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2021 May 15, 8:29pm   13,947 views  280 comments

by Patrick   ➕follow (49)   💰tip ($0.87 in tips)  

OK, as soon as it starts to become apparent to everyone that Fauci is responsible for creating the CCP/Wuhan virus then suddenly the whole world is dropping mask mandates.

WTF?

How can global policy and media across the world be so coordinated?

Kind of makes one tempted to believe in "conspiracy theories".

I really do think there is a cabal of billionaires who own the media and the government and which shifts course when things start to get hot, like right now. They are not "the Jews" but a collection of billionaires from many countries. Many of them are Jewish, but many are not.

Can we identify them by name? Bezos and Gates for sure, but what are the other names? I would especially like to know the names of the ones that desperately want to remain hidden. Klaus Schwab? Top leaders in China like Xi Jinping?






https://scholar.princeton.edu/sites/default/files/mgilens/files/gilens_and_page_2014_-testing_theories_of_american_politics.doc.pdf?source=patrick.net


Multivariate analysis indicates that economic elites and organized groups representing business interests have substantial
independent impacts on U.S. government policy, while average citizens and mass-based interest groups have little or no
independent influence.

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235   just_passing_through   2022 Nov 6, 8:17am  

stereotomy says


There's a precedent for this - "POTUS" was effectively Woodrow Wilson's wife and his/her advisers for the last 2 years of his presidency after he had a major stroke and was effectively incompetent. They hid this for years.


True story, and can you believe I actually learned that in my 9th grade history class? Teacher actually devoted several minutes of class time to discuss it! 1980s of course.
236   AmericanKulak   2022 Nov 6, 8:23am  

Booger says




Kyrie believes Blacks are Jews, so if the other Jews are telling the Real Black Jews to pay them $500k... then the Jews don't run the world.
237   GNL   2022 Nov 6, 10:57am  

Booger says



I can't imagine this is a non-pjotoshopped image.
238   GNL   2022 Nov 6, 11:00am  

Booger says



Is this for real? He actually had to pay the ADL 500k?
239   Shaman   2022 Nov 6, 11:10am  

AmericanKulak says

Booger says






Kyrie believes Blacks are Jews, so if the other Jews are telling the Real Black Jews to pay them $500k... then the Jews don't run the world.


Jews are just white people with extra privilege. For the most part, they aren’t even religious, but hang their identity squarely on that religion they don’t believe in. You can’t cross them like ever unless you want to be auto cancelled. That’s a fact of life in America.
240   Patrick   2022 Nov 15, 12:35pm  



And why is only the servant forced to wear a mask?
241   Ceffer   2022 Nov 15, 12:47pm  

Patrick says

And why is only the servant forced to wear a mask?

Need you ask. It is the symbology of hierarchy, enslavement and obedience. Never had anything to do with health.
242   Patrick   2022 Nov 15, 12:49pm  

They might as well just brand SLAVE on the guy's forehead.
245   Patrick   2022 Nov 23, 6:31pm  

He's right.
246   NuttBoxer   2022 Nov 29, 9:33am  

Corbett put together a really good series on BlackRock. It's for subscribers, but if you've been on Corbett, you'll know how to access it. And yes, he definitely alludes to the power behind BlackRock, and a future expose on that power.
247   Hircus   2022 Nov 29, 2:53pm  

I wouldnt want kanye as president, but im sure glad hes likely running. He will get attention, and he seems to gravitate towards pointing out double standards and other things that people know to be true when they hear it. IMO the smears against him via waycism and mental health will easily defeat him, but he is a ripple in the matrix.

prediction: soon a random jew will be attacked, and media will blame him for it.
248   Patrick   2022 Dec 1, 3:34am  

https://www.economist.com/business/2018/01/13/blackrock-v-blackstone


BlackRock v Blackstone
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the mightiest finance tycoon of them all?

Jan 13th 2018

THE two most successful entrepreneurs on Wall Street of the past two decades work on opposite sides of Park Avenue. Larry Fink, 65, is a Democrat whose hand is glued to a Starbucks cup and who runs BlackRock from 52nd Street. Stephen Schwarzman, 70, is a Republican who wears striped shirts with plain collars and runs Blackstone from between 51st and 52nd. The two are ex-colleagues, but have sharply opposing views on investment and management. Their trajectories illustrate how finance is changing. Mr Fink, once the underdog, is on top.

