Skip to comments.Antifa: America's New (Leftist) Brownshirts
Posted on 08/14/2017 3:56:24 AM PDT by spirited irishEdited on 08/14/2017 4:23:01 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Welcome to Antifa (the name is a shortened version of anti-fascist), the hard left shock troops fomenting a new civil war in America. It is the political version of a flash mob, with no centralized leadership or structure, but with a clear ideology.
More like Anti-First-Amendment (is where they start)
What is an “ash mob” ?
Flash mob in the original document.
They are Red Front.
America is more and more like Weimar every day.
The Clinton/Obama/Soros transformation of America bunch are feeding these alligators but they will expect proper feedings in perpetuity. It will end ugly.
These Antifa types need to be put down like a rabid dog. Just one of the many things that need doing. As far as I can see our gummint is doing nothing to stop them. We have exactly ONE Eric Clinton in the dock for what they have done and the BSM won’t even cover the story. As a conservative I recognize that when the gummint fails at doing it’s most BASIC function, support folks who support it, then we simply have to do it our own selves. The way I see it, if the gummint won’t use force to stop violence against Trump supporters then Trump supporters have to do it themselves and yes, that means violence. Sorry, it is what it is.
Antifa won’t stop until they are stopped. And to make matters worse, now they have a martyr. So, yes, it is going to continue and it is going to get worse. Sending RINOs to the TV camera to condemn alt right and assist in branding them as Nazis ain’t gonna help. In fact it is giving aid and comfort to the enemy.
Brown shirts, red front, they’re the same. The only reason some became Nazis was because they served better beer.
Antifa = leftwing domestic terrorists supported by Demonicrat traitors.
That’s what’s left after a flash mob has flashed.
You are correct. These idiots are the fascists they pretend to oppose and their goal, clearly stated, is genocide perpetrated against my grandsons for the crime of being born white.
While the Antifa, BLM, La Raza, Islamist, Commie Left demands the blood of every Caucasian be spilled in revenge for some imagined slight; the right navel-gazes and condemns a tiny group of meaningless and confused 4 channers playing dress-up as Nazis.
I have no sympathy for the “David Duke” white-supremacist movement, or the Anti-Semitic Neo-Nazis, but dammit; don’t turn this into the usual circular firing-squad. Even idiots have the right to say idiot things without being clubbed, maced, and stomped.
If we’re going to condemn “hate”, then let’s get on with condemning the source of it... Satan and his minions.
Like I say, I don’t particularly care what flag a guy is waving when he is doing something that needs doing. I may not care for the plumber’s butt crack but if I can use my bathroom when he’s done I kinda have to take it.
Antifa are are Bolshevists not fascists. These writers should know the difference. ‘Social Justice’ is bolshevism.
Anti-FreeAssembly is not new.
They rioted in Toledo Ohio over a decade ago and blamed it on 2 dozen “klansmen” who didn’t even march that day.
At that time AF was calling President Bush a fascist, police fascists, and FReepers (the website and by user name) fascists.
Where was the press or even Democrats denouncing David Duke when he was a Democrat?
The media and Clintons and Obamas were happy to be seen honoring a dead Klansman who also recruited for the Klan and plenty of Democrats were happy to put Robert Sheets Byrd (D-KKK) name on things. If we are going to scratch names off of places and buildings because of ties to the Confederacy, Damned Robert Byrd’s name shouldn’t be on anything higher stature that a pile of sh!t.
Yes, they are leftwing. But according to Jonah Goldberg, during the Wilson administration leftists openly described themselves as fascists. In fact, they were racists who held to an evolved hierarchy of human races with themselves occupying the top tier. Thus they were eugenicists because they saw the need to purify the human gene pool.
But Hitler’s brand of National Socialism was really the evil twin of International Communism. One was nationalist, the other global.
“More like Anti-First-Amendment”
Right on. Whenever someone asks me what Antifa means, I always say anti-first amendment. I will not do them the honor of calling them anti-Fascists because they *are* Fascists.
Spot on. From my profile page:
Although our modern socialists' promise of greater freedom is genuine and sincere, in recent years observer after observer has been impressed by the unforeseen consequences of socialism, the extraordinary similarity in many respects of the conditions under "communism" and "fascism." As the writer Peter Drucker expressed it in 1939, "the complete collapse of the belief in the attainability of freedom and equality through Marxism has forced Russia to travel the same road toward a totalitarian society of un-freedom and inequality which Germany has been following. Not that communism and fascism are essentially the same. Fascism is the stage reached after communism has proved an illusion, and it has proved as much an illusion in Russia as in pre-Hitler Germany.Hayek nailed it almost 75 years ago. And, of course, his "liberal of the old type," someone who "really believes in individual freedom" is what we would today call a conservative, since our modern Ctrl-Left has appropriated the term "liberal" for all sorts of collectivists.
No less significant is the intellectual outlook of the rank and file in the communist and fascist movements in Germany before 1933. The relative ease with which a young communist could be converted into a Nazi or vice versa was well known, best of all to the propagandists of the two parties. The communists and Nazis clashed more frequently with each other than with other parties simply because they competed for the same type of mind and reserved for each other the hatred of the heretic. Their practice showed how closely they are related. To both, the real enemy, the man with whom they had nothing in common, was the liberal of the old type. While to the Nazi the communist and to the communist the Nazi, and to both the socialist, are potential recruits made of the right timber, they both know that there can be no compromise between them and those who really believe in individual freedom.
-- F.A. Hayek, The Road to Serfdom, 1944
Start demanding Democrats condemn by name Wilson and Byrd and their names, statues be removed from schools, streets, events, everything else. This will draw attention to Democrat history and Progressive roots.