Race war as a convenient smokescreen for class war II- The Middle Class bribe

It would probably not surprise anyone to know that am a fairly big fan of Joe Bageant’s view on class, despite his sexist views and erroneous assertions on such subjects as Hillary Clinton.
However,ol Joe is right. Class IS the problem.
I also happen to agree with ol Joe regarding the utter lack of compassion exhibited by the people calling themselves Western Liberals. Like him, I have an utter sense of loathing for said category.

I always regarded the Liberal doctrine as one applied from above. The benevolent and enlightened middle class Liberals, generously bestowing gifts on the poor beneath them. The general assumption of these people is that the poor should be grateful for their table scraps and embrace what is given to them.

This is very visible in the way western liberals feel so self righteous about mocking and laughing at the poor folk of a different political persuasion. Even some of the best amongst them, like Violet Socks, seem to feel entitled to laugh and mock the poor folk who have the audacity to not vote Democrat and not think like the Western Liberals want them to think.
And God help you if you call them on it.
Truth be told, the Western Liberals are in no way shape or form any better than their Republican counterparts. maybe just a little bit more hypocritical and at the same time more naive.
In America, these are the people who now mourn the loss of their country as it used to be under the all praised and revered Bill Clinton. Oh yeah, they lived well under good ole Bill.

Others didn’t.
My friends from Serbia didn’t. They saw their country bombed to the ground, civilians murdered by the US air forces. Churches full of civilians burned to the ground. I SAW the maternity in Belgrade bombed by US planes… and the poor Serbians who pointlessly tried to defend it with their own bodies.
This happened under Bill Clinton.
The embargo on Iraq happened under Bill Clinton. Those half a million children dead by illness and radiation from the US DUI shells, and the adults, ad the misery inflicted upon Iraq after 1992. those are all on Bill’s head.

But try to tel that to the poow widdle liberals who worship him. After al, they lived damn well under Bill, and who the fuck cares about those brown people anyway. Or poor whites in Serbia.

This is the class war. These people love brown and poor people as long as they don’t contradict their worldview. Once they do, no holds are barred.

The ONLY thing these people love is themselves the so-called Middle Class. The big crying fits you see on all of the big liberal blogs about the disappearance of the Middle Class? it’s their survival instinct.

The Middle Class is a lie. There’s no such thing. It’s the bait to lull people into not fighting the system. A bribe.Why fight the system to get equality for all when you can easily be middle class, and have all those nice things you don’t need to pay for up front. Happiness bought on credit sure dulls class and justice sense doesn’t it?

It’s the perfect scam isn’t it?

Truth be told, if you depend on wages to survive, you’re working class and regardless what you tell yourself, you have just as much importance in the eyes of the powers that be.  The only difference between the so-called middle class and the so-called working class is the amount of shit they pretend to be owning albeit it’s the bank or credit card company who does.

Now what is normally understood by “working class” is just the bottom of the real working class barrel.  People too busy surviving to be able to live. A lot of them are poor whites, townies as they’re called in Britain, white trash or rednecks as they’re called in the USA.  Not necessarily white either, but there isn’t a term for poor black people or poor Latinos, maybe because the default state of most non whites is poor anyway.

But that’s not the point.

People who are too busy scrapping off a living don’t revolt unless they starve to death. The wonderfulness of the credit slavery capitalism is that people don’t own shit- but most of them don’t know it.  The house is owned by the bank. The furniture, appliances, car are owned by the bank or catalog companies as well, and paid for at thrice the actual price,

Payday comes and 70% of it goes on installments and bills. The rest is enough to buy food. The wait for the next payday starts again and again and again.

People living from payday to payday, who need that check to keep a roof over their children’s heads and food on teh table, they’re not going to risk the little safety they have.  They’re not going to revolt.

The so-called middle class, who have somewhat more shit and a bit of disposable income are too busy feeling self-righteous to revolt. The human animal is a petty thing, and having more than your neighbour is as good of a motivation as any.

So that’s how imperialism works.

The poor are kept in  lull of half security and half need to survive by hanging by their teeth. The alleged middle class are being bribed with things they don’t really own.

Someone else pays.

They just don’t get it. Those who should revolt can’t, and those who can won’t.

And this works for all colors and races. Middle class Blacks and latinos move out of the hood faster than you can say meow. Middle class south Asians in England live in small villages and their kids have fancy English accents.  They work in the same places, go to the same clubs and their kids prep for the same colleges.


Working class whites and blacks and latinos and south asians and arabs living in the west however?

They’re in the same shit.

And that’s where the smokescreen thing comes in.


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