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Thursday, June 10, 2021

Ben Shapiro hates middle class America

The Littlest Chickenhawk has always hated America, Americans, and Western Civilization, he just didn't make it so obvious to everyone before now.

I see many people are enraged at Blackrock. Blackrock is buying homes from people willing to sell them. If you don't like what they're doing, target the loose governmental policy incentivizing this sort of investment.

Seriously, Blackrock isn't going to stop investing in single-family homes because you're mad on Twitter. But you could direct your energies toward stopping the Fed's insane monetary policy, which is driving down the cost of loans and creating a massive bubble.

If Blackrock is willing to take the risk of leveraging up to buy single-family housing at above-market prices, that their prerogative. So long as they own the downside risk. No bailouts. Ever.

And if you're mad at Blackrock and want to artificially prevent them from buying single-family homes, I'd like for you to explain to those who currently own the homes why you're taking money out of their pocket.

And just to underline what a moron the little monster is, note that his advice to Americans watching the elimination of the housing stock and the destruction of the middle class is not to oppose the guilty party, but to oppose the Federal Reserve, a private corporation massively more rich, powerful, and politically influential than Blackrock.

As Lauren Witzke explains: THIS is why Ben Shapiro is promoted on all platforms. Little Ben is the official damage-control spokesman for the wicked Globalist Oligarchy.

Once I understood that debt was the center of the modern economy, I wondered how long it would take for the favored borrowers to own literally everything. Apparently we've now entered the accelerationist phase, that will only be stopped by a) Satan's little servants owning everything, or b) revolution and mass deportations.

Of course, it always ends in (b), the only question is whether there is an (a) phase first.

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162 Comments:

Blogger Filter Bear June 10, 2021 2:10 PM  

His entire "argument" is based on Blackrock never getting bailed out when this goes tits up. He's willfully ignorant of recent events and history regarding this.

The classical economics bait and switch of "if you're going to over-leverage don't expect bailouts" -- they always get bailed out anyways -- is what these satanic firms literally bank on. Those who still think that global banking cares about looking hypocritical are stooges and willful idiots for the enemy. And if this isn't stopped now, it will be the same stooges who argue that we can't allow the country's biggest single-family home renter to fail or else everybody will be homeless.

Blogger Chris Ritchie June 10, 2021 2:18 PM  

We took a year out of the market and rented. It was a corporate owned house. The maintenance was outsourced to local contractors. The call in line for maintenance issues was outsourced to a call center. It was the worst experience in housing I'd ever had. We bought again after 12 months and haven't looked back. You don't want to be in one of those corporate rentals. I don't know the answer. I do know that little Benji's assessment applies only to the large companies. And they do get bailed out. I can't go directly to the Fed window and get 1% to 2% loans. Neither can you. What's going on is criminal. It happened in 2008-2010 and it's happening again.

Blogger Barbarossa June 10, 2021 2:19 PM  

So long as they own the downside risk. No bailouts. Ever.

On the next episode of the Ben Shapiro Show: "The Conservative Case for Bailing out Blackrock! And now for a word from Boll & Branch, the preferred bedding of the Globalist Oligarchy!"

Blogger Nikolai Collushnikov June 10, 2021 2:21 PM  

The thing about centralizing everything with any value is it's much easier to nationalize. All it takes to nationalize Black Rock and all of it's emence holdings is to replace it's board of directors.

Blogger Aquila Aquilonis June 10, 2021 2:25 PM  

I wonder who runs Blackrock?

Blogger PJW Gent June 10, 2021 2:26 PM  

Someone needs to fry him up for dinner...

Blogger Dale Quickness June 10, 2021 2:26 PM  

Don't forget lil Chickenhawk's sister posted a video about her miscarriage, sponsored by Dominoe's Pizza! This family needs to be sent back to Israel or wherever they belong. Its not here.

Blogger Autarky Bear June 10, 2021 2:29 PM  

I'm anticipating B and have been for some time.

Blogger Gingas June 10, 2021 2:31 PM  

Not surprising neocon Never-Trump Shapiro hates Middle America, a strong source of Trump's electoral support. After downplaying the election fraud by the Left, Shapiro is now pushing for mandatory covid vaccines and downplaying the globalists buying up the suburbs. All while Bill Gates is buying up rural farmland and pumping money into the GMO vaccines. The globalists want us vaxxed and confined to the cities, just like cattle.

Blogger Noah B. June 10, 2021 2:31 PM  

Institutions like Blackrock created the corrupt political environment the keeps rules stilted in their favor,allowing them to borrow practically interest free while the rest of us are stuck paying a premium. And of course they're the ones who get massive bailouts when their bets go wrong because they're systemically significant while the rest of us would just get evicted by the taxman. It's not like they just blindly wandered into such good fortune. So yes, every American should be angry at them and want them destroyed.

Blogger Bettey Fontaneaux June 10, 2021 2:37 PM  

What an evil fucking turd.

For someone who loves FACTS and LOGIC, he sure does easily conflate free individuals in a free market, with massively advantaged corporations, in a rigged market. He speaks as if I am opposing my left side neighbor from selling his lawnmower to my right side neighbor at a reasonable price.

Blogger Doktor Jeep June 10, 2021 2:38 PM  

BlackRock.
I recall nearly a year ago that it has a "full of jews" board that made statements about not hiring white men.
I also recall a BlackRock-Kushner connection but not the extent of it beyond tribe.

Maybe it's time for white middle class to stop being goody two shoes and learn the finer points of squatting.

Blogger Robert Pinkerton June 10, 2021 2:38 PM  

When I was fourteen, I wrapped my head around the concepts of compound interest and capitalization of interest. Since then, for all my seventy-six years, avoidance of indebtedness has been the dominant goal of the conduct of my life. What I cannot pay cash for, ipso facto I cannot afford, and I stop wanting it.

Consumer credit facilitates impulse buying the way vulva-oil facilitates sexual intercourse. None the less I hate, Hate, HATE the very institution of consumer credit.

Blogger Dent June 10, 2021 2:40 PM  

In middle school my English teacher once screamed angrily at the class: "Only White people can be racist!"

She was Jewish, of course. The surprising thing, perhaps, is that this occurred in 1982.

Anti-White hatred, going by the name Critical Race Theory and many other names, has been preached by JOG for decades.

Blogger Balkan Yankee June 10, 2021 2:48 PM  

Word Spell of the Day: "No bailouts. Ever."

Blogger bw June 10, 2021 2:49 PM  

the Federal Reserve, a private corporation massively more rich, powerful, and politically influential than Blackrock

Doubt it very seriously, but important ?
Not that they're really separate at all...

Blogger gunner451 June 10, 2021 2:52 PM  

One last buying binge before the collapse? I imagine that this is a no risk move by Blackrock, if they win the bet then they make trillions, if they don't, well Congress will bail them out as per usual. But it is disconcerting to see housing prices literally double in some markets over night. Even at the peak of the early 2000 real estate madness you didn't see these kinds of price jumps. Have to believe that this is all part of the "Build back better" Gates/Schwab conspiracy.

Blogger Crew June 10, 2021 2:58 PM  

A and B seems to have occurred in Germany and in Russia ...

Blogger English Tom June 10, 2021 3:00 PM  

He's running cover for his (((friends))).

Blogger Taignobias June 10, 2021 3:02 PM  

Recently married millennial, no college debt, stable higher income. Can't afford a home within an hour of my job.

In the outskirts of the city, everything under $150/sqft was snapped up by Blackrock, cash in hand plus 12%, often before it went to realtors.

I am well aware of how blessed we are. Our friends have been engaged for years, renting, and barely scraping by on dual incomes.

Blogger VFM Bear June 10, 2021 3:09 PM  

What a great name for lil' Benji:

Satan's Little Helper

Blogger Angels1978 June 10, 2021 3:12 PM  

It's kind of like parents who live within the boundaries of the good schools in the district criticizing parents living within the boundaries of the bad schools in the district pulling their children out of those bad schools and enrolling them into charter schools, private school or home school instead of criticizing the poor performance of those district-run schools.

Blogger KPKinSunnyPhiladelphia June 10, 2021 3:16 PM  

Yep, it's totally gaming the system.

We cause inflation.

We use our ability to borrow massively to buy up hard assets.

Hard assets skyrocket in price.

We win.

Totally wicked.

Blogger Newscaper312 June 10, 2021 3:16 PM  

Couple points I always make to clowns crowing about rising price on their house:
So what?
So you can borrow more... That you still have to pay back?
Or that you can sell your house for more money than ever... but anything you buy is also jacked up too?

Only way it might help is downsizers or people moving to a less expensive area, but thats a one time benefit.

Blogger Hylean June 10, 2021 3:17 PM  

I'm not an economic mind. But with the inflation, g7 tax, and this nonsense, I dont understand where they are going besides "no one can be middle class"

Blogger DrivingDissent June 10, 2021 3:18 PM  

A: first. It will take some prolonged hardship and adversity to forge a critical mass of people willing to fight.

