Transcript: Episode 0033

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Welcome to the Stone Choir podcast. I am Corey J. Moeller, and I'm still woe. Today's Stone

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Choir is a continuation of last week's episode on the life of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther

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King Jr. or Michael King or Mike as we're going to call him. As we discussed last week, Mike was

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not a Christian. Every day of his life that he spent dealing with Christian subjects was a day

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spent in blaspheming the God of Scripture. So last week we specifically focused on the theological

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aspects of his life. This week we're going to be specifically focusing on what he did once he got

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into the pulpit. He pretty much immediately left out of the pulpit into political activity,

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which was really what his goal was from the beginning. And he pretty much said as much

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in his own early writings when he was in seminary. Before we get into the meat of this proper,

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I want to give a couple of pre-imples briefly. One, as I said last week, we're not just doing

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this to beat up on a guy. It's not because we don't like his politics, although obviously we don't.

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The specific reason that this matters is that King is inserted into Christianity today. His

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beliefs, his morals, his ethics, his political views are pretty much sanctified by almost every

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church today. Your pastors, your leaders in your churches have almost certainly quoted him favorably

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on the high holy days of the black religion of this country. You will see his shining face with

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some meme on Facebook and Twitter and wherever else your churches use social media, holding him

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up as an example of, here's a good Christian man, and here's a good Christian life, and here's what

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good Christians sound like. The sainthood that was conferred upon him pretty much by fiat

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serves political ends. And so today we're talking about that. And that's kind of the second part

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of the preamble I want to give you is that while this is an episode talking about political stuff,

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the reason that we're doing it is that fundamentally at some point that dichotomy between

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religious and political, between the Christian church life and the Christian civic life

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breaks down. There are important distinctions. There are things that the state should do

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and that the church should do that should not overlap. And that's what the two kingdoms doctrine

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is about. It's not about Christians being stuck in one sphere or the other. It's about the Christian

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organizations that exist for the blessings of all Christians and all men by God are structured in

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such a way that when the state does something, the church shouldn't be doing it and vice versa.

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So the reason for talking about these political things today is that fundamentally calling them

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political is really giving short shrift to what's actually happening. Because again, when this man

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who were told was a pastor, he was a preacher, he was a good, peaceful, nonviolent man,

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he had a lot of good teachings, he had a lot of good civics lessons. And if you disagree with those,

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you are religiously condemned. You are damned as an unbeliever and a hater and all these other

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defamatory things that are said about men who will dare to question the civic religion,

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which today is indistinguishable from his religion. So that's why we're talking about this. It's

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not going to be an episode we're talking about political events. But the important distinction

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is that fundamentally, if you let Satan just chip away and chip away at the entire civic life

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until you're just limited to a couple hours on Sunday, you can't be a Christian anymore.

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And that's really what's been accomplished by so many of these teachings.

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So to begin, as I said, last week we talked about his childhood, his college days, his

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seminary days, a little bit about his PhD days, and very briefly when he was in the pulpit,

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we kind of ended there. And he lived another about 14, 15 years. So today we're mostly going to be

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talking about those years after he got his PhD. We're going to be talking a lot today about

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communists and about Jews and about communist Jews and about Jewish communists that will be

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recurring theme throughout this, which again, sounds political. I want to preface what we

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say in the rest of this episode with a brief excerpt from an article from the Atlantic from 2017.

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This is an article that was talking about the history of the Soviet Union

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as it viewed race relations in the United States, because I think this is a part of history that

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most people don't know about. And it's critical because as we're talking about civil rights and

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MLK in the South in the 50s and 60s, and then we are also talking about communists, if all you know

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about communists is from, oh, it's McCarthy and it's Hoover and they were just name calling and

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they were being mean, then you're not going to be able to put two and two together. And so I'm

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going to begin with this quote from the Atlantic specifically because it makes perfect sense in

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light of what the Atlantic is saying, like, not our guys. They're not by any stretch friendly to

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anything that we have to say. And yet they're telling the truth here about this because frankly,

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they're kind of proud. The Atlantic writes, playing on racial tensions inside the United

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States was a Soviet tactic. In fact, it predates even the Cold War. In 1932, for instance, to me to

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read more, the Soviet Union's most famous propaganda poster artist created a poster that

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cried, freedom for the prisoners of Scotsboro. It was a reference to the Scotsboro boys and

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nine black teenagers who were accused of raping two white women in Alabama, and then repeatedly

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convicted by all white Southern juries. The case became a symbol of the Jim Crow South,

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and the young Soviet state milked it for all the propagandistic value it could.

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It was part of a plan put in place in 1928 by the common turn, the communist international,

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whose mission was to spread the communist revolution around the world. The plan initially

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called for recruiting Southern blacks and pushing for self determination in the black belt.

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By 1930, the common turn had escalated the aims of its covert mission and decided to work towards

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establishing a separate black state in the south, which would provide it with a beachhead for spreading

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the revolution to North America. So as we're talking about communists today, and we're talking

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about civilization's political, you need to keep in mind that as early as 1928, just 10 years after

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the Jewish communist revolution in the Soviet Union, where they murdered the Russian rulers

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and replaced them with their own people, within 10 years they had correctly identified that using

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racial divisions in the United States was going to be a key fracture point to a, advance the goal of

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spreading communism in the United States and be diminishing the United States political power.

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And so all the things we're going to say today, just keep in mind that 20, 30 years later,

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the Soviet Union, when they were deciding how to destroy America, they decided, let's use blacks

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in the south to spread communism. So when we say later on, there are communists in the south

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using blacks against the United States government, that's not just us name calling, that's literally

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what the plan was. And so if you can put those two and two together, it gets a little bit easier to

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take what we're saying at face value. And like, you don't need to believe any of this,

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you can go research for yourself. These are all just historical facts. So just keep in mind,

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we're talking about communists in the south, they had already decided in 1928 that this was

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the plan they wanted to enact. And so we'll start with a little bit of context, just to

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give you an idea of where it is that we're beginning or picking up this narrative with regard

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to MLK. And that is in 1954, in September of that year, he became pastor of Dexter Avenue Baptist

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Church in Montgomery, Alabama. And the city is relevant here. As mentioned, he didn't really

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spend over much time as an actual pastor, he was really more interested in the civil rights movement.

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And so in 1955, in December, of course, that is when we have the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

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That was coordinated and organized by the organization called the Montgomery Improvement

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Association, which was organized and basically began its life on December 5th,

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and MLK was made the head of it the same day. That is the day that they were going to originally

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have the Bus Boycott. It was meant to be one day. It wound up being over a year.

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And there's a lot that follows on from that, we'll get into more of those facts shortly.

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But it's worth noting that this didn't actually begin with the Montgomery Improvement Association.

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It began years earlier with an organization called the Women's Political Council that was founded by

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Mary Fair Birx, who was head of the English department actually in Alabama State. She

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resigned. There's some questions about whether or not it was really a resignation or a forced

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resignation. Resignations often are not voluntary. And she did that because she was an activist and

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she was involved with a number of other activists at the school who had been dismissed specifically

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because of their, in this case, yes, Marxist activism. But of course, when you think of the

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Bus Boycott, there's a name that is going to come to mind immediately, and that's going to be Rosa

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Parks. And the reason Rosa Parks comes to mind is because in your history books, most likely you

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were taught that Rosa Parks was the one that sparked this. To some degree, that's true. To some

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degree, it's not. Because there had been a number of blacks who had been arrested over the years

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for violating the laws in place with regard to public transportation. However, those who wanted

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to push for the boycott wanted to pick the perfect plaintiff. This is plaintiff shopping. This is

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something that attorneys do. It's not always permissible how it's done, but it's not always

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impermissible. But at any rate, it points out that this Bus Boycott was very much a planned

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matter. This was not a spur of the moment. This was not, you know, Rosa Parks was tired. I've heard

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people say that over the years. And she flatly refutes that in her memoirs, incidentally. But

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to go back to the actual Bus Boycott here and the facts of what happened, the driver in this case

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was James Blake. And actually, Rosa Parks and James Blake had interacted earlier along the same lines

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because 12 years earlier, she had refused to sit in the back of the bus and had been confronted by

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James Blake, this same driver. At that point, she got off the bus. She was not removed from the bus.

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She got off of her own accord. So this is 12 years later. And this is when the Bus Boycott and really

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MLK's real activism begins. I think the important thing to note is we're going along and mentioning

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all these disparate little seemingly friendly sounding organizations like the Women's Political

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Council, the Montgomery Improvement Association. How could you possibly object to anything that a

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group like that would ever do? Once you observe and learn how the left works, you'll find that

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this is exactly how it works. They will set up an entire brand new organization created from

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whole cloth with a set goal in mind that will not be the goal that is the stated goal of the

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organization, the Montgomery Improvement Association. That sounds like the nicest thing in the world who

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wouldn't want Montgomery to improve. However, when you start unraveling who is behind it, who is

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financing it, who is organizing it, what were their plans going in? And then what would they do as

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soon as they hit the ground? It becomes very clear that their intentions went far beyond improving

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Montgomery. And so we're going to mention a bunch of different groups like this, just little

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organizations. It's happening today in our own church in Missouri, Cindy of Lutherans for Racial

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Justice. They appeared fully formed within a few weeks of George Floyd's suicide. And everyone's

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saying, well, they're Lutherans and they want racial justice. Well, that sounds, if you know a

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little bit, you think that's probably bad news because only bad people talk about racial justice,

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incidentally, starting in the 50s with these people. But if you're not really paying attention

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and you just see a new group pop up, you think, oh my, there's a ground swell. It's not astroturfed.

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It's a natural upwelling of the people in pursuit of some particular goal. And so all these seemingly

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disconnected organizations with completely innocuous names, they're all effectively fronts.

