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Racist Author Supports School Board Member Who Broadcast King Attack

By Robert Steinback on January 26, 2011 - 12:02 pm, Posted in Extremist Propaganda

Greeley, Colo., school board member Brett Reese doesn’t understand why anyone would think him a racist just because he repeatedly broadcast a mean-spirited and one-sided text trashing the character of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – a presentation adored by white supremacists everywhere.

For more than two weeks around the Jan. 17 official celebration of King’s birthday, Reese broadcast a 1994 essay by Kevin Alfred Strom called “The Beast as Saint: The Truth About ‘Martin Luther King, Jr.’” on KELS 104.7 FM The Pirate, a low-power radio station Reese owns. The commentary describes King as a plagiarizer, “America-hating communist” and sexual degenerate who didn’t deserve a national holiday. Reese has marked the holiday in the same manner for three years.

Reese has said he aired Strom’s essay not for racial reasons, but only as an exercise in free speech, critical thinking and debate.

This year, Reese’s annoyed fellow board members passed a resolution supporting the King holiday and calling the editorial “inflammatory and detrimental to our district and community.” Greeley’s mayor condemned the broadcasts, and some advertisers withdrew support for the station, according to the Greeley Tribune. But the controversy hardly chastened Reese; rather, he increased the broadcasts of the essay from twice to four times daily.

Condemnation of Reese’s broadcasts reached such intensity that Strom himself came to his defense – to Reese’s apparent chagrin. In an E-mail interview with the Greeley Tribune, Strom advised Reese to “never give up one millimeter of your precious right to free speech.”

Strom has extensive racist, anti-Semitic and neo-Nazi connections. He was a member, and later head, of the National Vanguard, the publishing arm of the white supremacist National Alliance headed by William Pierce – whom the Southern Poverty Law Center described as America’s most important neo-Nazi for some three decades until his death in 2002. Strom’s history with Pierce and the white nationalist movement were detailed in a book by Strom’s ex-wife, Kirsten Kaiser.

Reese rejected Strom’s endorsement. “I’m trying to explain the truth. Facts are facts, and truth is truth, whether it came from a white supremacist website or the Black Panther website.”

But by treating Strom’s essay as settled fact, Reese shows a palpable disinterest in separating fact from fiction. If the tract’s title isn’t evidence enough, Strom plainly states his agenda in the essay’s introduction: “In many countries, revered national heroes were excised from the history books, or their real deeds were distorted to fit Communist ideology, and Communist killers and criminals were converted into official ‘saints.’ Holidays were declared in honor of the beasts who murdered countless nations. Did you know that much the same process has occurred right here in America? … Let’s take a look at [King,] this modern-day plastic god.” Not the typical preamble to a sober, scholarly exposition.

Strom’s one-sided screed is a hash of facts, exaggerations, unsubstantiated or disproven allegations and dubious government “intelligence” from an FBI that under long-time director J. Edgar Hoover had unquestionably undertaken a mission to destroy the civil rights leader’s reputation with embarrassing revelations and, if necessary, fabricated evidence. Strom’s approach to King’s legacy is akin to arguing that Thomas Jefferson doesn’t deserve a place in the pantheon of American heroes because of his suspected decades-long affair with his one-time slave Sally Hemings, with whom he purportedly bore several children, or that Benjamin Franklin’s place in history should be vacated because Franklin himself admitted to so many liaisons with prostitutes and “women of low character” that he considered it a miracle that he never acquired any diseases.

Posthumously, it was determined that King used large sections of published work in his academic writings without crediting the authors. Strom notes, as have other authors, that several of King’s close friends and advisors were known to have communist sympathies, but ignores that no evidence was ever uncovered – despite exhaustive FBI efforts – that linked King or his organization, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, to communist organizations or their money.

Multiple sources have attested to King’s sexual proclivities. They include his long-time chief deputy, Rev. Ralph Abernathy, in his 1989 autobiography, “And the Walls Came Tumbling Down,” and former Kentucky State Sen. Georgia Davis Powers, who recounted an ongoing intimate relationship with King in her 1995 autobiography “I Shared the Dream.” But once again, Strom mixes fact with unsubstantiated conjecture – for example, that King brutalized women, and paid for sex with SCLC money.

