Jane Fonda Anti-War Demonstrator and Communism in the United States


From: Przemek
Sent: Wednesday, March 01, 2006 11:00 PM
To: John Dennison
Subject: Student needs help, possible guidance?



I recently received an e-mail from Przemek (nickname), a  freshman at Rutgers University, where he is currently enrolled in an Expository Writing class.  There was a discussion in class about Jane Fonda and after the class was over the instructor asked Przemek if he would do a report about the anti-war demonstrations.  Przemek advised me that he read the articles about Jane Fonda and wanted to know if Jane Fonda had a pivotal role in ending the Vietnam War and what else I would perceive as "pertinent" to this topic.

 

Here is a revamp of the e-mails that I sent back to Przemek:
 

I will try to clarify my staunch feelings about Jane Fonda and the anti-war demonstrators during the Viet Nam War.

To give you a little basic background of how I interpreted the war, I was only one of many soldiers who fought in the Viet Nam War,  who believed that we were fighting communist aggression from North Viet Nam in their attempt to overthrow the government of South Vietnam.  The North Vietnamese were supported by Russia under Russia's plan, "Wars of National Liberation", which was their overall plan for world domination through the spread of communism.  Basically, Russia would support discontented groups, rebels and other communist countries in their attempt to take power in another country.  I first heard about Wars of National Liberation during my orientation when I first arrived in South Viet Nam. I have attached a copy of a booklet that was given to Army soldiers during their orientation.  

In chapter 1, page 1, ("Opportunity to Serve") you will find the Wars of National Liberation being mentioned.

The following are more detailed links about  Wars of National Liberation:

http://www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil/airchronicles/aureview/1980/sep-oct/little.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wars_of_national_liberation

In Viet Nam we were successful in defeating the enemy (NVA and VC) in all major battles but lost the war back home from the media's sensationalist method of reporting and the actions of anti-war protestors on our college campuses and streets.

You must remember that during the 60's mass communication was very lacking.  There were no all day news channels on TV or any computer information like you commonly see today.  If we were lucky, we could receive three snowy network channels from a roof-top antenna.  National TV news broadcasts were only a half-hour program and they would use daily war related body counts along with the most sensational information about the war.  Everything that happened, National, State and human interest articles were squeezed into that one half hour broadcast.  Sadly, bad news is more interesting than good news and that was the angle that was played up. 

Our Country was in turmoil from many radical groups who received money and support from communist sympathizers.  This was all part of Russia's War of National Liberation plan for the United States.  Racial riots and anti-war protectors were causing major problems in the United States with extremist groups such as the Black Panther Party, Weathermen, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW).  The following are some links for you to read about these groups:

These organizations had ties to communist organizations and some members met with officials from communist countries.  Today, some of the leadership and members of these same organizations are now political leaders in Local, State and Federal Governments in our Country. 


Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda had a major role in bringing a feeling of discontent with the Viet Nam War to the American public.  Jane Fonda was from a prominent acting family and as a rising starlet, who already had the media's attention, made it easier for her to put forth her socialist and anti-war agendas.    Remember, 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 . 

Links to other articles I have written on Jane Fonda are listed below:

In the 1950's the F.B.I. conducted investigations about the communist activities and goals within the United States.  Former FBI agent, Cleon Skoussen, wrote a book called "The Naked Communist",  which was published in 1958, outlining the long term goals of the communist in the United States. The 45 goals were read into the Congressional Record in August 1963.  I am listing a few of the goals that I have found interesting:

4. Permit free trade between all nations regardless of Communist affiliation and regardless of whether or not items could be used for war.

6. Provide American aid to all nations regardless of Communist domination.

7. Grant recognition of Red China. Admission of Red China to the U.N.  *(On October 25, 1971, Resolution 2758 was passed by the General Assembly, withdrawing recognition of the Republic of China (ROC) as the legitimate government of China, and recognizing the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) as the sole legitimate government of China.)

10. Allow all Soviet satellites individual representation in the U.N. *(With the break up of the USSR the satellites have now become independent countries and joined the U.N.)

