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891 The Jewish century is over, with the election of Trump - Israel Shamir

The Jewish century is over, with the election of Trump - Israel Shamir

Newsletter published on 27 November 2016

(1) The Jewish century is over, with the election of Trump - Israel Shamir
(2) Isi Leibler welcomes Trump win as a rejection of Postmodernism
(3) The ‘deplorable’ electorate preferred Trump to Soros - James Petras
(4) Trump won because marginalized whites felt spurned by the (largely
Jewish) ruling class - Brother Nathanael
(5) White Working Class women voted for Trump over Clinton by 62% to 34%
(6) The Rejection of Wall Street’s Globalization Project: Ding Dong, the
Witch is Dead!
(7) Trump fronts Media Execs: "We’re in a room of liars"
(8) Trump is the first person to survive ideological Assassination by Media

(1) The Jewish century is over, with the election of Trump - Israel Shamir

From: "Israel Shamir adam@israelshamir.net [shamireaders]" Date: Wed, 23
Nov 2016 07:50:00 +0300

http://www.unz.com/item/the-liberation-of-the-slaves/

The Liberation of the Slaves

ISRAEL SHAMIR

NOVEMBER 22, 2016

Donald Trump’s electoral victory unleashed pent-up tectonic energies on
the unprecedented scale. The world has been changed, much more than
could be expected from any election of a US president. Just a short time
has passed since election day, but it appears that the New World Order
has received a shattering blow. There is a great feeling of freedom in
the air, as if the vote broke the chains of a generation, and we
suddenly found ourselves free.

As the first sign of this new freedom, there are reports that the
dreaded TTIP and TTP, the twin agreements almost imposed by Obama
administration on the world, are as good as dead. Trump killed the
agreements, said the Germans, and it is a very good news. Just for that,
it was worth electing Trump.

Silly activists say they stopped the TTIP and TTP by their own efforts.
Bunkum! Without Trump, the agreements would have been duly signed and
ratified despite all the protests. Let us give him his due.

I congratulate Trump on choosing Stephen Bannon. He is so heavily
demonised by the NWO forces, so fervently called "an anti-Semite", that
he’s got to be good. If Trump will persevere and keep him, it will be
additional proof that Trump is fearless, that the magic of political
correctness has stopped working and that the word "anti-Semite" does not
ruin a career anymore.

I feel sorry for the poor guys and gals who walk the American cities
proclaiming their love and fealty to Obama and Clinton. They were
zombified into blind trust that the NWO regime was forever, that docile
blacks, emotional latinos, delicate gays and clever Jews will always
vote as they are told by smart women in pants, while the workers of
Detroit would forever cringe under the whip of white male privilege.
They watched too many movies and lost touch with reality, like royalists
worshipping portraits of the deposed and dead king.

We were all slaves, but slaves of two kinds: slaves willing and
unwilling, house slaves and field slaves of the NWO. The "Not My
President" crowd are house slaves; they learned to love and obey the
masters. Trump freed them, too, but they do not yet enjoy it and beg to
be returned to bondage.

Europe is full of house slaves. For a generation, the only way to
advance was to become a happy slave, and so they did. There are tens of
thousands happy house slaves in Sweden, who learned by heart all the
slogans of the NWO, though they carried Sweden to disaster. They agreed
to radical feminist rule and to migrant takeover, and all of a sudden it
is not needed anymore. Now they face freedom and they do not like it.

But for us, for the field slaves, Trump’s victory is sheer bliss. We
hated the slavery, and we shall enjoy freedom, and we shall see through
the cheap tricks of our former slave masters who try to frighten us back
into the cage.

The New World Order is Dead

We called the old regime "The New World Order", and we feared it would
last long. It came into being sometime in the late 1960s, expanded in
eighties, came to its fruition in the beginning of the third millennium,
and collapsed just a few minutes before destroying the world. Within
this short lifespan, the West experienced an unusual form of highly
ideological governance, of futuristic enslaving of the Man, as Orwell
predicted.

The majority of the population has been demonised; ordinary people who
worked, had loving wives and children, went to church were called
‘fascists’, or "privileged white males"; their traditional Christian
faith was outlawed and pushed out of the public space; normal gender
relations were cast in a negative light; the propaganda of homosexuality
became as pervasive as the Communist propaganda in Leonid Brezhnev’s
days, parents and children relations were out of sync; quite ordinary
words were banned.

"Hate speech" became the leading NWO crime; "bigot", a mild term
previously applied to elderly colonels, became the worst label one can
put on a man, while the mortal sins were tolerated or encouraged.
"Anti-Semitism" became an unforgivable crime, and it included
disapproval of the Federal Reserve, dislike of Janet Yellen, of Goldman
Sachs and rejection of the New York Times. When Donald Trump spoke
against international financiers, the ADL screamed "Anti-Semitism!",
though he did not mention Jews at all, for we know who are these
financiers. "Greed" went out of use altogether, though it was considered
the worst sin or the father of all sins. Probably "greed" became a hate
word, too.

The Jewish Century is over

Yuri Slezkine described our times as The Jewish century. It appears that
this Jewish century is over, with the election of Trump. The Americans
collected enough courage to vote for their interest, instead of doing
what they are told. This was a big surprise for the Jews who already
planned to enjoy the Jewish millennium. The NWO had been built to last,
but so were many other human enterprises, including the Third Reich.

Probably you did not enjoy these last years of NWO rule, unless you
belong to the one per cent of the very rich and very powerful, and maybe
not even then. Probably you had less security in your job and your
income, probably you had to watch your mouth more diligently, probably
you felt yourself out of place just by being a straight white Christian
man. Perhaps you did not like that your country had been stolen from you
and repopulated by foreigners. Perhaps you did not enjoy it when Lena
Dunhamcalled for your extinction. But you had no way to even object,
witout being called a Nazi, and that was a deadly label.

However, the Jews enjoyed the best time of their history. Whoever they
accused of anti-Semitism, was expelled from public life. Chemi Shalev,
an American-Jewish-Israeli Haaretz columnist, bewept these great times:
"It is probably no coincidence that during Obama’s tenure, American Jews
reached a pinnacle of social and cultural acceptance. Being American
Jews was hip. It was cool. It was the thing to be. Pew Research Polls
repeatedly confirmed that Jews were the most loved and most admired
religious group in all of America."

And what did they wish for, these most-loved and most-admired and, by
the way, wealthiest Americans? "They support immigration, pluralism,
multiculturalism, social reform, government intervention, separation of
church and state, gay marriage, abortion rights and on and on. It is
easy to see, in fact, why so many of Trump’s radical supporters would
view the Jews as their mortal enemies" – concludes Shalev.

Reality is more complicated than he claims. Shalev said "the Jews"
wanted NWO. Perhaps this is true regarding the unelected leadership of
American Jews. But a sizeable and powerful minority of Jews do not agree
with "the Jews". Some of them prefer Zionism. Zionism is full negation
of everything "the Jews" want: no separation of Jewish church and Jewish
state, no goy immigration. "The Jews" defend the Muslims from being
registered by Tramp, while Zionists register every Muslim under their
rule. Until now, the Zionists and liberal Jews did not quarrel, for the
Zionists organised the Jewish state, while "the Jews" told the goyim how
they should live.

Now the difference caused a split: NWO enemies claimed their support for
Israel and Zionism should protect them from (still dangerous) accusation
of anti-Semitism. Though Zionism is evil enough, it is evil localised,
in comparison with the universal evil being spread world-wide by "the
Jews". It would be better to reject both varieties, and so do many
people (including those of Jewish origin). Hopefully, rather sooner than
later, we shall reach the point when accusation of anti-Semitism will be
met with a disinterested "Is it so?", and this will remove the
unpleasant necessity of choosing between two evils, but we are not there
yet. A cautious politician chooses one evil, whatever he considers a
lesser one.

In England, Jeremy Corbyn preferred anti-Zionism, but he had to pay for
this indulgence by "fighting anti-Semitism". He sacked some of his
supporters, offered extra protection to Jews, but the Jews immediately
attacked him. In the US, Trump and his people prefer to flirt with
Zionists, and Zionists defended him against the liberal Jews. In France,
too, Marine Le Pen befriended Zionists to secure her movement from the
broad-fronted Jewish attack.

Zionists are willing to accept Trump and Le Pen. Zionism flourished in
1930s as a Jewish National Socialist movement; it was built to fit Jewry
into fascist-dominated Europe and the Middle East. Zionists loved
Mussolini and admired Adolf Hitler. They have no problem with
befriending any right-wing movement (no comparison is intended). If they
would build their Jewish state on a remote unpopulated island, it would
be their internal matter, but their Palestine project created too many
problems for others.

Zionists are problematic allies for Trump, and the neo-cons are their
extremely dangerous offshoot. They should be kept as far from power as
possible, for they will charge a high price for their support and lead
America into new wars.

Donald Trump can find better Jewish allies than Zionists or liberal NWO
Jews. Do not forget: many Jews (as well as non-Jews) voted for Sanders
or for Jill Stein. Now Bernie Sanders is looking for a new opening, and
Jill Stein is available. Both are known for their anti-NWO and moderate
non-Zionist positions; they could be adopted into Trump’s
administration. Sanders actually expressed his willingness to work with
Trump.

Such a step was made by Menachem Begin, the Israeli right-wing leader,
when he came to power in Israel in 1977. He had made Moshe Dayan, a
leading figure of Labour whom he defeated in the elections, his Foreign
Minister. This wise and daring step strengthened his positions
immensely, and undermined Labour for many years.

Trump’s administration with Bernie Sanders or Jill Stein in an important
position (Secretary of State? Secretary of Commerce? Secretary of
Labor?) would be immune to many attacks and accusations, and it will
heal the tear in the society. It will also solve the Jewish problem of
Trump and make the NWO Jews and extreme Zionists irrelevant.

Saving Europe

Though NWO excesses were bad enough in the US, they were even worse in
Europe, and for West Europeans, Trump’s victory is as important for
them, as nomination of Mikhail Gorbachev was for East Europeans. The US
troops are still based in Europe, but the spirit is gone. Europe is
about to become independent, just before the point of no return had been
crossed.

The problem is that many years of American dictate obliterated native
European leadership. The European politicians were trained to rule in
the name of the NWO and by the US leave. The nationalist far right has
ambitions, but no serious leaders of national calibre (excepting France).