Blogger crash June 10, 2021 3:22 PM  

It's the nationalization of the housing market. Blackrock is buying them, because the fed reserve can't. The spv(special purpose vehicle) was set up to allow blackrock to act as the investment manager of a vehicle responsible for the acquisition of mortgage- and commercial property–backed assets.
The NY fed funds the vehicles, but the treasury owns them.
Blackrock is using the money to buy bonds and ETFs, that hold mortgage backed securities. At the same time they are buying up the housing market in order to inflate a bubble they know they are insulated from.
When it pops, they will scoop up the liquidity for cheap.
Being under the money spigot when it opens up has its benefits. It will be a nation of renters, with the government being the landlord.

Blogger Newscaper312 June 10, 2021 3:22 PM  

My first comment reminded me of some related nonsense: people saying that refinancing a paid off house to get some cash out can be a win because you get a bigger tax deduction again.

Because paying a lot more money to JewCorp Finance is so worth it just because you get to pay Uncle Sam a little bit less.

Liars and idiots.

Blogger Crew June 10, 2021 3:33 PM  

Why are banks no longer interested in cash?

Is it because people are no longer interested in debt?

Is deflation coming?

https://mishtalk.com/economics/banks-are-so-stuffed-with-cash-they-tell-companies-no-more-deposits

Blogger Eugenius BEar June 10, 2021 3:35 PM  

Did they ever figure out what happened to the Boys from Brazil? I'm just sayin...a little Charlie Chaplin mustache and you've got a dead ringer....who wrings his hands.

Blogger Unknown June 10, 2021 3:36 PM  

BTL ponzi shills never anticipate that if debt gets extremely cheap, like negative interest rate territory, the banks will just buy up the stock themselves. Estate agents in NYC have been complaining about the difficulty for a long time. Even renting isn't happening because the banks are permitted to hold the housing stock on their books eternally. House always wins. This is why the Bible bans usury.

Blogger Randomatos June 10, 2021 3:37 PM  

Ben Shapiro is the kind of weasel who defends the Epsteins and Gates of the world while condemming the poor sucker who tries to whistle-blow on them.

Blogger Eugenius BEar June 10, 2021 3:39 PM  

But how can that me....Ben is descendent from the I'm-not-Nazi tribe...

Blogger Blunt Force June 10, 2021 3:44 PM  

Muh free market marching under the sacrosanct banner of capitalism is used as much to enslave, rob and ultimately destroy nations as Marxism ever was. The only difference is capitalism is a slower form of destruction than communism, but in the end , every bit as lethal.


"Hitler's real quarrel with the capitalist and Marxist system alike was that they stopped things from growing. They were concerned not with creation, but the one making with making the quick profits and the other with establishing an unnatural and sterile uniformity. Both were destroying quality throughout the world - the quality, not only of things, but , of what was far more serious, of men and women"

Arthur Bryant - Unfinished Victory (1940)
https://archive.org/details/ArthurBryantUnfinishedVictory1940V1/Arthur%20Bryant%20-%20Unfinished%20Victory%20%281940%29%20-%20v1

"I do not believe that this primal difference between gentile and Jew is reconcilable. There will be irritation between us as long as we are in intimate contact. For nature and constitution and vision divide us from all of you forever . . . I have no doubt that when Germany and England and America will long have lost their present identity or name or purpose, we shall still be strong in ours . . . We have joined your capitalistic world in deliberate emulation and rivalry: yet Jewish socialism and Jewish socialists are the banner bearers of the world's "armies of liberation." . . . But you feel our disruptive difference most keenly, most resentfully, in our deliberate efforts to change your social system. Seen in the dazzling lights of your desires and needs our ideal is repellently morose . . . Because your chief institution is the social structure itself, it is in this that we are most manifestly destroyers. We Jews, we, the destroyers, will remain the destroyers for ever. Nothing that you will do will meet our needs and demands."

You Gentiles
By Samuel, Maurice, 1895-1972
https://archive.org/details/YouGentiles



Blogger Nate June 10, 2021 3:50 PM  

This whole blackrock thing is distraction. Its handwaving to keep people from realizing what is actually happening... because the Truth is way more scary that corporations buying up houses.

The truth is our whole society is rearranging itself. Giant cities are emptying. The rich... and even the upper middle class, are bailing out of the cities all over America and buying up houses and land in rural areas.

Everyone knows what's coming. Everyone knows the city is the last place you want to be.

2020 proved that remote work was productive enough to justify ditching the massively expensive corporate office model. So now, we have become a far more decentralized society.

This is legitimately new. the BLM riots.. the idiotic covid response... all of that has worked together to drive people out of urban areas.

And so... of course... they want to hide it.

So we get blackrock.

Blogger Iskander Magnus June 10, 2021 3:54 PM  

Thank you for the link to Schapiru. It gels together in a terrifying way. Seeing blackrock is big in the anti-meat fake food scamsterism, (as outlined in Delingpole’s interview with F Leroy) these debt-masters will control our dwellings and our diet. Maranatha.

Blogger The Pitchfork Rebel June 10, 2021 3:55 PM  

Contra George Orwell, some ideas are so stupid only a Harvard JD could believe them.

"Seriously, Blackrock isn't going to stop investing in single-family homes because you're mad on Twitter. ..."

It's not just the fed, you raging economic imbecile. It's Blackrock's firm latch on the federal teat that allows them to receive public moneys for things that do not benefit or actually harm the public and then buy property to speculate and crowd out other buyers. Blackrock is a welfare recipient that uses moneys taken from others to compete against them, the same way I compete against food stampers when I buy steak.

If it was only ZIRP driving this, there'd be the conversion of abandoned malls, with their already established roads and utilities to housing developments.


"But you could direct your energies toward stopping the Fed's insane monetary policy, which is driving down the cost of loans and creating a massive bubble."


So, he knows complaining about Blackrock is ineffective, but thinks that there is some popular appeal against the most insular and unaccountable institution in the political economy?

The Fed will NOT reverse course any time soon, precisely because large, conspicuous and well connected symbiotes of the metastatic superstate now have a vested interest in maintaining unnaturally low rates, at until they sell and cause the next bubble pop. You smell the pump and dump?

Nassim Taleb coined the idea of IYI (Intellectual, Yet Idiot). BS is a pseudo-intellectual. He's more annoying than my late Uncle's Chihuahua, that used to bark and shake with all of the power fifteen pounds of yap dog can generate. Only my moral conviction against animal abuse and desire to maintain family comity stopped me from practicing placekicking with that canine rodent chimera.

Blogger Jack Amok June 10, 2021 3:58 PM  

How very (((typical))) to take a position that if something destructive isn't illegal, then it's not the fault of the person doing it. An entire subculture devoted to weaseling around expectations.

Blogger Azimus June 10, 2021 4:05 PM  

1. NateJune 10, 2021 3:50 PM
2020 proved that remote work was productive enough to justify ditching the massively expensive corporate office model. So now, we have become a far more decentralized society.


If 2020 proved expensive corporate offices were un-necessary, 2025 will prove that expensive American staff are un-necessary. I would be shocked if 33% of today's "professional" American workforce was not permanently foreign-based by 2030.

Blogger JM June 10, 2021 4:07 PM  

Not too many people have noticed, but BlackRock has been quietly gutting America's freight railroad business for the past 10 years. They have forced massive downsizings, closed and tore out dozens of critical rail yards, abandoned hundreds of miles of track, and turned away tens of billions in rail business from customers ready and willing to pay. One of their goals has been to force a major railroad merger, and it was recently announced: the CP will take over the KCS. If Pete Buttigieg approves (which he will).

BlackRock is also forcing the railroads (railroads!) to implement the LGBTQWTF agenda, to openly support BLM and similar causes, to impose mandatory employee not-vaccination, etc.

They are destroying the backbone of our country.

Blogger wahr01 June 10, 2021 4:07 PM  

I don't find what's happening scary at all: It's just a boring repeat of the late 60's and early 70's.

Soft on crime policies are leading to "flight" from cities by everyone who can, and democrats in key monetary and fiscal policy positions are rapidly teeing up "stagflation 2, electric boogaloo" because the alternative is DEflation which would murder the donor class who live constantly in leverage and the irresponsible masses who also live constantly in leverage.

Savers get the shaft again, at least until whatever iteration of the "reagan revolution" happens again, at which point you will see 15% interest on savings accounts just like the early 80's.

Blogger One Deplorable DT June 10, 2021 4:11 PM  

I wonder what Ben Shapiro would say if Blackrock was buying up all the synagogues. Oy vey!

Blogger Some Guy June 10, 2021 4:11 PM  

a) was accomplished before Jesus even made an appearance. He literally offered Him everything in exchange for His worship. The Devil didn't give it up in the interim.

Blogger Jpc June 10, 2021 4:17 PM  

Seriously, Blackrock isn't going to stop investing in single-family homes because you're mad on Twitter.

