Tuesday 1 March 2016



The historian Thomas Frank wrote the book entitled What's the Matter with Kansas?

He explains how those politicians who support the rich 0.1% manage to persuade ordinary folks to vote for them.

Thomas Frank writes:

"Strip today's Kansans of their job security, and they head out to become registered Republicans.

"Push them off their land, and next thing you know they're protesting in front of abortion clinics.

"Squander their life savings on manicures for the CEO, and there's a good chance they'll join the John Birch Society.

"But ask them about the remedies their ancestors proposed (unions, antitrust, public ownership), and you might as well be referring to the days when knighthood was in flower."

(Frank, T. 2004 "What's the Matter with Kansas?", pp. 67-68)

In 1999, Donald Trump, on the subject of abortion, said that he was "very pro-choice."

In 2016, Donald Trump says that he is "pro-life."

Trump realises that you can win support in elections by pressing the right buttons.

These buttons relate to guns, gays, God, Blacks, Moslems, immigrants, and abortion.


According to Thomas Frank, right-wing politicians prefer to talk about abortion and gay marriage, rather than about poverty.

And of course politicians do not like to talk about false flag operations or child abuse rings.

Too many Americans elect politicians whose economic policies will not benefit the majority of ordinary Americans.

Thomas Frank writes:

Instead of fighting for working class interests, the Democratic party has adopted economically conservative policies.

The Democrats also press the buttons relating to guns, gays, God, Blacks, Moslems, immigrants, and abortion.

The Democrats prefer to talk about being pro-choice rather than about false flags.

Thomas Frank writes that the conservative coalition is the dominant coalition in American politics.

The economic conservatives have achieved business tax cuts and deregulation.

The social conservatives have failed "because the very capitalist system the economic conservatives strive to strengthen and deregulate promotes and commercially markets the perceived assault on traditional values."

In other words, people like Trump and Clinton do not hold traditional values.


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At 21 February 2016 at 12:50 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dear Anon,do you agree it is a sure bet!,that hrc,will be the usa's next pres.?.as always thank-You for all your hard work that you do for this Planet(Earth)

At 21 February 2016 at 17:31 , Blogger Tess said...

The reason Gays and Abortion are on the forefront for some like me is, i am a follower of Christ so i believe what Scripture says.

At 21 February 2016 at 20:39 , Blogger roninfreedom said...

Something I was just thinking about,Donald Trump is a Handsome great looking guy.He totally reminds me of a guy that I easily can picture in High School being the Quarterback that captained the Team and lead the team to the State Championship.The guy that went out with the Homecoming Queen.

At 21 February 2016 at 21:59 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Aang, some phenomenal reference pictures/art from David Dees. Gallery1 pic 68/116 is a perfect illustration for J.Savile the scum.


At 21 February 2016 at 22:56 , Blogger Franz said...

Some of us were there when the old unions were subverted by the CIA and the National Security State turned the Democratic Party from a quasi-labor party into a coalition of special interests -- many of which are actually funded by Plutocrats.

What's the matter with the USA? When they discover they really ARE owned, as the late George Carlin put it, they also discover there's nothing they can do about it.

Much over forty, nobody here even votes. So they DO know, not that it makes much difference.

Saddam Hussein once said the US was probably the most extraordinary tyranny in history. That's probably the real reason they knocked him off.

At 21 February 2016 at 23:23 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Great Satan indeed.

At 21 February 2016 at 23:26 , Blogger Anon said...

When men fight with one another, and the wife of the one draws near to rescue her husband from the hand of him who is beating him, and puts out her hand and seizes him by the private parts, then you shall cut off her hand. Deuteronomy 25:11-12

At 21 February 2016 at 23:27 , Blogger Anon said...

Now therefore, kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman who has known man intimately. But all the girls who have not known man intimately, spare for yourselves. Numbers 31:17-18

At 22 February 2016 at 00:00 , Blogger Anon said...

Yes, it looks as if Trump is being used to put Hillary into power. Bilderberg most likely agreed to Hillary as prsident.

At 22 February 2016 at 11:41 , Blogger Unknown said...

The Jewish Old Testament is such a fine guide for good, clean livin'. The world would be such a better place if every human followed its rules. Kill every whore who's been with a man and kill any man who looks at you funny. And, as rabbis teach today, kill the children because they may one day grow up to buck your system.

I get all warm and fuzzy inside just thinking about all the love expressed in its pages.


At 22 February 2016 at 11:49 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

If you were there, write about it!

We're still dealing with the direct effects of the infiltration and the rot that produced. That's a direct reason why there's so little respect anymore for true middle class labor and association of the working class for better pay and conditions.

NAFTA and the current Trans-Pacific Partnership would have been dead in their tracks had labor still been unified in the USA and Canada.

I'd love to read the experiences of people like you who lived thru the tumult of jewish and governmental usurpation of labors local and national leadership.


At 22 February 2016 at 12:16 , Blogger Unknown said...

who takes these fairy stories so serios like in the bible/koran/tora and talmud... oh wait the sec...

At 22 February 2016 at 14:16 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

The reason Gays and Abortion are on the forefront for some evil men who rule our planet is.........they are great wedge issues to divide the poor people and make them easier to control.
They are also on the forefront because scumy media in the service of those evil rulers repeatedly tell you they are important.
They are also on the forefront so the D and R parties can pretend to fight about them and avoid the awkward issue of how they have IDENTICAL views on war, torture, banks, and the surveillance state.

At 23 February 2016 at 00:35 , Blogger Franz said...

You bet I am, if Trump only cracks the door and makes people curious, those of us who saw it might finally get a word in edgewise.

One of my parters was in Mckeesport, Pennsylvania, one of Andy Carnegie's old company towns. Around the time Eisenhower was leaving, my buddy was 18 with a young wife and starting his working life.

He told me that by walking four miles in any direction, there were too many offers of good employment, at Middle Class wages, than he could reasonably count. Nearly all would have provided lifetime emplyment; most either trained in-house or paid for any technical skills you needed. Anything from simple drafting to a doctorate in metalurgy. It was that busy. 15 years later I was in on making steel for the Alaska pipeline; with overtime us guys on the blast furnace were making more than local physicians.

This was all real, it happened. The subversion was real too.

My blood boils when I see young people drowning in student debt with no offers but "get by" jobs to sustain them. This is our opportunity to tell them how bad their being exploited, how horribly they are being lied to. "Free trade" is a total fraud.

Sure the politicians all lie. But like Perot and Buchanan before him, some truth might slip through as Trump raises the issue. Young workers need to know how bad they're being screwed, and how much worse it can get if it is not addressed quickly.


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