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Thu Feb 9, 2017, 04:35 AM

Steve Bannon Wants To Start World War III

To Bannon, and the parade of conservatives he marshals to make his case (Newt Gingrich, Heather MacDonald, Roger Kimball, Michael Novak, and Shelby Steele all get lots of face time), the rebellions of the 1960s were all rooted in the baby-boom generation’s narcissism. Not once do racism or the Vietnam War appear as possible causes for mass movements for social change or human liberation. Instead, the left—represented by organizer Saul Alinsky and academics Frances Fox Piven and Richard Cloward—is blamed for manipulating the children of the 1960s into believing that American society was evil and that disruption of the status quo was moral. Only if you ignore the proximate causes of protest, like racism or war, can you make this sort of intellectual leap. But Bannon is just warming up.
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Bannon doesn’t just believe that we are in an existential conflict with Islam or with China. It seems he wants to exacerbate those conflicts into a new world war. As a believer in Strauss and Howe’s theory of history, Bannon fantasizes that he can use that cataclysm to forge a completely new order. He is now in a position to make that a reality.



https://www.thenation.com/article/steve-bannon-wants-to-start-world-war-iii/

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ellenrr Feb 2017 OP
Dallasdem1988 Feb 2017 #1
handmade34 Feb 2017 #2
njhoneybadger Feb 2017 #3
In_The_Wind Feb 2017 #4
Fast Walker 52 Feb 2017 #5
Alice11111 Feb 2017 #6
Fast Walker 52 Feb 2017 #11
watoos Feb 2017 #7
Ilsa Feb 2017 #8
bora13 Feb 2017 #9
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Response to ellenrr (Original post)

Thu Feb 9, 2017, 04:38 AM

1. I wonder if

 

I wonder if they put piven before cloward to make a point. Interesting article. Every time I read one it seems to connect more dots.

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Response to ellenrr (Original post)

Thu Feb 9, 2017, 05:41 AM

2. of course he does...

in the academic sense... and then we have the fundamentalists who want to being the end times to see Jesus again...




Clowns to the left of me,
Jokers to the right....
Stuck in the middle with you

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Response to ellenrr (Original post)

Thu Feb 9, 2017, 06:17 AM

3. The greatest threat to America

And the world is Steve Bannon. Are number one goal should be his removal from the White House.

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Response to ellenrr (Original post)

Thu Feb 9, 2017, 06:20 AM

4. Trumpocalypse is creating a booming bomb-shelter business.

Trump presidency inspires boom in bomb shelter sales, Texas ...
http://www.star-telegram.com/news/business/technology/article129232199.html
Jan 27, 2017 - Bomb-shelter builder stays busy as customers prep for 'Trumpocalypse' ..... America has a long history of building bomb shelters, going back to ...


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Response to ellenrr (Original post)

Thu Feb 9, 2017, 06:42 AM

5. typical rightwing idiocy... paranoia and delusion

 

I remember similar things were said about GWB's advisors and people in the pentagon then. We know how that turned out...

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Response to Fast Walker 52 (Reply #5)

Thu Feb 9, 2017, 07:06 AM

6. This is different. Bannon's purpose is to start WWIII

Hopefully, his stealing the spotlight from 45 will get him out, but he will still have DT'S ear. With all of the warheads and crazies who have his ear though, we are in the most dangerous times since the Cuban Missile Crisis. We just don't have the judgment of the Prez we had then. I agree. He needs to go. If the left takes him on directly, 45 will see it as a battle he has to win. We need to do it by keeping Bannon in the spotlight, and 45 looking weak. Plus, SNL lampooning him w Rosie is going to drive DT crazier.

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Response to Alice11111 (Reply #6)

Thu Feb 9, 2017, 08:51 AM

11. yeah, good point about keeping Bannon in the limelight

 

and scary times, indeed.

All I can hope is WWIII is not nuclear.

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Response to ellenrr (Original post)

Thu Feb 9, 2017, 07:07 AM

7. The title should be changed

 

to Steve Bannon wants to start an end of times Crusade. Those are the words that Bannon himself has spoken. Bannon wants a war, right now can't wait, between Christianity and Islam.

It's not just Steve Bannon, Michael Flynn is on board and Trump just added another anti-Muslim, anti-Semite to his Senior National Security Staff, Michael Anton.

Let the Crusades begin.

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Response to ellenrr (Original post)

Thu Feb 9, 2017, 07:21 AM

9. when in yemen

A probable saying in the white house now,
"If Bannon gives you yemens, make yemenade."

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Response to ellenrr (Original post)

Thu Feb 9, 2017, 07:33 AM

10. President Bannon

We should always refer to him as that, makes tRump crazy, steals his spotlight. Mrs. Gingrich is under consideration for - wait for it - ambassador to the VATICAN!! What a shining example of Christianity she is, adulteress supreme. Newt must think that with her out of the way, all the women will flock to him. Unless maybe he just wants her away from charging jewels at Tiffany. This entire Bannon/tRump fiasco is a joke, but dangerous for us.

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