It's a shame over the years, that a lot more didn't decide to do the same and ignore the twitter outraged masse's.
WTF does any commercial or public institution actually take any notice of a bunch of saddos on Twitter.

Blogger DasAxiom June 10, 2021 4:19 PM  

How quickly Benji's tune would change if he felt it was detrimental to his fellow Jewish supremacist.

Blogger The Only Cigar in the Box June 10, 2021 4:19 PM  

So long as they own the downside risk. No bailouts. Ever.

Wow. Cuz no bailout of the rich who have divested the middle class and poor of their property has ever happened. Nor ever will happen again.

It's almost like he's in on the scam or something.

Blogger DroppingBear June 10, 2021 4:21 PM  

If you wanted to not be subverted and have your culture obliterated by us Jews, then why did you take us in when we begged for refuge! I'm Ben Shapiro, buy my overpriced sheets to wipe your white, middle class tears on like a good goy.

Blogger The Harlequin Romance of Neutron Bombs June 10, 2021 4:22 PM  

wahr01 wrote:at which point you will see 15% interest on savings accounts just like the early 80's

The difference now is that they can't hike rates like that without breaking the federal government. Otherwise, yeah, it is all the same. But the "solution," if there is one, will have to be different.

Blogger Azimus June 10, 2021 4:24 PM  

Once I understood that debt was the center of the modern economy, I wondered how long it would take for the favored borrowers to own literally everything.

As long as the lenders competed, were taking risks and some of the risks blew up in their face, there was possibility of rebalance and correction. Even if they all colluded together, the spectre of failure could keep the asset-grab at bay. But when we set up a permanent backstop in 2008-09, the top players were dipped in bronze and there was no reason to hold back.

There was a time in this country when the little guy was backstopped with bankruptcy protections and the big fish assumed all the risk - the cost of playing poker at the high stakes table. But today's inverted world effectively makes bankruptcy protection a relic of the past (though it still exists on paper) and directs all the machinery of government and economic policy to backstop the big money players, and let them gamble with impunity with an endless supply of free chips.

Now all these a-holes do is pile up heaps and heaps of cash looking for something to buy. Hence we have blackrock.

Blogger YehudaL June 10, 2021 4:31 PM  

Ramzpaul echoed (heh) my Israeli thoughts about Ben:

https://mobile.twitter.com/ramzpaul/status/1402993911883173890

Blogger pyrrhus June 10, 2021 4:44 PM  

Deportation....hahaha, not likely..who would take these bloodsuckers?

Blogger Jack June 10, 2021 4:44 PM  

You guys are intelligent so please explain to me why housing is a market commodity and not a public utility in the first place. Land distribution should be done by local government with equity and empowering young families in mind. Nothing wrong with investing to improve your property, but I really don't see why every citizen shouldn't get basic housing as a matter of course.

Blogger wahr01 June 10, 2021 4:52 PM  

The Harlequin Romance of Neutron Bombs wrote:wahr01 wrote:at which point you will see 15% interest on savings accounts just like the early 80's

The difference now is that they can't hike rates like that without breaking the federal government. Otherwise, yeah, it is all the same. But the "solution," if there is one, will have to be different.


They can't now, but after a half decade of stagflation all that debt will be 1/10th of what it was and they'll be able to.

It's all boringly predictable: Get your hands on inelastic assets now and ride or be wiped out.

Blogger drsmith48167 June 10, 2021 4:53 PM  

No matter what the causes and/or effects are, it all points to one thing, as Vox and other have said: War on the middle class, bent on destroying it. Which they are doing quite effectively, bit by bit, for at least the last 30 plus year. Which does mean revolution, because that is what happens when you get a bunch of unhappy people. Voting of any type, fair or otherwise will not solve the issues now, too far past the point of no return I'm afraid. What is happening now with the current government is a staling/delaying action on someone's part.

The only issue/concern I have is what kind of revolution will win out: Socialist/Communistic type , or Nationalist type; there is no other options, as we aren't going back to a Republic for quite a long time, if at all...not that we have been, anyway, for a long time.

Blogger Canadian Warlord June 10, 2021 4:54 PM  

Maybe that 2006 story from Ha-Ha-retz about the 'big meeting to find a new home,' will turn out to be correct in hindsight. The discussion revolves around India.

Without any Moghuls or other nomad peoples to take India over, and with European colonization at its very messy endgame state, I can think of no better place for Shapiru and his flock to go to. Because it sure won't be Israel.

Now for the important question, about the book he will write; Who gets to be American Pharaoh?

Blogger crash June 10, 2021 4:55 PM  

Next time the bubble bursts, nobody will be forced out of their home. There will be no news footage of crying families leaving the homes they thought would go up in value forever. People will be "saved".

It has to be done before hyperinflation hits, so people cant pay debts with useless inflated dollars. The banks will fail, the gov will take them over, mortgages will become leases. Blackrock is already in the process of buying up housing, and the gov is using blackrock to make the junk bond and etf mortgage backed security purchases through the stimulus SPV.

Blackrock is buying homes while at the same time using stimulus money to buy mortgages for the fed, that they know will fail.
Remember, you will own nothing and you will be happy.

Blogger Jack June 10, 2021 5:07 PM  

Just checked and yep Blackrock was founded and is run by Jews

Blogger Unknown June 10, 2021 5:12 PM  

@20 "before it went to realtors" historically estate agents were considered traitors, they will sell to ANY company/foreigner/developer and still do. See the CCP and Russian ((oligarch)) blood money going to NYC and London and Canada. They seem to anticipate war, because everyone leaves for the countryside - and rents.

Aaron Clarey wrote a book predicting the last housing crash and this has the same pattern.

@27 Exactly, they are limiting supply to increase demand, they're pumping and dumping the market. Rigged. Heads must roll.

We need national capitalism. Expel all invaders, including re-possessing the companies and land they stole with fiat. Marie Antoinette's daughter had some choice words about the people of that tribe...

Blogger Azimus June 10, 2021 5:13 PM  

52. JackJune 10, 2021 4:44 PM
but I really don't see why every citizen shouldn't get basic housing as a matter of course.


You... know that this is done already, right? Its called Section 8. Does not work.

Its also done by several Native American tribes. John Stossel had a great piece on it that you can find on Youtube. Does not work.

Some two-digit-IQ Senators in California are proposing just this very thing. Will not work.

Do you own a house? Condo? Something? You must know what the cost of maintaining this product is. If the housing is the government's, who pays to maintain the property? A modest sized, simple house probably costs $2/sq.ft/yr to maintain - who's going to pay for that? Have you ever rented a property.... do you remember spending any money at all, much less $2/sq.ft/yr to maintain the rented property? Do you remember spending any money to improve it?

Government owned housing is a poverty trap, and a black hole in the municipal budget, rife with corruption.

Blogger sammibandit June 10, 2021 5:18 PM  

Good article from The Atlantic on Blackrock

Blogger Valar Addemmis June 10, 2021 5:24 PM  

Newscaper312 wrote:My first comment reminded me of some related nonsense: people saying that refinancing a paid off house to get some cash out can be a win because you get a bigger tax deduction again.

People all around become drooling morons when the topic of taxation comes up. There's an academic argument that gets made by financial planners that taking out a mortgage you don't need makes sense as a hedge against inflation. On paper there's a point there, but you have to believe that the Federal Government is going to raise interest rates to a point where it would either go bankrupt in a year or go full Zimbabwe "MONEY PRINTER GO BRRRR" in order for it to actually make financial sense.

Jack wrote:You guys are intelligent so please explain to me why housing is a market commodity and not a public utility in the first place. Land distribution should be done by local government with equity and empowering young families in mind.

People owned land here before the federal, state, and local governments existed. You first have to convince everyone who owns land to hand it over to the government for re-apportionment.

I don't have a fundamental problem offhand with your utility-style allocation in current publicly-owned lands (assuming there are no proper competing claims). But there would of course be significant logistical headaches, as well as government mismanagement.

Blogger Nate June 10, 2021 5:25 PM  

"You guys are intelligent so please explain to me why housing is a market commodity and not a public utility in the first place. Land distribution should be done by local government with equity and empowering young families in mind."

This is how you find your way onto the helicopter commie.

Blogger Nate June 10, 2021 5:29 PM  

" I would be shocked if 33% of today's "professional" American workforce was not permanently foreign-based by 2030."

Not possible.

In fact this is already starting to change back the other way. As businesses are realizing more and more that the cost savings of "cheap" off shores pros are actually a lie. it doesn't matter how cheap a tool is if it doesn't get the job done. Any useless tool is an expensive tool.

watch.

Things are getting better... not worse. We are winning... not losing.

Blogger Jack June 10, 2021 5:30 PM  

Communism implies nationalisation of all production. How would nationalisation of housing have anything to do with communism. Are the government roads, military, police, etc., also communism in your eyes?

