Friday, April 17, 2009

"Big Jim" Tucker

As a self-proclaimed authority on the Bilderberg Group, American "journalist" Jim Tucker has a prominent place in Jones' documentary Endgame, and has been a guest on his radio show many times. Since the '70s, he has sussed out the location of each Bilderberg meeting, and he often stakes out the locations to see if he can learn anything. Most of the time, he can't. Though he claims Margaret Thatcher was mustered out of office for refusing to bow down to the Bilderbergers and admitted this to him, there really isn't any evidence to bolster that statement.

When Tucker was on the show earlier this week, Jones affectionately referred to him as a "classic straw-hat journalist" (without mentioning which publications his work has appeared in), and congratulated him on his massive consumption of home-rolled cigarettes. "I don't smoke no tampon filter cigarettes," Tucker muttered.

I didn't know anything else about Tucker until I came across a mention that he had a 20-year association with Willis Carto. Yet another "populist" supporter of George Wallace's presidential campaign, Carto is also a white separatist, a Nazi admirer, an anti-Semite, and Holocaust denier. He established the Institute for Historical Review to propagate Holocaust denialism. His pseudointellectual denialist rag, The Barnes Review, is still in print (Jones favourite Texe Marrs is a fan).
From 1975-2001 his tabloid-style conspiranoia rag, The Spotlight, was America's most infamous anti-Semitic publication. Each issue was packed with Bircher-style conspiracy theories, racist rants, and bizarro "analysis" of current events and world history. David Duke ran for president with Carto's Populist Party in '88.

Where does Tucker come in? Tucker wrote for The Spotlight throughout its 26-year run. When it folded, he co-founded The American Free Press, which toned down the white racist rhetoric just enough to be mistaken for a respectable publication by people who aren't terribly bright (*cough*Dylan Avery, Jason Bermas, Kevin Barrett*cough*).

That's all I need to know. I'm not going to waste any more time on this creep. He'll be dead soon enough from lung cancer, anyway.

5 comments:

BG said...

Interesting. Thanks

Steve said...

Have you read "Them: Adventures with Extremists" by Jon Ronson? Tucker is featured prominently in a section devoted to tracking down the Bilderbergers.

There are lots of great stories. I'm particularly fond of the one where Ronson, a Jew, dons a KKK hat. He spends time with Thom Robb and Randy Weaver. Good stuff.

SME said...

*kicking self* I have a copy, but haven't read it yet.

the_last_name_left said...

I've been trying to document these close and extensive ties between 911 Troof, PAYtriotism and fascism - you might be interested.

http://the-last-blog-left.blogspot.com/
and
http://h-files.hraunfjord.org/last_name/wrh/

Anonymous said...

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