Time Must Have A Stop

Time Must Have A Stop

by

R.E. Prindle

 

President Trump is really changing our lives. I’m doing all kinds of things I haven’t done for years. I bought a copy of the National Review with a cover story about President Trump and that sour grape Obama. Now, after forty years ago I actually bought a copy of Time Magazine because the cover story promotes a revolution against the President. ‘The Resistance Rises (in pink, indicating a female resistance). How A March Becomes A Movement. The picture portrays the pink bonnet of the revolting ladies. A symbol of the vulva makes the front cover to Time. Pornography in disguise. The whole issue of only 60 pages drums up a revolution.

Sixty pages, and Time calls that a magazine. I remember when they were thick, a hundred twenty pages or more, maybe two hundred, with a hundred page of prime advertising. This pitiful thing has ads from Kelloggs and Chevy and a bunch of medical stuff, White guy with hepatitis.

Time-Life used to be the life blood of intellectual America then they were merged with Warner Bros. of Hollywood and it was all downhill from there. The mag was founded about 1923 by Henry Luce and others and quickly became a success, then they bought the Life name for mega bucks from its publisher. The first Life was a humor magazine of the early century that fell on hard times when the country lost its sense of humor, hasn’t found it yet.

Founded in New York City, it posed as a conservative mag. But as NYC was 25% Jewish and another 25% Communist or left leaning the staff reflected the demographics of the city which meant it was boring from within staffed mainly with Reds. Henry Luce married Clare Booth which made her the famous Clare Booth Luce. She had been an NYC party girl of liberated morals. At one time the mistress of the notorious Bernard Baruch, the advisor of presidents. She never lost her attachment after marrying Henry. She even bought a house next door to Bernie, presumably so she wouldn’t have to walk too far.

That was in the early forties at the same time Whittaker Chambers began his rise to editorship of the mag. While being a notorious Communist like Chambers may have seemed a folly to more balanced minds, Chambers claimed he had renounced Communism a few months before assuming the job.

Possibly, but isn’t that a Communist ploy to insinuate operatives inside the Capitalist horse so they can bore from within? Sometime later infamous Red, Max Eastman, who also supposedly saw the light, rose to prominence at Reader’s Digest. After having thought and lived as Communists for decades did they suddenly learn to think like seasoned Capitalists? Does anyone believe that? Send 9.99 and stamps and I’ll return a deed to the Brooklyn Bridge. I said ‘a’ deed not ‘the’ deed. Read the fine print.

Whittaker Chambers made big money at time through the forties until he suddenly quit his lucrative job for a non-lucrative job exposing Communists in government. Exposing Communists is OK but proving it is another thing. How many dedicated conservatives made themselves look like fools chasing Reds? Is it possible that Whittaker was maybe a lure to destroy the Right? If Alger Hiss hadn’t lied Nixon would never have redeemed his name and to this day there are people to defend Hiss even though subsequent information has proven that he not only lied but was a Communist agent of the deepest dye. My thought is that while Chambers may have turned in his card did he ever sever his loyalty to the Party?

So, with all of the Time-Life publications there was a Red tinge to them. Kind of like when you feel like throwing up but never do.

We all read Time, I began shortly after graduation from high school after I joined the Navy. At home the closest we got to intellectual matters was a subscription to the National Geographic. I was a fairly avid reader then from 1957 to 1965 when I realized that the mag was not only pink underneath but totally dishonest. Many of their news stories, maybe all for what anyone knows, were total fiction. What spurred me to leave was Time’s reporting of Howard Hughes departure from Las Vegas. The guy, or woman, who wrote the ‘eye witness’ report wasn’t even there and it didn’t happen as it was reported.

During the period I was reading the magazine though Time-Life was instrumental in creating the culture of the early Sixties. The two magazines made the art scene of New York. That’s where they published. While billed as a national magazine it was essentially New York in its outlook not much different from the New Yorker in that respect.   Andy Warhol might have lived and died a cipher without the fabulous exposure, or advertising if you will, of Time-Life. Life even put Ed Sanders of the Fugs on their cover. How’s that for diving deep into the barrel? Life even gave a photo essay to Edie Sedgwick, one of Warhol’s drama queens. Unknown beyond the Hudson but making the scene in New York City.

And Now, Vol. 189 #4, 1917 this pitiful relic fighting for its life attempts to make an exhibition of snit a movement. Given that the mag was fiction in 1965 what is its coverage of the President likely to be?

