Needed: A Permanent Counter-Revolution
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By Don Feder
November 23, 2016
The right wins elections and the left transforms America. Patrick Buchanan made this point in his 1972 book, "Conservative Votes, Liberals Victories." Since then, Republicans won the White House seven times, and the Republic slips further from our grasp each day.
This election was another mandate for conservative values – secure the border, free the market, confront threats to national security, develop domestic energy, deregulate health insurance and cut taxes.
Trump won against all odds. The billionaire businessman never held public office. The RINO wing of his party refused to support him. He was outspent, faced the "solid blue wall" in his quest for 270 electoral votes, and the media – always biased against Republican presidential candidates – was rabid.
An overexposed GOP also defied the odds and maintained control of the Senate. Once again, Republicans will control the House of Representatives, as they have for 18 of the past 24 years.
Still, it's the left's agenda that dominates government. During the Obama years, homosexual marriage became the law of the land (despite being rejected in 33 state referenda). By executive order, schools were told to allow boys who feel like girls to use ladies' rooms. By the fall of 2017, Washington state public schools will begin teaching what's called transgenderism (that gender is a social construct) to kindergarteners.
The domestic war on Christianity gets hotter every year.
Citizens of a once-free republic are forced to buy health insurance designed by bureaucrats. As many as 60%, of federal judges believe the U.S. Constitution was written by Elizabeth Warren. Obama has doubled the National Debt. (Liberals have long held that we can spend our way to prosperity.)
We're providing billions to facilitate the nuclear program of the most anti-American regime on Earth. Relations have been normalized with communist Cuba. The Middle East exploded, as we helped to topple pro-American regimes and install Islamic nightmares.
The president and his allies have subverted law enforcement in the name of racial justice. The Environmental Protection Agency is on an anti-industrial jihad, propelled by the myth of man-made global warming. Middle class income is stagnant. In 2012, the income of the typical U.S. household was $51,017 – inflation-adjusted, the same as 1988.
Why is the left so successful at achieving its goals, while regularly losing at the polls? It's due, in part, to its iron grip on the culture.
Every time conservatives win, the media swing into action to subvert our victory – to convince the squishy middle that the changes we want to make are racist/sexist/anti-immigrant/anti-human rights etc., even though voters recently endorsed them.
Unless he nominates Bernie Saunders or Senator Pocahontas, it's guaranteed the left and its media megaphone will seek to destroy President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet choices. The assault began within hours of the announcement that Trump has tapped Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General. "Racism" is the line of attack. How original.
When Trump nominates a Supreme Court justice to replace the late Antonin Scalia, it will make the siege of Bastogne in the Battle of the Bulge look like a Victorian garden party. The objective will be to turn enough squeamish Republicans to block anyone to the right of Anthony Kennedy.
The culture aside, liberals win because they're tougher than we are, more determined than we are, and more resilient than we are.
Their revolution is permanent. They never take a break. We get tired, discouraged or overly optimistic and go home for a rest. They're open 24/7.
When they win, it's damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead. When we win, we look to Great White Father in Washington to take care of us, whether it's Nixon, Reagan or George W. Bush.
When they lose, they're furious. They grit their teeth and go to work to reverse the outcome of the election, as they did with Watergate, and almost succeeded in doing with Iran-Contra. They made "Bork," (Reagan's Supreme Court nominee) a synonym for turning loose a pack of Rottweilers.
When we lose, we go in a corner and sulk, take a year or two off and come out of hibernation in time for the next election.
They apply the concept of total war to politics. We approach it as dilettantes. We slap a bumper sticker on our car, put up a yard sign, maybe go to a rally and vote. Win or lose, they are relentless, taking every opportunity to bludgeon our guys into submission.
The lecture delivered to Vice President-elect Mike Pence by the star of the hip-hop musical "Hamilton," (who, in real life, wanted government of the educated and successful) is the latest example of left-wing arrogance. The cast did a fundraiser for Hillary during the campaign.
The actor who plays Aaron Burr whined at Pence: "We sir – we – are the diverse America who are alarmed and anxious that your new administration will not protect us, our planet, our children, our parents (they forgot their pets), or defend us and uphold our inalienable rights."
Last March the producers of "Hamilton" put out a casting call for "non-white" actors. Apparently, whites aren't part of their diverse America.
Our opponents never take a break from politics. We can't fight them without the same commitment.
To fight a permanent revolution, we need a permanent counter-revolution. Win or lose, there can be no demobilization. There can be no truce, no ceasefire in the fight for freedom, the family and authentic human rights. Always go on the offensive. Retreat only to regroup.
Trump can't succeed alone. He needs a citizen army that will fight the alien invasion, multicultural madness, oppression in the name of tolerance and reverse racism. America needs a force which will capture the populist enthusiasm of Trump rallies during the general election.
If we lose this time, we may not get another chance to stop the forces of darkness. We must be as determined to uphold the right as they are to advance the wrong.
Don Feder is a former Boston Herald writer who is now a political/communications consultant. He also maintains a Facebook page.