I was starting to worry about Charles when he didn’t put up a new thread in over 18 hours. I thought something bad happened, like maybe he swallowed a whole deep fried turduken for Thanksgiving and was glued to the linoleum.
Fortunately I found him stomping around on an LGF Page posted 21 November by “Rochi613.” It was a two-paragraph excerpt written by Daniel Greenfield [Winning the Peace] that stated the obvious fact that a military cannot win conflicts by being politically correct.
Charles and his stooges jumped on Rochi613 (the daughter of a Rabbi in Israel) not for the page content, but for the linked blog. Read the rest of this entry »
Israel Prime Minister Binyyameen Netanyahu is fully aware of the current threats that his country faces from the arab world, and he also understands that the Obama administration is waffling in its support of Israel. To make his point clear, he used a graphic to explain to the lesser minds of the U.N. the dangers of allowing Iran to obtain nuclear weapons. Indeed, many muslim nations are scared to death of the scenario.
Little Green Fartballs responds with this idiocy:
For Johnson to allow an LGF Page that compares Netanyahu to a inept character in a Road Runner cartoon is offensive behavior that should be condemned by every Jew and Gentile on his piece of crap blog – and elsewhere.
Hand me your breath – I’ll hold it for you.
Little Green Footballs is no longer the Weekly World News of the blogosphere. It has become a disgusting mouthpiece for radical Islamic extremism.
This is Part 2 of a monograph about a blog named Little Green Footballs and its founder Charles Foster Johnson. Click the links below for related posts. They will be updated as the series continues.
Part 1 – Overview
Part 2 – The Ascendance of Charles Johnson and LGF
Part 3 – The Bannings
Part 4 – The Flounces
Part 5 – The Turnaround
Part 6 – Current Events & The Future Of LGF
Bonus track: Revisiting Rathergate
PART 2- THE ASCENDANCE OF CHARLES JOHNSON AND LITTLE GREEN FOOTBALLS
Thread Topics, National Recognition and Commenting
It cannot be disputed that Charles Johnson was once noted for exposing radical Islam in stories that were not broadcast or found on what is termed the “mainstream media.” Johnson found interesting and newsworthy stories that went under-reported or ignored by the MSM and opened them up for discussion. He was celebrated for exposing rampant anti-Semitism found on Arabic television, especially in children’s programming. He documented efforts by the United States and others to eradicate terrorism, both politically and militarily, often sporting headlines such as “Got Two in Gaza!” or “Got Four in Lebanon!” referring to the number of enemy combatants killed.
More to the point, Little Green Footballs was interesting to read simply as an observer. His blog members at the time included well-educated, well-read individuals from all walks of life – physicians, attorneys, editors, engineers, meteorologists, teachers and other professionals, with first hand knowledge of the various topics presented for discussion. Review the comments section of any thread prior to 2009 dealing with world and domestic affairs and you will find a treasure trove of links, research, first-hand experience and commentary that rivaled anything offered by the alphabet networks and cable news.
Johnson was propelled to national attention and prominence as a central figure in the scandal known as “Rathergate,” the fraud promoted by Dan Rather and CBS. Rather and CBS proffered forged Texas Air National Guard memoranda less than two months prior to the 2004 Presidential Election, in an effort to discredit President George W. Bush. Read the rest of this entry »
During recent TweetWars with Patterico and others, Charles Johnson repeatedly attempted to discourage free discussion with anyone he’s identified as affiliated with Diary of Daedalus. Since “Serbian Genocide Deniers” is a ridiculous insult at face value, Johnson decided that it’s better to discredit us with an LGF Page posted by “goddamnedfrank.” [cached link]
Johnson supports goddamnedfrank’s false claim, that a video posted on this website promotes neo-nazis and anti-semitsm. GF is not only wrong, but by cherry picking images from the video, he lied and knowingly misrepresented the entire meaning of the video – a tribute to Chilean General Augusto Pinochet for fighting communist insurgents, restoring the Chilean economy, and averting the mass murder of civilians.
NOWHERE IN THE VIDEO DOES IT MENTION JEWS. NOWHERE IN THE VIDEO DOES IT SUPPORT NEONAZIS.
