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White Privilege, An Enormously Successful Communist Agenda

White Privilege, An Enormously Successful Communist Agenda

By David Risselada •

The white privilege narrative continues to advance in America. Increasingly, the idea that white people are responsible for the ills of minorities is being pushed in our society to the point that an all-out, genuine hatred for white people is taking hold. Students in our universities are being taught that America, and her system of government, was designed explicitly for white men and that it enables them to exploit minorities for their own benefit. White people, according to the radical left, are recipients of unearned privileges and enjoy the protections of institutions that were designed exclusively for their economic system of capitalism. Furthermore, students are taught that minorities cannot discriminate against white men because they have no institutional power. In other words, because of white privilege it is morally acceptable to discriminate against white men based purely on their race because they are privileged. The goal of the white privilege lie is to create the illusion that minorities are living in a system of oppression, held down by a nation rooted in white supremacy. Unfortunately, this may be true.
The latest example of this white privilege mania comes from a professor of math education at the University of Illinois, Rochelle Gutierrez. She claims that the teaching of algebra and geometry perpetuate white privilege. Her arguments posit the notion that white men are often credited with success in mathematics and demonstrate a greater capability in math than minorities. Furthermore, she claims that this advances racism in society, particularly if minority students are performing worse than whites. She is arguing that mathematics should now be taught from a political angle which would help make students aware of white privilege.
Wouldn’t the idea that mathematics pushes white privilege and racism stem form a supremacist attitude in the first place? Wouldn’t an individual that believes black people for example, are not as capable as members of another race of doing algebra really be saying they believe that race is superior to blacks? What happens in instances where a black student is performing better than a white student? Does that student now have privilege or are they still a victim of white supremacy?
The truth of white privilege is that it is a useful tool used to create hate and discontent in our society, and that blacks really may be victims of white supremacist agenda.  Just not from the United States.
The idea of using race as a weapon has its origins in the Communist Revolution in the early twentieth century. Leon Trotsky, leader of the revolutionary army, allegedly coined the term racism to discredit the eastern Europeans who stood in the way of communist objectives. In modern America the term white privilege is being used as a weapon to silence pro-American opinions which might threaten the left-wing agenda of wealth re-distribution. Creating the illusion that a certain segment of our society is the recipient of unearned privileges based purely on skin color is sure to cause the necessary angst needed to cause the cultural revolution the left has been desiring for years.
Furthermore, the race based agenda can be traced back further to Italian communist, Antonio Gramsci. Gramsci, author of the Prison Notebooks, which outlined a detailed plan which entailed a march through the institutions to bring about social change, understood that the traditional Marxist idea of dividing society into an oppressed and oppressor class had not worked. Therefore, he turned his gaze upon cultural norms and further divided society into numerous oppressed groups. The word “hegemony”  is used to describe the influence the dominant culture has over the rest of society. Gramsci coined the term “counter-hegemony” in order to destroy the influence of a dominant culture by turning every social group into an oppressed victim of that culture. White privilege, or white supremacy, is being used to define a dominant, oppressive culture in the United States in this manner. Every other social group whether they be blacks, Latinos, gays, transgenders, feminists and now even people who may not be good at math are victims of white privilege and white supremacy.
“It becomes clear that one cannot understand either the meteoric rise or apparent immunity of political correctness to attack without understanding Gramsci. Rarely would I recommend studying a Marxist social philosopher, but this guy merits our attention. Gramsci (1891-1937) agreed with Karl Marx that every society could be divided into “oppressor” and “oppressed” classes (e.g., Marx’s own “bourgeois” and “proletariat”), but for the first time, expanded the latter into an ensemble of subordinate, marginalized groups instead of a single, homogeneous group. Whereas Marx had spoken only of the proletariat, Gramsci spoke not just of property less workers but also of “woman, racial minorities and many ‘criminals.’” Fonte documents how Gramsci distinguished two ways the dominant group exercises control, whereas Marx had only written of one. First, there is direct domination through coercion or force – political might in service of the economic interests of the bourgeoisie. Second, there is what Gramsci calls hegemony, which means the pervasive and mostly tacit use of a system of values that supports and reinforces the interests of the dominant groups. The repressed groups may not even know they are repressed, in Gramsci’s view, because they have internalized the system of values that justifies their repression. They have internalized a “false consciousness” and become unwitting participants in their own domination.”
