The Left’s War on Capitalism





Capitalism

Democrats and leftists love to declare “war” on “problems”.  We’ve seen the War on Poverty, the War on Drugs, the War on Terror. They also, along with their running dog propagandists in the “mainstream” media, love to accuse their opponents of things like waging War on Women, War on Education, War on Science, etc. Republicans too, stoop to this on occasion, having accused Obama of a War on Coal. But to cut to the chase, the Democrats and Establishment Republicans use all this as obfuscation – distraction and cover – for the fact that what is going on, and has since at least 1913, is a War on Capitalism.

Take the War on Coal, for instance. This is not about, as the so-called “environmentalists,” or “greens,” or “conservationists,” or whatever euphemistic misleading name they are calling themselves, an impending environmental disaster. We have had coal-fired plants since 1910, and America’s air and water are among the cleanest in the world. The phony “science” and hysterical, unchallenged Chicken Little assertions of imminent planetary destruction are lies aimed at scaring the public into allowing the shutdown of our power supply, the life-blood of our economic engine.

The same is true of the attacks by the eco-fascists on the oil and gas industries. Again, the technology and methods developed and used for the past 50 years have made these industries some of the cleanest in the world. Yet the greenies, the media, and their Democrat storm troopers in Congress have virtually strangled oil and gas production offshore and on public land, keeping us dependent on oil and gas supplied by foreign sources like Venezuela, Mexico, and the Muslim OPEC states. We have reserves on the land ostensibly owned by We, the People, large enough to meet our needs for the next 300 years. However, the Marxist Democrats and the eco-fascists have twisted the laws and the courts so that they have standing as the definitive experts, the arbiters whose word is final, and leftist judges, legislating from the bench have allowed them to dictate how our land can be used, the majority, science, and common sense be damned.

The left also used concern for largely non-existent threats to the environment to create the totally unconstitutional and deceptively named Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Although created by Republican Tricky Dick Nixon, a fiscal conservative, but otherwise liberal, Rockefeller Republican who also, along with arch-globalist, Henry Kissinger, “opened China”, the EPA has been run and done the bidding of Democrats ever since. No one actually knows how much the thousands of regulations – issued by unelected agency bureaucrats, not by our elected representatives in Congress – cost the American economy, since the ripple effect from them is so huge, but it is estimated in the hundreds of billions of dollars. The “benefits” from these regulations exist only in computer models and the deluded minds of fanatic greenies, not in reality. However, the damage done to American capitalism, and thus, We, the People, is very real indeed.

The massive “bailouts” begun by Bush, but put on steroids by Obama, did nothing for We, the People. They were colossal exercises in income redistribution: our hard earned income, in the form of tax money, was redistributed to already vastly wealthy neo-fascist bankers, brokers, and unions. The ever-increasing national debt exacerbated by this and subsequent unchecked spending on “entitlements” and other government boondoggles will, if not reversed, eventually swallow us entirely, like a Florida sinkhole. This is a fact. Period. Yet Obama and the Democrats incessantly demand we increase the debt even more, like passengers urging a drunk driver on a mountain road to go even faster. And if you still don’t get it that the Affordable Healthcare Act is about total government control of your life, you are probably a Democrat, yourself.

Part of the problem is that far too few Americans actually know what Marxism, communism or fascism are. If they are under 50, chances are it was only briefly covered or not mentioned at all in the indoctrination that passes for education in modern government schools. Capitalism, too, has been given short shrift, and if brought up, is portrayed as greedy, evil, oppressive, and unfair. They have been taught that “socialism” and “the collective good” – euphemisms for communism – are best. What they have not been told is that communism has never succeeded and where it has existed has been through police states, military subjugation, and often mass murder on a scale that makes Hitler look like an amateur.

Many have no idea who Lenin, Trotsky, Stalin, and Mao were, and almost none have read Antonio Gramsci. If you haven’t read Gramsci, I suggest you do so as soon as you can. Gramsci was an Italian communist theorist in the 1930s, who laid out how to achieve a revolution without firing a shot. This was to be accomplished by infiltrating and taking over the news media, education, and entertainment. Sound familiar?

The result of this is that even though a cursory reading of Obama’s “biographies” and the public statements of his appointees, e.g., Van Jones, Anita Dunn, Ron Bloom, makes it crystal clear that they are hard-core communist revolutionaries, most people haven’t a clue as to what that means or how dangerous it truly is.

