Now I will tell you the answer to my question. It is this. The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good of others; we are interested solely in power. Not wealth or luxury or long life or happiness: only power, pure power. …..
Always, at every moment, there will be the thrill of victory, the sensation of trampling on an enemy who is helpless. If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—for ever.’
He paused as though he expected Winston to speak. Winston had tried to shrink back into the surface of the bed again. He could not say anything. His heart seemed to be frozen. O’Brien went on:
‘And remember that it is for ever. The face will always be there to be stamped upon. The heretic, the enemy of society, will always be there, so that he can be defeated and humiliated over again.
I feel like I’m living in a Orwell novel….. — PogySailor
“We’re going to keep the boot on the throat of BP”…
— Interior Sec. Ken Salazr and Robert Gibbs, White House Communications
“As David Horowitz emphasizes, citing an SDS radical who once wrote, ‘The issue is never the issue. The issue is always the revolution.’ In other words, the cause — whether inner city blacks or women — is never the real cause, but only an occasion to advance the real cause which is the accumulation of power to make the revolution. That was the all-consuming focus of Alinsky and his radicals.” — The Manchurian President by Aaron Klein and Brenda J Elliott.
NOTE: Brenda will join me on my radio show on Thursday night (May 6) at 9p EDT, to discuss it — http://www.blogtalkradio.com/askshow/2010/05/07/the-andrea-shea-king-show