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Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 11

If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen” . . . Samuel Adams 

Richard Mellon Scaife

Richard Mellon Scaife (born July 3, 1932) was an American billionaire and newspaper publisher. Scaife owned and published the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. With $1.2 billion, Scaife, a principal heir to the Carnegie-Mellon banking, oil, and aluminum fortune, was No. 283 on the 2005 Forbes 400. In May, 2014, he announced that he had untreatable cancer. Link On Friday, July 4th, 2014, Richard Mellon Scaife died at the age of 82. Link Scaife has been a huge financial supporter of Heritage Foundation for many decades, as well as being on their board of trustees for years. Link

SCAIFE

Scaife provided support for a variety of organizations through the private, non-profit foundations he controlled: the Sarah Scaife Foundation (2012-990), Carthage Foundation, and Allegheny Foundation, and until 2001, the Scaife Family Foundation 2012-990), now controlled by his daughter Jennie and son David, children by his first wife. He was thought of as a neo-conservative donor, yet he funded both sides of the aisle.

Then there’s the Colcom Foundation (2012-990), run by Scaife’s sister, Cordelia Scaife May, until her death in 2005. Scroll down in the 990 form to the grants, and you’ll see that Cordelia May funded population control proponents, environmentalists, Carnegie-Mellon, the Nature Conservancy, John Tanton’s organizations, etc. Cordelia Scaife May was an environmentalist committed to population control, and believed limiting immigration was the best way to do it. She founded the Colcom Foundation to advance this goal, providing tens of millions to anti-immigrant groups, as well as funding environmental organizations. I would agree to limiting immigration, but not for the same reasons Cordelia and Richard had for funding these organizations.

Cordelia May was a close friend of John Tanton, another conservationist turned anti-immigration activist, responsible for the creation of a network of anti-immigrant groups, such as the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) and Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) and Numbers USA, headed by Roy Beck. The latter is promoting E-Verify, which would subject all Americans to an international databank. How would you like to go through a federal data bank in order to get a job?  Since 2001, Colcom has been the primary funder for many groups in the anti-immigrant John Tanton Network, giving over $17 million to Numbers USA, almost $15 million to FAIR, and more than $6 million to CIS.

Richard Mellon Scaife had long agreed with his sister, Cordelia Richard Scaife. Through his management of the Carthage Foundation and the Sarah Scaife Foundation, and together with the Scaife Family Foundation (controlled by Richard Scaife’s children since 2001), he strongly supported Tanton’s organizations with huge donations. He has donated more than $4 million to FAIR and more than $3 million to CIS since the early 1990s. Additionally, since 2001, the Scaife foundations have given Numbers USA $987,500. So let’s take a closer look at the Tanton Network.

John Tanton’s Numbers USA

Many conservatives are familiar with Roy Beck from Numbers USA. Roy Beck is the heir apparent to John Tanton’s network. Numbers USA has maintained a number of questionable contacts, such as the brazen Holocaust denier Jim Rizoli, who was listed as the group’s state contact for Massachusetts in early 2011. In its 2009 video, “Immigration 103—American Trauma: Jobs and the Economy,” Numbers USA featured the testimony of Roan Garcia-Quintana, a board member of the white nationalist organization, Council of Conservative Citizens. At a CofCC national conference, Garcia-Quintana stated, “There are three types of people in the world: Negroids, Mongroids, and Caucasians.”

From 1977 to 1981, columnist Samuel T. Francis was a policy analyst at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C., specializing in foreign affairs, terrorism, and intelligence and internal security issues. Francis also wrote the Council of Conservative Citizens‘ platform, the “Statement of Principles.” Francis was editor of the Citizens Informer quarterly newsletter (published by the Council of Conservative Citizens) and an editor of The Occidental Quarterly, a white nationalist journal edited by Kevin Lamb and sponsored by William Regnery II.

Roy Beck’s writings have appeared on the anti-immigrant blog VDARE.com. VDARE was founded by the white nationalist, Peter Brimelow, and regularly features anti-Semitic, homophobic, and flagrantly racist authors and articles. VDARE has long allowed Tanton personnel to bridge the gap between the more concealed bigotry of their anti-immigrant project and their explicit white nationalist tendencies.

Just who is John Tanton, and what does he represent? Here is a list of his networks, and notice population control and eugenics. John Tanton M.D. is “publisher of The Social Contract,” and served as editor for its first 8 years. He is a retired eye surgeon whose boyhood on a farm made him into an ardent “greenie” conservationist and advocate for the environment.

His conviction that continued human population growth was a large part of the conservation problem led him to chair the National Sierra Club Population Committee (1971-74), and to the national board of Zero Population Growth (1973-78, including a term as president, 1975-77). In 1979, Tanton shifted his focus towards fighting immigration to reduce the U.S. population, and organized the anti-immigrant Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) based in Washington, D.C. Since then, Tanton has formed, funded, or otherwise been affiliated with many prominent anti-immigration organizations, in what has been termed the John Tanton Network. He is also closely affiliated with a number of white supremacist organizations such as the Pioneer Fund, whose founders included CNP charter member, Senator Jesse Helms. Tanton’s close relationships with white nationalists and eugenics is documented at the Center for New Community. And here is a map ofhis network.

tanton network

Planned Parenthood Funding

Both Richard Mellon Scaife and his sister, Cordelia, were major donors to abortion rights advocates, and both have given millions to Planned Parenthood. Their mother, Sarah Mellon Scaife’s, favorite causes were population control, environmental conservation, and hospitals. As a matter of fact, Dick Scaife took out a full page ad in the Wall Street Journal on Monday, April 4, 2011. It was an open letter from Scaife to fellow conservatives, entitled, “Why Conservatives Should Oppose Efforts to Defund Planned Parenthood.” Obviously from his statements in this letter, he loved Planned Parenthood’s founder, Margaret Sanger. Scaife called abortions a “minor aspect of Planned Parenthood’s mission” even though they recently announced that all affiliates should prepare to operate at least one abortion clinic over the course of the next two years. If abortions are so minor, why the plan for expansion? Link

It has always been my belief that our nation has lost the blessings of God because of our murder of innocents in their mothers’ wombs, and euthanizing our elderly. We are a culture of death. Yet, politicians, Tea Parties, and even our churches will not speak of these social issues which have destroyed the fabric and culture of American life and lifted the blessings of God from our nation.

In Part 12, of this series, we’ll take a look at a few of the top organizations funded by this so-called conservative, Richard Mellon Scaife, as well as his devotion and funding of Heritage Foundation.

To Read the entire series, I would start with ” ONE” and work and work your way through them.  All are very short.

Here are the Prior 10 Parts to the series.

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 10

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 9

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 8

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 7

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 6

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 5

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 4

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 3

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right Part 2

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right, Part 1

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 10

“I often warn people: Somewhere along the way, someone is going to tell you, ‘There is no “I” in team.’ What you should tell them is, ‘Maybe not, but there is an “I” in independence, individuality, and integrity’.” George Carlin Former Senator Jim DeMint was born in South Carolina in1951. He held the office of United States Representative for South Carolina’s 4th congressional district from 1999 to 2005. DeMint pledged to serve only three terms in the House, so rather than leave politics, in 2003 he announced his run for the Senate seat of outgoing Democrat Ernest Hollings in the 2004 election cycle. DeMint resigned from the Senate on January 1, 2013. When Edwin Fuelner recently retired from Heritage Foundation as president, former neo-con Senator Jim DeMint replaced him as president.

