Unexpected Tidbits from a Russian Military Defector

In late August 1998 I found myself sitting in a private meeting room at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C., flanked by two journalists. Pensively standing next to his chair on the other side of the table was former GRU Col. Stanislav Lunev, who had defected from the Russian Federation in March 1992. As we listened, spellbound by his brilliance, we learned of Russia’s descent into corruption. But then he surprised us, quite unexpectedly, by saying that Russia’s degradation had occurred as blowback after a decades-long KGB campaign to spread moral corruption in America.

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A Note on Theology, Slander and the Holocaust

I am talking about the ‘Jewish evacuation’; the extermination of the Jewish people. It is one of those things that is easily said. ‘The Jewish people is being exterminated,’ every Party member will tell you. ‘Perfectly clear, it’s part of our plans, we’re eliminating the Jews, exterminating them, ha! — a small matter.’ And then along they all come, all the 80 million upright Germans, and each one has a decent Jew. They say: ‘All the others are swine, but here is a first-class Jew. And none of them has seen it, has endured it. Most of you will know what it means when 100 bodies lie together, when there are 500, or when there are 1,000. And to have seen this through, and — with the exception of human weakness — to have remained decent, has made us hard and is a page of glory never mentioned and never to be mentioned.

Heinrich Himmler, Reichsführer-SS
Speech before SS officers at Posen
October 1944

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There was an attempt, within living memory, to exterminate the Jewish people. Those who are unsure of this fact are invited to listen to Heinrich Himmler’s Posen speech, which is the only surviving audible recording of a top Nazi official admitting the whole thing. If anyone doubts the Holocaust was real, don’t take it from me, listen to Himmler’s glorification of mass murder yourself.

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The Exigency

One can easily be in a story and not understand it.

Eric Voegelin

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The world is in crisis. I am not referring to the viral pandemic. There is another kind of pandemic, more dangerous than any disease. It is a pandemic of the philosophic kind. It encompasses willful misconstruction, disinformation and self-conceit. It is a pandemic of sloppy thinking, of ideological pathologies and pathological idiocies. Fevered and infected, some of our leaders have imagined the wrong kind of future for us. It is a future without poverty, war, or disease. It is a future of perfection — of utopia — of heaven on earth.

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The Antisemitism of E. Michael Jones

Anti-Semitism, hostility toward or discrimination against Jews as a religious or racial group.

Encyclopedia Britannica

..,,the Jews are the people that have rejected logos, and because of that, they became revolutionaries, and the book [Jones’s book] is basically about two thousand years of revolutionary activity. All the way up to neoconservatism, and so on, and so forth.

E. Michael Jones

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After my “Note on Antisemitism” from last week, a mad twitter-storm erupted in which I was accused of being a “Fraud,” a shill,” a “conscious deceiver,” a “Jew,” a “Judaizer,” and a “traitor.” All this for pointing out the absurdities and false claims of antisemitism. When I cited scholarly books on the Protocols forgery, my assailants insisted the Protocols were authentic, though not as important as the “scholarly” writings of E. Michael Jones.

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A Note on Antisemitism

The worst mistake I ever made was that stupid, suburban prejudice of antisemitism.

Ezra Pound

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There are three basic kinds of antisemitism. There is the antisemitism of the left — of Karl Marx and his essay on the Jewish question. There is the “antisemitism” of Muslims who want to drive Israel into the sea. There is the antisemitism of the National Socialists. Each antisemitic approach connects with a form of totalitarianism — a form of government that suppresses freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and economic freedom. But this is not all.

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A brief note on unexplained deletion of comments (now restored)

About three or four weeks ago there was some kind of formatting error which sent a number of reader postings to the trash bin. I have no idea how this happened, but only discovered it this evening when I noticed excellent postings somehow in the “trashed” section. I had wondered why familiar readers were no longer posting. The protocol seems to bloc people whose posts are trashed. I went through the deleted posts and restored several. I also noticed there was a pornography link posted in between the deleted postings. It could be the hosting services policing kicked into high gear and deleted postings on either side of the offending pornography post.

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Paranoid Ideation in Political Discourse

….I believe there is a style of mind that is far from new and that is not necessarily right-wing. I call it the paranoid style simply because no other word adequately evokes the sense of heated exaggeration, suspiciousness, and conspiratorial fantasy that I have in mind.

Richard Hofstadter

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The prevalence of paranoid personality disorder in the general population has been estimated at around 4.5 percent. In effect, the United States is home to over 14 million paranoids. But there is another category of persons, of indeterminate number, who indulge paranoid thoughts without being clinically paranoid. These are the people Richard Hofstadter described as evincing a “paranoid style” of political thought.

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