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#DumpKelloggs: Breakfast Brand Blacklists Breitbart, Declares Hate for 45,000,000 Readers
121Kellogg Co. announced on Tuesday its decision to pull ads from conservative media giant Breitbart.com because its 45,000,000 monthly conservative readers are not “aligned with our values as a company.” In response, Breitbart News, one of the world’s top news publishers, has launched a #DumpKelloggs petition and called for a boycott of the ubiquitous food manufacturer.
The decision by Kellogg’s, which makes Pringles, Eggo waffles, as well as Special K and Frosted Flakes cereals, among others, will make virtually no revenue impact on Breitbart.com. It does, however, represent an escalation in the war by leftist companies like Target and Allstate against conservative customers whose values propelled Donald Trump into the White House.
“We regularly work with our media-buying partners to ensure our ads do not appear on sites that aren’t aligned with our values as a company,” said Kellogg’s flak Kris Charles. “We recently reviewed the list of sites where our ads can be placed and decided to discontinue advertising on Breitbart.com. We are working to remove ads from that site.”
Kellogg’s offered no examples of how Breitbart’s 45 million monthly readers fail to align with the breakfast maker’s values. Indeed, the move appears to be one more example of anout-of-touch corporation embracing false left-wing narratives used to cynically smear the hard working Americans that populate this nation’s heartland.
Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alexander Marlow encouraged the boycott of Kellogg’s products, describing their war against Breitbart News as bigoted and anti-American: “Breitbart News is the largest platform for pro-family content anywhere on the Internet. We are fearless advocates for traditional American values, perhaps most important among them is freedom of speech, or our motto ‘more voices, not less.’ For Kellogg’s, an American brand, to blacklist Breitbart News in order to placate left-wing totalitarians is a disgraceful act of cowardice. They insult our incredibly diverse staff and spit in the face of our 45,000,000 highly engaged, highly perceptive, highly loyal readers, many of whom are Kellogg’s customers. Boycotting Breitbart News for presenting mainstream American ideas is an act of discrimination and intense prejudice. If you serve Kellogg’s products to your family, you are serving up bigotry at your breakfast table.”
In response, Breitbart launched its #DumpKelloggs petition to encourage its vast readership and the followers of its #1 in the world political Facebook and Twitter pages to ban bigotry from the breakfast table by boycotting Kellogg’s products.
“Kellogg’s has shown its contempt for Breitbart’s 45 million readers and for the main street American values that they hold dear,” said Breitbart President and CEO, Larry Solov. “Pulling its advertising from Breitbart News is a decidedly cynical and un-American act. The only sensible response is to join together and boycott Kellogg’s products in protest.”
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Cabinet Pick Wilbur Ross Has Used Trade to His Benefit Donald Trump’s choice for commerce secretary has overseas investments in steel, textiles
NICK TIMIRAOS, ANDREW BROWNE and JOHN W. MILLER
Updated Nov. 29, 2016 6:21 p.m. ET
Wilbur Ross Jr., who has been picked as the next commerce secretary, will be tasked with trying to bring home manufacturing jobs that have fled overseas, a key plank of President-elect Donald Trump’s trade agenda.
The 79-year-old private-equity investor knows the issue cold, with major investments showing the potential upsides of increased trade for U.S. companies as well as potential downsides for American workers. In some old-line industries such as steel, he also has benefited from more protectionist policies and is credited by even some former adversaries with saving mills and retiree benefits that might have otherwise perished.
Over the past 15 years, the firm Mr. Ross founded has purchased bankrupt companies and rehabilitated them, often turning a profit by selling to overseas investors. In doing so, his firms and their suitors have relied at times on the very methods Mr. Trump has promised to crack down on, including building factories overseas. Other measures Mr. Trump has championed, including tariffs and quotas to revive companies in the steel, textiles and auto-parts industries, also have benefited Mr. Ross, who met with Mr. Trump in New York on Tuesday.
