By Jueseppi B.
Koch Brothers Exposed: the Film
Published on Mar 19, 2012
This hard-hitting investigation of the 1% at its very worst is the latest from acclaimed director Robert Greenwald. Charles and David Koch are using their billions to put a stranglehold on American democracy. What are we going to do about it?
Larouche Pac. documentary Unsurvivable – Obama, Nuclear War, World War III the End of Civilization
Published on Sep 6, 2012
Unsurvivable – Obama, Nuclear War, World War III and the End of Civilization
LaRouche contends that Obama “is clinically insane” a Nero-type that
could Kill Us All by provoking China & Russia to attack the U.S. 1st in
pre-emptive, yet geo-politically retalitory, nuclear strike, killing at least
200 million Americans…
“We Need to Wake Up and Realize that Obama is the Enemy”
Uploaded on Nov 9, 2011
With everything going on in this world it’s hard to pin-point the one issue that will be the game changer in turning the fate of humanity towards peace and prosperity. Will it be enough to remove Obama and restore Glass-Steagall (GS) to turn the tide? If so, then why wouldn’t the LaRouchePac Organization set a worldwide Press Release Campaign from delegates from around the world demanding in sponsorship that the US take the lead in removing Obama and reinstating GS? If the great unconscious population suddenly witnessed world leaders worldwide demanding LaRouche’s policies then the sheeple will have a tendency to follow and wake up to the reality of what must transpire in the world to prevent the onslaught of world war III.
By Eric Zuesse
How the Kochs and their Friends Engineered the Federal Shutdown, Part Two
By Eric Zuesse
From The New Yorker:
A REPORTER AT LARGE
The billionaire brothers who are waging a war against Obama.
BY JANE MAYER
On May 17th, a black-tie audience at the Metropolitan Opera House applauded as a tall, jovial-looking billionaire took the stage. It was the seventieth annual spring gala of American Ballet Theatre, and David H. Koch was being celebrated for his generosity as a member of the board of trustees; he had recently donated $2.5 million toward the company’s upcoming season, and had given many millions before that. Koch received an award while flanked by two of the gala’s co-chairs, Blaine Trump, in a peach-colored gown, and Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg, in emerald green. Kennedy’s mother, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, had been a patron of the ballet and, coincidentally, the previous owner of a Fifth Avenue apartment that Koch had bought, in 1995, and then sold, eleven years later, for thirty-two million dollars, having found it too small.
The gala marked the social ascent of Koch, who, at the age of seventy, has become one of the city’s most prominent philanthropists. In 2008, he donated a hundred million dollars to modernize Lincoln Center’s New York State Theatre building, which now bears his name. He has given twenty million to the American Museum of Natural History, whose dinosaur wing is named for him. This spring, after noticing the decrepit state of the fountains outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Koch pledged at least ten million dollars for their renovation. He is a trustee of the museum, perhaps the most coveted social prize in the city, and serves on the board of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where, after he donated more than forty million dollars, an endowed chair and a research center were named for him.
One dignitary was conspicuously absent from the gala: the event’s third honorary co-chair, Michelle Obama. Her office said that a scheduling conflict had prevented her from attending. Yet had the First Lady shared the stage with Koch it might have created an awkward tableau. In Washington, Koch is best known as part of a family that has repeatedly funded stealth attacks on the federal government, and on the Obama Administration in particular.
With his brother Charles, who is seventy-four, David Koch owns virtually all of Koch Industries, a conglomerate, headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, whose annual revenues are estimated to be a hundred billion dollars. The company has grown spectacularly since their father, Fred, died, in 1967, and the brothers took charge. The Kochs operate oil refineries in Alaska, Texas, and Minnesota, and control some four thousand miles of pipeline. Koch Industries owns Brawny paper towels, Dixie cups, Georgia-Pacific lumber, Stainmaster carpet, and Lycra, among other products. Forbes ranks it as the second-largest private company in the country, after Cargill, and its consistent profitability has made David and Charles Koch—who, years ago, bought out two other brothers—among the richest men in America. Their combined fortune of thirty-five billion dollars is exceeded only by those of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett.
