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Obama And The Vast Treacherous Liberal Satanic Conspiracy
Gross Racist Image of Obama Used by Wall Street Daily Breaking News! President Barack Obama ”is more interested in saving the reputation of Islam than he is in saving Christians and Jews from ...
cberlet 11/01/2014 16 4 - -
Mandela, Israel, & Apartheid: Correcting the Record
What did the late Nelson Mandela say about Israel and Apartheid? Even before Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu refused to attend the memorial service for Mandela, the Internet was abloom ...
cberlet 12/13/2013 64 16 - -
Book in 2012 Predicted Boston Bombing Motive
A book published in 2012 predicted the motive for the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing. Terrorist's Creed, by professor Roger Griffin, explains how revolutionary religious movements construct ...
cberlet 04/29/2013 8 1 - -
Newtown Shootings an Israeli-US Plot Suggests Conspiracy-Mongering Professor
The Newtown, Connecticut school shooting may be part of a sinister Israeli intelligence operation according to retired professor James Fetzer. The Duluth News Tribune reported this week that Fetzer ...
cberlet 01/09/2013 11 5 - -
Survivalism, Apocalyptic Aggression, and Violence
Adam Lanza carried out an act of apocalyptic violence in Connecticut, killing 28 people and wounding another victim. Most of those dead were children…most were just six years old. We may never ...
cberlet 12/16/2012 6 2 - -
Rewrite of "Which Side Are You On?" for 2012 election
Which side are you on? Which side are you on? Don't give up on real progress, don't listen to the lies, We haven't got a chance in hell unless we organize; Which side are you on? Which side are ...
cberlet 10/24/2012 7 3 - -
How Centrist Democrats Backstabbed George McGovern
And How they Reversed his Party Participation Reforms and Abandoned his Progressive Agenda Centrist Democrats provided lackluster support for their Party's ostensible Presidential candidate, the ...
cberlet 10/23/2012 13 8 1 -
Romney's Pre-Speech Fundraising Pitch
Here is the new (today at 11 am) fundraising pitch from Mitt Romney ................................................................. Friend, In a few hours, I’ll take the podium before a ...
cberlet 08/30/2012 1 1 - 11
Terrorism, Politics, Mental Illness, and Superhero Complex
In Friday’s Colorado movie theatre shooting rampage the suspect is described as a “Lone Wolf” terrorist. What does that mean? How does it fit into the overall picture of terrorism as portrayed ...
cberlet 07/21/2012 10 8 - 90
FRC Action Hints High Court "Obamacare" Decision Sides with Satan
Predictably, the folks at the Christian Right Family Research Council and its political arm FRC Action, are not happy with the U.S. Supreme Court decision on the Obama healthcare plan. On the day ...
cberlet 06/29/2012 16 8 - 90
Organized Wealth is Out to Screw US
Public attention on right-wing funding in political campaigns has been galvanized by the attack on working people in Wisconsin by an ultraconservative governor out to crush labor unions. Funders ...
cberlet 06/25/2012 12 13 1 83
Gingrich, Alinsky, and the Christian Right Grand Conspiracy Narrative
Gingrich's claims about an Alinsky-Obama-socialist conspiracy against Christianity and freedom echo conspiracy theories from the Tea Parties, Glenn Beck, the John Birch Society, and the 1990s ...
cberlet 01/28/2012 15 16 2 152
How We Coined the Term "Dominionism"
A recent short note from Sara Diamond asked about “something circulating to the effect that Sara Diamond  invented the term 'dominion theology?' I've fended off a couple of  reporters re a quote ...
cberlet 09/07/2011 34 25 6 120
Inside the Christian Right Dominionist Movement That's Undermining Democracy
Rick Perry, Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin have all flirted with Christian Right Dominionism, but there's lots of misinformation about just what that means. Dominionists want to impose a ...
cberlet 09/04/2011 310 394 39 2035
Breivik's Core Thesis is White Christian Nationalism v. Multiculturalism
The commercial media is bean-counting of how many times a name appears in Breivik's Manifesto. What seldom gets mentioned is that Breivik has a core thesis which Breivik makes many times in many ...
