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“I have in my possession a secret map, made in Germany by Hitler’s government — by the planners of the New World Order,” FDR told the nation in his Navy Day radio address of Oct. 27, 1941.

“It is a map of South America as Hitler proposes to reorganize it. The geographical experts of Berlin, however, have ruthlessly obliterated all the existing boundary lines … bringing the whole continent under their domination,” said

Roosevelt. “This map makes clear the Nazi design not only against South America but against the United States as well.”

Our leader had another terrifying secret document, “made in Germany by Hitler’s government. …

“It is a plan to abolish all existing religions — Protestant, Catholic, Mohammedan, Hindu, Buddhist and Jewish alike. … In the place of the churches of our civilization, there is to be set up an international Nazi Church…

“In the place of the Bible, the words of ‘Mein Kampf’ will be imposed and enforced as Holy Writ. And in place of the cross of Christ will be put two symbols — the swastika and the naked sword. … A god of blood and iron will take the place of the God of love and mercy.”

The source of these astounding secret Nazi plans?

They were forgeries by British agents in New York operating under William Stephenson, Churchill’s “Man Called Intrepid,” whose assignment was to do whatever necessary to bring the U.S. into Britain’s war.

FDR began his address by describing two German submarine attacks on U.S. destroyers Greer and Kearny, the later of which had been torpedoed with a loss of 11 American lives.

Said FDR: “We have wished to avoid shooting. But the shooting has started. And history has recorded who fired the first shot.”

The truth: Greer and Kearny had been tracking German subs for British planes dropping depth charges.

It was FDR who desperately wanted war with Germany, while, for all his crimes, Hitler desperately wanted to avoid war with the United States.

Said Cong. Clare Boothe Luce, FDR “lied us into war because he did not have the political courage to lead us into it.”

By late 1941, most Americans still wanted to stay out of the war. They believed “lying British propaganda” about Belgian babies being tossed around on German bayonets had sucked us into World War I, from which the British Empire had benefited mightily.

What brings these episodes to mind is the wave of indignation sweeping this capital over “fake news” allegedly created by Vladimir Putin’s old KGB comrades, and regurgitated by U.S. individuals, websites and magazines that are anti-interventionist and anti-war.

Ohio Sen. Rob Portman says the “propaganda and disinformation threat” against America is real, and we must “counter and combat it.” Congress is working up a $160 million State Department program.

Now, Americans should be on guard against “fake news” and foreign meddling in U.S. elections.

Yet it is often our own allies, like the Brits, and our own leaders who mislead and lie us into unnecessary wars. And is not meddling in the internal affairs, including the elections, of regimes we do not like, pretty much the job description of the CIA and the National Endowment for Democracy?

History suggests it is our own War Party that bears watching.

Consider Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Who misled, deceived, and lied about Saddam’s weapons of mass destruction, the “fake news” that sucked us into one of our country’s greatest strategic blunders?

Who lied for years about an Iranian nuclear weapons program, which almost dragged us into a war, before all 16 U.S. intelligence agencies debunked that propaganda in 2007 and 2011?

Yet, there are those, here and abroad, who insist that Iran has a secret nuclear weapons program. Their goal: war with Iran.

Were we told the whole truth about the August 1964 incident involving North Vietnamese gunboats and U.S. destroyers Maddox and C. Turner Joy, which stampeded Congress into voting a near-unanimous resolution that led us into an eight-year war in Southeast Asia?

One can go back deeper into American history.

Cong. Abe Lincoln disbelieved in President Polk’s claim that the Mexican army had crossed the Rio Grande and “shed American blood upon American soil.” In his “spot” resolution, Lincoln demanded to know the exact spot where the atrocity had occurred that resulted in a U.S. army marching to Mexico City and relieving Mexico of half of her country.

Was Assistant Navy Secretary Theodore Roosevelt telling us the truth when he said of our blasted battleship in Havana harbor, “The Maine was sunk by an act of dirty treachery on the part of the Spaniards”?

No one ever proved that the Spanish caused the explosion.

Yet America got out of his war what T.R. wanted — Puerto Rico, Guam and the Philippines, an empire of our own.

“In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.”

So said Winston Churchill, the grandmaster of fake news.

Patrick J. Buchanan is the author of the new book “The Greatest Comeback: How Richard Nixon Rose From Defeat to Create the New Majority.”

Copyright 2016 Creators.com.

 
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  2. What an incredible column. Pat Buchanan is a national treasure.

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    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk

    What an incredible column. Pat Buchanan is a national treasure.
     
    I wholeheartedly Agree, and I wanted to click the "Agree" button, but was met with a software notification that I had not commented enough recently to do this. Which is funny, because I comment on Unz a lot, more than I should. This is what I get for resisting my habit for just a few days. Sheesh!
    , @jacques sheete
    Yeah, this column is a breath of fresh air. Mr B should stick to writing history since he is definitely a master of it.

    His "Churchill, Hitler and the Unnecessary War: How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World" is a gem and as good as it gets given the circumstances under which we live.

    On the other hand, his political commentary leaves a lot to be desired especially when considering his experience. He seems to have a tad to much faith in the system, which is not only unreformable, but irredeemable.
    , @bored identity
    MUST -READ PATRIOTIC ALERT TO ALL UNZ READERS !!!


    Patimir Buchanovich is one of the most sophisticated drones that Mothership Russia has ever launched on us!!!

    Plus he has a necrophiliac penchant for worshiping German Pet Cemeteries!

    Plus he was John the Baptist of Kulturkampfing long before Putin sent his little green frog people to harass snow-flaking elites!

    Plus he thinks that 90% of eggheads with co-country interests always on their mind , by the rule, also always double as G2b carriers!

    Plus he said KKKrazy-glue-holding things such as :"If we had to take a million immigrants in, say Zulus, next year, or Englishmen, and put them up in Virginia, what group would be easier to assimilate and would cause less problems for the people of Virginia?!"

    Plus he attacks immigrants and foreigners, but his housekeeper is South American, and when he eats at his favorite restaurant -- Washington's pricey Jockey Club -- his favorite dessert is the Grand Marnier soufflé!

    Plus he had a longtime tabby cat named Gipper,that was named after, after Donald Trump, the second blood-thirstiest U.S. President, Ronald Reagan!

    Plus the very same Gipper reportedly used to sit on Patimir's lap during staff meetings!

