Charlton Heston recently said, in a speech at Harvard, that “Americans know something, without a name is undermining this nation, turning the mind mushy when it comes to separating truth from falsehood and right from wrong. And they don’t like it.”

That something, the “it,” the source undermining our nation has a name. “It” has been carefully concealed behind a seemingly friendly face and deliberately kept out of the public eye. “It” is the Green Movement. It is where the fuel for unrest is coming from. The facts clearly show the environmental movement has been hijacked. The Greens are using the tremendous support the American people have for the environmental cause to advance a political agenda the American people know nothing about. It is as ingenious as it is dangerous. The plan is to quietly transform America using the environment as the excuse to eliminate key elements in our society such as individualism, free enterprise, private property rights, the right to bear arms and our moral foundation. It is a perfect vehicle to hide behind because Americans really care about the environment.

The president of National Wildlife Federation, Mark VanPutten, said in December 1998 the Endangered Species Act “has been the catalyst for a profound change in how we view the land” and it had helped to bring about “an unheralded revolution” in land use. He went on to say “to those who oppose us, my message to you is simple, get over it!”

An unheralded revolution, meaning an “un-announced revolution” is taking place in America. It is imperative that we, as a nation, begin to make clear distinctions between Green politics and environmental protection. The goals of the Green Movement, Green Party, and the Clinton-Gore Administration are nearly identical.

The President’s Council on Sustainable Development, the PCSD, was established by Executive Order No. 12852 in June 1993 by President Clinton. In March of 1996, Clinton directed the Council to “continue its work and begin implementing the reports recommendations.” The ideas the Greens and the PCSD are advocating match the ideas Lenin used to con a nation into communism.

Take a long, hard look at following chart. It’s happened before. Same ideas, same goals, same results?

    “The only task that remains is to organize the population in co-operative societies, with most of the population organized in co-operatives, socialism will achieve its aim automatically… the system of civilized co-operatives is the system of socialism”

    — Lenin

Hollywood has done the American people a great favor by creating the controversy over Elia Kazan’s Oscar award for Lifetime Achievement. Kazan named Hollywood’s Communists 47 years ago. Why attack an 89-year-old man because he did what was right? Is it to silence Americans because Green communism is alive and well and needs to be challenged now? Charlton Heston again gives us courage and hope. When asked about Kazan, he said, “Sometimes the good guys win.”

Holly Swanson is author of “Set Up & Sold Out, Find Out What Green Really Means,” recently released in paperback.

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