A Kindly, Old Billionaire’s Advice to Millennials

via Medium.com

In the article, “Langone to Millennials Embracing Socialism: ‘I’ll put you on my plane and fly you to Venezuela,’” the arguments of Ken Langone, CEO of Home Depot, leave out many crucial facts and bring up points that are not very relevant. For example, in the interview, he argues that those who are leaning toward socialism should be forewarned that it is not a good system.

First of all, in our mixed economy, we already have socialist elements in our economy and society?—?our post office, our fire departments, our public school system, our military?—?that actually work better than they would if we were to hand them over to independent capitalists to run. And, we also have capitalist elements that work better as independent, capitalist operations than they would if we were to hand them over to the government or to socialist co-ops to run. Even Senator Bernie Sanders, who is an avowed democratic socialist, has said that he did not believe that “the little store on the corner should be run by the government”;

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Jew hating Leftie Students Union In New Anti-Semitism Row

Those anti Semites of the The National Union of Students (NUS) are at it again. Apparently the same kind of loonytoons thinking that informs the politically correct left that it’s culturally enriching for a white woman to be raped by a middle eastern or African immigrant, that its fine for Muslims to beat their wives (who are just pieces of property anyway, and that while its fine for Muslim women to run around with a ten over their heads, Christian women may not have a crucifix visible about their person because ‘Muslims might find it offensive,’ seem to have been embroiled in controversies over anti Semitism for most of the past couple of years.

Hypocrisy and double standards are the stock in trade of the ‘new left’ of course and the anti – Semitism of Labour voters and other younger lefties (University dumbed down airheads who are too historically illiterate to be aware of the role Britain’s Jewish communities played in establishing the Labour Party)who are involved in a fresh anti-Semitism row after three candidates either running for or seeking re-election to executive positions in the Union were exposed as having made offensive comments.

The problem stems from the binary nature of the left wing mindset. As we have all seen, to these millennials any suggestion that there should be controls on immigration amount to racism, criticism of a homosexual, no matter how appalling their behaviour, is homophobic, and pointing out that there are biological differences between men and women is sexist.

It is not hard then to understand how easily these people convince themselves that every single follower of the Jewish religion, or even secular Jews who are ‘of the blood’ but not religious, is personally responsible for the way Palestinians have been treated in Israel.

Not only are the millennials of the NUS apparently ignorant of the long tradition of support for socialism among British Jews, they are also unaware that prior to the creation of the state of Israel after World War Two, the Muslims of The Ottoman Empire had been treating Palestinian Jews like vermin for a thousand years. The hatreds that fuel inter racial and inter – tribal conflicts in that part of the world are acient and far too complex for meddling westerners to understand. but that does not deter the wannabe leaders of the national Union of Students. And went that binary mindset analyses the problem those complexities are reduced to the level of guys in white hats and guys in black hats.

In online posts one current member of the union’s National Executive Council shared a video mocking Jews as having big noses and being tight with money, while another publicly suggested Jewish people are tight-fisted and said he wanted to destroy Israel. And these are the people who got their knickers in a twist about the Romanian former tennis champion Ilie Nastase saying something in mildly poor taste about the mixed race child Serena Williams and he white boyfriend will welcome into the world during the summer.

A third, seeking election to the union’s national executive in elections being held this week, wrote an offensive Twitter message referring to Jews and using the phrase “Heil Hitler”.

It gets worse. During her time as a student at the University of Birmingham, Malia Bouattia, the current NUS president, was involved in hosting a play called “Seven Jewish Children” that has been denounced by both Jews and non Jews as anti-Semitic.

Ms Bouattia, who is seeking re-election, was accused last year of “outright racism” by the House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee over comments she made about Israel. She had claimed the University of Birmingham (UK) was a “Zionist outpost” and criticised “Zionist-led media outlets”.

The revelations come amid accusations of rampant anti-Semitism on university campuses, whipped up by Muslim extremists according to some British students with no religious affiliation. A survey by the NUS last month found a quarter of Jewish students in the UK live in fear of an anti-Semitic hate crime, while two thirds who had been the victim of hate crime said they were targeted because of their faith.

The NUS annual conference, where national officers for the coming year will be elected, begins in Brighton on Tuesday. Despite the deepening worries about anti-Semitism, a number of candidates seeking office and expected to win because of their left wing, politically correct platforms, have a history of making anti-Jewish and anti-Israeli comments.

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So George Orwell Was Right Then

George Orwell said many memorable things and some of his comments on the fascist nature of socialism, big government control of media and the suppression of free speech now seem almost supernaturally prescient. Here’s one of that is particularly germane in the light of a news item in today’s American news (though as us libertarians would expect, it warrants hardly a word in mainstream media):

“Journalism is reporting news somebody does not want reported, everything else is public relations.”

And why is this particularly significant today?

from Jon Rappoport’s Blog

‘Ajit Pai, an FCC commissioner, has blown the whistle on a government plan to put federal monitors in newsrooms.

The plan is billed as a study, to determine how major networks assemble their stories—and also as a teaching program to show newspeople what stories are vital and critical, and what stories aren’t.

The Orwellian op even covers newspapers, to which the FCC has no regulatory connection. Pai writes in the Wall St. Journal:’

Read all: Government monitors in newsrooms – Jon Rappoport

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PRISM and middle class fascism

So as the volcano of public indignation about PRISM rumbles closer to eruption while our leaders, particularly those oligarchic collectivists of the authoritarian left try to shrug it off and assure us that surrendering our individualism, privacy and civil rights to a totalitarian regime in return for an illusion of security, what will happen next.

Well as I have said before when David Cameron talks of decades long war and Barack Obama of “perpetual war” (as in George Orwell’s 1984) we beging to understand this long war they talk of is not war against Islam or Russia and China, it is the war we will have to fight against our leaders and the professional, managerial and academic classes to save future generations from slavery.

Does the fascism of these middle class ‘liberals’ surprise you. Well it takes more than a belief in the inalienable right of bearded queens in briadal gowns to go mincing up the aisle to make somebody a lberal.

As the “Social Democrat” Marxist Karl Radek wrote in 1923:

“Fascism is middle-class Socialism, and we cannot persuade the middle classes to abandon it until we can prove to them that it only makes their condition worse.”

Yes you stupid lefties, the elite have duped you. It is not just the proles who will be slaves but your class too.