Keith Joseph and the Tories’ Eugenicist Hatred of the Working Class – Beastrabban\’s Weblog

Last Updated: December 31, 2014By

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Joseph was Thatcher’s mentor in the Tory party, and an enthusiastic supporter of Milton Friedman’s monetarism and the Chilean dictator General Pinochet. Although he guided Thatcher and served in her cabinet, he never actually became prime minister himself because of a speech he made about the poor in 1974, writes the Beast.

Joseph’s view was that there were too many of them, who were too poorly educated, breeding too young. Too many of their children were mentally retarded, and they were thus a danger to solid, genetically and morally superior middle class folk.

Joseph’s opinions are extremely worrying, because of the way they suggest a coherent political view that sees the poor and disabled as a positive threat to be removed.

This is the man whose ideas formed the bedrock of Thatcherism and all Conservative ideology that has followed it. Read this important article on Beastrabban\’s Weblog and make sure you’re informed about what the Tories are really doing.

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  1. Nick December 31, 2014 at 11:38 am - Reply

    i knew Joseph and my opinion of him were of a loathing for everyone not just the sick and disabled who didn’t fit in. Mrs thatcher was very similar in private only she disliked old people and felt only those with their own private provisions should live to an old age

    a very sad state of affairs for me to have grown up with such a crap Tory system with such an extreme selfish group of thick government ministers

  2. Jeffery Davies December 31, 2014 at 11:47 am - Reply

    Culling thd stock rtu ids way

    • Jane Owens December 31, 2014 at 6:40 pm - Reply

      Surely, few folk ever doubted that Margaret Thatcher was anything more than Keith Joseph’s mouthpiece? He handed her the bullets, instructed her just where to aim and she obligingly fired.

  3. Maria Muller December 31, 2014 at 8:08 pm - Reply

    He was tipped to be leader but a bug eyed rant on TV about sterilising the poor put paid to that , then there was a coup plot to topple Ted Heath ; he was reluctant for some reason to lead it , so Thatcher was the second option . Ironically she got a taste of her own medicine with the Poll Tax debacle .

    As one senior Tory said , all the normal behavioural rules went out of the window re Joseph .

    Also he has appeared in the Mainstream Media re the Child Abuse and VIP Paedophile scandal . Very strange that the most puritanical Tory ministers are alleged to have been involved in it .

  4. Jane Jacques January 2, 2015 at 12:27 am - Reply

    Probably in earlier times wars would have carried off this surplus poor defective, illiterate working class stock for cannon fodder, or may be disease in the days before the NHS and so the problem didn’t arise.

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