The following article was written and submitted to me by my twin brother, Thomas M. Powers. He has be able to establish in a few words the full scope of the destruction that America is facing. I offer kudos to this great Patriot!! Thank you for your service Tom!!
Here I sit, it’s Sunday morning, the clock is chiming 7:00 A.M. The sun is just beginning to brighten the sky, as the crisp, cool air from our first truly Autumn evening is gently blowing in the window. As I sip on a cup of freshly brewed coffee in the stillness of the moment and contemplate the events of the upcoming day–singing in church, laundry, chores and preparing for the upcoming work week–I am inspired to write down the thoughts that are suddenly racing through my head regarding the state of our country today, as if the Lord himself has given me an assignment to do so.
Before I begin, let me just state for the record that I am not a scholar by any stretch of the imagination, just an average American who grew up in a big family of all boys, with a blue-collar father, stay-at-home mother, and a practical and patriotic sense of what it meant to live within the confines of the Constitution of the United States of America. We were not rich, in fact, as a large family we struggled most of the time to make ends meet. Being 4th in line meant that I had to wear “hand-me-down” clothes from 3 brothers before me. We didn’t have a big fancy house with a swimming pool (the creek in the back yard WAS our swimming pool), we didn’t have the nice clothes, or best shoes, or any of the things the other kids in school had. Many would say that we were not the envy of anyone we knew. In retrospect, I would not have changed my upbringing one bit, for what it taught me was self-reliance, contentment, how to interact with others and resolve differences, honesty, integrity, and to continue to work hard for what I wanted and to never give up. For these things, I salute you Mother and Dad!
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As we face a most disturbing societal trend in America, it is her very fiber that is being torn apart, her institutions of law and justice that have been infiltrated, her centers for higher education that are being poisoned and corrupted, and her founding principles that are being rendered obsolete by a liberal-progressive movement that seeks to remove the Divine Inspiration from which our great country was founded. America’s flame of freedom and justice is slowly and systematically being extinguished by those who only seek wealth, power, and One World Order. Every day, our liberty is whittled away at in such a way that the perpetrators hope the citizenry won’t notice, until it is too late. America, it is time to wake up, embrace our founding principles, purge our government of the interlopers that seek to destroy us, and reclaim the Divine rights that were bestowed upon us by our Creator.
America has always been the first to come to the aid of other peoples throughout the world when crisis strikes. Whether it be war, poverty, oppression, human rights violations, or natural disasters, we Americans have always been first in line to lend a helping hand to those in need, without fear, without reservation, and without repayment. Who, then, will the world rely upon should this great nation fall to the liberal-progressive agenda?
The current state of decline in America did not just happen overnight. There has been a grand scheme for well over 100 years to undermine the Rule of Law in the United States and create division within the populace. The many factions of Fascism, Communism, racism, multiculturalism, political correctness, suppression of religious expression in everyday life, and class warfare are the tools that are employed on a daily basis by liberal-progressives to divide and conquer this great nation of ours. Liberal-Progressives ARE the enemies of the state, with an agenda to destroy our nation from the inside out. Over many years, they have come to realize that any foe that attacked America from the outside was eventually defeated, and laid in ruin. In 1919, allied forces found a copy of the “Communist Rules for Revolution”, and it appears that they have been followed to the letter. You be the judge….
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In May 1919, at Dusseldorf, Germany, the Allied Forces obtained a copy of the “Communist Rules for Revolution.” Nearly 84 years later, they have nearly succeeded in every area. 1. Corrupt the young: get them away from religion. Get them interested in sex. Make them superficial; destroy their ruggedness. 2. Get control of all means of publicity. Get peoples’ minds off their government by focusing their attention on athletics, sexy books, plays, and other trivialities. 3. Divide people into hostile groups by constantly harping on controversial matters of no importance. 4. Destroy the peoples’ faith in their natural leaders by holding the latter up to contempt and ridicule (speak against, condemnatory utterances) 5. Always preach true democracy, but seize power as fast and as ruthlessly as possible. 6. By encouraging government extravagance, destroy its credit; produce fear of inflation, rising prices, and general discontent. 7. Foment strikes in vital industries; encourage civil disorders and foster a lenient and soft attitude on the part of government toward these disorders. 8. By special argument cause a breakdown of the old moral virtues: honesty, sobriety, continence, faith in the pledged word, ruggedness. 9. Cause the registration of all firearms on some pretext with a view of confiscation of them and leaving the population helpless.