His firm, BlackRock, is the world’s largest asset manager, with $6trn of assets. It stands for computing power, low fees and scale, and is booming. Mr Schwarzman’s firm, Blackstone, is the largest “alternative” manager, focused on private equity and property, with $387bn of assets. It stands for a time-honoured formula of brain power, high fees and specialisation. Lately, it has trod water.


(paywall)
249   Patrick   2022 Dec 1, 3:36am  

https://www.unz.com/lromanoff/the-richest-man-in-the-world/


A number of studies have been done on interlocking corporate ownership and control, with consistent conclusions that as few as 400 companies, and perhaps even as few as 250 companies, own outright or at least have control of, more than 40% of all the value listed on all stock exchanges everywhere.[3]
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But behind those 400 or 250 companies is that same number of men controlling those companies. Even though most large corporations are listed as public, with sometimes hundreds of millions of shares outstanding, we cannot know where the true control lies. Increasingly, many of the shares are held by proxies like Blackrock or Blackstone or other investment groups, and we have no information on share classifications or other restrictions on voting and control.

Nor does the general public have information on interlocking directors who have absolute day to day control, including over all financial decisions. More importantly, it isn’t necessary to own a plurality of shares if you control the Board of Directors or if they are reading from the same script. These people can empty a company’s treasury to pay unlimited dividends tax-free through a tax haven, and do so without even attracting unrest from the common shareholders who seldom have much understanding of these matters.
252   NuttBoxer   2022 Dec 2, 5:04pm  

Patrick says

BlackRock v Blackstone


BlackRock was spun off by the founders of BlackStone, and intentionally named to confuse people.
255   Patrick   2022 Dec 11, 11:35pm  

Seems to me like they've been practicing for this for a while:

https://www.fromdusktildawn.org.uk/News/2009/Dec09/ireland_get_flu_jab_or_be_jailed.html


1/12/09

The Irish government plans to introduce compulsory "swine flu" vaccinations and is preparing to jail people if they refuse the jab.

The Irish Daily Sunday Star reports that the Irish health department is planning to activate provisions in the 1947 Health Act to enforce mandatory "swine flu" vaccinations.


257   Patrick   2022 Dec 12, 7:35pm  

https://www.thehebrewconservative.com/2022/12/12/the-malicious-fungus-on-the-american-elite/


THE MALICIOUS FUNGUS – ON THE AMERICAN ELITE
by Romo1979
Posted onDecember 12, 2022

With the latest batch of the Twitter Files released today, we get a front-row seat into the sentiment of America’s elite towards ordinary Americans and their leaders – complete contempt.

But what is the elite? We sense that these are members of the elite, but what do we really mean? Who are the members of the ruling class? What do they want? To what extent are they coordinated?

Elite theory and its contemporary applications are hot topics among thinkers, commentators, and “Twitter enjoyers” on the Right. Some of the questions above have settled themselves into a sort of consensus while others remain hot topics.

I will try to summarize leading opinions and provide my own take.

Let’s begin with topics that seem to enjoy a wide consensus.

In What Kind of System Do We Live?

During John Adams’s lifetime, he was often accused of promoting “aristocracy” merely for daring to recognize the perennial existence of elites. We have now vindicated John Adams. The consensus on the Right is that a powerful ruling class does indeed exist and that we now live in an oligarchy.

I wrote about this before.

No, Mitch McConnell doesn’t write any laws. Nor does Nancy Pelosi. They don’t even debate their suggested bills. Clearly, they make no attempts to persuade one another of anything. In the glory days of Daniel Webster and Henry Clay, a congressman would commit hours of oratory to memory and then dazzle an eager House with supreme eloquence. Not anymore! The croakings of AOC and Adam Schiff are not meant to persuade anybody, only to signal ideological zeal and loyalty.

Our elective bodies, the ones we learn about in civics classes, are mostly vestigial by now, including the mighty presidency. Remember, Trump couldn’t even fire Fauci. Effective power is mostly held by the vast apparatus of the administrative state, too large to reform, too opaque to control.

What Do They Want?

Here as well there is a wide consensus: The ruling class wishes for more power. As students of Machiavelli and his modern heirs, we recognize that power seeks more power. Some of us, perhaps, are Frodo types with whom power is safe or never even sought; but most people, especially in the aggregate, are not like that at all.

