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Bad Ideas Die Hard

It’s true, isn’t it? Take communism (advanced socialism) for example. How many times has it been tried and failed? Yet the idea of a communist workers  paradise won’t go away. Mike Shedlock, better known as Mish of Mish’s Global Economic Trend Analysis, is one of my favorite economic pundits. In his article, Mish postulates a new law, which he calls  : The Law of Bad Ideas. He writes: A proposal by French president Francois Hollande got me thinking about “The Law of Bad Ideas“. I did a search for the phrase and surprisingly, nothing came up. Thus, I get to define […]

Hillary, Your Radical Marxist Roots are Showing

Hillary is more of an outright Marxist than Obama. Where his socialistic tendencies towards America stem from his hatred of this country’s supposed “colonialism.” We defeated Japan, but never occupied it. We defeated Germany, but never occupied it. The list goes on, but none-the-less America is a colonial power. But I digress, back to Hillary. In 1971, twenty three year old Yale law student, Hillary Diane Rodham served a stint as a clerk for what was at the time, the nation’s most Communistic law firm, Treuhaft, Walker and Burnstein. This law firm made no bones about it’s connection to the […]

Bill Whittle: Destination Russia and the Indcitment of Communism

It seems that the legacy of Communism still haunts Russia.  Bill Whittle has his take on the Olympics, and the Russian legacy of Communism… As usual, Bill Whittle targets something, like Communism, and fires away, with awesome results. H/T:  The Right Scoop

This is Your Grocery Store on Communism

After reading Robert Stacy McCain’s complete dismantling of the pro-communist rantings of Jesse Myerson, I’ve kept my eyes peeled for other stories that show how, in the words of the late Yuri Bezmenov, “how the beautiful society of equality and social justice is in practice.”  Here is one such example.  The following video shows a typical Moscow grocery store was on a typical day, in 1986. Now, besides the scarcity, did you notice that no one seemed to smile? No friendly exchanges, no banter, no warm greetings. Just mind-numbing obedience and drudgery. That was communism in the 80′s, and will […]

Socialism And Communism Are Contrary To Christianity

Fr. Marcel Guarnizo is a friend of Ed Morrissey who gives a response refuting the popular myth that the Church’s “social justice” mission is compatible with Socialism and Communism. Rev. Marcel Guarnizo counters the belief that the ideas of socialist revolution and Communism have a place at the table with Christianity.  Many, even in the Catholic Church, believe that Christianity shares some ideals with the socialist revolution.  It seems to them that Socialism, Communism, and Christianity all help the poor. Father Guarnizo outlines and exposes the errors of Communism.  Father Marcel Guarnizo writes: “The difference between the two was captured well by a joke […]

Catchphrase For Communists: Economic Violence

Pelosi: We Must “End This Economic Violence” (Weasel Zippers) #EconomicViolence started as a way for some on the Left to complain about, well, capitalism basically. – Twitchy “Nancy Pelosi wants to fight economic violence? Maybe she should start by getting Democrats to resign.” — The Daley Gator If there’s one thing at which our domestic enemies excel, it’s in coining inane slogans for the progressive Hive to murmur endlessly.  Designed to replace rational thought with bumper-sticker dementia, the socialists Democrats unveil a new one every few months, usually timed to coincide with the latest assault on our liberties.  Who could […]

The Saga of Sarah Alcid, Your Intellectual Better & Committed Useful Idiot

It certainly is true what is what is said about R.S. McCain-he attracts a higher grade of troll.  And over the last couple days, he attracted one Sarah Alcid, a queer feminist Marxist who took offense offense at R.S. McCain’s coverage of the DC slut walk.  It isn’t every day that a “Queer Feminist” with a diploma from Bryn Mawr (undergraduate tuition $42,870 a year) decides she needs my attention, but I’m so grateful for Miss Alcid’s encouragement to expand on what I said this morning: “Professor Aptheker is exactly right: If you want to be a true feminist, you […]

Mamas Don’t Let Yer Babies Grow Up To Be Commies …

“Ho Chi Minh was actually inspired by the U.S. Declaration of Independence and Constitution, and the words of Thomas Jefferson.” — Barack Obama Fresh off his $100 million dollar African excursion, where he compared ailing communist Nelson Mandela to George Washington, Big Red lost no time in claiming another Marxist icon — Ho Chi Minh, the late Hanoi Hangman — to be a disciple of America’s Founding Fathers.  This would no doubt come as a surprise to the million of his countrymen that Ho murdered — human liquidation, of course, being the one thing at which communists excel: Communist regimes […]

Welcome to Amerika!

