Skip to comments.FrontPageMag-How The Left Was Won:..Methodologies Used by Liberals...
Posted on 10/04/2008 7:21:52 PM PDT by ebiskit
Frontpage Interviews guest today is Richard Mgrdechian, the author of the new book, How The Left Was Won: An In-Depth Analysis of the Tools and Methodologies Used by Liberals to Undermine Society and Disrupt the Social Order.
FP: Richard Mgrdechian, welcome to Frontpage Interview.
Mgrdechian: Thanks for having me.
FP: So what led you to write this book?
Mgrdechian: Over the past several years, Ive grown more and more concerned by what I saw happening within American society in terms of the increasing levels of divisiveness and the subtle, but undeniably destructive effects that liberal policies were having on the country overall.
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...I started to realize that there were certain highly predictable and very well-defined patterns that existed within that particular ideology. My book, How The Left Was Won is intended to show readers exactly what these patterns are and -- more importantly -- to demonstrate how all liberal policies are ultimately self-destructive to them, the people they claim to be helping and to the country as a whole.
FP: You refer to tools and methodologies in your book. Tell us about them.
Mgrdechian: Sure. The primary theme of my book is that all liberal statements, arguments, positions, policies and behaviors are nothing more than simple manifestations of the same relatively small set of strategies and assumptions, or what I call tools and methodologies, which are simply used over and over again.
For example, the first chapter, Promote and Exploit Divisiveness, focuses on class-warfare, man-hating, race-baiting and every other technique liberals use to divide people. Of course liberals always try to turn things around and, not surprisingly, they endlessly accuse conservatives of divisiveness. But to see what divisiveness is really all about, just take a look at the differences between how liberals and conservatives debate an issue.
When conservatives talk about illegal immigration for example, they structure real arguments and focus on things like the immigration being illegal in the first place, the strain on the countys social services, the economic impact, the impact of trying to absorb too many people who speak a different language and so on. On the other hand, when liberals talk about immigration, they focus on one thing -- calling conservatives racist and telling Hispanics that we hate them. A logical discussion verses promoting and exploiting divisiveness. Its as simple as that.
Of course there are numerous other tools and methodologies I go into in the book including Groupdividual (which addresses any an all arguments in favor of affirmative action, reparations, quotas or similar situations), Implicit Assumption (which shows why just about all the arguments liberals use to shape public policy are ultimately nothing more than a house of cards), The Perpetual Motion Machine (how all liberal policies either make problems worse or are based on the scientific impossibility of trying to get something for nothing), Relevancy and Proportion and a variety of others.
Two bus loads of MoveOn.org members rolled into my county today, and within hours there were thousands of yard signs on roads everywhere.
People knocking on doors in every neighborhood. These outside agitators did the same thing in 2006 and successfully knocked off a good and decent republican, Mike Fitzpatrick, who is (was) as honest and decent as one could ever want.
These MoveOn nutjobs are out blocking intersections with anti Republican signs, “Bush is a war monger” and other wack-a-doodle phrases.
The local newspaper, which is totally a left wing pro-Obama Republican hating rag, refuses to cover the outside agitators, claiming it is not their duty to decide who politics for whom.
THAT is one of the ways the left is winning.
I have never used the word liberal. Liberal is a french term used by free thinkers of the french golden age and stolen/mis-labeled for their own selfish agenda. Try the terms “progressive” (idiots) , “pro-choice” (abortion), “immigration reform” (amnesty) and “bailout” (free money with no accountability).
If captured, they are taught a code of ethics and expected behavior. McCain had a grandfather and father who were steeped in service to the country and were role models.
Barry was a troubled young man struggling for an identity and mixed feelings about his father and ethnicaly different mother and grandparents. He was indoctrinated in the principles of Saul Alinsky and became a community organizer to stir up class warfare and to manage corrupt construction contracts and later on, the techniques of skimming profits as a slum lord. His spiritual advisor preached anti-American sentiments and race/class warfare in addition to redistribution of wealth. His mentors have ties to the Black Panthers, Saudi businessmen, and self-proclaimed communists and anarchists.
A week ago Friday night I watched a copy of ABC/Disney's 'Path to 9/11' (found it on the internet in Bit Torrent format). I now know why the Democrats and the Clintons have banned it. With the clear resolve of Sen John McCain for our security and "No Blink" Gov Sarah Palin on the team contrasted against the wimpy approach Barry has taken to those who hate us - sitting down with our enemies -and Joe Biden's ever-errant mouth and defective mind, it would be a landslide victory for the Republicans upon viewing this movie.
I felt physically ill after watching it, thinking about the possibility of a Democrat win in November.
Not only remembering the heroism, but irresponsible and criminal acts of those like Jamie Gorelick and Sandy Burglar and the stupidity of Madeline Albright makes me proud, sad, mad, and nauseated all at once.