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And when you call something a front, sometimes there's a very deliberate specific road map

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behind it. And sometimes it's spontaneous. For example, the Antifa blog that was set up to

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Doc's Corey and me, spring into existence for the sole purpose of assassinating our character.

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That's the only reason it exists. The people existed before, but the new brand that they

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created was created for that specific purpose. So they spring up, they do it. And then later on,

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they'll just walk away from it because there's no investment in the organization. So a lot of these

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groups, like the Women's Political Council, I don't know if it's still around, it's probably not.

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And it wasn't just that time passed. It was that in that moment, it had served its purpose.

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So when you hear these names, keep in mind that if you were doing this stuff because you're an

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honest person, you're a Christian, you would stick to your principles and you would apply them to

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whatever you're doing. You cannot give that benefit of the doubt to these organizations.

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When they're playing these shell games with organizations, they'll let them mask funding

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and mask organizers. The reason for that is that it seems spontaneous when it's actually all coordinated.

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And the names are always a dead giveaway for anyone who's familiar with how the left works.

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They always sound like this. Hence why, of course, you have the People's Republic of China.

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They name them in ways that, like you said, sound positive. It sounds like something you

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couldn't possibly oppose, but then you look into what they're actually doing.

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And so to continue with that particular theme,

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the husband of Rosa Parks was Raymond, and he was a member of the NAACP, which, of course,

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is the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Apparently, they're still

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allowed to use that term. She did not initially join the NAACP because her husband expressed

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some reservations or concerns about her safety, whether or not those were genuine, one could debate,

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but she did eventually join the NAACP in 1943. So she's already an activist more than a decade

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before this happens. And she also had a history of violating the various laws in the South

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related to segregation. So this was not the first instance of her just being tired and refusing

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to give up her seat. That narrative is totally false. Beyond that, she was actually specifically

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trained by communists as a political activist, as an agitator. And she was trained at what was

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then called the Highlander Folk School. And that was in August of 1955, just shortly before

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this bus boycott, which started in December. Incidentally, I looked it up and surprisingly,

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this school still exists. It's only a half hour from where I live, which is interesting. It's

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now called the Highlander Research and Education Center, still a socialist, far left communist

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think tank, as it were, training agitators and advocating for the sort of policies you would

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expect. There are some notable people involved in this school. A couple of them would be Miles

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Horton and his wife, Zilfia. The reason she is interesting here is that she is the one who adapted

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a Christian hymn to create the song We Shall Overcome, which of course became the sort of anthem

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of the Civil Rights Movement. There are a lot of individuals who wind up connected to this

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school, as it is called. Now, Rosa Parks never officially became a member of the Communist

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Party. And you will see that in some of the individuals as we go through this history,

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some of them become members, some of them don't become members. Her husband was a member,

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and she attended meetings. So whether or not she was officially a member of the Communist Party

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hardly matters. It may have been her husband who introduced her to the Communist Party. It may

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have been another that's not particularly clear. But what is clear is that most likely her husband

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became involved with the Communist Party in the 1930s, when the NAACP was raising funds to appeal

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the convictions in the case that was mentioned in the opening, the Scottsboro Boys, which was a

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gang rape case involving a group of blacks and two white women. The Communist Party agitated,

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along with the NAACP, to get the convictions overturned and helped the Communist Party

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help raise funds. This was largely organized by the group called International Red Aid.

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Now, what the International Red Aid is, they deliberately use the name as really sort of a pun,

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because they called themselves a version of the Red Cross, but for political prisoners and political

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activists. And of course, red is also associated with communists. We have the colors reversed in

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the US. That is because a newspaper man decided that he didn't want to associate the left with

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communism in the US, so the colors got switched and it's stuck. It's dumb, but that's just the way

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it is in the US. Typically, conservatives are actually blue in most of the world. But at any

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rate, the International Red Aid was one of the revolutionary organs of international communism.

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It was in fact started by the Communist International in 1922.

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But to get back to Parks, we pointed out in the opening that many of these individuals have

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basically become a sort of saint in a new religion. And toward that point, Parks is commemorated in

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five states, at least there may be more now, but she is commemorated in California, Michigan,

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Ohio, Oregon, and Texas. So whatever you may think of Texas as being a conservative state,

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perhaps reconsider that on some counts. As for Parks in her later life, she became

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even more of an activist. She got involved in the Black Power movement. She advocated for murderers

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and rapists, arsonists, and various other criminals through her various organizations,

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with which she involved herself. Or in some cases started, she founded the Detroit chapter of the

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Joanne Little Defense Committee, which that organization is notable. You may even recognize

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this name. They defended Angela Davis, who is an open Marxist and a professor at UC Santa Cruz.

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They defended her, I believe that was on a murder charge. To expand on Angela Davis for those who

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are mercifully here to for not familiar with her. She lived in the USSR,

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longtime member of the Communist Party, deeply involved in far left agitation, communist politics,

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and she has been frequently accused, perhaps reasonably, of engaging in calls for political

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violence. These are the sorts of individuals who are involved from the very beginning of this.

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Well, most people, when you hear the name Rosa Parks, you think of the the hagiography.

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Poor old woman, tired feet, made to sit in the back of the bus, she objected because why shouldn't

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she be allowed to. And then maybe a few new later on in her life that she was politically motivated to

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be an activist. Well, of course, suddenly she realized how bad racism was and she wanted to vote

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her life to fighting it. That's an easy story to buy if you don't pay any attention. And that's

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what they're counting on. They're counting on all of us being stupid and not having any interest in

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figuring out where any of this stuff came from. Fundamentally, this is a genealogy of ideas episode.

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What is the genealogy of these people and their ideas and their supporters and the organizations

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that they were in? Because the actual Rosa Parks, as Corey's just laid out, was effectively a

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communist agitator. And it doesn't matter whether or not she was a communist party member,

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because as I mentioned, the intro has popped up again here with the the Scottsboro Boys.

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This was the playbook. This was literally the Soviet Union's communist playbook. They wrote it

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down in the 20s and 30s. And then in the 40s and 50s, they did it. So there's a direct line

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between the political goals of communism to overthrow the United States and all these

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nice old black people in the South having sore feet and just wanting to be left alone.

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And if you don't pay any attention, you don't see the connection between the two. And when

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someone tells you there's a connection, typically all you're going to hear is people shouting and

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say, you're racist or whatever. They want to cancel you because if you're not canceled and people

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hear you're out, they're like, oh, wow, you can go read for yourself. Like I said, the Atlantic

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article on many articles, when they describe these things today looking backward, they don't hide

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these connections because there's no longer any concern to be ashamed. And the reason for that

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is that communism, A, we think is dead, because we don't fundamentally understand what it is,

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we'll be doing a future episode specifically on that. So we're, we're kind of jumping in the middle

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of, you know, the 50s and 60s. I think we'll probably have to do an episode on the civil

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rights movement at large, because there's much more to it than just these people, particularly MLK,

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and then we'll have to deal with communism both forward and backward in time, because again,

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it's, it's theology. You know, the communist values, the Soviet Union was an atheist state.

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One of the very first things they did was A, ban antisemitism, which incidentally they just invented

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and you'd be put to death for antisemitism in the USSR. And B, Christianity was made illegal,

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almost simultaneously. And you would be executed for being a Christian. They tortured and murdered

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tens of millions of Christians. They starved them to death. They put them in gulags.

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They were systematically exterminating Christians. That was communism. And it's

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still communism. It happens everywhere the communism spreads up. And when we hear the

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term, we think, oh, well, that's just political. And some people even today in our own churches

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try to sanctify some of that. I mean, there's a pastor in the LCMS who literally says with pride,

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my Marxist, when he's talking about one of the laymen in his own congregation,

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that should not be the case in any Christian church. And so it's important to tackle

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where the theology ends, if it does, and where the politics begins. And frankly, I don't think

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the theology ever ends, which is not the same as saying we want a theocracy. I think it's important

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as we tackle these things to make clear, we're not saying theocratic rule is the alternative

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to this. We're simply saying that Christians can be Christian in all spheres of their life.

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And if they're doing that, it doesn't look like the life of Rosa Parks or Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Before we return to the aftermath, what happens because of that boycott, there is another individual

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who needs to be mentioned here, because he is one of the founders of the Montgomery Improvement

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Association, and that is E.D. Nixon. His father was a Baptist minister. It's worth noting because

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as we go through this, you are going to notice there are a lot of ministers, many of them Baptist,

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some Methodist, I believe there's one Episcopalian at one point. But there are a lot of men who are

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masquerading as Christians. Now, the reason they're doing this should be obvious. It's because it

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lends a sort of credibility. It lends a sort of prestige that they would otherwise not have.

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And we have some of this happening today. There are men who are very much not Christian,

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and yet are wearing a collar. And so we have to be careful of wolves who are dressing up as shepherds.

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But at any rate, Nixon was one of the ones who was really one of the organizers of the

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effort to find a good plaintiff for the lawsuit that would follow on from the Montgomery Bus Boycott,

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because of course from the beginning, that was the goal. The goal was to change the law of the land

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by creating chaos and forcing a court case. And so there were a number of individuals who were

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ignored, who had been arrested for violating the very same sort of laws. One was a 15-year-old

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student who was arrested nine months prior to the Rosa Parks incident. This was very much

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a planned endeavor. They knew what they were trying to achieve, and they set about doing so ruthlessly.

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Now, as mentioned, originally the boycott was meant to last for one day, December 5th,

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but it wound up going for more than a year, and it eventuated in the court case called Browder v. Gale.

