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James A. Watkins is an entrepreneur, musician, and a writer with four non-fiction books and hundreds of magazine articles read by millions.

Antifa T-Shirt

Antifa T-Shirt


Antifa is a communist group of atheists determined to overthrow the government of the United States. It acts as a paramilitary arm of the Democrat Party. George Soros and other leftists provide funding. Mob violence and intimidation are Antifa's calling cards. Antifa members burn with a demonic hatred for America, Western Civilization, and Christianity. However, the chief object of their animosity is the heterosexual, white man.

Antifa’s name is purposefully confusing, as are its slogans. The name is supposed to mean anti-fascist—but they are fascists. Its slogans declare that they intend to eradicate racism, bigotry, intolerance, and hate—but Antifa is racist, bigoted, intolerant, and hateful. They are not against fascism. What they are against is free enterprise capitalism.

Meeting of the German Communist Party in 1931 featured the same logo Antifa uses today

Meeting of the German Communist Party in 1931 featured the same logo Antifa uses today

The History of Antifa

Antifa is much older than many realize, dating back to 1921 when the Soviet Union held its Communist International in Moscow. Its founding father is the atheist communist Leon Trotsky, who also founded the Red Army. His idea was for Antifa to be a paramilitary group of punks and bullies that would stifle any opposition to communism. He patterned it after the Jacobins of the French Revolution, the originators of the Left, and its violence and terror. It worked, and before long spread across Europe, where we later see the infamous German Brownshirts and Italian Blackshirts.

1932 photo of Antifa logo on the headquarters of the German Communist Party

1932 photo of Antifa logo on the headquarters of the German Communist Party

The Influence of Howard Zinn

Antifa might have died out had it not been for the atheist communist propagandist, Howard Zinn. He wrote a fictitious anti-American, anti-Christian, pro-communist book that he claimed was a history book. Sure enough, our education establishment, eager to hate on America, began to use it far and wide as a history textbook in public high schools and colleges.

Zinn's book aimed to inspire a violent revolution to destroy America, which he loathed. Antifa shares Zinn’s worldview, as does Black Lives Matter and Occupy Wall Street.

Antifa Hoodlums

Antifa Hoodlums

Antifa wants cops dead

Antifa wants cops dead

What Antifa Does

Antifa typically goes where they can attack peaceful protestors or wreak other havoc. They assault police officers and even hurt animals. They might arrive with homemade flamethrowers, pop cans filled with cement, boards with spikes to clobber people with, baseball bats, and containers of urine to throw.

Their favorite missions involve beating conservatives or stopping conservatives from speaking on college campi. Plastering churches and monuments with filthy Graffiti, pulling down statues of American heroes, and painting over murals is part of the modus operandi. They cover their faces to retain anonymity. That way, they can break the law without being identified and prosecuted.

They would like to see the police abolished in America altogether. So they can become the police. They certainly do not agree with any right to free speech, the free exercise of religion, or the right to free assembly. They intend to visit violence on anyone who is not a leftist.

Antifa declares that it has the right to censor the speech of all Americans and to use violence against any who do not knuckle under. They will decide what you can hear, say, and think.

All white heterosexual Christian men are an enemy to be exterminated from the face of the earth because they are the oppressors of everyone else. Antifa will even terrorize the homes, and the families inside, of conservative talk-show hosts in the middle of the night.

Antifa Hooligans

Antifa Hooligans

Antifa Thugs

Antifa Thugs

Why They Do It

Antifa longs to cause a civil war in America that they believe will overthrow our elected government. The man they hate the most in the universe is President Donald J. Trump. He has suspended the Long March of the Left through America’s cultural institutions. All Republicans, without exception, are considered racist, sexist, homophobic fascists, and therefore worthy of being shot.

The group despises the traditional family, Holy Matrimony, and the very idea of heterosexuality being normal and natural. It proclaims it will make Trump voters “too uncomfortable to share that fact in public.” Another Antifa declaration is that it will make Trump supporters suffer “politically, socially, economically, and physically.”

