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“Rebecca West” (Cicily Fairfield) by Revilo P. Oliver THE NEW MEANING OF TREASON, which I cited in the foregoing article [see Liberty Bell, June 1988], is a peculiar book. It poses a psychological problem of some interest. Cicily Fairfield, later Mrs. Henry Maxwell Andrews, chose to…
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Franklin Roosevelt by Revilo P. Oliver PERHAPS THE┬ámost exhilarating message ever read by American Military Intelligence was one sent by the Japanese government to their Ambassador in Berlin (as I recall), urging him not to hesitate to communicate certain information by telegrams and assuring…
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by Revilo P. Oliver THE NATIONALIST PARTY of Canada has adopted, as a training manual for recruits to our racial cause, an odd book, which, I suspect, libels its officers. In so doing, they evinced, I think, a sound sense of tactics. The book of 397 pages is entitled Is God a Racist? The Right-Wing in Canada
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by Revilo P. Oliver IF YOU PREFER to read gospels and rhapsodies about Jesus and his dad rather than better-written and coherent stories of the supernatural by Robert Howard, Clark Ashton Smith, and Tolkien, you will be pleased to learn that a fresh bundle of your favorite fiction has just become available…
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by Revilo P. Oliver (pictured) AMERICANS WERE GIVEN two crucial lessons at about the time of the Summer Solstice in 1988. The few who are still willing to think about the real world must ponder them now and understand what has happened to them. Tomorrow will be too late. By the time this appears in print,…
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by Revilo P. Oliver THOMAS WOLFE was the last great master of English prose, and the greatest as well as the last writer to describe contemporary American life and portray its disorganized and fractured culture, undistorted by the astigmatism and illusions that are charitably called ‘ideology.’…
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by Revilo P. Oliver WE ARE ALL drearily familiar with the antics of the evangelists who, with the cordial cooperation of our Jewish rulers, pitch the Jesus-jargon at the suckers and milk them of hundreds of millions of dollars every year, much of which is spent to enable the holy men to live the good life,…
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by Revilo P. Oliver IN JUNE 1986 Liberty Bell published the obvious explanation of an incident that had occurred at a chemical plant built and operated by the Union Carbide Corporation in Bhopal in north central India. Fumes of methyl isocyanate escaped from the plant and killed something more…
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by Revilo P. Oliver THE OTHER NIGHT I attended a cinema for the first time in twelve years to inspect at first hand a particularly malodorous heap of film cuttings entitled The Late Great Planet Earth, based on the book of the same title by a Christian dervish who operates under the name of Hal Lindsey. That…
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by Revilo P. Oliver A PAMPHLET that reprints an article that appeared in the American Atheist in May 1982, records a political phenomenon, typical of our languishing nation, which may be little known today and certainly deserves attention. The article is unfortunately so organized that judicious…
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