I found this interesting post by Daymond Duck (what was this guy’s Mom & Dad thinking with that name?) using documented news stories coupled with Biblical prophecy to surmise the emergence of a Satan influenced One World Government. The topics Church closures, Worship termination, sanctioning Home Bible Studies, Protestor violence labeled peaceful and MORE.
I recently watched a Prophecy Watchers video of Gary Stearman interviewing Dr. Ken Johnson, author of The Ancient Dead Sea Scroll Calendar: And The Prophecies It Reveals.
During the interview, Johnson said one scroll that is believed to be written by the Essenes says, “It’s a serious sin to ignore Bible prophecy.”
There are at least 10 different verses in the Bible that tell everyone to watch for the return of Jesus.
To know to do something and not do it is a sin (Matt. 7:26; James 4:17).
I believe Satan’s world government is shaping up, and here are several reasons why I believe that:
One, persecution of believers is a major sign of the return of Jesus (Matt. 24:9).
Persecution is worse in Africa and Asia than it is in the U.S., but America has abandoned God, the world will soon be ruled by a Satan-worshipper (the Antichrist), he and his False Prophet will try to enforce the UN global ethic (satanic one-world religion), and many pulpits are silent on these issues.
In early July 2020, California Gov. Newsome temporarily banned singing and chanting in churches, and he limited indoor worship attendance to 25% of building capacity or a maximum of 100 attendees, whichever is the smallest amount.
On July 13, 2020, Newsome ordered an immediate lockdown of all churches, restaurants, bars, fitness centers, barber shops and hair salons in the 30 hardest hit counties until the State Public Health Officer decides to let them reopen.
All worship services in these 30 counties, including in-home Church meetings, singing, Bible studies, etc., have been suspended, the number of California counties may be increased, and there is no ending date for his order.
Several politicians (mostly Democrats, but some Republicans) have refused to stop rioting, looting, and the destruction of property and statues in their area, and Newsome is one of them.
It has also been reported that Newsome’s order to ban meetings in churches and homes does not ban protests, but specifically allows them.
Who would have thought that some leaders in the U.S. would declare Church and in-home Church Bible Studies and prayer meetings illegal while, at the same time, they are allowing meetings of rioters, looters, and arsonists in the streets?
Liberty Council is preparing to fight this on behalf of some pastors and churches, but they could use prayer and support; every person should know that this anti-Christ attack upon God and His Church will not stop with 30 counties in California, and every person should remember it when election time rolls around.
Two, Andy Stanley, son of Dr. Charles Stanley, pastor of North Point Ministries in Atlanta, and host to about 30,000 people every Sunday, has suspended in-person worship for the remainder of 2020.
Three, in its July/August 2020 issue, Chick Publications reported that Pope Francis said, “Let us welcome this time of trial (this Coronavirus pandemic) as an opportunity to prepare for our collective (one-world government and religion) future. Because without an all-embracing vision there will be no future for anyone.”
Pope Francis is clearly doing the work of Satan by pushing for a world government and religion that will be led by Satan worshippers.
Four, concerning lawlessness, on July 13, 2020, it was reported that George Soros will immediately funnel another $70 million through his foundations to the militant groups and activist groups that are demonstrating to transform the U.S., and he will funnel an additional $150 million to them over the next 5 years.
There is no need to ask when will the rioting stop or what will it take to appease the rioters.
Soros sees this transformation of the U.S. as something that will last for years, not something that will end anytime soon.
According to the Bible, it will come to a sudden end at the Second Coming of Jesus.
Five, on July 17, 2020, it was reported that protestor violence had been going on in Portland, Ore., for about 50 days and that Pres. Trump sent in federal agents to protect federal buildings and to detain people that damaged or defaced federal buildings, etc.
Federal agents were using unmarked vehicles to find, detain and question people that were suspected of committing a crime.
The mayor, a Democrat, addressed Pres. Trump this way, “Keep your troops (they are federal agents, not troops) in your own buildings, or have them leave our city.”
The Gov., also a Democrat, accused Trump of trying to win political points, and the Atty. Gen., another Democrat, threatened legal action.
The demonstrators have been on a lawless rampage for weeks; and the politicians in charge, all Democrats, do not want it stopped.
Six, concerning world government, on July 13, 2020, Sen. Chuck Grassley expressed concern that the Deep State in the U.S. has become so powerful that some people can commit political crimes and get away with it.
He was referring to the fact that powerful politicians (Obama, Biden, Comey, Strzok, etc.) have come very close to toppling the President of the U.S., and nothing may be done about it.
Seven, it was recently (mid-July 2020) reported that Bill Gates will soon start testing the first version of his program to identify (face scan, hand-scan, etc.), number, vaccinate and create a digital vaccination record on everyone on earth.
Gates plans to start in remote, low-income areas in West Africa and move on to Europe, Asia and then the U.S.
Gates’ biggest concern is not creating a vaccine, not the technology, or anything like that.
His biggest concern is people refusing to be vaccinated and using the government to deny them the right to hold a job, leave their house, buy, sell, etc.
Some stores (Walmart for example), restaurants, etc., are now denying people the right to enter if they are not wearing a mask.
Some doctor’s offices and hospitals will not let people enter without a temperature check.
Some cities are passing laws to prevent people from moving around if they are not wearing a mask.
This is the beginning of not letting people buy and sell if they have not taken the Mark of the Beast.
Eight, concerning famine: on July 15, 2020, it was reported that the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said war, the economic impact of the Coronavirus (lost jobs, workers can’t get in the fields, factories shut down, etc.), and natural disasters are causing a decline in food supplies and a rise in hunger and starvation.
Severe undernourishment has increased everywhere except in Europe and North America (Matt. 24:7; Rev. 6:7-8).
Nine, on July 14, 2020, it was reported that there is a shortage of aluminum cans in the U.S. because more people are prepping, and more people are eating at home due to the Coronavirus.
Soups, sodas, and a few other products may be scarce for a while due to this lack of cans.
Ten, concerning wars and rumors of wars: on July 16, 2020, U.S. Atty. Gen. Barr accused China of trying to bring down the U.S. and establish herself as the world’s preeminent superpower.
According to the Bible, the Kings of the East (China and her allies) will invade the Middle East during the Tribulation Period (Rev. 9:16, 16:12).
Eleven, two weeks ago, I mentioned that the World Economic Forum (WEF) announced (on June 19, 2020) that it will hold its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, in Jan. 2021, and the theme of the meeting will be the “Great Reset.”
This week, I read that Founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab said, “Every country from China to the United States must participate, and every industry, from oil and gas to tech, must be transformed. In short, we need a ‘Great Reset’ of capitalism.”
We are less than 6 months away from a demand by powerful globalists that the life of everyone on earth be changed forever.
Every nation, including China and the U.S., must (not should, must) submit to the New World Order (Satan’s world government).
I close by saying those that are truly trusting in Jesus for the forgiveness of their sins do not have anything to worry about, but time is running out, and those that are not trusting Him could be in trouble.
Bow your head; admit that you are a sinner; believe what the Bible says about the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus; ask for forgiveness; tell others that you have done this.
I just read a fantastic Christian perspective on those calling for the defunding of police from Evangelist Tony Cooke from his 7/15/20 email. I mention the date for as of today, I cannot locate the sermon/article/newsletter posted on his ministry website TonyCooke.org.
Rev. Cooke essentially says individuals should examine themselves in their operation of duty rather than castigating entire needed professions by the corrupt actions of individuals.
12 I beseech[a] you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your [b]reasonable service. 2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God. – Romans 12: 1-2 NKJV
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As numerous voices began calling for the defunding of police across our nation, I was reminded of a time when soldiers came to John the Baptist (in the light of his preaching of repentance) and asked what they should do. Interestingly, John did not tell them that they belonged to a corrupt profession and that they should all resign. Here is the context of that communication along with John’s instructions to tax collectors.
Luke 3:12-14 (NLT) 12 Even corrupt tax collectors came to be baptized and asked, “Teacher, what should we do?” 13 He replied, “Collect no more taxes than the government requires.” 14 “What should we do?” asked some soldiers. John replied, “Don’t extort money or make false accusations. And be content with your pay.”
Note that John did not call for the abolition of collecting taxes or of the military. Rather, he called for integrity and ethical conduct among those in such positions. Let’s look at both the “corrupt tax collectors” and the soldiers, because there is a connection.
Israel was under Roman occupation in the first century, and tax collectors were notoriously corrupt. At the higher levels, tax collectors “bought” their positions by monies paid into the public treasury (hence, they were sometimes called publicans). Tax collectors were known for charging higher taxes to individuals than what the Roman government required and padding their own pockets.
As a result, these tax collectors were despised by the people. Jews like Matthew and Zacchaeus (Luke 19:1-9) were considered traitors to their own people—they had sold out to the hated occupiers, the Romans—and were enriching themselves in the process. For a Jewish family, to have a tax collector in the family was a disgrace, and according to some accounts, their testimonies would not be accepted in a court of law and their offerings would not be received in the synagogue.
The soldiers who came to John the Baptist asking, “What should we do?” were most likely not Roman soldiers. They were probably Jews who worked under King Herod and assisted the tax collectors to ensure that maximum taxes were received. No doubt they would have received kickbacks from excessive taxes that were taken from the people.
Other translations of John’s admonition to the soldiers shed helpful insight:
(NKJV) “Do not intimidate anyone or accuse falsely, and be content with your wages.”
(ESV) “Do not extort money from anyone by threats or by false accusation, and be content with your wages.”
(KJV) “Do violence to no man, neither accuse any falsely; and be content with your wages.”
(MSG) “No shakedowns, no blackmail—and be content with your rations.”
This word that John uses literally means, “to shake violently.” The word is related to the Greek word for “earthquake.” In other words, John did not want these soldiers to use threats, intimidation, or violence in their dealings with the people to extort money from the people.
Let me repeat, even though there was pervasive corruption associated with these professions in the first century, John did not denounce these occupations in their entirety, nor did he call for their dissolution. He did command repentance and righteousness. He wanted to see the hearts of men changed so that the people would be treated fairly and equitably.
When Jesus selected his disciples, a couple of amazing things happened that are often overlooked. First, Jesus called one of these despised tax collectors to be among the twelve.
Matthew 9:9-13 (NLT) 9 As Jesus was walking along, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at his tax collector’s booth. “Follow me and be my disciple,” Jesus said to him. So Matthew got up and followed him. 10 Later, Matthew invited Jesus and his disciples to his home as dinner guests, along with many tax collectors and other disreputable sinners. 11 But when the Pharisees saw this, they asked his disciples, “Why does your teacher eat with such scum?” 12 When Jesus heard this, he said, “Healthy people don’t need a doctor—sick people do.” 13 Then he added, “Now go and learn the meaning of this Scripture: ‘I want you to show mercy, not offer sacrifices.’ For I have come to call not those who think they are righteous, but those who know they are sinners.”
When Matthew invited others to join the dinner with Jesus, he invited “many other tax collectors and other disreputable sinners.” Why? Because those are the only people who would have associated with Matthew. The Pharisees called all of these people “scum.” Notice that instead of putting anyone down, Jesus simply states that sick people need a doctor and that he had come to call those “who know they are sinners.”
