Where's McCarthy when you need him?
By Alisa Craddock
I am sick of Hollywood—especially liberal actors who won't keep their obnoxious opinions to themselves: Roseanne Barr, Matt Damon, Rosie O'Donnell, Alec Baldwin (hasn't he left the country yet?), Whoopi and Madonna… the list is endless. How about Sandra Bernhard with this priceless diatribe (cleverly worked into her comedy routine. She pleaded that someone would have it posted on the web, so here it is):
"Now you got Uncle Women, like Sarah Palin, who jumps on the s--t and points her fingers at other women. Turncoat b---h! Don't you f--kin' reference Old Testament, bitch! You stay with your new Goyish crappy shiksa funky bulls--t! Don't you touch my Old Testament, you b---h! Because we have left it open for interpre-ta-tion! It is no longer taken literally! You whore in your f--kin' cheap New Vision cheap-ass plastic glasses and your [sneering voice] hair up. A Tina Fey-Megan Mullally brokedown
She calls that comedy? Poor Sandra. She's so angry. Her rage and hate has twisted her face into gargoylish grotesqueness, and her potty mouth makes Regan MacNeil sound like Shirley Temple. The only thing she lacks is pea soup and a fully rotating head to complete the picture. She should really take her money and go live quietly in her ivory tower. I have a serious problem with a woman who makes her living spewing profanities and calling people whores. There's something perverse about such a person presuming to tell the good folks of heartland America how to interpret the Bible. Like most celebrities, these days, they seem to think they are models for how we ought to think (for all celebrity opinions are intended to influence public opinion, political activity, elections, things like that). Does Bernhard really delude herself into thinking she is somehow superior? She's a Yachneh.
What is most disconcerting is the realization that these people truly, deeply hate us (you know, regular Americans who work hard and earn a regular living, who go to Church and believe in God, family, and country, and who believe in the sanctity of human life). All they seem to believe in is hedonism and whatever chic liberal fad is most likely to get them the attention and publicity they crave, whether it's a risky gown or a celebrity fund-raiser to stop global warming, or going to Africa and adopting black children so they can make a big show of how enlightened and morally superior they are. And these are the people we are paying $9.00 a ticket to go see in a movie. And that doesn't include the cost of a Coke and a bag of popcorn—add another $10-15 for that per person. It is ridiculous. It isn't worth it. They aren't worth it.
Now that is not to say that I don't respect some in the industry. There are a handful of actors and filmmakers who actually do stand up for Christian values and the American way, and I respect them. I also respect the ones who keep their politics to themselves. If you hate Christians, I don't want to hear it. I don't fault them for being liberals, but they should stop trying to remake America in their image. Ordinary people don't (or can't or wouldn't) live like them. But they can afford private schools and bodyguards and gated communities, so they have no business pretending like their world has anything to do with mine, or that they have any special wisdom to impart because they can cry on queue or rake in big bucks by taking off their clothes or quipping "Hasta la Vista, Baby". Cool on screen doesn't mean they make good role models on or off screen. How does the song go? "They can't even run their own lives; I'll be d**med if they'll run mine." (Alright I paraphrased…)
The truth is, Hollywood has an agenda. That agenda is to steal the souls of America's children. It is to destroy with every weapon at their disposal, the last fiber of traditional moral values in every corner of this country in furtherance of the Socialist agenda. How can I say that with certainty? Because actions speak louder than words. When a producer declares that he wants to get a rear-entry sex scene on network television within two years, it is not because he thinks it will draw sponsors. He's promoting deviant sex. When Nickelodeon airs a program about same sex parents, or celebrity guests go out of their way to use vulgar words on the morning talk shows, or screenwriters repeatedly trash Christianity in their story lines while glorifying the most uncivilized of conduct, the collective effect is that of a well-financed agenda. They will sexually harass you in your home with their filthy commercials and their rear-entry sex scenes, they will craft movies that promote anti-Christian themes and secular values, spilling out of the mouth of a super star admired by millions, so that you will emulate him (or her). They will make the most absurd and surreal pronouncements on political issues that no one would pay attention to if they were not celebrities. They will viciously reject and blackball anyone who does not share their opinions, ruining careers as quickly and savagely as that Demon of Right Wing witch hunters, Joseph McCarthy. How hypocritical that they would use the same techniques as McCarthy and yet continue to demonize him. Have they no shame?
