    Some progress has been made with strictly enforced leash laws. One wonderful thing is that many delivery repair and utility companies including WIFI and cable inform the customers that their employees are not allowed to enter the yard driveway or house unless all pets are leashed
    This not only prevents bites, but 10-15 wasted minutes fending off the untrained uncontrollable beast barking and harassing the worker. Those guys have a daily quota to meet. Wasting time being harassed by an untrained uncontrollable dog means they’ll be late for their next appointment.

    Except for hunters and farmers who use dogs for herding, very few, almost no dog owners are able to control their dogs. Dogs are submissive domination animals. And the owners are the submissives .

    What bothers me more than the owners who allow their dogs to attack people in public are the owners whose dogs attack people coming into the house. Whether a total stranger or a neighbor relative friend whose been coming over 3 times a week the dog goes into snarling barking growling jumping lunging display.

    And the wimp nerd submissive owner just coos, either he’s just being friendly or isn’t he a wonderful watch dog. Dogs can be trained to back off, shut up lie down when guests enter the house. But the owners are just too submissive to do it.

    Another thing the submissives do is let the dog jump all over them when fixing the dog food. If the owner were capable of controlling the dog it would be forbidden to even enter the kitchen or kitchen area and stay at least 5 feet away from the dining table.

    Dogs are actually very very easy to train because they are genetically submissives dominants. They are eager to submit. But except for hunters, dog owners are even more eager to submit than the dogs are.

    Would dog owners allow their children to charge a total stranger in a sidewalk and stick their faces in the strangers crotch? Absolutely not. But the submissives just coo and goo “he’s just trying to be friendly”. Or when the dog is snarling and jumping in 2 guys trying to hump a 40 inch refrigerator through a 36 inch doorway, the owner brags “isn’t he a wonderful watchdog”

    The police don’t have to shoot an uncontrollable dog owned by a submissive when it’s charging. Just charging at the dog and yelling shut up back off sit down usually works. And the owners are totally astonished that the beast obeyed.

    Dog owners are such wimp nerd submissive fools they think that when the dog jumps all over them when they come home it means the dog likes them. It doesn’t, it’s the way dogs establish domination over the owner.

    • Agree: anarchyst
    • Replies: @Cowboy
  485. Anon[316] • Disclaimer says:
    @Malla

    He’s Black.

    • Replies: @Malla
  486. @ploni almoni

    Well, if the computations are correct, around year 2,000,000,000 our galaxy will cross the Andromeda galaxy. That may more or less fubar everything, including your soul, which will disappear forever.

  487. Truth3 says:
    @AaronB

    Jesus hostile and aggressive???

    Are you totally daft?

    The Pharisees were trying to KILL HIM.

    Eventually they did.

    The only aggressive thing He ever did was knock over the money tables in the Temple Courtyard… while whipping the money changing leeches.

  488. anarchyst says:
    @Sean McBride

    I would not lump jews with gentile whites. Jews and moslems have much more in common, and when the SHTF, jews will side with the moslems, not unlike their behavior during the Crusades.
    As I have previously stated, jews lack a moral component, which is present in most other cultures. This amoral behavior is endemic to jewish teachings.
    Regards,

  489. Alden says:
    @onebornfree

    The federal government did not confiscate the property of the Japanese. The Japanese were given time to make arrangements. Some sold their property at bottom prices. Some rented it to friends relatives neighbors business associates partners employees who gave the property back at the end of the war.

    The property grab was done by the people who bought the property at low prices and or were entrusted with property they never returned to the owners.

    Unlike some people, Ron does a lot of research and verification of the research before writing and posting his articles.

  490. Alden says:
    @cassandra

    Ignore him, maybe Aaron will go away. Jesus wasn’t the only Jew who disliked the Pharisees. Jesus lived when the Jewish factions of Palestine were feuding. May be why his movement was so successful. The first Christians were what might be termed Reformation Jews created by an ancient Jewish version of Martin Luther.

    • Agree: Jacques Sheete
    • Replies: @cassandra
  491. Alden says:
    @Sparkon

    So 30 years later Trump buys a building in which a gay gathering was held and Trump is implicated. There are a lot of holes in Susan Rosentiel’s story. Some authors investigated her tale and found discrepancies.in dates and other things she claims.

    • Replies: @Sparkon
  492. Sparkon says:

    You say there are “a lot of holes in Susan Rosentiel’s story,” but failed to provide any examples of such holes, or even any source for your claim.

