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To: Luis Gonzalez
My guess is that these goals, written by Skousen, are his vision of what was happening in America at the time, and how these things could lead to Communism.

Well, it's basically just a laundry list of everything the guy dislikes and then attempts to link it with Communism.

It's obviously nonsensical and has almost nothing to do with any actual Communists(where's government control of the means of production?

Gets posted on FR about once a month where the not-very-bright ooh and aah over it.

22 posted on 01/20/2006 7:12:32 AM PST by Strategerist
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To: Strategerist

I was just about to say the exact same thing....


23 posted on 01/20/2006 7:23:45 AM PST by joe fonebone (Woodstock defined the current crop of libs, but who cleaned up the mess they left?)
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To: Strategerist
Gets posted on FR about once a month where the not-very-bright ooh and aah over it.

Just giving you intellectual heavyweights another opportunity to dazzle us with your insults. I would have pinged you when I posted it, but I knew I wouldn't have to.

27 posted on 01/20/2006 9:22:29 AM PST by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Yes. The man really does have a dog named "Splash".)
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To: Strategerist

Urban legend?-Similar list debunked here:

http://www.snopes.com/language/document/commrule.htm


32 posted on 01/20/2006 6:09:48 PM PST by icwhatudo (The rino borg...is resistance futile?)
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To: Strategerist
where's government control of the means of production?

Subsidies combined with government regulation via the bastardization of the commerce clause.

§ 1075 .... A regulation of one may injuriously or beneficially affect the other. But that is not the point in controversy. It is, whether congress has a right to regulate that, which is not committed to it, under a power, which is committed to it, simply because there is, or may be an intimate connexion between the powers. If this were admitted, the enumeration of the powers of congress would be wholly unnecessary and nugatory. Agriculture, colonies, capital, machinery, the wages of labour, the profits of stock, the rents of land, the punctual performance of contracts, and the diffusion of knowledge would all be within the scope of the power; for all of them bear an intimate relation to commerce. The result would be, that the powers of congress would embrace the widest extent of legislative functions, to the utter demolition of all constitutional boundaries between the state and national governments. When duties are laid, not for purposes of revenue, but of retaliation and restriction, to countervail foreign restrictions, they are strictly within the scope of the power, as a regulation of commerce. But when laid to encourage manufactures, they have nothing to do with it. The power to regulate manufactures is no more confided to congress, than the power to interfere with the systems of education, the poor laws, or the road laws of the states. It is notorious, that, in the convention, an attempt was made to introduce into the constitution a power to encourage manufactures; but it was withheld.
Joseph Story, Commentaries on the Constitution

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Gets posted on FR about once a month where the not-very-bright ooh and aah over it.

While the tools among us fail to see its relevance.

47 posted on 07/11/2014 8:12:51 AM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as created by the Laws of Nature, not a person as created by the laws of Man)
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