[Ads-l] "Come down, come down from your ivory tower"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jul 5 06:52:55 UTC 2018

> an anti-Semitic forum called Stormfront, which claims to be for the
“embattled white minority.”

Y'all, Stormfront ain't no mere "anti-Semitic forum."

Stormfront (website) - Wikipedia
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

"All race-mixing is evil, even between the white sub-races."
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.

Elsewhere, it has also been said that the name was inspired and/or
influenced by Julius Streicher's anti-Semitic sheet, _Der Stürmer_.
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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