"Let Them Call You Racists" Bannon Tells France's Nationalist Party

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon told members of France's National Front Party to brush off liberal backlash over their nationalist stance on migrants entering Europe and other controversial topics. 

"Let them call you racists, let them call you xenophobes, let them call you nativists, wear it as a badge of honor," Bannon sad to an annual gathering of NF members in the French city of Lille, adding that "history is on your side."

Bannon, who has repeatedly expressed support for Europe’s far-right movements, fired the opening salvo at the gathering, even if the head of Macron’s Republic on the Move party, Christophe Castaner, earlier dubbed him “the king of fake news and of white supremacists” according to France24.

Bannon said he agreed with Le Pen’s expressed belief that “it is not about left versus right. That’s too simplistic and it’s the way the opposition party, media, has always kept us out of power.

“She described it perfectly: it’s do you consider the nation state an obstacle to be overcome or a jewel to be polished, loved and nurtured?”

Bannon said he was in Europe “as an observer and to learn. And what I learned is you’re part of a worldwide movement that is bigger than France, bigger than Italy, bigger than Hungary, bigger than all of it.”

Speaking in Paris before Bannon’s address, former party head Jean-Marie Le Pen, from whom Marine took over the leadership in 2011, dubbed the American’s visit “paradoxical” and “not exactly the definition of ‘de-demonisation’” his daughter has sought to give the party.


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Bannon showed no sign of bad blood with the Trump campaign despite being ousted from his West Wing post last year, along with several recent barbs traded with the President. While praising Trump's "economic nationalism" platform that Bannon says "does not care about your race, your religion, your ethnicity," he stated "It cares about one thing: Are you a citizen of the United States of America?" 

Bannon said that it took "someone like Donald Trump, that they run down as a racist every day, to solve the problem of the black and Hispanic working class." 

To wit: 

"Because of the low levels of human capital and the fact that they often lack adequate English-speaking skills, the vast majority of illegal immigrant workers are employed in low skilled occupations. Even those few with higher skills are often forced to work in the low skilled sector because their illegal status means that they often cannot use their credentials to get better jobs. Thus, the estimated 7.4 million illegal immigrant workers (who are about one-third of the total foreign-born labor force) compete for jobs and income with the other 43 million adult members of the low skilled labor force who are legally entitled to work in the civilian labor force (i.e., native born workers and the remainder of the foreign-born work force who are naturalized citizens, permanent resident aliens, and non-immigrants with visa authorizations to work)."

"Given the inordinately high unemployment rates for low skilled black workers (the highest for all racial and ethnic groups for whom data is collected), it is obvious that the major looser in this competition are low skilled black workers. This is not surprising, since if employers have an opportunity to hire illegal immigrant workers, they will always give them preference over legal workers of any race or ethnic background." -Vernon M. Briggs Jr.,  Emeritus Professor of Labor Economics, Cornell University (2008)

It seems that from Bannon's perspective, illegal is the operative word in "illegal immigrant," and economic nationalism has nothing to do with race, although after his recent fall from grace, having lost both his access to Trump and Breitbart, he may have some trouble convincing mainstream America, which is perhaps why he is now squarely focused on Europe as the NYT reports in its extensive profile of Trump's former advisor "Steve Bannon Is Done Wrecking the American Establishment. Now He Wants to Destroy Europe’s."

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Meanwhile, Marine Le Pen is running unopposed for a third term and her address Sunday will see her try to turn a page on the openly racist party of her former paratrooper father. “Without a name change we will not be able to forge alliances. And without alliances we will never be able to take power,” she said last month.

This week Le Pen appeared heartened by the strong gains made by the allied anti-immigrant League party in Italy’s election. Yet her appetite for battle appears dented.

The 49-year-old mother of three told French radio recently she would gladly step aside before the 2022 presidential election if another candidate was “better placed to unite people and help our ideas triumph”. All eyes instantly turned to her glamorous niece, 28-year-old former MP Marion Marechal-Le Pen.

