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PLUTOCRACIES EXPONENTIATE

October 18, 2020

Plutocracy is usually defined by the establishment as the rule of the wealthy. This notion is way too restrictive. Men are born free, they are everywhere in chains, as Jean-Jacques Rousseau famously noticed… Plutocracy does that. So plutocracy is a question of chains, not just wealth. Plutocracy has a cruel and demented side, it’s not just about some having more than others. 

The human species was created over the last five million years through a process of evolution driven by intelligence: the most clever human groups survived better. Such groups became more clever because new ideas arose, and they arose best from the minds of the many, through debates. Thus the rule of the few contradicts the essence of humanity, symbolized in human rights as explained during the Enlightenment. 

The rule of the few (oligos-arkhein… oligarchy) is thus deeply inhuman, and most humans, in normal circumstances, that is, in free circumstances, would notice this. To make sure they do not, the oligarchs use ways to control the minds of their subjects. Thus, the more power the oligarchs have, the more they resort to inhuman ways, to evil power to stay in command. Evil-power is literally Plutos-Kratia..

This is how oligarchy turns to plutocracy.

And the more the plutocracy, the more stupid and evil society becomes.

The explanation of civilizational evolution as the struggle of humanity against the plutocratic phenomenon encompasses the cycle theory of polities which the Greeks believed in (it is found in Aristotle and Polybius), and it also encompasses the Marxist theory of social evolution. It also directly rests on prehistoric evolution and the essence of humanity. 

Money is lent at interest. So is political power. That means that, the more the money, or the more the power, the faster it grows.

The only way to prevent plutocracy to exponentiate is by limiting wealth and power absolutely. Rome did this very well for six centuries, until globalization went around the Roman laws, which were local.

Plutocracies turn humans into herds. Plutocracies are generally how civilizations perish. They are nothing new, but a mathematical-psychological phenomenon most civilizations are aware of, and fend off, until they get devoured by it.

Nowadays we have just one world civilization, and thus one world plutocracy. And that is a new problem; there is no spare civilization to save civilization. Moreover, the plutocracy in power uses means that did not even exist in the past. Its mind control is exquisite. Take for example Anderson Cooper, the top propagandist at CNN, famous for being gay. That, of course is a distraction. Cooper is the latest descendant of a family which was, at some point the wealthiest in the Americas, for all to see. His maternal great-great-great-grandfather was business magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt, who founded the prominent Vanderbilt shipping and railroad fortune. Cooper was born hyper wealthy, and a stint or two at the CIA could only help. But no, everybody will tell you that what matters is what he does in the bedroom. Instead one should focus on what propagandists like him do to the world… not the bedroom.

The world media is actually full of these wealthy heirs posing as intellectuals… while all they do is propaganda for their class, their hyper class… But then they pose as weirdos of some sort to attract sympathy as members of the LGBTQXRSTXYZ. “My son has a drug problem!” say Biden, when asked about his son astounding corruption… So we have to feel sorry for the most prominent crime family who subverted the Republic… With its “big guy” the most prominent Twenty-first Century apparent war criminal running for office… Worldwide…

Reading the preceding, some may scoff: ‘Oh, then, plutocracy is normal, so we may as well embrace it!’ Actually, no. Plutocracy causes civilizational collapse, it is deeply inhuman, so it is a degenerate form of civilization. It kills mind. That is very clear in the case of, say, the Roman empire after its first century, when intellectual creativity disappeared. It is also clear in many other plutocracies, for example after Philippe II of Spain got to power, or, more generally after the Catholic Inquisition became the Deep State of Spain. It is also clearly what went wrong with Islam: Islam gave Islamic plutocrats the weapons they needed to rule without sharing, the Ottoman empire is a clear example of that… And mind got killed. In Western Europe, outside of the Iberian peninsula and Vatican territory, there were very complex power struggles between different types of oligarchs, plutocrats, theocrats, bankers, and even Roman Secular Law, which insured that the plutocratic exponential could never develop with the tranquility it needed.

For example, during the Jacqueries of 1358 CE, some nobles were put on a spit, and roasted by the irate peasants. This may look like an overreaction… Until one realizes that the nobles of France had no ultimate legitimacy. They were actually plutocrats who had stolen a country, over a period of centuries… And the French peasants knew this very well… Afterwards, and until the Revolution of 1789 CE, the French nobles, and actually European nobility in general, were very aware that all they deserved was the rotisserie, and, thus, only sheer violence kept them in power. Thus they had to admit they were a ruling class, indeed, but just one of kleptocrats, glorified thieves. Therein the genius of Europe: mind was all set to fight back, and the plutocracy knew it, and had to self-limit.

In other words, I am saying that it is (counter-)terror which prevented plutocracy to extinguish the mind in Western Europe (mostly in France and its satellites, Germany and Britain). In the first centuries of Rome, the law did it (chaotically; there was lot of constant struggling). In any case, limiting plutocracy is the secret which made Europe the cradle of the Enlightenment. And thus, it is what we have to do today…

Patrice Ayme

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This essay is related to EVIL, PLUTOCRACY, EXPONENTIATE

CAUSES OF THE FALL OF ROME, Shortest Version

October 4, 2020

More than 200 potential causes for the Fall of Rome have been found, some very imaginative. Most of them have merit, and played a role. However a new and very significant cause appeared in 2019, in Science Magazine : the genocide of the Roman people… by whatever happened two thousand years ago. The Roman State kept on going, but its genetics did not. And with this changed genetics, changed ideas. So no wonder that the ancient Roman creativity collapsed. This so far hidden genocide was revealed only in 2019 in Science Magazine; it needs to be confirmed, but it is likely true. Think about it: whatever caused the fall of Roman Republic, it was huge enough to wipe out the old population. In turn, this consequence became a cause of what happened next: further decline and fall into lethal stupidity.

Augustus showed the way, but it was the wrong way. The way Augustus showed was the exact opposite of the one his great uncle and adoptive father Caesar had pointed at: forgiveness and openness of mind and debate. Notice Cupid, Venus’ son, straddling the dolphin…

I basically explain all the more than 200 causes of the decline and fall of Rome, with one master cause which imply them all: the FALL INTO GLOBAL PLUTOCRACY. As the master cause, the Fall Into Plutocracy (FIP) preceded, and caused, the Fall Of The Republic (FOR). The FOR led in turn to MENTAL FASCISM, in particular INTELLECTUAL FASCISM, which brought global stupidification

To save itself, from itself, the army of the Roman plutocracy then installed the so-called “Dominate” (thanks to emperor Diocletian), where the emperor became Lord and Master. This was promptly followed by emperor Constantine posing as the self-described “Thirteenth Apostle” inventing and imposing Roman Orthodox Catholicism and imposing terror and genocide (he killed all the priests of Egypt). Creative intelligence became an heresy. And by 381 CE, emperor Theodosius could reward heresy with the death penalty (among other torturous pleasantries). The decline was over, and the catastrophic fall of Rome, immediately followed. Literally, in a matter of months. Christian apologists do not want you to know the chronology, because the few months between the crushing of secular forces and the implosion of the empire through invasions make the responsibility of triumphant Christianism clear: there was no delay at all. A few more details:

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So vicious were the Civil Wars of FOR, a catastrophic genetic fall ensued: 

The genetic collapse and change were not known for sure before 2019 CE, when genetic analyses of Romans through the millennia were published. So the genetic fall of Rome, which could be construed as a racist theory, was not among the 200 potential causes identified previously… But genetic collapse certainly played a major role in the Fall and Decline of Rome: the new populations were from the Orient, and the South, and brought with them their Hydraulic Dictatorship Mentality (complete with dictatorial politics and dictatorial religions). Let’s backtrack some more:

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE KILLING OF THE ROMAN REPUBLIC BY GLOBAL PLUTOCRACY:

In my explanatory scheme, global plutocracy became hyper wealthy beyond the limits set by Roman law… thanks to globalization, Thus empowered, hyper wealth impoverished the middle class. Tribune Tiberius Gracchus and his followers explained what was going on, and tried to reverse it with an appropriate law, which was passed. The global plutocracy insulted Tiberius to no end and then, accusing him of a coup (fake news) installed their own coup, which brought the assassinations of more than 5,000 we know of, including the Gracchi and other prominent Romans who had sided with the Populares. Gangs of unemployed Romans, put out of work by the influx of slaves brought in through territorial conquests, and the wealth of the wealthiest, hired themselves out as thugs to do the bidding of whatever wealthy Senator or plutocrat would pay them.