Blogger Chad Realman June 10, 2021 5:30 PM  

Ben's "logic": why are you worried about your deteriorating neighborhood, Christian American? Don't you know that yellow elephants in Ghana are unable to breathe properly?

Blogger Azimus June 10, 2021 5:35 PM  

63. NateJune 10, 2021 5:29 PM
Things are getting better... not worse. We are winning... not losing.


I hope to Heaven you are right Nate... maybe I'm putting too much in my own company's strategic stupidity.

Blogger Blunt Force June 10, 2021 5:41 PM  

@ 1. Filter Bear

While it may not be an official bailout, BlackRock has already enjoyed it's fair share of the government teat. Yep, it's the hard work and sacrifice that wins the big bucks in muh free market.

Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary
Parent Company Name: BlackRock

Subsidy Summary Subsidy Value Number of Awards
State/Local $24,973,176 14

https://subsidytracker.goodjobsfirst.org/prog.php?parent=blackrock

Blogger LES June 10, 2021 5:53 PM  

I just read this about John F. MacArthur, Jr.
New Covenant Theology
MacArthur describes himself as a "leaky dispensationalist". MacArthur holds to the Progressive dispensationalist school of premillennialism, a pre-tribulational Rapture of the Church, and a literal Millennium. Thus on one hand, he teaches a completely restored Israel shall inherit physical ownership of the earth. On the other hand, instructors and writers on his staff publish position papers that the divine covenants and divine laws of the Old Testament do not apply to the church, but rather that “New Covenant Theology” is correct that the church, from the spiritual New Jerusalem, must support the exclusive rule of Israel over the globe.

Judaism 101 The Mashiach
Before the time of the mashiach, there shall be war and suffering.
The mashiach will bring about the political and spiritual redemption of the Jewish people by bringing us back to Israel and restoring Jerusalem. He will establish a government in Israel that will be the center of all world government, both for Jews and gentiles. He will rebuild the Temple and re-establish its worship. He will restore the religious court system of Israel and establish Jewish law as the law of the land.

Blogger Azure Amaranthine June 10, 2021 5:53 PM  

"This whole blackrock thing is distraction. Its handwaving to keep people from realizing what is actually happening... because the Truth is way more scary that corporations buying up houses.

The truth is our whole society is rearranging itself. Giant cities are emptying. The rich... and even the upper middle class, are bailing out of the cities all over America and buying up houses and land in rural areas."


Healing power of AND. BlackRock is not the camo, it's just the more obvious con. They both expect to get away with it, and neither will. War is near.

Blogger Damelon Brinn June 10, 2021 6:15 PM  

A century ago, most people understood that a community had a right and responsibility to put limits on individual behavior for the good of the whole. It wasn't communism, it was just getting along and having a good place to live. They would have understood why it was bad to let a homeowner just sell to the highest bidder if the highest bidder was an out-of-town investor who would do bad things to the community.

Now that's considered a weird, radical position. It's like the libertarians took over without ever winning an election.

Blogger Dan in Georgia June 10, 2021 6:31 PM  

Wow. And I didn't think I could despise the rat fink anymore than I did.

#110 can't come soon enough, I just hope it's us.

Blogger Balam June 10, 2021 6:37 PM  

@Jack
''You guys are intelligent so please explain to me why housing is a market commodity and not a public utility in the first place. Land distribution should be done by local government with equity and empowering young families in mind''

You really want the chucklefarts at the DMV in charge of distribution of houses?

Blogger Dan in Georgia June 10, 2021 6:40 PM  

VFM Bear wrote:What a great name for lil' Benji:

Satan's Little Helper


Discount code: Satan's Little Helper #SLH
Wish I had a decent following on Twit or Gab. Would make a nice meme on /pol/, though...

Blogger GeronL June 10, 2021 6:42 PM  

15% interest will have maybe 20-25% of the federal budget just paying interest on the national debt.

Blogger GeronL June 10, 2021 6:43 PM  

Land distribution by government? Communism

Blogger Canada78Bear June 10, 2021 6:45 PM  

Blackrock will be bailed out at the first sign of trouble so they can use all the leverage they want, aka Too Big to Fail.

I'm sure we will be hearing about Blackrock financial promo-codes from him soon.

Blogger kerdasi amaq June 10, 2021 6:46 PM  

Selling a house is one thing, but, what if you can't buy another house because Blackrock will offer more for it than they paid you for your old house? Blackrock, probably, isn't using their own money, either; they're getting it free from the Federal Reserve as bailout funding.

Idiocy has consequences.

Blogger rumpole5 June 10, 2021 6:49 PM  

I imagine that this is much harder for young people to do, but it is very good advice. There is absolutely nothing wrong with starting out in a trailer, or a boat (I lived for a year in a 20 foot - walk to the toilet boat for a year in law school - $40 a month) Put the difference in a Vanguard index fund with a plan to invest in a lot with a mobile home or house as soon as you get the down payment. The only problem is that once you develop the habit of frugality it is somewhat addictive. I am driving a 2005 Prius that I bought for 3K a couple of years ago when I gave my previous car (used 2006 Prius) to my son as his marital starter car. I did spend about 3K more getting the '05 up to speed, so we'll call it 6K. Also, plant a garden. We have been eating green pole beans, cassava, papaya (great shredded green and fried up) and Aramanth leaves every day for the last 3 months. All grown on our little 50 x 100 foot residential lot. We also have Suriname Cherry and a line of pineapples on the way.

Blogger scimitar June 10, 2021 6:50 PM  

The financialization of everything is destroying everything... So if a home is appraised at 300K and Blackrock buys it a 600k what young family starting out is going to be able to afford a 600k + house ??

Blogger nswhorse June 10, 2021 6:56 PM  

As if Blackrock won't be bailed out, unless they're marked for a designated sacrifice, like Lehman. And as if Blackrock and the Fed aren't on the same team. Just another fake conflict promoted by a (((gatekeeper))).

Blogger Laconic June 10, 2021 6:57 PM  

Am I sensing a shapironetics? :)

Blogger Oregon Trail June 10, 2021 7:14 PM  

It appears that most people are unaware of the fact that the biggest mortgage lender in the country is the US government and it has been that way for a long time. No one has heard of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?

Blogger Unknown June 10, 2021 7:19 PM  

What worries me is there are too many academics from all sides comparing western countries to the former Yugoslavia prior to the civil war. I'm from Southern Africa so I have first hand experience of barbarism.

Blogger rumpole5 June 10, 2021 7:20 PM  

Or buy 2 very modest units. We are presently living in a formerly very old and tiny "beach shack" (not on the beach, but close) that we bought 18 years ago when we finally paid off our modest house in town. We sold the paid off house in town after I retired, put that in index funds, and have been slowly but surely working on making the beach shack more comfortable and using the extra time and funds to advance our son. If you are tempted to "move up" to a mini mansion or better car. It is time to think twice. If nothing else, go on Realtor.com and look for a residential lot.

Blogger Jack Amok June 10, 2021 7:29 PM  

You guys are intelligent so please explain to me why housing is a market commodity and not a public utility in the first place.

Because who wants to live in Public Housing.

Communism implies nationalisation of all production. How would nationalisation of housing have anything to do with communism. Are the government roads, military, police, etc., also communism in your eyes?

Stop giving the name "Jack" a bad...er, name. Seriously, are you a troll or an idiot? If you're not a troll and don't think you're an idiot, then first you make a stab and explaining why government-provided housing might be different than a government-built road running in front of the houses.

Blogger Jack Amok June 10, 2021 7:34 PM  

Once I understood that debt was the center of the modern economy, I wondered how long it would take for the favored borrowers to own literally everything.

Just to emphasize the degenerate influence of debt, and maybe restate Vox's point, when you have debt as the driver of the economy, then purchasing power goes to people with connections rather than people with accomplishments. The people in with the lenders can outbid the rest of us for whatever they want because they have access to loans.

Blogger Ariadne Umbrella June 10, 2021 7:40 PM  

Umm, they did have land held by the local government distributed out to the common people. It's why everyone left Europe to come to America to get their very own land.

Blogger By My Greybeard! June 10, 2021 7:47 PM  

When this “biggest home renter” goes belly-up and the TB2F argument is made, THIS is what needs to be done:
■ Push that the party who spent like a drunken sailor is a PERSON… an ARTIFICIAL person
■ No person should NOR Will BE Bailed Out!
■ Instead, the artificial person will be EUTHANIZED.
■ It's chattles will be given to its dependants — the renters.
■ Make clear that this is the New Way; from this incident forward all artificial persons who act with gross irresponsibility will be in this manner.

Pipedream? Maybe.
But the process makes and it will stop the piracy.






Blogger Unknown June 10, 2021 7:50 PM  

Odd how people like Ben have been run out of every country they have ever moved to, except the US and England.