If that isn’t enough former Communist Party member Manning Johnson wrote a book in 1958 detailing his experience in the Communist Party USA, called Color, Communism and Common Sense. In this book he details his experience as a black man with the Communist Party and a plot to use black Americans to bring about communism in America. The communists exploited and created grievances which put the black man at odds with the American capitalist system.
Manning states that he was in a position of power within the ranks of the Communist Party and while in this position he began to see just how the American black man was being used to push a policy of division. He claims that white communists lorded over blacks within the party, and their activities were directed by those working at the Kremlin under the guise of white and black men uniting to bring capitalism to its knees. The communists claimed to be the champion of the black man and all his struggles despite the fact they never benefited from the millions raised by communist front groups posing as civil rights organizations. Today, the Democrat party claims to be the leader in defending civil rights of the American oppressed and down trodden even though they govern over the clear majority of inner city ghettos. Black Americans have been voting Democrat for decades and have not benefited from the millions of dollars raised by corrupt politicians to win elections. Through the white privilege narrative Democrats have convinced black Americans that they have a reason to be bitter towards whites. They have been taught they are oppressed victims unable to rise out of poverty because of white privilege.
In chapter 7 of Color, Communism, and Common Sense, Manning points to the specific plan to blame the white man for all the black man’s problems. This is essentially what the white privilege philosophy has done. The white privilege lie has destroyed the ability of many black men to take responsibility for themselves as they are now trapped in a generational welfare mentality, which is an essential ingredient to bringing about communism. According to Manning, the objectives of the communists were to make the black man feel sorry for himself, blame whites for their failures, ignore opportunities around him, make him jealous of the success of other races in America, and condition him to look for quick easy solutions as substitutes to honest effort in a competitive market.
The expected results were to be a population of underclass citizens who blamed the white man’s system of government as being everything that is wrong in their lives. Isn’t that what we are seeing today? An effort to indoctrinate black people into the idea that the society they live in is designed for privileged whites who exploit minorities? The entire agenda revolves around the idea of creating a communist revolutionary army by teaching the minorities they are victims of white supremacy. At the time being it seems to have been enormously successful as nearly every facet of our society from football to algebra now has the white privilege stigma attached to it.
Freedom relies upon a population exercising good judgment and personal responsibility. If a populations ability to take responsibility for their own actions is compromised, then freedom has little chance. If you can’t take responsibility for yourself, someone will have to take responsibility of you. This is something that the communists understood very well, and they have systematically destroyed America’s sense of personal responsibility by not only creating an atmosphere of mistrust and jealously among minority cultures but by demoralizing and demonizing the majority. Many people in America are now afraid to speak for their values because they are likely to be labeled racist for doing so. The true white supremacists are those seeking to use race as a means of obtaining power. Most Americans believe that people achieve things based on merit and the effort they put into something.
White privilege posits the idea that blacks and other minorities suffer because they are not capable, and they need the iron fist of government leveling the playing field to make things fair. This simply is not true. People of all nationalities come to this great country and make something of themselves, they may not be millionaires, but they don’t have to be. They achieved more than they would have in their home country. Black people in America continue to be taught the politics of resentment, making them prime recruits for the cultural revolution desired by the left. If the Democrats and the communists really cared about the black man, they would look at the predicament they are in and start teaching them that they have opportunity in America. After all, the left believes that whatever you are taught in your formative years tends to develop into unshakable convictions.
“Education should aim at destroying free will so that after pupils are thus schooled they will be incapable throughout the rest of their lives of thinking or acting otherwise than as their school masters would have wished … The social psychologist of the future will have a number of classes of school children on whom they will try different methods of producing an unshakable conviction that snow is black. Various results will soon be arrived at: first, that influences of the home are ‘obstructive’ and verses set to music and repeatedly intoned are very effective … It is for the future scientist to make these maxims precise and discover exactly how much it costs per head to make children believe that snow is black. When the technique has been perfected, every government that has been in charge of education for more than one generation will be able to control its subjects securely without the need of armies or policemen.”
Bertrand Russell quoting Johann Gottlieb Fichte, the head of philosophy & psychology who influenced Hegel and others – Prussian University in Berlin, 1810
If they really cared, wouldn’t they teach them they are just as capable as anyone else instead of setting in stone the convictions of envy?