A Russian-American professor compared the impending liberation of the
West with liberation of the East 27 years ago: "The one party system
which the West had since the collapse of the Soviet Union is over. So is
the dominance of one ideology and simplistic preachy press". Indeed,
like in the Soviet days, the multiparty system had been practically
dismantled in Europe.

There was no difference between "left" and "right", as the two parties
became identical, competing which one will show more fervor embracing
migration, fighting anti-Semitism, denouncing white male privilege,
imposing austerity, cutting social state, taking children from their
parents, eliminating production jobs, restricting the church, giving
more money to rich bankers, fleecing the workers and beefing up the
security services and the NATO military.

This process started after WWII, as Europe was partitioned and
subjugated. Western Europe has been as thoroughly colonised by the US,
as the Eastern Europe had been subjugated by the USSR. The colonisers of
the Western Europe, the NWO builders from America – I hesitate to call
them "Americans", for many of these people were immigrants from Europe
who used the US as their tool to create One World Government. For them,
1945 victory was a great chance to crush national forces, to promote
compliant politicians in sync with their plans.

After the Soviet withdrawal in 1990, the NWO people took over the whole
of Europe. PC control became total, radical feminism and juvenile courts
destroyed the European family, the very concept of parenthood, of
fatherhood and motherhood had been delegitimized; millions of migrants
were transferred into Europe to replace its population, and every
objector has been called a "Nazi".

The Germans are a special case: after the terrible air bombardments of
1945, after the intensive Holocaust education, they were infected with
an exaggerated form of guilt feeling. This once proud and industrious
folk had been brought down and turned into obedient slaves. Now they do
not want to part with their American masters. Merkel promised Obama to
keep the fire on until his return, after the years of Trump pass.

It reminds me of the Roman Empire’s retreat from Britain. Though the
legions went home, the post-Roman British rulers claimed they ruled in
the name of Rome. Perhaps this ruse will be played again in Europe, and
new European leaders will claim they still have American imprimatur –
until Europeans will find for themselves their new independent leaders.

Russians are cautious but jubilant

The Russians are happy with Trump’s victory, but they still are not
sure. Could it actually happen? Do they see what they think they see?
However, the advent of Trumpmania is just around the corner. If Trump
will make it to his inauguration, if he will keep neocons and Washington
warriors out of important positions, he will have the Russian bear
eating out of his hands. And this is likely to solve many problems of
the world, from Middle East to East Europe.

If Donald Trump is a belated answer to Mikhail Gorbachev’s peace
initiative, he can draw the American troops home, and the Golden Age is
likely to descend upon troubled mankind.

Meanwhile we should be happy with the forthcoming retreat of the
transhuman agenda, with the end of liberal tyranny, with termination of
mass migrations and with attempt to restore the ruined fabric of our
society.

Israel Shamir can be reached at adam@israelshamir.net

This article was first published at The Unz Review.

(2) Isi Leibler welcomes Trump win as a rejection of Postmodernism

http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Candidly-Speaking-The-Trump-revolution-Israel-and-American-Jews-473185

The Trump revolution, Israel and American Jews

Isi Leibler   Nov 21, 2016

The victory of Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential elections will have
long-term global repercussions at many levels. It represents a revolt
against extreme postmodernism which has undermined the moral fiber of
the West and its willingness to defend itself, facilitating the
emergence of brutal Islamic terror throughout the world.

Many, if not most, of those who voted for Trump were offended by his
vulgarity and aggressive language and did not support all aspects of his
policies. They voted for him because they regarded him as the only
opportunity to break with the status quo.

The refusal of his antagonists — the self-styled liberal guardians of
democracy — to accept the outcome of the election was despicable and
unprecedented and contrasts with the acquiescence of the defeated
Republicans when Barack Obama won both of his elections.

Whether or not Trump will succeed in restoring America’s former global
and political status remains to be seen. We should bear in mind that
when Ronald Reagan was elected, the media and much of the
"intelligentsia" described him as an idiot and predicted disaster. But
he proved to be one of the greatest American presidents.

Trump’s victory could have dramatic ramifications for Israel. Of course,
pre-election undertakings are never fully implemented, but it is
historically unprecedented for Israel to enjoy such a committed
pro-Israel incoming president together with massive support from both
houses of Congress.

Trump, who literally gushes over Israel, has always been closely
associated with Jews in business and politics. Aside from his family,
his senior advisers include committed devotees of Israel.

He has repeatedly praised Israel and refers to us as America’s greatest
ally; he has endorsed Israel’s position on defensible borders and stated
that he has no objection to construction in the major settlement blocs
and Jerusalem; he called on the Palestinians to recognize Israel as a
Jewish state and is opposed to imposed solutions, insisting that the
only way to peace is by direct negotiations between the parties; and
most importantly, he has made it clear that he totally repudiates
President Obama’s criticism of Israel for failing to make progress in
the peace talks and his application of moral equivalence between
Israelis and Palestinians.

Trump committed to moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem —
although that is an unfulfilled pre-electoral promise made by many of
his predecessors, both Democrat and Republican.

He has also undertaken to confront the Iranian terrorist regime and
either terminate the bogus nuclear deal or at least pressure the
Iranians to adhere to their commitments.

His vice president-elect, Mike Pence, is a passionately devoted
Christian friend of Israel and a seasoned politician who Trump has
announced will be his major adviser and policy formulator (see video
address).

And whatever tensions exist between Trump and both of the
Republican-controlled houses of Congress, the one issue that they share
in common is support of Israel.

However, none of this should be misinterpreted to mean that the Trump
administration will favor annexation or a one-state policy. Trump has
made it clear that he still endorses a two-state policy but, in contrast
to Obama, he stipulates that it cannot be imposed without providing
Israel with defensible borders and all of the security guarantees it
requires — an unattainable objective and at present, not even on the
horizon.

For this reason, the bombastic declarations by the Israeli Right and
particularly Habayit Hayehudi Chairman Naftali Bennett’s calls for
annexation in the wake of the election results are irresponsible and
could be highly counterproductive. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
should tell his coalition members to zip their mouths shut and enable
him to move forward by engaging in silent diplomacy with Trump, who has
already extended a warm invitation to meet with him.

One of the negative repercussions of the Trump victory is the
accelerated erosion of bipartisanship and the growing influence of the
radical anti-Israel wing of the Democratic Party. Nothing exemplifies
this more than the likelihood of the anti-Israel Muslim Congressman
Keith Ellison — who was initially funded by the Hamas-linked Council on
American-Islamic Relations — assuming the role of chairman of the
Democratic National Committee, supported by leading Jewish Senator Chuck
Schumer. The post was formerly held by pro-Israel Congresswoman Debbie
Wasserman Schultz. Simultaneously, anti-Israel Jewish Senator Bernie
Sanders is emerging as one of the most powerful forces in the defeated
radicalized Democratic Party.

The most bizarre aspect of this election result is the almost hysterical
reaction by liberal segments of the Jewish community. That 70% of Jews
supported Hillary Clinton is not surprising and consistent with their
longstanding obsession with liberalism. But the manipulation of Jewish
issues as a political vehicle by some American Jewish leaders to oppose
Trump will be recorded as an act of infamy.

The trailblazer was Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt, who
shamelessly uses this once-venerable organization as a mantle to promote
his radical liberal agenda. Commissioned to combat anti-Semitism, he had
the chutzpah to harness the ADL to condemn the Republicans as
"anti-Zionist" because they failed to relate to a two-state solution in
their Middle East policy platform.

He condemned Trump for "tolerating" anti-Semites because he declined to
dignify the Ku Klux Klan by responding to their expressions of support
for him. In fact, thanks to the ADL’s anti-Trump hysteria, anti-Semites
and scum like David Duke were brought to the forefront of the mainstream
media, a goal which they had sought unsuccessfully to achieve over the
past decades. It also encouraged racists and anti-Semites to emerge from
their closets.

This contrasts starkly with the muted response to by liberals to Obama’s
relationship with Rev. Jeremiah Wright, a paranoid anti-Semite. Not only
did Obama attend his sermons with his family, but Wright actually
officiated at his wedding and was appointed by him in 2007 to the
African American Religious Leadership Committee. He only dissociated
himself from Wright’s views after media exposure but refused to disown
him personally, relating to him as "an old uncle." Not even the fiercest
critics of Trump can suggest any comparable relationship with Duke or
any other identifiable anti-Semite. But his critics continue defaming
him as a promoter of anti-Semites.

Clearly motivated by a very partisan agenda, they take this to insane
levels. A star motif used in Trump’s election propaganda was pounced
upon by the ADL, claiming that it was a Star of David employed to
inflame Jew-hatred. The frenzied ADL also suggested that Trump’s
condemnation of the power of the international banks (also promoted by
Bernie Sanders) was a subtle means of promoting "The Protocols of the
Elders of Zion." One has to be either a paranoid delusional or an
anti-Semite to genuinely believe that any reference to international
banks is a reference to Jews. And to top this, a negative reference to
the anti-Israel George Soros — which most Jews would endorse — was also
alleged to be anti-Semitic.

Not surprisingly, the hysteria impacted on Jews at the grass roots.

Yet in the wake of the election of a most pro-Israel U.S. government, in
which Jews and staunch friends of Israel are likely to assume key
positions, with the president’s daughter having converted to Judaism and
observing an Orthodox religious lifestyle, many Jews have simply lost
the plot. A number of Reform and Conservative synagogues actually held
special mourning services to bewail the advent of fascism in America.
One prominent Conservative rabbi in New York even made a shocking
analogy between the Trump victory and the rise of Nazism prior to the
Holocaust.

The ultimate obscenity was the hysterical attack on Trump’s appointment
of the controversial right-wing media executive Steve Bannon as his
strategic adviser. Without any credible proof, the ADL accused him of
being an anti-Semite who would pave the way for a return to
anti-Semitism and white supremacy.

It so happens that Bannon is surrounded by Jews in his media company,
Breitbart News. He is known for his fervent support for Israel and his
condemnations of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement,
anti-Semitism and anti-Israelism on campus. One can disagree with
Trump’s selection of Bannon, but for Greenblatt and the ADL to smear him
as an anti-Semite is beyond the pale. The uproar following this was so
great that Greenblatt was ultimately obliged to whisper a withdrawal of
this false allegation.

The double standards applied by the ADL is exemplified by the fact that
despite the outright anti-Semitism and promotion of BDS against Israel
promoted by the Black Lives Matter movement, Greenblatt does not call
for Jews to boycott the organization and still refers approvingly to the
"positive" aspects of its work, suggesting that only a "small minority"
imposed the anti-Semitic aspects of its program. Apparently the ADL
adopt very liberal standards to real anti-Semitic groups if they come
from the Left.

