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Is The Congressional Black Caucus Purposely...Aggravating Racial Divide For Violent Resistance
All American Blogger ^ | 8-31-11 | Duane Lester

Posted on 08/31/2011 9:23:57 AM PDT by Bodhi1

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) have been on tour across America. In their talks, they have been saying some very inflammatory things. Naked Emperor News has compiled them into one video:

The video itself is outrageous and plenty of bloggers like Gateway Pundit and Patterico, even outfits like The Blaze, simply post it will little or no comment.

At least Townhall's Guy Benson pointed out that they were "openly -- even gleefully -- stirring up racial tensions, without any pretense of subtlety, and with zero apparent hesitation."

What no one is asking is: Why?

Why are members of the Congressional Black Caucus making such outrageous comments?

It's more than just ginning up votes for Democrats. There could be a far more nefarious method to their madness.

In 1979, Peter Dreier published an article in the socialist magazine Social Policy. Stanley Kurtz detailed the article in his book, Radical-in-Chief: Barack Obama and the Untold Story of American Socialism:

...aspects of Dreier’s strategic vision are laid out in his February 1979 Social Policy essay, “The Case for Transitional Reform.” This piece, influential within organizing circles but virtually unknown outside, supplies a Marxist framework and a long-term strategy for community organizing. Here Dreier draws on French Marxist theorist Andre Gorz’s notion of “transitional reforms,” or “non-reformist reforms,” to suggest a way of transforming American capitalism into socialism. The central idea, borrowed from Gorz, is to create government programs that only seem to be “reforms” of the capitalist system. Rightly understood, these supposed reforms are so incompatible with capitalism that they gradually precipitate the system’s collapse.

Dreier’s strategy has two parts. On the one hand, quasi-socialist institutions need to be pre-established in the heart of capitalist society, so as to turn a coming moment of crisis in a socialist direction. These quasi-socialist institutions, of course, would be groups like ACORN, with a significant semi-governmental role via their insertion into the banking system, public utility commissions, business boards of directors, and so forth. The second part of the strategy involves “injecting unmanageable strains into the capitalist system, strains that precipitate an economic and/or political crisis.”

Dreier has in mind a “revolution of rising entitlements” that “can not be abandoned without undermining the legitimacy of the capitalist class.” “Proximately,” says Dreier, “the process leads to expansion of state activity and budgets, and … to fiscal crisis in the public sector. In the longer run, it may give socialist norms an opportunity for extension or at least visibility.” So Dreier’s plan is to gradually expand government spending until the country nears fiscal collapse.

At that point, a public accustomed to its entitlements will presumably turn on its capitalist masters when they propose cutbacks to restore fiscal balance. Dreier fears that this intentionally wrought crisis might actually backfire and produce fascism instead of socialism. That is why he believes it’s so important to have a left-wing grassroots movement already in place. Left-wing community organizers will turn the national fiscal crisis in a socialist direction. Dreier seems to think that some revolutionary violence may emerge at this point. Yet his stress is on conditions designed to achieve a gradual transition to socialism.

We are currently living in an America where the idea of complete fiscal collapse is a daily news lede. The Congressional Black Caucus is targeting the one political movement, the Tea Party, proposing "cutbacks to restore fiscal balance," and claiming they are at war with them.

It's tin foil hat madness to believe they are actually fomenting violent resistance, perhaps even revolution, right?

In 1983, Rep. John Conyers, current member of the Congressional Black Caucus, spoke at the Socialists Scholars Conference at the Great Hall of Manhatten's Cooper Union. The New York chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America conferences.

This time writing at National Review Online, Stanley Kurtz notes that Barack Obama, among others, were present at the conference:

America’s socialists saw the Harold Washington campaign as a model for their ultimate goal of pushing the Democrats to the left by polarizing the country along class lines. This socialist “realignment” strategy envisioned driving business interests out of a newly radicalized Democratic party. The loss was to be more than made up for through a newly energized coalition of poor and minority voters, led by minority politicians on the model of Harold Washington. The new coalitions would draw on the open or quiet direction of socialist community organizers, from whose ranks new Harold Washingtons would emerge. Groups like ACORN and Project Vote would swell the Democrats with poor and minority voters and, with the country divided by class, socialism would emerge as the natural ideology of the have-nots.

