Two must-read articles discussing socialism from American thinker:
The implication is that the Western opinion of socialism has justifiably evolved to one of acceptance. Sure, socialism gets a bad rap for all those times in history when it went horribly wrong and, you know, killed all those millions of people. But the right people weren’t in charge, you see, and their ideas were the wrong ones. What is being offered today in France is a newer, smarter socialism. The one that’s never been tried before — the one that works.
Read the whole thing at American Thinker
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 way of life, which included obligatory perjury. But regardless of their nuances, deception is an integral part of their political ideology.
Read the rest at American Thinker