Things That Make You Go Aha! - Communist Goals 1963

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  1. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Communist Goals (1963)

    Congressional Record--Appendix, pp. A34-A35
    January 10, 1963
    Current Communist Goals
    EXTENSION OF REMARKS OF HON. A. S. HERLONG, JR. OF FLORIDA
    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
    Thursday, January 10, 1963

    Mr. HERLONG. Mr. Speaker, Mrs. Patricia Nordman of De Land, Fla., is an ardent and articulate opponent of communism, and until recently published the De Land Courier, which she dedicated to the purpose of alerting the public to the dangers of communism in America.

    At Mrs. Nordman's request, I include in the RECORD, under unanimous consent, the following "Current Communist Goals," which she identifies as an excerpt from "The Naked Communist," by Cleon Skousen:
    [From "The Naked Communist," by Cleon Skousen]

    CURRENT COMMUNIST GOALS
    1. U.S. acceptance of coexistence as the only alternative to atomic war.
    2. U.S. willingness to capitulate in preference to engaging in atomic war.
    3. Develop the illusion that total disarmament [by] the United States would be a demonstration of moral strength.
    4. Permit free trade between all nations regardless of Communist affiliation and regardless of whether or not items could be used for war.
    5. Extension of long-term loans to Russia and Soviet satellites.
    6. Provide American aid to all nations regardless of Communist domination.
    7. Grant recognition of Red China. Admission of Red China to the U.N.
    8. Set up East and West Germany as separate states in spite of Khrushchev's promise in 1955 to settle the German question by free elections under supervision of the U.N.
    9. Prolong the conferences to ban atomic tests because the United States has agreed to suspend tests as long as negotiations are in progress.
    10. Allow all Soviet satellites individual representation in the U.N.
    11. Promote the U.N. as the only hope for mankind. If its charter is rewritten, demand that it be set up as a one-world government with its own independent armed forces. (Some Communist leaders believe the world can be taken over as easily by the U.N. as by Moscow. Sometimes these two centers compete with each other as they are now doing in the Congo.)
    12. Resist any attempt to outlaw the Communist Party.
    13. Do away with all loyalty oaths.
    14. Continue giving Russia access to the U.S. Patent Office.
    15. Capture one or both of the political parties in the United States.
    16. Use technical decisions of the courts to weaken basic American institutions by claiming their activities violate civil rights.
    17. Get control of the schools. Use them as transmission belts for socialism and current Communist propaganda. Soften the curriculum. Get control of teachers' associations. Put the party line in textbooks.
    18. Gain control of all student newspapers.
    19. Use student riots to foment public protests against programs or organizations which are under Communist attack.
    20. Infiltrate the press. Get control of book-review assignments, editorial writing, policymaking positions.
    21. Gain control of key positions in radio, TV, and motion pictures.
    22. Continue discrediting American culture by degrading all forms of artistic expression. An American Communist cell was told to "eliminate all good sculpture from parks and buildings, substitute shapeless, awkward and meaningless forms."
    23. Control art critics and directors of art museums. "Our plan is to promote ugliness, repulsive, meaningless art."
    24. Eliminate all laws governing obscenity by calling them "censorship" and a violation of free speech and free press.
    25. Break down cultural standards of morality by promoting pornography and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, radio, and TV.
    26. Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as "normal, natural, healthy."
    27. Infiltrate the churches and replace revealed religion with "social" religion. Discredit the Bible and emphasize the need for intellectual maturity which does not need a "religious crutch."
    28. Eliminate prayer or any phase of religious expression in the schools on the ground that it violates the principle of "separation of church and state."
    29. Discredit the American Constitution by calling it inadequate, old-fashioned, out of step with modern needs, a hindrance to cooperation between nations on a worldwide basis.
    30. Discredit the American Founding Fathers. Present them as selfish aristocrats who had no concern for the "common man."
    31. Belittle all forms of American culture and discourage the teaching of American history on the ground that it was only a minor part of the "big picture." Give more emphasis to Russian history since the Communists took over.
    32. Support any socialist movement to give centralized control over any part of the culture--education, social agencies, welfare programs, mental health clinics, etc.
    33. Eliminate all laws or procedures which interfere with the operation of the Communist apparatus.
    34. Eliminate the House Committee on Un-American Activities.
    35. Discredit and eventually dismantle the FBI.
    36. Infiltrate and gain control of more unions.
    37. Infiltrate and gain control of big business.
    38. Transfer some of the powers of arrest from the police to social agencies. Treat all behavioral problems as psychiatric disorders which no one but psychiatrists can understand [or treat].
    39. Dominate the psychiatric profession and use mental health laws as a means of gaining coercive control over those who oppose Communist goals.
    40. Discredit the family as an institution. Encourage promiscuity and easy divorce.
    41. Emphasize the need to raise children away from the negative influence of parents. Attribute prejudices, mental blocks and retarding of children to suppressive influence of parents.
    42. Create the impression that violence and insurrection are legitimate aspects of the American tradition; that students and special-interest groups should rise up and use ["]united force["] to solve economic, political or social problems.
    43. Overthrow all colonial governments before native populations are ready for self-government.
    44. Internationalize the Panama Canal.
    45. Repeal the Connally reservation so the United States cannot prevent the World Court from seizing jurisdiction [over domestic problems. Give the World Court jurisdiction] over nations and individuals alike.




