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A week from today, Europeans may be able to gauge how high the tide of populism and nationalism has risen within their countries and on their continent.

For all the returns will be in from three days of elections in the 28 nations represented in the European Parliament.

Expectation: Nationalists and populists will turn in their strongest performance since the EU was established, and their parliamentary group — Europe of Nations and Freedom — could sweep a fourth of the seats in Strasbourg.

Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party is predicted to run first in the British elections, winning two to three times the votes of the ruling Tory Party of Prime Minister Theresa May.

In France, Marine Le Pen’s National Rally is running even with the party of President Emmanuel Macron, who pleads for “more Europe.”

Matteo Salvini, interior minister and leader of the League, predicts his party will finish first in Italy and first in Europe.

At Salvini’s invitation, a dozen nationalist parties gathered in Milan this weekend. A week from now, they could be the third-largest bloc in the European Parliament. If so, their gains will come at the expense of the center-left and center-right parties that have dominated European politics since World War II.

Speaking before tens of thousands in front of Duomo Cathedral in Milan, Salvini threw back in the faces of his enemies the taunt that these new parties are rooted in the old ugly politics of the 1930s.

“In this piazza, there are no extremists. There are no racists. There are no fascists. … In Italy and in Europe, the difference is between … those who speak of the future instead of making trials of the past.”

Tomorrow versus yesterday, says Salvini.

While the European establishment draws parallels between the populist parties of the present and what happened in the 1930s, it fails to recognize its own indispensable role in generating the mass defections to the populist right that now imperil its political hegemony.

The populist-nationalist parties are energized and united by both what they detest and what the EU has produced.

And what is that?

They resent the inequities of the new economy, where the wages of the working and middle class, the core of the nation, have fallen far behind the managerial class and the corporate and financial elites.

People who work with their hands, tools and machines have seen their wages arrested and jobs disappear, as salaries have surged for those who move numbers on computers.

The disparities have grown too great, as has the distance between national capitals and national heartlands.

Then there is immigration. Native-born Europeans do not welcome the new ethnic groups that have come uninvited in considerable numbers in recent decades, failed to assimilate and created enclaves that replicate the Third World places whence they came.

If one could identify a cry common to populists, it might be: “We want our country back!”

Whatever may be said of populists and nationalists, they are people of the heart. They love their countries. They cherish the cultures in which they grew up. They want to retain their own unique national identities.

What is wrong with that?

Patriotism is central to nationalist and populist movements. Globalism is alien to them. They believe in De Gaulle’s Europe of nation-states “from the Atlantic to the Urals,” not in the abstract Europe of Jean Monnet, and surely not in the Brussels bureaucracy of today.

The nation, the patria, is the largest entity to which one can give loyalty and love. Who would march into no man’s land for the EU?

Europe’s nationalists are not all the same. The ruling Polish Law and Justice Party disagrees on Putin’s Russia with the ruling Fidesz Party of Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Hungary.

While the EU Parliament does not possess great power, these elections are not without great meaning.

Consider Farage. Should his Brexit Party run first in Britain, how can the Tory Party not carry through on the 2016 vote to withdraw from the EU, without betraying its most loyal constituency on its most critical issue?

Nationalism in Europe is spreading, even deepening rifts between the premier powers in the NATO alliance.

Germany will not be reaching the promised 2 percent of GDP for defense President Donald Trump has demanded. And Berlin is going ahead with a second natural gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea to Germany from Russia, Nord Stream 2.

Turkey is taking possession of a Russian-built S-400 air defense system this summer, despite a U.S. warning that our sale of 100 F-35s will not go through if the Turks go forward with the Russian system.

Have the nationalists of Europe caught the wave of the future?

Or will the future see the revival of the idea of One Europe, a political and economic union that inspired the dreamers of yesteryear?

From here it looks like Matteo, not Macron.

Patrick J. Buchanan is the author of “Nixon’s White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever.”

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  1. Rational says:

    A CIVILIZED MAN IS A PATRIOTIC MAN. AN ALIENIST IS A GUTTER MAN.

