Skip to comments.The Coup: a position paper
Posted on 11/07/2008 7:06:45 AM PST by Wallace T.
The Coup: a position paper
Robert L. Kocher
Obama's election marks the successful culmination of a coup which has been decades in the making. Two things occurred. 1) The coup strategists developed and supported a person with the capability of selling its intentions and position. 2) Previous to the election the strategists spent decades subverting the population into a sickened and weakened state so that there would be no serious opposition when the time to strike came. The coup represents an overthrowing of the constitution, an attack or overthrowing of the educational system, a weakening/overthrowing of our economic system, an overthrowing of our moral system, a subversion of religion, an overthrowing and a wearing down of our evaluative/rational processes. With the prolonged attack upon the secondary non-political elements is that list, and the resultant despondency and confusion, the primary political elements were ready to fall. In other words decades were spent successfuly and comprehensively attacking the guts of the nation.
McCain and many others were among those who were so weak and useless as to present no opposition. In displacing defense of the American people they effectively worked to effect the coup. You don't need much of an army to defeat a people who don't defend themselves. You don't need much of army to defeat a nation who's leaders are disinclined or incapable of defending it.
Obama wasn't particularly overwhelming or even competent intellectually. He was successful because not one national figure of prominence would stand up to dispute him. Not one. And so it was that an unknown figure with no convincing record of achievement, a shady background, and hostile intent could lay siege and easily conquer a republic using a few doctored up poetic words.
Years ago I studied with a Marxist psychologist whose forte was mathematical models of behavior. His position was that the way to impose an authoritarian Marxist state was to apply psychologically operant techniques and attitude change mechanics until you had people voting the way you wanted because in their distorted and manipulated condition of mind that is what they thought they wanted, even to their detriment. It has been my experience that Marxists have dedicated great emphasis on psychological operant techniques, on crowd manipulation, on cognitive dissonance management, on propaganda strategy and haven't missed a beat in successfully and diligently applying it in over 50 years. This goes back historically into Adorno et al and the Frankfurt School during the 1930s who established what became law within the psychological profession and up though the expansion by the Saul Alinskys and others during the '60s. The cute part about it is that the people who are successfully processed then become agents to impose processing. The successful result of this has ultimately been hysterical militant crowds supporting Obama. Obama has the language structure of the processing and conditioning meticulously honed and is therefore well equipped to step into what's been done and what has been conditioned or deconditioned very smoothly. He plays upon every conditioned nerve and reaction like a concert pianist.
The conditioned reactions are strong when not confronted and counterinterpreted. But Obama was and is vulnerable and could have been crushed. But he wasn't about to be confronted by the fat lazy complacent Republican aristocracy typified by Bush and McCain who are positioned on the basis of family name and contacts and, the entirety of which could not muster up three functioning brain cells. Those who are not brainless are too worried about protecting their entitled sinecures to rock the boat and do their job or defend the nation. They are the most useless bunch of pretentious parasites on earth.
The final result of years of background strategic work and a confluence of factors is that we have elected a revengeful Marxist loon with an ideological mission in addition to his own personal mission. Each mission serves the purposes of the other. He is determined to impose an authoritarian political structure where people are subjugated in servitude and presumption of enforced social ownership of themselves like sacrificial pawns to be pushed about at will on a chess board. Effort will arbitrarily be taken from some pawns and given to others. From each according to his ability to each according to his irresponsibility and arrogance is the new prescription for slavery. The new slavemasters will be those people with a voracious propensity for irresponsibility and living for the immediate present under the audacity of hope with the brokers maintaining them in that position being supreme. And what an ego trip it must be for a self-impressed half-wit out of nowhere play a part in it and to be in charge of it all.
One of the most serious crises affecting America in recent years has been the audacity of trashiness extending extending from the lower levels up into the White House. Obama has found a way to tap into it and exploit it to effect a coup with probable destruction of this country.
I would just change “elected” to “manipulated the system”
Yup, this has been decades in the making. There has been an international movement towards Marxism that has already ruined Europe and even Canada. Trying to come back from the abyss is impossible because 1) Marxists institutionalize their ideology through government employment and 2) promise the masses everything for “free.”
Every time the masses act as “one,” they destroy their host country. That is what is happening here.
Don’t be confused. Obama will grant citizenship to 30 million illegals, making it impossible for Republicans to EVER come back into power.
Throw in the Marxist press (should be called Pravda) and the game is rigged. The ONLY HOPE we have is a complete economic collapse so we can start over.