There is considerable irony in Strom calling King a sexual degenerate: Strom is a Virginia-registered sex offender. In 2008 he pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography, and served 23 months in prison followed by 15 years of supervised release. He also was charged with attempting to coerce a 10-year-old girl into a sexual relationship by sending her anonymous gifts, driving past her house and writing lyrics to love songs declaring his desire to marry her. U.S. District Judge Norman K. Moon threw out those charges for lack of evidence of actual solicitation of sex – but added that Strom, then in his early 50s, had engaged in questionable conduct.

“I think there is overwhelming evidence that [Strom] was sexually drawn to this child, and was obsessing over this child,” Moon said.

  • jgt2598

    People continue to hold a fundamental misunderstanding of what exactly “free-speech” entails. Free speech means the right to say what you want without getting arested for it, nothing more, nothing less. What it does not do is give people the right to say what they want and expect no consequences. Take this scenario for example: If one were to stand on a street corner and scream profanities for an hour and one’s boss was in hearing range they would have all the right in the world to fire that person the next day because they are not a positive representation of the business (and thus decrease said business’s income and tarnish said business’s image). If a business catches an employee in the act of encouraging descrimination the business has the right to dismiss them and society has the right look down on them. Free speech protects people from government prosecution of their words and non-harmfull actions, not from societies response or opinions.

  • Hatewatch

    Though obviously interesting to a few of our readers, we will consider further discussion of the eastern front on this post to be off topic.

  • Ian

    “’So you’re arguing that since the West didn’t ally with Stalin, that gave Stalin a reason to ally with Nazi Germany?”

    Since there was no other way to buy time for the USSR- yes.”

    Thus we are in agreement that the USSR allied with Nazi Germany, rendering the entire conversation pointless. I’ll let Stalin’s own words be the coup de grace.

    “Struggles, conflicts and wars among our enemies are [...] our greatest ally[...] If war does break out, we will not sit with folded arms – we will have to take the field, but we will be the last to do so. And we shall do so in order to throw the decisive loan on the scale”

    So Conquest is “conquered” (bad puns should be illegal), but Getty (who claims only thousands were killed by the Soviet government) and Tuger (a Holodomor denier) are credible sources?

    No fact you wrote about the Civil War at all conflicts with the fact that the Red Army did not have the support of the people.

    Totalitarianism is not “applied to anything other than liberal capitalist democracy” or else, say, Pinochet’s Chile would be called totalitarian. It is not. It is called authoritarian. The main difference is that Pinochet’s Chile did not infest every aspect of life from sports to music to religion, while Imperial Japan, Taliban-ruled Afghanistan, Nazi Germany, and the Stalinist USSR did. And there are many democracies which you may or may not call capitalist.

    While there are different forms of totalitarianism and their disputes with each other are often violent, they are often allies against liberal democracy. In addition to the Nazi-Soviet pact, see a) Stalin’s order to the German communists not to ally with the social democrats which lead to Hitler’s rise to power in the first place, b) the Japanese communist support fo Japanese Imperialism,* and c) Hitler’s alliance with radical Islam.

    And when did I say I never questioned capitalism? Please respond to what people write, not what you think their opinions are.

    * http://oliverkamm.typepad.com/.....ft_me.html

  • Ruslan Amirkhanov

    “The tide did not start turning on the Eastern Front until 1943, so I don’t understand how your argument that lend-lease really started going in 1942 changes things.”

    In layman’s terms the turning point was Stalingrad, which ended in early 1943 before lend-lease aid had arrived in significant numbers to influence decisions on the battlefield.

    “So you’re arguing that since the West didn’t ally with Stalin, that gave Stalin a reason to ally with Nazi Germany?”

    Since there was no other way to buy time for the USSR- yes.

    ” And could you please cite a source for the suggestion that the West wanted to invade the USSR in response to the Winter War?”

    Stalin’s Wars by Geoffery Roberts, ITN’s World at War documentary series, episode 2 “Distant War”. IIRC Chris Bellamy’s authoritative Absolute War also references this. There are many, many more. This also includes the French plans to bomb the Baku oil fields from bases in Syria.

    “Nazi Germany and it’s ally, Poland, carved up Czechoslovakia in 1938. There, better?”

    Incorrect. Because a non-aggression pact and a military alliance are two different things. In WWI, war did not break out because of non-aggression pacts, but because of alliances.