Free Trade, Fair Tax, and Privatization

jim demint

Jim DeMint is a proponent of free trade, (more jobs leaving America), and why shouldn’t he be? Remember NAFTA was proposed by Heritage Fellow, and CNP member, Richard Allen. The former Senator is also for the privatization of social security, and the Fair Tax, which would end up raising taxes on all Americans, and leading to a Constitutional Convention, despite what proponents say. Link   Those same proponents state that a Constitutional Convention would be necessary to rid us of the 16th amendment (income tax). However, we didn’t need a Constitutional Convention to rid us of the 18th amendment, we simply had another amendment, the 21st, that nullified the 18th. Nevertheless, even the risk of passing an amendment in today’s climate of communism in America is extremely dangerous to our founding document of 1787.

Eliminating Spousal Benefit of Social Security

DeMint’s Heritage Foundation is also proposing eliminating the spousal benefit of social security. Link In other words, many women choose to take their husband’s social security, rather than their own, because most men make more money in their lifetimes than do women. Rachel Greszler, entitlements policy analyst for the Heritage Foundation, said the spousal benefit for Social Security has become outdated because many women have worked long enough to get their own payments. Greszler said figures showing women make 77 cents for every dollar that men make are faulty. She contended the accurate pay disparity is between five and seven cents. I would beg to differ with her, and I’d like to see where she found her statistics. These are the kind of egregious promotions the Heritage Foundation makes. For baby boomers, this could be a devastating loss of income for surviving widows.

The Balanced Budget Amendment

In the July, 7, 2011 issue of the Wall Street Journal, then Senator Jim DeMint joined with that other bastion of neo-conservative policy, then Senator Olympia Snowe of Maine, to urge a balanced budget amendment (BBA) in an article entitled, The Only Reform That Will Restrain Spending. The title is a total lie. Of course these lawmakers want a BBA! It would legalize their unconstitutional spending. Spending is limited by the “enumerated powers” listed in the Constitution. They don’t address the cause of the problem: Congress spends where they have no constitutional authority to spend. The BBAs don’t eliminate the unconstitutional spending; and they place no limits on the amount of the unconstitutional spending. The Congress will just continue to increase taxes on the American people to “balance” their budget. Bad idea! The BBA leads to the opening of a Constitutional Convention, which would be the final death knell to the Republic. The BBA tactic for a Con-Con has been used since the 70s. See Publius Huldah’s articles on same. Link 

Membership in “The Family”

DeMint is a member of Doug Coe’s secretive “The Fellowship” or “The Family,” which has such members of so-called opposite political stances as DeMint and Hillary Clinton. Link Other members include Heritage’s Edwin Meese, and former Vice President, Al Gore.  Link Again, see Constance Cumbey’s five part article entitled, “The Family, and its hijacking of Evangelicalism.”

Jeff Sharlet wrote an expose on this political and religious group, entitled, The Family. He also had an article in Harper’s Magazine, in February of 2012, about the Family, entitled, Jesus Plus Nothing.

From Sharlet’s website, it states: 

Sharlet follows the story back to Abraham Vereide, an itinerant preacher who in 1935 organized a small group of businessmen sympathetic to European fascism, fusing the far right with his own polite but authoritarian faith. From that core, Vereide built an international network of fundamentalists who speak the language of establishment power, a “family” that thrives to this day. In public, they host the National Prayer Breakfast; in private they preach a gospel of “biblical capitalism,” military might, and American empire. Citing Hitler, Lenin, and Mao as model leaders, the Family’s current leader, Doug Coe, declares, “we work with power where we can, and build new power where we can’t.”

In his book The Family, Sharlet said Fellowship leader Doug Coe preached a leadership model and a personal commitment to Jesus Christ comparable to the blind devotion that Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Mao Zedong, and Pol Pot demanded from their followers. In one videotaped lecture series in 1989, Coe said,

“Hitler, Goebbels and Himmler were three men. Think of the immense power these three men had…. But they bound themselves together in an agreement…. Jesus said, ‘You have to put me before other people. And you have to put me before yourself.’ Hitler, that was the demand to be in the Nazi party. You have to put the Nazi party and its objectives ahead of your own life and ahead of other people.”

In the same series, Coe also compared Jesus’ teachings to the Red Guard during the Chinese Cultural Revolution:

“I’ve seen pictures of young men in the Red Guard of China…. They would bring in this young man’s mother and father, lay her on the table with a basket on the end, he would take an axe and cut her head off…. They have to put the purposes of the Red Guard ahead of the mother-father-brother-sister — their own life! That was a covenant. A pledge. That was what Jesus said.”

Networked Organizations of “The Family” 

World Vision International was one of the early organizations in the network of The Family. The Family was started by Abraham Vereide in Seattle in 1935. World Vision was started in California in 1950. The headquarters of World Vision are now in little old Federal Way, just 10-15 miles south of Seattle. Here is World Vision’s 2012-990, with over a trillion dollars in holdings.

According to Amnesty International News, World Vision International has endorsed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. It claims to foster opportunities to help reduce conflict levels and to contribute to the peaceful resolution of hostilities and reconciliation of disputes. They also joined the United Nations peacekeeping efforts to help those affected by civil war. World Vision also started to openly promote the international ban on land mines.

Wilberforce Foundation 2012-990 filings confirm that Wilberforce is related to and shares common management with the Fellowship Foundation.

Traditional Values Coalition uses the C Street Center of The Family for “faith-based diplomacy” in the fight against what TVC’s head, Louis P. Sheldon, calls the “Marxist/Leftist/Homosexual/Islamic coalition.”

CNP member, Sheldon was an associate of fellow CNP member, Jack Abramoff, the Republican lobbyist jailed for influence peddling. Sheldon lobbied members of the US Congress to kill the Internet Gambling Prohibition Act. Abramoff directed his client, e-Lottery, to pay $25,000 to the Traditional Values Coalition.

TVC has also been linked to the Mariana Islands worker abuse scandal. The organization was used by Abramoff to pay for the trip of then-Congressman Bob Schaffer to visit the island. The Denver Post reported that the TVC paid the $13,000 travel bill for the trip, organized by Abramoff’s lobbying firm.

Abramoff’s lobbying team would prepare questions and “factual backup” for friendly lawmakers. Trips to the island for congressmen and staff would be a key tool to “build permanent friends,” the memo said. The congressional junkets to the Mariana Islands were designed to build support in Congress among Republican lawmakers to block labor and immigration legislation for the islands, which had been found to harbor squalid working conditions and abusive labor practices.

The Oak Initiative, founded by hyper charismatic, Rick Joyner of Morningstar Ministries, has a distinctly Dominionist/7 Mountains agenda “to raise up effective leaders for all of the dominant areas of influence in the culture, including: government, business, education, arts and entertainment, family services, media, and the church.” Joyner is heavily into biblical mysticism. Link It also has a Board full of Dominionist Religious Right activists including Janet Porter, Lou Sheldon, Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, Cindy Jacobs (head prophetess of the New Apostolic Reformation), Lt.Gen. W.G. “Jerry” Boykin (now VP of CNP member and UN-NGO Tony Perkin’s Family Research Council), and Marc Nuttle.