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That was a U.S. District Court case in the Middle District of Alabama,

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and this found against the segregation laws of Alabama. So basically, this is one of

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the cases that forces integration, particularly in the South. The judge in this case was Frank

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Minnis Johnson. He would go on to oversee many desegregation cases, including desegregating

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the Alabama school system. The other two justices who were involved here was Seaborn Harris-Lynne,

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he notably dissented, although on technical grounds, and Richard Rivas, who is not particularly

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relevant in this narrative. What is relevant is that this case was, of course, appealed,

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and it was summarily affirmed by SCOTUS, by the Supreme Court, on the 13th of November in 1956,

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and the holding of this case is that conditions created by segregation

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violate the equal protection under the 14th Amendment. That's the basic holding, and of

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course, that's always how we wind up with these segregation cases going. These measures are struck

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down because, well, initially, it was found by the Supreme Court, separate but equal,

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which is Plessy v. Ferguson. This sort of overrules that, to some degree, but of course,

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that was really overruled by Brown v. Board of Education, which was the desegregation of public

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schools. That incidentally was a unanimous opinion, which is worth noting. We didn't have dissenting

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justices who decided to uphold the law, they all decided to overturn it. And so this is an extension

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to some degree of that. But to go into the facts of Brown v. Board of Education a little more,

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that was also an NAACP case. In fact, it was five cases that were sponsored by the NAACP

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that were combined into one case and then taken before the court. Another noteworthy individual

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here would be the Chief Counsel for the NAACP at that time, and that was Thurgood Marshall,

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who would later be appointed to the Supreme Court by Lyndon Johnson.

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Thurgood Marshall was a far leftist. There are many things we could mention about him,

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many anti-Christian stances that he took. One in particular would be that he was a

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lifelong staunch opponent of the death penalty. Incidentally, also, one of the justices who

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played a key role in undermining obscenity law in the US. And so you will see these Marxist agitators

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and those around them constantly working to undermine civil society and the morality of society.

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One of the biggest ways in which the courts have done that is the changes to obscenity law over

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time. Now we could go through the history of obscenity law with Hicklin and Roth and Miller,

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but we're not going to do that because this isn't the point of this podcast. The point here is that

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Thurgood Marshall was one of the driving forces behind Stan Levy, Georgia,

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which was the case that ruled that the criminalization of obscene materials was unconstitutional.

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You may not immediately recognize the problem with that case in which Marshall actually wrote the

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opinion. The big reason that that case is a problem is that it was founded upon the grounds of

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privacy, a right to privacy. Now, if you are familiar with some other areas of the law,

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you may understand the problem here. The right to privacy is also how we got abortion.

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That is, incidentally, why we have pornography so widespread as well.

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It's all a ratchet. If you give an inch, they take a mile, and they will always work

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toward whatever the next evil is. And so, of course, from Stan Levy, Georgia, we have now the

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Miller Test, 1973, which basically just permits obscenity. Our obscenity law at this point in

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the U.S. is a complete joke. The things that are banned are so egregious that we will never mention

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them on this podcast. The personal privacy angle is also how contraception was legalized

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nationally. That was another key thing, to abortion, contraception, pornography. They're

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all part and parcel. It's all part of the same group of people. And although MLK was not himself

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personally an advocate of these things, it was all the people surrounding him in a cloud.

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So he didn't have to because he legitimized all of these other moving parts, all advancing

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inexorably towards the same sort of goals. Well, he didn't care about pornography. He

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was much too busy with prostitutes. Indeed. But as a follow on from the bus boycott, MLK writes

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his Strive Toward Freedom book, which was his so-called memoir about this boycott,

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and he does this throughout his life. He does something that is agitating, something that

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is disruptive, and then writes a book or an article or speech about it. Although it is

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not entirely accurate to say he writes because he used ghost writers. That is very obvious. I would

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hope the last episode made very obvious that his most famous speeches were written by others.

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We saw the sort of things he wrote. But moving forward in time to one of MLK's speeches,

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1957, he delivers the Give Us the Ballot speech at the Lincoln Memorial. This is, of course,

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highly praised by the NAACP. Not surprising considering they helped organize the event.

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The event is attended by a number of prominent individuals. One salient one here is A. Philip

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Randolph. And the reason that he is relevant is because he was the founder of the Brotherhood

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of Sleeping Car Porters and the Negro American Labor Council, NAACP, which will be relevant later.

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He is one of the individuals who pushed for the March on Washington.

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He was an open socialist. He explicitly tied in his comments and his speeches in his public

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appearances overcoming racism to enacting socialism. And of course, bear in mind that

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when we use socialism in this context, we mean the sort of socialism that the communist used

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as the pathway to communism. In keeping with the theme of a lot of involvement of supposed

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Christians and pastors, Randolph claimed to be a Methodist. He was probably an atheist, though.

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He signed a document called the Humanist Manifesto II, the second version of it.

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This was signed by a number of prominent individuals. Asimov, Isaac Asimov, for instance,

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signed this one. This rejected theism, deism, any argument there is proof of the afterlife,

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rejected and opposed racism, proposed an international court, supported contraception,

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abortion, divorce, and euthanasia, and supported quite a few other Marxist or leftist causes.

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Very clearly not something that a Christian could even contemplate signing. And of course,

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the nail in the coffin, he was also a pacifist. Christians cannot be pacifists. Perhaps we'll

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go into that in greater depth at some point in the future. Another thing that follows on,

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from this Montgomery bus boycott, is the formation of a particularly salient group.

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That group is the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

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One of their stated goals in establishing this group was to, quote,

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redeem the soul of America, unquote. You may find that similar to things that you have heard

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from pastors and politicians today. You may think of those who say that racism is America's original

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sin. This is an alternative religion to Christianity. Christians don't talk about politics

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redeeming the soul of anything. That's not what politics does. And yet, that is supposedly

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what this group thought they would do. And you may think, oh, well, they have the name,

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the word Christian in their name. Obviously they're, no, their original name before,

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well, I believe this one was actually Levison. We'll get to him soon enough. But the original name

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before some of MLK's handlers got to it was the Southern Negro Leaders Conference on Transportation

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and Nonviolent Integration, which is not only a mouthful, but nonsense and doesn't involve the

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word Christian. One of the reasons that this group is relevant is the individuals involved in it.

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And so now we'll run through a number of key individuals from this group. We'll start with

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perhaps the most relevant, although perhaps this man and the last one we'll mention are probably

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the two most relevant from this particular group. The first is Bayard Rustin. Rustin notably was a

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communist. More, he was a communist sodomite. He joined the Young Community League, which was a

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communist feeder group in 1936. He did leave that one because he became disillusioned with their

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effectiveness. And then he became involved with the Communist Party USA. He became disillusioned

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with them as well. And the reason that he became disillusioned with them is notable,

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because this happened with a number of the so-called civil rights leaders.

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When World War II started, international communism, understandably, shifted focus from trying to gin

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up racial hatred and division in the U.S. in order to undermine and destabilize the U.S.,

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to attempting to get the U.S. to enter World War II. Because, of course, the communists would have

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lost World War II, if not for U.S. entry into that war. These individuals became disillusioned

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with the Communist Party because they saw the Communist Party as abandoning them,

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because they were focusing on the war instead of on these various civil rights issues in the U.S.

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And so he joined the Socialist Party instead. This man was also another one of the architects

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behind the march on Washington. To give a little more information about this man's life and the

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sort of character he was, he was arrested in 1953. He was 40 years old then. He was caught having sex

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with two other men in their 20s in a parked car. Later in his life, when he was 70 years old,

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he adopted his catamite, and the catamite at that point was 30.

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He took a trip to Russia, communist Russia at one point, which is another thing you will see with

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many of these. Marxist agitators, even if they don't publicly profess to be Marxist, they will take

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questionable trips to various communist states, whether it happens to be Cuba or Russia or China.

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They go there, of course, often to get training, partly just as a sort of solidarity with their

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fellows in other states. He was also a friend of Norman Potarets. Some of you will recognize that

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name. And later in life, he became a Zionist. And I guess is one sort of final point for attacking

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another idol that we may eventually get around to. Upon Rustin's death, he was praised by

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Ronald Reagan. One of the things that stuck out to me in the story of Rustin is that

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he became disillusioned with the communists because they had been using blacks in America

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as part of their proxy war against the United States, against Christians in this country.

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And as soon as political need shifted, they got dumped like a sack of potatoes because they were

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never the point. What I found interesting is that if you remember the Feminism episode we did a

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couple months ago, the exact same thing happened with feminism and slavery in the U.S. in the 1800s.

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Only at this time, it was the African Americans in the pursuit of emancipation that was the primary

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mover and the feminist agitators were piggybacking. And they thought that the revolution was going

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to include everyone at the same time, that liberation would be universal, that all blacks

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would be freed, all women would be freed, all children would be freed, there would be just

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infinite freedom. And as soon as the emancipation movement got enough steam going that it was

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clear that there was going to be a concerted effort to end slavery, the women got left behind.

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They had been active participants, they had been key in many aspects, and they got dumped like a

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sack of potatoes because they weren't politically expedient anymore. It wasn't going to work if they

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were on board because they knew they could only tackle one thing at a time. Well, do slavery,

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this women stuff just is going to have to wait. And that was really the advent of the open feminist

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movement as its own thing. They had to split because it became clear that they were not the

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principal reason. And so every time on the left, you see there's some sort of what they call advancement

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of these goals, of their stated goals. It's always mercenary. It's always whatever is expedient is

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what they're going to do. And if they have to shoot their own people in the back to do it,

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they don't care. The communists absolutely dumped the African American allies that they had on this

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soil on the floor. They let them go because they had other things to worry about. And yet,

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these people never learned the lesson that they're being used as a tool. And I think that's one of the

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hard parts about contextualizing when we say that men like Michael King,

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he was obviously a dirtbag in his own life. But he wasn't nearly smart enough to be the sort of tool

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that if we just said he was the mastermind, no one would believe that. But he was absolutely a tool

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in someone else's hands. And that's why it's important that it didn't matter if he was a communist

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member, or if he particularly in person wanted pornography or contraception or any of these

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other things to be legalized, because he was part of the same march. And he was locked arm in arm

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with all these other people pursuing the same goals. And one by one, the goals get achieved.

