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  • Communism on the Rise

    11/15/2008 5:12:52 PM PST · by fightinJAG · 25 replies · 917+ views
    John Birch Society ^ | Nov 7, 2008 | Selwyn Duke
    Good old-fashioned communism, once discredited, is now finding new adherents among those too young to remember the fall of the Berlin Wall. [snip] . . . In Japan, for instance, economic stagnation, depressed wages, and a workforce that is 44 percent part-time only has created fertile ground for the Japanese Communist Party (JCP), now the nation’s fourth largest political party. Treating this at Telegraph.co.uk, Danielle Demetriou writes: New recruits [for the JCP] are signing up at the rate of 1,000 a month, swelling its ranks to more than 415,000. Meanwhile a classic proletarian novel is at the top of the...
  • "Democrat" 401K Confiscation Proposal is "Republican" Mandatory Savings Plan

    11/15/2008 2:47:36 PM PST · by EagleUSA · 41 replies · 3,034+ views
    John Birch Society ^ | 11/15/2008 | Eagle USA
    Monday, 10 November 2008 06:32 "Democrats in the U.S. House have been conducting hearings on proposals to confiscate workers’ personal retirement accounts — including 401(k)s and IRAs — and convert them to accounts managed by the Social Security Administration." That was the lead sentence in an article entitled, "Dems Target Private Retirement Accounts," published in the Carolina Journal on November 4th. With those alarming openers, the article has gone viral over the last week — at least among those who advocate less government interference in their economic lives. Unfortunately, the Carolina Journal is only telling half of the story —...
  • Muslim workers fired from JBS Swift plant; Cubans to replace

    10/12/2008 11:38:28 AM PDT · by george76 · 21 replies · 1,325+ views
    World News Network ^ | 12 October 2008 | TRACY OVERSTREET AND HAROLD REUTTER
    About 150 Muslim workers have been fired from a Grand Island meatpacking plant in a dispute over prayer... Plant officials at the JBS Swift meatpacking plant are bringing in Cuban workers to replace them...
  • Ron Paul keynotes John Birch Society's 50th anniversary

    10/02/2008 4:25:13 PM PDT · by flyfree · 16 replies · 845+ views
    Madison - Former Republican presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas will keynote Saturday's session of the 50th anniversary of the Appleton-based John Birch Society. Paul will be one of three speakers at the 8 p.m. Saturday event at the Best Western Bridgewood Resort Hotel in Neenah, according to spokesman Bill Hahn. Also speaking at that event will be Hilliard Welch, son of Society founder Robert Welch, and Society chief executive Arthur Thompson. A physician and an icon among some conservatives, Paul calls himself "America's No. 1 defender of liberty." He did not win any Republican presidential primaries, however....
  • What's On The Desk (ONOZ! JBS Mag Spotted On Palin's Desk!)

    09/19/2008 7:38:10 AM PDT · by steve-b · 62 replies · 362+ views
    In a picture supplied by Sarah Palin's family to the Associated Press, Palin appears with some rather odd reading matter: The magazine of the ultraconservative John Birch Society. The picture, dating to 1995, when Palin was a member of the Wasilla City Council, ran beside a profile of Palin in Saturday's New York Times. The magazine, The New American, is sitting on top of her calendar on her desk, unopened....
  • Stiff Right Alert: Contact Your Senators Immediately! Help Stop a Huge Bailout for Bad Loans

    07/25/2008 10:10:41 AM PDT · by average american student · 11 replies · 104+ views
    Stiff Right Jab ^ | July 25, 2008 | JBS.org
    H.R. 3221*, the American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008, was passed by the House 272-152 on Wednesday, July 23, 2008. (*The government website may not yet be updated following yesterday’s vote.) The Senate is expected to vote on the housing bill on July 25th or 26th. Enactment of this legislation would be a victory for socialism and big government, but a travesty for U.S. taxpayers and limited government. This one-time energy bill was transformed into a vehicle for mortgage foreclosure prevention, then very recently revised again to include plans for preventing the failure of Fannie Mae and...
  • Coal in your car's tank

    07/15/2008 1:32:18 PM PDT · by djsherin · 27 replies · 169+ views
    The New American ^ | June 9, 2008 | Ed Hiserodt
    In 1943, when Germany had virtually no sources of petroleum to fuel its Luftwaffe, U-boats, and Tiger tanks, its scientists (arguably among the best in the world at that time) didn’t turn to solar and wind power. Evil does not equate to naïveté. Hitler’s technical advisers turned to another energy source to keep their Wehrmacht running steadily for several years without petroleum. They used the Fischer-Tropsch process to convert coal into diesel fuel and employed the Bergius hydrogenation (or liquefaction) process to convert coal into aviation gasoline and high-quality truck and automobile gasoline.
  • Britain should get rid of the monarchy, says UN