I’ll let you know as soon as I read a couple articles. I’ve already looked over the Chevy and Kellogg’s ads. Never bought either and now I never will. Boycott everything that smells of the other half. A pity though that after a hundred years it is a small distance from now until Time must have a stop.

The Rise Of The Conservative Ideology

The Rise Of The Conservative Ideology

by

R.E. Prindle

 

A voice from the past: Things never change. This was the Stop Hoover movement of Roosevelt and the Democrats.

The “SMEAR HOOVER” CAMPAIGN was launched as the President urged unity of effort, he never got, to combat the depression. The opposition made forays upon him under the guidance of Democratic leaders and through the writing of Charles Michelson, a skilled publicist who was recruited from the New York World by the chairman of the Democratic National Committee. Mr. Michelson’s services were retained to do a particular job. He discharged that duty. It marked the beginning of almost ceaseless criticism of Mr. Hoover, personally as well as officially, that persisted throughout his term. It hampered the President’s work. It made him resentful. He regarded some of it as unpatriotic.

I deplore the necessity of referring to the subject. I do so only because, unhappily, it is an integral part of any account of the Administration. The activity launched against the President influenced congressional action and public reaction at a critical time when cooperation was a vital necessity. Any President must have the confidence of the body of the people if he is to succeed inn his tasks. The extent to which that confidence is undermined gives the direct ratio of the limitation of his activities.

Hoover Off The Record, Theodore G. Joslin, Secretary to the President, 1931 to 1933, p.34.

 

The above quote amply demonstrates the conditions under which President Trump is and undoubtedly will have to function during his terms. It matters little how successful he may be, indeed, any such success will merely enrage demented Liberals.

The times have changed, this is no longer 1933, and we are now in a global situation in which borders are dissolving. In the near future, excluding any retrograde countries such as Korea and China, people will be united by global ideologies rather than country borders. This will necessitate a change in consciousness and quickly. I call on those of the Conservative ideology to join ranks with our fellows in Russia, Poland, Germany, France and the Globe to challenge and defeat the Liberal fantasy.

Support Marine Pen in France, Putin in Russia and other leaders of the ideology around the world. Tolerate no negative propaganda. Extend freedom around the world while defeating the Orwellian Liberal Autocracy.

Whammo! We’re Back To 1984 Pt. II

Whammo! We’re Back To 1984, Pt. II

by

R.E. Prindle

 

Just beneath Bret Stephens article in the WSJ 1/24/17 issue is William McGurn’s article America First Takes On A New Meaning. McGurn examines his thesis in a more coherent form than Bret.

Trump used the term America First and was condemned by Liberals as a bigot. I’m not sure that most Liberals even know what the ‘40s America First organization was all about. The prime thing that most people know is that Charles Lindbergh was accused as an anti-Semite who insulted the Jews. He didn’t do that but having mentioned the Jews in his Omaha speech he was immediately denounced as an anti-Semite and that denunciation destroyed America First.

The issue was should America involve itself in another European war? If that was a possibility, as it was, then who was for involvement? There was certainly no populist movement, quite the opposite. Lindbergh accurately identified the perps as the British, the Jews and Roosevelt. As the trio couldn’t deny it or debate the issue they just gaslighted Lindbergh warning everyone away from him. This is essentially Trump’s situation today but he isn’t Lindbergh.

Now, it was obvious at the time that Jews, England and Roosevelt were promoting US entry. Books were written about it, check out Walter Millis, I haven’t seen magazine articles of the time but they surely exist and Hollywood produced many anti-German movies in the years leading up to the war.

It was only when it became obvious that the US was being led into war that the America First movement came into existence. Nor was it created by anti-Semites or Deplorables or Nazi sympathizers but by old line Americans at Yale University. Lindbergh as the group’s spokesman only became involved after the group was well established.

McGurn, who has limited space for his column assumes, as one must, that people are familiar with America First so he picks highlights to illustrate his point. It seems that he believes America First was isolationist, the ordinary defamation used by Liberals, as he contrasts use of the term to demonstrate Trump’s isn’t, hence his title: America First ‘Takes On A New Meaning.’

In my opinion the ’40 Firsters were not isolationists either. Isolation was impossible then as now. It was just that the US had no dog in Europe’s fight. If the war was going to happen the US could not prevent it while there was no great threat to democracy or at least no greater threat than the Communists who were infiltrating the US government.

