A reminder…the first “free election” in Russia was held in 1917. Lenin promised a “free” election where all votes would be equal and each citizen would be heard. The election was scheduled and a number of political parties provided the voters a choice. The Russian Social-Democratic Labor Party (Lenin’s Bolsheviks) campaigned with appeals to win the majority’s vote with the promise of “Peace, Landand Bread.” The energy of the Bolsheviks and the promises of Lenin were insufficient to win the election (they only garnered 23%) of the vote.
But Lenin’s cunning campaign continued after the sunset on the election day. There was corruption in the balloting. There were “extensions” to allow more ballots. There was a long and strong public propaganda messaging to the public that the Bolsheviks had won when they had lost. The agenda to “transform” Russia into the first Marxist governed nation did not cease after the polls closed on the “election day.”
Violence, manipulation of the news, vociferous protests, armed vandals, and an attack upon the Russian governing structure increased. Eventually the Russian Provisional Government was absolved and the tyranny of 70 years’ slavery to Marxist dogmas resulted.
The Russian population was well armed (probably more weapons were in Russia than any other nation at that time) and many of the Russians had military experience having faced the Kaiser’s army on the eastern front. So, the presence of weaponry and veterans was not a factor in opposing the Bolsheviks. The civil war that was inevitable between Red and White Russians attest to the fact that weaponry was accessible. No, contrary to many opinions today, Lenin’s success was not because “guns were outlawed.”
The success of Lenin’s transformation of Russia can be laid at the feet of the Russian population. The nation assented to and conformed complacently with the dictates of a vocal and violent minority. The nation resigned its “free election” and surrendered to the prevailing propaganda! The actual facts did not influence the population. They accepted what they were told and complied without any question. An unanswered question haunts the history of this event: “What would have happened IF the general population had not surrendered to the violence and vocal minority?”
However, history shows that often the vocal minority becomes the governing especially if violence is threatened. It does not matter how many guns there are and how many millions of rounds of ammunition are bought, the population generally complies with and coalesces around the presented politicians who promise “peace, land and bread.”
Following the Bolsheviks’ takeover, a number of events unfolded:
•The Tsar was arrested and eventually executed.
•The nation entered into a bloody civil war.
•The political opposition forces were systematically eliminated if they did not capitulate to the Bolsheviks.
•The leaders of the transformed nation devolved into greater savagery and left a legacy of evil.
And now we turn history forward to 2020…
The election day of November 2020 is past but the election continues. Shuddering similarities to Russia 1917 are noted. There is a magnitude of never-before-seen voting fraud. Ballot harvesting, corrupt ballot counting, and destruction of select ballots. Intimidation and fear are used to violate the “free election” upon which our Republic is maintained. Suitcases full of ballots were stealthily taken into the counting rooms; boxes of ballots suddenly appeared and the rightful observers to validate counting were forbidden to see the ballots.
There is even an echo of the Bolsheviks’ call for the Romanov’s removal, imprisonment, and eventually death. In a shocking TWEET, Keith Olbermann announced, “TRUMP MUST BE REMOVED AND ARRESTED, TONIGHT. Gripped by a paranoid delusion, threatening the nation’s safety, this can’t wait any longer. It won’t happen; in fact he’ll probably concede and instantly announce he’s running in ’24. Full video:https://youtu.be/q_7f-DfmNNQ.” Observed in this tweet is the intimidating propaganda ploy to silence any opposition to this criminal suggestion by claiming all opposing are “morons.” Unless you support and shout for President Trump’s removal and incarceration you are a “moron”!
The “transformation” of our Republic is now being announced as a funeral dirge. In the city of Minneapolis, protesters vandalized several local businesses and wreaked chaos in the city. But examine this event as a backdrop heralding the end of free elections in the USA—protesters marched to the city’s Uptown neighborhood, setting off fireworks as they carried the banner which read “America is Over.”During the protest, demonstrators attempted to block traffic throwing debris into the streets. Some went on to vandalize store-front windows.
The corruption of the ballot counting continues as the population is being groomed to accept the contorted fact that a violent, vocal minority has engineered the greatest coup in civilization’s history. The process will drag on causing the public to be desensitized, and eventually political figures will urge capitulation. Then the announcement will be made. And…it will be accomplished without a shot being fired!
A quote commonly attributed to Joseph Stalin highlights the election of November 2020 (or basically any election). There are several versions of the statement and the Progressives/ DEMS/ BLM/ ANTIFA/ RINOS are quick to castigate it as unfounded. However, one possible source for a version of the quote comes from Boris Bazhanov’s “Memoirs of Stalin’s Former Secretary,” published in 1980 in Paris and 2002 in Moscow and appearing to be available only in French and in Russian. While a search of the Stalin Internet Library yields nothing resembling the quote in the Soviet leader’s published writings, the possibility remains that it could have been excerpted from an unpublished speech or private conversation. There is a sobering book translated from the French called “Bazhanov and the Damnation of Stalin,” published by the Ohio University Press in 1990. In it, Bazhanov details how Stalin’s governmental machine was built through vote-rigging, tapping into opponents’ communications, and extinguishing those who had a moral center.
Regardless of the historicity of the quote the truth it expresses is frightfully accurate:
“It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.”
Welcome to 1917 in 2020!
John Kachelman, Jr.is a Christian patriot, preacher, and missionary for Jesus Christ to foreign countries. He lives in Montgomery, AL.
America’s globalist foreign policy-makers have for decades treasonously assisted the rise of godless and murderous communist regimes. Red China’s murderous slave-state has especially received the “most-favored nation” status while friendly nations such as Taiwan received the heel of our boot. This has been the ongoing legacy of America’ foreign policy – until Donald Trump. Trump is the first president with enough backbone to reverse course on these godless suicidal tendencies by our lawmakers. For it, he has received the ire of soft-shell Republicans and the acidic hatred of the Democratic machine as well as the press.
The guilt of aiding and abetting Red China’s gulag lies at the feet of both Democratic as well as Republican administrations. From the period of FDR through the no-win wars of Harry Truman, LBJ and Richard Nixon, into the political machinery of the Clinton and Obama eras, America has encouraged the rise of communism around the globe. It is no less with presidential hopeful Joe Biden.
The core of communism is systematic militant atheism and godless materialism. The latter is a fruit of the former. Vladimir Lenin did not express his own personal view of Christianity when he commented that it was the “opium of the people,” but was giving expression to the nature of the communistic beast itself.
And, Karl Marx, the father of the communistic system, which is responsible for the murders of more human beings than any dictatorship in history, stated, “The philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways; the point, however, is to change it.” Indeed, changing the world has been Marx’s followers mission. Red China alone has amassed a body count of between 34 million to 64 million by 1971.
