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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-12 12:50 AM
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2. According to Senator Harkin, Clinton and Greenspan were browbeating Congress to pass it.
There are some videos on You Tube of Quigley, whose name should have been Quisling.

Quigley was also known for his research on secret societies. Coincidence?

Sad to say, he was born in Boston (in 1910) and attended Harvard from college to Ph.d. Then again, Boston belonged to the Brahmins for a long time.


Quigley was a forerunner of making sure the nation worked for the plutocrats, while teaching diversity. (Peons of every color and creed should have the same opportunity to be fucked over by the government they support and their plutocrat masters, whom their government supports.) And he taught young (and therefore impressionable) people who aspired to work for government.



From 1941 until 1969, he taught a two-semester course at Georgetown on the development of civilizations. According to the obituary in the Washington Star, many alumni of Georgetown's School of Foreign Service asserted that this was "the most influential course in their undergraduate careers".<1>

In addition to his academic work, Quigley served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Navy, the Smithsonian Institution, and the House Select Committee on Astronautics and Space Exploration in the 1950s.<1> Quigley served as a book reviewer for the Washington Star and was a contributor and editorial board member of Current History.<2> 94 His work emphasized "inclusive diversity" as a value of Western Civilization long before diversity became commonplace, and he denounced Platonic doctrines as an especially pernicious deviation from this ideal, preferring the pluralism of Thomas Aquinas. Quigley said of himself that he was a conservative defending the liberal tradition of the West. He was an early and fierce critic of the Vietnam War, and he was against the activities of the military-industrial complex.

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One distinctive feature of Quigleys historical writings was his assertion that secret societies have played a significant role in recent world history. His writing on this topic has made Quigley famous among many who investigate conspiracy theories.<2> 90, 96, 98 Quigleys views are particularly notable because the majority of reputable academic historians profess skepticism about conspiracy theories.<4>

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According to Quigley, the leaders of this group were Cecil Rhodes and Alfred Milner from 1891 until Rhodes death in 1902, Milner alone until his own death in 1925, Lionel Curtis from 1925 to 1955, Robert H. (Baron) Brand from 1955 to 1963, and Adam D. Marris from 1963 until the time Quigley wrote his book. This organization also functioned through certain loosely affiliated front groups, including the Royal Institute of International Affairs, the Institute of Pacific Relations, and the Council on Foreign Relations. <6> 132, 950-952

In addition, other secret societies are briefly discussed in Tragedy and Hope/b], including a consortium of the leaders of the central banks of several countries, who formed the Bank for International Settlements.<6> 323-324



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carroll_Quigley


One of the things that used to be on the DLC website was that Al From and Hillary Clinton went to visit Eurpean leaders to spread the DLC gospel, including Blair, who later became known as Bill Clinton's poodle.

P.S. I am not a fan of the Democrat Leadership Council, New Democrats, Third Way or No Labels.

Thanks to them, elections no longer have economic consequences, which is exactly what Quigley thought would serve the world financial markets.
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