Le Pen is hoping for a rematch with Macron in next year’s European elections by forming alliances with other eurosceptic parties around the bloc. At home, she is banking on divisions between pro-Macron centrists and rightwingers tearing his party apart, making the FN France’s biggest party of the right.

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tmosley Sun, 03/11/2018 - 09:21 Permalink

Don't let "racist" be an epithet that can be used against you. Embrace not only the label, but the act. Support your own kind over others.

Joe Trader boattrash Sun, 03/11/2018 - 18:26 Permalink

The origin of liberal name calling - has its roots in the homosexual extremist movement.

Google "gay strategy"

You'll find they have a 6 point doctrine dating back to 1989

1. Portray yourself as a victim

2. get support of non gays

3. **make opposition look bad**

then:

6. get donations from corporate America

(ultimately what a primitive strategy - it's an insult to them to simply describe what they're doing with these 6 points)

anyone could tell they run an organized movement - but these are their guiding "principles". And the truth of the matter is that WE are the victims, as they want to suppress our free speech, our right to practice religion (it's a sin to simply "tolerate" homosexuality). You really hope they stop sinning, stop being gay, and hope they turn a corner. Encouraging someone to sin is like encouraging them to go to hell and screw their own destiny. Our opposition to act and sin of homosexuality is one that's based on love.

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blindfaith J S Bach Sun, 03/11/2018 - 12:01 Permalink

Calling out 'liberals' must STOP.  They ARE LEFTISTS.

Most of the liberals I know think the Leftists are destroying society.  These "LEFTISTS" are soros hired thugs enlisting the MSM and Frackbook mindless, lifeless, soulless, dummies who falsely believe they are saving 'humanity' ( that is as long as humanity does not park it's ass in their yard).

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Radical Marijuana J S Bach Sun, 03/11/2018 - 12:58 Permalink

... those (((behind-the-scenes-string-pullers))) in every anti-right movement are themselves the world's premier "racists" by definition.

Those social facts are due to the underlying mechanisms of the ways that the methods of organized crime most successfully work by being as deceitful and treacherous as possible. Those were selected through the history of Civilization, as the manifestation of organized crime on larger and larger scales, to become the best at being dishonest.

The public discussions of those phenomena are based on the sets of consistent contradictions which arise due to the biggest and best organized gangsters dominating society, such that their bullshit becomes the dominate stories, which are built into the structure of the dominate natural languages and philosophy of science.

After one recognizes how and why the mechanisms of the methods of organized crime actually work, it becomes painfully obvious that the biggest and best organized gangsters dominated society, to the degree that they can mostly get away with egregious hypocrisies. However, there are NO groups of people who do not live in similar ways. The ONLY differences are the relative degrees to which different groups actually are able to do so.

Globalized Neolithic Civilization is now suffering from the ironies of overwhelming hypocrisies going into hyper-drive, as the about exponentially advancing technological powers and capabilities are enabling Civilization to become about exponentially more dishonest, as Scientific Dictatorships develop better ways to enforce its frauds.

The ruling classes of the Anglo-American (Zionist) Financial Empire are leading the ways that Civilization is headed towards final failures from too much success based on being able to become as deceitful as possible, by maximizing their maliciousness, as they become increasingly psychotic psychopaths.

In my view, the deeper problems are the degrees to which the layers of controlled "opposition" which surround the central core of excessively successful organized crime continue to stay within the frames of reference based on on false fundamental dichotomies and the related impossible ideals.

As already posted above by BigCumulusClouds:

https://www.veteranstoday.com/2017/03/30/bannon911/

Is Steve Bannon plotting another 9/11?

I regard one's opinion regarding the terrorist events on 9/11 as a kind of political litmus test. So far, those events were the most spectacular ways in which the ruling classes were able to get away with carrying forward their overall agenda in the most deceitful and treacherous ways possible. Indeed, the social successfulness of the methods of organized crime applied through all aspects of the political processes have resulted in the government of the USA becoming as treasonous as possible.

