Fonda Admitted to Being a Socialist and Revolutionary

Jane Fonda sitting on an NVA anti-aircraft gun

I received the below message telling me this was 32 years ago and to get a grip!  Since I have received several letters similar to Francine's this past month in reference to Jane Fonda.  I made the assumption that she was referring to Jane Fonda's trip to North Vietnam since her trip was 32 years ago.  To Francine and others out there, I live with some very vivid memories from Viet Nam every day of my life, just like many other Viet Nam Veterans.  The war became very personal to me and the memories make the war feel like it happened yesterday.

The following is Francine's letter:   

-----Original Message-----
From: Francine Strauss 

Sent: Friday, May 13, 2005 9:32 PM
To: John Dennison

This was 32 years ago - get a grip! We're Americans and we're allowed
to speak our minds. You probably love the controlled, right wing world
of George W. Bush - he will truly destroy our American way to his
"right" way.

My Response to Francine:


What are you talking about.....Jane Fonda?  If you are talking about Jane Fonda, she in her own words admitted to being a Socialist and revolutionary.  Here are some quotes from Ms. Fonda:  

On November 21, 1970 she told a University of Michigan audience of some two thousand students, "If you understood what communism was, you would hope, you would pray on your knees that we would some day become communist." At Duke University in North Carolina she repeated what she had said in Michigan, adding "I, a socialist, think that we should strive toward a socialist society, all the way to communism. " Washington Times July 7, 2000

On July 18, 1970, the People's World, the West Coast's Communist Party publication, carried a telephone interview with Fonda in which she said: "To make the revolution in the United States is a slow day by day job that requires patience and discipline. It is the only way to make it. . . . All I know is that despite the fact that I am one of the people who benefit from a capitalist society, I find that any system which exploits other people cannot and should not exist."

Fonda made the following statement at the University of Texas: "We've got to establish a Socialist economic structure that will limit private profit-oriented businesses.  Whether the transition is peaceful depends on the way our present governmental leaders react. We must commit our lives to this transition ...... We should be very proud of our new breed of soldier. It's not organized but it's mutiny, and they have every right." Karen Elliott Dallas Morning News December 11, 1971

"I am not a do-gooder, I am a revolutionary. A revolutionary woman." 1972

What we all have to ask ourselves is why the news media failed to report on her political beliefs during the 1960's.  We need to ask why they failed to ask her about  her political beliefs when she was doing her book interviews this past month.  The only thing she regretted was that pictures were taken of her on the anti-aircraft gun.  She does not apologize for any of her other actions.  Fonda was trying to portray herself as a regular peace protestor who was against all wars and not her true beliefs as a communist revolutionary.  Jane Fonda was not your everyday average war protestor.   

We were fighting Communist aggression in South Viet Nam.  This aggression was part of Russia's overall plan for world domination through communism by using their strategy called "War of National Liberation".  The seeds for this new strategy was planted throughout the world, including the United States where Jane Fonda aided the communists.  

As for getting a "GRIP", I put my life on the line for this Country under a Democratic and Republican President.  I have seen friends wounded and killed by Communist aggressors (NVA - North Vietnamese Army) in South Viet Nam. At the time I was in Viet Nam I lived by John F. Kennedy's words "Ask not what your Country can do for you, but what you can do for your Country".  My question to you is: WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR YOUR COUNTRY?

John D. Dennison

There was no response back from Francine in reference to my reply.


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