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"Nationalism Is Bringing Together Israel and Eastern Europe"

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Submitted by Robert (United States), Aug 29, 2018 at 09:26

Dear Daniel Pipes,

You emphasize and call the rise of new parties as "CIVILIZATIONAL."
That's good because it carries with it the "HASBARA" concept of "UNCIVILIZED."
However, from the historical and conceptual perspective,
the proper notion is that of NATIONALISM.

We have in Europe and in the United States a new REVOLUTION,
against the the "flood" of vetted immigration.
In our case,the Frontier has long come to a close,
and to come to the United States and Settle
on had to prove that one wasn't a NAZI or a COMMUNIST.

Many REVOLUTIONARIES are CONSERVATIVES
because the old or Original meaning of Revolution
was derived from the Copernican Revolution,
in which Earth returned to its previous Point
on the Orbit around the Sun in a Year.

The American Revolution (1776) originally meant
what it mean in the British Glorious Revolution
when the Brits Restored the Monarch.
Our Founding Fathers were mostly British Gentry
who would have had a seat in the House of Commons.
But since that was also physically extremely inconvenient
they expected that their 13 Colonial Legislatures
would decide their Taxation,
and not be over-ruled by the British appointed Governor.

So Trump wants to "Make America Great Again,"
meaning a revolutionary return to the past
when things were more American.

Similarly, Europe is experiencing the beginning of a desire
to return to each country's original roots,
and those roots are expressed in Nationalism.
But also, each country is in Europe,
so that means its National Roots are in
Ancient Greek Democracy and the Roman Republic that became Christian.
It also includes the Catholic Church and the Renaissance in Italy,
also Protestantism later, the Enlightenment, and the principles of the French Revolution
which spread with the Armies of Napoleon Bonaparte.
All that also includes the moral and political principles of the Jews
as embodied in the "common" but Christian "Old Testament,"
since the additional Christian New Testament is merely the life of the Jew Jesus.
Sir John Fortescue, who some view as a Conservative
relied heavily on the (Jewish) Old Testament for the Divine Law
as the ultimate basis of all his political, constitutional, and legal arguments.

Fast forward to the present, consider this explicit reference to this NATIONALISM:

"Nationalism Is Bringing Together Israel and Eastern Europe"
"Bibi is making new friends in old places."
By David Wainer and Milda Seputyte,
August 29, 2018
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-29/nationalism-is-bringing-together-israel-and-eastern-europe

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