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  • How the Democratic Party Went from Thomas Jefferson to Karl Marx

    05/12/2009 8:43:59 AM PDT · by FromLori · 30 replies · 1,337+ views
    CFP ^ | 5/12/09
    “That brought us to our essential difference, the difference of the Evolutionary Collectivist and Marxist, the question whether the social revolution is, in its extremity, necessary, whether it is necessary to over throw one economic system completely before the new one can begin. I believe that through a vast sustained educational campaign the existing Capitalist system can be civilised into a Collectivist world system;” - H.G. Wells, Russia in the Shadows
  • SOCIALISM: The Truth about Socialism

    05/11/2009 3:25:37 PM PDT · by truthnomatterwhat · 7 replies · 697+ views
    The Voice Magazine ^ | Jonas Clark
    Will socialism destroy the America we have all known? We have heard much about the rise of socialism in our nation. Does socialism affect you? Will it affect your life, family, children, work or future? What is socialism? Is socialism an evil thing? Does socialism affect the Church? Should Christians be concerned? The short definition of socialism is this: Socialism is a political theory that advocates government ownership of industry or, said another way, government ownership in the means of production. In the last six months we have experienced an unprecedented shift from a free market economy (private ownership in...
  • What Is Marxism? (Steven Plaut Debunks The False Science Behind Marxism Alert - MUST READ!!!)

    03/16/2009 1:47:21 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 18 replies · 1,627+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 3/16/2009 | Steven Plaut
    Marxists claim that Marxism is a science. It is not. It is a sort of pagan religious cult. It is a theology. It is a form of superstition. Marxists claim that Karl Marx understood capitalism and economics. He did not. They also claim that the entire validity of Marx's set of theories on all subjects rests ultimately on how valid Marxist economic thought is. Marxist economic thought was completely wrong. Marx claimed that all products contain value that is directly proportional to the amount of labor embodied within them. He was wrong. All the rest of Marxism is based entirely...
  • Obama and this congress offer Socialist, Marxist cogs in the change wheel! (Must Read)

    02/18/2009 4:26:00 AM PST · by Zakeet · 8 replies · 1,100+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | February 17, 2009 | Dr. Laurie Roth
    Already we are seeing the Socialist, Marxist cogs in the change wheel manipulating away our freedoms and money. Congress and this President have wasted no time from the executive orders to the manipulative speeches and attachments on the ‘stimulus’ bill that insult and betray the American people. Don’t you love the endless speeches and statements by Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid and Obama regarding the URGENT need to pass the stimulus bill or our country will go down in heaping flames? Naturally, we all understand the EXTREME emergency choices added to the bill such as $650 million for digital TV coupons;...
  • City Year

    11/09/2008 9:57:13 AM PST · by Dead Dog · 4 replies · 237+ views
    City Year Website ^ | unknown | City Year
    The name “City Year” reflects the idea that just as young people enroll in a freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior year at school, so too should they be challenged to dedicate themselves to a “city year” of full-time service, idealism, civic engagement, and leadership development. (SNIP> Twenty years ago, City Year was founded by Michael Brown and Alan Khazei, then-roommates at Harvard Law School, who felt strongly that young people in service could be a powerful resource for addressing our nation's most pressing issues. Since 1988, City Year has been built on the belief that one person can make a...
  • For new ideas, Obama reaches to Karl Marx. In academics it might be considered plagerism!

    Marx - "satisfaction of his own selfish need." Obama - "virtue out of selfishness." ------------------------------------------------- Under private property ... Each tries to establish over the other an alien power, so as thereby to find satisfaction of his own selfish need. The increase in the quantity of objects is therefore accompanied by an extension of the realm of the alien powers to which man is subjected, and every new product represents a new potentiality of mutual swindling and mutual plundering. Marx, Human Requirements and Division of Labour (1844)
  • Bill Ayers and Barack Obama To Mandate Reading Of The Communist Manifesto