In 2014 the Global Times published an opinion piece by Zhou Weiqun, director of the Subcommittee of Ethnic and Religious Affairs at the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. In it he emphasized that communism continues to demand that “CCP (Chinese Communist Party) members must not have any religious beliefs and have firmly to uphold Marxism and “materialism.’ One might think that the bloody history of communism and its hatred of God might turn Americans away from that philosophy. Not so. Aiding and abetting murderous regimes is particularly pronounced in the Democratic Party.
Democratic cooperation with Chinese Communism has a long history. When mainland China fell to Mao Tse-tung’s Communist forces in 1949 and Chiang Kai-Shek’s Nationalist Army was forced to escape to Formosa (Taiwan), the culprit was the notorious Franklin D. Roosevelt who promised Joseph Stalin at the Yalta Conference in 1945 the northern Chinese province of Manchuria in exchange for Soviet entrance into the war against Japan.
The Soviet army was supplied with FDR’s lend-lease equipment and was sitting along the Manchurian border. After the atomic bomb had been dropped on Hiroshima, the Red Army of the Soviets invaded Manchuria and captured Japanese arms which they immediately made available to the Chinese Communists. The balance of power shifted in China to Mao-Tse-tung’s army.
It was not merely Joseph McCarthy who stated that U.S. policy-makers lost China, John F. Kennedy did as well. He told the House in January 1949, “The responsibility for the failure of our foreign policy in the Far East rests squarely with the White House and the Department of State.”
After that planned catastrophe, the United States entered two no-win wars; Korea and Vietnam. Curtailed by the globalist President Harry Truman, Douglas MacArthur was forbidden victory. He was denied the right to pursue enemy planes that attacked our own; the right to bomb hydro-electric plants along the Yalu River as well as every plant in North Korea; the right to bomb the extremely important supply center at Racin in northeast Korea. Racin was a staging center utilized by the Soviet Union as they forwarded supplies for the North Korean Army.
America’s foreign policy looks as if it is built on assisting communism around the globe. Indeed, this is what occurred.
Jimmy Carter terminated diplomatic relations with our friends in Taiwan in December of 1978 and established diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China on the first day of 1979. Carter betrayed America’s friend, the Shah of Iran, and helped give Iran to the mullahs. And America continues to pay the price for that sabotage.
And how about the treasonous actions of President Bill Clinton pertaining to the People’s Republic of China (PRC)? Clinton’s Chinagate scandal involved:
• Receiving enormous illegal campaign contributions into his coffers from Red Chinese operatives in exchange for favorable “foreign policy” decisions
• The appointment of Johnny Huang, a suspected Red Chinese agent to high positions in the United States government whereby secrets might easily be stolen
• Enormous efforts to allow the Long Beach Naval Station to be utilized by the China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO)
• The reception from Yah Lin “Charlier” Trie, a member of the Red Chinese-linked Triad crime syndicate, of $460,000 into the Clinton-Gore campaign
• Refusal to impose sanctions on Beijing for its export of military technologies to terroristic states—despite the fact the he was required to do so by law—one that had been specifically written by none other than Al Gore
• The obstruction by Attorney General Janet Reno of any Congressional investigation of the above matters even when pressed by the FBI itself to do so
Obama was no different.
• The United States saw Chinese troops on U.S. soil for the first time during the Obama years
• Obama pledged a “joint-effort” to “fight global warming” with China despite its ongoing stealing of sensitive government material
• Secretary of State John Kerry promised “more cooperation” with China in spite of the fact that known Chinese espionage had accelerated to a larger degree than ever before. It had reached “unprecedented proportions”
• The Chinese regime’s massive intelligence-gathering apparatus aimed at the United States did not concern Obama. American money continued to flow to China and global “climate change” deals were ratcheted up to siphon off more money to China
Where is Joe Biden in this equation? Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is cut out of the same treasonous mold. Having served with President Barack Obama, who never met a communist he did not like, Biden has an impressive resume for favoring the Chinese communists.
• He supported China’s entry into the WTO in 2001 which led to permanent normal trade relations with the United States
• Biden considers China a “developing nation” and has made certain that China has access to Wall Street. For example, “In 2013, the Obama administration allowed Chinese companies to invest in U.S. capital markets without having their books inspected by U.S. regulators” (Epoch Times, quoting Brian Kennedy, chairman of the “committee on the Present Danger: China.” 9/9-15/20).
• Biden continues to desire Chinese “investment” in the United States. So he said at a roundtable meeting in Beijing in 2011.
• This week, emails found on son Hunter Biden’s computer reveal that Hunter Biden would be able to profit to the tune of tens of millions of dollars from the Red Chinese while, according to the text that he wrote his father, Joe Biden would be able to take half of the money.
• Michael Johns, former speech White House speech writer for George H.W. Bush and a Heritage Foundation foreign policy analyst, told The Epoch Times that Joe Biden, throughout his 47-year career in Washington, been supporting … “one of the biggest foreign policy lies ever told: that china’s economic ascent would lead to more moderation and liberalization in its approach with the U.S. and the free world, and in its human rights conditions at home.”
Many Democrats do not wish to be associated with “communism.” However, their own party not only favors socialism in all areas, but openly assists godless communism on its rise over the world. These liberals are marching beneath the Democratic flag that has a red star of communism emblazoned upon it.
The painting shown above is by Ivan Alekseevich Vladimirov entitled “Confiscation of Church Property in Petrograd”. It was painted in 1922. Ivan Alekseevich is known as a painter of the Socialist Realism and a member of the Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia.
His paintings depict the realism of the Russian Bolshevik Revolution. In 1917-1918, he worked in the Petrograd militia. This position helped him create documentary sketches of the events of these years. Here is a link to some of his more recognized paintings- Russia Travel Blog| All about Russia in English. Note: Closely examine these paintings. They are intended to portray the realism of the Russian Revolution that was to usher in Marx’s “synthesis” (remember this synthesis promised the ideal society; total equality; and astonishing contentment. Ivan Alekseevich’s paintings are a real portrait of what happened—anarchy and oppression!).
Subsequent history agrees that it was all a lie! No ideal society. No total equality. No contentment. All that resulted was a brief period of anarchy and then totalitarian dominance of the majority by the elite!
I am not a follower of or believer in Confucianism. However, there are some accurate truisms presented. Reportedly Confucius said, “Study the past if you would define the future.” This practical truth was repeated by Edmund Burke (1729-1797), “Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it.” Later the Spanish philosopher George Santayana (1863-1952) remarked, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” The ploughman’s simple version of this truth says, “Learn from your mistakes.”
Tragically many do not like to study history. Many, ignorant of history, blindly walk into catastrophe. And, the majority follow the Pied Piping of evil because they are deceived about the coming consequences which they encourage by silent acceptance.