But this is just where it begins to be interesting. In Luke 6, the names of the twelve apostles are listed. Verse fifteen provides four of the names, and that grouping begins with Matthew and ends with an individual named “Simon the Zealot.”
The Zealots were a fierce, nationalistic group of Jews who absolutely despised the Roman occupation of their land. Some of them would have gladly killed a Roman without a second thought, and the only people they hated more than the Romans were their fellow-Jews who cooperated with the Romans.
To place Matthew (a tax collector who worked for the Romans) and Simon the Zealot on the same apostolic team would have seemed like complete insanity! These two men would typically never be in the same room together, much less work collaboratively on a team that required love and unity. It would only be through divine regeneration and transformation that two individuals from such divergent political and philosophical backgrounds would be able to embrace a cause greater than either of them had ever known.
While no management consultant would have ever encouraged Jesus to select such incompatible people to be his team, Jesus knew exactly what he was doing. Jesus had come to break down all barriers and give people new hearts. It is only through the new birth and the renewing of the mind that the most bitter of enemies can become the dearest of brothers.
Jesus had said, “Healthy people don’t need a doctor—sick people do” (Matthew 9:12). We will never understand what is going on in our society today until we recognize that sin permeates the history of humanity. All elements of society are tainted by sin. However, some sins are more egregious (at least in the eyes of society) than others.
Lust, greed, envy, gossip, pride, and many other sins are rarely acknowledged, and while others are shocking and scandalous. There are bad people who do bad things in every profession. It makes news:
When a preacher commits adultery
When a teacher molests a child
When a law enforcement officer crosses a line and brutalizes an innocent (or guilty) individual
When a doctor or dentist exploits a patient
When a financial advisor bilks an elderly investor out of their savings
When a politician or CEO embezzles funds
Yet we know things like this happen, and it is grievous when it does. Let me repeat: Sin permeates the history of humanity. All elements of society are tainted by sin. In the meantime, we should thank God and pray for every good preacher, every good teacher, every good law enforcement officer, etc. We need men and women of virtue in every sphere of life and society.
As a minister of the gospel, I believe our nation needs revival, but we also must have a revival in our individual lives. We are at a crossroads, and multitudes of people need to choose which direction they are going to go.
Two thousand years ago, a similar choice was presented. Jesus or Barabbas?
There is an imperative lesson here because Barabbas was likely a Zealot, of the same party as Simon. Simon may not have embraced violence as Barabbas did, but this story is fascinating.
Mark 15:7 (MSG) There was one prisoner called Barabbas, locked up with the insurrectionists who had committed murder during the uprising against Rome.
The crowd had to make a choice between two men: the one who sought to solve things by violence or the one who sought to heal people through love. Confronted with Jesus and Barabbas, the mob regrettably chose Barabbas.
People can easily miss a fascinating point pertaining to the name of this other individual. In some translations (based on a variant Greek text), you will see him called Jesus Barabbas. Translated, Barabbas means Son of the Father. So, as Pilate stood before the angry mob, he offered them “Jesus of Nazareth,” or a person with a similar name, “Jesus Son of the Father.” Despite the similarity of their names, the two men could not have been more different.
Barabbas stood for complete lawlessness.
Jesus came to fulfill the old law and to introduce a new law. The new law would create “one new man” from backgrounds as diverse as Jew and Gentile, Tax Collector and Zealot.
Barabbas represented violence and destruction.
Jesus represented a new day of truly bringing people together and changing their hearts… people as radically different as Matthew (the tax collector) and Simon (the Zealot).
In the course of their lives, many people are going to have to decide which Jesus they are going to follow—the One who is truly the Son of the Father and the Prince of Peace, or the one who in essence is a counterfeit, offering a “solution” that only ends in death and destruction.
As I look at the word of God, I see it condemning the abuse of power. That is why John the Baptist gave those directives to the tax collectors and the soldiers. The vulnerable are not to be exploited and abused by those in power.
I also see the Bible condemning the use of violence to achieve one’s ends. That is why when Peter acted like a Zealot, took out a sword, and assaulted the High Priest’s servant, Jesus told him to put away his sword. Further, Jesus said, “Those who use the sword will die by the sword” (Matthew 26:52, NLT).
I recognize that those who do not recognize the Bible’s authority will not likely embrace biblical principles, but believers must be wise and recognize what we are called to do in this hour. Society will not change unless hearts are changed, and hearts will not change until the Lordship of Jesus Christ is honored and the Holy Spirit is allowed to have his way in our lives.
As we labor, love, preach, and pray, may the influence of the gospel and the love of God move us powerfully in the direction foreseen in days of old: Habakkuk 2:14 (NKJV) For the earth will be filled With the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, As the waters cover the sea.
Black Lives Matter is not only a godless Communist race-baiting organization dedicating to ending the Founding Fathers’ Constitutional government and fomenting violence against White Americans, BUT they are now a group of dedicated Jew-haters joining Islamists lying about Israel’s Biblical land of Judea-Samaria.
In this video exposé the BLM is exposed promoting Land stolen by Arab Muslims calling themselves Palestinians (a group of Arabs created in 1964 ex nihilo by Muslim Jew-haters and the now non-existent USSR to terrorize Israeli Jews) as occupied. Biblically allotted/Promised land is Jewish land. Any Jew-hating people residing in land given by God are the actual violent occupiers. Of course Muslims don’t view that due to the false-prophet Jew-hating Muhammad and anyone dedicated to Communism are atheists. What strange Red-Greenbedfellows.
TOM TRENTO, Director of The United West introduces Damon Rosen’s powerful expose of the Marxist organization “Black Live Matter.”
Not only is this terrorist group intent on destroying America but it also has its sights on Israel, working with Islamic terrorists, in a Red-Green axis, to destroy any and everything that has a Judeo-Christian foundation.
How can any Jew or Israel-supporting Christian support this organization or movement?! Its leaders and spokespeople are openly hostile to the Jewish state and people. It’s ironic that the people preaching against hate and intolerance, are among the most hateful, intolerant groups on Earth. Please watch and share this video, especially with your family and friends who have been caught up in the media-induced hysteria.
Damon Rosen is an investigative activist with The United West and currently lives and works in Israel.
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Since I am fairly convinced the Mainstream Media either failed to show the Trump speech at Mt. Rushmore or selectively vilified the speech with twisted lies, I am showing the entire Independence celebration speech given on July 3 at the foot of Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota.
THEN I am showing the video (I recommend FULL SCREEN) of the Mt Rushmore fireworks unsurprisingly vilified by the MSM. If you live in a Dem Party totalitarian location where COVID-propaganda cancelled fireworks, you can watch the Mt. Rushmore Freedom Fireworks.
THEN I’m cross posting a MeWe group that borrows from Breitbart exposing MSM lies
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U.S. President Donald Trump criticized protesters who have been trying to tear down various statues of Confederate leaders and other historical figures during a speech at Mount Rushmore on Friday evening.
The president warned that demonstrations over racial inequality in American society threatened the foundations of the U.S. political system, calling it a “left-wing cultural revolution” designed to “overthrow the American revolution,” and claimed that children were being taught in school to hate the country.
An estimated 7,500 people were in attendance, many packed into an amphitheatre despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with attendees being offered masks but many not wearing them.
Trump also announced he would sign an executive order to establish a “national garden of American heroes” filled with statues of notable historically significant figures. The garden is expected to include Wilbur and Orville Wright, Jackie Robinson, – the first African-American to play Major League Baseball, Harriet Tubman – an abolitionist known for rescuing approximately 70 enslaved people using a network of anti-slavery activists known as the “Underground Railroad”, and former Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia.
Lies deceit and half-truths they spew against our country. They are the main characters attacking our country backed by the DEMOCRATS in their lust for control. They would see this country burn if they can’t REGAIN power. We all know that is not the DEMOCRATIC way, it’s the Saul Alinsky way and the Democrats are knee deep into their playbook. Say the word President Trump and will rid this country of these haters of freedom. These people have no idea of the bear their poking. When our silent majority awakens, the enemies of this country along with the Fake News organizations will fall, and fall hard. God Bless this great country and this President who would make a stand on behalf of the people.
CNN Laments ‘Dark History of Mount Rushmore’s Sculpture’ Ahead of Independence Day Celebration
CNN joined the establishment media effort to “cancel” Mount Rushmore, lamenting the “dark history” of the sculpture and criticizing President Trump — who is set to deliver a speech at the historic landmark Friday night — for defending “racist monuments.”
“The dark history of Mount Rushmore’s sculpture itself takes center stage with Trump’s visit,” CNN’s Betsy Klein wrote in a preview of the event not labeled as an opinion piece.
“The President, who has stoked racial animus since he first entered the political arena, has moved to defend racist monuments in the face of nationwide protests over the treatment of Black Americans,” Klein continued, noting that Friday’s Independence Day celebration was planned prior to the widespread civil unrest.
CNN’s grievances appear to be in lockstep with the New York Times, which published an article this week highlighting controversies with the historic landmark — from its location on “Indigenous land,” to the sculptor’s purported ties to white supremacy, to the presidents depicted on the American icon itself.
Like the Times, CNN quoted Nick Tilsen, a member of the Oglala Lakota tribe and leader of the Indigenous activist group NDN Collective, who ultimately wants the monument closed and the land given to Indigenous people:
Indigenous people and my ancestors fought and died, and gave their lives to protect the sacred land, and to blow up a mountain and put the faces of four White men who were colonizers who committed genocide against Indigenous people — the fact that we don’t, as Americans, think of that as an absolute outrage is ridiculous.
Klein noted that two of the presidents on the landmark were slave owners and effectively dismissed Abraham Lincoln, despite his historic role in signing the Emancipation Proclamation:
Two of the four presidents carved into the mountain in South Dakota, Washington and Jefferson, were slave owners. And though Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, Tilsen notes that his legacy, for Native Americans, is a dark one. He approved the executions of 38 Dakota natives in Mankato, Minnesota (though he commuted the sentences of hundreds of others in the same incident).
Lincoln, Tilsen said, “was a mass murderer, a colonizer — ordered the biggest mass hanging in the history of the nation. So he was not one of our heroes. He’s not somebody — he was an enemy of our people, of Indigenous people, and it’s important that we have a reckoning with the true history of this nation.”
Klein also mentioned the sculptor, Gutzon Borglum, who had been tasked with Stone Mountain’s Confederate Memorial Carving — the “largest high relief sculpture in the world” depicting Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Generals Robert E. Lee, and Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson.
“Before Mount Rushmore was even considered, Borglum was working on Stone Mountain, Georgia, a Confederate memorial,” said Tom Griffith, Mount Rushmore Society board member.
“I think more than the ideology, but more practically, he was affiliated with the Klan to raise money for this Confederate memorial,” he told CNN.
CNN went one step further than the Times, also mentioning the “environmental risk” of holding an Independence Day celebration at the landmark:
Pine beetle infestations in nearby forests were the cause of concern when the fireworks were discontinued. These infestations can kill trees, which increases their flammability risk and, in turn, poses a potential wildfire hazard. Fireworks increased the risk that a fire would ignite.
The efforts to effectively cancel Mount Rushmore come as activists demand the removal of historic monuments and statues in cities nationwide in the name of racial and social justice. Notably, several of the monuments activists have targeted are unrelated to the Confederacy. Vandals in Charlotte, North Carolina, targeted a World War II memorial while demonstrators in Madison, Wisconsin, toppled a statue of Col. Hans Christian Heg — an immigrant who died fighting against slavery.