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And the people who are advancing other things, either advance or they get dumped. Because as

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long as things are getting worse and worse, the satanic animating force behind all this

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is gaining ground. It doesn't care who gets destroyed in the process. So I just found it

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interesting that Rustin was personally aggravated and offended that the Soviet Union would not

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be worried about black liberation in America when they were trying to fight a global war.

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But that's what we're dealing with. You have macro scale geopolitical events that are over

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most people's heads and seem very theoretical. And the other hand, you have things like bus boycotts.

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And it can sound completely harebrained to try to tie the two together. And when you look at the

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moving parts, sometimes they're disconnected. Because like in this case, the Soviets quit

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caring for a while, they weren't pushing that stuff, because they needed different things from

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different people. But once the war was over, they came back around in the late 40s and 50s. And as

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Corey said earlier, Rosa Parks went to one of these schools that they were funding and pushing,

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just like Saudi Arabia has their madrasas training people up to overthrow their governments,

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different religions, but ultimately serving the same sort of evil ends.

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And so there's an ebb and flow to these things. And if someone can't come along and just say,

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yes, there was A, and then there's B, and there was C, and there's a straight line,

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and there was consistent force applied throughout, no, it comes and goes because

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this is all happening in real time. And so as we look back on it, some of the things seem a little

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bit disconnected, it's simply because there were bigger things happening that were also moving

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different parts around on the board that weren't a part of anything that MLK was doing.

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When it comes to the gentleman who was the ultimate handler for MLK, we actually don't know

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who that was. We know the group that was really controlling what he was doing. And in fact,

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what he was saying, we will get to the intermediate handler, though, the puppet master, as it were.

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I see him coming up in my notes here after we get through.

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The rest of those who were involved in this particular group, the SCLC.

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And so the next individual for this group is Ella Baker. Ella Baker was a Marxist agitator,

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but one of the interesting facts about her is that she was close friends for much of her life

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with Anne Braden, who was a Jewish communist and open advocate for anti-racism and for many of the

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so-called or really modern Marxist causes that we see being pushed today.

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And so even back here, decades ago, a number of decades ago, we see the same sort of evil being

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pushed that is being pushed today. Jewish communist pushing anti-racism. Just go on Twitter any day

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and you will find the same sort of thing. The next individual is Charles Kenzie Steele,

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an NAACP activist. Basically, anyone we mention at this point in this episode is probably going

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to be connected to the NAACP in some way. That's one of the organizations they all

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wind up joining in some fashion. Steele notably was also a Baptist preacher,

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you may be noticing a theme. Next individual is Fred Lee Shuttlesworth. He would later help provoke

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the Selma riots, which we won't really get into in this episode, but I'll put some stuff in the

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show notes for that. But one of the reasons that he is notable is he helped organize what was called

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the Freedom Riders. And now what the Freedom Riders did was they would deliberately get on

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an interstate bus and take that bus from somewhere where it was legal for an integrated bus to exist

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to somewhere where it was not legal. And so in other words, they would deliberately cross state

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lines in order to violate the law. Why this is interesting is not so much that they did that

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because that's just what you expect from Marxist agitators. The goal is to cause chaos and undermine

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rule and order and the law. The interesting part here is that Robert F. Kennedy gave Shuttlesworth

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his personal phone number and told him to call in case he needed any legal help with this particular

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scheme. And so our own leaders who are tasked with upholding the law are deliberately of course

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undermining it. The next individual is Joseph Lowery. He becomes part of the reason for the case

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that becomes known as New York Times v. Sullivan. There are a number of other cases below it that

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turn into ultimately New York Times v. Sullivan. That is the case that basically permits the media

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to slander people. Basically, if you are a public figure, you are going to lose a defamation suit

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because the standard is that you have to show actual malice, which is a very high bar.

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The general standard for defamation for a private individual is essentially just

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false information that is damaging. It's more complicated than that, but this isn't legal advice

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or a legal podcast. I'm not going to explain defamation law. The added, as I mentioned,

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element, the added requirement for a public figure. And there is such thing as a limited

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public figure, notably, so you can be a public figure with regard to this one area or you can

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be general. So a politician, general public figure, a sports figure, probably more limited,

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someone who becomes infamous for something in particular, limited public figure.

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But the added requirement is actual malice. You have to show actual malice on the part

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of the publisher. And if you're a public figure, good luck.

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Lowry is also an NAACP activist, unsurprising. Later in life, he advocates for homosexual

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rights, so-called, and homosexual marriage, so-called. One interesting part about this

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individual, and some of you may perhaps remember this, he gave the benediction at the inauguration

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of Barack Obama. You may notice a theme. We have a sort of state religion that is being formed here.

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And so the last individual for this particular group is Ralph Abernathy, another Baptist pastor.

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You may recognize his name if you read the news or have ever seen some certain memes.

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He opposed space exploration and he protested NASA a number of times. He's the one who basically said

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we shouldn't be spending money on the universe out there, space exploration, when there are poor

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people here. And so he was advocating for basically shuttering NASA and dispersing all the money to

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poor blacks. However, in addition to that little historical tidbit, one of the reasons he is a

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particularly salient individual in this narrative is because he was a close friend with MLK for

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many years, and he wrote a memoir that was rather revealing. In fact, he was roundly condemned by

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other associates of MLK. He was accused of betraying MLK's trust because he is one of the ones

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who wrote about MLK's constant cheating. And also, he confirmed the FBI narrative

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that MLK spent his last night on earth cheating with two women and also beating a third woman.

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So, this is not just the FBI. This is also one of MLK's closest friends who confirms for us

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the sort of nature of the individual who has been turned into a saint in the modern U.S. religion.

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But staying in 1957 briefly before we get to the aforementioned puppet master,

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and this leads right into him. In 1957, MLK spoke at the American Jewish Congress. Now,

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you may wonder why he was speaking at the American Jewish Congress. Incidentally, later on, the AJC

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becomes involved in the March on Washington. But the reason that he speaks at the American Jewish

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Congress is that earlier in the year, he sent out a telegram asking various organizations for support

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and Israel Goldstein, I am not making up that name, that is actually his name,

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who was then president of the American Jewish Congress, responded with support and advice

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for deliberations regarding the SCLC, which was the organization for which MLK had requested

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support at that time, a quote from his speech at the AJC.

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Moving forward to 1958, we have another speech by MLK at an AJC conference, this one there,

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Biennial Conference. And here is the individual whose name you should truly know. He is at least

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the intermediate puppet master for MLK and a number of other so-called civil rights figures.

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He acts as a go-between between international communism, particularly in the USSR,

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and Marxist agitation, communist agitation in the US, and that man is Stanley Levison.

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He was MLK's contact at the AJC. Stanley Levison was a Jewish attorney from New York.

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He is one of the individuals, the key individual in fact, who helped raise funds

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for the earlier Montgomery Bus Boycott. He is the one who ran the day-to-day operations

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of MLK's movement. He was the administrator. The FBI at the time had long known that Levison

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was a communist, had known that he funneled money from international communism into groups in the

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US to sow chaos. And so he was surveilled. Part of the reason the FBI began surveilling MLK

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was MLK's close relationship with Levison. To give you a little bit of an idea of the

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sort of man Levison was, he was one of the individuals who helped support the defense

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of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. You should know those names. They were two traitors who were

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executed to Jewish communists who were executed for stealing nuclear secrets.

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To be fair, they would be traitors if they were Americans. But in fact, they were serving

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their home country. They were Soviet. The fact that they happened to be here didn't change

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anything. So it's, yes, they were murdered. They were executed, wasn't murdered. It was a

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just execution for treason. But they were serving their true master. They didn't betray anyone because

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they were never here to be a part of America. They were here to help bring it down. And

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that's the case throughout much of the history of 20th century espionage, particularly atomic

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espionage. Over and over, you will find that wherever there were Jews who had access to this

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stuff, not at the highest level, because as we all know, the Manhattan Project was itself almost

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entirely a Jewish project. And many of them were, well, they wanted to create the bomb for Europe,

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not for Asia, but it just so happened that it needed to be used in Asia because we had already

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won the war in Europe by the time they'd finished it. But it's not that every Jew who is a member

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at a high level of the military industrial complex acted in a treasonous fashion, but very

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frequently when you run down the people who are committing slightly lower levels of espionage,

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they're almost invariably genetically linked back to their Jewish family in Russia. That's

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over and over again. We see that to this day. Many of the people who were accusers against

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Trump from within the military and elsewhere, over and over, it's Russian Jews, Ukrainian Jews.

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At some point, the pattern means something. And that's not to say that if it's a Jew, we should

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dislike them. It's to say when almost everyone who's doing this sort of thing has the same ethnic

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background. At some point, it's worth noticing the pattern. And that's why we're explicitly pointing

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this out, to say over and over, whenever a Jew shows up in these stories, it's doing something

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that's contrary to the interests of America. And as we get further along into this series of episodes,

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I'll tell you folks who are listening, at some point, we may cross the line for something

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where you will think, I used to like those stone choir guys, but they've gone too far. I can't

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abide by any of this. I'm not going to listen anymore. I would hope that if, in when you reach

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that point, that rather than just turning it off mid-episode, you would, at least for another

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episode or two, become a hate listener, we have quite a few hate listeners to this podcast who

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feverishly tune in every week so they can be just completely outraged at the things that we say.

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If we cross one of your red lines when we're dealing with these hot button subjects,

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I would just encourage you to consider the fact that we're applying the same level of rigor to

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that subject, whatever it is, as we do to every other subject we've ever discussed. So if your

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red line is crossed by one of the comments that we make, keep listening and then prove us wrong

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in your own mind. You don't need to send us hate mail. We get plenty of that. But if you want to,

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fine. I'm not saying you have to answer to us. I'm simply saying, if we say something that you're

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like, that is completely unforgivable, go do the research yourself and see if we lied to you.

