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Holocaust Museum Shooter: Christian hating Socialist
FrontPage Magazine ^ | June 11, 2009 | Ben Johnson

Posted on 06/11/2009 7:59:25 AM PDT by Stepan12

James Von Brunn’s writings don’t sound very “right-wing.”

On June 10, the nation tragically witnessed a memorial dedicated to commemorating an atrocity become the site of yet more death. Just before 1 p.m., longtime neo-Nazi James Wenneker Von Brunn entered the Holocaust Museum on the National Mall and opened fire in an attempt to complete the Final Solution his hero had left tentative, an omission Von Brunn dubbed “Hitler’s biggest mistake.” As former Defense Secretary Bill Cohen wandered the museum grounds, Von Brunn killed Stephen T. Johns, a black security officer, then was shot himself. As of this writing, the 88-year-old is in critical condition.

The white-wing fringe greeted the news with predictable joy. Its most popular website, Stormfront.org, saluted “White Racialist Treasure: James Von Brunn” in 2004; a thoughtful reader, seeing Von Brunn had backed up his recent threats with deadly action, wrote yesterday, “Definitely needs a bump today.” Another hoped the shooting would cause Americans to believe taking their children to Holocaust memorials is now “an insurance risk.”

Yet racists are not alone in their glee. Leftists have decided to exploit Von Brunn’s madness to engender fear of rampant conservative terrorism. They overlook one point: the shooter was not a conservative.

A review of his lengthy associations reveals Von Brunn hardly fits the stereotype of a Religious Right, GOP precinct captain. He denounced the Christian faith as a dastardly Jewish conspiracy, a “HOAX” invented by the Apostle Paul to “DESTROY ROMAN CULTURE” from within by undermining its pagan virility. (All screaming capitalization and grammatical errors in this piece appear in the original.) Like others on the racist fringe, the shooter proclaimed clearly: “SOCIALISM, represents the future of the West.”

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This is a somewhat lengthy article, but still useful. It shows this gentlemen's racialist, Socialist, and Wotanist (non Christian) beliefs.
1 posted on 06/11/2009 7:59:25 AM PDT by Stepan12
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2 posted on 06/11/2009 8:03:07 AM PDT by SJackson (G-d da*n America, Jeremiah Wright---Don't tell me words don't matter!, Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: Stepan12

There was a guy on Beck’s show last night who said something to this effect. Essentially, right-wingers are compassionate individualists. They would not seek out the death of a person due to race, religion, etc.

In this case, the guy is an admitted racist, bigot, and anti-semite—that catapults him to the left side of the aisle and their “equality” collectivists.

This article doesn’t surprise me.


3 posted on 06/11/2009 8:03:17 AM PDT by rarestia ("One man with a gun can control 100 without one." - Lenin / MOLWN LABE!)
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To: Stepan12
Didja catch the FR reference?

The usually staid Alan Colmes smeared the mainstream conservative website FreeRepublic.com, an attack quickly recycled by a ThinkProgress.org reader, who added this sterling political analysis: “There isn't really a line drawn between the right wing ‘base’ and neo-Nazis any more. It's a single continuum, and freepers is right there in that gray area.”

4 posted on 06/11/2009 8:03:37 AM PDT by what's up
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To: rarestia
It also doesn't suprise me that this fellow believes Christianity is some sort of Jewish conspiracy (Hitler held pretty much the same view).

I guess the Christian compassion is not very much to his liking.

5 posted on 06/11/2009 8:05:10 AM PDT by Stepan12 (Palin & Bolton in 2012)
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To: Stepan12

Please don’t refer to crooks, bums, killers and lunatics as gentlemen. They are difinitively not.


6 posted on 06/11/2009 8:06:07 AM PDT by Lion Den Dan
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To: what's up
I think the formerly decent website, Little Green Footballs, tried to smear the Free Republic in a similiar manner.

Practically anyone can post on Free Republic and not all the posts are gems.

7 posted on 06/11/2009 8:06:43 AM PDT by Stepan12 (Palin & Bolton in 2012)
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To: Lion Den Dan

difinitively = definitively


8 posted on 06/11/2009 8:07:55 AM PDT by Lion Den Dan
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To: Lion Den Dan
Please don’t refer to crooks, bums, killers and lunatics as gentlemen. They are difinitively not.

But I put gentlemen (actually gentleman) in italics! Italics are used for emphasis and, also, for irony. I was using italics when referring to him for irony. It's a common practice.

9 posted on 06/11/2009 8:08:55 AM PDT by Stepan12 (Palin & Bolton in 2012)
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To: rarestia
In this case, the guy is an admitted racist, bigot, and anti-semite—that catapults him to the left side of the aisle and their “equality” collectivists.