The LGF lie is obvious to anyone who’s taken the time to watch it. Here are the exact words that show up on the video WARRAHA – Hammer Of The Right
Hammer of the Right
[The following are captions from the video in the order that they appear. My bold.]
Dedicated to General Augusto Pinochet
[Images of Pinoche, one captioned “GUERRERO CONTRA MARXISMO” – Warrior against Marxism.]
Communism is the worst evil
Allende regime in Chile was about to exterminate
most people by destruction of private property and free economy
many Chileans were dying of hunger… many were executed
by so-called friends of people – communist guerillas from Cuba
but the General was ordered to bring order!
[Images of Fidel Castro, Adolf Hitler, Josef Stalin, Che Guevara]
all COMMUNIST subhumans
[Image of Che Guevara]
Hasta La Vista Baby!
The bastard Allende destroyed Chilean economy
So the General hired Chicago economists to revive it!
[Image of Milton Friedman]
Private property was reinstated, market and prices returned
And soon food shortages disappeared, as well as any other
Free market reforms made Chile the strongest economy in S. America
no longer a nation of slaves nor serfs – but of private businessment!
But the General was all TOO MERCIFUL…
He let the enemies of Chile leave the country FREE…
Abroad, they started spreading false propaganda about the coup and the General
WE WILL NOT LET SUCH A MISTAKE HAPPEN AGAIN!
No freedom for the ENEMIES OF FREEDOM!
Capitalism = Freedom!
[Images include protest marches with signs including one with the Statue of Liberty, “More Freedom Less Government” Libertarianz.org, and a brief cover shot of The Turner Diaries.]
[Image of Pinochet]
Gen. Augusto Jose Ramon Pinochet Ugarte
haiL & kiLL
The entire premise of goddamnedfrank‘s twisted smear was the brief image of the cover of The Turner Diaries. Yep it’s there. The book is about overthrowing tyranny, and apparently contains some anti-semitic themes. I haven’t read it, don’t intend to, but it’s immaterial to this discussion because the video didn’t promote it.
The intent of this post is not to dissect Chilean history. It is to point out the blatant misrepresentations and lies posted on Little Green Footballs and Charles Johnson’s abhorrent attempts to smear those who disagree with him as racists and neo-nazis.
“Anyway it’s interesting that so often it’s the people that relentlessly dry hump a cause like supporting Israel as if they’re covering up their true feelings who end up linking to totally crazy crap like this.” —goddamnedfrank
Tell us, Charles. Who’s the POS supporting and promoting anti-semitsm?
LGF was considered a very Pro-Israel website. However with the purges and the takeover of Iceweasel, that position is weakening. In a sign of the times, this anti-Israel post appears.
Windsagio makes a very revealing comment.
Windsagio got 9 down-dings and that’s good. However, the Sage of Culver City didn’t comment on this page or delete it. Clearly, he’s scared of confronting his new audience. Or, has he shifted his views on Israel? It’s More likely, he’s scared to take a stand!
Take a stand Chuck and be a man for once!
(Hat Tip: Sacred Ham)
The Jazz Man is really off his rocker. He links to a post of leftist smear merchant Jeffrey Goldberg who claims Glenn beck is anti-Semitic.
Chuck no longer does any posts on Israel, while Beck has constantly come out in support of that nation. He has the audacity to link to Jeffery Goldberg who writes for a magazine that a raving anti-Semite writing for them. Why doesn’t Jeff take on Andrew Sullivan and others on the Left that hate Israel? It’s because he is a smear merchant and because of his Jewish ethnicity, he can be used as a cover for the Left’s Israel hatred. Goldberg also is implying because some of Beck’s Leftists targets are Jews, that he can’t after them. This is intellectually dishonest. That’s why Chuck likes Goldberg.
Chuck, give it up. No matter what you and that phony Goldberg do, Beck will not be smeared as an anti-Semite.
Besides people on LGF openly taking the Shahada, this shows you how low that blog has fallen.
Wow so one commentator on LGF makes you hate Jews? I highly doubt this since you are an Islamic supporting Leftists.
Any day now Chuck will have a Why I break with Israel post.
(Hat Tip: Metatron)