America's first Muslim congressman has provoked outrage by apparently comparing President George W Bush to Adolf Hitler and hinting that he might have been responsible for the September 11 attacks.Oh, really? Who is this dangerous moonbat kidding? If the Islamofascists ever come to power in the West, they will whack the atheists FIRST, as they are godless, before moving on to exterminate Jewish and Christian monotheists. Those in Ellison's audience buying into his transparent lie deserve to have their voting cards taking away.
Addressing a gathering of atheists in his home state of Minnesota, Keith Ellison, a Democrat, compared the 9/11 atrocities to the destruction of the Reichstag, the German parliament, in 1933. This was probably burned down by the Nazis in order to justify Hitler's later seizure of emergency powers.
"It's almost like the Reichstag fire, kind of reminds me of that," Mr Ellison said. "After the Reichstag was burned, they blamed the Communists for it, and it put the leader [Hitler] of that country in a position where he could basically have authority to do whatever he wanted."
To applause from his audience of 300 members of Atheists for Human Rights, Mr Ellison said he would not accuse the Bush administration of planning 9/11 because "you know, that's how they put you in the nut-ball box - dismiss you".
Vice-President Dick Cheney's stance of refusing to answer some questions from Congress was "the very definition of totalitarianism, authoritarianism and dictatorship", he added.
Mr Ellison also raised eyebrows by telling his audience: "You'll always find this Muslim standing up for your right to be atheists all you want."
Certain constituencies in the U.S. appear dedicated to electing and re-electing whack jobs to Congress (like Maxine Waters, Socialist-CA) where they work assiduously to undermine the country and impose socialism and higher taxes in the process, all using the hyperbolic language of class struggle and branding anyone who disagrees with them as a non-person or far worse.
To a great extent, this would seem to be the triumph of creeping Gramscianism in American politics, aided and abetted by a public education system that has altered core curriculum over the past 40 years by gradually eliminating the study of culture and tradition and replacing it with propaganda. The result: several generations at this point of adults with a zero to none grasp of U.S. and world history and a warped view that whatever the trouble is, it's our fault, particularly if we voted for George Bush. They are easy to manipulate by demagogues such as Ellison because they no longer have a grasp of the facts that used to be taught.
The Gramscian left has weeded out our actual history and culture, gradually replacing it with leftist propaganda points which now become the "new tradition and culture." Here's a succinct summation of what Antonio Gramsci might term the "counterhegemonic" process:
A counterhegemony refers to an alternate normative interpretation of the functioning of social, economic, and political institutions. If a counterhegemony grows large enough it is able to subsume and replace the historic bloc it was born in. Neo-Gramscians use the Machiavellian terms war of position and war of movement to explain how this is possible. In a war of position a counterhegemonic movement attempts, through persuasion or propaganda, to increase the number of people who share its view on the hegemonic order; in a war of movement the counterhegemonic tendencies which have grown large enough overthrow, violently or democratically, the current hegemony and establish themselves as a new historic bloc.Clearly, the Minnesotans who voted for Ellison have reached the path of no return. When an elected Congressman can effectively get away again and again with slander and sedition in a public forum, the possibility of our decline and fall becomes a very real prospect.