There is NOTHING....NOTHING presidential about Barry. I could not contemplate Barry making decisions (with Joe) if we were attacked again under their watch. I am quite scared of who Barry would have as his cabinet members (like Ziggy), and terrified of who is in his 'kitchen cabinet', like Michelle-Amorosa or folks like Rezko, Axelrod, Raines, and Johnson.
When JFK lowered tax rates and increased revenue, Barry was pooping in his diapers. When Ronaldus Magnus lowered taxes and increased revenue, Barry was drinking, smoking dope, and trying to "collect his feces". When GWB lowered tax rates, Barry alternately says it wasn't enough or as a failure. I guess he still has not "collected his feces".
John and Barry had close contact with communists in their younger years - Barry embraced it, John left it with a different impression.
How the Left Was Won, by Jamie Glazov
FrontPageMagazine.com | Tuesday, August 22, 2006
Horowitz is always interesting having been indoctrinated by Communist Parents, a “Red Diaper” baby indeed.
Watch the Yuri Bezmenov video at the link, the best 15 minutes you will spend this election season.
It is interesting how terms and symbols get perverted and inverted. Classic Liberal and Liberal as we use it are pretty much opposites. Sort of like how the swastika co-opted the American Indian symbol...the most evil one always becomes the default meaning it seems.
Add this to the equation....
Islamic takeover of U.S. already under way
Expert warns ‘mainstream media’ providing ‘talking points’ of Arab countries
An expert on terrorism is warning the United States should be fighting Islamization, which she believes already is under way. And author Brigitte Gabriel should know: She watched it happen in her native Lebanon.
“Lebanon used to be the only majority Christian country in the Middle East,” Gabriel told radio talk show host Andrea Shea King in a recent hour-long interview “Most people today do not know that. We were the majority, the Muslims were the minority, but as the years went by, the Muslims became the majority because of their birth rate, but also because of our open-border policy.
“We welcomed everyone into our country,” Gabriel said, and people didn’t realize that the “minority,” the Muslims in the society, “was not tolerant” and “did not believe all people were equal.”
“They tried to impose their way of thinking on us, and they succeeded,” she said.
The result, Gabriel said, was that a radical terrorist organization tied to Islam, Hezbollah, now rules in Lebanon.
As WND reported, Gabriel is fearful that terrorists believe now is the time to strike at America, while it is distracted by financial tension and election turmoil. She expressed the concerns during an interview with KSFO’s Barbara Simpson, when she also discussed her new book, “They Must Be Stopped: Why We Must Defeat Radical Islam and How We Can Do It.
“They do not need to fire a single bullet to destroy us,” she said. “They are taking over our country culturally, just like they have taken over Europe.”
She said Islam is being taught across the U.S. as part of world history courses for seventh graders.
“A three-week course is teaching students to memorize and recite Islamic prayers and verses from the Quran,” she said. “Students have to adopt Islamic names, fast for a day to experience Ramadan, the holiest of Islamic religious holidays, and write about their experience as a Muslim at the end of the program. The exercises during the class include encouraging students to incorporate Arabic phrases such as Allahu Akbar in their speeches, and for students to imagine they were meeting disciples on a pilgrimage to Mecca. This is a state-approved curriculum, using state-adopted textbooks that have been part of the instructional program in California for over a decade.”
...and quit SPAMMING.
Thank you for posting the link...
I posted it as an effective answer to alinksy’s tactics.
I still think there is much more to Oklahoma City. Considering the media and how it’s hyping the present economic crisis, simply brought on by the Mark to Market accounting rule change, what else have they been complicit in effectively covering up? The fact that Obama’s history has been blatantly played down, gives me substantial pause. I’m quite happy Palin came out swingin, but multitudes of well-reasoned Patriots need a map to follow in order to combat the radical principles of alinsky being used against The Republic. These people are well organized and it’s quite evident they are following certain tactics to subvert.
You're welcome. Speaking of the devil...
From Rules for Radicals, Alinsky outlines his strategy in organizing, writing:
"There's another reason for working inside the system. Dostoevsky said that taking a new step is what people fear most. Any revolutionary change must be preceded by a passive, affirmative, non-challenging attitude toward change among the mass of our people. They must feel so frustrated, so defeated, so lost, so futureless in the prevailing system that they are willing to let go of the past and change the future. This acceptance is the reformation essential to any revolution."
 Saul Alinsky, The Latter Rain
RESUME OF: B HUSSEIN OBAMA
Proven fake by more than one source
2.) Sketchy childhood
We know some details - Lots of gaps - muslim?
3.) College thesis has vanished
Was it anything like Micheles?
4.) Overseas travel
Pakistan? Why? On what passport?
5.) Law records
What cases did he represent?
6.) Senate records disappeared
What was he trying to hide?
Rev Wright, Ft Flager, Ayers, Rezko, Davis, Michele etc.
8.) Senate voting record
That speaks for itself
Who would his choices be?
10.) Proven Liar
12.) Racist, Sexist, Radical, Marxist views
THIS IS THE TRUTH FOLKS!! NOTHING TO DO WITH RACE!
B Hussein scares the hell out of me.