“There are lots of jobs that are here now that would have disappeared forever if not for his interventions,” said Scott Paul, president of the Alliance for American Manufacturing, a coalition of steel industries and the United Steelworkers union. “But he’s like dealing with a trauma surgeon: He can keep you alive, but it will cost you your leg.”
Mr. Ross didn’t respond to inquiries for this article. In an interview earlier this year, he cited Mr. Trump’s more aggressive stance on trade negotiation and enforcement as a top reason for his support of the Republican businessman.
THE TRUMP TRANSITION
If confirmed by the Senate, Mr. Ross at Commerce would oversee a multitude of agencies with wide powers over trade, ranging from setting limits on textile imports to imposing duties on unfairly traded goods.
Mr. Ross, the son of a lawyer, grew up in suburban New Jersey and dreamed of being a writer. Instead, he went to Wall Street and became a bankruptcy specialist at Rothschild Inc. in the 1970s, working on high-profile bankruptcies and restructurings including Texaco, Continental Airlines and TWA. Later, one of his biggest gambles involved the textile industry, where he combined two bankrupt North Carolina companies, Burlington Industries and Cone Mills, and looked for new domestic and international markets.
Part of the strategy of the new company, called International Textile Group, involved opening up a Chinese subsidiary to supply local and western apparel makers that set up in China after Beijing joined the World Trade Organization in 2001.
ITG launched a joint venture in 2005 in China, a traditional silk-making center on the Grand Canal, with a Hong Kong partner to produce denim. That venture now has more than 800 employees, its website says, with loom workers earning $870 a month, about one-third the mean wage for textile workers in the U.S., according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Its customers include Gap, Converse and Levi’s.
“There was a massive restructuring going on within the [U.S.] textile industry,” said Auggie Tantillo, president of the National Council of Textile Organizations.
Import competition from China and the rest of Asia was battering U.S. textile makers with cheap imports. Mr. Ross’s strategy in the U.S. was to look for protected markets, including sales to the military, and for high-tech products that are hard for overseas competitors to replicate, including fabrics for hot gas filtration.
Joe Gorga, who was ITG’s chief executive from its founding until 2014, said the company “still has a lot of U.S.-based production.” The company in 2015 employed 4,750 workers at factories in North Carolina, South Carolina, China and Mexico.
In 2004, ITG announced plans to open a Cone plant in Guatemala, with Mr. Ross citing the eventual adoption of the Central American Free Trade Agreement, which the U.S. Congress ratified the following year. “This project will benefit from Guatemala’s realistic wages,” Mr. Ross said in a release at the time.
Guatemala delayed ratifying the free-trade accord, and in 2006, Mr. Ross moved the plant to Nicaragua. It opened in 2008 but closed a year later amid the global financial crisis, and was later sold.
Mr. Ross arguably made his largest mark in the steel industry’s consolidation over the past 15 years. He benefited from steel tariffs imposed by President George W. Bush in 2002, announced just after his purchase of bankrupt steelmaker LTV Corp. Mr. Ross’s company also acquired Bethlehem Steel, Weirton Steel and Acme Steel to form International Steel Group. He took the company public in 2003 and sold it two years later for $4.5 billion to Lakshmi Mittal, the billionaire from India who began putting together what is now the international steel conglomerate ArcelorMittal, and Mr. Ross has served ever since on the company’s board. WL Ross & Co. made more than 12.5 times its money on the steel investments, The Wall Street Journal reported.
“Some of these bottom feeders milk whatever value is left there. To Wilbur’s credit, he created a viable company,” said Leo Gerard, president of the United Steelworkers. “It wasn’t all peaches and cream, but in the end, we have got facilities that otherwise wouldn’t be alive today.”
His career as a Rust Belt investor hasn’t been without blemish. In 2006, an explosion at a mine in Sago, W. Va., under control of his International Coal Group Inc. killed 12 workers, prompting criticism of ICG’s safety precautions.