The Family and Os Hillman

The Family, aka The Fellowship, rent their C Street property where so many key legislators live, from Youth With a Mission, (YWAM). Doug Coe’s sons both work for YWAM. Here is Os Hillman’s Dominionist video that lays out The Plan to “Reclaim the 7 Mountains for the Kingdom of God.” It names Bill Bright of Campus Crusade, Francis Schaeffer of L’Abri in Lausanne, and Loren Cunningham of YWAM as sharing a common supernatural vision that started the movement.  The cross links with Doug Coe’s Family/Fellowship and the CNP are unmistakable. Please note however, that this video is put up by Dominionist, Os Hillman, who helped launch the 7 mountains movement. Link

I’ve been told by researcher and writer, Sarah Leslie, that this story, regarding the vision of Bright and Cunningham, was promulgated by Os Hillman, and that had Bill Bright actually had this vision, everyone at Campus Crusade for Christ (CCC) would have known about it. One of the authors of the following articles exposing this fabricated story actually worked for CCC at the time. See these articles, Seven Apostolic Spheres, Neo-Kuyperian Spheres, and Who Invented Dominionism.

And here is a letter from Dominionist, Os Hillman and guess where he just came from?!

hillman

cnp gathering

 

Tuesday, May 20 2014Dear I have just returned from Washington, DC. I attended the Council on National Policy (CNP) meeting, a gathering of 400 of the top national political conservative leaders in America. I was invited by a leader in the organization as a guest. I returned with hope for America by what others are doing that are in the trenches, fighting for America’s values, yet very sober that we are in a critical period in our nation. There are many change agents in this group. I met many in top leadership – congressmen, senators, judicial watchdogs, state representatives, and those in business. Met with president of Focus on the Family (Tom Minnery) on Public Policy, Gary Bauer, Jeff Johnson, CEO National Religious Broadcasters, and many others. Spoke briefly at a 30 person special luncheon for a group called Conservatives of Faith on the topic of using the 7 cultural mountains as a strategy for impacting our nation and the vision of Renewal of America. Bob Williamson (Renewal of America) and I had many strategic meetings sharing our vision to raise up 100 million Christians to pray, unify and stand in the gap for our nation. Some of the speakers at CNP were Newt Gingrich, George Barna, John Fund, National Review Columnist/American Spectator, Mark Levine (conservative radio talk show personality), Thomas Fitton, President, Judicial Watch, Inc and many, many others (this man discovered the latest Bengahzi email that led to special committee being formed). One group we are beginning to work with is the Congressional Prayer Caucus made up of Congressmen who gather to pray in room 219 at the Capitol before every vote. This caucus is being spread to state governments, now 14 established. They are partnering with our Renewal of America initiative assisting with the governmental center of influence board. There were many reports on what is taking place in our nation. The man who discovered the email that shows the whole Bengahzi talking points scandal now traces back to the White House core leadership shared in depth about what is taking place and how the White House is stonewalling the entire discovery process. They have to file lawsuits to get what they want. He told us to expect more things to come. He is also involved in the IRS discovery process and told us to expect more to come from that too. Leadership is optimistic that more conservatives will come into office in the midterms elections. George Barna spoke to us and gave us a snapshot of how the American Dream is radically changing. George Barna, American Culture & Faith Institute 2014 research We are at a pivotal point in American history The American dream was once:

  • Work hard
  • Own a home
  • Fulfill marriage and family life
  • Take advantage of opportunities
  • Practice your faith of choice
  • Balance freedom and responsibility

Today there is a new dream taking place:

  • Work enough to get by
  • Customized family experience
  • Be spiritual but not religious
  • Demand freedom and rights
  • Entitled to personalized moral code
  • Situational truth
  • Advocate the new virtues
  • Happiness: comfort, convenience choices, connections, experiences
  • Unimaginable shift in our values

(This is not what the founding fathers envisioned). He did a survey among conservatives and found their attitudes as follows:

  • 84% concerned about the future
  • 99% country is headed in wrong direction
  • 99% govt is doing too much
  • 90% angry about the state of America
  • 94% morals and values are declining
  • 71% ready to engage in creating significant change

Many of our core foundations are eroding in America because of the most liberal president in the history of this nation. Yet, we know that the buck stops with us and we must ask for God’s mercy on our nation. We are in a process of judgment right now; it remains to be seen the level of judgment we will experience. God gives a nation a leader that mirrors the moral condition of the people. We must engage the body of Christ to pray, humble ourselves and engage in the battle for righteousness in our nation. Thanks for standing in the gap with me for our nation.

God bless you,

Os

A Council for National Policy meeting! So, we have the Dominionists from Doug Coe’s The Family, mixed in with the 7 Mountain Mandate Dominionists, all joining with the entire political neo-con Trotskyite right in the Council for National Policy. And there’s Jim DeMint right in the middle of it.

In Part 11, we’ll look at Heritage’s former Vice Chairman and benefactor, Richard Mellon Scaife.

To Read the prior 9 articles in this series,  I would start with ” ONE” and work up, if you have just found this series.

Here are the Prior 9 Parts to the series.

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 9

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 8

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 7

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 6

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 5

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 4

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 3

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right Part 2

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right, Part 1

 

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 9

“Can we regain our country and our freedom? The answer is, only if we can bear the truth that our forefathers knew and took for granted. If the generation of 100 years ago could come back today they would be appalled at the thinking of Americans today. They would think, surely we have been occupied by a foreign power. They would be right. We have been occupied, but not by a military power. We have succumbed to a long period of ‘public education’ and ‘freedom of religion’ which has turned Americans into zombies incapable of rational thought and choice. Even worse, we are traitors to our country and to ourselves.” The Don Bell Report

 Heritage Foundation and Edwin Feulner 

CNP charter member Ed Feulner took over the Heritage Foundation leadership with a nomination from Richard Mellon Scaife, who sits on the board as Vice Chairman. Dr. Feulner served as President of Heritage from 1977 to 2013. He was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in Elmhurst. After receiving an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business in 1964, he attended the Jesuit founded, Georgetown University and the London School of Economics, where he was a Richard M. Weaver Fellow. (Weaver was allegedly a member of the Fabian Socialist Americans for Democratic Action. However, unlike today’s neo-conservatives, he valued personal property rights to the point of agrarianism, yet believed in a form of communitarianism.) Feulner then earned a doctorate at the University of Edinburgh.

Let’s take a look at Feulner’s early education to see what kind of ideas may have been formed in his youth. The London School of Economics dates from 1895, when the School was founded by Fabian Socialist Society members Sidney and Beatrice Webb, Graham Wallas, and George Bernard Shaw, (a devout supporter of Joseph Stalin), with funding provided by private philanthropy, including a bequest of £20,000 from Henry Hunt Hutchinson to the Fabian Society, whose wife was a Fabian member.

Co-founder of the London School of Economics, Sidney Webb, was a British socialist, economist, and reformer. He was one of the early members of the Fabian Society in 1884, along with fellow communist, George Bernard Shaw (they joined three months after its inception). With his wife, Beatrice Webb, and fellow socialists, Annie Besant, Graham Wallas, Edward R. Pease, Hubert Bland, and Sydney Olivier, Shaw and Webb turned the Fabian Society into the pre-eminent political-intellectual society of England in the Edwardian era and beyond.

