Thursday, March 19, 2009

Obama's Blockleiters: "The Knock on the Door"

A Blockleiter (block leader) was the lowest official of the NSDAP, responsible for the political supervision of a neighbourhood or city block and formed the link between the NSDAP and the general population. Also colloquially known as a Blockwart (block attendant or warden), he was charged with planning, spreading propaganda and developing an acceptance to the policies of the NSDAP among the households (typically 40 to 60) in his area. It was also the duty of the Blockleiter to spy on the population and report any anti-Nazi activities to the local office. This was helped by keeping files on each household (Haushaltskarten). Due to such activities, Blockwarts were particularly disliked by the general population. Other duties included allocating beds in homes for visiting NSDAP demonstrators, the collection of subscriptions and charitable donations especially for Winterhilfe and organising the clearing of rubble after air-raids. It is thought that there were nearly half a million Blockleiter. Today, Blockwart is a colloquial German insult word for an informer. -- Wikipedia.

“Barack Obama will require you to work. He is going to demand that you shed your cynicism. That you put down your divisions. That you come out of your isolation, that you move out of your comfort zones. That you push yourselves to be better. And that you engage. Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual, uninvolved, uninformed.” -- Michelle Obama

Well, here we are again. There is nothing truly new in history and Obama now gives us the Nazi Blockleiter, the Cuban "block warden", and the volunteer people's commissar a reprise. You notice that this is a common organizational form among collectivists. Their odious systems spring from the same evil root -- the collective. Anyone who tries to tell you that there's a dime's worth of difference between them is selling tyranny.

If you go here, you will find the Obama pledge project for the new collectivist vermin who will be knocking on your door. Here is their symbol:

Here is an article describing the Lightworker's minion project.

Can someone photoshop me one of these "O" Signs of Progress with a universal ban symbol superimposed and the sentiment above and below the symbol:


Nazi Blockleiters and Soviet People's Commissars


I want to post a sign in my yard.


March 18, 2009

The Knock on the Door

By Lona Manning

A sitting President of the United States is "organizing a political organization loyal to him, bound by a pledge, outside the government and existing party apparatus. The historical precedents are ominous."

What is so ominous about an organization? Americans, Alexis de Tocqueville famously observed, "constantly form associations.... If it is proposed to inculcate some truth or to foster some feeling by the encouragement of a great example, they form a society."

Certainly, thousands of organizations seek to influence the political debate. There's Newt Gingrich's American Solutions or the left-wing People for the American Way, for instance.

Political parties are another example of an association, of course. Before, during and after political campaigns, the Democrats and Republicans promote their agendas. As legal entities, they have their own constitutions, their rules of business, their chairmen and officers. They have to be accountable to both the government and their members.

But there is a new organization on the political scene -- "Organizing for America," announced by President Barack Obama in late January but officially unfurled last weekend.

Obama describes OFA as a "grass-roots movement" but OFA is a "project" of the Democratic Natrional Committee.

As Politico reported, OFA will take the 10 million person database built up by the Obama campaign "to mobilize support for the president's legislative agenda."
A visit to the OFA website reveals that supporters are not simply asked to sign up, they are asked to take a pledge. A pledge to support -- not the flag, not the constitution, not the country, not even the Democratic Party, but Obama and his "bold plan." OFA does not use the Democratic Party logo but the "O"-shaped logo of the Obama campaign in which the red white and blue of the flag are abstracted to soft pastel colors.

(Celebrities like Ashton Kuchner and Demi Moore did not wait until the official launch to "pledge to be of service" to Barack Obama, of course.)

You will not find any mention of OFA`s governing structure, their budget, their bylaws, or their officers at the OFA website. Donations to the website go to the DNC, but OFA is managed out of the White House. If you click on the comments button, you are taken to a link to the White House email.

Those who take the pledge are asked to "talk with people about the President's plan" and to "ask them to sign their names to the pledge" in support of Obama's policies.
So we have a Movement -- this is their term, not mine -- organized by, and loyal to, a sitting President. Pledge canvassers, armed with your name, will ask you to pledge loyalty to the President too. A president whose term has already become a permanent campaign, is signing up ground forces in a mass organization pledged to personal loyalty to their Leader.

Does anyone know of any historical precedents for this in the United States?

Did Mitch Stewart, youthful director of OFA, who asks Obama's acolytes to organize "neighborhood by neighborhood" study anything at school about Mao's "Red Guards?

