If there is one thing, one point, that I want America, and constitutional conservatives, to understand, it is the strategic blueprint of the progressive socialist left. Oft times when I am out speaking to folks, I ask how many have read Saul Alinsky’s “Rules for Radicals.” I also ask how many have read Frederic Bastiat’s “The Law” or Friedrich Hayek’s “Road to Serfdom“? It is vital, and I mean utterly important, that we understand the philosophical roots of progressive socialism, its tactics, techniques, and radicalism in order to win the ideological battle in which we are engaged.
I say this with sadness, but the Republican party is not a party of strategists; they only manage day-to-day data. We must have long-range thinkers, real strategists, not just a bunch of highly paid “consultants” who just think in terms of election cycles. We are in the fight of our lives for this Constitutional Republic because no one cared to pay attention years ago. As a matter of fact, while I was a member of Congress, I called out the left for who they are ideologically. I was deemed a pariah by the GOP . . . who then redistricted me out.
If one were to read Marx and Engel’s “Communist Manifesto,” they will see that his ideological planks have taken root in America. How did that happen? It began in our academic circles, and now it has sifted down into our high schools and middle schools. Our media is no longer objective, but a very adept propaganda tool, thanks to the fundamental transformation of our journalism departments all across America. It happened in the entertainment industry so that our culture reflects whatever the left puts out by way of TV, music, and movies. And, there is a definitive demographic shift when most American communities are conservative in nature but by way of the constant and incessant, and sometimes fascist, messaging of the left all other views, perspectives, insights, and thoughts are squashed.
Now, the left is on the verge of executing another aspect, plank, in their “fundamental transformation” of America.
As reported by Breitbart:
“Despite efforts to draw distinctions between each other, the leading 2020 Democrat presidential primary candidates are unified to bring more immigration, and thus more labor market competition for American workers, to the United States if elected.
Though polling among all U.S. voters, and particularly with swing voters, finds campaigning for immigration, illegal and legal, is the most unpopular policy position, leading candidates like former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) have gone above and beyond past Democrat candidates in their vows to drive a large migration to the country.
That increase in immigration would likely have significant consequences for states like Arizona, Florida, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia. As research by the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Axios, experts, and demographers has repeatedly discovered, an increase in the foreign-born population via immigration inevitably translates to an increase in likely Democrat voters.
At current legal immigration levels, the U.S. is already on track to bring at least 15 million new foreign-born voters to the country in the next decade. These voters’ swing towards Democrats has already been realized in the 2016 presidential election, where despite winning almost 50 percent of native-born Americans, Trump lost foreign-born voters to Hillary Clinton by 64 percent.
Aside from promising to decriminalize illegal immigration and provide free taxpayer-funded healthcare to all 11 to 22 million illegal aliens, Warren is seeking to gift the big business lobby with a massive increase in legal immigration — levels which are already historically high, as at least 1.2 million legal immigrants are added to the U.S. population every year.
That increase in legal immigration, Warren has said, will include an increase in chain migration, whereby newly naturalized citizens are allowed to bring an unlimited number of foreign relatives to the U.S. Today, chain migration makes up more than 70 percent of all legal immigration, and in the last decade the process has brought almost 10 million foreign nationals to the U.S.
Like her legal immigration agenda, Warren plans to surge refugee resettlement to the country by at least 700 percent. As Breitbart News has chronicled, mass fraud is prevalent in the refugee system, with African refugees often fraudulently obtaining refugee status.”
Of course, the immediate retort from the progressive socialist left is that conservatives are “anti-immigrant” which is hardly the case. We believe in the American principles of liberty, freedom, and individual determination in the pursuit of happiness. What the left is seeking to do is establish a new, massive, welfare dependency class . . . a major tenet of the depraved economic system we call socialism.
Remember when President Trump said that we should take all the illegal immigrants in America and place them into sanctuary states and cities? Recall how the left went into another of their regular apoplectic meltdowns? Well, it is clearly evident as to why? That little suggestion would have upset the left’s apple cart of forcing a demographic shift in America . . . especially in red states.
There is a reason why Democrats (socialists) are south of our border coaching individuals on how to gain entry into our Republic. There is a reason the left embraces open borders and decriminalization of illegally entering these United States. And, there is a real reason the left wants ICE abolished, they immediately stand in the way of their strategic goal, a demographic shift in America which leads to their national political control.
Yes, we see it here in Texas, thus the reason the left does not want the border secured. But, it is also the demographic shift of folks fleeing failed leftist states, and coming to the Lone Star State. There is a reason why 10 percent of Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in Texas. Yet we are here, in Texas, facing the scourge of progressive socialism that has overtaken all the major cities in Texas, certainly the capital of Texas, Austin.
I would assert that none of this is happenstance or coincidence. As a matter of fact, going all the way back to Texas Governor Rick Perry, I will bet y’all that the left believed that they could exploit Texas’ economic success. As Gov. Perry and Abbott travel about and coax businesses and corporations into leaving failed blue states, the left saw an opportunity. That opportunity was to infiltrate and turn. Right now, we have JPMorgan Chase looking to relocate out of New York. You can bet that Jamie Dimon has Texas in mind!
What must we do to combat this? Well, we need real strategy centers . . . not more think tanks. We just need a dedicated group of 10-15 strong constitutional conservatives who can outmaneuver the left. The left is always on the same message points, we are never that way. The left is always looking ten years out, we are looking 24 hours out. Leftists have always sought to change culture, education, and population. We have folks just trying to raise money and doing polls.
Now, as Antifa protesters say, it’s “no borders, no wall, no USA at all.”
We are doggone close to that happening. The whole Black Lives Matter, #Resist movement, Antifa — and now this impeachment “inquiry” are not coincidences. Those who read Alinsky recognize this . . . those who have not will be steamrolled by it.
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During his 22 year career in the United States Army, Lieutenant Colonel West served in several combat zones and received many honors including a Bronze Star, three Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, one with Valor device, and a Valorous Unit Award.
In November of 2010, Allen was elected to the United States Congress, representing Florida’s 22nd District.
West is a commissioned officer in the Texas State Guard. He’s Fox News Contributor, former Director of the Booker T. Washington Initiative at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, Senior Fellow at the Media Research Center, contributing columnist for Townhall.com, and author of Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin’s Journey to Family, Faith and Freedom, and, Hold Texas, Hold the Nation: Victory or Death, and the forthcoming We Can Overcome.