As a distraction, and to foster globalization, the global plutocrats, who called themselves “Optimates”, engaged in a succession of wars where the Roman Republic used its raw military power to destroy local democracies (Carthage, Numantia, Corinth, Athens, among many others). “Optimates” means “super good”. The Optimates tried their best to not apply the wealth redistribution law of Tiberius. All of this brought Rome to near death experience, when a number of Rome enemies, from Germans to Numidians engaged in synchronized attacks. Marius, a “New Man”, saved the Republic and imposed military reforms, during his seven Consulships, which addressed some of the problems Tiberius had evoked. Followed a war with Rome Italian allies… which won and got what they wanted, being incorporated in Rome. One more very confusing civil war soon followed, where the Optimate Sulla became dictator, and yet acted the other way, reestablishing the Republic, in particular the Tribunate. Sulla retired and died of natural causes. The Sulla generated civil war had killed more than 100,000 soldiers in combat. This check to decay enabled the Republic to flourish again…

However, more confused action followed when another New Man, Cicero, who spoke well but acted badly, having become Consul, took the side of fascist injustice and the Optimates, while talking as if he were saving the Republic… which he was helping to destroy in a pernicious way (Caesar then opposed Cicero in the Senate). Caesar, grand nephew of Marius, then became Consul and finally enacted the redistribution law of Tiberius, in 59 CE… Earning the hatred of the Optimates in the Senate (whom Caesar did not have to talk to, so he didn’t).

In 44 BCE, Caesar, one of the best three generals Rome ever had, was going to leave at the head of Rome’s most experienced and powerful army, ever, to sort out the military problems which would end up destroying the Occidental and Oriental Roman States. Instead, so great was the hatred of the establishment, that he was treacherously assassinated by the Optimates. The Populares rose in revolt at the murder of their chief. The Optimates found themselves on the run, and were in turn killed in a messy war. In the end the army of Octavian, Caesar’s grand nephew, and heir, imposed its will on the Senate. The army installed Octavian at the helm of the State. Much of the Roman male, combat age population had died during these two generations of continuous wars.  

Exhausted by what turned out to be a genocide, what was left of We The People preferred Octavian’s “Princeps Senatus”, First in Senate, rule, a semblance of restauration of the Republic, and soon he was named “Augustus”, the Augmenter.

But the worm was in the fruit… Violently reshuffling the Senate, Augustus established intellectual fascism during his rule by becoming Tribune of the People for life, which gave him a right of veto of all and any law or action: thought and facts were OK, as long as Augustus agreed with them.

A famous example occurred, when Augustus decided that a Military Tribune was actually a Consul when he got a top reward… Four centuries prior. This apparent detail exemplifies that the “princes” paid attention to extreme detail: if that Tribune, who later became Consul, had been Tribune at the time when Augustus decided he was actually Consul, that would have potentially severe consequences for Augustus. Yes, that devious. (The historian Titius Livius, aka Livy, relates the incident in such a subtle, backhanded complimentary way, that Augustus couldn’t stop him, but the “Princeps” surely hated him for it…)

Intellectual fascism had been instituted by Augustus, it would only get worse in the following centuries. In the end the Roman chicken lost its head, and then, after spilling blood all over, all its substance. Let’s notice that Caesar was just the opposite. But he died from it... Augustus would point out…

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Intellectual Fascism And The Destruction of Rome:

Rome had a few emperors who brought in some good measures, or policies: Trajan, Marcus Aurelius, Spetimus Alexander come to mind. But while the emperors changed, the Deep State evolved more slowly, and not in the good direction. Local democracy became the province of the rich, for example. A huge ecological crisis affected metal production. Adversaries became more advanced in military technology. 

All these problems had this in common: they could have been solved with more intelligence. And indeed, the successor regime of the Romans, the “Renovated Roman Empire” of the Franks would solve them. Confronted to triple invasions starting with the undefeated Muslims in 721 CE, the “Renovated Empire”, in spite of a deadly internal civil war, was able to repel and submit its adversaries, in great part because of better tech (superior steel, massive horses, etc.)  

So why did Rome become stupid? Intellectual fascism. If one displeased religiously in 382 CE, one could be killed by the Roman emperor, who could accuse anybody of heresy and apply any punishment. After the Franks came to power, the very notion of heresy became irrelevant for more than five centuries. 

Roman emperors had established anti-patenting: inventors were rewarded for NOT publicizing their discoveries: the Roman empire had become determined to become senile. After the Franks took control, the very notion of conservatism became a non-starter: innovation was the order of the day, every day. The practical result was that, by the Fourteenth Century, Europe, centered on its largest city, Paris, had surpassed in technology, science and philosophy the ancient Greco-Roman world and China. And some of these inventions were extremely practical: hydraulic hammers to forge large pieces of metal, mechanical advantage to replace armies of slaves, and glasses for keeping expert artisans active beyond the age of 40.

Europe technological superiority is worth emphasizing, because it demolishes the main premise of the “French Theory” historico-philosophical line, that Europe became wealthy by stealing the rest of the world: by 1400 CE Europe, except for Vikings in the New World, had not started its colonial expansion. 

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Maintaining A Civil Debate Is A Matter Of Intelligence, Not Just Politeness: 

As Trump fell ill, celebrity Professor of Philosophy at [New York] City College, evolutionary biologist, student of Stoicism, author of A Field Guide to a Happy Life, Massimo Pigliucci, typically wrote: “Unfortunately, he’s likely to recover”… Why do so many supposed to teach wisdom teach hatred instead?   

Because that’s who pays their salaries want. 

Ultimately, the attempted take-over of the Republic by an overpowerful oligarchy over We The People represented by the “Populares Party”, the “People Party”, failed: after a few generations of war, most of their descendants were killed or put out of power. However the mood that violence and power are more important than reasoned wisdom, triumphed. The brute force of the army, deeply mourning Caesar, and the loss of its most noble mission, was imposed, and brute force became the new psychological leader of Roman humanity.

The decay of the Roman Republic started with a decay of public discourse. The motivation of Tiberius Gracchus was depicted in the worst light: he wanted to be king, said his enemies. There is no evidence of this, just the opposite.   

There has been a decay of public discourse in the USA. This is not a debate anymore, but a flow of insults. This is much more dangerous than it looks. This is how the Roman Republic started to go down: the devolution of debate into the grossest insults, and no will to sincerity.

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Intellectual Fascism And Massively Lethal Pandemics:

Stephen Jones commented:

Although multiple disease epidemics that lasted for a century, didn’t help the Romans as well.

The Republic didn’t really collapse… Augustus was careful to pretend that he had reestablished the Republic. Relevantly, there were NO massive epidemics during the Republic.

Indeed, massive epidemics did not help Rome. Marcus Aurelius succumbed to the first massive one, as he was finishing a crucial war against the Marcomanni (so he didn’t, and the Marcomanni would pester civilization for centuries). 

BUT I do NOT know of the Roman State taking active counter-epidemic measures as a fascist “Principate” (I remember of Marcus’ measures against a handful of Christians, but not against any “plague”). 

Pericles had been TRIED for dealing in a bad way, it was alleged, with the epidemic which ravaged Athens.