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They laughably claim to be anti-authoritarian, whilst simultaneously claiming the exclusive right to decide what views can be expressed in public by all Americans.

Antifa wants a violent overthrow of our government

Antifa wants a violent overthrow of our government

Antifa Goons (Note the Soviet Hammer & Sickle)

Antifa Goons (Note the Soviet Hammer & Sickle)

George Soros Funds Antifa, the Media Provides Propaganda

George Soros is a major funder of Antifa through the Alliance for Global Justice. His money ensures things will be well organized, and that rioters will have weapons and transportation. He is funding professional rioters, and paying for their earpieces, uniforms, gas masks, and Molotov cocktails.

Most of the media is also leftist, because Leftism has dominated Journalism schools for decades, and so sympathizes with Antifa’s aims. The press roots for them to succeed, and portrays them as the good guys, even as they are bashing the heads of innocent people, vandalizing businesses, and burning down city blocks.

In particular, Chris Cuomo of CNN and The Atlantic magazine praised Antifa as just as noble as the boys who stormed the beaches at Normandy.

Antifa Ruffians burn an American Flag

Antifa Ruffians burn an American Flag

Antifa is the Paramilitary Arm of the Democrat Party

Antifa enjoys broad support among Democrats and key Democrat organizations: the NAACP, Black Lives Matter, Planned Parenthood, New Black Panther Party, the SEIU, LGBT agitators, environmentalists, and anti-Israel groups. Some events are also planned by the Revolutionary Communist Party USA, which idolizes mass murderers Vladimir Lenin, Josef Stalin, and Chairman Mao.

Notice that the rioters never seem to fear arrest and know that even if a few of them are arrested, they will be quickly released from custody. That is because the prosecutors in Democrat cities cheer what Antifa does, and believe their cause justifies violence. Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison proudly and publicly supports Antifa, hoping they will “strike fear in the heart of President Trump.”

Antifa’s donors include communist organizations such as the Democratic Socialists of America, Workers World Party, Industrial Workers of the World, and Triangle People’s Assembly.

The Democrat Party, as well as journalists and celebrities, consider violence a legitimate form of political expression. The public humiliation of Republican officials and beatings of ordinary Americans for wearing a Trump hat or waving an American flag, is applauded by them.

When Antifa riots, Democrat-controlled cities tell the police to stand down and let the rioters beat conservatives in what one reporter called "vicious melees that leave a bloody trail of bodies on our streets." They will viciously assault you for wearing the wrong hat. They will deface monuments and churches. They hate America, and they hate Christ Jesus.

Arson is a speciality of Antifa

Arson is a speciality of Antifa

The Doctrines of Antifa

Antifa says heterosexual white men are all fascists because they represent the greatest evil known to man: White Privilege. Social justice requires the destruction of that malignity. White men are a cancer in the world. They have never done anything useful. Antifa will usher in a new world order with an atheist, communist, global government that will bring world peace and harmony—after the killing is done. Note one of its flags prominently displayed at rallies is the hammer & sickle of the Soviet Union.

Every idea, speech, and thought against the movement must be branded as fascistic and eliminated. This is why the Left routinely compares their opponents to Adolf Hitler. Antifa fights for open borders to get more people of color into America because they expect them to play a crucial role in the destruction of America. One goal has been to eliminate the term “illegal alien" and replace it with “undocumented worker.” As if a drug dealer is simply an undocumented pharmacist. The end game is to make America 70% non-white, which they see as the tipping point.

Antifa agents have worked to convince social media to censor its opponents, by calling any message contrary to Antifa’s ideology, "hate speech." Public school teachers are overrepresented in their ranks, and they spread the Antifa message to the young. College professors are a big part of it. It works to control the flow of all information.

Anyone who doesn’t agree is called the names we have gotten used to hearing; racist, sexist, homophobe. More serious, is to threaten the livelihood of anyone who disagrees with the Antifa message: Believe as we do or be fired. What they want is to make their opponents hide in the shadows.

