What's the end game?

Well, in 2009 top architect of the Christian right Paul Weyrich teamed up with the man who crafted the far right's new Uber-narrative, a conspiracy theory concerning "cultural Marxism", to author a book. In early 2016 Trump met that man...
...whose name is William S. Lind. The book? - "The Next Conservatism", which advances most of the policy ideas the Trump Administration has pushed, including protectionist tariffs, no more dumb wars (good!) and "The Wall". Lind is also author of a 2014 novel which depicts...
...Christian militias fighting a race war and coming to rule America. Puerto Ricans are forced onto ships to Puerto Rico. Black families are forced from cities and into slavery, as sharecropper farmers. Now, back to the 1st book, "The Next Conservatism". Trump doesn't read...
So the copy he got from Lind is probably gathering dust. But an article in "American Conservative" magazine stated that multiple copies had been circulated among the Trump campaign team, and some of them probably do read books. "American Conservative" magazine is pretty much...
5) the mouthpiece of paleo-Conservatism, led by folks like William S. Lind and Pat Buchanan, who in the 1992 election primaries challenged George Bush, Sr. with the same platform (more or less) that Trump ran on in 2016. At 2016 #GOP national convention, Buchanan gave his famous
6) (correction, it was 1991) "Culture War" speech. Here it is: c-span.org/video/?c461843…. The similarity to Trumpism is no accident. Buchanan was just 2 and 1/2 decades too early. He has said, no bones about it, that Trumpism is basically paleo-Conservatism.
7) Though Pat Buchanan is somewhat cagey about it, he is the de-facto intellectual leader of the white supremacist right. Get past the knuckle draggers of the movement (most of them) and you'll find the intellectuals look to Buchanan, and a handful of others like William S. Lind
8) I wrote about the meeting between Trump & Lind back in mid-2016. I was the first to write anything more than cursory about it - 4thgenwar.wordpress.com/2016/07/03/tru… - & it's still quite obscure. But Lind, besides being an important paleo-Conservative, carries some other distinctions...
9) Lind is one of America's leading military strategists. The best living, perhaps. He distilled the theory of "4th Generation Warfare" (4GW) and the US military, except for some elements of the Marines, hasn't even yet incorporated 3GW. Lind has acknowledged that...
10) His 4GW theory probably inspired al Qaeda's 2001 terrorist attacks on America (see my linked essay) that destroyed the World Trade Center and severely damaged the Pentagon. This doesn't make Lind an anti-American traitor - it just means his 4GW theory was very powerful...
11) ...and it spread. Osama Bin Laden got a hold of a copy (Lind says US troops found it in OBL's Tora Bora hideout in Afghanistan). But Lind's real intent, probably, was for his theory to enable the right to overthrow liberal, pluralist democracy, and secularism, in America.
12) A key implementation of 4GW was Lind's role in crafting (and spreading) the right's new meta-narrative, the conspiracy theory concerning "cultural Marxism" which, per-Lind, is a vast, amorphous, pervasive plot, hatched in the 1930s by German-Jewish Marxist intellectuals..
13) ...who had fled persecution under Hitler and resettled at Columbia University and founded the "Frankfurt School". In Lind's telling, this (actually diverse) intellectual tradition was a plot to undermine both America, Christianity, and Western Civilization by undermining...
14) ...traditional culture and by engineering a flood of non-Western, non-Christian (and usually non-white) immigrants who would fail to assimilate, and that failure would undermine the nation. Both Pat Buchanan, and also the most vulgar white supremacists, push this idea.
15) Pushed by white supremacists, it's known as "white genocide", the idea that the dilution of the white gene pool (as if that's somehow distinct) by non-whites amounts to a form of genocide. During the 2016 election, a white supremacist, neo-Nazi splinter party ran radio ads...
16) in support of Trump in various states during the 2016 election Republican primaries. Oddly, a board member of that party, The American Freedom Party, was also a board member of the Council of Conservative Citizens, whose racist website propaganda helped inspire Dylann Roof
17) to carry out his 2015 racist massacre at the Charleston, SC. Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. There's indication, per the Southern Poverty Law Center, that a Council of Conservative Citizens (CofCC) leader might have been in touch with Roof but Roof's manifesto...
18)...alone was damning enough - he said the CofCC website material (propaganda), concerning black-on-white crime had "opened his eyes". Now, you may already know all of that. What you probably don't know, however, is that in 2016 the Trump campaign aggressively courted a CofCC..
19) board member who also runs the white supremacist right's leading radio show in America. The Trump campaign gave this guy VIP press access to Trump rallies and then a press invite to the 2016 Republican National Convention, where he live broadcasted. That guy's name is....
