Excerpt from "The Naked Communist" by W. Cleon Skousen. I think we are about there! 1963 Communist Goals The following was entered into the Congressional record by Albert Herlong, Jr. (a Floridian who served in Congress from 1949-69) in 1963. 1) US acceptance of coexistence as the only alternative to atomic war - Done! 2) US willingness to capitulate in preference to engaging in atomic war - Done! 3) Develop the illusion that total disarmament by the US would be a demonstration of "moral strength"- Done! 4) Permit free trade between all nations regardless of Communist affiliation and regardless of whether or not items could be used for war.- Done! 5) Extension of long term loans to Russia and Soviet Satellites - Done! 6) Provide American aid to all nations regardless of Communist domination - Done! 7) Grant recognition of Red China, and admission of Red China to the UN. 8) Set up East and West Germany as separate states in spite of Khrushchev's promise in 1955 to settle the Germany question by free elections under supervision of the UN 9) Prolong the conferences to ban atomic tests because the US has agreed to suspend tests as long as negotiations are in progress 10) Allow all Soviet Satellites individual representation in the UN 11) Promote the UN as the only hope for mankind. If its charter is rewritten, demand that it be set up as a one world government with its own independent armed forces. (Some Communist leaders believe the world can be taken over as easily by the UN as by Moscow. Sometimes these two centers compete with each other as they are now doing in the Congo)Being Done! 12) Resist any attempt to outlaw the Communist Party - Done! 13) Do away with loyalty oaths - Being Done! 14) Continue giving Russia access to the US Patent Office 15) Capture one or both of the political parties in the US - Done! 16) Use technical decisions of the courts to weaken basic American institutions, by claiming their activities violate civil rights. - Done! 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 text books. Done! Done! 18) Gain control of all student newspapers - Being Done! 19) Use student riots to foment public protests against programs or organizations which are under Communist attack. - Done! 20) Infiltrate the press. Get control of book review assignments, editorial writing, policy-making positions.- Done! 21) Gain control of key positions in radio, TV & motion pictures. 22) Continue discrediting American culture by degrading all form of artistic expression. An American Communist cell was told to "eliminate all good sculpture from parks and buildings", substitute shapeless, awkward, and meaningless forms. - Done! 23) Control art critics and directors of art museums. " Our plan is to promote ugliness, repulsive, meaningless art". - Done! 24) Eliminate all laws governing obscenity by calling them "censorship" and a violation of free speech and free press. - Done! 25) Break down cultural standards of morality by promoting pornography, and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, radio and TV. - Done! 26) Present Homosexuality, degeneracy, and promiscuity as "normal, natural, and healthy". - Done!