Why Are Americans So Easy To Manipulate?

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Originally published by Bruce E. Levine at Truth-Out.org,

What a fascinating thing! Total control of a living organism!

— psychologist B.F. Skinner

The corporatization of society requires a population that accepts control by authorities, and so when psychologists and psychiatrists began providing techniques that could control people, the corporatocracy embraced mental health professionals.

In psychologist B.F. Skinner’s best-selling book  Beyond Freedom and Dignity  (1971), he argued that freedom and dignity are illusions that hinder the science of behavior modification, which he claimed could create a better-organized and happier society.

During the height of Skinner’s fame in the 1970s, it was obvious to anti-authoritarians such as Noam Chomsky (“The Case Against B.F. Skinner”) and Lewis Mumord that Skinner’s worldview—a society ruled by benevolent control freaks—was antithetical to democracy. In Skinner’s novel Walden Two (1948), his behaviorist hero states, “We do not take history seriously,” to which Lewis Mumford retorted, “And no wonder: if man knew no history, the Skinners would govern the world, as Skinner himself has modestly proposed in his behaviorist utopia.”

As a psychology student during that era, I remember being embarrassed by the silence of most psychologists about the political ramifications of Skinner and behavior modification.

In the mid-1970s, as an intern on a locked ward in a state psychiatric hospital, I first experienced one of behavior modification’s staple techniques, the “token economy.” And that’s where I also discovered that anti-authoritarians try their best to resist behavior modification. George was a severely depressed anti-authoritarian who refused to talk to staff, but for some reason, chose me to shoot pool with. My boss, a clinical psychologist, spotted my interaction with George, and told me that I should give him a token—a cigarette—to reward his “prosocial behavior.” I fought it, trying to explain that I was 20 and George was 50, and this would be humiliating. But my boss subtly threatened to kick me off the ward. So, I asked George what I should do.

George, fighting the zombifying effects of his heavy medication, grinned and said, “We'll win. Let me have the cigarette.” In full view of staff, George took the cigarette and then placed it into the shirt pocket of another patient, and then looked at the staff shaking his head in contempt.

Unlike Skinner, George was not “beyond freedom and dignity.” Anti-authoritarians such as George—who don’t take seriously the rewards and punishments of control-freak authorities—deprive authoritarian ideologies such as behavior modification from total domination.

Behavior Modification Techniques Excite Authoritarians

If you have taken introductory psychology, you probably have heard of Ivan Pavlov’s “classical conditioning” and B.F. Skinner's “operant conditioning.”

An example of Pavlov's classical conditioning? A dog hears a bell at the same time he receives food; then the bell is sounded without the food and still elicits a salivating dog. Pair a scantily clad attractive woman with some crappy beer, and condition men to sexually salivate to the sight of the crappy beer and buy it. The advertising industry has been using classical conditioning for quite some time.

Skinner's operant conditioning? Rewards, like money, are “positive reinforcements”; the removal of rewards are “negative reinforcements”; and punishments, such as electric shocks, are labeled in fact as "punishments." Operant conditioning pervades the classroom, the workplace and mental health treatment.

Skinner was heavily influenced by the book Behaviorism (1924) by John B. Watson. Watson achieved some fame in the early 1900s by advocating a mechanical, rigid, affectionless manner in child rearing. He confidently asserted that he could take any healthy infant, and given complete control of the infant’s world, train him for any profession. When Watson was in his early 40s, he quit university life and began a new career in advertising at J. Walter Thompson.

Behaviorism and consumerism, two ideologies that achieved tremendous power in the 20th century, are cut from the same cloth. The shopper, the student, the worker, and the voter are all seen by consumerism and behaviorism the same way: passive, conditionable objects.

Who are Easiest to Manipulate?

Those who rise to power in the corporatocracy are control freaks, addicted to the buzz of power over other human beings, and so it is natural for such authorities to have become excited by behavior modification.

Alfie Kohn, in Punished by Rewards (1993), documents with copious research how behavior modification works best on dependent, powerless, infantilized, bored, and institutionalized people. And so for authorities who get a buzz from controlling others, this creates a terrifying incentive to construct a society that creates dependent, powerless, infantilized, bored, and institutionalized people.

