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  • Socialist, Communist authors make Obama administration reading list

    11/25/2013 12:15:42 PM PST · by markomalley · 4 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/25/2013 | Patrick Howley
    Socialist, Communist, and McCarthy-era blacklisted writers appear on the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new “Books That Shaped Work in America” list celebrating the department’s 100th anniversary.A Socialist leader, two Stalin apologists, two blacklisted ’50s screenwriters, and a suspected Marxist are included on the list, which DOL compiled based on recommendations from various figures in the community. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez described the program as an “online book club.”Better not invite Tailgunner Joe McCarthy.The first two reds on the list are Sidney and Beatrice Webb, who made it for their 1897 work “Industrial Democracy,” recommended by Carter administration Labor Secretary...
  • DEA agent killed in Colombia during apparent robbery attempt

    06/21/2013 10:11:55 AM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 10 replies
    CBS News ^ | 06/21/13
    A DEA agent has died in an apparent robbery attempt in Colombia, U.S. Ambassador Michael McKinley said Friday. Colombian authorities said the American agent was stabbed four times.
  • Question: Should President Romney Pardon Treasonist Barack Hussein Obama II, a.k.a. Barry Soetoro ?

    10/31/2012 5:35:02 AM PDT · by Yosemitest · 79 replies
    Many Sources Linked In Article | Oct 31, 2012 | Yosemitest
    Question: Should President Romney Pardon Treasonist Barack Hussein Obama II, a.k.a. Barry Soetoro ? Oct 31, 2012 I say, "No ! He should NOT !" Yes, I'm serious. Article III, Section 3 of theU.S. Constitution states:Treason against the United States shall consist onlyin levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort. No Person shall be convicted of Treason unlesson the Testimony of two Witnesses to the same overt Act, or on Confession in open Court. The Congress shall have Power to declare the Punishment of Treason,but no Attainder of Treason shall work Corruption...
  • Fabian Freeway - High Road to Socialism in the USA

    12/19/2012 11:03:49 AM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 30 replies
    PDF download ^ | 1966 | Rose L. Martin
    Table of contents for the book Fabian Freeway, and two paragraphs of the Foreword to give a brief description. Fabian Freeway - High Road to Socialism in the USA   By: Rose L. Martin Foreward and Preface Chapter 1-Make Haste Slowly!      Part 1 - Great Britain Chapter 2-Sowing the Wind Chapter 3-The Dangerous Fabians Chapter 4-A Chosen Instrument Chapter 5-Sedition Between Two Wars Chapter 6-Dirge For An Empire Chapter 7-Trial By Ordeal Chapter 8-Tomorrow, The World?      Part 2 - The United States Chapter 9-The Fabian Turtle Discovers America Chapter 10-Putting The Silk Hat On Socialism Chapter 11-The Professor Goes...
  • Birthday greetings to America’s Fabian Society!

    12/13/2012 9:16:36 AM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 5 replies
    One of the footnotes in the book "Fabian Freeway" isn't quite right. The first footnote of Chapter 15 states the following: 1. Forty Years of Education (New York, League for Industrial Democracy, 1945), p. 56. A telegram to the League on its fortieth anniversary from Mandel V. Halushka, a Chicago schoolteacher, read, "Birthday greetings to America's Fabian Society!" The corresponding paragraph to this footnote says the following: In the future as in the past, the continuing leadership of the Socialist movement in the United States resided in America’s Fabian Society, (1) the polite but persistent Intercollegiate Socialist Society, which changed...
  • What is the Fabian policy of Permeation?

    10/30/2012 8:31:13 AM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 11 replies
    During my transcription process of the book Fabian Freeway, I would sometimes go through the footnotes and see what I could verify, when one thing in particular caught my eye. (Chapter 17) The fact that an old-line southern Democrat had been induced to sponsor the basic legislation so ardently desired by all spokesmen of gradual Socialism was an early and notable example of success for the Fabian technique known as permeation. This concept is actually used extensively throughout the book, but for whatever reason, it caught my eye in the current context. The Fabians turned "Permeation" into a policy because...
  • Fabian Tracts: Method of Propaganda