    According to Anthony Summers, some reputable figures praised Susan Rosentiel’s credibility:

    … the former Chief Counsel of the Crime Committee, New York Judge Edward McLaughlin, and Committee investigator William Gallinaro, found Mrs Rosenstiel an exceptionally good witness. ‘I thought her absolutely truthful,’ Judge McLaughlin told me. ‘The woman’s power of recall was phenomenal. Everything she said was checked and double checked, and everything that was checkable turned out to be true.’ Although this assessment of Mrs. Rosenstiel is in this book, it was not quoted in a single newspaper.

    Critic after critic, on the other hand, asserted scornfully that Mrs Rosenstiel was the only witness to speak of Hoover’s alleged cross-dressing. In fact, the passage immediately following the Rosenstiel account consists of a similar report, by two witnesses who said they learned of Hoover’s penchant for women’s clothes at a different time and place from those described by Mrs Rosenstiel. The second two witnesses had never heard of Susan Rosenstiel, and their story was unknown to her.

    Official and Confidential: The Secret Life of J. Edgar Hoover
    Anthony Summers

  493. Alden says:
    @Jacques Sheete

    Jewish Palestine had 3 main and other smaller factions in Jesus’ time. One faction were assassins who stabbed the leaders of the pacifist faction that wanted to get along with the Romans. The assassins belonged to the faction that wanted to revolt and drive the Roman’s out.

    Jesus seems to have been a leader in the anti Pharisee faction that didn’t advocate revolution against the Romans. Some say he was an Essene. There were a lot of feuding factions.

    Being ignorant of the history, Aaron seems to believe that Palestine Jews were a unified cooperative group. They weren’t.

    • Replies: @Jacques Sheete
  494. cassandra says:
    @Alden

    I’m very sympathetic that Jesus might have been the spearhead of a Jewish reform movement opposing the Pharisees, especially as we see that spirit alive and healthy today among certain Jewish groups. A rapprochement is indeed possible, but requires difficult conversations across the Christian-Jewish divide. Unfortunately, organizations like the ADL brand such attempts as anti-semitic in an effort to suppress free speech and keep Christian/Jewish relations in stagnation.

    Important elements of the conversation with AaronB still remain, and we’ll have to wait and see whether and how much those will develop.

  495. @Liberty Mike

    The Winter Palace was not stormed. Why should it be? There was no Tsar. Instead, Jacob Schiff simply bought the government. Kerensky received a million dollars. At a moment determined by horoscope after 2 AM a small party of Bolsheviks walked into a session (at 2 AM?) of the Parliament, and power was handed over by pre-arrangement. There was no Bolshevik revolution. There was a Bolshevik buyout financed by Jacob Schiff in New York (and Rothschild behind the scenes). A civil war followed but the “October Revolution” was a deal just as the Balfour declaration, announced a week earlier (but concluded in October 1916) was a deal. Because of the Balfour agreement, after October 1916 the British war effort shifted from the French front to the Middle East against the Turks in order to capture Palestine as part of the agreement. The Germans had proposed peace in early 1916, but the war was only allowed to end a month after the British seized Palestine and Syria.

  496. Malla says:
    @Anon

    I see. I was mistaken. Thanks.

  497. Malla says:
    @Anon

    I did not mean just White societies but screwing up the world in general.
    You are right, Hinjews cannot infiltrate White societies like Jews because of looks etc…. But even this surprises me as many Jews have a look which gives them away. If you see enough of them and study their various phenotype, you can identify them 80% of the time. I find it weird that even Jews could infiltrate White societies. Maybe White people have always been quite tolerant and individualistic.

    So the Jew is vastly superior at subversion.

    Agree.

    Other than weird hippies, non-Indians typically aren’t into Indian culture.

    Other than weird celebrities, Gentiles typically aren’t into Jewish culture & kabala.

    Non-Indians don’t want to be Hindu, watch Bollywood, or follow cricket.

    Right about everything but wrong about Cricket. Cricket is followed by Aussies, Kiwis, White South Africans, Rhodesians and some Caribbean people. Even a few Brits follow cricket though they are much more into football.

    • Replies: @jeff stryker
  498. Malla says:
    @Sean McBride

    The contemporary left is attempting to align all these peoples (“people of color”) into a battering ram to destroy whites and Jews and all their institutions and values

    Should be rewritten as “Jews are attempting to align all these peoples (“people of color”) into a battering ram to destroy whites”.

    • Agree: Parfois1
  499. S says:
    @Parisian Guy

    The most powerful drive of these “fixers” is to own someone who is dependent.

    I agree, a very big part of the supposed ‘fixing’ and ‘helping’ of others in this scenario is in reality (ultimately) about controlling others. And it is simply people repeating how they themselves were dysfunctionally raised. People just aren’t that naturally altruistic in reality as the ‘fixers’ like to present themselves as being. [The particular article I excerpted from didn’t delve into that aspect. I think you’re right though.]