Greenblatt’s use of a revered body created to combat anti-Semitism to
promote his own partisan political agenda and even stooping to use
allegations of anti-Semitism to slander his opponents is scandalous. He
has no place in a mainstream Jewish organization.

American Jewry today stands at a crossroads. Ironically, at a time when
possibly the most pro-Israel U.S. administration in history is about to
take office, significant sectors of the Jewish community are falsely
accusing its leaders of promoting anti-Semitism. It should be noted that
other mainstream Jewish bodies, like the Conference of Presidents of
Major American Jewish Organizations, American Israel Public Affairs
Committee, and the American Jewish Committee, did not engage in this
campaign and merely called for unity. But the Zionist Organization of
America was the only significant Jewish organization protesting against
this partisan defamatory campaign.

However, it is obvious that increasing numbers of Reform, Conservative
and secular Jews consider Israel low among their priorities and confuse
liberalism or "social justice" as a universalist basis for a Jewish
commitment with no Jewish content or values. In all likelihood, they
will become even more estranged from Israel as they seek to further
ingratiate themselves with their liberal friends.

Fortunately, this will be compensated by the intensified support for
Israel from committed Jews and Christian friends.

Isi Leibler may be contacted at ileibler@leibler.com

(3) The ‘deplorable’ electorate preferred Trump to Soros - James Petras

From: "Ken Freeland diogenesquest@gmail.com [shamireaders]" Date: Wed,
23 Nov 2016 17:46:44 -0600

http://www.globalresearch.ca/trump-and-the-collapse-of-capitalism-coc-foibles-fables-and-failures-the-financial-press-and-its-keepers/5558610

Foibles, Fables and Failures: The Financial Press and its Keepers

James Petras

November 23, 2016

Introduction

US officialdom and their media megaphones have systematically concocted
narratives having less to do with political reality and more with their
hallucinogenic world view. Pre-election and post-election reportage
weaves a tapestry of fiction and fantasy.

We will discuss the most pernicious of these remarkable foibles and
fables and their predictable failures.

1. The pundits, prestigious editorialists and ‘economists with
gravitas’, have convinced themselves that the election of Donald Trump
would ‘lead to the Collapse of Capitalism (COC)’. They cited his
campaign attacks of globalization and trade agreements, as well as his
‘reckless’ swipes at speculators. In reality, Trump was criticizing a
specific kind of capitalism. The pundits overlooked the variety of
capitalisms that constitute the US economy. With their snouts deep in
the trough, their own vision was limited; their curly tails blindly
twirled meaningless formulae on blackboards; their ample backsides
flapping away in place of their mouths. Thus occupied, they easily
ignored Trump’s glorification of national capitalism.

Trump followed the legacy of protectionism in US policies established by
George Washington and Alexander Hamilton and carried into the
administrations of Franklin Roosevelt and others. Capitalism comes in
various forms and is promoted by different protagonists at different
times in our history. Some leaders have championed such economic sectors
as domestic energy production, manufacturing, mining and agriculture and
depended largely on the local labor markets. Nevertheless, the pundits’
dream of a final collapse of capitalism with the rise of Trump turned
into a real stock market bonanza, the ‘DOW’ boomed to record levels, and
monopolists rubbed their hands in anticipation of larger and more
lucrative merger and acquisitions.

The world’s largest billionaire bankers had bankrolled Secretary Hillary
Clinton, the ‘million-dollar-a-speech’ War Goddess.  Blankfein, Soros
and the dirty dozen had bet heavily against the populist-nationalist
Donald Trump and they lost. Their pre-paid political manifestos,
addressed to the readers of the NY Times, flopped and sputtered: Most
readers and investors in domestic markets had placed their bets on ‘The
Donald’. Their domestic celebrations pumped up the market after the
election. The unimaginable had happened: George Soros had bet and lost!
The ‘deplorable’ electorate preferred the obnoxious nationalist to the
obnoxious speculator. ‘Who’d a thunk it?’

2. From electoral losers to street putschists, the speculators and their
whiny media mouthpieces strive to overthrow the election process.
Against the tens of millions of free voters, the speculators bankrolled
a few thousands demonstrators, drunk with their own delusions of
starting a color-coded ‘Manhattan Spring’ to overthrow the elected
President.  Decked out in black ‘anarchist chic’, the window vandals and
historically illiterate students were energized by George Soros’ promise
to replicate the putsches in Kiev and Tbilisi. They took to the streets,
cracked a few windows and signed thousands of ‘on-line petitions’ (while
denouncing Trump as the ‘Second Coming of Kristalnacht’).  The media
magnified the theatrics as a sort of uprising to restore their
loser-emancipator to the throne – the bleery-eyed Jean D’Arc of the
Hedge Funds. The losers lost and Hillary will hopefully retire to count
her millions. The stock market soared to record heights.

3. The four most influential financial newspapers, the Wall Street
Journal (WSJ), the Financial Times (FT), the New York Times (NYT) and
the Washington Post (WP) had deeply mourned their ‘Paradise Lost’:
Long-gone was the rotting vassal-state of Russia under Boris Yeltsin
1991 – 2000, source of so much Western pillage. Their bile turned to
venom, directed at the new Nemesis: Putin.  The election of Vladimir
Putin led to a remarkable economic and social recovery for Russia. From
a Western controlled gangster-capitalist ‘thug-ocracy’, Russia has
become a modern global power asserting its own sovereignty and national
interests.

Gone are the days when Harvard economists could sack Russia of millions
through their various ‘democracy’ foundations and Wall Street bankers
could launder billions from the criminal oligarchs. Pentagon planners
had dismantled Russian bases throughout its previous Warsaw Pact
neighbors and set up NATO bases on Russia’s borders. State Department
functionaries had overthrown elected pro-Russian regimes in the Ukraine,
Georgia and as far afield as Libya. These were the unfettered joys of
the US unipolar rulers and their stable of prestigious press pimps and
academics, until Putin arrived to spoil the party. And in the run-up to
the US election, the Clintonites and their Democratic entourage in the
media launched the most frenzied demonic attack accusing Vladimir Putin
of financing Trump’s campaign, of hacking Clinton’s messy, unsecured
e-mail messages to undermine elections, of bombing Syrian hospitals full
of children, of preparing to invade Latvia and Poland etc., etc. If
there is one sliver of truth in the vassal press, it is that the demonic
charges made against Putin reflected the gory reality of Hillary
Clinton’s well-documented policies.

Clinton’s model for a democratic Russia was the drunken President
Yeltsin, bankrolled by thugs as they gorged themselves on the corpse of
the USSR. But Vladimir Putin was elected repeatedly by huge majorities
and his governance has been far more representative of the Russian
electorate than those of the recidivist loser, Hillary Clinton. Russia
didn’t ‘invade’ the Ukraine or Crimea. It was the ‘potty-mouthed’
Victoria Nuland, US Undersecretary of State for European Affairs, who
boasted of having tossed a mere 5 billion dollars into
neo-fascist–kleptocratic putsch that took over Ukraine and who famously
dismissed the concerns of the European Union...with her secretly
recorded ‘F--- the EE’ comment to the US Ambassador!

At some point, reality has to bubble up through the slime: Putin never
financed Trump – the billionaire financed his own campaign. On the other
hand, Clinton was bankrolled by Saudi despots, Zionist billionaires and
Wall Street bankers. The mass media, the WSJ, FT, NYT and the WP,
dutifully served the same stale, old sexist gossip about Trump in
support of the sweet and sour, wide-eyed Madam Strangelove, who never
hesitated to rip the lives out of thousands of Muslim women in their own
countries. The media celebrated Madame Clinton’s nuclear option for
Syria (the ‘No-Fly Zone’) while it ridiculed Trump’s proposal to
negotiate a settlement with Putin.

The media accused Trump of being a sexist, racist, anti-immigrant
villain, all the while ignoring Secretary of State Clinton’s
blood-soaked history of bombs and destruction, of killing of tens of
thousands women in the Middle East and Africa and driving hundreds of
thousands among the two million sub-Sahara Africans formerly employed in
Libya under Gadhafi’s rule onto rotting ships in the Mediterranean Sea.
Who in Madame’s media count the millions of people dispossessed or the
300,000 killed by the US-promoted mercenary invasion of Syria? Where
were the feminists, who now dredge up Trump’s crude ‘crotch talk’, when
millions of women and children of color were killed, injured, raped and
dispossessed by Madame Clinton’s seven wars? Given the choice, most
women would prefer to defend themselves from the stupid words of a
vulgar misogynist over the threat of a Clinton-Obama predator drone
ripping their families to shreds. Nasty, juvenile words do not compare
with a history of bloody war crimes.

It is much easier to denounce Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin and Donald
Trump than to analyze the consequences of Madame Candidate Clinton’s
policies. The mass media, subservient to Clinton, wave the flag of
‘worker struggles’ and highlight ‘capitalist exploitation’ when they
describe China, Russia and the businesses of US President-Elect Trump.
But their perspective is that of the ‘Uni-Polar Empire’. They cite
non-unionized worker protests in Chinese factories and peasants fighting
the rapacious developers. They cite corrupt oil sales in Russia. They
find cheap immigrant labor employed on Trump’s building projects. The
media describe and defend Hong Kong separatists. They heap praise on the
Uighar, Chechen and Tibetan terrorists as "freedom fighters" and
"liberators". They fail to acknowledge that, as bad as worker
exploitation is in these examples, it is far less horrific than the
suffering experienced by millions of local and immigrant peasants and
workers who have been injured, killed and rendered jobless and homeless
by US bombing campaigns in Libya and US invasion-destruction of Iraq,
Afghanistan and Syria. The imperial media’s phony
‘anti-capitalist-exploiter stories’ against Trump, Putin and the Chinese
are mere propaganda rhetoric designed to entice leftists, influence
liberals and reinforce conservatives by playing on workers’ plight
inflicted by national adversaries instead of imperial conquests and
egregious crimes against humanity.

These financial scribes are very selective in their critique of economic
exploitation: They denounce political adversaries while churning out
vapid cultural stories and reports on the ‘eclectic tastes’ of the
elite. Their weekend cultural pages may occasionally contain a critique
of some predatory financiers next to a special feature on an unusual
sculptor or successful upwardly mobile immigrant writer. Day after day,
the same financial media publishes predictable ‘bootlickeries’
masquerading as reports on vulture capitalists, warmongers and imperial
warlords. They court and offer advice to Wall Street, the City of London
and Gulf State sheikdoms. They write in blubbering awe at the bold
multi-billion dollar mergers and acquisitions, which eliminate
competitive prices and establish effective monopolies. Then they deftly
turn to rant against President-Elect Donald Trump’s pronouncements on
workers’ rights – he is ‘the demagogue threatening free-market . . .
capitalism’.