Of special interest is occult leader, Annie Besant who was a leading speaker for the Fabian Society and the Marxist Social Democratic Federation (SDF). In 1890, Besant met Helena Blavatsky, and over the next few years her interest in theosophy grew while her interest in secular matters waned. She became a member of the Theosophical Society and a prominent lecturer on the subject. In 1907 she became president of the Theosophical Society.

This is the educational background Feulner came from prior to going to Washington DC and into the neo-conservative politics of the right. Gives a bit diferent perspective on the man, doesn’t it?

Feulner began his Washington career as analyst for the Center for Strategic and International Studies, then called the Center for Strategic Studies. He later became a congressional aide to congressman (and later Secretary of Defense) Melvin Laird. Feulner subsequently became a long-serving executive assistant to Illinois Republican congressman Phil Crane. (I remember Crane well, so many conservatives were backing him and promoting him, yet the “false friends” had already targeted and partially neutralized him). Prior to becoming the President of the Heritage Foundation, Feulner was the Executive Director of the Republican Study Committee.

Let’s take a look at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) so as to understand how the left and right work together, and the training Feulner received from them. The center hosts the Statesmen’s Forum, a bipartisan venue for international leaders to present their views. Past speakers have included UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and National Security Advisor Tom Donilon.

The CSIS Chairman of the Board of Trustees is Sam Nunn, a former Democratic Senator from Georgia and longtime chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services. Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense John J. Hamre has been the president and chief executive officer of CSIS since April 2000.

The board of trustees includes many former senior government officials including Soviet agent, Henry Kissinger, Zbigniew Brzezinski, William Cohen, George Argyros and Brent Scowcroft. The board also includes major corporate business leaders as well as prominent figures in the fields of finance, private equity, real estate, academia and media.

CSIS has broadened its reach into public policy analysis under the leadership of Hamre and Nunn. The Department of Defense, as part of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act, that’s NDAA folks, commissioned CSIS to conduct an independent assessment of U.S. interests in the Asia-Pacific Region. Also, in May 2009, President Barack Obama thanked the CSIS bipartisan Commission on Cyber security for its help in developing the Obama administration‘s policies on cyber warfare. The center has also been highly influential in the creation of the White House’s foreign policy. The first professional staff member hired was Richard V. Allen who later served in the Reagan administration. Allen was a Heritage fellow when he helped draft NAFTA and promote it through Heritage Foundation. The big goodbye to American jobs!

In 2012, CSIS hosted U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as she delivered a keynote address on “U.S. Strategic Engagement with North Africa in an Era of Change,” that addressed the security of embassies in the wake of the 2012 Benghazi attack.

There was also a strong connection between Heritage and the Rev. Sun Myung Moon (founder of the “Moonies” as well as of the Washington Times). This first appeared in a 1975 congressional investigation on the Korean Central Intelligence Agency (KCIA) activities in the US. The report noted, “In 1975, Ed Feulner was introduced to KCIA station chief Kim Yung.” Salonen was head of Sun Myung Moon’s Unification Church in the United States. The Freedom Leadership Foundation (FLF), a political arm of Moon’s Unification network, was linked to the World Anti-Communist League. Here is a short list of the Unification Church’s front groups, (note the UN-nongovernmental organization list). In the early 1980s, the KCIA began making donations to Heritage Foundation. In turn, Heritage established an Asian Studies Center.

Feulner was treasurer of the Mont Pelerin Society, an international organization of economists whose members included Henry Hazlitt (author of “A New Constitution Now”), and William F. Buckley, CFR, CIA, and Skull and Bonesman. (Do yourselves a favor and purchase John McManus’s book, William F.Buckley, Pied Piper for the Establishment.) Hazlitt’s book is extremely dangerous inasmuch as Hazlitt states things like, “an amendment could be proposed that would strike out everything after “We the people,” and that, of course, includes the Bill of Rights. He was suggesting that everything after “We the people” on down be scrapped and rewritten, which is amazing, as this document has provided more human dignity and freedom for more people than any other in recorded history. He also stated, “When I wrote A New Constitution Now I was sure, as I still am, that parliamentary government tends to be a better form of government than our own presidential system.” He and Paul Weyrich would agree. We would likely end up with this proposed Constitution for the New States of America.

Here is a list of the prominent Mont Pelerin Society members. Other prominent MPS members who advanced to policy positions included the late Chancellor Ludwig Erhard of West Germany, President Luigi Einaudi of Italy, Chairman Arthur F. Burns of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board and U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz.

Edwin Feulner is also a member of the Board of the NWO promoting National Chamber Foundation. Link He is a longtime officer and director of three grant-making foundations: the Sarah Scaife Foundation (Richard Mellon Scaife’s Foundation), the Aequus Institute (headed by Larry Arnn of Hillsdale College who is promoting charters/vouchers/choice, and is on the board of Heritage Foundation) and the Thomas A. Roe Foundation, charter member of the CNP, as well as Heritage Foundation, Mont Pelerin Society, etc.

Feulner is the former President of the Philadelphia Society, and past Director of the Sequoia Bank, the Council for National Policy, the Acton Institute, the International Republican Institute (which has been chaired by John McCain), the American Council in Germany, the Lehrman Institute and George Mason University.

He served as a member of the Gingrich-Mitchell Congressional U.N. Reform Task Force (2005) and on the Congressional Commission on International Financial Institutions (“Meltzer Commission“) from 1999-2000. Here is a list of those who served on the U.N. Reform Task Force. Newt Gingrich has been a Heidi and Alvin Toffler Third Waver since the 70s. He believes the Constitution is outdated and there should be no private property rights. Link

Edwin Feulner was the Vice Chairman of the National Commission on Economic Growth and Tax Reform (“Kemp Commission”) from 1995-1996. He also was Chairman of the bipartisan U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy (1982-91), served as the Public Member (Ambassador) of the U.S. Delegation to the United Nations Second Special Session on Disarmament in New York, and a consultant for domestic policy to President Reagan, and an adviser to several government departments and agencies.

The United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs comprises several administrative offices and five branches: Conference on Disarmament Secretariat and Conference Support Branch(Geneva), Weapons of Mass Destruction Branch (WMD), Conventional Arms (including Practical Disarmament) Branch (CAB), Regional Disarmament Branch (RDB) and Information and Outreach Branch (IOB). RDB further manages three regional centers.

Edwin J. Feulner had a yearly income, including deferred compensation, of $1,098,612. Here is the 2012-990 for Heritage Foundation. The $25 dollars per month, which Heritage collects from grassroots members, goes to funding the salaries of their President and other notable members like Edwin Meese, the latter who collects half a million per year.

When Feulner recently retired, former neo-con Senator Jim DeMint replaced him as president. In Part 10, we’ll look at the new President of Heritage and the CNP’s propensity for Dominionists within their membership.

 

To Read the prior 8 columns by Kelleigh in this series I would start with ” ONE” and work up if you have just found this series.

 

Here are the Prior 8 Parts to the series.

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 8

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 7

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 6

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 5

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 4

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 3

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right Part 2

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right, Part 1

 

 

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 8

Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous: Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing. For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile: Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it. For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil. And who is he that will harm you, if ye be followers of that which is good? I Peter 3:8-13 

Society for the Protection of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP)

 On the TFP website, they state, “Mr. Weyrich was also a good friend of the American TFP. Since the early eighties, he regularly met with Mr. Mario Navarro da Costa of the TFP Washington Bureau, with whom he traveled on several occasions to Latin America and Europe, visiting the local TFPs and being introduced to their networks of friends. He also visited the Brazilian TFP in 1988, and met with its founder Prof. Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira. Over the years, Mr. Weyrich has proven to be an invaluable friend.”