    Thanks, Pat. Only in USA and EU, have the libs and the Judaists so warped the mind of the public, that patriotism, love of motherland, a noble virtue, a sign of a civilized human, is denigrated by using fake terminology such as “nationalist”, “populist”, etc.

    Instead, alien invaders, which are akin to burglars and thieves, are called migrants.

    For the libs, the world is upside down. They are the enemies of the people, culture and civilization and we must not let these barbarians fool us with their fake terminology.

    So I am glad people are waking up and realizing that right is right. And patriotism is right.

    • Replies: @JOHN CHUCKMAN
  2. H. S. says:

    They resent the inequities of the new economy, where the wages of the working and middle class, the core of the nation, have fallen far behind the managerial class and the corporate and financial elites.

    People who work with their hands, tools and machines have seen their wages arrested and jobs disappear, as salaries have surged for those who move numbers on computers.

    The disparities have grown too great, as has the distance between national capitals and national heartlands.

    Well said. That’s not a new economy. That’s colonialism with SLAVES and MASTERS. Look at this absolute ABOMINATION: MONSTERS:

    The Energy Charter Treaty ”grants corporations in the energy sector enormous power to sue states at international investment tribunals for billions of dollars, for example, if a government decides to stop new oil or gas pipelines or to phase out coal.”

    Companies and individuals registered in the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg, and the UK, and in the tax haven Cyprus, make up 60% of the 150 investors involved in known claims by the end of 2017.

    Governments have been ordered or agreed to pay more than US$51.2 billion in damages from the public purse

    67 per cent of ECT investor lawsuits were brought by an investor from one EU member state against the government of another member state, claiming large sums of public money arguably not available to them under the EU legal system. In March 2018 the European Court of Justice ruled that intra-EU investor-state proceedings under bilateral investment treaties violate EU law as they sideline EU courts – an argument which could also apply to the ECT.

    The ECT can be used to attack governments that aim to reduce energy poverty and make electricity affordable.

    Under the ECT Bulgaria and Hungary have already been sued for compensation in the hundreds of millions, in part for curbing big energy’s profits and pushing for lower electricity prices.

    Who are the ECT profiteers?

    https://www.energy-charter-dirty-secrets.org/

  3. Lo says:

    Turkey is taking possession of a Russian-built S-400 air defense system this summer, despite a U.S. warning that our sale of 100 F-35s will not go through if the Turks go forward with the Russian system.

    The US asked for this. During the heightened tensions with Iran, Turkey asked for air defense systems. In return, they told Turkey that they won’t sell it but temporarily established Patriot systems (which is removed later). As the situation in Syria and tensions with Iran got worse, Turkey decided it needed missile defense systems. Turkey wanted to buy Patriots, the US refused to sell. Turkey then decided to buy missiles from China, but under the pressure from the US and NATO, its government caved and canceled the order. Meanwhile, the US still did not offer the Patriots. Then there was a CIA planned coup attempt and assassination of Erdogan in 2016, it failed. The leader of Gulen movement is in Pennsylvania and is not being extradited. Later, Turkey approached Russia and made the deal to buy Russian missiles. After the deal was done, the US offered Patriots, but still without any technology cooperation, without any guarantee and with a higher price (Patriots are inferior to S-400).

    As far as I can see, the US did everything possible (probably with strong Israeli guidance) to push Turkey to buy missiles from Russia. I think it is nonsensical to lay the blame on Turks for S-400.

    • Replies: @Sbaker
  4. Pat is right. That is the crux of it: the “distance” between the wages of the top 20% and the wages of the bottom 80%; the “distance” between the ruling coastal elites and the flyover-country non elites; plus the “distance” between what our country was before mass-scale immigration took over and today, with this fractious and factional stew.

    It’s not that Déplorables want socialism; it’s that the “distances” are over-the-top.

    Salvini spoke of future-oriented populists, trying to reduce comparisons to the villains of the WWII period. But all in the past was not bad, as all in the present is not good. Populists seek to restore some of what was good about the past, including national unity through a national identity.

