It is the mission of pyschopolitics first to align the obedience and goals of the group, and then maintain their alignment by the eradication of the effectiveness of the persons and personalities which might swerve the group towards disaffection. (Beria, Textbook on Psychopolitics pp.10)

President Obama, before announcing his executive actions on gun control, was caught spying on congress and the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. This is certainly an impeachable offense, as Richard Nixon was forced to resign for spying on his political opponents in the Watergate scandal. As usual, this scandalous act was met with little resistance, as the Republican Party sits in what can best be described as a fear to act because they may be classified as racist. The fact that they refuse to fight Obama's use of executive orders on gun control after a disgrace of this magnitude, is, in and of itself, treasonous; however, there is little chance they will because they have been conditioned to simply go along to get along. (The only other explanation is that they are simply in on the plan to bring this country down.) While there are certain executive actions the president can lawfully take, the truth is that Republicans have been caving to every agenda item pushed by the Democrat/Progressives, from Obamacare all the way to the omnibus spending bill recently passed by the newly elected, but extremely unpopular, Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan. This also includes agenda items like Obamatrade and the Iran nuclear deal. Slowly but surely, through the use of smear campaigns and other Alinsky-style tactics, the Republicans have been effectively neutered to the point where there is virtually no way they could muster the necessary will to fight Obama on anything. I have long believed, and have told my congressman as much, that this conditioning process has one main goal; getting Republicans to cave on gun control. This is why President Obama has waited until his final year to make his final push. Make no mistake, President Obama is skilled in psychopolitics, and being a community organizer means he is surely taking notes on what was and wasn't effective in getting Republicans to go along with his agenda. The coming year promises to keep all of us on the edge our seats as we anticipate the end of Obama's reign.

In my last series of articles dealing with B.F. Skinner and his book Beyond Freedom and Dignity, I tried to make readers understand how behavioral scientists have learned to manipulate the environment in order to change the behavior of man. In order to comprehend the true nature of the left, you have to understand that they simply do not view human behavior as something we are in control of. They do not believe in free will. Rather, they believe behavior is shaped by the environment, and that, if the environment can be manipulated, human behavior can be changed to mimic the manipulation. On page 18 of Beyond Freedom and Dignity, Skinner comments on the relationship between an organism and its environment by saying that the interaction between the two can be better manipulated by learning how behavior is shaped and maintained by studying the way the environment around the organism responds to the behavior. Furthermore, on page 91, Skinner comments on the effectiveness of controlling individuals by giving the illusion that certain issues are either favored or opposed by others. This is where we are in America today. The mass media and our educational system have been hard at work conditioning the masses into approval of a left wing agenda while those that oppose it are made to appear irrational and even insane. This is obvious on many levels; however, this is directly related to communism and the Textbook on Psychopolitics.

What does this have to do with the President spying on congress and gun control? In the Textbook on Psychopolitics, Laventia Beria writes about the need to manipulate public officials and public officials only in the pursuit of the communist agenda. In other words, there is little need to influence the opinion of the masses when it comes to formulating policy because we have no power. While the following quote revolves around influencing opinion against religion, a connection can be made if you consider the Republican's inability to act against Obama's agenda.

You need not care what effect you have upon the public. The effect you care about is the one upon officials. You must recruit every agency in the nation marked for slaughter into a foaming hatred of religious healing (Republicans) You must suborne district attorneys and judges into an intense belief as an ancient faith in God that Christian Science (Conservatives) or any other religious practice (anyone that disagrees with progressives) which might devote itself to mental healing (Constitutional governance) is vicious, bad, insanity- causing, publicly hated and intolerable. (Beria, pp. 59)

This tactic is directly related to Skinner's comments on the effectiveness of the "approval/disapproval" strategy mentioned earlier. In essence, every effort is being made to portray the Conservatives as being hated and supportive of policies that are generally disapproved by everyone. It doesn't matter what the masses really think because every aspect of this agenda is being implemented from the podium of "officialdom" so that twenty years from now, when history is rewritten, it will be the progressive narrative that tells the story with the backing of everything, and everyone, considered official.

This tactic, if employed effectively, can also have the effect of turning the chosen target against his previous loyalties because they have been so thoroughly discredited through the use of smear campaigns and racial identity politics. A Republican congressman, for instance, can be brought to see the reasonableness of a liberal agenda item because of the efforts being made to portray it as a mainstream viewpoint while virtually destroying the Republican narrative. This is one of the reasons why the left has so successfully attached racial politics to nearly every issue on public display. Consider the following from the Textbook on Psychopolitics.

"There is the creation of a state of mind in the individual, by actually placing him under duress, and then furnishing him with false evidence to demonstrate that the target of his previous loyalties is itself, the course of the duress. Another portion of this same method consists of defaming or degrading the individual whose loyalties are to be changed to the target of his loyalties, i.e. superiors or government, to such a degree that this target, at length, actually does hold the individual in disrepute, and so does rebuff him and serve to convince him that his loyalties have been misplaced." (Beria, pp. 20)

This is what Skinner meant when he said that the approval/disapproval strategy can be more effective in controlling individuals than a police state. The stress associated with appearing as if you don't care for the common man (which is how Republicans are constantly presented), is enough, in many cases, to make them abandon their principles and go along with an agenda that appears to be popular. This is how out of touch our representatives truly are. As far as Obama spying on congress goes, you have to consider the possibility that they are being blackmailed.

Recruitment into the ranks of mental healing can best be done by carefully bringing to it only those healing students, who are, to some slight degree, already depraved, or who have been treated by psychopolitical operatives. (Beria, pp. 96)

This means that members of congress could be selected because it is known that they are corruptible. The mass surveillance apparatus employed by the U.S. government does more than record conversations; it predicts behaviors and identifies potential threats. By spying on congress Obama potentially learns who will go along or who will not. Who is corruptible and who needs to be corrupted. By doing this, they are manipulating the environment and changing the behavior of congressmen who may otherwise choose to remain true to their principles. At this point, it appears as if nearly all of our politicians are corruptible.

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