It doesn't surprise me that Hollywood pushes both the gay agenda and the socialist agenda so strongly. If we haven't learned anything else about Hollywood in the last few years, we've learned that homosexuality is celebrated and promoted in that town and everywhere you find them, you also find socialists. (Not surprisingly, their champion Obama's mentor was a Marxist, and Obama is known to be the most left-wing senator in Congress.). In truth, McCarthy, for all his faults, was onto something, even if he frequently aimed his arrows at innocent targets.
In 1919, so the story goes, allied forces in Dusseldorf discovered a document entitled "Communist Rules for Revolution." Some sources, including Snopes.com declare that it was not discovered in 1919, that the story was a Right-wing scare tactic. So for the sake of argument, let's assume that the document really only appeared later in 1946, as indicated, when the attorney general of Florida obtained a copy. 1946…1919. It matters little. The important thing is what is embodied in the "Rules" and whether or not we can see their application in our own government and society, and especially in the Democrat Party (which is decidedly Leftist these days). So let's take a look at them, shall we?
Communist Rules for Revolution:
We can see this at work in Hollywood, as well as our educational system. The banishment of prayer in school was the result of a suit brought about by an avowed communist, Madelyn Murray O'Hare. The ACLU has sought with great success to have any mention of God forced from the public square. Our schools not only instruct children in secular humanist values, but often openly reject and even ridicule religious faith. Sex education courses encourage sexual activity, including experimentation with deviant sex.
B. Get control of all means of publicity
Is there any bastian of Conservative thought left? The news is predominantly left-leaning (the spotlight is shining especially on NBC at the moment, but all the networks are controlled by liberals). The internet, though it still has plenty of conservative websites. If you do a random search on a political topic, though, it is likely you will get the Liberal response top of the list. Even your email providers block email from certain sites they don't like from time to time. In addition, the one unfettered source of unfiltered conservative thought, Conservative Talk Radio, is under threat of the reimposition of the so-called "Fairness Doctrine", which has already proven to be nothing more than a way to control the dissemination of conservative ideas.
1. Get people's minds off their government by focusing their attention on athletics, sexy books, plays and other trivialities.
The youth culture of this country does anything but foster serious and thoughtful political involvement. A good percentage of Obama's following is youth who are conditioned by group-think they are taught in school, and who are more influenced by the "I've got a crush on Obama" YouTube video than by any in-depth understanding of what Obama really represents. The celebrities I mentioned above, and many others not mentioned, prey on the infantile minds of the youth, raised to idolize sports figures and movie stars. (Incidentally, if this document had been written in the mid 20th century as the Snopes.com article suggest, don't you think it would have said "movies" rather than "plays"? Just a thought...)
2. Divide the people into hostile groups by constantly harping on controversial matters of no importance.
Fomenting racial animosity is one of the most effective means of dividing people. The invented "racial slur" (such as taking offense at the expression "clean cut, all American" as distinguished from authentic racial slurs like the "N" word), along with the invented "sexist" remark, or "homophobic" remark has been used to cow people into silence, while Leftists put various programs and laws in place that little by little bind us and leech away our liberty one whine at a time. If you complain, you're a racist, a homophobe, or whatever.