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So, what is TFP, and who was Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira? The latter was a Brazilian extremist and self-styled “prophet,” founder of a “crusade” against agrarian reform and “Communism,” which openly calls for the implementation of a world-wide “Christian” regime based on Medieval hierarchy and repression. This “crusade” is called Tradition, Family and Property (TFP). Plinio was the author of 15 books and over 2,500 essays and articles. His works include: In Defense of Catholic Action, Revolution and Counter-Revolution, The Church and the Communist State: The Impossible Coexistence, Nobility and Analogous Traditional Elites in the Allocutions of Pius XII, and many others.

The militant followers, who would come to receive his blessing, had to prostrate themselves in front of Plinio with their foreheads touching the ground; they would then kiss the armchair Plinio usually sat on. This odd right-wing organization, unlike no other, publicly holds that the rich are better than the poor.

CNP charter member Morton Blackwell, who gained renewed fame at the 2012 Republican convention, also worked with Plinio de Corrêa de Olivier’s Tradition, Family & Property (TFP). Blackwell endorsed Olivier’s book, Nobility & Analagous Traditional Elites, on the necessity of restoring traditional Nobility & Elites to rule the world. In the forward, Blackwell wrote: “One does not have to accept Papal infallibility to appreciate a case persuasively made, using theological, moral, and prudential arguments. This book will convince many readers, whatever their faith, that good elites are legitimate, desirable and, yes, necessary.”

The Secret Story of a Cult Apologist by Miguel Martinez features a picture of Paul Weyrich and Morton Blackwell with the American head of TFP, which is the parent organization of CESNUR, the cult apology network for cults such as Scientology. Link

blackwell The eminent leaders of the American New Right, Paul Weyrich (left) and Morton Blackwell (center) together with the president of the USA TFP, John Spann.

CESNUR is especially virulent, (Link) particularly against the testimony of former members of “cults,” where, in certain cases Cesnur even deliberately lied in order to discredit them. Co-founded by Massimo Introvigne (Managing Director), J. Gordon Melton, and Eileen Barker, among others, CESNUR is seen by many as an organization of cult apologists. At the very least, it has an anti-anticult stance, meaning it opposes the doctrines, methods and goals of anti-cult and counter-cult organizations.

Massimo Introvigne is still today the head of CESNUR and practices as a lawyer with Jacobacci & Perani. Introvigne established CESNUR, launching an unceasing campaign, and quickly becoming, together with J. Gordon Melton and Eileen Barker, one of the most important cult apologists in the world. TFP, in the meantime, continues to uphold the same views as CESNUR, views which share several features with the visionary propaganda of groups like the Church of Scientology, “that there is a worldwide ‘anti-cult conspiracy’ manipulated by psychiatrists and Communists.” Unluckily for them, TFP was recently named in a list of destructive cults drawn up by the French Parliament.

Considering Plinio Correa de Oliveira’s love for the inquisition, it may come as a surprise that Introvigne signed a manifesto in defense of Scientology, rather than branding the US multinational with the “mark of infamy.” Is it any wonder then, that the Church of Scientology is a member of Weyrich’s American Legislative Exchange Council? Link

Morton Blackwell’s Tribute to Weyrich

 Paul Weyrich died in 2008 at age 66, but his profound influence on the Council for National Policy, the Heritage Foundation and ALEC lives on.

On the Leadership Institute website, Weyrich’s good friend, Morton Blackwell, gives a tribute to Paul Weyrich. It would be wise to read it as it contains valuable quotes and information.

The Leadership Institute,” which was started in 1979 by charter member and Executive Director of the CNP, Morton C. Blackwell, is allegedly a “non-partisan” educational institute that has been preparing conservatives for success in politics, government, and the news media. Here is the list of Leadership Institute’s funding. Please note, the Carthage Foundation is a Richard Mellon Scaife Foundation, also note, CNP charter member, Richard DeVos and wife, Helen’s Foundation. DeVos is the founder of Amway. As well, the Charles E. Koch Foundation, this is David and Charles Koch of Americans for Prosperity. Link Remember, David Koch is on the board of Trustees of Rockefeller University. He is also on the board of the globalist new age Aspen Institute formerly headed by new age environmentalist Maurice Strong who I wrote about in More Republican Deception. Koch is also on the board of Earthwatch Institute, an environmental, sustainability, Agenda 21 group. See this map of Koch’s many connections. David Koch also supports gay marriage and stem-cell research.

Since its 1979 founding, the Leadership Institute has trained more than 91,475 students. Notable alumni include CNP charter members, Grover Norquist who is a Council on Foreign Relation member, as well as a converted Muslim (Link Link), and Ralph Reed, former head of Pat Robertson’s Christian Coalition who was involved with fellow CNP member, Jack Abramoff’s lobbying scandals. Others include, Jeff Gannon, Senator Mitch McConnell, Governor Mike Pence, James O’Keefe, and seven members of the 112th Congress.

According to a former CNP member who found out what they were all about, he was “managed” while in the CNP by members, Morton Blackwell and Neal Hogan. He went to Blackwell’s church which is close to the capitol, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, where there was a female priest who was married to an abortion doctor. He owned 6 abortion clinics. This former CNP member was there when they asked for prayer for this abortion doctor for an emergency that morning. They also endorsed homosexual marriage.

Neal Hogan’s wife Maureen, ran the Clinton Investigation Commission and garnered millions of dollars in donations during the Clinton years. However, they were close friends with the Clinton’s, and all the funds went to help the Clintons. This Pastor, who was a former member, fully believes the CNP is an arm of the UN. Link

The umbrella organization of the Council for National Policy for the 435 member groups, is nothing more than the right arm of the Council on Foreign Relations. Their ties to the Heritage Foundation, ALEC, and other powerful organizations and people, is a spider web of such immense proportions that it would take volumes to fully connect all the dots. In Part 9, we’ll discuss Heritage’s past President, Edwin Feulner.

For The prior 7 Parts of the series see below.

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 7

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 6

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 5

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 4

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 3

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right Part 2

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right, Part 1

 

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 6

Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood: their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are in their paths. Isaiah 59:7

 Heritage and NAFTA

The idea of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) originated with Heritage Fellow and CNP member, Richard Allen, and has long been advocated by Heritage policy analysts. The idea of creating a North American free trade zone from the Yukon to the Yucatan was first proposed by Heritage Distinguished Fellow Richard Allen in the late 1970s, refined by then Presidential candidate Ronald Reagan, and further developed in a major 1986 Heritage Foundation study.

The Free Trade Agreement got the ball rolling for the development of skills standards by the newly formed National Skills Standards Board. It was endorsed by the U.S. Labor Department Secretary’s Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) study originated under Labor Secretary Elizabeth Dole. This eventually led to the School-to-Work Opportunities Act and the dumbing down of American education curriculum for the global workforce training.