     

    DISAVOW EVIL BUCHANOVICH BEFORE IT'S TOO FAKE!!!
    , @Fidelios Automata
    I deeply regret that I didn't vote for Pat the last time he ran for President.
  3. Putin’s regime is the source of fake news. It’s called propaganda and Putin lies like the Chekist he is. Anything that comes out of Russia about Ukraine is most likely a lie.

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    • Replies: @John Jeremiah Smith

    Putin’s regime is the source of fake news. It’s called propaganda and Putin lies like the Chekist he is. Anything that comes out of Russia about Ukraine is most likely a lie.
     
    And any comment you post is pure invention intended to support Israel, and is a treasonous exhortation to American Jews to transfer all loyalty to Israel. Your option, of course, but you support it with pure lies -- then you bitch about "fake news".

    Go away, Israeli. Go home.
    , @Marcus
    Sorry, but the WaPo "fake news" story was already blown to pieces
    http://www.unz.com/forum/the-washington-post-blacklist-story-is-shameful-and-disgusting/
    https://twitter.com/MarkAmesExiled/status/802351183033614336
    , @jacques sheete

    Putin’s regime is the source of fake news.
     
    "The" source? Pretty funny stuff there. ROFL.
  4. John Jeremiah Smith [AKA "MCPO USN"] says:     Show CommentNext New Comment
    @Quartermaster
    Putin's regime is the source of fake news. It's called propaganda and Putin lies like the Chekist he is. Anything that comes out of Russia about Ukraine is most likely a lie.

    Putin’s regime is the source of fake news. It’s called propaganda and Putin lies like the Chekist he is. Anything that comes out of Russia about Ukraine is most likely a lie.

    And any comment you post is pure invention intended to support Israel, and is a treasonous exhortation to American Jews to transfer all loyalty to Israel. Your option, of course, but you support it with pure lies — then you bitch about “fake news”.

    Go away, Israeli. Go home.

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  5. @Quartermaster
    Putin's regime is the source of fake news. It's called propaganda and Putin lies like the Chekist he is. Anything that comes out of Russia about Ukraine is most likely a lie.

    Sorry, but the WaPo “fake news” story was already blown to pieces

    http://www.unz.com/forum/the-washington-post-blacklist-story-is-shameful-and-disgusting/

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    • Replies: @Kyle McKenna
    The remaining credibility of the Washington Post is roughly nil at this point. I used to be an avid reader, even though I generally disagreed with their knee-jerk viewpoints. No more; and they are not missed.
  6. and let’s not forget the lie of the 21st century: 9/11

    the lie that foisted all the subsequent lies about WMD and MH17 and Benghazi and Assad’s chemical weapons attacks .. and all the other war hysteria lies that permeate the entire false narrative we’ve all been marinating in now since that singular crime on that momentous day.

    over a million innocent people have perished because of that lie

    trillions of dollars wasted on slaughtering men, women and children and occupying and terrorizing their lands with drones and corrupt, tyrannical quislings

    tens of millions of people’s lives destroyed, all based on that beyond heinous crime, and the lies that followed

    the Zionists wanted an epic war of civilizations between the West and Islam that would all but destroy both, but they only got it part way

    today we’re in a position to repudiate those lies, and hold the liars and war criminals accountable

    God speed to Pat Buchanan, and all the other truth tellers,

    and God damn the liars.

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    • Agree: Stan, jacques sheete
    • Replies: @NoseytheDuke
    As usual, Rurik to the rescue by adding value with accuracy. Pat rightly names the British as being responsible for much of the fake news without mentioning that those particular "British" are more accurately described as Zionist as are the lying "American" media.
  7. Pat might want to check GK Chesterton’s essays after the war about how much of the propaganda about Germans that dragged us into WWI turned out to be true, though it was dismissed afterward. Don’t be too eager to believe all the reverse-propaganda stories either.

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    • Replies: @Marcus
    Chesterton not exactly a reliable source, got anything else?
  8. It is important that more and more Americans be taught this angle on “news” and “history,” so that they can develop the ability to see through the lies.

    The election of Trump is a starting point.

    Even now, immediately after our election, the liars are bombarding us all with “news” that is designed only to deceive.

    Now their “fake news” theme — fake stories about fake news — is a particularly devious double-twist, as it actually projects their own evil onto their opponents. Onto we who seek the truth!

    Their strategy is to diminish President Trump, and the movement he now leads, thereby assisting their operators in Congress and other positions to resist change. They might succeed in all this if the people do not continue, in sufficient numbers, to identify the real fakery.

    Against that, We The People seek new independence.

    In order for the people to continue their momentum toward renewed independence, we all must teach each other how to see through all of this. Pat’s column here helps. This effort must never end.

    Share your insights with your family, friends and neighbors. Keep pointing out the false realities that are presented everywhere. Teach others how to see.

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    • Replies: @jacques sheete

    ...as it actually projects their own evil onto their opponents.
     
    No doubt intentional too.

    You may find these interesting...

    And do you rebuke foul practices, when you are yourself the most notorious of the Socratic reprobates? …Far worse are those who denounce evil ways in the language of a Hercules; and after discoursing upon virtue, prepare to practise vice…. Who will not confound heaven with earth, and sea with sky, if Verves denounce thieves, or Milo 6cut-throats?...

    -Juvenal, Satires Satire 2 ,~100 AD, Moralists without Morals [Translated by G. G. Ramsay] (1918).
     

    "Blame others for your own sins."

    J. V. Stalin, Anarchism Or Socialism ? December, 1906 — January, 1907

     

  9. @DCThrowback
    What an incredible column. Pat Buchanan is a national treasure.

    What an incredible column. Pat Buchanan is a national treasure.

    I wholeheartedly Agree, and I wanted to click the “Agree” button, but was met with a software notification that I had not commented enough recently to do this. Which is funny, because I comment on Unz a lot, more than I should. This is what I get for resisting my habit for just a few days. Sheesh!

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    • Replies: @Ron Unz

    I wholeheartedly Agree, and I wanted to click the “Agree” button, but was met with a software notification that I had not commented enough recently to do this.
     
    Sorry for the temporary bug, which should now be fixed.
  10. The lies and fake news are from our own lying LSM – propaganda mouthpiece for the government and the democrat/communist party.

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  11. @Buzz Mohawk

    What an incredible column. Pat Buchanan is a national treasure.
     
    I wholeheartedly Agree, and I wanted to click the "Agree" button, but was met with a software notification that I had not commented enough recently to do this. Which is funny, because I comment on Unz a lot, more than I should. This is what I get for resisting my habit for just a few days. Sheesh!

    I wholeheartedly Agree, and I wanted to click the “Agree” button, but was met with a software notification that I had not commented enough recently to do this.

