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Vic Biorseth, Saturday,
August 27, 2016
We have spoken elsewhere at length about the Communist roots of Oganized Labor, which was born with the closing lines of Marx's 1848 Communist Manifesto, "The workers have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workers of the World, Unite!" The whole original polemic was intended to convince every "worker" that he was unfairly and permanently "enslaved" to his employer. To incite anti-institution anger, unjustified anti-employer anger, and to move otherwise peaceful people to "organize" in order to bite the hand that feeds them. To set all employees and employers permanently at odds.
The original goal, which has never changed, is still to this day not widely recognized by most ordinary people, which is to say most of the victims of all branches and forms of advancing Marxist ideology. Marx made no bones about it, and neither do his disciples today.
Look back at the original Manifesto. "In short, the Communists everywhere support every revolutionary movement against the existing social and political order of things." ... "The Communists disdain to conceal their views and aims. They openly declare that their ends can be attained only by the forcible overthrow of all existing social conditions."
So Marxism seeks to overthrow all political and all other social systems, whatever they are. No matter what they are. It's not just Capitalism; it's whatever form of system the Marxists are encountering, or living within. It's anti-institution; anti-order; anti-existing organization; anti-nation; anti-border; anti-religion. It is pure anti-authority, whatever form of authority it may be, including the authority of God.
Marxism seeks to displace whatever is with dictatorship, pure and simple, but without saying so. It demonizes it's target authority - in this case, employers - without revealing to it's Useful Idiot recruited surrogates the fact that it intends, with their help, to establish a ruthless dictator over them. That is the real goal.
To fully understand Marx you have to actually read what he wrote, and read who he read and was inspired by, which would be Machiavelli and Hegel. His own Manifesto was one big Machiavellian deception. Notice that he doesn't promote dictatorship, but a dream-world, totally impossible Communist Utopia. All the rest of it is an attack on existing authority. All authority.
When you eliminate all authority, all that is left is chaos.
Organized Labor and Collective Bargaining is the bottom-up anti-American movement, and the Marxocrat Party constitutes the top-down anti-American movement. Both movements are led by evil Marxist conspirators, and followed by legions of fooled, totally convinced Useful Idiot cooperators in their own eventual subjugation.
If you look back at where and when Catholicism in America married the Marxist Worker's Movement, you will see that the evil Marxist organizer Saul Alinsky successfully set it all up. Saul Alinsky may have been America's second most destructive Marxist organizer, second only to George Soros.
There is, and always has been, a close relationship between organized labor and organized crime. Marxism draws criminals like manure draws flies. Marxism, after all, is criminal. That's why FDR had to secretly deal with the Italian Mafia just to be able to use American docks for military purposes during World War II. He had to deal with the Longshoremen, who where not only unionized, but the union was controlled by the Mafia. Even if FDR broke the unions, no non-union workers would work the docks in defiance of the murderous gangsters. FDR had to pay through the nose, and pay through the nose he did.
All that general acceptance of Collective Bargaining did was to actually create and bring into existence the phony straw villain of evil "Corporatism" and organized anti-labor business attitudes and alliances that Marxism had falsely portrayed in the first place. It created two new "classes" - workers and employers - that didn't really exist before, and set them against each other.
Wages were no longer set by market forces. Cost of labor no longer had anything to do with producing something profitably. In fact, profit was demonized, and not supposed to exist. All "profit" was to go to the workers, not to the owners. In fact, in many historic Collective Bargaining scenarios, ownership itself was on the table, and the workers were "bargaining" not only for higher wages, not only for more benefits, but also for a share of business ownership. Or all of it.
And most union members do not even see any Communism in that.
Profit is the life blood of nations. But only union members are to be allowed to improve their own condition in life, which is to say, to get ahead. Which is to say, to make profit. At the expense of the nation. For only when all citizens have the ability to "get ahead" and save something, do nations prosper. Marxism knows that, and hates it.
Collective Bargaining eventually kills business, because business depends on true market forces, driving costs of raw material, facilities and tools, and labor. If labor cost dominates, as if labor were the sole purpose for the business being in business, the business will fail, because it will never be able to "get ahead", i.e. make profit. It will go backward, into eventual bankruptcy. And that is Marxism's intent.
Each business is just another "institution" Marxism intends to destroy.
But, as Ronald Reagan pointed out, Collective Bargaining does its worst damage to nations when government employees unionize, and Collective Bargaining is done against governments. The unseen fallacy in Collective Bargaining in Government Employment is that the Government writes the checks, but the government does not supply the money behind those checks. The Taxpayers do, and the Taxpayers do not have a seat at the bargaining table, or any voice at all in the Collective Bargaining process. Taxpayers are forced, against their will, to pay. As Satan smiles.
When you have Marxist ideologues in the Government "bargaining" with Marxist ideologues running the government unions, you have a match made in hell. The Parties, quite unconstitutionally, run the government. Our Marxocrat Party is Marxist to the core, and our Republicrat Party is, at the very least, a "Fellow Traveler" and full cooperator in growing government, raising taxes and increasing government power, corruption, and their own personal stations in life in the process.
No matter how long and hard they "bargain" and no matter how their totally owned, Fellow Traveler, ideologically Marxist News Media reports on all the "bargaining", the taxpayers are the only ones who are going to take the hit. And that little fact is downplayed, if reported at all.
Taxes go up, union members get their raise, and everyone is happy. Union dues go up, union bosses "contribute" from union dues to Marxocrat Party political campaigns, and government ensures and re-insures and re-re-insures government employee union member's job security, no matter what. And their votes. Marxism loves all of its union members.