The fear and loathing of the ‘Wildman’ Trump, so evident in the four
most prestigious English language newspapers, is nowhere to be found in
reference to Secretary Clinton’s pathological glee over the gruesome
torture-murder of the injured President Gadhafi by her allied jihadi
tribesmen. The global and domestic implications of the US Secretary of
State expressing glee and high pitched squeals on viewing the filmed
torture and final ‘coup de grace’ on the wounded head of the Libyan
President was never analyzed in the respectable press. Instead, the
press superficially covers the plight of millions of immigrants and
refugees who would never have left their jobs and homes were it not for
the US destruction of the Middle East and North Africa. The respectable
media defend the US officials directly responsible for the plight of
these migrants flooding and threatening to destabilize Europe.

The same newspapers defend the ‘human rights’ of Chinese workers in
local and US-owned factories who out-competed domestic American
factories, but ignore the plight of millions of unemployed and destitute
workers trying to survive in the US war zones and Israeli-occupied
territories.

The Presidential elections made millions of American voters starkly
aware of the mendacity of the mass media and the corruption of the
Clinton political elite.

The media and the Clinton-elite denounced the Trump voters as
‘deplorables’ and totally mischaracterized them. They were not
overwhelmingly unemployed, bitter former industrial workers or minimum
wage, uneducated racists from the gutted ‘heartland’. ‘Angry white male
workers’ constituted only a fraction of the Trump electorate. Trump
received the vote of large sections of suburban middle class
professionals, managers and local businesspeople; joined by downwardly
mobile Main Street shopkeepers, garage owners and construction
contractors. A majority of white women voted for Trump. City household
residents, still trying to recover from the Obama-Clinton era mortgage
foreclosures, formed an important segment of the Trump majority, as did
underpaid university and community college graduates – despairing of
ever finding long-term stable employment. In short, low-paid, exploited
and precarious business owners and service sector employees formed a
larger section of the Trump majority than the stereotyped ‘deplorable
angry white racists’ embedded in the media and Clinton-Sanders propaganda.

Post-election media has magnified the political significance and size of
the anti-Trump demonstrations. Altogether the demonstrators barely
surpassed a hundred thousand in a country of 100 million voters. Most
have been white students, Democratic Party activists and Soros-financed
NGOs. Their demonstrations have been far smaller than the huge pro-Trump
public rallies during the campaign. The pro-Clinton media, which
consistently ignored the size of Trump’s rallies, doesn’t bother to make
any comparison. They have focused exclusively on the post-election
protest, completely papering over the outrageous manipulation by which
the Democratic National Committee under ‘Debbie’ Wasserman Schultz
cheated Clinton’s wildly popular left-wing rival, Bernie Sanders, during
the primaries.

Instead, the media has been featuring Clintonesque ‘feminist’
professionals and ‘identity’ political activists, ignoring the fact that
a majority of working women voted for Trump for economic reason. Many
politically conscious African-American and Latino women knew that
Clinton was deeply involved in policies that deported 2 million
immigrant workers and family members between 2009 – 2014 and destroyed
the lives of millions of women of color in North and Central Africa
because of her war against the government of Libya. For millions of
female and male workers, as well as immigrants – there was a ‘lesser
evil’ – Trump. For them, the Donald’s nasty remarks about women and
Mexicans were less disturbing than the real history of Hillary Clinton’s
brutal wars destroying women of color in Africa and the Middle East and
her savage policies against immigrants.

The more bizarre (but transient) aspect of the anti-Trump smear campaign
came from a hysterical section of the pro-Hillary ‘Zionist Power
Configuration’ (ZPC) and ‘Israel-First’ crackpots who accused him and
some of his appointees of anti-Semitism. These venomous propagandists
slapped the Manhattan real-estate mogul Trump with an odd assortment of
labels: ‘fascist’, ‘misogynist’, ‘anti-Israel’, Ku Klux Klan apologist
and White Nationalist. The Minnesota Senator and former comedian Al
Franken described Trump’s critique against Wall Street Bankers and
finance capital as ‘dog whistles’ for anti-Semites, labeling the
candidate as a 21st century disseminator of the ‘Protocols of Zion’.
Senator Franken darkly hinted that ‘rogue’ (anti-Semitic) agents had
infiltrated the FBI and were working to undermine Israel’s favorite,
Clinton. He even promised to initiate a post-election purge of the
FBI…upon Clinton’s victory… Needless to say, the Senator’s own rant,
published (and quickly buried) two days before the election in the
Guardian, did not help Madame Hillary with the security apparatus in the
United States. History has never been a strong point with the Comedian
Senator Al Franken, who should have know better than to threaten the
deep security state: his Mid-West predecessor Senator Joseph McCarthy
quickly deflated after he threatened the generals.

The accusations of anti-Semitism against Trump were baseless and
desperate: The Trump campaign team has prominently included Jews and
Israel-Firsters and secured a minority of Jewish votes, especially among
smaller businesspeople supporting greater protectionism. Secondly, Trump
condemned anti-Semitic acts and language and did not appeal to any of
the extremist groups – let alone ‘cite the Protocols of Zion’.

Thirdly (and predictably) the Zionist Anti-Defamation League (ADL)
slapped an anti-Semitic ‘guilt by association’ label on Donald Trump
because of his consistent criticism of US wars and occupations in the
Middle East, which Trump had correctly pointed out cost the US over two
trillion dollars – money that would have totally rebuilt the failing US
infrastructure and created millions of domestic jobs. For the loony ADL,
the US wars in the Middle East have enhanced Israel’s security and thus
any opposition to these wars is anti-Semitic or ‘guilt by association’.

The ADL directors, who have raked in over $3 million dollar salaries
over the past 5 years ‘protecting’ US Jews, objected to Trump because
Hillary Clinton was the darling of the pro-war Israel-First lobbies and
Obama-Clinton appointees.

Trump’s daughter Ivanka (a convert to Judaism) is married into a
prominent Orthodox Jewish family with strong ties to Israel; the Trump
clan is close to elements among the Israeli elite, including the
uber-racist Netanyahu. These hysterical slanders against ‘Trump the
Anti-Semite’ reflect the fact that the most prominent domestic Jewish
power bloc, ‘the 52 Presidents of American Jewish Organization’ had
invested heavily in Hillary Clinton. No matter what the cost, no matter
what the land grab, no matter how many Palestinians were ‘killed or
maimed by Jewish settler-vigilantes’; the State of Israel could always
count on Clinton’s unconditional support. The Lobby would not need to
‘petition’ their ‘First Woman’ President; Madame Hillary would have
anticipated Israel’s every desire and even embellished their rhetoric.

In the end, Senator Al Franken’s rabid anti- Trump rant went too far . .
. vanishing from the Guardian website in less than one day. Influential
Zionist organizations turned their backs on the Senator Comedian; the
Zionist Organization of America reprimanded the ADL for its intemperate
slanders – sensing that Clinton could lose.

The Franken-Zionist power structure’s last-ditch efforts to attack Trump
must have provoked a very negative response within the US ‘deep state’.
There can be no doubt that the entire intelligence, military and
security elites struck back and put their organizational

‘thumb on the scale’. The FBI’s release of damaging documents related to
Secretary Clinton undermined the ADL’s candidate in the run-up to the
election and hinted at an interesting power struggle behind the curtains.

The FBI’s release of confidential documents, likely including epistles
from Chappaqua to and from Tel Aviv, linked tangentially to the
pedophilic crimes of the disgraced Congressman (and former Clinton ally)
Anthony Weiner was a heavy blow. The Netanyahu Cabinet put distance
between themselves and their favorites, probably telling AIPAC leaders
to muzzle Al Franken and pretend his threats to purge the FBI had never
been launched. They were clearly worried that their lunatic attack dogs
could set the entire US Security State on a hostile track against Israel.

The Franken-ADL trial balloon fizzled and disappeared. The intelligence
establishment pounded the final nail into the coffin of Hillary
Clinton’s Presidential aspirations.  She even briefly accused the FBI of
ruining her candidacy – hinting at some partial but oversimplified
truth. A Zionist darling to the end, Hillary would never dare to
identify and castigate the crazy and incompetent Zionist provocateurs
that had helped to turn the Deep State against Madame Secretary.

A last note: Once Clinton lost and Trump took ‘the prize’, the Zionist
Power Structure deftly switched sides: the former ‘Anti-Semite’
candidate Trump became ‘Israel’s Best Friend in the White House’. None
of the 52 leading Zionist organizations would join the street protests.
Only vulture-speculator George Soros (who had bet heavily on the wrong
horse) would finance the motley group of goys marching in the streets
and collecting on-line petitions for ‘democracy’.

The foibles, fables and failure of the financial press and their keepers
lost the elections but are back, hard at work, remaking President-Elect
Trump into a global free marketer.

(4) Trump won because marginalized whites felt spurned by the (largely
Jewish) ruling class - Brother Nathanael


http://www.realjewnews.com/?p=1166

Why Trump Won

By Brother Nathanael Kapner November 20, 2016 ©

DEAR DIARY, many are musing on why Trump won. But first we need to see
why Clinton lost.

Some say it’s because she did not stress what she would do rather than
slamming what Trump would trash, while others say it’s because millions
of Democrats did not vote.

That’s owing to Hillary’s inability to inspire, even her own coterie.

And her projection of "it’s my turn" soured voters against "presumptive
succession" that would have ushered in more wars and the utter wreckage
of society’s mores.

Besides this, the Democratic party, once seen as the champion of the
working man, was viewed as the party of the elites, no less than the ilk
of George Soros and Goldman Sachs.

But why did Trump win?

The neocon Jews say that Trump sparked a "white nationalist uprising"
which they fear.

And Democrats remark that by Comey re-opening the FBI investigation into
Hillary’s emails, Trump was able to edge her out.

That’s a blame game.

But Jewry’s fear of whites comes closer to explaining the triumph of Trump.

GENTILES CANNOT GRASP why Jews abuse white supremacy.

I have to laugh, since growing up in Judaism, I know that Jewry’s rag on
"white supremacy" has more to do with "white power" than with "white
racism."