McGurn tells an interesting anecdote.

Quote:

A few months earlier two prominent senators- Democrat Burton Wheeler of Montana and Republican Gerald Nye of North Dakota- spoke to an America First rally in a Mid-town Manhattan hall then known as Mecca Temple. The next day, the New York Times carried a statement from an opposing organization contrasting the crowd’s reaction to mentions of Hitler, Mussolini and Stalin on the one hand with its reactions to Britain’s prime minister on the other: “It is interesting to note, too, that while there was no disapproval of the foreign dictators the audience of Mecca Temple booed extensively at the name of Winston Churchill.”

Unquote.

In point of fact Churchill who Hitler denounced as a war-monger knew that in a war with Germany England had no chance of winning. When asked how he expected to win the war Churchill replied: ‘I’ll get America to do it for us.’ Rather coldblooded don’t you think?

As for the Jews and FDR, the Jews in the person of their spokesman Samuel Untermyer declared war on Germany in 1933. Shortly thereafter Roosevelt began cooperating with them in their war by declaring an embargo and other measures. So, actually the US was in an undeclared war with Germany from 1934 on. By 1940, then, anyone who cared to see saw that Jews, England and Roosevelt were leading us into war on Germany.

In the characterization of Lindbergh as a German agent the Jews are solely responsible. As a precursor to Philip Roth’s recent The Plot Against America Hollywood made a movie in 1941, Keeper Of The Flame, portraying a character supposed to represent Lindbergh as an incipient Nazi dictator.

So the defamation of Lindbergh was a vicious criminal act.

In a way comparing apples to oranges McGurn contrasts Trump’s claim to put America First. That is, just as the WWII trio were putting English and Jewish interests first, involving the US in a matter that did not concern it, so the Post-war ’45 Liberal Agenda has placed the interests of others above those of the US. The US became the doormat of the world while supposedly the most powerful country on earth.

Trump intends to change that. Rather than accept an inferior position to other countries he intends to put US interests first. America First. We’ve given enough of our country away.

Liberal’s, who should know better after watching Obama sacrifice our interests fully misrepresent what Trump means. Thus having exhausted the Nazi/Hitler meme they are resurrecting the old saw of Orwell’s 1984.

Bankrupt politically, Liberals are now bankrupt morally.

Whammo! We’ve Reverted To 1984 Pt. I

 

 

Whammo! We’ve Reverted To 1984, Pt. I

by

R.E. Prindle

 

Now that Trump has been elected and taken office the attack on him has changed. Gaslighting is in full force. Of course. the forces led by the warlord George Soros are in open rebellion, rioting in the streets and promising all sorts of condign harassment, but the ‘thinkers’ at the Wall Street Journal take a more subtle approach. One wonders what Trump means to them. The reaction can only be compared to when goofball FDR assumed office, or, perhaps Herbert Hoover’s term when everyone piled on.

In FDR’s first term he was perceived as a threat to democracy by the Right so perhaps Trump is threatening the fantasy world of the Left. One imagines that they can see their Weltanschauung begin to evaporate into the thin air that they breathe.

Both groups must now construct a Trump to suit their needs. For the nonce let’s concentrate on a couple articles in the 1/24/17 Wall Street Journal. One by Bert Stephens, a real Trump hater and the other by William McGurn, no relation to Machine Jack McGurn, who seems more amenable to Trump.

Stephens who I have reviewed before is a regular contributor to the Journal, indeed, one of its editors. I don’t know how he got his job, nepotism perhaps. In this effort, accentuate effort, Bret seeks a fictional character who best characterizes Trump. Needless to say, his speculatives, Willie Stark, Jay Gatsby or the American Psycho are all derogatory including the character he settles on, Thomas Mann’s Peeperkorn from The Magic Mountain. A character to mock as sub-human.

Bert then runs through derogatory historical characters settling on Napoleon III of whom the Red writer Victor Hugo noted: He is not an idiot. With encomiums like that Bret then turns to the grit or meat of his condemnation by turning to that mega icon of the Left, Hannah Arendt.   She who invented the Authoritarian Personality to vilify anyone on the Right. As Bret saved Hannah for a clinching last two paragraphs I quote, Drumroll:

And then there is Hannah Arendt’s “Origins Of Totalitarianism” with its clear eyed analysis of how public cynicism toward flawed political institutions can be transformed by a wily regime in an assault on foundational concepts of truth, the substitution of facts with Kellyanne Conway’s “alternate facts”.

