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David Duke Endorses Occupy Wall Street


The Haz­ard of Dukes

COMMENT: Long­time KKK and white suprema­cist leader David Duke has added his voice to the fas­cist and Nazi ele­ments climb­ing on the Occu­py Wall Street band­wag­on.

A num­ber of thoughts come to mind in this con­text. First, there are indi­ca­tions that far-right/­fas­cist ele­ments (cloaked as “pro­gres­sives”) may have gen­er­at­ed the impe­tus for the move­ment in the first place. (As I’ve said before, the vast major­i­ty of par­tic­i­pants do not appear to man­i­fest such sym­pa­thies.)

Note how the con­ser­v­a­tive source report­ing this lumps Duke and the Amer­i­can Nazi Par­ty in with Oba­ma!

This may well be an attempt at alien­at­ing Jew­ish voters–a tra­di­tion­al ele­ment of the Demo­c­ra­t­ic Party–from the Oba­ma camp in antic­i­pa­tion of 2012.

Do not dis­count the pos­si­bil­i­ty that fas­cist ele­ments may either hijack the move­ment and/or dis­cred­it it, rather like the con­trolled demo­li­tion of the World Trade Cen­ter freaks hijacked and dis­cred­it­ed any notion of seri­ous inves­ti­ga­tion  into the 9/11 attacks.

Might this entire phe­nom­e­non be a well-designed trap or agent-prova­ca­teur oper­a­tion from the start?

Watch out for pos­si­ble ter­ror­ist inci­dents linked to  OWS and/or calls for a third par­ty, that would serve the same pur­pose as the Naderoids  in 2000.

In this con­text, one should not over­look the pos­si­bil­i­ty that Duke is an intel­li­gence offi­cer. (See Mis­cel­la­neous Archive Show M52, “Is Duke a Spook?”)

“David Duke Releas­es Video Sup­port­ing Occu­py Wall Street Protests” by Joe New­by; Spokane Con­ser­v­a­tive Exam­in­er; 10/27/2011.

EXCERPT: For­mer KKK Grand Wiz­ard David Duke has joined Pres­i­dent Oba­ma and the Amer­i­can Nazi Par­ty in sup­port­ing the Occu­py Wall Street protests.

“I cheer the men and women on the streets con­demn­ing the inter­na­tion­al banks that hold Amer­i­ca finan­cial­ly hostage. These Wall Street banks are not the prod­uct of free enter­prise; they are the prod­uct of crime,” Duke said in a video sup­port­ing the protests.

CNS News reports that Duke “repeat­ed­ly attacks what he refers to as “Zion­ist bankers” such as Ben “Shalom” Bernanke,” and claims that while many have lost up to half of their sav­ings, the “Zion­ist own­ers of the preda­to­ry banks made more shekels.”

Duke also decries what he calls the “Zion­ist media and their paid whores,” and attacks Rush Lim­baugh, Sean Han­ni­ty and Bill O’Reil­ly.  He states his utter hatred for New York, call­ing it the “real cen­ter of Zion­ist glob­al­ism.” . . .


5 comments for “David Duke Endorses Occupy Wall Street”

  1. Hel­lo Dave. Well, I was afraid some­thing like this was going to hap­pen one of these days, giv­en how enor­mous­ly pop­u­lar O.W.S. has become. If you would like to hear my per­son­al take on this.......

    The research I have done on O.W.S. has seemed to indi­cate con­clu­sive­ly, that this move­ment, was indeed a gen­uine grass­roots effort with noble aims.
    With that said, I have long feared & sus­pect­ed that var­i­ous ele­ments of the extreme right-wing ser­vants of what I’d call the world crime network(such as the Under­ground Reich) would try des­per­ate­ly to try to either infil­trate, destroy from with­in, and/or dis­cred­it the entire move­ment, as well as the Main­stream Media, either lying, obfus­cat­ing the truth, or doing just a plain poor job on report­ing. Unfor­tu­nate­ly, all what of I have been to observe, aid­ed in part by your research as well, has indi­cat­ed that, sad­ly, much of this has already come to pass. And it does­n’t look like it’ll end any­time soon, either.
    How­ev­er, giv­en how harsh­ly many sup­port­ers seem to have react­ed to the last anti-Semit­ic inci­dent, there is hope that peo­ple can wake up and look at what’s going on. Peo­ple are also already quite aware of past infil­tra­tors and agents provo­ca­teur, par­tic­u­lar­ly one Patrick How­ley of The Amer­i­can Spec­ta­tor, and Mike Stack, the man who is most like­ly the one who caused the police crack­down in D.C. not too long ago.
    (p.s., con­cern­ing the ori­gins of Wall Street: as it turns out, AdBusters’ Schmalz & White may not have been quite as promi­nent in start­ing it up, either, as I once thought. Here, Mobius1ski talks about this here:
    BTW, the Moth­er Jones arti­cle he ref­er­enced is here:
    So, I guess that clears that up, huh? Schmalz & White may have helped, but it looks like had it not been for the NYC Gen­er­al Assem­bly and cer­tain oth­er groups, there might not be an OWS today, or at least not as we know it.)

