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Apparently ‘inclusive capitalism’ is the current euphemism for ‘fascistic statism’

Bill Clinton continues to push for an end to capitalism, such as it is, and the fuller implementation of a system in which only nominal ownership of the means of production is permitted, and company ‘owners’ are free do do what they want, just as long as it is in accordance with the state’s political objectives.

For some reason the twits who run the City of London gave this philandering scumbag a venue in which to speak.

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27 comments to Apparently ‘inclusive capitalism’ is the current euphemism for ‘fascistic statism’

  • AndrewWS

    I thought it was his wife who was in charge of the Pernicious Sentimental Drivel department?

  • Paul Marks

    Yes.

    “Stakeholder” ism.

    And “Third Way”.

    Is actually “German Socialism”.

    Control by regulation and “partnership” rather than formal state ownership.

    This was know as the “German form of Socialism” or even “War Socialism” in the First World War (especially after 1916) – but has intellectual roots that go back as far as the 1700s.

    Ludwig Von Mises denounced it in “Nation, State and Economy” and in “Omnipotent Government”.

    Hayek denounced it in “The Road to Serfdom”.

    By the way – not to Hollywood and the “libertarian left”.

    “Fascism” is NOT the “control of government by big business” – that is NKVD disinformation.

    Fascism (like all forms of “stakeholder” ism) is control of business (including big business) by government.

    “Capitalists” are turned into “shop managers” by this process – they keep formal ownership, but have no real control.

    Even that small minority of “capitalists” who backed the Nazis were treated like dirt – some ending up in Death Camps.

  • Anyone has a link to the actual speech or its transcription?

  • John Galt III

    In 1939 Guenter Reimann wrote: “The Vampire Economy – Doing Business under Fascism”

    I bought an original edition.

    http://www.amazon.com/Vampire-Economy-Doing-Business-Fascism-ebook/dp/B0052YQ1CK/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1435415589&sr=8-2&keywords=guenter+reimann

    My review is there under “John Galt”. You now a Kindle alternative – much cheaper.

    Paul Marks above is 100% correct – thank you Paul

  • RRS

    @Alisa

    Surely such pearls are available from the synthesizers @ The Clinton Global Initiative, who have a literal (not virtual) assembly line for the production of enameled cloisonné bs and other verbal trinkets.

  • RRS

    It would be very interesting to have something like the Paul Marks Organization, with its background, to report on the composition of that venue and what it represents. Her history indicate that Lynn Forester is one of the “links” in amongst those seeking to form (or forming)a western international “Ruling Class” (see, Codevilla) coalition of (true- not wordsmith) intellectuals, politicians and directors of wealth deployments – some what similar to that described by Quigley in “Tragedy & Hope.”

    It usually appears that the initial objectives of “Inclusion” politics are Economic; and those of economics are Political (or “Social”). But, the underlying objectives are the roles of those who would make the determinations of “Inclusion Policies.”

  • mojo

    Boss Hogg is in town, y’all!

    That shameless old pirate. Enjoy his antics, it’s all you’re likely to get.

  • AndrewWS

    That inc-cap website gives me the shudders – all those great and good and rich wanting to tell the rest of us how to run our businesses, with the spectre of Rothschild and Rockefeller hovering over it all. A gift to the conspiracy theorists, who will be checking out the links with Common Purpose …

    … and look who else is getting in on the act:

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/11696974/Capitalism-should-stop-being-so-self-serving.html

  • Could find no link to the speech…

  • Veryretired

    Scratch a welfare statist and find a fascist hiding in there every single time.

    Of course he wants economic decisions to be decided politically—that’s where all the big payoffs are, and the bad results can always be blamed on those “greedy profit seekers”.

    It’s progressive economics 101.

  • Julie near Chicago

    Ah yes, Slick Willie, the Con-Man All-Supreme. And for the past some years now even self-described libertarians have been falling all over themselves talking about how he was really quite a good President in various ways, and the Sex Stuff is irrelevant and should be ignored.

    Was never a fan of Bush Sr., but was appalled to see him in bed with the above lowlife back in 2001 or whenever it was. Either lousy judgment or no moral sense at all.

