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Three Faces of Black Lives Matter
Central Committee, Apparatchiks, and Useful Idiots and how to neutralize them
“After the disaster of collectivization, the leadership had two options: either to admit failure and change policy—perhaps even to relinquish total power—or to pretend that success had been achieved. Falsification took place on a barely credible scale, in every sphere. Real facts, honest statistics, disappeared. History, especially that of the Communist Party, was rewritten. Unpersons vanished from the official record. A spurious past and a fictitious present were imposed on the captive minds of the Soviet people. Until Gorbachev came to power, the country lived a double existence—an official world of fantasy, grand achievements, wonderful statistics, liberty, democracy, all juxtaposed with a reality of gloom, suffering, terror, denunciation, and apparatchik degeneration.” 1
This post is about Black Lives Matter and its core purpose, which is to overthrow the United States Constitution for the advancement of a worldwide Communist dictatorship. But it would be impossible and irresponsible to separate the current wave of Communist agitation, aggression, and terror from the Covid pandemic. The two are inextricably linked. By the end of this article, you should see the link clearly if you don’t already.
History Books Matter
In a storage space above my garage are about 15 boxes of books. Two or three of these boxes contain volumes on Communism, the Soviet Union, and the Cold War. When we moved into our current home, I curated our book collection, lining the study's shelves with books most likely to prove helpful in the years ahead. For this reason, I left the books on Communism in storage.
It looks like I need to pull them out. Snippets from old web pages will have to suffice until I work up the gumption to take on that challenge.
Black Lives Matter Bought a Communist HQ
At its central core, Black Lives Matter is and always was a Marxist-communist terrorist group modeled on Vladimir Lenin’s vanguard. Its sole purpose was to overthrow the Consitution of the United States and replace it with the new Soviet Union. People who know a bit of history knew this from the beginning. Now, news that BLM bought the headquarters of the Communist Party of Canada proves the group’s evil ends beyond a reasonable doubt.
Black Lives Matter transferred millions to a Canadian charity run by the wife of its co-founder to purchase a sprawling mansion that had once served as the headquarters of the Communist Party, public records show.
The Post’s second paragraph proves the Communist goals of Black Lives Matter:
M4BJ, which is a non-profit based in Toronto that was set up in part by Janaya Khan, bought the 10,000-square foot mansion for $6.3 million in July 2021. Khan is the wife of Khan-Cullors, a self-professed Marxist who helped found Black Lives Matter Global Foundation Network.
See the New York Post story for the details on the Communist mansion. Next, I want to talk about the three faces of BLM: The Central Party, the Apparatchiks, and the Useful Idiots. But mostly the Useful Idiots whom we should identify, isolate, ridicule, and ostracize.
Most Central Committee figures hide in the shadows and often appear as Useful Idiots (never Apparatchiks.) However, the Central Committee also houses the face of the movement. For example, Patrisse Khan-Cullors was the face of BLM until she stepped down after buying nearly $10 million worth of homes for herself. She used money donated by Useful Idiots and fellow Central Committee members.
One of those homes was the mansion formerly used as a headquarters for the Communist Party of Canada.
The shadowy figures who make up the Central Committee likely include a few corporate CEOs, finance barons, and senior officers in the Pentagon and intelligence community. Additionally, expect the Central Committee to have numerous international names, including Klaus Schwabb and Pope Francis. Anyone with a podium who uses it to push Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, vaccine mandates, and Covid lockdowns should be suspected.
But fear not the Central Committee. It is powerless without Apparatchiks and Useful Idiots.
Apparatchiks: Bureaucrats and HR Departments
“Another notable characteristic of the Soviet system was the fact that though the state was in most ways far more powerful and intrusive than that of, for example, the United States, laws inconvenient to anyone with pull were simply not enforced.” 2
In the 1920s, the Communist party in the United States ordered apparatchiks to enter the education industry, mainly through teachers’ unions.3 By the 1990s, American teachers’ unions were firmly—generationally—in the Communist sphere, as were most mainstream media. Having successively captured education and information, the next front for the Marxists was the corporation. Apparatchiks were rerouted to the Human Resource Management field, where they proliferated with astonishing speed.
Most companies pre-screen job candidates through a “talent acquisition” division within the Human Resources department. These screenings allow HR Apparatchiks to filter out the most threatening candidates (conservatives) and fill vacant positions with Apparatchiks and Useful Idiots.