cberlet 07/25/2011 46 6 - 102
Breivik: Conservative Christians, Apocalypticism, & Islamophobia
Anders Behring Breivik described himself as a conservative Christian and he thought Cultural Marxists=multiculturalists=Islamization of Europe. This racist right-wing conspiracy theory is tied to ...
cberlet 07/24/2011 44 37 2 355
Updated: Norway Shooting Suspect is Islamophobe Using Antisemitic "Cultural Marxism" Model
Based on online posts apparently by Anders Behring Breivik circulated in Norway, the alleged terrorist opposed multiculturalism and Muslim immigrants in Norway. Breivik championed opposition to “...
cberlet 07/23/2011 25 9 - 214
Children-hating teachers & big union bosses
The American Federation for Children, a right-wing astroturf scheme to destroy public education, is launching a new effort targeting Wisconsin. It is built around framing the problem of educational ...
cberlet 07/19/2011 2 5 - 77
organized wealth v. organized labor
I am here in Pittsburgh, PA with a group of union leaders representing federal employees. They are at a training seminar, with a component on helping them understand the attack on organized ...
cberlet 07/14/2011 5 3 - 46
New Report on Islamophobia from CAIR
The Council on American Islamic Relations has released its report on Islamophobia for 2010, and the news is disheartening in terms of public acceptance of Islamophobic bigots in the mass media and ...
cberlet 06/23/2011 10 16 - 105
Can Vitriolic Vilification Provoke Violence?
The idea that vitriolic political rhetoric can lead some people to carry out acts of political aggression or violence against the demonized targets is hardly controversial among social science ...
cberlet 01/18/2011 10 28 5 157
Martin Luther King: Communist Subversive!
In the 1960s right-wing conspiracist groups and racists attacked the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement as puppets of the communists. This was not only false, but deflected ...
cberlet 01/17/2011 5 6 - 128
Sarah Palin, the "Blood Libel," and Jewish Democrats in the Crosshairs
It is not surprising that someone who thinks she can see Russia while hunting on the shores of Alaska would claim she is the target of the "Blood Libel" for being held morally accountable for her ...
cberlet 01/12/2011 43 22 - 77
Islam-Bashing Bigots Train Counterterrorism Agents
"Kill them...including the children." That's how to solve the threat of militant Muslims? This quote is from what one official involved in homeland security said was the theme of a ...
cberlet 12/21/2010 26 31 2 52
Angry Voters, Right-Wing Populism, & Racial Violence
Eric Ward is nervous. He's seen it before--the angry right-wing populist crowds, the strident calls to "Restore America" and "Take it Back." In the mid 1990s Ward was a community organizer for a ...
cberlet 01/27/2010 9 9 - 9
Roots of Right-Wing Populist Rage -- Reds to Beds
Yesterday Republican Congressman Steve King of Iowa said Gay Marriage was part of socialist plan. Why does this make sense in a Christian Right worldview? How did the post WWII Christian Right ...
cberlet 09/25/2009 17 17 - 174
Roots of Right Wing Populist Rage -- Realignment
There is a seismic shift occurring in the political Right as established organizations scramble to respond to the new wave of right-wing populism. The Republican Party and its largest single ...
cberlet 09/24/2009 20 15 2 71
Roots of Right-Wing Populist Rage--Christian Right
Listening to the rhetoric and reading the placards at recent right-wing events has led many progressive observers to conclude that "these folks are nuts!" Well, they are no more crazy or ignorant ...
cberlet 09/21/2009 47 24 - 40
Fox & MSNBC Reporters at Values Voters: Rude, Disruptive, Lazy
A lot of mileage has been made about the confrontations between two TV reporters at the 2009 Christian Right Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC this weekend. I was there. Let me offer a ...
cberlet 09/20/2009 241 17 1 19
Ted's Watching Us - Time to Raise Hell
We buried Senator Ted Kennedy yesterday, but a new morning gives us hope and purpose, as it does every new day of our lives. Yesterday we heard the speeches, prayers, and sacred text. Today Ted ...
cberlet 08/30/2009 4 4 - 20
Healthcare, Right-Wing Populism, & Civil Society
The aggressive public protests against Obama’s healthcare plan are an example of right-wing populism, a type of mass movement that periodically sweeps across the United States. Since the ...
