We don’t need another weatherman, not the radical revolutionary terrorist kind anyway

Want to read the full text of the infamous manifesto that gave the weathermen their name? Search no more. You Don’t Have to Be a Weatherman to Know Which Way the Wind Blows is at the Internet Archive. Look on the left sidebar for several different formats for free download. I downloaded the Pdf (read with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader) and the Mobi (read with various ebook readers, including the free Kindle app for various electronic devices, including Mac and PC).

“Originally published in New Left Notes June 18, 1969 (as noted on the document’s page at the Internet Archive)”, the ideas enshrined therein are still alive and well and living in various “community organizations” with strong ties to the White House and our current administration. You may have heard Beck or someone else talking about this on TV or the radio…no, well, probably no one else is mentioning this on TV. Maybe Michael Voris’s RealCatholicTV and others with a much smaller audience than Beck. I’d like to see Voris have the reach that Beck does. There’d be ruffled feathers all over the place, deserving of much ruffling, and I, for one, would be delighted. Continue reading “We don’t need another weatherman, not the radical revolutionary terrorist kind anyway”

The Church got her social teachings from Marx and progressives, oh really

I heard Glenn Beck on the radio today and what I heard almost made me stop the car. (Which would have been unfortunate since I was driving down the road at the time. In traffic.) But I thought I heard him imply that the popes of the Catholic Church had begun teaching about social justice after the advent of Marx, and Nietzsche, and progressivism (implying that these are the sources of the teachings of the Church). Continue reading “The Church got her social teachings from Marx and progressives, oh really”

Rules for radical revolutionaries, oh, excuse me, I meant community organizers

As I mentioned earlier, I’ve been reading Rules for Radicals by the late Saul Alinsky. Below are quotes from Rules and some comments. This is the first in a continuing series of posts on the book, the ideology, the movement, and the state of things in the country now. Please keep all this in mind as you listen to or read the news. And please share this with friends and family. We need to stand together and we need to know what we’re up against. Continue reading “Rules for radical revolutionaries, oh, excuse me, I meant community organizers”