Browsing All posts tagged under »Democratic Socialism«

The Green New Deal: It’s Worse Than You Think

January 17, 2019 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ The New Year is off to a rollicking start with a partial government shutdown in Washington affecting 800,000 federal workers, riots all across France, the continuing disintegration of Venezuela, and – for good measure — calls for a Green New Deal by hundreds of environmental and other left-wing groups, as […]

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 Incoming Congress May Look Diverse, But Diversity Of Thought Is Dwindling

November 30, 2018 by

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By Star Parker ~ The headlines about the incoming 116th Congress scream that our representation has never been so “young,” so “blue,” so “diverse.” If diversity is about how people look, this Congress is very diverse. It’s a fact that there has never been so great a number of representatives who are women and people […]

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 […]

CNN’s Cillizza Worried That Ocasio-Cortez Could Harm Democrats

July 19, 2018 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ Thanks to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, she’s now taken a far left fringe issue like Abolish ICE and bringing it to the fore and causing quite the sense of trouble in paradise for the left heading into November. It is for this reason and others that poor Chris Cillizza is in the process of […]

Bernie Sanders’ ‘Jobs’ Program Would Undo Our Real Economic Progress

April 26, 2018 by

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By David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~ Sen. Bernie Sanders’ big-idea solution to everything is big government. The independent senator from Vermont wants government-run, single-payer health care. Seeing efficiencies that nobody else can see, he wants to turn post offices into banks. Now, he wants to leverage the notoriously inept federal job-training system (see here, here, here, […]

Waking Up From Minimum Wage Fairy Tales

September 15, 2016 by

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By Star Parker ~ The minimum wage persists as a fixture in public policy discussions because the idea remains popular with the general public. In a survey done by Pew Research in 2014, 73 percent favored increasing the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10. Bernie Sanders became a surprisingly popular presidential candidate, promising a […]

Democratic Voting Bloc-Heads

October 21, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ As this is being written, Rasmussen Reports says that 48% of likely voters approve of President Obama’s performance in office while 50% disapproved. Other polls indicate far more unhappiness with Obama, but in general one must conclude that half the voters are idiots. He is an enormous failure domestically and with […]

What Is The Difference Between The DNC And The CPUSA?

August 26, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ On the home page of the Communist Party USA it says “A better and peaceful world is possible—a world where people and nature come before profits. That’s socialism. That’s our vision. We are the Communist Party USA.” No, it’s not Socialism which is a watered down version of Communism. Real Communism […]

America’s Suicide Pact With Communism

April 10, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ It was a Founder and our second President, John Adams, who said “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” He was right and I am sure he would be appalled to know that the Constitution has since […]

The Relentless Hillary Clinton

January 21, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Who said: “We’re going to take things from you on behalf of the common good” “It’s time for a new beginning, for an end to government of the few, by the few, and for the few…and to replace it with shared responsibility, for shared prosperity” “(We) …can just let business as […]

Obama’s 2014 Big Lie: Income Inequality

January 2, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ As the liberal disaster called Obamacare unfolds, President Barack Obama is already embarked on his next Big Lie: income inequality. It’s useful to visit some of the planks of Karl Marx’s 1848 Communist Manifesto. They included abolition of private property—the keystone of capitalism—and the application of all rents of land to […]

Overreliance On Entitlements Harms U.S.

February 3, 2013 by

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By Star Parker ~ Journalist Bill Moyers, who worked as an assistant to President Lyndon Johnson, shared memories in a column last year about how his old boss thought about our entitlement programs. It was under Johnson, who championed the “Great Society” in the 1960s, that a good portion of the runaway government spending we […]

Aspiring Bolshevik Thom Hartmann Wants US to ‘Outlaw Billionaires’

December 30, 2012 by

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By Jack Coleman ~ Libtalker Thom Hartmann (pictured) sees “billionaire” as synonymous with “criminal” and would prohibit any person in America from owning more than $1 billion in wealth. Hartmann uncorked his fanciful wish on his radio show Thursday while citing a letter by Thomas Jefferson to justify his views. Machinations of the wealthy have […]

The ‘NeoComs’

December 13, 2012 by

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The Neo-Communist Economic Agenda By Mark Alexander “We must make our election between economy and Liberty, or profusion and servitude.” –Thomas Jefferson (1816) “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries. … Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of […]

The Problem With Rich Republicans

January 19, 2012 by

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By Mark Alexander   “As riches increase and accumulate in few hands, as luxury prevails in society, virtue will be in a greater degree considered as only a graceful appendage of wealth, and the tendency of things will be to depart from the republican standard. This is the real disposition of human nature.” –Alexander Hamilton, […]

The Best GOP Candidate

January 12, 2012 by

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By Mark Alexander   Profile of the Right Man for the Job “[T]ake care that the laws be faithfully executed … support the Constitution … faithfully execute the office of president of the United States, and … preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.” –Article II Section 1, 3, the Constitution of […]

‘Gratitude for what?’

January 5, 2012 by

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By Mark Alexander Sometimes we need reminding “There is in every breast a sensibility to marks of honor, of favor, of esteem, and of confidence, which, apart from all considerations of interest, is some pledge for grateful and benevolent returns. Ingratitude is a common topic of declamation against human nature; and it must be confessed, […]

Obama’s Red October Uprising

October 13, 2011 by

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By Mark Alexander The Resurgence of the American Socialist Movement “We must make our election between economy and Liberty, or profusion and servitude.” –Thomas Jefferson By now, you’re aware that the seeds of socialist dissent are being sown across our great nation, mostly within the fetid soil of urban centers, where cadres of activists coalesce […]

George Clooney Wants Democrats Like In His Movies: They’d Ban the Car Engine

September 27, 2011 by

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By Tim Graham George Clooney has begun a publicity tour for his new political thriller The Ides of March (which debuts in theaters October 7). John Horn of the Los Angeles Times says the Clooney character has a platform “so uncompromisingly left-leaning it might make Fox News commentators burst into flames.” Not only that, Clooney’s […]

The Essential Question in Any Political Debate

September 1, 2011 by

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By Mark Alexander The most important inquiry conservatives must posit in every policy debate: “What does our Constitution authorize and mandate?” “The Constitution which at any time exists, ’till changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole People is sacredly obligatory upon all.” –George Washington The most vital debate of the 2012 political […]

Ballots or Bullets?

August 25, 2011 by

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By Mark Alexander Ballot Box Barriers to Restoring Constitutional Integrity “We should be unfaithful to ourselves if we should ever lose sight of the danger to our Liberties if anything partial or extraneous should infect the purity of our free, fair, virtuous, and independent elections. If an election is to be determined by a majority […]

The Directorate of Indoctrination

May 19, 2011 by

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By Mark Alexander Leftist Academic Apparatchiks “Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined education on minds of peculiar structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.” –George Washington […]