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The Left’s War on Capitalism





Capitalism

Democrats and leftists love to declare “war” on “problems”.  We’ve seen the War on Poverty, the War on Drugs, the War on Terror. They also, along with their running dog propagandists in the “mainstream” media, love to accuse their opponents of things like waging War on Women, War on Education, War on Science, etc. Republicans too, stoop to this on occasion, having accused Obama of a War on Coal. But to cut to the chase, the Democrats and Establishment Republicans use all this as obfuscation – distraction and cover – for the fact that what is going on, and has since at least 1913, is a War on Capitalism.

Take the War on Coal, for instance. This is not about, as the so-called “environmentalists,” or “greens,” or “conservationists,” or whatever euphemistic misleading name they are calling themselves, an impending environmental disaster. We have had coal-fired plants since 1910, and America’s air and water are among the cleanest in the world. The phony “science” and hysterical, unchallenged Chicken Little assertions of imminent planetary destruction are lies aimed at scaring the public into allowing the shutdown of our power supply, the life-blood of our economic engine.

The same is true of the attacks by the eco-fascists on the oil and gas industries. Again, the technology and methods developed and used for the past 50 years have made these industries some of the cleanest in the world. Yet the greenies, the media, and their Democrat storm troopers in Congress have virtually strangled oil and gas production offshore and on public land, keeping us dependent on oil and gas supplied by foreign sources like Venezuela, Mexico, and the Muslim OPEC states. We have reserves on the land ostensibly owned by We, the People, large enough to meet our needs for the next 300 years. However, the Marxist Democrats and the eco-fascists have twisted the laws and the courts so that they have standing as the definitive experts, the arbiters whose word is final, and leftist judges, legislating from the bench have allowed them to dictate how our land can be used, the majority, science, and common sense be damned.

The left also used concern for largely non-existent threats to the environment to create the totally unconstitutional and deceptively named Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Although created by Republican Tricky Dick Nixon, a fiscal conservative, but otherwise liberal, Rockefeller Republican who also, along with arch-globalist, Henry Kissinger, “opened China”, the EPA has been run and done the bidding of Democrats ever since. No one actually knows how much the thousands of regulations – issued by unelected agency bureaucrats, not by our elected representatives in Congress – cost the American economy, since the ripple effect from them is so huge, but it is estimated in the hundreds of billions of dollars. The “benefits” from these regulations exist only in computer models and the deluded minds of fanatic greenies, not in reality. However, the damage done to American capitalism, and thus, We, the People, is very real indeed.

The massive “bailouts” begun by Bush, but put on steroids by Obama, did nothing for We, the People. They were colossal exercises in income redistribution: our hard earned income, in the form of tax money, was redistributed to already vastly wealthy neo-fascist bankers, brokers, and unions. The ever-increasing national debt exacerbated by this and subsequent unchecked spending on “entitlements” and other government boondoggles will, if not reversed, eventually swallow us entirely, like a Florida sinkhole. This is a fact. Period. Yet Obama and the Democrats incessantly demand we increase the debt even more, like passengers urging a drunk driver on a mountain road to go even faster. And if you still don’t get it that the Affordable Healthcare Act is about total government control of your life, you are probably a Democrat, yourself.

Part of the problem is that far too few Americans actually know what Marxism, communism or fascism are. If they are under 50, chances are it was only briefly covered or not mentioned at all in the indoctrination that passes for education in modern government schools. Capitalism, too, has been given short shrift, and if brought up, is portrayed as greedy, evil, oppressive, and unfair. They have been taught that “socialism” and “the collective good” – euphemisms for communism – are best. What they have not been told is that communism has never succeeded and where it has existed has been through police states, military subjugation, and often mass murder on a scale that makes Hitler look like an amateur.

Many have no idea who Lenin, Trotsky, Stalin, and Mao were, and almost none have read Antonio Gramsci. If you haven’t read Gramsci, I suggest you do so as soon as you can. Gramsci was an Italian communist theorist in the 1930s, who laid out how to achieve a revolution without firing a shot. This was to be accomplished by infiltrating and taking over the news media, education, and entertainment. Sound familiar?