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You might not like the conclusion, but frankly, no one's entitled to his own facts. Things are

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either true or false. And so as we give this, the rest of this episode is getting read like the

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Tel Aviv phone book. That's not a coincidence. It's what actually happened. And I think at

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some point, any honest person has to say, this seems a bit disproportionate. And a lot of the

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social conditioning that's emerged since the 50s and 60s, frankly, it's specifically to make sure

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that if someone says these things, they do get shut down mentally. There's a mental block.

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It's like an emergency fire door that as soon as the alarm goes off, it just drops and people can no

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longer interact or communicate or anything. So most don't choir listeners, you're smart enough

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to be able to engage with things even if you don't necessarily like them. If you hate something, we

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say just for a little while longer, keep engaging with it because I will tell you in all sincerity,

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one, we're not lying. And two, if you're willing to engage with the thing that you find upsetting,

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you're going to learn something because what we're telling you is factual. You may disregard our

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conclusions, but the facts can't be argued. And so we believe that this pattern that is not emergent

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at this point, it's inescapable, that it is a significant pattern and that there's something

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to it. And we'll be doing future episodes, we specifically talk about how that pattern emerged

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and why it matters for Christians and for a Christian nation. If a certain ethnic group is

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continuously stealing secrets like atomic secrets, maybe that ethnic group shouldn't have access to

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atomic secrets. That's a perfectly reasonable question to ask. If every time you executed

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someone for treason, it was an Irishman, at some point you'd ask, what's going on with these Irish?

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There's no one who gets a special out in the narrative of the 20th century has provided

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a special out for a certain group. And so that doesn't scare us. We're willing to tackle these

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things. So this is another blasphemy episode. We're going to blaspheme some things that people

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don't like. It's not to be scandalous or shocking. These are facts. Stanley Levison was a communist.

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Stanley Levison ran Martin Luther King for a decade, ran him like a puppet. And that's not

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just us saying it. It's his own biographers and others widely hold that view. They'll phrase it

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differently, but you know, credit Scott King and all of his other family mothers after he was killed,

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they credited Levison for the trajectory of his career. So when we credit Levison for the trajectory

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of his career, we're in agreement with everyone who was there on the ground as it happened.

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When it comes to the theft of nuclear secrets, there's basically one exception to the Jewish rule.

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And for anyone who is familiar with political science, the name should immediately come to mind,

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A.Q. Kahn, who is the... Well, it depends on how you define your terms, either Indian or Pakistani,

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because he was from an Indian family, but emigrated to Pakistan because he was Muslim. But at any

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rate, he is the one responsible for stealing nuclear secrets largely from Europe and then

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proliferating them basically all over the world. He is the reason we have such an immense problem

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with nuclear arms in certain parts of the world. We have a problem with nuclear arms in...

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Basically, there were a number of stages. You had the US first, then the USSR and a couple others,

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then you had India, Pakistan, North Korea, et cetera.

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The second one, that second wave of expansion is due to Jewish infiltration and theft of nuclear

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secrets. The third one is largely due to A.Q. Kahn. But the second point that I wanted to make here

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is another tangential point. I did promise I would say something nice about the Irish,

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other than they make good beer. One of the organizations that is salient throughout all of

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this is the AFL-CIO. Unions in particular play an outsized role when it comes to civil rights

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and socialism and communism in large part because they were infiltrated, because they were seen as a

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very good way by Marxist agitators to spread their propaganda. It was very effective.

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The AFL-CIO was founded essentially by two men in 1955. The first one is William Meany,

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who was an Irishman and a staunch anti-communist. So he deserves praise for that. The second one,

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and here I will say something not nice about a German, Volta Reuter was the German co-founder

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of the AFL-CIO and he was a communist. But to return to Levison, and we left off with the

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defensive Julius and Ethel Rosenberg of course, which is why we were talking about nuclear secrets.

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So per the FBI, Levison was one of the chief conduits for funneling money from the USSR

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into various organizations in the US, including the Communist Party USA and also including

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MLK. He gave MLK some untold amount of money. There was one point where he just gave him $10,000.

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Today that would probably be in the 90s, so $90,000. I don't know exactly how much I'd have to

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look up the math on that, but a non-trivial sum. Levison was also one of the ghost writers for

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MLK's books and speeches. He did not necessarily write all of them, but he wrote large parts of a

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number of them. And here in particular is a very salient fact. Levison worked for MLK for this

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entire time with zero compensation. That should make you think about what he was attempting to do

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and who was pulling his strings. Now Levison of course was connected to

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other communists who were also tied to MLK. I mentioned several of them here, two key ones.

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Hunter Pitz O'Dell is the first. He was a member of the Communist Party USA and the SCLC. O'Dell

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helped with the Birmingham campaign, which was basically a campaign to just bring Birmingham

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to its knees to cause chaos and to set up additional court cases and media coverage

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and sympathy and fundraising, etc., the sorts of things that you expect from communist agitation.

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Now with regard to both Levison and O'Dell, MLK was repeatedly told by high-ranking government

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officials, including the aforementioned Kennedy, that he needed to sever ties with these men

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because they were open communists. They were known communist agitators. MLK of course disregarded

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that. So even if he didn't personally find out some way, he knew because he was told multiple

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times this was the case. I think I read that in 62 or 63 that I think Levison himself

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publicly stepped back from his interface with MLK specifically because of the wire tapping

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and the other pressure, but he continued his lifelong relationship with him in private. So

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the influence didn't change. He just ceased to be public about it. That's something that was in his

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own words. Yes, exactly. That is exactly what he did because he wanted to attenuate that connection

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to some degree so that MLK would continue to be this shining example of non-violence or whatever

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and not have this connection to a known communist who was funneling money from the USSR into the

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US to seed chaos. But the second individual here is Clarence Benjamin Jones. He was part of the

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defense team that argued New York Times v. Sullivan. He was also general counsel for a group called

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the Gandhi Society for Human Rights. This society is noteworthy for a number of reasons, mostly

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because of the individuals who were involved. You may see a theme with that as well. It was founded

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by Theodore Keel, who was a Jewish attorney from New York. The other man, Jones, who just mentioned

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him and Harry Vokdal, who was another Jewish attorney from New York and member of the Communist

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Party. Other members of the Gandhi Society included Mordecai Johnson, who was the Black

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President Emeritus of Howard University. Although when I say Black, I do encourage you if you are

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listening to look up pictures of this gentleman. Just go ahead and do that. You can pause the

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episode if you need to. William Moses Kunstler. I think you can probably guess this gentleman

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was Jewish. He was also an attorney, also an open communist, and incidentally,

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also from New York. Additionally, he was special counsel to the ACLU at the time.

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And the last individual, Benjamin Mays, president of Morehouse College. You may remember Morehouse

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College from the last episode. A sort of aside here, but salient in the narrative and

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there's a comment worth making on it. In 1959, MLK travels to India for a month.

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Somewhat salient. We just mentioned a Gandhi Society, but also salient because MLK didn't

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really act as a pastor. Despite being pastor of a church, he spent his time being a political

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activist and then traveling to India for a month. And this made his congregation somewhat unhappy

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with him, understandably. In 1959, when he got back from India, there was enough pressure from

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his congregation from some members of it that he actually resigned his pastorate,

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which is interesting because we're talking about 59. Now, he'd been in the pulpit since 48,

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but he didn't graduate. He didn't get his PhD till 54. And so effectively, he was only

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technically in the pulpit outside of school for five years. But when you go back through the stuff

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that we've just listed, we didn't talk about all the things that MLK was personally doing,

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but he was active in all these things all the time. Since Cory just said, the man was not a pastor.

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He wasn't doing pastor stuff. Basically, what he did, he went through a grooming school, a

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preparatory process at the end of which he was declared to be a reverend. And that gave him entree

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into pulpits anywhere he needed to go. So anywhere in the South, anywhere in the Yankee North,

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where he would be welcome as a black man in a white congregation, they would be very excited

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to have this famous civil rights leader come preach. Functionally, the man was just a politician.

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He was only an activist. And so looking back to the first episode, we made it very clear

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that man wasn't Christian and didn't care about Christian doctrine. The whole reason that he

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got into the pulpit in the first place was to enable a life of this sort of activism. And that's

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what we see. He spent so much time in his first five years as a so-called full-time pastor

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that his own congregation basically asked him to step down. And he did. And in the subsequent year,

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he did become an associate pastor in his father's congregation. But that wasn't because he was going

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to get back into the pulpit as a serious preacher. It was to maintain that credibility check mark.

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He needed people to be able to address him as reverend and say, here's a wonderful pastor from

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the South. He's here to preach to us today. It was a skin suit from the very beginning. And that's

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why we're talking about it on a Christian podcast. A man who cloaked himself in the Christian faith

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went on to work for communists to do destructive things. That's it. And we said before, is that

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politics is a religion? Honestly, I don't care. It's evil. It's insincere. It's not Christian. It's

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just bad. You don't need to sort of put it into the correct bucket to be able to know what to

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think about it. The man pretended to be a pastor so that he could do all of this other stuff.

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And that's kind of what this entire episode boils down to. Not only was he not Christian as we

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talked about last episode, but he wasn't a pastor either. The man didn't do pastoral stuff. He didn't

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get in pulpits and gave speeches. And occasionally he would talk, and he talked about God, and he

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would talk about Jesus, but not at the same time, because as we mentioned, he didn't think they were

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the same. He didn't think that Jesus was God or is God. But he knew that Jesus opened pocketbooks

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and Jesus would open doors. And so that word, that shibboleth, that he would provide to actual

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Christians in some of these places was the opportunity for him to do what the communists had sent him to do.