The Plague outbreak in Constantinople in 541 CE, was thought to have been carried to the city by infected rats on grain ships arriving from Egypt. To feed its citizens, the huge city imported large amounts of grain, mostly from Egypt. The rat and flea population in Egypt thrived on feeding from the large granaries maintained by the government. Obviously, not enough cats.

Roman emperor Justinian had engaged in a reconquest of the entire Occidental empire. He reconquered North Africa and Italy. The Plague struck when he was engaged in the reconquest of Spain… The Goths, who held Spain, were saved by the Plague. In his Secret History, the Roman historian Procopius records the devastation in the countryside and reports the ruthless and fully inappropriate response by emperor Justinian:

When pestilence swept through the whole known world and notably the Roman Empire, wiping out most of the farming community and of necessity leaving a trail of desolation in its wake, Justinian showed no mercy towards the ruined freeholders. Even then, he did not refrain from demanding the annual tax, not only the amount at which he assessed each individual, but also the amount for which his deceased neighbors were liable.

It is evaluated that this Plague killed half of the population… About the same as the similar Plague of 1347 CE,

In 2013, scientists confirmed speculation that the cause of the Plague of Justinian was Yersinia pestis, the same bacterium responsible for the Black Death (1347–1351).[4][5] The latter was much shorter, but still killed an estimated one-third to one-half of Europeans

In 1347 CE, when the Black Death streaked through Europe, the anti-epidemic measures taken were astounding. Anti-contagion and confinement were enforced under the penalty of death. Indeed no aristocrat I know of, died… Whereas many prominent Romans caught the Plague of 541 CE, including Justinian. So it is likely that the mental decay into intellectual fascism of Rome facilitated the pandemics. Interestingly the 6C pandemic hit the Oriental Part of the empire hard, putting an end to its military reconquest of Occident. Whereas the Occidental Part, the Imperium Francorum, and the Goths seems to have been politically and militarily unaffected much less (I say “seem” because that’s all it is; we know Francia (Gaul) was hit hard).

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Examining the decline and fall of the Greco-Roman world is an analysis of what can go wrong when one declines and falls into plutocracy. However the decline and fall of the Greco-Roman State, although terrible, was only partial: in Occident, the elite kept on talking Latin for more than a millennium, and present day Western European languages are mostly derived from Greco-Roman (as they are mixes of Greek and Latin words). More fundamentally, Roman law stayed in force as the bedrock of justice… 

The big difference between decaying Rome and the Europe installed by the Franks was the attitude towards innovation and education. Whereas Rome had fallen in mental, intellectual and Catholic fascism, Europe would forever resist this, from a dispersion of power, the rearmament of localities, and a separation of church and state. The outlawing of slavery by Queen Bathilde in 655 CE accelerated technological progress. And, from there, progress in science. 

How this all started is interesting and documented well enough: elected King of the Franks Clovis, Roman imperator and Consul, instituted a completely different mood from that of the fascist Roman State. In this, he was just following the mentality of the Franks, a German-Roman mix enshrined in the Lex Salica, written in Latin, two centuries prior by Roman lawyers. Clovis had to work hard the other way, to impose a modicum of Roman military fascism on his army (the famous Vase de Soissons incident, a summary execution by Roman imperator Clovis of an insolent soldier, illustrated this).    

Judeo-Christianism, for better or worse, stayed supreme, for 15 centuries after the military collapse of the Romans in “Occident”… giving even birth to various religions, including Islam. But it never again was in charge. Because during the few years it was in charge, starting in 395 CE, it collapsed civilization.

Patrice Ayme

“1619” From 12 Years Ago: PLUTOCRACY ORIGINATED SLAVERY AND RACISM

September 19, 2020

English Plutocracy Created Slavery And Justified It With Racism:
Where did the idea of focusing on the year 1619 CE come from? As far as I know, I inaugurated it. Here is a typical old post of mine, from Wednesday, November 5, 2008. As one can see below, many of these ideas have been co-opted by Black Lives Matter, progressives, and the likes of the New York Times. I am pulling rank here, because global plutocrats, their servants and their barking dogs have distorted and modified a lot of the original concepts, and neutered or neutralized and thoroughly omitted their more incisive aspects. For example, all talk about “systemic racism”. But where did “systemic racism” come from? From systemic plutocracy. A plutocracy so bad, it invented something even the evil Roman empire did not have: racism. These aspects of my considerations have disappeared, making “systemic racism” a headless chicken… which will be soon drained of its blood, and will collapse twitching, and will soon be forgotten as a false leader, a youthful error without understanding an excess narrated by furious idiots, signifying nothing. As intended by those who manipulate the media.

I don’t generally reproduce my old posts, as it’s a bit too narcistic and it stunts creativity. However, as I have harshly criticized the global plutocratic corporations enslaving Chinese  political prisoners while funding Black Lives Matter, to efficiently cover their tracks, and because I refute none of my old ideals, and stick with the concepts, here it is:

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PLUTOCRACY ORIGINATED SLAVERY AND RACISM.

THE HEAD OF THE DEADLY SNAKE HAS NOT BEEN CUT OFF YET.

The racial Civil War started 147 years ago. Some will say it ended with Obama’s election… thus nicely forgetting that Africans were enslaved in English America 390 years ago, in 1619 CE

But what about the plutocratic civil war? The one of the rich against the people? Is that finished too? As it turns out, the racial war is a particular case of that war of the rich against the poor. God, in the fourteenth century had told the Pope that Africans could be enslaved, and the Pope dutifully wrote a bull recommending that, and the invasion of Africa. That was most pleasing to the plutocrats in Portugal. Like in Iraq with the oil nowadays, there was money to be made in Africa with sugarcane. In the Americas, it’s the rich who acquired millions of African slaves, to produce very profitable tobacco. Those slaves were extremely expensive to purchase: the rich in America committed the crime of slavery, it’s not everybody who did it. Most people had nothing to do with it.

President Washington got started in the military and real estate, playing the Brits, the French, the Indians, and the average Joe, against each other, in a masterful game. Washington finished as a big slave master, and the richest man in the USA. He resisted his friend Lafayette’s entreaties to outlaw slavery. Twelve US presidents owned slaves (yes, more than 25%).

It’s not just the Bush team that came short in recent years, but the entire plutocracy has finally shown its ugly face for everybody to contemplate. Flushed by increasing bubbles, the plutocracy became ever more arrogant, so arrogant, it had decided to conquer the world physically, or at least where the oil was. As the American people initially applauded the decision, the plutocracy became ever more arrogant, and engaged in ever more dangerous and abusive financial practices. Thus it finally tripped in Iraq, and in banking corruption unbound. Apparently not satisfied with the enslavement of Africans, now most Americans had also to be treated as means to ever greater riches. It’s no coincidence that the people have chosen one who would have been looked at as a slave a little while ago: the entire American people has good reason to feel enslaved now. Most Americans feel black, in more ways than one.

The Plutocracy forced God fundamentalism on the people (“In God We Trust” was imposed in 1956). Thus God could tell Bush to invade Iraq. So, sure the Bush team was going from blunder to blunder, but that was a method of government, born of total contempt. It was taken for granted that the plutocracy would keep on governing: by making people naive and uncritical. Even at this late hour, plutocracy has asked for a trillion dollars for itself, so it could pay its bonuses past and present (those total more than 110 billions, according to respected newspapers).

Thus there is a bigger picture than slavery and racism. Slavery and racism originated in Pluto’s world. They were literally political and psychological derivatives that plutocracy used as an exoskeleton. The greater war of the rich against the poor is far from won: many mass psychological structures of the USA support the plutocracy, not the People. Just look at the coins; they do not trust the People (“E Pluribus Unum” was the original slogan of the USA). Instead the coins order us to trust “God”, the one that brought us slavery and the invasion of Iraq.

Well, it may be time to remember that Rome did not have racism, but Rome had plutocracy, and ultimately, that plutocracy destroyed Rome.

Patrice Ayme.