Here the narrative is clear, Bert’s essay is right because he’s based it on a ‘clear eyed’ authority who, being Jewish, can’t be contradicted safely. If others think Arendt is not the ultimate authority why, then they are just plain kablooey. And as the master of the subject, as a leader of the right sort of people, thinking and doing the right sort of thing is infallible. Miss Arendt carefully places her finger on the villains -wily regimes- who abandon the paths of righteousness favored by the Right Sort, to assault foundational concepts of truth. Foundational concepts of truth, many think truth is impossible to ascertain, let alone foundational concepts of it whatever they may be. Sounds darn good though, doesn’t it. Foundational truths. Hmm?

One gathers then Miss Arendt and by extension Bret represent the truth, honesty personified. As Miss Arendt was Jewish writing about Nazis who the bearers of truth and untruth are is clear thus Bret cleverly associates Trum with the Nazis.

What does the ‘assault on truth’ consist of? The substitution of ‘facts’ with Kellyanne Conway’s ‘alternate facts.’

True facts are true and alternate facts that are automatically false. Who determines true facts are indeed facts? What is fact and what is not? Why the controllers of the narrative. Who is controlling the narrative here? Why the Liberals; so facts are determined to serve their ends. In this case the Liberals presented a pair of photos purporting to show the maximum attendance at Obama’s inauguration on the left hand side and Trump’s on the right. In these days of photo shopping we are then asked to believe the photos are undoctored. They may be but the mere presentation of photos does not make facts, but assuming the photos individually are authentic, thus making them ‘facts’, their pairing is wide open to manipulation and thus has to be authenticated, not just accepted, as the Liberals ask. Their pairing is stated by the Liberals to be a fact. The truth. It isn’t.

Representing Trump who declared the pairing to be no fact Kellyanne said the Trumpers had ‘alternate facts’ meaning I presume a different interpretation of the attendance situation. As the Liberal pairing was a false representation of the situation it was no fact, in fact it was dishonest. Cleverly seizing the narrative Liberals acted as though their opinion was fact condemning Kellyanne’s ‘alternate facts’ as Orwellian double speak from his novel 1984. Double speak is something the Democrats are expert at as witness the Obama administration.

Not surprisingly the sales position of Orwell’s 1984 jumped from obscurity to number 1 on Amazons sales chart. Note, amazon is only one outlet easily controlled and it was the sole outlet cited. How many copies of 1984 does one have to buy to manipulate amazon’s sales list on any given day? A couple hundred or thousand? Easily and cheaply done and of course they could be returned shortly after the point was made. The point? Trump is Big Brother with all that entails and his ‘alternate facts’, which indeed he could certainly have as do any two lawyers in a court of law.

Bret continues his accusation into the last paragraph:

“One of the greatest advantages of the totalitarian elites of the twenties and thirties [of the twentieth century] was to turn any statement of fact into a question of motive,” Arendt writes. Anyone watching Ms. Conway’s performance with NBC’s Chuck Todd on Sunday (1/22/17) knows that one needn’t be totalitarians much less elite, to employ the same tactic.

So, Kellyanne was employing a tactic favored by totalitarians but needn’t necessarily be a totalitarian. She’s also beneath our dignity, nothing elitist about her. This raises the question then do only Nazis or would be totalitarians pursue the tactic of false facts for that is how they portray ‘alternate facts?’

Since our Liberal friends, championed here by Bret Stephens, created a false fact in their pairing of two pictures not directly related they are guilty of what they are condemning and hence Nazis and would be totalitarians and agents of the Big Brother of 1984.   People who live in glass houses….

The Lunacy Of Our Political Situation

The Lunacy Of Our Political Situation

by

R.E. Prindle

 

For anyone who expected differently our political situation should be clarifying. It is clear that President Trump has aborted the Post ’45 Liberal Agenda. His approach follows a different narrative. Always fanatical the Liberal reaction has intensified. Like all reactionaries they wish to destroy the new order.

The street reactionaries are obvious but while noisy they should be able to be subverted and cauterized. The only question is how quickly the President can build up his own street organization. Yes, this gets more reminiscent of Weimar Germany. More important is the resistance embedded in governmental departments.