The American ruling class at this point can be reduced into two recursive command lines: 1) Increase your own power; 2) Humiliate traditional Americans.

Test it. These two command lines suffice to explain everything the ruling class does – from supporting BLM to promoting mass immigration – and are very useful in predicting future moves.

#1 specifically means an ever-increase in the power of bureaucrats, “experts,” prestige universities, compliance officers, controlled media, and aligned multinationals. #2 means a continued assault on America’s traditional values and features – the family, our Anglo-Western culture, our borders, our faith, our small towns.

It’s easy to see how #2 really serves #1. The last remaining check on the ruling class’s power is the traditional American nation and its potential to resist, especially regionally, the strength of the ruling class.

Who Are They?

Here we come to a question that is not so easy to answer. At least there hasn’t yet formed a consensus around this on the Right.

The identity of the ruling class is difficult to define because (and most do agree on this) it is distributed, at least to an extent. Meaning, we don’t have a titled oligarchy of dukes and barons that are easy to identify, nor do we have a powerful king. There is a faceless element to the powers ruling us.

There’s a semi-consensus that the ruling class at large consists of the vast government bureaucracy, decision-makers at top NGOs (Such as Tony Blair’s NGO, the ADL, the SPLC, the WEF, etc.), administrators and academics at prestige universities, prestige journalists, and the senior leadership of sprawling multinationals.

A good smell test (not a perfect one) to detect elite membership is adherence to the command lines stated above. Are these entities cementing their own power? Are they continuously humiliating and dismantling traditional America? If the answer is “yes” AND these entities have power, they are members of the ruling class.

The test is not perfect because clearly, a person may simply be a striver. Imagine a low-level HR manager named Paige who totally promotes BLM and “diversity” and attempts to force it on her organization (thus humiliating ordinary Americans while perpetuating herself). Paige, however, does not really have much power. And so she simply aligns with the elite, a striver, but hardly a real member of it.

In any case, the consensus breaks over the level of influence various members of the elite wield. One relevant spectrum of differing opinions is that of centralization.

On one end you have completely top-down cabal theories where the West is ruled by the Jews, the WEF, the revanchist old nobility of Europe headed by the King of England, etc. I’m actually not dismissing this as silly, it may easily appear this way from certain angles.

On the other end of the spectrum, you have something completely diffusive and decentralized, involving no coordination at all beyond spontaneity and ingrained malice. Yarvin’s Cathedral comes close to this.

The spectrum in-between has all sorts of variations. The Hillsdale-Claremont view (Coedevilla, Anton) seems to vastly emphasize the role of elite universities and the prestige they confer upon their spawn. That, in addition to the vast apparatus of bureaucrats – heirs to Burnham’s “Managerial Elite” – and the “megaphone” of the febrile media.

Another interesting in-between view is that of Neema Parvini, aka Academic Agent. His Octopus is an expansion of Yarvin’s Cathedral with a more central role to monied interests and focused players such as NGOs.

My own view is close to Parvini’s. Call it the dummy’s guide to the Octopus. I’ll be Parvini’s epigone. Let’s expand on it in the following section.

How Do They Coordinate?

The question of coordination, to me, is the biggest disqualifier of clandestine top-down cabal theories. Any person in business can tell you that coordinating the management of a company of more than 1000 employees is already very difficult (depending on the variance of that company’s activities). 10,000 employees and above and it’s not even clear that there is any management beyond a kind of very slow inertia and directing. Now, blow that out to 330M people, or the entire (!) West, and then impose secrecy (!!) on the whole thing, and the idea of a centrally managed cabal becomes very improbable.

Remember – to make Twitter manageable the first thing Musk did was to fire 2/3 of the company’s employees.

A diffusive basis is much more probable. A diffusive theory also allows us to avoid a clear line of who’s in the elite and who isn’t. It explains the fuzziness.

See, each person contributes to the best of their malicious ability. From the lowly HR lady to the omnipotent Susan Rice. Call it the Fungus. Each spore senses where the wind is blowing, or where the stench of rot is blowing. They know that status is to be found by dumping on America and by supporting the “right” people, and so they always turn to the side of the rot. Like spores coalescing around a carcass from Hell.