The Kochs are longtime libertarians who believe in drastically lower personal and corporate taxes, minimal social services for the needy, and much less oversight of industry—especially environmental regulation. These views dovetail with the brothers’ corporate interests. In a study released this spring, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst’s Political Economy Research Institute named Koch Industries one of the top ten air polluters in the United States. And Greenpeace issued a report identifying the company as a “kingpin of climate science denial.” The report showed that, from 2005 to 2008, the Kochs vastly outdid ExxonMobil in giving money to organizations fighting legislation related to climate change, underwriting a huge network of foundations, think tanks, and political front groups. Indeed, the brothers have funded opposition campaigns against so many Obama Administration policies—from health-care reform to the economic-stimulus program—that, in political circles, their ideological network is known as the Kochtopus.
In a statement, Koch Industries said that the Greenpeace report “distorts the environmental record of our companies.” And David Koch, in a recent, admiring article about him in New York, protested that the “radical press” had turned his family into “whipping boys,” and had exaggerated its influence on American politics. But Charles Lewis, the founder of the Center for Public Integrity, a nonpartisan watchdog group, said, “The Kochs are on a whole different level. There’s no one else who has spent this much money. The sheer dimension of it is what sets them apart. They have a pattern of lawbreaking, political manipulation, and obfuscation. I’ve been in Washington since Watergate, and I’ve never seen anything like it. They are the Standard Oil of our times.”
A few weeks after the Lincoln Center gala, the advocacy wing of the Americans for Prosperity Foundation—an organization that David Koch started, in 2004—held a different kind of gathering. Over the July 4th weekend, a summit called Texas Defending the American Dream took place in a chilly hotel ballroom in Austin. Though Koch freely promotes his philanthropic ventures, he did not attend the summit, and his name was not in evidence. And on this occasion the audience was roused not by a dance performance but by a series of speakers denouncing President Barack Obama. Peggy Venable, the organizer of the summit, warned that Administration officials “have a socialist vision for this country.”
Five hundred people attended the summit, which served, in part, as a training session for Tea Party activists in Texas. An advertisement cast the event as a populist uprising against vested corporate power. “Today, the voices of average Americans are being drowned out by lobbyists and special interests,” it said. “But you can do something about it.” The pitch made no mention of its corporate funders. The White House has expressed frustration that such sponsors have largely eluded public notice. David Axelrod, Obama’s senior adviser, said, “What they don’t say is that, in part, this is a grassroots citizens’ movement brought to you by a bunch of oil billionaires.”
Charles G. and David H. Koch are the sons of Fred C. Koch, who founded the second-largest privately held company in the United States, Koch Industries. After buying out two other brothers’ interests, they remain in control of the family business and fortune which they inherited from their father, as well as the Koch Family Foundations.
The brothers contribute to a variety of conservative, libertarian, and free-market individuals and organizations. They have donated more than $196 million to dozens of free-market and advocacy organizations. Tax records indicate that, in 2008, the three main Koch family foundations contributed to 34 political and policy organizations, three of which they founded, and several of which they direct.
David H. Koch was a Libertarian Vice-Presidential candidate in 1980. He advocated the abolition of Social Security, the FBI, the CIA, and public schools. Koch put $500,000 of his own money into the race, and he and Ed Clark, his presidential running mate, won 1.1% of the vote – the best Libertarian showing in a U.S. presidential race to date. But the experience caused David Koch to change course: “I had enough … [W]e are not a nation that debates issues. We vote on candidates’ personalities.” By 1984, David had parted company with the Libertarian Party, because, he said, “they nominated a ticket I wasn’t happy with” and “so many of the hard-core Libertarian ideas are unrealistic.” Since then, Charles and David Koch have adopted a much less visible strategy toward advancing their libertarian positions. Interested in maintaining their privacy, they prefer to spend on donations to non-profit groups who do not disclose donors.
Charles Koch funds and supports libertarian and free-market organizations such as the Cato Institute, which he co-founded with Edward H. Crane and Murray Rothbard in 1977, and is a board member at the Mercatus Center, a market-oriented research think tank at George Mason University. David Koch supported his brother’s candidacy for Vice President on the Libertarian Party ticket in 1980. After the bid, Charles told a reporter that conventional politics “tends to be a nasty, corrupting business … I’m interested in advancing libertarian ideas”. In addition to funding think tanks, the brothers support libertarian academics; since 1992, Charles has funded the Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program through the Institute for Humane Studies, which mentors young, self-described libertarians. Charles also organizes twice yearly meetings with Republican donors.
