With Chuck Norris' son at the helm, Amerigeddon offers hokey acting and low production value to be sure - you'd have to look through Christian family entertainment titles to find anything nearly as bad - but, even if it's probably under most people's radar and deservedly so, its message is timely although a film covering material like this is not going to get a big budget Hollywood treatment any time soon since entertainment professionals with such views are blacklisted in Hollywood which instead is bent on depicting preppers as inbred, polygamous religious fanatics marrying children in their compounds with their guns at the ready to shoot interloping law enforcement. (See the "Nine wives" episode from season 3 of Numb3rs for a typical example) In this current Hollywood climate, I suspect Mike Norris didn't have a whole lot of resources to draw on and this film's inferior quality consequently shines through.
Even though the film itself was awful, the issues and context it represents is something that shouldn't be ignored. I admit upfront that I'm a confessed former NPR listener / donor whose paradigm has since been changed by passing familiarity with Gary Allen's None dare call it a conspiracy, Jean Raspail's The camp of the saints, Woodrow Wilson's chief adviser Edward Mandell House's Philip Dru: administrator, Alexander Inglis' Principles of Secondary Education (for a discussion of chapter 10 of Inglis' book, see the YouTube video, "John Taylor Gatto: the purpose of schooling"), Leonard Lewin's Report from Iron Mountain, G. Edward Griffin's The creature from Jekyll Island, the works of the Fabian socialists, Margaret Sanger, Anthony Sutton, Murray Rothbard, and John Taylor Gatto, and of course Tragedy and Hope by Bill Clinton's mentor Carroll Quigley which you can find reviewed in a 1966 back issue of the CFR journal Foreign Affairs in the JSTOR database at your local library or see summarized in W. Cleon Skousen's The naked capitalist. The aggregate globalist message of these works - snuffing out Western middle-class prosperity, mores, values, and the surplus population itself using economic pressure, birth control, Prussian-style compulsory education, environmental regulations, a dependency-promoting welfare state, a staged clash of civilizations, and ultimately brute force to create a well-pruned, malleable, disarmed, drugged up, hyper-regulated, child-like populace governable by a modern ubiquitous administrative surveillance-state - is what the resistance fighters refuse to accept in Amerigeddon and taken together is what ultimately animates their fight.
If you follow Infowars, Breitbart, and Drudge (all of which will likely be pulled soon just as Savage Nation recently was), you'll notice that Amerigeddon is an amalgam of the ideas in the above-mentioned books which have gotten their second wind in these alternative media outlets and if you've heard of Amerigeddon at all, it probably was in one of these venues. Talk-show discussions and articles about billionaire-financed revolutions, Jade Helm, the impending federalization of police, UN takeover of the U.S. military and regulatory bodies and the Internet, gun control, big pharma, corporate migration overseas to countries where environmental regulations are not imposed, as well as topics du jour like the CDC's refusal to conduct a study comparing autism rates in MMR-vaccinated vs unvaccinated children or the German family who sought asylum to home school their kids, and relentless calls for abolishing the Federal Reserve are interspersed with ads using Mafiophobia to peddle precious metals, non-GMO herbal supplements and food storage, body armor, ammo, EMP-proof solar generators, and other prepper items which the main characters in Amerigeddon seem to have in a good supply.
The way these alternative media outlets like Savage nation usually tell it and the way Amerigeddon portrays it, the financial angel currently sponsoring much of this social unrest is the ubiquitous George Soros who uses a phalanx of tax-exempt foundations to funnel hundreds of millions of dollars to finance agitator groups, riots, and mass Muslim (but not eastern Christian) migrations into the West - all with the end objective of consolidating the world's wealth and power and collapsing the remaining independent nation-states of the West into a global New World Order run by a cartel of multi-national corporations, megabanks and Roundtable groups as described by Quigley, Allen, and others. These entities, they say, are headed up by Soros and his ilk - families like the Rockefellers and the Rothschilds in years past - who nowadays have armed body guards, private jets, multiple mansions and super-yachts leaving huge carbon footprints that the average individual working-class citizen would be hard-pressed to match while these same elites use their ownership/control of seminal news outlets like AP and Reuters to mold public opinion in favor of population control and doing more with less to avoid impending environmental disaster.
The Soros character in Norris' film is elevated from social agitator and environmental regulator sponsor to the status of James Bond villain whose endgame involves a doomsday satellite weapon armed with an EMP that wipes out the power grid of the United States, paving the way for a Jade Helm-style invasion by Chinese troops into the American heartland accompanied by gun confiscation and martial law. The U.N. invaders set out to extinguish the last pockets of resistance with the help of traitorous American military leaders in order to usher in the New World Order which a few lone-wolf Texans desperately try to stave off.
Amerigeddon's shelf life, if it will have any, will be due to its being an interesting historical footnote and curiosity should its scenario ever go from being a Sinophobic fantasy to nightmarish reality in much the same way that the March 4, 2001, TV pilot episode of an otherwise-utterly forgettable TV series, The Lone Gunmen, is still remembered for using the plot device of airliners being crashed into the World Trade Center via remote-control in much the same way Webster Tarpley hypothesized it happened in his book, 9/11 : synthetic terror, where he asserted that the planes that actually crashed into the World Trade Center were navigated remotely using the Global Hawk guidance system.
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