    “Russia was a pretty big country at the time of the Civil War. Most people did not fight on either side. It is well within the relm of possibility that the larger army in any particular war does not represent the will of the majority within the country it operates in. Besides, weren’t you the one insinuating the Red Army was outnumbered?”

    In the beginning they were definitely outnumbered. A lot of Red Army units were composed of foreign POWs from Austria, Hungary, and such. They even used a contingent of Chinese troops in Moscow. From time to time they had help from various nationalist groups opposed to the Russian empire. But in the end, they won because more people fought, and sacrificed themselves for Bolshevism than for capitalism, nationalism, religion, or whatever else.

    “There are more forms of totalitarianism than fascism and communism. The Taliban and Imperial Japan, for example, were neither.”

    Oh of course, because totalitarianism is pretty much applied to anything other than liberal capitalist democracy, the perfect system which you must never question, no matter how many people it has killed, or continues to kill, or what atroctities take place on its watch.

    To say that Imperial Japan was not fascist is to stick to a very rigid definition of fascism. Most fascist parties did not call themselves such- in fact I can think of no others who used the term other than the Italians. Yet in all cases we see certain features, and a certain class character. In short, fascism is an open dictatorship of capital- where industrialists fearing social upheaval and revolution do away with the democratic facade.

    Behind Nazi Germany’s “state” was in fact the large industrialists of Germany. Totalitarianism fails as a valid term because it fails to define the state properly. For example, one cannot speak of the Taliban being a state since that region of the world is still largely dominated by tribal/clan society, no matter how much the Taliban wanted to centralize things.

    “Granted, I am by no means an expert, ”

    Ok stop there. The problem with “totalitarianism” is that it treats the state as something above class, when in fact the state arises from the needs of the ruling class. To pretend as though the state and the ruling class of the private sector are separate is simply incorrect. So was it truly the “state” which dominated Nazi Germany or various fascist regimes, or was it actually the class and their allies who backed those parties, and then profited from the new regimes? Totalitarianism can’t account for this.

    Conversely, the Soviet conception of the state was something quite different(though they would get this concept wrong as well later on). In this case, just as the ruling class uses the state to secure its dominance over society, the armed workers seized the state apparatus and it was, at least up until Stalin’s death, run in favor of the worker, not the businessman or property owner. Granted, the extent to which this happened and where they went wrong is another matter entirely.

    The bottom line is that a state, in any form, is a dictatorship of a particular class. Totalitarianism as a word ignores this reality, and seeks to lump all currents opposed to liberal democracy(in which nobody could possibly be so oppressed) into one catagory of bad guys. That makes it easier to bomb people in Afghanistan and Iraq while holding the moral high ground. Ditto with letting millions starve every year, or when industrialized countries exist as primary destinations for people still living in slavery.

    “In my eyes, dozens of millions killed across five continents is enough alone to render communism beyond the pale.”

    But capitalism, with it’s far higher body count, and partially responsibility for conditions in socialist nations, deserves endless chances, right? It might interest you to know that the fall of the USSR has been connected with the largest growth of poverty not connected with war or famine. (Joe Stiglitz, Globalization and its Discontents)

    “And again, is it at all possible to have an adult conversation with you without your resorting to “fail” like a child? Honestly, that isn’t a rhetorical question.”

    Indeed the exclamation “fail” is extremely popular with the youth, but like the child who proclaims the emperor naked, it is incredibly appropriate, hence I appropriate it.

    “*Robert Conquest Reflections on a Ravaged Century (2000) ISBN 0-393-04818-7, page 74″

    Here’s a tip, if you’re going to cite sources, try not to use ones who have been so discredited as Conquest. Aside from being exposed as having worked for the IRD, a department of MI5 during the Cold War, his use of sources, or often lack thereof, has made his work laughable in light of the information found when the Soviet archives were opened. So oblivious was he that he exclaimed that they actually vindicated him. The work of Getty, Naumov, Viola, Tauger, and many others has conquered Conquest.

  • Ian

    The tide did not start turning on the Eastern Front until 1943, so I don’t understand how your argument that lend-lease really started going in 1942 changes things.

    So you’re arguing that since the West didn’t ally with Stalin, that gave Stalin a reason to ally with Nazi Germany? And could you please cite a source for the suggestion that the West wanted to invade the USSR in response to the Winter War?