A liberal Nazi bent on murder! Who would have thought... /sarc

10 posted on 06/11/2009 8:09:41 AM PDT by pray4liberty (http://www.foundersvalues.com/)
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To: Stepan12

I find it funny that Obama and all the MSM talking heads talk about this racist, white supremacist and his hatred towards Jews and Blacks, but they can’t bring themselves to say the same thing about Obama’s boy “Reverend” Wright and his racist comments towards Jews and White people.


11 posted on 06/11/2009 8:13:09 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Gitmo detainees to Alcatraz!)
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To: Stepan12

Great article. I’m passing this along. Thanks for posting it.


12 posted on 06/11/2009 8:14:44 AM PDT by Dan Middleton
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To: Stepan12

With all the assassin’s anti-Christian rants, he most reminds me of Obama and his people.


13 posted on 06/11/2009 8:15:36 AM PDT by SamuraiScot
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To: Stepan12

They are right of communist but left of liberal and even further left of conservatives Calling Nazis right wing is a liberal trick to put conservative in the same bucket as Nazis but liberal ideology is much closer


14 posted on 06/11/2009 8:17:07 AM PDT by jroneil
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To: Stepan12
Too many on the left tend to lump everyone opposed to them in the same evil "fundie" camp. An examination of people like the museum killer often shows a contempt for the brotherhood teachings of Jesus. Hardly the typical fundie of liberal bad dreams.

But to be fair, it's also true that on our side we often lump liberals of many different types and temperaments in the same wicked grouping too. I think both sides would do well to show a little maturity and realize that not everybody opposed to their view of things is an evil enemy. Our republic presupposes that people are mature enough to handle political differences without falling to political hysterics.

15 posted on 06/11/2009 8:17:25 AM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: Stepan12

Racist Leftist goes beserk. Got it.


16 posted on 06/11/2009 8:17:29 AM PDT by TheThinker (America doesn't have a president. It has a usurper.)
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To: SamuraiScot

He definitely has a lot more in common with 0bama’s crowd (Wright, Farakhan, Black Panthers, Muslims, etc)

than with any conservative.


17 posted on 06/11/2009 8:17:40 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: Stepan12
Practically anyone can post on Free Republic and not all the posts are gems.

There's no group in the world that generates comments that are all gems. None.

But the reality is this...there is virtually no anti-semitism here on FR...quite the opposite.

This shooter was as far from FR's general mentality as night is from day. I'm surprised to hear that Little Green Footballs bashed FR. I thought they were pretty much like this forum.

18 posted on 06/11/2009 8:18:24 AM PDT by what's up
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To: MrB

I’m sure that Napolitano is updating her targeted profile. < /s>


19 posted on 06/11/2009 8:20:20 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Stepan12

Ah, more news that’s not fit to be reported by the Lame Stream Media (because it doesn’t fit in with their agenda).


20 posted on 06/11/2009 8:24:50 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier presently instructing at Ft. Benning.)
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To: what's up
This shooter was as far from FR's general mentality as night is from day. I'm surprised to hear that Little Green Footballs bashed FR. I thought they were pretty much like this forum

LGF has changed and not for the better. They bash courageous groups such as Vlams Beggan (sp) and smear Jewish heroine, Pamela Gellar. I think they also blasted Free Republic Shooting at Holocaust Museum in DC (LGF smears Free Republic Again). for letting a post or comment slip by -- I think about Obama's lack of a birth certificate.

21 posted on 06/11/2009 8:26:51 AM PDT by Stepan12 (Palin & Bolton in 2012)
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To: Stepan12
BREAKING: Apparently Chomsky is also a "right wing extremist"!
Who knew?!

"The “bookstore” that employed the museum shooter was Noontide Press, the brainchild of Willis Carto, often named the most influential anti-Semite in the country. In addition to Holocaust denial material and conspiracy theories, the firm printed and peddled left-of-center volumes by more conspicuous figures, among them the most cited academic in the United States. In the 1980s, Noontide published Noam Chomsky’s book The Fateful Triangle. Chomsky became a hero of Jew-haters for his quasi-conspiratorial views of American society, his defense of Holocaust denier Robert Faurisson, and his distaste for Israel."
22 posted on 06/11/2009 8:26:55 AM PDT by astyanax (I'm here to spread peace, love and happiness... so get the f*#% out of my way.)
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To: Stepan12

Christian Hating Socialist
headline wording which could be interpreted to mean the opposite of what it means.


23 posted on 06/11/2009 8:27:36 AM PDT by Anima Mundi
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To: Stepan12

What BS to link FR with this event. FR could not be more pro Israel.


24 posted on 06/11/2009 8:32:58 AM PDT by DogBarkTree (Support The American Tea Party)
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To: Stepan12

I bet Von Brunn is a huge fan of KKK Byrd.