    It’s also not like globalists are free from negative associations with past eras.

    Much of the globalists’ behavior overlaps with the worst in the communist past, including the speech-suppressing, authoritarian regimes that sought to impose their ideals by force, with the communist elite taking it all, even as they pretended to be for the common man. It’s just that populists aren’t using the tactic of weilding the past as weapon in debating the globalists.

  5. Renoman says:

    It’s all peace love and donuts till the money gets counted and people realize they are being violently sodomized by their Liberal masters, the knives will soon come out.

  6. KenH says:

    What is wrong with that?

    What’s wrong with that? Really, Pat? It’s racist and aunty-see-medic for white pepo to desire their own nations free of racial aliens. For the only good white pepo are racial masochists who celebrate their own coming minority status and demise.

  7. But what of Nationalism in the USA, Mr. Buchanan?

    Nationalism won in 2016 when Trump was elected. But he has so squandered his mandate that many disillusioned Trump supporters are set to vote against him next year. And where will his new voters come from? The remnants of his MAGA yahoos are hardly enough.

    His bellicose rhetoric threatening war against Venezuela and Iran are but the latest examples of his betrayal. As long as he keeps Ziocons Bolton as his National Security Advisor and Pompeo as his SOS, I, for one, will not vote for him again. If Trump green lights a vicious unwarranted bombing of Iran he is toast, and should be!

    • Agree: RVBlake
    • Replies: @Sbaker
    , @Wally
  8. Sbaker says:
    @Lo

    Turkey is run by Muslim pigs.

    • Replies: @Curmudgeon
    , @sybarite123
  9. Sbaker says:
    @follyofwar

    Good idea. Vote for BS or Kamaltoe Harris says a wise African.

    • Replies: @follyofwar
  10. Mull over the fact that European media is riddled with numerous headlines posing questions like, “Is populism dangerous for democracy?” What exactly do they mean by “democracy” if it isn’t the popular will?

    • Replies: @nsa
  11. Stick says:

    As I recall the European 20th Century it was about National Socialism versus Globalist Socialism. The only conservative Liberal that mattered was Churchill who was an Imperialist. Since when is a National Socialist the right? The terms Left and Right come to us from the French Revolution that was decidedly nasty and bloody. Those doing the killing were from the Left. Dittos both sides of the Socialist coin in the 20th Century.

    • Replies: @Curmudgeon
  12. JESTER says:

    The European nations are the lost tribes of Israel. European Christians are God’s Chosen People…not Judeans…

    • LOL: Talha
  13. It is important to distinguish symptom from cause, and whether the ‘establishment’ has a ‘role in generating the mass defections to the populist right that now imperil its political hegemony.’ To quote the poet W.B. Yeats, ‘the centre cannot hold’, in his prophetic poem, Second Coming. But the centre can be as responsible for the descent into destruction as nationalism or populism. The similarity with the 1930s is all wars come from the struggle for power, manifested as interest; for example elites trying to hold on to it or revolutionaries to seize it. That it is power and not ideology is illustrated by how interest cuts across all apparently unifying principles: family, kin, nation, religion, ideology, politics – everything. We unite with the enemies of our principles, because that is what serves our interest. That is shown by the alliance structures of the last two world wars. Interest will be the cause of the next.
    https://www.ghostsofhistory.wordpress.com/

  14. @Sbaker

    The US, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and most of Europe is run by Jewish pigs.

    • Replies: @Sbaker
  15. @Stick

    Globalist “Socialism” is Communism. Communism is Marxism. Marxism is Judaism.
    Communism and Capitalism are the two sides of the (((globalist))) coin. Both seek to concentrate power/wealth in the hands of a few. For communists, it’s the Polituro, and for the capitalists it’s the owners/cronies on the boards of directors. Don’t think that you as an insignificant shareholder have any real say.
    When the drunken, mass murdering, philo-Semitic Winston Churchill penned his 1920 piece about Communism and Zionism struggling for the soul of Jews, he was merely stating the obvious, and his preference for Zionism. The Jewish moneymen – Capitalists – were backing both sides, and as David Irving discovered, had Churchill in their pocket.