This article examines a remarkable and redundant historical event. Its evil is amply documented but it is on the verge of being embraced by the United States of America in 2020-2021.
An interesting footnote in history focuses on the two significant revolutions in the 1700s. The Colonies in America revolted against King George III’s tyranny. The French Revolution revolted against social and political standards. The two were polar opposites. One primary difference was the religious perspective. The Colonists emphatically embraced the sovereignty of the Lord God Almighty of the Bible. The French viciously vilified any association with the Supernatural. One revolution focused on God’s power and the other focused upon mortal ability.
A milestone event of the French Revolution was the abolition of the privileges of the First and Second Estate on the night of August 4 1789. This abolished the right of churches to receive donations. On October 10, 1789, the National Constituent Assembly seized the properties held by the Church and sold them as “assignats” (a form of monetary exchange). On July 12, 1790, the assembly passed the Civil Constitution of the Clergy that subordinated the Church in France to the French government. The Church could function BUT only as the French government allowed.
The Revolutionary Government promised equality in a perfect society. The French Government said the Church was not necessary; that the church ownership of buildings was improper; and, that the practice of religion was absurd. However, subsequent history shouts that it was all a political lie! No ideal society. No total equality. No contentment. It was a subtle design erasing the presence of religion in society. The promised peace was displaced with a murderous reign of anarchy called “The Reign of Terror”! Such aptly summarizes the consequences when governments control religion.
The Spanish government was in great debt. For the “greater good,” the government confiscated land and property from the Church and religious orders that had received possessions from donations, grants, and will. The Spanish government then sold the property. Confiscation was one of the political weapons with which Spanish liberals modified the system of land ownership during the first half of the 19th century.
The Spanish government’s purpose was presented as enriching the nation and establishing equality. History examines this and unmistakably announces that it was all a lie! No ideal society. No total equality. No contentment. The promised peace was never found and modern Spain continues to struggle with problems left festering from its efforts to assist the “greater good.”
1917-1918 the Bolshevik Revolution
In 1918 Vladimir Lenin began consolidating all aspects of the revolution. It was a godless revolution utilizing Karl Marx’s “dialectic” to create the perfect society. The focus was upon the State’s absolute supremacy. Various decrees were passed and implemented that would assure the absoluteness of the State. One such decree issued by Lenin deprived the Russian Orthodox Church of its legal status, the right to own property, and the right to teach religion in schools or to children.
On February 5, 1918, the Soviet government issued the Decree on Separation of Church from State and School from Church. According to this document, all property possessed by the Russian Orthodox Church and other religious organizations (land, church utensils, etc) was nationalized and became the property of the State. Basically, this meant that all buildings and objects intended specifically for liturgical purposes were now the State’s property. Resistance was crushed, and resistance activists ended up in prison.
And history adds an interesting development. In 1921, a severe famine struck Russia. There was a need for money to purchase bread, but the Republic of Soviets said it did not have the money. An idea was suggested that there were unused and ample valuables in the Churches and these could be used to feed the hungry. On February 23, 1922, the All-Russian Central Executive Committee issued a decree called “On the Seizure of Church Jewelry.” The decree ordered local mayors to remove from the churches all products made of gold, silver and precious stones and transfer them to the “Central Fund for the Relief of the Starving.” Patriarch Tikhon, the 11th Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, hindered this confiscation. He forbade the seizure of sacred objects and called this act “svyatotatstvo” – stealing of sacred things. Tikhon’s opposition did nothing to stop the State and assured his punishment. The removal of jewelry from churches in Russia “for the help of the hungry” was completed on May 26, 1922.
The revolutionaries had promised that the stealing of the Church properties and valuables would give the hungry bread. But it was a lie! No ideal society. No total equality. No contentment. No vanquishing of hunger. The promised peace was never found and thieves and anarchists plundered and pillaged and the hungry died of starvation.
The timeline now brings us to times that are easily remembered. Idlib is a city in northwestern Syria, 59 kilometers (37 mi) southwest of Aleppo. “We have nothing left in Idlib, no properties, houses, or rents. The Sharia Committee seized everything.” With these words, Issa from Idlib city described what happened to his family’s property after the Islamic factions took control over the city.
Issa adds, “We had a house, agricultural land, and a number of stores, all of which, were rented through my father’s agent, who used to transfer the rents to us on a regular base.” He continued saying, in 2019, the Sharia Committee issued a decision providing for the confiscation of any property that was not managed or supervised by its original owners. “Due to the decision, our properties were confiscated, and we were told the rent would be paid to us. But the rents were paid to the committee and not us.” The confiscation of property owned by Christians in Idlib was supposed to restore equality and peace in the war-torn location. It was a lie.
This is the reality awaiting those victimized by a government seizing property under a pretense of “helping” others.
Whenever Issa’s 86-year-old grandmother left her one-room house to visit her children in other locations, she returned to find the door’s lock broken and the house inhabited by a foreign family on the pretext of being “displaced.” This happened repeatedly to his grandmother, who had to go to the Sharia Committee to file a complaint; nevertheless, she had to sleep outside her house for at least a month every time until the committee found another housing alternative for the displaced family.
While we are stopped in Syria and observing how the government said that confiscation is necessary for the “greater good” (when in reality it is only for the governing elite), let me observe how this confiscation mentality leads to total destruction. Not only are the buildings, possessions and legal rights of the Christians violated, but historical and cultural destructions result because of anarchy’s evil. As the destruction of ISIS spread through Iraq, Syria and Libya, it left behind the ruin of cultural monuments and objects of historical note. It was a deliberate and savage destruction of the cultural heritage. In Iraq, between the fall of Mosul in June 2014 and February 2015, ISIL had plundered and destroyed at least 28 historical religious buildings. In the name of “justice” and “liberty” historical monuments, sculptures and statues were demolished. On 26 February 2015, ISIL released a video showing the savage destruction of various ancient artifacts in the Mosul Museum. The video shows the defacement of a granite statue by a jackhammer. The Palace of Ashurnasirpal II was bulldozed and destroyed. Perhaps the greatest evil was in the destruction of Palmyra where all statues were destroyed because they were deemed “unfit.”
The savagery of ISIS in destroying monuments, statues and sculptures that were deemed unfit was done “for the protection and reconstruction of society and culture.” But such was action prompted by evil objectives promising a mirage of the perfect Caliphate. Religious properties, possessions and valuables were seized in the name of helping the “greater good.” Historical statutes, memorials and sculptures were decimated to bring “justice and liberty.” But it was all a lie! What resulted was an act of savagery that left a wasteland of destruction by those intent on following man and not Jehovah.
2020 LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA July 27, 2020 the LOS ANGELES TIMES published an Editorial: “Just say ‘Yes in God’s backyard.’”