And who was behind that “Cultural Indoctrination”? It sure as hell wasn’t Obama. That’s the big question. Everyone seems to want to look to Obama......it wasn’t him....it could have been Soros, the 300? Who’s doing all this? That’s what needs to be looked into.
Wow. So many reasons to get up in the morning.
That is our task. I wonder what roadblocks "they" will construct to hinder us.
Some good points, but the word salads, the run-on sentences, and the descents into name-calling make it difficult to tell whether he knows what he is talking about or is merely psychotic.
Dear Mr. Robert L. Kocher,
Yes, you’re absolutely right.
By the way, punctuation is our friend.
The Grammar Police
There won’t be any “road blocks”. There will be complete inaction because noone with authority will care - look at Ohio tramping on Joe the Plumber’s constitutional rights. Dems run the state - they don’t care abt conservative, Republican rights. Watch Prop 8 in CA never be enacted - the peoples’ vote will be overthrown and there is nothing anyone can do abt it - only hope is SCOTUS and not for long....
“Throw in the Marxist press (should be called Pravda) and the game is rigged. The ONLY HOPE we have is a complete economic collapse so we can start over.”
Have you forgotten the Second Amendment?
It may be time once again to pledge “our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.”
Classic ‘perfect storm’ scenerio.
Eric Hoffer’s ‘True Believers’ mass movement.
That’s why no one asked critical questions about Obama. Pure absence of critical thinking. i.e. Change? To What? Some knew on both sides, the rest didn’t care they just ‘Believed’. You cannot convince True Believers. You can only convert them.
God help us.
I don't believe that it is a conspiracy or the clandestine workings of a secret society in the commonly understood sense. Rather, it is people whose open goal is entire transformation of society and the utter destruction of the traditional order to create a post-modern paradise. Recall the lyrics of John Lennon's song, Imagine, and you may understand their vision. Whether motivated by hatred, as Karl Marx was, or seduced by a delusion, as your typical Obama acolyte is, the end is the same: the death of America and the West.
I can't say Kocher is wrong here.
The ONLY HOPE we have is a complete economic collapse so we can start over.”
You may have a point there. Before I had thought economic collapse would be the vehicle the authoritarian’s would use to gain power as in Weimar Germany and countless other cases. And I do believe it was used to a certain extent leading up to this election. Now it may be the opening we use to counter this counter.
Apart from the spelling mistake this premise is rather obvious and generic. It can support whatever conclusions he wants to make about Obama, none of which are particularly profound either.
This is well worded and it’s probably exactly on point. However, there are some problems with the way they went about their coup here.
Simply put: They got greedy and tried to do this too soon.
Things have been moving their way incrementally for quite some time. However, they were not at the point where enough of the population was fully indoctrinated into their world view. Another 25 years and they probably would have done that. Instead, they went ahead and deceived enough people on top of the ones they already had to get into office. This presents problems for the success of their final goal, which is to impose communism on the United States.
It’s going to look pretty crappy for a while here, but they fooled about half the people who voted for him. In order for their plan to truly work, Obama would need a real mandate from the people for communism. He may think he has that, but the people aren’t aware that of it and they won’t be pleased when they find out that they’ve been deceived.
We MUST keep these Senate seats. If we can do that, there will be huge power struggles within the Dems. They may be crippling. Nancy Pelosi thinks that she should be the leader of the pack. Obama won’t be having any of it. There are southern Dems in the Senate that can’t support about 85% of what Obama wants to do, or they’re toast. Obama’s army of internet thugs can go after them all they want, but a politicians first motivation is to be reelected and that won’t happen if they defy their constituents.
Of the plans that Obama can implement, the rub is that no matter what he does, half of his supporters are going to go “You’re doing WHAT???” That won’t bode well for public support for anything he does. Without public support, it’ll be harder for vulnerable Dems to support him. They’ll either have to grit their teeth and go down with the ship, or defy their President to save their own asses.
The media was like Pravda in electing him, but they are unlikely to continue to do that. They want stories. “Republicans suck” and “First Black President” were their action lines. Frankly, however, the Republicans were more effective in defeating themselves than the media were in defeating them.
Now that the old action lines fade away and a large portion of the population is looking at Obama and saying “OMG, what did we actually do here?”, the press will gradually start to hit him a little harder. There are indications that some in the media are wondering if they’ve done the right thing. The press made this man. If the press makes you, the press can take you down.