    11/23/2012 9:08:52 AM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 8 replies
    In "The Encyclopedia of Social Reform", W. D. P. Bliss(Founder, Fabian Society U.S.A.) writes the following: (Page 579) The great literary success of the society, however, has been its Fabian Essays. In 1889 a course of seven lectures, which had been previously delivered before the society by membersof the society (George Bernard Shaw, Sidney Webb, William Clarke, S. Olivier, Graham Wallas, Annie Besant, and Hubert Bland) was published under the name of Fabian Essays in Socialism, and met with most marked success. Over 30,000 copies have been sold in England, and two American editions have appeared. The tracts are accurate...
  • Olympics Opening-Ceremonies Review: Hats Off, Danny Boy

    07/30/2012 8:16:09 AM PDT · by C19fan · 7 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | July 29, 2012 | Simon Schama
    “Congratulations to Danny Boyle,” said Bob Costas at the end of the Olympics’ opening ceremonies Friday night, swiftly adding, lest he sound even a smidge Mittish, “Congratulations to the British people, too ... They did it right.” ........................................................ It’s history as written by the Social Democrat Fabian Society on which we drank deep when I was at school in the ’50s and ’60s, authored by Beatrice and Sidney Webb, G.D.H. Cole, R.H. Tawney, and the socialist romantic E.P Thompson, a history at once fiery and brotherly, full of laments for the dispossessed and uprooted but clear-eyed about the inevitability of...
  • Never Call Socialism by Its Right Name

    05/26/2012 8:26:30 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 26, 2012 | Mary Nicholas
    Allen West was the latest to get his knuckles rapped for saying there were "about 78 to 81" members of the Democratic Party who are members of the Communist Party.I His crime, like McCarthy's, was in raising an uncomfortable subject. We may never know who is or isn't a communist, socialist, Marxist, Stalinist or Leninist in Congress, since all socialists work by deception, define words with obscurities, and refuse to identify themselves, with exceptions like Dohrn and Van Jones. Even in the heyday of communism, the most influential of its comrades were never "card carrying members" and lying was a...
  • President Obama Denounces Republican 'Wild Debts': I'm Not an Over-Spender

    05/23/2012 7:14:21 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 51 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5/23/12 | Devin Dwyer | ABC OTUS News
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - At a fundraiser for his re-election campaign in Denver tonight, President Obama set out to upend conventional Republican wisdom that his administration has been defined by excessive government spending. "I'm running to pay down our debt in a way that's balanced and responsible. After inheriting a $1 trillion deficit, I signed $2 trillion of spending cuts into law," he told a crowd of donors at the Hyatt Regency. "My opponent won't admit it, but it's starting to appear in places, like real liberal outlets, like the Wall Street Journal: Since I've been president, federal spending has...
  • Why America is Devolving Towards Absolute Government Control

    04/15/2012 8:03:57 PM PDT · by OneLoyalAmerican · 71 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | Sunday, April 15, 2012 | Kelly OConnell
    The relentless encroachment of socialism upon America’s economic, cultural and governmental landscape is like a bad dream to most red-blooded Americans. When society changes it can seem like the ineluctable drift of evolution or chance. But in the case of America’s ongoing continued expansion of government powers, spiking taxes, and shrinking military, it’s all part of a planned elitist push into socialism. And one need not believe in secret conspiracies when contemplating this shift. In fact, for those paying attention, it was all outlined long ago by the Fabian Socialist society, and other groups such as the Frankfurt School, as...
  • Did Norman Thomas really say that America would not knowingly adopt socialism, but under the name of

    04/03/2012 8:55:38 AM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 3 replies
    I personally think the quote is unreliable, but see below - he's not alone. Norman Thomas is quoted as saying: Yet the country has grown more and more socialistc and this soft-spoken kindly man of 82 years has planned it that way. "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." The closest I can come to sourcing that is this article from a 1967 newspaper. The part that's italicized above does...
  • Who founded Fabian Socialism in the United States?

    02/02/2012 9:19:18 AM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 17 replies
    Most people don't even know what Fabianism is. Those who do, may think it's limited to Britain. It's not. In The Encyclopedia of Social Reform, By William D. P. Bliss, this is written:(Page 578) FABIAN SOCIETY, THE (AMERICAN) A movement to establish in America a Fabian Society and carry on a work like that of the Fabian Society in England (see the next article) was commenced in Boston in February, 1895, under the lead of the Rev WDP Bliss. Doesn't get any clearer than that. It was founded by William Dwight Porter Bliss, in Boston. His Fabian organization in Boston...
  • Mental health group B4U-Act looks to remove stigma from paedophilia

    08/24/2011 9:33:39 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 17 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | August 25, 2011 | Fox news
    The organisation, which calls itself B4U-Act, is lobbying for changes to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM, the guideline of standards on mental health that is put together by the American Psychiatric Association, FOXNews.com said. The group says its mission is to help paedophiles before they create a crisis, and to do so by offering a less critical view of the disorder. "Stigmatising and stereotyping minor-attracted people inflames the fears of minor-attracted people, mental health professionals and the public, without contributing to an understanding of minor-attracted people or the issue of child sexual abuse," reads the...
  • Explaining Obama's strange policies. The roots of political correctness.