Many of the most successful applications of behavior modification have involved laboratory animals, children, or institutionalized adults. According to management theorists Richard Hackman and Greg Oldham in Work Redesign (1980), “Individuals in each of these groups are necessarily dependent on powerful others for many of the things they most want and need, and their behavior usually can be shaped with relative ease.”

Similarly, researcher Paul Thorne reports in the journal International Management (“Fitting Rewards,” 1990) that in order to get people to behave in a particular way, they must be “needy enough so that rewards reinforce the desired behavior.”

It is also easiest to condition people who dislike what they are doing. Rewards work best for those who are alienated from their work, according to researcher Morton Deutsch (Distributive Justice, 1985). This helps explain why attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)-labeled kids perform as well as so-called “normals” on boring schoolwork when paid for it (see Thomas Armstrong’s The Myth of the A.D.D. Child, 1995). Correlatively, Kohn offers research showing that rewards are least effective when people are doing something that isn’t boring.

In a review of the literature on the harmful effects of rewards, researcher Kenneth McGraw concluded that rewards will have a detrimental effect on performance under two conditions:

“first, when the task is interesting enough for the subjects that the offer of incentives is a superfluous source of motivation;


second, when the solution to the task is open-ended enough that the steps leading to a solution are not immediately obvious.”

Kohn also reports that at least 10 studies show rewards work best on simplistic and predictable tasks. How about more demanding ones? In research on preschoolers (working for toys), older children (working for grades) and adults (working for money), all avoided challenging tasks. The bigger the reward, the easier the task that is chosen; while without rewards, human beings are more likely to accept a challenge.

So, there is an insidious incentive for control-freaks in society—be they psychologists, teachers, advertisers, managers, or other authorities who use behavior modification. Specifically, for controllers to experience the most control and gain a “power buzz,” their subjects need to be infantilized, dependent, alienated, and bored.

The Anti-Democratic Nature of Behavior Modification

Behavior modification is fundamentally a means of controlling people and thus for Kohn, “by its nature inimical to democracy, critical questioning, and the free exchange of ideas among equal participants.”

For Skinner, all behavior is externally controlled, and we don’t truly have freedom and choice. Behaviorists see freedom, choice, and intrinsic motivations as illusory, or what Skinner called “phantoms.” Back in the 1970s, Noam Chomsky exposed Skinner’s unscientific view of science, specifically Skinner’s view that science should be prohibited from examining internal states and intrinsic forces.

In democracy, citizens are free to think for themselves and explore, and are motivated by very real—not phantom—intrinsic forces, including curiosity and a desire for justice, community, and solidarity.

What is also scary about behaviorists is that their external controls can destroy intrinsic forces of our humanity that are necessary for a democratic society. Researcher Mark Lepper was able to diminish young children’s intrinsic joy of drawing with Magic Markers by awarding them personalized certificates for coloring with a Magic Marker. Even a single, one-time reward for doing something enjoyable can kill interest in it for weeks.

Behavior modification can also destroy our intrinsic desire for compassion, which is necessary for a democratic society. Kohn offers several studies showing “children whose parents believe in using rewards to motivate them are less cooperative and generous [children] than their peers.” Children of mothers who relied on tangible rewards were less likely than other children to care and share at home.

How, in a democratic society, do children become ethical and caring adults? They need a history of being cared about, taken seriously, and respected, which they can model and reciprocate.

Today, the mental health profession has gone beyond behavioral technologies of control. It now diagnoses noncompliant toddlers with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, and pediatric bipolar disorder and attempts to control them with heavily sedating drugs. While Big Pharma directly profits from drug prescribing, the entire corporatocracy benefits from the mental health profession’s legitimization of conditioning and controlling.

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Rakshas's picture

USA USA USA........ETC ETC.....

Rakshas's picture

even the most intelligentl argument boils down to engaging the mine is bigger than yours emotion...... that's why junior ,,,,,, that's why

francis_sawyer's picture

Why are Americans so easy to manipulate?...


