Despite Media Attempts to Imply Otherwise, Santa Fe Killer’s ‘Nazi Symbols’ Allied Him with Gun-Grabbing Collectivists
“[The killer’s] social media pages showed multiple images of guns,” CBS News “reported” on the Santa Fe High School shooter. “He recently posted a photo wearing a T-shirt reading “Born to Kill” and there were also photos of a long dark jacket with Nazi symbols.”
There is no mention of the communist hammer and sickle pin. As for the Iron Cross:
“[It] was a military decoration in the Kingdom of Prussia, and later in the German Empire (1871–1918) and Nazi Germany (1933–1945).”
It didn’t become a “Nazi symbol” until Hitler had a swastika added. The version the killer used did not have that, and he even explained why he included it in a social media post:
And even though some other media accounts made mention the other pins, they all presented the same spin on the Iron Cross:
- The San Francisco Chronicle: “…Nazi Germany’s Iron Cross…”
- CNN: “…a black duster jacket with Nazi, communist, fascist and religious symbols…”
- The Washington Post: “…Nazi Germany’s Iron Cross…”
That, of course, is all those with a more hysterically overt collectivist agenda need to exploit the presumption:
“Sante Fe School Shooter Dimitrios Pagourtzis Wore NAZI Uniform . . . As He Shot Students!!” … The mainstream media has been focusing on ‘gun violence’ and ‘mental illness’ in their coverage of recent school shooters. The media ignored the more PRESSING problem . . . that almost ALL of the shooters subscribe to White Supremacist and Nazi ideologies.”
And that accusation is further exploited to smear “conservatives” as Nazis by latter-day domestic Marxists:
“Conservative commentator Tomi Lahren was met with graffiti that read ‘Nazis Die’ on a theatre outside of Philadelphia that she was booked to speak at on Thursday night.”
But wait– there’s more. He also “wore [a] bisexual pride heart pin on his baseball cap, yet no one seems to have noticed it.”
Establishment media controls the narrative to advance an agenda. Instead of “MSM,” I’ve taken to calling them the DSM, which stands for “Duranty/Streicher Media.” Walter Duranty was The New York Times’ Pulitzer Prize-winning (!) apologist for Stalin, who helped cover up the communist dictator’s engineered mass starvation in the Ukraine, and who portrayed Great Purge victims as guilty. And Julius Streicher was a prominent anti-Jewish propagandist for the Nazis who ended up on the end of a rope after being convicted at Nuremberg.
A Big Lie being exploited here is that Marxist “revolutionaries” are the heroes of the working class (although how much actual work your average Antifa fanatic has engaged in remains deservedly suspect) and “Nazis,” being whomever they so designate, are the enemies, and racist/white supremacists to boot.
Even though they’ll argue loudly against it, the truth is they are (once again) lying to deceive the ignorant. Aside from deriving the name from “Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei” (the National Socialist German Workers’ Party), there is this inconvenient truth:
“It is now clear beyond all reasonable doubt that Hitler and his associates believed they were socialists, and that others, including democratic socialists, thought so too. The title of National Socialism was not hypocritical,” author George G. Watson documented in “Hitler and the Socialist Dream.”
By way of credentials, Watson was a “scholar, literary critic, historian, a fellow of St John’s College and professor of English at Cambridge University,” who, rather than being some “far right” apologist, was also, incidentally, “an active member of the Liberal Party [who] in his will … left £950,000 to the Liberal Democrats.”
That Nazis can be conflated with the “right wing” is because “conservative” is a relative term. During the War of the Rebellion, Crown-supporting Tories were the “conservatives.” What has happened is over time the Orwellians (“War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength”) hijacked the words “liberal” and “progressive” to mask their direct opposite objective of totalitarianism.
The fight between Hitler and Stalin was a death struggle between which totalitarian would rule, Highlander’s “There can only be one” philosophy writ large. It’s morally no different than the turf wars between rival gangs (Crips vs. Bloods) or rival cartels (Sinaloa vs. Los Zetas), etc.
All thrive when “gun laws,” whether they impose them or ignore them, favor their rise to and maintenance of power.
What’s telling is the “side” chosen by anointed teen gun-grab superstars.
Emma González, the daughter of a refugee from Cuba, wears the country’s flag as she parrots Castro’s “¿Armas para que?” And fist-clenching, armband-wearing David Hogg sides with the brutal, Marxist Sandanista regime.
What’s undeniable is that in the case of the Santa Fe High School murderer, the little maniac is a wholly-owned creature of the left, that is, of the ideology that demands citizen disarmament.
In a way, along with symbols of totalitarianism, it was fitting that the murderous misfit also wore demonic symbols on his jacket.
Ephesians 6:12 comes to mind when we recall a basic tenet of totalitarianism is that a self-designated “supreme” state bestows (and revokes) all, usurping unalienable rights endowed by our Creator.
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