Rachel Tabachnick

Ron Paul to Deliver Keynote Speech at Conference That Features Holocaust Deniers and New World Order Conspiracy Theorists

The conference in Ontario is billed as "Fatima: The Path to Peace" but it features New World Order conspiracy theorists, holocaust deniers, racists, and an openly fascist speaker. (Video below.)   Former U.S Congressman Ron Paul will keynote the week-long international summit to be held in September at Niagara Falls, Ontario. Paul is accustomed to sharing the stage with conspiracy theorists - John Birchers, Christian Reconstructionists, and Neoconfederates - but this time it's the international summit of a radical Catholic traditionalist organization. The Fatima Crusaders not only reject the reforms of Vatican II, but also teach that the Vatican is in collusion with the United Nations to form a one-world government.  This article includes short bios of some of the scheduled speakers and video of one of them rallying a crowd in Europe against homosexuals and Jews.
 
The organization's adherents share the belief of apocalyptic-minded Protestants and secular conspiracy theorists that the United States is being punished for its disobedience to God and descent into Marxism. The Fatima Crusaders believe that the world can be saved from destruction if the request revealed by the Virgin Mary to three Portuguese children in Fatima in 1917 can be fulfilled - a mandate to "consecrate Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary." A 64-page publication on the conference explains the Fatima Center's mandate and includes bios of the speakers.

One of the speaker's participating in the widely advertised international summit is Roberto Fiore, leader of Forza Nuova or National Front, an Italian far right party.  Fiore, a  mentor to British National Party's Nick Griffin, is self-described as a neofascist.   His party is opposed to immigration, abortion, homosexuality, and capitalism.  It's working for the "recovery of Christian religiosity" and to repeal the Mancino and Scelba laws which ban symbols, slogans, and gestures of Italian fascism and Nazism.

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What Jewish Voters Should Know About the Source of Those 'Support Israel? Fire Obama' Yard Signs

PhotobucketIt would be logical to assume the "Support Israel? Fire Obama" yard signs (graphic below) come from an organization focused on Israel as an issue.  They are not.  The signs are from the nonprofit American Majority, a Tea Party outfit with ties to the Koch brothers.  American Majority has also received substantial funding (over one million dollars in 2010) from a foundation that is headed by a member of the secretive Catholic prelature Opus Dei and shares the address of the National Organization of Marriage (NOM).

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The Right's 'School Choice' Scheme

This article originally appeared at Public Eye, the Web site of Political Research Associates.

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