“How do you tell a communist? Well, it's
someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist?
It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin.” – Ronald Reagan
With roots emanating from the ideology of the Marxist/Leninist Era, the
American Fifth Column presents a menace from within, a threat to the
longevity of our uniquely American way of life. These roots, nurtured and
further developed during the counter-culture revolution of the of the 1960s
and 1970s and now taught in classrooms across America as “tolerance,”
"multiculturalism" and "diversity" have
evolved into a unique yet visionless ideology, which holds that our most
basic constitutional tenets are the central cause for many of the social
ills here in the United States and around the world.
The Secular Progressive, Democratic Socialist and/or neo-Marxist American Fifth Column
ideology embraces the philosophies of Karl Marx and Vladimir Lenin. It is a
product of the Frankfort School of pre-World War II Germany and
employs the democratic process to promote moral relativism, multiculturalism
and political correctness, in an effort to silence fundamental American
ideals and pursue an American form of socialism in their place.
This system of beliefs serves not only to grotesquely blur the lines between
good and evil, bad behavior and civic responsibility, it goes to great
lengths to negate the concepts all together.
The Secular Progressive ideology promotes the utilization of an artificially
created sense of self-esteem within our children while striving to denigrate
the notion of individualism in deference to the group-think mentality, or
the “it takes a village” philosophy, leaving them ill-prepared for the
competitive world in which we live, and dependents of a state unable to
compete at all.
The precepts of the American Fifth Column work to eliminate the benefits and
rewards of a competition based free market society by instituting the notion
that absolute socio-economic equality can be attained through government
mandated entitlement and control, usurping the freedom of choice and
alienating our constitutionally mandated individual liberty to define and
BasicsProject.org is currently creating a program that examines and chronicles
the derivation, establishment and progressive promotion of the American
Fifth Column and identifying key initiatives which pose a very real threat
to our country and our American Heritage.
From its history and influences, to the modern methods employed to advance
the ideology, to the natural consequences of a society that embraces
progressive moral relativism and multiculturalism, BasicsProject.org is
exploring the many challenges associated with creating a comprehensive
research and education program designed to enlighten the American people on
the threats posed by an ideology antithetical to the principles of our