    06/13/2008 12:26:51 PM PDT · by C19fan · 107 replies · 285+ views
    UK Telegraph ^ | 06/13/2008 | Nick Allen
    The UN Human Rights Council said the UK must "consider holding a referendum on the desirability or otherwise of a written constitution, preferably republican". The council has 29 members including Saudi Arabia, Cuba and Sri Lanka. It was the Sri Lankan envoy who raised concerns over the British monarchy. The resulting report said Britain should have a referendum on the monarchy and the need for a written constitution with a bill of rights.
  • Coal in Your Car’s Tank

    06/03/2008 3:11:10 PM PDT · by K-oneTexas · 39 replies · 234+ views
    The New American ^ | June 9, 2008 | Ed Hiserodt
    Coal in Your Car’s Tank by Ed Hiserodt In 1943, when Germany had virtually no sources of petroleum to fuel its Luftwaffe, U-boats, and Tiger tanks, its scientists (arguably among the best in the world at that time) didn’t turn to solar and wind power. Evil does not equate to naïveté. Hitler’s technical advisers turned to another energy source to keep their Wehrmacht running steadily for several years without petroleum. They used the Fischer-Tropsch process to convert coal into diesel fuel and employed the Bergius hydrogenation (or liquefaction) process to convert coal into aviation gasoline and high-quality truck and automobile...
  • Ron Paul Hits the Third Rail of Politics

    04/18/2008 4:27:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies · 89+ views
    BC Magazine ^ | April 15, 2008 | Dave Nalle
    In recent weeks the thundering Ron Paul freight train has kind of derailed. Even though Paul announced that he was ending his campaign on March 8, his supporters are apparently convinced that he's still a viable candidate, despite his repeated public statements that they should move on and try to do some good working within the GOP. Nonetheless, many of them are pushing for a final surge and a surprise (and entirely delusional) victory at the GOP convention this summer. Admittedly, Paul is still making a lot of speeches and pushing his agenda, so maybe that's contributing to their confusion,...
  • Leading Conservatives Astray

    05/06/2008 8:59:30 AM PDT · by Dick Bachert · 78 replies · 798+ views
    Chip Wood's Straight Talk Newsletter ^ | 5 6 2008 | Chip Wood/Jack McManus
    Do you know the difference between a conservative and a neoconservative, or neocon? This is not just a question of semantics. It’s far more important than that. In fact, I think it’s safe to say that the future of our country depends on understanding the crucial differences between the two philosophies – and rejecting the latter. All of this was brought home to me most forcefully when a longtime friend sent me a copy of the speech he delivered at the Constitution Party’s annual convention in Missouri last week. I’ll tell you more about John F. McManus and the organization...
  • None Dare Call It Conspiracy

    04/05/2008 12:52:59 PM PDT · by knarf · 22 replies · 188+ views
    on line ^ | 1971 | Gary Allen
    I found an on line full text. "FDR once said "In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way." He was in a good position to know. We believe that many of the major world events that are shaping our destinies occur because somebody or somebodies have planned them that way. If we were merely dealing with the law of avenges, half of the events affecting our nation's well-being should be good for America. If we were dealing with mere incompetence, our leaders should occasionally make a mistake in our favor. We...
  • The Senate May Vote on DREAM Act Amnesty Bill in the Coming Days!

    10/16/2007 4:32:03 PM PDT · by Politicalmom · 57 replies · 143+ views
    JBS.org ^ | 10-16-07 | JBS Staff
    The Senate is once again trying to pass the much-opposed DREAM Act of 2007. Earlier this year [0] the DREAM Act (a scaled-down approach to amnesty) was added to the defense authorization bill (H.R. 1585) for Fiscal 2008 as an amendment but never reached a floor vote. Eventually the DREAM Act was pulled from the bill, but supporters of the act warned that they would try and introduce it again. That time has now come! The DREAM Act will likely be offered as an amendment to the Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations bill (H.R. 3043) and could be up...
  • The Ron Paul that Ron Paul doesn't want you to know (Greens have 2nd thoughts)

    09/25/2007 4:28:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies · 1,017+ views
    Georgia Green Party ^ | May 25, 2007 | Richard Searcy
    Republican Presidential candidate Congressman Ron Paul is making a name for himself by emerging as an antiwar republican in the 2008 race for the White House. While those of us who oppose the mindless war in Iraq welcome all voices of opposition, there are some troubling questions arising about Mr. Paul. Paul has been consistent in his opposition to the war, but he hasn’t been very vocal or visible about that opposition. Most Americans knew nothing about Mr. Paul before this election season or had no idea that such an animal as an antiwar republican even existed. Where was he...
  • Evangelical Christian Leaders Being Recruited for Globalist Agendas