The brothers promote the ideal of economic freedom as essential to society’s well-being.
The Koch Family Foundations began in 1953 with the establishment of the Fred C. and Mary R. Koch Foundation. In 1980, Charles Koch established the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation, with the stated purpose of advancing social progress and well-being through the development, application and dissemination of “the Science of Liberty”. David Koch established the David H. Koch Charitable Foundation. The two brothers’ foundations have provided hundreds of millions of dollars to a variety of organizations, including arts organizations, educational organizations, and libertarian or conservative think tanks.
Charles Koch and his wife are trustees of the Claude R. Lambe Charitable Foundation, as directed by Claude R. Lambe. With less than $6 million remaining as of 2010, the foundation distributed more than $27 million of its assets between 1997 and 2009.
Citizens for a Sound Economy was co-founded by David Koch in the 1980’s. According to the Center for Public Integrity, the Koch Brothers donated a total amount of $7.9 million between 1986 and 1993. In 1990, the brothers created the spinoff group Citizens for the Environment. In 2004, Citizens for a Sound Economy was renamed FreedomWorks, while its affiliated Citizens for a Sound Economy Foundation became Americans for Prosperity (AFP). Since then the Koch brothers have given more than one million dollars to AFP.
At an AFP rally in 2009, David Koch said “Five years ago, my brother Charles and I provided the funds to start the Americans for Prosperity, and it’s beyond my wildest dreams how AFP has grown into this enormous organization.” AFP is the political arm of the Americans for Prosperity Foundation, for which David Koch serves as chairman of the Board of Trustees. Americans for Prosperity created Patients United Now, which advocated against a single-payer health care system during the 2009-2010 healthcare reform debate. Both FreedomWorks and Americans for Prosperity have provided support for the Tea Party movement.
Charles and David Koch also have been involved in, and have provided funding to, a number of other think tanks and advocacy organizations: They provided the initial funding for the Cato Institute, they are key donors to the Federalist Society, and they also support, or are members of, the Mercatus Center, the Institute for Humane Studies, the Institute for Justice, the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution, the Institute for Energy Research, the Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment, Heritage Foundation, the Manhattan Institute, the George C. Marshall Institute, the Reason Foundation, the American Enterprise Institute, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), and the Fraser Institute. As of 2011, David Koch sits on the board of directors of the Cato institute, the Reason Foundation and the Aspen Institute.
Following the 2011 death of William Niskanen, the co-founder and chairman of the Cato Institute, Charles and David Koch reportedly made an effort to procure the shares of that institute held by Niskanen’s widow, “arguing that they were not hers to hold”. Their efforts were criticized by some at the institute, including the institute’s president Ed Crane, who in an email to staff stated that the Kochs were “in the process of trying to take over the Cato Institute and, in my opinion, reduce it to a partisan adjunct to Americans for Prosperity, the activist GOP group they control.” The brothers denied any wrongdoing. In June 2012, Cato and the brothers reached an agreement. Crane stepped down and was replaced by John A. Allison IV; the Kochs withdrew two lawsuits.
An organization with ties to the Koch Brothers, Freedom Partners, gave grants worth a total of $236 million to conservative organizations, including Tea Party groups like the Tea Party Patriots and organizations which opposed The Affordable Care Act prior to the 2012 election. A majority of Freedom Partners board of directors is made up of long-time employees of the Koch brothers, and has been called “the Koch brothers’ secret bank” for its function as a vehicle to provide large donations to external organizations that advance causes supported by the Kochs.
Koch Industries describes itself as being committed to free societies and free market principles and as supporting those who champion these things.
As of 2011, Koch Industries’ political action committee has donated more than $2.6 million to candidates. The Koch brothers support primarily Republican candidates, who received over 80% of their political donations from 2005-2009, and in 2010 they supported California Proposition 23 (2010). The brothers pledged to donate $60 million in the 2012 election season to defeat President Barack Obama.