Note:  This a post that was originally published in 2010.  It still fits, if you ask me.  Every now and again, I refer to Obama’s version of our nation as “Amerika.” Given that the ObamaCare abomination has survived it’s first few hurdles, it might be a good time to revisit why I say that. In 1987, ABC ran a 12 hour miniseries called, “AMERIKA,” chronicling life in an America that was taken over by the Soviet Union. Here is the trailer. I started looking for clips from it. There aren’t all that many, but this one rings true for modern […]

Useful Idiot of the Month Nomination Thread: May 2013

Well folks, it’s that time  again -when we put on our thinking caps and determine who the most useful Useful Idiot of the Month was. If you are unfamiliar, the Soviets coined the phrase “Useful Idiot” for people in Western Countries that advocated for Marxism.  Of course, they were either idealistic rubes or ambitious fools that would more than likely be the first to the wall AFTER the revolution came.  They were only useful in destabilizing the free country of their birth.  Once the real Marxists took over, they poor useful idiots would no longer be useful.  So, many suffered […]

May Day Violence Hits Seattle. What Else is New?

Yes, it was May Day-that Communist fiesta when leftists all over the world celebrate the most effective killing machine in human history.  Oh and they riot too… And like all peaceful leftist protests, lots of glass, like, spontaneously breaks itself… Just rest assured that it’s someone else’s fault.  It always is.

Useful Idiot of the Month Nomination Thread: April 2013

Wow, where did April go?  Seems just yesterday that we were nominating useful idiots for March.  Well, time warp or not, it’s time to nominate the useful idiots that will appear on this month’s poll.  What’s a useful idiot, you ask? Welll, a useful idiot is person that assists on promoting Marxism in a target country,  They are used to wreck the target country to the point the Communists can take over.  Then, ironically, the Marxists that come to power then usual eliminate the useful idiots.  In other words, your standard leftist, who is usually a misguided Occupod, will help […]

Earth Day 2013: The Secret Bloody History of Earth Day

Happy Earth Day 2013 Lenin’s Birthday.  This is the first in a series of posts today regarding the wonderful leftist tradition of Earth Day 2013 Lenin’s Birthday.  Last year, Soopermexican published an info-graphic that infuriated the left.  If it infuriates the left, I certainly don’t want to be left out, so I obtained permission to publish it here. So, at the request of Soopermexican, share this far and wide.  There will be three more posts throughout the day.  Keep stopping  back for more Earth Day 2013 Lenin’s Birthday fun! Updated to correct my error, it is Lenin’s birthday, NOT Stalin’s.  […]

Cummunism Survivor Schools Legislators on the Real Purpose for Gun Control

I think that one of the greatest treasures we have are Communism Survivors.  While today was the first time I heard that term, it does fit. With over 100,000,000 citizens killed by Communist governments in the 20th century, it’s an accomplishment to have escaped.  Here is a video showing exactly why they are a treasure for all of us… We bloggers warn of what might come.  Communism Survivors actually lived it, and survived to tell about it.  We ought to listen to them, or we. or our children, will be forced to live it themselves. You can support the work […]

Margaret Thatcher, The Iron Lady, Dead at Age 87

Margaret Thatcher, the so called “Iron Lady,” had passed away at age 87.  The UK’s first female prime minister, she was in power at a pivotal time in the UK’s history, restoring the economy and international prestige of her nation.  She was seen as a partner with Ronald Reagan in confronting Soviet Communism, winning her the title, “Iron Lady,” from the Soviet Press.  The Daley Gator has more… Margaret Thatcher Dies After Stroke – Sky News Britain’s first and only female prime minister Baroness Thatcher has died at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke. Lady Thatcher’s children Mark […]

MSNBC Talking Head Melissa Harris-Perry: All Your Children are Belong to Us

I think it’s getting even more amazing for the regressives in that they are slipping more and more.  And, in that slippage, they’re letting out more and more of their ideas, and they don’t even get that it’s the most totalitarian drivel.  I guess if you live in the unreality bubble, it’s a matter of time before you slip and think that tyranny is the normal state of man. In the latest example of regressive truth slippage, we have Melissa Harris-Perry, who happens to think that all of your children are belong to us.  MRC has the video… Now, this […]

