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Danforth and Thiel have What in common?

Friday, October 8th, 2021

The more we research the more unbelievable it all becomes. Maybe we are naive with expectations we should dump. Maybe the world needs to stop idolizing white male northern-europeans-ancestry people and start over again including everyone in decisions, actions, all to advance better living for everyone. It is really tiring to see generation after generation making the same mistakes.

We have been digging to try to understand what is going on with the Republican Party. Why has it become so extremely racist/sexist/add all the other minorities, but waffle a bit on homophobic. That was our first clue as we followed the money. – who could cause that? John Thiel?

We were taught early on that when it comes to politics and trying to understand the underlying dynamics – follow the money. We’ve never really believed that because it is difficult to actually believe the people you know and want to respect make their decisions; take their stands; argue for hours, days, months for something, not because they believe in what they are saying, defending, promoting, but because it will bring big dollars into their bank accounts.

It is time to believe that and stop blocking our thoughts by giving everyone the benefit of the doubt.

We’ve known about former Senator Danforth and his backing of Clarence Thomas for quite some time. We have also known that he continued that kind of political machination to get Josh Hawley elected to the Senate. What we did not know was the involvement of John Thiel -lots of money John Thiel.

What we are also connecting is the influence John Thiel and his money have on those investing in the businesses which are and have become the billion dollar businesses – with their founding and hard work to develop the ideas done by and stolen from women and minorities to make sure young white males, mostly northern-european-ancestry-types, but also a small handful of males from other groups to keep the monied people in those outlying groups merging with his to control the world and Make America White Again. At least the Amazon founder is upfront with his need to become emperor of the world. John Thiel, one could say, roughly parallels the Wizard of Oz.

What we search for today is to know those who work with John Thiel to keep the world mostly white-male-northern-european-ancestry people.

Mr. Thiel apparently does have a lock politically on the Republican Party. The orange blow-hard at the top simply follows orders – from what we can tell.

While many of us look at Donald Trump as the one to whom Republican politicians are pledging their fealty, Donald Trump does not have the money to keep them loyal. Some have claimed it is Putin and Company. We are wondering if it is not John Thiel who is causing this mischief.

Many are looking today and worrying about what is and will happen to the women and children in Afghanistan. We are looking and worrying about what will happen to American women and children. We are seeing the same kind of crack down, happening in Afghanistan, coming to the women of America. Starting with the abortion issue and moving on from there to roll back the gains minorities and women have made including Brown v Board of Education.

Donald Trump’s slogan – “Make America Great Again” – which many believed was actually the public face of the real slogan which was and is “Make America White Again”. That slogan was stolen from Ronald Reagan and his time in politics and in political office. That was also a time when racism reared its ugly head and gains were rolled back. Strangely enough it was also used by Bill Clinton of “don’t ask don’t tell fame.”

One of our founders tells us how quickly the racism under the table surfaced when Reagan made his first run for office. She was Republican then and precinct chair in Wayzata, Minnesota – the area that was the bastion of some of Minnesota and the country’s elites. Into the meeting came all of these Texans – all new to the area. That would not have meant much to you then, but how much does it mean today when you see the damage Texas is trying to do to the civil rights of all the “wrong” people. The damage Texas is doing to “Make America White and Male Again.” We could go back even further in Texas’ racist history to bring up the story of the Texans who went to the prison camps and checked out a Nazi prisoner on a Sunday to take them to dinner. They were taken to restaurants which refused to serve African American soldiers unless they came around to the back door of the restaurant and didn’t eat inside, but in the yard outside with the garbage and other unhappy scenes, or left the area with their food to eat someplace else entirely.

When Marceline entered the room as precinct chair there was an audible gasp and the ugliness and racism that immediately surged was so obvious the natives experienced shock. Some of the Texans were newly working in Minnesota, some were there, not for jobs, but for the Republican Campaign to support Reagans candidacy.

Reagan was not elected during that precinct meeting, but Marceline was removed as precinct chair and Reagan was elected during the next such meeting four years later. The ground work was done in that precinct caucus – they just had to wait four years for their work to grow and spread itself across the country and it did.

All of that was supported by someone’s money. All of what is happening today around Trump and this Republican Party is being supported by someone’s money.

We are looking at John Thiel as the organizer of the money behind Trump. Et tu?

FACEBOOK, AirBNB and all the other startups turned billion dollar corporations!

Monday, October 4th, 2021

There are some things we know, but do not talk about. We flesh out our knowing with hypocrisy, lies, reasons which we know are false and more.

For example, we know there are minuscule amounts of minorities who receive investment money for their startups and lets include women in that group. We don’t really stop to analyze what, why, how to change things.