    Sorry for the temporary bug, which should now be fixed.

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    • Replies: @Kyle McKenna
    I, too, wish we were permitted more than one 'Agree' per hour, or per week, or whatever it is. It would cut down on posts which merely reiterate what a previous contributor has said, or merely signify agreement with such. Sort of like this one ;)
    , @Buzz Mohawk
    Thank you!
  12. So called “fake news” is just facts that can’t be suppressed and narratives that can’t be controlled by cuckservatives, the ultra left and warmongering, Russophobic neo-cons and their liberal interventionist allies. The mainstream media has lost all power and credibility and they are mad and panic stricken over this turn of events. This “fake news” narrative they are promoting is just the MSM thrashing about in their death throes trying to save face and become relevant again.

    These are the very people who destroyed Pat Buchanan’s presidential campaign in 1996 with their own brand of fake news. It didn’t work in 2016. Finally, it seems that white Americans are waking up to the con.

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    • Replies: @jacques sheete
    Ken, I agree heartily with the points you made, but did you notice that WoodnFish used the more accurate term, "LSM?"

    Please don't grant the propagandists even a hint of legitimacy by calling it mainstream. Thanks.

    Oh, speaking of propaganda, some here may find this interesting. I'm happy to see that more and more folks are seeing what TJ saw over 2 centuries ago.

    “You know well that [the British] government always kept a kind of standing army of news writers who without any regard to truth, or to what should be like truth, invented & put into the papers whatever might serve the minister. This suffices with the mass of the people who have no means of distinguishing the false from the true paragraphs of a newspaper.”

    Thomas Jefferson, letter to G. K. van Hogendorp, Paris, Oct. 13, 1785
     
  13. @Assistant Village Idiot
    Pat might want to check GK Chesterton's essays after the war about how much of the propaganda about Germans that dragged us into WWI turned out to be true, though it was dismissed afterward. Don't be too eager to believe all the reverse-propaganda stories either.

    Chesterton not exactly a reliable source, got anything else?

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    • Replies: @Anon
    This is the first Google result: https://www.bl.uk/world-war-one/articles/civilian-atrocities-german-1914 .

    I do not find the massacre of civilians a particularly congenial topic, so you will forgive me if, having established to my satisfaction that such took place, I do not pursue the matter.

    No doubt the German atrocities were much nastier two decades years later, but that does not exactly excuse the earlier crimes.

    Chesterton essays are usually worth reading for the heck of it, if for no other reason.

  14. Anon says:     Show CommentNext New Comment
    @Marcus
    Chesterton not exactly a reliable source, got anything else?

    This is the first Google result: https://www.bl.uk/world-war-one/articles/civilian-atrocities-german-1914 .

    I do not find the massacre of civilians a particularly congenial topic, so you will forgive me if, having established to my satisfaction that such took place, I do not pursue the matter.

    No doubt the German atrocities were much nastier two decades years later, but that does not exactly excuse the earlier crimes.

    Chesterton essays are usually worth reading for the heck of it, if for no other reason.

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  15. @John Jeremiah Smith

    Putin’s regime is the source of fake news. It’s called propaganda and Putin lies like the Chekist he is. Anything that comes out of Russia about Ukraine is most likely a lie.
     
    And any comment you post is pure invention intended to support Israel, and is a treasonous exhortation to American Jews to transfer all loyalty to Israel. Your option, of course, but you support it with pure lies -- then you bitch about "fake news".

    Go away, Israeli. Go home.

    I agree, but the ‘Agree’ button does not work.

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  16. @Rurik
    and let's not forget the lie of the 21st century: 9/11

    the lie that foisted all the subsequent lies about WMD and MH17 and Benghazi and Assad's chemical weapons attacks .. and all the other war hysteria lies that permeate the entire false narrative we've all been marinating in now since that singular crime on that momentous day.

    over a million innocent people have perished because of that lie

    trillions of dollars wasted on slaughtering men, women and children and occupying and terrorizing their lands with drones and corrupt, tyrannical quislings

    tens of millions of people's lives destroyed, all based on that beyond heinous crime, and the lies that followed

    the Zionists wanted an epic war of civilizations between the West and Islam that would all but destroy both, but they only got it part way

    today we're in a position to repudiate those lies, and hold the liars and war criminals accountable

    God speed to Pat Buchanan, and all the other truth tellers,

    and God damn the liars.

    As usual, Rurik to the rescue by adding value with accuracy. Pat rightly names the British as being responsible for much of the fake news without mentioning that those particular “British” are more accurately described as Zionist as are the lying “American” media.

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    “British” are more accurately described as Zionist as are the lying “American” media.
     
    too true Duke

    too true

    from the Balfour Declaration to England's current demographic suicide, Rothschild reigns supreme in Merry Olde

    If you asked the British people if they wanted to become a Muslim nation, and a multicultural shithole, they'd have said no thanks.

    The West had better find a way to end the Fed, or WWII will look like a picnic. Already they're trying to foist a war between Russia vs. Eastern Europe and NATO.

    the final stake in the heart of the West

    all the fake news we hear today and have been hearing for a hundred years has had that goal in mind. Both world wars had that goal in mind. The whole 'diversity, multicultural' insanity has that goal in mind. It's all they think about, it permeates their every breath and every thought. And all we have to do is see it all for what it is, and reject it. But so long as they control the Fed, they control the narrative, and that has meant unending wars and spiritual and cultural death for Western civilization and its people.

    But then I don't have to tell you that. ;)
  17. @Marcus
    Sorry, but the WaPo "fake news" story was already blown to pieces
    http://www.unz.com/forum/the-washington-post-blacklist-story-is-shameful-and-disgusting/
    https://twitter.com/MarkAmesExiled/status/802351183033614336

    The remaining credibility of the Washington Post is roughly nil at this point. I used to be an avid reader, even though I generally disagreed with their knee-jerk viewpoints. No more; and they are not missed.

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    • Replies: @John Jeremiah Smith

    The remaining credibility of the Washington Post is roughly nil at this point.
     
    WaPo is the single most polished production of lies in the world today. Seamlessly false -- a work of art. It resists skepticism masterfully, did you notice? After one achieves a bit of separation, one is amazed that such a collection of UnTruth held its spell for so long.
  18. @Ron Unz

    I wholeheartedly Agree, and I wanted to click the “Agree” button, but was met with a software notification that I had not commented enough recently to do this.
     
    Sorry for the temporary bug, which should now be fixed.