Antifa also agitates for socialized medicine, so that one day it can deny medical care to those who oppose them. It supports abortion, so that its enemies will not reproduce. The sum of their message is: We will rule the world. Anyone against us is a fascist.

Antifa Logo

Antifa Logo


Bob Weir of the American Thinker writes, “Did you ever imagine that Americans would be too intimidated to wear a hat or shirt in public that pledges support for our commander in chief? Furthermore, could we have even thought it possible that we'd see organized attacks on our citizens for carrying the U.S. flag? Suppose you joined a group of marchers during a celebration of Independence Day and were suddenly besieged by a gang of club-swinging masked men with hate-filled eyes. If you were lucky enough to survive such a horrifying experience, would you begin to fear your country's future?

“All the evidence indicates that we're under attack from within by an organized army of trained revolutionaries who will use any means necessary to collapse our government and replace it with some form of dictatorship that will rule by fiat rather than by the electoral process.”

We have to stop these people now. We must stop buying entertainment put out by their supporters in Hollywood. And try to stop buying products from ‘woke’ corporations that fund them. We must vote all Democrats we can out of office in November. Only then, can we punish these despicable, reprehensible, heinous, odious, vile, nefarious miscreants—these depraved, wicked degenerates. And Make America Great Again.


James A Watkins (author) from Chicago on September 29, 2020:

T ~ I appreciate your message. Especially, the first part is dynamite: "A bombshell US Senate report based on months of investigations has now been released, detailing the Biden family’s extensive ties to a “vast financial network” that the Bidens had put in place during the Obama administration, involving hundreds of millions of dollars in illicit financial transactions that tie the Bidens to extortion, bribery, kickbacks, money laundering and numerous international crimes."

Thank you for it.

James A Watkins (author) from Chicago on September 29, 2020:

Eric Dierker ~ I agree with you wholeheartedly that Antifa should be labeled 'domestic terrorists.' And I appreciate you saying so.

Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on September 24, 2020:

I think I am right in saying two cops were shot last night by ANTIFA. I know what terror is. But I think I would label these folks terrorists. Some where it says from "domestic" enemies or something like that.

James A Watkins (author) from Chicago on September 24, 2020:

Joe Biden's campaign may be bailing out the army of Marxist brownshirts toppling statues in city squares and beating people in the streets, and Soros-installed faux prosecutors may be setting criminals free to commit new and worse crimes, but Democrats preposterously claim it's the law-and-order candidate in the White House who is actually to blame.

An Antifa operative walked up behind a Trump-supporter in Portland and shot him dead. There was no heat-of-the-moment fight leading to the murder. It was a cold-blooded political assassination, and Antifa immediately cheered the result while the victim still lay on the street. Both Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and "Joke" Biden immediately blamed President Trump, while giving Antifa and their murderous allies another pass. It was murder most foul, and Democrats took sides with the murderer. Only in Biden's America can a person be killed for his political views and immediately be blamed by the national press and Democrats before even being carried away. The lives of Trump-supporters just don't matter.

James A Watkins (author) from Chicago on July 13, 2020: ~ Hello my friend. Thank you for coming by to read my piece. I appreciate your thoughtful insights as well. I totally agree with your assessment that "the existence of groups like Antifa, are the result of societies' spiritual decay, and gross ignorance."

We can always count on Dennis Prager to preach the truth. The Left has surely lost their purpose and meaning of life. They try to fill that God-shaped hole in their hearts with politics. Alas, it benefits them not. from upstate, NY on July 12, 2020:

I see the existence of groups like Antifa, the result of societies' spiritual decay, and gross ignorance. It doesn't surprise me that many Democrats are in agreement with them.

It's hard to understand the mindset behind their ridiculous grievances. Dennis Prager has a 5 part series about "Explaining American Leftists", I think part 1 especially illuminates the problems very well. He attributes their thinking to secularism mixed with affluence has caused them to lose their purpose in life, whereas the revolutionary left gives them a new purpose albeit a destructive one!