cberlet 08/21/2009 7 2 - 1
Barney Frank Slams LaRouchite Fascism at Healthcare Meeting
Right-wing demagogues have gotten a lot of mileage comparing universal healthcare to government “national socialism,” but when a woman castigating Congressman Barney Frank held up a sign ...
cberlet 08/20/2009 18 12 1 38
CIA, Pelosi, Dems, Repubs, Media: All Guilty
Watching the hot potato of intelligence abuses get tossed from the CIA to the Democrats to the Republicans and back is a hoot for anyone who has monitored intelligence agency abuses and political ...
cberlet 07/10/2009 14 9 - 7
Bigotry, Demonizing Rhetoric, & Right-Wing Violence
Since the inauguration of Barack Obama there have been nine murders by men and women who have intersected with ideologies of White Supremacy, xenophobia, and antisemitism. Across America there ...
cberlet 06/18/2009 14 18 - 38
Holocaust Museum Shooting, Antisemitic Conspiracy Theories, and the Tools of Fear
The alleged shooter at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum today has an online book excerpt revealing his deep roots in historic White Supremacy and antisemitic conspiracy theories, including ...
cberlet 06/10/2009 43 15 - 24
Abortion, Apocalypse, and "Killing for Life"
Those of us who have tracked clinic violence over the past two decades have long known of the militant anti-abortion subculture that ebbs and flows with the political moment. There are two factors ...
cberlet 06/04/2009 14 11 - 8
Ethics in Government: LOL
==Panel: Conference on World Affairs in Boulder== “Ethics in Government: LOL” I have a lawyer friend with a consulting business teaching government agencies and corporations about ...
cberlet 04/09/2009 5 - - 4
Antisemitism & Islamophobia
==Wednesday, Panel, Conference on World Affairs== If you are offended by the term Judeonazi, then don’t use the term Islamofascist. If you are offended by the term Islamofascist, then ...
cberlet 04/08/2009 64 14 - 31
Civil liberties: What, me Worry?
With civil liberties, one size fits all. Yesterday I was on a panel about civil liberties with three other panelists including Malou Innocent of the libertarian Cato Institute. Most of the time I ...
cberlet 04/07/2009 12 16 2 148
Where Left, Right, and Center Collide in Civility
A bunch of clueless mainstream media scribes want you to believe that a handful of centrist Democrats have just devised a way that political discussions over thorny issues can involve progressives ...
cberlet 04/06/2009 5 2 - 1
Why Rightists Call Obama & FDR Socialist Traitors
For the economic conservatives and right-wing libertarians, Obama is leading America down the slippery slope towards socialism, collectivism, and tyranny, just like FDR. For the ...
cberlet 03/16/2009 15 12 - 9
Obama Waffles Denounced but Conference Content Ignored
The boxes of Obama Waffles for sale at the Christian Right’s 2008 Values Voter Summit were certainly racist and offensive, and conference organizers did the right thing by shutting down the ...
cberlet 09/15/2008 26 11 - 48
Election 2008: What Does the Christian Right Really Want?
After two days at the Christian Right's 2008 Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC, I have lots to write about over the next few days, but sometimes some simple images help focus on the real issues.
cberlet 09/14/2008 60 22 - 26
Palin's Apocalyptic Nightmare?: The End Times and Christian Right Dominionism
Does Sarah Palin share with millions of other evangelicals a nightmare vision of an approaching global battle between Godly Christians and evil Satanic agents of the Antichrist in the End Times? I ...
cberlet 09/09/2008 22 4 - 3
What is Dominionism? Palin, the Christian Right, & Theocracy
Sarah Palin is a "Dominionist" with an apocalytic End Times theological viewpoint that sees the war in Iraq as part of God's plan. More on the End Times in the next post. Let's talk about Christian ...
cberlet 09/05/2008 16 16 1 56
Sarah Palin and Christian Dominionist Theocracy
Given Sarah Palin's rather doctrinaire approach to conservative libertarian Christian evangelicalism, her political flirtation with the secessionist Alaska Independence Party (AIP) is hardly ...