Blogger Stephen Ward June 10, 2021 7:53 PM  

At what age do I get my first house? At what point in our relationship will my girlfriend lose her house? Who gets the houses closest to the better schools? Am I assigned housing based on where I work? What happens when I move jobs? Do I get better housing once I have more kids? If a new family shows up that is a more appropriate fit for the place I'm in, do I have to move out? When I move between states, do I receive a reimbursement for improvements or maintenance? Jack, you really haven't thought this one through

Blogger Emil June 10, 2021 7:58 PM  

He speaks from the moral presupposition that the status quo of corporate America is something to be valued.

It’s interesting how the civilizational balancing forces of traditionalism, naturalism, and religious conservatism have been co-opted and subverted by globalism.

The fake right still uses right wing language and signaling, it’s the moral content that is evil.

Blogger papabear June 10, 2021 8:00 PM  

@52

"You guys are intelligent so please explain to me why housing is a market commodity and not a public utility in the first place. Land distribution should be done by local government with equity and empowering young families in mind. Nothing wrong with investing to improve your property, but I really don't see why every citizen shouldn't get basic housing as a matter of course."

It may be said that housing is a basic need - but how basic can the house be to satisfy this need? And what if a family wants more than that, for a legitimate reason?

If local government were accountable to the people and met all the requirements for legitimacy, I'd be inclined to agree with you but I also think what you propose would not be necessary -- instead of just giving people housing, families/clans would be responsible first to provide labor and material for the construction of a house. And if the families/clans aren't enough, then their extended networks could help, and finally the community. Same for the sharing of the natural resources such as land and timber, not necessarily through a distributist system but through exchange among men who recognize that they are part of the same community and have obligations to one another.

But we are far from being the sort of people that could make such a system viable.

Blogger Hieroglyph June 10, 2021 8:01 PM  

I have observed the loudest Oy Veys occur when goys start discussing protectionist policies. Quite why a nation should just permit its industrial base to be shipped abroad is not a thing to be asked, apparently.

I'm positive though. I suspect more people see through the tricks than the media will admit. There is already a reaction.

Blogger Pytor June 10, 2021 8:03 PM  

Nah. I live in a city, and life is just fine. No hardship at all. PS cities are where all your tools and clothes get made

Blogger Unknown June 10, 2021 8:07 PM  

@79 The Money GPS has been calling this out on Youtube for years, so they've frozen his subs. He has years of data on that channel they're scared will get out. Limiting births is a kinda genocide, legally, too. Stopping families setting up in the West is anti-white.

Blogger Pytor June 10, 2021 8:13 PM  

This. Shelter is a different economic class than widgets. You can't apply the same style of capitalism to it. That's the logic little Ben attempts to use in his argument

Blogger Teleport me off this rock June 10, 2021 8:17 PM  

@41 - The entire Federal budget in the first year of the "Reagan revolution" was $687 million. Today, that's approximately what the Fed prints EVERY MONTH. This time it is different; it's far, far worse. To think otherwise is rather Boomer-like.


They can't now, but after a half decade of stagflation all that debt will be 1/10th of what it was and they'll be able to.

After "half a decade" more of this bullshit, they won't be able to do anything, because there'll be neither an economy nor a nation. Certainly nobody is going "ride out" 5 years of skyrocketing food and energy prices.

Blogger Owen June 10, 2021 8:20 PM  

Indeed… it began with the Greenspan put, got massively worse in the 08 crisis and has only accelerated since. Bailouts and stimulus are the only reasons for the current insane valuations of EVERYTHING.

Blogger The Pitchfork Rebel June 10, 2021 8:29 PM  

@20

"I am well aware of how blessed we are. Our friends have been engaged for years, renting, and barely scraping by on dual incomes."

This is what drives me nuts about Millennials. They cannot confront falsity and I'm aware they've been immersed in these lies since they were shuttled between mom and dad after they split up and how easily it is to fall into this trap with those blood sucking college debts.

Your friends aren't "engaged", they are "shacking up", "living together" or "cohabitating" and not to put too fine a point on it-FORNICATING.

At least those hideous free love Boomers of the 60's and 70's admitted they were rejecting marriage outright. I hate them for opening Pandora's Box. I'm not that old, and I remember a world where just about everybody's parents were married-to each other-something people under thirty, maybe forty can't imagine.

When my wife and I married, we didn't live together until we said "I do". It forced us to direct our efforts to becoming man and wife, instead of short selling marriage. We knew from others how easily that can be easily derailed when you get the milk before buying the cow.

After the fact, I learned marriages that were preceded by pre-marital cohabitation are more likely to end in divorce, and every couple I know that lived together "without benefit of clergy" divorced in the years my wife and I are now married.

I will however congratulate you on bucking the trend and actually exchanging vows.

Blogger Teleport me off this rock June 10, 2021 8:33 PM  

Land distribution should be done by local government with equity and empowering young families in mind.

"Land distribution" is already done by local government, what do you thinking "zoning" is? And guess what, it's a swamp of greed, coercion and corruption. Why would you want this braindead pukes to have total control of all the housing stock? You also misspelled "single moms" and "random cohabitants" as "young families"


I really don't see why every citizen shouldn't get basic housing as a matter of course.

1) "Basic" housing will never be enough, every parasite "deserves" at least a deluxe apartment in the sky, all utilities included.

2) Somebody mentioned Section 8. If you want to see how this civilization will end up, visit any Section 8 dwelling immediately after the current "residents" have left. You'll get a perfect example of "it's a rental, abuse it".
And of course, it's "not fair" that they would have to wallow in their self-made disaster, so somebody has to fix it or give them something better.

Blogger Charlie June 10, 2021 8:37 PM  

We are cashing in on the spike in RE prices.
Moved mother -in-law in with us, sold her place for a huge profit.
Retired and cashed out 401k, put it with mom-in-laws house profits and looking out of city a ways to buy a chunk of real estate for cash.
Then sell out place and have a big cash fund to work with.
Not too mention owning outright a decent sized piece of property to share with and/or leave to son and daughter in law.
Boomer this bitch

Blogger rcocean June 10, 2021 8:38 PM  

Shapiro is a fake who's been hoisted on Center-right as some sort of Conservative. Like erick Erickson, he opposed Trump in 2016, was was a defacto Hillary supporter. Unlike Erickson, he tried to retrain his influence by pretending to support the Trump agenda. Now, he's drifted back to his true Neo-con self. You have to give Shapiro this, however little it is: He's smarter than Erick Erickson or Kevin Williamson. Not more honest or less harmful, but certainly smarter.

Blogger Ryan G June 10, 2021 8:55 PM  

Around where I live there's "investment firms" going around buying up single family homes within days of them hitting the market. They're then turning these into rental properties.

The fact that this practice is legal is just another item of proof we live in a completely corrupt (and Jew-run) system. Unlike normal landlords, who offer services like free repairs, utility offsets, taking care of the grounds, etc, these people do nothing except hold the deed and lease out use of the land to people. The Tenants have all the same costs of owning a home with none of the ownership. Because of that, neighborhoods with a lot of housing rentals very quickly turn into slums. Tenants aren't inclined to take care of the houses they live in because it isn't theirs. The landlords don't care what the grounds look like because they frequently live hundreds of miles away.

These people are complete parasites. Their actions are an unqualified negative for everyone but themselves. They simultaneously depress the local quality of available housing while jacking up the price until only McMansions remain open for sale.

Blogger VFM #7634 June 10, 2021 9:00 PM  

BlackRock is evil for doing this. Of course.

But at the same time, at this point, even if BlackRock didn't exist, young families won't be able to buy a home anyway, or else they'll have a crushing mortgage to pay off.

This machination by BlackRock is basically a bailout of the Boomers, who are now able to unload their overpriced crapboxes as they die off.

Blogger Retrenched June 10, 2021 9:12 PM  

"Wanna buy a home? Just start your own multibillion dollar transnational corporation!"

Blogger Paddy Bourne June 10, 2021 9:15 PM  

#13 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3ZJKN_5M44

Blogger Heath Duane Whitaker June 10, 2021 9:36 PM  

Who is this Shapiru that you speak of?

Blogger sammibandit June 10, 2021 10:01 PM  

He hates most of his listeners. I know two 30 year old boomers who love him.

Blogger The Harlequin Romance of Neutron Bombs June 10, 2021 10:04 PM  

GeronL wrote:15% interest will have maybe 20-25% of the federal budget just paying interest on the national debt.

15% of the current deficit is $4.2 trillion or so, which is more than all annual federal revenues (about $3.8 trillion). Biden admin at the moment trying to spend $6.something trillion in the next fiscal year.

So at 15% we're talking about 70% or so of the current proposed Biden budget going just to pay interest on debt.

It would take close to (give or take) 100% of present federal revenue just to cover the interest on its debt if there were 15% interest rates. And close to 100% of everything else the government does would have to be financed with more deficit spending.

We're right about at the Medicare cliff anyway, just nobody is talking about it.

Blogger John Rockwell June 10, 2021 10:10 PM  

Of course if that happened to homes in Israel.

