[Ads-l] ADS-L Digest - 4 Jul 2018 to 5 Jul 2018 (#2018-178)

Shawnee Moon moon.shawnee at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 6 14:17:53 EDT 2018


It’s a shame that they can keep their hatred strong due to the anonymous and global internet. If they’d just have a giant rally someplace where they could be eradicated or at least rendered unable to reproduce...

I think “the tower” would look better in a rainbow of colors, not just ivory. It’s illegal to have ivory anyway. ;-)

Mailed from the Moon 🌜

> On Jul 5, 2018, at 10:00 PM, ADS-L automatic digest system <LISTSERV at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> wrote:
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> There is 1 message totaling 48 lines in this issue.
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> Topics of the day:
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>  1. "Come down, come down from your ivory tower"
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> Date:    Thu, 5 Jul 2018 02:52:55 -0400
> From:    Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM>
> Subject: "Come down, come down from your ivory tower"
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>> an anti-Semitic forum called Stormfront, which claims to be for the
> “embattled white minority.”
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> Y'all, Stormfront ain't no mere "anti-Semitic forum."
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> Stormfront (website) - Wikipedia
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stormfront_(website)
> Stormfront is a white-nationalist, white-supremacist, anti-Semitic,
> neo-Nazi Internet forum, and the Web's first major racial-hate site.
> Stormfront began as an online bulletin-board system in the early 1990's,
> before being established as a website in 1996 by former Ku Klux Klan leader
> and white-supremacist Don Black. It received national attention in the
> United States in 2000, after being featured as the subject of a
> documentary, Hate.com. Stormfront has been the subject of controversy after
> being removed from the French, German, and Italian Google indexes for
> targeting an online Fox News poll on racial segregation and for having
> political candidates as members. Its prominence has grown since the 1990s,
> attracting attention from watchdog organizations that oppose racism and
> anti-Semitism.
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> "All race-mixing is evil, even between the white sub-races."
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> The name "Stormfront" was chosen for its connotations of a political or
> military front (such as the German Nazi stormtroopers, the Sturmabteilung
> or SA) and an analogy with weather fronts that invokes the idea of a
> tumultuous storm ending in cleansing.
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> Elsewhere, it has also been said that the name was inspired and/or
> influenced by Julius Streicher's anti-Semitic sheet, _Der Stürmer_.
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> -Wilson
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> All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
> come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
> -Mark Twain
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