    Real socialism opposes both capitalism and communism. Both are seen as oppressive, capitalists being the strong over the weak, and communism being the weak over the strong. The worker owning the means of production is just that. The state is not the worker. There is a reason Pierre-Joseph Proudhon referred to Marx as the tapeworm in socialism.

    All wars are economic wars. In the US, the War of Session was about tariffs. WWI was about Germany becoming an economic powerhouse displacing Britain in many markets. The Bolshevik Revolution was about the Tsar forbidding international bankers in Russia. WWII was about the NSDAP basing its currency on labour, and trading commodity for commodity avoiding the Bank of International Settlements. The Jewish boycott of Germany started less than 2 months after Hitler was named Chancellor in 1933. Iraq, Libya, and Iran either started selling oil outside the petrodollar, or threatened to do so. Bolivarian Venezuela was trading commodity for commodity with Brazil, Argentina, Cuba, and others. That is why the “scandals” erupted in Argentina and Brazil, to shut down that trade. The US needs petrodollars to prop up its overvalued currency, and the BIS need petrodollars to take its cut in currency exchanges.

    There were a few things National Socialism and Stalinism agreed upon. One of them was that the source of problems in their societies was the rootless cosmopolitan finance capitalists.

  16. Rio BRAVO says:

    WHAT IS THE HURRY WITH TRUMP’S MADNESS FOR A WALL BEEN BUILT AT THE SOUTH BORDER,HE THINKS WE PEOPLE LIVING SOUTH ARE PALESTINIANS; Trump has been defeated, IF HE WANTS TO WIN THE SECOND TERM, HAS TO PAY TO THE BOSS.

    • LOL: Wally
    • Replies: @David
  17. Sbaker says:
    @Curmudgeon

    Neither you nor I know who is running all of what and making all decisions, but the Semites clearly hold a great deal of power. Which Semite group is the lesser evil? I’ll go with the Jews, but that doesn’t mean I trust them all–I detest their supremacy attitude but that is a consequence of their culture and parental influence. The Muslims have practiced serial murder and mass murder for centuries. They also are into sex with alternative species and children. I find every aspect of them repulsive.

  18. “Has the Day of the Nationalists Come?”

    Let’s hope not.

    It would simply represent a giant step backward of over a century and a half.

    Nothing good can come of smaller, narrower interests taking on new importance.

    Indeed, it would only increase the opportunity for disagreement and conflict. It would make large-scale trade more difficult and less secure too.

    Our world has become immeasurably richer through the effects of globalization, and with degrees of free trade and with larger economic grouping, like the EU, somewhat replacing the narrowness of 19th century nationalism.

    Globalization is just what happens when advances in technology shrink the world and enlarge everyone’s potential markets. It is just one of the real economic effects of rapidly advancing technology in travel and communications.

    Saying anything else is just economic illiteracy.

    But people who cheer for narrow causes have rarely been renowned for their learning.

    After all, we still have millions who believe the exact words some hermits, holed up in caves, scribbled on scrolls a few thousand years ago. That is the basis for some religions embraced with the same intensity and, yes, blindness, as some nationalisms, but even also for some nationalisms too.

    Words which reflect nothing of what the world has become, nothing of its complexity, nothing of its science, yet are embraced as though they were all-seeing and wise beyond reckoning. Just meaningless superstition.

    Indeed, not just hermits, but in a good number of cases, genuine mentally-ill people – eg, the authors of texts like The Book of Revelations or Genesis or Leviticus.

    There really seems to be no limit on the kind or amount of nonsense many humans are capable of embracing for some emotional satisfaction.

    And it’s just the same with fixating on a 19th century phenomenon like nationalism.

    The coming of nationalism provided a historical transition away from the empires, dukedoms, and kingdoms of the previous many centuries – not a final and definitive state for human political arrangements.