    06/03/2011 6:28:43 PM PDT · by billflax · 4 replies
    Forbes ^ | 6/02/2011 | Bill Flax
    “Liberating tolerance, then, would mean intolerance against movements from the Right and toleration of movements from the Left” – Herbert Marcuse, Father of the New Left President Barack Obama’s recent suggestion that returning to 1967 boundaries is the starting point for negotiations between Israel and Palestinians raises questions. While a strong case can be made for minding our business internationally, betraying allies and naively appeasing enemies appear curious as strategic ploys. His foreign policy revolves around coddling Third World dictators, snubbing traditional friends and overall subservience to the U.N. Obama seems more about reversing his predecessor than charting any coherent...
  • Barack Obama, Fabian Socialist

    10/04/2009 10:47:05 AM PDT · by opentalk · 12 replies · 1,080+ views
    Forbes ^ | 11.03.08 | Jerry Bowyer
    Barack Obama is a Fabian socialist. I should know; I was raised by one. My Grandfather worked as a union machinist for Ingersoll Rand (nyse: IR - news - people ) during the day. In the evenings he tended bar and read books. After his funeral, I went back home and started working my way through his library, starting with T.W. Arnold's The Folklore of Capitalism. This was my introduction to the Fabian socialists. Fabians believed in gradual nationalization of the economy through manipulation of the democratic process.
  • If Obama is a socialist, what was FDR?

    08/01/2009 9:22:48 PM PDT · by TaxPayer2000 · 26 replies · 1,437+ views
    TBO.com ^ | August 2, 2009 | WILLIAM MARCH
    TAMPA - The accusations come fast and furious on Web sites and talk radio: President Barack Obama is a socialist, a communist. Is he? Is his health care proposal socialist? "Yes. Next question," said Michael Steele, chairman of the national Republican Party, speaking to reporters in Washington on Monday. "He has surrounded himself with people that have been for the redistribution of wealth. That's part of the communist mindset," said Ted Webb, a rightist Tampa radio commentator. "'Communist' is not the correct word, and 'socialist' is debatable - the correct word is 'Marxist,'" said Rick Klepal, a Tampa commercial investment...
  • The Fabian Society - Fabian Socialism

    02/19/2009 10:30:00 AM PST · by seven.sixtwo · 12 replies · 839+ views
    The Fabian Society - Fabian Socialism Wiki: The Fabian Society is a British intellectual socialist movement, whose purpose is to advance the principles of Social democracy via gradualist and reformist, rather than revolutionary means. It is best known for its initial ground-breaking work beginning late in the 19th century and continuing up to World War I. The society laid many of the foundations of the Labour Party and subsequently affected the policies of states emerging from the decolonisation of the British Empire, especially India. Today, the society is a vanguard "think tank" of the Centre-left New Labour movement. It is...
  • Bush says sacrificed free-market principles to save economy

    12/16/2008 3:08:12 PM PST · by Star Traveler · 212 replies · 3,250+ views
    Breitbart ^ | December 16, 2008 | Breitbart Staff
    US President George W. Bush said in an interview Tuesday he was forced to sacrifice free market principles to save the economy from "collapse." "I've abandoned free-market principles to save the free-market system," Bush told CNN television, saying he had made the decision "to make sure the economy doesn't collapse."
  • CA: Fabian Núñez joins Mercury (with top ex-Schwarzenegger aides)

    11/27/2008 10:22:57 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 668+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 11/27/08 | Shane Goldmacher
    Former Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez, who served as both Democratic foil and dealmaker with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, has joined the high-powered public relations firm whose California office is currently occupied by Schwarzenegger's former campaign manager and communications director. Núñez, a Los Angeles Democrat, will be the newest partner and co-chair of Mercury Public Affairs, LLC, a political firm with offices in seven cities across the country, according to a letter he has sent to supporters. Steve Schmidt, who was the architect of Schwarzenegger's reelection campaign, and Adam Mendelsohn, the governor's former communications director and deputy chief of staff, are the...
  • CA: Fabian Núñez intends to deal, move on