South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg (R) has defended Mount Rushmore, calling it a symbol of “American exceptionalism” — not of “white supremacy.”
“Each of the presidents were picked for a specific reason,” Ravnsborg toldFox & Friends on Friday. “President Washington, for obviously the birth of our nation, President Jefferson for the growth of our nation, President Lincoln for the development of our nation, and Teddy Roosevelt for the preservation of our nation.”
“This is a symbol of American exceptionalism, and I believe that there’s no way of white supremacy,” he continued.
“That obviously has been a dispute over the years since the time about 1876,” Ravnsborg said of claims of America stealing native land. “But that case has actually been litigated to the United States Supreme Court.”
“We are sympathetic to their feelings on the issue, but I do believe that it was not meant to desecrate the land but to honor America and honor our state of South Dakota,” he added.
Despite the mounting complaints, the Independence Day event is slated to kick-off Friday night. Roughly 7,500 are expected to attend the festivities, which will feature fireworks, a flyover, and remarks from the president.
America Needs Us To Be Courageous – America’s Radicals: For Hate’s Sake
By Justin O. Smith
Sent 6/28/2020 1:39 AM
“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.” ~ Vladimir Lenin
American society, its government and its institutions are currently facing an existential threat, intimidation and extortion from the Marxists*** and the Maoists††† of the masked, militant, anti-American, traitorous communists of Antifa and Black Lives MatterΩΩΩ, and the anarchists and fascists within their ranks, as we watch them destroy our cities and maim and kill whoever they choose on any given day, for any perceived slight or wrong, or for simply being white, a cop, or another black man trying to do the right thing. They intend the destruction of our beliefs and principles, our culture, our American heritage and our civilization, and, they seek our supplication and subjugation, as they calculate that they can eventually seize and wield power, by creating a void of power through chaos, that will take America into a dark abyss and a bloody and deadly abattoir.
***[Blog Editor: Marxist Transformation in action in America:
There isn’t any other way to assess this insurrection that is wreaking mayhem throughout America, coast to coast, and even in the nation’s capital. This is the acceleration and an escalation of a mounting war for ultimate control of all America, between anti-American Marxists and Maoists and American patriots. These fascists are cut from the same cloth as the Weather Underground [Blog Editor: HERE] domestic terrorist group of 1960s and 1970s America, that carried out over 2,000 bombings and other attacks on government institutions and businesses and memorialized their anti-American agenda in a document entitled ‘Prairie Fire’.
No American who truly loves this country should make the mistake of turning a blind eye to Antifa and Black Lives Matter and their rhetoric and actions that are designed to turn the current spate of “protests” into an all-out bloodbath.
On June 5th 2020, Terry Turchie, a former Deputy Assistant Director of the Counterterrorism Division of the FBI, spoke to Laura Ingraham, from Fox News, and noted that these days were reminiscent of fifty years ago, stating: “… over fifty years ago, ‘racism, systemic racism, police brutality, systemic police brutality’: These were the things they were saying then. They knew that these were nothing more than the kerosene you throw on the fire, but they knew they work. … Police racism then and police racism now is a phony issue. It is the issue that communist societies use to literally tear apart Americans and to be divisive.”
So much media focus has been placed on Black Lives Matter (BLM) alone, that America has missed the fact that they are a subsidiary of two pro-China communist parties, Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) and Liberation Road [Blog Editor: You can read Trevor Loudon writing about Liberation Road and other infiltrating Communists HERE.], that were largely responsible for funding and organizing BLM and using three of their agents, Opal Tometi, Alicia Garza and Patrisse Cullors, to run it, as the supposed founders of BLM. As noted by Trevor Loudon, on June 10th, all three are hardcore communist, ‘far-left”, activists, who have deep ties with FRSO and Liberation Road.
In a 2015 taped interview, that has recently resurfaced, Patrisse Cullors, who was mentored for a decade by Eric Mann, another radical of the Weather Underground and an associate of Bill Ayers, the radical SDS domestic terrorist who bombed federal government buildings in D.C.. In it, Cullors plainly tells Jared Bell of the Real News Network, that “We are trained Marxists“, speaking of herself and her co-founders.
FRSO and Liberation Road were the real drivers behind events during the riots and looting in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014, and from August 10th 2014 to the present they have been at the forefront of the unrest from Dallas to Chicago, Los Angeles to Minneapolis, and on to St Louis, Washington, D.C. and Seattle.
Liberation Road has made many deep inroads into the Democratic Party in several states, so they are very tight-lipped about any of their foreign communist connections. However, it is well known that Liberation Road has strong ties with Solidarity (which has an active chapter in my hometown of Murfreesboro, TN), Democratic Socialists of America, Communist Party USA, Socialist Party USA and the League of Revolutionaries for a New America. Liberation Road has also at times cooperated with the Workers World Party.
And in the meantime, Antifa, whose real leadership remains murky at best, embraces a large section of American society that subscribes to communism, anarchy and fascism too, and at every BLM backed event, they call out anonymously online for “members” to join BLM’s efforts; one of the better known leaders of Antifa, Evan Duke, was a constant at the Occupy Wall Street protests.
In explaining Vladimir Lenin’s strategy to use race to gain power, Bell noted: “Critical race theory contends that America is permanently racist to its core, and that consequently the nation’s legal structures are, by definition, racist and invalid … members of ‘oppressed’ racial groups are entitled — in fact obligated — to determine for themselves which laws and traditions have merit and are worth observing …”.
In 1992, Ted Allen took matters a step further, writing: “Treason to whiteness is loyalty to humanity. … The way to abolish the white race is to challenge, disrupt and eventually overturn the institutions and behavior patterns that reproduce the privileges of whiteness, including the schools, job and housing markets, and the criminal justice system. The abolitionists do not limit themselves to socially acceptable means of protest, but reject in advance no means of attaining their goal.”
However, upon being pressed on the issues, most of the academia radicals will deflect, qualify and justify this trash by claiming that “white” isn’t necessarily targeting white society on the whole, or white individuals. Supposedly, “white” has taken on new meaning, in the parlance of the new communist and anarchist radicals, and it is directed at anyone across the globe, of any color, race, creed or sex, who embraces the principles of limited government, free markets, capitalism and America’s traditional Judeo-Christian culture. These are the principles they see as irredeemably evil, which speaks volumes on their own lack of moral character, and anyone who supports traditional American values, in their eyes, is guilty of “white crimes”.
Addressing the nationwide violence, on June 9th, Tucker Carlson, Fox News host, stated: “This may be a lot of things, this moment we’re living through, but it is definitely not about Black lives. And remember that when they come for you — and at this rate, they will.”
The mobs of black-clad, masked Antifa fascists and militant BLM thugs and criminals have utilized communist terrorist tactics, violence and accusations of racism, to intimidate, defame and silence those viewed as enemies. They have targeted virtually all white people, all police, all black people and anybody else who dare to challenge their radical anti-American nihilistic communist movement.
If not for the facilitation of their treason, by complicit elected officials in the Democratic Party, such as Jenny Durkan, the Mayor of Seattle, who order police to abandon six city blocks to the rioters, their movement would not have made so deep an impact. But, we see this manifest in a network across America, where many elected positions are now filled with radical socialists and communists, such as Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, who have been aided by FRSO and the Democratic Socialists of America.
In an online recruitment effort, on June 12th 2020, the Freedom Road Socialists stated, in part: “Capitalism is a failed system that thrives on exploitation, inequality and oppression. … The unfolding economic crisis we are experiencing is the worst since the 1930s. Monopoly capitalism is a dying system and we need to help finish it off. And that is exactly what Freedom Road Socialist Organization is working for.”
The only reason capitalism is currently so troubled is precisely due to the injection of socialist mechanisms and economic “principles” into the free market. America hasn’t had a truly free market capitalist system in over a hundred years. And basically, these “protests” and violent riots over the deaths of two black men at the hands of policemen, that have resulted in the murders of police officers and over a thousand Americans injured, over 800 police officers injured and many other Americans killed, has been the excuse to follow their agenda and call for a revolution against capitalism.
America’s communists are motivated primarily by intense, maniacal hatred, just as all past communists have been, but it is especially white-hot for the “reformers”, more so than it is for those deemed to be outright “fascists”. This is why our weak-kneed police chiefs, mayors, governors and military leaders are so dangerous, by cow-towing to the true fascists of Antifa and BLM. Their willingness to grovel and kneel to these barbarians only intensifies the radicals’ contempt and white-hot anger, and it emboldens the radicals and seemingly blinds them to the inevitable consequences of their actions and the destruction and chaos that too often follows.
The chaos in 1936 Spain started in similar fashion, as a violent, aggressive Communist, anarchist and left-leaning liberal coalition demanded social and economic change. Similarly, just as Antifa and BLM are destroying our historical monuments, with some calling for their Comrades to “burn the whole system down”, along with destroying statues and depictions of “white Jesus”, the Spanish radicalized urban working class and the landless farm laborers attacked the military, led by General Francisco Franco, the Spanish middle class, conservative peasants and the Catholic Church, eventually sinking to the deepest, darkest depths of evil to murder lay Catholics, priests and nuns.
At the end of the day, Franco’s Nationalists emerged victorious in 1939, forcing the communists to flee or face retribution. Franco demanded individual trials and punishment for every single person who had taken part in the atrocities against the Church and conservatives, rapidly sending thousands to the firing wall to be shot and placing hundreds of thousands in prisons. Mercy was not the order of the day.
May America never see the day arrive that our own disloyal, traitorous communist and anarchist radicals force us into civil war, but should it come to pass, we would do well to remember Franco’s example, by holding every single ringleader accountable. Remember the names of those who lead the mobs, since that information will prove vital for another day. Every low-life trimmer and traitorous politician, military man, police chief, and communist academic who participates on the side of Marx and against the Founding of America must face a day of reckoning and the punishment it demands
The righteous Americans must awaken and understand that we are in a war for the American way of life and civilization. We must call out this rabid foaming at the mouth national mob and rabble for the revolutionary movement and the Marxist enterprise that it is, as we affirm and confirm our obligation to this America we love so well, to which we owe so much in return. She now needs our courage and direct action, as we prepare to fight for the soul of America, for America Herself.
Would that we pass the ammo, fix bayonets and charge into the madding masses of radical Marxists and Maoists at the first casual, light toss of their Molotov cocktails, hastening their demise and sending them on their way to Hell, in defense of all we hold most dear.
By Justin O. Smith
[Blog Editor: Here is a photo with some humorous yet sad truth behind American Communist funding courtesy The Last Refuge:]
Edited by John R. Houk
Text embraced by brackets, BOLD TEXT emphasis and embedded links are by the Editor.
America’s media has failed Americans portraying looting, rioting and property damage as a legitimate response to a few bad policeman killing George Floyd. My guess is most Americans are not even thinking of Mr. Floyd thanks to the race baiting of the Dem Party enabling Black Lives Matter and Antifa to impose their Communist will on American lives and property increasingly resulting in mob violence.
My guess is a Civil War is coming especially as the victimized Americans begin arming themselves to protect themselves from the mobs because local Dem controlled governments restrain their police enforcement of the law. You will thus be interested in these observations by Justin Smith.(Bold text in Justin’s submission indicates my emphasized agreement.)