Figures pushing this broader strategy at the 1983 Socialist Scholars Conference included ACORN adviser Frances Fox Piven and organizing theorist Peter Dreier, now a professor at Occidental College and an adviser to Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign.

The man who penned the plan advised Obama's campaign and one of the men who spoke at a socialist conference is today a member of the caucus stirring up anger over possible entitlement cuts.

In fact, Conyers is listed as a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, as is Rep. Andre Carson, the member of the CBC who said Tea Party members wanted to see black Americans hanging from trees. There are other members of the CBC who are listed as members of the DSA.

Is it really that far of a stretch to say members and/or allies of an organization that sponsored conferences where strategies like Dreier's were proposed and discussed, people who are by all means communist sympathizers, could be trying to intentionally stir up members of a particular class for violent resistance? Especially when the man who came up with the plan was an adviser to the President who helped create the fiscal crisis?

At the very least, they want to create a climate where the idea of cutting back on anything is so dangerous that it would not be considered. This rhetoric is not designed to create rational dialogue, but to enrage people to the point of irrational action. Mental images of lynchings are not used to compel someone to discuss the finer points of fiscal policy. They are created to instill hatred.

I know it sounds conspiratorial, even tin foil hattish, but you have to consider the fact that socialists have discusses the idea of transitional reform for decades and now it appears America is nearing the endgame of that plan.  The Congressional Black Caucus is actively trying to create a population angry enough to "turn on its capitalist masters when they propose cutbacks to restore fiscal balance." It might not be for outright socialist revolution, but it's not out of the question.


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: andrecarson; cbc; johnconyers; socialism

1 posted on 08/31/2011 9:24:05 AM PDT by Bodhi1
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To: Bodhi1

I thought that was their primary purpose....


2 posted on 08/31/2011 9:24:47 AM PDT by 556x45
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To: Bodhi1

Time for a Congressional White Caucus....


3 posted on 08/31/2011 9:26:01 AM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: 556x45

“I thought that was their primary purpose”

No, their primary purpose is to get re-elected. Their secondary purposes are to make money and implement their agendas. If racial friction and violence help attain these ends, okay.


4 posted on 08/31/2011 9:27:36 AM PDT by Tublecane
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To: Bodhi1

They are doing it to motivate black votes in the next election, I think that’s pretty obvious.

Sad as it is, they know if they raise these racial images, blacks respond pretty much as a group.

This is nothing new, Clinton went to a black church and gave a speech somehow tying Bob Dole into church bombings, and he told blacks that’s why they had to get out and vote.

Democrats are evil, second worst are republicans for not calling it out.


6 posted on 08/31/2011 9:30:41 AM PDT by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: Bodhi1

I have no interest in seeing law-abiding black Americans hanging from trees.

Now liberal politicians of any race - that’s another story.


7 posted on 08/31/2011 9:32:43 AM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: Bodhi1
Isn't Col. West one of the newest members of the CBC? I believe he joined purposely to dissuade activities just like these.

Has he blasted the CBC for this latest class warfare atrocity, yet?

If anyone can push back on CBC, he can.

8 posted on 08/31/2011 9:33:20 AM PDT by Jane Long (2 Chron 7:14)
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To: Bodhi1

“No greater injury can be done to any youth
than to let him feel that because he belongs
to this or that race he will be advanced in life
regardless of his own merits or efforts.”

“There is a class of colored people who make a
business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs,
and the hardships of the Negro race before
the public.
Some of these people
do not want the Negro to lose his grievances,
because they do not want to lose their jobs.
There is a certain class of race-problem solvers
who don’t want the patient to get well.”

Both quotes are attributed to Booker T. Washington.


9 posted on 08/31/2011 9:33:34 AM PDT by ozark hilljilly (Sanitized for your protection)
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To: 556x45

If they ever had a useful purpose...they outlived it.

That was a subversive and Anti-American group at best!

NOW, they’re a political relic … and they’re people wholly out of touch with the reality of America.


10 posted on 08/31/2011 9:33:49 AM PDT by SMARTY (A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers.)
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To: 556x45

If they ever had a useful purpose...they outlived it.

That was a subversive and Anti-American group at best!

NOW, they’re a political relic … and they’re people wholly out of touch with the reality of America.