At Bettina’s we became involved in all of this when – and you know the story by now – the Capital Network, a group funded by and involved with the City of Cambridge – sent three white males to one of the homes in the Bettina Network, inc. – to see what they were doing and to steal the idea and anything else they could in the process.

It was Cambridge working its structural racism making sure a black-owned business, with great potential, did not succeed in its territory. It was Cambridge pulling on its structural racism, solidly in place today, to force blacks who were moving too far too fast to back down and/or move out.

Out of that came AirBnB. A company whose founders used several stealth ways to steal from Bettina’s. The Business Plan; by sending people in to steal as much more as possible; whenever they ran into something they couldn’t fathom, more calls to Bettina’s without identifying who or what to keep their business idea looking as though it was really theirs….and on and on. A prototype for business development in this society.

At the time, Bettina people were going to the Thursday afternoon meetings of the Capital Network, inc. trying to understand and apply for and get better acquainted with the “investor class.”

That was a waste of time.

After the visit of the three guys who had never before been to a bed & breakfast, talked about not even knowing private homes could be put together in a Network, etc. etc. Bettina people went to the next Thursday afternoon gathering of the Capital Network and were surprised to see their company name had been taken down and they were held at the door because they were no longer listed as part of the group.

Someone who knew Bettina’s appeared and re-entered Bettina’s as a part of this group with their name appearing on the board letting people know they were “in the space”. An “oversight” they said. Even though Bettina’s was at the Thursday meeting the previous week and the one before that, etc. they were ‘unintentionally’ dropped.

As we discovered a few years later, substantial investment money was given to the three white guys forming AirBnB and the black folks – male and female – developing Bettina’s were totally cut out and had to fight for their continued existence, fighting one swipe across the bow after another, rather than continuing to move ahead with their business, which was growing substantially.

Friends began to appear talking about their problems, not knowing that Bettina’s was going through the same thing. These friends start-ups, which were right on the verge of expanding exponentially, but without the funds to do so and able to expanding only on current income, which we all know doesn’t work – caught our attention and time to research asking the question what do we have in common?

“This” – was and is the way this society maintains itself as northern european-ancestry white males.

Seeing and following that bit of structural racism, we tried everything but the system was tight, immovable and carefully constructed to eliminate and destroy anyone trying to do something different. Something different is and was to attempt to build a new business idea into a billion dollar plus business. Anything which looked as though it had that potential was stolen and the minority and female founders were put through horrendous experiences to handicap their following through with what looked to everyone as fantastic. Not only was their business handicapped with few to no investors of substances, but their daily lives were destroyed in as vile and ugly a way as possible to keep them from being able to wind up being competition.

At the same time we noticed a parallel occurrence. There were white males treated the same way. Not as crudely, but there were similarities. For example, Facebook – was founded on an ethical fault line. Like AirBnB this was not Zuckerberg’s idea, it was one he stole from others and promoted as his own. When all of this became public, it was ignored and had little to no affect on the growth of Facebook. It certainly did not slow down or dampen investor enthusiasm.

Given its unethical beginnings where was it supposed to go and how was it supposed to get that unethical mess out of its structure? That does not happen, it just grows with the business and that is what has happened.

These were not just “thefts” by people on the outside looking in who saw something, picked up the core idea and went on their own to fill in the rest. This was “theft” in the crudest way which screamed to all who could hear the very unethical way it was done. This spoke volumes about the ethics of those involved.

What we saw was that unethical base of those doing the stealing was what the “investors” – conscious of it or not – were looking for in an entrepreneur they would fund. Take a look around and see the history.

Today we have people speaking out loud and clear with proof about the highly unethical way of Facebook. What we don’t understand is why the surprise? That has been known for quite some time and has been pointed out to the many. The result – you could almost hear the cheers as Zuckerberg was embraced as one of our own. He could be “trusted” to be someone who develops and developed a company which could almost be called the Devil’s Spawn.

We are a society which has developed “big” businesses on the most evil platforms. That seems to be what the West Coast investor class looks for as do all the rest. That is not done above board, but the choices made show clearly the ethical base of those doing the choosing.

We are watching and experiencing horribleness because of those beginnings – and – the history is carefully ignored with claims that this history is irrelevant as the company has grown. And yes, it has grown but its beginnings are structured into the company because that willingness to do whatever it took is a foul beginning which takes on a life of its own within the corporate structure. We seem to be programmed to blot that out and try to achieve a good result from that kind of beginning. Is that our laziness or our evil side.

In the Christian Scripture there is a story of Satan tempting Jesus with all kinds of earthly delights. He takes none of them but sticks to the business about which he has come. It seems that from this story there has come a long line of people who called out to Satan asking to be given the same choices. They were and this is the result.