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End Their Marxist Pipe-Dream – America’s Salvation
By Justin O. Smith
Sent 6/26/2020 10:11 PM
The entire nation has watched over the past weeks in horrified disgust, as anti-American communist thugs deface, vandalize and topple our statues and monuments, with the latest case, in Baltimore, Maryland, being red paint thrown on the statue of George Washington. Previously, a statue of Washington was also toppled in Portland, Oregon. And now, we have just recently seen rioters in San Francisco even topple the statue of Union General Ulysses S. Grant and deface and attempt to tear down the statue of Andrew Jackson, in Lafayette Square near the White House [and other] malicious acts that are too often accompanied by the burning of the American Flag.
Communist Mob Attacks Andrew Jackson Statue Lafayette Square
This situation disgusts and angers me to the point that I have a massive resentment towards those cowards in our government, who have stood by idly, wringing their pale little collective hands, and chanting the mantra of the day, “Oh my, oh me … what should I do, what can I do?” as though they’ve never been capable of having a cogent thought or making a decision by themselves and on their own. We are dying from a lack of strong, independent, conservative-minded men and women if positions of government that matter most.
If radicals have the right to use force and violence to tear down these monuments and statues and circumvent due process and the rule of law, by that same token and example, so too do the patriots of America have the right to stand with arms in hand and prevent such from taking place.
In the absence of law and order and the sufficient authorities capable of enforcing the same, a void is created that demands to be filled. Either the thugs fill it with more chaos and mayhem or the Good Americans fill it and restore order. And, should these radicals persist in tearing down every last vestige of everything good, decent and true within our culture and our American heritage, all America may soon bear witness to the void being filled with the dead carcasses of the thugs and the Antifa and BLM communist radicals of this nation, who are doing all they can to destroy the republic and “fundamentally transform America” into an authoritarian, probably totalitarian, socialist regime, using any means necessary, including violence.
It’s time to end their Marxist pipe-dream right here and right now, and cut it all the way back to the roots of its leadership, however that is to be accomplished. These Amerikkans need to be charged with sedition, treason and domestic terrorism, prosecuted and jailed according to the depth of their complicity in the movement that has succeeded in destroying so much of America and damaging the credibility of the United States government and all states’ government on multiple levels.
Some deserve a few years behind bars. Some deserve life. Some deserve to be executed.
An alternative viable solution might be found in giving all who may eventually come under criminal investigation over roles in the riots the choice of spending the rest of their lives in exile or ten years to life in prison.
Unfortunately, America may find it necessary to resort to a hardcore military maxim, that has become more dear to me the more I see the communist anti-American tugs of Antifa and BLM advancing across America, laying waste to towns and cities at will. We had a saying in the Army in my time, that was simply “Kill ‘Em All and Let God Sort ‘Em Out”.
I believe America is headed into a civil war that will be more prolonged, intense, heated and bloody than the first one, due to the fact that it won’t be like the 1860s with two clear sides.
A close friend of mine, Christine Holm, a singer-songwriter from Illinois, a Christian and a pretty wise lady, recently wrote me, and here is part of that communication:
“Many have already served and sacrificed for this country. None of us ever really want war or to have to fight or face the loss of life or to take those risks but we will do it because we base it upon the strongest motivation mankind can have….LOVE. ….. True patriots will always be willing to fight and die for goodness and for truth because that’s the RIGHT THING TO DO. Even if we were outnumbered…(but we won’t be)….we would still consider it our duty and our privilege and honor to stand against evil.”
We will see the worst infighting in the inner-city areas where it will be near impossible to tell if a man of any particular color is a conservative or a Marxist/Maoist or simply trying not to take sides and let it all pass him by. But sides will eventually emerge through intelligence gathering that will pit localities and communities against each other, perhaps even states, and result in the splintering, the Balkanization, of our country, for quite some time into the future, until such time some unifying event comes forth to bring us all back under the same banner, hopefully the banner of America and the American Flag, or the banner of God.
And as I wrote those last words, an image of Joan D’Arc [Joan of Arc for my fellow Americans lacking French] flashed across my mind, the slip of a girl who united all of France, if for but a brief moment in history.
Joan of Arc praying before a battle
America is crying out for such a figure now, but they thought they had that figure in President Trump.
No one person will be the salvation of this nation. America’s salvation can only be achieved, when the nation on the whole returns to the fold of God and the principles He set forth, upon which this nation was founded. It will take all of America forming a common bond again under God to turn back the hand of time and deliver us to a new age for the future, whereby our freedom and liberty truly are preserved, protected and defended.
Such an endeavor is a mighty task — but not an impossible task. Through God all things are possible.
Only time can tell how this really ends. I’ll just keep praying and hoping and working towards the best of outcomes.
By Justin O. Smith
Edited by John R. Houk
Text embraced by brackets and embedded links are by the Editor.
Soeren Kern posted his “A Brief History of Antifa: Part I” at the Gatestone Institute on June 12. I cross posted it on my Blog on June 13 (adding a photo of a fed-up person kicking an Antifa person in the groin political toon that upset some social platforms). Here is the cross post of Part Two.
After I read this I formed an opinion that has been brewing on the inside of me for some time. TO BE CLEAR – My opinion is NOT at all formulated by the author (Soeren Kern) of this exposé – at least not in this article. After reading – ESPECIALLY the Antifa in their own words portion – It might be time for some local activism with your NRA or 2nd Amendment Clubs, BECAUSE it is becoming clear local government controlled by the Democratic Party do NOT care about YOUR Life, Liberty or Personal Property. Again ESPECIALLY, if you are a Christian, Conservative and American believing in America’s heritage and exceptionalism.
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“The only long-term solution to the fascist menace is to undermine its pillars of strength in society grounded not only in white supremacy but also in ableism, heteronormativity, patriarchy, nationalism, transphobia, class rule, and many others.” — Mark Bray, “Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook,” 2017.
“They’re coming from other cities. That cost money. They didn’t do this on their own. Somebody’s paying for this…. What Antifa is doing is they’re basically hijacking the black community as their army. They instigate, they antagonize, they get these young black men and women to go out there and do stupid things, and then they disappear off into the sunset.” — Bernard Kerik, former commissioner of the New York City Police Department.
The coordinated violence raises questions about how Antifa is financed. The Alliance for Global Justice (AFGJ) is an organizing group that serves as a fiscal sponsor to numerous radical left-wing initiatives, according to Influence Watch, a research group that collects data on advocacy organizations, foundations and donors…. The Open Society Foundations, Tides Foundation, Arca Foundation, Surdna Foundation, Public Welfare Foundation, and the Brightwater Fund have all made contributions to AFGJ, according to Influence Watch.
One of the groups funded by AFGJ is called Refuse Fascism … an offshoot of the Radical Communist Party (RCP)…. The group’s slogan states: “This System Cannot Be Reformed, It Must Be Overthrown!”
[Gatestone] Editor’s note: This is Part II of a series on the history of the global Antifa movement. Part I described Antifa and explored the ideological origins of the group. Part II examines the history, tactics and goals of the movement in the United States.
U.S. President Donald Trump recently announced that the American government would designate Antifa — a militant “anti-fascist” movement — as a terrorist organization due to the violence that erupted at George Floyd protests across the United States.
The Code of Federal Regulations (28 C.F.R. Section 0.85) defines terrorism as “the unlawful use of force and violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives.”
American media outlets sympathetic to Antifa have jumped to its defense. They argue that the group cannot be classified as a terrorist organization because, they claim, it is a vaguely-defined protest movement that lacks a centralized structure.
As the following report shows, Antifa is, in fact, highly networked, well-funded and has a clear ideological agenda: to subvert, often with extreme violence, the American political system, with the ultimate aim of replacing capitalism with communism. In the United States, Antifa’s immediate aim is to remove President Trump from office.
Gatestone Institute has identified Antifa groups in all 50 U.S. states, with the possible exception of West Virginia. Some states, including California, Texas and Washington, appear to have dozens of sub-regional Antifa organizations.
It is difficult precisely to determine the size of the Antifa movement in the United States. The so-called “Anti-Fascists of Reddit,” the “premier anti-fascist community” on the social media platform Reddit, has approximately 60,000 members. The oldest Antifa group in America, the Portland, Oregon-based “Rose City Antifa,” has more than 30,000 Twitter followers and 20,000 Facebook followers, not all of whom are necessarily supporters. “It’s Going Down,” a media platform for anarchists, anti-fascists and autonomous anti-capitalists, has 85,000 Twitter followers and 30,000 Facebook followers.
Germany, which has roughly one-quarter of the population of the United States, is home to 33,000 extreme leftists, of whom 9,000 are believed to be extremely dangerous, according to the domestic intelligence agency (Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz, BfV). Violent left-wing agitators are predominantly male, between 21 and 24 years of age, usually unemployed, and, according to BfV, 92% still live with their parents. Anecdotal evidence suggests that most Antifa members in the United States have a similar socio-economic profile.
In America, national Antifa groups, including “Torch Antifa Network,” “Refuse Fascism” and “World Can’t Wait” are being financed — often generously, as shown below — by individual donors as well as by large philanthropic organizations, including the Open Society Foundations founded by George Soros.
To evade detection by law enforcement, Antifa groups in the United States often use encrypted social media platforms, such as Signal and Telegram Messenger, to communicate and coordinate their activities, sometimes across state lines. Not surprisingly, the U.S. Department of Justice is currently investigating individuals linked to Antifa as a step to unmasking the broader organization.
Historical Origins of American Antifa
In the United States, Antifa’s ideology, tactics and goals, far from being novel, are borrowed almost entirely from Antifa groups in Europe, where so-called anti-fascist groups, in one form or another, have been active, almost without interruption, for a century.
As in Europe, the aims and objectives of the American Antifa movement can be traced back to a single, overarching century-long ideological war against the “fascist ideals” of capitalism and Christianity, which the Antifa movement wants to replace with a “revolutionary socialist alternative.”
The first so-called anti-fascist group in the United States was the American League Against War and Fascism, established in 1933 by the Communist Party USA. The League, which claimed to oppose fascism in Europe, was actually dedicated to subverting and overthrowing the U.S. government.
In testimony to the U.S. Congress in 1953, CPUSA leader Manning Johnson revealed that the American party had been instructed by the Communist International in the 1930s to set up the American League Against War and Fascism:
“as a cover to attack our government, our social system, our leaders… used as a cover to attack our law-enforcement agencies and to build up mass hate against them… used as a cover to undermine national security… used as a cover to defend Communists, the sworn enemies of our great heritage… used as a cover for preparing millions of people ideologically and organizationally for the overthrow of the United States Government.”
A precursor to the modern Antifa movement was the Black Panthers, a revolutionary political organization established in October 1966 by Marxist college students in Oakland, California. The group advocated the use of violence and guerilla tactics to overthrow the U.S. government.
Historian Robyn C. Spencer noted that Black Panther leaders were deeply influenced by “The United Front of the Working Class Against Fascism,” a report by Georgi Dimitroff delivered at the Seventh World Congress of the Communist International in July and August 1935:
“By 1969, the Panthers began to use fascism as a theoretical framework to critique the U.S. political economy. They defined fascism as ‘the power of finance capital’ which ‘manifests itself not only as banks, trusts and monopolies but also as the human property of FINANCE CAPITAL — the avaricious businessman, the demagogic politician, and the racist pig cop.'”