With all of this emphasis on “standards” it should be pointed out that NAFTA allows exchanges of all categories of professionals, with those coming from Mexico and Canada having met their own countries’ standards, not necessarily equal to those required in the United States. If this process evolves the way most of these exchange processes have in the past, that disparity will be addressed in one of two ways—by changing U.S. standards to match foreign standards, or by altering both NAFTA nations’ standards to align with international standards like ISO 9000 or ISO 1400 monitored by UNESCO. This should be of concern to professional organizations in the United States. See page 315 in The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America to see the impact on education in the US by the signing the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Heritage and National Healthcare

Assuring Affordable Health Care for All Americans is the Heritage Foundation plan, written by Republicans and endorsed by the so-called conservative right. You will notice that Stuart M. Butler wrote this Heritage monograph. Please pay particular attention to Item #2 on page 6 of this document wherein it states, “Mandate all households to obtain adequate insurance.”

James Taranto, who writes the Wall Street Journal’s “Best of the Web” column, put forth a lengthy and informative discussion on the conservative origins of the individual mandate, whose inclusion in Obamacare is today its most controversial feature on the Right.

Taranto writes that he was there when the Heritage Foundation was promoting the mandate:

Heritage did put forward the idea of an individual mandate, though it predated Hillary Care by several years. We know this because we were there: In 1988-90, we were employed at Heritage as a public relations associate (a junior writer and editor), and we wrote at least one press release for a publication touting Heritage’s plan for comprehensive legislation to provide universal “quality, affordable health care.”

As a junior publicist, we weren’t being paid for our personal opinions. But we are now, so you will be the first to know that when we worked at Heritage, we hated the Heritage plan, especially the individual mandate. “Universal health care” was neither already established nor inevitable, and we thought the foundation had made a serious philosophical and strategic error in accepting rather than disputing the left-liberal notion that the provision of “quality, affordable health care” to everyone was a proper role of government. As to the mandate, we remember reading about it and thinking: “I thought we were supposed to be for freedom.”

The plan was introduced in a 1989 book, “A National Health System for America” by Stuart Butler and Edmund Haislmaier. We seem to have mislaid our copy, and we couldn’t find it online, but we did track down a 1990 Backgrounder and a 1991 lecture by Butler that outline the plan. One of its two major planks, the equalization of tax treatment for individually purchased and employer-provided health insurance, seemed sensible and unobjectionable, at least in principle.

But the other was the mandate, described as a “Health Care Social Contract” and fleshed out in the lecture. Link

Now, Stuart Butler claims we shouldn’t blame Heritage for the Obamacare mandate. He links to the Amicus brief filed in the 11th circuit court of appeals, dated May 11, 2011.   If you read the Amicus brief, notice Edwin Meese’s name as well as Randy Barnett, of Georgetown University who has long been promoting a Constitutional Convention.

I find it interesting that the Affordable Health Care Act was signed into law by Barack Hussein Obama on March 23, 2010, but Heritage Foundation didn’t file their Amicus brief until over a year later.

Heritage’s Mandate for Leadership

 In 1980, Heritage published their Mandate for Leadership to guide the incoming Reagan Administration and its transition team. Working the high-level inside track on these personnel hiring’s was Reagan’s “Kitchen Cabinet,” of which CNP member, Joe Coors was probably the best known member.

A Reagan loyalist since the 1968 GOP convention, Coors began spending a lot of time in Washington, D.C. and at the White House. The attempt at governance by the Kitchen Cabinet became so elaborate that they actually established an office in the Executive Office Building across from the White House.

Embarrassed by the image of a covey of millionaires seeming to run parallel and sometimes conflicting personnel recruitment operations, senior White House staff produced legal opinions saying that it was illegal for a private group to occupy government property, in this case a White House office.

Although Coors produced a legal opinion arguing there was no violation of law, Coors and friends were evicted. Heritage could hardly claim diminished relations with the Reagan Administration, however, as an estimated two-thirds of its Mandate recommendations were adopted in the first year of the Administration. Further, Heritage was using a letter of endorsement from White House Chief of Staff, Ed Meese, CNP charter member, in a December 1981 fundraising effort. In his letter of endorsement, Meese promised Heritage’s president, Edwin Feulner, that “this Administration will cooperate fully with your efforts.” The newly elected Ronald Reagan passed out copies of the Mandate at his first Cabinet meeting, and it quickly became his administration’s blueprint. By the end of Reagan’s first year in office, 60 percent of the Mandate’s 2,000 ideas were being implemented, and the Republican Party’s status as a hotbed of intellectual energy was ratified. After leaving the Reagan Administration, Meese joined the staff of the Heritage Foundation and is still there today.

Meese and his cronies were also involved in the theft of the Inslaw/Promis software that enabled the Justice Department to track criminal prosecutions. Link Meese had his intelligence buddies put a trap door in the software so the Bush’s could monitor everyone. The Justice Department started sharing the illegally obtained PROMIS software with other agencies, including agencies where PROMIS was modified for intelligence purposes and sold to foreign intelligence operations in Israel, Jordan, and other places. Michael Risconsciuto of the Wackenhut security firm had testified that he was contracted to install a “trap door” in the software to allow the CIA to tap into PROMIS software worldwide. It appears that the original petty crimes of the Justice Department have led to the exposure of a sensitive national security operation. Link

It also monitors all of us, and today there’s an even greater software program out there..but that’s another story.

Edwin J. Feulner, formerly the president of Heritage Foundation, had a yearly income including deferred compensation of $1,098,612. Former Attorney General, Edwin Meese, takes home half a million a year from Heritage. Feulner is also a charter member of the Council for National Policy.

The Rockefeller/Heritage Connection

From education researcher, Chey Simonton’s article on the Rockefeller/Heritage Connection, she states, “The top men of the Heritage Foundation, first Weyrich, then Ed Feulner, and now Jim DeMint, with the trust and cooperation of masses of sincerely committed conservatives have been in a position to further elitist Rockefeller goals. Along with radical World Government advocate, Walter Hoffman of the World Federalist Association, they participated on the 16 member U.S. Commission on Improving the Effectiveness of the United Nations. Working with the US Information Agency, Feulner also participated in facilitating the infamous 1985 US-Soviet Education Technology and Cultural Exchange Agreement. Soviet pedagogy, based on behavioral conditioning for a compliant collective labor force, is a dream come true for the dozens of multinational corporations funding all the think tanks promoting American education reform. The humanist Carnegie Foundation, a century-long collaborator with Rockefeller philanthropy, facilitated the Soviet side of this Exchange Agreement.”

Remember, in 1934, the Carnegie Corporation called for a shift from free enterprise to collectivism. They wanted the Soviet planned economy. Link

Thus, Heritage’s communist connections, were established rapidly after the historic meeting between Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev at the Geneva Summit.

Geneva summit

Feulner was appointed by Reagan as chairman of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy. The commission was responsible for expediting a signed Soviet-American Educational Exchange Agreement. The National American Legion was one of hundreds of conservative groups refusing to do anything about the US/Soviet Education Agreements. Charlotte Iserbyt’s Maine State Legion voted unanimously to go up against what Reagan had done.

In 1995, Charlotte Iserbyt identified conservative “Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing,” who not only gave the Soviets access to American education, but whose act of treason “virtually merged the two educational systems.” Leading the pack for an educational exchange initiative was none other than:

“Edwin Feulner, former President of Heritage Foundation, who strongly supported the U.S.-Soviet education agreements, and who had an office in Moscow, supported Soviet-style magnet schools (i.e., tax supported choice/charter schools), and had state affiliate organizations across the nation writing charter school legislation that reads like it has been written by the U.S. Department of Education, the Carnegie Corporation and the National Education Association.