    And, of course, many aspects of nationalism represent accidents of history, not rational arrangements., as, for example, the areal extent and resource endowment of the various nation states.

    The original nationalisms found their generating force in narrow concepts like ethnicity or language spoken – hardly a rational basis for long-term arrangements. That kind of nationalism is just a few steps from tribalism. I trust no one is advocating a return to tribalism, although that, too, is something we do see here and there, as with ultra-Orthodox in Israel.

    Globalization – not so-called globalism – is a natural economic result of technology shrinking distances and enlarging markets. It’s been a steady process for centuries since people first travelled outside the confines of their native little villages on new roads with the new technology of wagons and horses’ bits and saddles, right on through the sailing technology which opened the New World.

    The huge modern increases in trade and commerce engendered by globalization require increased international arrangements – protocols, regulations, financial arrangements, and treaties of every description.

    Everyone wants to be able to sell their goods and services to the rest of the world in a well-regulated environment, just as they expect to do at home. So that requires all kinds of organizations and arrangements. Those comprise the “globalism” arrangements needed owing to the inevitable birth of globalization.

    • LOL: Wally
  19. @Rational

    Patriotism is just what the brilliant Dr Johnson called it when he said “Patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels.”

    He was referring to people like Thomas Jefferson.

    People, he also said rightly, “Who speak of liberty while being drivers of negroes.”

    Here’s some interesting analysis of patriotism, that secular religion:

    https://chuckmanwordsincomments.wordpress.com/2018/11/21/john-chuckman-comment-patriotism-and-nationalism-much-like-religion-in-blindly-praising-the-insupportable-nations-like-people-come-in-all-types-and-many-hardly-deserve-praise-patriotism-is-a-to/

    An American Patriot-type should find this interesting too:

    https://chuckmanwordsincomments.wordpress.com/2019/04/03/john-chuckman-comment-the-remarkable-case-of-thomas-jefferson-he-wasnt-at-all-what-so-many-think-he-was-how-the-needs-of-politics-can-twist-and-exploit-historical-figures-and-myth-making-as-a/

    • Replies: @Ragno
  20. @Sbaker

    Muslims are a nuisance, but (Talmudic) Jews are lethal, and they already own the United States — their Government and the Media, the Porn Industry, The Music Industry and Hollywood. “Israel has 300 nukes and Iran is the problem?” (Pat Buchanan). As Evangelist Billy Graham said to President Nixon in a private conversation in 1973, “I am surrounded by Jews and they are good to me — because they know I’m pro-Israel. But I don’t like what they are doing to this country. If the Jewish stranglehold on America is not broken, this country is going down the drain.” Strong words! But how true. “We will squeeze all we can from America, and then it will crumble and be blown away in the wind.” (Benjamin Netanyahu, 2002). That conversation between Graham & Nixon: https://youtu.be/sqCKx4tWk6w

  21. nsa says:
    @The Alarmist

    “What exactly do they mean by democracy if it isn’t the popular will?”
    Democracy in the modern parlance means the obnoxious relentlessly self-serving jooies get to run the system and you get to eat shit.

  22. Wally says:
    @follyofwar

    So who will you vote for?

    Trump is a starting point, not the final destination.

    He is certainly better than the alternatives.

    • Agree: TTSSYF
    • Replies: @follyofwar
    , @Escher
  23. Gordo says:

    Turkey is taking possession of a Russian-built S-400 air defense system this summer, despite a U.S. warning that our sale of 100 F-35s will not go through if the Turks go forward with the Russian system.

    Have the nationalists of Europe caught the wave of the future?

    Turkey is not in Europe. It is Asia Minor.

  24. Ragno says:
    @JOHN CHUCKMAN

    Somebody might bother to give you the time of day if you weren’t the chapter president of your own fan club.

    • LOL: The Anti-Gnostic
  25. @Wally

    Trump & Company are turning the world, including our Euro allies and Japan, against us, not only with constant war threats but with his reckless sanctions and tariff policies. Trump’s FAKE economic miracle is set to implode at some point, maybe before the next election.

