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California Bill Wants To Drop Washington/Lincolnís Birthday And Replace It With Communist Holiday
The Daily Caller ^ | 12 May 2018 | ROB SHIMSHOCK

Posted on 05/12/2018 8:00:15 AM PDT by mandaladon

The California Assembly discussed Thursday a bill that would replace Abraham Lincoln or George Washington’s birthday with International Socialist Workers’ Day as a paid holiday.

California Democrat Assemblyman Miguel Santiago introduced Bill AB-3042, which would allow schools to replace Washington Day and Lincoln Day with Presidents’ Day and install an “International Workers’ Day” — conventionally known as “May Day” — as a second holiday.

“I’m aghast that a bill like this would be able to get through committee,” California Republican Assemblyman Matthew Harper said to the Assembly. “Are we in competition to be the laughing stock of the United States?”

“Are we going that far to the left?” Harper asked. “This is ridiculous; this is insane; this is un-American. And for folks who think that the U.S. won the Cold War with the Soviet Union, this makes it sound like we’re going in the other direction — that indeed California is kowtowing to the Soviet domination of the Cold War.”

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“Are we going that far to the left?” Harper asked.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~They’ve learned in the universities about how wonderful communism is. Now they want to try it...
1 posted on 05/12/2018 8:00:15 AM PDT by mandaladon
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To: mandaladon

Gosh, I was hoping for Zuckerberg Day.


2 posted on 05/12/2018 8:03:38 AM PDT by ptsal ( Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please. - M. Twain)
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To: mandaladon

We need a return to “Kill a commie for mommy.”


3 posted on 05/12/2018 8:08:12 AM PDT by Rurudyne (Standup Philosopher)
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To: mandaladon

> “Are we in competition to be the laughing stock of the United States?” <

Well, yes. And you’re winning. But stay alert, California! You’ll be getting more and more quality competition from the other blue states as time goes on.


4 posted on 05/12/2018 8:10:24 AM PDT by Leaning Right (I have already previewed or do not wish to preview this composition.)
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To: mandaladon
They’ve learned in the universities about how wonderful communism is. Now they want to try it...

OK, that is one way to get those sky-high housing costs down in a big hurry.

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5 posted on 05/12/2018 8:11:58 AM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: mandaladon

Another dumb CA dumb Lib Dem idea.


6 posted on 05/12/2018 8:12:15 AM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country)
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To: Rurudyne

“...We need a return to “Kill a commie for mommy.”...”

Yes, we need to bring back ole fashioned Western justice. Tall tree, strong rope and a horse. Provides for an excellent optic that provides attitude adjustment. In the meantime, just send all these power-mad loons to Venezuela...


7 posted on 05/12/2018 8:15:08 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: mandaladon

Coming soon: California State Pedophile Day


8 posted on 05/12/2018 8:18:21 AM PDT by samtheman (Let’s elect as many Republicans as possible in 2018)
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To: EagleUSA

I’m not sure I dislike Venezuela that much. Can we send them to communist China instead?


9 posted on 05/12/2018 8:20:17 AM PDT by Rurudyne (Standup Philosopher)
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To: mandaladon

You can thank the 1965 Immigration Act and our lack of repelling illegals........ demographically, California is not part of the USA.


10 posted on 05/12/2018 8:26:44 AM PDT by umgud
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To: umgud

No more strawberries for CA Communist Assemblyman Miguel Santiago
Wonder if anyone has checked to see if he an illegal alien?


11 posted on 05/12/2018 8:29:36 AM PDT by hapnHal
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To: mandaladon

The cure:

1 - leave California
2 - never move to California
3 - never visit California
4 - do as little business as possible with California

If they’re adopting communist ways, then treat them like communist countries.


12 posted on 05/12/2018 8:31:19 AM PDT by FrankR (If it wasn't for stupid ideas, the left would have no ideas at all.)
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“Are we in competition to be the laughing stock of the United States?”

Not in competition, Matt. You've won. Better get out of there before you have to get a passport and visa (not the credit card) just to visit the Grand Canyon.
13 posted on 05/12/2018 8:36:36 AM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: mandaladon

California Democrat Assemblyman Miguel Santiago

There’s your problem right there, folks

“Celebrate ‘diversity’”


14 posted on 05/12/2018 8:43:25 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Hey brainwashed students . . . where's your "outrage" @FBI? @BrowardSheriff? DO SOMETHING!!)
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To: mandaladon

Ropes for enemies and treason still work.


15 posted on 05/12/2018 8:54:13 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper
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To: mandaladon

Washington did more to establish this as an independent country than any other single individual.


