Skip to comments.Steve Bannonís Gladiator School: A View From Within
Posted on 03/06/2019 6:21:40 PM PST by marshmallow
About 50 miles south and east of Rome, high in the Apennine mountains, lies the Charterhouse of Trisulti whose isolated magnificence prompted the German historian Ferdinand Gregorovius (who stumbled upon it in the 1850s) to write in his classic work Years of Wandering in Italy, If a place exists where the human spirit can reach the gravest and highest meditation, this must be it, in one of the most sublime states of solitude I have ever seen.
Here, in this huge deserted monastery founded in 1204, which has 15,000 square meters of roof, President Donald Trumps former chief strategist and the former chief executive of Breitbart News, Stephen K. Bannon, has founded what he told me will become a gladiator school for culture warriors. The mission of this school, or academy to give it its formal title, is to save the West, no less, by restoring Judeo-Christian values to the heart of the political conversation.
But, I wonder, will those values be enough? Or do they require a belief in God to give them the necessary weight?
Forced to wear sackcloth and ashes in America, after being dumped by Trump and Breitbart, Bannon decided to dispense his volatile magic in Europe instead.
Certain people achieve greatness only in exile; Dante and Machiavelli wrote their masterpieces after being banished from Florence. What of Bannon?
The political arm of his European mission is The Movement, a Brussels-based think-tank which aims to help populist parties throughout the E.U. triumph in the May European Parliament elections. That is not going terribly well, as far as I can tell. The culturalor should that be spiritual?arm is this gladiator school in the middle of the Apennine nowhere. This intrigues me more.
So, before Christmas, I went to take a look.
Bannon was in America when I.......
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Hey, It has WALLS!
There is a real Gladiator School in Trier, Germany.
Diamond and Silk will do more for the national conversation then Bannon will hiding out in this place.
I love Bannon. And we have NEO CON Bolton who sand bagged Trump in Hanoi with “give away “ promises in advance talks with Kim who saw an opening to cut our throats and Trump walked away. I am surprised Bolton has not been thrown out on his ass.Hid negotiations were totally opposite of what he was instructed. This Neo Con deep state crap at it’s finest.
That’s going to take a lot of cash to flip...
Anyone who expects the North to make any real concessions is a fool. Socialists never cede power until force is applied.
The Norks are worse, as they won’t cede anything so long as China is still grabbing Philippine sandbars because China uses the Norks as a distraction to complicate US foreign relations while they make very uncomplicated in-your-face territorial-waters-grabs.
What a beautiful monastery and location!
Nice post marshmallow!
I wonder how large the underground garage is...
Bolton is not a neocon.
Me too. I'm surprised especially after President Trump said he was going to pull us out of Syria, and within a couple days Buttinski Bolton stuck his nose in it and said that President Trump misspoke, and we weren't really going to pull out of Syria.
Why is Bolton anywhere near our President?
That is 1,614.6 squares for any roofer out there.
Add two days being a tile roof.
I detest Bolton. He is wounding Trump bad.
“Bolton is not a neocon.” OMG!!! What planet did you come in on? Bolton is the KING of the Neocons. Wow
It is my fervent believe that we should hit them with tactical nukes , wipe Kim out , all of his Nuclear depots, all of his missile firing capability. All of his standing Army including every artillery battery on the DMZ and invade to liberate the people so badly abused and starved. If we don’t, he is going to hit us with and EMP ( we cannot stop his missiles) and the death toll here is estimated at 90 million and we are finished as a nation. China will immediately occupy us within a week.Do it NOW!!
“But Bannon then added, in what is possibly the most vitriolic attack ever made against a pope by a public figure of whatever political persuasion, that Pope Francis is beneath contempt for his regular admonishment of political leaders such as Trump in America, Matteo Salvini in Italy, or Viktor Orbán in Hungary, who try to stop migrants crossing their bordershowever illegal and unworthy of refugee status these migrants may be.”
I don’t disagree with a thing Bannon said there.
Place the bong on the table and just back away.
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