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West Point center cites dangers of ‘far right’ in U.S.
Washington Times ^ | jan 17 | Rowan Scarboroush

Posted on 01/18/2013 8:21:54 AM PST by tgusa

A West Point think tank has issued a paper warning America about “far right” groups such as the “anti-federalist” movement, which supports “civil activism, individual freedoms and self-government.”

The report issued this week by the Combating Terrorism Center at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., is titled “Challengers from the Sidelines: Understanding America’s Violent Far-Right.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: antifederalism; conservative; cw2; efad; farright; teaparty; terrorism; westpoint
Let me get this straight - a military professor at Joint Forces Staff College discusses the FACT that muslim terrorists want to kill us, and the admistration comes unglued .....while some so-called 'think tank' (mental masturbators) at West Point go off on the 'dangers' posed by conservatives, and Obama's Media just yawns?
1 posted on 01/18/2013 8:22:00 AM PST by tgusa
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To: tgusa

Insanity


2 posted on 01/18/2013 8:23:52 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: tgusa
Note to West Point...Who pays your salary.


3 posted on 01/18/2013 8:24:17 AM PST by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: tgusa

>> ‘think tank’ (mental masturbators) at West Point

I think we can safely assume where at least a handful of the queers in the military ended up.


4 posted on 01/18/2013 8:25:39 AM PST by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: tgusa

The far left are “activists” and the far right are “extremists”. Hmmmmm. There’s something not right there.


5 posted on 01/18/2013 8:28:19 AM PST by BipolarBob (Happy Hunger Games! May the odds be ever in your favor.)
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To: tgusa

The left is the most dangerous group in this country. Look at the murder rates of democrat communities.


6 posted on 01/18/2013 8:36:55 AM PST by conecrusher (The cult of tolerance has destroyed this country)
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To: BipolarBob

Hmmm. Right leaning bad? Left leaning good? I would think that some emphasis on the “radical left wing extremists” that wish to subvert the constitution and crush the bill of rights would be more of a concern. But we are talking a think tank. Was it funded by g. soros? I could have sworn that when I took the oath (68) it was to protect and defend the constitution from all enemies foreign and domestic. I guess we have seen the enemy and it is.............us? WTH?

Carson City. Noon. Saturday 1/19.


7 posted on 01/18/2013 8:37:31 AM PST by rktman (Live the oath you took or get out of office!)
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To: tgusa

So, they don’t see a problem with government trending Socialist/Marxist/Communist/Fascist/Totalitarian/Tyrannical.

Instead, they warn us about those who might exercise their Constitutional duty to interfere once said government goes too far.


8 posted on 01/18/2013 8:38:46 AM PST by EasySt (Time to build that gulch...)
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To: tgusa

I have no problem with them drawing the battle lines. I e always assumed the military would end up on the government side. But to all military, the oath you took was to the Constitution, not the government. When the phrase “ ...all smilies, foreign and domestic” was uttered who did you think the domestic enemy of the Constitution was likely to be? The People upholding it’s Bill of Rights or the self-aggrandizing, cult-of-personality smug sissy who always found himself too fine to join your ranks? Think on it soldier and decide carefully with whom you’ll throw your lot.


9 posted on 01/18/2013 8:40:29 AM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: tgusa

On another note, folks, the Left is now ensconced in the places where future US military leaders receive their training...


10 posted on 01/18/2013 8:40:32 AM PST by MarDav
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To: tgusa
Two things to note here.

1. This follows Panetta making comments to Airborne Infantry troops just yesterday.

2. Note the lengths of enlistment. These west point folks will be in for 6 years, most of the grunts yesterday, 4.

This thing is going hot, during Obama's secodn term.

11 posted on 01/18/2013 8:42:16 AM PST by SENTINEL (Kneel down to God. Stand up to tyrants. STICK TO YOUR GUNS !)
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To: muir_redwoods

Damm”smiles” should be “enemies”

Damned autocorrect and flu


12 posted on 01/18/2013 8:42:31 AM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: tgusa

Here is WHY We need AR-15’s!!

>http://www.teapartytribune.com/2013/01/17/fighting-the-political-machine-with-guns/<

Video of the story here:
The Battle of Athens: Restoring the Rule of Law
>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5ut6yPrObw<


13 posted on 01/18/2013 8:45:06 AM PST by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: tgusa

The military isn’t threatened by increased Statism.

That is until the state runs out of money from Statist policies, then the military has a problem.