    I, too, wish we were permitted more than one ‘Agree’ per hour, or per week, or whatever it is. It would cut down on posts which merely reiterate what a previous contributor has said, or merely signify agreement with such. Sort of like this one ;)

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    • Replies: @John Jeremiah Smith

    I, too, wish we were permitted more than one ‘Agree’ per hour, or per week, or whatever it is. It would cut down on posts which merely reiterate what a previous contributor has said, or merely signify agreement with such.
     
    It might also reduce the accumulation of meaningless accord. (Hey, I like that phrase -- "meaningless accord". Sometimes I am so succinct it's like an epiphany, but succinct, not epiphanous.)

    Unz being the way he is, I suspect the motivation behind limiting the flexing of the "Agree" button is to avoid the "Jawohl" syndrome so evident in most forum utilizations. Or cheerleading. Or popularity contests. Or consciousness raising. Oh, take your pick. Everybody wants for everybody else to see that he is nodding his head sagely. What's the alternative?
  19. Another exceptional article by Pat Buchanan. And yes, I too was unable to ‘agree’ with any of the accolades for this fine article. Please make the necessary adjustments, Ron. Thank you.

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  20. And yes, I too was unable to ‘agree’ with any of the accolades for this fine article. Please make the necessary adjustments, Ron. Thank you.

    Actually, I think the “Agree” feature is now working properly. Don’t forget that you need to have published at least 10 comments over the last 30 days to be able to use it.

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  21. damn, so many false flags were use to start/wage wars.

    that is why 9/11 got so many question marks.

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  22. @Ron Unz

    I wholeheartedly Agree, and I wanted to click the “Agree” button, but was met with a software notification that I had not commented enough recently to do this.
     
    Sorry for the temporary bug, which should now be fixed.

    Thank you!

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  23. This is a very good article. Sometimes news are not fake, it just flips upside down. The belligerent became the victim and vice versa. The question is how to be not gullible? I notice that even people who are extremely interest in geopolitics very often buy into this news. From what I can tell they genuinely believe this fake/dishonest news. Eric Margolis is one such person who comes into mind.

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  24. I see the House has passed H.R. 6393, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 which will allow the federal government to eliminate web sites that they don’t like.

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    • Replies: @John Jeremiah Smith

    I see the House has passed H.R. 6393, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 which will allow the federal government to eliminate web sites that they don’t like.
     
    You were thinking that maybe all that silly verbiage at the bottom of the Constitution actually meant something, werncha?

    Nope. We seem to be rapidly approaching the time of "refreshing the tree of liberty'', per Mr. Jefferson's instructions.
  25. John Jeremiah Smith [AKA "MCPO USN"] says:     Show CommentNext New Comment
    @Kyle McKenna
    I, too, wish we were permitted more than one 'Agree' per hour, or per week, or whatever it is. It would cut down on posts which merely reiterate what a previous contributor has said, or merely signify agreement with such. Sort of like this one ;)

    I, too, wish we were permitted more than one ‘Agree’ per hour, or per week, or whatever it is. It would cut down on posts which merely reiterate what a previous contributor has said, or merely signify agreement with such.

    It might also reduce the accumulation of meaningless accord. (Hey, I like that phrase — “meaningless accord”. Sometimes I am so succinct it’s like an epiphany, but succinct, not epiphanous.)

    Unz being the way he is, I suspect the motivation behind limiting the flexing of the “Agree” button is to avoid the “Jawohl” syndrome so evident in most forum utilizations. Or cheerleading. Or popularity contests. Or consciousness raising. Oh, take your pick. Everybody wants for everybody else to see that he is nodding his head sagely. What’s the alternative?

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  26. John Jeremiah Smith [AKA "MCPO USN"] says:     Show CommentNext New Comment
    @Realist
    I see the House has passed H.R. 6393, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 which will allow the federal government to eliminate web sites that they don't like.

    I see the House has passed H.R. 6393, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 which will allow the federal government to eliminate web sites that they don’t like.

    You were thinking that maybe all that silly verbiage at the bottom of the Constitution actually meant something, werncha?

    Nope. We seem to be rapidly approaching the time of “refreshing the tree of liberty”, per Mr. Jefferson’s instructions.

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  27. John Jeremiah Smith [AKA "MCPO USN"] says:     Show CommentNext New Comment
    @Kyle McKenna
    The remaining credibility of the Washington Post is roughly nil at this point. I used to be an avid reader, even though I generally disagreed with their knee-jerk viewpoints. No more; and they are not missed.

    The remaining credibility of the Washington Post is roughly nil at this point.

    WaPo is the single most polished production of lies in the world today. Seamlessly false — a work of art. It resists skepticism masterfully, did you notice? After one achieves a bit of separation, one is amazed that such a collection of UnTruth held its spell for so long.

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  28. And is not meddling in the internal affairs, including the elections, of regimes we do not like, pretty much the job description of the CIA and the National Endowment for Democracy?

    The Deep Jew State at work!

    National Endowment for Democracy: Paying to Make Enemies of America

    Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX)

    Since its founding in 1983, the National Endowment for Democracy has been headed by Carl Gershman, a member of the neo-Trotskyite Social Democrats/USA.

    http://www.antiwar.com/paul/paul79.html

    Carl Gershman – Judaism

    Key Neocon Calls on US to Oust Putin
    October 7, 2016

    A prominent neocon paymaster, whose outfit dispenses $100 million in U.S. taxpayers’ money each year, has called on America to “summon the will” to remove Russian President Putin from office, reports Robert Parry.

    By Robert Parry

    The neoconservative president of the U.S.-taxpayer-funded National Endowment for Democracy [NED] has called for the U.S. government to “summon the will” to engineer the overthrow of Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying that the 10-year-old murder case of a Russian journalist should be the inspiration.
    Carl Gershman, who has headed NED since its founding in 1983, doesn’t cite any evidence that Putin was responsible for the death of Anna Politkovskaya but uses a full column in The Washington Post on Friday to create that impression, calling her death “a window to Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin autocrat whom Americans are looking at for the first time.”

    https://consortiumnews.com/2016/10/07/key-neocon-calls-on-us-to-oust-putin/

    Peace — Art

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  29. Charges of “fake news” being hurled by Jewish controlled anti-white leftist media and academe is a case of the pot calling the kettle black. These are the same people who create false narratives of white police killing innocent blacks males in cold blood and report the (fake) news in such a way as to make it appear that white racism lurks around every nook, cranny and corner if you are a non-white.

