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American Capitalism gone with a whimper

posted at 8:53 am on May 30, 2009 by

Yesterday I asked if the British Press is better than ours. Today I ask if the Russian Press is better than ours.

Pravda.RU recently posted this article which I found to be a pretty fair assessment of the current state of affairs we Americans find ourselves in. Although I don’t agree with everything written in this piece,  I do find this article to be more accurate  than anything coming from the American Press, or any other element of the so called “Main Stream Media.”

It must be said, that like the breaking of a great dam, the American decent into Marxism is happening with breath taking speed, against the back drop of a passive, hapless sheeple, excuse me dear reader, I meant people.

True, the situation has been well prepared on and off for the past century, especially the past twenty years. The initial testing grounds was conducted upon our Holy Russia and a bloody test it was. But we Russians would not just roll over and give up our freedoms and our souls, no matter how much money Wall Street poured into the fists of the Marxists.

Those lessons were taken and used to properly prepare the American populace for the surrender of their freedoms and souls, to the whims of their elites and betters.

First, the population was dumbed down through a politicized and substandard education system based on pop culture, rather then the classics. Americans know more about their favorite TV dramas then the drama in DC that directly affects their lives. They care more for their “right” to choke down a McDonalds burger or a BurgerKing burger than for their constitutional rights. Then they turn around and lecture us about our rights and about our “democracy”. Pride blind the foolish.

Then their faith in God was destroyed, until their churches, all tens of thousands of different “branches and denominations” were for the most part little more then Sunday circuses and their televangelists and top protestant mega preachers were more then happy to sell out their souls and flocks to be on the “winning” side of one pseudo Marxist politician or another. Their flocks may complain, but when explained that they would be on the “winning” side, their flocks were ever so quick to reject Christ in hopes for earthly power. Even our Holy Orthodox churches are scandalously liberalized in America.

The final collapse has come with the election of Barack Obama. His speed in the past three months has been truly impressive. His spending and money printing has been a record setting, not just in America’s short history but in the world. If this keeps up for more then another year, and there is no sign that it will not, America at best will resemble the Wiemar Republic and at worst Zimbabwe.

These past two weeks have been the most breath taking of all. First came the announcement of a planned redesign of the American Byzantine tax system, by the very thieves who used it to bankroll their thefts, loses and swindles of hundreds of billions of dollars. These make our Russian oligarchs look little more then ordinary street thugs, in comparison. Yes, the Americans have beat our own thieves in the shear volumes. Should we congratulate them?

These men, of course, are not an elected panel but made up of appointees picked from the very financial oligarchs and their henchmen who are now gorging themselves on trillions of American dollars, in one bailout after another. They are also usurping the rights, duties and powers of the American congress (parliament). Again, congress has put up little more then a whimper to their masters.

Then came Barack Obama’s command that GM’s (General Motor) president step down from leadership of his company. That is correct, dear reader, in the land of “pure” free markets, the American president now has the power, the self given power, to fire CEOs and we can assume other employees of private companies, at will. Come hither, go dither, the centurion commands his minions.

So it should be no surprise, that the American president has followed this up with a “bold” move of declaring that he and another group of unelected, chosen stooges will now redesign the entire automotive industry and will even be the guarantee of automobile policies. I am sure that if given the chance, they would happily try and redesign it for the whole of the world, too. Prime Minister Putin, less then two months ago, warned Obama and UK’s Blair, not to follow the path to Marxism, it only leads to disaster. Apparently, even though we suffered 70 years of this Western sponsored horror show, we know nothing, as foolish, drunken Russians, so let our “wise” Anglo-Saxon fools find out the folly of their own pride.

Again, the American public has taken this with barely a whimper…but a “freeman” whimper.

So, should it be any surprise to discover that the Democratically controlled Congress of America is working on passing a new regulation that would give the American Treasury department the power to set “fair” maximum salaries, evaluate performance and control how private companies give out pay raises and bonuses? Senator Barney Franks, a social pervert basking in his homosexuality (of course, amongst the modern, enlightened American societal norm, as well as that of the general West, homosexuality is not only not a looked down upon life choice, but is often praised as a virtue) and his Marxist enlightenment, has led this effort. He stresses that this only affects companies that receive government monies, but it is retroactive and taken to a logical extreme, this would include any company or industry that has ever received a tax break or incentive.

The Russian owners of American companies and industries should look thoughtfully at this and the option of closing their facilities down and fleeing the land of the Red as fast as possible. In other words, divest while there is still value left.

The proud American will go down into his slavery with out a fight, beating his chest and proclaiming to the world, how free he really is. The world will only snicker.

Following years of Political Correctness, where law suits were filed in droves against anyone who dared utter truthful words that a Judge could deem as harmful. Following years of law suits filed in droves against any business who dared to serve hot coffee, or fries with salt covering the delicious little piece of potato, fried to perfection in a pool of hot oil… Yes folks, Lawyers, Judges, a lazy partisan media, corrupt power hungry Politicians,  and a long term plan devised in some think tank by radicals, is finally coming to fruition.

I posted the entire article, as the site continues to come on and off line…

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I fear, with all my being, the answer to this question.

….Are we really that far gone?

Hawkins1701 on May 30, 2009 at 9:16 AM

Pravda would know Marxism when they sees it, no?

Kid from Brooklyn on May 30, 2009 at 9:19 AM

Kid from Brooklyn on May 30, 2009 at 9:19 AM

Is the world completely upside down? At what point time did it become necessary to read foreign print media in an effort to gain some form of perspective as to how the rest of the world views America? Furthermore, at what point in time did foreign print media actually start telling it like it is when describing American events?

When I read this piece, I was shocked by the accuracy of the story line, especially coming from a Russian media outlet.

Keemo on May 30, 2009 at 9:31 AM

Shocker. At first I thought I was reading The Onion.

petefrt on May 30, 2009 at 9:43 AM

This is the way the world ends
This is the way the world ends
This is the way the world ends
Not with a bang but a whimper

– TS Eliot

Disturb the Universe on May 30, 2009 at 9:57 AM

Democrats know the first rule of fight club.

Pravda blew their cover.

jeff_from_mpls on May 30, 2009 at 10:24 AM