    10/27/2008 6:12:02 PM PDT · by writer33 · 60 replies · 1,535+ views
    Elective Decisions ^ | 10/27/08 | Chris Davis
    Chicago—In what could only be interpreted as stabbing American parents in the back, Bill Ayers and Senator Barack Obama, D-IL, plan to mandate the reading of The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx in all public schools upon his election as President of the United States. Elective Decisions has learned—through an anonymous spokesperson at the Heritage Foundation—that Bill Ayers would be tapped to head up the Department of Education, thereby changing American schools from within. According to Bill Ayers, this is the kind of policy that is bold and would insert “a little anarchy” into American schools. “This is a huge...
  • Biden to Orlando TV Anchor: 'Are You Joking? Is This a Joke? Or Is That a Real Question?(Whimp)

    10/25/2008 6:37:01 PM PDT · by Fred · 71 replies · 3,210+ views
    Political Punch ^ | 102508 | Jake Tapper
    Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., got asked some rather interesting questions from Orlando TV reporter on Thursday. You can watch it here Youtube link of Biden interview with Barbara West The questions are: * If Biden is "embarrassed about the blatant attempt to register phony voters by ACORN," since Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., worked with the organization in the past; * If Obama's comment about wanting tax policies that "spread the wealth" is "a potentially crushing political blunder"; * "You may recognize this famous quote: 'from each according to his abilities to each according to his needs.' That's from Karl Marx....
  • "Bailout" Really About Nationalizing U.S. Financial Sector

    10/09/2008 1:54:18 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 61 replies · 1,220+ views ^ | 09 October 2008 | Charles Scaliger
    As the financial crisis continues, the Bush administration, led by Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, is moving ahead to enact the unconstitutional and socialistic measures contained in the recently passed and misleadingly nicknamed "bailout bill" — misleading not because it's not a bailout, but because it's much more than that. This bill — officially the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 — is, along with the Treasury Department's "Blueprint for a Modernized Financial Regulatory Structure," about nationalizing the entire United States financial system, a truly radical act that will hasten the United States of America along the road to total socialism....
  • [OPEN] Liberation Theology's Civil War

    08/03/2008 6:51:34 PM PDT · by markomalley · 10 replies · 101+ views
    Acton Commentary ^ | 7/30/2008 | Samuel Gregg D.Phil.
    Few fights are nastier than theological quarrels. This axiom has been amply confirmed by the on-going spat that has erupted between two brothers who were crucial figures in the rise of liberation theology -- the Brazilians Leonardo and Clodovis Boff.Largely unreported outside theological circles, this dispute's importance is more than academic. It suggests that liberation theology, once so prominent in Latin America, is imploding under the weight of its own ambiguities and the force of decades of powerful critiques.Of the two Boffs, Leonardo is the more famous. His book, Church, Charism and Power: Liberation Theology and the Institutional Church (1985),...
  • Obama Channels Marx on Masses' Reverence for Religion

    04/12/2008 4:53:38 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 37 replies · 120+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Religion is the opiate of the masses. -- Karl Marx, 1843 It's not surprising that they get bitter, they cling to . . . religion . . . as a way to explain their frustrations. -- Barack Obama, 2008 Has anyone else pointed out the striking similarity between Barack Obama's recent statement about tough economic times driving people to religion and that of another person who preached change: Karl Marx? Obama added guns and xenophobia to his list of proletarian elixirs for bitterness. But the fundamental point remains: Barack apparently doesn't take religion, his own or anyone else's, too seriously....
  • Economic Decline

    02/25/2008 6:44:21 AM PST · by Mike Acker · 10 replies · 87+ views
    2008-02-25 | Mike Acker
    while "top" economists are debating whether we are in a recession or not working class folks are brutally aware that the US is in a period of Economic Decline why has so much manufacturing been moved to other countries? It's cheaper that way
  • Huckabee and Edwards: Same Struggle!