    Salient facts that would provide context are left on the cutting room floor if it contradicts egalitarian and anti-racist dogma. All information must pass through an ideological filter before being reported not unlike news reporting in the old Soviet Union and Eastern bloc nations.

    These are the people who, through their own fake news of lies, disinformation and propaganda, have placed a blood libel upon the heads of the founding racial stock. And then they wonder why there is a growing white backlash in the form of the alt-right and the alternative press.

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  30. @DCThrowback
    What an incredible column. Pat Buchanan is a national treasure.

    Yeah, this column is a breath of fresh air. Mr B should stick to writing history since he is definitely a master of it.

    His “Churchill, Hitler and the Unnecessary War: How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World” is a gem and as good as it gets given the circumstances under which we live.

    On the other hand, his political commentary leaves a lot to be desired especially when considering his experience. He seems to have a tad to much faith in the system, which is not only unreformable, but irredeemable.

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  31. @Quartermaster
    Putin's regime is the source of fake news. It's called propaganda and Putin lies like the Chekist he is. Anything that comes out of Russia about Ukraine is most likely a lie.

    Putin’s regime is the source of fake news.

    “The” source? Pretty funny stuff there. ROFL.

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  32. @Buzz Mohawk
    It is important that more and more Americans be taught this angle on "news" and "history," so that they can develop the ability to see through the lies.

    The election of Trump is a starting point.

    Even now, immediately after our election, the liars are bombarding us all with "news" that is designed only to deceive.

    Now their "fake news" theme -- fake stories about fake news -- is a particularly devious double-twist, as it actually projects their own evil onto their opponents. Onto we who seek the truth!

    Their strategy is to diminish President Trump, and the movement he now leads, thereby assisting their operators in Congress and other positions to resist change. They might succeed in all this if the people do not continue, in sufficient numbers, to identify the real fakery.

    Against that, We The People seek new independence.

    In order for the people to continue their momentum toward renewed independence, we all must teach each other how to see through all of this. Pat's column here helps. This effort must never end.

    Share your insights with your family, friends and neighbors. Keep pointing out the false realities that are presented everywhere. Teach others how to see.

    …as it actually projects their own evil onto their opponents.

    No doubt intentional too.

    You may find these interesting…

    And do you rebuke foul practices, when you are yourself the most notorious of the Socratic reprobates? …Far worse are those who denounce evil ways in the language of a Hercules; and after discoursing upon virtue, prepare to practise vice…. Who will not confound heaven with earth, and sea with sky, if Verves denounce thieves, or Milo 6cut-throats?…

    -Juvenal, Satires Satire 2 ,~100 AD, Moralists without Morals [Translated by G. G. Ramsay] (1918).

    “Blame others for your own sins.”

    J. V. Stalin, Anarchism Or Socialism ? December, 1906 — January, 1907

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  33. @KenH
    So called "fake news" is just facts that can't be suppressed and narratives that can't be controlled by cuckservatives, the ultra left and warmongering, Russophobic neo-cons and their liberal interventionist allies. The mainstream media has lost all power and credibility and they are mad and panic stricken over this turn of events. This "fake news" narrative they are promoting is just the MSM thrashing about in their death throes trying to save face and become relevant again.

    These are the very people who destroyed Pat Buchanan's presidential campaign in 1996 with their own brand of fake news. It didn't work in 2016. Finally, it seems that white Americans are waking up to the con.

    Ken, I agree heartily with the points you made, but did you notice that WoodnFish used the more accurate term, “LSM?”

    Please don’t grant the propagandists even a hint of legitimacy by calling it mainstream. Thanks.

    Oh, speaking of propaganda, some here may find this interesting. I’m happy to see that more and more folks are seeing what TJ saw over 2 centuries ago.

    “You know well that [the British] government always kept a kind of standing army of news writers who without any regard to truth, or to what should be like truth, invented & put into the papers whatever might serve the minister. This suffices with the mass of the people who have no means of distinguishing the false from the true paragraphs of a newspaper.”

    Thomas Jefferson, letter to G. K. van Hogendorp, Paris, Oct. 13, 1785

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    Ken, I agree heartily with the points you made, but did you notice that WoodnFish used the more accurate term, “LSM?”

    Please don’t grant the propagandists even a hint of legitimacy by calling it mainstream. Thanks.
     
    I agree. Lamestream media (LSM) is more apropos. There is nothing mainstream about major media outlets as they represent the left wing lunatic fringe.
  34. The Germans certainly behaved a lot worse in World War I than they did in the Franco-Prussian War. They expected the Belgian Army to line the roads and watch the German Army march past. When the Belgians started shooting at them, the Germans were furious.

    The responsibility of a neutral to prevent an army from transiting across its territory was not as firmly-established in 1914 as it is today. The British initially expected the Belgians to acquiesce to a German transit, in which case Britain would not have to defend Belgian neutrality.

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  35. Said Cong. Clare Boothe Luce, FDR “lied us into war because he did not have the political courage to lead us into it.”

    Not really. It was Germany that declared war on the US – 2 days after the Japs attacked Pearl Harbour.

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    Not really. It was Germany that declared war on the US – 2 days after the Japs attacked Pearl Harbour.
     
    Germany, with considerable justification, took the view that America was already effectively at war with Germany and would inevitably join the war more formally in due course, so was better attacked now rather than left to come in more fully at times of the US regime's choosing.

    Here's the text of the German declaration, which references some of the issues to which Buchanan refers above:

    MR. CHARGE D'AFFAIRES:

    The Government of the United States having violated in the most flagrant manner and in ever increasing measure all rules of neutrality in favor of the adversaries of Germany and having continually been guilty of the most severe provocations toward Germany ever since the outbreak of the European war, provoked by the British declaration of war against Germany on September 3, 1939, has finally resorted to open military acts of aggression.

    On September 11, 1941, the President of the United States publicly declared that he had ordered the American Navy and Air Force to shoot on sight at any German war vessel. In his speech of October 27, 1941, he once more expressly affirmed that this order was in force. Acting under this order, vessels of the American Navy, since early September 1941, have systematically attacked German naval forces. Thus, American destroyers, as for instance the Greer, the Kearney and the Reuben James, have opened fire on German submarines according to plan. The Secretary of the American Navy, Mr. Knox, himself confirmed that-American destroyers attacked German submarines.

    Furthermore, the naval forces of the United States, under order of their Government and contrary to international law have treated and seized German merchant vessels on the high seas as enemy ships.

