Skip to comments.Obama's economic vision reminiscent of Karl Marx's
Posted on 02/27/2009 10:05:16 AM PST by Jim Robinson
WASHINGTON, DC - A young rising star in the Republican Party has laid out a new conservative vision for the country.
Congressman Paul Ryan (R- Wisconsin) warned attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference that President Obama and Democrats in Congress are seeking a "Europeanized economy" by ushering in greater government control of the energy industry and the healthcare system.
In his speech, Ryan blasted President Obama's actions to address the financial crisis and economic recession, including the $787 billion "stimulus" package, which Ryan believes will only stimulate more government debt and tax increases. Ryan also criticized Obama's new mortgage plan, arguing it bails out people who borrowed more than they could afford.
"But if you acted responsibly, if you saved your money and you kept paying your mortgage like 93 percent of the rest of Americans do, you're out of luck," Ryan stated. "You're not getting a lower house payment, and the government will force you to sacrifice even more through higher taxes to bail out reckless lenders and irresponsible borrowers."
The Wisconsin Republican inferred that Obama's plan may sound familiar to those who follow political history. "You see, what we have here is an update of [Karl] Marx's famous slogan -- 'From each according to their ability, to each according to his needs.' Now we have 'from the suckers who followed the rules, to those who borrowed beyond their means.'"
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Clearly, when the Democrats are voted out of majority (and supramajority) positions in Congress, the income tax laws will need MAJOR revision.
When in doubt state the obvious.
Marx and Mugabe with Chavez thrown in.
Suggestions for appropriate revision? Seems to me there are really three alternatives:
1. No taxes at all
2. Flat Rate Income Tax; no itemized deductions and limited exemptions.
3. Consumption Tax, like the Fair Tax as outlined by Lindner and Boortz.
"This is the best stock market, ever".
yes, yes, yes.
I think the model for most Democrats is Europe, especially Sweden and France. I think the model for Obama is Venezuela under Chavez, pure socialist dictatorship, with a bit of Chicago machine thrown in. Guys like Ayers and Wright are Obama’s philosophical mentors, and they don’t intend to make America a welfare state, they intend to destroy the old America and remake it in a completely new image.
It’s pure marxism.
Sorry...I think he understates the problems we face.
What is there, in recent events, that could possibly make you confidently think of such a possibility?
Has the billions to Acorn been rescinded?
Has census been moved back to it's Constitutional location?
Has immigration been addressed with the the removal of all of the appointments made by oscunbo?
Have the threats to free speech on the radio and Internet been eliminated?
Has the GOP resolved it's internal disputes and coalesced around a real leader that will "kick ass and take names"?
Yes, we need a voice a powerful as Regan's. But the realization of the 0bamination has just begun. Have faith. Not in a particular party but of the backbone of the USA.
Two things come to mind:
Finally, the American people may have "backbone", but it has not translated into action recently. Remember, the Russian people certainly had "backbone", but they were ruled for 70 years or so by the same style of rule we are now slipping into.
"But the realization of the 0bamination has just begun."
The realization of Communism began very soon after the revolution....what good did that do. Our current rulers have far more tools and methods to impose their tyranny than the Communists ever dreamed of!
70 years for the USSR with their tools translates into, at least, 700 years with current tools.
Only revolution has any chance of restoring our former Constitutional Republic.
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