    12/25/2007 5:15:23 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 11 replies · 283+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Merry Christmas to all our NB community! Politico is having some snarky fun, running a "populist pop quiz" challenging readers to guess whether it was John Edwards or Mike Huckabee who made the variety of class-warfare claims listed. You'll find a sampling of four of the questions below, but I'd encourage people to take the entire eight-question quiz and report back your scores. A cyber-statue of Karl Marx to the winner! 1. “No young person is more equal than another person because he has a higher IQ, or a higher net worth, or because he lives in a nicer home,...
  • Culture = A Massive Sham Perpetrated By Rich Capitalist Oppressors

    12/24/2007 2:31:17 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies · 158+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | December 24, 2007 | Oleg Atbashian
    Laugh all you want at George Lakoff’s advice for the Democrats to win by framing the debate and altering the vocabulary. Language is a key battleground in culture wars, and as soon as you step into your opponent’s frame of reference and start identifying bad weather as climate change, illiteracy as public education, and freedom as desperate need of care and supervision, you may lose not just the debate but the war, the culture, and your very way of life. A recent humorous discussion about PeopleSpeak™ at the People’s Cube prompted me to take a more serious look (to the...
  • Paul Krugman: The Unconsciousness of a Liberal

    09/19/2007 5:15:55 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 22 replies · 555+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Today brings a mixed bag for aficionados of the New York Times. The good news, assuming you enjoy reading the musings of Maureen Dowd, Thomas Friedman, David Brooks et al., is that the Times' house columnists have been freed from behind the paid-subscription wall of Times Select.On the other hand, Paul Krugman has decided that his column isn't enough to contain his wisdom, and that he will henceforth be inflicting his blog on us. He entitles it "The Conscience of a Liberal," which as he notes is also the title of his recent book.Give Krugman credit for giving us fair...

    06/24/2007 3:39:31 PM PDT · by HarmlessLovableFuzzball · 77 replies · 1,964+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 6.24.2007
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  • Cash to Hillary continues flowing in Q2, secret document shows

    06/06/2007 3:33:35 PM PDT · by HarmlessLovableFuzzball · 37 replies · 1,504+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 06-06-07 | Drudge
    Breaking on Drudge... **World Exclusive** And the money kept rolling in from every side... Numbers from a top-secret spreadsheet show the former first lady and senator from New York on track to exceed money she raised in the first quarter, over $27 million, the DRUDGE REPORT has learned! But where are the big bucks coming from? A secret spreadsheet, that includes all of the Clinton campaign’s fundraising activity in the second quarter, shows continued generosity from lobbyists. More...
  • Bush to pressure Senate to revive U.N. sea treaty

    05/13/2007 5:15:39 AM PDT · by driftdiver · 163 replies · 2,414+ views
    Worldnetdaily ^ | May 13, 2007 | WND
    WASHINGTON – In a move that has already angered some of his most ardent supporters, President Bush has asked the Democratic leadership in the U.S. Senate to revive a proposal for ratification of the United Nation's Law of the Sea Treaty, an international agreement defeated two years ago by Republican leadership in the upper house. Critics say ratification would compromise U.S. sovereignty and place 70 percent of the Earth's surface under the control of the U.N. – even providing for a "tax" that would be paid directly to the international body by companies mining in the world's oceans. The battle...
  • George Soros And The Problem Of The Radical Jewish Non-Jew (On The Importance Of Patriotism Alert)

    02/26/2007 9:25:11 PM PST · by goldstategop · 29 replies · 992+ views ^ | 02/27/2007 | Dennis Prager
    What do Karl Marx, Leon Trotsky, Noam Chomsky and George Soros have in common? They were/are all radicals, born to Jewish parents, had no Jewish identity and hurt Jews (not to mention non-Jews). The term "non-Jewish Jew" is generally attributed to the Jewish historian Isaac Deutscher, who wrote an essay by that name in 1954. The term describes the individual who, though born a Jew (Judaism consists of a national/peoplehood identity, not only a religious one), identifies solely as a citizen of the world and not as a Jew, either nationally or religiously. Once the walls of Jewish ghettos broke...
  • The Dirty Dozen: America’s Most Bizarre and Politically Correct College Courses