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I guess if we mentioned that MLK spent a month in India and that MLK was an advocate of so-called

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non-violence, then it's probably incumbent on us to at some point go after the idol that is Mahatma

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Gandhi, because of course the non-violence thing was his big argument. And it's as much of a lie as

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in the case of MLK. But returning to MLK, the topic of this episode, in 1960, he moves to Atlanta

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because he wants to become more involved in the SCLC, which was based in Atlanta. And so he becomes

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associate pastor at his father's church, Ebenezer Baptist Church. In 1963, this is where we get

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the Birmingham campaign, which was mentioned earlier. These are large-scale protests to disrupt

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the operation of Birmingham. The goal here is complete and utter chaos to bring the city to

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its knees and to force change, which sounds an awful lot like something that is not non-violence,

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so-called. Notably, in this campaign, they deliberately used children and young adults

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in order to garner sympathy. And that was 100% fully undertaken with the knowledge

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that the use of riot tactics would be in play because of what these protesters, so-called,

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were doing. The goal was to have children or young adults injured in front of the media

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so that they could take this to the world and garner sympathy. This was scripted beginning to end.

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It wasn't executed well, but it was scripted from the beginning. The mastermind, as it were,

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behind the use of children and young adults was James Bevel. You may be surprised to learn

01:12:37.580 --> 01:12:43.420
that James Bevel was a serial pedophile who frequently abused his own daughters and undoubtedly

01:12:43.420 --> 01:12:49.740
others. One of his daughters in the court case where he was convicted of incest testified that

01:12:49.740 --> 01:12:56.460
he began molesting her when she was only six years old. Lest you believe that these charges were

01:12:56.460 --> 01:13:04.380
ginned up against him, one of the items introduced to evidence into evidence in that case was a

01:13:04.380 --> 01:13:10.460
recording of a conversation between James Bevel and one of his daughters in which he admits to

01:13:10.460 --> 01:13:15.420
having raped her and states that he just wanted to have sex with her not get her pregnant.

01:13:17.020 --> 01:13:21.980
This was, of course, admitted when he denied it because then it is an admission against interest

01:13:21.980 --> 01:13:29.100
and it is permissible to admit that over here, say, objection, a little legal aside for someone.

01:13:29.100 --> 01:13:37.420
That's relevant for one specific reason. These are moral matters. The accusation of racism

01:13:37.420 --> 01:13:45.180
is a moral accusation. It is an accusation of sin against a God. That makes it relevant when

01:13:46.140 --> 01:13:54.060
men who will rape their own children will also call racism evil. We said many times,

01:13:54.060 --> 01:14:01.260
if you as a Christian believe that something like racism is evil or misogyny or all of these

01:14:01.260 --> 01:14:07.260
other words that didn't exist in the 19th century, if you believe that those are sins against God,

01:14:08.460 --> 01:14:12.700
ask yourself how your morality perfectly matches someone who rapes his own daughters

01:14:12.700 --> 01:14:19.420
because it does. Someone who says that racism is evil has the same God as someone who says

01:14:19.420 --> 01:14:30.060
that pedophilia is okay. Those two keep coming up with freakishly creepy frequency. It's really

01:14:30.060 --> 01:14:36.300
disturbing to me how often someone who comes after Corrie or myself or anyone on the right,

01:14:36.300 --> 01:14:42.700
anyone who's not afraid to say, actually, maybe human beings are not all just fungible economic

01:14:42.700 --> 01:14:48.780
cogs. Maybe God creates us differently and perhaps for different purposes. When someone says that,

01:14:48.780 --> 01:14:55.260
and the person who's furious with them is also a child rapist, that's morally relevant because

01:14:55.260 --> 01:15:02.060
these are moral questions. If harming children in such a horrific manner is okay to someone

01:15:02.060 --> 01:15:08.140
and using a mean word about someone is horrific to the same person, at some point you have to

01:15:08.140 --> 01:15:13.900
ask yourself, is your moral compass broken if it's pointing the same direction as theirs?

01:15:13.900 --> 01:15:18.780
Because if you're pointing in the same direction on racism, how are they pointing in a different

01:15:18.780 --> 01:15:25.020
direction when it comes to something that's clearly much more serious? Yet these things keep

01:15:25.020 --> 01:15:31.100
coming up. He's not the only one. This happens all the time. We talked in the past about Jeffrey

01:15:31.100 --> 01:15:39.020
Dahmer. He was a sodomite, a cannibal, a rapist, a murderer. The thing that he was upset about when

01:15:39.020 --> 01:15:43.980
he was arrested and in the press was when he was called a racist. That was the only thing that

01:15:43.980 --> 01:15:50.700
anyone accused Dahmer of that actually offended him. That was against his religion. That should be a

01:15:50.700 --> 01:15:55.980
big deal to Christians. If you're still not over the hump of thinking that racism is not only not

01:15:55.980 --> 01:16:00.540
a sin, but it's actually talking about something that may be relevant in the Christian faith,

01:16:01.740 --> 01:16:05.820
you should just stop what you're doing and work on that. That's why we did a whole series on race

01:16:05.820 --> 01:16:10.140
and we did an entire episode on racism. Because don't forget Martin Luther King Jr.

01:16:10.140 --> 01:16:16.540
Mike devoted his whole life to fighting racism, and he did. He fought racism. He toppled racism.

01:16:16.540 --> 01:16:21.260
The reason he comes up in our churches today is he is the patron saint of anti-racism.

01:16:21.900 --> 01:16:27.420
He's also a communist. He's also a godless. He's also a rapist. He was an evil, wicked man who's

01:16:27.420 --> 01:16:32.540
burning in hell and he was anti-racist. That makes it relevant for every Christian today.

01:16:32.540 --> 01:16:38.060
If you can have a religion that has bits and pieces of Satan's religion and in bits and pieces of

01:16:38.060 --> 01:16:44.140
God's religion and you throw them all together, does God survive that? Does the true Christian

01:16:44.140 --> 01:16:51.740
faith survive contact with utterly wicked things? I don't think it can. It's not powerlessness on

01:16:51.740 --> 01:16:58.300
God's part. It's unbelief on our part. If we're willing to take these wicked things from wicked

01:16:58.300 --> 01:17:05.260
men, that's my new religion. I'm really passionate about this now. At some point, you're jeopardizing

01:17:05.260 --> 01:17:10.540
your soul and it doesn't take long. As we can see from all of these men, all these men are evil.

01:17:10.540 --> 01:17:15.740
There's not a good one among them. We didn't cherry-pick. This is just a litany of the men

01:17:15.740 --> 01:17:22.140
in Mike's life who were all working towards the same goals that are by and large anti-racist,

01:17:22.140 --> 01:17:27.100
which, as we said at the beginning, was an explicit Soviet tentpole of the destruction

01:17:27.100 --> 01:17:34.300
of America. You bring up an important point there that I want to emphasize. We did not pick

01:17:34.300 --> 01:17:40.300
these individuals at random. We did not go looking for the worst ones. In fact,

01:17:41.740 --> 01:17:49.260
this list was almost exclusively made from the King Institute at Stanford. Just taking the names of

01:17:49.260 --> 01:17:55.740
the individuals the King Institute considers relevant in his life. So there are others

01:17:56.860 --> 01:18:04.060
who could be listed here and they aren't. We listed the ones that the defenders of King

01:18:04.620 --> 01:18:12.940
say were relevant in his life. So this is the good representation of MLK. There's a worse one we

01:18:12.940 --> 01:18:21.020
could make. But return for just a moment to bevel during the trial he also admitted to having had

01:18:21.020 --> 01:18:27.500
16 children with seven different women. I will decline to draw any conclusions from that.

01:18:27.980 --> 01:18:35.100
Notably, the Jesuits were involved in the Birmingham campaign. They did, however, remark

01:18:35.100 --> 01:18:40.940
that the protesters were disorganized and, in their words, quote, misdirected.

01:18:42.860 --> 01:18:48.140
But the Roman Catholic Church has long had involvement in the so-called civil rights

01:18:48.140 --> 01:18:55.100
movement and not just in the U.S., but in other places as well. And I am not just picking on the

01:18:55.580 --> 01:19:01.260
Roman Catholics because obviously we've already mentioned Baptist and Methodist and I believe

01:19:01.260 --> 01:19:06.380
there either is an Episcopalian in this list or I saw him while I was reading. I may not have

01:19:06.380 --> 01:19:15.420
ultimately included him. But this same year, after this immense civil unrest caused by MLK

01:19:16.300 --> 01:19:20.540
and men, there were deaths in this. There were individuals who were killed as part of this

01:19:20.540 --> 01:19:27.260
rioting. MLK, of course, caps this off by giving a speech about nonviolence because

01:19:28.220 --> 01:19:36.460
how better to cap off a riot that lasts for days on end. But this is used as one of the reasons

01:19:36.460 --> 01:19:43.340
that the FBI finally wiretaps MLK and then consistently begins collecting

01:19:43.580 --> 01:19:50.460
recordings of his conversations with others. This is also when he writes his

01:19:51.180 --> 01:19:54.940
famous or infamous, depending on your point of view, letter from Birmingham Jail.

01:19:55.740 --> 01:20:02.540
This is in part a response to mostly white pastors who had urged MLK. These are individuals

01:20:03.740 --> 01:20:08.380
who didn't disagree with MLK. They believed in the things for which he was fighting.