The editorial urges a historical re-run…Californians need homes, and houses of worship have land; California’s homeless needs a place to live and Churches have land they do not need. The echoes of The French Revolutionaries, the Spanish Confiscators, Lenin’s Bolsheviks, and ISIS are heard once more.
California’s Senate Bill 899 is a proposal that makes it much easier for religious institutions and nonprofit colleges to build affordable housing on their land. Just as Lenin’s Bolsheviks first presented their position, we now hear how the Church can work with the government and provide for the poor. We await the next shoe drop in the Bolshevik scheme…seize the Church’s property and possessions because the State has the ownership of everything. Individualism must be replaced with a communal personality.
We are told by Los Angeles that “many churches, synagogues and mosques are sitting on large, underutilized properties. As fewer people choose to participate in organized religion, many congregations have seen their membership shrink along with their budgets. So why not encourage them to use their land to help ease one of California’s most pressing problems, which is the crushing shortage of affordable housing?”
This editorial asserts a number of untruths to cloak its dastardly objective. Listen carefully…“Roughly 38,800 acres of land in California — roughly the size of the city of Stockton — are used for religious purposes and could be developed for housing, according to an analysis by UC Berkeley’s Terner Center for Housing Innovation. Nearly half of those acres are in so-called high-opportunity neighborhoods that have low poverty and greater economic, educational and environmental amenities. These are communities where it can be particularly difficult to build affordable housing because of the price of land, zoning and neighbor opposition.”
The unwitting reader is led to this conclusion…“SB 899 would streamline the process by allowing 100% affordable housing projects to be built by right — meaning they wouldn’t need planning commission or city council approval — if the projects are on land owned by religious institutions or nonprofit colleges, and the institutions partner with nonprofit developers to build the housing.”
Do you see the maneuver? An unbelievable “win-win” situation is presented! How can anyone oppose this? Of course the individual would not need any of the State’s planning or approval because the individual has become the State!
The urging continues with this baited insinuation that “something” is in this for everyone…“The idea is to create a new supply of land for nonprofit developers who build housing for low-income residents, while letting religious institutions better use their property and generate a small income from rentals. For nonprofit colleges, it would make it easier for campuses to add affordable housing for employees and students.” Note the baited phrase: “letting religious institutions better use their property and generate a small income.”
And the final crowning conclusion, the climatic crashing of cymbals, the completion of California’s manipulative arm-twisting sweet-talking, “SB 899 can help houses of worship turn their buildings, offices and even parking lots into homes.”
But wait! This is exactly what Lenin suggested in 1917 in his appeal for the Church to cooperate with the State. The promised payment was NEVER received. Never was the Church allowed independence. This is exactly what ISIS said to Issa’s 86-year-old grandmother but never once did they receive any of the rent from their confiscated possessions. It was all an amazing mirage—a promise that vanished. Here is a pure illustration of the doublespeak of the State!
The end result is very clear for those with eyes to see. The result is the “transformation” that the Democrats promise—“SB 899 can help houses of worship turn their buildings, offices and even parking lots into homes.” Note: the operative word is “turn.”
Sisyphus is the mythological figure depicting the ultimate re-run. The truism attributed to Confucius is certainly valid: “Study the past if you would define the future.” When confronted with the lunacy of absurd politics President Reagan often sighed and remarked “Here we go again!” In response to the LA Times editorial Sisyphus, Confucius and Reagan all sigh and exclaim “it is happening AGAIN!”
Another truism says, “Freedom isn’t Free.” Freedom is a fragile state. There are constant encroachments threatening our individual freedoms. These are masked with deceptive words and purloined presentations. These hide the destructive, evil reality that they seek to develop. They promise a “transformation” that brings equality and societal bliss. They focus on the real, or imagined or manufactured evils suggesting that the newly emerging nation arising from this “transformation” will not be controlled by evil. But it is all a lie!
Efforts to destroy freedom appear as Lenin’s “useful idiots” are involved in probing actions. These initiate riotous rallies and hijacked protests. These seize legitimate concerns and manipulate them for their evil purpose of destroying freedom and dominating societal thought and action.
When framed in the context of history, the Los Angeles Times editorial is greatly disturbing. Cultural thinking refuses to learn from historical anecdotes. Today we hear constant clamoring that total equality and a perfect society is possible ONLY IF we allow anarchy and savagery to control the population and refashion civility into a perfect society (i.e. “houses of worship, buildings, offices and even parking lots” are transformed; historic monuments, statutes and sculptures are destroyed).
This has never worked in civilization’s past. The failure of this to work in today’s society is a repetition of a redundant historic failure. Why? This guaranteed failure comes because ignorant man fails to study the past and define the future by responsible criterion. Ignorant man thinks he has a better way.
The incremental pillaging and plundering of the Church continues. Deceptive promises announce the “ideal” solution that only possible in the total consumption of and silencing of the Church. Evil’s cunning and man’s gullibility are the tragic historical constant.
The Old Testament prophet observed this tragic historical constant and observed: “They do not know, nor do they understand…they cannot see and…they cannot comprehend. No one recalls, nor is there knowledge or understanding…You felt secure in your wickedness and your wisdom and your knowledge, they have deluded you…evil will come upon you…there is none to save you” (Isaiah 44:18-19; 47:10-11,15).
And, once again, man sacrifices God on the doublespeak altar of feeding the hungry!
John Kachelman, Jr.is a Christian patriot, preacher, and missionary for Jesus Christ to foreign countries. He lives in Montgomery, AL.
Black Lives Matter (#BLM) is a communist-inspired movement which, in the words of Larry Grathwohl, former FBI informant in the Weather Underground, exploits blacks and other minorities groups to turn them into revolutionaries fighting for socialism in the United States. The death of George Floyd is not the cause of the burning of America but the excuse.
This is not to say that white youth have not also been ignorantly sucked into the communist revolution, for many have been trained by Marxist professors at our state universities. The coalescing of all of these young radicals who are agitating for an “Abolish the Police” movement has been occurring since the 1960’s.
As stated on the Freedom Road Socialist Organization website (which changed its name in 2019 to simply Liberation Road), “The FRSO is recruiting and building towards the creation of a new Communist Party based on Marxism-Leninism. This is necessary to lead the way to socialism and liberation.” The FRSO is the “guiding force” behind Black Lives Matter.
Black Lives Matter
BLM launched in 2013 with the Twitter hashtag, #BlackLivesMatter, following the George Zimmerman acquittal in the shooting of Trayvon Martin. It was founded by three radical leftist women; Patrisse Khan-Cullors, Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi. All three of these founders work for “front groups” of the FRSO.