By and large, nobody tells these people what to say, believe, pursue or do. They act ecologically. They blend into a super-fungus where status is to be achieved by humiliating Americans and perpetuating the fungus itself.

Remember – what happened when the editors of the NYT (supposedly the Times’s centralized authority) allowed Tom Cotton to publish an opinion piece? The spore underlings screamed and swirled in Stygian fever until they forced their own bosses to publish an apology. One even had to resign, I think. I can’t remember exactly.

Meaning, power clearly didn’t come from above. But it didn’t exactly come from below, either. It came from the ecological system. The spores act each to the extent of their own abilities.

However, there are spores and there are spores. There are obviously bigger spores, or clusters of spores, that are more active players. These are not necessarily, by the way, the richest spores, who simply follow the poisonous cloud while dragging entire companies behind them. But you do have people like Soros, Schwab, and Blair who are very openly active in their promotion of a “New Order” or whatever. It’s not even hidden. You do have very powerful organizations, say, the FBI and the DOJ. Even a few Jewish organizations.

Do such powerful elements direct the whole fungal system? No, but they are more active than some of the other elements. Are they effective? Who knows. It’s difficult to judge who is more effective – the corpse-like Schwab and Soros or the legions of brainwashed spores acting spontaneously.

How to Test the Above?

So who is right? This requires more political science lore than I’m in possession of. But let me suggest that the Fungus theory allows us not to decide. Since each blasphemous spore contributes to the extent of its own malice – some extending slimy tentacles, others threatening with the full power of their fang-ringed jaws – we shouldn’t really care much. In one way or another, the ruling class encompasses them all.

They are all harmful, and each contains the seed of more harm if given the opportunity.
258   Patrick   2022 Dec 18, 1:51pm  

https://jessicar.substack.com/p/a-real-vax-lot-anomaly


The covid "vaccination" program (Operation Warp Speed) is actually being run under the National Security Council, with the DOD serving as Operating Officer and the HHS only serving in an advisory (more like propaganda) role. Roughly sixty military officials are in leadership and decision-making roles, making it look more like a military operation than a science-based effort. The pharma companies are restricted to mostly providing R&D, prototypes, and demonstrations. The DOD's own long-established suppliers are actually manufacturing and distributing the products.

For playing their role the pharma companies, which are being micro-managed by the DOD, have received billions of taxpayer dollars while the government purchases millions of doses in advance and then stockpiles them or throws them out for lack of arms to put them in as demand wanes.

Three key pieces of legislation are being used to pull it all off non-transparently and without much fear of liability or annoying regulation:

1. Emergency Use Authorization (1997 under Clinton). EUA declarations are at the sole discretion of one person, the HHS Secretary. He/she does not need any supporting scientific evidence and need only voice a belief that the product MAY be effective. EUA declarations bypass the FDA's safety and efficacy regulations by redefining pharma products military style as "medical countermeasures" rather than pharmaceuticals. Countermeasures do not legally require clinical investigation in order to be approved, so the kind of sham investigations we are seeing are clearly meant for show. The FDA is fully aware of all this, but continues to deceptively pretend the products are pharmaceuticals under their regulation.

2. Other Transaction Authority (amended in 2015 under Obama). Congress has authorized eleven federal agencies, including the DOD, to enter into “other transaction agreements” that do not need to contain the standard terms and conditions for scrutiny and regulation the way normal contracts, research grants, and procurements would for example. This can be done even if the counterparty is normally subject to regulation. The DOD used such agreements with pharma to order the R&D of "military prototype” covid vaccines. Legally speaking, no regulation needed, even for manufacturing standards. Again, the appearance of regulation is a sham (and in my opinion constitutes fraud).

3. PREP Act and "Public Health Emergency" declaration (made bulletproof in 2020 under Trump). This is what activates the two pieces of legislation above. Liability protections extend to employees, their families, and all down the supply chain. For obvious reasons, the emergency declaration is very likely to be extended into the foreseeable future.

NOTE: Some of the above information is based on in-depth legal research done by paralegal Katherine Watt1 of Bailiwick News (available on Substack). All of the above information was presented by Sasha Lapytova during a Children's Health Defense Symposium titled "In the Midst of Darkness Light Prevails". The symposium was held on December 10, 2022. Sasha's presentation begins about 3hr 20min into the 6 hour video, which is available for viewing in full on their web site.2 Wording of the various laws is shown along with the official org charts for vaccine development. I simply represented what Sasha presented as faithfully as I could, figuring this information needs to get out to as many as possible.