The result of this is that even though a cursory reading of Obama’s “biographies” and the public statements of his appointees, e.g., Van Jones, Anita Dunn, Ron Bloom, makes it crystal clear that they are hard-core communist revolutionaries, most people haven’t a clue as to what that means or how dangerous it truly is.

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A Betrayal Most Foul





US President Barack Obama (R) and Republ

In 2010, We the People elected a majority of who we thought were conservative Republicans to Congress and state offices all over the country. The state folks have done a pretty good job, standing up to the unconstitutional acts of the increasingly totalitarian, tyrannical federal behemoth, putting the interests of the people of their various states first. Not so with Congress. In fact, not even close.

Nearly all of the ostensibly conservative Republicans elected to the House ran on the promise that they would – not would try, but would – repeal the un-American and nation-destroying Obamacare. However, not only did they not make any serious efforts to repeal it; they refused to even defund it. Instead, they allowed their “leadership” to sabotage the few who did try. Boehner, McConnell, and their lackey underlings rolled over and acceded to every Democrat demand, accepted blame for every Democrat accusation, gave zero support to those who tried to actually do what We the People elected them to do, and allowed the Party of Marx to score a huge PR victory along with their political one.

Then, amidst all sorts of mealy-mouthed platitudes, excuses, and rationalizations, these turncoats joined with the Establishment RINOS and voted en mass for a budget “deal” that appears to be to the economy what Obama’s “deal” with the Iranian radical Islamists is to foreign policy and national security. This link is to the list of traitors who voted for what may be a fatal increase in our debt and taxes. If your representative is not among the 60 Americans who voted against it, your district has a major problem that can only be fixed by getting rid of the fraud who currently occupies the office.

Bad as all this has been, it’s not the end of the betrayal. Boehner, McConnell, Paul Ryan, and the rest of the Establishment RINO misleadership are maneuvering, manipulating, lying, intimidating, and pretty much doing the bidding of what are now clearly their Democrat masters, in preparation for ramming “immigration reform” (better known as amnesty for the criminals who have illegally entered the country by the millions) down the throats of We the People. And in their haste to lick the Gucci loafers of their multinational corporate “donors” who want millions of uneducated, unskilled people willing to work for far less than most Americans, the RINOs have joined forces with the overseers of the Democrat Entitlement Plantation who want millions added to the welfare rolls, millions who will then overwhelmingly vote Democrat.

It’s my guess that the 60 real Americans who voted against the budget “deal” will also vote against amnesty. But 60 out of 435 ain’t gonna cut it. We the People need to stand up and let the rest of these traitors know, in no uncertain terms, that we will not allow our country to be commandeered in what amounts to a Marxist and neo-fascist coup d’état. We have sat by, like the good law-abiding citizens that we are, while our Constitution has been used as toilet paper, while the flag has been trampled in the mud, while our laws have been ignored and broken by criminals and our government (same thing?), and while our government has given aid and comfort to our enemies. We have allowed a small, radical minority to take control of the country, a minority whose real and low-profile leaders control vast wealth; a minority out to subsume us, willing or not, into a collectivist world government. It’s way past time to say “No more!” and take whatever actions are necessary to return us to the Rule of Law.

I highly recommend that everyone read “Rules for Radicals,” the book by Saul Alinsky, mentor of Obama, the Clintons, and most of the people in the current administration. The strategy and tactics presented work both ways. I would also strongly urge people to start seriously looking at what the left does, since it clearly is working a heck of a lot better than what the right has been doing. The notion that using their tactics “brings us down to their level” is simply stupid. Do you not shoot back at an enemy that is shooting at you because it “brings us down to their level”? Folks, these people are shooting at us.

We need to continue what the Tea Party did in 2010 and take to the streets again. Public demonstrations in towns and cities across the nation send a clear message, not only to Washington, but to us, We, the People, that we are strong, we are the majority, and we are not submitting or going away. In addition, we need to think and act outside the proverbial box. For instance, we need to encourage the states to empanel Grand Juries and bring charges against the miscreants in the federal government, since it is obvious that the “Justice” Department won’t. Then, we need to seriously consider marching on Washington and placing the indicted under arrest.

Our government exists by “…the consent of the governed…” I strongly suggest we withdraw that consent.





