By Christopher Bollyn
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- “Only Dust Remains,” New York Post, July 9, 2008
There is no reason good can’t triumph over evil, if only angels will get organized along the lines of the Mafia.
- Kurt Vonnegut, A Man Without a Country, 2005
These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered.
- Thomas Paine, The American Crisis, 1776
Thomas Paine was the most popular and inspirational writer of the American Revolution. “The cause of America,” Paine wrote in Common Sense (1776), “is in a great measure the cause of all mankind.”
In 1787, having “stood out the storm of one revolution,” i.e. the American, and with “no wish to embark in another,” Paine returned to Europe and wound up playing a role in the French Revolution – and nearly losing his head.
To the Citizens of the United States is a series of letters written by Paine in 1802-03, when he returned to America after an absence of almost 15 years. In the first letter, Paine wrote: “But while I beheld with pleasure the dawn of liberty rising in Europe, I saw with regret the lustre of it fading in America. In less than two years from the time of my departure some distant symptoms painfully suggested the idea that the principles of the Revolution were expiring on the soil that produced them.”
“A faction, acting in disguise, was rising in America; they had lost sight of first principles,” Paine wrote. “They were beginning to contemplate government as a profitable monopoly, and the people as hereditary property.”
Two hundred years later, as an American student of history, I made the same observation: A faction, acting in disguise, was rising in America. This faction also viewed government as a profitable monopoly, which they sought to control. The rising faction I noticed taking control in the 1980s was primarily Jewish by ethnicity and Zionist by ideology.
LIVING IN JEWISH TIMES
Ariel Sharon with the kabbalistic hexagram,
the symbol of the Zionist state of Israel.
Sharon, a known terrorist and war criminal,
became prime minister in 2001.
“I want to tell you something very clear. Don’t worry about American pressure on Israel. We, the Jewish people, control America and the Americans know it.”
- Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to Foreign Minister Shimon Peres, October 2001