cberlet 09/02/2008 6 7 2 -
Assassination Plot in Context
Colorado is one of several states nationwide where a few motorcycle clubs engage in drug running with some members adopting White supremacist or neonazi ideology. The regions where this is more ...
cberlet 08/26/2008 20 4 - -
Convention Protesters To Be Treated As Terrorists
Why Protesters in Denver and Minneapolis will be Treated Like Terrorists Crossposted from Huffington Post -
cberlet 08/24/2008 34 57 6 190
McCain's Lament: Hagee's Vision of God's End Game
Why would Pastor John Hagee think Hitler wanted the Jews to go to Israel? Because Hagee , who ...
cberlet 05/22/2008 7 8 - 10
Lieberman's Very Serious Muslim-Bashing Senate Report
A bigoted bombshell was lobbed from Inside the Beltway last Thursday when the Senate Committee on Homeland Security under the "leadership" of Committee Chairman Joseph Lieberman and ranking ...
cberlet 05/15/2008 13 19 2 2
Lieberman Gift To McCain: Senate Islamist Terrorism Report
Violent Islamist Extremism, The Internet, and the Homegrown Terrorist Threat When a bipartisan Congressional committee issues a report on the threat of domestic terrorist violence during ...
cberlet 05/09/2008 16 6 - 22
Huckabee Fails to Keep Southern Evangelical Base United
Republican presidential contender Mike Huckabee started out his evening speech on Super Tuesday with two Biblical references, when in fact, his Biblical base is slipping--but not far away. ...
cberlet 02/07/2008 6 3 - -
Reading the Bible Belt Before Coming of Super Tuesday
Yes, it's true. A weird hermit, writing about his visions in a cave one hundred years after the birth of Jesus of Nazareth, will sway a lot of Republican voters in today's Super Tuesday primary ...
cberlet 02/05/2008 21 9 - -
Ron Paul and the Bigots: Plain Talk or Plausible Deniability?
Cross-posted from Huffington Post - Off the Bus Ron Paul wants us to believe that he wasn't paying attention when the newsletters that ...
cberlet 01/11/2008 23 6 - -
Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism?
Who doesn’t want to prevent terrorism and violence? Not many folks I would imagine. So why am I in a snit over the federal legislative proposal H.R. 1955: the “Violent Radicalization ...
cberlet 11/26/2007 16 18 2 40
War on Christimas - Who wrote it?
Here is a gem from the past: "And it has become pretty general. Last Christmas most people had a hard time finding Christmas cards that indicated in any way that Christmas commemorated ...
cberlet 11/21/2007 7 6 1 -
How do Social Movements Gain Political Power?
At the Yearly Kos conference I handed out a flyer on Ground Rules and Tips for Challenging the Right. This is another post on the advice ...
cberlet 10/12/2007 2 2 2 15
Ideology, Frames, and Narratives in Right-Wing Social Movements
Part of the advice on how to "Decode the Right's Agenda on Your Issue," depends on understanding the realtionships among framing, narratives, and ideology. As used by sociologists, these terms have ...
cberlet 09/27/2007 4 3 - -
OK: Secret Rogue Faction that Runs the Bush Administration
Note: Please read this previous post first: "Webster G. Tarpley’s Toxic Waste is Polluting the Antiwar Movement" and then ...
cberlet 09/22/2007 17 2 - 4
Webster G. Tarpley’s Toxic Waste is Polluting the Antiwar Movement
There is no question that author Webster Griffin Tarpley has become a divisive and destructive force within the U.S. antiwar movement. The real question is why antiwar activists would pay him any ...
cberlet 09/19/2007 66 16 - 715
Decode the Right's Agenda on Your Issue
The Yearly Kos conference was amazing and full of energy. At the panels on the Religious Right with Fred Clarkson and Rev. Susan Thistlethwaite, there were lively discussions. I handed out ...
cberlet 08/06/2007 4 9 - -
For Progressives who Vote Democratic but Value Human Rights
Human Rights are Not Political Commodities We understand the same First Amendment that guarantees separation of church and state guarantees the rights of Christian conservatives to defend ...
cberlet 07/09/2007 14 19 1 21
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