25 posted on 06/11/2009 8:33:40 AM PDT by TheThinker (America doesn't have a president. It has a usurper.)
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To: what's up

LGF is now a steaming pile of cow crap with the flies swarming around.


26 posted on 06/11/2009 8:34:56 AM PDT by Sir Gawain ("Let every man make known what kind of government would command his respect" - Thoreau)
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To: DogBarkTree
What BS to link FR with this event. FR could not be more pro Israel.

I think along the lines of this, LGF blasted Vlams Beggan or Filip De Winter (sp), even though De Winter or someone at Vlams Beggan got beaten up for supporting Israel.

They're making out these people to be secret squirrel Nazis and it is both ridiculous and vicious.

27 posted on 06/11/2009 8:37:46 AM PDT by Stepan12 (Palin & Bolton in 2012)
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To: SamuraiScot

The only difference is Obama is a black supremecists socialist and this guy was a white supremecist socialist.

For whatever reason, all socialists hate Jews (even atheist socialists like Stalin).


28 posted on 06/11/2009 8:49:27 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: Stepan12
I don't get it...if this guy hates Christains, Jews and capitalism....then isn't he, by definition more like our president? Or Rev Wright? Or a whole great big bunch of jewish hating liberals in America? I mean....isn't the shooter, by definition, then, a LEFT WING FRINGE creep.

Hitler was a SOCIALIST...his LABOR PARTY was built on the premise that the people should work for the STATE. That is leftist. Period.

29 posted on 06/11/2009 8:51:20 AM PDT by Republic (Jedem das Seine)
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To: SJackson

Thanks for the ping.

This really should be a “must read” or whatever the equivalent FR has.


30 posted on 06/11/2009 8:51:21 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: Republic
I don't get it...if this guy hates Christains, Jews and capitalism....then isn't he, by definition more like our president? Or Rev Wright? Or a whole great big bunch of jewish hating liberals in America? I mean....isn't the shooter, by definition, then, a LEFT WING FRINGE creep. Hitler was a SOCIALIST...his LABOR PARTY was built on the premise that the people should work for the STATE. That is leftist. Period.

You'll hear none of this from the drive by media or Shepard Smith.

31 posted on 06/11/2009 8:55:14 AM PDT by Stepan12 (Palin & Bolton in 2012)
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To: SJackson

REGISTER SOCIALISTS, NOT GUNS.


32 posted on 06/11/2009 9:03:01 AM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
But to be fair, it's also true that on our side we often lump liberals of many different types and temperaments in the same wicked grouping too. I think both sides would do well to show a little maturity and realize that not everybody opposed to their view of things is an evil enemy

You're absolutely right, the hate community straddles both right and left, since the principles uniting them characterize neither. The test should be acceptance. From a political perspective, support from the hate community shouldn't be tolerated because of agreement on a few core issues, whether right or left. On that test I'd say the left is vurnerable. Haters aren't tolerated by the GOP, and rarely by credible political websites.

33 posted on 06/11/2009 9:06:53 AM PDT by SJackson (G-d da*n America, Jeremiah Wright---Don't tell me words don't matter!, Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: Sir Gawain

The LGF article says, “Here’s an article he wrote, posted at Free Republic.” It includes a link. FR is often high on the list of searches for anything conservative, and the Obama birth certificate controversy is one of these. They’re not saying anything about Free Republic, other than naming us as a source.


34 posted on 06/11/2009 9:08:35 AM PDT by sig226 (Real power is not the ability to destroy an enemy. It is the willingness to do it.)
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To: astyanax
"The “bookstore” that employed the museum shooter was Noontide Press, the brainchild of Willis Carto, often named the most influential anti-Semite in the country.

Thanks for that info, it fits.

35 posted on 06/11/2009 9:08:44 AM PDT by SJackson (G-d da*n America, Jeremiah Wright---Don't tell me words don't matter!, Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

It turns out this guy is a neo-Nazi that hates Jews, Israel, Christianity (which he believes is a Jewish hoax), Republicans, believes that 9/11 was an inside job, etc. The mainstream media is still reporting that he’s a “right wing extremist”. In reality, he’s a “left wing extremist”. They’re doing a good job of hanging him around the necks of conservatives.


36 posted on 06/11/2009 9:12:39 AM PDT by lonevoice (This tagline is identical to the one you are reading)
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To: All

Anti-Christian, Anti-Jew, 9-11 Truther

Sounds like an Obama supporter or a typical poster at DU.


37 posted on 06/11/2009 9:13:48 AM PDT by icwhatudo (For every clinic bombed or burned, 17 to 18 churches are burned down. MSM? MSM?)
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To: Stepan12

I am disgusted by the incessant media coverage and government attention to this one racist killer.

Not a fraction of the attention was given to Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad the Muslim killer who shot up the Arkansas military recruitment center and killed Pvt. William Long (RIP). It was hardly covered by the media and took a day to release the info that he was a Muslim jihadist.

