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Williams: If I wanted to destroy the United States

The United States has the strongest military in the world. If I wanted to destroy this country, I wouldn’t launch an armed attack. Without firing a shot, I’d still have plenty of tools to accomplish my goal of bringing the nation to its knees.

For one thing, I’d stop emphasizing American culture and history in elementary and high school. I’d destroy the books that explain how and why America was born.

I’d promote multiculturalism and encourage students to respect flags of foreign countries over our own. I’d design college courses that focus on the blemishes of the American experience, not its successes in fighting tyranny or the sacrifices America has made to secure peace in the world. I’d concentrate students’ attention on the “benefits” of socialism and the dark side of capitalism. I’d erase the history to prove socialism doesn’t work.

My curriculum would blame the American way of life for the racism and perceived injustices of today’s society. I’d promote the equality of outcomes, not the equality of opportunity. I would work to promote class warfare by pitting one demographic against another by replacing justice with the artificiality of social justice.

Since I only want voices on campus that agree with me, I’d stage riots to deny a platform for dissenting views and to discourage an honest exchange of ideas. To further limit access to differing thought, I’d weaponize social platforms such as Google, Facebook and Twitter, and government agencies such as the IRS, the Department of Justice and the FBI to undermine my opposition.

I’d support unfettered illegal immigration. I’d accuse those who want proof of citizenship at the polls of suppressing the vote. I’d create sanctuary cities to motivate the less fortunate of the world to cross our borders by any tactic available. I’d call those who advocate for secure borders bigots and racists. In fact, I’d label anyone who disagreed with me on any topic racist.

I’d energize those who are easily manipulated to tear down Confederate and Founding Father statues to cleanse the country of its history. I’d demand that the Philadelphia Flyers remove Kate Smith’s statue from outside the city’s hockey arena because she sang a racially insensitive song in the early 1930s with Paul Robeson, who, as I recall, was black.

I’d attack Christian institutions to advance secular thought. I’d discourage Christian-Judeo traditions and encourage the spread of radical religious and political dogma in this country. I’d even propose a bill in Congress to recognize Muslim holy days as American national holidays.

I’d support the likes of Colin Kaepernick for disrespecting our flag by kneeling during the National Anthem. And for claiming wholesale oppression while he becomes wealthy playing a game for a living.

I’d celebrate the names of each minority rightly or wrongly killed by the police while ignoring the thousands who die every year wearing the military uniform of this country. I’d drop all charges against a minority member who falsely claimed a hate crime in the face of incontrovertible evidence of his own fraudulent misdeeds.

I’d promote hatred for the rich who create wealth and punish businesses with increased regulations and taxation. I’d push for more entitlements such as free college, free health care and reparation payments. I’d want massive government to provide all the solutions to society’s ills because I know I can buy votes and power from an unsuspecting population.

Last of all, I’d organize the media to speak with one voice against the traditions, strengths and better interests of America.

Prophetically, a former president said, “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” Abraham Lincoln.

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