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More recently, five years ago:

https://patriceayme.wordpress.com/2015/06/22/plutocratic-principle-means-slavery/

Betrayed By Its Chief Mercenary: How The 9/11 Tragedy Hides An Ongoing Hoax

September 11, 2020

Systemic lying, as deep as the Deeply Plutocratic State goes… The USA went to war in the Middle East because of a hoax perpetrated by oil and financial plutocrats, and their obsequious, greedy little servants. The Bin Laden saga was a minor act in the whole picture, which spans now a full century. But the US population does not know any better, because it does not read enough, can’t read the really revealing stuff, and is expertly lied to by plutocratic organization such as the brazenly named “Factcheck.org” (which claims, against all international evidence, that the USA had nothing to do with Bin Laden).

A hoax is a falsehood deliberately fabricated to masquerade as the truth. It is distinguishable from errors in observation or judgment, rumors, urban legends. The hoax, the imposture, the falsehood that 9/11 hides is that US policies didn’t cause 9/11. They did, in detail: the terrorist masterminds were, for many years, used as mercenaries by the USA. These policies of manipulating Muslim Fundamentalist mercenaries are as old as the investment of US oil plutocrats with the Saudis (themselves hereditary plutocrats forming what is called a monarchy)… in the 1930s. An accord was found where Saudi money from oil receipts would be recycled on Wall Street, and the Wahhabist (a hard core literralist sect of Islam founded in the 18 C) will keep the global plutocratic order firmly in command, and revolution down. 

When US propaganda presents 9/11 its all about profiles in courage, tragedy, and noble suffering. There is never an attempt to find out what truly happened. Here is President Donald Trump on 9/11/20:

“On that September morning when America was under attack, the battle turned in the skies above this field. Soon after taking off from Newark, New Jersey, radical Islamic terrorists seized control of United 93. Other hijacked planes struck the North tower of the World Trade Center, and then the South tower, and then the Pentagon. The terrorists on Flight 93 had a fourth target in mind, it was called our nation’s capitol.

They were just 20 minutes away from reaching their sinister objective. The only thing that stood between the enemy and a deadly strike at the heart of American democracy was the courage and resolve of 40 men and women. The amazing passengers and crew of Flight 93.

Donald and Jean Peterson were grandparents traveling to vacation in California. Deora Bodley was a student headed back to college. Richard Guadagno was returning from celebrating his grandmother’s 100th birthday. Lauren Caruzzi Grandcolas was three months pregnant with her first child.

Every passenger and crew member on the plane had a life filled with love and joy, friends and family, radiant hopes and limitless dreams. When the plane was hijacked, they called their families and learned that America was also under attack. Then they faced the most fateful moment of their lives. Through the heartache and the tears, they prayed to God, they placed their last calls home, they whispered the immortal words, I love you. Today, those words ring out across these sacred grounds and they shine down on us from Heaven above.

When terrorists raised to destroy the seat of our democracy, the 40 of Flight 93 did the most American of things. They took a vote, and then they acted. Together, they charged the cockpit. They confronted the pure evil. And, in their last act on this earth, they saved our capital. In this Pennsylvania field, the 40 intrepid souls of Flight 93 died as true heroes. Their momentous deeds will outlive us all.

All very beautiful and correct, and I do not condemn Trump for any of these words, after all, he has an election coming driven by some of the biggest powerful liars around. What I do condemn is the US intellectual leadership, which, nineteen years after 9/11, as not examined what really happened, or why the elite head terrorist mercenary of the USA, Osama Bin Laden, turned against his employer.

Oops. Something is revealed, but propaganda damage control means that the US population is still not suspecting, to this day, that this particular collapse was the work of US mercenaries and US politics, since the 1930s, at the very least. (The British had heavily supported the Saudis in the 1920s, killing at least 20,000 to help Arab tyrant king Abdulaziz Ibn Saud… It’s likely the US government at the very least knew and approved.)

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And why terrorist in chief Obama ordered Osama bin Laden killed:

Let’s put my New York Times subscription to work, after a full week or two of total censorship of my comments… As told by the NYT in “How 4 Federal Lawyers Paved the Way to Kill Osama bin LadenBy Charlie Savage, Oct. 28, 2015

… “a few other lawyers were eventually told the secret. But the White House kept senior lawyers at the Justice and State Departments in the dark… Thomas E. Donilon, national security adviser to Mr. Obama decided that there was no need for the Attorney General to know. AG Holder was briefed the day before the raid, long after the legal questions had been resolved… the four lawyers conferred in secure conference calls and … as the possible date for a raid neared, Mr. Preston grew tense and proposed writing the memos. Mr. Johnson wrote one on violating Pakistani sovereignty. When two countries are not at war, international law generally forbids one from using force on the other’s soil without consent. .. The lawyers decided that a unilateral military incursion would be lawful because of a disputed exception to sovereignty for situations in which a government is “unwilling or unable” to suppress a threat to others emanating from its soil.

Invoking this exception was a legal stretch, for two reasons. Many countries have not accepted its legitimacy. And there was no precedent for applying it to a situation in which the United States did not first ask Pakistan, which had helped with or granted consent for other counterterrorism operations… There was also a trump card. While the lawyers believed that Mr. Obama was bound to obey domestic law, they also believed he could decide to violate international law when authorizing a “covert” action, officials said…. some officials thought the SEALs might be able to slip back out, allowing the United States to pretend the raid never happened.

The lawyers also grappled with whether it was lawful for the SEAL team to go in intending to kill Bin Laden… They agreed that it would be legal, in a memo written by Ms. DeRosa, and Mr. Obama later EXPLICITLY ORDERED A KILL MISSION, officials said…

The lawyers also considered writing a memo describing their earlier analysis about what to do with any other living prisoners taken out of the compound, but did not write it because the final plan did not call for the SEALs to leave with anyone else.”

So here we have democracy and worldwide terrorism, and evasion of justice by four unelected lawyers nobody has ever heard of. And good errant boy Obama does what his masters told him to do, as usual…

This is all pretty incredible. When the First World War got launched, Austro-Hungary sent an ultimatum to its enemy Serbia, because Serbian terrorists and a Serbian based terrorist organization, the “Black Hand” had organized an elaborate plot to kill the de facto quasi-head of state and future emperor. The ultimatum requested many things, including full Austrian-Hungarian powers in Serbia to find out about the various conspirators. Serbia agreed to all, but for the last condition. So Austro-Hungary declared war. That took a few weeks. 

Instead the US leaders, under Obama, a century after the assassination in Sarajevo, decided to make the USA behave like a rogue state, by taking the law in their own hands inside another country.

Bin Laden could have been captured. He had no time to surrender, but he  was not resisting… said the SEALS who had got the kill order, Bin Laden was behind his wife with his hands on her shoulders. He was shot twice in the forehead, then some more once on the ground.

What does that remind you of?

Mafia style. 

Truth is Bin Laden as was a soldier of America, who got enraged for some reason(s), and found dozens of thousands of other mercenaries for America who got similarly enraged, if not millions… We wanted to hear the details, how the CIA and SIA recruited him, and instructed him (to go bomb little girls’ schools in Afghanistan). The powers that be, you promised the world to the prostitute in chief, knew better. They instructed him to get rid of Bin Laden, because Bin Laden knew too much.

Better, feel the global plutocrats who pull the strings to have entire generations who do not know that a “Democratic” US president launched the war in Afghanistan

 

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Evil organizations such as “Factcheck.org” claim that the assertion of Senator Rand Paul that Bin Laden was a US agent is a “urban myth”:  

https://www.factcheck.org/2013/02/rand-pauls-bin-laden-claim-is-urban-myth/ 

What Senator Rand wrote was that: Paul, Feb. 6: In the 1980s the war caucus in Congress armed bin Laden and the mujahideen in their fight with the Soviet Union. In fact, it was the official position of the State Department to support radical jihad against the Soviets. We all know how well that worked out. 

