D.C. councilman claims climate is controlled, manipulated … by the Jews?

D.C. councilman claims climate is controlled, manipulated … by the Jews?
Trayon White (Image via Twitter)

As anti-Semitism enjoys a new and sadly robust life here and in Europe, I am always surprised to see what ills of the world Jews are blamed for. If your favorite TV show vanishes after a season of poor ratings, you can be sure that money-grubbing Jews are responsible. After all, they control the networks.

One thing I was not aware of is that the Jews also control the weather. This I learned from a video posted on Facebook yesterday in which D.C. Council member Trayon White, Sr., a Democrat makes that claim, using “code” moreover.

Here’s the video, followed by a transcript:

Man, It just started snowing out of nowhere this morning. Y’all better pay attention to this climate control, climate manipulation and D.C. keep talking about ‘we are a resilient city’ and that’s a model based off the Rothschilds controlling the climate to create natural disasters they can pay for to own the cities, man. Be careful.

Rothschilds is a buzz word for “Jews,” as is rich urban bankers (Barack Obama’s favorite).

Along with being the name of a Broadway musical starring Hal Linden of “Barney Miller” fame, the Rothschilds are a famous European banking dynasty descended from Mayer Amschel Rothschild, an eighteenth-century Jewish banker who lived in the Jewish ghetto of what is today Frankfurt, Germany.

Despite facing restrictions on Jews running businesses and, worse, owning land, Rothschild had little choice but to go into the banking business, and he was good at it.

What he did that was original was to open branches of his bank in the five biggest European financial cities — Frankfurt, Vienna, London, Naples, and Paris — and give each of his sons control of of one of the branches. That’s how he turned the family business into a dynasty.

But today the idea of a single unified Rothschild family is long gone. The fortune of Mayer Rothschild and his five boys have been split among hundreds of descendants:

 

Despite the fact the family no longer has the centralized business or wealth it once had, it has repeatedly been the target of anti-Semitic conspiracy theories alleging that they lead the other world Jews in clandestinely manipulating world events to their advantage. Thus Councilman White’s charge that the “Rothschilds” control the weather.

Per the Washington Post:

White did not return calls for comment. In a series of text messages, he confirmed the voice in the video is his but expressed surprise that his remarks might be construed as anti-Semitic. Asked to clarify what he meant, he wrote, “The video says what it says.”

However, about four hours after The Washington Post published this story online Sunday, White sent a statement of apology via text message.

I work hard everyday to combat racism and prejudices of all kinds. I want to apologize to the Jewish Community and anyone I have offended,” he said. “The Jewish community have been allies with me in my journey to help people. I did not intend to be anti-Semitic, and I see I should not have said that after learning from my colleagues.” [Emphasis added]

Yeah, you can really tell! Protestations notwithstanding, White obviously knew his remark was anti-Semitic and intended it that way.

Which is the really pathetic thing about this story. You’d think that  living at a time when daily allegations of racism against blacks are leveled at one person or another, White would be sympathetic to the plight of an oppressed minority.

He doesn’t deserve all the blame for his disgusting, hate-filled remark. He was just following the examples of other leaders of the liberal black community such as Louis Farrakhan, his friends in the Congressional Black Caucus, and Al Sharpton, all of whom use the Jews as their scapegoats.

Cross posted at The Lid

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Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz is editor and publisher of the The Lid, and a weekly political columnist for the Jewish Star and TruthRevolt. He has also contributed to Breitbart.com, HotAir, and PJ Media’s Tattler.


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