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Conspiracy Theorists Blame Jews For Sandy Hook Massacre

In the after­math of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Ele­men­tary, inter­net posts blam­ing Jews for the killings began to spring up on var­i­ous online mes­sage boards and con­spir­acy the­ory web­sites.  One the­ory, for exam­ple, pro­motes the notion that a sup­pos­edly Jewish-controlled Hol­ly­wood encour­ages killing sprees with sub­lim­i­nal mes­sages glo­ri­fy­ing gun vio­lence. Another attrib­utes the vio­lence to the State of Israel, claim­ing Israel per­pe­trated a “false flag” ter­ror­ist attack on Amer­i­can soil as alleged pun­ish­ment for Amer­i­can for­eign pol­icy on Israel and the Palestinians.

Among the most well-known pro­mot­ers of racist and anti-Semitic beliefs to claim that Jews were behind the shoot­ing spree is for­mer Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke. On his web­site, where he dis­sem­i­nates his white suprema­cist ide­ol­ogy and specif­i­cally anti-Jewish views, Duke alleges that what hap­pened at Sandy Hook Ele­men­tary is a result of Jew­ish con­trol over sev­eral Amer­i­can insti­tu­tions and for­eign pol­icy. Duke con­cludes that it is the sup­posed Zion­ist con­trol over the media that resulted in the Sandy Hook shootings:

“Lead bul­lets are not mur­der­ers. The real mur­der­ers are not the bul­lets, but the Bul­lies of the Zio Media…Guns did not cre­ate the hor­ror in that lit­tle school in Sandy Hook, Con­necti­cut. The Zio mas­ters of the media did. They have devoured the real Amer­ica. The mas­ters of the media con­tinue to take us down the path of human depravity…”

Press TV, the Iran­ian government’s plat­form to dis­sem­i­nate its ide­ol­ogy to the English-speaking world, also exploited this tragedy to espouse anti-Semitic “expla­na­tions” of what hap­pened at the Con­necti­cut ele­men­tary school. In an inter­view broad­cast on Press TV today, Mike Har­ris, a con­trib­u­tor to the anti-Semitic web­site Vet­er­ans Today who has ties to mem­bers of the neo-Nazi National Social­ist Move­ment (NSM), held Zion­ists account­able for a num­ber of mass shoot­ings in America:

“We have had a Zionist-controlled Hol­ly­wood, a Zionist-controlled news media that is the con­duit to all of these vio­lence, these imagery, into every home in Amer­ica and so you won­der why there is a cul­ture of vio­lence? It is because it comes from the Jews in Hol­ly­wood. That is where the con­duit of vio­lence comes from. That is the source of it… You have to real­ize Israel has been oper­at­ing death squads in the United States since Gabrielle Gif­fords and Judge Roll were shot in Tus­can. There have been other inci­dents as the Col­orado shoot­ing, that was again Israeli death squads oper­at­ing in the US.”

In an arti­cle pub­lished on the Press TV web­site by Gor­don Duff, Senior Edi­tor of Vet­er­ans Today, Duff asked Har­ris if he stands by his claims that Israel is respon­si­ble for the mas­sacre. His response: “You [Israel] mur­der chil­dren as part of ‘busi­ness as usual,’ you shouldn’t be sur­prised that when chil­dren are mur­dered, peo­ple look to you.”

This is not the first time David Duke and Press TV have exploited a tragedy in Amer­ica to spew their hate­ful anti-Jewish ide­ol­ogy. On the 11th anniver­sary of the 9/11 attacks, David Duke appeared on Press TV claim­ing that Zion­ists mas­ter­minded the attacks on 9/11.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Cecilia-Roders/100000101385315 Cecilia Roders

    These lying anti-Semitic bas­tards really suck.

  • http://www.facebook.com/kenny.williams.395 Kenny Williams

    Does one have to com­ment on such drivel?

  • anony­mous

    Umm. Just say­ing, a lit­tle Jew­ish boy was mas­sa­cred. So maybe try to have some sym­pa­thy and leave his reli­gion alone? Reli­gion has NOTHING to do with this. An autis­tic young man car­ried out the attack in fear of being com­mit­ted to an insti­tu­tion. Autis­tic indi­vid­u­als are not nec­es­sar­ily vio­lent, but this par­tic­u­lar man clearly had other issues not even vaguely linked to Hol­ly­wood. Leave their fam­i­lies to mourn in peace and stop com­ing up with bull con­spir­acy theories.

    • Guest

      he was the totem jew.thats it. just to throw peo­ple off

    • DocHol­l­i­daye

      You are absolutely cor­rect and I can’t believe the dis­turb­ing level of igno­rance that races through online stu­pid sites like that men­tioned above where peo­ple go to per­pe­trate hate and lies and fur­ther show the declin­ing level of human­ity they sub­scribe to.

  • Rick Lin­croft

    Didn’t have to wait long for that, did we?
    But it must be true. After all, it’s not like the Ku Klux Klan, the neo-Nazis, or the Iran­ian gov­ern­ment, would ever lie to fur­ther a racist agenda, right?

    • Pablo Rajczyk

      As with any opin­ion, con­sider the source. If I have the KKK, neo-Nazis, the Iran­ian gov­ern­ment and David Duke on one side and pretty much any­one else on the other side, I’m going with pretty much any­one else.

      • Aug­gie Doggie

        Are you two really this blind?

        • Anony­mous

          Are you really that gullible?

      • DocHol­l­i­daye

        Well Pablo that’s because you are an intel­li­gent person.

  • http://www.facebook.com/marian.walas.5 Mar­ian Walas

    The the­o­ries do seem to have some merit. The Zion­ists thrive on false flag oper­a­tions, so it wouldn’t be out of char­ac­ter. The fact that some vic­tims were Jew­ish wouldn’t be a fac­tor as the Zion­ists have no qualms sac­ri­fic­ing Jews in order to fit their agenda. Wor­thy of debate.

    • Anony­mous

      You are one sick individual.

    • http://twitter.com/torch621 Justin Jurek

      If you believe that, I have a bridge in Brook­lyn I’d like to sell you.

  • Mike

    The anti-semitic con­spir­acists missed one the­ory.
    We’re now com­mit­ting mass mur­ders of chil­dren to sat­isfy our huge need for blood for mass pro­duc­tion of matzohs.

  • Mark

    This is why we have to over­haul our men­tal health sys­tem. Because these guys are walk­ing the streets and, my guess is, own an assault rifle or two.

  • Nade­PaulKu­ci­GravM­cKi

    CBS Con­necti­cut:
    Joe Lieber­man just got involved in dis­trib­ut­ing all that Sandy Hook dona­tion money Veronique Pozner thanks Joe Lieber­man
    Depart­ment of Father­land Ter­ror
    Depart­ment of Home­land Ter­ror
    Newtown

  • http://twitter.com/BetteDavisEyes6 Laura Craw­ford

    Let’s face it. If we believed every con­spir­acy the­ory, we would become a nation of rav­ing lunatics, and we know that all lunatics should be armed with machine guns, Right?

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