They have been staffed and led by members of the Council On Foreign Affairs for decades. As such they are committed to the ideology of the Post ’45 agenda that President Trump’s ideology cuts across. It should come as no surprise that all his appointments have come from outside the CFR framework. It should also come as no surprise that four leading members of the State Department quit in an attempt to sabotage the President’s administration. Undoubtedly more key civil servants will depart in the attempt to paralyze that administration. If one checks they will probably be CFR or connected to it.

Most people probably are unaware of the what and who the CFR is. The CFR arose out of the wreckage of the League of Nations fight. Having lost that battle the CFR was established in 1921 to gain control of the electoral process. Every candidate for president beginning in 1924 has been vetted to conform with CFR ideology. After ’45, of course, it became the political agenda until the President’s election.

Today, you can read the CFR magazine, Foreign Affairs, for the official line. On the internet you can call up a list or a partial list of the CFR membership. Not only have all the presidents been CFR vetted but a very large proportion of key governmental post have been filled by CFR members. Johnson’s administration was the high point at 57%

Thus, President Trump who is the first elected president since 1921 who is not CFR has to free himself from CFR sabotage. It was a gift to him when those four key State Department employees quit.

As a quick read to verify this account I recommend Curtis B. Dall’s F.D.R. My Exploited Father-In-Law: An Intimate Account Of The Man, The Regime, And The Legacy. Dall was a close eye witness to these early proceedings from 1921 to 1941. As a member of the Wall Street fraternity he was also privy from that side as well as Roosevelt’s.

The Trump administration is going to be a battle for the soul of America, so bone up.

When Is A Religion Not A Religion

When Is A Religion Not A Religion?

by

R.E. Prindle

 

The key issue of the Trump Administration is what to do about the Moslems. This is a very problematic issue fraught with deep and divisive difficulties. It hits at the heart of the Ellis Island Syndrome- immigration in America. It transcends reason to brush against an ingrained religious conviction.

The bulk of the US population is impervious to reason and unwilling to listen to argument concerning the issue. For instance in a recent photograph taken at Dallas/Fort Worth where the airport’s Director offered Moslems sanctuary in the wake of President Trump’s ban on people from seven Moslem countries, the Moslems immediately formed an impromptu demonstration. The Director is a kind hearted but foolish man. Among Moslems a man held aloft a sign that read: Tolerance is an American virtue, or words to that effect.

While it may be true that Americans pride themselves on a foolish tolerance it is also true that Moslemism is a determinedly intolerant religion. It will accept no other religion or ideology. They are gaming the system. It’s goal is to impose its legal system as the only legal system worldwide, globally. This includes the United States.

Americans apparently cannot grasp this simple fact. The Moslems will accept no other result than that the entire world is converted to Moslemism and sharia law. If one cannot accept that fact then one must choose between conversion or subordination. There can be no compromise. I would bring up the whole of their history but that would be to no avail. It’s been done with no results.

Perhaps, in an effort to get a wedge in President Trump has banned the citizens from seven Moslem countries entry into the United States. It doesn’t matter which countries the effect would be the same.

A hue and cry was immediately raised that such a ban violated the Constitutional protection of freedom of religion. Once again this may be an American ideal but the Moslem ideal is complete rejection of freedom of religion. For those slow on the pickup if Moslemism triumphed there would be no freedom of religion and no Constitution. Heck, during the Obama Administration the Left argued that the Constitution was obsolete. So, why are they arguing it’s valid now?

President Trump tried to soften the ban by claiming that the ban was political and not religious. But, Islam is a theocracy.   There is no separation of religion and State; politics and religion are the same. The head of ISIS is a political and religious figure, the Caliph, hence the Caliphate.

We are in the midst of a religious war to end all religious wars, a war without compromise, no prisoners taken.

The problem is to convince those US citizens who think immigration is a civic virtue. That it is not. Dozens of good arguments have been produced to show the negative effects of allowing unrestricted, unlimited immigration but it is to no avail unless US citizens can be taught and made to believe the nature of immigration. There is no virtue in sacrificing your own people and civilization for the benefit of others.

While Trump defends his actions against the seven Moslem theocracies as political that is evading the facts. Perhaps he knows better and is trying to whiff a fast curve by slow witted voters who will look back at the catcher and ask: How’d you get the ball?

It can’t help but be a religious issue and the President is justified as promulgating it as one.

