Browsing All posts tagged under »Creeping Socialism«

Sanders Dumpster Dives Through The Ash Heap Of Socialism’s History

March 5, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ It seems that Sen. Bernie Sanders can always find a way to look at the bright side of a communist dictatorship. Right after praising Cuban communist dictator Fidel Castro’s literacy programs on CBS’ “60 Minutes” on Feb. 23, Sanders, I-Vt., decided to share a little praise of communist China as well. […]

Socialism Is Rising And Now So Is Soviet Revisionism

November 13, 2019 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The collapse of the Berlin Wall 30 years ago was one of the most momentous days in history. It represented the last gasp of a wicked regime that destroyed the lives of millions, and a new beginning for the many people held under the thumb of communism for generations. It was […]

Socialism All About Inclusivity And Kindness, These Students Say

November 9, 2019 by

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By Jackson Elliott ~ The word “socialism” has left behind its past of breadlines and beatings and has come to mean something like “kindness” for some students at Georgetown University, The Daily Signal found in campus interviews. Many millennials would agree with the positive feelings these university students have for socialism. According to a new […]

Next Generation of Americans Will Embrace Socialism If We Lose ‘War On History’

November 8, 2019 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ As young Americans are losing an understanding of civics and American history, they increasingly embrace socialism. An annual poll conducted for the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation again found that the younger generations have a far sunnier view of socialism and communism than their elders. Some of the findings from the […]

Socialism Has No Redeeming Benefits, Seriously

September 24, 2019 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Burt Prelutsky ~ Margaret Thatcher noted that the singular drawback to Socialism is that “they eventually run out of other people’s money.” Winston Churchill was even more direct in his denunciation of Marxism: “The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the […]

Observations From An Indignant Millennial

June 20, 2019 by

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By Mark Alexander ~ “I had always hoped that the younger generation receiving their early impressions after the flame of liberty had been kindled in every breast … would have sympathized with oppression wherever found, and proved their love of liberty beyond their own share of it.” —Thomas Jefferson (1814) Having read my recent column, […]

Algorithms And Shadow Bans Threaten Free Speech And Political Diversity

May 4, 2019 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Powerful forces threatening free and open exchanges of public communications have infiltrated social media. No, I’m not referring only to Russia, China, North Korea, and Iranian mullahs. Those threats are lurking in secret algorithms in the darkness of shadow bans, and are hidden under Silicon Valley censorship platforms. There is little […]

3 Of The Most Telling Failures Of Socialism

April 25, 2019 by

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By Lee Edwards ~ Some conservatives may be discouraged by the latest surveys confirming that nearly one-half of millennials are receptive to living under socialism and regard capitalism as a captive of greed. In fact, they present us with a golden opportunity to educate all Americans about the manifold failures of socialism and the miraculous […]

Far-Left Think Tank Wants Democrats To ‘Dismantle Fox News’

February 23, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Some of the motivating forces behind the 2020 elections could prove to be sinister for the First Amendment and media outlets the left hates. The founder of Data for Progress, a far-left think tank that endorses socialism and the Green New Deal, wants the next Democrat president to silence Fox News. […]

The True Meaning Of That Green New Deal

February 14, 2019 by

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By Lee Edwards ~ It would be easy to dismiss the Green New Deal as an impossible progressive dream, but that would be a mistake. The Green New Deal is not the bucket list of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her fellow travelers, but a blueprint to turn America into a socialist state. It is the […]

NY Times Continues Its Crusade For Democratic Socialism: ‘Has Elevated…Public Debate’

January 19, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times has been on a kick to normalize and mainstream the Democratic Socialists of America, and the crusade continued in Thursday’s edition with a long flattering half-page profile of Lee Carter, a socialist who represents Manassas, Virginia, in the state House of Delegates. Reporter Farah Stockman’s story “Challenge […]

NYT, Wash Post Promote ‘Ambitious’ Green New Deal, Minimize Criticism

January 18, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ The Green New Deal concept is the latest rage among progressives and the media that love them. In this case, that would include The Washington Post and New York Times. The Post’s promotions included bringing up the “smart” and “enormously popular” Green New Deal in at least 21 news or opinion […]