Mr. Ross called it “the worst day of my life.” In a statement, he added, “I don’t know what is harder—trying to get to sleep at night with Sago hanging over me or getting up in the morning to face another day of internal sorrow and external criticism.”
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Chaos as Economic Warfare
by KEVIN D. FREEMAN on NOVEMBER 28, 2016
According to the book, Unrestricted Warfare, the end goal of economic warfare is chaos. It is accomplished through social panic, street riots and a political crisis after confidence is destroyed in the banking system, media, stock market, and power grid.
This is how you defeat a superior enemy without firing a shot:
“However, by using the combination method, a completely different scenario and game can occur: if the attacking side secretly (or quietly) musters large amounts of capital without the enemy nation being aware of this at all and launches a sneak attack against its financial markets, then after causing a financial crisis, buries a computer virus and hacker detachment in the opponent’s computer system in advance, while at the same time carrying out a network attack against the enemy so that the civilian electricity network, traffic dispatching network, financial transaction network, telephone communications network, and mass media network are completely paralyzed, this will cause the enemy nation to fall into social panic, street riots, and a political crisis.”
We’ve already seen riots over the election results. Many believe that George Soros is funding the protests that have led to the riots. Now, we are hearing rumors that George Soros may be secretly funding the recount effort initiated by Jill Stein. While there is no proof that any ballots were miscounted, there are admittedly unsubstantiated charges that hacking may have taken place and possibly tipped the election to Donald Trump. Even though the smallest state margin of victory is far greater than any recount has ever shifted, Jill Stein is intent on pressing forward. The Clinton campaign has joined Stein’s effort despite the fact that all three states would need to be switched from Trump to give her the electoral votes required.
Yes, there is a great deal of irony in the fact that Clinton demanded Donald Trump accept the election results. Yes, Secretary Clinton has already conceded defeat. Apparently, there was some agreement in place that the loser would concede within 15 minutes of the call by the Associated Press. And yes, Clinton supporters were quick to claim that if Mr. Trump lost, there would be riots.
Regardless, the fact is that Mr. Trump won on election night and it was Clinton supporters who were rioting, possibly instigated to that purpose. Don’t forget that undercover video did expose that the unrest Mr. Trump experienced in Chicago during the primaries was manufactured by Democrat operatives. People were paid to riot.
All of this is a type of Unrestricted Warfare to weaken a nation. Mr. Soros is mentioned by name in the book Unrestricted Warfare and likened to a financial terrorist. He was also convicted of insider trading in France. And he has been predicting social unrest in America for years.
There is already an effort to sway electors for the Electoral College to go against their pledge and elect Clinton over Trump. Some are being begged while others are receiving death threats. Who is funding that effort?
By the way, if an election is subject to hacking, is a recount also vulnerable? Are there precautions in place?
America is already on edge, in part because half the electorate is disappointed. But we also have today’s mass stabbing at Ohio State by a Somali refugee.
Now, just imagine for a moment the chaos that would be unleashed if the election results were mysteriously overturned by a recount taking place in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania. It would be Civil War, perhaps even leading to the imposition of Martial Law. Would that be the intention?
One thing is clear. The raw ingredients are in place for an Unrestricted Warfare attack on the United States. And the time between the election and the Inauguration is considered ideal for such an attack. [By the way, let me use this opportunity to again plug the novel, Election: Unrestricted Warfare, written by my good friend Chris Graham. I’m using his book cover photo for this blog because the title fits so well.]
Keep in mind that it is highly unlikely, actually virtually impossible, for a fair recount to change the election results. There would have to be (or have been) serious manipulation at work. We do not expect anything to change. Donald Trump should be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States on January 20, 2017. But we should remain ever vigilant and remain in prayer. This is no time to let our guard down. There’s too much at stake and too many people who would prefer to see America fall.