How about Fidel Castro's "widespread system of neighborhood informers"?

Or Hugo Chavez's use of "neighborhood committees"?

Did Stewart learn anything about democracy at all?

Do any of Obama's pledged servants understand why a sitting president has no business creating and deploying his own supporters to help organize their neighbors?

Keep in mind that these acolytes have renounced any thought of questioning the actual policies of the maximum leader. Whatever he says, they are for it. They have given their word.

And they are coming to have a talk with you.

As Thomas Lifson wrote, "This is not the way a democracy is supposed to operate."

I very much disagree with this last quote. This is PRECISELY how a "democracy" operates. It is NOT how a republic is supposed to operate. -- MBV

(My thanks to "cyber-c" for bringing this to my attention.)


jon said...


Tangalor said...

I'll hand them a pocket constitution and close the door.

I don't sign my name for anyone who knocks on my door.

I know it'll happen in my neighborhood, of that I have no doubt. But not this door, my thresh hold is the line they will not cross.

Anonymous said...

Can't for the life of me think why I feel that this is an appropriate quote, but for what it's worth:

And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say goodbye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling in terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand. The Organs would very quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin’s thirst; the cursed machine would have ground to a halt!

–Alexander Solzhenitsyn

drjim said...

This whole HRH Obama "movement" thing just keeps getting scarier and scarier...

Longbow said...

Looks, to me, like a capital "A" for Anus. That SHOULD be the Obama Organization's national symbol.

chris horton said...

Imagine what we'll be able to do with the "lists" after what jon said...


hbbill said...

Let us not forget that Julius Caesar commanded the personal loyalty of his troops in the waning day of the Republic, just before his grab for empire. Troops loyal to him and not the Republic.

Anonymous said...

Sounds like it'll be a "Target Rich Environment" when things do hit that fan.

Adolph Barry will stand behind his people, like way way behind to shield his chicken shit hide!

How much longer will the people put up with this whole criminal enterprise they call the democratic party? And that includes the RINO's too!!!

Can America survive these thieves until 2010/2012 or will it all come crashing down in the next 6 to 12 months as they continue to make this Country weaker and open it up an outside attack?

I pray that God will have mercy!

Anonymous said...

*maniacal grin*

With the whole name, e-mail and zip code thing, is anyone else reminded of a similar chance for mischief (think IANSA - something having to do with pictures and 'stopping gun violence')

Something like Saloth Sar (aka Pol Pot) polpot@yahoodotcom.

Easy...quite (can be done at your cubicle or at home)


GunRights4US said...

German troops were required to pledge their loyalty to Hitler, not the nation.

Those who are ignorant of history are bound to repeat it.

Anonymous said...

The 1999 Kosovo situation provided American citizens with the strongest argument in 56 years for the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The Kosovo refugees were driven from their homes by government soldiers, with fathers and other family members often shot in front of each other. This is the main reason our Founding Fathers wisely wrote the words, "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."

How long would government soldiers continue showing up at front doors when fear of getting killed by the occupant was real and evident?

Anonymous said...

Why isit,when I read this, I thought about the movie "Second Hand Lions" and the scenes with the traveling salesmen?

Anonymous said...

QUOTE “Barack Obama will require you to work. He is going to demand that you shed your cynicism. That you put down your divisions. That you come out of your isolation, that you move out of your comfort zones. That you push yourselves to be better. And that you engage. Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual, uninvolved, uninformed.” -- Michelle Obama QUOTE

And what exactly are you planning to do with those who disagree with you, huh Fuhrer?

Anonymous said...

According to an article at ACORN
staffers/volunteers are already
knocking on doors, etc.

Lora Manning, March 18th reports
on some of this. (Same site)
Can't find the exact cite I wanted,
but I saw "breaking into foreclosed
houses" and " 'guarding' AIG executives."

There's also the massive "third
raid" question of "minority" IOW
African American recruitment by
Muslims right here in the USA.

A few actions by these can indeed
be the "cause" desired for those
house to house searches

An partial analogy: Drug dealers
raising mad dogs on one block.
TPTB go around shooting service
animals and watchdogs in the
next borough.

Anonymous said...

Obama volunteers: "We're not looking for a fight. That will come later, when we have an army."
The Birmingham News ^ | March 22, 2009

drjim said... they're not looking for a fight NOW.
I suspect they'll get one later, but as to who fires the first shot?