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Flynn Pickings

WorldNetDaily presents us with yet another purveyor of paranoia:

Ted Flynn’s book, ‘Hope of the Wicked: The Master Plan to Rule the World,’ will open your eyes to the greatest deception in modern history. It explores the convergence on a global basis of multinational corporations, foundations and the political and sociological instruments of a one-world government to bring about a New World Order. The book is 550 pages with 82 photographs and 1,200 footnotes, with a strong historical basis to show that there is a global elite working to end the sovereignty of nations, to place all under the United Nations.

Never mind the quality, feel with the width. Various predictable questions and statements follow:

Is there a conspiracy to rule the world?

What is the plan to bring America into a one-world order?

What is the Federal Reserve and who owns it?

What is the role of the New Age movement and environmentalism in a world religion?

…Is artificial weather modification real?

Etc, etc.

WND gives us no details about Flynn on this page, but an outline of his work is helpfully provided in a 2002 article in Crisis magazine:

His Thunder of Justice (1993, written with his wife, Maureen) is a melange of messages and prophecies that failed to materialize by the year 2000. His Hope of the Wicked (2000) attempts a unified field theory of conspiracies.

Hope of the Wicked’s bibliography replaces Catholic classics of paranoia with newer Protestant and conservative works, mostly from Evangelical presses or self-published. (Among such recent sources are Ralph Epperson, Gary Kah, and Richard Wurmbrand.) Yet we see the same obsessive search for coherence, the same copious but largely worthless documentation, the same faulty logic as earlier materials.

(The article mentions elsewhere that Flynn adopts Epperson’s view that Reagan’s inauguration was an act of Masonic sun worship)

Overt anti-Semitism drops out, although Flynn likes to spotlight Jewish villains and makes the Rothschilds the root of all evil—they even fomented the American Civil War for gain. (His favorite villain, former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski, is a Catholic.) Flynn’s new scenario runs from Illuminati to Masons to Yale’s Order of Skull and Bones (why is it never the Harvard Fly Club?) to One-Worlders to an alphabet soup of enemies far and near (the Council on Foreign Relations, the Bilderbergers, the Trilateral Commission, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the National Security Agency) supported by New Agers who also derive from Masonry through Theosophy—the whole cross-linked by the mostly Jewish international bankers who secretly own our Federal Reserve System. Their goal is to transform the UN into a global New World Order prepped for Luciferic mischief.

Flynn’s mad gallop from one menace to another is no more impressive in total than his section that blames the Rothschilds for the Civil War. But like other merchants of paranoia, he evokes the Hidden Enemy memorably sketched by historian Richard Hofstader, “a perfect model of malice, a kind of amoral superman: sinister, ubiquitous, powerful, cruel, sensual, and luxury-loving.”

Flynn’s books are self-published through MaxKol, which he named after Maximilian Kolbe. MaxKol’s website has disappeared, but can still be accessed via Wayback:

This Catholic web site explains the core message of Marian apparitions. The content centers around the book The Thunder of Justice, the video Prophecy and the New Times, and a Picture Gallery.

The Thunder of Justice is an accurate map of the messages given by the Virgin Mary. Prophecy and the New Times is a condensed version of the book. The Picture Gallery shows photos of a miraculous nature. MaxKol is faithful in all matters to the Roman Catholic Church.

The “miraculous” photos show Mary manifesting in a rose petal, a communion wafer bleeding, and such. As for Flynn himself:

Ted has extensive business experience in Ukraine, Belarus, and Eastern Europe. He has managed media ventures and humanitarian assistance projects throughout the world. He has traveled and worked in fifty countries. A graduate of the University of Massachusetts and American University, he has also studied economics at the London School of Economics and the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. He has been very involved in pro-life activities for the past 18 years, has studied Marian apparitions for 12 years, and has visited many of the apparition sites.

Flynn was the subject of a lengthy WND interview back in 2001, in which he discussed his book and explained the British end of the New World Order:

…There is no doubt when you look at the formation of the Council on Foreign Relations — which at the turn of the century was a by-product of a group of people in England at something called the Tavistock Institutem [sic], which was part of the Royalist Institute of Foreign Affairs [sic – he means the Royal Institute of International Affairs].

This is a very important connection. They realized it was very important to control America.

Flynn’s interviewer (Geoff Metcalf), spurs him on further:

Q: …Dr. John Coleman is a big proponent of the Committee of 300 as the supreme controllers and he had mentioned to me “The Fabian Society.” I was driving down the street and saw this little single door: “The Fabian Society.”

A: I went to the London School of Economics. I saw a lot about it.

Q: It is a tiny, apparently insignificant nothing that allegedly wields a whole lot of power.

A: I never understood this when I was there but the symbol of the school is a turtle. This is very, very important. The communists believe that the way to change society is through an in-your-face revolution.

Q: “…through the barrel of a gun.”

A: Correct. The socialists believe that is very wrong. They have a great difference of opinion on implementing policy. Therefore they have the thing of the turtle.

The incredibly sinister crypto-iconography of the Fabian tortoise can be seen here.

However, Flynn’s interests are varied, and elsewhere he warns of the Masonic plot to put a false Pope on the throne of St Peter: as quoted elsewhere:

The goal would be to “effect an environment that would eventually produce a Pope and a hierarchy won over to the ideals of liberal Catholicism, all the while believing themselves to be faithful Catholics,” but who in reality would promote the fruit of the Enlightenment and the DECLARATION OF THE RIGHTS OF MAN: “equality of religions, separation of Church and State, religious pluralism, etc., ” the creed of Freemasonry.”

But now, thanks to WND, you can discover the full story for a mere $21.95 – with some copies of Joseph Farah’s Whistleblower thrown in for free!

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