14 posted on 01/18/2013 8:48:54 AM PST by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: muir_redwoods

I like it “all smilies, foreign and domestic”

The smilies must be detroyed!


15 posted on 01/18/2013 8:50:53 AM PST by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: tgusa

“...such as the “anti-federalist” movement, which supports “civil activism, individual freedoms and self-government.””

THEY JUST DESCRIBED OUT FOUNDING FATHERS!!!!


16 posted on 01/18/2013 8:52:41 AM PST by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: darkwing104

Apparently this ‘think tank’ is fine with the administration putting tens of thousands of service folks out in the cold with the huge riff that is coming down the pike - as well as adding to the cost of the health insurance for retired military. I bet cutting military pensions will be next big push.

I expect this ‘think tank’ will publish something about the grotesque treatment of our servicemen as a good thing, since it comes from this administration they apparently worship.


17 posted on 01/18/2013 8:53:59 AM PST by SusaninOhio
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To: tgusa
A West Point think tank has issued a paper warning America about “far right” groups such as the “anti-federalist” movement, which supports “civil activism, individual freedoms and self-government.”

I wonder what Sam Adams, Patrick Henry, George Mason, James Monroe, Otis Warren et al would say.

18 posted on 01/18/2013 8:54:14 AM PST by Boston Blackie
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To: listenhillary
I like it “all smilies, foreign and domestic”

The smilies must be detroyed!

I believe it was "SMILIES DELENDA EST" in the original Latin...

19 posted on 01/18/2013 8:57:54 AM PST by Charles H. (The_r0nin) (Hwaet! Lar bith maest hord, sothlice!)
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To: tgusa

Make them define “Right Wing.”


20 posted on 01/18/2013 9:01:35 AM PST by rashley (Rashley)
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To: listenhillary
The smilies must be detroyed!

The smiles of my smiles is my freeper.

21 posted on 01/18/2013 9:09:46 AM PST by VRW Conspirator (Sometimes it takes calamity to lead to serenity - FReeper RacerX1128)
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To: tgusa
Having read this report, I had a difficult time discovering whether it had, in fact, been written by some Soros-funded NGO or UN auxiliary. It is about eighty percent sophistry designed, one supposes, to transmute leftist bigotry into science.

As an example of the cryptic twaddle, in the introduction we find the following jewel:

"The typology illustrates that extremists link their behavior with their underlying ideology and reinforce each other in the organizational frameworks of the American violent far right. From a theoretical perspective, this constitutes a further indication of the perception among some parts of the academic community that terrorism is an instrument of symbolic discourse which is shared by violent groups and their adversaries. Target selection is thus not based just on operational considerations, but is one component, among others, that allows extremist groups to shape their message using violent practices. Timing, weapons used, and target locations are only part of all possible components that shape the symbolic message conveyed by any specific attack. In this context, the policy implications are clear. If the different far right extremist groups are driven by different ideological sentiments, and are thus also engaged in distinguishable tactics, then the counterterrorism response must be tailored appropriately for the movement involved."

Perhaps someone more literate can translate this. I'm too dimwitted, and my skill at leftist gobbledygook and baby-talk is a little rusty.

22 posted on 01/18/2013 9:24:35 AM PST by Prospero
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To: tgusa; Travis McGee
"civil activism, individual freedoms and self-government."

Yeah, the very same nonsense in the Declaration of Independence and Constitution that West Point grads end up swearing to uphold and defend against all enemies foreign and domestic...

So these clowns think their own cadets are future "far right" terrorists??

FAIL

23 posted on 01/18/2013 9:25:17 AM PST by DTogo (High time to bring back The Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: tgusa

“...warning America about “far right” groups ......... which supports “civil activism, individual freedoms and self-government.”

Sure sounds like a threat to me.


24 posted on 01/18/2013 9:27:04 AM PST by Gator113 (Leave my guns alone and REGISTER THE DAMN LIBERALS!!)
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To: tgusa; All

Does West Point teach the Constitution, the law of the land established by the Founders that all cadets swear to protect and defend?


25 posted on 01/18/2013 9:28:57 AM PST by Amendment10
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To: tgusa

As one who has plenty of friends and associates from all the academies, let me assure you that the vast, vast vast majority of opinion within those institutions is that the Obamdork is a felon/cretin/muslim sympathasizer who runs a party that disdains the military.

That “think tank” is obviously on the marshmallow (e.g., math is NOT their friend) side of the aisle, and most probably only uses the West Point name because of location.