    12/20/2006 10:00:50 PM PST · by Exton1 · 41 replies · 3,427+ views
    The Dirty Dozen: America’s Most Bizarre and Politically Correct College Courses Occidental College’s The Phallus ranked the most bizarre class of ’06 -’07 HERNDON, VA – As college costs soar through the roof—averaging above $31,000 a year for tuition, room & board—today’s college students study adultery, the male genital, and Native American feminism. The Dirty Dozen highlights the most bizarre and troubling instances of leftist activism supplanting traditional scholarship in our nation’s colleges and universities. The growth of these courses gobbles up tons of money and resources and ignores scholarship from conservatives. For instance, books and speeches from the...
  • It's hard to 'Imagine' that (Elton John "banning religion", deconstructing John Lennon's "Imagine")

    11/24/2006 9:39:11 AM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 31 replies · 1,586+ views
    Rocky Mountain News column ^ | Friday November 24th, 2006 | Mike Rosen
    Elton John - make that Sir Elton John - recently declared in a magazine interview that "religion should be banned completely." At least he didn't say it should be banned selectively; that might smack of favoritism and discrimination. It seems his animus toward religion is driven largely by his status as a homosexual. He resents religiously based disapproval of his lifestyle and says that religion directs "hatred towards gay people." His ironic remedy is that religious intolerance, as he sees it, shouldn't be tolerated. He's also critical of religious leaders for not coming together to end war. Now, Elton John...

    09/22/2006 5:09:49 PM PDT · by blogblogginaway · 977 replies · 50,024+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | sept., 22, 2006 | drudge
    <p>FORMER PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON ON NOT CAPTURING BIN LADEN: 'At least I tried. That's the difference between me and some, including all the right wingers. They ridicule me for trying. They had eight months to try, they did not try. I tried. So I tried and failed'...</p>
  • Sen. Clinton Calls for Global Plan for Poor Women

    09/22/2006 5:21:33 PM PDT · by neverdem · 66 replies · 1,338+ views
    NY Times ^ | September 22, 2006 | PATRICK HEALY
    Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton made a star turn this morning at former President Bill Clinton’s conference on global challenges, calling for a concerted attack on the “feminization of poverty” by destroying cultural, political, and economic barriers that trap women and children in desperate conditions. Before a standing-room-only audience in a ballroom of the Sheraton hotel in midtown Manhattan, Mrs. Clinton gave opening remarks at the conference session “Women and the Power of Economic Opportunity” then moderated a panel that included President Bush’s former secretary of agriculture and three leaders in the development and anti-poverty fields. “Far too many women are...
  • Stop the World, The Times Wants to Get Off

    08/29/2006 5:13:04 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 37 replies · 1,167+ views
    NY Times/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein August 29, 2006 - 07:23 A New York Times editorial and an op-ed piece by one of its house columnists have something interesting in common this morning: stamp-your-feet frustration with the way the world is and an inability to suggest what should be done about it. In The Falling Paycheck, the Times editorial board complains that real wages aren't keeping up with the economy's continued expansion. "American employees have not shared in the wealth they’ve helped to create," laments the Old Gray Lady. Sure sounds as if the Times subscribes to the 'surplus value' theory of labor....
  • Democrats Dream, Everyone Else Pays

    08/02/2006 5:39:41 PM PDT · by Connie Servative · 3 replies · 326+ views
    Intellectual Conservative ^ | August 2, 2006 | Carol Turoff
    August 2, 2006 Democrats Dream, Everyone Else Pays By Carol Turoff The Democrats "American Dream Initiative" is based on the old carrot-and-stick trick. Dangle other people's money in an attempt to purchase votes and win back Congress. Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) has come up with a sure-fire idea to reclaim the White House in 2008. Buy it! "Americans are earning less while the costs of a middle-class life have soared," Clinton shouted into the microphone at a meeting of the Democratic Leadership Council, as she introduced the group's "American Dream Initiative." The centerpiece of the proposal includes a $500 "Baby...
  • Deconstructing Derrida

