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A Third-Rate Mind “Examines” Fascism

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Madeline Albright
Fascism: A Warning
New York: Harper Collins Publishing, 2018

Although many on the Right saw Bill Clinton as the devil incarnate, I’d like to first point out that the Clinton Administration was not entirely evil. Clinton’s first crisis was the Haitian refugee swarm, which he turned back. Clinton also attempted the sort of immigration reform we could get behind[1] [2] – a policy which was gutted by nonwhite activists and Chamber of Commerce Republicans. Clinton’s gentrification and prison policies ended three decades of an appalling Negro-fueled crime wave. This isn’t an exaggeration, folks; in the late 1980s anyone living in the cities of the East Coast could hear automatic fire from the ghettos in the many “drug deals[2] [3] gone bad.”

Despite the above, the Clinton Administration was a regime that diverged from the interests of American whites in many ways. Bill Clinton had a solar system of Jewish orbiters. This includes Robert Rubin (Treasury), Lawrence Summers (World Bank/Treasury), Daniel Glickman (Agriculture), Robert Reich (Labor), and Michael Kantor (WTO/Commerce). There was also half-Jewish Richard Cohen[3] [4] (Defense). And then there was the Jewess Monica Lewinski.[4] [5]

Additionally, there was a curious set of courtiers in the Clinton Regime who were Jewish but claimed they didn’t know until later, or were possibly not Jewish but claimed to be anyway. An example of the latter was Richard Holbrooke (Ambassador to the UN). Cases of the former include General Wesley Clark (SACEUR),[5] [6] and Madeline Albright (State).[6] [7] A major part of Albright’s self-promoted backstory was she didn’t know she was a Jew until there was some “big reveal” during her later childhood. Apparently, until that point, she had never looked in a mirror.

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Madeline Albright and her metapolitical propaganda book called Fascism: A Warning is the subject of this article. What I mean to review here is both the book and her statements regarding this book in interviews and promotional events. After reading this book and watching her speeches this reviewer must conclude that Albright has an un-reflective third-rate mind. The book and her speeches are pretty weak intellectual gruel. Albright’s definition of fascism is meaningless, and her understanding of the actual circumstances in which fascism arose is limited. More on this will be explained below. This article will also examine Albright’s own actions while in the Clinton Administration. Looking at them, one will see that a “fascist” is far less a danger to world peace than a third-rate mind on an idealistic crusade with access to a well-oiled military machine.

Before getting further about Albright, a few things must be explained since most members of the political Right today were only a babe-in-arms during the Clinton ’90s. Albright’s tenure as Secretary of State occurred with these big events:

Lesley Stahl on U.S. sanctions against Iraq: “We have heard that a half million children have died. I mean, that’s more children than died in Hiroshima. And, you know, is the price worth it?”

Secretary of State Madeleine Albright: “I think this is a very hard choice, but the price – we think the price is worth it.”[12] [14]

A Bit about the Book

Much of the book is just a poorly told history of inter-war fascism. It includes references to the Charlie Chaplin movie The Great Dictator (1940) when discussing Mussolini and Hitler’s alliance but not the very real and very serious mistakes in British Diplomacy that allowed such an alliance to occur. Additionally, Albright throws in the fascist category a few additional people — like the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez (1954–2013) and Hungary’s Viktor Orbán. She also has some snide swipes against President Trump, although less in the book and more in her speeches promoting the book. Essentially she downplays the serious concerns that “fascists” like Trump or Orbán have about the details of trade policy, military intervention, immigration, and other matters.

Albright positively refers to the Czechoslovak Government of Edvard Beneš (1884–1948) in which her father was a diplomat. However, Beneš was no saint. He was responsible for very bloody ethnic cleansing of Germans and Hungarians at the end of the Second World War. Furthermore, his decisions following the conflict eventually allowed that land to be controlled by the Soviets, a people who were far crueler to the Czechoslovakians than the Nazis. Beneš’s dubious legacy was further degraded when Czechoslovakia fell apart at the end of the Cold War. Concern for Czechoslovakia during the 1930s was all for nothing. Beneš was a danger to his own people as well as others while claiming to be victims. Neville Chamberlain was right to compromise at Munich. He should have compromised at Warsaw.