Oleg Atbashian arrested, faces five years in prison for supporting Israel November 15, 2016
by Dr. Rich Swier
Many of our readers are familiar with the political satire of artist and author of Shakedown Socialism Oleg Atbashian. We have had the privilege of having Oleg and his team at The Peoples Cube as contributors.
Oleg emigrated from the former Soviet Union to the United States and became a naturalized citizen. Since his arrival he has been a strong voice exposing the elite and powerful using agitprop, something he learned was effective in influencing the hearts and minds of the young in Communist countries.
Now Oleg is facing Kafkaesque style oppression much like what he faced in the former Soviet Union. This time it is for supporting Israel by putting up agitprop posters on the campus of George Mason University.
Oleg understands full well that American college students have fallen victim to political correctness, something used effectively by Joseph Stalin to silence opposition.
In his FrontPage Magazine column Pro-Israel Artist Threatened with 5 years in jail for Anti-Terror Posters at GMU Daniel Greenfield writes:
It’s not a story out of the Soviet Union though Oleg Atbashian, an artist, activist and commentator, had gotten in trouble for defying the authorities there too.
“Back in my Soviet dissident days, when I was collecting signatures in defense of Andrei Sakharov, I was screamed at, threatened, and lectured by the KGB and Communist funcionaries. What I never imagined was that in the United States, the land of the free, I would not only be subjected to similar treatment, but go to jail,” Oleg writes.
But that’s exactly what happened to him.
[ … ]
When Steven Salaita lost his cushy academic gig for celebrating assault on Jews, the media turned out vocally in his support. But when George Mason University calls out the dogs for protests against anti-Semitism and does its best to intimidate and brutalize a Soviet dissident, there is a great echoing silence
In its op-ed column Freedom Center Posters Hit UCLA Campus Terrorist Supporters: Latest Stop The Jew Hatred On Campus campaign launches in Los Angeles the FrontPage Magazine noted:
On Tuesday night, the David Horowitz Freedom Center launched its newest campaign exposing the terrorist support groups currently thriving on American college campuses. The launch site in this effort was UCLA, where dozens of posters linking Students for Justice in Palestine to their terrorist heroes were placed on campus. A collection of several of the UCLA posters can be seen below. The campaign corresponds to the release of the Freedom Center’s new report identifying the Top Ten Schools Supporting Terrorists.
Click here for UCLA campus profile from this report. For more information on the poster campaign, visit StopTheJewHatredOnCampus.org.
The Jewish Voice reports:
For those of us who grew up in Brooklyn in the 1960s and 70s and for those of us who decided to linger a bit longer in the County of Kings before taking the proverbial plunge into the big world out there, many of us ended up at good ol’ Brooklyn College.
Decades ago, however, this veritable Brooklyn institution boasted an integrated student population and crafted an enduring legacy as a campus that heralded the right of free speech, thought and assembly.
Not so, anymore. Apparently, the proverbial compass of time has pointed Brooklyn College in the “politically correct” trajectory as have most other urban centers for higher learning. For those not in the know, that essentially means that a fascist flavor now dominates campus political life. As such, Muslim organizations (among others) have sealed their pact with leftist totalitarian groups in order to “shut down any opposing viewpoints” and to “not allow any dissenting ideas to be publicly expressed,” says David Horowitz. A stalwart champion of free speech and founder of the eponymously named David Horowitz Freedom Center, Horowitz is one of the lone voices in the wilderness in offering an alternative narrative to the liberal, leftist, anti-Semitic ideologies that are taught on college campuses today and are being passed off to a naïve generation as the unadulterated truth.
The battle for the hearts and minds of our youth must take place on college campuses nationwide. They must be given the other side of the story, and only then can they make up their minds. The choice is between Individualism and Collectivism.
Oleg understands the clear and present dangers of Collectivism. He is a warrior on the side of Individualism.
We wish Oleg well. #FreeOleg
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-Ayn Rand, "Atlas Shrugged", 1957
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