Because Jews have figured out that they have [gullible Americans] by the propaganda short hairs & are intent on squeezing every drop out of that advantage for their personal enrichment until we're milked drier than a 99 year old goat... I'll get a bunch of junks for this comment [half will be from Jews themselves ~ the other half will be from the same politically correct gullible Americans who I mentioned above]... In the end, the truth will set you free (but prepared to be hated for speaking the truth)...

Clashfan's picture

Speaking of Jews, 99-year old goats, and manipulators, count one less of all three: http://xfinity.comcast.net/articles/news-general/20121014/US.Obit.Arlen....

Say goodbye to the creator of the "magick bullet" theory. Not that he ever faced justice for that whopper of a lie.

With that said, not all of the manipulators are "Jews," Francis.

AlaricBalth's picture

"The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country"
Edward Bernays

To combat a manipulative force, one must realize it exists. Most people choose to be blissfully ignorant, while some of us would choose to endure the pain of knowing the truth. And only when one knows the truth can hope be attained and the seeds for transformation be sown.

resurger's picture

yeah, and i hate those fucking polls on Bloomberg and CNBC or yahoo.finance about a certain topic and what we think..

francis_sawyer's picture

AlaricBalth says the same things that francis_sawyer does (without typing 'Jew')... Therefore the  up down ratio is 20-0 (as I type this)...

This pretty much underlines my thesis...

JOYFUL's picture

Yes Francis, but why the in-ordinate interest in votes? If you're secure in your reasoning, your point stands, junks or no junks...

in point of fact, you have stated much the same as I thought when reading the article - that all this talk of 'psychology' masked a simpler truth, and does so of purpose...the modern science of 'mental health' is a bogus racket designed to mislead people into believing "those voices in your head aren't real"....indeed, they are...the sio-nazi technologies of mind control that now overlay every waking moment of the Euromerikan prison inmate are a terrifying imposition of psychic domination by the sionist overlords which compliment the economic and social control mechanism being rapidly cemented into place...

the simpler truth is this: the refinement of medieval cabbalist technology into a nightmare concoction of of black majic scientificism by khazarian kooks of malevolent intent has rendered the Europoid peoples powerless and witless both - and Euromerika iteself a gigantic insane asylum ruler over by the 'jewish* [witch] doctors of modern "medicine"


*this term need refinement, as the actual controllers and perps are millenialist sabbatean frankists who masquerade as jews in order to use that smokescreen to manipulate both the hebraics and the goys alike.

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The singularity is coming.

FreedomGuy's picture

It is an interesting phenomenon but people will often vote for the lie even though their instincts tell them to do otherwise. This is the basis for tht modern collectivist state. We can all have it all for virtually no effort if we will just surrender everything to the gods of government. THEY will dispense justice, fairness, compassion and results in life perfectly...and at a bargain price, I might add.

Collectivists lure the proles in with the "for just the price of one pizza night out each month you can have more..." when they want more of your tax money. That is a real line by the way from the Clinton era. The other one that seems more popular now is "If we just tax the rich...not YOU at this higher rate you will get more free stuff." Some other invisible person with unlimited tax charity is always theoretically behind the curtain ready to buy you more stuff. And if they refuse to buy you stuff you can believe they are evil and greedy for wanting to keep their stuff. Give government more power to take other people's stuff for you and it will all end well.

Lies are not always unpopular.

Dr. Sandi's picture

Lies are just the sugar the helps the medicine go down.

Rossalgondamer's picture

- it helps to wash that lie down with NaF,

as opposed to CaF2

FreedomGuy's picture

Yes, because the lies are what people WANT to believe. Your point is well taken, though.

All Risk No Reward's picture

“In the technotronic society the trend would seem to be towards the aggregation of the individual support of millions of uncoordinated citizens, easily within the reach of magnetic and attractive personalities exploiting the latest communications techniques to manipulate emotions and control reason.”
~Zbigniew Brzezinski, Between Two Ages: America's Role in the Technetronic Era

francis_sawyer's picture

The "non -Jew" manipulators are, themselves, controlled &/or bribed [thru financial incentives] into doing the Jew bidding...