01:20:09.260 --> 01:20:16.940
They agreed with his goals. They just said, be less radical, be more patient. He rejected that

01:20:16.940 --> 01:20:22.540
and then he ultimately turned that letter into his third book, Why We Can't Wait,

01:20:24.300 --> 01:20:32.860
declaring, I guess, a very high time preference. But also in 1963, we have the March on Washington,

01:20:32.860 --> 01:20:40.940
one of the more famous bit pieces acts in this entire saga. Officially, it was called the March

01:20:40.940 --> 01:20:47.900
on Washington for jobs and freedom. Unsurprisingly, they dropped jobs and also freedom. This was

01:20:47.900 --> 01:20:54.060
organized largely by Randolph and Rustin, two individuals mentioned earlier and noted specifically

01:20:54.060 --> 01:21:01.100
for having helped organize the March on Washington. There were about 200,000 demonstrators who descended

01:21:01.100 --> 01:21:06.940
on Washington for this March. This is, of course, where MLK gives his I Have a Dream speech.

01:21:07.820 --> 01:21:14.300
There are a number of notable participants. In fact, quite a few notable participants come out

01:21:14.300 --> 01:21:21.500
for this particular rally. I will note one who has not been mentioned previously. A number of

01:21:21.500 --> 01:21:26.540
those who were mentioned previously, of course, attended this rally. But one who was not was

01:21:26.620 --> 01:21:31.820
Rabbi Joachim Prinz, who was the president of the American Jewish Congress at the time,

01:21:32.460 --> 01:21:37.580
an organization we have mentioned a number of times already. He had notably been expelled from

01:21:37.580 --> 01:21:45.340
Germany in 1937, perhaps for similar activity, which he is now engaging in on US soil.

01:21:47.100 --> 01:21:51.660
This man notably joined the March through Memphis after MLK was killed.

01:21:52.300 --> 01:22:03.180
And so we're sort of coming to the end of MLK's timeline as it were here, but not necessarily

01:22:03.180 --> 01:22:09.340
the end of describing exactly what it is we've just gone over. What is happening here?

01:22:11.100 --> 01:22:17.740
There's a lot of disparate seeming information. If we drew a full web, however, of the connections

01:22:17.740 --> 01:22:21.740
between and among these individuals, it would be so dense, you would not be able to read the names.

01:22:23.900 --> 01:22:31.420
This is all connected. This is all organized. This is all part of a plan, in this case, an

01:22:31.420 --> 01:22:39.580
international communist plan to subvert the United States to cause chaos, because the goal in large

01:22:39.580 --> 01:22:45.820
part for international communism was the destruction of America, because America was really the only

01:22:45.820 --> 01:22:51.980
standing power against communism. Europe had already been destroyed. Western Europe was

01:22:51.980 --> 01:22:59.100
busy attempting to rebuild still. They did not form any sort of real opposition to communism,

01:22:59.100 --> 01:23:04.700
to the spread of international communism. Only the US did. And so the goal was to destroy the US

01:23:05.420 --> 01:23:12.940
and one of the key arrows in that quiver. One of the key parts of that plan was to use

01:23:13.500 --> 01:23:20.940
southern blacks to agitate for long social lines and along racial lines to destabilize the US,

01:23:20.940 --> 01:23:26.380
to force the US to look inward to attempt to solve these problems, to address the chaos,

01:23:26.380 --> 01:23:29.180
and therefore retreat from opposing international communism.

01:23:31.580 --> 01:23:35.340
But the final two events we have here just go through these two because

01:23:36.540 --> 01:23:42.540
really they're the most salient for this. 1964 MLK is named Man of the Year by Time Magazine.

01:23:43.180 --> 01:23:50.220
Now in some cases the Man of the Year is just the most salient Man of the Year, the one who has

01:23:50.220 --> 01:23:57.100
done the most or caused the most chaos as the case may be. But here we actually see some of the

01:23:57.100 --> 01:24:06.620
building of the narrative of MLK as Saint in the new religion of the US. That religion being

01:24:06.620 --> 01:24:13.020
essentially Marxism but often called many other things. It's anti-racism, it's egalitarian,

01:24:13.660 --> 01:24:16.860
it's in favor of equality, it's all of these things, it's...

01:24:19.260 --> 01:24:23.820
We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal. That's what it is.

01:24:24.620 --> 01:24:28.060
Made into a religion with various tenets and various different cults.

01:24:28.940 --> 01:24:34.060
These days largely sex cults, as we have gone over in this and other episodes,

01:24:34.460 --> 01:24:40.940
but it is a false religion and if you're Christian obviously you cannot participate in a competing

01:24:40.940 --> 01:24:52.060
religion. And so of course we end MLK's timeline with him being shot and killed on April 4th of 1968.

01:24:53.660 --> 01:24:59.500
We'll decline to speculate as to what exactly happened there because quite frankly it's not

01:24:59.660 --> 01:25:07.660
entirely clear who did what. The why is obvious, his corpse was used as a sled to push through

01:25:07.660 --> 01:25:14.780
civil rights legislation. And so it's very obvious why it happened and how it was used,

01:25:14.780 --> 01:25:21.260
but who exactly played what role is probably something that is known only to God and those

01:25:21.260 --> 01:25:27.260
who were actually involved. At some point in the near future we will definitely be doing an

01:25:28.220 --> 01:25:33.660
episode specifically on the history of so-called civil rights in the US.

01:25:35.020 --> 01:25:41.420
One of the things that I hope as you're listening to the news and reports today in current year,

01:25:41.980 --> 01:25:46.780
as you see trannies and all this other demonic activity out in the open,

01:25:47.740 --> 01:25:52.700
the people who are doing those things make it very clear that that is the culmination of the

01:25:52.780 --> 01:26:01.580
civil rights movement. They say that so-called transgender mutilated men and women standing

01:26:01.580 --> 01:26:09.420
on the lawn of the White House half naked exposing their mutilated bodies is the pinnacle of civil

01:26:09.420 --> 01:26:14.860
rights. That this sort of acceptance of this sort of behavior of these sort of people is

01:26:15.580 --> 01:26:21.100
the end stage civil rights movement and they're right. I think that's the hard part for a lot of

01:26:21.100 --> 01:26:26.780
Christians to acknowledge is that they're telling the truth. These people don't always lie when they

01:26:26.780 --> 01:26:33.180
show you the absolute most evil thing that you can possibly imagine and say, yeah, we're finishing.

01:26:33.180 --> 01:26:39.900
This is the finish line of what Martin Luther King Jr. started. If you like MLK, you want to defend

01:26:39.900 --> 01:26:44.220
his legacy, you say, oh no, he was a good man, judge a man by the content of his character,

01:26:44.220 --> 01:26:51.980
not this stuff. If you believe who Mike King really was, it's a lot easier to believe these people

01:26:51.980 --> 01:26:55.660
when they're doing these evil things and they say, yeah, we're on the same team as that guy.

01:26:56.300 --> 01:27:00.780
And as we said at the beginning, sure, he didn't go as far. He might not have approved of some of

01:27:00.780 --> 01:27:07.340
those things, but it doesn't matter because Corey just said once he had served his purpose, he had

01:27:07.340 --> 01:27:13.900
one last purpose and that was to be the sled that the rest of this stuff rode on to advance the

01:27:14.140 --> 01:27:18.780
ball further than he had in his life. In his death, he did even more damage in his life

01:27:18.780 --> 01:27:24.700
as a saint. And he's continuing to do that damage today in our churches. When this man is invoked

01:27:24.700 --> 01:27:32.700
as a source of morality and Christian virtue, once you know the things that we'd said this week

01:27:32.700 --> 01:27:39.340
and last week about the man, what does it say about your pastor, whoever is spreading that in

01:27:39.340 --> 01:27:45.420
your church, for him to believe that, to actually believe that this man who had an entire life

01:27:45.420 --> 01:27:51.420
against God and God's things, he didn't get one thing right. He didn't get anything right.

01:27:51.420 --> 01:27:57.100
Everything he ever did was intrinsically evil and it was in service to evil that was even

01:27:57.100 --> 01:28:01.740
greater than himself. He wasn't smart enough to understand that Levinson was handling him.

01:28:01.740 --> 01:28:08.780
He thought Levinson was a friend. It's funny, the discussions and the memoirs and the wiretaps

01:28:09.500 --> 01:28:15.180
Levinson was a typical New York Jewish lawyer. He was very much invested in money.

01:28:15.180 --> 01:28:20.380
A lot of the one of the complaints from the FBI is that a lot of the wiretaps are completely mundane.

01:28:20.380 --> 01:28:25.180
They're this guy whining about nickeling and diming these other circumstances. And yet when it

01:28:25.180 --> 01:28:32.860
comes to devoting so much of his time and energy to King's work, never a dime was transferred

01:28:32.860 --> 01:28:39.260
from King to Levinson. As Corey said, that tells you something. There was so much value

01:28:39.260 --> 01:28:44.140
that this man who would be so cheap in every other aspect of his life was like, I'm going to do this

01:28:44.140 --> 01:28:48.300
for free. If you're being charitable and if you think these are good people think, oh, wow,

01:28:48.300 --> 01:28:55.660
it was so important. Well, yes, it was important to Levinson to achieve the goals that global

01:28:55.660 --> 01:29:03.100
communism had, the global jewelry had. This was their goal was to use civil rights law

01:29:03.100 --> 01:29:10.620
as a solvent to dissolve the American society. We'll talk about it in the civil rights episode,

01:29:10.620 --> 01:29:18.620
but I think that as we look back from current year on to the civil rights marches and the civil

01:29:18.620 --> 01:29:24.780
rights efforts in the 50s and 60s, it's very easy to say, well, yeah, they were fighting for what's

01:29:24.780 --> 01:29:29.500
fair and black people were mistreated and I don't like that. I don't want to see people mistreated.

