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“China’s Cultural Revolution Comes To America”
FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE ^ | mAY 7, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield

Posted on 05/07/2014 9:56:19 AM PDT by Dqban22

“CHINA’S CULTURAL REVOLUTION COMES TO AMERICA”

America’s Red Guard

Posted By Daniel Greenfield On May 7, 2014 @ 12:57 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage

As the 50th anniversary of the Cultural Revolution approaches some of the former students who participated in its Red Guard terror have been trying to make amends to their victims. If China’s former leftist fanatics feel some remorse for the atrocities they participated in, the same can’t be said of their American counterparts.

Even as the Cultural Revolution was dying down in China, it flared up in the United States. The Weather Underground drew inspiration from China’s Red Terror. Their founding manifesto cited the Red Guard as a model for a “mass revolutionary movement.”

Bill Ayers, among others, had signed a letter, “Long live People’s China. Love live Comrade Mao.”

The American counterparts of China’s Red Guard remain largely unrepentant because here the Cultural Revolution never ended. Instead it went mainstream. Its members were never disavowed and their acts of terror continue to be celebrated and whitewashed by a left that finds them alternately embarrassing and thrilling...

Barack Obama, a child of the Cultural Revolution, is the very model of a modern Red Guard. The Weathermen engaged in extreme rhetoric and actions. Obama dispenses with the extreme rhetoric and gets right down to the extreme actions. He is calculating enough to avoid the verbal vindictiveness of an Ayers or a Wright, but he still chose them as his mentors.

The Red Guard, whether it’s the Occupiers or Barack Obama, abide by no rules except those of their own ideology. The United States Constitution and the rule of law mean nothing to them. The rules of their ideology are expressed formally in private, but publicly as outrage or empathy.

THE REST OF THE HISTORY

http://www.frontpagemag.com/2014/dgreenfield/americas-red-guard/print/


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: culturalrevolution

1 posted on 05/07/2014 9:56:19 AM PDT by Dqban22
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To: Dqban22

Comrade Bill Clinton and Comrade Hillary Clinton have shown their commitment to communism by giving away all their money and working in a commune.
There are five REAL communists left in the West and they teach at universities. 99% of the people in the West hinting at being communists are just con men trying to get some easy money.


2 posted on 05/07/2014 10:30:35 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Dqban22

I wonder how Ayers and his protege feel about the Christian/Judaic revival going on in China?


3 posted on 05/07/2014 10:49:28 AM PDT by huldah1776
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To: Dqban22
YOU-WILL-CONFORM!


4 posted on 05/07/2014 12:55:58 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: huldah1776

Ayers’ wife, Bernadine Dorne, has just been noinated to be a judge.


5 posted on 05/07/2014 1:03:33 PM PDT by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: huldah1776

They’ll “get theirs” one day.


6 posted on 05/07/2014 1:09:30 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Conseravtives are all that's left to defend the Constitution. Dems hate it, and Repubs don't care.)
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To: maine yankee

Got to be a thread here that I will share with my friends. Thanks for the info.


7 posted on 05/07/2014 3:42:34 PM PDT by huldah1776
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