Socialism is merely the gateway drug to communism. They both want the same thing, which is government control of everything, and everyone. The socialists (Mensheviks) think they can convince you to submit willingly. The communists (Bolsheviks) use force to gain your submission when the promises of socialism fail.Continue reading →
It is specifically because this comes from the NY Times that makes this so newsworthy. The writer says what conservatives have said all along. Redistribution is the core of Obamacare, but Obama and company couldn’t admit that because redistribution isn’t popular with a majority of Americans.
Also at the core of Obamacare is the pseudo-Marxist forceful takeover (by legislation rather than by revolution) of the healthcare and insurance industries.
I’ve long said that Barack Obama is more than simply a Marxist, or a socialist, or a progressive/communist (progressives used to be called communists until it became ‘uncool’ to be called a communist in America). Barack Obama is the Venn diagram overlap of all three, wrapped in a layer of Saul Alinsky for good measure.
WASHINGTON — Rebecca M. Blank was a top candidate in 2011 to lead President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, but then the White House turned up something politically dangerous.
“A commitment to economic justice necessarily implies a commitment to the redistribution of economic resources, so that the poor and the dispossessed are more fully included in the economic system,” Ms. Blank, a noted poverty researcher, wrote in 1992. With advisers wary of airing those views in a nomination fight, Mr. Obama passed over Ms. Blank, then a top Commerce Department official and now the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin. Instead he chose Alan Krueger, a Princeton economist.
“Redistribution is a loaded word that conjures up all sorts of unfairness in people’s minds,” said William M. Daley, who was Mr. Obama’s chief of staff at the time. Republicans wield it “as a hammer” against Democrats, he said, adding, “It’s a word that, in the political world, you just don’t use.” Continue reading →
Do NOT believe Obama, Biden, or any of the other lying piece of crap democrats when they say they don’t want to confiscate our guns. If they could just outright grab them today, they would. That’s why they are going to attack them every way they can. They will incrementally ban certain weapons. They will tax/ban ammunition. They will require registration. And when they have reduced the number of weapons sufficiently, they will come and take the rest. We MUST resist.
“The power to tax involves the power to destroy,” Chief Justice John Marshall in McCulloch v. Maryland, 1819.
Here’s what Obama’s advisors are telling him about the way to confiscate guns: Tax them.
They are advising him to tax guns, ammunition, magazines, and licenses and then attach draconian remedies for failure to register and pay the taxes. Set the taxes low the first year, then increase them gradually to the point where a person owning an AR 15, three magazines and a box of ammo would owe $5,000 a year in taxes. Continue reading →
Those who we today refer to as liberals have been deceptively changing our language to hide their agenda for decades. And we, the sheeple have been letting them get away with it.
Once upon a time, the label “liberal” used to mean “one who cherished and supported LIBERTY.” With all of the things they have done over the years to chip away at the REAL liberty guaranteed to us in the Constitution, “lover of liberty” is DEFINITELY NOT a label that can be ascribed to a modern liberal.
Liberals share this morphing trait with Marxists, communists and socialists. Several decades ago, communists realized that being identified as a communist was not very popular. Any guess as to what they began calling themselves? Time’s up. They began calling themselves “progressives.” Well, that’s funny. Many people that used to identify themselves as “liberals” now call themselves “progressives.” Since we have pulled back the curtain on what “progressives” are, that clears things up a bit.
Here are a few example of “newspeak” by liberal/progressive/Marxist/communist/socialists that we have allowed to seek refuge in our government:
Someone who believed in liberty
Someone who thinks you have too much liberty
Someone who believes in the use of force for gaining state control of the means of production, and all aspects of your life.
Still means the same thing, but even though “liberals” believe this, they run from the term and claim they are being slandered.
Someone who believed in “progress”
Something you EARNED (furnished proper grounds for claiming something)
Belief that one is deserving of or entitled to certain privileges (you no longer have to EARN anything, you only have to BELIEVE you are “entitled” to what I have earned)
Freedom of Speech
Freedom to express thoughts and opinions as long as they were true
Freedom to agree with a liberal
Money taken from those who earn it to fund necessary and constitutional functions of government
The portion of the government’s money that they are not allowing you to borrow.
Allowing those who earn money to keep more of what they earn
Loss of government revenue
(see: “Can’t “afford” a tax cut)
Can’t “afford” a tax cut
Government is spending more of your money than it’s supposed to, and doesn’t want to stop spending.
You’re keeping too much of the government’s money which is keeping them from spending it for you.
Holiday celebrated by the majority of Americans, based on the religion that is woven into the founding fabric of our nation.
A hateful, discriminatory, racist expression of religion being forced down people’s throats.
Someone who believes that Jesus Christ is their Lord and Savior, and wants to share the good news with others.
Hateful, racist, bigot who hates gays.
Historical home of the Jewish people for thousands of years.
Place that Palestinians now are somehow “entitled” to.
People who get thousands of rockets and mortars lobbed at them by Palestinians, who get them from hammas and the Iranians, before they are forced to defend themselves, and people who are attack by suicide bombers and other terrorist acts on a regular basis
Terrorists who aren’t allowed to defend themselves.
What do you know about the communist movement and what it hopes to accomplish in America? Maybe you’ve heard of the 10 pillars of communism. I’ll list them here, and some ideas of how much of each pillar has been completed.
Abolition of private property in land and application of all rents of land to public purposes.
Nearing completion. Liberalization of “eminent domain” and zoning regulations, Bureau of Land Management and Environmental Protection Agency oversteps of authority, and daily land/property seizures under RICO statutes.
A heavy progressive or graduated income tax.
Abolition of all rights of inheritance.