There is an unwritten, not talked about agreement amongst investors who get such companies off the ground that monies will be spent developing businesses which have structured bigotry into their corporate forms, boardrooms, etc. and which have structured – anything goes if it gets us where we want to go let the ethics of what we are doing be damned. We are smart enough to give back an intellectualized reason which sounds good to deflect, at least as long as we need to deflect, those who would hold up to the general universe what we are doing which is and will continue to hurt our world, our galaxy and put our human species in jeopardy of extermination by itself.

May God’s judgment be swift and sure.

GOP and Global Terrorism

Saturday, September 4th, 2021

The change Donald Trump’s presidency has brought to these United States is to join one of the political parties with the terrorists trying to take over countries to exercise power and control by any violent, destructive, death producing means necessary. In that he is very much like Bin Laden except Bin Laden was physically a part of the war he raged, Donald Trump doesn’t have his hands in the pie because he might destroy his manicure. He does his dirty work through others.

Not surprisingly, out of Texas has come the latest step in this Global War against democracy. and half of our Supreme Court are implicated. Who would have thought terrorists would be appointed to such a formerly esteemed body. But then, wasn’t it Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ wife who funded some of the buses for January 6th? And could she have done so without his involvement? And don’t we have the Rev. Danforth, Episcopal priest, to thank for Clarence Thomas being on the Supreme Court and Josh Hawley being in Congress? What does that say about what our current institutions produce and from where they see their benefits arising.

One of the strong tenets pushed by the GOP as it moves into the center of world terrorist groups is the anti-abortion movement. It raises the religious banners as do all of those so fighting. Nothing like claiming a god as your guide. But which god! The god who strengthens the greedy, the power hungry, the cold and heartless seekers after their own fortunes at the expense of others? Or the Jesus of the disinherited. Or the Buddha who was born a wealthy prince, but left it all when he saw the poverty and sickness beyond his palace. Or many more……..

The anti-abortion movement is simply about money, power and control. It is no different from what is going on with ISIS-K and all those groups which preceded. If you needed proof that the GOP is now a powerful terrorist organization alongside all those others, the anti-abortion laws out of Texas are stark in their reach, their methods, their oppression, their setting up the first legalized terror group in the United States sanctioned by the laws of their state.

There has to be those in society who are “less than” to create the “better than” mentality which is the food of the gods of terror, destruction, death by torture and so much more. Humans are very creative and when we use that creativity on the side of satan it is horrendous.

Some of us were outraged by this new anti-abortion law out of Texas, which did not allow abortions even for those who have been raped, are the victims of incest, etc. Why that should surprise anyone amazes us. A man’s power has always been in his claimed virility and what shows that best than many children scattered around the world who were created by one man’s sperm.

The worst is when organized religion gets involved and claims god is on the side of what they describe as “life” and is not with those they claim are the “killers’ of babies. That is quite a twisted theology and those who have studied theology know that, but aren’t able to come out with the claim because in that area, many are “better than” males who want to see the anti-abortion theology succeed, however spurious its claims may be.

If you are for “life” you are against abortion, murder, executions by the state, war, adding chemicals to food to increase how much you can grow and therefore sell, those forces which destroy the environment and cause long painful death to many, – the list goes on.

Those who claim to be against abortion because they are for “life” are generally also those climate change deniers; those on the front row to see the execution of many placed on death row; they fight to maintain the death sentence in the law; they could care less about making sure growers grow healthy food; …….

It has ever been so around the world and across the centuries. It has and is so in these United States, in Europe, in the Middle East, in South America where there are humans there is those dichotomy of those for and those against. Those for life are only pro-life in areas where they see themselves gaining power and control so life itself is not the issue. Those same people can turn on a dime and advocate and work for death – slow drawn out death or immediate murder doesn’t matter if they gain money, power and control.

The “space race” comes out of the same need. People are starving, homeless, destitute in great need and our current billionaires are satisfying the needs their penis dictates. Even the shape of the vehicles being used in this race to another planet are shaped like the male penis.

Oh, that’s not right, they say. We gave at the office. We gave one penny for every $1,000 we spend on space craft – or some equivalent. First solve the problems at home which your accumulation of wealth helped create and then go off into space with your new play toys. There is so much to be done and so few to do it. Especially with those trying to traverse the universe wrecking havoc with the world.

Will we ever turn away from evil towards the good? Will we ever question ourselves as to our real motives? Will we ever feel compassion, empathy, love? A few maybe, but the many are too busy polishing their images, building their worldly fortunes, living each day as though it is one of thousands more during which we can accumulate more and more. There should be not one billionaire in this world, on this earth. Look at the destruction they have wrought in the process of acquiring.

Maybe one day we will find God’s love . Hope that day comes before “the fire next time” arrives bringing the end to all – the good and the bad.


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