    The German Government therefore establishes the following facts:

    Although Germany on her part has strictly adhered to the rules of international law in her relations with the United States during every period of the present war, the Government of the United States from initial violations of neutrality has finally proceeded to open acts of war against Germany. The Government of the United States has thereby virtually created a state of war.

    The German Government, consequently, discontinues diplomatic relations with the United States of America and declares that under these circumstances brought about by President Roosevelt Germany too, as from today, considers herself as being in a state of war with the United States of America.

    Accept, Mr. Charge d'Affaires, the expression of my high consideration.

    December 11, 1941.
    RIBBENTROP
     
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_declaration_of_war_against_the_United_States_(1941)#Text_of_the_German_declaration
  36. Not really. It was Germany that declared war on the US – 2 days after the Japs attacked Pearl Harbour.

    True, but a mere technicality.

    Economic and ideological warfare was initiated against Germany long before any formal declaration of hostilities by them. Same happened to Japan and helped give Japanese militarist crackpots (the minority) the upper hand. The trick was and is to get the other guy to shoot first which is nothing more than a really sappy PR stunt.

    On Friday, March 24, 1933, the headline “Judea Declares War on Germany” was splashed across the front page of the British newspaper Daily Express.

    http://www.holocaust-history.org/questions/jew-war.shtmlhttp://www.holocaust-history.org/questions/jew-war.shtml

    Mr Buchanan has written several excellent articles dealing with issues of the sort and are well worth reading for anyone interested in anything beyond simplisitic wartime propaganda which was a specialty of the Brits and ‘Merkins.

    A more accurate truth than the usual junk is that both Germany and Japan were resource poor and relatively easy prey for the monopolist crowd. Who financed the Reds?

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  37. @jacques sheete
    Ken, I agree heartily with the points you made, but did you notice that WoodnFish used the more accurate term, "LSM?"

    Please don't grant the propagandists even a hint of legitimacy by calling it mainstream. Thanks.

    Oh, speaking of propaganda, some here may find this interesting. I'm happy to see that more and more folks are seeing what TJ saw over 2 centuries ago.

    “You know well that [the British] government always kept a kind of standing army of news writers who without any regard to truth, or to what should be like truth, invented & put into the papers whatever might serve the minister. This suffices with the mass of the people who have no means of distinguishing the false from the true paragraphs of a newspaper.”

    Thomas Jefferson, letter to G. K. van Hogendorp, Paris, Oct. 13, 1785
     

    Ken, I agree heartily with the points you made, but did you notice that WoodnFish used the more accurate term, “LSM?”

    Please don’t grant the propagandists even a hint of legitimacy by calling it mainstream. Thanks.

    I agree. Lamestream media (LSM) is more apropos. There is nothing mainstream about major media outlets as they represent the left wing lunatic fringe.

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  38. @DCThrowback
    What an incredible column. Pat Buchanan is a national treasure.

    MUST -READ PATRIOTIC ALERT TO ALL UNZ READERS !!!

    Patimir Buchanovich is one of the most sophisticated drones that Mothership Russia has ever launched on us!!!

    Plus he has a necrophiliac penchant for worshiping German Pet Cemeteries!

    Plus he was John the Baptist of Kulturkampfing long before Putin sent his little green frog people to harass snow-flaking elites!

    Plus he thinks that 90% of eggheads with co-country interests always on their mind , by the rule, also always double as G2b carriers!

    Plus he said KKKrazy-glue-holding things such as :”If we had to take a million immigrants in, say Zulus, next year, or Englishmen, and put them up in Virginia, what group would be easier to assimilate and would cause less problems for the people of Virginia?!”

    Plus he attacks immigrants and foreigners, but his housekeeper is South American, and when he eats at his favorite restaurant — Washington’s pricey Jockey Club — his favorite dessert is the Grand Marnier soufflé!

    Plus he had a longtime tabby cat named Gipper,that was named after, after Donald Trump, the second blood-thirstiest U.S. President, Ronald Reagan!

    Plus the very same Gipper reportedly used to sit on Patimir’s lap during staff meetings!

    DISAVOW EVIL BUCHANOVICH BEFORE IT’S TOO FAKE!!!

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  39. @DCThrowback
    What an incredible column. Pat Buchanan is a national treasure.

    I deeply regret that I didn’t vote for Pat the last time he ran for President.

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  40. “Fake News” is a wonderfully ironic gem of Newspeak. See, “real” news is fake news, so, fake fake news becomes “fake news.”

    If you follow. :)

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  41. Please don’t grant the propagandists even a hint of legitimacy by calling it mainstream. Thanks.

    Yeah, for a long time, I called them the Leftist Corporate Media. Now I’ve taken to calling them Big Media. The latter comports with the fact that now even out-of-touch grannies and little kids know that the Corporate Media is Leftist. It’s also much pithier, has a better ring. Reminds me of “big oil,” which is a plus; that’s how people need to start thinking of Corporate Media – as a big, rich, nest of vipers getting richer selling lies, destruction, misery, and death.

    I’m also partial to Media-Gov’t Complex.

    Not really. It was Germany that declared war on the US – 2 days after the Japs attacked Pearl Harbour.

    There’s something very spergy and semantic about starting real wars, over mere declarations. Stupid, too; if some country like Afghanistan wants us to invade, all they have to do is declare war?

    Then there’s the “Jewry declares war on Germany” thing. Under the ‘spergy Casus Belli theory, the holocaust was justified.

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    Under the ‘spergy Casus Belli theory, the holocaust was justified.
     
    Interesting semantic problem:

    Under reality theory, the holocaust ® is a brand, an invention, like Kleenex ® or Trojan ® People use tissues to wipe their noses and condoms for a lot of different reasons, and people -- many people-- die in wars. Some people use Kleenex to wipe their noses and Trojans for the same different reasons they use condoms; and people die in holocaust ® just as people, sometimes very many people, die in wars.

    So translating your newspeak/slang into language understandable by the dudes who pay the bills for out-of-touch grannies as well as little kids, we have:

    "Under the socially unaware or inept casus belli, meaning, "an act or event that provokes or is used to justify war. "

    As for the “Jewry declares war on Germany” thing, while the often-mentioned Mar. 24, 1933 banner headline in the London Daily Express is more appropriately a news report or story, there were, indeed, a real series of actions carried out with the intent to cause grievous, even existential harm to the German state, by said "Jewry," that comported with the declarations contained in the Mar. 24, 1933 (and other) publication.

    The actions were carried out in numerous cities internationally, and for a period extending from the inception in March of 1933 until shortly before the March 1940death of Samuel Untermyer, one of the key protagonists of the economic war on Germany (according to his biographer, R. A. Hawkins).