Blogger Damelon Brinn June 10, 2021 10:13 PM  

PS cities are where all your tools and clothes get made

Chinese cities, sure. The only things still produced in US cities are degeneracy and disease.

Blogger Unknown June 10, 2021 10:14 PM  

@88 Also reject odious debt, which is practically all national debt minus the military budgets. UK only recently stopped paying to free the blacks, and we can see how worthwhile that endeavor was. BOE is a private entity like Fed.
@89 England ran them out too but let them take the gold. We used sticks for a while and everything went great then we let them back in. Thanks Cromwell. They put a statue of the traitor in Parliament square. We dragged his corpse through the streets.
@99 agree, the Victorians knew most prostitution was a live-in apartment arrangement kind and Russia still has this. Satanic. Mary Kelly was that type.
@103 Jews did the same to London, which is now mostly Jew owned and formerly slums because they hated their residents so much.

Blogger Newscaper312 June 10, 2021 10:18 PM  

@Valar
Re morons about taxation, another example is how sensitive ordinary people are about gas prices, easily getting worked up all out of proportion compared to other headaches.
Of course gas prices jumping up $1.25 or more a gallon just because Biden opens his drooling mouth really is torches and pitchforks worthy.

Re refinancing a paid for house, one non-ideal case I've heard in favor is situation where a retired person is house rich and income&savings poor. Ideally they would downsize and sit on some cash, but that might require moving too far away from family and friends. But "you can't eat your house". I guess the idea was you die before you run out of money to make the payments, partly out of the money you borrowed. I remember hearing that argument made before reverse mortgages were a thing.

Right now I'm in the odd position of having a paid off 30 year old modest home. Bigger than the starter home common back then, but not quite a forever home much less McMansion. Problematic if neighborhood deteriorates over the coming years, which it could, and I have to move, less starting point cushion. Yet idea of entering retirement or even a working semi-retirement w even a small mortgage hanging over my head is terrifying.

Blogger Newscaper312 June 10, 2021 10:19 PM  

Um,cwho do you think built, owned and managed all those ugly soul crushing apartment blocks in the USSR?

Blogger Newscaper312 June 10, 2021 10:22 PM  

@Nate
I do see the positive pendulum swing effect you're talking about, but it's a race against the increasing wokery in big corps.
Maybe it's the mid sized businesses that will help save things wo it all completely falling apart.

Blogger rumpole5 June 10, 2021 10:59 PM  

SNL used to actually be funny. Sort of like the Bee is now.

Blogger Hates the Wicked June 10, 2021 11:17 PM  

A Christian school of Economics would be a good effort. How to pursue economic efficiency without promoting deadly or mortal sins.

Blogger Ariadne Umbrella June 10, 2021 11:31 PM  

England was using slave labor- German war prisoners- to build houses for their council housing until after World War 2. In America at the same time, corporations were using mass production methods to build Levittown.

Levittown used an assembly-line method to build the houses. Boxes of house supplies shipped to a location for someone else to build had been perfected pretty much around 1900. Sears Roebuck houses are the most famous example. Corporations would make entire neighborhoods of these bungalows for their workers.

Serfs tied to the land so generously granted to them by the local rulers is just.....bad, m'kay?

Blogger Akulkis June 11, 2021 12:06 AM  

>> I wonder who runs Blackrock?

From what I understand, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates.

Blackrock Investment is also the main money source for Moderna and made significant contributions to the Wuhan bioweapons lab which cooked up COVID^H^H^H^H^H WuFlu.

Blogger FredFarkle June 11, 2021 12:31 AM  

Have you seen Ben's sister,Abby? She is weird.

Blogger UrbanBight June 11, 2021 1:02 AM  

Retard Shapiro doesn't understand how property taxes go up when homes are bought above the actual value of the home.
But then again, he's a ((())).

Blogger shstalwart June 11, 2021 1:51 AM  

> Seriously, Blackrock isn't going to stop investing in single-family homes because you're mad on Twitter.

I guess he's basing this off the vast historical precedent that nearly all corporations in recent memory have been immune from all forms of public outrage.

Blogger tkatchev June 11, 2021 3:31 AM  

The Soviets have. For the history enthusiasts, here goes:

At what age do I get my first house?
Housing is distributed through your workplace, so when you get a real full-time job.

At what point in our relationship will my girlfriend lose her house?
When she marries.


Who gets the houses closest to the better schools?
Schools aren't tied to housing, attendance depends on passing entrance exams.

Am I assigned housing based on where I work?
Yes.

What happens when I move jobs?
You get new housing.

Do I get better housing once I have more kids?
Yes.


If a new family shows up that is a more appropriate fit for the place I'm in, do I have to move out?
No.

When I move between states, do I receive a reimbursement for improvements or maintenance?
No.

Some people must still remember this historical trivia, it wouldn't be too hard to dust it off and re-implement it. :)

Blogger tkatchev June 11, 2021 3:35 AM  

Do American Protestants actually know that the Jewish Mashiach is the Christian Antichrist?

If yes, then how do they reconcile working to bring about the Antichrist's rule over the world with going to church?

Blogger Avalanche June 11, 2021 6:42 AM  

@18 "A and B seems to have occurred in Germany and in Russia ..."

"Ladies and gents, we're at 109.... Do I hear 110? 110? Anyone? 110? Who will bid 110? Come on, folks!"

Blogger xavier June 11, 2021 6:52 AM  

I know understand Vox legitimate contempt against Shapiro.

It's repulsive for someone to even justify Blackrock's buying spree. And he wonders why the common good proponents are suddenly so prominent.

It'll have to take states to absolutely ban this, confiscate the houses and prohibit any company from buying up housing stock or land.

Blogger Avalanche June 11, 2021 6:55 AM  

@39 "33% of today's "professional" American workforce was not permanently foreign-based by 2030"

aaaaannd there is Vox Day's free market destruction of the nation by forced movement of labor! If you have NOT read "The Return of the Great Depression" and/or "On the Question of Free Trade: An Economics Discourse" by Vox Day and James D. Miller; get on it!!

Blogger Avalanche June 11, 2021 7:10 AM  

@51 "Deportation....hahaha, not likely.., who would take these bloodsuckers?"

Apparently NOT EVEN Israel!

Blogger Avalanche June 11, 2021 7:13 AM  

@52 "Land distribution should be done by local government with equity and empowering young families in mind."

You mean empowering Shaniqua and her 6 brats with 8 different fathers who never come 'round anyway by paying equity stolen from you to move her in next door to your house?

Your hero Buy-den is TRYING to reinstitute that policy of the obamination...

Or is that NOT the "young families" you had in mind?

Blogger Avalanche June 11, 2021 7:17 AM  

@54 "What is happening now with the current government is a staling/delaying action on someone's part."

Stalling?! You don't see the mad acceleration going on EVERYWHERE around us?! We're almost to LIGHT-speed in the forced slide into the oncoming destruction!

Blogger SonyAD June 11, 2021 7:37 AM  

Imagine there's people out there actually taking their worldview or opinions on how to run a country from that scrawny tiny little sheet.

Banking needs to be outlawed. There is no reason why reason why a private company should be allowed to legally commit fraud/counterfeiting by loaning out fictional money it doesn't have at interest, socialising the cost of lending by generating inflation and thereby redistributing wealth and purchasing power in the economy, while privatising the gains by pocketing the interest as it retires the principal out of circulation, creating deflation and economic slowdown and contraction - making its own financial gains able to buy more as prices drop because of contraction of the money supply.

Anyone who hasn't figured out that:

1. banking needs to be outlawed.
2. all bank and banker assets need to be nationalised, at least until properly reviewed/appraised, then possibly privatised to working class families.

Is either supremely retarded or benefits from the legal fraud/counterfeiting that the banks perpetrate.

Ex nihilo money creation, especially through interest bearing debt, should never, ever be the prerogative of a private, privately owned company.

Not everyone can be a rentier capitalist reaping interest on money that didn't exist and wasn't theirs to loan at interest or reaping rent from a property they don't own because they bought it with money that didn't actually exist or was counterfeited. Someone actually has to work. But work where?

Then, all of a sudden and for no reason at all... The day of the swing can't come soon enough.

Blogger Olentangy June 11, 2021 7:52 AM  

I wish I would have known earlier that all I needed to do to avoid this was to create a more successful competitor to the Federal Reserve Bank, damn, I missed my chance!

Blogger Avalanche June 11, 2021 7:54 AM  

@70 "A century ago, most people understood that a community had a right and responsibility to put limits on individual behavior for the good of the whole. It wasn't communism,"

Nah, that was just plain-old, standard, WHITE pipo, European (Greco-Roman)-derived, Christendom. It is the thing Benji and his family have been working to DESTROY, lo these several centuries.

If you WANT White civilization, you must have almost entirely WHITE PEOPLE! That does include indoor plumbing, you know?

Blogger SonyAD June 11, 2021 8:10 AM  

Azimus wrote:As long as the lenders competed, were taking risks and some of the risks blew up in their face, there was possibility of rebalance and correction. Even if they all colluded together, the spectre of failure could keep the asset-grab at bay.