Look... let's cut the bullshit... Even though this article was well written... In the end, it's just more propaganda & subterfuge... Create an 'intellectual' dilemma & create a cast of a million characters involved in a complex plot that is really, in the end, a simple story of a race whose main objective isn't to be your friend... It's to get into your pocket & steal your money while you're wondering what the hell just happened...

It's gone on like this across aeons of recorded history & across many continents...

What's the solution?...

I'm sorry to say there IS NO SOLUTION... Why?... Because things don't change that easily... So ~ I'm not inclined to go out & spray paint graffitti on synagogues (that has little or nothing to do with it &, in fact, is what they want you to do so there becomes a REASON to propagandize their supposed oppression)...

So all you are left with is the choice to conscientiously OBJECT to humans who choose to behave in that manner (& try not to let them get into your pocket & steal your gold)... That's about all you can do... As for all you 'junkers' out there... Good luck with your gold... You're gonna need (both)...

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I guess, in this context, that means BOTH of y'all who have EARNED IT... & also those who have STOLEN IT... May righteousness prevail... (that part I'm not worried about)...

zerozulu's picture

God promised Holy Land to Jews and they converted it into a hell for them self surrounded by 14' high concrete walls. Being their friend, American are also left with no place to find refuge in bad times.

A friend of mine went to Italy for a weak long trip. After a few bar fights he decided not to tell people that he is from America but Canada.

Overfed's picture

Now if only that fuckin' George Soros would kick the bucket......

FreedomGuy's picture

I am not Jewish, although that is really irrelevant and I am the last person to be politically correct. However, your comment are so incredibly stupid and I am really chagrined that there are so many short bus intellectuals that agree. The conspiracist always congratulate himself on his superior inside knowledge and understanding. The fewer the number of people who believe the same, the wiser the conspiracist.

Look, let's suppose for just an ugly second that what you say is true and that Jewish masterminds have taken control of Americans. How did you escape? Is the muslim trained Obama a pawn?  How is it that Jews have been so smart and successful that they could be in such power...worldwide? They did it without armies or taking over governments!  Hitler must have had it wrong! The Jews must be the master race! They are friggin' geniuses who have survived centuries of peoples who want to subjugate or eliminate them! Yet, they rise to power? They deserve to rule if the rest of us are so inferior we cannot achieve the same things or control our own destiny. If they collude for power it is because governments and their people give them that power.

How about a whole different paradigm? How about that totalitarian governments are bad even if they are run by Jews, Russians, Chinese, Cubans or White evangelical protestants? The problem is government, power and collectivist crap that paves the way to hell. These problems would still exist if Jews (or any other ethnic group) had never existed.

francis_sawyer's picture

Different paradigm?

It's always been the SAME paradigm in the passing from monarchial rule to the modern nation state...

- Jews financed Napoleon (which was a part of ending French monarchy)

- Jews financed the Bolsheviks... for that matter, they WERE the Bolsheviks [with paper money funding]... (who ousted the Tsar)

- Jews still control the British monarchy (the 'Windsor' family tree)...

- Don't even start with me on the United States of America "corporation" [since 1871]... The same connection was responsible for the UNWITTING passage by the United Nations (the PHOENIX from the previously failed LEAGUE OF NATIONS)... of what became the APARTHEID STATE OF ISRAEL... It was a 'Rothschild' concoction from the very beginning ~ & the little Beanie Baby that was, isn't going to stop until it controls all the land from the Suez Canal to the Tigris & Euphrates Rivers... While dipshits like yourself are asleep, of course...

Are you a dipshit? or do you just play one on TV?... I guess you still think goatherding towelheads who cook up nano-thermite in caves while sharpening up boxcutters flew planes into buildings a dozen years ago as well... [rolls eyes]...

FreedomGuy's picture

Well, you might notice that caucasian Europeans financed Napoleon, too. France helped finance our revolution. You might also notice that many Jews supported the American Revolution, as well such as Chaim Solomon and Aaron Lopez both of whom went bankrupt trying to help finance the revolution. You might even notice that Romans, Mongols, Arabs, Persians, Greeks, and many others have controlled Suez to the Tigris you historical dispshit! What should we make of that? Aha! Mongol conspiracies! You might notice caucasian Europeans have controlled and conquered virtually all of the know world at one time or another! What should be done with that racial group? Communism had real world domination plans and acted on them. Were they more dangerous than Jews?