3. Destroy the people's faith in their natural leaders by holding them up to contempt, ridicule and disgrace.
The phrase coined by Bill Clinton, "The Politics of Personal Destruction" is a technique widely employed by the Left to calumniate their opponents and cast doubt on their fitness or worthiness for office, all the while complaining loudly that they are being unfairly attacked, maligned, or accused themselves. Of course when one of them is caught red-handed, it never seems to result in a conviction, resignation, censure, or reprimand. The Left doesn't observe the same rules of conduct as the Right, just as they don't observe the same Constitutional interpretation or Biblical interpretation. Anything goes. The attacks on Bush, McCain, Palin, and other Republican leaders are meant primarily to poison the well. If you repeat a lie often enough, it will begin to be accepted as truth. And if there are not enough voices speaking the truth (we conservatives are outnumbered greatly in the press and the classroom) that is exactly what is likely to happen.
4. Always preach true democracy, but seize power as fast and as ruthlessly as possible.
Most of the younger generation would say without a moment's thought that we live in a democracy. In fact, our government is conceived as a Constitutional Republic, representative government, but all our leaders now refer to our country as a democracy. One cannot but recognize the whittling away of our liberties under both parties, whether in the name of "social justice" or "national security", while our leaders preach the virtues of our "democracy". Americans practice democracy every time they storm the Congress with emails demanding the border fence, or demanding that they "Drill Here, Drill NOW!" Our leaders, in fact, are annoyed, but not always influenced by the overwhelming demands of We the People, if those demands don't line up with their global agenda (or if they think they can wait us out, then do what they want anyhow). The problem with "democracy" is that the rabble can be influenced to have whatever opinion the government desires. In our country, the Constitution is supposed to be the last word at the federal level, interpreted according to the design of our Founding Fathers.
5. By encouraging government extravagance, destroy its credit, produce fear of inflation with rising prices and general discontent.
Has anyone else considered besides me that the financial crisis of the last week seemed to have happened at just the right moment to throw favor over to the Left-wing candidate? After years of frivolous spending in Washington, with a looming $53 Trillion debt looming within 10 years, threatening our country with bankruptcy, and the past few weeks on Wall Street, with our government's bailout last week of the financial crisis that socialized our financial institutions, could anyone doubt that this, too, has happened according some grand design?
6. Incite unnecessary strikes in vital industries, encourage civil disorders and foster a lenient and soft attitude on the part of government toward such disorders.
7. By specious argument cause the breakdown of old moral virtues; honesty, sobriety, continence, faith in the pledged word, ruggedness.
This is one of the most insidious tools in the Leftist arsenal. Liberal arguments, to an untutored mind, can sound reasonable and intelligent (the Snopes.com article, for example, that detracts from the obvious fact that the Rules of Revolution, no matter where they came from, are in fact being used to tear down American society and government.) Another would be Darwinian evolution, a 19th Century theory that, though having some merit, has nevertheless been rejected time and again by many modern scientists, But of course, the mindset of a person conditioned to accept this type of argument will not easily recognize that he is being lied to.) When there are no plausible Left wing arguments, they resort to the sort of shameless name-calling and character trampling as we've seen against Sarah Palin.
8. Cause the registration of all firearms on some pretext, with a view to confiscation and leaving the population helpless.
Though they haven't found the pretext to confiscate our guns yet (YET…), it is only a matter of time. And of course, registration is already required.
It is not as well known as it ought be that in every country in the world where Communist or Socialist dictatorships have risen to power, confiscation of all privately owned weapons took place prior. Hundreds of thousands of people in some countries, millions in others, were unable to defend themselves—Russia, China, Uganda, Cambodia, etc. [40 million just in those countries alone], and let's not forget our old adversary, Adolf Hitler. 13 million on his watch—and not just Jews. Christians as well. Three million just in Poland.
I'm sure most readers can cite their own examples of the implementation of the Communist rules of Revolution. "We are in for some kind of socialism, call it by whatever name we please, and no matter what it will be called when it is realized." John Dewey, 1929. There is a growing awakening in America that we are being waltzed down the path of tyranny, disguising itself (as it always does) in the mantle of justice.
Alisa Craddock is a columnist and activist in the culture war, a convert to Catholicism, and describes herself as a Christian Libertarian. She may be contacted at alisa.craddock at hushmail.com.