    • Agree: Parisian Guy
  500. @PeterMX

    Who are (were) the “Austrians” you refer to here?

  501. @utu

    I almost missed this great comment. Very interesting indeed.

  502. @Alden

    Somewhere I have some info on that but I’m too busy right now to dig it up. I’m pretty sure it’s the latter. He was probably a chemist like Epstein was a math professor or whatever. One thing’s sure, he was certainly a busy body.

  503. @Ron Unz

    If all those very prominent scholars and public intellectuals endorse Shahak’s books and some anonymous commenter on the Internet takes the other side, my default presumption is to go with the former.

    Good call.

  504. @Alden

    This sounds credible. Any sources you have to support your very interesting claims would be highly appreciated. Thanks.

    • Replies: @Alden
  505. @Alden

    Yes to all.

    Being ignorant of the history, Aaron seems to believe that Palestine Jews were a unified cooperative group. They weren’t.

    He ought to grab a good copy of Josephus’ works and educate himself. My bet is that’ll never happen; some just come here to spout goofy shit.

    • Replies: @Alden
  506. @SaneClownPosse

    The problem is that Jews then go onto determine who is human and who is not.

    Bingo.

    According to them, only Jews are humans. ‘Ol AB tried to slip a clever one over us. LOL.

  507. anon[404] • Disclaimer says:

    Epstein lawyers claim fake passport was needed to hide Jewishness
    Defense team for US financier accused of sex trafficking says he never used document, which was made following advice that Jewish-Americans conceal names to avoid being kidnapped

    Times of Israel

    Do how did he get the fake passport showing him to be something other than himself and non Jewish?
    Did he use Saudi or Qatari ?
    Did the same factory that produced fake British and NewZeland passport for Jewish criminal gang , produce this one also ? Did 19 hijackers get their passports and hide their identities in same way?

  508. Just a couple hundred miles from Chicago, was the locus of another Jewish mob called the Purple Gang from Detroit. A very nasty bunch, who became even richer during prohibition. Detroit was a short drive or boat ride across the Detroit river to Canada, and it was probably the most porous border in the US at the time.

    It was dead simple to run booze across the river anywhere from South of Detroit, all the way North to Port Huron, a span of 100 miles or so, and barely a mile wide.

    My father told me stories of how, at the age of 12, he earned money by moving the gang’s cars around between different garages for Harry Fleisher one of the gang’s ‘Dons’

    Over the years, I read many historical accounts of the gang’s activities, including photos in the Detroit papers of perp walks, line-ups, and dead bodies. This bunch had to be among the most violent gangs in the US.

    • Replies: @jeff stryker
  509. @William264

    The gangs in Detroit now would make the Purple Gang look like Alter Boys.

    Jewish gangsters never attacked passerby on the street in Detroit and when Detroit was Jewish (As well as German, Polish and every other European immigrant).

    Detroit, according to my grandparents, was relatively safe until about the late fifties.

    Try living there now.

    Jews are by nature exclusionary and this extends to their criminals. Russian Jewish criminals in New York are not a threat to the average person.

    • Replies: @Truth3
  510. @Malla

    MALLA

    My experience with Hindus is once the Brahmin get into a company they get rid of the whites-if they can-and simply arrange the company according to caste. This happened in Dubai. The tea boys are poor low caste Tamils and the CEO are Brahmin. As a rule of thumb, you can guess a person’s caste by their position in a company.

    • Replies: @Malla
  511. Anonymous[296] • Disclaimer says:
    @Alden

    Promotion depends on the officers promoting women and non Whites and not promoting Whites especially men. With the policy of “ up or out, non Whites become generals and colonels and Whites are stuck at captain till they leave at the end of their last enlistment The navy’s just as bad.

    You don’t know how promotion works. Officers don’t serve terms of enlistment and can resign their commissions if they so choose. The most rapidly promoted individuals between the ranks of E3 and E7 are white males (Navy; can’t speak for other services). Those most commonly the subject of Administrative Separation are black males.
    Blacks make up about 17 percent of the the armed forces in total — and that number is declining and has been for some time –, but account for only 9 percent of all officers. Only 6 percent of O-7 and higher (generals, admirals) are black. Most blacks are in combat support roles. Whites and Hispanics fill the vast majority of combat specialties; they are also majority Evangelical Christians.
    Currently, only one of the 38 four-star ranking individuals in all the branches of service combined is black. In the last 240-some years, only 10 black men have ever gained four-star rank — five in the Army, four in the Air Force and just one in the Navy — and none at all in the Marine Corps.
    In general, white women get promoted more rapidly than black women, simply based on performance. Almost all women of whatever