In July 1969, the Black Panthers organized an “anti-fascist” conference called “United Front Against Fascism,” attended by nearly 5,000 activists:
“The Panthers hoped to create a ‘national force’ with a ‘common revolutionary ideology and political program which answers the basic desires and needs of all people in fascist, capitalist, racist America.'”
The last day of the conference was devoted to a detailed plan by the Black Panthers to decentralize police forces nationwide. Spencer wrote:
“They proposed amending city charters to establish autonomous community-based police departments for every city which would be accountable to local neighborhood police control councils comprised of 15 elected community members. They launched the National Committees to Combat Fascism (NCCF), a multiracial nationwide network, to organize for community control of the police.”
In 1970, members of the Black Panthers created a terrorist group called the Black Liberation Army, whose stated goal was to “weaken the enemy capitalist state.”
BLA member Assata Shakur described the group’s organizational structure, which is similar to the one used by today’s Antifa movement:
“The Black Liberation Army was not a centralized, organized group with a common leadership and chain of command. Instead there were various organizations and collectives working together out of various cities, and in some larger cities there were often several groups working independently of each other.”
Other ideological anchors of the modern Antifa movement in the United States include a left-wing terrorist group known as the Weather Underground Organization, the American equivalent to Germany’s Red Army Faction. The Weather Underground, responsible for bombings and riots throughout the 1970s, sought to achieve “the destruction of U.S. imperialism and form a classless communist world.”
Former FBI Counterterrorism Director Terry Turchie has noted the similarities between Black Lives Matter today and the Black Panther Party and Weather Underground groups of the 1960s and 1970s:
“The Black Panther Party was a Marxist Maoist Leninist organization and that came from Huey Newton, one of the co-founders, who said we’re standing for nothing more than the total transformation of the United States government.
“He went on to explain that they wanted to take the tension that already existed in black communities and exacerbate it where they can. To take those situations where there is a tinderbox and light the country on fire.
“Today we’re seeing the third revolution and they think they can make this happen. The only thing that is different are the names of the groups.”
The roots of the modern Antifa movement in the United States can be traced back to the 1980s, with the establishment of Anti-Racist Action, a network of anarchist punk rock aficionados dedicated to fist-fighting neo-Nazi skinheads.
Mark Bray, author of “The Antifa Handbook,” explained:
“In many cases, the North American modern Antifa movement grew up as a way to defend the punk scene from the neo-Nazi skinhead movement, and the founders of the original Anti-Racist Action network in North America were anti-racist skinheads. The fascist/anti-fascist struggle was essentially a fight for control of the punk scene during the 1980s, and that was true across of much of north America and in parts of Europe in this era.
“There’s a huge overlap between radical left politics and the punk scene, and there’s a stereotype about dirty anarchists and punks, which is an oversimplification but grounded in a certain amount of truth.”
Anti-Racist Action was inspired by Anti-Fascist Action (AFA), a militant anti-fascist group founded in Britain in the late 1970s. The American group shared the British group’s penchant for violently attacking political opponents. ARA was eventually renamed the Torch Network, which currently brings together nine militant Antifa groups.
In November 1999, mobs of masked anarchists, predecessors to today’s Antifa movement, laid waste to downtown Seattle, Washington, during violent demonstrations that disrupted a ministerial conference of the World Trade Organization. The Seattle WTO protests birthed the anti-globalization movement.
In April 2001, an estimated 50,000 anti-capitalists gathered in Quebec to oppose the Third Summit of the Americas, a meeting of North and South American leaders who were negotiating a deal to create a free trade area that would encompass the Western Hemisphere.
In February 2003, hundreds of thousands of anti-war protesters demonstrated against the Iraq War. After the war went ahead anyway, some parts of the so-called progressive movement became more radicalized and birthed the current Antifa movement.
The Rose City Antifa (RCA), founded in Portland, Oregon, in 2007, is the oldest American group to use “Antifa” in its name. Antifa is derived from a group called Antifaschistische Aktion, founded in May 1932 by Stalinist leaders of the Communist Party of Germany. Antifa’s logo, with two flags representing anarchism (black flag) and communism (red flag), are derived from the German Antifa movement.
The American Antifa movement gained momentum in 2016, after Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, a self-described Socialist, lost the Democratic Party’s nomination to Hillary Clinton. Grassroots supporters of Sanders vowed to continue his “political revolution” to establish socialism in America.
Meanwhile, immigration became a new flashpoint in American politics after Donald Trump campaigned on a pledge to reduce illegal migration. In June 2016, protestors violently attacked supporters of Donald Trump outside a rally in San Jose, California. In January 2017, hundreds of Antifa rioters tried to disrupt President Trump’s inauguration ceremony in Washington, DC.
In February 2017, Antifa rioters employing so-called black bloc tactics — they wear black clothing, masks or other face-concealing items so that they cannot be identified by police — shut down a speech by Milos Yiannopoulos, a far-right activist who was slated to speak at the University of California at Berkeley, the birthplace of the 1964 Free Speech Movement. Antifa radicals claimed that Yiannopoulos was planning to “out” undocumented students at Berkeley for the purpose of having them arrested. Masked Antifa vandals armed with Molotov cocktails, bricks and a host of other makeshift weapons fought police and caused more than $100,000 in property damage.
In June 2018, Republican Representative Dan Donovan of New York introduced Bill HR 6054 — “Unmasking Antifa Act of 2018” — that calls for prison sentences of up to 15 years for anyone who, while wearing a mask or disguise, “injures, oppresses, threatens, or intimidates” someone else who is exercising any right or privilege guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution. The bill remains stalled in the House of Representatives.
In July 2019, Antifa radical Willem Van Spronsen attempted to firebomb the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility in Tacoma, Washington. He was killed in a confrontation with police.
That same month, U.S. Senators Ted Cruz and Bill Cassidy introduced a resolution that would label Antifa a “domestic terrorist organization.” The resolution stated:
“Whereas members of Antifa, because they believe that free speech is equivalent to violence, have used threats of violence in the pursuit of suppressing opposing political ideologies; Whereas Antifa represents opposition to the democratic ideals of peaceful assembly and free speech for all; Whereas members of Antifa have physically assaulted journalists and other individuals during protests and riots in Berkeley, California;
“Now, therefore, be it resolved, that the Senate … calls for the groups and organizations across the country who act under the banner of Antifa to be designated as domestic terrorist organizations.”
“Antifa are terrorists, violent masked bullies who ‘fight fascism’ with actual fascism, protected by Liberal privilege,” said Cassidy. “Bullies get their way until someone says no. Elected officials must have courage, not cowardice, to prevent terror.”
Antifa Exploits Death of George Floyd
Antifa radicals increasingly are using incendiary events such as the death of George Floyd in Minnesota as springboards to achieve their broader aims, one of whichincludes removing President Trump from office.
Veteran national security correspondent Bill Gertz recently reported that the Antifa movement began planning to foment a nationwide anti-government insurgency as early as November 2019, when the U.S. presidential campaign season kicked off in earnest. Former National Security Council staff member Rich Higgins said:
“Antifa’s actions represent a hard break with the long tradition of a peaceful political process in the United States. Their Marxist ideology seeks not only to influence elections in the short term but to destroy the use of elections as the determining factor in political legitimacy.
“Antifa’s goal is nothing less than fomenting revolution, civil war and silencing America’s anti-communists. Their labeling of Trump supporters and patriots as Nazis and racists is standard fare for left-wing communist groups.
“Antifa is currently functioning as the command and control of the riots, which are themselves the overt utilization of targeted violence against targets such as stores — capitalism; monuments — history; and churches — God.”
Joe Myers, a former Defense Intelligence Agency official and counterinsurgency expert, added:
“President Trump’s election and revitalization of America are a threat to Antifa’s nihilist goals. They are fomenting this violence to create havoc, despair and to target the Trump campaign for defeat in 2020. It is employing organized violence for political ends: destruction of the constitutional order.”
New York’s top terrorism officer, Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence and Counterterrorism John Miller, explained why the George Floyd protests in New York City became so violent and destructive:
“No. 1, before the protests began, organizers of certain anarchist groups set out to raise bail money and people who would be responsible to be raising bail money, they set out to recruit medics and medical teams with gear to deploy in anticipation of violent interactions with police.
“They prepared to commit property damage and directed people who were following them that this should be done selectively and only in wealthier areas or at high-end stores run by corporate entities.
“And they developed a complex network of bicycle scouts to move ahead of demonstrators in different directions of where police were and where police were not for purposes of being able to direct groups from the larger group to places where they could commit acts of vandalism including the torching of police vehicles and Molotov cocktails where they thought officers would not be.
“We believe that a significant amount of people who came here from out of the area, who have come here as well as the advance preparation, having advance scouts, the use of encrypted information, having resupply routes for things such as gasoline and accelerants as well as rocks and bottles, the raising of bail, the placing of medics. Taken together, this is a strong indicator that they planned to act with disorder, property damage, violence, and violent encounters with police before the first demonstration and/or before the first arrest.”
In an interview with The Epoch Times, Bernard B. Kerik, former police commissioner of the New York City Police Department, said that Antifa “100 percent exploited” the George Floyd protests:
“It’s in 40 different states and 60 cities; it would be impossible for somebody outside of Antifa to fund this. It’s a radical, leftist, socialist attempt at revolution.
“They’re coming from other cities. That cost money. They didn’t do this on their own. Somebody’s paying for this.
“What Antifa is doing is they’re basically hijacking the black community as their army. They instigate, they antagonize, they get these young black men and women to go out there and do stupid things, and then they disappear off into the sunset.”
After photos appeared to show protesters with military-grade communications radios and earpieces, Kerik noted: “They have to be talking to somebody at a central command center with a repeater. Where do those radios go to?”
Across the country, in Bellevue, Washington, which was also hit by looting and violence, Police Chief Steve Mylett confirmed that the people responsible were organized, from out of town, and being paid:
“There are groups paying these looters money to come in and they’re getting paid by the broken window. This is something totally different we are dealing with that we have never seen as a profession before. We did have officers that were in different areas that were chasing these groups. When we make contact, they just disperse.”
The coordinated violence raises questions about how Antifa is financed. The Alliance for Global Justice (AFGJ) is an organizing group that serves as a fiscal sponsor to numerous radical left-wing initiatives, according to Influence Watch, a research group that collects data on advocacy organizations, foundations and donors.
AFGJ, which describes itself as “anti-capitalist” and opposed to the principles of liberal democracy, provides “fiscal sponsorship” to groups advocating numerous foreign and domestic far-left and extreme-left causes, including eliminating the State of Israel.
The Tucson, Arizona-based AFGJ, and people associated with it, have advocated for socialist and communist authoritarian regimes, including in Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela. In the 2000s, AFGJ was involved in anti-globalization demonstrations. In the 2010s, AFGJ was a financial sponsor of the Occupy Wall Street movement.
AFGJ has received substantial funding from organizations often claiming to be the mainstream of the center-left. The Open Society Foundations, Tides Foundation, Arca Foundation, Surdna Foundation, Public Welfare Foundation, the Ben & Jerry Foundation and the Brightwater Fund have all made contributions to AFGJ, according to Influence Watch.