    Nazi Germany and it’s ally, Poland, carved up Czechoslovakia in 1938. There, better?

    Russia was a pretty big country at the time of the Civil War. Most people did not fight on either side. It is well within the relm of possibility that the larger army in any particular war does not represent the will of the majority within the country it operates in. Besides, weren’t you the one insinuating the Red Army was outnumbered?

    There are more forms of totalitarianism than fascism and communism. The Taliban and Imperial Japan, for example, were neither. Granted, I am by no means an expert, but to say that totalitarianism does not exist seems a bit out of the loop. To show how much of a non-expert I am, I’ll just take the definition in Wikipedia*, which defines it as “a political system where the state, usually under the control of a single political person, faction, or class, recognizes no limits to its authority and strives to regulate every aspect of public and private life wherever feasible.” I honestly do not understand how one can say no such examples exist (especially in the Stalin-era Soviet Union.)

    In my eyes, dozens of millions killed across five continents is enough alone to render communism beyond the pale. The alliance with Hitler was just a few more straws on the back of an already paralyzed camel.

    And again, is it at all possible to have an adult conversation with you without your resorting to “fail” like a child? Honestly, that isn’t a rhetorical question.

    *Robert Conquest Reflections on a Ravaged Century (2000) ISBN 0-393-04818-7, page 74

  • Ruslan Amirkhanov

    Ian delivers a dump truck of fail.

    “St. Petersburg used to be called Leningrad and Volgograd used to be called Stalingrad until they switched back to their pre-USSR names.”

    Stalingrad was never called “Volgograd” before 1961 when it’s name was changed to that. It was named Stalingrad in 1918 by the city council in honor of Stalin’s defense of the city(called Tsaritsyn) against the White Guards. Volgograd has no historical significance and means simply “Volga city”.

    “I am not sure which you’re trying to say you visited. If you’re patient, the following site shows the invasion of Poland was impossible without Germany’s guarantee of a momentaraly safe Eastern Front.”

    SUPER FAIL. Germany’s invasion of Czechoslovakia without the Sudetenland would theoretically been “impossible”, yet Hitler was willing to go to war nonetheless, and after being satiated he became depressed and claimed that he felt “robbed of his war.”

    These theories that Hitler HAD to have a secure Eastern flank for the invasion of Poland tend to be based on the idea that Hitler was rational and not known for taking huge risks- in other words, if Hitler were not Hitler, because in fact he was known for idiotic gambits, and contrary to their later memoirs, the generals were often on board.

    Besides, the Nazis knew full well that the USSR was not going to do anything. They had the impression that the Red Army was leaderless and in 1941 they still had the idea that it would fold and collapse faster than any other army.

    ” Albert L. Weeks, “Russia’s Life-Saver: Lend-Lease Aid to the USSR in World War II” (Lexington
    Books, 2004). Most of this aid took place before the United States entered the war.”

    You know, I think I have to go with the work of David M. Glantz and Chris Bellamy on this. Lend-Lease aid, especially combat material, did not arrive in significant numbers until 1942. Aid certainly saved millions of lives, and ended the war faster, but at the end of the day, 70-80% of the Wehrmacht was destroyed on the Eastern Front, that is by the Red Army. This is not counting the actions of partisans in Greece, Yugoslavia, and Albania.

    “Ruslan, when were Britain or France allies of Nazi Germany?”

    France and England had a long history of snubbing the USSR’s demands for an anti-fascist pact(up until the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact in fact), and coddling Hitler. Who was the first country to sign a treaty with Hitler, allowing him to increase the power of the Kriegsmarine? Britain. Who helped Hitler take the Sudetenland and thus Czechoslovakia…oops, nearly forgot Poland, who also took a piece of Czechoslovakia in collaboration with Germany. Who wanted to go on the offensive against the USSR in 1939-40 for the sake of Finland, while doing nothing against Germany despite having declared war on her? France and Britain.

    I see you’re trying to imply that the USSR and Germany were allies. Apparently you are not aware of something called a “non-aggression” pact. You see, Poland had a non-aggression pact with both the USSR and Nazi Germany from 1934. Does anyone say that Poland and Nazi Germany were allies, or that the USSR and Poland were allies? Do we say things like “Nazi Germany and it’s ally, Poland, carved up Czechoslovakia in 1938?” No. We also don’t say that the USSR was an “ally” of Japan despite a non-aggression pact between the two nations signed in 1941.

