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How to create a social state by Saul Alinsky [1909-1972]

(author of Rules for Radicals publ 1971)

There are 8 levels of control that must be obtained before you are able to create a social state.

The first is the most important.

1) Healthcare — Control healthcare and you control the people

2) Poverty — Increase the Poverty level as high as possible, poor people are easier to control and will not fight back if you are providing everything for them to live.

3) Debt — Increase the debt to an unsustainable level. That way you are able to increase taxes, and this will produce more poverty.

4) Gun Control — Remove the ability to defend themselves from the Government. That way you are able to create a police state.

5) Welfare — Take control of every aspect of their lives (Food, Housing, and Income).

6) Education — Take control of what people read and listen to — take control of what children learn in school.

7) Religion — Remove the belief in the God from the Government and schools.

8) Class Warfare — Divide the people into the wealthy and the poor. This will cause more discontent and it will be easier to take (Tax) the wealthy with the support of the poor.

Does any of this sound like what is happening to the United States? Europe? South Africa?


PS: Hillary Rodham Clinton did a thesis on Alinsky’s theory in 1969.

 A set of men who have interests aside from the interests of the people and who, to say the most of them, are, taken as a class, at least one step removed from honest men. ABRAHAM LINCOLN ON POLITICIANS

Politicians: a set of men who have interests aside from the interests of the people, and who, to say the most of them, are, taken as a class, at least one step removed from honest men.’ -   Abraham Lincoln.


When you see that trading is done, not by consent, but by compulsion. When you see that in order to produce, you need to obtain permission from men who produce nothing. When you see that money is flowing to those who deal, not in goods, but in favours. When you see that men get richer by graft and by pull than by work, and your laws don't protect you against them, but protect them against you. When you see corruption being rewarded and honesty becoming a self-sacrifice; you may know that your society is doomed.            AYN RAND

Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.

--Ronald Regan 1986


‘The trouble with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people’s money.’  

--Margaret Thatcher.

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the blessings. 

The inherent blessing of socialism is the equal sharing of misery.

--Winston Churchill


The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled;public debts should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled; assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed.People must again learn to work instead of living on public assistance.- CICERO,Rome,55BC.


What this country needs are more unemployed politicians

-- Edward Langley

Artist (1928 - 1995)


If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it will cost you when its free!

-- P. J. O'Rourke


  1. You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity bylegislating the wealthy out of prosperity.

  2. What one person receives without working; for another person must work for without receiving.

  3. The government cannot give anybody anything that it did not first take from somebody else.

  4. You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it.

  5. When half the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them; then when the other half gets the idea that it does no good because somebody is going to get what they work for, that is the beginning of the end of the nation.