Jews are the real racists since they prefer white neighborhoods—even
sued to live there—and consider it a disgrace to live in a mixed
neighborhood of blacks and whites, an indication of failure in the world
of business of which Jews are expected to excel.

Behind closed doors Jews call blacks "schwartzas" and "shooks."

And while living among whites, Jews call them "goys." If a Jew says
something stupid while in Jewish company he’s ridiculed as having a
"goyishe kup," that is, a "Gentile head."

But getting to my point, Jews fear white predominance, especially if
it’s marked with a Christian worldview, for thereby Jews are looked upon
as "Christ-killers."

Jews cringe during Easter when Passion Plays are performed and movies of
Christ’s crucifixion are aired on TV. Jews shudder when hearing the
Pharisees cry out, "Crucify Him!"

That’s a bona fide blame game with history backing it.

And that’s the main reason Jews usurped Easter with Holocaust
Remembrance Month.

WHAT DOES all this have to do with why Trump won? Everything.

Trump won because marginalized whites felt spurned by the ruling class
(Jews…though most whites, at least for now, cannot bring this to
consciousness) and rose up at the call of Trump to recover what they
lost…their jobs.

The Jews reacted by calling his supporters "high school grads" and
"thugs," then applauded Clinton for calling them "deplorables."

The Jewish-owned media chimed in with bogus polls showing Hillary ahead
so as to demoralize Trump supporters with a feeling of defeat and forego
the ballot box.
Didn’t work. The more the media exalted Clinton the more the whites
boosted Trump.

Some call it "blowback" but I call it "defiance."

And so, dear diary, I know why Trump won. Jews do to, and tremble before
white revolt.

It could turn on their heads in a repeat of Jewish history.

Jews cry "victim" but the goys crave the last word.

(5) White Working Class women voted for Trump over Clinton by 62% to 34%

From: Sadanand, Nanjundiah (Physics and Engineering Physics)
[mailto:sadanand@ccsu.edu] Sent: Mon, 14 Nov 2016 20:04:13 +0000

https://www.reddit.com/r/news/comments/5codj5/what_so_many_people_dont_get_about_the_us_working/

https://hbr.org/2016/11/what-so-many-people-dont-get-about-the-u-s-working-class

What So Many People Don’t Get About the U.S. Working Class

Joan C. Williams, NOVEMBER 10, 2016

My father-in-law grew up eating blood soup. He hated it, whether because
of the taste or the humiliation, I never knew. His alcoholic father
regularly drank up the family wage, and the family was often short on
food money. They were evicted from apartment after apartment.

He dropped out of school in eighth grade to help support the family.
Eventually he got a good, steady job he truly hated, as an inspector in
a factory that made those machines that measure humidity levels in
museums. He tried to open several businesses on the side but none
worked, so he kept that job for 38 years. He rose from poverty to a
middle-class life: the car, the house, two kids in Catholic school, the
wife who worked only part-time. He worked incessantly. He had two jobs
in addition to his full-time position, one doing yard work for a local
magnate and another hauling trash to the dump.

Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, he read The Wall Street Journal and
voted Republican. He was a man before his time: a blue-collar white man
who thought the union was a bunch of jokers who took your money and
never gave you anything in return. Starting in 1970, many blue-collar
whites followed his example. This week, their candidate won the presidency.

For months, the only thing that's surprised me about Donald Trump is my
friends' astonishment at his success. What's driving it is the class
culture gap.

One little-known element of that gap is that the white working class
(WWC) resents professionals but admires the rich. Class migrants
(white-collar professionals born to blue-collar families) report that
"professional people were generally suspect" and that managers are
college kids "who don't know shit about how to do anything but are full
of ideas about how I have to do my job," said Alfred Lubrano in Limbo.
Barbara Ehrenreich recalled in 1990 that her blue-collar dad "could not
say the word doctor without the virtual prefixquack. Lawyers were
shysters...and professors were without exceptionphonies." Annette Lareau
found tremendous resentment against teachers, who were perceived as
condescending and unhelpful.

Michèle Lamont, in The Dignity of Working Men, also found resentment of
professionals - but not of the rich. "[I] can't knock anyone for
succeeding," a laborer told her. "There's a lot of people out there who
are wealthy and I'm sure they worked darned hard for every cent they
have," chimed in a receiving clerk. Why the difference? For one thing,
most blue-collar workers have little direct contact with the rich
outside of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. But professionals order
them around every day. The dream is not to become upper-middle-class,
with its different food, family, and friendship patterns; the dream is
to live in your own class milieu, where you feel comfortable - just with
more money. "The main thing is to be independent and give your own
orders and not have to take them from anybody else," a machine operator
told Lamont. Owning one's own business - that's the goal. That's another
part of Trump's appeal.

Hillary Clinton, by contrast, epitomizes the dorky arrogance and
smugness of the professional elite. The dorkiness: the pantsuits. The
arrogance: the email server. The smugness: the basket of deplorables.
Worse, her mere presence rubs it in that even women from her class can
treat working-class men with disrespect. Look at how she condescends to
Trump as unfit to hold the office of the presidency and dismisses his
supporters as racist, sexist, homophobic, or xenophobic.

Trump's blunt talk taps into another blue-collar value: straight talk.
"Directness is a working-class norm," notes Lubrano. As one blue-collar
guy told him, "If you have a problem with me, come talk to me. If you
have a way you want something done, come talk to me. I don't like people
who play these two-faced games." Straight talk is seen as requiring
manly courage, not being "a total wuss and a wimp," an electronics
technician told Lamont. Of course Trump appeals. Clinton's clunky
admission that she talks one way in public and another in private?
Further proof she's a two-faced phony.

Manly dignity is a big deal for working-class men, and they're not
feeling that they have it. Trump promises a world free of political
correctness and a return to an earlier era, when men were men and women
knew their place. It's comfort food for high-school-educated guys who
could have been my father-in-law if they'd been born 30 years earlier.
Today they feel like losers - or did until they met Trump.

Manly dignity is a big deal for most men. So is breadwinner status: Many
stillmeasure masculinity by the size of a paycheck. White working-class
men's wages hit the skids in the 1970s and took another body blow during
the Great Recession. Look, I wish manliness worked differently. But most
men, like most women, seek to fulfill the ideals they've grown up with.
For many blue-collar men, all they're asking for is basic human dignity
(male varietal). Trump promises to deliver it.

The Democrats' solution? Last week the New York Times published an
article advising men with high-school educations to take pink-collar
jobs. Talk about insensitivity. Elite men, you will notice, are not
flooding into traditionally feminine work. To recommend that for WWC men
just fuels class anger.

Isn't what happened to Clinton unfair? Of course it is. It is unfair
that she wasn't a plausible candidate until she was so overqualified she
was suddenly unqualified due to past mistakes. It is unfair that Clinton
is called a "nasty woman" while Trump is seen as a real man. It's unfair
that Clinton only did so well in the first debate because she wrapped
her candidacy in a shimmy of femininity. When she returned to attack
mode, it was the right thing for a presidential candidate to do but the
wrong thing for a woman to do. The election shows that sexism retains a
deeper hold that most imagined. But women don't stand together: WWC
women voted for Trump over Clinton by a whopping 28-point margin - 62%
to 34%. If they'd split 50-50, she would have won.

Class trumps gender, and it's driving American politics. Policy makers
of both parties - but particularly Democrats if they are to regain their
majorities - need to remember five major points.

Understand That Working Class Means Middle Class, Not Poor

The terminology here can be confusing. When progressives talk about the
working class, typically they mean the poor. But the poor, in the bottom
30% of American families, are very different from Americans who are
literally in the middle: the middle 50% of families whose median income
was $64,000 in 2008. That is the true "middle class," and they call
themselves either "middle class" or "working class."

"The thing that really gets me is that Democrats try to offer policies
(paid sick leave! minimum wage!) that would help the working class," a
friend just wrote me. A few days' paid leave ain't gonna support a
family. Neither is minimum wage. WWC men aren't interested in working at
McDonald's for $15 per hour instead of $9.50. What they want is what my
father-in-law had: steady, stable, full-time jobs that deliver a solid
middle-class life to the 75% of Americans who don't have a college
degree. Trump promises that. I doubt he'll deliver, but at least he
understands what they need.

Understand Working-Class Resentment of the Poor

Remember when President Obama sold Obamacare by pointing out that it
delivered health care to 20 million people? Just another program that
taxed the middle class to help the poor, said the WWC, and in some cases
that's proved true: The poor got health insurance while some Americans
just a notch richer saw their premiums rise.

Progressives have lavished attention on the poor for over a century.
That (combined with other factors) led to social programs targeting
them. Means-tested programs that help the poor but exclude the middle
may keep costs and tax rates lower, but they are a recipe for class
conflict. Example: 28.3% of poor families receive child-care subsidies,
which are largely nonexistent for the middle class. So my sister-in-law
worked full-time for Head Start, providing free child care for poor
women while earning so little that she almost couldn't pay for her own.
She resented this, especially the fact that some of the kids' moms did
not work. One arrived late one day to pick up her child, carrying
shopping bags from Macy's. My sister-in-law was livid.

J.D. Vance's much-heralded Hillbilly Elegy captures this resentment.
Hard-living families like that of Vance's mother live alongside settled
families like that of his biological father. While the hard-living
succumb to despair, drugs, or alcohol, settled families keep to the
straight and narrow, like my parents-in-law, who owned their home and
sent both sons to college. To accomplish that, they lived a life of
rigorous thrift and self-discipline. Vance's book passes harsh judgment
on his hard-living relatives, which is not uncommon among settled
families who kept their nose clean through sheer force of will. This is
a second source of resentment against the poor.

Other books that get at this are Hard Living on Clay Street (2003).

Understand How Class Divisions Have Translated into Geography

The best advice I've seen so far for Democrats is the recommendation tha
thipsters move to Iowa. Class conflict now closely tracks the
urban-rural divide. In the huge red plains between the thin blue coasts,
shockingly high numbers of working-class men are unemployed or on
disability, fueling a wave of despair deaths in the form of the opioid
epidemic.

Vast rural areas are withering away, leaving trails of pain. When did
you hear any American politician talk about that? Never.

Jennifer Sherman's Those Who Work, Those Who Don't (2009) covers this well.

If You Want to Connect with White Working-Class Voters, Place Economics
at the Center

"The white working class is just so stupid. Don't they realize
Republicans just use them every four years, and then screw them?" I have
heard some version of this over and over again, and it's actually a
sentiment the WWC agrees with, which is why they rejected the Republican
establishment this year. But to them, the Democrats are no better.