    “And can you think of other totalitarian regimes that lasted a long time and withstood many challanges without the majority of the population under their control believing the same ideology?”

    No, if only because there is no such thing as “totalitarianism”. It is a made up term used to equate Communism and Fascism, which are in fact polar opposites, for the purpose of severing fascism from its connection to capitalism.

    “In response to two specific points, a) the article below discusses how the October Revolution was not a popular uprising and b) the Red Army outnumbered the White Army*.”

    Wow, so it’s not a popular uprising, and yet the Red Army outnumbers the White Army. Brilliant? Where do you think the Red Army came from, genius? HINT, it was called the RKKA- Worker-Peasant Red Army. Why weren’t all those anti-Communists flocking to fill the ranks of the White Guards? And as a side note, the American Revolution, among many others, was not a popular uprising either.

    “Borderline apologetics on behalf of Soviet totalitarianism only serves to reinforce white nationalist paranoia which states that all their enemies are closet (or open) communists who just want to bring back the gulags.”

    I see, so you think that defense of actual history gives some kind of justification to white nationalists. Well we can see which side you lean to very easily. This is a perfect example of how capitalists will re-write history and use terminology to frame debates, so as to make Communism seem like something beyond the pale, whereas apologetics in the name of capitalism are pefectly normal. Even if history must be re-written so that fascism is severed with its class character, so be it.

    Well I’m sorry but that’s not the way I roll. Please, feel free to entertain me more with your Google scholarship.

  • Ian

    I’d first like to note, without exaggeration, that I’ve seen political conversations on music forums filled with middle schoolers that contain less immature sarcasm and logical fallacies than this.

    Mark F.
    I have no doubt that the USSR played a large role in winning the war (if you’ll forgive the term “winning” when applied to war), but to give them all the credit is slightly misleading. Albert L. Weeks, “Russia’s Life-Saver: Lend-Lease Aid to the USSR in World War II” (Lexington
    Books, 2004). Most of this aid took place before the United States entered the war.

    Please note, alex, that Weeks is not a pen name for any talk show host, left or right. If you’re going to insist on using the “you’re conservative, ergo you’re wrong” argument, use it on an actual conservative. I love how I’m accused of reading Noam Chomsky when critiquing George W. Bush and of listening to Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity when discussing the USSR. People think I have quite the eclectic taste.

    St. Petersburg used to be called Leningrad and Volgograd used to be called Stalingrad until they switched back to their pre-USSR names. I am not sure which you’re trying to say you visited. If you’re patient, the following site shows the invasion of Poland was impossible without Germany’s guarantee of a momentaraly safe Eastern Front.

    http://avalon.law.yale.edu/sub.....nazsov.asp

    Ruslan, when were Britain or France allies of Nazi Germany? And can you think of other totalitarian regimes that lasted a long time and withstood many challanges without the majority of the population under their control believing the same ideology? In response to two specific points, a) the article below discusses how the October Revolution was not a popular uprising and b) the Red Army outnumbered the White Army*.

    http://findarticles.com/p/arti....._13991694/

    Borderline apologetics on behalf of Soviet totalitarianism only serves to reinforce white nationalist paranoia which states that all their enemies are closet (or open) communists who just want to bring back the gulags.

    *This includes foreign troops, which played only a small role in the Civil War.

  • Ruslan Amirkhanov

    Yes, most Soviet citizens were always non-Communist. That’s why the Bolshevik revolution succeeded, why they managed to survive the Civil War against such terrible odds, defeat the largest invasion in history in WWII, and continue to hold things together until their leaders decided to break up the union for them nearly 70 years later. Yes, because they all hated Communism. Since America is known as a hot-bed of anti-Communism, it’s probably ripe for revolution any moment now.

  • alex

    Kuffar,
    Have you ever heard about Phoenix Program, My Lai?
    lan,
    “This is not to deny the sufferring and the heroism of the, mostly non-Communist, Soviet soldiers and civilians.”
    All commissioned ofifcers were Communists. Don’t they count for something?
    Did you take history lessons from Limbaugh and Hannity?

  • Ruslan Amirkhanov

    They can do whatever they want, Russia is dying out. The only thing that will be left is Caucasians and Turks. Look at the statistics and cry. Or count yourself lucky you’re not Russian.