Cullors describes herself as a “working class, queer, black woman.” At a 2015 Netroots Nation conference, she led chants shouting, “If I die in police custody, burn everything down … rise the f____ up! That is the only way the m_______f_______s like you will listen!” (Accuracy in Media expose).
Cullors was trained by Eric Mann, a former Weather Underground communist who exhorts his followers to become “anti-racist, anti-imperialist.”
Garza claims that she is “queer.” She is an Oakland-based writer whose articles have been featured in major Main Stream Media publications. Her claim is that the “tragic deaths of Trayvon Martin and Mike Brown were catalysts for the emergence of the BLM movement.” Both of those young men, however, were shown to be street thugs who were killed by individuals protecting their own lives from their vicious assaults.
Tometi is the daughter of illegal aliens from Nigeria. She worked for the communist-founded ACLU while in college and is currently executive director of Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI).
These women are joined by Nelini Stamp, who popularized the phrase “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot!” which was a manufactured lie emerging from the Michael Brown case. Nelini Stamp has said: “we are actually trying to change the capitalist system we have today because it is not working for any of us.”
Freedom Road Socialist Organization
The FRSO is a “hereditary descendant of the New Communist Movement inspired by Chinese dictator Mao Zedong and the many communist revolutionaries occurring throughout the world in the 1960’s and 70’s” (James Simpson, Capitalist Research Center).
In 2016, Freedom Road mourned the death of Tim Thomas, one of its leaders. The blogpost stated that Tim “was a revolutionary organizer, writer and educator … At George Washington University, Tim became active in the Black Liberation and Marxist movement that remained his life-long passion….Tim was a leader of the SOBU (Student Organization for Black Unity) and later YOBU (Youth Organization for Black Unity).”
Tim Thomas, the statement goes on to eulogize, “joined the Revolutionary Workers League in 1972 and later the League of Revolutionary Struggle (LRS), a New Communist Movement group that brought together in one organization Asian-American, Chicano, Puerto Rican, African American, and white communists who shared a vision of national liberation as a critical element of communist revolution. After that group dissolved in 1990, Tim and a number of former LRS comrades came into the Freedom Road Socialist Organization, where they continue to advance the theory and practice of self-determination socialism.”
The goals of FRSO as well as BLM are pretty clear.
The FRSO began officially in 1985 when two smaller organizations, Proletarian Unity League and the Revolutionary Workers Headquarters, formed the FRSO. Bot the PUL and the RWH were a part of the New Communist Movement. Other groups such as a West Coast group called the Organization for Revolutionary Unity joined hands with the FRSO through the years.
Added to that is the fact that the FRSO and BLM work primarily today through the Democratic Party. Jamala Rogers, National Executive Committee, urged her comrades to work inside the Democratic Party in a 2008 article posted on their website. “Build locally based, independent, progressive mass electoral organizations that can identify, train, and run candidates for office with the Democratic Party or independents, depending upon the situation at the local level.”
Funding & Membership
The BLM, being a spin-off of the FRSO, has had much help from communists such as Van Jones to obtain funding. Van Jones is another communist who has been given so much favorable media coverage in the MSM, even earning a place at round table discussions on a variety of news stations.
Some of the wealthy foundations which supply financial backing to BLM and FRSO as well as other satellite sister organizations spawned by this communist revolution include Ben & Jerry’s, Ford Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, Rockefeller and many of George Soros’ sponsored groups such as the Tides Foundation.
Accuracy in Media (AIM) describes the ever-changing list of communist-oriented causes now coalescing around FRSO and BLM.
BLM’s mission includes a kitchen sink of favored Left causes, including support of poverty elimination programs, prison deinstitutionalization, illegal immigration and gay rights. Highlighting FRSO’s orientation toward gay blacks, it describes how ‘Black, queer and trans folks bear a unique burden from hetero-patriarchal society that disposes of us like garbage and simultaneously fetishizes us and profits off of us, and that is state violence.
As Vladimir Lenin stated, “We must be ready to employ trickery, deceit, law-breaking, withholding and concealing truth … We can and must write in a language which sows among the masses hate, revulsion, and scorn toward those who disagree with us.”
Writing in 1962, biblical scholar and anti-communist lecturer, James Bales exposed in Communism: Its Faith and Fallacies, the primary goal of communists for the crumbling of America was to Incite Racial Minorities. “The Chinese Communists have also tried to incite racial minorities to rebellion” (Quoted from Soviet Russia in China, 361).
Bales observes: “For a period of time they advocated Lenin’s doctrine of so-called ‘self-determination for all racial groups.’ This was in order to weaken a nation by promising independence to each racial group within it. Thus for years in America the communists advocated the idea of a black republic in America. This they called ‘self-determination for the black belt.’”
Although this specific strategy has morphed into others, Bales warned:
The united front movement is being revived. Open and hidden communists are endeavoring to use racial problems as a means of dividing our country and making and using for their own purposes those who are blind enough to form temporary alliances with them. They are not interested in solving these problems but in weakening the country so that it will be easier for them to take over.
America has not heeded the warning. Instead, our young people continue to be indoctrinated by many public schools and universities. Even Christians and church members, coming to the “communist game” in America in the last inning, ignorantly think the death of George Floyd and its violent aftermath is all about police brutality. They tweet #BLM to join the chorus. But it is our ignorance of the real roots of what is happening in America is what will destroy us.
We have seemingly heard more how racist is white America within the last decade than ever before. The British Academy Awards this year featured Joaquin Phoenix lecturing the film industry for its “systemic racism.” The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops published a “pastoral letter” in 2018 which indicts the entire western culture for being racist at a “systemic” level.
What exactly is systemic racism? According to theconversation.com, which published the article regarding Joaquin Phoenix, “systemic” or “institutional” racism refers to how “ideas of white superiority are captured in everyday thinking at a systems level: taking in the big picture of how society operates, rather than looking at one-on-one interactions.” These “systems can include laws and regulations, but also unquestioned social systems,” such as education and hiring practices.
What proofs are normally offered that white America is “systemically racist?” The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops offers frontlines four primary facts which supposedly support the conclusion. First, unemployment rates for African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans are considerably higher than the national average.
Second, in the United States, the “median wealth” for white households is ten times greater than for black households, and eight times greater than for Hispanic households. Three, minority home ownership rates lag behind their white counterparts. Four, African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans are “disproportionately affected through every stage of the criminal justice system.”
The socialist-inspired conclusion that the bishops wish one to draw is the assumption that disparities result because foul-play must be involved. People of color suffer injustices from “white society.” But differences among peoples and subcultures as a possible cause is never considered—that would be the “politically incorrect” thing to do. No discussion ever occurs on whether or not minority subcultures actually value different ideas. No examination of personal choices; no study of what minority cultures may be infusing into its own people; no time pondering divergent habits or values that may be ingrained in minority populations—simply announce that America is a “racist” society—systemically so.
