Skip to comments.Think socialism can never happen here? Just look at the left and the last 10 days
Posted on 02/10/2019 11:13:43 PM PST by knighthawk
We are reaching a turning point that will forever determine our future -- how we live our lives and how our children will live theirs. The gap between the ever-widening left and right has never been wider, and yet amazingly it continues to widen.
Every time we turn on a TV, open a laptop or listen to the radio, another bizarre, offbeat, outlandish idea brings us closer to socialism and the destruction of capitalism. And it is being pushed by the left.
So you have a decision to make. Do you want to live in a country where no matter how hard you work, no matter what you do or how much you succeed, you simply won't improve your lot?
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The Americans who think socialism can work (anywhere) dont seem to understand that it cannot. Its a huge problem. The only way to not end up a socialist serf is if THE WHOLE COUNTRY doesnt want to end up as socialist serfs.
I cant take Trump at his word there. The other party will win at some point as the pendulum always swings, and right now the left knows no moderation. No liberalism. They cry for socialism as if they dont know how painful it would be, how destructive. We may get a taste of it and dear Gd let us recover.
I think it is funny because the left things things will be free.
If I was rich I would move, with other rich folks, to some other country and build up a town with hospitals etc. Then all the rich will move out of the US and all of the people left here will have to pay for all the free stuff.
The 1% will be gone and those idiots who want all the free stuff sill have to fund it all.
What a bunch of idiots.
A demonstration of socialism could be simulated by
energy producing states refusing sales to New York,
New Jersey, etc.
Hell, don’t sell them food either.
Let’s move to Antartica since the polar ice caps are going to melt anyway.
It feels like we are being setup for it.
Financial Analyst Martin Armstrong has charted the ups and downs of the democrat party. The most seats they ever had in Congress was during FDR's administration. Then the pendulum swings to the republicans. When it swings back to the democrats, they do get the majority again, but never at the level they did previously. In contrast, in 2016 was the high point for the republicans, the most seats they have had since the 1920s or so. Today, the democrats have one half of one third of the federal government. Martin is predicting that if the current trend holds, by the 2030s, the democrat party will not exist anymore, it will break up. Considering how there are factions in the party already fighting each other, that seems possible to me.
The Lefts plan to become a socialist country: 1 Continue to churn out empty headed Socialist supporting youth from the educational system. 2 Import socialist supporters from failed socialist countries.
The success rate is evidenced by the large percentage of supporters in democrat strongholds, aka large cities.
Sounds like the formula used by not-so great Britain...
This is already a socialist - slow-motion communist - nation.
What was Obamacare if not universal compulsory redistribution?
We have so many welfare carrots that the illegal aliens will never stop flooding our borders.
Its a socialist revolution.
You cant debate or vote your way out of it.
The bad news is, there are millions who will kill for socialism.
The good news is, there are not nearly that many who will die for it.
The Socialists are the ones who get involved in government. The rest of us are sitting back and letting it happen. Good people simply don’t want to get involved in government, and would rather stay in the private sector.
The "Left" is in its own fight against the "Radical Left" for the soul of the Democratic Party.
Bernie, AOC, the new muslim Congresswomen are the face of this faction.
That said, I think you are correct about trusting (or not) Trump in his statement that "America will never be a socialist country."
His statement is not a "statement of fact" so much as it is a "war cry."
I don't know who was controlling the cameras when he made that statement during the SOTU (the networks I imagine), but they knew to cut immediately to Bernie and AOC for their facial expressions.
As an aside, I wonder what the hell Sen Ed Markey was thinking when he joined with AOC to introduce the "Green New Deal" resolution the other day. I'm not even sure what it means when a Senator joins with a Congressman to introduce a House Resolution. I am thinking that it is mostly a sign of moral support.
Here's an interesting snippet from Vox:
The resolution already has around 60 House co-sponsors and nine Senate co-sponsors, per the Washington Posts Jeff Stein, but another goal of Ocasio-Cortez and climate organizers is to get support from 2020 Democrats.I think a Congressional Resolution as it is used here is a declaration of intent to produce a bill and gives supporters a public means of expressing their willingness to fight for such a bill.
As I have said elsewhere, it is surprising that Markey would participate in this endeavor given the radical nature of the Resolution.
Mr. President, one issue which should be thoroughly
Is this your dream or is this our reality?
Make no promises that cannot be kept.
If you have found the way to make this so,
please enact. It seems we are about to walk
through that door and lock it behind us.
Once on the outside, there will not be a way
to return to what we were.
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