This pre-screening process is purported to protect the company from risky employees while protecting hiring managers from time wasted on low-quality candidates. But it also allows HR to impose ideological purity tests on job applicants silently. And nowhere is this power so eagerly exercised as in hiring executives and senior managers.
By taking control of the HR departments, the Communists can choose the next CEO, CFO, and “Chief People Officer,” the same way Communist-controlled unions filtered entrants into the teaching profession.
It is no coincidence that the most vocal advocates for harsh Covid restrictions, mandates, and segregation are teachers’ unions, corporate HR departments, and the news media.
Useful Idiots: CEOs and Nameless Do-Gooders
“Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon.”
The most dangerous people in a Communist takeover are neither the Central Committee nor the sniveling Appartchiks but the Useful Idiots. Unlike the former two groups, the Useful Idiots are the easiest to identify and deserve the most scorn and ridicule. Most have no idea what they’re doing or the consequences of that BLM sign in their front yard. The rest are afraid of the consequences of doing the right thing.
The communist revolution in America advances with the strength of two Useful Idiot archetypes: Corporate CEOs and Nameless Do-Gooders. Here’s how to identify each type.
Corporate CEOs and Human Resources Departments
Here’s a checklist—a test—of Useful Idiocy in a corporation:
The company, at any time, released statements, tweets, or website pages supporting Black Lives Matter or “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.”
In the last two years, the company has established a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion office, department, or executive.
The company donated money to any non-profit organization associated with Black Lives Matter or Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
The company requires Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion “training.”
The company imposed a vaccine mandate on employees, contractors, vendors, or all three.
The company in any way segregates the vaccinated and the unvaccinated, whether physically or in policies.
Ask these questions about any company, big or small, including the one you work for. If you answer “yes” to any of these questions (or hesitate in answering “no,”) the company’s leader is a Useful Idiot. And its HR department rats’ nest of Marxism.
The Idiot Next Door
Finally, we get to the group that gives the communist front the appearance of large numbers, which turns corporate CEOs into Useful Idiots. This group comprises the most idiotic of them all, and its members are insanely easy to recognize: they vociferously support mask and vaccine mandates.
You probably thought I was going to say, “they have a Black Lives Matter sign in their front yard.” Those people, too, are Useful Idiots (or Apparatchiks), but that’s too easy. We already know not to trust those people. So instead, I want to expose the more nefarious and hidden Communists running about like ordinary human beings. These people are Communists by accident. They’re true believers, not in Marxism, per se, but in authority—so long as the authority is aligned with their sentiments.
These are the people who go along with corporate policies they know to be immoral, unjust, or just plain wrong because “we’re all in this together.” They were the first to don masks and the last to take them off. In the spring of 2021, they probed everyone they encountered as to their vaccine status, usually by announcing non-responsively, “I get my second shot next Tuesday. I hear it’s really bad.”
A young man alone in a tiny car wearing a mask? He’s a Useful Idiot.
A CEO orders his employees to get a vaccine because he doesn’t want trouble with the government or customers? Useful Idiot.
The underlying character flaw of the Useful Idiot is cowardice. Believing in nothing nobler than his own comfort and leisure suppresses memories of childhood lessons of right and wrong whenever doing what’s right would risk his status or income.
The Useful Idiots are the most essential component of a Communist movement, but they are also fragile. They fear being in the minority. They fear consequences. They fear isolation, identification, and above all, ridicule. Ridicule is the punishment they cannot endure, will not take. Psychologist Carol Dweck describes the Useful Idiot. She refers to Useful Idiots more diplomatically as a fixed mindset. Here, Dweck describes the kinds of questions Useful Idiots ask themselves automatically and subconsciously in every situation:
“Every situation calls for confirmation of their intelligence, personality, or character. Every situation is evaluated: Will I succeed or fail? Will I look smart or dumb? Will I be accepted or rejected? Will I feel like a winner or a loser? 4
Friends, whether you buy into Dweck’s theory of learning or not, believe me, those subconscious questions are exactly what drive the Useful Idiots. And, if you want to defeat the Communists, you better learn how to use the fixed mindset to snatch the Useful Idiots to the right side.
How to Separate a Useful Idiot from the Communists
You can’t come right out and say, “Look, Mary, you’re doing the work of the Godless Communists because you’re afraid of looking stupid, being rejected, or losing.” It’s true, but telling a Useful Idiot she’s a Useful Idiot doesn’t work. As Holden Caulfield said, “All morons hate it when you call them a moron.” 5
The trick is to play on their fear. Fear is the only motivator they have. So how do you play on someone’s fear?