Let’s examine each point to see how it manifests in today’s society, shall we?
1. Corrupt the young: get them away from religion. Get them interested in sex. Make them superficial; destroy their ruggedness.
A majority of young people see no use for religion as a guiding principle in their lives. They turn, instead to mass media and the latest technological gadgets to find purpose and worth as a human being, things that were once provided to the young by their faith in God, and a proper upbringing by their parents and families. Sex is no longer seen as an expression of intimacy between people who care deeply for one another or as a means of procreation. It is instead viewed as “fun”. So much emphasis has been placed on “fitting in with the crowd” that our young people have become superficial and have surrendered their individuality just to be liked and accepted by their peers. Individuality is what set America apart from other countries of the world and fostered innovative thought. As the meaning and responsibility of being American has been watered down so much by the liberal-progressive agenda in our schools and universities, few of our young people will stand up and fight for our country, as they have been indoctrinated into thinking that America has always been the problem, and not the solution to many of the world’s problems.
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2. Get control of all means of publicity. Get peoples’ minds off their government by focusing their attention on athletics, sexy books, plays, and other trivialities.
It is no big secret that the media in America is definitely run by liberal-progressives who want to “spoon-feed” the populace with their agenda. This can be seen with the way the media (with the exception of a few) selects what it wants to report in the news that supports their way of thinking. I am old enough to remember when an evening news report was unbiased and spoke the truth about the day’s events, without a “slant” or commentary to sway popular opinion. Athletics has become a multi-million dollar business, and has replaced the individuals desire to do well, as long as their team is winning. It has been my personal observation that more people know the official statistics of their favorite player or team, but have no clue what is going on in our government when it comes to the assault on our rights and freedoms. Pornography and violence have consumed the entertainment industry to such an extent as to render the viewer “inoculated” against knowing what is right and wrong. Sex scandals, school shootings, workplace violence, and terrorism are symptoms of a societal shift away from the teachings of “right and wrong” that this country was founded on. Reality TV is, in my opinion, by far one of the worst examples of this. As we sit and watch the trivial “drama” unfold in someone else’s life, we are ignoring what is truly going on in our own lives and existence.
3. Divide people into hostile groups by constantly harping on controversial matters of no importance.
This is one of the most blatant tools used by the liberal-progressive movement in America to seize control and destroy our unity and sovereignty. I’m sure you have all heard the motto, “United we stand, divided we fall”. Two major tactics here are “race-baiting” and “the war on women”. The liberal-progressive movement, disguised as “the Democratic Party”, would have you believe that they are the standard-bearers and protectors of the rights of minorities and woman. NOTHING COULD BE FURTHER FROM THE TRUTH! They use minority and women’s issues as a way to divide the populace and shut down opposition to their agenda. In fact, much of the American history that has been “scrubbed” from the education of our children shows that in a liberal-progressive society, women and minorities are suppressed and used as “pawns” to build the base of constituents that are needed for liberal-progressives to achieve and maintain power. They achieve this by pushing social welfare programs, women’s health and contraception issues, and highlighting situations where it may “appear” that discrimination has occurred. As far as race relations issues are concerned, I agree that slavery was indeed a terrible, dark time in America’s history. However, the thing that is not widely publicized is that it was the Republican Party and conservative, God inspired thinking that freed the slaves and ended the Civil War. Unfortunately, the liberal-progressives have been quite successful in “hijacking” the true narrative by introducing a myriad of social programs, beginning with Roosevelt’s “New Deal” and continuing with Lyndon Johnson’s “Great Society” agenda, that introduced the notion of “public welfare” to a populace of dis-enfranchised. What they were successful in doing was to take away a person’s will to strive for achievement, and replace it with a government handout. Part of the “big lie” here is that the less fortunate have been put on the “government plantation” and have been stripped of their willingness to succeed on their own. The benefit of this to the liberal-progressive movement is to ensure that those whom they support through government programs will continue to vote to keep them in power and control, or risk losing all of their “free stuff”. Let’s face it, hunger and destitution are mighty strong motivators to maintain the status quo… Furthermore, it has been my experience that the majority of those deemed as “minority” in this country have within their culture a strong faith in God. This faith is more in line with Conservative/Republican principles than it is with the liberal-progressive Democratic principles. The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King was a man of God and brought about social change through peaceful dialogue and demonstration, rather than race division, hatred, and violence. He was assassinated for his success and his belief that we could all live harmoniously as Americans, judged “not by the color of our skin, but by the content of our character.” Unfortunately, his untimely death opened the door for the liberal-progressive agenda to really take hold during one of the most turbulent social times in our country’s history. Where do you think we would be as a country right now, had Dr. King lived and continued with his vision of peace for all people?