They are now a special government protected class of Useful Idiots. Just like Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter, and so many more "aggrieved" and "disadvantaged" phony Alinskyite organized, Soros funded, purposely stirred up and agitated groups.
Probably the most harmful and insidious example of Collective Bargaining between governments and Unions involves Teacher's Unions, such as the NEA (National Education Association). Other government unions are on a two-way money exchanging scam, involving union dues going to favored political campaigns, whether the membership likes it or not, and government favors including grants going back to unions. But with teacher union involvement, Marxist indoctrination of pupils enters the picture. A real bonus, for Marxism.
There is no limit to the evil that cannot be inculcated into young minds. The object is to set people against authority, and against institution. Against whatever social rules are in place in that environment at that time. To that end, the Marxist-inspired Sex Education, or the Free Sex Revolution, began in the American public school classroom, of all places. It was this "educated" thinking that brought about the Sexual Revolution of the 1960s.
Remember the early anti-Christian notions that entered formal education during the John Dewey "Secular Humanism" years, refuting all old fashioned institutions and authorities:
For reasons that escape me, that was not seen as pure evil back then, and it is not seen as evil today. Yet, it is evil. And it remains the goal of formal educators today. If you don't know that, you need to read about Stalin's Popular Front, the Frankfurt School and Cultural Marxism. That's where Machiavellian Revolutionary Marxism morphed into Hegelian Progressive Cultural Marxism, throughout Western Civilization, and began "educating" Western man into his own self-destruction.
This is the "education" gave birth to the Femi-Nazi Movement, the Homo-Nazi Movement, the Eco-Nazi Movement, the Racial-Nazi Movement, the Abortion Industry and the Pro-Choice Movement, and it is now teaching little children how they just may be trans-gender something-or-others.
All, ostensibly, for the good of the children.
Now, doesn't that just make you want to jump up and raise property taxes to support your local public schools and your public school teacher's guaranteed union and government protected salaries?
A particularly dangerous but little thought of aspect born of all this is the general public acceptance of government fixed minimum wage laws. A fixed minimum wage, at whatever that wage might be, is detrimental to free commerce and the natural laws of supply and demand, not only for products and services, but for labor itself. It can only cause unemployment.
But, thanks largely to successful union marketing of the idea, people believe they have a "right" to some fixed minimum wage. There is no such right in natural law. You cannot "fix" one minimum wage for all forms labor across the board, and not expect some of those forms of labor to either disappear, or go underground and operate beneath the radar, against the law.
And, there is no such right in the Constitution. In fact, at the federal level, it may not even be addressed in law except in violation of the Constitution. If it isn't listed in Article 1 Section 8, the federal government shouldn't even address it, whether in legislation, execution or adjudication of law, short of passing a Constitutional Amendment.
Eliminating the minimum wage laws by simply declaring them null would instantaneously raise employment at the lowest levels, where jobs are needed most. In fact, many unpaid interns in training may actually be paid something while still in training. Competition between employers for keeping good labor would prevent across the board lowering of the wages of the lowest paid workers.
We recommended Breaking Public Education, and we recommended Breaking Unions, and made some suggestions of how to do it. At the top of that list would be no longer deducting union dues from government employees' paychecks and passing them on to the union bosses. (Public school teachers are government employees.) Employees could still pay their union dues, if they so choose to do so. It would be up to the unions to collect them, not up to the governments, be they local, state or federal.
I think we all know where Madam Hillary will push this if she is elected. We don't know so much about The Donald, but we do know that he lives the life of a Practical Atheist, which is to say, he suffers from the mortal sin of Indifference to God, while Madam Hillary openly and directly defies and opposes God and His Law, and thus, is evil.
There is a big difference between theological ignorance and indifference, as opposed to knowingly and directly pursuing and prosecuting an evil plan against a nation and against God's Law. One is wrong, the other is evil.
Could God use The Donald to begin to restore America to it's former greatness, born of Christian goodness? Who knows?
God used Cyrus, pagan King of Persia, to free the Jews from Babylonian exile and send them home to Mount Zion rebuild their Temple. If He could use Cyrus, He can use anyone, including the Trumpster.
Trump loves America and wants to make her great again.
Hillary loves Marxism and wants to make America a dictatorship.
Not voting for Trump is voting for Hillary. Don't kid yourself.
Not voting at all is not voting against Hillary.
Whatever is not against her is for her and helps her get elected.
If Madam Hillary is elected - forget it.
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The Purpose of this grouping of links is to highlight the Marxist birth and anti-American slant of the organized labor movement, regardless of what the rank and file members think they know about it.
The Unionism Pages.
Born of the "Workers of the World, Unite!" line of the Communist Manifesto, labor became the first successful effort of Marxist "Community Organizing" toward class warfare and eventual revolution. The whole purpose was and is to set employees against their own employers and displace economic cooperation with animosity and strife.
A Plan to Kill the Unions, especially in government. We need to kill the unions, or at least break their stranglehold on free enterprise.
The Anti-Union Sentiment: Where does it come from? The Communist Manifesto and the modern organized labor movement.
Our argument against unions and for a more open and free marketplace. Arguing against unions and other free market interventions is seeking greater excellence in market goods, services, employees and employers, through free and open competition.
Breaking Unions: Ending Marxism's intrusion into work place relationships. Breaking Unions means breaking the very reason Organized Labor was originally Organized: to provide a path to violent revolution.
The Insidious Hidden Evil behind Collective Bargaining. The sly "Fairness" mask on Collective Bargaining hides the original, ongoing and continually exploited evil Marxist anti-institution stratagem.
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