... not what they're cracked up to be?
Maybe they're just kids whose dads never built them treehouses ...
A place where they could have secret oaths and code rings and trade threats and insults with the kids in the next neighbourhood.
Like on Twitter, but with water bombs.
It seems the corporate media are lacking in obligatory shock articles, so much so that they sometimes resort to resurrecting a dubious "was" hoping we'll see it as a possible "is"?
The following CTV article contains one of the weirdest sentences I've ever seen in a professional news report:
CTV: Map of hate: Publication pinpoints Canadian users of neo-Nazi site Iron March
Isn't that three things? And, if you want something, doesn't that mean you don't have it? Well, that's not very scary. People would only laugh if they heard a recording of them chanting:
We want terrorism.
We want death.
We want genocide.
What they want(ed) is(was) an end to immigration! Guess who else wants it. The refugees! They didn't want to have to emigrate; they'd much prefer not to have to start their lives all over again in a strange land, but they've had little choice due to ongoing terrorism and genocide in their home countries, sanctioned or simply ignored by the biggest treehouse on earth -- NATO -- whose members wear expensive suits and ties and designer dresses with strings of pearls, paying lip service to "God and Country", enjoying the elevation from which insults and bombs can be hurled at non-members, most of whom dress differently, follow different forms of religion -- and have access to huge oil supplies -- all under the banner of "peace", "freedom" and "democracy".
A few so-called neo-Nazi youth groups have nothing on the real monsters seeking to control the whole globe, yet cowardly enough not to rock America's boat, euphemizing bloody wars as "interventions" against which they have laid down mere suggestions, since the US military (and Israel's) don't even pretend to follow rules.
NATO calls itself a "partnership for peace", but only among the North Atlantic States. All other states beware!
The media assist the cause of pure evil by printing exaggerations and outright lies as if they were truth, encouraging gullible populations to cheer on the destruction of "non-democratic" ways of life. Fear is the perfect control mechanism that keeps voters ever hopeful that government will deal suitably with the designated bad guys, not realizing that the nightmare of the average political mover/groover is that there could be a mass public uprising.
TV and the Internet have done an excellent job of reducing the inter-communications of most of the population to short-formed, misspelled, non-grammatical bursts of gross insult against anyone on social media who points out the real enemy. Reinforcement comes in the form of media reports about dangerous "Nazi" factions, no matter how weak or outdated such reports may be, nor whether the stated membership even exists as a cohesive entity.
CTV admits the group it highlighted has been "defunct" since 2017 and there were only 88 online members. But, oh, we've still gotta be shocked and afeared because, if it could happen then, it can happen now, eh? Who knows when another 88 people might put up a dangerous website hardly anybody has ever seen except, belatedly, the media?
Notice in the following all the past-tense words:
Wikipedia - National Action: 2013. By 2016 they had 60-100 members.
Notice all the past-tense words in this description under the title: "Summary of 2016", most notably and ignominiously in this paragraph:
The HuffPost, early on, acknowledged the impotence of the National Action group:
HuffPost 2014: Meet New Neo-Nazi Group National Action Which Just Wants To 'Piss People Off'
Just kids ("very tiny" kids, apparently) who really weren't terribly brave:
Yeah. They just wanted to have a club, a gang that felt dangerous, and it had to be about something, didn't it? Lots of people feel threatened by others who look and talk differently, so let's make it about that. Let "them" feel threatened for a change.
My good god, the person sitting next to you on the bus may be more of a rabid racist than the wet-behind-the-ears Tree House types being held up by the media as dangerous possible portents of the future, but simply knows the politically correct language to use among strangers!
They don't belong to clubs; the most they're likely to do is to get into anonymous scraps with politically correct Twitter Twits. In fact, the only thing politically correct nowadays is to accuse total strangers of being sexist, godless, abortionists, anti-vaxxers, Russia/China/Iran/NKorea lovers, and jerks who don't know the correct way to wear a poppy -- all things that governments, with the help of the media they support, prefer that you would focus on.
Or do they? I have to admit I'm a bit worried this recent attention to past "terror" groups is a prelude to something on the horizon. The RCMP have been known to create terror suspects/incidents.
The most recent "terror" events, such as the Toronto shooting (2018) and the van killings (also 2018), carried out by loners (the latter having been made to appear as the work of a pathetic "Incel" (more to be feared than pathetic quasi-Nazi groups?) although, since the post-9/11 Toronto 18 fiasco (2006) (just a bunch of kids sucked in by an RCMP plant who has since made a career for himself as a consultant for agencies such as the UN Security Council), and the more recent RCMP corruption of a couple of pathetic druggies, it seems we'd all be better-advised to focus on the dirty stuff our government and law-enforcement agencies are up to!
Note what a Ryerson study of the Toronto 18 non-incident concluded:
As for countries from whence cometh the refugees: they may have another god before them (or not, since "Allah" simply means "God") but, according to the rest of the 10 Commandments, that doesn't give the US and Israel licence to murder, steal, nor covet their resources.
If there's a god at all, America's going to Hell in a handbasket, taking the rest of us with it. NATO needs to start taking its true mandate seriously (i.e. peace on earth) because the writing is clearly on the wall. It's not enough for the plunderers (US and Israel) to blatantly disregard the gentleman's agreement regarding unapproved wars, they want it erased!
NatNewsWatch: Brewing battle over future of NATO creates minefield for Canada
If that and the deliberately scary reports of homegrown "terror" don't completely frighten the Canadian people into blindly relying on the Trudeau government to do the right thing, then I don't want to imagine what will.
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