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‘Left, Right & Center’: The New Corporate World Order; Religion in American Politics

Posted on Apr 24, 2011
Left, Right & Center

Stepping back from the week’s news, show regulars Robert Scheer, Tony Blankley and Matt Miller, along with special guest Ed Kilgore, address the role and responsibility of multinational corporations in our economy and the role of religion in American politics.  —KA



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By Maani, April 27, 2011 at 6:11 pm Link to this comment


Thank you for your comment.  As one who has studied this issue intensively for well over two decades, I would add that not only was Hitler not a Catholic, he was not a Christian - despite his claims to be.  In fact, he was a pagan who “used” Christianity as a means to further his ends.

People tend to forget that Hitler’s plan was to create a “master race” of Aryans.  Btu Aryan is not a religion; it is a bloodline.  If Aryans have any “belief system,” it is closest to some of the early pagan systems.  Thus, had Hitler succeeded in his “Final Solution” against the Jews, his next target would have been Crhistians.  In fact, he said as much in an address to the party faithful as early as 1933: “It is through the peasantry that we will finally destroy Christianity; one can be a Christian or a German, but not both.”  He also famously tried to take over the Protestant Church - in order to destroy it.  And contrary to popular belief, he hated the Pope, and was itching to take the Vatican.  (This is becauase, while the Pope himself refused to assist the Jews, many Catholic priests were doing so, and the Pope was turning a blind eye.  This drove Hitler crazy.)

There is so much wrong information about Hitler and Christianity that an entire book could be written on it.  Suffice to say that Hitler was as “Christian” as Gandhi was a Nazi.


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By Truthdig Webmaster, April 25, 2011 at 4:06 pm Link to this comment

Hi Dale Lewis—I have reposted the audio as there seemed to be a technical issue; please give it another go!
Thanks for listening,

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By Ralph Kramden, April 25, 2011 at 1:15 pm Link to this comment
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Tony Blankley is either ignorant, stupid or a demagogue. I think he is a demagogue. Only in the USA would he be taken seriously. To wit: he stated that the reason Stalin and Hitler were such monsters was because they didn’t believe in religion. Stalin was an atheist but Hitler wasn’t. The German army went to war wearing a belt buckle with “Gott Mit Uns” on it. God is on our side Tony, Hemingway use to wear it, as a joke. Hitler constantly referred to God. Why do you suppose that Pope collaborated with Hitler, allowed Nazis to escape; why did our present Pope serve in the German army? Now we come to those who claim to believe in the Bible. Did it stop the atrocities of the Spanish Inquisition? Did it stop Churchill from fire-bombing Dresden? Truman from dropping the bomb not once but twice? Israel and all its atrocities? 12 million were killed in the Congo by Christian Leopold. 36 million died in the slave trade, with the Bible as their guide. The Bible is an atrocious book full of incest, genocide, infanticide, slavery, rape, treachery and on and on. Elisha gets laughed at for being bald. God kills 42 kids in retribution. Yeah, that’s what I want my child to learn. Oh, nowadays, Tony Blair is a Catholic, did it stop him from the measures that lead to 500,000 Iraqui children to die? Children.Blankley works for Sun Moon, a religious crackpot and convicted felon. Why don’t we get someone of his caliber on the left so that Scheer doesn’t have to play at being Marshall Ney, always outnumbered always fighting rear guard battles.

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By Mitch, April 25, 2011 at 10:07 am Link to this comment
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This comment is directed at Jason who said, I quote:

“Hitler was a Catholic, Tony, and the propaganda of
the third reich made explicit reference to god.”

He might have claimed to have been Catholic, but he was
a believer in the philosophy of Madame Blavatsky, which
is the whole reason for the Nazi party. Just a history
lesson for everyone.

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By Jason, April 25, 2011 at 8:23 am Link to this comment

Hitler was a Catholic, Tony, and the propaganda of the
third reich made explicit reference to god.

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By Dale Lewis, April 25, 2011 at 2:29 am Link to this comment
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have tried several times to listen to left, right, and
center, unfortunately all that i can hear is the KCRW
promo, after that all there is is buffering, no sound

recently there seems to be a breakdown with this

please fix, i love this program, and haven’t been able
to listen to it for two weeks

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