    08/14/2007 1:26:35 PM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 3 replies · 337+ views
    The John Birch Society ^ | 8/13/2007 | Rev. Charles Roberts, Ph.D.
    A recent article in USA TODAY sought to ask, and answer, the question of, "Who Speaks for America's Evangelicals?" That's a reasonable question to ask given the recent passing of Jerry Falwell and the decreasing influence wielded by the Christian Coalition and its founder, Pat Robertson. The older guard of Protestant evangelicals were very much in the hip pocket of the Republican party, but the new leaders are striking what appears, on the surface at least, to be a different pose. The USA TODAY article pays special attention to The Purpose Driven Life author, mega church pastor and now "global...
  • Paul Right, Romney Wrong on Iraq and 9/11

    08/08/2007 1:30:04 PM PDT · by CJ Wolf · 353 replies · 3,936+ views
    John Birch Society ^ | 8-8-07 | Gary Benoit
    Ron Paul was right during the Des Moines Republican debate when he said that our going into Iraq had nothing to do with al-Qaeda. And Mitt Romney was wrong when he interrupted him. At the Republican debate in Des Moines, Iowa, on August 5, Congressman Ron Paul made clear that our going to war against Iraq had nothing to do with going after al-Qaeda, the terrorist group that attacked us on 9/11. "The neoconservatives promoted this war many, many years before it was started," Paul said during the debate. "It had nothing to do with al-Qaeda. There was no al-Qaeda...
  • From Rhodesia to Zimbabwe

    08/08/2007 9:43:50 AM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 23 replies · 926+ views
    jbs.org ^ | 2007-08-20 | Anthony C. LoBaido
    At the inaugural ceremony, Prime Minister Mugabe’s call for reconciliation between blacks and whites came as a welcome surprise to those who had for years dismissed him as “a Marxist-terrorist trying to gain power through the barrel of a gun.” … The unexpected size of his majority gave Mugabe an unequivocal mandate.... All in all, the election and handover represented a triumph of democracy in the face of considerable external pressure. — Andrew Young, President Carter’s Ambassador to the United Nations The excerpted statement above by Andrew Young provides a small sampling of the outrageous commentary on Robert Mugabe’s ascension...
  • Romney’s Radical Roots - No moderate. (hint of JBS association?)

    08/07/2007 4:41:31 PM PDT · by ChessExpert · 24 replies · 635+ views
    2007, National Review Online ^ | August 6, 2007 | Mark Hemingway
    ... the conversation is far more revealing about Romney’s conservative political beliefs, something frequently called into question by his centrist turn as governor of Massachusetts. That’s because Romney’s argument with the Iowa talk-radio host starts with the two discussing their shared affinity for W. Cleon Skousen. “You and I share a common affection for the late Cleon Skousen,” the radio host says. The former governor agrees, affirming Skousen was his professor and when the radio host professes his fondness for Skousen’s book The Making of America, while he acknowledges he hasn’t read it, Mitt quickly says “That’s worth reading.” Who...
  • Nurturing Nature

    08/04/2007 2:12:39 PM PDT · by Coleus · 5 replies · 345+ views
    The New American ^ | 08.06.07 | William F. Jasper
    Air pollution. Water pollution. Soil pollution. Noise pollution. Pesticides. Toxins. Chemical residues. Thankfully, we have the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to protect us against these dangers. Right?  Without the EPA regulators and federal legislation (Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, etc.), we’d be drowning in carcinogens, suffocating in smog, and suffering health- and life-threatening bombardment from innumerable sources. At least, it is probably fair to say, that is the perception of many Americans who are not old enough to have known (or who are too old to remember) LBEPA, life before EPA.  The EPA was created by an...
  • Has the Court Moved Right?

    08/04/2007 1:57:29 PM PDT · by Coleus · 9 replies · 719+ views
    The New American ^ | 08.06.07 | George Detweiler
    George Detweiler On July 11, shortly after submitting this article, Mr. George Detweiler unexpectedly passed away at his home in Twin Falls, Idaho. George was a great friend and patriot who, in addition to writing articles for THE NEW AMERICAN in defense of constitutional principles, was also very active in the John Birch Society, this magazine’s parent organization. He headed the society’s campaign in defense of the Constitution and served on the society’s Council and Executive Committee. A successful lawyer, he earned his J.D. at Georgetown University and served as assistant attorney general for the state of Idaho before...