The tragic trajectory of Civilization becoming about exponentially dishonest is exemplified by these trends:

Colonel Says Israel Is Dragging The United States Into World War III

The almost infinite tunnels of looping deceits that dominate Civilization make it practically impossible to fully comprehend what is actually happening. I agree that, by definition, Israel is currently the most racist country. However, consider the deteriorating fate of those whites in South Africa after they stopped their apartheid.

In my view, human beings necessarily live as groups of reproducing robbers. However, Globalized Neolithic Civilization has become about exponentially more psychotic due to the ways that Civilization became dominated by the biggest and best organized gangsters, the banksters, whose enforced frauds achieved symbolic robberies, via vicious feedback loops in the funding of the political processes, which enabled the ruling classes to become more wealthy and politically powerful, to the degree that there are practically no publicly significant "opposition" groups which are not controlled.

Almost everyone thinks and communicates in ways which mostly take for granted the biggest bullies' bullshit, which became the banksters' bullshit. It was inside that context that it was possible for society to become about exponentially more dishonest, due to everything becoming based on being able to enforce frauds in ways which have become about exponentially more dishonest.

Globalized Neolithic Civilization, which is clearly dominated by (((them))) at the present time, is headed towards series of psychotic breakdowns ... while I do not see anything which is politically possible which could either effectively prevent or prepare for that happening.

There are NO "good guys." There are only different kinds and degrees of "bad guys," while the paradoxical problems increase that the currently worst "bad guys" dominate society by being able to publicly promote the bullshit that (((they))) are the "good guys."

As long as the DUALITIES of false fundamental dichotomies and the related impossible ideals are used to analyze those political problems, then there can only be bogus "solutions" which stay within the same frames of reference.

What I recommend is starting to use more UNITARY MECHANISMS regarding how and why human beings and Civilization necessarily operate according to the methods of organized crime. However, so far, while physical science has made prodigious progress through using more UNITARY MECHANISMS to better understand various general energy systems, political science has NOT made any genuine progress, other than by becoming worse and worse Scientific Dictatorships, which get better and better at enforcing frauds, and thus become increasingly psychotic.

Since Civilization is dominated by the best organized gangsters, most people do not understand, and mostly feel like they do not want to understand, the ways that human beings actually live as manifestations of general energy systems, because of the long history of successful warfare based on deceits and treacheries became successful finance based on enforcing frauds.

Every topic, especially including the histories of slavery and racism, is publicly presented inside the context where human ecology has been deliberately ignored and misunderstood as much as possible, due to the long history of the debt controls being backed by the death controls, which were most socially successful according to using the principles of organized crime.

The European situation has long been dominated by being captured by its fundamental debt slavery systems, which make old-fashioned forms of slavery and racism look trivial by comparison.

"If history shows anything, it is that there’s no better way to justify relations founded on violence, to make such relations seem moral, than by reframing them in the language of debt — above all, because it immediately makes it seem that it’s the victim who’s doing something wrong."

— David Graerber

The economics of slavery originally made and maintained racism, which then kept going due to social inertia. However, in the context of European politics, it would be way more important for Europeans to end their runaway debt slavery situation, than to overcome their guilt due to the history of slavery and racism, which has driven them towards agreeing to commit national suicides.

It is due to the on-going history of the banksters capturing control over the powers of European governments, as well as then other sociopolitical institutions, such as the schools and mass media, that enough Europeans have been brainwashed to believe in the banksters' bullshit, which has taken form in their strategy of divide and conquer going toward oblivion.

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Radical Marijuana shovelhead Sun, 03/11/2018 - 15:32 Permalink

"The only constant is perfidious human nature.

Get used to it."

That is what enough people should understand, in order for there to be better dynamic equilibria between the differing perfidiousnesses.

