Bernie Sanders: Influence Agent

 

 

By Mike Smith

Not even a week had passed since the Marxist-Leninist terror attack in Alexandria, Virginia, and Senator Bernie Sanders was back to his old rhetoric. Still unconcerned or unaware of socialism’s violent history, he doubled down: “Our job from coast to coast is to bring millions of people together. When I talk about a political revolution, this is what I’m talking about, is for people all over this country to put pressure on every level of government… We gotta stand up and fight back; we have gotta be involved in the political process in a way that we have never been before… stand up and fight back in every way that you can.” (emphasis added). Witting or unwitting, Sanders is an agent of violent influence. The talking points he parrots can incite violence; no goodness of intention (if it’s even there) will change that. Any disconnect between Sanders’ intentions and the outcome of his rhetoric will not stop future attacks or make the victims of the last one heal any faster.

Senator Bernie Sanders has distanced himself from James T. Hodgkinson’s terrorist act, but he cannot distance Socialism or Communism from their own violent histories. Communism alone claimed the lives of one billion people in the last century. Sanders can certainly keep his own hands clean, but only his own; he cannot wash the hands of Adolph Hitler, Vladimir Lenin, Josef Stalin or Mao Tse- Tung. Concerning his call for bringing millions of people together, we must understand exactly what that phrase means under socialism. In socialism, unity means the equal sharing of collective misery. And last but not least, everyone who calls for unity wants unity on their terms. We must get to know this and embrace it.

Unity is neutral, unlike beliefs. What makes unity good or evil is whatever belief system in which it is manifest. Freedom lovers want unity with other freedom lovers so freedom haters get unified in defeat; freedom haters want the exact opposite for themselves. And in socialism, “freedom” is defined by those who hate—get it?

Here’s why: it’s impossible for love of human rights to permeate any ‘us versus them’ belief system, socialism included. Any worldview that splits people between ‘the haves’ and ‘the have nots’ is demonstrably hateful. And at a time when anarchy is the cause du jour for those who take most seriously the beliefs Senator Sanders champions, no freedom-loving American can afford to keep taking him at face value. That should have ended months ago. With each passing month, the consequences of not understanding Sanders or curbing his influence grow progressively worse (no pun intended). At the end of the day, he is no less human than we are—he is defined exclusively by what he does, as are we—and for all the same reasons. Senator Sanders has yet to act in the direction of democratic Americanism. Instead, he remains a full proponent of “democratic” socialism, which is as “democratic” as the old German Democratic Republic (please look it up if you don’t know). We must peacefully counter the influence of Sanders and his ilk in time or anarchy will result. As America’s last civil war predates the devastating weapons of modern warfare, the consequences of not cooling this threat down soon are simply unimaginable.

Senator Bernie Sanders

 

Mike Smith is a writer, Millennial and nationalist conservative living in Camarillo. He reasons through the written word so clarity can outdo agreement. He desires a government strong enough to protect America, even from itself, so leftism fails.


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One Response to Bernie Sanders: Influence Agent

  1. William Hicks June 28, 2017 at 5:00 am

    WELL, I’m afraid you may be closing the door after the cows got loose. Anarchy is the primary purpose of many of our halls of ivy, and until that is cleaned up, expect new generations of anarchist’s to be ready to take the place of silly bernie.

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