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  • Kavanaugh Battle: Prelude to an American-Style French Revolution?

    10/04/2018 4:00:44 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 43 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/04/18 | Dennis Jamison
    Or maybe Kavanaugh will not stand alone, as he stands trial in the court of the “Committee for Public Safety.” In these turbulent days of the battle lines being drawn over the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, the Left is coming out of the closet. The current ongoing battle regarding the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, is not a normal battle - even unlike the battle when Judge Clarence Thomas was being confirmed. Today, hatred drives the Democrats, not a true commitment to justice. And, organized street theater in the United States...
  • Twitter Suspends University Professor Who Said Kavanaugh Supporters 'Deserve Miserable Deaths'

    10/02/2018 10:28:16 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 53 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10/02/2018 | Jason Murdock
    Georgetown University professor was suspended from Twitter on Tuesday after writing that Republican senators who are supporting Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh “deserve miserable deaths while feminists laugh as they take their last gasps.” Carol Christine Fair, a professor in a security studies program, made a series of controversial comments in the wake of sexual assault allegations made against Kavanaugh by three women, including Christine Blasey Ford. The accusations are now being investigated by the FBI. While sharing a video of senator Lindsey Graham on September 29, Fair tweeted: “Look at [this] chorus of entitled white men justifying a serial...
  • Georgetown professor wants the castration of white male corpses ~ Echos of French Revolution

    10/01/2018 9:14:33 PM PDT · by GraceG · 40 replies
    twitter ^ | GraceG
    Christine Fair - Georgetown Professor: Tweet: Look at thus chorus of entitled white men justifying a serial rapist's arrogated entitlement. All of them deserve miserable deaths while feminists laugh as they take their last gasps. Bonus: we castrate their corpses and feed them to swine? Yes. The French Revolution Connection: The sans-culottes were associated by their enemies with the street-mob excesses of the Revolution: the heads on pikes, the stringings-up on lamp-posts, the September massacres, the castration by frenzied women rioters of the corpses of the Swiss guards, the tricoteuses (women knitting around the guillotine as the heads rolled).
  • Feinstein and Ford Are Destroying the #MeToo Movement

    09/23/2018 9:56:06 AM PDT · by george76 · 37 replies
    PJ Media ^ | SEPTEMBER 22, 2018 | ROGER L SIMON
    It took the French Revolution ten years (1789-1799) to go from an idealistic fight for freedom to the one-man rule of Napoleon, but these are fast-moving times and the #MeToo movement has gone from the necessary correction of monsters like Harvey Weinstein to an all-out assault on the rule of law and hatred of the entire male sex in about eighteen months. (Well, it was men who came up with the Magna Carta.) Think I'm exaggerating? How about the nauseating misandry of the senator from Hawaii, Mazie Hirono? Not only, in the eyes of Ms. Hirono, is Brett Kavanaugh automatically...
  • July 14th - Bastille Day: Baptism by Blood

    07/13/2018 9:33:01 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 45 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | July 15, 2008 | John Zmirak
    Bastille Day marks the beginning of the greatest organized persecution of the Church since the Emperor Diocletian, and the explosion onto the world of ideologies that would poison the next two centuries: socialism and radical nationalism. Between them, those two political movements racked up quite a body count. Alexander Solzhenitsyn, who pointed out that the mass murders of Christians in Russia were directly inspired by those in the Vendée. The Bolsheviks, he said, modeled themselves on the French revolutionaries, and pointed to the Vendée massacres as the right way to deal with Christian resistance. Of course, it wasn’t supposed to...
  • France declares war on American free press and blogs!(Us too!)

    01/11/2017 12:06:52 PM PST · by mainestategop · 17 replies
    mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball & Kyle Weissman
    The French government has recently demanded that the United States government and American based net providers of blogging, social media and forums such as wordpress, Twitter, Yahoo, Google and others trash the first amendment and its guarantee of free speech and Freedom of religion and adopt the same totalitarian censorship as the leftist European union. France has made demands to the US that they censor its blogs, posts, and other social media in order to comply with its views of liberalism, multi-culturalism and tolerance. This while having no toleration whatsoever for competing views on traditional values, Christian faith, family values,...
  • What Happened To Integrity?