  • KuffarFalcon

    Ruslan Amirkhanov said,

    “BTW Kuffar, I’m checking my records and you are behind on your jizya tax. Don’t make me send in the janissaries.”

    Hey, hey don’t make me call the OMON and the Spetznaz on you. :)

    http://www.timesonline.co.uk/t.....168959.ece

  • Ruslan Amirkhanov

    BTW Kuffar, I’m checking my records and you are behind on your jizya tax. Don’t make me send in the janissaries.

  • Ruslan Amirkhanov

    “Of course the war may not have started in the first place – at least in Europe – had it not been for the Nazi-Soviet alliance that allowed Hitler to attack Poland (a fact the biterly anti-communist neo-Nazis often like to forget, along with the Nazi alliance with that other bain of white nationalists, radical Islam.)”

    The idea that the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact allowed Hitler to invade Poland is the European Union’s new twist on WWII- totally ignoring the long history of Anglo-French collaboration with Hitler and Fascism, as well as the Soviet attempts to negotiate with those powers to establish collective security against Hitler.

  • skinnyminny

    Roger,
    Here in Califas, we have some radio show hosts just as bad. Yesterday, 1-26-2011, on the John and Ken Show KFI640 AM radio, they started talking about a Muslim cleric that was deported from Canada to Tunisia, and was recently alleged to have been caught being smuggled into Califas. They went on to say, here I am paraphrasing, “yeah, the protests in Egypt and Tunisia, we should have them here. Yeah, send Obama back to where he came from, Kenya maybe. Nah, we should do that here to Gov. Jerry Brown and some of the other politicians…”

    Sad thing about this, I posted comments here last week about some of the death threats spray-painted against our gov.

    I think it is time to start opposing these type shows, and it needs to be cracked down on. Free speech, okay, but, let’s also examine this case (for the record, I have not heard this song nor have I seen/read the lyrics), in 2009, a Florida rapper was sentenced to two years in prison for a cop killing song. My understanding is, he did name the two officers. Yet, we must also keep in mind, the rapper is also an entertainer, much like the radio/tv hosts like to claim. I would think the only difference, the radio/tv hosts have hundreds of thousands, if not millions of listeners/viewers, whereas, this rapper is probably not a well-known figure, that is until his arrest. I was just thinking along the lines, what’s the difference if they all claim to be entertainers, one goes to jail, the others continue to hide behind free speech!

  • Mark F.

    Ian,
    While I have no clue WHAT Brett Reese is doing on a school board, respectfully, I believe gbuddha2010 was right in saying the Soviet Union was largely responsible for the defeat of the Germans in WW II.

    You’re right on in terms of the massive shipments of trucks, ammunition, fuel and other supplies provided by America being essential to helping the Soviets turn back the Nazi invasion.

    But the Germans invaded the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941 with more than 4.5 million soldiers. America didn’t even declare war against the Axis until 6 months after that – and Americans didn’t actually engage the Germans in combat until the invasion of North Africa on November 8, 1942.

    I think it’s important to note the Soviets battled the Germans longer and on much larger fronts, losing far more soldiers and civilians in the effort than the US did. British efforts to break the Enigma Machine code gave the US/Allies a huge tactical advantage in preparing for the European assault on Normandy and the French coast in June, 1944. Prior to that, it was pretty much the Soviets; who lost millions of people during the war (some, by Stalin’s own hand..).

    There’s a reason Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin and the allied commanders allowed the Soviet Army to advance into Berlin to take the German capital prior to VE Day; because while the Allies suffered horrendous losses in liberating Europe, the back of the German Army was broken by the Soviets between 1941 and 1943; I’ve visited Leningrad (the former Stalingard) and many Americans don’t understand the tens of thousands of civilians who died during the more than 2 years the German Armies encircled the city during the Siege of Stalingrad (Soviet casualties 1,129, 629)

    As to whether the war would have started in the first place: regardless of the German-Soviet pact of non-aggression, the German’s would’ve invaded Poland to start WW II anyway – the plan to invade the Soviet Union and capture land and natural resources, Operation Barbarossa was being planned by the Germans back in 1940; the pact with the Soviets was just an elaborate stall tactic.

