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  • I want my country back

    09/01/2012 10:55:53 AM PDT · by annalex · 42 replies
    The Swedish Free Press Society ^ | July 9, 2012 | Ingrid Carlqvist
    I want my country back Ladies and gentlemen. My name is Ingrid Carlqvist and I was born in Sweden in 1960, when the Social Democrats were gonna rule forever and ever and our country was the nicest and safest and most progressed in the world. Now I live in Absurdistan – a country that has the highest figure of reported rapes in the world, hundreds of so called “exclusion areas” where people live outside the Swedish society and with newspapers that hide all these horrible facts to the people. I feel just like Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz...
  • BBC Big: Europe Pulling For Obama As More Supportive Of 'Social Democratic' Values

    07/03/2012 5:06:46 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 22 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Call it damning with pink praise . . . On today's Morning Joe, BBC's Katty Kay, anchor of the network's American edition, said that Europeans favor the re-election of President Obama because he is more supportive of "European social-democratic values." You know, those wonderful welfare-state policies that have worked their magic so well that Europe now enjoys . . . an 11.1% unemployment rate. View the video here.
  • When Romanticism Trumps Reason, You Get Radical Chic Catastrophes (Radicalism Is Chic Alert)

    11/29/2011 3:51:21 AM PST · by goldstategop · 13 replies
    Rubin Reports | 11/29/2011 | Barry Rubin
    The radical is always the more glamorous. People wear Che Guevara tee-shirts. They dont wear Samuel Gompers, A. Phillip Randolph, Edouard Bernstein, Karl Kautsky, or Jean Jaures tee-shirts, yet those largely forgotten social democratic and labor heroes achieved far more benefit for reform and workers without murdering a lot of people. Rosa Luxembourg, the nastiest rich spoiled brat in Zamosc, is fondly remembered though her career was a disaster and helped create the conditions that eventually brought about Nazism. Who knows about Frances Perkins, who did far more to help workers and was the first woman ever to be in...
  • NC governor recommends suspending democracy to focus on jobs

    09/27/2011 2:01:44 PM PDT · by Bed_Zeppelin · 235 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 9/27/2011 | Matthew Boyle
    As a way to solve the national debt crisis, North Carolina Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue recommends suspending Congressional elections for the next couple of years. I think we ought to suspend, perhaps, elections for Congress for two years and just tell them we wont hold it against them, whatever decisions they make, to just let them help this country recover, Perdue said at a rotary club event in Cary, North Carolina, according to the Raleigh News and Observer. I really hope that someone can agree with me on that. Perdue said she thinks that temporarily halting elections would allow members...
  • EXCLUSIVE! Democratic Party Coordinates With European Socialists In Bid For Global New Deal

    10/18/2010 7:34:51 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 8 replies · 1+ views
    Founding Bloggers ^ | October 14, 2010 | Founding Bloggers
    Is it too much to ask that before the Democratic Party sells America out to the European Socialist movement, they at least enlighten the average American citizen as to their actions? What are we talking about? Over the past few years, the highest ranking officials from the Democrat party have been working strategically to advance something called a Global New Deal based on Progressive-Democratic-Socialism. The chief organizing entity for launching this new progressive socialist utopia is a group called the PES, or Party of European Socialists. Their organization is made up of the most powerful socialist blocs in Europe, including...
  • Creating a Heaven on Earth

    07/30/2009 12:35:31 PM PDT · by rrstar96 · 10 replies · 554+ views ^ | July 2009 | David A. Noebel
    What do the following places have in common: Trumbull Phalanx in Ohio, Modern Times in New York, Brook Farm in Massachusetts, New Harmony in Indiana, United Order in Utah, Amana Colonies in Iowa, Oneida Community in New York, a kibbutz in Israel, and the Pilgrims Plymouth Plantation? Each was an attempt to establish a form of heaven on earth, or put another way, to establish through socialism a utopian community by (1) abolishing private property and (2) eradicating self-interested acquisitiveness. There are basically three forms of socialism: utopian (Robert Owen, Saint-Simon, and Francois Fourier), revolutionary (Marxism-Leninism), and fascism (Fabian, Social...