  • RRS

    @ AndrewsWS:

    Though it is “dated,” you might obtain some insights to the direction of these developments from James Burnham’s “The Managerial Revolution” (1960).

    The “Managers” of the States and the “Managers” in the economy; the contests amongst and between them; their relative positions in a “Ruling Class” coalition.

    Read only in good weather !

  • RRS

    @ Alisa:

    OK if you must have it “sphincter-lickin’ good” go to GOOGLE; type in Inclusive Capitalism Conference Clinton. –First Item YouTube Video.

    It’s clap trap. You Might enjoy Prince Charles just as much.

  • RRS, that’s the one from last year.

  • John Galt III

    Today, the Republican Party in Washington DC is totally establishment. They are only there to manage our Socialist Enterprise concocted by the Totalitarian Party. Any uprising by a Tea Party Congressman and that legislator is sent to proverbial Siberia. Boehner and McConnell have done admirably in doing everything Obama wants and crush any internal opposition.

    The only 535 people in the US that can totally and legally insider trade are our legislators. That is a fact.

    The only 535 people utterly exempt from Obamacare and any other legislation that is passed are our legislators.

    I hate my country right now, but the West is doing this shit everywhere. There is no beacon of pure light that attracts me. I wish there were. I would fight and die for it to be created.

  • gongcult

    How true, John Galt. The duplicity & hypocrisy of our legislators is appalling and evil. I wouldn’t expect a libertarian resolution to this in our lifetimes, though. Liberty may triumph one day, but not very soon it seems…

  • Laird

    gongcult, liberty may triumph at some times and in some places, but it’s always a temporary aberration. The natural order of the human condition is for the strong to dominate the weak, and for the most part the weak expect and like that. Very few people actually desire freedom; it frightens them. They’re much happier being domesticated animals.

    Clinton was correct about one thing: there are no final defeats or victories in politics.

  • Nicholas (Self-Sovereignty) Gray

    John and others, why not move to that new country that someone proclaimed in the Balkans? The founder was a libertarian. Or move to Switzerland, or the Island Of Mann.

  • Nicholas (Self-Sovereignty) Gray

    Alisa, can’t you just accept it on blind Faith that such words were uttered? You’re not A Skeptic, are you?
    As for Bill, even whilst I liked his personality, I never forgot that he was/is/will always be- a politician! Even though some CATO scholars have shown that taxes receded mildly under Clinton the First, my libertarian leanings mean I still wouldn’t have voted for him, had I been an American.

  • gongcult

    Laird, you’re right. Silly me, I was hoping going into my dosage I might still experence a bit of freedom.

  • Surellin

    I’m sorry, Perry. We never meant for Bill to be beshat on London.

  • Well Nick, I would have voted for him over both Bushes any time, but I do know it is faint praise.

  • Nicholas (Self-Sovereignty) Gray

    I think that I would have voted for the Republicans, as I was not aware of the Libertarian Party at the time, nor do I know if they had a candidate then.
    We Australians often have this dilemma. We have compulsory voting (though that really just means attendance, as you can leave the ballot unmarked), so if we choose to mark the ballot, then we need to discern who will do the least harm. Sometimes we get lucky- if Australia had to have a Labor Government, then Hawke and Keating were surprisingly good. Still, there is no true libertarian candidate for my electorate, though we do have 1 libertarian senator, who got enough votes through luck (the party was the first name you encounter as you read from left to right, and Liberal Democratic Party sounds like the right-wing Liberal Party).
    Does Israel have anything like a libertarian party?

  • The Sanity Inspector

    And here I was thinking that euphemisms couldn’t get more deceitful that “participatory democracy”, for socialism.

  • No, not really – and I don’t see a need for one. The same goes for the US, or anywhere else.

  • Nicholas (Self-Sovereignty) Gray

    But our one libertarian Senator is doing a good job of publicizing freedom and government encroachments of it. He has recently organised a committee to look into the nanny-state- trying to make bicycle-riders not need to wear helmets, for instance. In australia, you are compelled to, and he wants that looked into. Self-victimisation should not be a crime. Maybe nothing will get done to the laws, but he is raising awareness of such issues.