We’re in a grim period, but all is not lost. We must band together and be organized about fighting them. There is a very strong chance that they are going to screw everything up and snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. We need to do everything we can to make sure that happens.
THIS WAS NOT A COUP.
Save the inflammatory rhetoric for where it actually applies.
We had a straightforward election with no threats of violence (a couple BPs standing on a sidewalk do not a threat make). BHO won according to the rules. His paperwork is sufficiently in order (if you think otherwise, convince a judge - I’m tired of vague claims of impropriety).
It may very well have been a long-term plan to get someone of a certain ideological viewpoint into power. So long as he gets there via Constitutional requirements, fine. Maybe Republicans would do better if _they_ would implement long-term plans for power.
Obeying the rules does not constitute breaking them.
Like it or not, BHO followed the rules and got elected fairly - that is NOT a “coup” by any stretch of the imagination.
Enough with the Obama Derangement Syndrome.
*Wow. So many reasons to get up in the morning.*
But I have been thinking the same thing as Huissen announces his cabinet choices.
The Hate America Crowd in the whitehouse.
A coup? What BS.
“I wonder what roadblocks “they” will construct to hinder us.”
I think when Obamachev throws right wingers into re-education camps that might be a roadblock.
“I wonder what roadblocks “they” will construct to hinder us.”
I think when Obamachev throws right wingers into re-education camps that might be a roadblock.
We have viewed that movie repeatedly and it always has a chilling and then galvanizing effect. The only thing they left out was Faith in God. That is the only thing that is keeping us going. Why didn’t this happen when we were young enough to fight?
If you have a plan we are interested.
“And who was behind that Cultural Indoctrination?”
It was just a bunch of guys in the neighborhood:
Our enemy is U.S. imperialism, the enemy of all humankind, Bill Ayers, Educational Secretary, SDS, 1969.
Here is the disgraceful part:
“He was successful because not one national figure of prominence would stand up to dispute him. Not one.”
The correction will not begin until Americans realize it is hardball time and until that moment we will continue to lose.
“By psychopolitics our chief goals are effectively carried forward. To produce a maximum of chaos in the culture of the enemy is our first most important step. Our fruits are grown in chaos, distrust, economic depression and scientific turmoil. ... With it you can erase our enemies as insects... Use the courts, use the judges, use the Constitution of the country, use its medical societies and its laws to further our ends. ... And bring to Earth, through Communism, the greatest peace Man has ever known.” — Lavrenti Beria, Lenin University, in a 1933 address to a group of American/Marxist Psychology Students.
I plan to do my part in making it collapse, purchase nothing except necessities. Hope the Dow falls another 500 pts today.
Felt the need to edit you.
“long-term plans for power.”
Long term plans for power that include subverting the media and academia to produce a generation of drones ignorant enough to be deceived into voting against their own wishes?
I gave the article a cursory reading but have to ask, who are the “coup strategists” referred to? Kocher makes valid points but the article seems to be unfinished. It left me hanging and thinking, “where is the rest of the article”?
FR readers wanting to read more of Kocher’s writing can find them here http://members.mountain.net/theanalyticpapers/
Good question. I was wondering the same thing. That’s one reason we need to rebuild the conservative party. If that can’t be done.....start a new party NOW...don’t wait until six months before an election.
I do not dispute the outcome of the election and do not want to make ACORN into the sort of bogeyman that leftists made of Diebold. However, irrespective of whether or not Obama was born in Hawaii or outside the United States, as some claim, he is the most un-American, anti-traditional man to be elected President. Whatever you may think about Bill and Hillary Clinton, Al Gore, John Kerry, etc., they are all unquestionably American. We are now dealing with a man whose paternal ancestors were black/Arab Muslims, whose father was a Communist in his native Kenya, whose stepfather was an Indonesian Muslim, and whose mother and maternal grandparents, though native-born Americans, were leftists and, in the case of Stanley Dunnam, a good friend of the notorious Communist and sex pervert Frank Marshall Davis, who was one of young Obama's mentors. Then you must look at his later mentors: Saul Alinsky, Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn, Jeremiah Wright, etc., and his pre-political background as a community organizer (PC for leftist agitator) and a professor in the left wing atmosphere of modern academia.
Call it coup, call it sea change, or whatever you will. What we have witnessed is not a Carter or a Clinton succeeding an unpopular Republican administration, but something unprecedented in American history. God help us.
Thanks for the correction.
Would-be leaders persuading an ignorant/gullible populace to vote against their own best interests has, on the whole, always been the norm. Convince a majority of a hobgoblin, then promise them the candidate is the best to vanquish it.