Keep the community organizer out of the White House
Young fighter jocks don't move carriers.
Yeah, posting the same crap on several thread is SPAM.
Once again, thanks for the insight. Before it was “bull” now it’s “crap”. VERY helpful, dude, and Fundamentally Unfair.
Hmmm. . .
Please quit soft-pedaling this “McCain’s a Commie too...Crap!!!”
...Another veiled attempt at tarnishing an ex-POW’s image. What he learned on the inside of that commie-H3ll was how to survive abuse by using the very character that ticks DC and the BM off. His valiant resistance until finally having to relent in order to save his very life is not something well-reasoned adults take lightly. There is no event remotely similar to in BHusseinO’s life. We know full well those soft-touch, compare and contrast articles that formulaically exalts and provides cover for the Chosen One while it floats outright lies as fact against an outright Hero. There is no comparison on character alone, let alone other pre-requisite, Presidential attributes. We are seeing those differences being played out before our very eyes. Get the popcorn.
I attended a well-known Military school and can fully testify that all US Military schools during the time I attended were no freakin’ walk in the park, but when McCain went, they did not play around. The DOD generally turns up the heat at those institutions in order to harden the forces for battle the best they possibly can. The basic idea is that the better the officer is, the more men he can bring home. Somebody’s always has to go in first and we want the forces to have the innate ability to find Theater Domination quickly. The idea behind those types of institutions was to create Citizen/Warriors(notice word placement please!!!). During times of severe military conflict, they can ensure a steady crop all voluntary Butter Bars. These institutions were designed to promote competitiveness and produce officer’s of great caliber for all branches, at least that was before the libtards started diluting the rigors of these institutions through numerous liberal methods and effectively turning the heat down through social experimentation. A certain controversial Clinton military policy comes to mind as an example. The loss of the Blood Wings rite upon Buds completion is another example(Any SEAL or other informed types make correct any error I make on that) of the attempt at eroding the general Esprit de Corps. All aimed at weakening the vanguard’s vigilance. Funny thing, it aint working for them all that well, but the effort, I feel, is present. I’ve seen it first hand.
It’s an insult to Service Academy types to suggest that McCain had it easy at Annapolis. That on it’s face is just pure dung. His time there prepared him well for captivity. The way I saw it was that when you first get there, you are stripped of all your basic human rights. The Military then slowly gives back only the rights it wants you to have. As well don’t forget all the attention you receive daily from all three upper-classes. Stress was inherently designed into the system for distinct a purpose. It so that you can function under great pressure, like in WAR.
Nevertheless, my point is this. The VC had to beat the guy within an inch of of his life in order gain just a little propaganda for people’s so-called party. He withstood an abuse few can comprehend. I certainly do not, nor do I want to. But there is no denying that he held his will and maintained The Code for the welfare of his fellow POW’s. He took the attention off other POW’s. This tough guy routine he had gave many the basic will to survive. His so-called lack of discipline streak is actually just part of his own fighter pilot traits. They look for traits like that in the US Military, especially jet-jockeys. Flight Squadron Commanders want men with a certain audacity, to borrow a word. Mr. McCain had the audacity to defy his VC captors and now he has the audacity to hire a woman whom intimately understands The Republic and our Constitution.
By now, we are becoming quite well aware. Therefore, the unprecedented obfuscation perpetrated by the press is daily becoming more and more difficult for them to manage effectively.
Nice try, no cigar...
This is going to be great!! — Flounder
Since when did I sat McCain was a Communist?!?!?!?!?
My point was that Barry hung out with communinists and bought in to it. McCain was forced to hang out with communists for 5 1/2 years and got a different impression. How is THAT making John a "commie". He's a hero, pal!
Re-read my post - you and I are on the same page!!!!!
I over reacted, I sincerely apologize. I’m very sensitive to attacks on Mr. McCain’s character and after that one poster called you for spamming, I quite unreasonably made the assumption that the article would eventually smear Mr. McCain by softening up the lead in. After all the unfettered drivel I see being perpetrated by the BM, my written responses have been on a hair trigger. I try to voraciously glean as much correct information as humanly possible and place a high degree of skepticism on anything I read. I DID NOT do my due diligence and for that I hope you accept my sincerest of apologies. My ire was directed erroneously, I’m sorry.
Why do you think fundamentallyfair would attack you for spamming?
I over reacted, I sincerely apologize.
Why do you think fundamentallyfair would attack you for spamming?
Apology very much accepted. I have no idea why I took the hit. I see many posters repeat their postings as appropriate especially when the thread has a similar theme. In the future, I just put in a link and hope for the best. When some FReepers post (repeatedly) very elaborate and graphic-rich posts, if I've seen them a few times, I will blow through them. Sometimes a feature will strike me an on the 10th time, re-read a section and see new meaning.
As for McCain, I guess I was being too subtle. The point was this: Barry and McCain each had "close encounters" with communists. One adopted the principles, one "had a different impression" - and if you need to explain THAT further, well, the reader wouldn't get it anyway.
Best regards, SERKIT
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