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From oneb!!destroyer!gumby!yale!!!!usc!!!agate!!cleveland.Freenet.Edu!bz965 Mon Jan 18 07:24:53 PST 1993
Article: 9316 of alt.conspiracy
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From: bz965@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Richard Hatch)
Newsgroups: alt.conspiracy
Subject: Bo Gritz and Populism
Date: 18 Jan 1993 03:54:52 GMT
Organization: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio (USA)
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Steve Crocker [aq817@cleveland.Freenet.Edu] writes:
>I see no reason to question the facts in Richard Hatch's 
>informative article, which appears to show beyond any reasonable 
>doubt that Bo Gritz collaborates with groups which have explicit 
>racism as part of their agenda...
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Let's explore the concept a little further.
                       Gritz the Populist
     Willis A. Carto was a founding member of the Populist Party 
National Executive Committee. In the book _Profiles in Populism_ 
[Flag Press, 1982] Carto wrote:
     "Populism is the only social, economic, and political system 
     which withstands the destructive and degenerative effects of 
     modern, industrial society on family, nation, race, and 
     A stable society develops and thrives when populist 
     principles are applied because the primacy of the nation, 
     culture, family, people, and race in public policy is 
     ensured; to the survival and growth of all of these, all
     other considerations are subordinate...
     But  just as there are hereditary differences in 
     intelligence and ability among children in any classroom, so 
     are there differences between related larger groups, such as 
     races, or ethnic groups within a racial whole.
     Carto's Populism rejects "integration" in favor of "racial 
     Gritz writes a column called _The Colonel's Corner_ for his 
_Center for Action_ newsletter. The November 1992 issue of the 
Christian Patriots Association's _Patriot Review_ newsletter 
reprinted one of Gritz's columns. In it, Gritz writes about his 
relationship with Willis Carto and the Liberty Lobby's Populist 
Action Committee:
     I was asked to allow my name to be placed on the list 
     of policy board members of Carto's Populist Action 
     Committee. I saw nothing wrong in this, but I must tell 
     you I have never received the first communication from 
In fact, Gritz was listed as a member of the Populist Action 
Committee (PAC) in several issues of Carto's (Liberty Lobby) 
_Spotlight_ newspaper, prior to his claim of not having 
received any communication from the PAC. 
     The PAC was launched in 1991 by the Liberty Lobby. The 
featured speaker at the kick-off meeting was "English populist" 
John Tyndall of the British National Party. [_The Spotlight_ June 
3, 1991, page 1] The founding national chairman of the PAC, 
Robert Weems, was a Mississippi KKK leader [_Blood in the Face_ 
by James Ridgeway, Thunder's Mouth Press, 1990, page 131] Tyndall 
is a British fascist who has been quoted as saying "The Jew is 
like a maggot feeding on a body in an advanced state of decay." 
[_Beyond the Pale: The Christian Political Fringe_ by Derrick 
Knight, Caraf Publications, Lancashire, 1982, page 47]

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