Both parties have supported free-trade deals because of the net positive
GDP gains, overlooking the blue-collar workers who lost work as jobs
left for Mexico or Vietnam. These are precisely the voters in the
crucial swing states of Ohio, Michigan, and Pennsylvania that Democrats
have so long ignored. Excuse me. Who's stupid?

One key message is that trade deals are far more expensive than we've
treated them, because sustained job development and training programs
need to be counted as part of their costs.

At a deeper level, both parties need an economic program that can
deliver middle-class jobs. Republicans have one: Unleash American
business. Democrats? They remain obsessed with cultural issues. I fully
understand why transgender bathrooms are important, but I also
understand why progressives' obsession with prioritizing cultural issues
infuriates many Americans whose chief concerns are economic.

Back when blue-collar voters used to be solidly Democratic (1930-1970),
good jobs were at the core of the progressive agenda. A modern
industrial policy would follow Germany's path. (Want really good
scissors? Buy German.) Massive funding is needed for community college
programs linked with local businesses to train workers for well-paying
new economy jobs. Clinton mentioned this approach, along with 600,000
other policy suggestions. She did not stress it.

Avoid the Temptation to Write Off Blue-Collar Resentment as Racism

Economic resentment has fueled racial anxiety that, in some Trump
supporters (and Trump himself), bleeds into open racism. But to write
off WWC anger as nothing more than racism is intellectual comfort food,
and it is dangerous.

National debates about policing are fueling class tensions today in
precisely the same way they did in the 1970s, when college kids derided
policemen as "pigs." This is a recipe for class conflict. Being in the
police is one of the few good jobs open to Americans without a college
education. Police get solid wages, great benefits, and a respected place
in their communities. For elites to write them off as racists is a
telling example of how, although race- and sex-based insults are no
longer acceptable in polite society, class-based insults still are.

I do not defend police who kill citizens for selling cigarettes. But the
current demonization of the police underestimates the difficulty of
ending police violence against communities of color. Police need to make
split-second decisions in life-threatening situations. I don't. If I had
to, I might make some poor decisions too.

Saying this is so unpopular that I risk making myself a pariah among my
friends on the left coast. But the biggest risk today for me and other
Americans is continued class cluelessness. If we don't take steps to
bridge the class culture gap, when Trump proves unable to bring steel
back to Youngstown, Ohio, the consequences could turn dangerous.

In 2010, while on a book tour for Reshaping the Work-Family Debate>, I
gave a talk about all of this at the Harvard Kennedy School. The woman
who ran the speaker series, a major Democratic operative, liked my talk.
"You are saying exactly what the Democrats need to hear," she mused,
"and they'll never listen." I hope now they will.

Joan C. Williams> is Distinguished Professor of Law and Founding
Director of the Center of WorkLife Law at the University of California,
Hastings College of the Law.

(6) The Rejection of Wall Street’s Globalization Project: Ding Dong, the
Witch is Dead!


http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/11/09/the-rejection-of-wall-streets-globalization-project-ding-dong-the-witch-is-dead/

November 9, 2016

The Rejection of Wall Street’s Globalization Project: Ding Dong, the
Witch is Dead!

by Diana Johnstone

"There’s no place like home."

That’s the lesson. Even when home is Kansas.

The real meaning of this election is not, as bitterly disappointed
Hillary supporters still maintain with tears in their eyes and fear in
their throats, a victory for racism and sexism.

The real meaning of this upset is that Wall Street’s globalization
project has been rejected by the citizens of its homeland.

This has major implications for the European nations that have been
dragged along into this ruinous project.

Hillary Clinton was the candidate of the military industrial complex and
international finance capital. She designed herself to be the figurehead
of those forces, as queen of regime change. She aspired to be the one to
remake the world in the image Wall Street dictates. It was a project
enthusiastically and expensively supported by the one percent who profit
from arms contracts and the trade deals they write themselves for their
own interests.

To distract from the genuine significance of her candidacy, the Clinton
campaign appealed to the desire for respectability of educated city
dwellers, portraying Trump supporters as racist yokels motivated by a
hateful desire to scapegoat minorities as revenge for their own
inadequacies. They were "deplorables", and you wouldn’t want to be one
of them, would you?

Trump was sexist, because he referred to certain women as "bimbos".
Elizabeth Warren called him out for this, on a platform where Hillary
sat listening, mouth wide open in delight – she who had referred to
Bill’s girlfriends as "bimbo eruptions". Sleaze and hypocrisy drowned
out policy discussions. The worst the Clinton campaign could come up
with was an eleven-year-old locker room exchange – just words, hardly
comparable to Bill’s chronic actions.

Still, millions who were taken in by the Clinton campaign line are
devastated, terrified, convinced that the only reason Trump won was the
"racism" and "sexism" of that lower caste in globalized society: white
heterosexual working class males.

But no, Virginia, there were other reasons to vote for Trump. Racism and
sexism are surely low on the list.

Trump voters were scandalized by Hillary’s lies and corruption. Many of
them would have voted for Bernie Sanders if they had the choice. That
choice was taken away from them by Democratic Party manipulators who
were sold on their own advertising campaign to elect "the first woman
President." A brand new product on the Presidential election market! Be
the first to vote for a woman President! New, improved!

Bernie’s success already showed that millions of people didn’t want that
woman. But the Democratic Party manipulators and their oligarch sponsors
went right ahead with their plans to force Hillary Clinton on an
unwilling nation. They brought this defeat on themselves.

Contrary to what you could believe by reading the New York Times, there
were even intellectuals who voted for Trump, or at least refused to vote
for Hillary, for the simple reason that Trump appears less likely to
lead the world into its third and final Great War. He said things giving
that impression, but such statements were ignored by mainstream media as
they worked overtime to inflate the ogre image. No war with Russia? You
must be a Putin puppet!

Trump voters had several reasons to vote for Trump other than "racism".
Most of all, they want their jobs back, jobs that have vanished thanks
to the neoliberal policy of transferring manufacturing jobs to places
with low wages.

But racism is the only motive recognized by the globalized elite for
rejecting globalization. British citizens who voted to leave the
European Union in order to recover their traditional democracy were also
stigmatized as "racist" and "xenophobe". Opposition to racism and
xenophobia is the natural moral defense of a project of global
governance that deprives ordinary citizens of any important power of
decision.

This extraordinarily vicious campaign has brought out and aggravated
sharp divisions within the United States. The division between city and
countryside is most evident on the electoral maps. But these real
divisions are exacerbated by a campaign that portrayed Donald Trump as a
racist madman, a new Hitler about to bring fascism to America. The
antiracism of this campaign, denouncing "hate", has actually spawned hate.

No, Virginia, Trump is not Hitler. He is the Wizard of Oz. He is a
showman who pulled off an amazing trick thanks to the drastic moral and
intellectual decline of the American political system. He is neither as
dangerous as his opponents fear, nor as able to "make American great
again" as his supporters hope. He is the Lesser Evil. What will become
of him in Washington is anybody’s guess.

(7) Trump fronts Media Execs: "We’re in a room of liars"

Trump "Exploded" At Media Execs During Off-The-Record Meeting: "We’re in
a room of liars, the deceitful dishonest media who got it all wrong"

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-11-21/trump-exploded-media-execs-during-record-meeting-it-was-f-king-firing-squad

Trump "Exploded" At Media Execs During Off-The-Record Meeting: "It Was A
F--king Firing Squad"

by Tyler Durden

Nov 21, 2016 5:59 PM

Earlier today we reported that in a "summit" organized by Trump's
campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, executives and anchors from the major
US media outlets, including CNN president Jeff Zucker, ABC News
president James Goldston, Fox News co-presidents Bill Shine and Jack
Abernethy, and NBC News president Deborah Turness, visited Donald Trump
at his Trump Tower penthouse for an off the record meeting.

Courtesy of the Post, we have a complete list of the participants at the
Trump media meeting: the hour-long powwow included top execs from
network and cable news channels. Among the attendees were NBC’s Deborah
Turness, Lester Holt and Chuck Todd, ABC’s James Goldston, George
Stephanopoulos, David Muir and Martha Raddatz, CBS’ Norah O’Donnell John
Dickerson, Charlie Rose, Christopher Isham and Gayle King, Fox News’
Bill Shine, Jack Abernethy, Jay Wallace, Suzanne Scott, MSNBC’s Phil
Griffin and CNN’s Jeff Zucker and Erin Burnett.

The contents of what was discussed were initially unclear.

Now, according to the Post and Politico, we learn that the
President-elect "exploded at media bigs in an off-the-record Trump Tower
powow on Monday."

"It was like a f—ing firing squad," one source told the Post.

According to the Post's recound of the conversation, "Trump started with
Jeff Zucker and said I hate your network, everyone at CNN is a liar and
you should be ashamed…."

"The meeting was a total disaster. The TV execs and anchors went in
there thinking they would be discussing the access they would get to the
Trump administration, but instead they got a Trump-style dressing down,"
the source added. A second source confirmed the encounter.

The Post adds that "the meeting took place in a big board room and there
were about 30 or 40 people, including the big news anchors from all the
networks…"

"Trump kept saying, ‘We’re in a room of liars, the deceitful dishonest
media who got it all wrong. He addressed everyone in the room calling
the media dishonest, deceitful liars. He called out Jeff Zucker by name
and said everyone at CNN was a liar, and CNN was network of liars.

"Trump didn’t say Katy Tur by name, but talked about an NBC female
correspondent who got it wrong, then he referred to a horrible network
correspondent who cried when Hillary lost who hosted a debate – which
was Martha Raddatz who was also in the room.

"Gayle did not stand up, but asked some question, ‘How do you propose we
the media work with you?’ Chuck Todd asked some pretty pointed
questions. David Muir asked how are you going to cope living in DC while
your family is in NYC? It was a horrible meeting."

Politico adds further details, according to which "Trump complained
about photos of himself that NBC used that he found unflattering, the
source said. Trump turned to NBC News President Deborah Turness at one
point, the source said, and told her the network won’t run a nice
picture of him, instead choosing "this picture of me," as he made a face
with a double chin. Turness replied that they had a "very nice" picture
of him on their website at the moment."

Amusingly, since the meeting was off the record, meaning the
participants agreed not to talk about the substance of the
conversations, it means they will most likely be unable to confirm or
deny the Post's report.

