Friends are crumbling with ruined savings and lost pensions. Strangers are in distress. The world is bleeding money. A good friend of mine, a hardworking, responsible widow in her late Sixties, told me yesterday that she’s ruined. All her money retirement money was lost in the slow decline of the financial markets. She spread out her risk, but she still got crushed. She has some savings left, but she cannot afford to live the quiet, easy, life she wanted before she dies.
Blame it on the Jews! Shakespeare warned us about the Jewish moneylender Shylock in — The Merchant of Venice — who wanted a pound of flesh as security for a loan to his anti-semitic tormentors. The Jews run Hollywood! Hollywood is not Jewish enough! The Jews own the banks! The Jews own Bill Clinton! New York Jews are ruined by success! The Jews rule America! In today’s New York Times — published in Hymietown Central — there is an article eviscerating Bernie Maddoff’s Ponzi scheme of ripping off what comes across in print like a cabal of “money-hungry Jews.”