    01/01/2006 11:05:10 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 382+ views
    Daily Bulletin ^ | 1/1/06 | Edward Barrera
    Assembly Speaker and one-time Pomona immigrant advocate Fabian Núñez is heading into a defining year in his young political career, saying he is prepared to get things done. But critics say the Los Angeles Democrat is only prepared to be an "obstructionist." In a legislative session that was overshadowed by partisan bickering surrounding November's special election, the perception that Núñez can't or won't negotiate was reinforced by his outspoken criticism of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger after election day. Unlike the speaker's Senate counterpart, state Sen. Don Perata, D-Oakland, who was more conciliatory, Núñez had said, "It can't be just one of...
  • Les Homericains: An anti-American song by an Euro songbird (vanity)

    06/04/2005 2:22:52 PM PDT · by wesley_windam-price · 31 replies · 1,117+ views
    Me ^ | 2005-06-04 | Self
    Euro (Silican/Belgian with Canadian citizenship) songbird Lara Fabian wrote "Les Homericains" to protest American foreign policy in her recent CD. Below are the original lyrics in French:============= Des hommes, Quand ils dansent comme personne, Quand ils chantent que ça sonne, D’Astaire à Morrisson, Des ricains, Quand ils jettent du bon vin, On leur foutrait des pains, Là c’est plus nos copains, Tout comme nous, Ils font le mal, Tout comme nous, Ils font le bien, Comme on peut être animal, On peut aussi être humain, Etre homéricains, Des hommes, Quand Michael Moore cogne, Sur un système “qui Bush” on, De...
  • LOOK WHO IS MAKING LAW

    12/04/2004 10:58:27 AM PST · by forest · 34 replies · 2,779+ views
    Fiedor Report On the News #328 ^ | 12-5-04 | Doug Fiedor
    When we look at the constant assault on all that made America great -- a common language, personal liberty, the right to assemble with whom we wish, conventional marriage, the Boy Scouts, religion, etc. -- we need only look inward to those working among us. We can call them Democrats, liberals, the left, or progressives. The label is not important. By their acts, we know them as socialists and they have a plan to disassemble society as we know it. We have written about the infamous House Progressive Caucus[1] many times before. The Progressive Caucus is the Congressional arm of...
  • CA: Fabian's fibs

    08/23/2004 7:50:06 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 206+ views
    Sacramento News & Review ^ | 8/19/04 | Jill Stewart
    Last spring, I was stunned to hear California Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez announce that the elusive deal to fix California’s disastrous workers’-compensation system had been all but completed. It startled me because I knew Núñez’s claim of an imminent deal almost certainly was not true. I was closely following the closed-door struggle between reformers, who had Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on their side, and anti-reformers: sleazy doctors, lawyers and “injured” workers who have sucked the workers’-comp system dry at the expense of truly injured California workers. Even as Núñez announced an imminent deal, he was fighting crucial reforms and was pushing...
  • DEMOCRATS AS SOCIALISTS

    07/31/2004 2:45:07 PM PDT · by forest · 26 replies · 2,677+ views
    Fiedor Report On the News #310 ^ | 7-31-04 | Doug Fiedor
    Wrapped in their own version of cognitive dissonance, the liberal national media will not ask any tough questions of the Kerry campaign. So, I guess I'll have to get totally politically incorrect for a moment and ask a question many people are starting to wonder about: If John Kerry announced tomorrow that he intended to switch to the Socialist or Communist party, how would his platform change? Really, that's not as nasty of a question as it may seem when we study the cold hard facts. After all, let's face it, not only does it look as if the Democratic...
  • Hurricane Fabian over Bermuda (120mph winds)

    09/05/2003 4:01:21 AM PDT · by RedBloodedAmerican · 62 replies · 401+ views
    hurricane.terrapin ^ | 9.05.2003 | NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER
    Hurricane fabian discussion number 35 Nws tpc/national hurricane center miami fl 5 am edt fri sep 05 2003 The latest air force recon has reported a circular 40 nm mi radar Eye. Also...the pressure has risen to 948 mb. The recon has just Flown into the ne quad and found a 110 kt flight level wind. Based On this...the pressure rise and eye diameter i am adjusting the Initial intensity to 105 kts. The initial motion estimate remains at 350/15. There is no Significant change to the previous forecast reasoning. Fabian has Made several minor oscillations over the past day...
  • Fabian heads toward Bermuda (heavy damage possible); Florida gets a tropical depression