The Charles Koch Foundation (and in the case of Kansas schools, the Fred and Mary Koch Foundation) provides grants to nearly 250 U.S. colleges and universities for “projects that explore how the principles of free enterprise and classical liberalism promote a more peaceful and prosperous society”.
According to Mother Jones Magazine, Koch Industries’ Political Action Committee contributed the second largest donation to Scott Walker‘s 2010 campaign for governor of Wisconsin, although that contribution amounted to less than one half of one percent of Walker’s campaign total. After Walker took office, he and the Republican representatives in the Wisconsin House enacted legislation that placed limitations on collective bargaining by public employees. Widespread protests ensued. In February 2011, the New York Times reported that Americans for Prosperity had actively supported Walker’s proposed bill. Due to Koch’s contribution to Walker’s campaign, David Koch became a symbolic target for the protests.
According to the Palm Beach Post, David Koch has been very active in Wisconsin politics with the group Americans for Prosperity. Americans for Prosperity reportedly spending $700,000 on ads supporting Governor Scott Walker’s changes to collective bargaining.
In July 2012, David H. Koch hosted a $50,000-a-person ($75,000 a couple) fundraising dinner for 2012 Republican Party Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, which was the subject of protests. William Koch, the younger brother of Charles and David, gave $1 million to Restore Our Future, a super-PAC backing Romney. During the 2008 presidential race, David Koch donated $2,300 to Romney.
Competitive Enterprise Institute
The Kochs donated more than $17 million between 1997 and 2008 to various groups including the Competitive Enterprise Institute. The group has been accused of opposing unions. It describes itself as offering information on issues including, among others, energy, environment,biotechnology, pharmaceutical regulation, chemical risk, telecommunications, etc.
Lobbying for oil, gas, and chemical industries
Koch Industries and its subsidiaries spent more than $20 million on lobbying in 2008 and $12.3 million in 2009, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan research group. In an article about the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature study (Chair Richard A. Muller), Los Angeles Times reporter Margot Roosevelt called the Koch Brothers “the nation’s most prominent funders of efforts to prevent curbs on fossil-fuel burning”.
Free enterprise seminars
In recent years, Charles and David Koch have organized semiannual seminars to promote their political views. In June 2010, one such event was held in Aspen, Colorado, called “Understanding and Addressing Threats to American Free Enterprise and Prosperity”. The invitation stated that “[our] prosperity is under attack by the current Administration and many of our elected officials” and “we cannot rely on politicians to [defend our free society], so it is up to us to combat what is now the greatest assault on American freedom and prosperity in our lifetimes”. The seminar program indicated that “past meetings have featured such notable leaders as Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas; Governors Bobby Jindal and Haley Barbour; commentators John Stossel, Charles Krauthammer, Glenn Beck, and Rush Limbaugh; Senators Jim DeMint and Tom Coburn; and Representatives Paul Ryan, Mike Pence, and Tom Price.”
Anthropogenic global warming skepticism
The Koch Foundation is a major funder of the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature project, an effort to address the criticism of records of the earth’s surface temperatures. At least two of the project’s seven scientists are seen as climate change skeptics by many in the climate science world.
The Charles G. Koch Foundation gave climate skeptic Willie Soon two grants totaling $175,000 in 2005/6 and again in 2010. Soon has stated that he has “never been motivated by financial reward in any of my scientific research”, The foundation helped finance a 2007 analysis suggesting that climate change was not a threat to the survival of polar bears, which was questioned by other researchers. The foundation also funded a $150,000 study by UC Berkley physicist Richard Muller who initially concluded that climate change data was flawed, but later reversed his views, supporting scientific consensus.
According to the environmentalist group Greenpeace, organizations that the Koch brothers help fund such as Americans for Prosperity, the Heritage Foundation, the Cato institute and the Manhattan Institute have been active in questioning global warming. Through Americans for Prosperity, the Koch brothers influenced more than 400 members of Congress to sign a pledge to vote against climate change legislation that does not include equivalent tax cuts.
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Koch brothers-funded groups including American for Prosperity, Pacific Research Institute, Center to Protect Patient Rights, and Generation Opportunity oppose the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) commonly called Obamacare, favoring a free-market approach.
