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Thread: Is the Democratic Party Marxist?[W:23]

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    Re: Is the Democratic Party Marxist?[W:23]

    Quote Originally Posted by Grand Mal View Post
    Gotta be trolling. Gotta be. No one could be that wrong, that loud without trying to be.
    What can I tell you, the poll is at 50/50.

    Maybe, being that you're Canadian, you don't have your finger on the pulse of American politics quite as well as you do your own domestic situation, however quite a few Americans feel that the Democratic Party is, in fact, communist at its roots.

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    Re: Is the Democratic Party Marxist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Grimm View Post
    Europe is full of communists. Let's stick to what you know. In the United States, the communists have to "soften" their agenda because the American Public would never accept outright Soviet-style communism. But the core belief is still there, underpinning the Democratic Party. In Western Europe, the idea of communism is not as taboo, therefore you have more open socialism.

    Don't think for a minute, though, that if Nancy Pelosi had her way, America wouldn't move far to the left of even Europe.
    As a person known with communists there is nobody better suited to compare the idiotic commies in Europe with the Democrats, and there is no comparison. Democrats are capitalists and communists are anything but capitalist.

    The core belief of democrats is capitalism, the core values are American values not commie values.

    Any true communist would throw up if they would have to support the agenda of the democratic party.

    And we have more open socialism is largely due to political systems with more than 2 political parties.
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    Re: Is the Democratic Party Marxist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter King View Post
    As a person known with communists there is nobody better suited to compare the idiotic commies in Europe with the Democrats, and there is no comparison. Democrats are capitalists and communists are anything but capitalist.

    The core belief of democrats is capitalism, the core values are American values not commie values.

    Any true communist would throw up if they would have to support the agenda of the democratic party.

    And we have more open socialism is largely due to political systems with more than 2 political parties.
    The fact that you have more than two political parties means that the communists can come right out and say they are communist, whereas in the United States, they have to assimilate and hide within the Democratic Party and drive the agenda from the inside. The political landscape is such that they have to be more covert, whereas in Europe they can be more overt.

    However, the Democratic platform is basically a watered down, softer, more America-friendly version of the 10 pillars as outlined in the communist manifesto.

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    Re: Is the Democratic Party Marxist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Grimm View Post
    Look at JFK's platform. If you take what he says line for line, he would be considered a Republican by today's standards. But he was a Democrat during his time. That's because the Democratic Party has shifted to the left.

    There used to be people in the United States who were openly communist. They mostly fomented their ideology in labor unions and schools. After the Cold War started and the big red scare, these people went underground. Now, the labor unions and schools veer heavily "democrat," in fact they form the backbone of the democratic party, steering it constantly to the left.... but never so much at one time to where the communist-weary public might turn on them.
    Ok first off, JFK had the top marginal income tax rate at over 70%. He reduced that marginal rate from over 90% to 72% because the war debt was largely paid off and his economic advisors were actually concerned that the government was collecting so much money that it would never be able to spend it and thus it would end up slowing the velocity of money in the economy. Moreover, government involvement banking and financial markets was far more extensive under JFK than it is today. JFK was also more pro-labor than any Democrat in power today or in the last 20 years or more for that matter. The inflation adjusted minimum wage under JFK was considerably higher than it is today. If you think JFK would be considered a Republican today you are delusional. On fiscal issues he is far, far to the left of any Democrat today.
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    Re: Is the Democratic Party Marxist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Grimm View Post
    The fact that you have more than two political parties means that the communists can come right out and say they are communist, whereas in the United States, they have to assimilate and hide within the Democratic Party and drive the agenda from the inside. The political landscape is such that they have to be more covert, whereas in Europe they can be more overt.

    However, the Democratic platform is basically a watered down, softer, more America-friendly version of the 10 pillars as outlined in the communist manifesto.
    Just because there might be a few commies inside of the democratic party does not make their views or their policies communist. Just like the extreme right does not make all of the republican party extremist.
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    Re: Is the Democratic Party Marxist?[W:23]

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Grimm View Post
    I present you the 10 pillars of communism, as outlined by Karl Marx himself in The Communist Manifesto. As you can see, these are pretty much the talking points of the Democratic Party in the United States today.


    1. Abolition of private property in land and application of all rents of land to public purpose.

    2. A heavy progressive or graduated income tax.

    3. Abolition of all rights of inheritance.

    4. Confiscation of the property of all emigrants and rebels.

    5. Centralization of credit in the hands of the state, by means of a national bank with state capital and an exclusive monopoly.

    6. Centralization of the means of communication and transportation in the hands of the state.

    7. Extension of factories and instruments of production owned by the state; the bringing into cultivation of waste lands, and the improvement of the soil generally in accordance with a common plan.

    8. Equal obligation of all to work. Establishment of Industrial armies, especially for agriculture.

    9. Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries; gradual abolition of the distinction between town and country by a more equable distribution of the population over the country.

    10. Free education for all children in government schools. Abolition of children's factory labor in its present form. Combination of education with industrial production, etc. etc.



    This list could have come right out of President Obama's state of the union speech. What do you think, is the modern Democratic Party very closely aligned with the core beliefs of communism or what?
    Of course you're kidding, well, maybe not.
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    Re: Is the Democratic Party Marxist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter King View Post
    Just because there might be a few commies inside of the democratic party does not make their views or their policies communist. Just like the extreme right does not make all of the republican party extremist.
    Name a few.

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    Re: Is the Democratic Party Marxist?

    Quote Originally Posted by AJiveMan View Post
    Name a few.
    Do you not understand "there might be", the existence of commies is very much "up in the air" so naming them would be more than a bit difficult.
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    Re: Is the Democratic Party Marxist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter King View Post
    Do you not understand "there might be", the existence of commies is very much "up in the air" so naming them would be more than a bit difficult.
    Up in the air? Kinda like the fascists in the republican party?
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    Re: Is the Democratic Party Marxist?

    Glad to know that ending the practice of having seven year olds tunneling around in the coal mines somehow puts us on the path to communism.

    America, if you want to stay on righteous road of the free market you'd better get in gear and fix that sh-t. Next thing you know they'll be asking about 40 hour work weeks and overtime and then we'll be really deep in red.

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