    Posted by Steven L. | October 30, 2011, 3:34 am
  2. Going out on a limb... I’d like to sug­gest that dur­ing the two years pri­or to OWS, some key U.S. cities were sub­ject­ed to an “Oper­a­tion Glad­io” par­a­digm — the same U.S. cities where cops are now exer­cis­ing vio­lent crack­downs.

    This “Amer­i­can Glad­io” sce­nario works whether or not OWS was pre-planned as “ket­tling” an authen­tic back­lash move­ment.

    Some inter­est­ing sta­tis­tics jux­ta­posed with the 2009–2010 Glad­io exam­ples:

    Crime in 2010 dropped to its low­est rate since 1967 in Los Ange­les, Seat­tle, and St. Louis, as well as its low­est lev­el in many years else­where:

    How­ev­er, police deaths in 2010 jumped near­ly 40%:

    More­over, many of these police deaths occurred in “sin­gle-mas­sacre inci­dents”:
    4 killed in Oak­land (http://articles.sfgate.com/2009–03-23/bay-area/17215878_1_parole-officer-officers-families-swat-team);
    4 killed in Seat­tle (http://www.komonews.com/news/local/78088192.html)
    4 killed in Detroit (http://www.freep.com/article/20110123/NEWS05/110123016/Four-police-shot-Detroit-precinct-gunman-killed)
    3 killed in Pitts­burgh (http://www.wtae.com/news/19094064/detail.html)

    As anoth­er exam­ple of “stim­u­lus gen­er­al­iza­tion”, con­sid­er the case of Christo­pher Mon­fort of Seat­tle. Dur­ing the same week that 4 Seat­tle cops were ambushed in a cof­fee shop, Mon­fort also ambushed and killed a 5th cop. Mon­fort could be a movie stand-in for Oba­ma: a U‑W law stu­dent, schol­ar, com­mu­ni­ty vol­un­teer, and poten­tial role-mod­el, until he torched 4 cop cars & killed a cop:

    Out on a limb: [i]Was there a “local­ized” U.S. ver­sion of Gladio[/i], with cops as the “tar­get audi­ence” instead of a gen­er­al pop­u­lace ter­ror­ized (as in Italy dur­ing the 1970s)? With cops, instead, as the “stim­u­lus gen­er­al­iza­tion” audi­ence, [b]intended to divide cops against com­mu­ni­ties they serve[/b]?

    Isn’t it fair­ly unusu­al for a sin­gle-inci­dent “police mas­sacre” — let alone so many, dur­ing 2009–2010, which were simul­ta­ne­ous­ly “Low­est Crime Rate” years?

    Instead of an Egypt­ian Upris­ing Sce­nario, where the civil­ians won over the mil­i­tary, U.S. cops are NOT being asked by OWS to sym­pa­thize and stand with OWS (except in a few rare excep­tions).

    U.S. cops, in a siege men­tal­i­ty since 2009, espe­cial­ly in Oak­land, Seat­tle, Detroit, Pitts­burgh and a few oth­er cities (offi­cers killed in Fort Worth, Dal­las, Anchor­age, and else­where), are NOT being asked to “see them­selves” in OWS.

    In fact: OWS is a coun­ter­point to the Tahrir Square mythol­o­gy, because the Egyp­tians main­tained a rule: Let The Out­siders & The Mil­i­tary See Them­selves In Your Move­ment.

    Is OWS more about expres­sions of self, and expres­sions of iden­ti­ty, often defined AGAINST author­i­ty?

    Or is OWS mature enough to adopt the rule: Let The Cops & Mid­dle Amer­i­cans See Them­selves In You?

    Was the 2009–2010 Amer­i­can Glad­io care­ful­ly planned against U.S. cops, specif­i­cal­ly?

    Was the 2009–2010 Amer­i­can Glad­io part of a care­ful­ly planned over­all tra­jec­to­ry of events? A strat­e­gy to “ket­tle” a nascent move­ment that threat­ens to snow­ball into some­thing much more main­stream, at the very moment that Europe “col­laps­es” and takes down the entire world­wide econ­o­my?

    After all, cops are part of the 99%.

    The final chap­ter of Howard Zin­n’s flawed but well-inten­tioned “Peo­ple’s His­to­ry of the Unit­ed States” is a chap­ter called “Revolt of the Guards” — the key tip­ping point of the “suc­cess” of any OWS-type move­ment is whether or not the police’s sym­pa­thies are won over to the “99%” side.

    Will OWS attempt­ing to win them over as such? Or did Amer­i­can Glad­io do its job upon the psy­ches of U.S. police? And is OWS too self-cen­tered, too nar­cis­sis­tic, to win con­verts?

