Skip to comments.Continued Pressure...
Posted on 01/16/2005 9:56:50 AM PST by pickrell
In the battle against terrorism, one of the most effective strategies turns out to be the same strategy employed against conventional forces. Many commanders have found that the tactics proven effective in the past turn out to be yet again useful, perhaps even pivotal. The problem always seems to be for them to clearly recognize the operation of the force structure arrayed against them.
By targeting the command and control structure, while simultaneously denying the foe the safe havens to operate, insurmountable problems can be thrust upon the enemy, restricting or even freezing his ability to operate and spread chaos. And the process of identifying, dismantling and destroying those enemy operatives then proves feasible.
But it is also important to realize which theatre of the battle is in focus. In this theatre of operations, the enemy wears no uniform, falsely presenting himself as a non-combatant. He employs surrogates to set up explosions in the paths of uniformed troops, spreads disinformation as widely as possible through a series of temples designed to be untouchable due to their sanctity, and thereby aims to weaken the war-fighting determination of the opposition, while maximizing their casualties.
We are not talking about Iraq, however, but rather New York.
The first step in dealing with the Fifth Column in the United States has already begun. Americans are slowly awakening to the true aganda of the Leftists, and are struggling to deal with this corrosive force in our midst.
The command and control structures of the Fifth Column must be targeted first, and this will involve exposing to fire the heretofore untouchable bastions of the Left. The communications structure, receiving the marching orders from the cabal of elitists who are secretly calling the tune, originates in the central clearinghouse of the New York Times. As an untouchable temple of America, the Times has draped itself in the camouflage of journalism, and thus uses the power of the American Bill of Rights to establish a "Cambodian" safe harbor for itself.
It is, of course, crucial for Americans to realize is that this structure can and must be taken down without violence. In fact an act of violence or even vandalism would be counter-productive against an organization which prides itself on being the past master of- and wearing the black belt in- verbal vandalism.
What will destroy the effectiveness of the Times clearinghouse, the central-command transmitter of the Left, is the smart-weapon of exposure. No defense has yet been perfected against the dissemination of truth. Certainly a barrage of misdirection, denial and counter-accusation will erupt against blanket exposure, but such sturm und drang will only reinforce the realization that the hornet's nest has finally been over-turned. Such delaying tactics once maintained the power to enslave hundreds of millions behind the Iron Curtain, but only in the controlled environment of total monopoly of the press. The counterbalance of "Internet & Radio Free American" has been fielded, and is presently establishing "air superiority".
And this is producing the first defections from the enemy lines.
Howard Fineman, an hard-line leftist who, together with Eleanor Clift and other elitists controlling that publication, managed to wield "Newsweek" magazine as an effective counter-American hammer for so many years, is now looking for a discarded opposition uniform to quickly don.
In a quest for neutral status he has recently fielded an article where he confesses to frank astonishment- yes, astonishment- that there appears to be a liberal bias among his colleagues that he just...somehow... didn't notice. In disapproval of this duplicity amongst his co-workers, he has warned them that the party is over. By establishing quickly, through his published "warning", that he is... separate ... from them, he hopes to remain viable as a journalist. That, however, would presuppose that he had the slightest clue from the beginning as to what the responsibilities of being a journalist are.
This is similar to the terrorist who triggers the roadside bomb, killing the Marines who are driving truckloads of food to desparate Iraqi civilians, and who then, realizing the amazing usefulness of the Geneva Convention, raises his hands in surrender to forestall being shot, and waits for the American Left back in the United States to demand good treatment for him. This has been previously taught to him by his indoctrinators, back in training! It also depends on the American Fifth Column to re-write the Geneva Convention to cover non-uniformed, illegal combatants under it's umbrella.
It was such a secret, carefully kept from Mr. Fineman, that the only others privy to it were every enemy of the United States, and the entire elitist establishment of the Left...
Once the clearinghouse of the Fifth Column is demolished, the "amplifiers" in the Network News and the "respectable press" will have no clear instructions on how each setback to the Left is to be counterspun as a defeat for America. In such a vacuum, reporters who long ago forgot how to dig for fact will be forced to dust off their walking shoes and return to actual journalism.
The greatest damage to the cause of Leftism, however, will be to the millions of dupes who wait each evening to be told what to think about the "total failure of fighting back". Sadly, many who without the steering instructions from the elites would falter and begin to doubt, will find that the comfortable assurance of "cable thought" is no longer connected directly into their central processor.
Even the oppressed in the former Soviet Union, once they finally understood how badly they had been lied to, and how defiant, publicly-spoken truth could eventually begin to dismantle their self-forged chains, soon toppled the edifices of collectivism.
Carpet bombing will never achieve the results that a properly placed shaped-charge will accomplish, when the jet of hot metal is carefully used to cut through the supports that prop up liberalism. Protest works just as well against them as for them.
But the pressure for total exposure must be maintained, even after the first cracks appear in the Fifth Column. Like the favorite tactic of the Leftists, once blood has been seen to be drawn, we must also continue to "pile it on". No quarter until victory. Sorry, Howard- we already know who you enlisted with.
We will inflict the least collateral damage, and the most effective paralysis of the Left, by relentlessly targeting the head of the snake. The damage that will inflict on the Fifth Column is irrecoverable
We can wear the snakeskin for our belts, later on, thus enraging the Greens and neatly defining our next mission...
Pickrell, you nailed it. May the Force (TRUTH) be with us!
Thanks. Except, of course for the 5 typos I missed! I shouldn't try to type on Sunday in between honey-do chores!
Good analysis, entertaining analogies. Good job, even if I think there are more heads to the "snake".
Actually, you are more right than I. But I always figure, let's turn the liberal's tactics against them and divide and conquer. As each head presents a target, trigger the flame thrower... Ron
Don't be fooled by the prominence of contemptible leftist columnists at The New York Times. The real problem is Pinch Sulzberger, not R. W. Apple or Maureen Dowd. The same holds true at The Washington Compost, CBS, NPR, and the rest of them. We hear the voices of marxist reporters doing their work, but it wouldn't be possible if not for the men sitting in the seats of power on the Columbia University Board of Trustees (for the Columbia School of Journalism, which has "trained" so many of these corrupt ideologues) or sit on the boards of Viacom, Disney, TimeWarner, and in other positions of power. These are the real enemies.
We all expect that Dan Rather will soon be replaced by someone even worse. Who makes these decisions?
It is important that they be named. But I suspect that they are immune to criticism in their present positions. Their power comes from their ability to control placement into the mainstream media. As you point out, were these shadowy figures unable to "train" the replacements for the media, the scheme would fall apart. Journalism might then break out.
I am hoping that once the Times is exposed for what it is, and reduced to impotency, the collateral impact will induce the rest of the news business to abandon this mad ideology and forever shun the Columbia School of "Journalism". I think it all hinges now on bringing down the Times. It seems like our best chance yet to turn the tide, and send them backpedalling to defeat.