So, unseen Jews control the British monarchy? Really? Let's say it is true for a nanosecond. So what? What does it mean? They seem pretty caucasian otherwise. What if they were French, Swedish or Asian? Does the monarchy control Britain? Not last I checked. What is the end game there? They will suddenly unmask themselves in the future and declare a Jewish monarchy? Who do you suppose will submit to that?

Jews are not any more of a problem, actually less than anyone else. When I trained for the Army we had no war plans for Jewish invasion. Then, I would have ranked Soviets, communists, Arab terrorists and home grown statists of any race as a far bigger threat than anything you can whip up with Jewish conspiracies. The only Jews I despise are the collectivist-statist types...and not because they are Jews, but because of their elitist views. I despise statists and the morons who keep giving the beast more power. If Jews are stupid enough to keep giving states more power after Adolf, Stalin and varioius old school monarchs then it will be their undoing as well as ours.

Yeah, I do believe Arabs flew planes into the World Trade center. There is no particular point to anyone else doing it. Besides it would take a conspiracy of thousands of people worldwide to pull it off and some would rat out the whole process. Until someone puts together the definitive alternate version and brings forth witnesses to and inside the conspiracy I will go with what is most likely true. I believe governments do bad things on a thousand levels. That is why I hate them, but if what you said were really really true and you believed it, it would be cause for open revolution. Go ahead an roll your eyes. It is not a substitute for logic. It is rather puerile. 

Tango in the Blight's picture

The Manhattan Project was a conspiracy involving over 100.000 people and not one of them spilled the beans before it was ofiicially made public. So there you go.

FreedomGuy's picture

The Manhattan project was a secret military project to develop a weapon to win a grinding world war. It had or would have had popular support therefore people could participate in good conscience. Plus, no 100k people participated in it to the extent they saw the full picture. Do you suppose all of them would have kept quiet if it was a conspiracy to murder their fellow citizens instead of our war enemies?

Bad analogy.

Lore's picture

"The conspiracist always congratulate himself on his superior inside knowledge and understanding. The fewer the number of people who believe the same, the wiser the conspiracist."

Did you make that up? It's garbage.

FreedomGuy's picture

Partly. The other idea I have heard quoted is that the less information and proof there is, the better the conspiracy. It rings true from from various things I've read.

How about this? Looking ahead to any future event, economic, military or social will there not be new conspiracy theories? Yes, there will. There will always be the shadowy conspiracy alternate reality version. You know it and I know it. It is a way of life nowadays. People love them and Oliver Stone will make a movie out of them.

If you say it is garbage then it must be so. I expect you must be a well published authority on the topic.

I say there is enough stuff right in front of our eyes to deal with that the conspiracies pale in comparison. There are enough visible conspiracies to keep us busy. Anyone want to audit the Fed, Fort Knox and the stimulus spending? There are real, logical and fairly visible collusions of power there. Is Corzine still free?

Lore's picture

Simpler explanation, coming from a political background: lies come in layers.

When you tell a lie, tell big lies... In the big lie there is always a certain force of credibility... In the primitive simplicity of [the mind of the masses] they more readily fall victims to the big lie than the small lie, since they themselves often tell small lies in little matters but would be ashamed to resort to large-scale falsehoods. It would never come into their heads to fabricate colossal untruths, and they would not believe that others could have the impudence to distort the truth so infamously. Even though the facts which prove this to be so may be brought clearly to their minds, they will still doubt and waver and will continue to think that there may be some other explanation. For the grossly impudent lie always leaves traces behind it, even after it has been nailed down, a fact which is known to all expert liars in this world and to all who conspire together in the art of lying. - Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf, 1926, p. 472

bunnyswanson's picture

Maybe the strongest DNA survived the multiple attempts to wipe out their race.  Maybe they want to be sure that it will never happen again.  Maybe their religious beliefs direct them to conquer and destroy. 