James A Watkins (author) from Chicago on June 28, 2020:

Eric Dierker ~ I have no doubt that search engine results are manipulated. I wrote about this in my article entitled, 'Who Is the God of the Google Gods?'

I believe one of the founders of BLM was just onTV saying, "We are trained Marxists." In fact, if you search for those four words you can see for yourself.

Of course, the end game for all Leftists is the destruction of Jesus. That is what it is all about. The spirit that animates the Left is the spirit of the Antichrist. I covered that extensively in my article on the French Revolution, which was the birth of the Left.

James A Watkins (author) from Chicago on June 27, 2020:

Vanessa Fiori ~ I sincerely appreciate you reading my article and posting your keen insights. You are absolutely right in your analysis. As you said so well:

"Notice how George Soros funded the candidacy of radical DA’s throughout most all of our major cities and AG’s in our states. These same DA’s and AG’s have been letting prisoners go free, especially during this pandemic. Now during the Antifa riots, they do not prosecute the perpetrators."

Brilliant observations. Thank you.

Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on June 26, 2020:

James it is becoming harder to research BLM and Antifa. It is almost like search engines are manipulating it. I checked out BLM's online mission statement and it is not Marxist very much. Shaun King sure seems like a BLM guy. But some say he is not. He says we should tear down statues of Jesus Christ because of white appearances. But strange is his color. And not sure if his father was black.

One thing is for certain these folks are all over the place crazy.

My new prediction is that Biden's platform at the convention will have to address these folks and either way he is toast.

James A Watkins (author) from Chicago on June 26, 2020:

Eric Dierker ~ Thank you very much for taking the time to read my article. If you Google "Antifa Anti-Semitism" you will find articles about that. I think BLM is much more openly anti-Semitic.

Vanessa Fiori on June 26, 2020:

Notice how George Soros funded the candidacy of radical DA’s throughout most all of our major cities and AG’s in our states. These same DA’s and AG’s have been letting prisoners go free, especially during this pandemic. Now during the Antifa riots, they do not prosecute the perpetrators. Soros knows what he is doing. He is playing chess, and most of us have NO clue.

Would love for the author to see if he can find information on Talmudic Jews, as opposed to Orthodox, Torah-believing Jews. It is my hunch that they are behind this. Europe in the 1800’s looked a lot like this.

Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on June 25, 2020:

I cannot find good work on antifa and semetism?

James A Watkins (author) from Chicago on June 25, 2020:

UPDATE: Wikipedia sought to keep out or minimize any mention of Antifa’s involvement in rioting as part of the group’s page on the site. Material about past Antifa violence was also removed and an effort has been made to soften or remove the description of Antifa as a far-left militant group.

Left-wing editors, including those openly identifying as socialists and Antifa supporters, have repeatedly tried to portray the group as defending others from “fascist” attacks and sought to minimize or avoid mentioning violent aggression from the group. This included an attempt to remove mention of Antifa engaging in physical violence from the article’s intro. One editor who previously had an Antifa imageon his profile page removed mention of looting in Austin, Texas, which Austin police stated was carried out by individuals from an Antifa group.

Past violence censored from the page was raised as well. Notably, the attack by Antifa terrorist Willem van Spronsen on an ICE detention facility in Tacoma was briefly added, but removed with left-wing editors insisting the attack was not significant or related to Antifa. Spronsen’s self-identification as Antifa in his manifesto was rejected with one editor claiming federal authorities could not be trusted on what Spronsen’s manifesto stated. The editor subsequently removed mention of the manifesto from Wikipedia’s article on the Tacoma attack as well, thus removing from Wikipedia almost entirely the attack’s explicit connection to Antifa.