Koch brothers-funded Americans for Prosperity and Generation Opportunity ran more than $3 million worth of advertisements opposing the Affordable Care Act, including a series of ads in which Uncle Sam was depicted as a “creepy” doctor. The ads are directed at women and young adults, and are designed to “undermine confidence” and to dissuade younger people from enrolling in health care coverage through exchanges which open October 1, 2013.
Youth mobilization effort
Koch efforts to stem the tide of young voters to the Democratic party have included Paul T. Conway‘s Generation Opportunity.
Jane Mayer article in The New Yorker
The Kochs are longtime libertarians who believe in drastically lower personal and corporate taxes, minimal social services for the needy, and much less oversight of industry – especially environmental regulation. These views dovetail with the brothers’ corporate interests. … Greenpeace issued a report identifying the company as a ‘kingpin of climate science denial.’ The report purported to show that, from 2005 to 2008, the Kochs vastly outspent ExxonMobil in giving money to organizations fighting legislation related to climate change, underwriting a huge network of foundations, think tanks, and political front groups. Indeed, the brothers have funded opposition campaigns against so many Obama Administration policies – from health-care reform to the economic-stimulus program – that, in political circles, their ideological network is known as the “Kochtopus.”
According to Mayer: “The Koch brothers are known for their strongly conservative politics and for their efforts to finance a network of advocacy groups whose goal is to move the country to the right.”
Conor Friedersdorf, for the The Atlantic‘s “Daily Dish” wrote that while he respected Mayer, “as best I can tell, the Koch brothers are legitimately upset by some aspects of the piece, and anyone who reads it should also look at the rebuttals from libertarians who are persuasively pushing back against some of its conclusions.”
Koch Industries posted an extensive reply on its website. It acknowledged funding libertarian and conservative causes, but stated there were inaccuracies and distortions in Mayer’s article, and that she failed to identify alleged conflicts of interest on the part of several persons whom she quoted. Koch Industries responded to the allegations in Mayer’s article by stating that “the story dredges up issues resolved long ago and mischaracterizes our business philosophy and principles, our practices and performance record, and the education efforts and policies we support.”
Mayer drew heavily from the writings of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, the Greenpeace report, and public tax records. For several thousand words, relying on interviews with anonymous sources, Democratic operatives, a disgruntled conservative, a historian of libertarianism, and the author of “A Pagan’s Blog”, Mayer unspooled a fantastic tale of manipulation and malpractice.
One 1997 study by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy identified twelve American foundations which have had a key influence on US public policy[clarification needed] since the 1960s via their support for the Heritage Foundation, the American Enterprise Institute and the Cato Institute. Three of these are Koch Family Foundations (the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation, the Claude R. Lambe Charitable Foundation, and the David H. Koch Charitable Foundation). Others are the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, John M. Olin Foundation, Carthage Foundation (controlled by Richard Mellon Scaife), Earhart Foundation, Philip M. McKenna Foundation, JM Foundation, Henry Salvatori Foundation, Sarah Scaife Foundation, and Smith Richardson Foundation. Charles Koch co-founded the Cato Institute, while David Koch sits on its board.
Lyndon Hermyle LaRouche, Jr. (born September 8, 1922) is a controversial American political activist and founder of the LaRouche movement. He has written on economic, scientific, and political topics, as well as on history, philosophy, and psychoanalysis. Journalists and government officials in China, Italy and Russia have credited LaRouche with forecasting that unrestricted financial speculation would cause the late-2000’s financial crisis.
LaRouche was a presidential candidate eight times between 1976 to 2004, running once for his own U.S. Labor Party and campaigning seven times for the Democratic Party nomination. He was sentenced to 15 years’ imprisonment in 1988 for conspiracy to commit mail fraud and tax code violations, and was released in 1994 on parole. Ramsey Clark, who was LaRouche’s chief appellate attorney and a former U.S. Attorney General, said that the prosecution was politically motivated, and that LaRouche was denied a fair trial. The Court of Appeals unanimously rejected the appeal.
|Born||Lyndon Hermyle LaRouche, Jr.