15. Capture one or both of the political parties in the United States. 

16. Use technical decisions of the courts to weaken basic American institutions by claiming their activities violate civil rights.

17. Get control of the schools. Use them as transmission belts for socialism and current Communist propaganda. Soften the curriculum. Get control of teachers' associations. Put the party line in textbooks.

18. Gain control of all student newspapers.

19. Use student riots to foment public protests against programs or organizations which are under Communist attack.  *(Example: Vietnam War and the anti-war demonstrations and civil disobedience)

20. Infiltrate the press. Get control of book-review assignments, editorial writing, policymaking positions.

21. Gain control of key positions in radio, TV, and motion pictures.

25. Break down cultural standards of morality by promoting pornography and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, radio, and TV.

26. Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as "normal, natural, healthy."

28. Eliminate prayer or any phase of religious expression in the schools on the ground that it violates the principle of "separation of church and state."

32. Support any socialist movement to give centralized control over any part of the culture--education, social agencies, welfare programs, mental health clinics, etc.

40. Discredit the family as an institution. Encourage promiscuity and easy divorce.

44. Internationalize the Panama Canal. *(Democratic President Jimmy Carter, on September 7, 1977,  signed the Panama Canal Treaty and Neutrality Treaty giving control of the canal to the Panamanians by the year 2000.  Communist China ,PRC, now has control of the ports on both ends of the canal.)

* Denotes my comment

The following is a link to the Communist Goals from which I had taken an excerpt, if you would like to read the entire article:

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), in my opinion, has become the right arm of communism in the United States in helping communist achieve their goals.  

Roger Nash Baldwin

The ACLU founder, Roger Nash Baldwin, made the following quote as the director of the ACLU:

"We are for Socialism, disarmament, and ultimately for abolishing the state itself... We seek the social ownership of property, the abolition of the propertied class, and the SOLE CONTROL of those who produce wealth. Communism is the goal."

Democratic President, Jimmy Carter on January 16, 1981 gave the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Roger Nash Baldwin. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the nation's highest civilian award given to recognize exceptional meritorious service.       
 
You may wish to review the below listed web sites for additional information on Roger Baldwin:

The battle for Communist World Domination is still going on today.  Even after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the break up of the Soviet Union.

Berlin Wall coming down November 9, 1989

Instead of using force, a more intellectual approach is being taken in the United States and other countries.  In the 60's, the Communist would call themselves Socialist so as not to be labeled as a Communist.  Today, these socialist supporters go by many names, a few will refer themselves as the "Left Wing", "Old Left" and the "New Left".  Their goals are the same, to bring down our Democracy and the Government for Socialism and a Communist style of government.   

 

 As you can see some of the "Communist Goals" have been met and the communists continue to work on the other goals.

 
I fought in the Viet Nam War as a young man (19-20 years old) in an attempt to stop the spread of Communism, while at the same time the Communists were back home fighting to achieve their goals by infiltrating and leading student anti-war demonstrations to help their comrades in North Vietnam.  The Communists in the United States were successful in making the citizens and the politicians lose their will to continue on with the war.  The United States eventually withdrew our troops from South Vietnam.  This was a huge victory, not only for North Vietnam, but for Communism worldwide, for it was a collective effort made by all Communists in bringing this victory over the United States. Communists in the United States were able to take control of the student unions and newspapers at major universities.  Communist philosophy was being heard by all students.  Those students who were not indoctrinated by this propaganda become numb and naive to the seriousness of what was happening around them. 

As I look around today, I can see communism is still alive and well with a very strong grip on our society.  I feel the Communists have achieved some of their goals and are still working on their other goals.  

I am trying to help people to become more aware as to what is happening in our Country.  As for Jane Fonda, I despised her actions during the war and despise her new antics today.  In my opinion, she is as much a traitor today as she was during the Viet Nam War.  I guess you have heard the old saying "Once a Commie, always a Commie." That is how I feel about  Jane Fonda.

 

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