Skip to comments.Antifa is a terrorist group in the blood-soaked Bolshevik tradition
Posted on 08/16/2017 6:02:20 PM PDT by SJackson
Long before most people in Europe or North America were familiar with the word jihad, left-wing terrorism ravaged much of Western Europe.
Groups like West Germanys Red Army Faction/Baader-Meinhof Gang, Americas Symbionese Liberation Army, Italys Red Brigades, Spains First of October Anti-Fascist Resistance Groups, Portugals FP-25, Action Directe in France and the IRA in Britain were left wing terrorist groups who committed numerous atrocities including targeted killings, bombings, kidnappings and torture on a wide scale.
At a time when most people correctly thought of Mosques as places of peace and holiness, these far-left groups put fear into the hearts of many in the west throughout the 1970s, 1980s and in some cases into the 1990s and beyond.
The violence of these groups should not be surprising. Violence is part and parcel of extreme left-wing militant politics.
The Bolsheviks were able to conquer the great Russian Tsardom not through the powers of persuasion as the left would like many to believe, but through a campaign of total terrorism. Civilians were massacred, women were raped by the hundreds, the legitimate leader of Russia was executed next to his family including his young children, priests were slaughtered, places of worship destroyed.
Even the hardliner Marxist thinker Karl Kautsky called the Bolsheviks terrorists and condemned their atrocities. Some estimate that the Bolsheviks killed 1.5 million people, mostly Russians, during their early reign of terror.
Of course the far-right are also killers, fascism remains the most wicked blood-soaked ideology the world has known and there is nothing I personally decry more than the far-right fascists who are currently in control of the Ukrainian regime and who have a large presence in much of Eastern Europe including and especially in Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania.
Russia was never a country bewitched by nor in love with communism. Russia was a country of proud patriots and remains so today. It was these patriots who won the Great Patriotic War against Hitlers fascism. I support the Soviet Union and decry the Communist Party of the Soviet Union that destroyed that great state in 1991. I equally decry the Communists who destroyed the great Russian Empire in 1917. Many Russians loved the Soviet Union not because of but in spite of Communism.
In this sense Communism destroyed the Russian state twice, whereas fascism only destroyed Europe once in a formal sense.
This is not to say that fascists are not once again trying to destroy the Russian state, they very much are but this time it is deeply unlikely that they will succeed. They are thankfully losing the battle against the heroic Donetsk and Lugansk Peoples Republics who stand as the anti-fascist bulwarks against far-right aggression.
But whereas Eastern Europe and Russians historic borderlands are teaming with fascism, the problem in western Europe and North America is now as it has been through much of the later half of the 20th century, left-wing terrorism that has forged a strange alliance with Salafist ideology.
The group Antifaschistische Aktion, better known as Antifa openly advocates and practices political violence against peaceful demonstrators and even those who are not engaged in any demonstrable political action. In this sense Antifa is the new Baader-Meinhof Gangthe new IRA.
The Liberal Democratic Party of Russia has recently condemned any and all forms of political violence. When will western leaders do the same?
Perhaps it is not surprising that they do not. It is western leaders who funded al-Qaeda and al-Qaeda clone groups in 2011 during the illegal war against the Great Socialist Peoples Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. It is western governments that continue to fund, arm and train Salafist/Wahhabist terrorists in Syrian Arab Republic and it is the western backed Israel which continues to exercise a policy of violence and aggression against secular Arab governments, including and especially that of Palestine, but also of course Syria. In Syria, Israel is on the same side as the terrorist group Hamas.
Why then should it surprise people that western leaders are totally complicit in the funding of violent left-wing groups by the well-known mega-rich fifth columnist George Soros?
Why should it surprise people that Hezbollah which is a legitimate political party in Lebanon whose votes are only increasing is named as a terrorist group by the United States (though not by Russia or China and most of the wider multi-polar world) while Antifa who actually commit acts of unprovoked violence against western citizens in western countries is not named as such?
The dots are easy enough to connect, but the fact remains that there is a supreme awkwardness in the fact that Antifa, who are mostly secular terrorists are now on the same side as the blood-soaked jihadists and also on the same side as right wing Zionist aggressors.
It is even more surreal that in attacking people who have been brainwashed by the liberal mainstream media into falsely equating peaceful, holy Islam with jihadism are actually proving an important point that left-wing terrorists have statistically killed and harmed more people and property in the west than any jihadist group has done to date or is likely to do.
