How are you defining "going Communist"?
It's not going to be an overnight, one-bill event. We're already more than halfway there, if not all the way. We just don't call it that due to political correctness.
What is your tipping point?
Health Care, Cap and Trade and Immigration. We can recover from the coming financial disaster and rebuild. We can never recover from this legislation.
The Democrats are the Loyalists. The Republican Party represents no one. In fact our faction could be called “Nationalist”. (Taking a page from Spanish History textbook)