If Moslems pretend to be tolerant of other religions they know full well they are lying but their religion permits it against infidels. If you as an American haven’t learned that you are an infidel then let me give it to straight from the shoulder: You are an infidel and don’t count in the eyes of Allah.

So start acting like an infidel and join the Crusade.

Trump At The Cusp

Trump On The Cusp

by

R.E. Prindle

http://reuprindle.blogspot.com/2016/11/a-review-lion-feuchtwanger-jud-suss.html

Provided that Trump will be allowed to take office it appears that his position is shaping up this way: He had made three major mistakes.

  1. He is slow assuming control and this probably will hamper his performance. In his press conference he should have been the commander. He should have never allowed those left wing idiots disorder. He should have ordered them to sit and stifle their hysteria, only respond when pointed to instead of shouting and shrieking on their feet. These morons have to be managed sternly. They will appreciate it.

 

  1. It is foolish to try to placate the RINOs. He should have dumped Ryan when he had the chance, humiliated Lindsay Graham and McConnell. This trio of homosexuals see themselves as equal or superior to Trump and will work with the Democrats to thwart him and impose those will on him. He must replace Ryan as speaker and discredit the others.
  2. As I feared when it became evident that he was surrounded by and indebted to the Jews his presidency will be the most Jewish the country has seen including Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In reviving the eighteenth century German custom of the Court Jew by making Jared Kushner his senior advisor he has sealed his fate. Consider the situation between Morgenthau and FDR. It is time for people to review that relationship and the career of the Wurttemberg Court Jew, Joseph ‘Suss’ Oppenheim. The only text available on Suss in English is Lion Feuchtwanger’s 1926 novel, Jud Suss. I review the book and its times here: http://reuprindle.blogspot.com/2016/11/a-review-lion-feuchtwanger-jud-suss.html .
  3. There are a number of German studies that remain untranslated. It would be nice if a German student translated a couple.

If allowed to serve these three trouble spots may ruin Trump’s effectiveness while it is absolutely necessary to command rather than cajole people. In Trump’s case it is necessary to be feared rather than loved. He has made excellent cabinet choices but Trump must lead them rather than follow them.

Meryl Streep Disses The Donald

Meryl Disses The Donald

by your Hollywood reporter,

The Ronald

 

It looks like things are getting a little snippy here in Lalaland. The reigning Queen Of Holllywood stepped up to the microphone to get her little statuette for a whole lifetime award from the Golden Globes. Apparently Meryl (Streep, if you’ve been asleep forever Darlings) felt diminished by her award when her fellow Star of fifteen years as TVs The Apprentice translated his TV stardom into the real life time award of President of the United States. Now that, Loved Ones, is the award of awards unmatched by Meryl’s measly little statuette.

Perhaps in a fit of pique at being out-awarded the redoubtable Miss Meryl chose the moment to go all snide over the Donald. Her remarks that would be considered hateful anywhere outside of Tinsel Town came across with a touch of the puerile. Nevertheless they apparently touched home as The Donald using his weapon of choice, The Tweet, twittered poor Meryl into oblivion.

Don’t you just love these Star Wars? Your Hollywood reporter sure does, Children.

A Review:

Foreign Affairs Jan.-Feb. Issue

There Will Be No Liberal Redux

by

R.E. Prindle

 

Here we are in post-election America. Trump won the election; the electoral college has cleared. The Liberals continue to rage but barring any untoward event Trump will assume the Presidency. We know how the Democratic hoi polloi look at it; screaming, mourning, rioting, but how did the Guiding Hand, the CFR take it? I received my copy of the voice of the CFR, the Jan-Feb Foreign Affairs magazine and judging solely from the article titles it seems to indicate that the world as it was has disappeared, melted away in the eyes of the CFR.

The cover offers the question: Out Of Order? The failure of the International System and a threat: Geithner: How To Handle The Next Crisis.

The cover pictures the Western Hemisphere with the US raised as though the hood of a car while a mechanic leans in to tinker. So really the US is what is out of order; the Liberals lost the election. The cover thus says that Trump has disrupted the International System by disrupting the US part of the agenda.

Interestingly the cover refers to an International System rather than a Global System indicating that the CFR is still mired in nationalism which it professes to despise. In other words they remain chauvinistic and xenophobic.