    07/24/2006 10:33:29 AM PDT · by JSedreporter · 11 replies · 607+ views
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | July 24, 2006 | Malcolm A. Kline
    As readers of this space know, we frequently subject academics to what we view as constructive criticism. As travelers through the blogosphere may have noticed, they sometimes answer those critiques. “Someone named Candace de Russy (on the usually unbearably dreadful National Review blog on the university situation 'Phi Beta Cons') cites someone else named Laura Ventura at Accuracy in Academia to the effect that the fact that the journal Critical Inquiry has more citations of Derrida and Marx than of C. S. Lewis and Thomas Jefferson is an indication of the journal’s ‘anti-American, anti-war, and anti-Christian’ stance,” Bucknell sociologist Alexander...
  • Walter Williams: Marx's racism

    06/21/2006 5:04:10 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 17 replies · 1,749+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 6/21/06 | Walter Williams
    Karl Marx is the hero of some labor union leaders and civil-rights organizations, including those who organized the recent protest against proposed immigration legislation. It's easy to be a Marxist if you haven't read his writings. Most people agree that Marx's predictions about capitalism turned out to be dead wrong. What most people don't know is that Marx was an out and out racist and anti-Semite. He didn't think much of Mexicans. Concerning the annexation of California after the Mexican-American War, Marx wrote: "Without violence, nothing is ever accomplished in history." Then he asks, "Is it a misfortune that magnificent...
  • Trouble ahead for the American middle class

    05/16/2006 9:05:47 AM PDT · by jpsb · 148 replies · 2,608+ views
    Free Republic | may 16, 2006 | jim shirreffs
    I have for many years now, been warning of the age old battle between the super rich and the middle class. Only in the usa during the 19th and 20th century, did the middle class win that battle. During the 19th and 20th century in the usa the power of the super wealthy was curtailed. Government enacted laws that protected the middle class and encouraged exspandsion of the middle class. Anti-trust laws prevented the super rich from gaining control over entire industries. Today these laws are ignored. Labor laws enabled workers to bargain for a living wage. Today these laws...
  • Inside National Education Association (May 2006) President's Comments, No Child Left Behind attacked

    05/15/2006 7:19:15 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 70 replies · 1,020+ views
    Excerpts from the "NEA Today" monthly publication of the National Education Association for May 2006. Some of the articles are available online, others not: 1. Page 7 President's Viewpoint: "Educators of the World, Unite!" I see the face of a child. She has a beautiful, shy smile. She lives in a huge, sprawling shantytown in a developing country. She is dark-skinned. Her nationality doesn't matter. What matters is that she is a child with all the dazzling potential of a child. She sleeps the sleep of a child, and when she awakens to a living nightmare of poverty, despair and...
  • New Taxes Will Be Imposed on the Wealthy - by Democrats

    05/10/2006 12:17:03 AM PDT · by FairOpinion · 117 replies · 1,635+ views
    ChronWatch ^ | May 10, 2006 | Dick McDonald
    Karl Marx isn’t dead. He is alive and well and living in the Democrat Party. As Pravda masquerading as your Washington Post intones in its lead article of May 7th, “The quest for ways to reduce inequality begins with taxation.” Ah! The Democrat (read Socialist) Post is at it again and you won’t believe their rationale. They assert that new taxes must be imposed on the rich because America is doing so well the wealthy are making more than ever and paying a larger share of taxes on income(20% of taxpayers pay 84% of the income taxes and the top...
  • Refineries and oil terminals are full, yet prices are rising

    04/20/2006 1:17:48 PM PDT · by NYer · 110 replies · 3,247+ views
    Asia News ^ | April 20, 2006 | Maurizio d’Orlando
    Capital movements due to fears over a possible US-Iran war, financial speculation or market meltdown are driving crude prices upward. Milan (AsiaNews) – Capital movements on commodity exchanges, not low supply are pushing oil prices upward. Brent crude has reached US$ 74 a barrel because of lowered refinery use and a backup in crude inventories that has left many a super tanker waiting to unload. Oil storage has become a problem since facilities are full in the Persian Gulf, Europe, the Americas and even Asia. Even Israel, which built huge embargo-busting oil depots to allow the country to survive every...
  • Following the Footsteps of Karl Marx