Found the lolbertarian.

Blogger Avalanche June 11, 2021 8:11 AM  

@103 "Because of that, neighborhoods with a lot of housing rentals very quickly turn into slums. Tenants aren't inclined to take care of the houses they live in because it isn't theirs. The landlords don't care what the grounds look like because they frequently live hundreds of miles away."

This is why our HOA worked VERY hard over two years / two attempts to pass a rental cap! 10% of the 134 houses can be rented! Whew! Now we're praying it stays "legal" -- because it was legal when we passed it! Damned suborned courts and lib-Dems!

Blogger M Cephas June 11, 2021 8:43 AM  

During my Libertarian phase, whenever the Oligarchs did something wrong, the Libertarian argument would be to "well they aren't violating the NAP" and to direct your ire towards some government entity.

Not that Ben Shapiro is even a true Libertarian, but it seems like it's just the flip side of the same coin. Heads I win, tails you lose.

Blogger Azimus June 11, 2021 9:05 AM  

@ SonyAD

I'm not sure what you mean since 33% of your reply isn't actually words, but by no means believe me, just ask Lehmann Brothers and about 300 other banks about it.

Blogger Azimus June 11, 2021 9:17 AM  

@ Jack Amok
"when you have debt as the driver of the economy, then purchasing power goes to people with connections rather than people with accomplishments."

Absolutely 100% correct. Caterpillar is a disgusting perversion of a company that should've simply died about 10-15yrs ago, but they got their grubby little hands on one of these money bags and started buying up healthy, well-run (but smaller companies). So instead of going belly-up and being liquidated to companies that were better managed and supplied better product, Caterpillar devoured other companies like Milwaukee's beloved Bucyrus-Erie, which supplied the steam shovels to build the Panama Canal, and built some of the most awesome vehicles and equipment ever designed by man - and yes I'm bitter.

So instead of the cancer of mismanagement killling losers like Caterpillar, in today's system it spreads to healthy, well-run and efficient companies because Caterpillar had more access to borrow working capital and acquisition funds than anyone else.

Which, as I get older, I am learning that is exactly the way most important wars (and many unimportant ones) are won and lost too.

Blogger SonyAD June 11, 2021 9:55 AM  

drsmith48167 wrote:The only issue/concern I have is what kind of revolution will win out: Socialist/Communistic type , or Nationalist type;

A false dichotomy. Nationalism and socialism are one and the same. You believe lies if you think otherwise. You can't have one without the other for any appreciable length of time. You can be promised one conditioned upon you abandoning any claim to the other but such are lying promises which are without the intention of being kept or are made by self-deluding idiots.

You can only have a nation if work is available and fairly remunerated and rewarded, thereby incentivised, and parasitism isn't rewarded but dis-incentivised. The goal and ultimate virtue of capitalism is to perpetually maximise passive income using the labour of others (or off of the fruits of their labour, such as automation). Capitalism's perpetual goal is to always further increase profits and minimise costs and certainly minimise one's own labour, necessarily requiring that the people who actually labour be paid less than would be fair or that the fruits of their labour be sold for more than would be fair. Doesn't that sound like an awesome system to run a nation on?

Capitalism isn't concerned with keeping people employed or paying them a fair wage which they can support a family and raise kids on, which is what a nation needs. Capitalism will and has always replaced citizens with automation, imported legal and illegal labour or by outsourcing jobs abroad.

To capitalism, labour is but another expense, another cost to be minimised whichever way possible: by automation, outsourcing, legal and illegal immigration, not keeping wages abreast of inflation. In fact, indentured servitude or slave labour (such as prison inmate labour, the modern company town) is much preferable to the capitalist.

The capitalist isn't concerned with who is able to afford the products or services he obtains from or using the underpaid labour of others. The bank is there to loan wagies the money with which to buy what they cannot afford from their wage. And thereby also force wagies to borrow if they want to buy anything expensive (such as a house or car), because the person who offers to buy using money lent to them by a bank will usually be able to outbid the person who is offering to buy with what they can afford to spend from their wage. And as bank loans are issuance of new money and therefore inflationary, whatever people can already only afford to buy with bank credit will only grow more and more disproportionally expensive and even more impossible to buy otherwise.

And if the wagies can't even afford to take on bank debt anymore, the government will step in and borrow money with which to pay the capitalist for the products and services obtained through the labour of underpaid wagies. All the while producing inflation, because of expanding the money supply from all the money creation by bank issued credit, which is money creation, further reducing the real terms purchasing power of wagies, whose wages haven't kept up with inflation since the 70s.

And if neither the government nor the wagies can afford to buy the capitalist's products, so what? There's always foreign markets! The capitalist isn't concerned his parasitism's effects on society or (his?) nation. It's just not his problem if the nation will cease to exist in a few decades or a year.

He'll just move somewhere else, like China or Vietnam. He can afford to after decades of being a productive member of society by accruing wealth from the labour of others.

Who might such a system might be like a hand in glove for? Oh, those without loyalty, fealty or sympathy for their(?) nation, their(?) people and no interest in the preservation of either. Kind of like (classical/neo)liberals, lolbertarians, cuckservatives, boomers and those who live in a foreign nation solely to enrich themselves.

Blogger RC June 11, 2021 10:05 AM  

@Azimus who wrote, "So instead of the cancer of mismanagement killling losers like Caterpillar, in today's system it spreads to healthy, well-run and efficient companies because Caterpillar had more access to borrow working capital and acquisition funds than anyone else."

The financial perversions are deadly. I was involved in a market being served by around ten software solution vendors. One received a huge injection of venture capital and is using their new stash to offer to buy the remaining players. Their buyout offers tend to be on the generous side, but if you refuse they just apply the capital to stealing your specific customers with ludicrous sales incentives like the first year of service for free, which is tempting even for satisfied clients, as that could amount to $50K to $200K+ in savings. Bottom line: If you don't let them buy it, they'll just steal it.

Blogger Imwill June 11, 2021 10:30 AM  

Ok, boomer

Blogger Unknown June 11, 2021 10:57 AM  

@131 you make banks sound like Communism but.... no.... that can't be true! /s Nay! Why would the nice moneylenders screw us like that?
@139 what you describe there is fascism or corporatism. Gov shouldn't be bailing out companies. What we need is national capitalism. International is slavery dressed up as fair because we 'agree' to use it. There is a piggy in the middle effect like buy to rent, one actually tried to tell me they were valuable. They produce nothing.
The global wealth tax is a good idea from the perspective of getting traitors to the nation they abandoned but capital gains is a kind of servitude or perhaps debt slavery because they're not living off their own labour (income) but the blood and sweat of another. A flat 10% income tax everyone pays, most to maintenance and military, and a high CGT is civilized. End the trust fund turkey.

Blogger Akulkis June 11, 2021 11:21 AM  

Mist factories were moved out of the cities over the last few decades.

Blogger Crew June 11, 2021 11:43 AM  

Neon Revolt coined the meme "Christo-Judaism" ...

Watch (((their))) heads explode when you use it.

Blogger SonyAD June 11, 2021 12:35 PM  

Azimus wrote:@ SonyAD

I'm not sure what you mean since 33% of your reply isn't actually words, but by no means believe me, just ask Lehmann Brothers and about 300 other banks about it.


Lolbertarian is a mocking play on the word libertarian. Your rhetoric implicitly requires and presupposes that it's ok for banking to exist, when it's actually not. Banking is legalised, institutionalised fraud and/or counterfeiting.

You also disinform by calling banks lenders. Banks aren't lenders. They don't lend money. That would require that they had the money to lend before lending it and it was theirs to lend, neither of which is the case. They just make up the money (which isn't actually money but promissory notes for money) they pretend to lend by adding it to an electronic ledger.

They create, on demand, fictitious cash, promissory notes for money which they don't have and, collectively, doesn't exist, and then they misrepresent - to everyone in society - and try to pass off those fraudulent promissory notes as being the very thing which they promise: cash.

And they demand that money or other promissory notes (either the same bank's or another bank's) be paid back back to them along with massive amounts of interest. What's worse, if borrowers pay their loans back using only cash, they don't even need to retire the principle, they can just pocket that too along with the interest.

And saying what you said, you're either ignorant of all of that or you're a shill.

Blogger mc23 June 11, 2021 12:55 PM  

The Littlest Chickenhawk doesn't see anything wrong with Vulture Capitalism, what a surprise.

I've slowly been coming to a belief that debt and Usury are poison to a society

Blogger Jofrieder Luther June 11, 2021 1:52 PM  

Shapiro's comments are a big reason why populism has exploded on the right.

Alot of what Tucker Carlson & Sen. Hawley propose are not even against leftist economic programs, but against these laissez faire capitalist schemes by the likes of the Shapiru.

Blogger Akulkis June 11, 2021 2:47 PM  

That $300k house can be built for about $75k.