Factcheck says this is false, there is “no evidence for it”. Factcheck is lying, following the BIG LIE technique. Well, there is no evidence in the US, because it has been cleansed with Putin like efficiency. Evidence exists, but not inside the USA, except on tiny sites such as your’s truly: such evidence was actively suppressed, while top US leaders boasted of the opposite overseas… with the obvious idea of terrifying the rest of the planet with the concept that US leaders would kill millions, well, just because they could. 

The Muslim Fundamentalist war the US leaders imposed onto Afghanistan and also, with variants, in Iraq, Iran, Syria had the overall aim to create strife: divide et impera! Divide and order around with the power of life and death…

Factcheck is financed by the plutocratic Annenberg Foundation at the direction of the late Walter Annenberg, grants from the Flora Family Foundation, and financial support from the evil worldwide monopolies known as Facebook and Google…

And how does Factcheck Org’s lie technically work? Simple. Evidence that Bin Laden met with CIA operatives is blocked in the USA, so there is no evidence for it… In the USA. Also all the contacts which were enormous and extensive, were made not through the ISI of Pakistan (as Factcheck luridly claims) but through the SIA (Saudi Intelligence Agency). So technically, those liars claim they are not lying. Notice that when they claim that the CIA and the Pakistani had nothing to do with Bin Laden, the monopolistically plutocratically financed “Factcheck.org” forgets to make any mention of the CIA alter ego, the SIA…

In truth, US secret services and organizations and individuals gravitating in the vicinity, or vice versa, have long used Muslim Fundamentalism, in Egypt, Iran, North Africa, etc… already in the 1940s…

Patrice Ayme

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Notes: Walter Hubert Annenberg (March 13, 1908 – October 1, 2002), son of a US media plutocrat, was himself an even bigger plutocrat, who founded the giant Annenberg Foundation. An American businessman, investor, philanthropist, and diplomat. Annenberg owned and operated Triangle Publications, which included ownership of The Philadelphia Inquirer, TV Guide, the Daily Racing Form, A+ Magazine, Essence, Star & Sky Magazine, Elementary Electronics, Playboy, The Saturday Evening Post, The Atlantic Monthly, and Seventeen magazine. He was appointed by President Richard Nixon as United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom, where he served from 1969 to 1974.

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The Flora Foundation, with a capital in the dozens of billions, emanates from the Hewlett family fortune. One of its present (2020) heirs (yes, foundations have heirs, that’s the whole idea!), officers and worldwide plutocrats, greasing the wheels of abuse worldwide, in the name of the environment, intervened to punish me by having my nine year old daughter thrown out of the Franco-American school she had attended since the age of four. They kept the money. I was made to understand that things would get way worse if I complained in public… The creature is a first name friend of many of the usual suspects, and their employees, such as the French president.

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Factcheck.Org claims no journalist ever said what Senator Rand Paul said. They don’t read French, they just read plutocrat, that’s all they need to live well. Here is “The Exemplary student of CIA turned against his master”:

L’élève exemplaire de la CIA s’est retourné contre son maître

Mardi 3 Mai 2011

La créature a échappé à son créateur. Le chef terroriste, qui a longtemps servi les intérêts de Washington en Afghanistan contre l’Union soviétique, a été formé par les services US.

Car, avant d’être l’un des hommes les plus recherchés par le FBI, le multimillionnaire était un allié précieux des États-Unis.

Né en 1957 en Arabie saoudite, Oussama Ben Laden serait le 17e fils d’une grande fratrie d’un richissime constructeur d’origine yéménite. Ce dernier contrôle près de 80 % du marché des travaux publics de la pétro-monarchie semi-féodale. Le régime de Riyad, issu du wahhabisme (islam rigoriste et rétrograde), finance ici et souvent là des mouvements armés islamistes. Washington le sait mais ferme les yeux, la dynastie royale est un fidèle pivot de la stratégie américaine dans la péninsule Arabique, et un fournisseur pétrolier de la première puissance mondiale. Durant ses études d’ingénieur, Oussama Ben Laden se rapproche des Frères musulmans, embrasse les thèses fondamentalistes. En 1978, il gagne la confiance du chef des services secrets saoudiens, le prince Turki Ibn Fayçal, qui le place à la tête d’un réseau chargé de recruter des hommes prêts à combattre en Afghanistan. Un an plus tard, l’intervention dans ce pays de l’Union soviétique est à l’origine de son rapprochement avec la CIA. Il partage l’objectif d’en finir avec « l’empire du mal », selon l’expression de Ronald Reagan. La lutte contre le communisme vaut bien quelques alliances qui peuvent paraître contre-nature. Ben Laden s’installe à la frontière pakistano-afghane, et fournit, en grand argentier qu’il est, armes et entraînements aux combattants antisoviétiques, grâce à l’appui de la CIA. Certains voient là l’origine d’al-Qaida, la « base » en arabe. Au passage, il poursuit son prosélytisme, en finançant la construction d’édifices religieux où prêchera, notamment, le futur Mollah Omar, chef des talibans afghans.

Une fois la guerre finie, Ben Laden poursuit ses activités d’agent secret à Peshawar pour le compte du régime saoudien. Il continue d’armer ceux qui se revendiquent d’un islamisme pur et dur, suivant un tracé géostratégique qui suit les intérêts nord-américains. C’est donc peu dire que les États-Unis ne trouvent rien à redire à ses faits et gestes. Jusqu’à la guerre en Irak, en 1990. L’Arabie saoudite soutient Washington dans son entreprise de faire main basse sur le pétrole contrôlé par Saddam Hussein.

Mess in the Middle East, caused by the oil thirsty and imperium obsessed US Deep State, caused a mess In New York

Meet Your Plutocratic Owners: Xi-Finity Comcast NBC Universal, Courtesy Roberts Billionaires

July 24, 2020

I sent hundreds of dollars to Comcast every month. Who is Comcast owned by?

Total Market Capitalization of Comcast is around US$ 200 billion in July 2020.

Comcast has around 200,000 employees.

Some of its divisions: Xfinity, NBC Universal, Sky Group.

The latter two are major influencers.

Universal Beijing Resort, a joint venture between Beijing government and Universal Parks & Resorts, a business unit of Comcast NBCUniversal is planned to be the world’s largest amusement park. Comcast plans to spend around 5 billion building it. Built since 2014, it is supposed to be finished in 2021.

The close business and investment collaboration with the Chinese government shows that Comcast is actually a propaganda arm of the Xi dictatorship, in the grand tradition of plutocrats helping collaborating dictators be all what they can be. Comcast owns Xi-finity, and Xfinity is a convenient abbreviation.

US plutocrats, led by the hyper racist Henry Ford, basically created Hitler. The White House was involved, mightily, but discreetly. Both president Wilson and Roosevelt promoted German fascism, but they were crafty, deceitful, and very efficient about it. 

However, in the last decade, the promotion of the racist, fascist dictator Xi by US plutocrats and its attached Kenyan fathered commission boy, was in no way discreet.  

In the Plutocratic White House… Comcast contraptions, power monsters sucking world dry : Meet a Trump hater. Hereditary billionaire Brian Roberts, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Comcast Corp., right, and his wife Aileen Roberts arrive at a state dinner in honor of Chinese President Xi Jinping at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. Aileen+Roberts+President+Obama+Hosts+Chinese+98IjCJvW9Fal

 Xifinity? Plutocrats create and then leverage fascist racist dictators… such should be the main lesson drawn from the history of Hitler, the Nazis, and their sponsors. The same story is being repeated under our eyes, with the fascist, racist Xi dictatorship.

Roberts, who is this Roberts? Comcast has a main owner, the Roberts family (1% equity interest, 33% voting power). Brian Roberts is the son of Ralph Roberts himself the son of Bob Roberts, all immensely wealthy.