    04/08/2006 3:57:21 PM PDT · by jennivinson · 8 replies · 1,076+ views
    not provided | December 11, 2004 | Jenni Vinson Trejo
    Following the Footsteps of Karl Marx By Jenni Vinson Trejo December 11, 2004 Christmas of 2004 has brought forth the biggest assault on Christianity from Liberals who are insisting that Jesus be completely removed from Christmas. They would like for Christians to spend their money like there’s no tomorrow, but to forsake the very basis of the holiday, the birth of the Messiah. It’s hard to decide if this push is the beginning of an all-out assault on Christianity or the final scrimmage for American Liberals who recently lost the majority of the votes, the house, the senate and the...
  • Trentino, Embedded with the Troops, Reports on the CULTURE WAR

    11/21/2003 8:12:50 AM PST · by Davis · 9 replies · 368+ views
    The Conning Tower ^ | Nov. 20, 2003 | Trentino
    No one can say precisely when the Culture War started nor, indeed, exactly what it is, but roughly it is: A contest between Left and Right for the cultural high ground begun about two hundred years ago, sparked by the French Revolution and given grim impetus by Karl Marx and his successors. For much of the twentieth century,the Left appeared to be winning all the battles. The Left was joyous and triumphant. The Right persisted, but the myths of the merits of socialism as benefactor of the poor and oppressed, deliverer of peace and prosperity, nurturer of liberty, fraternity, and...
  • Home is no place for school - Homeschool Alert

    09/03/2003 8:29:31 AM PDT · by Damocles · 258 replies · 1,657+ views
    USA Today Op Ed ^ | September 3, 2003 | Dennis Evans
    Home is no place for schoolWed Sep 3, 6:49 AM ET By Dennis L. Evans  The popularity of home schooling, while not significant in terms of the number of children involved, is attracting growing attention from the media, which create the impression that a "movement" is underway. Movement or not, there are compelling reasons to oppose home teaching both for the sake of the children involved and for society. Home schooling is an extension of the misguided notion that "anyone can teach." That notion is simply wrong. Recently, some of our best and brightest college graduates, responding to the altruistic...
  • Linux and the GPL, A Hard look at a Leftist Software Development model

    08/31/2003 11:27:24 PM PDT · by Coral Snake · 140 replies · 1,098+ views
    Coral Snakes Shock 'n' Awe | 8-31-2003 | Coral Snake
    Linux and the GPL a Hard Look at a Leftist Software Development Model. by Coral Snake Also features the complete GNU General Public License by Richard M Stallman (RMS) -- (with commentary by Coral Snake) For the last five years I have been involved with the "Free Software Movement". During my time in this movement I have been an avid user of the Linux OS from kernel 2.0 to kernel 2.4, The GIMP graphics authoring program, Open Office, and the GCC C and C++ compilers with the KDevelop IDE. I have also been a regular visitor to all the "Free...
  • Adam Putnam (RINO) votes for more welfare.

    06/27/2003 3:32:15 PM PDT · by I got the rope · 37 replies · 265+ views
    Putnam Votes to Add Rx Drug Benefit Congressman Says Legislation is a Good Start, But More Needs to Be Done WASHINGTON - Congressman Adam H. Putnam (FL-12) voted in support of H.R. 1, the Medicare Prescription Drug and Modernization Act of 2003 and H.R. 2596, the Health Savings and Affordability Act of 2003....