  • Roger Mac

    I live in Cheyenne just north of Greeley and Wyoming has won the reputation of being declared the second most conservative state just behind Mississippi. But Northern Colorado is a hot bed of some real crazies that go way back to the shooting of a Jewish radio personality. The shooters were safe housed to and from the shooting in Wyoming and one even eluded the FBI there by dressing as a woman.

    There are a lot of great people here but currently our legislature is passing an anti-gay marriage law, a concealed weapons law, and even trying to pass a law that will put video cameras in every classroom. Somehow each of these is accepted by the right wing here as driven by God. Yes, even the video cameras.

    The only reason it is not as dangerous here as other places is that they are in control, if that makes any sense.

  • Ian

    gbuddha2010,

    A brief semi-correction. It was American aid to the Soviets that “essentially won the war”, as Soviet generals at the time admitted. This is not to deny the suffering and heroism of the, mostly non-communist, Soviet soldiers and civilians, but it’s a bit more complex than “communism beat fascism while democracies twitled their thumbs”.

    Of course the war may not have started in the first place – at least in Europe – had it not been for the Nazi-Soviet alliance that allowed Hitler to attack Poland (a fact the biterly anti-communist neo-Nazis often like to forget, along with the Nazi alliance with that other bain of white nationalists, radical Islam.)

  • Snorlax

    Good thing he only has a low power broadcast license.

    He’s probably not even getting out of Greeley with his spew.

  • gbuddha2012

    As for Strom he is a pathetic soul.

  • gbuddha2012

    In defense of Rus… probably more streets in Paris named for Soviets than in Moscow. Whether Americans like to admit it or not the USSR essentially won the war against the Germans. No politics, just a geo-political fact.

  • Ruslan Amirkhanov

    Kuffail Falcon does it again!

    “No, but your beloved USSR more than made up for it by naming or renaming every other street, village and public square after them. ”

    Guess what- most of those names were returned to their old form- and yet the standards of living have not only dropped to frightening levels, but they get increasingly worse.

  • Ian

    “In fact there was a rumor that Pierce, quite old and having had a string of failed marriages with mail-order brides(he abandoned his real wife and children), made some kind of sex tape with a middle-aged female staffer.”

    And now with that mental image in my head, I’m going to bring out the brain bleach.

  • Ruslan Amirkhanov

    Neither of those two were “firsts”. Sexual deviance likes just below the surface throughout the movement. Pierce’s Turner Diaries were full of bizarre ideas he had about sex and women. In fact there was a rumor that Pierce, quite old and having had a string of failed marriages with mail-order brides(he abandoned his real wife and children), made some kind of sex tape with a middle-aged female staffer. This rumor existed within the WN movement, but it has never been confirmed as there is nobody who would ever want to discover a sex tape involving William Pierce and a middle-aged female staffer.

    David Lane, hero of the movement, was also a pedo, and obsessed with sex. He apparently came to the realization one day that rape is actually not so bad….if white people do it of course.

  • Difluoroethane

    Looks like this guy Reese recently made a phone call to a rival radio station in which he threatened the manager with “a shootout”. I honestly have no idea how a guy like this could have been elected to a school board in the first place.

    http://coloradoindependent.com.....ning-order

  • KuffarFalcon

    Ruslan Amirkhanov said,

    “In the USSR for example, there was no holiday for the birthday of Lenin, or Stalin”

    No, but your beloved USSR more than made up for it by naming or renaming every other street, village and public square after them. And two large Russian cities as well.
    Of course, then you have Communist nations like North Korea, the Mao-era China and Ceausescu-era Romania where there actually were holidays for the “Dear Leaders’” birthdays.
    And let’s not forget the deifying personality cults used to brainwash the great proletariat masses.

  • Ian

    First Duke, now Strom? White nationalists need to hold off before they preach about sexual purity from their cozy glass houses.

  • Ruslan Amirkhanov

    ““In many countries, revered national heroes were excised from the history books, or their real deeds were distorted to fit Communist ideology, and Communist killers and criminals were converted into official ‘saints.’ Holidays were declared in honor of the beasts who murdered countless nations.”

    I’ve got to wonder what the hell pedo Strom was writing about here. In the USSR for example, there was no holiday for the birthday of Lenin, or Stalin, or any other leader for that matter.

  • Ruslan Amirkhanov

    I prefer to deal those racists who don’t get all upset and defensive when they are called out for spreading stuff like this. These morons who try to play innocent and confused are just annoying.