    According to Edwin Black in "The Transfer Agreement," the Jewish leaders who initiated and executed the economic boycott of Germany were keenly (one would say cruelly, but that might be auntiesemitic) aware that in 1933 Germans had present-memory of the Allied blockade of Germany in WWI that caused famine and the death by starvation of some 800,000 German civilians.

    Germany's NSDAP leadership strongly protested the economic warfare, calling in Jewish leaders in Germany to warn them to desist.
    In several speeches, Adolf Hitler warned the Jews who were prosecuting the boycott to cease, lest they suffer retaliatory actions of an extremely prejudicial nature.

    One of the less-recognized impacts of the Jewish-led economic boycott of Germany was to completely rile the Polish leadership, to the point, according to Black, that Poles massed troops on their German borders and threatened to invade an economically weakened Germany; and Polish leaders were disincentivized to engage in negotiations toward a nonviolent settlement of the Danzig problem, which is, of course, where hostilities began.

    In "The Worth of War," author Benjamin Ginsberg observes that such provocations are SOP (standard operating procedure): citing as an example Martin Luther King, Ginsberg explains that so-called non-violent protest is designed to provoke (or force) an adversary to take an action against the protester that will be met with superior force by "friends of" the provocateur.

    Thus, we have a deliberate provocation -- the Jewish economic war on Germany; historical records exist to show that the German people did experience harms from the provocation, and also that the Jews who waged the boycott were warned to desist or risk retaliatory harm.

    Does that embroglio amount to a casus belli legitimating a holocaust ®?

    As stated above, holocaust ® is a brand, and its harms have been grossly exaggerated. Yes, many Jews were killed, in the course of a war that was the result of a provocation deliberately engineered by Jewish leaders.

    Were those (non-brand-name) deaths of Jewish persons in that war justified?

    In a discussion of his book, "The Jewish Enemy: Nazi Propaganda," that focused on Adolf Hitler's repeated warnings to the Jewish (and other) leaders of financial war against Germany, Jeffrey Herf was asked by Carla Cohen, then-owner of the bookstore where Herf appeared:
    "Are you saying that if there had been no war, then no holocaust ®?"

    To which Herf responded: "Yes, no war, no holocaust ®."

    Later in the Q and A segment, Herf engaged in a somewhat heated exchange with a store patron, who recounted some of the suffering the German people had endured (which Edwin Black also discussed as part of the Jewish calculation in declaring the economic war).
    Herf conceded that, "Yes, the German people had every right to take retaliatory actions against Jews, but they did not have the right to carry out a holocaust ®." https://www.c-span.org/video/?192852-1/jewish-enemy-nazi-propaganda

    What Herf is saying, then, is that the Germans had the right to wage war against Jews, that would result in the killing of some, maybe many, Jews -- Germans had the right to use tissues and condoms -- but they did not have the legitimate right to use Kleenex or Trojans, or a holocaust ® .

    According to a series of lectures by David Engel, professor of holocaust studies and scholar at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC, holocaust did not become a uniquely defined event until the mid- to late- 1960s.

    As we know, Germany was defeated in 1945.

    Since the Germans did kill Jews in war but did not use branded holocaust ®, University of Maryland professor of history Dr. Jeffrey Herf validates the response that, Yes, the holocaust was justified by the " 'spergy . . . Jewry declares war on Germany thing."

    If we mean Never Again when we say Never Again, then we damn well ought to stop doing the things that brought about the first event.

  42. Mainstream, lamestream, the Lügenpresse . . . I call them Enemedia-Pravda.

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    Good ones, but I think I'll stick with CloacaMedia. ;)
  43. @NoseytheDuke
    As usual, Rurik to the rescue by adding value with accuracy. Pat rightly names the British as being responsible for much of the fake news without mentioning that those particular "British" are more accurately described as Zionist as are the lying "American" media.

    “British” are more accurately described as Zionist as are the lying “American” media.

    too true Duke

    too true

    from the Balfour Declaration to England’s current demographic suicide, Rothschild reigns supreme in Merry Olde

    If you asked the British people if they wanted to become a Muslim nation, and a multicultural shithole, they’d have said no thanks.

    The West had better find a way to end the Fed, or WWII will look like a picnic. Already they’re trying to foist a war between Russia vs. Eastern Europe and NATO.

    the final stake in the heart of the West

    all the fake news we hear today and have been hearing for a hundred years has had that goal in mind. Both world wars had that goal in mind. The whole ‘diversity, multicultural’ insanity has that goal in mind. It’s all they think about, it permeates their every breath and every thought. And all we have to do is see it all for what it is, and reject it. But so long as they control the Fed, they control the narrative, and that has meant unending wars and spiritual and cultural death for Western civilization and its people.

    But then I don’t have to tell you that. ;)

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  44. @Auntie Analogue
    Mainstream, lamestream, the Lügenpresse . . . I call them Enemedia-Pravda.

    Good ones, but I think I’ll stick with CloacaMedia. ;)

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  45. @NickG

    Said Cong. Clare Boothe Luce, FDR “lied us into war because he did not have the political courage to lead us into it.”
     
    Not really. It was Germany that declared war on the US - 2 days after the Japs attacked Pearl Harbour.

    Not really. It was Germany that declared war on the US – 2 days after the Japs attacked Pearl Harbour.

    Germany, with considerable justification, took the view that America was already effectively at war with Germany and would inevitably join the war more formally in due course, so was better attacked now rather than left to come in more fully at times of the US regime’s choosing.

    Here’s the text of the German declaration, which references some of the issues to which Buchanan refers above:

    [MORE]

    MR. CHARGE D’AFFAIRES:

    The Government of the United States having violated in the most flagrant manner and in ever increasing measure all rules of neutrality in favor of the adversaries of Germany and having continually been guilty of the most severe provocations toward Germany ever since the outbreak of the European war, provoked by the British declaration of war against Germany on September 3, 1939, has finally resorted to open military acts of aggression.

    On September 11, 1941, the President of the United States publicly declared that he had ordered the American Navy and Air Force to shoot on sight at any German war vessel. In his speech of October 27, 1941, he once more expressly affirmed that this order was in force. Acting under this order, vessels of the American Navy, since early September 1941, have systematically attacked German naval forces. Thus, American destroyers, as for instance the Greer, the Kearney and the Reuben James, have opened fire on German submarines according to plan. The Secretary of the American Navy, Mr. Knox, himself confirmed that-American destroyers attacked German submarines.