    05/01/2003 12:17:31 AM PDT · by ppaul · 27 replies · 292+ views
    The Vanguard ^ | 5/1/03 | Rod D. Martin
    You would have never heard of Karl Marx had it not been for V.I. Lenin. Marx was neither terribly successful nor terribly important in his own right, and had it not been for a revolution carried out three decades after his death, he would be a footnote at best. But on this May Day, the high holy day of Communism and Socialism, it is important that we remember. As a student, both in England and America, I often heard the refrain -- even from conservatives -- that "communism wouldn't have been so bad if it had been carried out...

    02/01/2003 10:22:11 AM PST · by forest · 28 replies · 802+ views
    Fiedor Report On the News #300 ^ | 2-2-03 | Doug Fiedor
    Some in the ultraliberal national media have been labeling her as politically moderate. Our question is: Moderate as per whom, Karl Marx? Hillary's voting record is so consistently liberal that the National Taxpayers Union -- whose voting indexes are based on some 200 roll-call votes -- gave her a 3% score for 2001. Fact is, that's the sorriest score NTU has given a freshman senator since 1977. Her voting record was not any better for 2002, either. Worse, like Slick Willie, Hillary's history reeks with wrongdoing. The well reported untimely demise of two of Hillary's friends, Webster Hubbell and Vince...
  • Martin Luther King and Communism

    12/29/2002 3:10:55 PM PST · by Austin Willard Wright · 28 replies · 1,147+ views
    < Martin Luther King, Jr., Stride Toward Freedom | 1957 | Martin Luther King Jr
    "During the Christmas holidays of 1949 I decided to spend my spare time reading Karl Marx to try to understand the appeal of communism for many people. For the first time I carefully scrutinized *Das Kapital* and *The Communist Manifesto.* I also read some interpretive works on the thinking of Marx and Lenin. In reading such Communist writings I drew certain conclusions that have remained with me as convictions to this day. First, I rejected their materialistic interpretation of history. Communism, avowedly secularistic and materialistic, has no place for God. This I could never accept, for as a Christian, I...
  • What is Left of Socialism

    12/06/2002 12:46:00 PM PST · by Cicero · 30 replies · 1,433+ views
    First Things ^ | October 2002 | Leszek Kolakowski
    What Is Left of Socialism Leszek Kolakowski Copyright (c) 2002 First Things 126 (October 2002): 42-46.Karl Marx—-a powerful mind, a very learned man, and a good German writer—died 119 years ago. He lived in the age of steam; never in his life did he see a car, a telephone, or an electric light, to say nothing of later technological devices. His admirers and followers used to say and some keep saying: it doesn’t matter, his teaching is still perfectly relevant to our time because the system he analyzed and attacked—capitalism—is still here. That Marx is worth reading is certain. The...
  • Study Guide for The Communist Manifesto

    08/23/2002 8:54:19 AM PDT · by PeterPrinciple · 14 replies · 1,329+ views ^ | June 14, 1995 | Paul Brians, Department of English, Washington State University
    Study Guide for The Communist Manifesto Using this Guide List of other study guides -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Click here for the Manifesto online. Page numbers referred to in these notes are those of the International Publishers edition. The Communist Manifesto, first published in 1848 for the Communist League, had little influence in its own day. Only after Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels' other writings had made their views on socialism widely known did it become a standard text. For about a century it was one of the most widely read (and some would argue misread) documents in the world. But why study...
  • Mayday, Mayday! Marx lives on! In America.

    05/02/2002 5:36:50 PM PDT · by Bigun · 23 replies · 421+ views
    National Review Online ^ | 5/2/2002 | Deroy Murdock
    May 1, 2002 8:50 a.m.Mayday, MaydayMarx lives on — in America. ach May Day, Marxists celebrate the collective ownership of the means of production. Before the Berlin Wall was chiseled into bric-a-brac, May 1 brought forth red flags, goose-stepping soldiers and ballistic missiles strapped to mobile launchers. These days, thankfully, such pageantry is limited to Havana and Pyongyang. Yet Marx's disciples may have the last laugh. Karl Marx himself would be amazed to see how much his ideas thrive here.In a study entitled, "Marxism, American Style," Mark Schmidt of the National Taxpayers Union observes that "most American adults, weaned on...