Now, I am only analyzing from the article titles, I have not yet read any. The first title is World Order 2.0. The choice of the word World rather than Global indicates that the CFR has not moved beyond Nationalism. The 2.0 indicates that one manifestation of the system has culminated and a new one has begun, hence Trump is seen as a radical departure requiring a realignment of Liberal thought.

In fact, the second article is titled: Will The Liberal Order Survive? The History Of An Idea followed by Liberalism In Retreat: The Demise Of A Dream.

So the question posed is since Liberalism is in retreat will the Liberal Order survive? In other words, Trump’s success has dammed the Liberal stream and if no outlet can be found the ideology is doomed. Thus did a single election cause the disruption of an Idea and Dream as insubstantial as they were.

So, having been firmly in the driver’s seat for the last seventy years Trump has displaced them and their fantasy. The post-war Idea and Dream has been terminated. The Left suddenly realizes that it is ideologically bankrupt. Back to the drawing board. The next article asks the question: The Once And Future Order: What Comes After Hegemony?

The term Once and Future Order is, of course, a play on the Arthurian term The Once And Future King meaning that Arthur was gone but that he would return sometime in the future much as Christ was the Once and Future Redeemer. Will the post-war Liberal Order return? Not likely, time moves on. But, then, what does come after hegemony? That is now.

According to the term hegemony meaning overlordship that of the US has ended. Russia has emerged as an equal. If the West from Russia to the US can unify at least in the attempt to play the dominant role against China and the East it may avoid subordination to China otherwise both Europe and the Americas will become a mere appendage of the Once and Future Middle Kingdom now being reincarnated.

Trump and Putin seem to recognize the necessity for cooperation to maintain status in the Global System. If so, then a new Global strategy must be quickly worked out. Any such strategy would obviate the post-war Liberal Order completely.

The last article displays the obliviousness of Liberal understanding of global affairs.

It asks Will Washington Abandon The Order? The False Logic Of Retreat. By Washington one supposes is meant the Trump precidency. The question is rhetorical given that Trump shows every indication of abandoning the Liberal Order down to the shoelaces.

Trump’s strategy is not a retreat but a new beginning. A new approach to circumstances that no longer can be dealt with by the outmoded post-’45 Liberal Order. The problem is that Liberalism can’t understand that the post-’45 circumstances have disappeared. There will be no future post-’45 Liberal Order returning.

Time for a Liberal reality check.

Trump And The New Global Era

Trump And The New Global Era

by

R.E. Prindle

 

What the Liberals must learn to accept is that Obama is gone. He’s in the dead letter box. He and his policies have failed abysmally. In a changing world Obama refused to change living rather in a nineteenth century pre-Civil War slave mentality. He and his policies have been discarded brutally as Americans, having had enough, look to the future.

The Pea Brains of Obama are being replaced by people of vast global experience. These people are so capable, so forward thinking that they loosen the bowels of the Pea Brains sending them howling to their ‘Safe Spaces’ for shelter from the storm.

Case in point is Trump’s choice of Exxon president Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State. In contrast to the silly Hillary Clinton Tillerson is used to thinking and dealing on a global scale. He commands one of the largest enterprises in the known world. Therefore he is capable of major enterprises with invaluable experience in dealing with all kinds of governments first hand, mano a mano. Who wouldn’t want him? Who wouldn’t applaud his appointment?

Yet, the Pea Brains are fearful that he might offend somebody. Did it ever occur to the Pea Brains that he would win their respect, that he might already have it? No. The Pea Brains are cowering in what they call ‘Safe Spaces.’ Well, Pea Brains, not everyone is as chicken as you; a majority know that in the global competitive hurly burly you have to stand up and deal with problems, solve them and not cower in ‘Safe Spaces.’

One can only applaud Trump for having the courage to appoint people who can get the job done. Skin color and sex do not enter into his decisions. Unlike Obama who was elected on the basis of skin color and who chose his appointees based solely on their skin color, Trump goes for the best and most capable for the job they are to do.

Hence Rex Tillerson, a proven performer. It is objected that Tillerson has cooperated with Putin. Well, why shouldn’t he, the oil business is global and not local. The future is not going to be based solely on bombing power but an economic power hence all these so-called trade organizations entered into on a disadvantageous basis by Trump’s predecessors.

They have weakened our sovereignty that Trump with the help of men and women of proven capabilities such as Tillerson’s is going to restore.

If you don’t want the US to be a global leader than go cower in basement safe spaces. You are not needed; you will be safe there and out of the way of the doers.