September 8, 1922 (age 91)
Rochester, New Hampshire
|Other names||Lyn Marcus|
|Known for||Perennial presidential candidate,
economic forecaster, conspiracy theorist
|Political party||Democratic (since 1979)
U.S. Labor Party (until 1979)
|Spouse(s)||Janice Neuberger (1954–1963)
Helga Zepp (1977–present)
|Children||Daniel, born 1956|
|Parents||Jessie Lenore Weir
Lyndon Hermyle LaRouche, Sr.
LaRouche was born in Rochester, New Hampshire, the oldest of three children of Jessie Lenore (née Weir) and Lyndon H. LaRouche, Sr. His father worked for the United Shoe Machinery Corporation in Rochester before the family moved to Lynn, Massachusetts. His parents became Quakers after his father converted from Roman Catholicism. They forbade him from fighting with other children, even in self-defense, which he said led to “years of hell” from bullies at school. As a result, he spent much of his time alone, taking long walks through the woods and identifying in his mind with great philosophers. He wrote that, between the ages of twelve and fourteen, he read philosophy extensively, embracing the ideas of Leibniz, and rejecting those of Hume, Bacon, Hobbes, Locke, Berkeley, Rousseau, and Kant. He graduated from Lynn’s English High School in 1940. In the same year, the Lynn Quakers expelled his father from the group, for reportedly accusing other Quakers of misusing funds, while writing under the pen name Hezekiah Micajah Jones. LaRouche and his mother resigned in sympathy for his father.
- 1 Background
- 2 1960s
- 3 1970s
- 4 1980s
- 4.1 National Democratic Policy Committee, “October Surprise” theory
- 4.2 Meetings with world leaders, involvement in Latin America, Operation Juárez
- 4.3 1983: Move from New York to Loudoun County
- 4.4 1984: Schiller Institute, television spots, contact with Reagan administration
- 4.5 Strategic Defense Initiative
- 4.6 1984: NBC lawsuit
- 4.7 1985–1986: PANIC, LaRouche’s AIDS initiative
- 4.8 1986: Electoral success in Illinois; press conference allegations
- 4.9 1986–1988: Raids, criminal conviction
- 4.10 1989: Musical interests and Verdi tuning initiative
- 5 1990s
- 6 2000s
- 7 Ideology
- 8 Movement
- 9 Selected works
- 10 Notes
- 11 References
- 12 Further reading
2009: U.S. healthcare reform
During the discussion of U.S. health care reform in 2009, LaRouche advocated a single-payer health care bill, and took exception to what he described as Barack Obama‘s proposal that “independent boards of doctors and health care experts [should] make the life-and-death decisions of what care to provide, and what not, based on cost-effectiveness criteria.” LaRouche said the proposed boards, later compared to “death panels” by Sarah Palin, would amount to the same thing as the Nazis‘ Action T4 euthanasia program, and urged Americans to “quickly and suddenly change the behavior of this president … for no lesser reason than that your sister might not end up in somebody’s gas oven.” Images at tables of volunteers compared Obama to Hitler, and at least one had a picture of Obama with a Hitler-style mustache. In Seattle, police were called twice in response to people threatening to attack the volunteers. During one widely reported public meeting, Congressman Barney Frank referred to the images as “vile, contemptible nonsense.”
Allegations of fascism, anti-Semitism, and racism
It was reported in 1989 that many members of LaRouche’s inner circle are Jewish. From the mid-1970s onwards, allegations appeared that LaRouche had fascist and anti-Semitic tendencies. Paul Montgomery wrote in The New York Times that the charges dated to around 1976, when LaRouche’s U.S. Labor Party began to include Zionist and Jewish groups in its stories about conspiracies. It started a campaign against the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith (ADL), which included setting up a group called “The Provisional Committee to Clean Up B’Nai Brith.” Montgomery wrote that material sold by LaRouche organizers in airports and shopping centers included a book that said Jews dominated the drug trade with the help of Jewish bankers.(subscription required)
LaRouche maintained that he was anti-Zionist, not anti-Semitic. When the ADL accused him of anti-Semitism in 1979, he filed a $26-million libel suit; Justice Michael Dontzin of the New York Supreme Court ruled that it was fair comment, and that the facts “reasonably give rise” to that description. LaRouche said in 1986 that descriptions of him as a neo-fascist or anti-Semite stemmed from “the drug lobby or the Soviet operation—which is sometimes the same thing,” and in 2006 wrote that “religious and racial hatred, such as anti-Semitism, or hatred against Islam, or, hatred of Christians, is, on record of known history, the most evil expression of criminality to be seen on the planet today.”
