Lenin said, “While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.” Lenin always put the dictates and rights of the state above those of the individual. Lenin also believed the state not only had the right but also had the obligation to control the speech and the thoughts of all.
One of the first actions the National Socialist Party did in Germany after gaining power was to suspend a part of the German Constitution. "Sections 114, 115, 117, 118, 123, 124, and 153 of the Constitution of the German Reich are suspended until further notice. Thus, restrictions on personal liberty, on the right of free expression of opinion, including freedom of the press, on the right of assembly and the right of association, and violations of the privacy of postal, telegraphic, and telephonic communications, and warrants for house-searchers, orders for confiscations as well as restrictions on property, are also permissible only beyond the legal limits otherwise prescribed."
Our Founders understood that free speech was paramount to continuing the freedom they had just won. They strongly opposed the stance of the American left today, as well as the stance of both Lenin and the National Socialist Party of Germany.
“If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter” – George Washington
“Without Freedom of thought, there can be no such Thing as Wisdom; and no such thing as public Liberty, without Freedom of speech” – Benjamin Franklin
“In those wretched countries where a man cannot call his tongue his own, he can scarce call anything his own. Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freedoms of speech” – Benjamin Franklin
Yet today, on campus after campus, we see those who would proclaim the same “social justice” proclaimed by the likes of Marx, Lenin, and yes even Hitler who was also a Collectivist, who demanded the silencing of those who would advocate different ideas from those of the Collectivist. We have seen recently in Berkeley these same Collectivists resort to violence in the same mode as the Bolsheviks and the Gestapo.
An article recently in the Wellesley School Newspaper speaks directly to this conformity of thought agreed to not by our founders but by the tyrants of the world including Lenin and Hitler. These indoctrinated youth on many of the campuses, who are truly the epitome of the term “useful idiot,” believe they are protecting what they would call enfranchised groups, but they are really undermining the very essence of a free society; UNABRIDGED SPEECH.
From the Wellesley Newspapaer:
“Wellesley is certainly not a place for racism, sexism, homophobia, Islamophobia, transphobia or any other type of discriminatory speech. Shutting down rhetoric that undermines the existence and rights of others is not a violation of free speech; it is hate speech. The founding fathers put free speech in the Constitution as a way to protect the disenfranchised and to protect individual citizens from the power of the government. The spirit of free speech is to protect the suppressed, not to protect a free-for-all where anything is acceptable, no matter how hateful and damaging… We have all said problematic claims, the origins of which were ingrained in us by our discriminatory and biased society. Luckily, most of us have been taught by our peers and mentors at Wellesley in a productive way.
It is vital that we encourage people to correct and learn from their mistakes rather than berate them for a lack of education they could not control. While it is expected that these lessons will be difficult and often personal, holding difficult conversations for the sake of educating is very different from shaming on the basis of ignorance. This being said, if people are given the resources to learn and either continue to speak hate speech or refuse to adapt their beliefs, then hostility may be warranted. If people continue to support racist politicians or pay for speakers that prop up speech that will lead to the harm of others, then it is critical to take the appropriate measures to hold them accountable for their actions. It is important to note that our preference for education over beration regards students who may have not been given the chance to learn.”
Lenin explained that it was necessary to infiltrate and penetrate the American education system along with other parts of American society to eventually make American a part of his revolution. Here is Lenin supposedly speaking to Stalin and General Dzerzhinsky explaining the approach to bringing about a Marxist revolution in the United States.
When asked how Lenin would solve the American problem, Lenin replied, “It is simple, my courageous General. We continue the same operations which gained victory in Petrograd, and all our victories. Even our Russian proletariat needed to be prepared. We infiltrate, penetrate, and control the channels of indoctrination of the masses. The West, and especially America, has developed a strong methodology of indoctrination of their proletariat. Their schools fill the children’s heads with the myths of American exceptionalism. Their press daily is filled with lies about the glorious Socialist revolution. And their centers of entertainment create propaganda films that glorify their racist imperialist wars of domination. These my comrade, are the keys to the hearts of our enemy. Comrade Alexander Gumberg made great strides, but he is only one man. We penetrate these channels; insert our messages of truth and reality: that America is a racist, imperialist, hate-filled, hegemonic, xenophobic, nest of capitalist vipers fixated on global exploitation of labor to fill the coffers of American capitalist swine. When we control those channels, and can insert our truths, the American spirit and morale will wither, decay, and rot. The tendrils of our conspiracy will choke off American exceptionalism like a cat smothers a baby, in its cradle.” (I know, you could substitute Obama for Lenin as the speaker and the words and conviction would be the same.)
The efforts by Lenin to penetrate American schools has been very successful as witnessed by the above article and the many actions we have seen in American schools from grade schools through our colleges and universities. We also see the success Lenin had in his effort to infiltrate and penetrate our press and our entertainment industries. The strong hold of Marxism in these three crucial segments of our society was not by chance but designed.