    Furthermore, the naval forces of the United States, under order of their Government and contrary to international law have treated and seized German merchant vessels on the high seas as enemy ships.

    The German Government therefore establishes the following facts:

    Although Germany on her part has strictly adhered to the rules of international law in her relations with the United States during every period of the present war, the Government of the United States from initial violations of neutrality has finally proceeded to open acts of war against Germany. The Government of the United States has thereby virtually created a state of war.

    The German Government, consequently, discontinues diplomatic relations with the United States of America and declares that under these circumstances brought about by President Roosevelt Germany too, as from today, considers herself as being in a state of war with the United States of America.

    Accept, Mr. Charge d’Affaires, the expression of my high consideration.

    December 11, 1941.
    RIBBENTROP

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_declaration_of_war_against_the_United_States_(1941)#Text_of_the_German_declaration

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  46. @Svigor

    Please don’t grant the propagandists even a hint of legitimacy by calling it mainstream. Thanks.
     
    Yeah, for a long time, I called them the Leftist Corporate Media. Now I've taken to calling them Big Media. The latter comports with the fact that now even out-of-touch grannies and little kids know that the Corporate Media is Leftist. It's also much pithier, has a better ring. Reminds me of "big oil," which is a plus; that's how people need to start thinking of Corporate Media - as a big, rich, nest of vipers getting richer selling lies, destruction, misery, and death.

    I'm also partial to Media-Gov't Complex.

    Not really. It was Germany that declared war on the US – 2 days after the Japs attacked Pearl Harbour.
     
    There's something very spergy and semantic about starting real wars, over mere declarations. Stupid, too; if some country like Afghanistan wants us to invade, all they have to do is declare war?

    Then there's the "Jewry declares war on Germany" thing. Under the 'spergy Casus Belli theory, the holocaust was justified.

    Under the ‘spergy Casus Belli theory, the holocaust was justified.

    Interesting semantic problem:

    Under reality theory, the holocaust ® is a brand, an invention, like Kleenex ® or Trojan ® People use tissues to wipe their noses and condoms for a lot of different reasons, and people — many people– die in wars. Some people use Kleenex to wipe their noses and Trojans for the same different reasons they use condoms; and people die in holocaust ® just as people, sometimes very many people, die in wars.

    So translating your newspeak/slang into language understandable by the dudes who pay the bills for out-of-touch grannies as well as little kids, we have:

    “Under the socially unaware or inept casus belli, meaning, “an act or event that provokes or is used to justify war. ”

    As for the “Jewry declares war on Germany” thing, while the often-mentioned Mar. 24, 1933 banner headline in the London Daily Express is more appropriately a news report or story, there were, indeed, a real series of actions carried out with the intent to cause grievous, even existential harm to the German state, by said “Jewry,” that comported with the declarations contained in the Mar. 24, 1933 (and other) publication.

    The actions were carried out in numerous cities internationally, and for a period extending from the inception in March of 1933 until shortly before the March 1940death of Samuel Untermyer, one of the key protagonists of the economic war on Germany (according to his biographer, R. A. Hawkins).

    According to Edwin Black in “The Transfer Agreement,” the Jewish leaders who initiated and executed the economic boycott of Germany were keenly (one would say cruelly, but that might be auntiesemitic) aware that in 1933 Germans had present-memory of the Allied blockade of Germany in WWI that caused famine and the death by starvation of some 800,000 German civilians.

    Germany’s NSDAP leadership strongly protested the economic warfare, calling in Jewish leaders in Germany to warn them to desist.
    In several speeches, Adolf Hitler warned the Jews who were prosecuting the boycott to cease, lest they suffer retaliatory actions of an extremely prejudicial nature.

    One of the less-recognized impacts of the Jewish-led economic boycott of Germany was to completely rile the Polish leadership, to the point, according to Black, that Poles massed troops on their German borders and threatened to invade an economically weakened Germany; and Polish leaders were disincentivized to engage in negotiations toward a nonviolent settlement of the Danzig problem, which is, of course, where hostilities began.

    In “The Worth of War,” author Benjamin Ginsberg observes that such provocations are SOP (standard operating procedure): citing as an example Martin Luther King, Ginsberg explains that so-called non-violent protest is designed to provoke (or force) an adversary to take an action against the protester that will be met with superior force by “friends of” the provocateur.

    Thus, we have a deliberate provocation — the Jewish economic war on Germany; historical records exist to show that the German people did experience harms from the provocation, and also that the Jews who waged the boycott were warned to desist or risk retaliatory harm.

    Does that embroglio amount to a casus belli legitimating a holocaust ®?

    As stated above, holocaust ® is a brand, and its harms have been grossly exaggerated. Yes, many Jews were killed, in the course of a war that was the result of a provocation deliberately engineered by Jewish leaders.

    Were those (non-brand-name) deaths of Jewish persons in that war justified?

    In a discussion of his book, “The Jewish Enemy: Nazi Propaganda,” that focused on Adolf Hitler’s repeated warnings to the Jewish (and other) leaders of financial war against Germany, Jeffrey Herf was asked by Carla Cohen, then-owner of the bookstore where Herf appeared:
    “Are you saying that if there had been no war, then no holocaust ®?”

    To which Herf responded: “Yes, no war, no holocaust ®.”

    Later in the Q and A segment, Herf engaged in a somewhat heated exchange with a store patron, who recounted some of the suffering the German people had endured (which Edwin Black also discussed as part of the Jewish calculation in declaring the economic war).
    Herf conceded that, “Yes, the German people had every right to take retaliatory actions against Jews, but they did not have the right to carry out a holocaust ®.” https://www.c-span.org/video/?192852-1/jewish-enemy-nazi-propaganda

    What Herf is saying, then, is that the Germans had the right to wage war against Jews, that would result in the killing of some, maybe many, Jews — Germans had the right to use tissues and condoms — but they did not have the legitimate right to use Kleenex or Trojans, or a holocaust ® .

    According to a series of lectures by David Engel, professor of holocaust studies and scholar at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC, holocaust did not become a uniquely defined event until the mid- to late- 1960s.

    As we know, Germany was defeated in 1945.

    Since the Germans did kill Jews in war but did not use branded holocaust ®, University of Maryland professor of history Dr. Jeffrey Herf validates the response that, Yes, the holocaust was justified by the ” ‘spergy . . . Jewry declares war on Germany thing.”

    If we mean Never Again when we say Never Again, then we damn well ought to stop doing the things that brought about the first event.

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