A Commentary by J. D. Longstreet
Winston Churchill said: “Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.” In these few words Churchill summed up for us exactly what Obama and the Democratic Party of America are ramming down the throats of the citizens of the United States today.
We watched over the years as the US Democratic Party adopted more and more of the Marxist agenda and slowly transformed themselves from a freedom loving political party to a Socialist/Marxist party. I first became aware of this transformation in the 1960’s. Since then I have watched as the Democratic Party has slowly shed it’s façade until they now proudly proclaim their socialist agenda.
I understand that many Americans STILL have no idea what socialism is and, unfortunately, they have even less understanding of capitalism. At least two generations of Americans have been taught in the government indoctrination centers, we laughingly refer to as the Public School System, and in our institutions of higher learning, that being liberal, being progressive, is the accepted norm for Americans. They bought it. Apparently, nobody told them that words like “liberal” and “progressive” were cover words for “collectivism,” “socialism”, and “communism”.
Well, I have news for you. Socialism is not “American” by any stretch of the imagination. If fact, it is anti-American.
How was this deception introduced into American government? It was a Democrat President by the name of Franklin Delano Roosevelt who introduced socialism to America and embedded it in our government. He said: "Here is my principle: Taxes shall be levied according to ability to pay. That is the only American principle." --Franklin D. Roosevelt .
American, my Aunt Fanny! That’s PURE socialism!
Thomas Jefferson said: "To take from one, because it is thought his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to spare to others, who, or whose fathers, have not exercised equal industry and skill, is to violate arbitrarily the first principle of association, the guarantee to everyone the free exercise of his industry and the fruits acquired by it."
Now, THAT is American!
We have warned of socialist Incrementalism time and time again. We have warned that Incrementalism was being used to advance the socialist agenda in America -- only to be slapped down again and again by left-wingers.
Let’s see what Nikita Khrushchev, former Premier of the Soviet Union had to say about America and socialism. Mr. Khrushchev said: “We can’t expect the American people to jump from Capitalism to Communism, but we can assist their elected leaders in giving them small doses of Socialism, until they awaken one day to find that they have Communism.”
Aha! So, there WAS a conspiracy! So, let’s look a bit farther. Mr. Norman Thomas, a former Socialist Party Presidential Candidate said: “The American people will never knowingly adopt Socialism. But under the name of ‘liberalism’ they will adopt every fragment of the Socialist program, until one day America will be a Socialist nation, without knowing how it happened.”
Well, SOME of us know how it happened. Heck we literally SCREAMED at America that it WAS happening.
So, now that America is Socialist, what do freedom loving Americans do about it? We PURGE or government of as many socialists as we can including those who hide behind titles such as “Liberal,” Progressive,” and, yes, Democrat.”
We do it at the polls this coming November and in November of 2012. The only other option is just too horrible to consider. I am convinced that unless we rescue America from the clutches of the Socialists, Marxists, Progressives, and Communists, America, as we know it today -- a country consisting of 50 united states -- will cease to exist as a 50 state entity in less than two decades. The anger and rage you see publicly demonstrated today is just the tip of the Iceberg. It runs much, much, deeper.
America has been hi-jacked and she must be rescued for the sake of freedom.