Almost everyone has been taught to think about everything in the most absurdly backward ways possible. It is not about "good versus evil,"  but rather, how evil serves good.

Politics is applied human ecology. The central issues in ecologies are necessarily the death control systems. Given that life exists, then the death controls direct the evolution of that life.

Civilization has developed the most deceitful death control systems possible, and that includes the ways that the controlled "opposition" groups stay within the same frames of reference that were made and maintained by the most socially successful death controls, i.e., the murder systems, becoming as deceitful as possible.

That the economics of slavery drove racism, as well as the deeper reasons for how and why the economics of slavery systems developed, are crucial to the issues raised in the article above. That on-going debt slavery systems almost totally dominate Globalized Neolithic Civilization are the single most important manifestations of the perfidiousness of that Civilization.

However, the deeper issues should be understood using UNITARY MECHANISMS, based on that everything operates via the principle of the conservation of energy. Even the most destructive things that human beings can do, namely explode atomic bombs, are actually based on the principle of the conservation of energy.

The concept of "evil," and its study through ponerology, requires radical transformations to become better reconciled with the advances in mathematical physics. Technological Civilization that has atomic weapons should go through profound paradigm shifts in political science, which are consistent with those achieved in the mathematical physics that made those atomic weapons possible.

Notions presuming basic perfidiousness are going to be dead-ends as long as those continue to be based on taking for granted the DUALITIES of false fundamental dichotomies, and the related impossible ideals. Of course, it is one of the many ways in which fractal paradoxes manifest through real politics that the common ideas regarding what is perfidious are also themselves perfidious.

It is barely possible to exaggerate the degree to which the dominate natural languages and philosophy of science have INVERTED everything in the most absurdly backward ways possible, resulting in the runaway perversions of societies becoming about exponentially more dishonest about themselves.

That atomic bombs go boom proves that time and space are not independent absolutes, but rather, relative to accommodating the conservation of energy. Post-modernizing science is re-converging with ancient mysticism, while Globalized Neolithic Civilization is based on arrogant assertions to have privatized God.

The racism is entangled with religion, while both are manifestations of the dynamic equilibria between different systems of organized lies operating robberies. There could not develop better dynamic equilibria unless more people understood that, which includes understanding how and why the actually existing murder systems became most successful by maximizing maliciousness.

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pluto the dog Radical Marijuana Sun, 03/11/2018 - 19:12 Permalink

Dude have another bong. Article in Haaretz or some other piece of shit Israeli newspaper says 25℅ of Israeli economy is Mafia - and growing. Probably we are supposed to differentiate between bad Jews and good Jews. Good luck with that. Pastor Manning says 70% of blacks have murder in their heart. Good luck differentiating between good blacks and bad blacks too!

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Kagemusho falconflight Sun, 03/11/2018 - 13:41 Permalink

Oh, really? Lying about what, hasbaranik? The Ashkenazim in Israel (like many here in the States) don't want their kids to go to school with African Jews. The Kessim from Ethiopia, who practice a Judaism older that that of Orthodox Jewry, are being told to abandon their beliefs and 'conform'.  So much for the Jewish imperative for 'multiculturalism' when they can't tolerate differences amongst members of their own faith.

Perhaps Israel needs to recall Barbara Spectre from Sweden to instruct the Ashkenazim in Israel on the finer points of 'multiculturalism' , as it "...has not yet learned to be multicultural."