20) James Edwards. This is his radio show: thepoliticalcesspool.org. It's a leading organizational hub the the white supremacist/neo-Nazi right. Jason Kessler, who organized the infamous "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, VA, at which Heather Heyer was murdered? He was..
21)...on James Edwards' "Cesspool" show before the rally, where a torch-bearing mob shouted anti-Jewish epithets. OK, catching my breath - I'm the only person, bar none, who saw & wrote on the connections I've traced in the last ten or so tweets. See: huffpost.com/entry/donald-t…
22) and also this article: huffpost.com/entry/from-ins…. But there was more, and worse, that nobody else noticed. As my first linked Huffpo story details (I was most accurate with the facts, commented James Edwards, who correctly said most in MSM botched the details) Donald Trump, Jr.
23)...yes, one of Donald Trump's direct males scions, appeared in a March 1, 2016 radio interview with James Edwards. Media which bothered to cover this usually botched the detail that the interview didn't happen on Edwards' show. Rather, it was hosted on the radio show of...
24) the guy whose small (but national) radio network hosts Edwards' radio show: Sam Bushman. Now, Bushman strongly denies being racist, but he works closely with Edwards and frequently guest-hosts Edwards' Cesspool show. Beyond that (and getting back to William S. Lind)...
In his 2009 book (co-authored with Paul Weyrich) "The Next Conservatism" William Lind slipped in an idea he'd been pushing for several years, that the militia movement could be mobilized and organized under county sheriffs. The academic writings of @4GWDOTDOTDOT detail how...
@4GWDOTDOTDOT 26) that idea had been floated around in far-right, racist, and Christian theocratic circles for decades, and how the rise of the militia movement was closely linked to those would-be theocrats known as Christian Reconstructionists. In his 2009 book, Lind suggested that militias
@4GWDOTDOTDOT 27) could do anti-terrorism and anti-crime work. But Lind's book pounds away at the alleged threat of immigration: "We are being invaded. In a world of Fourth Generation War, invasion by immigrants who do not assimilate is more dangerous than invasion by a foreign army." (p.106)
@4GWDOTDOTDOT 28) Lind calls this a "national security issue", so it would be a natural thing for the militias (under county sheriffs) to take on. This isn't a pie-in-the-sky idea, by the way. Former Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio amassed a small private army, and down in...
@4GWDOTDOTDOT 29) TX' Edwards County, sheriff Pamela Elliott developed working ties with local militia and was harassing Democrats and intimidating Hispanic immigrants, suggested a 2016 story in the Texas Observer (see: texasobserver.org/above-the-law-… )
@4GWDOTDOTDOT 30) As it happens, Sheriff Elliott was a member of the CSPOA, the "Constitutional Sheriffs & Peace Officers Association" whose co-founder, former county sheriff Richard Mack as billed his group as "The Army to set our nation free" (see: web.archive.org/web/2019041112…
@4GWDOTDOTDOT 31) CSPOA's other co-founder, with Mack, was former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, whose various criminal convictions were pardoned by president Trump, who also has a history of meeting with groups of county sheriffs thick with CSPOA members. CSPOA pushes a far-right, racist agenda and...
@4GWDOTDOTDOT 32) Joe Arpaio was one of the earliest, most important, and most aggressive purveyors of the "birther" conspiracy theory claiming Obama was not a US citizen as well as a pioneer of punitive concentration camps for immigrants. Now, back to the 2 radio shows...
@4GWDOTDOTDOT 33) The other of the 2 conjoined radio shows is the "Liberty Roundtable", hosted by Sam Bushman, who as I mentioned also often guest hosts James Edwards' "Cesspool" radio show. It was Liberty Roundtable that hosted the March 1, 2016 interview with Donald Trump, Jr. (w/Edwards as
@4GWDOTDOTDOT 34) as guest host. After the interview, the hosts were jubilant -it was a landmark victory for their movement. But the Trump campaign ties didn't stop there. In the few months before the November election, Liberty Roundtable had on an astonishing succession of top Trump campaign
@4GWDOTDOTDOT 35) officials and surrogates including Roger Stone, Trump for President National co-Chair Sam Clovis, Eric Trump, and 2013 CSPOA Sheriff of the Year David Clarke. It was an extraordinary pattern, and not just mainstream media but ALL media utterly missed it. Not me - I wrote...
@4GWDOTDOTDOT 36)...this short story, as a placeholder, to show I'd been on top of it: 4thgenwar.wordpress.com/2016/10/26/a-s…

Now the kicker: who was CSPOA Vice President of Operations? - Sam Bushman.

To my mind this meant that Trump, win or lose in 2016, would potentially have access to an organized...
@4GWDOTDOTDOT 37)..paramilitary force with quasi-legal authority, because in many states county sheriffs are legally able to deputize "posses" to carry out their edicts and, per Joe Arpaio (and see 1st linked story in this thread), those "posses" can be thousands strong.

Have your attention?
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