26 posted on 01/18/2013 9:31:04 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Da Coyote; All

Take a moment to check out these mental masturbators:
http://www.ctc.usma.edu/


27 posted on 01/18/2013 9:36:58 AM PST by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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To: rashley; tgusa
"Make them define “Right Wing.”"

They did.

"A West Point think tank has issued a paper warning America about “far right” groups such as the “anti-federalist” movement"

They go on to describe the "anti-federalist" as...

“espouse strong convictions regarding the federal government, believing it to be corrupt and tyrannical, with a natural tendency to intrude on individuals’ civil and constitutional rights. Finally, they support civil activism, individual freedoms, and self government. Extremists in the anti-federalist movement direct most their violence against the federal government and its proxies in law enforcement.”

28 posted on 01/18/2013 9:43:40 AM PST by rxsid (HOW CAN A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN'S STATUS BE "GOVERNED" BY GREAT BRITAIN? - Leo Donofrio (2009))
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To: tgusa
A West Point think tank has issued a paper warning America about “far right” groups such as the “anti-federalist” movement, which supports “civil activism, individual freedoms and self-government.”

Someone is finally taking Patrick Henry's little group seriously!

29 posted on 01/18/2013 9:44:10 AM PST by Brass Lamp
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To: tgusa

I think all the Army fags were recruited into this “think tank”. That way, the subversive action could be coordinated against sane, common sense Americans. Just like Hollywood.


30 posted on 01/18/2013 9:56:12 AM PST by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Prospero
Perhaps someone more literate can translate this. I'm too dimwitted, and my skill at leftist gobbledygook and baby-talk is a little rusty.

Your not dimwitted, the quote is a sample of the sort of pretentious psuedo-intellectualism leftists excrete and consume and is a true nonsense sentence. The surest proof of this is found with a logical/grammatical substitutional syllogism. The "this" in the sentence containing "...,this constitutes a further indication..." can only refer to the previous statement which begins with "The typology illustrates that extremists link their behavior..." Replacing "this" with the prior language produces:

*"From a theoretical perspective, the typology [which] illustrates that extremists link their behavior with their underlying ideology and reinforce each other in the organizational frameworks of the American violent far right constitutes a further indication of the perception among some parts of the academic community that terrorism is an instrument of symbolic discourse which is shared by violent groups and their adversaries."

So a typology employed by one group of people constitutes an indication of the perception among a different bunch of people that terrorism is an instrument of symbolic discourse among the first lot. This is claimed without regard for laws of causation or the appearance of telepathy.

31 posted on 01/18/2013 10:10:09 AM PST by Brass Lamp
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To: darkwing104
"Note to West Point...Who pays your salary."

According to political speech from bipartisan parents whose children attend academies like West Point, it is they who pay the salaries and taxes for all. And remember that though their incomes come from government or government-connected sources, they are exclusively "fiscal conservatives" (though not really even that).

There can be no fiscal conservatism without moral conservatism, but there are consequences. Have fun. Enjoy the slide.


32 posted on 01/18/2013 11:21:29 AM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: tgusa

How do these pinkos square their oath to the constituional Republic with this anti-American communist war propaganda nonsense?

How does West Point justify host an anti-American, anti-constitutional political communist studies division?

When the Islamic pinko is out of office, we must pursue these “military” treasonous pinkos who have snuck into West Point.


33 posted on 01/18/2013 12:30:52 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: MarDav

The left has taken over all our institutions of teaching, as shown here, including the military.

The right abandoned institutions of learning in the 1960’s, and conservative money went instead to think tanks. That served conservatives well in the short term. But now the failure of that policy is all too clear.

Generation after generation of Americans have been raised on a steady unchallenged diet of moral equivalency, hatred of capitalism, sexual perversion and promiscuity, and dependence.

I fear for what we have become.


34 posted on 01/18/2013 2:38:09 PM PST by dervish (either the vote was corrupt or the electorate is)
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To: tgusa

Tried to find contact info for West point.. Google was ummm unable to connect.. Still looking!


35 posted on 01/21/2013 8:30:30 AM PST by momincombatboots (Back to West by G-d Virginia.)
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To: SaraJohnson

It’s probably already too late. We should have pursued this crap when it first started.

Barry “thinks” of himself as another... better version of FDR. FDR served four terms. Do the logic math.

“When the Islamic pinko is out of office, we must pursue these “military” treasonous pinkos who have snuck into West Point.”


36 posted on 01/25/2013 2:52:38 PM PST by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie.)
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