One of the groups funded by AFGJ is called Refuse Fascism, a radical left-wing organization devoted to promoting nationwide action to remove from office President Donald Trump, and all officials associated with his administration, on the grounds that they constitute a “fascist regime.” The group has been present at many Antifa radical-left demonstrations, also according to Influence Watch. The group is an offshoot of the Radical Communist Party (RCP).
In July 2017, the RCP bragged that it took part in violent riots against the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany. The RCP has argued that capitalism is synonymous with fascism and that the election of President Trump would lead the U.S. government to “bludgeon and eliminate whole groups of people.”
In June 2020, Refuse Fascism took advantage of the death of George Floyd to raise money for a “National Revolution Tour” evidently aimed at subverting the U.S. government. The group’s slogan states: “This System Cannot Be Reformed, It Must Be Overthrown!”
Meanwhile, in Seattle, Washington, Antifa radicals, protesters from Black Lives Matter, and members of the anti-capitalist John Brown Gun Club seized control of the East Precinct neighborhood and established a six-square-block “autonomous zone” called the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, “CHAZ,” recently renamed “CHOP,” the Capitol Hill Organized (or Occupied) Protest. A cardboard sign at the barricades declares: “You are now leaving the USA.” The group issued a list of 30 demands, including the “abolition” of the Seattle Police Department and court system.
“Rapes, robberies and all sorts of violent acts have been occurring in the area and we’re not able to get to them,” said Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best. Several people have been wounded or killed.
Christopher F. Rufo, a contributing editor of City Journal, observed:
“The Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone has set a dangerous precedent: armed left-wing activists have asserted their dominance of the streets and established an alternative political authority over a large section of a neighborhood. They have claimed de facto police power over thousands of residents and dozens of businesses — completely outside of the democratic process. In a matter of days, Antifa-affiliated paramilitaries have created a hardened border, established a rudimentary form of government based on principles of intersectional representation, and forcibly removed unfriendly media from the territory.
“The Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone is an occupation and taking of hostages: none of the neighborhood’s residents voted for Antifa as their representative government. Rather than enforce the law, Seattle’s progressive political class capitulated to the mob and will likely make massive concessions over the next few months. This will embolden the Antifa coalition — and further undermine the rule of law in American cities.”
Antifa in its Own Words
The American Antifa movement’s long-term objectives are identical to those of the Antifa movement in Europe: replacing capitalism with a communist utopia. Mark Bray, one of the most vocal apologists for Antifa in the United States and author of “Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook,” explained:
“The only long-term solution to the fascist menace is to undermine its pillars of strength in society grounded not only in white supremacy but also in ableism, heteronormativity, patriarchy, nationalism, transphobia, class rule, and many others. This long-term goal points to the tensions that exist in defining anti-fascism, because at a certain point destroying fascism is really about promoting a revolutionary socialist alternative.”
Nikkita Oliver, former mayoral candidate of Seattle, Washington, added:
“We need to align ourselves with the global struggle that acknowledges that the United States plays a role in racialized capitalism. Racialized capitalism is built upon patriarchy, white supremacy, and classism.”
Patrisse Cullors, a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, confirmed that the immediate goal is to remove President Trump from office:
“Trump not only needs to not be in office in November, but he should resign now. Trump needs to be out of office. He is not fit for office. And so, what we are going to push for is a move to get Trump out. While we’re also going to continue to push and pressure Joe Biden around his policies and relationship to policing and criminalization. That’s going to be important. But our goal is to get Trump out.”
“This is the revolution, this is our time and we will make no excuses for the terror.”
A group called PNW Youth Liberation Front, Antifa’s youth organization, tweeted:
“The only way to win a world without police, prisons, borders, etc. is to destroy the oppressive systems which we are currently caught in. We must continue the fight against the state, imperialism, capitalism, white supremacy, patriarchy, and so on if we ever want to be free.”
A pamphlet distributed in the Seattle “Autonomous Zone” stated:
“The idea that the working class can control our own lives, without states, governments or borders, is also called anarchism. But how do we get from our current capitalist society to a future anarchist-communist one? …. In order to destroy the current order, there will need to be a revolution, a time of great upheaval.”
“Oh, you thought I just wanted to defund the police? This whole system needs to go.”
One of the leaders of the Seattle “Autonomous Zone” said:
“Every single day that I show up here I’m not here to peacefully protest. I’m here to disrupt until my demands are met. You cannot rebuild until you break it all the way down. Respond to the demands of the people or prepare to be met with any means necessary. By any means necessary. It’s not a slogan or even a warning. I’m letting people know what comes next.”
A group called the Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement, which has nearly 15,000 Twitter followers, called for an insurrection:
“Revolutionary greetings from the insurrection sweeping throughout the occupied territories of the so-called United States of America.
“As the history of this miserable nation repeats itself once again, what has become clearly evident is that black people have been and will continue to be the only revolutionary force that is capable of toppling the oppressive status quo.
“Everywhere the pigs [a derogatory term for police] have lost their will to fight. Their eyes, which only yesterday were windows to empty hatred and contempt, now display stultifying self-doubt and cowardice. For once, their behavior portrays their weakness as every step they take back is marked by hesitation.
“Together, if we keep pushing, this land of chattel slavery, indigenous genocide, and foreign imperial aggression can finally be wiped out so that it will only be remembered as one of the more ugly chapters in human history.”
“This isn’t protest. This is rebellion. When rebellion gets organized we get revolution. We are seeing the beginnings of that and it’s glorious.”
An Antifa agitator from New York comments on the American flag:
“That sh*t is a f**king cloth with colors on it. It doesn’t live or breathe and is nothing but a representation. Any Black, Latinx, or Native person looking at that thing being respected, should be offended at that flag that represents genocide, rape, slavery, and colonization.”
An Antifa media platform, “It’s Going Down,” wrote:
“Looting is an effective means of wealth redistribution.”
“The idea that freedom of speech is the most important thing that we can protect can only be held by someone who thinks that life is analogous to a debate hall. In my opinion, ‘no platforming’ fascists often infringes (sic) upon their speech, but this infringement is justified for its role in the political struggle against fascism.”
Torch Antifa Network, in response to President Trump’s announced plans to designate Antifa as a terrorist group:
“Antifa will be designating the United States of America as a terrorist organization.”
America’s Far Left Future toon by Ben Garrison (Cancel American Heritage)
If you are afraid or too blind to call the violent civil chaos exploited by Antifa, Black Lives Matter, Dems, the MSM and other assorted Marxist-oriented groups a coup, then get ready when the victims of violence grow weary of the failure of protection AND RISE UP. Then the word “coup” will be irrelevant as America’s Leftist race-baiters experience a cultural reprisal that history will mark the current civil unrest as the beginnings of an American Civil War.
Justin Smith examines Leftist historical revisionism trying to cancel America’s heritage that made our nation an exceptional beacon on a hill – until creeping Marxism began openly shoving open the door of totalitarianism.
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Destroying Every Last Vestige of American History – None Are Spared
By Justin O. Smith
Sent 6/18/2020 3:27 AM [UPDATED 6/19/20]
“Detest all those white men if you will, but they were the ones who created the nation we inherited.” ~ Pat Buchanan, June 15th 2020
America witnessed a fairly intense campaign to remove or destroy statues memorializing revered and honored men of the Confederate States of America in 2017, and in the wake of George Floyd’s murder by a policeman in Minneapolis, once again, America is seeing a broader range of destruction aimed at any and all statues, monuments, and memorials honoring all those men of impeccable character, who had some part in making America exceptional. Rioting, looting and burning American cities are no longer enough, and in their ignorance of historical fact, they peddle their revisionist history without factual foundation, and they also seek to destroy every last vestige, right down to the tiniest bit, of American history, even the movie ‘Gone With the Wind’, while police and public officials stand down, and even encourage them.
The new word for “racist” is “white”. If one is white in America today, Her radical element views one as a racist, and as such, every statue of any white person is a statue of a racist and is subject to being vandalized and pulled down. Decades of propaganda that taught blacks to continue to claim grievances against white people for the sins of slavery that happened centuries ago have now shown their grim results, and it is a dark day for all America.
Regardless of what part they played in America’s founding, or even if they were simply those early explorers to the New World, none are now spared, from Christopher Columbus to Thomas Jefferson and Spanish Conquistador Juan de Onate. It is no longer the Confederacy under attack. These radical young turks desire the obliteration of Western principles in America and a clean slate so they can recreate the nation as they believe it should exist, casting aside history and all the outstanding achievements of so many, along with those terrible deeds and the institutions of slavery and Jim Crow.
In Richmond, Virginia, the Capitol of the Confederate States, a statue of Christopher Columbus was pulled down and thrown in nearby Fountain Lake. This same scenario has played out over the past few years, as America’s radicals claim Columbus represents “genocide”. The Antifa, MLK and La Raza, Che Guevara commie types, forcefully assert that Columbus’s discovery brought the European invasion of the indigenous Native Indian tribal lands, something that the entire United States has been experiencing from Mexico, Africa and the Middle East since 1965.
All the nations of the globe have suffered an invasion of some sort at one time or another in their history. Why should the arrival of Europeans to the New World be seen as such a horrible historical event, when such an Exceptional Country was birthed from it? These anti-American detractors are pure evil and solely interested in destroying a country and a system that gave rise to freedom for more people than any other system or nation in the entire history of all mankind.
Some of our young turks refer to Columbus as “another notorious figure in the history of slavery”, even though 1492 far preceded the black Kingdom of Dahomey++ that created the black slave trade and the days that such a labor force was needed in the colonies. However, facts are irrelevant to these madding masses, and their “truth” is anything they pull from their nether regions that is emotionally satisfying.
So ignorant are they, it is surreal. Do they truly not know Columbus was merely searching for a new trade route to India, China and the Spice Islands?
The radicals in the streets and their hand-holders in Congress are now also going after all U.S. military bases named after Confederate generals
In continuing, please understand that nothing herein is an attempt, in any way, shape or form to justify the reprehensible and despicable evil of slavery or Jim Crow laws that were an inherent part of our heritage for much too long. It should have ended long before it did, but it shouldn’t have required a civil war and all that followed to see that black people were granted full rights as human beings from the very start.
The second week of rioting across America was coming to a close, when the radical Antifa and Black Lives Matter groups pulled down the statue of Thomas Jefferson, in Portland, Oregon on June 14th. They also defaced its base with vile graffiti and slogans.
Jefferson, the man who wrote the Declaration of Independence, noting “that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights”, was also a fine common sense analyst of the complexities of the times. Regarding the incongruity between the words of the Declaration and the fact of slavery enshrined in the Constitution, in 1820, he would later write: “But, as it is, we have the wolf by the ear, and we can neither hold him, nor safely let him go. Justice is in one scale, and self-preservation in the other.”
Confederate statues have also recently been damaged and toppled in Mississippi, South Carolina, North Carolina and Tennessee, while Virginia has had the Richmond Howitzers Monument vandalized and the statue of Confederate leader Williams Carter Wickham toppled. The out-of-control lawless groups, in Richmond, even toppled the monument of Confederate President Jefferson Davis on June 10th, 113 years to the date of its dedication on June 3rd 1907.