Albright also talks about Russian and Turkish influence over American society, but ignores the elephant in the room that is Israel. For all her talk about fascists, Israeli policy towards the Palestinians is brutal — but she says nothing about that. She uses terms like democracy, scapegoats, and fascism so loosely that one can conclude she thinks democracy is what she likes, and fascism is what she dislikes. She also seems to not understand that the FBI, the “Intelligence Community,” and the media aren’t really “democratic institutions.”

Pursuing Jewish Interests

Although she claimed to have no real Jewish identity until later in life, Albright’s actions are best understood if one sees that her outlook is based on the Jewish view of World War II. To explain, World War II was really avoidable at any point until 10 May 1940–when Germany invaded France and the Low Countries. Until then, the French and British could have made a compromise with Hitler. Compromise didn’t occur in no small part due to domestic Jewish pressure groups within those nations. From the perspective of the soon-to-be ruined French and British Empires, this domestic pressure to create a “red line” in Poland would prove a disaster.

It must be emphasized that the Jewish view of Hitler’s Germany was entirely hostile and uncompromising from the beginning. The somewhat well-known Daily Express headline Judea Declares War on Germany occurred in March 24, 1933. The shouted-to-the-sky “Kristallnacht”[13] [15] occurred many months later, in November 1938, and it was in response to the murder of a German diplomat.[14] [16] The Jewish view of World War II also believes that the Munich Conference of 1938 was a mistake, and war should have been declared as early as possible. Albright’s philosophy while in government was based on the “aggression at Munich” idea. She was always in-line with intervention.[15] [17] In Albright’s mind, the American military during World War II was a force for good whose presence saved people in Europe from both the Nazi’s and the Soviets. While all sorts of ideas exist regarding missing an opportunity at Munich, the idea that the Nazis could have be beaten in the election after 1933 had an antifa waif[16] [18] not burned down the Reichstag is never considered.

Albright’s View of Fascism

Fascism, strictly speaking, is an anti-Communist, pro-nationalist ideology which became political parties with political platforms in Spain, France, Italy, and other places.[17] [19] Technically, Germany at that time was National Socialist, but this is a small distinction. Albright views Fascism far more broadly and, said one reviewer, “Unfortunately, she never really explains what she means by it.”[18] [20] Her best definition of fascism is in the blurb on the book’s dust cover. A fascist, “is someone who claims to speak for a whole nation or group, is utterly unconcerned with the rights of others, and is willing to use violence and whatever other means are necessary to achieve the goals he or she might have.”[19] [21]

I’ve paraphrased Albright’s further definition of fascism based on her comments during a promotional event for the book. [20] [22] To her, a fascist:

  1. Plots or plans to identify with a tribe and discriminate against those not in the group.
  2. Deprecates democratic institutions.
  3. Uses propaganda and information to get the [fascist] message out.
  4. Has rallies where [the fascist] says terrible things about opponents and encourages violence.
  5. Tries to get control of all power and have a surrounding military/security force.
  6. Never listens to anyone who disagrees with [the fascist].

Patrick Le Brun writing for counter-currents.com has a better definition:

The Fascist mindset is the result of two things. One is a reaction, not necessarily to the rise of the Left, but to the rise of the special interests. These special interests will fight to the death over very narrow areas of policy-making power, which others see as a minor concern. Multiply this by every narrow area of policy-making and government becomes a market in which residents are butchered for lobbies of every kind, from right to left, from capitalists to public sector employee unions. Asymmetric Interest Theory tells us that the special interest lobby will win every time . . . unless there is an authoritarian figure keeping all parties in line.

The second aspect of the Fascist mindset is not the result of a strong nationalist sentiment, as many believe, but is in fact the creative response to the problem of a void of nationalism. When very few citizens are dedicated to the identity to which the state’s borders correspond, chaos and corruption will follow. Italy was a very young country filled with regionalists and amoral familists when Mussolini adapted socialism to their unique circumstances and created a new nationalism.[21] [23]

Madeline Albright in Power: Claimed to Speak for America, Unconcerned with the Rights of Others, Willing, Very Willing, to Use Violence to Achieve her Goals

During the Clinton Regime, Albright immediately emerged as the “pro-war hawk.” She famously screeched at the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, Colin Powell the line, “What’s the point of having this superb military that you’re always talking about if we can’t use it?”[22] [24] She said this even as the useless deployment to Somalia was turning into the disaster that keeps on giving.[23] [25] Albright seems impervious to facts and unable to see the hypocrisy in her statements. Here are a few:

“Have you ever met Donald Trump?”