    07/07/2016 6:00:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 7, 2016 | Derek Hunter
    When government officials assume office, we hear a lot about their “great integrity” and “high character.” Maybe the beltway press is working from a different dictionary, but in my 15 years in Washington, I've yet to see it. When was the last time a high-ranking government official resigned in protest or disgust? That's not a rhetorical question. Peter Edelman, a top Health and Human Services bureaucrat, resigned when President Clinton signed welfare reform in the mid-‘90s. But no one in the Clinton administration batted an eye when the president lied to his cabinet officials about his affair with Monica Lewinsky,...
  • Catholics Without a Priest [Catholic Caucus] God's Providence Will Provide

    07/09/2016 8:10:07 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    calefactory.org ^ | 1801 A.D | Fr. Demaris Professor of Theology Missionary of St. Joseph, at Lyon, France
    Catholics Without a Priest God's Providence Will Provide by Fr. Demaris Professor of Theology Missionary of St. Joseph, at Lyon, France, 1801 Editor's Preface During the French Revolution very many Bishops and priests were martyred for their faith as were many outstanding laymen also martyred. Church property was seized by the Masonic government. That left the people without their priests and without a place to go to Mass and receive the sacraments. It was during that period that a Father Demaris wrote the following letter to the concerned Catholics of his day. At the present time (the year 2004), the...
  • The Vendee Massacre: Europe's forgotten Shoah

    06/15/2016 4:51:27 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 37 replies
    YOUTUBE ^ | Mainestategop
    An awesome documentary on the Vendee uprising and the massacre of catholics in France in the French Revolution The Vendee is a taboo in France. It is nearly forgotten but thankfully isn't. In 1793, after the execution of Louis XVI, Catholic Farmers in the Vendee region of France revolted against the newly formed godless republic headed by Robbspierre. The response by the newly created republic was monstrous. Over Half a milllion people, men women children and elderly were put to death by the government for opposing it and for promoting Catholic faith. Very few acknowledged its existence, John Paul II...
  • Trump or Cruz: Which Revolution Will it Be?

    11/30/2015 9:00:27 AM PST · by Isara · 281 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | November 30th, 2015 | Steve Deace
    I often come away from the conservative/Christian conferences I’ve attended around the country with the feeling that we’re trying to drive the car by hitting the gas and the brakes at the exact same time. Although I have met many wonderful people at those events, and received no shortage of inspiration from the speeches I have heard, there is also a shadow that looms over everything. This shadow taunts us with visions of an army, whose soldiers run away or whose weapons jam right at the very moment in the fight when resolve and execution matter most. And those shadows...
  • Today is Bastille Day: Here's the outcome of the French Revolution

    07/14/2015 10:33:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Communities Digital News ^ | 07/14/2015 | by Dennis Jamison
    <p>One of the most dramatic events in French history was the storming of the Bastille prison on July 14, 1789. This event is now viewed as the spark which set off the French Revolution.</p> <p>This singular event is a public holiday in France: ”Le quatorze juillet” (14 July), formally known as the “Fête de la Fédération” (Federation Holiday). It is usually referred to as Bastille Day, marking the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, and in France and much of the rest of Europe, it is looked upon with respect and reverence.</p>
  • The Age of Capitalism is Over?

    12/30/2014 10:46:18 AM PST · by lifeofgrace · 26 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 12/30/14 | Steve Berman
      Rebecca Solnit wrote in Salon.com that “The Age of Capitalism is over”.  Oh my, where to start? At the beginning seems a good place as any.  Solnit was thrilled to hold a land auction notice from post-Jacobin France—Thermidorian France for the historically-minded.  Thermidorian France was no more compassionate to live (mostly, to die) in than the Jacobin version which oversaw the execution of tens of thousand civilians, and the wanton destruction of anything associated with Christianity.  This short period in France’s mottled past, from 1795 to 1799, abolished everything other than the whims of its leaders.  And this sent...
  • Obama’s Ideal Revolution [VDH]

    10/09/2014 4:26:20 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 8 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/9/2014 | Victor Davis Hanson
    <p>America’s current revolutionary inspiration seems to derive more from Robespierre than Madison.</p> <p>At the end of the 18th century, there were two great Western revolutions — the American and the French. Americans opted for the freedom of the individual, and divinely endowed absolute rights and values.</p>
  • Rule Of Law vs. Rule Of Man (Larry Schweikart - A Patriot's History of the US)