The same trick is used all over so-called “capitalism”, and therein its neo-feudal nature. Common folks buy common shares, plutocrats buy “preferred” shares. This way they achieve control. They become the captain, common folks are not even bugs, they are just part of the machinery, 

So the little minds are all listening to the billionaires propaganda, while a host of companies working with Xi in China, where they use Xi’s slaves and race prisoners, such as Nike, Microsoft, etc… contributed 2.7 billion dollars to Black Lives Matter in the USA… while screaming about the racist Trump and his virus…

Divide minds and conquer…

Patrice Ayme

Plutocracy, Not Racocracy

July 15, 2020

Yes, there is not a thing such as “racocracy”. “Race” is such a ridiculous concept, it was never recognized that a “race” could grab power, and race away with the concept. The Greeks knew of “oligarchy” (rule of the few), plutocracy, tyranny (rule of one), etc… But not racocracy. The Greco-Roman empire was ruled, at some point, by Arabs, Africans…

Hispanic conquistadores, full of defects as they were, were not racists. Indeed Cortez greatly won his war against the Aztecs and also the one he waged against the (Spanish) governor of Cuba, because of “La Malinche”.  La Malinche, a top Aztec aristocrat sold into slavery by her own mother, learned many languages, including Mayan. La Malinche was married to one of Cortez’s top lieutenant, and also bore a son from Cortez himself, who got legitimized, ennobled (and seemed to have been Cortez’s prefered child). Later Charles Quint stopped the conquest of the Americas, because of the genocides it had caused.

It seems likely that Cortez would have failed in his conquest, without La Malinche. Both the Aztecs and the Spaniards were fascinated by her, and all sought advice from her. She was central to Cortez’s ability to muster a gigantic Native army to use against the Aztecs.

Racism is pretty much an invention of the North American English plutocracy, to justify lethally exploitative plutocracy (making money from tobacco). Its notorious “One Drop Rule” is (implicitly) perpetuated by the ideology of Black Lives Matter. Truth? LOW LIVES SHOULD MATTER TOO!

Truth is more important than perceived injustice. Indeed, if perceived injustice is a lie, it’s not injustice. The Nazis famously used as main electoral platform, the injustices they perceived in several matters, including oppression they felt from Jews, Slavs and French. It was mostly imaginary, and 5% of the world population got killed as a result. Much of the present movement about “systemic racism” is barking up the wrong tree. It is a self-defeating movement, as it is all too willing to accuse We The People of racism.

This rage against a racism the importance of which is exaggerated, hid the main problem, which is plutocracy. Plutocracy, controlling the media, has sent too many of the best jobs overseas, thrived from the for-profit healthcare system, the unequal educational system, the lending-to-the-wealthy economy, the exclusive real estate, the police-protecting-the wealthy, the justice-for-the-wealthy, and the overall intrinsic violence of guns and drug availability.

I am not saying this lightly, I have been the victim of racism light for decades. However, I am not so selfish and blind to put my own little condition above massive injustices as found in education, health, housing, driven by greed which is the main force of this society.

Appreciating what is really going on is necessary to progress out of the present swamp. Thus, attacks against efforts at establishing truth reveals that those inhabited by such rage are actually truly working against progress.

Patrice Ayme

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The last part of the essay was a comment the NYT let me publish (!). The main article was about Steven Pinker …. someone I have harshly criticized. However, critics want him “cancelled”… and this is not acceptable. Moreover, as Pinker points out, this creates a climate of terror against non PC thinking… Which is never alright, because the truth needs to physically exercise, like we all need to. Without error to debate, it won’t have a punching ball…

Systematic Plutocracy, Not Systematic Racism

June 3, 2020

So we are now supposed to be all excited by a wild goose chase, for the systematic racist. Did you meet a systematic racist recently? By the way, if he was so racist why did Chauvin paired up with a non-white cop? Actually he even looks like what is outrageously called “black” in the USA (where color is everything, and attributed absurdly). Chauvin’s wife, Kellie Chauvin, competed for the title of Mrs. Minnesota in 2018 with the hope of becoming the first Hmong winner. Does that sound like the choice of a white supremacist racist? (She is filing for divorce, change of name…)

Kellie Chauvin, wife of the officer charged with second degree murder, and vilipended around the world as a systematic racist… how many of you, vilipenders, denunciators of Chauvin’s alleged racism, are married to someone of another “race”?

On the face of it, the assassination looks more like a hit: let engage on a little flight of possible fancy. Chauvin wanted Floyd dead, because they worked as security in the same shady nightclub, and one of them, or both, had gone one deal too far… Hence the attempts by the officers to get the cameras turned off (they were only partly successful, yet threatened some spectators). In that case, it would be first degree murder, but that would require a careful inquiry, and the Police Department will not be anxious to go that route, as it would end up with four officers accused of first degree murder, or aiding and abetting such…

Torture was involved too… Hidden behind that car… too bad there were all those smart phones… Interesting those cell phones, they reveal lots of atrocities: as David Horn, a 77 retired black police captain, agonizing, live on Facebook, bleeding to death… He had been protecting a friend’s pawn shop… None of the spectators came to try to help him (say by compressing the wounds to slow the bleeding, which seems to be what killed him). There are better angels in our nature, but also abominable ones… And only the work of the latter is definitive. 

As it is, the four officers could get 40 years… Each.

The murderers of Mr. Floyd. How many races represented? Where is the “systemic racism”?

So much for the little, uncomprehending people. But the big guns have rolled out. 

Both W. Bush and Obama came out with statements accusing “institutional racism” or “systemic racism”.  They both were in the White House eight years… How come they couldn’t at least tell us what the institutions of racism where, and how that racist system worked? Show me the money as the saying goes… Oops, sorry, for revealing it all by accident. This is all about money. “Black” president Obama made 100 million dollars… So he wants to talk about “systemic racism”, instead of, say “systemic kleptocracy”.

Serious George and Barry: If one can’t even vaguely describe what an enemy is, how are we supposed to fight it? We will go into the bushes and thickets, looking desperately for all those racists, while you make millions a year, from selling the presidency? Tell me, oh wise owls. Two of the assassins of Mr. Floyd were non-whites. Are all the races conspiring to kill blacks in that “systemic racism” of yours?

Many mention the death of that lady in her bed. They forgot to mention that her boyfriend had a gun licence and fired at the three kevlar armored police officers, mistaking them for “intruders”… who returned fire. Yes they were intruding, but they had a no-knock warrant (because of drug suspicion). So here we see a mix of problems: no-knock warrants for drug trafficking, thus police-judicial violence, boyfriends sleeping with loaded guns, etc.  I doubt the color of the victims was analyzed in the dark… Just the flash of the boyfriend’s gun.

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So the basic problem is not be racism, especially not “institutional or systemic racism”. But sheer violence. Or then, if institutional, what about Biden instigated “New Jim Crow” act of the 1990s. I know how hard that is. I contributed to getting Obama to reduce the sentence of the father of three condemned by Biden sponsored laws, to a life sentence, for carrying… a pipe. It took months of work for a top law firm partner… So who has come across a racist recently? If not ‘racism” then what is it? Simple: well-paid police are enabled to use brutality. To do what? To foster violence in society, to inure the population to the violence of the plutocratic system, one where the resources of the socioeconomy are leveraged, using the banking system, to create more than 600 billionaires, many of them loud on the “Democratic” side.

Not everything was negative in what Obama said: he urged people to “remember that this country was founded on protest — it is called the American Revolution.” Actually it was an outright war, complete with superpower intervention: without the French ammunition factories, and the rest, the US Revolution would have failed. At Yorktown, the British army had to surrender. The British army was besieged at sea by the French fleet (!), and two French armies had converged on Yorktown. When the British commander surrendered his sword, he offered it to the French commanders (Rochambeau and Lafayette), who redirected him to general Washington.

So the French revolutionary spirit, in evidence since the foundation of the French state by Clovis in the Fifth Century, was communicated to the American Founding Fathers, most of whom stayed years in paris, imbuing themselves with French “lumieres” (lights; enlightenment).