I for one do not agree with people like Milo Yiannopoulos when they say that Islam is tantamount to Salafism. Indeed, secular, mainstream Muslims, both Shias and Sunni (though increasingly Shia) are usually the first victims of jihadism. But how can one add factual content to Milos peaceful, legal and necessary debates when a terrorist group like Antifa joins with the jihadists in assaulting the peaceful right of Milos peaceful supporters to engage in free speech? How too can the west claim to be anything but barbarous when Antifa terrorists can physically assault a philosopher and musician like Gilad Atzmon for the crime of wanting to engage in a peaceful Socratic seminar discussing his new book on moral philosophy socio-political trends and identity politics? Ironically, Atzmons book is anti-party political, anti-fascist and anti-communist The only moral, ethical and just thing to do is to condemn all forms of violence, including and especially political violence. One must condemn fascism, violent left-wing terrorism, Salafist jihad and random hooliganism all in the same breath. Anything less is worse than hypocrisyit is both a crime and a blunder.
Antifa and their associates could be wiped out in a weekend, and will be if the misstep.
Their flag hails from the fascist Russian National Bolshevick party, a communist-Nazi offshoot making no effort to hide that it is a comprehensive form of fascism in fascist means to fascist ends with leftist historicist cosmetic flavors.
Call them what they are.. the Red Horde.
Telling it just like it is.
Yet the liberals are so afraid to condemn ANTIFA.
Dad fought the Nazis in 1944 and I fought the Commies in 1968. Have no use for either group no matter the fancy alt- name the MSM comes up with for them. Both groups will though have patriotic Americans against them and they will find upholding their fetid oaths harder than they thought.
Stalin killed far MORE people than Hitler did; for starters.
Secondly, The Nazis were LEFTIES....NOT something on the "right" !
And there is a great deal of other spurious claptrap in this mind numbingly uneducated spew.
I reject the notion that fascism is right-wing by default. We are seeing left-wing fascism going on right before our very eyes all over this great land of ours.
The radical, criminal left....by any other name....
Remember Eric Clanton, the Berkeley BIKE LOCK MAN..?
He just got charged with F-O-U-R counts of assault with a deadly weapon..!!!!
OMG that’s fantastic..!
That’s a major part of his life just GONE, right there.
Hopefully Trump is taking steps to neuter them.
I hate relying on “hope’”, though... would rather see them being suppressed.
Erm, the Soviet Union was the Communist Party (CPSU), one and the same.
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Just posting a couple threads. This is terrorism. IMO relevant to terrorism in the Middle East. So despite the fact that I rarely find time to post outdoors articles, more fun and will post one about the guy who jumped into a bear cage at a zoo later to feed the bear milk. Worked out as well as legitimizing violent left wing protests, intended to change government policy, as protest against policies of the nation, though primarily democrats, a century and a half ago.
Antifa is a violent left wing organization.
In May, the Weimer Republic banned the Rotfrontkämpferbund. The Communist militia. Every political party should have an armed militia. By July a new militia formed, to fight the fascist Nazis. Antifaschistische Aktion. So many letters. They lasted less than a year, given Hitlers assumption of power.
Antifaschistische Aktion, a violent (yes, politics was violent in Germany) Communist military group.
While I don't much remember fascist governments in the 1980s, wrong decade, they must have been there, because amongst other anti fascist groups, the Badr Meinhoff gang comes to mind. And so along comes Antifa, who I believe took their name from Antifaschistische Aktion, violent communism. Not an acronym from some constellation. Anti-fascists. Not communists.
So here we are.
Proper condemnation of Nazi (the neo thing is nonsense), who's day is gone for now. Though the radical left will boost their support.
Radical violent left wing terrorists. With a track record of violence in Europe. And in the US. And even mainstream Republicans are afraid to acknowledge what's in front of their face.
I may include a few posts on the topic on my list. I've learned not to get into Civil War stuff here, but that's not what it's about. Any more than it's about fascism. It is about left wing political violence. They're way better at it than right wing nutballs. You'll note both of these articles are prior to last weekends violence. And I'll post about the bear later. The Roots of Left-Wing Violence-A vague and dangerous ideology
The ways things stand today; you may reject, repudiate, and denounce the neo-Nazis, KKK, and White Supremacists. But if you also reject, repudiate, and denounce the AntiFa and their Roter Frontkämpferbund thugs, you are presumed the support the former.
Yes, Antifa is a bunch of degenerate commie drug addicts and queers. They are exactly like the people who inspired reactionary movements in Spain, Chile, and elsewhere.
Fascism is neither left or right. Left and right implies opposition and dissent. There is no tolerance for opposition with Fascism.
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