[Fwd: militia research]
kpollitt at thenation.com
Tue Jun 2 12:41:22 PDT 1998
Doug Henwood wrote:
> Katha Pollitt wrote:
> >Why not pay these people at least the respect of taking seriously the
> >beliefs they say they have? You might as well say the nazis weren't
> >"really" anti-semitic, but were just using that vocabulary to express
> >their class anger.
> Who are "the militias" in your mind, and how do you know that they're
> either professedly or covertly anti-Semitic?
Well, good question. And not just for me -- for all of us. Let's all be
more specific about who we are talking about. I think I'm mostly
thinking about the Aryan Nation and Christian Identity people, Posse
comitatus etc. I don't know if you'd call those Militia people. The
people who are upset about black helicopters, call the US govt the
Zionist Occupation Government, refer to nonwhites as "mud people," love
the "turner Diaries" etc. I think they are anti-semitic because they
Who are you talking about when you refer to the militias?
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