Browsing All posts tagged under »U.S. Socialism«

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 […]

Guarding Against Socialists and Socialism in America

September 7, 2018 by

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Guest Commentary ~  By Paul S. Gardin  ~ Author’s note: We Americans who cherish our democratic republic and economic system of capitalism recently received a significant wake-up call in the form of 1) the primary elections of socialists Andrew Gillum in Florida and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York, and 2) the rising support for socialism among many […]

Eric Hoffer Was Right

June 2, 2018 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ Although I had always been interested in politics (I won a $5 bet with one of my uncles when I was 12 and was convinced that in 1952 the GOP presidential candidate would be Dwight Eisenhower, not Robert Taft), it wasn’t until I was well into my teens that I read […]

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 […]

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, […]

The Bill Comes Due For Socialism In America

January 24, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba “The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money.” — Margaret Thatcher, former British Prime Minister It began as a beautiful cruise to a land of “hope and change”, but it has become a nightmare in which the ship of state is being deliberately steered toward a […]

What Socialism Is

September 7, 2009 by

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By Nancy Morgan When a word comes too close to actually identifying an inconvenient reality, secular progressives spring into action. The offending word is either redefined or reduced to its first letter, thereby signifying that polite society will no longer accept it. You’ve heard of the N word, the B word (think Hillary) and now […]