1 A portion of Watt's legal research can be found at her substack in a document titled "Legal Walls of the Covid-19 Kill Box". It confirms in no uncertain terms that she knows the legal framework.

2 https://live.childrenshealthdefense.org/chd-tv/events/in-the-midst-of-darkness-light-prevails-an-interdisciplinary-symposium
262   richwicks   2022 Dec 19, 5:15am  

Booger says




Confirmed to be true - IF I can trust this copy of the book is authentic anyhow.

264   AmericanKulak   2022 Dec 21, 3:30pm  

The world's largest institution pushing unlimited migration:


265   Patrick   2022 Dec 21, 3:30pm  

@Booger Please keep the overt antisemitism to the political incorrectness thread.

https://patrick.net/post/1285044/2015-09-19-national-political-incorrectness-day?start=-1#last
266   HeadSet   2022 Dec 21, 4:44pm  

AmericanKulak says

The world's largest institution pushing unlimited migration:

The Catholic Church is an ancient institution that thrives best in a world of Rulers and Priests with the masses being ignorant and poor. That institution would love to destroy the middle class of Europe and the US by flooding those places with the world's destitute people.
267   richwicks   2022 Dec 21, 8:59pm  

HeadSet says

AmericanKulak says


The world's largest institution pushing unlimited migration:

The Catholic Church is an ancient institution that thrives best in a world of Rulers and Priests with the masses being ignorant and poor. That institution would love to destroy the middle class of Europe and the US by flooding those places with the world's destitute people.


The Catholic Church certainly has it's problems. but they've never gone down to televangelist levels where they demanded the poorest and most desperate to give them money for a new private plane.

I'm suspicious of religion, but the evangelicals I think are the most rapacious and exploitative.

I see value in religious belief, it's a sort of bedrock, and I'm pretty much an atheist, however, I can see it as a benefit and a bedrock against the insanity of society. I know they exploit, I know they deceive, but they are consistent - and our government is not, it changes rapidly to exploit. Government is more dangerous.
268   Patrick   2022 Dec 21, 9:01pm  

I believe that the majority of the wealth of the Catholic Church is from wills. People donated land and other things of great value upon their death, because that made sense to them.

Good business model really.
269   HeadSet   2022 Dec 22, 11:58am  

Patrick says

I believe

I see what you did there...
270   HeadSet   2022 Dec 22, 12:00pm  

richwicks says

The Catholic Church certainly has it's problems. but they've never gone down to televangelist levels where they demanded the poorest and most desperate to give them money for a new private plane.

Wanna buy an indulgence?
271   richwicks   2022 Dec 22, 12:09pm  

HeadSet says

richwicks says


The Catholic Church certainly has it's problems. but they've never gone down to televangelist levels where they demanded the poorest and most desperate to give them money for a new private plane.

Wanna buy an indulgence?

No thank you.

Purgatory no longer exists anyhow. Pope John Paul II decreed it!
272   stereotomy   2022 Dec 22, 1:02pm  

richwicks says


The Catholic Church certainly has it's problems. but they've never gone down to televangelist levels where they demanded the poorest and most desperate to give them money for a new private plane.

I'm suspicious of religion, but the evangelicals I think are the most rapacious and exploitative.

I see value in religious belief, it's a sort of bedrock, and I'm pretty much an atheist, however, I can see it as a benefit and a bedrock against the insanity of society. I know they exploit, I know they deceive, but they are consistent - and our government is not, it changes rapidly to exploit. Government is more dangerous.

In the 14th-18th centuries, they didn't have airplanes. Instead, they built cathedrals and basilicas. Luther's 95 theses were a rebellion against the worldliness of the church, specifically that Tetzel was selling advance indulgences (if you're planning on raping someone, then pay in advance for a "get out of hell" pass for the future commission of that sin). Tetzels efforts at collecting funds from these indulgences were used to pay the loans from the Fuggers off which were borrowed to construct St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.

It took nearly 400 years of barbaric and bloody wars to curb the worst of the rapacious and exploitive tendencies by the psychopaths who ran (and probably continue to run) the catholic church.

Acton said it best, "Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely."

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