Oh No! The Communists Are Mad at Me
Following up on my post about the cultish Revolutionary Communist Party and their violent incitement in Ferguson, Missouri, one of the operatives identified in my post, Travis Morales, took time out from his busy schedule of stoking violent revolution to set his caps lock key on STUN and tweet these Palinesque word salad rants at me last night:
Maoists are kinda cute when they’re angry, don’t you think? Well, actually, not that cute, not when they do things like this, labeling Antonio French, one of the most active black community leaders, a “supreme bootlicker” because he didn’t put up with their crazy bullshit:
Another one of the RCP cultists let me know that I’m a McCarthyite COINTELPRO tool of The System! I think that’s bad.
And now they’ve posted a classy communist rant at their strange website, vowing to continue stoking violence and promoting themselves by any means necessary: Statement From the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA on the Arrests of Carl Dix, Travis Morales and Joey Johnson.
On Monday night, August 19, Missouri police singled out and arrested RCP members and supporters Carl Dix, Travis Morales and Joey Johnson, along with 75 other people during the course of that night. While some of the people defended them, the “peace police” community leaders worked with the police to get them arrested. Joey Johnson was blindsided and punched in the face by St. Louis politician Antonio French. Police Captain Ron Johnson, head of the operation, personally fingered Carl and Joey to get additional, higher charges. Carl and Travis were held overnight, and then released. Joey was also released that same day.
Their sole “crime” was attempting to read the RCP’s statement “To the Defiant Ones” to a crowd that had gathered. The politicians and news mouthpieces justify their arrests and call them agitators. Well, since when is “agitating”—which means nothing but speaking and bringing out sharply the facts of injustice—since when is it some kind of horrible crime to speak the truth about what this system does to people, and why people should stand up and fight against it? In fact, we need MORE agitation like this. As the great fighter against slavery Frederick Douglass said, power concedes nothing without a struggle. Maybe these people think Frederick Douglass was a “criminal”—in any case, they are definitely acting like modern-day overseers!
[blah blah blah…]
What all these politicians and tools for the rulers really fear is the fact: one, that people who have been demonized and cast off and consigned to an early grave or a life in prison are raising their heads and standing up, directing their anger where it needs to go; and two, that the people who are doing this, along with many others, are finding out about the Party and its leader Bob Avakian—the leadership that represents their highest interests and aspirations, and that actually has the strategy to LEAD a struggle to make revolution.
We will not back down. We will not go away.
HANDS OFF CARL DIX AND OTHER REVOLUTIONARY FIGHTERS!
STOP THE REPRESSION OF THE BRAVE FIGHTERS IN FERGUSON!
These are very bad people with very bad motives, and they have a terrible reputation among liberal community organizers for showing up at protests and doing their best to incite violence, then going home and watching themselves on TV. In short, these people suck.