Many are scratching their heads trying to figure out why Barack Obama appears to be doing everything in his power to spread the Ebola virus.

Most people chalk it up to error, bad judgment, misguided thinking and other charitable conclusions. Some go further. They suggest irrationality, ideological and multicultural blindness. Others, like my good friend Michael Savage, attribute the policies to insanity.

Let me suggest there might be another reason for Obama and his band of progressives to put more Americans at risk by closing the borders, restricting air travel, prohibiting quarantines of those exposed to Ebola – except, of course, members of the U.S. military who are being shipped by the thousands into the hot zones in Africa.

If these policies were merely the result of insanity, it would have to be considered criminal insanity, given the risks to the American public.

The No. 1 job of the federal government is, after all, protecting the safety and security of Americans. It should also be the No. 2 job, the No. 3 job – pretty much the only job of the federal government. But that’s a story for another time.

If it’s not error, bad judgment, misguided thinking, irrationality, ideological and multicultural blindness or insanity that explains what Obama and the cabal of pseudo-scientists, ideologues and population control activists are doing on the Ebola front, what does?

I fear it’s something much worse.

I fear it is their evil nature. I fear it can best be described by recalling the motivations behind the Cloward-Piven Strategy. I fear we may be experiencing the effects of the Cloward-Piven-Ebola Strategy.

To refresh your memories, the Cloward-Piven Strategy was a political tactic devised in 1966 by progressive academics Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Piven that called for overloading the U.S. public welfare system to precipitate a crisis that would lead to a replacement of the welfare system with a national system of “a guaranteed annual income and thus an end to poverty.” In other words, it was an attack on the fringes of the free-enterprise system to destroy the system, replacing it with socialist utopia.

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What does it have to do with Obama and the progressives steering America’s political ship today? They are direct descendants of Cloward and Piven. The Cloward-Piven Strategy is mainstream leftist ideology. It’s the Rosetta stone for understanding what progressives do and why they do it. It seems to make no sense on the surface to non-leftist ideologues. It seems like irrationality, stupidity or even insanity. But it’s not. It’s pure evil from the pit of hell.

It’s the kind of thinking that led to the gas chambers. It’s the kind of thinking that led to the gulags. It’s the kind of thinking that led to the guillotines.

Let’s recall that Obama first set out to kill the flawed but greatest health-care system the world had ever known. He lied repeatedly about what he was doing. He misrepresented his intentions and his goals. Once he got what he wanted and people could see it didn’t work the way they thought it would work, he told them they just didn’t understand. He told them it was their imaginations that they were losing their health-care insurance, paying more for medical services and being denied treatment.

You see, if you follow the Cloward-Piven Strategy, your goal was never to provide better and more affordable health care. It was to destroy the system and replace it with complete government control.

But the American health-care system, like most institutions in America, was more resilient to even this frontal assault.

Then came the Ebola crisis.

You know what the Obama team says about crises: “Never let a good one go to waste.”

Is it unimaginable to consider the possibility that Obama’s Ebola strategy is actually the “Cloward-Piven-Ebola Strategy”?

It was unimaginable to Americans when New York state went bankrupt in the 1970s because of the Cloward-Piven Strategy specifically designed to precipitate a crisis in the welfare system. No one made the direct connection back then. It took years to figure it out.

Understand the progressives never say what they really mean. They lie about what they’re doing and why.

Here, for instance, is what Obama said about his Ebola strategy. Just read between the lines: “But let’s keep in mind that as we speak, there are children on the streets dying of this disease, thousands of them. And so obviously my first job is to make sure that we’re taking care of the American people, but we have a larger role than that. We also have an obligation to make sure that those (African) children and their families are safe as well because ultimately the best thing we can do for our public health is also to extend the kind of empathy, compassion and effort so that folks in those countries as well can be rid of this disease” (emphasis added).

Do you understand what’s going on here now?

Does this help?

Are things beginning to make more sense to you now?

The moral of the story is simple: Never underestimate the evil motives of the satanic death cult euphemistically called “progressivism.” It’s not about progress. It’s about regression: It’s about making the state (read: “them”) the ultimate arbiter of right and wrong. We all know where that leads, though it’s awfully hard to believe it’s happening again – here!

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