Don’t Be Fooled: Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘Green New Deal’ Is Crammed With Socialist Goodies

January 11, 2019 by

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By Justin Haskins ~ An aide for Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., says Warren supports Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s, D-N.Y., “Green New Deal,” further elevating the status of the plan at the highest levels of the Democratic Party. In expressing her support for the plan, Warren joins Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Cory Booker, D-N.J. The Green New Deal […]

The Green New Deal Is A Trojan Horse For Socialism

January 5, 2019 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is ready to tax the rich to make her Green New Deal a reality. “People are going to have to start paying their fair share in taxes,” the recently elected New York Democrat told TV show “60 Minutes” in an interview set to air Sunday. Speaking of prior […]

The Empty Promises Of Socialism

October 26, 2018 by

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By Patrick Tyrrell and Anthony B Kim ~ What are the costs of adopting socialism? It’s a good question, and one not asked frequently enough. But a new report by the Council of Economic Advisors at the White House does ask the question. The answer? Socialism destroys lives and societies. The historical record is clear: Everywhere […]

NY Times Embraces Democratic Socialists Against ‘Inherently Exploitative’ Capitalism

October 24, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Today’s National lead: Long-shot socialist in Maine! Liam Stack’s lead National story in Tuesday’s New York Times served as a flattering profile of the Democratic Socialists of America: “In Maine, Freewheeling Capitalism Hits a Bump — Democrat in Senate Race Is a Long Shot, but His Socialist Solutions Seem to Be […]

Giving Away Money Won’t End Poverty, But It Will Destroy Something Special About America

October 24, 2018 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ One of the left’s hot new policy ideas is simply to give money to everyone to end poverty. And of course, California is leading the charge. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., proposed a national plan last week that would give families making under $100,000 a tax credit of $500 per month, which […]

Sanders And Ocasio-Cortez Team Up To Entice Millennials

July 20, 2018 by

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The two preach the bankrupt message of socialism to a demographic that doesn’t know any better. By Thomas Gallatin ~ Longtime socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders is teaming up with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the social justice activist and socialist who recently defeated 10-term New York Democrat Rep. Joe Crowley, to stump for leftist Democrats in Kansas. Their […]

Dumb And Red: The New Millennials In Australia

June 21, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ This is ominous: A new survey has found that Australian Millennials have lurched so far to the left most think capitalism has failed and that socialism is a better economic system. A YouGov/Galaxy poll has found 58 per cent of the generation born between 1980 and 1996 hold a favourable view […]

Why Capitalism Is Morally Superior To Socialism

May 30, 2018 by

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By Walter E. Williams ~ Several recent polls, plus the popularity of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., demonstrate that young people prefer socialism to free market capitalism. That, I believe, is a result of their ignorance and indoctrination during their school years, from kindergarten through college. For the most part, neither they nor many of their […]

Graduates Face A Big Challenge

May 23, 2016 by

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When they go into the Real World, college and high school grads will actually have to THINK By Paul Driessen ~ As they don caps and gowns, endure commencement speeches and take their diplomas, many high school and college graduates face bleak prospects in an economy that grew a dismal 0.5% the first quarter. The […]

It Didn’t Start With Marx

May 14, 2016 by

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By Edward Cline ~ An extraordinary book came my way, one which alters to some degree my own focus on the current conflict between socialism and conservatism, between secular political collectivism and religious political collectivism in America. This is George Watson‘s The Lost Literature of Socialism, originally published in 1998 and reissued in 2001. Then, […]

And The World Was Made Right

April 25, 2016 by

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By Edward Cline ~ It would be interesting to chronicle the state of the world on the off chance that everything in it would be made right per the demands and expectations of today’s activists, social justice warriors, and champions of Social Progress. This was done in a speech by Louis Farrakhan, head of the […]

” Youmerica “

March 19, 2016 by

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By Daniel Greenfield ~ The paradox of the individualistic society is that it can only exist if individuals embrace virtues that are greater than their own needs and whims. A society where each individual acts as a little tyrant, pursuing his desires with total selfishness at the expense of everyone else becomes collectivist as the […]