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    You will find the Ten Planks of the Communist Manifesto interesting at this point.
    Click here to see them listed with brain-challenging comments.
    Documentation

    Webmaster Forest Glen Durland found the document in the library.
    Sources are listed below.
    The quote starts on page 259.
    Microfilm:

    California State University at San Jose
    Clark Library, Government Floor
    Phone (408)924-2770
    Microfilm
    Call Number:
    J
    11
    .R5
    Congressional Record, Vol. 109
    88th Congress, 1st Session
    Appendix Pages A1-A2842
    Jan. 9-May 7, 1963
    Reel 12


    The book was found in the off campus stacks, was ordered and checked. The quote below was checked against the original and is correct. The few errors in the copy from the Congressional Record are shown in [ ] .

    The quote starts on page 259.
    California State University at San Jose, Clark Library stacks call number:
    Naked Communist
    HX
    56
    S55

    Book title page:
    Skousen, W. Cleon. Naked Communist
    Salt Lake City, Utah: Ensign Publishing Co.
    C. 1961 , 9th edition July 1961.
     
  2. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    Indeed --
     
  3. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

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    wow
     
  4. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Old thread dusted off...
     
  5. JABECmfg

    JABECmfg multi-useless Site Supporter

    Good call bumping this one up. I spend way too much time here as it is, but might never have found this one on my own.

    It seems that many of the things on this list are things that we accept as sad but true realities of the world we live in. "That's just the way it is," as they say... Seeing these things in such context is scary as he!! to say the least.
     
  6. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    I actually have a photocopy of this from the microfiche I obtained from the Town Hall law library (from 1997).

    This shows how "on-par" I am. [winkthumb]
     
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  7. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Yeah. Things that are 'the way things are' are a far cry from 'how things were'.
    Sort of a multi-generational form of primus noctis.

    I need to go pirate a better copy of Braveheart.

    Note to the MCAA, I own the effin movie (as in a I watched it at the theatre and then purchased the movie on LaserDisc. I just like to watch on my PC and its easier to torrent a better copy of MY movie than to transcribe my own copy from 16" laserdisc to HDMI. Sue me.
     
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  8. CATO

    CATO Monkey+++

    That's a lot of reading...it can briefly be summed up in a visual aid:

    control.
     
  9. CATO

    CATO Monkey+++

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  11. Kingfish

    Kingfish Self Reliant

    This was all written by George Hegel Long ago. They use his dialectics over and over and over again.
     
  12. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Monkey+

    This will make some of you upset but as the video said religion is part of the plan.

    When the Roman emperor became the bishop of Rome (now the position of Pope) and ordered the bible modified it was changed from an anti-imperialist movement to a tool of imperialism.
     
  13. Kingfish

    Kingfish Self Reliant

    #27 said replace religion with social religion. Anther way to say Secular Humanism. That is the religion of communists. Humanism.
     
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