Evian conference ended with one nation out of over 100 attending to accept 100,000 German Jewish people fleeing.  Just one nation.  That had to have had a significant detrimental impact on their hope to be saved.


If it was not devious, we would not be in the dark about what is transpiring around us.  If we knew, perhaps we'd never agree to it.

FreedomGuy's picture

Well, if you told me that Jews have developed some survival instincts over the centuries, I might agree. However, many of them still favor powerful centrally planned states which in the end are always destructive...to everyone. If the Jews financed the Bolsheviks you can be sure they regretted it not long after.

Exactly what religious beliefs would have them conquer and destroy? If that were true they would have conquered all their hostile neighbors. They are 5-0 on wars with the surrounding Arab neighbors, yet they have never occupied a single capital even though they could have. They fight primarily defensive wars and limit themselves to essentially their traditional ancient lands.

What is transpiring is right in front of our eyes. We have moved to a democratic socialist state. We are firmly planted and the roots grow deeper. That is worth resisting and reversing. You have plenty of people right in front of you to oppose if you are against a powerful state.

tbd108's picture

Bismarck, the man who conceived of the socialist state in the late 19th century for the purpose of controlling the people of Germany and who created the model for socialist states all of the world (created for the same purpose) was not Jewish. Try again asshole.

francis_sawyer's picture

Neither was Rockefeller... [which is why I maintain the 'financed by' comment above]...

Stop being a dipshit... It has almost nothing to do with some person born to some pre-destiny... It has EVERYTHING to do with a group that "has control of a money supply' being co-opted by special interests...

& it's not that this hasn't been obvious during the "post-monarchy" period of nation states... It's simply that, in the meantime, the Jews have managed to establish a stranglehold on mass media (which = PROPAGANDA)... Over a century ~ it's all been whittled down to 6 major outlets (all controlled by Jews) ~ that tell you the story [AKA ~ 'rewrite' history]... You are evidently a willing subject...

tbd108's picture

There is something very human about attempting to simplify the world into something that is understandable. This is the type of thinking that makes people think the Jews are behind all that is evil. I recommend you look inside yourself for the demons you see in the Jews. If you are fortunate enough to cleanse yourself of these impurities, you will lead a much happier life.

francis_sawyer's picture

Gee thanks... I'll take that under advisement... Let me summarize... As soon as I blindly accept that ALL JEWS = GOD'S CHOSEN PEOPLE + GOOD FOR MY LIFE & HUMANITY... My life will be salvaged & all good will finally come my way... Furthermore... I should KILL all those opposed to that ideal...

I'll sleep on it & let you know in the morning... Hopefully, someday, I will be 'cleansed'... Until then... Regretfully, I'll remain the VAGRANT & IMPURE person that you & all the Apartheid State of Israel Jews consider me to be...

francis_sawyer's picture

I don't give a flying fuck who you align yourself with... The fact that you DO [align with a sect ~ for self assurance] tells me about everything I need to know...

tbd108's picture

Old saying: Don't fight with a pig because you both get dirty and the pig enjoys it.

francis_sawyer's picture

I'm so happy, therefore... you 'enjoyed' our moment in time together...

tbd108's picture

"I know you are, but what am I?" PeeWee Herman, "PeeWee's Big Adventure"

SWIFT 760's picture

Yeah Francis. I truly appreciate your courage and accuracy detailing Jewshit hijacking of media, gvt and banks. Jews are clever...at stealing, lying, cheating, murdering, raping, extortiing, etc. 

tbd108's picture

You two are getting me mixed up with a pig and with Francis Buxton. I think you both should start smoking a more expensive brand or alternatively, stop handing out your passwords to the dimwitted neighborhood racist jerk.

Lore's picture

tbd108: "I recommend you look inside yourself..."


tbd108's picture

I admit that I have been having some fun with a couple of intellectual lightweights which I suppose does mean I was "easy or unconstrained, as actions or manners" which is the 2nd definition of glib.  However I believe that people who truly believe that Jews are the root cause of the world's problems and that the world would be a better place if the Jews were rounded up and killed are truly no good, dimwitted, jackasses and don't deserve to be taken seriously. There is no honest tradition, intellectual, spirtual, or religious that supports such low-end belief. So as far as I am concerned, these south-end of north bound mules, can shove.

