Barack Obama has been running on how he would bring “change” if elected to President of the United States of America, but not many people understand the type of “change” he would bring. Also, when one says that history has a tendency to repeat itself, how true they may be. Many countries of time past, have prospered and then failed due to the leadership of that country. Many people, foreign and American, offer their ideas and views as to how to bring change to help, but none more serious than that “change” that is being brought forth by the Democratic Parties hope in Obama.
The influence of “change” has been in place for many years in America, and whose influence has been laid out even earlier from foreign leaders. One idea from abroad, ‘The Communist Manifesto’, has been the most influential toward what plan was laid out before Congress in 1963. You read that correct. A plan, derived from the Marxist ‘Communist Manifesto’, was delivered before Congress in 1963 by Cleon Skousen, which he titled “The Naked Communist”. Some of the key points that Skousen presented are:
Permit free trade between all nations regardless of Communist affiliation and regardless of whether or not items could be used for war.
Provide American aid to all nations regardless of Communist domination.
Promote the UN as the only hope for mankind. If its charter is rewritten, demand that it be set us as a one-world government with its own independent armed forces.
Capture one or both of the political parties in the United States.
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.
Present homosexuality, degeneracy, and promiscuity as “normal, natural, healthy.”
Eliminate prayer or any phase of religious expression in the schools on the ground that it violates the principle of “separation of church and state.”
Support any socialist movement to give centralized control over any part of the culture– education, social agencies, welfare programs, mental health clinics, etc.
Infiltrate and gain control of more unions.
Infiltrate and gain control of big business.
Treat all behavioral problems as psychiatric disorders which no one but psychiatrists can understand [or treat].
Discredit the family as an institution. Encourage promiscuity and easy divorce.
What does all that mean? It may help to define socialism and communism. The American Heritage Dictionary defines communism as a system of government in which the state plans and controls the economy and a single, often authoritarian party holds power, claiming to make progress toward a higher social order in which all goods are equally shared by the people. They define socialism as any of various theories or systems of social organization in which the means of producing and distributing goods is owned collectively or by a centralized government that often plans and controls the economy. Another striking similarity between the two is that their fundamental strategy for the working class is to have them struggle. Their way of influencing the working class is to present themselves as being one themselves.
Going back to the previous question, what does all this mean? Taking a look at a few of the points a little further, we find that the Democratic Party is aligned with furthering their movement to defeating the very society that America was founded on. Freedom.
Permitting free trade between all nations? NAFTA? How has that been working for us lately?
Provide American aid to all nations? America is having a hard enough time feeding all of itself.
Promote the UN as . . . a one-world government with its own independent armed forces? Capture one of the political parties in the United States? In the program of the Communist Party USA, they state:
The other tendency to emerge is that largely associated with the national Democratic Party leadership. It is willing to make some concessions to the Democratic Party’s mass base among labor and the nationally oppressed and women in order to ameliorate social discontent. It generally advocates a less unilateral, less arrogant policy in relation to both the world and domestic social forces. In pursuit of their particular imperialist interests, this sector of transnational capital and its political representatives are significantly more reluctant to use military force until other means are exhausted. They see a greater role for the United Nations and other international bodies. Domestically they see a continued need for economic regulation and social welfare programs to keep social peace and avoid the extremes of destructive capitalist competitiveness.
They openly state that they are “willing to make some concessions to the Democratic Party.” Also, in times past and present, the Democratic Party has pressed for stronger ties with the UN, and that the UN have a “greater role.” So, what’s with the Democratic Party? Why them? The Communist Party USA says:
These general divisions in the capitalist class contain significant opportunities for working class and progressive forces. On some issues, the more moderate, more realistic sections of the capitalist class and its political operatives move in parallel with the people’s movements as important though temporary allies. They can be pressured to adopt a more progressive stance by the strength of the people’s movements and mass sentiment. The Democratic Party is not only its national leadership; it has been the main mechanism used by African American and Latino communities to gain representation, as well as the main mechanism used to elect labor, progressive, and even Left activists to public office, especially at the local level. There exists an internal struggle within the Democratic Party between centrist forces who collaborate with the right wing, and centrist forces opposed to the right wing. Those opposed to the right wing are often willing to align with progressive elements that seek to defeat the program of the ultra-right. There are struggles within both the Democratic Party and within the labor and people’s movements that are reflective of the overall struggle to gain political independence from corporate dominance. Any serious strategy that hopes to win millions of people to a more advanced political program must relate to these struggles.
Using African American and Latino communities to gain political independence to win millions of people, and to relate to their struggles. That seems to sum up the Democratic front-runner, Barack Obama.
Another goal that was discussed was the principle of “separation of church and state.” How insane is it to discuss the idea of separation of church and state. It’s one principle that this nation was founded on. But, the Communist Party USA has a different idea. One being a “full restoration and expansion of the Bill of Rights and all democratic rights; the complete separation of church and state. It seems as no wonder why Obama doesn’t see anything wrong with his churches views and his former pastor, the controversial Rev. Wright.
What about them saying that the government should have central control over things such as education, welfare programs, and health care? Again, taking another look at the Communist Party USA program that they subsection under an “Anti-Monopoly Program,” they say:
Full funding for education, affordable housing programs, day care, Social Security, a universal health care program, youth job training and recreation programs, and cultural programs.
At what point does it sound good for the majority of the American people to have the government make all the choices for your health care or for your education? Has the “No Child Left Behind Act” worked? Many parents will say that it has driven the educational standards of America backwards.
Also in their “Anti-Monopoly Program,” they make mention that the military budget should be cut drastically to an all time low. Barack Obama is open about how much he would slash military spending. It goes to show, again, that the Communistic ways of the Democratic Socialist Party would want to strengthen the UN and their idea of a world controlled military.
What else does the Communist Party USA say about what they want for America?
Socialism will guarantee the right to vote, to health care, to a job at a living wage, to decent housing. Socialism would bring social ownership to the “commanding heights” of the economy—the major industrial firms, the transnational corporations, banks and other financial institutions, the energy industry, much of the national distribution system, and the health care system—and run them as public utilities, with publicly elected boards, responsible to and for the public good, and for long-term economic and environmental sustainability. Public programs for free health care, free education through the college level, combating illiteracy, ending malnutrition, and guaranteeing jobs would be built.
But, just how do they propose to fund all these programs and ideas? With an elaborate tax system that taxes every hard working-class citizen to the max putting even fore strain on them. Although, isn’t that their goal, to have control over all and forcing the working class to struggle?
Everything that America, and her citizens, have worked so hard for is in threat by electing the Democratic Party hopeful. Barack Obama is not his own person, but is a puppet for some extremist organizations that want nothing more than to see America fail. Is that the “change” that America needs?