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Posted on 04/13/2012 3:36:38 PM PDT by Travis McGee
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I guess that OKC / Aryan Nations stuff too old, and he needs some newer and catchier headlines. That’s where I come in, I guess.
Plus, he’s probably pissed off that nobody gives a damn about his lame nonfiction book “Jihad Joe.” After a year, it’s at about 350,000 on Amazon, so it’s selling maybe a handful of books a week, if that. IOW, diddly squat, despite the glowing reviews it received from the LSM, such as this by the NYT:
(Here is the last par)
At a time when some politicians and pundits blur the line between Islam and terrorism, Berger, who knows this subject far better than the demagogues, sharply cautions against vilifying Muslim Americans. Extreme and indiscriminate anti-Muslim rhetoric helps to validate the worldview of our enemies the premise that Americas wars are indeed wars against Islam, Berger writes. You cannot tell someone, You are my enemy, and then blame them for believing you.
It is a timely warning from an expert who has not lost his perspective.
Scott Shane is a national security reporter in the Washington bureau of The Times.
(Good grief, I’ve never gotten a single LSM review, and I’m outselling him by miles. Imagine if the NYT reviewed my trilogy, even in the negative! It would sell a million copies with that kind of fawning coverage from the NYT and WaPo etc. And Jihad Joe is still on the way-back list at Amazon. I suppose Berger thinks my name and titles will help to launch is book about how the FBI is infiltrating all of those “white racist militias.”)
This is precious: J.M. is “available.”
IOW, he ain’t raking it in as a “domestic terrorism expert” with his very own website.
Berger is available to work as a writer, editor, researcher, ghostwriter or producer. His experience includes writing for the Boston Globe, the New York Daily News, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, Nature, as well as many businesses and institutions. E-mail or call (202) 656-4XXX to find out what he can bring to your editorial product.
” Liberals are mind readers. They can read a white racist between lines that are not written and between words that are not said.”
As long as we have purused the “Phenominology of Jethro Bodine” I am reminded of the old Dick Van Dyke show where book publisher John McGiver says to Rob Petrie “ I know symbolism! I NEVER miss it, Why, I can see symbolism when it isn’t even there!! “
Good one! Mind reading put the “smart” into liberals.
Berger is available to work as a writer, editor, researcher, ghostwriter or producer.”
Ghostwriter or producer??
Well, I suppose number of book sales he has thus far qualifies him as a “ghost”
” Sales of my book on terrorism started off slowly.....and then, of course, they began to taper off”
Don’t we all know at least 3 J.M. Bergers personally?
I only know 2
Make that one : )
I have been thinking about it and if your books were targeted by the dummies as a huge, white racist secret plot and it caught on, sales of your book would go through the roof! All the liberals would have to buy your books to “study” your unspoken racist intentions. The socialist neo-Nazis would have to buy it in case it had the secret marching orders they missed. :)
Maybe you should do the interview and make the liberal hysterical?
Trust me, I can’t wait to read the DB piece, if it ever gets into digital print. “There’s no such thing as bad publicity.” The 5 day free period already increased my circle of awareness far beyond the conservative choir. A hate-fest by the libtards would just mean more folks read the books. They will stand on their own.
Bill Ayers is probably his hero, for ghost-writing Obama’s Dreams.
Finished up my time in the Navy in Millington. Used to love going down to Beale street, used to hate parking two blocks off Beale.
That is a picture that says “this person wants you to think he has a fivehead.”
Oh, he “consults on homegrown terrorism and online extremism,” does he?
Can we see the 1099s? Since it is tax time and all, this is topical.
I bet my latest gig that started a month or so ago will result in bigger 1099s.
Cool. After doing a little searching I don't think I'll have problems converting from kindle to epub. Sounds like a plan. Thanks!
His book might be interesting, just to see who got in what organization where...
He’s just trying to get his “domestic terrorism expert” creds upgraded (at my expense), so that he can get his “all-platform journalism” mug on the LSM talking-head shows.
I wish him luck, and great success at promoting the Enemies Trilogy.
Here is his Twitter picture, chosen by him. Note the URL is:
So it seems that the head of Intelwire has promoted himself from Prisoner #6 to #1.
What a creepy little insight into the snakes crawling around inside of his brain housing unit.
Good catch on that, you’ve nailed it. I should have recognized that, I watched that show when it was a first run when I was a little kid.
I knew I recognized that little Twit pic, and at first I thought, “well, without a beard, he sure does look like Patric McGoohan.” I was a little surprised to find it IS a picture of PM!
It’s worth noting that Patrick McGoohan was also the protagonist in the spy series Danger Man, aka Secret Agent here in the U.S.
This was the show that used Johnny Rivers’ rendition of Secret Agent Man as the theme song.
The thought occurs to me that you could probably get their heads to explode if you were to make the following two points, the first of which they’d probably agree to fairly easily:
1. When The Bent One lied about sex, he was just trying to pretend it didn’t happen, to obscure the fact, to cover it up.
2. As we learned from Nixon and Watergate, “It’s not the crime, it’s the cover-up”.
You’ve now drawn a correlation between their most-loved president and their most-hated president.
Flawless take down.
Oh,my..I’m so sorry to hear this, but I guess it was inevitable. I think it’s too late, Travis. The ‘Good’ men of this country will do nothing. And this is what happens to those of us who try. We are demonized.
“ They are nothing like the Turner Diaries. Mr. Berger is a moron.
I prefer lying SOB, but to each, his own : )”
Sounds like most people here have never read the Turner Diary. I haven’t. Funny how ya get tied to something ya never even read! So, now Patriot is a dirty word along with Mother, Conservative...control the language and media and you control the debate. We are outnumbered.