Americas’ Coming Dark Ages





Dark Ages

We often hear the claim that the end result of Democrat/progressive/Marxist policies is a utopian society where everyone is equal on every level, no one is ever offended, much less racist, everyone has meaningful, self-fulfilling employment, and we all eat cake and live happily ever after. I’ve always wondered, though, if this is the natural outcome of Marxist communism, why does it always need to be enforced at the point of a gun by a totalitarian police state? And since the progressive Democrats, currently led by Barack Hussein Obama and associates, are implementing just such a system here in America, what exactly are the quantifiable results of their laser-like focus, their “I’ve never worked harder in my life,” efforts?

Since the ever-so cogent and comprehensible House Minority Leader, Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is a major cheerleader for taxpayer subsidies for artists and the arts, let’s take a look at what the last 50 years of the Democrat welfare state and Entitlement Plantation she claims is so successful have achieved.

Who, for instance, are America’s current great painters? Andy Warhol? Nope. He hasn’t done anything worth mentioning since the 1970s, and many would argue that his stuff then was just commercial art with a twist. How about Jackson Pollock or Mark Rothko? Nope, again. Done by the 1970s, and many have trouble calling what they and their lesser-known colleagues produced, art. In fact, perusing a list of hundreds of contemporary “artists”, it’s unlikely that the overwhelming majority of Americans would recognize more than a couple, if any, of the names (http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/American-artists-20thb.html).

The same can be said of sculptors. The last well-known sculptor whose work was displayed in public was a guy in the 1960s named Jacque Lipschitz. His work mostly looks like gigantic piles of dog poop, but Democrat city governments like Philadelphia’s paid big bucks for it. Recently, the State Department, presided over by ever-so-sophisticated-and-enlightened John Kerry – who, BTW, speaks French! – paid out $1,000,000.00 for a “sculpture” that is a stack of rectangular rocks, made by someone you’ve never heard of. This stuff is a far, far cry from Frederick Remington.

Playwrights and novelists have suffered the same fate. No one has written anything that even remotely could be considered classic plays or novels since the 1960s. The smutty, perverted garbage cranked out now may be here today, but will be gone by day-after-tomorrow. Great architects have suffered the same fate too, albeit at a somewhat slower rate.

The cinema, too, is a crass, crude, coarse shadow of what it used to be. Departed are movies like Gone with the Wind and Casablanca, along with the actors who starred in them, actors who understood that their wealth, derived from their stardom, came as a result of working in a free, capitalist country. Most were proud patriots, grateful to America for the riches bestowed on them. Today’s actors, directors, producers, etc. are mostly inconsequential, elitist pipsqueaks who think that providing people with a couple of hours of mindless, escapist, largely leftist entertainment entitles them to vast wealth and privilege, and makes them qualified to demand that the rest of us submit to collectivist progressivism.

America’s politics and politicians, too, reflect the degeneration brought on by decades of Democrat decadence. Other than Ronald Reagan in the 1980s, we have not had a federal politician or political appointee that could even remotely be classified as a statesman. Far from it. Instead, we have been subjected to evermore self-serving corruption and incompetence, with a tsunami of evermore restrictive laws and regulations forced upon us, mostly unconstitutional but allowed to stand by an equally corrupt and incompetent judiciary, and a Congress that has ceded most of its constitutional powers to the executive branch, thus destroying the checks and balances that were the heart and foundation of the American Constitution.

Politicians today see themselves as a new ruling class, a new aristocracy, once elected forever entitled to endless re-election, regardless of the fact that none of them do squat for constitutional America and We, the People. Political “dynasties” are becoming more and more common, with the offspring of politicians like the Kennedys, the Clintons, the Carters, the Landrieus, the Bushes, and the Cheneys, to name some of the better known ones, and globalists, every one.

Add this to the rise, particularly since 2009 and the advent of the Chosen One “coming among us,” of what many see as an emerging police state; an educational system deliberately aimed at dumbing down and indoctrinating America’s children; an economy intentionally taken to the verge of collapse; a burgeoning welfare state; a government giving aid and comfort to the radical rise of Islamic Jihad; the encouragement of Shariah Law in the United States; the suppression of Christianity and the promotion of amorality and atheism, and you have the unmistakable harbingers of a New Dark Age. The question for We, the People is, can we prevent this coming Democrat Dystopia?  It seems to me, that while we must surely pray to God for rescue from this sinking Ship of State, it is just as sure that God expects us to actually pick up the oars, and row for shore.