David Risselada is a former U.S. Serviceman, commentator, and author of the book “Not on My Watch: Exposing the Marxist Agenda in Education.” 

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The Truth of White Privilege

The Truth of White Privilege

By David Risselada •

I remember being introduced to the concept of white privilege while attending Northeastern State University in Broken Arrow Oklahoma. I was in a social work program where the professors were all left wing zealots working feverishly to influence the political opinions of gullible students. One day during class, one of the professors made the subtle suggestion that people had racist family members if they didn’t vote for Barack Obama in 2008. This was in 2010, during the Obamacare debates. From this point on the entire curriculum was dominated by the concept of a racist America whose white majority had special protections and privileges from institutions designed to benefit only them, while minorities were left to suffer. White men were referred to as oppressors, minorities were victims and every possible thing that could be wrong in their lives was attributed to white privilege. I understood at this point that this was part of a larger agenda to silence pro-American opinions and push forward a socialist agenda by dividing and conquering.

During the intro to social work semester students were required to write a position paper on white privilege. We were to read Peggy McIntosh’s’ White Male, White Privilege and offer our thoughts on the subject. My paper reflected my opposition to this nonsense by citing how programs like affirmative action can actually be harmful to minorities by selecting them purely on a required numbering system as opposed to a merit based system. This has led to highly qualified minority students being denied access to higher learning institutions simply because the school was in a hurry to meet the required quota. If this isn’t an institution based on racism I don’t know what is. As a result of my paper I was told I wasn’t fit to be in the social work profession because I didn’t believe in social justice and white privilege.

Today it is overwhelmingly obvious that there is an agenda to use race as a dividing tactic to bring America down and force a new system of government upon us. The left is determined to erase what they see as America’s racist history by tearing down monuments that they insist represent white supremacism. They won’t stop there, if they are successful in this endeavor they will keep pushing until our constitution is nothing but a burning heap of ashes.

The issue of race has long been used as a tool to divide nations and push unpopular agendas. The term racism itself was in fact, invented by Russian revolutionary Leon Trotskyto discredit all who stood in the way of the communist agenda. It is being used in much the same way now. Anyone who stands in opposition to the left’s attempts to discredit America and implement socialism is labeled as a racist who benefits from white privilege. The concept is so far out of hand that blond hair is now considered privileged.

Racism in America used to be considered hatred for someone simply because they are a different color or nationality. Today, the concept has taken on new meanings as it is considered racist to believe that minorities can be successful on their own without government programs. Minorities are taught they are victims and encouraged to hang on to this victimhood status. Black people who step away from this enslaving mentality are discredited as “Uncle Toms.” In one of my social work classes we discussed a lesson involving a depressed black woman. She was financially successful yet, depressed nonetheless. The lesson ultimately suggested that she could alleviate her depression by casting aside her desires to adapt to the white man’s world and embrace her historical roots of oppression. I vehemently opposed this idea and was shocked when people in class took offense to my doing so. I was arguing that a black woman didn’t need to be a victim and people in class were offended by that. That is the result of decades of leftist indoctrination.

The left works incessantly to convince gullible Americans that right wing conservatives are racist and full of hate. Most of us know that the history of racism in America can be traced solely to the Democrat party. The KKK was founded by the Democratic party. Woodrow Wilson re-segregated the federal government. Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood, an organization that kills over three hundred black babies a day, was a Democrat who advocated for the elimination of so called weaker races, and finally, President Lyndon Johnson instituted the great society program which ultimately did nothing less than enslave blacks and their future generations to government welfare. In reference to this program Johnson said he would get those ni**ers voting Democrat for the next two hundred years. Over fifty years later we have generations of black people living in run down ghettos whose districts are controlled by Democrats. They are dependent on government welfare and taught that there is no way that they can over come their oppression because of white privilege. Was this part of a larger agenda to perpetuate a permanent underclass that could later be used as a revolutionary army?

