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ABC News Attacks Tom Perkins for "A Progressive Kristallnacht" Opinion
ABC "news" | 1/26/14

Posted on 01/26/2014 3:55:18 PM PST by SoFloFreeper

I just accidently hit upon the ABC Evening news this Sunday...just in time to see a HIT PIECE on Tom Perkins' thoughtful letter to the Wall Street Journal:

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304549504579316913982034286

Then a quick Google search showed the leftist morons have joined ABC in attacking the parallels between the hatefilled Nazis and the hatefilled fascists of the left in the 21st century.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Conspiracy; History
KEYWORDS: abc; bias; classwarfare; demagogicparty; kristallnacht; media; memebuilding; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; tomperkins; wallstreetjournal
Anyone else see this crap?
1 posted on 01/26/2014 3:55:18 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper
If they watch this they will find it hard to deny. (They will deny but they will know)

Third Reich - The Rise 1/6
2 posted on 01/26/2014 3:57:53 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

NPR is mocking Perkins bigtime.


3 posted on 01/26/2014 3:59:27 PM PST by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: cripplecreek

I prefer this, because it shows the path we are on.

The Road to Serfdom....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QD75lUm51s


4 posted on 01/26/2014 4:00:04 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: SoFloFreeper
Nazi progressivism borrowed heavily from earlier American progressivism. Joseph Goebbels was using Edward Bernay's book "Crystallizing public Opinion" as a model for manipulating the German people against the Jews.

Goebbels was using my book Crystallizing Public Opinion as a basis for his destructive campaign against the Jews of Germany. This shocked me. ... Obviously the attack on the Jews of Germany was no emotional outburst of the Nazis, but a deliberate, planned campaign.

-Edward Bernays.

Bernays was one of the top propagandists who worked for Woodrow Wilson along with Walter Lippman and George Creel on the Creel Committee on public information.
5 posted on 01/26/2014 4:07:40 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

So now what somebody writes in a letter is considered news?


6 posted on 01/26/2014 4:09:10 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: SoFloFreeper
Lurking on FR? lol
7 posted on 01/26/2014 4:11:06 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: cripplecreek

“Bernays was one of the top propagandists who worked for Woodrow Wilson”

Whose uncle was Sigmund Freud.


8 posted on 01/26/2014 4:11:46 PM PST by dljordan (WhoVoltaire: "To find out who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.")
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9 posted on 01/26/2014 4:18:52 PM PST by RedMDer (Happy with this, America? Make your voices heard. 2014 is just around the corner. ~ Sarah Palin)
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To: dljordan

Yup. Several of the progressives of the day were relatives of Freud.


10 posted on 01/26/2014 4:19:43 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

The Letter - WSJ 01/24/14
VVVVV
Regarding your editorial “Censors on Campus” (Jan. 18): Writing from the epicenter of progressive thought, San Francisco, I would call attention to the parallels of fascist Nazi Germany to its war on its “one percent,” namely its Jews, to the progressive war on the American one percent, namely the “rich.”

From the Occupy movement to the demonization of the rich embedded in virtually every word of our local newspaper, the San Francisco Chronicle, I perceive a rising tide of hatred of the successful one percent. There is outraged public reaction to the Google buses carrying technology workers from the city to the peninsula high-tech companies which employ them. We have outrage over the rising real-estate prices which these “techno geeks” can pay. We have, for example, libelous and cruel attacks in the Chronicle on our number-one celebrity, the author Danielle Steel, alleging that she is a “snob” despite the millions she has spent on our city’s homeless and mentally ill over the past decades.

This is a very dangerous drift in our American thinking. Kristallnacht was unthinkable in 1930; is its descendent “progressive” radicalism unthinkable now?

Tom Perkins

San Francisco

Mr. Perkins is a founder of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
^^^^^
KPCB is a venture capital firm founded in 1972 and Mr Perkins was a cofounder in this highly successful firm. The firm has already released a statement disavowing his views as not being that of the company as a whole. I presume he has been dis-invited from all social gatherings for speaking truth to power!


11 posted on 01/26/2014 4:22:02 PM PST by SES1066 (Quality, Speed or Economical - Any 2 of 3 except in government - 1 at best but never #3!)
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To: TigersEye

I know they must lurk.

I’ve been using the term “Kapo” to describe people like John McCain and lo and behold, Grover Al Norquist complained about comments like calling upstanding republicans kapos.


12 posted on 01/26/2014 4:22:16 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SoFloFreeper
WSJournal Link
13 posted on 01/26/2014 4:22:28 PM PST by Robert DeLong (u)
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To: cripplecreek
Must be a coincidence. No one would call McCain 'upstanding.' /s
14 posted on 01/26/2014 4:29:08 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

However, Perkins is also 82 years old, and a spokesperson distanced the firm from him in a tweet: “Tom Perkins has not been involved in KPCB for years. We were shocked by his views expressed today in the WSJ and do not agree.” Perkins and KPCB now appear to have fundamentally split from each other.

