Comments for The Greanville Post http://www.greanvillepost.com ANTI-IMPERIALIST TOOL ~ Vol. XII Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:02:16 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.1 Comment on Stonewalling Washington: Trump pushes leftist view of US racism further than Obama or Clinton by gui rochat http://www.greanvillepost.com/2017/08/19/stonewalling-washington-trump-pushes-leftist-view-of-us-racism-further-than-obama-or-clinton/#comment-54470 Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:02:16 +0000 http://www.greanvillepost.com/?p=194875#comment-54470 No, falling symbols like statues do not a revolution make, their removal distracts from the real issue which is class war (racism is a very nasty side show of it) and we need to concentrate on what the deplorables showed, namely that the status quo should be kicked to the wayside instead of the statues from the quo ante. That the Donald turned out to be the catalyst was not unexpected as he fully well knows how to rile up the masses and he ain’t no dummy. Official and ingrown Washington is shaking and the infantile outbursts on cable television ‘news’ demonstrate that they well know like Mr. Jones in Dylan’s ballad that’s something is happening but they do not know what it is. The grand demonstrations of mostly millennials is not so much a disgust with the Donald nor with the ingrained and institutional racism, but rather with the system itself as being unequal and unfair. That is at least a first opening even though to many the word Communism denotes un-Americanism (I differ with the author above in calling this country America and its inmates Americans, because it is but a part of the continent, thus to call the country USA is better and peopled with USA-ers – because Canadians and Mexicans are Americans too). The fear of an outside world and a decline in favored status is what gives strength to the exceptionalism.

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Comment on America Asleep by gui rochat http://www.greanvillepost.com/2017/08/18/america-asleep/#comment-54469 Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:17:27 +0000 http://www.greanvillepost.com/?p=194889#comment-54469 Errata: I meant to write Proudhon (the political philosopher) but my profession betrayed itself in me writing Prud’hon, the artist.

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Comment on America Asleep by gui rochat http://www.greanvillepost.com/2017/08/18/america-asleep/#comment-54468 Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:08:50 +0000 http://www.greanvillepost.com/?p=194889#comment-54468 A common mistake people make about the USA is that it is totally different from the settler days; the pioneering Europeans who came to conquer territory and the religious refugees from an oppressive Europe. Nothing much has changed except the rest of the world. But the USA continues the original program of settling new and so-called unoccupied lands. Unoccupied that is by a submissive populace admiring USA’s culture and its technological prowess (that BTW destroys nature). Anything contrary to this imperialist view and it will be for an indigenous population that resists, ‘delendam est’ (vide Syria).

There is nothing new under the sun and the USA persona is no different than it was in about 1660, when the Puritans came to prime their bourgeois ideas. The nature of the beast cannot so easily be changed, unless the influx of Hispanics makes a dent in the prevailing Anglo-Saxon mythos. But the urge to expand and expropriate remains in force.

As for outside influences such as lack of sleep, I tend to doubt that it does much to predispose minds, but possibly the USA diet does. Because indeed most foodstuffs that one now encounters in Western supermarkets are poisoned by preservatives, chemicals and taste enhancers, all inductive to clog up the brain’s synapses. And clogged up they are…

The USA is a criminal child to an ugly mother, Western Europe and its misdeed are deeply grounded in European models of conquest and exploitation. It cannot escape that fate nor adapt very easily to the reformist ideas of a just society as imagined and partly achieved by Communism. And in fact, the arch- conservative USA is hobbling far behind Western Europe that now slowly and reluctantly seems to veer more and more toward those ideas.

A revolutionary force simply does not exist in the USA because indoctrination by and of the intelligentsia is all pervasive. It is helped by the extreme specialization of intellectual and technological life and which causes a lack of what was once named European humanism. A cultural overview is called unprofessional and unscholarly; thus, political philosophers like Prud’hon and Kropotkin are simply ignored in academia. The Western world and USA are mired in a political constipation, frustrations increase but are contained by the status quo and by accepted pre-chewed verities. It remains to wait till truth will out.

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Comment on America’s Liberal & Conservative Nazis by gui rochat http://www.greanvillepost.com/2017/08/18/americas-liberal-conservative-nazis/#comment-54467 Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:49:46 +0000 http://www.greanvillepost.com/?p=194881#comment-54467 There is one big difference between Nazi Germany and the USA as described above. Nazi Germany did not pronounce on civil liberties, freedom of speech, assembly and the Rights of Men (white ones that is).

The myths of USA democracy nicely set out by the Founding Fathers (such an apropos name) were never part of Nazi propaganda. They rather went for ‘Blut und Boden’, i.e. blood and earth, the right of Arians to their history and territory.

Nazi theory also excluded religion, even though it was practiced, but adhered to the Wotan myths, gods of the Teutonic race as exemplified by Wagner’s beautiful music. That is absent in the USA technological society, where the only mock-spirituality is expressed in religiosity. Devoid of such historicity the USA finds its myths in the belief of individual rights, a sure sign of and use for capitalist domination.