The political bias on Wikipedia has become so brazen its own co-founder Larry Sanger has come out to criticize its growing leftward tilt. From its tendency to rely on biased sourcessuch as the Guardian as it bans conservative outlets, to its owners declaring “no neutral stance” on racial justice and seeking to worsen the bias by promoting “diversity” through a code of conduct, Wikipedia’s left-wing bias not only harms its readers but those who use news media, academic papers, or Big Tech sites, that rely on the online encyclopedia for “truth” in the so-called “fake news” era.

James A Watkins (author) from Chicago on June 09, 2020:

A B Williams ~ Thank you for coming by to check out my latest article. I am not aware of any connection between George Soros and Daily Kos.

I surely appreciate your kind compliments and message of encouragement. And you are most welcome.


James A Watkins (author) from Chicago on June 09, 2020:

Mary Gaines ~ Thank you for taking the time to read my article. And you are quite welcome. I sincerely appreciate your lovely laudations and I will join you in that prayer. I am heartened to hear from you. And thankful that will share my work.

Angie B Williams from Central Florida, USA on June 08, 2020:

Great job on this James, I've nothing to add, you're always so thorough.

I am wondering, how much you know about the Daily Kos? Is there a Soros affiliation?

It never seems to fail, whenever I am researching anything positive from our history, (the Black-robed Regiment for example) the Daily Kos is on the record, casting doubt about the legitimacy of CERTAIN historic events.

Thank you for still being here!

James A Watkins (author) from Chicago on June 08, 2020:

Eric Dierker ~ Soros funds the Alliance for Global Justice, which in turn funds Antifa.

Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on June 08, 2020:

Hey great video. Scary. Follow that money. I have faith that there is enough money around to start making it worth lawyer's time to sue them. We will see. That is how they got Metzger just up the road from me.

James A Watkins (author) from Chicago on June 08, 2020:

Eric Dierker ~ I apologize if I gave the false impression that anything you said made me feel defensive. Not in the least is that true. You asked an excellent question. I thought I explained pretty thoroughly how I put the article together, based on information from 50 different articles I have collected over the last three years. I took all the information those 50 writers had written and separated them into nine subtopics, to fit my outline. Then I wrote each subsection with the notes in front of me. That is how I work generally.

All I was saying was that I don't have the time it would take to supply a source for every sentence I wrote - not because I am defensive or mad about it or have any particular feelings about it - because I have very limited time available. I thought it best to say, give me a particular item you find hardest to believe, or two or three facts I put forward, and I will take the time to track down independent sources that verify what I wrote. After that, feel free to say, "OK, but what about this and that."

I was only trying to say I don't have time to create a set of footnotes for each sentence. I wish I did. But I lead a very busy life. I need two of me now. That's what I need.

I took no offense whatsoever at your fair and fine question.

James A Watkins (author) from Chicago on June 08, 2020:

THIS JUST IN: Portland Antifa Cell Trains Recruits to ‘Eye Gouge,’ ‘Destroy Your Enemy’! Investigative journalist group Project Veritas has released undercover footage of the secretive Rose City Antifa group in Portland, Oregon, alleging to show activists promoting violence and teaching combat techniques.

Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on June 08, 2020:

James I think you got a bit defensive. I really do want to see reference data. I would be most interested in funding them. Soros is both very likely but also very easy to point fingers at. I deplore the man. But if he is giving it, it must be being received by someone and I want to know who that is.

Bailing them out of jail is going to get iffy if they are widely accepted as terrorists which they are.

Mary Gaines from Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island, Washington on June 08, 2020:

Hello James, so good to read your very informative and eye opening article. I knew a little about this aweful group but you certainly set me straight on many issues we are seeing take place these days. My prayer list keeps growing with the corona virus and now all these protests and people wanting to defund our police force, what next. Thank you my friend for opening our eyes, I will definately share this on social media with as many of my friends as I can. Very good information. Glad I stopped in today been gone for a while, so have lots to catch up on. Cheers!

James A Watkins (author) from Chicago on June 08, 2020:

Eric Dierker ~ I read the article for which you kindly provided a link. The reason Antifa wears masks and keeps their organization secretive is precisely to escape prosecution for its illegal actions.