As for his former firm’s reaction to his comments in the Wall Street Journal, Perkins said “our philosophies and strategies have drifted so far apart that now my name means little on the door.”

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/tom-perkins-nazi-email-2014-1#ixzz2rYQR9Unl


15 posted on 01/26/2014 4:29:53 PM PST by razorback-bert (I'm in shape. Round is a shape isn't it?)
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To: razorback-bert
“Tom Perkins has not been involved in KPCB for years. We were shocked by his views expressed today in the WSJ and do not agree.”

That's good to know. I won't blink an eye when the Progressive regime swallows KPCB. Let the OWS crowd defend them.

16 posted on 01/26/2014 4:33:50 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: SES1066
The Occupy Wall Street list of demands was a near perfect match for the official Nazi party planks.

Free school, free medical, a national fair and equitable wage.......

A few quotes from German Labor Front leader under Hitler (Robert Ley)

“Workers of all lands, unite — to smash the rule of English capitalism! You young upward-striving nations of the earth, combine to annihilate the old English dragon who blocks the treasures of the earth and withholds from you the riches of the world.”

Yes, you who called us godless, we found our faith in Adolf Hitler, and through him found God once again. That is the greatness of our day, that is our good fortune!

We National Socialists have monopolized all resources and all our energies during the past seven years so as to be able to be equipped for the supreme effort of battle.

We believe on this earth in Adolf Hitler alone! We believe in National Socialism as the creed which is the sole source of grace! We believe that Almighty God has sent us Adolf Hitler so that he may rid Germany of the hypocrites and Pharisees.

17 posted on 01/26/2014 4:36:47 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Tom Perkins on rationed health care in relation to his own prostate cancer:

"Happily, the cancer has been knocked off its feet...

"Life is full of ironies. The PSA test was developed by a Kleiner & Perkins company, Hybritech, in the mid 1970s. How happy I am that Eugene Kleiner and I backed that effort so long ago...

"It's hard to avoid a political aside, so I won't try. A healthy market-driven free economy leads to innovation and the development of breakthroughs, like the PSA test. A highly taxed and highly regulated economy leads to "Death Panels," like the U.S. Preventative Health Service."

From an op/ed in the Wall Street Journal, Prostate Testing and the Death Panel

18 posted on 01/26/2014 4:58:52 PM PST by concentric circles
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To: concentric circles

i like this Perkins fellow :)


19 posted on 01/26/2014 5:23:47 PM PST by GOP Poet
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To: SoFloFreeper

Network news has nothing better to fill their 20 minutes a day with than attacking a letter to the editor??

lolz

defensive much are they??


20 posted on 01/26/2014 5:25:21 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: GeronL

My wife didn’t understand my apoplexy after seeing this segment.

I asked her, “Do you have any doubt in your mind what ABC News thinks of Mr. Perkins?”

She said “No.”

I said, “THAT’s the problem!” They’re not reporting the news, they’re selling an agenda.

F@*$ ABC News. Seriously.


21 posted on 01/26/2014 5:53:16 PM PST by Heavyrunner (Socialize this.)
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To: Heavyrunner

bump to that


22 posted on 01/26/2014 6:01:08 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: cripplecreek

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29Mg6Gfh9Co


23 posted on 01/26/2014 6:04:32 PM PST by jimsin
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To: SoFloFreeper
Then a quick Google search showed the leftist morons have joined ABC in attacking the parallels between the hatefilled Nazis and the hatefilled fascists of the left in the 21st century.

There are no valid parallels between the hate-filled national socialists of 1933-1945 Germany and the hate-filled progressive socialists of today. The fact that one group wanted special treatment for those chosen by their Leader with special adverse attention for a designated scapegoat group 70-80 years ago doesn't mean that the same pattern today (just with a different special race and a different group as the target) is a valid parallel. The valid parallel is to anyone who opposes even one of our Our Leader's proposals today; just ask MSNBC.

24 posted on 01/26/2014 6:05:09 PM PST by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: cripplecreek
Yup. Several of the progressives of the day were relatives of Freud.

What do you think is significant about that?

25 posted on 01/26/2014 6:11:31 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: jimsin

The nazis had all kinds of programs for the chilluns. In fact I believe its where they truly succeeded.


26 posted on 01/26/2014 6:12:26 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: hinckley buzzard

They were all academics and academics do what they always do. They look out for and promote other academics.


27 posted on 01/26/2014 6:16:38 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Great letter. Thanks for pointing us to it.


28 posted on 01/26/2014 6:37:10 PM PST by RetiredNavy ("Only accurate firearms are interesting")
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To: SoFloFreeper
Progressive Kristallnacht? It already happened.


29 posted on 01/28/2014 12:42:53 PM PST by magellan
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