    Who will I vote for? Unless somehow Tulsi Gabbard gets the nomination I’ll either stay home or vote None of the Above.

    • Agree: bluedog
    • Replies: @RVBlake
    , @Wally
    , @Realist
  26. @Sbaker

    There are other options besides voting R or D. I may go to the polls expressly to write in None of the Above (I think that’s better than not voting at all.). At least I won’t then have a guilty conscience – as I do now for voting Trump (not that I would have ever voted Hillary in a million years).

  27. RVBlake says:
    @follyofwar

    I’m not hard-core pro-life, but am disappointed that Gabbard has jumped aboard the “Boycott Georgia” train.

  28. David says:
    @Rio BRAVO

    Why doesn’t the moderator stick to the comment policy about grammar and spelling? There’s getting to be a lot of broken windows in the neighborhood.

  29. Wally says:
    @follyofwar

    said:
    “Trump & Company are turning the world, including our Euro allies and Japan, against us, not only with constant war threats but with his reckless sanctions and tariff policies. Trump’s FAKE economic miracle is set to implode at some point, maybe before the next election. ”

    – What “allies” are those?
    You really mean the pathetic anti free speech, Zionist dominated EU Marxists. Or Japan, which gladly takes US taxpayers money?

    – “War threats”, but no actual wars like the previous admins. and what Hillary would have been certain to start.

    – “Tariffs” which are retaliatory, in reaction to the enormous, much, much larger tariffs placed on our goods & services by those like China, Korea, Japan, & Germany.

    – The metrics used to measure the economy under Trump are the same as those used by Obama and they clearly point to comparatively much larger growth & record employment.

    – Tulsi Gabbard, is a Bernie Sanders supporter. I remind you that Communism is the most failed form of governance the world has ever seen.

    Cheers.

    • Replies: @Sbaker
    , @Ilyana_Rozumova
  30. voicum says:
    @JOHN CHUCKMAN

    You are all over the place , man , and still not managing to get to the core of the problem . You , probably , have ” goods and services ” to sell to the rest of the planet, most of the rest of us do not.

  31. @JOHN CHUCKMAN

    “Globalization is just what happens when advances in technology shrink the world and enlarge everyone’s potential markets. It is just one of the real economic effects of rapidly advancing technology in travel and communications.

    Saying anything else is just economic illiteracy.

    But people who cheer for narrow causes have rarely been renowned for their learning.

    After all, we still have millions who believe the exact words some hermits, holed up in caves, scribbled on scrolls a few thousand years ago. That is the basis for some religions embraced with the same intensity and, yes, blindness, as some nationalisms, but even also for some nationalisms too.”

    This is a perfect example of the old adage, “When the only tool you know how to use is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail”.

    Globalism is a scheme devised by Ivy League economists, ostensibly designed to maximize well-being by optimizing trade. They don’t intentionally harm the little people–or so they say. Those harmed are just incidental by-catch swept up in their gigantic purse seine, unfortunate fish who die in the net and are dumped overboard. Having no market value they are not worth the time and trouble to clean and process. “Unfortunate, but inevitable”, sighs the globalist.

    The global/economist believes that money is the root of all virtue. Nothing can not be reduced to money. No human value is not encapsulated by monetary value. Patriotism, nativism, religious faith, love of home and community, all are relatively inconsequential and take a back seat to the sacred endeavor of making the exchange of goods friction-free.

    This is our contemporary “revaluation of all values”, to borrow Nietzsche’s term. All other values shall be assayed and valued in proportion to their composition of Globalist’s Fool’s Gold. It should not be necessary to say this, but Globe-Economic schemes are reductionist and will fail, just as every other fundamentally religious economic scheme (Communism) has failed and for the same reasons. They don’t satisfy deeper human longings, do, in fact, negate and suppress them.

    • Agree: Miro23
    • Replies: @peterAUS
  32. The Globalists have decided that America shall be the world’s breadbasket. Industry? Fuggetaboutit. Asians do it better. America will grow stuff. We have an abundance of fertile soil and Globalism is all about allocating resources to their highest use.