What about other statistics which show disparity? For example, out-of-wedlock birth rates for different racial and ethnic groups in 2008 was just over 40 percent. The breakdown of that statistic shows that among white non-Hispanic women, the out-of-wedlock birth rate was 28.6 percent; among Hispanics it was 52.5 percent; but among blacks the figure jumps to a startling 72.3 percent.
What about abortion? In 2005 the abortion rate for blacks in the United States is almost 5 times than for white women. Similar “disparities” are found in almost every measurable statistic. Fatherless homes rank as a continuing problem, particularly among minority communities where male children growing up without fathers severs a child from male leadership outside of teenage gang memberships.
Is this to say that minorities have an immoral DNA? No. But it does show that those communities that are more totally dependent upon the government through systems of welfare have a deteriorating moral standard. That’s the nature of government dependency. Witness the Indian reservations wherein every single social malady skyrockets compared to the wider culture. Abortion, suicide, alcoholism, joblessness, fatherless homes and drug abuse are common problems associated with Indian reservations.
The point is simply this; in statistics that are measurable minority communities indicate that they have a different value system. Their moral standards have been corroded. And unless we can face these hard facts there is no hope for America.
Communist strategy has always been to exploit the natural fissures of society. Chiang Kai-shek, president of the Republic of China who passed in 1975, contended with communism for over thirty years. His first-hand observation was that the communist strategy is “always to analyze a country’s social structure before infiltrating it. They not only explore and exploit, but also create professional, regional, and religious contradictions. Then in the midst of the confusion, they win the masses over by disseminating propaganda about class struggle and establishing party cells among them.” Drive wedges into the natural divisions of society.
Vladimir Lenin stated in 1921 that it is “possible to defeat a more powerful enemy only by exerting the utmost effort, and by being thorough, careful, attentive and skillful in taking advantage of various kinds of fissures, even the smallest ones, on the part of the enemy …” That which naturally commended itself to communist infiltration was the racial divide in America.
Little wonder that the Roman Catholic bishops are now led by Marxist-oriented Pope Francis. It is also no coincidence that in seeking to establish “systemic racism” in America theconversation.com (cited above) leads with a quote from communist “Black Power” militant Stokely Carmichael to accentuate racism in America. Carmichael, originally from Trinidad, became interested in High School in studying the work of none other than Karl Marx from which he became an immediate militant demonstrating against the House Committee on Un-American Activities that had been exposing communists in America.
No need today for exposure of communist militants working “behind-the-scenes.” Saboteurs of our culture work in high places such as the former Obama Administration; the Vatican; and various professorships in academia. Therefore, we will increasingly hear how “systemic” our racism has been. It is past time to question their assumptions.
As documented by Luke Rosiak of The Daily Caller there are many socialistic organizations that have bypassed around the Congress of the United States and are transforming local American communities into little Leningrads after the likeness of the old Soviet Union. This is all done using the tool of RACE, supported by the “junk science” of leftist Universities. As a matter of fact, there is an entire network of George Soros-backed activist groups that have been pushing these policies at local levels. The catch-word that they use is EQUITY. Everything must be EQUITABLE.
For example, in many communities across America, local politicians have begun proposing “comprehensive race-based policies such as redrawing school boundaries to dismantle schools with too many white or Asian students.” The justification for this is “Equity.”
Margaret McCreary, a Fairfax County, Virginia, parent noted that the school board members all began using “equity” language to push a proposal that could move her children out of their schools. “It seemed like they were all in cahoots to do something, but at first we didn’t know what to make of it, because we didn’t know what they were talking about,” she told The Daily Caller.
This simply meant that unelected bureaucrats of a socialistic engineering stripe would seek to make the schools more “proportionate” by racial population. Too many whites and Asians congregate together and their parents naturally gravitate toward neighborhoods of similar racial population. These local schools reflect this “racial” imbalance.
The same goes for poorer minority neighborhoods and schools. Socialists like Barack Obama think this an atrocity for the common people to mingle with people with which they have the most in common. Activist busybodies, however, tone down their rhetoric and instead of “proportionate” they now use the word “equity.” A “white middle class” neighborhood is “inequitable.” Socialists need to make it more “equitable” by mixing up the population.
Fairfax was only one of many communities where these policies are being implemented. But these policies are much broader than local school districts. In a recent article, Interrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline Through Cultural Organizing(9-12-19), radical activist group PolicyLink explained that the Equity projects actually target entire communities, principally through THREE main systems: “education, law enforcement, and juvenile justice, and it centers the perspectives of youth and families who are most impacted on transforming those systems; dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline; and making communities just, safe, and whole.”
Social engineering from the top down of which Saul Alinsky would be proud.
How are entire local communities being radically transformed by these intrusive socialistic meddling policies?
First, academia has provided the so-called research. For example, a group tied to the University of Southern California (USC) called Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) functions to create the research that promises BILLIONS of dollars in economic growth to cities if they adopt certain policies. All government programs will be EQUITABLE.
Second, there are a cluster of “Community Organizing” groups, all primarily funded by George Soros and related magnates, that have set in motion to bring about these “equitable” changes. Some of these “community manipulating” groups include Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP); Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE); Government Alliance on Race Equity (GARE); PolicyLink; Center for American Progress (CAP); Race Forward; Haas Institute for Fair and Inclusive Society; Center for Social Inclusion (CSI); Center for Study of Immigrant Integration (CSII); Partnership for Southern Equity; W. Kellogg Foundation; Annie E. Casey Foundation; Foundation for Open Society; and California Planning Roundtable.1
An example of how these organizations mobilize by propaganda is a recent article in PolicyLink (9/12/19) entitled Interrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline through Cultural Organizing. In it we are informed that to “reduce” the “harm of policing” in poorer neighborhoods we need to challenge the “untested assumptions about the value-add of law enforcement.” It asserts that things like “parks equity” will assist to bridge racial performance gaps.
Translated, this means that poorer neighborhoods do not have the nice parks that more affluent neighborhoods do, and that local law enforcement are too involved in minority communities. Local policies will have to shift tax dollars around to change this.
Third, a sales pitch must be activated to bribe and lure unsuspecting local communities into this hole. Here is where academia comes in to play.
Rosiak explains that Fairfax County, Virginia, a wealthy District of Columbia suburb, was sold on sweeping social changes after county employees attended a 2014 conference to a group called the Local and Regional Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE). County officials were sold on making Fairfax County more wealthy. They adopted a program called “One Fairfax.”