Antony Lerman wrote in 1988 that LaRouche used “the British” as a code word for “Jews,” a theory also propounded by Dennis King, author of Lyndon LaRouche and the New American Fascism (1989). George Johnson argued that King’s presentation failed to take into account that several members of LaRouche’s inner circle were themselves Jewish. Daniel Pipes wrote in 1997 that LaRouche’s references to the British really were to the British, though he agreed that an alleged British-Jewish alliance lay at the heart of LaRouche’s conspiracism.
Manning Marable of Columbia University wrote in 1998 that LaRouche tried in the mid-1980’s to build bridges to the black community. Marable argued that most of the community was not fooled, and quoted the A. Philip Randolph Institute, an organization for African-American trade unionists, declaring that “LaRouche appeals to fear, hatred and ignorance. He seeks to exploit and exacerbate the anxieties and frustrations of Americans by offering an array of scapegoats and enemies: Jews, Zionists, international bankers, blacks, labor unions-much the way Hitler did in Germany.”
During LaRouche’s slander suit against NBC in 1984, Roy Innis, leader of the Congress of Racial Equality, took the stand for LaRouche as a character witness, stating under oath that LaRouche’s views on racism were “consistent with his own.” Asked whether he had seen any indication of racism in LaRouche’s associates, he replied that he had not. Innis received criticism from many blacks for having testified on LaRouche’s behalf.
Andrei Fursov, a Russian historian and academician at the International Academy of Sciences in Innsbruck, Austria, was interviewed in 2012 by the Russian publication Terra America and asked to comment on the characterizations of LaRouche in Western media. He replied that intellectuals who have called LaRouche a fascist do not deserve to be called intellectuals, and that the charge has no basis in any real scientific analysis of politics.
Two Must reads……
Hopefully this will help you understand what is going on…..and if you need further help with the truth of this government shutdown…….
This government shutdown is racist and not very shy about it either.
Let me break it down for you who don’t know. Racist ass caucasians, and the hand full of house niggers who follow behind, sucking their nasty sweaty balls, do not want Barack Hussein Obama to be a success because he is Black. ObamaCARES is something that will put Barack Hussein Obama in the history books for much more than being the first Black human to be elected President Of The United States.
The Affordable Health Care Act elevates Barack Hussein Obama into the history books with The Presidents who implemented Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, The G.I. Bill. It secures a legacy no other caucasian POTUS has had since those great men who started the above mentioned social services.
Can you imagine an America without Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, SNAP, Veterans Benefits? In 30 years, Barack Hussein Obama will be known as the Father Of American Health Care. Now what racist ass cracka caucasian wants THAT?
What has been the headlines today, Government Shutdown or ObamaCARES Open Enrollment?
ObamaCARES…now that is something they just couldn’t allow to succeed.
They could NOT allow The Affordable Health Care Act to be a success. I mean how can some Harvard educated Black dude be mentioned in the same breath as President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Social Security Act of 1935. They could not possibly “let” a Negro be thought of in the same way we think of President Lyndon B. Johnson and Medicare…heaven forbid!!
SO, the TeaTardedRepubliCANTS devised a plan to make Barack Hussein Obama the shame of the 44 Presidents. Make his signature legislation, legislation that saves lives and insures millions of Americans for the very FIRST time in their lives, The Affordable Health Care Act aka ObamaCARES, the single reason for shutting down the United States Government.
It’s ALL about race and ObamaCARES. P.E.R.I O.D.
And they were able to accomplish all this carnage for middle class federal employees and their families, middle class business owners, middle class workers, the poor, the elderly, American military personnel, children and expectant mothers, ONLY because you middle class voters sat on your lazy asses on Tuesday, November 2, 2010.
Grover Norquist and The Koch Brothers thank you.
What YOU going to do on “NO”vember 4th, 2014.
Wake The Fuck Up America. YOU are on your way to becoming The United States Of AmeriKKKa.