One would think that 9/11 was caused by white racists not Muslim jihadists given the media focus. Welcome to the Obama Muslim world.


38 posted on 06/11/2009 9:21:14 AM PDT by dervish (I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself)
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To: Stepan12

Von Brunn’s irrational, hateful anti-Semitism placed him directly in the same elite club as every liberal democrat in the US.

And it’s probably no coincidence that his murderous rampage followed by just one day Jeremiah Wright’s equally hateful rant against “them Jews,” which, I’m convinced, emboldened Von Brunn to act on their shared anti-Semitism.


39 posted on 06/11/2009 9:22:59 AM PDT by DPMD (~)
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To: Stepan12

No one will listen... ALL true, but no one cares


40 posted on 06/11/2009 9:29:56 AM PDT by patriot preacher (To be a good American Citizen and a Christian IS NOT a contradiction. (www.mygration.blogspot.com))
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To: jroneil

Nazis are no different from the left.


41 posted on 06/11/2009 9:31:36 AM PDT by Ptarmigan (God Hates Bunnies. God Loves Ptarmigans)
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To: icwhatudo

Oh yeah. I remember the Pittsburgh police killer was also a 9/11 Truther. Those 9/11 Truthers are violent.


42 posted on 06/11/2009 9:32:25 AM PDT by Ptarmigan (God Hates Bunnies. God Loves Ptarmigans)
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To: patriot preacher

“No one will listen... ALL true, but no one cares”

It really is amazing.


43 posted on 06/11/2009 9:32:52 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: Ptarmigan

Nazis ARE left.

They were avid socialists.

Not sure how they got equated with the “right.”


44 posted on 06/11/2009 9:34:27 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: rarestia

You’re absolutely correct. This monster was not right wing.


45 posted on 06/11/2009 9:34:40 AM PDT by ColoradoUSA (Let's Right This Ship !)
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To: Ptarmigan

The Muzzie who shot the recruiters in Ark was a 9-11 truther as well.


46 posted on 06/11/2009 9:35:28 AM PDT by icwhatudo (For every clinic bombed or burned, 17 to 18 churches are burned down. MSM? MSM?)
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To: what's up
This is what Colmes wrote:
Van Brunn also decried “the browning of America” and wrote of a Jewish conspiracy “to destroy the White gene-pool.” He posted to various right-wing websites, including Free Republic, where this cached thread (the original was taken down) contains anti-Obama rants. As such, he was also part of the birther movement claiming there is no valid birth certificate for President Obama. The sad part about this is that we have elected officials trying to give this craziness credibility. Congressman Bill Posey of Florida introduced a bill that would require presidential candidates to file copies of birth certificates, and Rep. Bob Goodlatte of Virginia is a co-sponsor. Interesting company they keep.
As I posted on Alan Colmes (oddly taken down) and many other sites, Von Brunn was never a Freeper or poster. One and only one of his pieces was cross posted from another site. The "Birther" failed to do any research, believing only what was written, and posted this drivel. (Note the irony).

On a larger point, this is one reason why Birthers are poisonous. It attracts kooks that destroy everything they touch. And the very concept is kooky. If the story had any merit, Hillary would have disqualified Obama in January 2008. The Obama camp and later administration provided enough information to discredit the story, but not enough for those who wish to beleive. To be blunt, Birthers are useful idiots for the left.

47 posted on 06/11/2009 9:50:18 AM PDT by rmlew ( The SAVE and GIVE acts are institutioning Corvee. Where's the outtrage!)
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To: Jewbacca

“Not sure how they got equated with the “right.””

Exactly and if people knew history they would understand. I read a quote by Hitler where he said in 1927 -

“We are socialists. We are enemies of today’s capitalistic system for the exploitation of the economically weak, with its unfair salaries, with its unseemly evaluation of a human being according to wealth and property instead of responsibility and performance, and we are determined to destroy this system under all conditions.”


48 posted on 06/11/2009 10:02:44 AM PDT by Birch Barlow (We have gone from a Bush Country to an Obama Nation)
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To: Stepan12

Well afterall the KKK was formed as the terrorist wing of the Democratic party unfortunately most lefties don’t bother to learn history and just take what someone told them as fact. The national archives contains letters from the south after the civil war asking for help to stop the KKK from lynching both blacks and republican’s!


49 posted on 06/11/2009 10:30:01 AM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: dennisw; Cachelot; Nix 2; veronica; Catspaw; knighthawk; Alouette; Optimist; weikel; Lent; GregB; ..
Middle East and terrorism, occasional political and Jewish issues Ping List. High Volume

If you'd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.

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50 posted on 06/11/2009 10:40:20 AM PDT by SJackson (G-d da*n America, Jeremiah Wright---Don't tell me words don't matter!, Barack Hussein Obama)
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