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Propaganda: Collectivist/Statist vs. Individualist
Renew America ^ | 11-30-11 | Frank Maguire

Posted on 11/30/2011 8:10:04 PM PST by ReformationFan

"Lest we forget at least an over-the-shoulder acknowledgment to the very first radical: from all our legends, mythologies, and history (and who is to know where mythology leaves off and history begins — or which is which), the first radical known to man who rebelled against the establishment and did it so effectively that at least he won his own kingdom — Lucifer." Rules for Radicals, Saul Alinsky

"A radical programme of social legislation, particularly unemployment insurance; the shifting of the burden of taxation to the wealthy classes; free popular-education — all these and similar measures, which in themselves do not exceed the framework of bourgeois society, must be inscribed on the banner of the proletarian party.... "Alongside this, however, demands of a transnational nature must be advanced...the nationalization of mineral resources; the nationalization of the banks; workers control of industry, and, finally, state regulation of industry." "The Spanish Revolution," Leon Trotsky (1931)

"There are old-line anti-Communists who still insist that it was all fake, that it is all a deception, that the Communists are still running the show in Russia. They do not understand the difference between fascism and Communism. The Russian system is fascist to the core: state-run capitalism.

"We are now seeing what hard-core liberals always predicted would happen: the economic convergence of the two systems, USA and USSR. The system of economic convergence is fascism. That was what the liberals always wanted, but called it something else: 'economic democracy' or 'the government-business alliance.' Economic Fascism and the Bailout Economy, Mises Daily, (Feb. 20, 2009) Gary North

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Philosophy; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: alinsky; brady; collectivism; communism; fascism; frankmaguire; individualism; maguire; maotsetung; rulesforradicals; sarahbrady; saulalinsky; statism; trotsky

1 posted on 11/30/2011 8:10:07 PM PST by ReformationFan
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U-topia vs. Me-topia.

Only ME exists.

2 posted on 11/30/2011 9:03:21 PM PST by struggle
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3 posted on 11/30/2011 9:30:49 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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