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Here They All Are Ketchim
I’ve recently taken a bit of a break after three long months of writing in my American Pravda series, during which I finally got around to publishing many of the very surprising discoveries I had made over the last fifteen-odd years. That total came to more than 90,000 words of text, and required me to read or (mostly) reread some 40-50 books, so I was quite exhausted by the end of the cycle.
However, the results were quite encouraging, with my small series of articles generating nearly half a million page views of readership over that short period, while helping to drive our small webzine to record-setting traffic. Even more remarkably, those articles provoked nearly 13,000 comments, totaling an astonishing 1.8 million words of text. Indeed, the three most heavily-commented articles in our webzine’s history came from that group, as did five of our seven most widely-read pieces from the last six months.
Furthermore, several of these articles appear to have very strong “legs” and are still attracting enough readership to remain on the front page many weeks after they were first released, suggesting that they may end up accumulating remarkable aggregate traffic across the coming months and years.
Although all items in my American Pravda series have certainly been controversial, many of this group were especially so, with numerous observers noting that I had leaped four-square onto the deadliest “Third Rail” of journalist topics and some of them predicting that I would quickly be annihilated as a consequences of my foolhardy undertaking. I think the following is a reasonable list of these especially “touchy” pieces:
The Remarkable Historiography of David Irving - (Russia Insider reprint: David Irving, the Great WW2 Revisionist Historian Everyone Should Know About)
June 4, 2018 • 1,700 Words • 563 Comments
American Pravda: The JFK Assassination, Part II – Who Did It?
June 25, 2018 • 8,000 Words • 984 Comments
American Pravda: Oddities of the Jewish Religion - (Russia Insider reprint: The Dishonesty, Hypocrisy, Hatred of Others, and Subterfuge in the Jewish Religion)
July 16, 2018 • 7,800 Words • 1,633 Comments
American Pravda: The Bolshevik Revolution and Its Aftermath - (Russia Insider reprint: Your Schoolbooks Lied to You: What Happened After the Bolshevik Revolution)
July 23, 2018 • 6,900 Words • 912 Comments
American Pravda: The Nature of Anti-Semitism - (Russia Insider reprint: How I Came to See That Many 'Anti-Semitic Canards' Are Actually True)
July 30, 2018 • 5,500 Words • 664 Comments
American Pravda: Jews and Nazis
August 6, 2018 • 6,800 Words • 554 Comments
American Pravda: Holocaust Denial - (Russia Insider reprint: Mainstream Holocaust Narrative 'Substantially, if not Entirely, False' - Editor of Top US Conservative Site (Ron Unz))
August 27, 2018 • 17,600 Words • 2,271 Comments
American Pravda: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories - (Russia Insider reprint: The Case That 9/11 Was an Israeli Attack on the US Is 'Overwhelmingly Strong' - Ron Unz)
September 10, 2018 • 11,000 Words • 2,012 Comments
After the first and most innocuous of these pieces ran, an ultra-right-wing blogger quite unfriendly to me claimed that I had gone completely insane and for some bizarre reason had decided to commit immediate journalistic suicide by writing about such utterly forbidden topics. But that statement was made in early June and those reports of my demise seem rather premature.
Another right-winger bitterly hostile to my views said he was astonished that I had dared to publish the “Jewish Religion” article, and declared that if that piece didn’t immediately kill The Review, then absolutely nothing could. Ten weeks have now gone by, and I see no apparent need for any burial shroud.
Several much friendlier readers commended me for my remarkable bravery, but warned that I should prepare myself for one of the most ferocious onslaughts of attacks and denunciations in recent Internet history. Offhand, that might seem a very plausible prediction. After all, writers with far less visibility and readership have sometimes been fried to a crisp by a blast of vituperation for daring to cautiously mention even just one percent of the controversial claims I had boldly made in my columns. Yet almost no such attacks ensued, except from a couple of rather obscure and marginal quarters.
Surely the ADL ranks as the leading enforcer of silence on these sorts of forbidden issues, with Hollywood stars and powerful politicians trembling at merely a cross word from that fearsome organization. But their own silence over the last three months has been absolutely deafening, and without their apparent willingness to participate in any such attack, what other group or individual of any significance would dare to take the lead?