Obama also suggested what I suggested prior, that every cityhall in the United States review use-of-force policies and aggressively pursue an eight-point slate of police reforms that include mandatory de-escalation of conflicts, a ban on shooting at moving vehicles, timely reporting of violent incidents, and a ban on some forms of restraint used by the police.

Obama, sitting in front of a sparse bookcase, spoke Obamese, a strange mix of reality denied and wishful thinking imposed: “Chokeholds and strangleholds, that’s not what we do” . Well that’s precisely what police departments do. And not just in the USA, there is a notorious case in France, since 2016, with officers still uncharged…

“In a lot of ways, what has happened in the last several weeks is that challenges and structural problems here in the United States have been thrown into high relief. They are the outcome of not just an immediate moment in time, but as the result of a long host of things — slavery, Jim Crow, redlining and institutional racism.”

Well, he forgot to mention the “New Jim Crow” laws, long record supporting the war on drugs and mass incarceration instigated and passed by no less than Joe Biden, who is celebrating 50 years of his paid elected politician career in the USA…

Obama also systematically forgets to mention as a structural problem the sort of economic, religious, state and justice systems which made possible the extermination of many Native American nations…. Although that was a larger crime than slavery: a good slave was a live slave, but a good Indian was a dead Indian. From there flows much of the brutality of US society, especially as many powerful today profited from the genocidal trick of their ancestors, establishing great fortunes over the generations.

Racism is a consequence, now, of something affecting 99%, plutocracy… used as a coverup thereof. Any observant “white” will have witnessed police brutality, experienced plutocracy. So do something about the latter, instead of pointlessly accusing others of racism.
Patrice Ayme

 

 

Is Plutocratic Violence Hiding Behind Racism?

May 31, 2020

So three police officers sit on a man for nine minutes. He dies. This is interpreted as, first of all, a problem with racism. Ex-officer Chauvin is white, but the officer watching nervously the smothering, is Asian. 

This is a hint that racism may not be the main problem. Racism is just an assumption which is rolled out as a motivation all the time, by manichean self-described “liberals” (they are supposed to be pure, like the puritan of old). Such a traditional assumption, that everything has to do with evil, obvious racism is so traditional, precisely because of racism. 

Federal Security Guard killed by deliberate automatic gunfire at the Oakland federal Court House, May 30, 2020. His colleague was grievously wounded. Dave Patrick Underwood was a Bay Area native from Pinole. The US Department of Justice determined the assassination was “Domestic Terrorism”

Assuming other people are racist, is metaracism. This is compounded by holier than thou attitude, namely, I am so good, I can tell you you are bad, even if I don’t know you, because, you see, I know you, based on the color of your skin. This sounds as an attitude is straight out of a comedy, but it’s not, it kills. It’s the same attitude which enables a white woman in finance to threaten a law abiding citizen (when she is not), by telling the police he is threatening her life, when all he is doing is asking her to abide by the law.

The most effective adaptation of racism over time,DiAngelo claims, “is the idea that racism is conscious bias held by mean people.This “good/bad binary,” positing a world of evil racists and compassionate non-racists, is itself a racist construct, eliding systemic injustice and imbuing racism with such shattering moral meaning that white people, especially progressives, cannot bear to face their collusion in it. (Pause on that, white reader. You may have subconsciously developed your strong negative feelings about racism in order to escape having to help dismantle it.) 

What DiAngelo is saying is the penultimate step before what I am saying, which goes much further. Racism from the police is not as much the problem as outright violence by the police and justice system to buttress the established order.

Police, in the USA is very well treated as far as salary and total compensation is concerned. Here is San Francisco, for basic police officers: 

Salary $89,856 – $135,096/year

A Police Officer works 40 hours per week on different shifts and overtime may be required. San Francisco offers excellent benefits and the current starting salary is $89,856 per year. After seven years of service a Police Officer may earn up to $135,096 per year. You will receive comprehensive training, at your full starting salary.

After age 58, an officer can retire on 90% of last salary.

The police chief of San Francisco is a very black African-American, by the way. In the same city, Mayor Breed, who is also “African-American” earns a base salary of more than $338,000…

Thus the servants of the establishment are well paid… So well paid that, like the Bidens, Obamas and Clintons, they do little more than pay lip service to justice. Biden was actually the author of extremely de facto racist laws in the 1990s. But such is the control of the establishment through perverse media that older “blacks” are persuaded of the opposite… 

So there is racism, but as Di Angelo said, it’s camouflaged, hidden as its opposite. Very few US families, outside of multiracial areas, and even then, are genuinely multiracial…  

Both the killer and the victim worked as “bouncers” in the same nightclub. The owner said that Chauvin, the killer, had been violent in the past, and that she told him she will not tolerate it anymore. A violent occupation, fitting well in a violent society. Racism is enabled by violence… which takes many aspects, one of them consisting in having to pay for basic rights, be it habeas corpus, or health care, or the right to an education. 

Thus racism may only be a fig leaf hiding the plutocratic phenomenon. There is a precedent: Rome. Rome had many emperors who were not Italian. A dynasty was even from Africa. An emperor was an Arab (Philip the Arab). Rome was not racist, but declined and died from plutocratism gone rabid.

Evil Power (Pluto Kratia) is more subtle than goodness, this makes it invisible to the vast mass of the gullible, and how it rules. Obsessing about racism is a shiny object which enables to forget what is worse about the order of things, and thus core to said source of most evil.

Divide et imperare: divide and rule, the Romans used to say. Divide with racism, rule with plutocracy. What could go wrong? A thousands infernos, this is what could go wrong…

Patrice Ayme

How F***book Censors Civilization

October 5, 2019

Facebook Censors ME, When I talk About Elizabeth Warren! Example of Facebook censorship:

There are two F words: the one alluding to the act which brings procreation, and the one alluding to Fac*book. Senator Warren has called for the dismantlement of the large tech monopolies, and that should be done. Even more urgent is to revert Patent Law to the pre-Obama state. Nowadays, small inventors have to prove that they have been injured economically, not just that their Intellectual Property has been stolen, by the giant tech monopolies. (Those who promoted that are now super wealthy…)

I was exchanging ideas with some far left groups involving many thousands of people, when I discovered (indirectly) that some of my comments had been removed from others to view. I could write and send them, but my interlocutors had not seen them, so the conversations were disjointed.

Finally Facebook fessed up,

Picasso Pablo (dit), Ruiz Picasso Pablo (1881-1973). Paris, musée Picasso. MP210.
The Montreal Museum Of Fine Arts was censored by Facebook for this painting. Paintings ordered by the Popes in the Middle ages have been censored by the savages at Facebook. Civilization should be removed from their brutal, greedy, uneducated hands, while it’s still alive!

…and Facebook admitted the following about comments linking to my own site (which is non-commercial, and to which I have linked thousands of times): 

“This comment goes against our Community Standards on spam. Learn more about this comment and see what you can do

ACTIVITY

About your comment Today No one else can see your comment. @ [687765402:2048:Rowan Campbell Millar] If you try to evoke Marine Le Pen, for some obscure reason, you have obviously not read…”

It gets better than that. 

Among the comments blocked and censored by Facebook, unbeknownst to me (because I could see them but others couldn’t) were several containing the word “Warren”, as in “Elizabeth Warren”:

Example, this essay of mine comparing favorably Warren to Biden from last May 2019 (5 months ago) was actively censored multiple times by Facebook:

https://patriceayme.wordpress.com/2019/05/29/warren-progress-survival-of-the-republic-biden-more-plutocratization-death/  

So while the treacherous “Democratic” leadership is all in huff and puff about whether the US president can talk BS to foreign leaders, and threaten them a bit for the good of justice (as is his prerogative, and I hope the same for Warren), the Facebook monopoly is trying to bar my approval of Senator Warren to be disseminated further… even among far left groups. (I was long ago barred from other US far left groups, some founded by… the CIA, like the Daily Kos… Leftists writing at the Daily Kos do not realize they have been railroaded carefully where they can be controlled by the CIA and the like… apparently it’s the same with Facebook left groups) 

I support Warren (known to Trump as Pocahontas) because she plans to enact many ideas which I have championed for decades. 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday that the company will be impartial toward Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign despite his pledge to fight her plan to break up the company if she takes the White House.