    08/19/2014 4:24:05 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 14 replies
    https://www.youtube.com ^ | August 19, 2014 | You Tube
    Video: Beck invited historians David Barton and Larry Schweikart on the program to analyze what America can learn from tumultuous periods of history, and the two repeatedly warned that America is starting to view people as groups, rather than individuals, and doing so has been extremely destructive throughout history. “That’s where France was [in the 18th century] … and that’s why they went through so many revolutions so quickly,” Barton explained. “Whoever won the first revolution, that was the enemy for the second revolution. The second group came in and said, ‘They’re not of our group, we’ve got to get...
  • The Hidden Rebellion: Coming Soon on Film

    04/23/2014 10:40:19 AM PDT · by topher · 7 replies
    NCRegister.com ^ | Tuesday, April 22, 2014 4:04 | by Joseph Pronechen
    This factual film under way details the suppressed story of valiant Catholics during the French Revolution. The Hidden Rebellion: Untold Story Behind the French Revolution is a movie in the making. Filming itself is complete, and only the final editing and musical score needs to be added, as anticipation runs high for this true story.
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "The Scarlet Pimpernel" (1934)

    02/09/2014 11:20:06 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 43 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1934 | Harold Young
  • Tom Paine’s Two Radicalisms - And their consequences—for his era and ours

    11/14/2013 2:01:33 PM PST · by neverdem · 16 replies
    City Journal ^ | Autumn 2013 | Myron Magnet
    On November 30, 1774, a 37-year-old Englishman—an ex-privateer, ex–corset stay maker, ex–tax collector (fired twice for dereliction of duty), and ex-husband (also twice over)—arrived in Philadelphia with a letter of recommendation from Benjamin Franklin in his pocket. The old philosopher’s praise was understandably restrained. This “ingenious worthy young man,” Franklin wrote, would make a useful “clerk, or assistant tutor in a school, or assistant surveyor.” Four months later, however, the shots that rang out at Lexington and Concord galvanized the newcomer’s hitherto aimless life into focus and purpose. “When the country into which I had just set foot was set...
  • An EWTN Event: Don't Miss "The War of the Vendee"

    09/25/2013 1:54:55 PM PDT · by NYer · 47 replies
    EWTN ^ | Michelle Laque Johnson
    Navis Pictures Producer Jim Morlino was looking for a story for his next film when a friend gave him a book with a story about a little known war in an area of Western France known as the Vendee - a story that he believed would be especially compelling to modern day Catholics. "More than just compelling, the magnitude of the story of the French Revolutionary Government's war against the Catholic Church, and the fact that these events were virtually unknown to most of the world, I found shocking," said Morlino. "How could a war which lasted for years,...
  • French Revolution and the triumph of liberal fascism

    09/08/2013 10:04:55 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 5 replies
    Renew America ^ | 7Sept13 | Ellis Washington
    For the progressive left, all roads lead to the French Revolution (1789-99) which was the first totalitarian revolution, the genesis of modern totalitarianism, and the spiritual foundation for the Russian Communist, Italian Fascist and German Nazi revolutions. A nationalist-populist rebellion, it was established and controlled by a small intellectual braintrust hellbent on killing God, Christianity, capitalism and objective truth thus devolving Western civilization into a savage society based on a political religion that deified "the people," anointed the revolutionary elites as their priests, and destroyed the rights of individuals. As Robespierre put it, "The people is [sic] always worth more...
  • Napoleon Invented Modern Idea Of Public Relations

    08/07/2013 8:01:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | August 7, 2013 | Monica Showalter
    Forth In A Series Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Unlike any leader before him, Napoleon Bonaparte engineered his rise to power, almost out of nowhere, not only through military prowess — but also through his mastery of propaganda to stir the public. "What strikes one almost immediately is the depth to which Bonaparte understood the art of propaganda and the degree to which he was personally involved in its creation," wrote historian Wayne Hanley in "The Genesis of Napoleonic Propaganda, 1796-1799." That's what led to Napoleon — almost a foreigner — to reach the heights of power and secure...