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3 Obama Disasters In One Week





Obama

Last week was a killer for America, but a bang-up one for Barack Hussein Obama in furthering his Mission from Marx to destroy free, constitutional, capitalist America. It started out with Harry Reid (D-NV), the neo-fascist Senate Majority Leader, doing a complete 180 degree switch on the Senate’s prerogative of “advise and consent” on presidential nominations. The minority party’s option to filibuster nominations they deem unworthy, for whatever reason an option that had existed in the Senate for over 200 years, is gone. One party rule is the “new normal”.

Disaster 2 for America was pretty much overshadowed by Disasters 1 and 3. It happened at the UN man-made global warming confab in Warsaw. Also, it was pulled off in the wee hours of the morning on a weekend (intentional?), so it garnered minimal coverage in the “mainstream” media. However, Craig Rucker, Director of CFACT (Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow), was there:

Just as the conference was collapsing, the Obama administration came to the rescue and committed the United States to the treaty timetable and agreed to have American emissions-reduction targets in place in time for Paris. This brought the parties back to the table and permitted the bureaucrats to cobble together a consensus. The details are just emerging, but it appears that developing nations and the warming pressure groups got their loss-and-damage mechanism.

For those who have not been following this latest “climate change” dog-and-pony show, a principal demand of the 132 generally leftist, mostly dictatorial “undeveloped” countries is that they be given huge amounts of money – the loss-and-damage mechanism – every time they experience a natural disaster. These, of course, are all caused by the profligate, irresponsible emission of CO² by evil, rich, western capitalist countries into the otherwise pristine atmosphere. This, notes Craig Rucker, will expose American “taxpayers to potentially unlimited future liability.” Since the genuine science now proves that the Earth has been cooling for the past 15 years, this is clearly the Obama administration pandering to its dangerous and frighteningly effective Marxist Green base.

Disaster 3 was the so-called “deal” with Iran. As it’s turning out, this “deal” ain’t worth the recycled paper it is written on. Apparently modeled on the Democrats’ budget deals, only with Iran playing the Democrats and the Democrats in the Republican role, it rolls back sanctions, doles out billions of dollars, and yet requires nothing but vague promises of ill-defined concessions at some unspecified time in the distant future. Given that Obama and his administration are in bed with radical Islam, this appears to be exactly what was intended. The truth is the administration has been rolling the sanctions back for months and is secretly negotiating with Iran’s terrorist client, Hezbollah.

To cap it off, Obama’s pals and role models, the Communist Chinese, are on the move. The rulers of China – the People’s Liberation Army – are far from stupid. They have watched over the past 20+ years as Marxist Bill Clinton (then the Democrat Party of Marx) and now, Marxist Barack Hussein “Barry Soetoro” Obama, dismantled and demoralized the American military. The weakening of our military has apparently reached the point where they feel confident that the United States can’t – and perhaps more importantly, won’t – do anything more to stop China’s aggressive expansion than to rattle a broken saber and make hollow, unenforceable threats.

The competent analysts of Asian affairs have said for many years that it was highly unlikely that China would directly attack the United States. They predicted that China would go after Japan, Taiwan, the Phillipines, or Korea, forcing America to act or cave. The current move to extend their hegemony to cover the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands claimed by Japan seems to have provoked little more that token gestures from us. They are doing the same thing with some islands in a resource-rich area of the South China Sea, just west of the Phillipines – Scarborough Shoal/Huangyan Island – and it seems they expect us to cave. If either or both of these moves succeed, life in Asia is going to get real ugly for a whole lot of formerly free people in formerly capitalist countries.

While Obama himself is a marginally intelligent, knee-jerk Marxist buffoon, his handlers are tough, experienced, hard-core, and know exactly what they are doing. Much of the conservative public still has not come to grips with the indisputable fact that the goal of the Obama administration, their programs and policies, all their appointees and co-operating bureaucrats, and of all of their financial backers with their incredible wealth, is the destruction of the United States of America as a free, capitalist, constitutional democratic republic. The Tea Party movement is waking people up, but time is running out. Extraordinary measures are essential. Will we have the strength to overcome the past 80 years of “progressive” brainwashing before it’s too late?