    09/04/2003 12:25:00 PM PDT · by cogitator · 22 replies · 1,455+ views
    Reuters ^ | September 4, 2003 | Stephen Breen
    Bermuda Braces for Powerful Hurricane Fabian Thu September 4, 2003 12:17 PM ET By Stephen Breen HAMILTON, Bermuda (Reuters) - Bermudians battened down and cruise ships scrambled out to sea on Thursday as powerful Hurricane Fabian headed toward the mid-Atlantic island with 120 mph winds. Forecasters also raised storm warnings for parts of Florida as a tropical weather system that could become Tropical Storm Henri headed for the Sunshine State. In Bermuda, residents hit the hardware stores, supermarkets and gas stations to stock up for what emergency officials said could be the strongest hurricane ever to hit the British colony...
  • FABIAN NOW A DANGEROUS CATEGORY 3 HURRICANE; FIRST MAJOR HURRICANE OF 2003 SEASON

    08/30/2003 1:41:36 PM PDT · by varina davis · 66 replies · 1,181+ views
    National Hurricane Center/NOAA ^ | August 30, 2003 | National Hurricane Center
    BULLETIN HURRICANE FABIAN ADVISORY NUMBER 13 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL 5 PM AST SAT AUG 30 2003 ...FABIAN BECOMES THE FIRST MAJOR HURRICANE OF THE SEASON... HIGH RESOLUTION VISIBLE SATELLITE IMAGES INDICATE THAT AT 5 PM AST...2100Z...THE EYE OF HURRICANE FABIAN WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 17.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 49.8 WEST OR ABOUT 775 MILES...1250 KM... EAST OF THE LESSER ANTILLES. FABIAN IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 14 MPH...22 KM/HR. A GENERAL WEST TO NORTHWEST TRACK IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 115 MPH...185 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. THIS MAKES FABIAN A...
  • Tropical depression forms in Gulf of Mexico; heads toward Texas [Not again...]

    08/30/2003 9:27:35 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 23 replies · 228+ views
    <p>MIAMI (AP) — A tropical depression formed Saturday in the Gulf of Mexico, and forecasters warned residents along much of the Texas coast that the system was expected to strengthen into a tropical storm before it makes landfall.</p> <p>The depression's center was expected to hit somewhere along a 200-mile swath of Texas' Gulf Coast within the next day, said forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami. The system could bring 4 to 6 inches of rains along its path.</p>
  • Category 2 Hurricane Fabian headed west and Tropical Storm Grace forecast tonight in Gulf of Mexico

    08/30/2003 8:29:03 AM PDT · by varina davis · 42 replies · 1,040+ views
    National Hurricane Center, Miami, Fl ^ | August 30, 2003 | National Hurricane Center
    HURRICANE FABIAN DISCUSSION NUMBER 12 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL 11 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2003 SATELLITE IMAGES INDICATE THAT THE CLOUD PATTERN OF FABIAN CONTINUES TO BECOME BETTER ORGANIZED. THERE ARE GOOD CENTRAL AND BANDING FEATURES...THE OUTFLOW REMAINS WELL ESTABLISHED AND MORE SIGNIFICANTLY...AN EYE FEATURE IS BECOMING APPARENT ON VISIBLE SATELLITE IMAGES. INITIAL INTENSITY HAS BEEN INCREASED TO 85 KNOTS BASED ON DVORAK T-NUMBERS OF 5.0 AND 4.5 FROM TAFB...SAB AND KGWC...RESPECTIVELY. THIS MAKES FABIAN A CATEGORY TWO HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR/SIMPSON HURRICANE SCALE. FABIAN IS MOVING OVER WARM WATER AND INTO LOW SHEAR. THEREFORE... ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING...
  • Corrupt Canadian VOting

    03/03/2003 8:20:56 AM PST · by danieltowsey · 4 replies · 396+ views
    Self | 2002 | Daniel J Towsey
    This below is the work of the Bildenberg/Fabian group...After corrupting the banking system, and therefore having a never ending supply of money with which to achieve any oyher corruption they want...They corrupted our democracies..This vote fixing goes on in most democracies of the world.......DO NOT TRUST THE COMPUTER COUNTING..IT IS UNACCOUNTABLE News Release Let it be known to all I am sending you this document entitled “Remedy for our stolen democracy” In hopes that you’ll realize that this is information that all Free Canadians need to know, to insure the protection of our democracy. This statement has previously been released...