“Paul Weyrich’s American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) gave an award to Oregon’s Department of Education for its education reform, especially the work force training component and its certificate of initial mastery (CIM) necessary to get a job. Same old Common Core folks! See the June, 2011, WSJ article, “Industry Puts Heat on Schools to Teach Skills Employees Need.”

We must remember, the 1955 UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) book, MENTAL HEALTH IN EDUCATION, is the earliest reference to the need for “choice” in education. The Charter Schools concept, strongly marketed around the country by Heritage affiliates with the help of CNP members in every state, attempts to link patriotic free enterprise themes to a blatantly unconstitutional system of corporate fascism to business/government partnerships in the education of our children.

At the same time, note that Heritage founder, Paul Weyrich, once served as advisor to former Russian President, Boris Yeltsin of Chechnyan genocide fame. He wrote about it in an article in the Heritage affiliate, Townhall Magazine.  Link   In 1987, Weyrich also wrote an article in The Washington Post, A Conservative’s Lament, which virtually recommended a new Constitution and form of government for the U.S.”

Both Feulner and Weyrich were also involved with other powerful players and shadowy figures, some from the right and some from the left. They have been included in groups formed to reinvent the UN, supposedly to face the 21st century. It is becoming more and more evident that Weyrich and Feulner were in fact organizing a tight group that represented the merger of right and left, which we have seen over the past 65 years. The Council for National Policy members love Heritage…and their members have been Heritage’s presidents.

Remember folks, Heritage Foundation is inextricably tied to the CNP, and the CNP is nothing more than the right arm of the CFR. Over the past 25 years, Heritage has also been funded by private foundations such as Pew Charitable Trust which also funded many GOALS 2000 initiatives. Bill Clinton signed the Goals 2000 law on March 31, 1994, creating new education bureaucracies and facilitating federal control of local education institutions.  William Greider’s bestseller, Who Will Tell the People: The Betrayal of American Democracy reveals other benefactors: “Notwithstanding, its role as ‘populist’ spokesman, Weyrich’s organization, for instance, has received grants from Amoco, General Motors, Chase Manhattan Bank (David Rockefeller) and right-wing foundations like Olin and Bradley.” They’ve also received millions from wealthy donors which we’ll discuss in upcoming articles.

In Part 7, we’ll take a gander at Weyrich’s American Legislative Exchange Council, and his strong affiliation with the Society for the Protection of Tradition, Family and Property.

 

Here are earlier pieces to series.

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 5

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 4

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 3

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right Part 2

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right, Part 1

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 5

“Only if we desire to know the truth and desire it fervently can we stand to be told that we the people are public enemy number one. If, on the other hand, we are too far gone to accept the truth, we shall continue to lose the little freedom and property we have left. This is a promise!” The Don Bell Report

The number one mover and shaker in the Council for National Policy was Paul Weyrich, albeit there were others with more money and power, the Coors family, and Richard Mellon Scaife, heir to the Carnegie Mellon fortune.  Let’s take a look at the founder of the Heritage Foundation along with his affiliations. Mr. Weyrich wielded such power, and had so many organizations, that I’m only able to skim the surface of his many involvements.

Please understand that I’m writing this series to make people aware that all those great sounding rightwing groups have hidden agendas and affiliations with the Communist left and the shadow government of the CFR. We must know our enemies. In doing so, we can counter their efforts with the truth, and hopefully, save our Republic.

Paul Weyrich

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Paul M. Weyrich was born in 1942 and died in 2008. He was allegedly an American religious conservative and figurehead of the New Right. The latter has nothing to do with old-right Constitutional conservatives. The New Right is made up of neo-con Trotskyites and corporate fascists. They masquerade as “moderate” Republicans. See Part 3 of this series.

Weyrich was the Grand Poobah of the Council for National Policy. He was on the CNP Board of Governors in 1982 and 1996, and was the CNP Secretary-Treasurer as well as being on the Executive Committee in 1984-1985 and 1988. The Executive Committee decides who can become a member, and who can be an invited guest. He co-founded the conservative think tanks, the Heritage Foundation, the Free Congress Foundation, and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). He coined the term “Moral Majority“, the name of the political action group Moral Majority that he co-founded in 1979 with fellow CNP charter member, Jerry Falwell.

The Heritage Foundation

As major founder of the Heritage Foundation, Paul Weyrich served as the first president in 1973-1974. Funding came from Joseph Coors, and Richard Mellon Scaife.   Here is a list of Heritage’s top funders today, along with their board of trustees. Note that Carthage Foundation, Sarah Scaife Foundation, and Scaife Family Foundation are all Richard Mellon Scaife foundations. Here is Weyrich’s own story of how he and Joe Coors worked together to create Heritage Foundation.

In 1971, Joseph Coors along with Jack Wilson and Paul Weyrich, founded Analysis and Research Inc., to establish a political research entity, that being Heritage Foundation. CNP member, Joe Coors donated the first-year Heritage budget of $250,000 for 1973 from the coffers of the Coors Corporation, and for the next two years gave $200,000. He then pledged $15,000 per month, but eventually gave more. Coors and Weyrich set up the Committee for the Survival of a Free Congress, which evolved into the Free Congress Foundation, to carry out political activities, and the Heritage Foundation as a tax exempt educational research entity.

The Coors company provided Heritage Foundation with $20,000 per month during the foundation’s first year. Weyrich was Heritage president until February 28, 1974.

The Free Congress Foundation Board of Directors included Weyrich who was an ardent supporter of the Society for the Protection of Tradition, Family and Property (more on them later) and Charles Moser, an editorial adviser to a publication that praises the Nazi Waffen SS.

Weyrich, who for years represented the ongoing political interests of the Coors family in Washington, DC, sponsored and worked closely with convicted Austrian Nazi collaborator, Laszlo Pasztor, a Hungarian-American who was employed at Free Congress Foundation, the political arm of Heritage Foundation. Pasztor’s Coalitions of the Americas was housed as a subsidiary of the Free Congress Foundation. The Coors and Scaife-funded Heritage Foundation co-sponsored a 1989 forum with a pro-Nazi group, the Anti-Bolshevik Bloc of Nations.

In Martin Lee’s book, The Beast Reawakens, he refers to Pasztor as Weyrich’s right hand man:

“In addition to homegrown agitators who dredged up anti-Semitic motifs that harkened back to the 1930s, some countries had to contend with groups that were led or supported by pro-fascist exiles who repatriated from the West where they had carried on as vocal anti-Communists during the Cold War, often with CIA support. The Free Congress Foundation, founded by American far right strategist Paul Weyrich, became active in eastern European politics after the Cold War. Figuring prominently in this effort was Weyrich’s right-hand man, Laszlo Pasztor, a former leader of the pro-Nazi Arrow Cross organization in Hungary, which had collaborated with Hitler’s Reich. After serving two years in prison for his Arrow Cross activities, Pasztor found his way to the United States, where he was instrumental in establishing the ethnic-outreach arm of the Republican National Committee.”