16 posted on 05/12/2018 8:59:36 AM PDT by Architect of Avalon
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To: mandaladon

Leftists today are all about bashing anyone who they label a Nazi. Well, as far as the cost to humanity, the Nazis were pikers compared to the communists. We must purge Nazis because they are the epitome of “hate”, and besides they cost 25 million lives in the 20th century. But, hey! Let’s celebrate communal-ism with a national holiday. It only cost upwards of 100 million lives in the 20th century. Sounds like a plan.

The Black Book of Communism
Crimes, Terror, Repression
by Stéphane Courtois, et al.

Harvard University Press
Published 1999, 912 pages.

http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674076082&content=reviews

PDF: https://archive.org/details/TheBlackBookofCommunism10

“An 800-page compendium of the crimes of Communist regimes worldwide, recorded and analyzed in ghastly detail by a team of scholars. The facts and figures, some of them well known, others newly confirmed in hitherto inaccessible archives, are irrefutable. The myth of the well-intentioned founders—the good czar Lenin betrayed by his evil heirs—has been laid to rest for good. No one will any longer be able to claim ignorance or uncertainty about the criminal nature of Communism, and those who had begun to forget will be forced to remember anew.”—Tony Judt, The New York Times

“When The Black Book of Communism appeared in Europe in 1997 detailing communism’s crimes, it created a furor. Scrupulously documented and soberly written by several historians, it is a masterful work. It is, in fact, a reckoning. With this translation by Jonathan Murphy and Mark Kramer, English-language readers may now see for themselves what all the commotion was about.”—Jacob Heilbrunn, The Wall Street Journal

“The Black Book of Communism, which is finally appearing in English, is an extraordinary and almost unspeakably chilling book. It is a major study that deepens our understanding of communism and poses a philosophical and political challenge that cannot be ignored. The book’s central argument, copiously documented and repeated in upwards of a dozen different essays, is that the history of communism should be read above all as the history of an all-out assault on society by a series of conspiratorial cliques led by cruel dictators (Lenin, Stalin, Mao Zedong, Kim Il Sung, Pol Pot, and dozens of imitators) who were murderously drunk on their own ideology and power… Courtois and his collaborators have performed a signal service by gathering in one volume a global history of communism’s crimes from the Soviet Union to China, from the satellite countries of Eastern Europe to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, and North Korea, and to a lesser degree in Latin America and Africa… The Black Book is enormously impressive and utterly convincing.”—Michael Scammell, The New Republic

“Arguing with the passion of former believers, [the contributors] charge that communism was a criminal system. They all make the case well.”—Foreign Affairs


17 posted on 05/12/2018 9:08:29 AM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: mandaladon

Why not “Che Day”? Celebrated with public executions of nonconformist thinkers.


18 posted on 05/12/2018 9:09:34 AM PDT by Spok ("What're you going to believe-me or your own eyes?" -Marx (Groucho))
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To: theBuckwheat

Speaking of socialism:

See also:

...Socialism attempted to replace billions of individual decisions made by sovereign consumers in the market with “rational economic planning” by a few vested with the power to determine the who, what, how, and when of production and consumption. It led to widespread shortages, starvation, and mass frustration of the population. When the Soviet government set 22 million prices, 460,000 wage rates, and over 90 million work quotas for 110 million government employees, chaos and shortages were the inevitable result. The socialist state destroyed work ethic, deprived people of entrepreneurial opportunity and initiative, and led to a widespread welfare mentality.....

Socialism produced political monsters like Stalin and Mao Tse-Tung, and led to unheard-of crimes against humanity in
all communist states.

from:
Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth
by Ludwig von Mises

https://mises.org/system/tdf/Economic%20Calculation%20in%20the%20Socialist%20Commonwealth_Vol_2_3.pdf?file=1&type=document

“The champions of socialism call themselves progressives, but they recommend a system which is characterized by rigid observance of routine and by a resistance to every kind of improvement. They call themselves liberals, but
they are intent upon abolishing liberty. They call themselves democrats, but they yearn for dictatorship. They call themselves revolutionaries, but they want to make the government omnipotent. They promise the blessings of the Garden of Eden, but they plan to transform the world into a gigantic post office. Every man but one a subordinate clerk in a bureau.”

— Ludwig von Mises


19 posted on 05/12/2018 9:12:20 AM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: mandaladon

Another day for the left to wallow in their own excrement.


20 posted on 05/12/2018 9:30:09 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (My "White Privilege" is my work ethic.)
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