In progress. Death/estate taxes.
Confiscation of the property of all emigrants and rebels.
Nearing completion. We call it government seizures, tax liens, “forfeiture” Public “law” 99-570 (1986); Executive order 11490, sections 1205, 2002 which gives private land to the Department of Urban Development; the imprisonment of “terrorists” and those who speak out or write against the “government” (1997 Crime/Terrorist Bill); or the IRS confiscation of property without due process.
Centralization of credit in the banks of the state, by means of a national bank with state capital and an exclusive monopoly.
Done. The Federal Reserve System, created by the Federal Reserve Act of Congress in 1913, is indeed such a “national bank” and it politically manipulates interest rates and holds a monopoly on legal counterfeiting in the United States. This is exactly what Marx had in mind and completely fulfills this plank, another major socialist objective. Yet, most Americans naively believe the U.S. of A. is far from a Marxist or socialist nation. Federal bailouts of large banks further extends government control of the banking industry.
Centralization of the means of communication and transport in the hands of the state.
Nearly complete. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulates communication, and is making intrusive regulations to control internet and cell phone usage. The government has also recently mandated that the release of information such as unemployment statistics will only happen on government controlled systems. The Department of Transportation, the Interstate Commerce Commission, and the Federal Aviation Administration, various executive orders, and various state bureaucracies have a pretty tight grip on transportation, a grip which is tightening via further regulation and taxation. Don’t forget the federal postal monopoly, AMTRAK and CONRAIL — outright socialist (government-owned) enterprises.
Extension of factories and instruments of production owned by the state; the bringing into cultivation of waste lands, and the improvement of the soil generally in accordance with a common plan.
Almost complete. The many various federal agencies such as the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Commerce and Labor, Department of Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Mines, National Park Service, and the IRS control of nearly all business through corporate regulations. By implementing regulations and laws that favor massive agri-business companies, they are driving small farmers off their land and centralizing control of food production.
Equal obligation of all to work. Establishment of industrial armies, especially for agriculture.
In progress. Government policies on debt, spending, inflation, and encouraging families to live beyond their means have over time necessitated the “two income family” to make ends meet. At the same time “working” families are being forced to work harder, more people are being driven into government dependency. At some point, the handouts will no longer be “free,” and if the dependent class wants to eat, they will be forced to work.
Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries; gradual abolition of all the distinction between town and country by a more equable distribution of the populace over the country.
In progress. Land use planning commissions, re-zoning laws, massive government subsidized agri-business farms.
Free education for all children in public schools. Abolition of children’s factory labor in its present form. Combination of education with industrial production, etc.
Done. The government has wrapped its tentacles around the public school system via the purse strings. They mandate what will be taught and accepted, or they cut the funding. As for child labor, recent regulations are making it illegal for children to even work on a FAMILY FARM.
Whether or not you actually believe this or not, I encourage you to at least open your mind to the POSSIBILITY that it MIGHT be true, or at least have some merit. Ask yourself what you can and should do in case it is true. Continue reading →
If you were born more than 30 years ago, your mother may have told you once upon a time “Show me your friends, and I’ll show you your future.” Truer words have seldom been spoken.
In yet more evidence that the Occupy <insert city here> movement is 180 degrees different than the Tea Party movement it is being compared to, below is a list of the kind of people and organizations who are supporting the Occupy movement. In a time when America actually attempted to defend herself against those who wisher her ill, most of these people would have been blacklisted, and perhaps jailed. America would have been at war with nations who supported these ideologies.
America, what has become of you? Now people who openly want the destruction of what America stands for are not only tolerated, but elected to office in our government. How do we defend ourselves against a national suicide that has been more than a half century in the making?
When the movement in question is sanctioned and supported by the socialist party, communist party, communist leaders, and communist governments, Nazis, radical muslim leaders both here and abroad, terrorist organizations, the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), Black Panthers, and other racist organizations, do you REALLY want to be identified with that movement or any of the politicians who identify with it? Politicians like Obama, Biden, and Nancy Pelosi?
Odds are that you either support the Occupy movement without reservation, or you oppose it completely. However, there is the small (almost infinitesimally small) chance that you haven’t been paying attention to the subversive elements associated with the movement, and really don’t want to be known as a socialist, communist, Nazi, racist, terrorist sympathizer.
As I’ve said, it’s all just a big money laundering operation and political payback. There’s no way to be economically viable when it costs you $10 to make something that your overseas competitor makes for $3, that you can only sell for $4, and you need to sell for $12 to stay in business. In this case, it’s more than govt just picking winners and losers. This is yet another example of the rampant corruption in the Obama administration that is BARELY hidden just under the surface, and sometimes not very well.
America, when are you going to wake up and realize that the “transformation” of America into the progressive socialist utopia Obama envisioned is a lot further along than most realize? The collapse of our system is being hastened and encouraged by Barack Hussein Obama, the democrat party, and progressive republicans. Are you ready?
More solar companies led by Democratic donors received federal loan guarantees
Published: 12:51 AM 09/29/2011 | Updated: 3:12 PM 09/29/2011
A Daily Caller investigation has found that in addition to the failed company Solyndra, at least four other solar panel manufacturing companies receiving in excess of $500 million in loan guarantees from the Obama administration employ executives or board members who have donated large sums of money to Democratic campaigns.
And as questions swirl around possible connections between political donations and these preferential financing arrangements, the Obama White House suddenly began deflecting The Daily Caller’s questions on Wednesday to the Democratic National Committee.
Asked Wednesday to comment on the connection between large Democratic donors and Obama administration loan guarantees to the companies they represent, the White House responded to TheDC with a single sentence: “We refer your question to the Democratic National Committee.”