Anusocracy's picture

It took fifty generations for the Russians to selectively breed silver foxes into domesticated pets.

Fifty generations to breed Jewish bankers into the jackal banksters we have today is completely doable.

That would be about a thousand years or so, depending on the competition between them.

FreedomGuy's picture

Well said, tbd. If the "Jews"are behind it then we gave them the power and we are all idiots. It really would not be any better if they were all Swedish, Russian or Nepalese. Jews have no world dominating armies and they are not a majority in our government/s. If they have power it is because stupid citizens surrendered their power to government and then government gave to "them". So, let's say the same conspiracies existed but they were all French or Chinese. Would frenchness or yellow skin be the problem...or would it be govenments, central planning and collectivism? Think it through. Maybe it would be better if it was Italian mafia.

It is amazing to me how they have survived over the centuries with so much hostility and outright efforts at extermination and subjugation. It gives indirect support to the evangeical Christian beliefs about them. 

So, for all who believe the Jewish conspiracies, what is the end game for the Jews that is unique to Judiasm and what is your end game for the Jews? Should we seize all their property, money and exile them to Israel just for being Jewish?

vened's picture


"Jews <snip> are not a majority in our government/s."


Of the eleven(11) current and former senior advisors of President Barack Obama, nine(9) are Jews, partial Jews, or have Jewish spouses. This is a numerical representation of 82%. Jews are approximately 2% of the U.S. population.* Therefore Jews are over-represented among the current and former senior advisors of President Barack Obama by a factor of 41 times(4,100 percent).



Of the nine(9) U.S. Supreme Court justices, four(4) are Jews or partial Jews. This is a numerical representation of 44%. Jews are approximately 2% of the U.S. population.* Therefore Jews are over-represented among the U.S. Supreme Court justices by a factor of 22 times(2,200 percent).



FreedomGuy's picture

What percentage of the Congress and executive branches of government? Who appointed them to the Supreme Court and Obama's staff? What percentage of all bureaucracies? What percentage of voters? If you look at Hollywood, the Arts, law, medicine, etc. do you think Jews are over or underrepresented? Was Einstein bad because of his ethnicity? What percentage of basketball and football are black? What percentage of convenience store owners are East Indian? Maldistributions are normal as different people gravitate towards different professions. Jews are similar to Asians in that they achieve far above the average in educational attainment and professional degrees. I will add that it seems they are skewed heavily towards modern statism- liberalism. How many of the Supremes are Jewish conservatives? How much of Reagan and Bush's staff were Jewish compared to Obama, Clinton And Dems in general? Let's take an educated guess. It's the ideology.

I would vote a Jewish conservative-libertarian like Mark Levin or Milton Friedman in long before a WASPy Caucasian. I would vote for a Tom Sowell or Walter Williams before anyone of any race or ethnicity. It's what they believe that makes the difference. Would you prefer a white Russian communist?

vened's picture

Freedman Guystein wrote:

" If you look at Hollywood <snip> you think Jews are over or underrepresented?"

Of the twelve(12) senior executives of the “Big Six” media corporations, nine(9) are Jews or have Jewish spouses. This is a numerical representation of 75%. Jews are approximately 2% of the U.S. population.* Therefore Jews are over-represented among the senior executives of the “Big Six” media corporations by a factor of 37.5 times(3,750 percent).


Of the sixty(60) senior executives of the major Hollywood studios, trade unions, and talent agencies, fifty(50) are Jews or have Jewish spouses. This is a numerical representation of 83%. Jews are approximately 2% of the U.S. population.* Therefore Jews are over-represented among the senior executives of the major Hollywood studios, trade unions, and talent agencies by a factor of 41.5 times(4,150 percent).



FreedomGuy's picture

I knew they were over represented. It is my point about maldistributions.

What is your point? What is your solution, if any?

FreedomGuy's picture

BTW, FreedomGoy would be more appropriate.