Fellow blogger Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus
, from The Baby Seal Club, writes:
"See, I used to be an anti-Semite. I used to be everything I hate now. Back when I was an undergraduate, I was a messed up kid, thinking I was a Christian when I was no such thing. Well, I met up with a guy in one of my classes when I was a freshman who belonged to a cult called "Christian" Identity (of course, they don't use the scare quotes). What this group essentially believes is that the "true" Israelites are the white, northern-European peoples, and the point to their religion is to "wake up" the "true" Israelites to their "real" identity, and that Jesus (who was, of course, a blond haired, blue-eyed white man) came to call "true Israel" back to their "birthright". As a natural consequence of this sort of theology, the Identity people absolutely hate Jews. They believe Jews are "usurpers" trying to steal "true Israel's" heritage, which of course is the land of Israel. This cult is essentially another group of whacked out fanatics trying to take away from the Jewish people God's promise to the land of Israel, just like the Palestinians.
Well, for a while there, this guy had me proselytised to his cult pretty good. I had a thorough indoctrination in all the ins-and-outs of Jew-hatred. I had read all the literature, seen all the websites, and listened to all the tapes. I supported Pat Buchanan, knew all about the "Amen Corner" in the US government, and of course thought that Congress was "Israeli occupied territory". I knew all about the dastardly Jewish bankers conniving to rob the good, sturdy, hard-working, honest Anglo-Saxon yoeman of his hard-earned bread through their evil fractional-banking system. I believed all the conspiracy theories about the Jews running things behind the scenes through the Bilderbergers and Trilats and CFR and all that. I knew that the Jews were trying to subvert America by taking us off the gold standard (yes, they actually teach that sort of thing). I "questioned" the Holocaust, and believed the Protocols of the Elders of Zion were the real deal (which shows that I was as stupid and misinformed as the Egyptian government!). I hated Israel, and openly sided with the Palestinians. I used to dream about the Israeli soldiers getting their comeuppance, and I used to believe that the Jews "secretly" admitted that Israel was illegitimate because the news media (Jewish controlled, of course) occasionally referred to "the STATE of Israel" instead of the NATION of Israel (to which the Identity people attach a lot of significance)."