4. Destroy the peoples’ faith in their natural leaders by holding the latter up to contempt and ridicule (speak against, condemnatory utterances)
As we are a nation with a government “of the people, by the people, and for the people”, why is it then that liberal-progressives condemn the will of the people through their elected leaders and demonize policies that make our country strong? The answer is simple: a populace that is free to choose their own destiny with Divine Guidance is contradictory to the liberal-progressive movement that wants to rule them and all aspects of their lives. A free society robs them of their agenda to control and stay in power. When they can’t “destroy the message”, they then proceed to “destroy the messenger”. This is one of the main tactics from Saul Alinsky’s “Rules for Radicals” (a favorite resource of Hillary Clinton, I might add), and also part of the Cloward and Piven doctrine. Fostering radicals and contempt for the opponents of the liberal-progressives creates a feeling of mistrust and malcontent among the populace. The Progressive Movement thrives on these feelings in order to achieve power within the government. In other words, they secretly “create” the crisis and then ride in on the “white horse” to save the day, and the American people praise them for doing so, without realizing that they just lost more of their liberty and freedom.
5. Always preach true democracy, but seize power as fast and as ruthlessly as possible.
All one has to do is turn on the evening news to see our current “leaders” of this once great country bloviating about how much they have done to protect our Republic, while behind the scenes secret deals are being made, laws are passed in the wee hours of the morning, and Executive Orders are being quietly signed by our current “president” that are grabbing more and more power for the liberal-progressives, and taking it away from the will of the supposedly self-governed American people.
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6. By encouraging government extravagance, destroy its credit; produce fear of inflation, rising prices, and general discontent.
We have all seen it… multiple vacations and extravagant parties by government agencies and officials, including our sitting “president”, misrepresentation of the fiscal health of our economy, a soaring national debt, rising taxes, decreasing paychecks, and government takeover of healthcare all contribute to the general discontent of our citizenry. This is by design, and again a way for liberal-progressives to secretly “create a crisis” in order to achieve their goal of dominance and control within our government and over all Americans.
7. Foment strikes in vital industries; encourage civil disorders and foster a lenient and soft attitude on the part of government toward these disorders.
Just take a look at the healthcare sector, energy sector, and financial sector of our economy, and you will see the unrest that is being caused by our sitting “president” and the liberal-progressive agenda that is at work. Ask yourself why our current administration has to provide commentary on whatever race-related incident occurs in the country, thus sparking civil disorder, but turns a blind eye to blatant issues such as securing the borders of our country. This is not by mistake, my friends. It is by design.
8. By special argument cause a breakdown of the old moral virtues: honesty, sobriety, continence, faith in the pledged word, ruggedness.
A major component of the liberal-progressive strategy is to remove any reference to God or religion from secular society. As we were a country whose system of government was based on Judeo-Christian principles, our rule of law has ingrained within it the old moral virtues of honesty, sobriety, continence, faith in the pledged word, and ruggedness. Once these tenants are removed from public consciousness, the door is left wide open for the liberal-progressive movement to take over and replace Divine-inspired rule of law with the whims and demands of a powerful few whose sole purpose is power and control of all people. Once this happens, liberty and freedom will perish, and we will no longer be a free people.
9. Cause the registration of all firearms on some pretext with a view of confiscation of them and leaving the population helpless.
As we are currently seeing at both the federal and state levels, the liberal-progressive movement is slowly but surely attempting to extinguish our right to “keep and bear arms’. With attempts to prohibitively tax firearms and ammunition, as well as laws that preclude the purchase or sale of certain firearms, our second amendment rights are under attack. This right was put there by our founders to ensure that the populace would have a means to throw off a federal government that became too powerful to the point where it infringed on individual freedoms. We are nearing that point right now, and they know that Americans, by virtue of their birthright, will fight to the death to preserve our Republic, guided by our Christian principles and Divine Providence. History has shown that any fascist takeover of a government was achieved once the populace was divested of their right to bear arms. Lock and load, my friends, our time has come to save our nation!
May God bless you all, and continue to bless the United States of America.
As always fellow Patriots, stay safe and be aware of your surroundings.
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