Having perused the thread, I could not help but notice the many references to 007, Patrick McGoohan, and other secret agent types.
Frankly, Berger strikes me as more of a Maxwell Smart personna.
I wonder if he uses a shoe phone...
Childish ego. Adults are proud of who they are and don’t try to make up imaginary figures to associate themselves. Type of kid that still has imaginary friends.
I recognized McGoohan right away LOL!
Oh, that was a great show too!
Seriously, 1,700 pages about defending the Constitution from jerks like him, and he zeroes in on about ten pages with no context, to make the trilogy the next TD.
But I'm good with it. I have always wanted my books to break out of the conservative awareness zone into middle America. I want everybody to hear about EFAD, then read it, and make up their own minds.
I may send Berger a free case of books, or some other gift. More publicity than I can afford to buy.
BTW, his own crummy book “Jihad Joe” even had glowing reviews by the NYT, and it still only sold about a thousand books in its entire first year, very roughly guesstimating based on his #350,000 Amazon ranking, and only 8 reviews. In a year after the NYT plugged it in a review! Can you say, “stinker?” And his next book project is going to be about those heroic infiltrators of the deadly dastardly dreaded “right wing racist militias.”
I kid you not.
Maxwell Smart for sure, or “Double Naught Spy” Jethro Bodine.
He never spent a day in the military or LE, so I’m guessing he was not in the CIA either, so he’s just a nobody wannabee gumshoe freelance writer for hire. With a cool website named “Intelwire!” Whoah!
That's perfect for Twitter, where Bergman/McGoohan meets his imaginary Twitter friends.
I wonder if any of them know who McGoohan was, or even had the fleeting thought that it was not Mr. Intelwire himself, JM Berger?
I just hope they don't axe the Daily Beast bit. That will be worth more than my annual ad budget. And if it helps to sell his new book on the eeevvvilllll white racist gun nut militias, (and the heroic feds who infiltrate them), that's also fine with me. We'll boost each others sales; his up to possibly measurable, mine a bit higher.
Yeah, right. And I'm available to work as a ballerina or an NFL defensive lineman.
McGee BTT. I find the thing a little creepy, to be honest. "Patriot Movement"? Turner Diaries? Somebody is doing some serious fantasizing here and it ain't healthy. And no, I don't think he's read the books.
You should have told him about the coded messages you put in the paragraph headings. Could have kept him busy for months. ;-)
Yeah, I forgot to mention all of the secret “go-codes” buried in the text of the trilogy. The entire secret nerve center of the “Patriot movement” is deep in a bunker under my house. That will be in the next Intelwire, featuring the reincarnation of The Prisoner/Danger Man/Secret Agent.
Does this ‘Journolist’ know anything about you?
>> “’Nuff said, I think.” <<
This clown is a would-be David Brock.
I guess I’m a secret leader of the White Racist Gun Nut Militias lurking behind The Patriot Movement.
Or something. Skip ahead to the 150s and check out his McGoohan impression. I think it’s arrested development, as suggested by codetoad.
>> “Type of kid that still has imaginary friends” <<
Best replacement there is for no friends at all. What happens when his imaginary friends see through him?
My imaginary friend’s dad can beat up his imaginary freind’s dad! neener-neener. phhhhttttt!
Well, this is it!
Reviewing Travis McGee’s books is his shot at the big time; can he handle it? He might need some help fron the southern impoverished law center.
Matt’s been bucking the streets for some time now with his novels, so he deserves some serious success from it. Berger, however, who’s he?
You know you are climbing the latter of success when the klingons start attaching themselves to you.
>> “Berger, however, whos he?” <<
Someone who recognizes that there are enough hot buttons in Matt’s books to get him some attention for reviewing them.
I hope he goes for it; Matt deserves all the attention he can get. Any leftie is likely to blow a gasket on them, and that is free notoriety.
I finally read this!!! Amazing.
What a slimy little skunkweasel he is. How can he face himself in the mirror. Leftists aren’t (just) stupid, they’re evil.
IIRC slimy little skunkweasel is the "Latin Term" for Liberal journalist.
(Further, Skunkweasel is an excellent name for a punk rock band...[/Dave Barry])
Yep, he’s trying to become a one-man SPLC with Intelwire.
I’ll be happy to boost his book sales, if it boosts mine more.
I’ve googled all over, and there is no link I can find between Berger and Daily Beast. At all. I think he was lying about the DB, and just wanted some nice pull quotes for his upcoming nonfiction snoozer about the brave Feds who infiltrate the evil Right Wing Racist Gun Nut Militias.
If he knows you are on FR, maybe this thread will make it into the article. Suitably edited to make FR look bad, of course.That's what I was thinking while reading this thread.
I read it back when I was trying to understand what evil people think and believe.
You’re not missing anything.
And nowadays, I don’t bother trying to understand them.
I have noticed the Islamicization of the 'Civil Rights movement' pretty much coincided with the New Left (Communist) takeover of the Democrat Party. Both have been incremental conquests, and they have worked hand-in-hand, to the point that the Congressional Black Caucus is heavily packed with avowed Socialists.Excellent short summary of the evolution of the alliance between the commies and the muzzies.
Both have relied heavily on accusing detractors of "Racism", both play identity politics games while pushing their agendae.
Tying the (old) Black Panthers in with AlQaida, even as Rap Brown has aged and 'converted' to Islam is interesting. Most Black politics involved an allegedly Christian pulpit, not a Mosque, but that has changed and seems to be increasingly changing.
That Obama's alleged daddy is Muslim just connects the two further, imho, especially since his mother was a Communist, his influences were Marxist, and his upbringing included heavy Islamic elements, provided we can believe any of the fable we have been handed as to his origins. For all we know, he may be the product of a Potemin Villiage somewhere.
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