Rioters in Portsmouth, Virginia beheaded four Confederate statues that encircle their Confederate monument on June 10th, without any regard for the law. They acted pre-emptively, because they were angry over Portsmouth’s City Council’s decision to delay moving the monument.
The radicals are apoplectic over Jefferson Davis who was the President of the Confederate States of America for approximately four years of a life well lived. Most of his life was spent in the service of the United States of America, as a military officer, a U.S. Senator and as the U.S. Secretary of War. During his military career, he fought in the Mexican-American War, leading a successful charge against Fort La Teneria in the Battle of Monterrey. Davis was also U.S. President Zachary Taylor’s son-in-law and he argued against secession. The statue of Davis was erected for good reasons.
Congressional Democrats are now also wailing and screaming for all military installations and ships bearing the names of Confederate generals, such as Bragg, Benning, and Hood, to be renamed. Initially, President Trump insisted he would not even begin to consider such a move, since very often these places were the last places seen by those fighting men who were sent to Europe, Asia and the Middle East, over the decades, and in the words of White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, “to suggest these forts were somehow inherently racist and their names need to be changed is a complete disrespect to the men and women.”
Unfortunately, President Trump is now revisiting the matter, as if he might be open to renaming them. This developed shortly after the Senate Armed Services Committee approved Senator Elizabeth Warren’s (D-Mass) amendment to the annual military spending bill — by a voice vote — that would require the Defense Department to change the names of all installations and assets named for Confederate leaders. And incredibly, some GOP Senators, such a John Kennedy of Louisiana, are standing ready to help push this anti-American rename agenda.
As Pat Buchanan, noted author and former consultant to President Nixon, Ford and Reagan, recently observed: “Liberals will fight for the right of Marxist radicals to burn the American flag to show their hatred of it but cannot tolerate working folks flying the battle flag of the Confederacy to show their love of it.”
On June 10th, HBO Max announced it was removing ‘Gone With the Wind’ from its movie library. This 1939 movie, one of the best all-around stories one might ever watch on the Big Screen, or one’s 13″ television, is based on a bestselling novel that romanticized the Civil War. HBO has stated it could bring the movie back, after some discussion of its historical context and importance.
In part, the Democratic Party’s goal is to once again hijack the narrative by presenting a one-sided view of American history that is now ascendant, as the nation’s official “truth”, something they are challenged to deliver in reality. They want all Americans to see the South’s secession from the Union as an act of treason based in an ideology of white supremacy.
Far from the revisionist historical idiocy peddled by the anti-American media and their communist ilk in Antifa and Black Lives Matter, the Civil War was the result of irreconcilable differences over states’ rights, economic policies, slavery and a long litany of other complex issues, and the resulting defeat of the Confederacy was a crucial turning point in U.S. history. And even General David Petraeus has succumbed to the same brand of idiocy, accusing General Robert E. Lee of treason, without regard to the fact that it was Lincoln who violated the U.S. Constitution by invading sovereign states who freely joined the Union and had the inalienable right to freely leave the Union; any treason was committed by Lincoln to force the Union upon the Secessionist states, regardless of Lincoln’s noble or ignoble intent.
These ignorant revisionists shouting “racism” fail to understand that in the days of the Civil War, the general view was one’s home state was one’s country. The U.S. Constitution gave governing power to the sovereign states, and anything not specifically granted to the federal government by the Constitution fell under the auspices of the states. All of this changed after Lincoln’s war, and largely independent states became vassals of Washington, D.C.
General Robert E. Lee, a graduate of West Point, spent a lifetime fighting wars for the United States, against the frontier Indians and the Mexicans, as a Union officer. Lee had no plantation, or 200 slaves as falsely asserted by some graduates of the public “fool” system, who simply wish to defame the Good General. And he was so highly regarded that Lincoln first offered him a Union command, when the Civil War appeared to be inevitable; but, Lee was a Virginian and so he refused to lead an army to invade his country, his home, to ensure his fellow Virginians were not force-marched back into the Union they had just voted to leave, as was their right as a free people.
Lee simply fought for Independence, the same as George Washington, who owned slaves his entire life. That shouldn’t disqualify Lee from the company of decent men.
Far too many Americans, including some Republicans, in their rush to jump aboard the Purge America wagon, seem to forget our Declaration of Independence set America’s course and enabled Her to become this exceptional country that has created more liberty for more people worldwide in the entire history of all mankind. The Constitution carried the mechanisms that eventually moved America to free Her black people from slavery and end Jim Crow laws. And, although our nation and culture would fight and endeavor over the centuries to rise to meet its creeds, inherent within our founding document was equality for slaves, the poor, our indigenous Native American Indians, women and the UnBorn Children. Our Founders had a dream that one day all Americans would live free and equal, regardless of race, or creed or the color of one’s skin, a dream that Dr Martin Luther King Jr. would echo on August 28th 1963.
On May 8th 2017, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told Fox News: “I am a firm believer in ‘keep your history before you’ … Confederate heroes should be viewed in the context of their time instead of through the prism of modern values.”
But all of this is smoke and mirrors utilized effectively by the Democrats and their evil cronies, their Brown Shirts in the streets. The Declaration of Independence and the fine oration of Dr. King do not mean a damn thing to this new breed of American. [The new breed Communists] haven’t any real answers other than to cry for America’s downfall and hope something better rises from the chaos and the ashes.
America could destroy every Confederate monument, and rename all 109 public schools carrying the name of Lee, Davis or some other Confederate icon to the Martin Luther King Jr. or the W.E.B. Du Bois Middle School, and that would still not satisfy the left, especially the Black Caucus and some black and Hispanic communities across America. They would continue this cultural cleansing aimed at white society. Behind their remorseless drive against white culture is an egalitarian extremism rooted in hate and envy.
Constitutional conservative-minded Americans — All Americans who love this country — must stop the recently accelerated movement to erase America’s heritage in its entirety, because it is a tool used by the racists of the regressive Democratic Party and the Black Caucus and their foot-soldiers in Antifa and BLM to gain more power and destroy our constitutional republic. Their campaign, as always, uses “white supremacy” as the excuse to attack the Western and Judeo-Christian principles that built America.
And, as we ask again, where will this all end, most of us already know that it doesn’t end, until the radicals have destroyed us, or the good and decent Americans have stopped them.
In their zeal to create a sanitized fantasy world, where every bad thing to ever happen in America’s history is “Whitey’s” fault, the Democratic Party and their radicals in Antifa and Black Lives Matter and the anarchists and nihilists, in general, are destroying American and black history and eliminating anyone, and anything, they deem “racist” from the public square and the annals of history. The radicals are racing full steam ahead to destroy Western civilization and America’s founding, in order that they may seize the reins of power and create their hellish vision of an authoritarian socialist regime in America.
By Justin O. Smith
Edited by John R. Houk
Text embraced by brackets and embedded links are by the Editor.
The irony behind George Floyd’s murder by fired and arrested former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin and his three accomplices is the Communist anarchy the American Left backs. Communism will bring injustice to America not the cloaked lie of Social Justice that will NEVER happen in a Communist America.
With that sentiment the Gatestone Institute has begun to paint the actual Communist agenda behind Communist Antifa.
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Empirical and anecdotal evidence shows that Antifa is, in fact, highly networked, well-funded and has a global presence. It has a flat organizational structure with dozens and possibly hundreds of local groups.
Antifa’s stated long-term objective, both in America and abroad, is to establish a communist world order. In the United States, Antifa’s immediate aim is to bring about the demise of the Trump administration.
A common tactic used by Antifa in the United States and Europe is to employ extreme violence and destruction of public and private property to goad the police into a reaction, which then “proves” Antifa’s claim that the government is “fascist.”
Antifa is not only officially tolerated, but is being paid by the German government to fight the far right. — Bettina Röhl, German journalist, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, June 2, 2020.
“Out of cowardice, its members cover their faces and keep their names secret. Antifa constantly threatens violence and attacks against politicians and police officers. It promotes senseless damage to property amounting to vast sums.” — Bettina Röhl, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, June 2, 2020.
A common tactic used by Antifa in the United States and Europe is to employ extreme violence and destruction of public and private property to goad the police into a reaction, which then “proves” Antifa’s claim that the government is “fascist.” Pictured: A senior citizen flees after being brutally beaten by members of Rose City Antifa on June 29, 2019 in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Moriah Ratner/Getty Images)
U.S. Attorney General William Barr has blamed Antifa — a militant “anti-fascist” movement — for the violence that has erupted at George Floyd protests across the United States. “The violence instigated and carried out by Antifa and other similar groups in connection with the rioting is domestic terrorism and will be treated accordingly,” he said.
Barr also said that the federal government has evidence that Antifa “hijacked” legitimate protests around the country to “engage in lawlessness, violent rioting, arson, looting of businesses, and public property assaults on law enforcement officers and innocent people, and even the murder of a federal agent.” Earlier, U.S. President Donald J. Trump had instructed the U.S. Justice Department to designate Antifa as a terrorist organization.
Academics and media outlets sympathetic to Antifa have argued that the group cannot be classified as a terrorist organization because, they claim, it is a vaguely-defined protest movement that lacks a centralized structure. Mark Bray, a vocal apologist for Antifa in America and author of the book “Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook,” asserts that Antifa “is not an overarching organization with a chain of command.”
Empirical and anecdotal evidence shows that Antifa is, in fact, highly networked, well-funded and has a global presence. It has a flat organizational structure with dozens and possibly hundreds of local groups. Not surprisingly, the U.S. Department of Justice is currently investigating individuals linked to Antifa as a step to unmasking the broader organization.
In the United States, Antifa’s ideology, tactics and goals, far from being novel, are borrowed almost entirely from Antifa groups in Europe, where so-called anti-fascist groups, in one form or another, have been active, almost without interruption, for a century.
What is Antifa?
Antifa can be described as a transnational insurgency movement that endeavors, often with extreme violence, to subvert liberal democracy, with the aim of replacing global capitalism with communism. Antifa’s stated long-term objective, both in America and abroad, is to establish a communist world order. In the United States, Antifa’s immediate aim is to bring about the demise of the Trump administration.
Antifa’s nemeses include law enforcement, which is viewed as enforcing the established order. A common tactic used by Antifa in the United States and Europe is to employ extreme violence and destruction of public and private property to goad the police into a reaction, which then “proves” Antifa’s claim that the government is “fascist.”
Antifa claims to oppose “fascism,” a term it often uses as a broad-brush pejorative to discredit those who hold opposing political beliefs. The traditional meaning of “fascism” as defined by Webster’s Dictionary is “a totalitarian governmental system led by a dictator and emphasizing an aggressive nationalism, militarism, and often racism.”
Antifa holds the Marxist-Leninist definition of fascism which equates it with capitalism. “The fight against fascism is only won when the capitalist system has been shattered and a classless society has been achieved,” according to the German Antifa group, Antifaschistischer Aufbau München.
Germany’s BfV domestic intelligence agency, in a special report on left-wing extremism, noted:
“Antifa’s fight against right-wing extremists is a smokescreen. The real goal remains the ‘bourgeois-democratic state,’ which, in the reading of left-wing extremists, accepts and promotes ‘fascism’ as a possible form of rule and therefore does not fight it sufficiently. Ultimately, it is argued, ‘fascism’ is rooted in the social and political structures of ‘capitalism.’ Accordingly, left-wing extremists, in their ‘antifascist’ activities, focus above all on the elimination of the ‘capitalist system.'”