Politco's recollection of events was slightly less dramatic:

The New York Post on Monday afternoon portrayed a much more heated
meeting, including a quote from one source who said the encounter was
"like a f–ing firing squad." The Post also said Trump called CNN
journalists "liars" and that they should be "ashamed." The source who
spoke with POLITICO characterized the meeting as less intense, and said
the discussion included Trump expressing the possibility of a "reset" of
the tumultuous relationship between the president-elect and the media
and that all he wants is "fairness."

Asked how he defines fairness by a network executive, Trump said simply,
"The truth." But aside from the few moments of contention in the
beginning, the source said the meeting was largely substantive.

Politico also adds that Trump, flanked by chief of staff Reince Priebus
and campaign manager Kellyanne Conway at the table, also expressed
annoyance at the protective press pool and the complaints over him
ditching the press when he went out to dinner last week with his family
after reporters were advised he was in for the night. But Priebus
assured the attendees that the protective press pool will be taken care
of and it would all work out.

Other attendees at the meeting from Trump's team included chief
strategist Stephen Bannon, Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, spokesman
Jason Miller, and Republican National Committee chief strategist and
communications director Sean Spicer.

Asked for comment, Miller referred POLITICO to Conway’s comments to
reporters after the meeting, in which she echoed the sentiments made in
the meeting about turning over a new leaf with the media.

"There was no need to mend fences," Conway said. "It was very cordial,
very genial. But it was very candid and very honest. >From my own
perspective, it’s great to hit the reset button."

Conway later on Monday hit back at the New York Post report. "He did not
explode in anger," she said.

While one can have a subjective interpretuation of the nuances at the
meating, one thing was clear: Trump's attempt at a 'reset' will be
frowned at by the media which is not used to this kind of treatment,
even if the "kindler, gentler" version of events as reported by Politico
is accurate.

(8) Trump is the first person to survive ideological Assassination by Media

http://www.globalresearch.ca/president-trump-big-liar-going-to-washington-or-tribune-of-the-people/5556141

President Trump: Big Liar Going to Washington or Tribune of the People?

By Prof. John McMurtry Global Research, November 10, 2016

Note: The following article was written up to the November 8
presidential election before Trump’s victory was declared

Know a man by his enemies. Trump has countless enemies, but most of them
march to the drums of endless wars of aggression and care less about the
casualties of tens of millions of lost good jobs in America. Most are
neo-liberals in fact, the bipartisan doctrine of dispossession of
citizens and foreign wars to grow the system further. The worst have
been Washington servants of the world corporate machine looting the
world. They above all condemn his peace overtures to Russia and his
promise to repeal NAFTA – both unspeakable heresies on the US public
stage until Trump’s movement against them.

HiIlary Clinton is a perfect enemy of Trump. She has become rich in
office, and as Harry Truman said "anyone who gets rich in politics is a
crook". She has dedicated her life to political power at the top while
growing ever wealthier from its use. And she loves foreign wars. She has
supported a long line of eco-genocidal attacks and bombings of
Yugoslavia, Iraq, Libya, Syria, and Ukraine, all of them still in motion
and waiting for her to be escalated further.

She wants a return to this bombing in Syria as a "free-fly zone" – free
for US and NATO bombers – just as she led Libya’s destruction from 2011
on. She abuses Russia and slanders Putin at every opportunity and she
supported the neo-Nazi coup overthrowing the elected government of
Ukraine and the civil war since. She has done nothing but advocate or
agree to endless US-led war crimes without any life gain but only mass
murder, social ruin and terror which she ignores. Like her mentor
Madeleine Allbright , even the deaths of hundreds of thousands of
children in Iraq by Clinton-led bombing are "worth the price".

Where Trump agrees with the US money-and-war party is on Israel and
Iran. He started with a policy of more neutrality towards the
Israel-Palestine conflict, but soon backed out when the attack-dogs went
into action with a $50 million gift for his campaign from a wealthy
Zionist at the same time. Then he declared " Israel is America". So
Trump can proclaim opposite positions without a blink, including on the
continuous war crimes of Israel supported by the US.

Trump also bellows against on the giveaway of many billions of US money
to Iran and prefers to bomb their nuclear facilities as Israel wants,
and has already done in Syria. He does not tell his audience that all of
this US money is Iran’s money being returned to it from its US seizure
in exchange for its nuclear disarmament never suggested for Israel which
has enough nuclear weaponry to blow up the whole Middle East and beyond.
Trump too is not to be trusted when it suits his run to be US President.
Yet even here Trump still holds to his position that use of nuclear
weapons means "game over". Clinton and the bipartisan money-and-war
party express no such constraint.

Why the Establishment Hates Trump, But Will Accept Him

All of them have reason to hate Trump for a more basic reason. He is
seemingly alone in the money-media-military establishment to publicly
deplore the rigged electoral system in which big money and media rule –
formerly unspeakable in the press and political discussion on stage.
Trump has even voiced suspicion of the 9-11 killing spectacle and the
"six-trillion- dollar" haemorrhage of US money on Middle East and
Afghanistan wars propelled and justified by 9-11 from 2001 on.

Yet here again the problem is that Trump backs off as soon as he thinks
he will not be able to sell it. This is the art of political lying at
which Trump, like Reagan, is a master. But the hard-line difference
between Trump and Reagan and neo-con-lib rulers over the last 30 years
is deep – Trump’s denunciation of NAFTA and willingness to have peace
with other nations not bowing to Uncle Sam.

Before Trump, job-destroying edicts of transnational global corporations
and captive states called ‘free trade’ have been anathema to oppose in
official society. But Trump sticks to his heretical position. Right up
to the election he has promised a "35% tariff" on products of US
factories that disemploy workers to get cheaper labor elsewhere. No-one
in the US political establishment has risked such a position, or blamed
these corporate-rights treaties for hollowing out American society
itself. It is apostasy in the corporate ‘free press’.

Trump is still hated for such deviations from the official
corporate-state line. But the haters cannot say this. They stick to the
politically correct repudiations, and call him "racist", "sexist",
"bigot" and so on even if the conclusion does follow from what he says
or does. Selected instances are the ruling fallacy here.

Trump and the Media-Lie System

Trump is unique in calling out the major mass media as continuous
purveyors of lies and propaganda – although he centers it on himself and
not global corporate rule across borders which they worship. Anyone not
doing so is excommunicated from the press. This profound disorder is
never allowed into the mass media as an issue, and Trump never raises
it. He too is a believer, but one who sees the life costs of the
sacrifice-workers rule inside the US. He also advocates job-creating
public spending on physical infrastructure which is as crucial to his
movement as it was to FDR. It is no longer taboo inside the dumkopfen party

Trump is a first. Never before has anyone been able to denounce the mass
media framing, half-truths and fabrications and still come out stronger
The onslaught of ideological assassination by a hireling intelligentsia
and media of record like the New York Times has always succeeded before.
Trump reacts only as it affects his own position, but his raw defiance
right into the cameras has been eye-popping and unique in America.

This may be Trump’s most remarkable achievement. He has been slandered
and demonized more than Russia’s Putin, and Russia-baiting him with
McCarthy-like accusations of collaboration with Putin has been part of
the attack by Hillary and the press. Yet passionate voter support of
Trump has still grown in the face of all this denunciation by the
political establishment.

An underlying revolution in thinking has occurred. Trump has tapped the
deep chords of worker rage at dispossession by forced corporate
globalization, criminally disastrous Middle East wars, and trillions of
dollars of bailouts to Wall Street. He never connects the dots on stage.
But by Clinton’s advocacy of all of them, she has made them her own and
will go down because of it.

Trump’s unflinching vast ego and media savvy have been what she and the
political establishment are too corrupted to defeat, The underlying
contradiction that now raises its head pits the mass media against the
President of the United States himself – against the long sacred office
of the commander-in-chief of US power across the world, precisely what
he is proposing to pacify with friendly relations instead of ruinous war
invasions as in Iraq. Many observers think that Wall Street and big
money won’t let it happen. Or that Trump will like others before him
will be determined by the office. Or that Clinton’s billion dollars of
PAC money will succeed work in the end. But the meaning is out and
cannot be reversed out of sight.

Whatever happens next in this saga it will be ground-shaking. The worst
that can happen to Trump’s enemies is that he wins despite the
all-fronts attack. They define his underlying meaning, just as the Enemy
they construct abroad defines them. If he loses, there will be a
carnival of the money-war-media party pretending a healing of the great
division that has come to view. But this is not a Republican-Democrat
division. It is as deep as all the lost jobs and lives since 2001, and
it is ultimately grounded in the tens of millions of dispossessed people
which the life-blind global market system and its wars have imposed on
America too.

The Great Division Will Not Go Away

Trump is the closest to an egomaniac that has ever run for the
presidential office. If he were not, he could not have withstood the
public shaming heaped upon him by the political establishment and
dominant media everywhere.

But the tens of millions of Americans for whom Trump speaks tend to have
one thing in common more than anything else. They have been dispossessed
and smeared by the neo-con/ neo-liberal alliance that has taken or
traded away their life security and belittled them with political
correctness – the establishment’s patronizing diversion from their
fallen state.

All the while, the ruling money party behind the media and the wars is
system-driven to seek limitlessly more money under masks of ‘free trade’
and "America’s interests abroad’. The majority is left behind as the
sacrificial living dead. Multiplying transnational money sequences of
the very rich have bled the world into a comatose state, and perpetual
wars against the next Enemy of the cancerous system have sown chaos
across the world.

Trump at least starts remission by seeing a criminally blind rule and
chaos inside America itself. Before his campaign, there was helplessness
against the invading wars and money sequences always profiting from the
global ruin. The reality has been taboo to see in public. Only
entertainments have appeared in ever new guises as the corporate
money-and-war machine has rolled and careened on across all borders, now
marching East through Ukraine into Russia, Brazil to Venezuela to the
Caribbean, from the Congo to the South China Sea.

The Trump entertainment, the most watched in the world, may be the long
bridge  to taking down the neo-liberal pillars of majority dispossession
and war-criminal state.

Trump is the Opposite to Reagan in Policy Directions

On the face of it, Trump is an ideal leader for US empire. He is like
Ronald Reagan on steroids. His long practiced camera image, his nativist
US supremacism, his down-home talk, and his reality-show confidence all
go one better. He is America come to meet itself decades down the road
as its pride slips away in third-world conditions.

But unlike Reagan and Bush who spoke to the rich becoming richer, Trump
speaks to the losing white working class and those who have come to hate
the money-corrupted Washington forging the policies of dispossession
Reagan started.