James A Watkins (author) from Chicago on June 08, 2020:

Tom Cornett ~ It is very good to hear from you! I thank you for reading my piece and for your kind compliments. I surely hope you are right that "The left is morally on its death bed."

Our ruling liberal elite needs racism, sexism, homophobia, and the rest. As a result, the institutions they dominate—mainstream media, universities, the art world, large corporations, and the Democratic party—devise theories, imagery, and rhetoric to ensure that bigotry and “hate” endure forever. If microaggressions falter, they’ll provide foundation grants for theorists who discover nanoaggressions. If immigrants in New York get along reasonably well, they’ll give the microphone to radicals who insist that a statue of Christopher ¬Columbus is an imperialist outrage and symbol of genocide.

Commentators often speak of Trump as “divisive.” This as an absurd though inevitable reversal of the truth. The powerful force driving polarization in the United States is the liberal establishment. It manufactures hate and bigots so it can pose as the only “responsible” alternative.

James A Watkins (author) from Chicago on June 08, 2020:

Pamela Oglesby ~ I appreciate you taking the time to read my writings. George Soros definitely funds Antifa, as do other communist organizations. Defunding the police is a crazy idea. The reason the Left wants it is they want to BE the new police, with their specialty punishing people's speech and thoughts, as well as punishing some people for the supposed sins of their distant ancestors against someone else's distant ancestors.

James A Watkins (author) from Chicago on June 08, 2020:

Eric Dierker ~ As for my documents and sources, I saved interesting articles I had come across over the last three years about Antifa. I do that about many subjects that I think I might write about someday.

I have folders (e.g., on voter fraud, school choice, BLM, China, the virus, the impeachment, 1619, Howard Zinn, etc.) on my desktop full of saved bits and links.

When I wrote this piece, I used about 50 articles about Antifa. If you would care to dispute a particular statement I made, or even a few, I will provide sources for my information.

Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on June 07, 2020:

This notion is where it is at;

Tom Cornett from Ohio on June 07, 2020:

Great article James. Common decency has become the enemy of the left. They boil and toss a racism that hasn't existed since the 70s. They use these wannabe antifa thugs on soft targets. I've seen videos of them getting their asses kicked by real Americans. The left is morally on its death bed and sucking drugs of instigated violence to stay alive. They will lose in the end.

James A Watkins (author) from Chicago on June 07, 2020:

Linda Chechar ~ I share your disgust. Yes, this has been a rough year. And you might be right that this summer could be full of riots. Let us hope not. Thank you for reading my article and sharing your thoughts on it.

James A Watkins (author) from Chicago on June 07, 2020:

KC McGee ~ Thank you much for taking the time to read my work. I sincerely appreciate your kind compliments.

James A Watkins (author) from Chicago on June 07, 2020:

T ~ Thank you for reading my piece. I am so glad you said you are still a fan of my writings. I appreciate your support and encouragement, always.

Pamela Oglesby from Sunny Florida on June 07, 2020:

I thought Antifa was horrible and I wondered if George Soros was funding them. It has been such an awful time lately as we had the pandemic and now the riots. Antifa is doing so much damage in these riots and I can't think anyone really thinks defuding the police is a good idea.

Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on June 07, 2020:

What and where are the documents supporting your thesis here? How do you know they stand for all of these atrocities?

My understanding is that at the moment they only operate out of separate cells like ISIS was/is so good at.

Where is the manifesto or are you saying it is all ZINN by adoption. I think these guys are better than giving you proof as to concept.

Is there a free place to read Zinn's A People's History as I will not pay for it and support it.

Linda Chechar from Arizona on June 06, 2020:

I absolutely disgust these Antifascist. This year has become terrible in 2020. The summer is full of U.S. riots.

KC McGee from Where I belong on June 06, 2020:

And the worst part is, Antifa think of themselves as human beings.

Great article.

T on June 06, 2020:

The whole truth and nothing but the truth. So help us God!

Still a fan ;-)

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