I don't remember you telling them not to be afraid. People who are scared believe they have good reasons to be scared. If you deny the validity of their fear, they see you as an idiot who doesn’t recognize the danger staring you in the face.
Scared people are attracted to scary things. They want to be scared. Over many years of practice, their minds have determined that the absence of the big scary thing happening is evidence that fear, worry, and conformity work. They see a causal relationship between their feelings of terror and disaster avoidance. Therefore, if you ask a scared person to stop being afraid, you’re asking them to trigger a disaster, at least in their minds.
No. The way to win over a fixed-mindset Useful Idiot: begin with a scary story—the more dangerous, the better.
“Humanity could be wiped out in two years.”
“The survivors will envy the dead.”
“What you don’t know about lemons could kill you.”
For decades, the Global Warming crowd has been effectively playing on people’s fears. And the Global Warming crowd is also the Covid terrorism crowd: Klaus Schwabb, Pope Francis, the Pentagon.
We use this technique in marketing and sales messaging frequently and with great results. Limited time offers. “Don’t miss out!” Limited quantities. “Hurry, they’re going fast.” Growth mindset people (the opposite of fixed mindset people) don’t fall for these rhetorical gimmicks. They might later regret having missed the sale, but they don’t buy something just because it’s running out. Fixed-mindset people buy. Immediately. Fixed-mindset people are the reason every Christmas there’s one toy in short supply—and if you don’t procure one for your kid, you’re a bad parent. Fixed-mindset people throw over-the-top birthday parties for their two-year-olds for the same reason: fear of being rejected.
Look through Hennessy’s View headlines over the years, and you’ll see how often I use this technique, not as click-bait, but as a persuasion tool. I learned long ago that sex sells only after fear and food have been taken care of. Nothing sells like fear.
There’s a thing called the “One-Sentence Persuasion Course.” That one sentence goes like this:
People will do anything for those who encourage their dreams, justify their failures, allay their fears, confirm their suspicions and help them throw rocks at their enemies. 6
To peel away the Useful Idiot skin and expose the mushy core of Communism, focus on these two elements in this order:
Confirm their suspicions
Allay their fears
Allaying their fears does not mean, “don’t be afraid.” It means, “Your fears are justified.” Useful Idiots crave affirmations and acceptance. Confirming their fears and suspicions is the start of persuasion.
Remember, these are not bad people. They are not communists. They are afraid of fighting the prevailing wisdom. They are bombarded with propaganda, but their educations failed to arm them with the tools to recognize propaganda. They think they’re hearing the news and official information from trustworthy sources. Those sources tell them to be afraid of the unmasked, unvaccinated, and white supremacists. So they are. They are told that the only way to avoid being labeled white supremacists is to support Black Lives Matter publicly. So they do.
“I can’t imagine a worse label than ‘white supremacist,’” you tell them. As the conversation develops, double down. “I mean, being called a ‘white supremacist’ is like being called a communist. It’s like being called a murderer.”
That will end the conversation, but it won’t end the story developing in the Useful Idiot’s mind. Never drop the commie bomb before your fourth turn to talk. Leave a safe gap to allow your interlocutor to feel heard and listened to. Use the “almost like” line to support and bolster what the other person said. If reasonably intelligent, replace ‘communist’ with ‘Bolshevik.’
That’s a simple strategy for beginning to turn the idiot next door. For corporate CEOs you’ll never meet, ridicule is the only answer—Hard, biting ridicule. Mockery, lampooning, and laughing at, not with. Nothing hurts a corporate executive worse than being ridiculed and laughed at. The modern CEO is the opposite of the entrepreneurial risk-taker, the enemy of the pioneer. Modern CEOs worry only about hitting their numbers, however limp those numbers may be.
The combination of one-sentence persuasion for the ordinary folk and relentless ridicule for executives will, in time, dissolve the Communist wave. Of course, it’s not easy, and it doesn’t happen overnight. But let’s stop this thing while we still can.
Conquest, Robert. Taking On the Apparatchiks. The Hoover Institution, 2012. Clipped from https://www.hoover.org/research/taking-apparatchiks
Dweck, Carol. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. 2016, Penguin Random House, New York.
Salinger, J.D. The Catcher in the Rye. 1951 (first published 1946). Bantem Books, New York.