It’s Baaaaack! Useful Idiot of the Month Nomination Thread March 2013

It’s been a while, but I thought that bringing back the CH 2.0′s one claim to fame (or infamy) might be in order.  So, the Useful Idiot of the Month Poll has returned.  First off, we need to define the term, useful idiot.  It was a term, coined by the former Soviet Union (either Lenin or Stalin), to describe leftists in Western countries that supported, knowingly or not, communism.  Then, if the communists really did come to power, most of the useful idiots would be imprisoned, killed, exiled, and the like. So, this is the nomination thread for the Useful […]

Reflections on the Violence of the Left

We’ve been saying for years that the left is all about violence.  From violent Communist revolutions, and their genocidal aftermath, to the Nazis, to the Weather Underground, to  Occupy Wall Street, leftists have paved a path of blood to their desired power.  And, when they do achieve power, there is even more blood letting to keep it.  For a more recent example, take a look at this, from Glenn Beck, via New Zeal… Your browser does not support iframes. All I can say is expect more. Then again, it is predicted.

Obama/Holder’s War on Small Business and Their Gestapo Like Tactics

Last year on the campaign trail, Obama let his slip show when he said that if you owned a small business, you didn’t build that. With absolutely zero experience in the private sector, our president has no idea what it means to risk your own, hard earned money, time and good name to start a business. Being steeped in the politics of Marx, Obama actually loathes folks that have made it on their own, with no help or thanks from the federal government. His education in Alinsky’s tactics, the MSM’s blind devotion and a dumbed-down electorate have all come together […]

Types of Government Explained

For those of you new to this, or for those that want a quick lesson to show friends or family members. The video explains the types of government, and where we seem to be going…  

The 7 Pieces of Advice by Trotsky for Obama, found in the 1934 Chicago Tribune Cartoon ‘Planned Economy or Planned Destruction’

This image is taken from the 1934 Chicago Tribune cartoon ‘Planned Economy or Planned Destruction?’. It focuses on the character of Leon Trotsky, who is laying out a series of policy goals for the United States. The Chicago Tribute suggested in its latest reprint of this cartoon that we take a look at this cartoon and see if it rings true in today’s political and economic climate. Whereas others have focused on simply analyzing the larger cartoon to identify all the characters in it (for the best analysis see this post), today I am going to attempt to see if this cartoon […]

Cartoon 60 Years Ahead of Its Time

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Make Mine Freedom (1948) is a post WWII cartoon that is alarmingly relevant given the political climate of today. This little gem really sums up the evils of “ism,” a generic term used to represent Communism, Marxism and Progressivism. Another ironic point in the cartoon is the idea of drinking the KoolAid, because the “ism” in the film is represented by a tonic being peddled by a “Dr. Yoo-Topia.” Do yourself a favor and take 10 minutes to watch this film. Then forward it to as many people as you can.

New Oxford High School Marching Band Marches With Hammer and Sickle

Sometimes, we get to see what happens when public school staffer believe their own propaganda.  The New Oxford HS marching band  recently took to the field wielding hammers and sickles, rankling historically literate parents and observers.  The Blaze has more… Todd Starnes wrote on the Fox News Radio website: “St. Petersburg: 1917” [was] the theme for the New Oxford High School Marching Band [performance]. Ironically, the school’s athletic teams are called the Colonials and their colors are red, white and blue. The band’s website features a picture of the group with students holding a hammer and sickle. “There is no reason for Americans to […]

Obama Supported Redistribution in 1998: He Still Does

Take a look at this video from Breitbart TV… Sounds like the typical socialist/communist propaganda to me.  And, my friends, redistribution of wealth is a core concept in communism. What intersts me is that he mentions a “propaganda” program to discredit that government intervention.  Um, that is more of what we would like to call “reality.”  The “War on Poverty” created more poor people.  The Department of Education made education worse, not to mention way more expensive.  The Porkulus failed to lower unemployment, and, in fact, didn’t prevent it from rising.  Come to think of it, there were billions of porkulus […]

Student in My Classroom: “Parents grew up in Communism and it is not good”

Last week we were talking about different political systems in my government class (this is a common topic of the first week or two of most government classes) and the class got into a discussion on communism. These discussions usually are pretty theoretical with students- many haven’t had a job where they have produced anything at all, most pay little in taxes, and all of them have been heavily steeped over years of public school experience in ‘fairness’ and ‘redistribution of wealth.’ Even those students who believe in capitalism and freedom and protection of property are forced to mostly rely […]