To believe in white privilege is to believe that one race is ultimately superior to another.  In other words, you would have to be a white supremacist in the first place to believe in white privilege. Do you believe minorities need special government treatment to get a hand up or do you believe they are just as capable as you are? Through the pushing of white privilege the left is trying to convince society that minorities need special treatment, that more money needs to be spent on programs to help them succeed. If the Democrats believed in total equality why would these programs be needed? The left has systematically destroyed the free will of black people by constantly teaching them they are victims. That is the truth. Now, their victimhood status is being used to launch and justify revolutionary violence based on the false notions of oppression. This is the truth of white privilege.

David Risselada is a former U.S. Serviceman, commentator, and author of the book “Not on My Watch: Exposing the Marxist Agenda in Education.” 

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Police Shootings, White Privilege and the Intentional Destruction of the Black Community

Police Shootings, White Privilege and the Intentional Destruction of the Black Community

By David Risselada

Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby was recently found not guilty in the shooting death of Terrence Crutcher. The shooting represented another in a long line of national incidents where an unarmed black man was shot and killed by a white police officer. In many instances these shootings lead to cries of racism and wide spread violence by protest groups like Black Lives Matter. Luckily for the residents of Tulsa these type of protests never gain any real momentum. It seems that the shooting of Crutcher was justified in the sense that he was acting in an erratic and non-compliant manner. He had a known history of drug abuse as well as a criminal record. While this does not justify the immediate shooting of the man there are some hard questions that are not being asked and in order to ever find true justice they must be explored. One of these questions is of course, who is to blame for his death? The left will continue to blame the so called institutional racism of the United States and it’s institutions as the cause of all these unfortunate events. Sadly, the truth is far different and the blood of Terrence Crutcher as well as other innocent people actually falls on the hands of the liberal left.

For decades now the left has pushed the destructive narrative that blacks in America are oppressed and white people live privileged lives. Academic theories such as Black Liberation Theology, Critical Race Theory and White Privilege education have diluted the minds of American students by teaching them that the system they live in is inherently racist and designed only to benefit the selfish, greedy interests of white men. Blacks are taught that they are incapable of racism because they have no institutional power. In other words, because the institutions of power are allegedly controlled by whites, blacks have no power to discriminate against others. The purpose of these educational theories is to create a counter-hegemony against the dominant social group and it is communist in origin. Italian communist Antonio Gramsci devised the theory of counter-hegemony because he realized that Marx’s idea of an armed struggle between the economic classes didn’t materialize. Gramsci instead posited the idea that different groups of oppressed people could be created on the basis of gender, criminal status and race. These groups could then be used and pitted against the dominant culture to create a revolutionary mind set.

It has worked perfectly, our nation is now divided with so many different social groups claiming to be oppressed by “white privilege.” In truth however, these people are only being used and it is leading to their own destruction. The idea that blacks are oppressed and the teaching of such nonsense like white privilege has led to a movement based purely on hatred and resentment. The constant rhetoric and demonization of police by former President Barack Hussein Obama led to an all out war on cops where blacks were ambushing and killing police officers for no reason other than being told they are oppressed victims. This war on cops surely contributed to the fear and knee jerk reactions of officer Betty Shelby when she was facing down a non-compliant man who was in fact, acting in an erratic manner and reaching back into his car.

Ever since the creation of Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society programs black people in America have been oppressed. They have been tricked into believing that the government will provide for them through welfare. The results were the destruction of the black family, generational poverty and government dependence. This was done on purpose in order to be able to carry out Gramsci’s plan of counter-hegemony. Anyone who truly understands history knows that Republicans have traditionally voted for civil rights for blacks and Democrats have opposed them. The KKK was the terrorist arm of the Democrat party and it was Democrats who opposed the eradication of slavery. Blacks in America were at one time just as successful and integrated into American society as whites and in many cases had stronger, more successful family lives. This all changed with Johnson’s Great Society welfare programs. This was the creation of the perfect revolutionary army to bring about socialism in America.

