Francis Bellamy, the Pledge of Allegiance, the Bellamy salute, & Edward Bellamy 

Rex Curry discoveries are cited in many books on Amazon, Kindle and other sources including "Libertarian History" by the author Lin Xun. Xun explains these shockers from Dr. Curry: (1) that the "Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag" was the origin of the Nazi salute and Nazi behavior; (2) that the military salute was the origin of the Nazi salute (via the military salute's use in the original Pledge of Allegiance) and; (3) Swastikas represented crossed "S" letter shapes for "socialist" under Hitler.  At amazon   At kindle


See the youtube videos that show historic film footage of the early pledge gesture (the "Bellamy salute" as it was performed)

Adolf Hitler's party was not the "Nazi Party"; It was the National Socialist German Workers Party (NSDAP).

Francis Bellamy & Edward Bellamy touted National Socialism and the police state in the USA decades before their dogma was exported to Germany. They influenced the NSDAP, its dogma, symbols and rituals.
The swastika, although an ancient symbol, was also used to represent crossed "S" letters for "socialism" under the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazis), similar to the alphabetical symbolism for the SS Division, the SA, the NSV, and the VW logo (the letters "V" and "W" joined for "Volkswagen").  

Edward Bellamy and Francis Bellamy (author of the Pledge) were American national socialists and touted "military socialism" (their term. they wanted all of society to emulate the military) and their dogma was the origin of the German national socialist salute when Francis Bellamy began the Pledge of Allegiance with the military salute that was then extended outward to point at the flag. They influenced the National Socialist German Workers Party, its rituals (robotic chanting to flags & leaders), dogma, and symbols (including the use of the swastika to represent crossed S-letters for "socialism" under German national socialism). It was not an ancient Roman salute. That is a debunked myth. The ancient Roman salute myth developed from the Pledge of Allegiance. The above are some of the discoveries of the work of Dr. Rex Curry.

American socialists, including the Bellamys, influenced Stalin, Mao and Hitler, the worst mass murderers of all time in the socialist Wholecaust (of which the Holocaust was a part) - the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics with ~60 million dead; the Peoples Republic of China with ~50 million dead; and the National Socialist German Workers Party with ~20 million dead.

Author Lin Xun is part of the Pointer Institute for Media Studies, as well as the Dead Writers Club ("DWC" -an author's group). Lin and the Pointer Institute provide remedial education to journalists about history, economics, government, and more. They untangle those twelve years of brainwashing that cripples news reporters. In their fight against media incompetency, the DWC joined with the Pointer Institute in 2016 to shut down the Tampa Tribune Newspaper.

Linís research skills (with the assistance of the DWC) resulted in the arrest, trial, conviction, and imprisonment of America's Dumbest Criminals (and the foreclosure of their homes, along with victim restitution liens, and criminal forfeiture judgments, in amounts totaling millions of dollars).

As part of the DWC, Lin has collaborated with the authors Micky Barnetti and Matt Crypto. Another volume by the Dead Writers Club is "Drug Detection Dog Training -Libertarian Lawyers Fight Police State USA." It is also available where fine books are sold.

Pledge of Allegiance photographs






News about court litigation and court cases, including discoveries about Francis Bellamy (author of the Pledge of Allegiance) and Edward Bellamy (author of "Looking Backward").

Also see the youtube videos 

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