“No,” replies Albright

“Would you like to meet Donald Trump?”

“No.”

After further discussion she states, “I have nothing to say to him.”[30] [32] Wasn’t a fascist someone who didn’t listen to someone you disagree with? By listen here, I mean converse, for listening is part of a conversation. Albright said this to a mostly Jewish audience in a location with an enormous menorah. Now that we know Albright won’t talk or listen to President Trump, and is comfortable in an environment of naked Jewish ethno-religious chauvinism one must ask — would Albright listen to enemies of Israel (but not necessarily the United States) Bashar al Assad, Mahmoud Abbas, or Hassan Rouhani?

As far as scapegoats, the term itself is misleading. Scapegoating is a religious ritual where one applying one’s personal sins to an innocent animal to get right with God. This doesn’t apply to different groups of people in a conflict. Groups can have conflicts of interests that can only be resolved by force of arms — unfortunately. In fact, the Moslem Ban was proposed by Candidate Trump after a shocking act of Islamic terror.[31] [33] Moslem immigrants aren’t Amish. Beyond Islam, America’s refugee policy helps those who don’t need help and cause real problems for the communities getting them. I have personal experience with this — I was in Miami during the 1980 Muriel Boat lift. The place went nuts.

If indeed Albright has a third rate mind, than her career proves that the ability to network, go to the right schools, and control the actions of a dedicated military is more important than philosophical soundness.

The Deep State’s War with Russia

During the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton staked a major part of her campaign on a policy of aggressive action against Russia. During the debates, Hillary invoked the concerns of the “national security officials”[32] [34] and misinterpreted Trump’s jokes about her email troubles to mean he endorsed Russian spying. As a result public came to be aware of what has since come to be called the “Deep State” and its war with Russia.

Part of the reason for the Deep State’s war with Russia involves the expansion of NATO in the 1990s. There really is a sharp conflict in the Baltics[33] [35] made harsher by Russians ethnics living in Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia and the Russian occupation of Königsberg. Ukraine is also divided between a Russian, Eastern Orthodox population in Crimea and Donbass and a Ukrainian, European-looking Roman Catholic population in the West. The Yul Brynner[34] [36] movie Taras Bulba (1962) explores this situation.

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Going east looks easy in the spring: The expansion of NATO has resulted in a situation where quarrels[35] [38] between Russia’s western neighbors are America’s problem by treaty. However, Baltic feuds might not really matter to America.

The other reason, and perhaps this is the primary reason, for the Deep State’s war with Russia has more to do with Jewish neurosis than America’s national interest. As mentioned above, Jews hold many high positions in the US Government. Consider this, Russians and Jews have a long, hostile history documented by none other than Alexander Solzhenitsyn in his book Two Hundred Years Together. The Russian Revolution was an ethnic conflict consisting of Jews and other minorities in Russia against Great Russians and others, such as Russian-Germans.[36] [39] During the Cold War, Jews in the United States worked with an intensity to undermine the US atom bomb monopoly and support Communist/Soviet (i.e. mostly Jewish[37] [40]) aims.

Only after the USSR started to support the Arabs against Israel in the late 1960s that Jews started to work against the Soviets. Immediately after the Cold War ended Jews like Lawrence Summers worked with Jews in Russia to rob that nation of much wealth.[38] [41]

This neurosis was translated into US Government policy during the Clinton Administration. The exact date this Deep State War against Russia started on 12 June 1999. On that date, Russian Airborne Troops occupied the airport at Pristina, Kosovo ahead of NATO troops. The aforementioned (half/crypto?) Jew Wesley Clark ordered the British commander responsible for the area to use deadly force to dislodge the Russians. The latter officer refused to start World War III. Nonetheless, tense standoff resulted and eventually NATO and the Russians came to an accommodation.

Since then, the Deep State has waged an undeclared, unexamined, and undiscussed war with Russia. No politician has campaigned on this, and no explanation has been given, for no explanation other than the above makes sense given the intense passion for the conflict among so many elite quarters. On a final note, we can all thank Madeline Albright for the fact that today Albanians are free from the fear of genocide, and can fill their destiny as Europe’s primer pimps,[39] [42] car thieves,[40] [43] and hustlers.[41] [44]

Notes

[1] [45] https://www.vdare.com/articles/i-believe-i-will-be-at-least-exempted-from-the-curses-of-those-who-come-after [46]

[2] [47] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHQQOagQKYk [48]

[3] [49] Whose mother was not Jewish making him not Jewish under Jewish law. However, his name was Cohen.