In the 1970s, Weyrich and Coors made appointments and set up political contacts on Capitol Hill for one Franz Joseph Strauss, Bavarian Head of State who helped émigré Nazi collaborators. Another fascist, Roger Pearson, writer and organizer for the Nazi Northern League of Northern Europe joined the editorial board of Policy Review (Heritage’s monthly publication) in 1977. The following brief mention of Roger Pearson on the British Eugenics Society web site is an indicator of his abiding contribution to pure racial breeding:

“Hans K. Gunther, a Nazi anthropologist and eugenicist… was assisted by Roger Pearson of the Eugenics Society, an important figure on the racist journal, Mankind Quarterly… Mankind Quarterly is a racist journal still pumping out venom in 1994, still influenced by Roger Pearson. Josef Mengele’s co-researcher at Auschwitz, Von Verschuer, was on the editorial advisory board of this journal before his death in 1970.”

The Northern League merged newsletters with Britons Publishing Company, an anti-Semitic publisher and a major distributor of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion. It was theosophist, and Russian occultist, Yuliana Glinka, who cooked up the Protocols, and she was the companion and coordinator for Madam Helena Blavatsky‘s Theosophical Society. Link. All anti-Semitics, please refrain from writing to me.

The Policy Review was then published by the Hoover Institute whose members include Ed Meese, CFR Condi Rice, and NAFTA’s Richard Allen. It was discontinued in 2013.

Pearson’s racialist theories are still circulated worldwide by neo-Nazi and white supremacist organizations. Pearson was a recipient of white supremacist and pro-eugenics grants from Pioneer Fund to the tune of a million dollars. One of the funds’ founders was former Senator Jesse Helms, 33rd degree mason, and Council for National Policy charter member.

To get a sense of how revolutionary the political fight for power in the U.S. was then, and still is today, we need to look at a few quotes from what has been dubbed, “Paul Weyrich’s Teaching Manual,” the Free Congress Foundation’s strategic plan on how to gain control of the government of the U.S. Written by Eric Heubeck, and titled, “The Integration of Theory and Practice: A Program for the New Traditionalist Movement.” The document is no longer available at the Free Congress Foundation’s website for obvious reasons. The excerpts explain why the Dominionists are winning; the tactics they endorse are sheer Machiavellian:

Paraphrased here are the four immoral principles of the Dominionist movement as the following:

1) Falsehoods are not only acceptable, they are a necessity. The corollary is: The masses will accept any lie if it is spoken with vigor, energy and dedication. (Doesn’t this sound like the Third Reich’s Goebbels who said, “If you repeat a lie often enough people will believe it.”)

2) It is necessary to be cast under the cloak of “goodness” whereas all opponents and their ideas must be cast as “evil.”

3) Complete destruction of every opponent must be accomplished through unrelenting personal attacks. (This is an Alinsky tactic, as are others.)

4) The creation of the appearance of overwhelming power and brutality is necessary in order to destroy the will of opponents to launch opposition of any kind.

Huebeck goes on to say,  “There will be three main stages in the unfolding of this movement. The first stage will be devoted to the development of a highly motivated elite able to coordinate future activities. The second stage will be devoted to the development of institutions designed to make an impact on the wider elite and a relatively small minority of the masses. The third stage will involve changing the overall character of American popular culture.

And just what are they changing it into?

According to Jeffrey Sharlet, Hitler’s Mein Kampf and William L. Shirer’s The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich are studied as textbooks in a particular leadership training group he wrote about in Harper’s Magazine. Link

Paul Weyrich wrote an article in 1987 entitled, “A Conservative’s Lament.” In it he stated, “If we are going to be a serious nation, we need a serious system for selecting our leaders and advisors. We need some type of shadow government, in which leaders and top advisors can be identified and developed, and through which our politics can be better focused on policy choices. The world is a professional league, and we cannot win fielding amateur teams.”  What does he think the CFR is? Of course he loved the parliamentary form of government.

In Part 6, we’ll continue looking at Heritage Foundation and their UN connections, NAFTA, and the Health Care mandate. Please remember that I’m simply skimming the surface of these people involved with the Council for National Policy. Throughout the rest of this series, Heritage Foundation is at the center of the Council for National Policy.

For Earlier pieces in Series see here.

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 4

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right – Part 3

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right Part 2

Enemies on the Left, False Friends on the Right, Part 1

UN passes gun-control Arms Trade Treaty

guns make us less safe

Is the Obama regime going for gun control via an international treaty that was just passed in the United Nations (UN)?

David Sherfinski reports for The Washington Times, April 2, 2013, that the UN General Assembly today approved by a 155 to 3 vote, the long-debated United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) — a sweeping, first-of-its-kind treaty to regulate the international arms trade. 

The Obama regime supported the final draft of the ATT. Iran, Syria and North Korea voted against it.

The ATT requires countries to regulate and control the export of weaponry such as battle tanks, combat vehicles and aircraft and attack helicopters, as well as parts and ammunition for such weapons. It also provides that signatories (countries who approve of the treaty) will not violate arms embargoes, international treaties regarding illicit trafficking, or sell weaponry to countries for genocide, crimes against humanity or other war crimes.

But American gun rights advocates say the treaty is riddled with loopholes. Especially troubling is the treaty’s inclusion of “small arms and light weapons” in its list of weaponry subject to international regulations. They do not trust U.N. assertions that the pact is meant to regulate only cross-border trade and would have no impact on domestic U.S. gun laws and markets.

Critics of the treaty were heartened by the U.S. Senate’s resistance to ratifying the document, assuming the POS even sends the treaty to the Senate for ratification, which of course is required by the U.S. Constitution. In its budget debate late last month, the Senate approved a non-binding amendment opposing the treaty. The amendment is the brainchild of Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-Oklahoma), and has the support of all 45 Republican senators as well as 8 Democrats.

Sen Inhofe notes that the ATT could “disrupt diplomatic and national security efforts by preventing our government from assisting allies like Taiwan, South Korea or Israel when they require assistance.”

Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kansas) made an eminently sensible point when he points out that passing a treaty Iran, Syria and North Korea will just ignore will only serve to constrain law-abiding countries like the U.S. In other words, Moran is invoking an international variant of “If guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns.”

Both Inhofe and Moran also argue that the Arms Trade Treaty violates our Constitutional rights, vowing that if the Obama regime supports the treaty — as appears to be the case — “members of the U.S. Senate must continue to make clear that any treaty that violates our Second Amendment freedoms will be an absolute nonstarter for ratification.”

Groups in support of the ATT include Amnesty International and the American Bar Association. The latter released a white paper arguing that the treaty would not affect Second Amendment rights.

Read the rest of the Washington Times article here.

Indeed, according to an analysis of the ATT by the Heritage Foundation, the treaty has at least two major flaws:

  1. The treaty is impractical because it’s unenforceable: By seeking to regulate everything from manufacturing technology to ammunition to small arms to aircraft carriers, the treaty’s scope would be so wide, any effort to honestly assess whether signatories are upholding it would be an exercise in futility. It will provide endless opportunities for activists to demand additional treaties and regulations when the contemplated treaty fails to work.
  2. The treaty poses a serious risk to our Second Amendment gun rights. For example, the treaty requires signatories to “take all appropriate measures to prevent the diversion of exported arms into the illicit market,” which could be held to require internal controls on the civilian transfer and sale of firearms. That, in turn, can lead to restrictions on the sale and transfer of guns within the United States.

UPDATE (July 24, 2013):

I’m catching up on my backlog of emails and found this from June 20, 2013:
By unanimous vote, the GOP-majority House of Rep. defunded the Global Arms Treaty enforcement, at least for a year.

~Eowyn