01:29:29.500 --> 01:29:34.940
That's not a bad impulse. We wouldn't say that's a bad impulse. The question is, why was it actually

01:29:34.940 --> 01:29:39.340
happening? And one of the things we'll talk about in more detail, but I think it's worth mentioning

01:29:39.340 --> 01:29:44.940
here just because of the Tel Vee phone book we've just read here is that all of the laws,

01:29:44.940 --> 01:29:50.620
all of the rules, all the signs that prohibited Negroes in certain places also prohibited Jews

01:29:50.620 --> 01:29:57.100
in almost every case. The civil rights movement, we're told today in retrospect, was about giving

01:29:57.100 --> 01:30:05.580
African Americans equal access to all of America's bounty. In reality, when those laws were passed,

01:30:05.580 --> 01:30:10.060
they also meant that you couldn't have social clubs, you couldn't have golf clubs, you couldn't

01:30:10.060 --> 01:30:16.860
have any sort of private institution where the real power in so-called WASP America excluded Jews

01:30:17.660 --> 01:30:23.580
because Jew is first and foremost an ethnicity. You can be an atheist Jew and it's not an oxymoron.

01:30:24.140 --> 01:30:28.700
See, it's one of these things where you say, well, is someone Jewish or not? I don't know. I don't

01:30:28.700 --> 01:30:34.460
know if he goes to synagogue. That's a bait and switch that's been put in our minds. Someone can

01:30:34.460 --> 01:30:40.380
be Jewish and not have the Jewish faith. They don't have to be practicing to be a Jew. And frankly,

01:30:40.380 --> 01:30:44.860
it's really offensive to say to someone, you're not a Jew because they don't wear the hat and go

01:30:44.860 --> 01:30:52.300
to synagogue. That denies who they are. I wouldn't do that. And yet, that's something that gets played

01:30:52.300 --> 01:30:57.420
on us when someone wants to say, well, I kind of have a problem with some of the political goals

01:30:57.420 --> 01:31:04.060
of this group of people. So as we go through the civil rights history in detail, just keep in mind

01:31:04.060 --> 01:31:09.100
that all the stuff that was presented as being done in the name of God, in the name of Christianity,

01:31:09.180 --> 01:31:14.780
in the name of African-Americans, it achieved all the goals of these other people, of the

01:31:14.780 --> 01:31:19.980
Levinsons and the counselors and all the others, without them having to be out in front. They

01:31:19.980 --> 01:31:27.340
never had to say, let me into your golf course. All they had to say was, you should let this black

01:31:27.340 --> 01:31:33.980
man in. And then when the civil rights laws were passed that basically made illegal individuals

01:31:33.980 --> 01:31:39.180
choosing with whom they would associate, they were let in as well. And I think that a big part

01:31:39.180 --> 01:31:43.180
of the fight that's completely invisible, and part of the reason the guys like Levinson were doing

01:31:43.180 --> 01:31:48.540
all the work for free was they got a lot out of it, even apart from the global communist efforts,

01:31:48.540 --> 01:31:54.060
which for some people maybe is a big ticket item to small, all those we said at the beginning,

01:31:54.060 --> 01:31:59.100
like even the Atlantic says, yeah, that's exactly what was going on. That's not secret history.

01:31:59.100 --> 01:32:05.340
It's literally the history of the last century. I think the overall theme of this in many of our

01:32:05.340 --> 01:32:10.620
episodes is don't necessarily take what people say at face value. If someone says they're doing

01:32:10.620 --> 01:32:15.580
something in the name of fairness, or in the name of Jesus, or whatever they know is going to sound

01:32:15.580 --> 01:32:21.900
good in your mind, look at where they came from, look at the genealogy of their ideas, and look

01:32:21.900 --> 01:32:26.940
at who else is along for the ride, who are they partners and friends with, and who is going to

01:32:26.940 --> 01:32:34.540
benefit if they convince you to do what they're asking you to do. Because the convincing part

01:32:34.540 --> 01:32:39.180
is always in moral terms. It's this is right, this is wrong, you must do this, you can't do that.

01:32:40.060 --> 01:32:46.860
But the doing is what actually matters. You could choose to end free association as a

01:32:46.860 --> 01:32:51.820
civil rights act did for any reason or no reason. You say, yeah, I think everyone should be forced

01:32:51.820 --> 01:32:57.340
to associate with everyone else, no matter what. Okay, all they have to do is convince you of one

01:32:57.340 --> 01:33:01.980
reason that's going to work, and then agree with them, and then do the thing, and then it's over.

01:33:03.020 --> 01:33:07.980
And so every time these things happen, they advance the ball and they move things a little bit

01:33:07.980 --> 01:33:16.060
further, and then they restructure polite society. So for a man to question, huh, how did that happen?

01:33:16.060 --> 01:33:20.780
And what's up with all these people? Why are they all moving in lockstep across a century

01:33:20.780 --> 01:33:25.660
without any apparent coordination? And why is it always bad for my people? When someone asks

01:33:25.660 --> 01:33:31.340
that question, they're slandered and defamed in the worst possible terms in modern society,

01:33:31.340 --> 01:33:35.500
but they're terms that didn't exist 100 years ago because they're not moral terms.

01:33:35.500 --> 01:33:41.900
They're new political terms for political enemies. And it's okay for Christians and honest men,

01:33:41.900 --> 01:33:48.540
even if they're not Christian, to break free of someone else's labels of how you must limit your

01:33:48.540 --> 01:33:54.860
behavior. Behavior should be dictated by conscience. And as Christians, conscience should be dictated

01:33:54.860 --> 01:34:00.620
by scripture. And when someone who's not Christian comes along and tries to dictate your conscience

01:34:01.500 --> 01:34:08.300
in Jesus' astounding terms that aren't from scripture, just say, no, I want no part of that.

01:34:08.300 --> 01:34:11.500
Let's talk about what's in the Bible, or let's not talk at all, because I'm not interested

01:34:11.500 --> 01:34:16.380
in hearing you out. I think that if we were to unwind just a little bit, basically back to where

01:34:16.380 --> 01:34:22.380
we were in the 50s, in terms of viewing these ideas with either a jaundice tie or a welcoming one,

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the conversations would be completely different. And right and wrong doesn't change. It just doesn't.

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Right and wrong is eternal because it comes from God. And so as long as God is not changing,

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what is sin and not sin doesn't change either. And if our anchor is in the ethics of the day,

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it's easy to get bounced around by the tides of these things.

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Christians have to anchor our morality in scripture. If God said it, it's true. If God

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forbids it, it's evil. Begin there and everything else is simple. And when someone comes along and

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says, for 6,000 years, everyone was wrong, today we have a different idea. You just need to know

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that that person's not speaking in God's name. And once you figure that out, you can decide who is

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actually acting in your benefit and who might be a threat to your soul.

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Ultimately, a big part of this episode and others like it is simply an encouragement

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to heed the warnings of scripture that a tree is known by its fruit. And we are living

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with the fruit of the tree of the civil rights movement because the fruit of that movement

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is transgenderism. The fruit of that movement is children having their genitalia removed

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in the pursuit of becoming the other sex as if that were possible, as if we can undo what God

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did, if we can correct his supposed errors. The fruit of that movement is the incredible increase

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in interracial crime. The fruit of that movement is the fact that we have

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an enormous percentage of young children who are now depressed and some who commit suicide.

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And I could go on for quite some time, we all know, because we are living through it.

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So if the fruit of the tree is poisonous, the tree is poisonous.

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And so if you wouldn't eat the poisonous fruit, then why would you defend the tree?

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If you look at the way the world is today and you recognize that it is anti-Christian,

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if you recognize that the world hates God, hates his truth, hates his sheep,

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why would you support the very sort of men and the very ideas that brought us to where

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we are today? And there is a direct line from the civil rights movement to where we are today,

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and we will get into that eventually with an episode on civil rights.

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And if you go back through the list of the men and the women we talked about in this episode,

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you will find a lot of them who claimed to be Christian.

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You will find Baptist and Methodist aplenty. Some of them admitted they were not religious,

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most of them claimed to be one of those two.

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And yet look at their deeds, or in the case of those who wrote, look at their writings.

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These men were not Christian. They did not believe in the God of the Bible.

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They did not behave as Christians. They behaved for all the world as wicked pagans,

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virtually their entire lives in some of these cases.

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And look at those with whom they surrounded themselves. They surrounded themselves with

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atheists and Jews, and quite a few communists, and there is indeed a lot of overlap in those

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categories. Christians do not behave in that way.

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That's not to say that you cannot associate with sinners because that's always the charge

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whenever we make an argument like this. Oh well, Christ associated with prostitutes,

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yes, he told them to stop being prostitutes.

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If you are a Christian and you spend your entire life associating with communists,

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there's a very good argument to be made. You probably are not a Christian

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because you should be calling the communists to repentance and then disassociating yourself.

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If they refuse for a period of time, you can debate the period of time,

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but you cannot debate. The scripture is very clear. Do not even associate with such a one.

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There are injunctions in scripture with relation to disentangling yourself from open,

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impenitent sinners because they will drag you down with them.

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And yet here in the U.S., we are told that we are supposed to revere these men,

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that we are supposed to pursue the same things they pursued as if they were Christian.

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We're told these are part of the faith. Find it in the pages of scripture.

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Find me where scripture says racism is a sin. Find me where scripture says anti-racism is a good work.

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You won't find it. You will find that scripture says you have to care for your own above and beyond

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the stranger. You will find that scripture says that if you forsake your own family,

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you are worse than an unbeliever. And yet we're told by so many modern pastors,

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this is the sin of partiality. It's not. We've gone over that.

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Partiality is subverting justice. Partiality is not showing preference to your blood kin.

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That is simply behaving as a Christian. That's behaving as a human being. That's behaving as a

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man. Even pagans get that one right better than many modern Christians.

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But when it comes to these new invented so-called sins,

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there's a very simple standard. It has two steps.

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Can you find it explicitly in the pages of scripture?

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And then, if Christians did not write about it in virtually the entire 2000 year history

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of the New Testament Church, then why on earth do you think that it is a salient part or even a

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required part of the Christian faith? If you cannot find it in scripture and you cannot find it

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in the historical writings of the Church, then it simply is not Christian.