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On Treason

A Snordster production based on Taylor Caldwell’s fictionalized version of Cicero in her Pillar of Iron. Though the quote is not Cicero’s, this video is essentially a new creation and raises the passage to new heights not envisioned by pedestrian “conservative” Caldwell.

A NATION can survive its fools, and even the ambitious.

But it cannot survive treason from within.

An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly.

But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself.

For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men.

He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to be feared.

The traitor is the plague.

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Source: Snordster

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Anthony Collins
Anthony Collins
26 March, 2019 5:18 am

George Lincoln Rockwell’s book White Power has a passage discussing Taylor Caldwell (Mrs. Marcus Reback), a Jewish novelist, kosher conservative, and member of the John Birch Society. Rockwell once received a hysterically angry, crazy, and stupid letter from Caldwell in which she claimed, among other lies and falsehoods, that Jews had nothing to do with communism, that millions of Jews were murdered by “Russian Communists,” and that the Jewish Marxist Sidney Hook was “deeply conservative.” The conservative lady and great novelist ended her letter with a profanity. Revilo P. Oliver’s book America’s Decline: The Education of a Conservative includes a review of Caldwell’s novel A Pillar of Iron that indicates that it’s a source of several spurious quotations attributed to Cicero. Oliver reported compiling a list of “about three hundred… Read more »

Gail Raubal
Gail Raubal
28 March, 2019 6:45 am

All our leaders are traitors, none are God-fearing, they all pray to the golden calf even Trump. They have fallen far from what our forefathers stood for.