Manning R. Johnson, author of the book Color, Communism and Common Sense was a black member of the Communist Party USA. He was highly trained in subversive techniques and worked his way as high as being a member of the Politburo. He defected from the Communist Party when realizing the black community in America was being used to carry out a communist agenda. He writes in the book that the grievances of the black community such as slavery and discrimination, were to be exploited and used as a weapon against the capitalist system to bring about socialism.

“Little did I realize until I was deeply enmeshed in the Red Conspiracy, that just and seeming grievances are exploited to transform idealism into a cold and ruthless weapon against the capitalist system — that this is the end toward which all the communist
efforts among Negroes are directed.”

 
In short, the impoverished state of many black Americans can be traced back to early roots of America’s communist movement. They have been exploited and used by those who have taught them they are systematically oppressed by the white man, namely the Democratic party. They have been organized into an effective voting machine where they continually vote the same racist party into power on the promise of welfare and other benefits. The conditions of their communities never change; in fact they worsen, this is then used to further the argument for socialist solutions. Black youths are being indoctrinated into an ideology of hatred and society destroys their futures by justifying acts of violence based on the false precepts of White Privilege and Black Liberation Theology.
The shooting of Terrence Crutcher was surely a tragedy, one that happens all too often in this country. Again, the question arises. Who’s really to blame? Surely police have a responsibility to their communities to exercise their training in a responsible manner and in some cases, they should show a little more restraint in the name of preserving life. On the other hand, the evidence strongly suggests that the black community has been used to create a revolutionary fervor which has done nothing but create mistrust and fear among police. With all of the attacks against police perpetrated by groups like Black Lives Matter what do you think was going through Betty Shelby’s head? Police nor citizens should be fearful of each other; however, because of the efforts of the liberal left our nation is now made up of groups who are motivated by a burning hatred based on lies told intended to create chaos.

David Risselada is a former U.S. Serviceman, commentator, and author of the book “Not on My Watch: Exposing the Marxist Agenda in Education.” David currently writes for Western Free Press.

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‘White Privilege’ and the Real Racist Attitudes of the Left

‘White Privilege’ and the Real Racist Attitudes of the Left

By David Risselada

Across the nation public universities continue to push the false “white privilege” narrative. Liberal colleges, in an attempt to prove America is a racist, white supremacist nation, push the idea that white people are the beneficiaries of unearned privileges in American society. They insist that minority populations are oppressed victims and that American institutions, being set up only to benefit the white man, systematically discriminate against them. Not only is this false ideology limiting the potential of minorities in America by insisting they cannot succeed in such a racist country, it is creating a new racial hatred which if left unchecked, will surely end in violence. We have already seen this take shape in the revolutionary movement against police known as Black Lives Matter. Sadly, blacks and other minorities are being exploited in America. They are being used to stir up chaos and discontent in a strategy designed to fundamentally transform the nation, and the teaching of white privilege is but a means to this end.

White privilege education originated in Wisconsin in 2009 when the Department of Public Instruction developed a program called Create Wisconsin. The program was supposedly developed to address the achievement gap between white and black students. Educators argued that too many minority students were being placed in special education programs because public education was geared too much toward the “white culture” without addressing cultural differences between whites and minorities. From here, the idea that our society created conditions which made it impossible for minority students to succeed took hold. Every year there is an annual White Privilege Conference hosted by a group bearing that name. Their goal, as noted on their public website is to “deconstruct the white culture” in order to achieve racial justice. Looking at the way racial identity politics have taken a hold in America it could be argued that they are succeeding in their efforts.

