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Contemplating Reparations and Punishments After We Win The Class War

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This screen shot from a youtube.com posted US military video taken after WWII shows German Nationals, put out on the street by the Allies.

There will be an ironic justice to seeing these murderous pigs (the Allies considered ALL the German people responsible for the war, the horrible travesties committed" Every German was considered to have to take the blame. The German state had brainwashed even the children to worship Hitler and to be committed to dying for the "Motherland."   

I know I'm being harsh. These people may even be your neighbors. They may seem nice. But they are warriors profiting from the spoils of the class war. They have gotten their spoils because millions of families lost their homes, tens if not hundreds of thousands died for lack of adequate health care or food or shelter. Part of the challenge in wrapping your head around the class war is facing the reality that the enemy is not an ugly troll, she can be a pretty, well dressed blonde with a platinum credit card and a comfy home with a $4000 or $6000 or $10,000 a month mortgage or rental payment and an $800 monthly payment for their Mercedes or Lexus or BMW lease.

Then, there's the question of WHO?  Who will we identify as the enemy, as the people who will be punished-- imprisoned, skinned alive for ALL their assets?  Who are the most obvious enemies?  Bankers, Finance millionaires, lobbyists, organizations that have worked on the behalf of millionaires and big corporations, and lets not forget legislators who have left congress to become wealthy lobbyists. 

Of course, you might argue that current laws protect assets like homes and retirement funds. Those laws are actually part of the weaponry that has been used against the middle class. And why should the apply to criminals who got their homes and retirement nest eggs  through war crimes. 

OK, sure, I"m going over the top, jumping the shark. But the tendency, by far, is for limp liberals to make apologies for the enemy. They don't even think about reparations and punishments. They just want to make things nicer and fairer. i think we need to aim higher, with the realization that you usually aim higher than you settle for. 

The bottom line is that the war against the middle class is being funded by the wealthy and by big corporations. They are setting the world on a non-sustainable trajectory that will not support most of humanity and which will wipe out tens of thousands of species. 

We have to fight back and fight back hard. Thinking about fighting hard, it can help to remember how victors have death strongly with the evil people they conquered. Not comfortable with characterizing the enemy as evil? Get over it. 

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Radical and harsh, but truer words were never spok... by Timothy Gatto on Monday, Sep 17, 2012 at 7:06:32 AM
because most of the time I can learn both sides of... by Michael Morris on Monday, Sep 17, 2012 at 7:49:31 AM
You have guts, for sure, to bring this out into th... by K V Ramani on Monday, Sep 17, 2012 at 9:55:55 AM
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  To protect society from dangerous peop... by Theresa Paulfranz on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 11:09:43 AM
The problems that you describe in your diatribe do... by Doc McCoy on Monday, Sep 17, 2012 at 8:43:52 PM
People like you, in WWII, if they got their way, w... by Rob Kall on Monday, Sep 17, 2012 at 9:18:27 PM
neither a liberal or a right winger - but somewher... by Doc McCoy on Monday, Sep 17, 2012 at 11:13:05 PM
When the system is rigged, it is pointless to talk... by K V Ramani on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 8:36:13 AM
Brilliant observation. The idea of the zero intere... by Rob Kall on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 9:19:38 AM
and we need to show that hnesty works. We need to ... by Mark Sashine on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 9:46:49 AM
         &... by Bob Gormley on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 4:53:17 PM
"personal responsibility" are words that this admi... by Michael Morris on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 7:36:08 AM
Excuse me. But you have things a bit confused. Tha... by Rob Kall on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 8:44:58 AM
The wealth of the one percent should remain theirs... by John Sanchez Jr. on Monday, Sep 17, 2012 at 9:39:42 PM
to determine what was stolen and what was gained b... by Michael Morris on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 8:16:45 AM
And given the ultimate stakes involved - i.e, the ... by Kyle McDermott on Monday, Sep 17, 2012 at 9:40:10 PM
Good article, Rob. Definately deserves some though... by J Hart on Monday, Sep 17, 2012 at 9:41:37 PM
Two Wrongs will never make a Right. Your prescri... by Paul Repstock on Monday, Sep 17, 2012 at 11:18:27 PM
He's not advocating that we throw the rich from th... by Timothy Gatto on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 1:33:48 AM
throw from homes, the general idiot is.  This... by Michael Morris on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 7:39:43 AM
Innocent? I'm talking about the banksters and thei... by Rob Kall on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 9:01:17 AM
but it is determined that that is not enough. ... by Michael Morris on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 9:37:12 AM
Business as usual is no longer viable we need to r... by kevin walsh on Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012 at 5:28:26 AM
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What about Solomon do you defer to?... by Rob Kall on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 9:23:02 AM
Baby Splitting is no good (if wealth is a baby), b... by Allan Wayne on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 1:02:33 PM
because that is clearly the crux of the problem. I... by intotheabyss on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 8:37:43 AM
It is a blueprint for Fascism. This is an open inv... by Paul Repstock on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 9:25:37 AM
We already have Fascism Paul. What I fear from the... by SwamperTom on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 9:53:54 AM
@Paul Repstock:   The one percenters create... by Ned Lud on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 9:58:04 AM
@Swamper Tom:   Atta boy. You overrate Euro... by Ned Lud on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 10:14:47 AM
the wheat I want to see in the world.I believe we ... by SwamperTom on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 10:47:26 AM
@Tom again:   We can't all be vegetarians. ... by Ned Lud on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 11:02:53 AM
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The 99% if you will, are more durable and enduring... by SwamperTom on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 1:03:17 PM
needed to implement the Patriot Act which of cours... by Dorothy Przystas on Thursday, Sep 20, 2012 at 3:24:10 AM
Best article yet Mr. Kall, IMHO.There have to be c... by Don Caldarazzo on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 1:33:09 PM
I have to presume atleast a good part of that is d... by Paul Repstock on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 7:04:58 PM
Well, this is awkward.  A bit presumptuous of... by Don Caldarazzo on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 8:14:40 PM
but here's the problem. The evil reaches down to t... by SwamperTom on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 8:36:37 PM
When we talk of punishing billionaires and corpora... by Don Caldarazzo on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 9:14:19 PM
Send them back to their dying planet, just like in... by Bob Gormley on Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 4:46:59 PM
You're not "jumping the shark". Finally it's refre... by John Rachel on Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012 at 5:18:16 PM
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