Blogger Akulkis June 11, 2021 2:50 PM  

And remember, according to the Supreme Court, that road running in front of your house is not OWNED by the government... it's owned by the people (collectively); government is merely given the responsibility for building and maintaining it.

Blogger MarkyMark June 11, 2021 2:59 PM  

I never cared for Ben Shapiro; I always distrusted and disliked him on an instinctive level. Many cuckservative pundits praised him, saying he was "whip smart", but I could never like him.

Blogger Azimus June 11, 2021 3:00 PM  

145. SonyADJune 11, 2021 12:35 PM
And saying what you said, you're either ignorant of all of that or you're a shill.


You presume much from little.

I have no wish to argue, and indeed you are so far off topic I'm not sure what we're arguing about. Its like you get distracted by the word "lender", and ignore the actual substance of the comment.

The thrust of my comment was - when there was risk of failure, banks took a more cautious approach to their march to own everything. And in 2008, banks could fail, and did in the hundreds including some big boys (see 2nd comment). Now that banks get free money and a guaranteed backstop from the US government & Fed (you don't have to educate me that they are different), no significant player banks will fail again. Sure, there might be some outsiders that fail riding the wave of rules & regs meant for the in-crowd, but the day Goldman Sachs fails is the day the US government fails. This encourages more and more aggressive reach, and basically becomes more or less mathematically determinant when everything will be owned by banks, and which bank will hold which %.

I'm not interested in debating terms, or whether or not banks should exist.

But I can tell you, that I'm not a libertarian, never have been, and was a not-libertarian on this blog well before it was cool. The only place on earth that libertarianism works is Galt's Gulch, which is to say, nowhere.

Blogger Akulkis June 11, 2021 3:00 PM  

Imwill wrote:Ok, boomer

Dude, he's Gen-X. We remember and understand what a functional society looks like and how it works. Shacking up doesn't. We saw it not working for blacks starting in the 1970s,cans likewise not working for whites starting in the 1990s.

Shacking up is utterly retarded for men, and down right detrimental to women. Getting seriously involved with any woman who has shacked up is getting involved with even worse emotional baggage than a divorcee.

Blogger CM June 11, 2021 3:04 PM  

Nationalism where land is tied up with family groups with jubilee and bans on usury are the only ways to organize a nation.

Every 50 years, the Bill Gates and Blackrocks of the world can return the land to the families they belong to.

Blogger Philipski June 11, 2021 6:06 PM  

The extra “e” in Dominos being for the “Hoe” in Ben’s sister!

Blogger The Pitchfork Rebel June 12, 2021 2:45 AM  

@152

And it doesn't work in ways people never see coming when they are doing it.

An old friend lived with a woman a couple years old than him. Call her A. I think in her mind it was "pre-marriage" and kids, but he wasn't adjusting well to civilian life (he enlisted as soon as he could after high school) and not getting orders- he job jumped and hers was the main income.

One day, her frustration reached a boiling point, they argued and she said "if you don't like it here, go home". She thought it was a fly right ultimatum but he said fine and left- knowing part of the reason he enlisted was a dysfunctional home. Nine months later, he was back from Moms in Florida to Pennsylvania.

A couple years after that, he ended up in another relationship with another older woman. She was about 37 and in a big hurry to be inseminated. I warned him she had an agenda, but he went for the ride. They ignored red flags (she had a "SOBER" bumper sticker, he always kept a case in the fridge). She no doubt bet domestic bliss or nagging would change him. They married when she got pregnant a couple months after they started shacking up, which was two months after they met.

It was never good and she left and took their two year old son, who he didn't see until the kid old enough to travel cross country on his own.

After the second shack up turned wife left, he really spiraled out of control for a while. At one point I called all his old contacts to see if they heard from him, including A. By this time she was in her mid or late 30's. The call was tough because she threw me a pitch, but I knew enough to lay off the slider where the bottom drops out. I was a year younger than my friend and not picking up after him.

I explained the reason for my call and she politely listened, until she let loose with profanities and "all I ever wanted to do was get married and have kids, and he said he wasn't interested-tell me how the eff now he's a father child and I don't have any children." I knew but it would have been pointless and cruel to say it.

Even then I saw that her childlessness was the direct, but unforeseen consequence of shacking up. She actually never married or had kids. If they hadn't shacked up, she might have moved on to somebody ready and capable to be a husband and a father. My friend was used as a sperm donor by his other shack up.



Boomers didn't invent shacking up-but they made it socially acceptable. It's completely idiotic to respond to complaints about cohabitation with "OK Boomer".


Blogger Akulkis June 12, 2021 11:18 AM  

More than any5, I blame the TV show "Three's Company"

Blogger Darren June 12, 2021 1:36 PM  

Many such cases.

"Why does this keep happening to us?"

[Eric Andre Show meme.jpeg]

Blogger Ariadne Umbrella June 12, 2021 4:07 PM  

I don't know the economic side of things, but Ben Shapiro saying people should get fired for saying anti-semitic things still rings alarm bells in my head. This is America. People are allowed to dislike anyone they want to dislike, for any reason they dislike. They just don't get to kill them. That's civilization- you can dislike anyone, but not kill them. That he cannot make the distinction between his private feelings, social talk and homicidal or state action, shows he is only pretending to be civilized.

And, for that matter, why is this one cult considered above criticism? I mean, the federal government killed off the Branch Davidians, and they were cradle Americans in an American-born religion. It would be considerably simpler to point out that Shapiro's religion is a foreign cult of foreigners.

Blogger Azure Amaranthine June 12, 2021 5:36 PM  

"Limiting births is a kinda genocide, legally, too."

Ding ding ding. No kinda about it.

"This is what drives me nuts about Millennials. They cannot confront falsity and I'm aware they've been immersed in these lies since they were shuttled between mom and dad after they split up and how easily it is to fall into this trap with those blood sucking college debts.

Your friends aren't "engaged", they are "shacking up", "living together" or "cohabitating" and not to put too fine a point on it-FORNICATING."


Here, take some falsity you need to confront yourself, courtesy of this millennial: Whether the government, community, or church recognizes it or not, those two are possibly already married with no fornication ever having occurred. The Biblical definition of marriage does not hinge on any state, any church, any community, any familia, any perverse sham of paperwork or licenses, only the man and woman. They're only fornicating for sure if the woman's been with someone else before and that someone else isn't dead. Enjoy your unacceptable truth bomb of the day, good luck proving the log isn't in your own eye.

And no, before you go to try and point the finger because you have no argument, I'm clean by both your perspective and mine.

"After the fact, I learned marriages that were preceded by pre-marital cohabitation are more likely to end in divorce, and every couple I know that lived together "without benefit of clergy" divorced in the years my wife and I are now married."

There's a simple and more natural solution to this problem which would solve a lot of other marital problems too. Three guesses.

"but by no means believe me, just ask Lehmann Brothers and about 300 other banks about it."

I don't know how you typed that sentence without at least two red flags slapping you in the face.

"A false dichotomy. Nationalism and socialism are one and the same. You believe lies if you think otherwise. You can't have one without the other for any appreciable length of time."

Socialism is conceptually less than 200 years old. Nations are how old again? I was onboard with you up until this point. Never go full retard.

And no, anticipating the obvious argument, I think Capitalism is evil too, and not the lesser of two evils.

Here's the trick, embrace the healing power of and. Capitalism is evil and the systemization of greed, AND Socialism is evil and the systemization of envy. They're both wicked lies. Drop the binary-thinking dependency and choose a third option to the two obvious opposed lies.

Socialism hasn't existed beyond 200 years. Capitalism by name has existed for less than that duration, and by any argument whatsoever of practice did not predate the captivity of the Israelites in Babylon. Somehow, magically, people got along before EITHER feat of talmudry, for quite some time, and that for sure without so much as noting any of the nations that lived apart from either system yet contemporally.

"What we need is national capitalism."

No, 'tard. Greedalism is younger than socialism, and worse for it.

"She thought it was a fly right ultimatum but he said fine and left

See, there's the problem. We societally don't give a shit about that, and often think of the unshacking as the proper pressure release valve, we don't crack down on this sort of thing. Biblically it's both unconscionable and unacceptable. Her being in the workforce was likely part of the problem-before-the-problem too.

The problem isn't the shacking up, the problem is the unshacking without somebody dying, and it's on the society first to enforce that punishment. Fix that leak and the whole system would be healthy in one generation. It turns out people don't jump in the shack together prematurely very often when they've seen that the only way back out involves death.

Blogger The Pitchfork Rebel June 12, 2021 10:09 PM  

@159

Nice wall of text. Too bad your reasoning isn't as imposing.

Blogger Azure Amaranthine June 13, 2021 9:57 AM  

"Nice wall of text. Too bad your reasoning isn't as imposing."

Read your Bible, chump.

Blogger Azure Amaranthine June 13, 2021 10:02 AM  

If you can get through that and still have an argument, do try.

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