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Obama to abandon white working class

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posted on Nov, 28 2011 @ 11:04 PM
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For decades, Democrats have suffered continuous and increasingly severe losses among white voters. But preparations by Democratic operatives for the 2012 election make it clear for the first time that the party will explicitly abandon the white working class.

All pretense of trying to win a majority of the white working class has been effectively jettisoned in favor of cementing a center-left coalition made up, on the one hand, of voters who have gotten ahead on the basis of educational attainment — professors, artists, designers, editors, human resources managers, lawyers, librarians, social workers, teachers and therapists — and a second, substantial constituency of lower-income voters who are disproportionately African-American and Hispanic.

It is instructive to trace the evolution of a political strategy based on securing this coalition in the writings and comments, over time, of such Democratic analysts as Stanley Greenberg and Ruy Teixeira. Both men were initially determined to win back the white working-class majority, but both currently advocate a revised Democratic alliance in which whites without college degrees are effectively replaced by well-educated socially liberal whites in alliance with the growing ranks of less affluent minority voters, especially Hispanics.


This is a not an unexpected announcement by any means, the Democratic Party has been heading in this direction since the late 1960s as the New Left, created by the “father of the new left” of Frankfurt School (admittedly Culturally Marxist) Herbert Marcuse, has taken over. What was the intention of the Frankfurt School? Since the proletariat failed to raise up against the bourgeois in WWI the Marxists were puzzled, however this group of Marxists began to apply Freudian theory to Marxism and came to the conclusion that a trait exhibited by the proletariat which keeps them from rising up is the authoritarian personality.

The authoritarian personality is cultivated at a young age stemming from the traditional nuclear family where the father plays the role of the authority figure requiring obedience and enforcing discipline. From this nurture arrangement men grow up to accept the authority of the bourgeois who rule over them and thus are unwilling to fight against whom the Marxists claimed were their true enemy. So the Frankfurt School set out to correct this problem by finding a new proletariat, abandoning the white poor and working class in favor of new groups.

By the 1950s many sociology professors were strong adherents to the works of men from the Frankfurt School, and using this relatively new education department which was vastly expanding they began to apply critical theory in the classroom, training a new generation of students. These students became the members of the Students for a Democratic Society and the other groups prevalent among the Left in the 1960s protests. This is the reason why it became known as the ‘Counter-culture movement’ because these were students that had first been exposed to the works of the Frankfurt School.

What were the Frankfurt School’s intentions, you may ask? It was to establish the new proletariat; they envisioned one composed of rebellious youth, educated intelligentsia, racial/religious/sexual minorities, and newly arrived immigrants. The critical theory was even the basis from which the minority studies began. The way they could go about creating this new rebellious youth was to crush the sacredness of the nuclear family, this not only provided them with a new proletariat bloc but also crippled the authoritarian personality from developing.

Next stage was the abolition of religion from importance, because religion was to be observed as a socially and sexually repressive mechanism used by the bourgeois to stifle the free expression of the proletariat and keep them enslaved to their capitalist system. They combined this with moral relativism to justify the importation of their other envisioned proletariat bloc, immigrants/minorities. And finally it would become the culture enforced by the state.

“Liberating tolerance, then, would mean intolerance against movements from the Right, and toleration of movements from the Left.” – Herbert Marcuse

The universities are used as breeding grounds for Marcusian logic as he, along with his cohorts, were the inventers of political correctness. In universities they have something called ‘speech codes’, which have never been halted by the Supreme Court, which takes the typical social condemnation associated with the PC bunch and makes it the official enforceable rules. In many instances academic freedom has been suppressed along with freedom of speech, due process of law has been denied (for public institutions), and have violated guarantees of fairness in the student or faculty member’s contract. This is not to say that sometimes the school should ban things, such as harassment, but the schools can use them to clearly violate your rights or suppress independent thought.

Why is what I mentioned above at all important? Obama and the Democrats are now fulfilling what the Frankfurt School sought after. The consolidation of the proletariat formed by immigrants, racial minorities, ethnic minorities, religious minorities, rebellious youth, single parents, environmentalists, secularists/atheists, and college educated intelligentsia. Do not be mistaken though, the Neoconservatives who control the right are also intellectual descendants of 1950s educated sociologists. We have the controlled opposition, known as Republicans. They pursue Marxism culturally and at the same time run this faux-capitalist system as a monopoly.

The most unfortunate thing is this same thing is occurring all across the Western world. In countries with Social Democratic parties they are now shedding their working class base for an alliance of affluent cultural ‘liberals’ and poor minorities. It is a horrifying version of ‘1984’ meets ‘Brave New World’ and those of us who are left on the outside of this vacuum of moral degeneracy and PC-sensitivity is being punished by them for not joining the mob.

Before you assume that I am insane or making all this up, do yourself a favor read these two threads of mine.
Big Brother’s Founding Fathers
GOP taken hostage by Neocons


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posted on Nov, 28 2011 @ 11:07 PM
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Thank you Misoir, for the education, yes that is exactly what is happening.



posted on Nov, 28 2011 @ 11:08 PM
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S&F - I appreciate your commentary and take on this.

I had read a similar piece prior:
WSJ.com - Obama Abandons the Working Class

Edit to add: It's interesting to note these OP ED pieces run slightly congruent with one and other. Also funny is McGurn's plug for Romney in the subtitle
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An opening for Romney, if he's smart enough. -


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posted on Nov, 28 2011 @ 11:34 PM
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Obama has never stood for white people. Obama has never stood for black people. Obama does not care about any "color" of people. Obama uses people. Obama has always stood for rich people, but not just any rich people. Obama stands for super rich people. How many Goldman people are in the O admin? How much money has Goldman given to Romney? More than any other repugnican. Paul is the answer? You think paul does not know that if he tries to do half of what he says he will do he will become as beloved as Kennedy? Of course he knows and that is the key to his performance. It is funny to watch people flit from one saviour to the next. Hard to admit the truth, ain't it?
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posted on Nov, 28 2011 @ 11:36 PM
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Nice thread.

I must ask though, Does this really mean anything? BOTH parties have sold the white middle class to various interests over the last 50 years and the result is this "economy" we live in now.

I say we abandon BOTH political parties and jettison the whole political system here and start fresh.



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