    This is the answer to those here who raise their face and hands skywards and cry out, “Why are they doing this (importing scads of hispanic pickers) to us?”

    Because you Americans will become the world’s farmers, as the former Deputy Prime Minister of Japan said a couple of decades ago.

    We shall have gone from being the world’s greatest manufacturing entity to literally a banana Republic.

  33. Prepare for the C-R-A-S-H.
    Politics will not save the harlot.
    Banks and blocs give up the ghost.

    Fury Road is paved with ash.
    Market floor falls out from flaming timbers’ rot.
    Fasten face mask for storm beyond hell’s boast.

  34. Thomm says:

    But Race Trashionalism is a left-wing ideology in and of itself. Hence, it can never really oppose SJW leftism effectively, as it has too much in common with it.

  35. Miro23 says:
    @JOHN CHUCKMAN

    Globalization is just what happens when advances in technology shrink the world and enlarge everyone’s potential markets. It is just one of the real economic effects of rapidly advancing technology in travel and communications.

    Saying anything else is just economic illiteracy.

    This is true enough. In the 1960’s corporations couldn’t do all their manufacturing in low cost Asia, and sell their products in the high priced West.

    It’s a highly profitable game that just needs the right ethos to keep it going:

    Viz -Neoliberal open frontiers, free flow of capital and “outsourcing = efficiency” which need the new morality of Multiculturalism, Save the world”, “Give immigrants a chance”, “Nationalism is racism”, “Teach the World to Sing” etc.

    And, there’s the implied demonization of anything that could interfere with the Global Profit Machine.

    In the US it was Trump’s MAGA , and in Europe it’s the growing national patriotic movements, aimed at putting citizens interests ahead of corporate interests.

    The Jewish angle seems to be tangential. They are more than happy to ally with global corporatism in diffusing the New Morality. The frontier-less single global entity gives them unprecedented world power (as the world’s ultimate tribalists) while demonizing tribalism among the other races among whom they live.

    Basically the usual deception.

  36. Realist says:
    @follyofwar

    Who will I vote for? Unless somehow Tulsi Gabbard gets the nomination I’ll either stay home or vote None of the Above.

    Gabbard is a one trick pony.

    • Agree: RVBlake
  37. @JOHN CHUCKMAN

    Chuckles,

    How much would you charge people to fuck your Mother? Not that I want to, I’m just curious about what your going rate for turning your Mother into a whore is? Since, in your mind, money, or self interest, transcends all other considerations of family, community or nation, and all are available to the highest bidder, I figure that the female members of your family are nothing more to you than commodities to be bargained off for the most economic gain. Do you have any daughters?

  38. bluedog says:

    Aren’t they all as they peddle their bullshit make promis’s they have no intentions of keeping ,so the rubes will vote for them again and again and again,are people better off or worse off than 40 years ago, as we watch the homeless camps spread and grow, and yet spend a trillion dollars on a plane that’s under powered and over weight by a ton to waste our dollars.!!!

  39. Sbaker says:
    @Wally

    Wally, make no mistake, there are Bernie Sanders supporters and Muslims posting on this site every day of the week. Trump is a nationalist with a large fan base. Furthermore, the average IQ of his supporters is substantially higher than those that support other candidates.

  40. Jason Liu says:

    The left won’t be out of power forever. Equality will come back. So they right needs to destroy them at the root while they have the upper hand.

  41. Escher says:

    Seems to be a worldwide trend. Trump, the muscular Chinese nationalism of Xi Jinping, the recent re-election of Modi in India, Duterte’s popularity in the Philippines and the increasing assertiveness of Japan under Abe point to a “globalized” backlash against the “Davos man” of Mr. Buchanan.

  42. Escher says:
    @Wally

    As someone once said: “if voting was effective, it would be banned”, or words to that effect.

  43. @Wally

    Wednesday’s at eight of clock at DISCOVERY channel will be shown series about Hitlers Germany.

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