In his book “Rules for Radicals,” Saul Alinsky writes on the power tactics to be used against a political opponent for the purpose of breaking them down and destroying their reputation. One of these tactics characterizes nearly everything we have experienced since Barack Obama has been inaugurated as he and his administration have successfully used it to blame republicans for everything. The very tactic itself speaks to the wicked nature of Alinsky as a man, and a community organizer. It goes right to the heart in describing the goals of those seeking political power as it virtually eliminates any opposition while painting them out as hypocrites. This tactic is rule # 4 in Alinsky’s list of power tactics.
Make the enemy live up to their own book of rules. You can kill them with this, for they can no more obey their own rules than the Christian Church can live up to Christianity.
What Alinsky is essentially saying is that an opponent’s values can be reinterpreted, or redefined in order to make them appear undesirable; and thus, they can be used to make any opposition appear as if they are “against” whatever initiatives are being sold to the public. This is something Barack Obama and the left wing in general, have done masterfully as they have convinced a huge portion of the population that America is the evil empire and capitalism is oppressive. Barack Obama’s reference of our Constitution as being a document that hinders his progress is another good example. He said the Constitution does too much to limit what government can’t do, and not enough to describe what it must do on your behalf. Sadly, many Americans who have been educated by radical, communist sympathizing hippies have fallen for this lie and have been conned into demanding “social change.”
It is this tactic in and of itself that describes Barack Obama for exactly what he is, a communist. Unfortunately, our left wing controlled education system has virtually ignored the atrocious history of communism as one of aggression and mass genocide, and has successfully painted it out to be one of peace and victimization at the hands of western imperialism. They have successfully done this because the above described tactic is itself, communist in its origin. The Soviet Union, in its efforts to implement worldwide communism, used propaganda to convince many millions that communism was about peace and that the United States was an imperialist, capitalist aggressor looking to rape the world’s nations of their natural resources. This is a strategy still being implemented today with the global warming lie.
In other words, the communist were using our number one value against us, and they were doing it very effectively in order to sway the minds of the general public in favor of communism. They were using our very “freedom” as a weapon. During what the left has successfully labeled, and discredited as the McCarthy era, there was a great deal of documentation that was presented before the eighty second congress and the Committee of Un-American Activities. For those that may be unfamiliar with “McCarthyism,” Joseph McCarthy was a Republican Senator who claimed that there were two hundred card carrying communists who had infiltrated our government. Recently, we have seen Florida Representative Alan West make the same accusations. The left has since effectively discredited McCarthy as a paranoid who believed there was “a communist behind every corner.”
One of these documents has come to be known as the “Communist Peace Offensive,” and it was put together by the Committee of Un-American Activities. It thoroughly describes the tactics and strategies of the communist movement back to Lenin and Stalin. One of these strategies was to use America’s culture of freedom, our free press and free speech as a tool for spreading communist propaganda. The following is an excerpt from the Communist Peace Offensive.
The Communist leaders are fully aware that propagandists, within or without the United States, have easy access to the American public. There is one radio for every two persons in the United States, and the United States maintains radio freedom both as to broadcasting and the listener’s choice of program. The American press is also free. Thus, an American may read or listen to whatever he pleases.
The Communists exploit our freedom with their psychological warfare, which finds expression in the present “peace” offensive. The current Communist “peace” offensive has certain specific immediate aims, which, if realized, can prove of inestimable value to the Soviet war machine.
This propaganda campaign to spread communism around the globe had been so carefully orchestrated that virtually every communist affiliated organization has agreed upon its tactical implementation.
It has received the official endorsement of the Supreme Soviet of the U. S. S. R. The Information Bureau of the Communist and Workers Parties (Cominform), successor to the Communist International, has given this campaign top priority. It has been designated as the major effort of every Communist Party on the face of the globe, including the Communist Party of the United States.
Also presented before the congress in 1963 was a document known as the 45 declared goals of the Communist Party USA, in which it can be easily ascertained that they intend to breakdown America psychologically and spiritually. The following are from this document.
Discredit the American Constitution by calling it inadequate, old-fashioned, out of step with modern needs, a hindrance to cooperation between nations on a worldwide basis.
Discredit the American Founding Fathers. Present them as selfish aristocrats who had no concern for the “common man.”
Get control of the schools. Use them as transmission belts for socialism and current Communist propaganda. Soften the curriculum. Get control of teachers’ associations. Put the party line in textbooks.
Break down cultural standards of morality by promoting pornography and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, radio, and TV.
America, it is much easier to blow this off as some crazy conspiracy theory because acknowledging this means facing some disheartening facts. It is pretty clear, however, that the events that have transpired in our nation over the past several decades, and in particular the past five years, are due to the communist influence and infiltration into our government.Don't forget to Like Freedom Outpost on Facebook and Twitter, and follow our friends at RepublicanLegion.com.