GARE, combining efforts with PolicyLink and the Program for Environmental and Regional Equity at USC showed Fairfax what was called an “Equitable Growth Profile.” This “profile” found that the county’s gross domestic product would have been $26.2 billion higher in 2012 IF ITS RACIAL GAPS IN INCOME WERE CLOSED. 2 “’One Fairfax’ can only be realized with an intentional racial and social equity policy at its core for all publicly delivered services. A racial and social equity policy provides both the direction and means to eliminate disparities.”
Junk Science Brought In
The promise of billions of dollars that could be the case if equitable policies were adoptedis based on: (1) The assumption that if all white people continued to earn the same amount of money as they do now; and, (2) That all racial groups who earn LESS than that could earn the same amount of money as they do; (3) The city’s economy would be larger.
This is less than “Junk Science.” It is foolishness that denies common sense as well as human nature and that not everyone has the same capacity or desire to labor to earn the same amount of money as the next person. It also assumes without a shred of proof that disparity between incomes among different racial groups is due to some sort of ugly racism in the majority white population.
Listen to the same sales pitch by National Equity Atlas, and online tool created by PolicyLink, as it theorizes about Albuquerque, New Mexico. “We estimate that the Albuquerque metro economy would have been $11 Billion large in 2015 absent its racial inequities in income.” This is from PERE’s paper on the Albuquerque.
“Using data on income by race, we calculated how much higher total economic output would have been in 2014 if all racial groups who currently earn less than Whites had earned similar average incomes as their White counterparts, controlling for age.”
This is the core of it. No real science. No real examination of root causes of men’s successes and failures. No reality. Only the unsupported assumption that minority communities are poorer than white communities because of a racist mentality that exists in white America. THIS is the “racism” that socialist engineers are seeking to eliminate by hook or crook under the guise of EQUITY.
1 Luke Rosiak put this list together. See also my article on Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative (JDAI) published on this website.
Socialism: Disruption of Society & Dakota Access Pipeline – “…environmental-rent-a-mobs have actually polluted the environment.”
by Bill Lockwood
The Entertainment Industry has become, in large measure, one big propaganda stage for the socialist left. This past weekend featured The Grammy Awards in which there was no shortage of calls to collectivist activism. Paris Jackson, for instance, used her moment in the spotlight to advocate more protesting of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Her call to arms was as follows: “We could really use this kind of excitement at a pipeline protest guys! #NoDaPL.”
From obstructionism in the halls of Congress to an overt disruption of society, socialists are intent on destroying what little freedom we have remaining in America.
Dakota Access Pipeline
The Dakota Access Pipeline is a $3.8 billion, 1,100-mile pipeline under construction in the Upper Midwest that would carry approximately 500,000 barrels of crude oil through four states. The point of origin is what is called The Bakken Formation in North Dakota. Named for the family upon whose farm the deposit of oil was originally found in 1953, the pipeline is to run to Pakota, Illinois.
Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) is the company building the pipeline. According to Popular Mechanics magazine, estimates from ETP range between 8,000 to 12,000 construction jobs and $156 million in tax revenue alone will result from merely the construction of the pipeline. Added to that, there is an estimated $129 million annually in property and income taxes that the pipeline will provide.
The Institute for Energy Research (IER) notes that, “an estimated $50 million annually in property taxes and nearly $74 million in sales taxes” will be funneled to the “states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Illinois to support services such as schools, roads, and emergency services.”
Economic advantages aside, what is more concerning to many is the possible environmental impact of the pipeline. Wading through government red tape on this one is more than a minor challenge. Yet, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deemed the pipeline safe in an official government study. In a further evaluation of ETP itself, the Corps wrote that the ETP itself has “developed response and action plans, and will include several monitoring systems, shut-off valves, and other safety features to minimize the risk of spills and reduce …any potential damages.”
Brian McNicoll of the Daily Caller noted that, in all, ETP had received “approval from environmental bureaucracies in four states. It took negotiating with local and federal officials, working painstakingly with the Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of the Interior to identify the safest, most environmentally friendly route available.”
Because of all of these considerations, not the least of which is a huge jobs boon, the Dakota Access Pipeline received the endorsement of various groups and individuals. The Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) stated, “From improved access to domestic fuel to a $5 billion economic infusion in the form of jobs, tax payments and reimbursements for landowners, communities stand to gain much from construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline … For the highly skilled and trained men and women of LIUNA, projects like the Dakota Access are more than just pipelines. They are crucial lifelines to family-supporting jobs.”
Laborers Local 563 Agent Cory Bryson said, “We’ve been inundated with calls from all over the country from people wanting to work on this pipeline project. Mainline pipeline projects like Dakota Access provide excellent working opportunities for our members and tremendous wages. The Laborers excel at this work.”
This common sense has not been lost on the political figures of North Dakota. Doug Burgum, the last Governor of North Dakota, and the current Governor, Jack Dalrymple, have both supported the pipeline. Governor Dalrymple wrote in the Star Tribune the following on December 15, 2016:
“A 13-month review process included public-input meetings held across the state. As a result of these meetings, the route was modified 140 times to ensure environmental safety, including a shift to follow an existing gas pipeline corridor so as not to create an entirely new pathway. The final route was legally approved and permitted by the state, the location for the crossing of the Missouri River was approved by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the easement was forwarded to the corps’ assistant secretary for signature.”
Nevertheless, in spite of the above simple facts, protestors, acting more like misinformed masses of Marxists in Lenin’s Soviet Union than American citizens, have been fomenting rebellion and disruption of lawful society, declaring that the pipeline would possibly pollute drinking water and cultural sites important to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North Dakota. Turbulence is boiling on the bottom of our society and the likes of Paris Jackson is delighted to stir it.
Since rabbles and mobs mobilized for agitating society have little reasoning powers, it is not supposed that the following will turn these hordes of lefties into thoughtful statesmen. But the facts are difficult things to overcome.
First, the pipeline is not on or near Indian Land. In reality, the pipeline is 70 miles distant from the Standing Rock Reservation’s water supply. Governor Dalrymple added that the pipeline has a “permitted route” that “never crosses tribal land.” “Those opponents who cite the 1851 Treaty of Fr. Laramie to dispute who owns the lands conveniently ignore the later treaty of 1868.” This is why the U.S. District Court judge in Washington, D.C. ruled against a request for an injunction.
Further, not one person from the Standing Rock Tribe has met with ETP or any regulator in any meeting or hearing of public notice for the course of two years. Socialist policies are not established by rational discussion and debate, but by power-plays blueprinted by community-organizers.
Second, many of the protestors are funded by communist George Soros. Brian McNicoll of The Daily Caller exposed this months ago. Camps of protestors were funded by Soros’ “anti-energy, anti-environment, anti-jobs activists journeying from the coasts” to draw international attention to the supposed plight of the Sioux Indians. Up-ending society is what Soros has in mind.
