The Left’s Objective in Its War on the NRA

It’s called the information war, and Steve McCann outlines some of the basics on how Leftists fight it and achieve their objective in this article at American Thinker:

The litany of major American companies severing their ties to the NRA continues to expand. They are succumbing to the drumbeat of false accusations and hysteria ginned up by the left and its political arm, the Democratic Party, as well as the left’s cohorts in the media. The NRA has been in leftists’ crosshairs for the past two decades. However, the actual purpose of this targeting is far deeper than what the left proclaims to be its objective: the passage of “commonsense” gun laws and restrictions on gun ownership as an antidote to gun violence.

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The major tenets of their long-term strategy of ultimately controlling a potentially all-powerful central government in perpetuity are:

  1. The subtle but persistent annexation of the education establishment, thus creating succeeding generations of indoctrinated and ill educated voters.
  2. The stealth placement of true believers throughout the entertainment complex, transforming it into an instrument of socialist and anti-American propaganda.
  3. As a byproduct of transforming the education and entertainment establishments, the reshaping of the so-called mainstream media into another subsidiary of the left’s propaganda leviathan.
  4. The takeover of one of the two major political parties.
  5. Undermining the religious foundation of the country and its cultural institutions by proclaiming a new panoply of rights as granted by the government. Any opposition is to be ridiculed, intimidated, and if necessary threatened.
  6. The measured elimination, utilizing coercion and harassment, of all political opposition, particularly grassroots organizations representing a vast number of citizens that potentially stand in the way of the ultimate objective.

The NRA is perhaps the most powerful grassroots organization in the nation still dedicated to preserving the rights as enumerated in the Constitution. Because of its over 5 million members, it has influence not only in Washington, but in the state capitals as well. Through its offices and media activity, it can influence and mobilize exponentially far more than just its dues-paying membership.

Read more: American Thinker

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