Skip to comments.The John Birch Society Announces CPAC 2010 Cosponsorship
Posted on 12/15/2009 2:15:47 PM PST by Rodebrecht
The John Birch Society Announces CPAC 2010 Cosponsorship JBS to provide leadership, educational presence at nation's top conservative gathering
APPLETON, WIS.December 15, 2009The John Birch Society announces it is cosponsoring the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) 2010, to be held in Washington DC, Feb. 18-20.
JBS will have a double booth with half dedicated to offering educational and promotional materials and the other half housing a TV studio that will stream live video from the booth and broadcast onto JBS LibertyNewsNetwork.tv, a website that will feature archived JBS video and live video streams.
Last year, more than 8,000 attendees were drawn to CPAC. Posted on CPAC's website, The Washington Post called it,
the preeminent yearly gathering of conservative activists.
(Excerpt) Read more at jbs.org ...
Not a good association for CPAC.
How many booths are there at CPAC? I have a feeling that the Birchers are doing a some self-agrandizing by calling rental of a couple of booth spaces at a conference a "cosponsorship".
Birchers dishonest? Nah.
Some Jews just stole their co-sponsorship.
Wish now I hadn't signed up and paid my money
Why? The Birchers I know are good, honest, patriotic people.
“The Birchers I know are good, honest, patriotic people.”
I think that is overall true.
They have, however, been over-the-top on a number of issues, and certain of their key members (outside Birch functions) espouse some, if not anti-semetic and anti-Roman Catholic positions, positiosn that are so close that I can barely tell the difference.
Regardless, the JB are a damaged brand and any association with them will harm CPAC.
Why do we need this crap here at FR?
The John Birch Society is one of the best patriotic organizations we have. I’d love it if they joined up with the Tea Partiers!
Why not save your time and share booths with Cindy Sheehan and the Code Pinkos as the JBS shares the same anti war,
views and both believe the NeoCons, (Jewish Conservative Republicans) are more dangerious than the IslamOfascists.
” I have a feeling that the Birchers are doing a some self-agrandizing”
That’s not their bag. They’re patriots intent on opening America’s eyes to the Communist takeover - have been for decades.
I’m hearing the result here of Liberal slamming of the Birchers. It’s brainwashing left over from the McCarthy era.
My experience over many decades is that the John Birch Society is filled with a bunch of wacko extremists. The Founder of the JBS (Welch) called President Eisenhower a communist stooge. Prompting the resignation of conservatives like Bill Buckley and Russell Kirk. Even Barry Goldwater distanced himself from JBS.
Wouldn’t be surprised to see that nutzies like Ron Paul, Thomas DiLorenzo, Lew Rockwell are members of JBS. Along with the late Reagan hater, Murry Rothbard.
I say, no thanks to JBS!
Seems pretty over the top for me. Why are conservatives always wanting to eat there own?
I, too, am confused over the condemnation of the JBS by many here.
I’ve never been a member of the JBS. But when I was serving in the Russian Maritime Region, John McMannus sent me two books at no charge, and I learned more about the corruption of the UNO than I had eve known previously. After reading the JBS books, I saw a lot of the information confirmed by many non-JBS authors.
Just about my closest Russian friend was an old radio engineer who had worked on surveillance (say, “spy”) ships off the USA west coast in the 1960s. This man was converted to Christ in 1995. After I would read the JBS books, he would read them. He would confirm to me what the JBS had to say about communism and Russia, and was always asking me for more books.
What is the beef so many have with JBS?
On what issue to you disagree?
The John Birch Society
Oh we’re meeting at the courthouse at eight o’clock tonight.
You just come in the door and take the first turn to the right.
Be careful when you get there, we’d hate to be bereft,
But we’re taking down the names of everybody turning left;
‘Cause we’re the John Birch Society, the John Birch Society,
Here to save this country from a communistic plot.
We’re the John Birch Society, help us swell the ranks.
To get this movement started, we need lots of tools and cranks.
Now there’s no one that’s certain that the Kremlin doesn’t touch.
We think that Westbrook Pegler doth protest a bit too much.
We only hail the hero from whom we got our name.
We’re not sure what he did, but he’s our hero all the same.
Oh, we’re the John Birch Society, the John Birch Society,
Socialism is the “ism” dismalist of all.
Join the John Birch Society, there’s so much to do.
Have you heard they’re serving vodka at the W.C.T.U.?
Well you’ve heard about the agents that we’ve already named.
Well M.C.A. has agents that are flatly unashamed.
We’re after Rosie Clooney, we’ve gotten Pinky Lee,
And the day we get Red Skelton won’t that be a victory!
For we’re the John Birch Society, the John Birch Society,
Norman Vincent Peale may think he’s kidding us along,
But the John Birch Society knows he spilled the beans.
He keeps on preaching brotherhood, but we know what he means!
We’ll teach you how to spot ‘em in the city or the sticks,
‘Cause even Jasper Junction is just full of Bolsheviks.
The CIA’s subversive and so’s the FCC.
There’s no one left but thee and we, and we’re not sure of thee.
Oh we’re the John Birch Society, the John Birch Society,
Here to save our country from a Communistic plot.
Join the John Birch Society, holding off the Reds.
We’ll use our hands and hearts, and if we must, we’ll use our heads.
Friends, do you want Justice Warren to be your Commissar?
Do you want Mrs. Khrushchev in there with the DAR?
You cannot trust your neighbors, or even next-of-kin.
If mommy is a Commie, then you gotta turn her in.
Oh, we’re the John Birch Society, the John Birch Society
Fighting for the right to fight the right fight for the right.
We’re the John Birch Society, as we’re marching on,
We’ll all be glad to see you when we’re meeting in the John,
In the John, In the John Birch Society.
- The Chad Mitchell Trio, Kapp Records, 1962
I will tell you Newbee, I worked in the Reagan campaign when he first ran for Gov.
Been in the streets countering face to face against the Code Pinkos, the pro Hamas, the pro illegals.
Have also in the past been in JBS book stores and have talked to the people. They have the same talking points as the Marxist anti war Code Pinkos.
There are too many Left Wing trolls on FR trying to divide Conservative Republicans to push through their Liberal Democrat camdidates and agenda.
The JBS, Ron Paul, and other fringe loons are the Democrats best friends
they are racists and anti semitism
Mr. Buckley was there. I wasn't. It's the only footnoted novel I've ever read.
Oh boy. Watch the double standard swing into play.
As others have pointed out, The John Birch Society is a damaged brand and by the time the news media maligns it, CPAC might find a dwindled speakers’ list for next year.
Of course, the media might lie in wait and pounce at the most opportune time.
JBS’s participation doesn’t sound like a winner to me.
Please let this be satire.
Jewish conservative republicans?
What all 18 of them! WOW.
Over 85% of the Jewish vote went to Obama.
We should always remember that the repugnant main
stream media always wants to act as a filter to get
us to see things the way they want us to, not as
they really are.
Yes yes, but the middle road groupies and the liberal wing of the Republican party thinks they're too insensitive...ka-ka-po-po
“They have the same talking points as the Marxist anti war Code Pinkos.”
It would be helpful to me to have the correlations more clearly articulated.
I’m anti-UNO war myself. I’m also anti-ground war where we could have used superior intelligence, air power, and special forces units to wipe out the greater part of our 9/11 enemies (that is, providing that we didn’t give our objectives and plans to the news media beforehand).
So, we are supposed to stay out of organizations that the left-wing media maligns? Wouldn’t this make all non-left wing groups off limits?
I seriously doubt this is accurate. If they did at all, more likely they secured it under another name.
If it is true, well, CPAC deserves what it gets.
We're free to join and associate with any group we choose.
Association with the John Birch Society won't help conservative candidates because of its reputation for some its extreme positions.
I have serious misgivings about its participation at CPAC and think that several candidates and office holders will shy away from speaking at CPAC. Nobody will want to be tagged "a Bircher."
No more extreme...We must be sensitive!!!...Be like Houston Texas, and get yerself a gay mayor...Get er done!
If by "crap" you mean dismissive and condemning posts that fail to state a rational argument then I'm wondering the same thing.
And given that most self-identified Jew live in and around New York City or in some other big city, probably about the same as other urbanites of like education.
Their FREEDOM INDEX is awesome, & I learned a lot about US history, the goodness of Founding Fathers, & Original Intent due to reading it. IMO, anyone who would call themselves a patriot should pay attention to it.
Your ignorance is stinking up this thread. Please get your head out....or better yet, get rid of the smell by putting it back in!
Ok. Point taken. We can agree to disagree?
I obviously do not have anything good to say about the JBS so I could have kept my mouth shut and ignored it- I do that pretty often anyway...
But- by “crap” I didn’t mean dismissive or condemning posts- I meant what I said. That’s my opinion of the JBS. I dismiss them- but don’t necessarily condemn them.
Ah well...I knew I was making a mistake when I hit post the first time ;)
At any rate- I just finished work- starving (maybe why I’m grumpy) - and am going to eat!
Amen. That's why the JBS is poked fun of by people who call themselves "conservative", & are despised by the Left -- they are willing to call a spade a spade, & the NeoCons running the GOP don't like it.
Sonny, you don’t have a clue about the real world.
You are in your hole in Arkansas playing keyboard commando.
You are typical of the Neo Left who are destroying America
Yes, dragnet2! We must be “extremely sensitive.” LOL.
Over the years, the JBS has taken some raqther curious views for an organization that styles itself conservative. In the mid-1970’s, they opposed Ronald Reagan’s bid for the presidency—seems he wasn’t conservative enough, and even had some liberal views in the 1940’s. In 1978, R. D. Patrick Mahoney, one of their spokesmen, was denouncing Proposition 13, the California ballot initiative that sought to limit property taxes, which all other conservatives enthusiastically supported. In 1992, when George Bush was running for re-election against Bill Clinton, the Birchers poured a tremendous amount of money and effort into distributing a book denouncing Bush. The Birchers have also denounced the Nicaraguan Contras, William F. Buckley, Rush Limbaugh, and Newt Gingrich.
In the 1980’s, a friend of mine started a JBS chapter, but was purged because he was having the members read literature from the Defense Department, think tanks, and conservative journals analyzing security issues, and in particular the military threat posed by the Soviet Union. The Bircher who fired him insisted that he should have had them read Birch pamphlets that describe how some “Master Conspiracy” runs the world. Since there was no one to replace my friend, the chapter dissolved.
Keep in mind that the Lefties look upon the Tea Party organizations and Freepers with just as much disdain as the Birchers. I've lost interest in letting the Left define who is fit to associate with.
Candidates and office holders are falling over one another to speak to Tea Parties.
It won’t be the Left that defines the John Birch Society. This thread should tell you that.
The Texas Fort Hood massacre proved we've achieved a level of cultural sensitivity and political correctness never before reached in the history of man.
I don’t think Bill Buckley would be happy about this.
Indeed and that’s not funny at all, unlike the humor in Houston.
“Jewish conservative republicans?
What all 18 of them! WOW.”
Wow is right. Who are the other 17? Its lonely out here. ;-)