Ayers & co. are not powerful enough to subvert the entire media & academia. You’re talking a conspiracy on the scale of the Illuminati. Taking advantage of the natural flow of culture is not subversive large-scale manipulation thereof.
Media & academia tend to attract people of a certain general political persuasion. Drones of a remarkably affluent culture can easily be persuaded to vote against their own wishes (”elect me, and I will share the treasury with you” always works).
Get over the Obama Derangement Syndrome. He may be conniving, but he is not the AntiChrist.
It was predictable.
It was predicted.
It was inevitable.
The observation of John Lewis that we have witnessed a nonviolent revolution is absolutely correct.
A Revolution has taken place in the United States. It has happened, and it was inevitable.
The nonviolence of the revolution is yet another reaffirmation of the enduringly revolutionary nature of the American Experiment.
Americans will be wise to adjust to the new reality.
White America was in a position similar to that of the French aristocracy on the eve of the French Revolution or the Russian aristocracy on the eve of the Russian Revolution, a position that was the inevitable result of the Information Age, the consequent development of a single world-wide culture, and the rising expectations and demands of the people of the Third World. The Revolution could have been similar to the French and Russian Revolutions. Instead it was peaceful and nonviolent.
Many things remain to be seen, among them whether the new reality will be socialist, communist, fascist, something along the lines of Imperial Rome replacing the Roman Republic, or something different from any of these.
Words have meaning. Don’t call it a “coup” if it isn’t one.
Yes, I am suspicious of where BHO will take his power. He achieved it legitimately; this is different from whether, like others you note, he subsequently uses it illegitimately. Adolph, Hugo and Daniel did not stage coups to achieve power, they staged them to continue and extend that power beyond legitimate limits.
ping for later
Agree with much of what you said in your #20.
However, I do not think the Dems will implode as quickly as you suggest, and even doubt they will fail in the near term. There is good reason to believe their political strategy has been well thought out over the past 70 years and the Clinton terms gave them a lab class.
That strategy will become more obvious as O announces his team, Axelrod, Rahm, etc.; to say nothing of the characters-in-waiting. These folks have particular skill sets and histories that will strongly suggest their course of action. Perhaps even more indicative will be the Dems initial legislation. O will not have to dirty his hands; he will even be allowed to play the good guy once in a while.
Os handlers knew their conflicting promises would cause conflict and they almost certainly have anticipated a loss of support from within the party. Their history is such that they will rely on increasing federal restrictions and controls to compensate for that loss.
What if the sudden collapse of the credit and equity markets in September-October was the result of deliberate action? What would you call it?
Hitler and Chavez were elected to their offices by following the rules, as did Ortega most recently. After achieving the chancellorship and presidency, respectively, Hitler and Chavez began the process of turning what had been democratic republics into dictatorships under the color of due process.
Granted, it will be far more difficult for Obama to do likewise, given the sheer size of the country and the safeguards that the Framers wrote into the Constitution. However, Obama is a second or maybe even a third generation red diaper baby on his maternal side, and his associations throughout his life were with leftists. You cannot say the same thing about Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reed, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, etc.
Sorry, kids, but the Second Amendment may be a chimera. It’s a nice security blanket, one that I subscribe to wholeheartedly, but the reality is a little thinner.
For the Second to work (i.e. to use the “reset” button), people have to take up arms and be willing to use them. Before that takes place, somebody must step up onto a soapbox at the front of the mob and start giving orders.
A) Who is going to step up, thereby facing instant arrest? Talking or even e-mailing about this might be enough to bring the thought police to your door.
B) How many people, really, are going to get off their couches and grab their pitchforks and double-barreled shotguns? Those that do will be arrested, until critical mass (maybe a third of the population) is reached. There is safety ONLY in numbers.
C) Just who is the enemy, exactly?
Sad to say, none of this will even start taking shape until things get VERY bad ... soup lines ... and even then I can see it working until at least one military unit switches sides and joins the Constitutionalists.
Otherwise, we’re whistling past the graveyard, folks. Sorry.
I’m more than willing to reconsider, so please ... flame away.
CAN’T see ... sorry.
Anybody remember how to set up Committees of Correspondence? Or was it Committees of Safety ... I forget ...
Yes, I am suspicious of where BHO will take his power
O has already demonstrated he is a threat to our nation to our flawed Constitution...to the 2d Ad .to the national defense to our economy to our election process etc.
What more would you like to see?