11 posted on 08/31/2011 9:34:05 AM PDT by SMARTY (A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers.)
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To: neverdem; SunkenCiv; narses; SmithL; Nachum; Tublecane

Then again, with carefully gerrymandered congressional districts in “safe” racially-segregated areas, do they “really fear” re-election votes from their sl*v*s (er, democrat mobs) ...

Are there ANY democrat members of the Congressional Black Caucus who are NOT members of the socialist Party?


12 posted on 08/31/2011 9:34:51 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: illiac

We don’t need a congressional white caucas because we don’t have white racists in congress. All of the racists in congress are black or brown. The congressional black caucus is by definition a racist organization.


13 posted on 08/31/2011 9:36:06 AM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: forgotten man

Sure agree with you on that point!!!


14 posted on 08/31/2011 9:37:30 AM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: Williams

Democrats are evil, second worst are republicans for not calling it out.
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Amen! They need to be reprimanded on the floor for this stunt.


15 posted on 08/31/2011 9:37:48 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Mr. Weiner...Don' t Tweet your meat. It's too late to delete!)
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To: Bodhi1
"Is The Congressional Black Caucus Purposely...Aggravating Racial Divide For Violent Resistance"

Yes.

16 posted on 08/31/2011 9:41:21 AM PDT by NoGrayZone ("Islamophobia: The irrational fear of being beheaded." Andrew Klavan of PJTV)
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To: SMARTY

They are a relic that is ready for scrapping.


17 posted on 08/31/2011 9:45:03 AM PDT by DarthVader (That which supports Barack Hussein Obama must be sterilized and there are NO exceptions!)
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To: Bodhi1

On the lefthand side of their Facebook page are corporate ‘likes’. Click ‘see all’ to get the full list. BOYCOTT THEM!!!! (and leave a message on each and every one of their Facebook pages!

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Congressional-Black-Caucus/67183426065


18 posted on 08/31/2011 9:45:32 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Mr. Weiner...Don' t Tweet your meat. It's too late to delete!)
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To: Bodhi1

Yes.


19 posted on 08/31/2011 9:48:33 AM PDT by arkady_renko
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To: Bodhi1

Like McDonald’s, the Congressional Black Caucus is 365Black ... all about race, all about black people, all the time.

What about the White people who live in their districts? What about Asians, Jews, and Hispanics who live in Atlanta?

Oh ... you mean they are supposed to represent someone other than their race? They are supposed to represent everyone? Then what is the purpose of this race based organization?


20 posted on 08/31/2011 9:50:44 AM PDT by WilliamHouston
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To: Bodhi1

Yes and they aren’t alone. The muslims and the mexican marxists are right there with them.


21 posted on 08/31/2011 9:52:13 AM PDT by cripplecreek (The GOP has been "moderated" into a coma.)
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To: Bodhi1

If there was racial harmony, then there would be no need for black leaders. Their power is dependent upon there being conflict, which means they must work to create conflict.


22 posted on 08/31/2011 9:53:16 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (When you've only heard lies your entire life, the truth sounds insane.)
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To: Bodhi1

“There is a class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs. There is a certain class of race-problem solvers who don’t want the patient to get well.” - Booker T. Washington

CBC & NAACP perfectly described over 100 years ago by an honorable black man.


23 posted on 08/31/2011 9:54:30 AM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: Bodhi1

The “Congressional Black Caucus” is wholly completely racist by its definition..
Affirmation action politics allows blacks to be racist..

Its in your face racism hoodrat masked in Kabuki Theater gambits for your entertainment..
It should be called what “it is”.. Black faced politics..
Amos n’ Andy and the Mystics Knights of the Sea..


24 posted on 08/31/2011 9:54:46 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: DarthVader

Liberalism itself is a relic.

Their incessant demands for an impossible, egalitarian Utopianism and the hopelessly unworkable and unprincipled economic agenda they foist on America only guarantee persistent and increasingly fierce social discord.

If we still had an educational system which encouraged rigorous and unbiased assessment of the facts, this would end.


25 posted on 08/31/2011 9:55:49 AM PDT by SMARTY (A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers.)
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To: hosepipe

1) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B09QHDWLgo0
2) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOFM5PStH6Y&feature=related
3) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NO_o2BAa1M8&feature=related


26 posted on 08/31/2011 9:58:00 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: Bodhi1
IMO, you have to go back to the continuing effort of the Socialists and Marxists to mobilize American Blacks.