Anti-Racist Hitler parodies the hypocrisy of such as Spectre perfectly: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKDeyuM0-Og

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Kagemusho falconflight Sun, 03/11/2018 - 22:05 Permalink

Perhaps you'd like to read it from Ha'aretz? Beyond Baltimore: The Ugly Truth About Racism and Police Brutality in Israel: Israel is perhaps no better and no worse when it comes to racism than America. But here it's even easier for people in power to justify their behavior. https://www.haaretz.com/.premium-the-ugly-truth-about-police-brutality-…

There was truth in that – but it wasn't the full truth. Most of the Ethiopians I visited that year were living in caravan parks, ugly little trailers in the mud on the outskirts of cities or smack in the middle of nowhere. The Ethiopian newcomers struggled – to acquire Hebrew, to adjust to first-world technology, to accustom themselves to Israeli norms and behaviors. I also met Ethiopians who had come earlier, in the 1980s (including on Operation Moses in 1984) and who were years ahead in the process of trying to settle into Israeli society. These Ethiopians shared their experiences with me, and quickly took some of the glow off the success story of the mass aliyah from Ethiopia. People experienced discrimination and racism in all walks of life. When it came to getting those immigrants out of the caravan parks and absorption centers and into real neighborhoods and schools, however, some of the latent racism in Israeli society started to bubble to the surface.

Many mistakes were made in those initial years. The kessim, the Ethiopian Jewish spiritual leaders, were not recognized by the state as legitimate. Many young people were sent away to boarding school in an effort to make them properly Israeli, further complicating family lives that had already been through an upheaval. Young people were tracked almost exclusively into religious education – perhaps that would satisfy the rabbinic authorities doubts as to their Jewishness? – but emerged finding it difficult to find a rabbi who would marry them. A lucky and talented few managed to find success in universities, the army and workplace, but a much larger majority were left on the margins.

Plenty of links on that page to justify the statement that the Ethiopian Jews are being actively discriminated against by their Ashkenazim (Khazarian) 'brethren'.  And they aren't the only ones; a colony of African-American Jews have also experienced discrimination in Israel for not being 'Jewish' enough. Evidently, Jewish support of 'multiculturalism' when it comes to their homeland is literally only skin-deep.

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Endgame Napoleon Omen IV Sun, 03/11/2018 - 11:31 Permalink

Racism is using institutions to promote the concept that a racial or ethnic group is innately superior. Factionalism is warring racial / ethnic groups, vying for advantage, based on factional-group membership. 

A strong, Republic-style nation state is the antidote to both oppressive racism and the divisive, destructive factionalism feared by America’s Founders, in that a nation-state Republic is glued together by common citizenship and a shared commitment to a set of civic ideals, not by loyalties to bloodlines, racial / ethnic factions or creeds that supersede the interests of the nation state.

Just because they are minorities—and said to be oppressed due to being minorities—it is not okay when minorities put factional-group loyalty ahead of the survival of their own nation state.

When government institutions are used to put the interests of noncitizens ahead of the interests of underemployed citizens in the nation state, it is racism. Racial group loyalty is not a valid reason for putting fellow citizens last.

It undercuts minorities, too, as when employers prefer hiring illegal aliens over white or Black citizens, specifically illegal aliens working for a pittance to stay below the earned-income limits for monthly welfare that covers their rent and groceries and child-tax-credit welfare up to $6,444, while producing more and more welfare-eligible US-born children that increase the monthly welfare allotment of their noncitizen parents with every birth, making it easy for them to accept low pay. 

It is racism when liberals and progressives bolster arguments for favoring illegal aliens over citizens by referring constantly to the racial identity of illegal aliens, even if the race-loyalty pitch is made by accusing defenders of the nation state of being racists.

It is likewise racist to suggest that cheap, welfare-buttressed, noncitizen laborers are innately harder workers, when their welfare-enabled ability to accept rock-bottom pay is contingent on 1) womb productivity instead of work productivity and 2) staying below the low earned-income limits for welfare programs via low amounts of [traceable] income from a male breadwinner.

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headless blogger Deep Snorkeler Sun, 03/11/2018 - 13:01 Permalink

Bannon is definitely being used by the Deep State, which is owned and operated by Liberal White Elites and Jewish Elites. 

The guy is doing damage wherever he goes. Mainstream media's job is there to point out what this guy is doing and link it to "racism", since that Key-word is widely used to control the masses.

 

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