As mentioned in the first paragraph, white privilege education is a means to an end. White privilege, or the idea of using racial conflict for societal change is Marxist in origin, and the people behind the scenes are not in search of racial or social justice but absolute control. Karl Marx argued that conflict between the social classes, the rich and the poor, would lead to a perfect classless society. This of course failed to materialize as the world’s workers failed to unite against their alleged oppressors. People like Antonio Gramsci picked up Karl Marx’s mantle and further elaborated on ways to create the needed conflict to bring about communism.  Gramsci’s idea was to create several different oppressed classes and put their values against the values of the dominant social group. This is called counter-hegemony. The word hegemony simply means the social influence exerted by the dominant class. So, counter-hegemony would mean creating a value system that is antithetical to this group. Looking at America today we see a society where everyone is a victim of the unfairness of American Republicanism. We have the feminist movement, the LGBT movement, various minority groups claiming to be discriminated against and a media working feverishly to make sure we know our values are not aligned. This is the work of the Marxist’s in our society following Gramsci’s plan for social change.

Further examining the left wing view of man, and the relationship between Marxist and Darwinian thinking leads to the understanding that it is in fact, the left that harbors a racist attitude. Our society has nearly become a full blown welfare state, and it is the promise of free money and benefits that the left relies upon to organize the minority vote. The constant pushing of the white privilege fable coupled with the idea that American society was developed so only certain people could reap the financial benefits has been a winning combination for the left.

To most people racism implies a hatred for a group of people simply because of their skin color. This is certainly the narrative developed by the left; however, it is taking on a new definition today as Democrats insist that blacks and other minorities need their social programs in order to compete on a level playing field. Every time someone speaks out against the massive spending on social welfare, which does little to alleviate poverty mind you, they are attacked as being a racist. Speaking out against programs like affirmative action, which again, the left insists is needed for minorities to have an equal footing, will get you labeled as a racist as well. The definition of racism has changed from being a hatred of someone because of their skin color to believing they are equal and not in need of special treatment.

In Economic Determinism vs. Freewill and the Destruction of our Morality, the belief that man is not in possession of a will of his own was discussed. Rather, communists tend to believe that mans actions will be controlled by the economic times in which he is forced to endure. This belief stems from Darwinian thinking in the sense that man, according to Darwin, is not a special being and has no more significance on Earth than any other animal. Our behavior is not ours to control but the product of our evolutionary roots. Taking this belief to its logical conclusion, it would be reasonable to argue that evolutionists believe that certain races are further along the evolutionary chain than others. In other words, the left truly believes that blacks and other minorities cannot succeed in a society such as ours without their intervention.

‘a central plank in Marxist doctrine today. The Nazis were convinced, as are communists today, that evolution had taken place, that all biology had evolved spontaneously upward, and that in-between links (or less evolved types) should be actively eradicated. They believed that natural selection could and should be actively aided, and therefore instituted political measures to eradicate the handicapped, the Jews, and the blacks, whom they considered as “underdeveloped.”  (Wilder-Smith, B., The Day Nazi Germany Died, Master Books, San Diego, p. 27, 1982)

Benjamin Rush, who is known as the father of modern Psychiatry, held the belief that black people could not be free and needed government to survive. He believed they suffered from a disease that he compared to Leprosy which he called Negritude. He believed that because of Negritude black people should receive from whites double of what society has to offer. In other words, he didn’t believe black people were capable of producing on their own. Furthermore, the term Drapetomania  was coined by other psychologists of the time to describe a mental illness they ascribed to slaves who attempted to leave the plantation. They believed that a black man was better suited to a life of slavery than to one of freedom. Today, the Democrat party viciously attacks any minority who attempts to speak out against their destructive policies. Do today’s Democrats share these beliefs? It would seem so as they continually argue for the need of social programs aimed at helping minorities when in reality, they are further enslaving them.

Before the progressive movement black people were just as able to compete and succeed in this society as white people were. They had strong families, businesses and they loved their country. It was the promise of welfare and the creation of resentment politics that has decimated the black family and destroyed their free will to the point they believe they need government. The teaching of white privilege has done nothing but limit the possibilities for minorities to succeed while enslaving them to the idea that white society hates them and systematically discriminates against them. It is the left that is oppressing them through white privilege education and other Marxist programs just as it has been the Democrat party that had been their oppressors since the days of slavery.

You would have to be a racist in the first place to believe in white privilege anyway.

David Risselada is a former U.S. Serviceman, commentator, and author of the book “Not on My Watch: Exposing the Marxist Agenda in Education.” David currently writes for Western Free Press.

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