[4] [50] https://www.history.com/news/lewinsky-affair-bill-clinton-impeachment-blue-dress-linda-tripp [51]

[5] [52] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supreme_Allied_Commander_Europe [53]

[6] [54] William Luther Pierce called Albright a “Horrid little Jew troll.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jf6xUrxZ8LA [55]

[7] [56] This is a true, but for brevity’s sake, simplistic take on the matter. The parts of Yugoslavia that had been in the Austro-Hungarian Empire and sent their young men into the Waffen SS during WWII were quietly supported by the Establishment through the 1990s. Samuel Huntington explores Clinton’s response to the Yugoslav Wars in depth in his book The Clash of Civilizations. https://www.amazon.com/Clash-Civilizations-Remaking-World-Order/dp/1451628978 [57] The original article that launched the book is here: http://online.sfsu.edu/mroozbeh/CLASS/h-607-pdfs/S.Huntington-Clash.pdf [58]

[8] [59] https://www.counter-currents.com/2018/05/lessons-for-white-advocates-in-the-looming-tower/ [60]

[9] [61] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vv1GfkEL594 [62]

[10] [63] https://www.counter-currents.com/2018/01/a-look-from-the-right-back-at-the-gulf-war-1990-1991/ [64]

[11] [65] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Iraq_(1998) [66]

[12] [67] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RM0uvgHKZe8 [68]

[13] [69] https://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005201 [70]

[14] [71] https://www.wintersonnenwende.com/scriptorium/english/archives/articles/jdecwar.html [72]

[15] [73] http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/politics/govt/admin/stories/albright120896.htm [74]

[16] [75] Marinus van der Lubbe, who was convicted and executed for the fire, matches the profile of left wing violence such as the shooting of Republicans at softball practice in the wake of President Trump’s election. The rise of Hitler was met with a rise in alarmist, gaslighting on the part of the media. A marginal character like Marinus van der Lubbe would have easily been persuaded to do something dumb.

[17] [76] Such as Lebanon: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Gemayel [77]

[18] [78] https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/is-the-united-states-really-on-the-road-to-fascism/2018/04/13/9e66d45a-3e26-11e8-8d53-eba0ed2371cc_story.html?utm_term=.b7337cb533ca [79]

[19] [80] Page 11

[20] [81] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irjbQ4x4Uuk [82] (6:18 – 7:13)

[21] [83] https://www.counter-currents.com/2015/09/fascism-american-style/ [84]

[22] [85] http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,24446,00.html [86]

[23] [87] http://www.amnation.com/vfr/archives/019230.html [88]

[24] [89] Page 95

[25] [90] http://foreignpolicy.com/2014/11/06/the-myth-of-the-indispensable-nation/ [91]

[26] [92] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humanitarian_bombing [93]

[27] [94] Page 168

[28] [95] https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/06/mueller-investigation-obstruction-ig-report-should-end/ [96]

[29] [97] https://thefederalist.com/2018/06/22/time-stands-by-erroneous-misleading-crying-girl-cover-photo-and-story/ [98]

[30] [99] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irjbQ4x4Uuk [82] (29:24 – 29:36)

[31] [100] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_San_Bernardino_attack [101]

[32] [102] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtgRk0smGww [103]

[33] [104] https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR1253.html [105]

[34] [106] Yul Brynner is the second coolest actor ever. Steve McQueen is the coolest.

[35] [107] http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/washing.asp [108]

[36] [109] https://www.counter-currents.com/2017/08/ben-klassen-in-his-own-words-part-i-background-political-activity/ [110]

[37] [111] https://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/247253/american-jews-idealize-soviet-communism [112]

[38] [113] https://www.unz.com/isteve/real-larry-summers-scandal/ [114] This affair is really best described in David Duke’s book Jewish Supremacism.

[39] [115] https://www.standard.co.uk/news/the-albanian-sex-slave-trade-6318766.html [116]

[40] [117] https://www.nytimes.com/1997/08/16/world/albania-s-auto-industry-dealing-in-stolen-cars.html [118]

[41] [119] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Shkreli [120]