Your Opinion: Democrats push communist goals

Dear Editor:

The following is a partial list of current communist goals that were read into the Congressional Record on Jan. 10, 1963:

“Capture one or both of the political parties in the United States; use technical decisions of the courts to weaken basic American institutions by claiming their activities violate civil rights; 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; infiltrate the press; get control of book-review assignments, editorial writing, and policymaking positions; gain control of key positions in radio, TV, and motion pictures; 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; control art critics and directors of art museums; our plan is to promote ugliness, repulsive, meaningless art.”

“Eliminate all laws governing obscenity by calling them ‘censorship’ and a violation of free speech and free press; break down cultural standards of morality by promoting pornography and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, radio, and TV; present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as ‘normal, natural, and healthy’; 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.’

“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’; 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; discredit the American Founding Fathers. Present them as selfish aristocrats who had no concern for the ‘common man’; 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.

“Support any socialist movement to give centralized control over any part of the culture — education, social agencies, welfare programs, mental health clinics, etc.; discredit the family as an institution; encourage promiscuity and easy divorce.”

After reading this list I believe we need to ban Democrats instead of guns. It appears there is a 100 percent correlation between communist stated goals and Democrat goals.

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