Come on Folks, You’re Better Than That

Much though I welcome comments, I am bothered by posts from a few readers who bring ethnicity into the equation. These comments seem hateful to me. I want to explain a deep financial crime that is harming our country, but sadly, some seem unable to comment on it without discussing the Jewish ethnicity of some of the Wall Street players who are involved. This makes about as much sense to me as someone who, in a discussion of the Mafia, feels it necessary to introduce Catholicism into the analysis. In addition, given that in my life at least half of my close friends and nearly all of my great teachers have been Jewish, I gently say to these haters, thanks anyway, but I think I can win this one without your support. Therefore, I am going to set this board’s filter so as to block posts containing the word “Jew” or its various cognates.


Patrick M. Byrne

  1. I am not an anti-Semite. Please remember that I exposed criminal activity by Gary Weiss and Sam E. Antar.
    For this Sam E. Antar has called me an anti-Semite. And as you have proven, Sam E. Antar is laundering money for hedge funds to Barry Minkow.
    By the way, did the SEC confiscate Minkow’s profits to pay judgments against him?
    For your information, Rudy Giuliani was labeled an anti-Semite because he convicted Marc Rich and Pincus Green. My source for this information was Gene Vorhand, whose daughter married a Reichman.
    Ed Manfredonia

  2. Thank you, once again. There is no need to bring in someone’s religion into these discussions. I am not a member of the faith being mentioned nor is it in my heritage.

  3. And if we were discussing Nazis and used the word German or Aryan or Prussian, would you also be so high-minded as to block those words and let us discuss Nazism free of any context because, you know, we’re all disembodied angels? Especially since Western man and westernized women owe much more to Bach, Beethoven, and similar Germans, than they owe to Turks, Mongols, or any derivative thereof.
    I’m sure you don’t need my support, but I do like to puncture hot air balloons when I can.
    Nonetheless, apologies for doing it on your space and dime.
    My excuse is I have always hoped for more from you than the regurgitation of current pieties.

  4. More censorship. If 2% of the population are so over represented in positions of power in Washington, Education, Finance, pop culture, it is something the masses should be able to talk about as these people are impacting everyone’s lives. Nobody has a problem talking about White Europeans having too much privilege and power, and nobody is cancelled for it. Criticizing your buddies does not mean people hate ALL of them.
    Once look at Bush Administration and Obama Adi ministration shows an over-representation of this group if you look at it by population numbers. Neo-cons in Bush administration were largely of this group and behind the War mongering in the middle East, where USA was encouraged to invade based on false data and false information. Millions of people were either murdered, maimed or displaced.
    I think it is very pertinent to current issues in Western nations/cultures to bring these facts up, and in particular the many neo-cons who have dual citizenship with that little lone “democracy” on the Eastern Mediterranean which has influenced our nations war-mongering over at least the last 20 years.
    Most likely, you’re another operative making money on the side. I heard an interview today about the election fraud and thought you had some good stuff to talk about but here you are tooting your horn for people you feel nobody has a right to criticize. I have dismissed you entirely and I will still read the book but be more cautious…as you might be the one that’s the Detractor, Gatekeeping to ensure the narrative stays in one direction.

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