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August 29, 2008

What They Mean by "Lightworker"

Check out the Dedication in Saul Alinsky's infamous Rules for Radicals, a book known to have heavily influenced Barack Obama:


Now I get why his most unrestrained media sycophants call Obama a "Lightworker." Lucifer literally means "light-bringing."

On a tip from Todd S.

Posted by Van Helsing at August 29, 2008 7:35 AM





Oh good god, this is a great day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm so psyched.

- angry Hillary chicks who feel jilted by the Democrats
- moderates who sincerely want to be part of history-in-the-making but are getting buyer's remorse over electing an empty lazy Marxist muslim doper with no experience in anything
- real conservatives who want something more than a RINO from the Republicans
You may now proceed to the voting booth

Posted by: mega at August 29, 2008 7:46 AM

Mega, I'm excited about Sarah Palin being McCain's VP pick, too, but no OT, please...

Speaking of Saul Alinsky, ever wonder what his rules are in Rules for Radicals? Check these out:

  • Rule 1: Power is not only what you have, but what an opponent thinks you have. If your organization is small, hide your numbers in the dark and raise a din that will make everyone think you have many more people than you do.
  • Rule 2: Never go outside the experience of your people. The result is confusion, fear, and retreat.
  • Rule 3: Whenever possible, go outside the experience of an opponent. Here you want to cause confusion, fear, and retreat.
  • Rule 4: Make opponents live up to their own book of rules. “You can kill them with this, for they can no more obey their own rules than the Christian church can live up to Christianity.”
  • Rule 5: Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon. It’s hard to counterattack ridicule, and it infuriates the opposition, which then reacts to your advantage.
  • Rule 6: A good tactic is one your people enjoy. “If your people aren’t having a ball doing it, there is something very wrong with the tactic.”
  • Rule 7: A tactic that drags on for too long becomes a drag. Commitment may become ritualistic as people turn to other issues.
  • Rule 8: Keep the pressure on. Use different tactics and actions and use all events of the period for your purpose. “The major premise for tactics is the development of operations that will maintain a constant pressure upon the opposition. It is this that will cause the opposition to react to your advantage.”
  • Rule 9: The threat is more terrifying than the thing itself. When Alinsky leaked word that large numbers of poor people were going to tie up the washrooms of O’Hare Airport, Chicago city authorities quickly agreed to act on a longstanding commitment to a ghetto organization. They imagined the mayhem as thousands of passengers poured off airplanes to discover every washroom occupied. Then they imagined the international embarrassment and the damage to the city’s reputation.
  • Rule 10: The price of a successful attack is a constructive alternative. Avoid being trapped by an opponent or an interviewer who says, “Okay, what would you do?”
  • Rule 11: Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, polarize it. Don’t try to attack abstract corporations or bureaucracies. Identify a responsible individual. Ignore attempts to shift or spread the blame.

This makes all of the tactics of the left so crystal clear, now. I wish I had known about this sooner.

Posted by: Lyle at August 29, 2008 8:40 AM

I recognise some of those rules as orders given to communist agents who infiltrated free countries, Lyle. Rule #10 especially; the order was "always demand results, never offer solutions". The radicals were not expected to take over and solve the to-be-conqured country's percieved problems, the high-up communist agents would take over and get orders on what to change from Moscow.

Posted by: KHarn at August 29, 2008 12:42 PM