Matthew Knouff, author of An Outsider’s Guide to Antifa: Volume II, explained Antifa’s ideology this way:
“The basic philosophy of Antifa focuses on the battle between three basic forces: fascism, racism and capitalism — all three of which are interrelated according to Antifa…. with fascism being considered the final expression or stage of capitalism, capitalism being a means to oppress, and racism being an oppressive mechanism related to fascism.”
In an essay, “What Antifa and the Original Fascists Have In Common,” Antony Mueller, a German professor of economics who currently teaches in Brazil, described how Antifa’s militant anti-capitalism masquerading as anti-fascism reveals its own fascism:
“After the left has pocketed the concept of liberalism and turned the word into the opposite of its original meaning, the Antifa-movement uses a false terminology to hide its true agenda. While calling themselves ‘antifascist’ and declaring fascism the enemy, the Antifa itself is a foremost fascist movement.
“The members of Antifa are not opponents to fascism but themselves its genuine representatives. Communism, Socialism and Fascism are united by the common band of anti-capitalism and anti-liberalism.
“The Antifa movement is a fascist movement. The enemy of this movement is not fascism but liberty, peace and prosperity.” [Blog Editor bold emphasis]
Antifa’s Ideological Origins
The ideological origins of Antifa can be traced back to the Soviet Union roughly a century ago. In 1921 and 1922, the Communist International (Comintern) developed the so-called united front tactic to “unify the working masses through agitation and organization” … “at the international level and in each individual country” against “capitalism” and “fascism” — two terms that often were used interchangeably.
The world’s first anti-fascist group, Arditi del Popolo (People’s Courageous Militia), was founded in Italy in June 1921 to resist the rise of Benito Mussolini’s National Fascist Party, which itself was established to prevent the possibility of a Bolshevik revolution on the Italian Peninsula. Many of the group’s 20,000 members, consisting of communists and anarchists, later joined the International Brigades during the Spanish Civil War (1936–39).
In Germany, the Communist Party of Germany established the paramilitary group Roter Frontkämpferbund (Red Front Fighters League) in July 1924. The group was banned due to its extreme violence. Many of its 130,000 members continued their activities underground or in local successor organizations such as the Kampfbund gegen den Faschismus (Fighting-Alliance Against Fascism).
In Slovenia, the militant anti-fascist movement TIGR was established in 1927 to oppose the Italianization of Slovene ethnic areas after the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The group, which was disbanded in 1941, specialized in assassinating Italian police and military personnel.
In Spain, the Communist Party established the Milicias Antifascistas Obreras y Campesinas (Antifascist Worker and Peasant Militias), which were active in the 1930s.
The modern Antifa movement derives its name from a group called Antifaschistische Aktion, founded in May 1932 by Stalinist leaders of the Communist Party of Germany. The group was established to fight fascists, a term the party used to describe all of the other pro-capitalist political parties in Germany. The primary objective of Antifaschistische Aktion was to abolish capitalism, according to a detailed history of the group. The group, which had more than 1,500 founding members, went underground after Nazis seized power in 1933.
A German-language pamphlet — “80 Years of Anti-Fascist Actions” (80 Jahre Antifaschistische Aktion)” — describes in minute detail the continuous historical thread of the Antifa movement from its ideological origins in the 1920s to the present day. The document states:
“Antifascism has always fundamentally been an anti-capitalist strategy. This is why the symbol of the Antifaschistische Aktion has never lost its inspirational power…. Anti-fascism is more of a strategy than an ideology.”
During the post-war period, Germany’s Antifa movement reappeared in various manifestations, including the radical student protest movement of the 1960s, and the leftist insurgency groups that were active throughout the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s.
The Red Army Faction (RAF), also known as the Baader-Meinhof Gang, was a Marxist urban guerrilla group that carried out assassinations, bombings and kidnappings aimed at bringing revolution to West Germany, which the group characterized as a fascist holdover of the Nazi era. Over the course of three decades, the RAF murdered more than 30 people and injured over 200.
After the collapse of the communist government in East Germany in 1989-90, it was discovered that the RAF had been given training, shelter, and supplies by the Stasi, the secret police of the former communist regime.
John Philip Jenkins, Distinguished Professor of History at Baylor University, described the group’s tactics, which are similar to those used by Antifa today:
“The goal of their terrorist campaign was to trigger an aggressive response from the government, which group members believed would spark a broader revolutionary movement.”
RAF founder Ulrike Meinhof explained the relationship between violent left-wing extremism and the police: “The guy in uniform is a pig, not a human being. That means we don’t have to talk to him and it is wrong to talk to these people at all. And of course, you can shoot.”
Bettina Röhl, a German journalist and daughter of Meinhof, argues that the modern Antifa movement is a continuation of the Red Army Faction. The main difference is that, unlike the RAF, Antifa’s members are afraid to reveal their identities. In a June 2020 essay published by the Swiss newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Röhl also drew attention to the fact that Antifa is not only officially tolerated, but is being paid by the German government to fight the far right:
“The RAF idolized the communist dictatorships in China, North Korea, North Vietnam, in Cuba, which were transfigured by the New Left as better countries on the right path to the best communism….
“The flourishing left-wing radicalism in the West, which brutally strikes at the opening of the European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt, at every G-20 summit or every year on May 1 in Berlin, has achieved the highest level of establishment in the state, not least thanks to the support by quite a few MPs from political parties, journalists and relevant experts.
“Compared to the RAF, the militant Antifa only lacks prominent faces. Out of cowardice, its members cover their faces and keep their names secret. Antifa constantly threatens violence and attacks against politicians and police officers. It promotes senseless damage to property amounting to vast sums. Nevertheless, MP Renate Künast (Greens) recently complained in the Bundestag that Antifa groups had not been adequately funded by the state in recent decades. She was concerned that ‘NGOs and Antifa groups do not always have to struggle to raise money and can only conclude short-term employment contracts from year to year.’ There was applause for this from Alliance 90/The Greens, from the left and from SPD deputies.
“One may ask the question of whether Antifa is something like an official RAF, a terrorist group with money from the state under the guise of ‘fighting against the right.'”
Germany’s BfV domestic intelligence agency explains Antifa’s glorification of violence:
“For left-wing extremists, ‘Capitalism’ is interpreted as triggering wars, racism, ecological disasters, social inequality and gentrification. ‘Capitalism’ is therefore more than just a mere economic order. In left-wing extremist discourse, it determines the social and political form as well as the vision of a radical social and political reorganization. Whether anarchist or communist: Parliamentary democracy as a so-called bourgeois form of rule should be ‘overcome’ in any case.
“For this reason, left-wing extremists usually ignore or legitimize human rights violations in socialist or communist dictatorships or in states that they allegedly see threatened by the ‘West.’ To this day, both orthodox communists and autonomous activists justify, praise and celebrate the left-wing terrorist Red Army Faction or foreign left-wing terrorists as alleged ‘liberation movements’ or even ‘resistance fighters.'”
Meanwhile, in Britain, Anti-Fascist Action (AFA), a militant anti-fascist group founded in 1985, gave birth to the Antifa movement in the United States. In Germany, the Antifaschistische Aktion-Bundesweite Organisation (AABO) was founded in 1992 to combine the efforts of smaller Antifa groups scattered around the country.
In Sweden, Antifascistisk Aktion (AFA), a militant Antifa group founded in 1993, established a three-decade track record for using extreme violence against its opponents. In France, the Antifa group L’Action antifasciste, is known for its fierce opposition to the State of Israel.
After the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the collapse of communism in 1990, the Antifa movement opened a new front against neoliberal globalization.
Attac, established in France in 1989 to promote a global tax on financial transactions, now leads the so-called alter-globalization movement, which, like the Global Justice Movement, is opposed to capitalism. In 1999, Attac was present in Seattle during violent demonstrations that led to the failure of WTO negotiations. Attac also participated in anti-capitalist demonstrations against the G7, the G20, the WTO, and the war in Iraq. Today, the association is active in 40 countries, with more than a thousand local groups and hundreds of organizations supporting the network. Attac’s decentralized and non-hierarchical organizational structure appears to be the model being used by Antifa.
In February 2016, the International Committee of the Fourth International advanced the political foundations of the global anti-war movement, which, like Antifa, blames capitalism and neoliberal globalism for the existence of military conflict:
“The new anti-war movement must be anti-capitalist and socialist, since there can be no serious struggle against war except in the fight to end the dictatorship of finance capital and the economic system that is the fundamental cause of militarism and war.”
In July 2017, more than 100,000 anti-globalization and Antifa protesters converged on the German city of Hamburg to protest the G20 summit. Leftist mobs laid waste to the city center. An Antifa group called “G20 Welcome to Hell” bragged about how it was able to mobilize Antifa groups from across the world:
“The summit mobilizations have been precious moments of meeting and co-operation of left-wing and anti-capitalist groups and networks from all over Europe and world-wide. We have been sharing experiences and fighting together, attending international meetings, being attacked by cops supported by the military, re-organizing our forces and fighting back. Anti-globalization movement has changed, but our networks endure. We are active locally in our regions, cities, villages and forests. But we are also fighting trans-nationally.”
Germany’s domestic security service, in an annual report, added:
“Left-wing extremist structures tried to shift the public debate about the violent G20 summit protests in their favor. With the distribution of photos and reports of allegedly disproportionate police measures during the summit protests, they promoted an image of a state that denounced legitimate protests and put them down with police violence. Against such a state, they said, ‘militant resistance’ is not only legitimate, but also necessary.”
Part II of this series will examine the activities of Antifa in Germany and the United States.
More and more credible scientists are concluding the Coronavirus/COVID-19 was the result of a Chinese biolab mishap. On a personal level I believe the ChiCom military was working on a bioweapon and screwed up. BUT no credible source will be willing to jump there due to the implications of bioweapon lab mishap in China. WHY?
Tian Junhua – bat virologist & Horseshoe Bat
Such information would mean an act of war by the ChiComs largely due to the tens-of-thousands of Americans expected to die.
Think of it. A bioweapon mishap happens in Wuhan China. FIRST the ChiCom government tries to hide the incident from its own people by permanently silencing the doctors that figured out what the virus was.
THEN lying to the world about the enormity of how contagious it was to human-to-human contact.
THEN lie to the world the U.S. Military unleashed the virus among the Chinese populace.
AND NOW the ChiComs expect us to believe they’ve solved their virus issues in China.
I watched Jesse Watters on Watters’ World Saturday 4/11/20. Great episode and you can watch the video in entirety on Fox News. Toward the end of the show Watters had Steven Mosher (a positive Roman Catholic bio and a negative leaning Wikipedia bio) on to discuss the likelihood that COVID-19 was a biolab mishap. Watters and Mosher go out of their way to stipulate the biolab mishap was not a bioweapon mishap (which I am not sold on). Rather the two discuss that in the process of studying an infectious disease from bats, carelessness infected China then the world.
Mosher provides decent facts pointing to a biolab mishap rather than mere bat-to-human at a Wuhan wet market epicenter. Below is my video cut of the 4/11/20 Watters’ World episode interviewing Stephen Mosher: