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The Peaceful Political Expression Of Conservatism (Norway in context)
The Brussels Journal ^ | 7-25-2011 | Michael Presley

Posted on 07/29/2011 7:55:01 AM PDT by Texas Fossil

A Google search shows over 5,000 references to The Brussels Journal and the Norway killer, Anders Breivik. Two of the most notable sources are the UK Guardian, and the German Spiegel Online. From these and others we find that Breivik's own writing contained references to material sourced from The Brussels Journal and another blog, The Gates of Vienna. From both venues the anonymous writer Fjordman is cited. The implication is that The Brussels Journal's political writings are in some way responsible for creating an intellectual ground leading to the murder of innocents.

Der Spiegel's Frank Patalong labels The Brussels Journal a window “into a “strange scene.” That is,

“, exceedingly pro-American and friendly to Israel -- but extremely anti-Muslim, aggressively Christian and openly hostile to everything which is liberal, leftist, multi-cultural or internationalist. It is a "patriotic-nationalist" scene which detests the Nazis but is sympathetic - to the point of maintaining informal contacts -- to the Tea Party Movement in the US, to the right-wing populist Freedom Party of Austria, to the right-wing football fan group known as the Casuals and to the stridently anti-Muslim English Defence League.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: breivik; conservative; killing; norway
This is from one of the "Conservative" sites that Breivik excerpted posts by writer "Fjordman" from.

The site has a perspective that is similar to FR. Although European definition of conservatism is not exactly like ours here.

1 posted on 07/29/2011 7:55:12 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil
Brussels Journal seems to be more libertarian than anything. Did the Norwegian murderer do any posting there, or did he just quote from some of their articles?
2 posted on 07/29/2011 7:05:33 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: smokingfrog

Breivik quoted from their articles. Those specifically from a poster under the pseudo name “Fjordman”. That same person also posted on the “Gates of Vienna” (from what I have read).

And yes the “conservative” forums in Europe are very different from what we call “Conservative”.

When I was younger I went through a phase when I thought I was a “libertarian” (little L) but found out enough about the “Libertarian” (big L) Party and wised up.

3 posted on 07/29/2011 7:22:17 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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