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Comment on Moon of Alabama: “Grown-ups” Versus “Ideologues”? The Media Narrative of the White House May Be All Wrong by peter pavimentov http://www.greanvillepost.com/2017/08/18/moon-of-alabama-grown-ups-versus-ideologues-the-media-narrative-of-the-white-house-may-be-all-wrong/#comment-54466 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:25:48 +0000 http://www.greanvillepost.com/?p=194785#comment-54466 It takes Bert Brecht to bring out the USA’s true colors….(pun intended)

Oh, moon of Alabama, it’s time to say goodbye
We’ve lost our good old mama
And must have whiskey or you know why

Oh, show us the way to the next little dollar
Oh, don’t ask why, oh, don’t ask why
For we must find the next little dollar

Or if we don’t find the next little dollar
I tell you we must die, I tell you we must die
I tell you, I tell you, I tell you we must die

Oh, moon of Alabama, it’s time to say goodbye
We’ve lost our good old mama
And must have dollar or you know why

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Comment on Donald Trump and America’s Moral Crises (Annotated) by gui rochat http://www.greanvillepost.com/2017/08/16/donald-trump-and-americas-moral-crises-annotated/#comment-54465 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:35:53 +0000 http://www.greanvillepost.com/?p=194706#comment-54465 Also, this will pass…
Reading much of the overheated verbiage of Trump’s sins and trying not to listen to the foul and petty lies on the cable television channels, one gets the impression that the universe is in chaos and that its center is falling apart at the seams. Not so, as firstly the USA is a relatively small part of the globe and secondly few people on earth are truly much interested in what goes on within its borders. That it is an unequal and race-bound society is hardly news nor that many of its middle-class people are overfed and hidebound in their opinions about their country’s importance. Nobody outside its borders frankly cares enough except to keep its military off their backs. And that is really their only concern. They will buy USA goods if they are affordable and well-built and will laugh and sometimes be entertained by the nonsense from Hollywood. But aside from the potential of making much money dealing with the USA (the Beatles come to mind), sensitive outsiders visiting the USA soon feel like Sacha Baron Cohen. The USA is truly a beautiful country with scenery unrivalled elsewhere on earth but with the ugliest cities one can imagine, not much better than what the USSR erected in places like Siberia. It is simply a sign of the times where usefulness will outdo enjoyment of nature and now survival. The USA is neither the promise nor the end of humanity. Its problems are not universal nor of any real importance to the outside world because its foreign policies are set into a competitive military mode regardless who is in relative power. The present prognosis is that the country will at some time self-destruct because of inner tensions, but that is okay too as any human endeavor is never long lasting. As long as they can keep their mess at home and do not export it (free interpretation after a French peasant’s conversation).

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Comment on The Agony of ‘Regime Change’ Refugees by Philip Toal http://www.greanvillepost.com/2017/08/17/the-agony-of-regime-change-refugees/#comment-54464 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:08:54 +0000 http://www.greanvillepost.com/?p=194774#comment-54464 “Western nations seem unable to recognize their own “mistakes “ – Beg pardon? So, in reality they could apologize, let bygones be bygones, walk away, reminding the victims of their butchery, “Well, remember we did apologize for those silly incidents, but we will strive to do better next time.
Actually, the English language does in fact provide more appropriate descriptions as does every other, not that the author considered that.

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Comment on America’s Recruitment of Nazis–Then and Now (Repost) by gui rochat http://www.greanvillepost.com/2017/08/17/americas-recruitment-of-nazis-then-and-now-repost/#comment-54463 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:17:19 +0000 http://www.greanvillepost.com/?p=194790#comment-54463 Brilliant article, well researched and needs to be read carefully. Bohne omits to mention the role of Winston Churchill, the arch-reactionary British imperialist whose intelligence services were the basis on which the USA one was patterned
and the intense race hatred for Slavic people who were thought to be about as inferior as Jews. The technological and
coldly objective Arian mind has no tolerance for anything that has to do with spirituality or emotion.

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Comment on The Most Dangerous Place in The United States by Peter Schreiner http://www.greanvillepost.com/2017/08/14/the-most-dangerous-place-in-the-united-states/#comment-54462 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:34:55 +0000 http://www.greanvillepost.com/?p=194673#comment-54462 Thank you, Mr. Hall. Well said.

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Comment on Right But Wrong: Trump’s Defense of Confederate Symbols and Its Threat to Color-Blind Liberalism by Greg Bacon http://www.greanvillepost.com/2017/08/17/right-but-wrong-trumps-defense-of-confederate-symbols-and-its-threat-to-color-blind-liberalism/#comment-54461 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:13:12 +0000 http://www.greanvillepost.com/?p=194830#comment-54461 Last week, it was Trump-Russia collusion 24/7 now it’s Trump colluding with Nazis? They need to make up their minds and settle on one propaganda point.

The same people who want to blow up Mt. Rushmore are the ones who are howling for Trump’s head. Looks like that sub-par comedian Griffin will get her wish. Why were they so quiet through Obama’s reign when he was mass-murdering Muslims?

Maybe replace those iconic figures with ones of Joe Stalin, Chairman Mao and Lenin?

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-08-17/lets-blow-mount-rushmore-says-vice

With regards to the Antifa protesters; one should always wonder, when the government, MSM and police are on your side, who exactly you are protesting against? And why does is Antifa flag a mirror image of the 1933 Germany Communist Party flag?

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