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Originally posted by Masonic Light
The John Birch Society is a radical, right wing extremist organization that opposes communism, socialism, liberalism, and Freemasonry, and supports government-sponsored Christianity. Some consider the JBS to be quasi-fascist.
Originally posted by corsig
From what I've been reading they take a pro American stance but seems to be anti immigration and have an American first philospophy
"The John Birch Society is composed of some of the finest men and women you will ever hope to meet. The charges of extremism, racism, anti-Semitism, and all the rest are pure hogwash."
As everyone in Freedom Force knows, communism is merely a variant of collectivism.
Originally posted by GENERAL EYES
My stepfather was approached by these guys shortly after returning from Vietnam.
He's pretty level headed and one of the biggest humanitarians I've ever met - and he stressed the importance of joining any social circle or "clique" of people with agendas of this nature.
He refuses to go into the details, but said they usually recruit members who will make them "look good" as a social front.
Originally posted by Cinosamitna
I have to agree with Mr. Griffin. In fact, most of this slander occurred after the JBS called 'Eisenhower' a communist. Look at Eisenhower's policies and ask yourself, can we call him pro-small goverment or a right-wnger? Wasn't Eisenhower another pawn of the Left and as such may be the JBS called him up on it?
The JBS Society was the first to correctly explain the difference between "right and left" and they understood that there is ONLY one right and everything else is left. Anyone that thinks Bush is RIGHT, than I have a bridge to sell you. Bush is a gun-grabbing leftist who has spent more money than all Presidents before him combined. If you call that RIGHT, than I do not know what LEFT would look like! These so-called right-wingers make Marx look right-wing.
Yes, so the JBS is not anti-Mason.
Birchers also elaborate on earlier Illuminati Freemason conspiracy theories, imagining "an unbroken ideologically-driven conspiracy linking the Illuminati, the French Revolution, the rise of Marxism and Communism, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the United Nations". Unlike most advocates of the Illuminati-Freemason conspiracy theory, however, The John Birch Society strenuously denies harboring any anti-Semitic views, and claims to have many Jewish members.
Originally posted by Cinosamitna
To be right of hilter is good thing, because Hitler was not RIGHT, nor RIGHT-Wing. Facism is just as left as a Monopoly is, for it controls goverment or rather the gov and corp are "ONE", whereas Communism is the goverment controling the corps. Niether of them are right-wing now are they?
They made specific and knowingly false statements about particular involvement of Eisenhower in the
Let me here state that I'm about as far left as you can get without being a And I assure you, George W. Bush is definitely not a Leftist. He may not be as far right as the quasi-fascist John Birch Society, but he supports big business (especially oil and insurance), opposes minimum wage raises, wants to privatize social security, denies environmental issues, is militaristic (as long as he doesn't have to fight personally), opposes national public health care, etc., etc., just like a good rightwinger.
And I assure you, George W. Bush is definitely not a Leftist.
However, I have to agree with forestlady, as many of the old Birchers were also members of the Ku Klux Klan, and harbored anti-Semitism.