Washington has since ignored and patronized their plight over 30 years.
Trump’s constituency has been the disposable rejects from the corporate
global system that it is rigged from top to bottom with rights only for
the profits of transnational abroad and bought politicians at home.

The Trump constituency may have no clear idea of this inner logic of the
system. But they directly experience the unemployment, underemployment,
ever lower pay, deprived pensions, degraded living conditions, public
squalor, contempt from official society, and no future for their children.

At the surface level, what drives them mad is the ‘political
correctness’ that diverts all attention from their plight to pant-suit
‘feminists’ getting a leg up, racial rights with no life substance,
sexual queers they had been conditioned to abhor, and other symbols of
oppression changed as the actually ruling system of dispossession
becomes inexorably worse all the way down to their grand children.

Here too Hillary Clinton has been an embodiment of the smug ideology of
the system that bleeds the unseen job-deprived into powerless
humiliation: an existential crisi where the secure jobs and goods of US
life have been stripped from them in continuous eviction from the
American way with no notice.

While Trump’s narrative is that the American Dream seeks recovery again,
the dominant media and political elite relentlessly denounce him for his
message. He gives lots of ammunition to them. His most popular line is
"build the wall", "build the great wall" between Mexico and the US. No
political correctness cares that the biggest source of near-slave labor
for the big businesses of the US South is Mexican ‘illegals’, and Trump
himself never mentions this. He prefers to blame the Mexican illegals
themselves for drugs, rape and violence, the standard lie of
blame-the-poorer for your problems. Trump also wants to tax their slim
earnings to pay for the wall. This is the still running sore of America
beneath the lost jobs.

Trump has thus attracted lots of votes. But many non-ignorant people too
recognise that the tens of millions of illegal migrants seeking work in
the richer USA cannot continue in any country with borders, or any
nation that seeks to keep worker wages up not down by lower priced labor
flooding in. The legal way must be the only way if the law of nations is
to exist and working people are to be secure from dispossession by
starvation wages illegal migrants can be hired for. Borders are, few
notice, the very target of the carcinogenic neo-liberal program.

Of course the political discourse never gets to this real and complex
economic base of the problem. Nor does Trump. His choral promise is
"’l’ll fix it. Believe me". But something deeper than demagoguery and
blaming the weak is afoot here. An untapped historic resentment is
boiling up from underneath which has long been unspeakable on the
political stage. Trump has mined it and proposed a concrete solution –
one grand gate through which immigrants must pass.

Is this really racist? It is rather that Trump is very good at bait and
switch. From his now deserted promise to halve the Pentagon’s budget to
getting the Congress off corporate-donation payrolls, now by fixed
congressional terms, the public wealth that the politicians and
corporate lobbies stand to lose from a Trump presidency is very
disturbing to them. The Mexican wall does not fit the borderless
neo-liberal program either. But all of it is welcome to citizens’ ears.
That is why the establishment hates Trump for exposing all these issues
long kept in the closet and covered over by politically correct identity
politics.

On the other hand, Trump leaves the halving of the Pentagon’s budget
behind as soon as he sees the massive private money forces against it.
It is Reagan in reverse. He now promises hundreds of billions more to
the military – but he still opposes foreign wars. That might even do it.
But this most major issue of the election has been completely ignored by
the media and opposing politicians alike. It is the historic core of his
bid for the presidency.

Yet the US political establishment across parties cannot yet even
conceive it so used are they to the Reagan-led war state, the military
corporate lobbies paying them off in every Senate seat, anti-union
policies at macro as well as micro levels, and always designated foreign
enemies to bomb for resistance. "Say Uncle" said Reagan to the
Sandinistas when they asked what could stop the mercenary killers paid
by US covert drug running from bombing their harbours, schools and clinics.

Trump is going the opposite direction in foreign affairs, but the
establishment commentators call it "isolationist" to discredit it.
Clinton talks of overcoming the divisions in America, but has never
mentioned holding back on foreign wars. On the contrary, she approves
more war power against Russia and in Syria and in the Ukraine. This is
the biggest danger that no media covers – ever more ruinous US wars on
other continents. The formula is old and Reagan exemplified it. Russia
is portrayed as the evil threat to justify pouring up to two billion
dollars-a-day of public money into the US war-for-profit machine
occupying across the world, now prepping for China.

But the bipartisan war party backed by Wall Street is going down if
Trump’s policy can prevail. This may be the salvation of America and the
world, but it is silenced up to election day.

Trump Against the Special Interests

At the beginning g of his public campaign, Trump’s policy claims
threatened almost every big lobby now in control of US government purse
strings. And these policies grounded in no more foreign wars which have
already cost over ‘six trillion dollars’ of US public money. At the same
time, the country’s physical infrastructures degrade on all levels, and
its people’s lives are increasingly impoverished and insecure for the
majority. Trump promises to rebuild them all.

Yet the cut-off of hundreds of billions of public giveaways to the Big
Corps that Trump advocated did not end here. It hit almost every
wide-mouthed transnational corporate siphon into the US Treasury,
taxpayers’ pockets and the working majority of America. Masses of
American citizens increasingly without living wages and benefits and in
growing insecurity listened to what the political establishment and
corporate media had long silenced.

Trump raised the great dispossession into the establishment’s face, and
this is why he will win. "In the souls of the people the grapes of wrath
are filling and growing heavy, growing heavy for the vintage"."The
grapes of wrath have risen from the long painful stripping of the
people’s livelihoods, their social substance and their cities by
corporate globalization selecting for the limitless enrichment of the
few living off an ever-growing takes from public coffers and the
impoverishment of America’s working citizens. A primal rage has united
them across party lines in the public person of Donald Trump.

Can he deliver? Well he certainly has shown the guts necessary to do so,
most uniquely in facing down the corporate media and Washington politicians.

Looking Past the Victory

The issue still remains that Trump does not promise any fixing of the
greatest transfer of wealth to the very rich in history that Reagan
started. This great transfer of wealth includes his own. We may recall
that his model Ronald Reagan started this Great Dispossession to "make
America great again" too.

Now Trump has promised a massive tax cut to the rich and private capital
gains as Reagan did. In the meantime nothing has been less talked about
in election commentary than the globally powerful interests Trump
promised to rein back from the public troughs bleeding the country’s
capacities to build for and to employ its people. On this topic, there
has been only silence from the media and politicians, and retreating
vague generalizations from Trump.

At the beginning, he not only went after the foreign wars, but the
sweetheart deals of the government with Big Pharma, the health insurance
racket, lobby-run foreign policy, off-shore tax evasion, and global
trade taking jobs in the tens of millions from home workers. This is why
the establishment so universally hated him. Most of their private
interests in looting public wealth were named. He reversed the tables on
the parasite rich in Washington lobbying and gobbling up public money
faster than it could be bribed, printed and allocated to their schemes –
except on real estate, his own big money ‘special interest’ not centered
in Washington. Indeed Trump loves ‘eminent domain’, state seizure of
people’s private property for big developers like him.

This is where Trump joins hands with those depending on the deep system
corruptions he has promised to reverse. He even asked, in his loud way,
how these huge private interests go on getting away with a
corporate-lobby state transferring ever more public wealth and control
to them at the expense of the American working majority and their common
interest as Americans. But it had all pretty well slid away by election
day except the hatred of self-enriching Washington fixers like Hillary,
Mexican illegals, the Obamacare new charges (with no mention of the
HMO’s doing it), and the disrespect for people bearing arms by the
second-amendment right.

Do we have here the familiar positional determinism where political and
economic class leaders desert what they promised as they enter into
elected office or have sold the goods?

Yet the victory Trump is about to reap is far from empty for America and
the world if he keeps to the promises he made. The money-and
media-rigged elections have stayed front and center where no-one in
official politics dared say it before. The black-hole of US foreign wars
has above all has remained his historic target.

His entire strategy has been based on getting public attention, and he
is a master at it. He is unbuyably rich, has energy beyond a rock star,
and is the most watched person in America across the country and the
world for months on end. He can’t be shut up. Media stigmatization and
slander without let-up do not work as always before.

Trump is also capable of meeting perhaps the world’s most important
challenges, holding back the global US war machine from perpetual
eco-genocidal aggression and investing back into public infrastructure
and workers’ productive jobs.

Most importantly, Trump challenges "the Enemy" cornerstone of US
ideology when he says "wouldn’t it be nice to get along with Russia and
China for a change?" And as he said to Canada whose branch-plant
corporate state still plays minion to its US corporate masters,
"congratulations. You have become independent".

As for Trump’s much publicized ‘denial of climate change, it is not
really accurate. He has said little on the topic, but has expressed his
opposition to "bullshit government spending" on preventing climate. So
does James Lovelock, the famous global ecologist behind ‘the Gaia
hypothesis ’. Certainly the green-wash hoaxes of the private
corporations (and Al Gore) becoming much richer than before on solutions
that do not work to prevent the global market-led climate
destabilization do need more astute appraisal.

When you join the dots to Trump preaching a policy revolt against the
insatiable corporate jaws feeding on trillions of dollars of public
budgets in Washington, the underlying meaning emerges. He wants to stop
the non-productive transnational corporations from feasting on the
public purse. At the beginning after 2008, he even dared to recognize
that Wall Street should be nationalized, as it once was by the American
Revolution, Abraham Lincoln and FDR’s Federal Reserve. This would be as
big a turn of US government in the people’s interests as stopping
ruinous foreign wars.

Trump also once said that the US "must be neutral, an honest broker" on
the Israel-Palestine conflict – as unspeakable as it gets in US
politics. Big Pharma was also called out with "$400 billion to be saved
by government negotiation of prices". He even confronted the more
powerful HMO’s with the possibility of a "one-payer system" far better
than the Obamacare pork-barrel for ever higher insurance premiums.

Trump is no working-class hero. He has long been a predatory capitalist
with all the furies of greed, egoism and self-promotion that the ruling
system selects for. But he is not rich from foreign wars of aggression,
or from exporting the costs of labor to foreign jurisdictions with
subhuman standards. He has not been getting richer or more smug by
seeking high office in a context of saturating slander and denunciation
from official society. He has initiated a long overdue recognition of
parasite capitalism eating out and wasting the life capacities of the US
itself as well as the larger world.

Trump has now won the first major step that his enemies declared
inconceivable, and he can now do what he has promised ‘in the place
where the buck stops’.

Prof. John McMurtry is author of The Cancer Stage of Capitalism: From
Crisis to Cure (available from University of Chicago Press) and an
elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.



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