Their efforts met with failure until the late 1940's when the "Welfare Plantation" took hold in the cities. Illegitimacy rates soared, expenditures increased, and Black voters became a main bulwark of the Democrat Party.

Now there is no doubt that the money supporting the counter-productive Black Lifestyle is going to have to be slashed. What moneys that are left will also have to now be divided up with the increasing Hispanic presence on the welfare rolls.

When these huge financial props are inevitably knocked out from under these people, they WILL take to the streets. The Left has seized upon this as a key to their takeover. The CBC is just going about its business of mobilizing and angering their "troops," focusing them on those who oppose the Left.

They sow the wind, thinking that it is they who will reap the whirlwind. Remember the words of Mayor Tom Bradley in LA:

"Take to the streets. Show your feelings to the world!
...but please keep the peace."

The "Rodney King Riots" ensued. George HW Bush caved, and the rest is history; very sad history.

27 posted on 08/31/2011 9:59:33 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (America. Too late to fix. Too early to start the shooting.)
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To: Bodhi1

I think these people and the culture they represent are flat out nuts. They do really believe this stuff in the way that paranoids believe things. The TV is talking to them. They are dangerous. Chalk it all up to delusions of reference and stay out of their way.


28 posted on 08/31/2011 10:01:17 AM PDT by Stentor
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To: Bodhi1; All

Black support of Obama has slipped from 97% in 2008, to 90% in May, to just 83% this week. Dems are VERY CONCERNED that Blacks won’t be showing up in the huge numbers they did in 2008, and without that, THEY LOSE 2012.

They are trying to gin up the racial hatred to keep the black voters agitated, and willing to show up. Many of these Black Racist Caucus Members are fearing for THEIR OWN JOBS right now.


29 posted on 08/31/2011 10:06:32 AM PDT by tcrlaf (PREFRONTAL LOBOTOMISTS FOR OBAMA2012!)
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To: illiac

NO........it’s time for States to hold secession elections. It’s past time to break up the economic and political monster this thing has become.


30 posted on 08/31/2011 10:25:52 AM PDT by Rich21IE
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To: Bodhi1
Bring it.
31 posted on 08/31/2011 10:36:13 AM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party Of No! No Socialism - No Fascism - Nobama - No Way!)
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To: Bodhi1
Is The Congressional Black Caucus Purposely...Aggravating Racial Divide For Violent Resistance

I think that would be FAR worse for the Dims than for Patriotic Americans.

32 posted on 08/31/2011 10:45:05 AM PDT by Onelifetogive (I tweet, too... @Onelifetogive)
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To: Bodhi1

The Tea Party is the CBC’s biggest threat. They can’t get past it, can’t get around it; so they need to destroy it. They are planting orchestrated seeds aimed at getting JUST ONE tea party demonstrator to speak out against the people who are telling them to ‘go to hell’ — and then point the finger, crying, “Racists! Racists!”, with the full expectation that the lamestreams will join in the outcry.

That’s how desperate these bastards are.


33 posted on 08/31/2011 10:52:42 AM PDT by Migraine (Diversity is great... ...until it happens to YOU.)
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To: Bodhi1

YES... they are the most racist group in America.

LLS


34 posted on 08/31/2011 11:08:07 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Certified Al Palin Hobbit Terrorist)
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To: Bodhi1

Nah, can’t be.

Racism disappeared in the 60s and was replaced with a peaceful “inifying” multiculturalism. Ask any liberal.

Why do you think that we have so many MLK boulevards and highways in the country?


35 posted on 08/31/2011 11:09:07 AM PDT by 353FMG (Liberalism is Satan's handiwork.)
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To: Bodhi1
If chaos breaks loose in the cities most urban voters are going to panic. They won't demand that the riots be put down, they will demand that the rioters be paid off.

This is the rationale behind much of the urban "social justice" game in the first place, paying tribute to placate the barbarians.

The Marxist activists pushing the issues know a great deal about what they are doing, much more than the average American, who has been conditioned to believe that conspiracy theories are only for Birchers and black helicopter watchers.

America is being blackmailed, pay more tribute or pay with blood in the streets. Hell, it's working for the Jihadists, why shouldn't Al Sharpton take a crack at it?

36 posted on 08/31/2011 11:27:58 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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