Ironic isn’t it? Socialist International website claims big bad Trump is a “billionaire” with designs on America while the communists frame themselves as poor grassroots activists who only wish to protect the environment from the greedy rich. Another communist lie. Socialist International fails to mention that the protestors themselves are bank-rolled by one of the wealthiest communists in the world—George Soros. Sponsored by more billionaire money SI calls for protestors to “occupy” peaceful cities this spring, such as Fargo and Bismark in order to further disrupt society.
Third, the protests have escalated into violence. Ignoring real property rights, protestors have encamped on private land and have blocked off bridges and roads. Fires ignited by protestors have caused $2 million in damage; protestors have hurled Molotov cocktails at police officers and guns were fired injuring at least one person. Sounds like Woodstock of old, hating “the establishment”—but leaving millions of dollars worth of cleanup for someone else to finance.
At one point police arrested 141 protestors, according to NBC News reports. Another report shows that over 260 were arrested upon another occasion. Predictably, most of those arrested were “out-of-state protestors” likely bussed in by leftist activists. Rent-a-mob for hire.
Socialism always spawns violence and disorder. One might think that the DOJ under Obama last fall would have interfered. Wrong. Obama’s AG, Loretta Lynch “refused to deploy federal forces” to assist the beleaguered in North Dakota even though violence had begun. Hot Air’s Jazz Shaw suggested that the reason was political, as the protestors “are very big with the Democratic base and there’s an election coming up.” Per IER, then-President Obama listened to 31 environmental groups to side with the socialist movement.
Fourth, environmental-rent-a-mobs have actually polluted the environment. So much for being “at one with nature.” But the environment is not what this is really about. Bob Adelman reports that after the exit of the protestors “so much trash and human waste had accumulated that the cleanup is expected to take weeks. Once the debris has been cleared, an environmental cleanup will follow” (The New American).
So grotesque was the environmental damage that even “Dave Archambault, the tribal chairman for the Standing Rock Sioux and leader in the protest movement, was astonished at just how much trash, garbage, rotting food, tents, teepees, sleeping bags, blankets, canned goods (open and sealed), food, equipment, human excrement, and even dozens of automobiles had been left behind.”
“The cleanup will take weeks,” Archambault noted. The mounds of trash left behind by protestors are in danger of polluting the very environment they said they cherished, wrote Adelman. “Most of the cost will be borne by the tribe, which has received an estimated $6 million in donations from those supporting the protestors. The balance will be provided by volunteers from nearby Cannonball, and local health and environmental agencies supported by local taxpayers.”
This abject hypocrisy is built right into the socialist system of liberal thinking. Wherever liberalism has taken root, it is not hard to find. Maybe Paris Jackson and the Hollywood elite will sponsor the clean-up? Maybe they will protest the filthy protestors who leave mounds of trash in beautiful North Dakota?
Marxism on the March-“President Obama has been marching with these socialists/Marxists his entire life.”
by Bill Lockwood
Make no mistake. Marxism is on the move. As reported by NPR News, protests against Donald Trump’s election are erupting across the country. Crowds gathered in Union Square in New York City; in Chicago and Washington, D.C. barricades are now erected around Trump properties to keep the potential violence at bay; in Los Angeles protesters shut down the 101 Freeway and Trump was burned in effigy while others beat a Trump piñata.
Similar scenes are being witnessed in Philadelphia, Boston, New Orleans, Atlanta, Miami, Richmond, VA; Providence, RI, Omaha, NE; Kansas City, MO and Portland, ME. American flag burning was featured at least at one of the rallies. Obama did his job well.
Sponsored by such well-known communists as George Soros, who poured millions of dollars into front organizations across America in order to influence elections, young ignorant violent millennials are stunned, to say the least. These young socialists, instructed diligently by collegiate Marxist professors, led by a Marxist president, sponsored by Marxist money, are in total disbelief that freedom-loving Americans are trying to get America back.
One picture is worth a thousand words. Photos from protests in Seattle show mass-produced signs by the organization socialistalternative.org. Socialist Alternative claims to be “in political solidarity with the ‘Committee for a Workers’ International, a worldwide socialist organization in 47 countries, on every continent….”
These socialists demand $15 an hour minimum wage; free education from preschool through college [read, paid for by the American taxpayer]; stop the drive to “privatize” education [read, disallow parental choice and instruction]; free health care [read again, taxpayer funded, government-controlled]; major tax increases on ‘the rich’; a minimum guaranteed weekly income of $600/week for the unemployed, disabled, stay-at-home parents, the elderly, and others unable to work; public ownership of bankrupt and failing companies; demands public ownership of the top 500 corporations and banks and dole out its earnings to the “broader public,” and on and on. One can read the rest in cliff-note form by perusing the Communist Manifesto.
Upheld as great reformers by socialistalternative.org are well-known American socialists of yesteryear such as Eugene Debs. Vladimir Lenin is lionized as a Soviet icon to follow. Socialistalternative.org members are encouraged to read Lenin’s book that “shook the world” entitled State and Revolution. The online review opines, “If we want to change society, we must first understand the laws that govern its development, including the repressive institutions of the state which reflect the division of society into social classes with opposed interests.”
“Though it was written 100 years ago, the ideas in State and Revolution are still relevant for socialists who seek to connect with current consciousness and point the way towards the socialist transformation of society. Every socialist can gain valuable insight on how we work today for the socialist future where a state, with all its coercive power to compel people to maintain ‘order,’ is no longer necessary, and we can finally live in free association with one another.”
President Obama has been marching with these socialists/Marxists his entire life. Hence, the divided country that we are witnessing. To the stree-protestors the promise of a New Socialist Country was within reach. And now they are beside themselves as Americans are moving toward liberty under Trump.
To those who are about 100 years behind the learning curve and are disposed to contest what is the cloth out of which Obama is cut, consider:
Obama grew up in a household that admired socialists; he was personally mentored by communist Frank Marshall Davis; his biography was ghost-written by communist Bill Ayers, with whom he began his political career for president; he joined socialist organizations during his college career; his cabinet as president originally was composed of some who were card-carrying communists (Van Jones, for example); his “pastor” for two decades, Jeremiah Wright, is a communist-sympathizer; his White House open-door policy to communist agitators such as Al Sharpton and Black Lives Matter (began by communists); and his agenda reflected Marxist ideals.
This all merely demonstrates how close modern-day socialists have believed their dreams of a United Socialist States of America were believed to be. Now that Obama has been booted from the White House, they will increase pressure to threaten peace and liberty.
Socialists do not want truth from Trump or freedom for Americans. They want radical unconstitutional lawless change in which our liberty is traded for a bowl of pottage: slavery. The real hate is pouring out into the streets, threatening to disrupt peaceful society.