Zuckerberg in an audio recording surfaced from the swamp to predict Facebook would challenge and beat back efforts by a would-be Warren administration to split up the company. Now I know one way they do it already: censoring me.

Zuckerberg quipped that the company would “try not to antagonize her [Warren] further.

Absolute power is absolute hell. Facebook should be dismantled and a service like it turned into a public utility of some sort (especially as it’s sucking up most advertising media).

Power is great, but only if it is provided to us all equally enough that the right of equal speech is respected. The Ancient Greeks called the right to equal speech in the public forum as isegoria (which means equal public speech, related to “agora” the public forum). Zuck thinks he owns the public forum. Well, sure, in the plutocracy he dreams to lead some more, all the way to hell.

Trump was supposed to break the tech monopolies, we are still waiting.

Time to vote right (which means left).

Patrice Ayme

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P/S 1: Warren fired back at Zuckerberg after his earlier remarks surfaced, writing later: “We have to fix a corrupt system that lets giant companies like Facebook engage in illegal anticompetitive practices, stomp on consumer privacy rights, and repeatedly fumble their responsibility to protect our democracy…. Elizabeth is committed to protecting our democracy from Silicon Valley overreach — but she needs your help to do it. Can you chip in for the first time today to help break up Big Tech?”

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P/S 2: “Community Standards. Facebook. We work hard to limit the spread of commercial spam to prevent false advertising, fraud, and security breaches, all of which detract from people’s ability to share and connect. We do not allow people to use misleading or inaccurate information to collect likes, followers, or shares.” 

But we do allow ourselves to have a world monopoly of hyper power.

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P/S 3: Ukraine named a new general prosecutor today (October 4) and reopened the inquiries that Biden as VP had closed by having the prosecutor fired by threatening to withhold US aid. As Biden said on tape talking about his firing of the general prosecutor, by giving the Ukrainians just 6 hours:”... son of a bitch!” Biden’s son got more than three million dollars from Burisma, an Ukrainian energy company ($83,000/month). The son of Biden Jr. had no experience in energy, nor did he in finance when he organized a giant financial transaction in China… by dealing with a government company… The Biden-Obama administration loved Facebook… And Zuck loved them back. At civilizational distance, Facebook, as installed, is just a spy agency.

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[1] before the ridiculous impeachment madness, several committees and efforts had been launched against the tech monopolies by White House and Congress. No doubt that was a factor in the launch of the presidential impeachment! Trump will NOT be impeached, obviously (not enough votes in Senate), but the inquiries against the tech monopolies already are impeached! I know so many good insider stories about Zucks and Goo…

 

 

  

Why Is Portugal Collapsing? From Deindustrialization and Dummification. Same As Rest of EU

September 5, 2019

The problem for Portugal, and, more and more for all European countries, more or less: what are they living from? What do they sell? What’s their job? European countries need gas, oil, and high technology: but (differently from the USA) they import all this… well, OK, France has Airbus … But France used to have much more! 

Europe has fallen asleep. The Court of Auditors in France has said that Arianespace is two years old to find a solution to the competition of SpaceX, Blue Origin (with their reusable rockets). Meanwhile, SpaceX continues its experimental efforts at a torrid pace, staggering, India is trying to land on the moon, or a Chinese robot has just made a weird discovery.

China, India and, of course, the US have fully understood that the future and independence can come only from technological dominance, so they make enormous efforts. Europe concentrates on tourism, museums, comfort and widespread mediocrity … And especially on the German industry secretly financed by small bankrupt banks financed by the German states … Unfortunately, the rest of Europe suddenly deindustrializes. ..

Population Collapse, Working Population Collapse: Thank You, Great EU Planners

All vital imports for Europe must be paid: with what money? Unlike the United States (or even Great Britain!), Europe does not create enough funding to finance industries that could create currencies for Europe to pay for what it needs.

In the fourteenth century, Portugal, then a tiny country of a million inhabitants, just released from five centuries of Muslim yoke, had the most advanced technology (maritime) in the world (and against attacked Muslims in Morocco). And now? Where is the Portuguese or even European technology? Now, technology is asking for the moon…

Historians are often baffled by the undeniable rise of the European society and economy by the Eleventh Century [2]. Soon north-west Europe had around the same demographics as the entire Roman empire (more 54 millions), and achieved greater productivity. It doesn’t take very long to find out why: Europe was stuffed of windmills, water wheels, heavy steel ploughs (to turn over fat rich soils of northern European plains), hydraulic hammers, and slow or fast ships all over, enabling trade all over, for example between Scandinavia and the Middle East, Norway and Sicily…

It’s so obvious that many non-European powers have perfectly understood the lesson. So why has Europe forgotten it? Because Europe is the revolutionary center …that mostly came from the driving engine of the early Renaissance, Western Francia, which was divided in 60 states in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries. because Europe is the revolutionary center, the European media, owned by the plutocracy, has been excellent at making Europeans believe in the opposite of common sense and their self-interest. Instead, they learned to play, sing, dance and get drunk on their past…

As long as this is not understood, Europe, and Portugal in particular, will sink [3].

Patrice Ayme

[The preceding was machine translated from French original below!]

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[1 ] After all transistors were mass produced, and invented, in France, in 1948, with the help of two German scientists… and not by US, as corrupt Swedish Nobel organization claims…).

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[2] Berengar of Tours (c. 999 – 6 January 1088), in Latin Berengarius Turonensis, was an 11th-century French Christian theologian and archdeacon of Angers, a realistic scholar whose spectacular leadership of the cathedral school at Chartres set an example of intellectual inquiry. He was excommunicated for his fostering of reason, but, protected by the enlightened William of Normandy, kept on prospering and his ideas spread all over, forever after…

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[3] Even the crazed out Boris Johnson understands perfectly well that the fate of Great Britain rests in developing more advanced technology (hence is extolling of the… JET, the Joint EUROPEAN (!) Torus…).

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French Original:

Le problème pour le Portugal, et, de plus en plus tous les pays Européens, plus ou moins: de quoi vivent-ils? Il leur faut du gaz, du pétrole, et de la haute technologie: mais ils importent tout cela (bon d’accord la France a Airbus…).

L’Europe s’est endormie. La Cour des Comptes en France a dit qu’Arianespace a deux ans pour trouver une solution à la concurrence de SpaceX, Blue Origin (avec leurs fusées réutilisables). Pendant ce temps, SpaceX continue ses efforts expérimentaux à un rythme torride, sidérant, l’Inde essaye d’atterrir sur la Lune, ou un robot Chinois vient de faire une découverte bizarre. 

La Chine, l’Inde et, bien sur, les USA ont parfaitement compris que le futur et l’indépendance ne peuvent venir que de la domination technologique, donc ils font des efforts énormes . L’Europe se concentre sur tourisme, musées, confort et médiocrité généralisée… Et surtout sur l’industrie allemande financée en secret par des petites banques en faillite financées par les etats allemands… Malheureusement, le reste de l’Europe du coup se désindustrialise… 

Toutes les importations vitales pour l’Europe doivent être payées: avec quel argent? Differemment des USA (ou même de la Grande Bretagne!), l’Europe ne crée pas assez de financements pour financer les industries qui pourraient créer pour l’Europe des devises pour payer ce dont elle a besoin.

Au quatorzième siècle, le Portugal, alors un tout petit pays d’un million d’habitants, juste libéré de cinq siècles de joug Musulman, avait la technologie (maritime) la plus avancée au monde (et contre attaqua les Musulmans au Maroc). Et maintenant? Ou est la technologie Portugaise, ou même Européenne? Maintenant, la technologie, c’est demander la lune…


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