    Posted by R. Wilson | November 18, 2011, 9:05 pm
  3. http://www.algemeiner.com/2014/02/13/former-kkk-grand-wizard-david-duke-and-irans-press-tv-praise-presbytarian-church-usas-anti-israel-report/

    For­mer KKK Grand Wiz­ard David Duke and Iran’s Press TV Praise Pres­by­tar­i­an Church USA’s Anti-Israel Report
    Feb­ru­ary 13, 2014 11:33 am 1 com­ment
    Author: Joshua Levitt

    David Duke, a for­mer Grand Wiz­ard of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan and Louisiana State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive, joined with Press TV, a semi-offi­cial Iran­ian gov­ern­ment news agency, in prais­ing a report con­demn­ing Israel that was pub­lished by Pres­by­tar­i­an Church USA.

    The church made head­lines in 2012 for a pro­pos­al, that was ulti­mate­ly vot­ed down by its mem­bers, to divest from Cater­pil­lar Inc., Hewlett-Packard Co. and Motoro­la because of their activ­i­ties in Israel. Duke has also recent­ly been in the news after being expelled from Italy “for his racist and anti-Semit­ic views” by an Ital­ian judge, and from Ger­many, as “unde­sir­able for­eign­er” on the eve of a planned lec­ture for a group of a hun­dred neo-Nazis.

    On his blog, the for­mer KKK leader said, “In a major break­through in the world­wide strug­gle against Zion­ist extrem­ism, the largest Pres­by­ter­ian church in the Unit­ed States, the PC(USA), has issued a for­mal state­ment call­ing Zion­ism ‘Jew­ish Suprema­cism’ — a term first coined and made pop­u­lar by Dr. David Duke.”

    In Duke’s blog post, he wrote that the guide, titled ‘Zion­ism Unset­tled,’ was released ahead of the church’s bien­ni­al Gen­er­al Assem­bly, sched­uled for June, in Detroit, where a sim­i­lar rec­om­men­da­tion to divest from com­pa­nies that work with Israel will be pre­sent­ed. Duke not­ed the 2012 attempt was only nar­row­ly defeat­ed, with a tal­ly of 333–331, with two absten­tions.

    Duke wrote,“’Zionism Unset­tled’ is not only an attack on Israel and its Jew­ish sup­port­ers. It crit­i­cizes the Catholic Church’s land­mark 1965 Nos­tra Aetate, which opened the door for a new rela­tion­ship between Jews and Catholics, say­ing that the dec­la­ra­tion ‘rais­es as many ques­tions as it answers.” It also “fea­tures an entire chap­ter pan­ning Evan­gel­i­cal Chris­t­ian sup­port for Israel,” he said.

    Iran’s Press TV wrote, “A Pres­by­ter­ian Church group has described Zion­ism as the sin­gle rea­son behind the Israeli-Pales­tin­ian con­flict, say­ing it is destroy­ing the lives of both Pales­tini­ans and Jew­ish com­mu­ni­ties across the world.”

    “The study guide, dubbed Zion­ism Unset­tled, also argues that most Jews reject Zion­ism and choose to live out­side the Israeli-occu­pied Pales­tin­ian lands, depict­ing Jew­ish life inside the Islam­ic Repub­lic of Iran as ‘alive and well,’” Iran’s Press TV said.

    The pam­phlet was pro­duced by “The Israel Pales­tine Net­work of the Pres­by­ter­ian Church (U.S.A.),” with the Rev­erend Walt Davis, its edu­ca­tion co-chair, list­ed as the point of con­tact, but he pro­vid­ed no response to an emailed query from The Alge­mein­er on Thurs­day.

    Posted by Vanfield | February 13, 2014, 9:49 am
  4. Jason Kessler, orga­niz­er of the Unite the Right Ral­ly was involved with and appar­ent­ly inspired by Occu­py Wall Street.


    My opin­ion (With the ben­e­fit of hind­sight): OWS was a dis­tinct turn­ing point in far-right infil­tra­tion of the left. I per­son­al­ly attend­ed the park and some protests and wit­nessed Ron Paul types attempt­ing to co-opt and recruit. I think it worked at one lev­el at least, to blend the social net­works (espe­cial­ly on social media, but to an extent in real life too) of the far-right with the social space tra­di­tion­al­ly occu­pied by the left.

    Posted by Richard L | June 16, 2019, 7:49 am
  5. @Richard L.–

    The ori­gins of OWS appear to have been with a pub­li­ca­tion called “Adbusters,” found­ed by an eth­nic Eston­ian named Kalle Lasn, whose par­ents fled TO Nazi Ger­many at the end of WWII.

    In addi­tion to endors­ing Mus­lim Broth­er­hood eco­nom­ic man­i­fes­ta­tion, he is a fan of Russ­ian fas­cist Alexan­der Dur­gin.

    Use the search func­tion at the top of the page and use a key word search.


    Dave Emory

    Posted by Dave Emory | June 18, 2019, 3:45 pm

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