Tag Archives: Socialism

1944: A Socialist’s Opinion of the New Deal

Norman Mattoon Thomas (November 20, 1884 – December 19, 1968) was a leading American socialist, pacifist, and six-time presidential candidate for the Socialist Party of America. As the Socialist Party candidate for President of the US , Norman Thomas, said this in a 1944 speech:   "The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism. But, under the name of "liberalism,"…

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It’s too expensive to go to London…

The Upside of Socialism by Michael McGruther I’m blogging from East London to share with you my observations about the upside of Socialism. Firstly, much stronger beer. It’s the only real proof that the Government still has a bit of a heart because if you paid outrageous taxes and saw immigrants getting the mother lode of state support over and…

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McCain Goes Socialist

Too funny.  The guy who accuses Obama of being socialist told a FL crowd Monday that not only would he keep taxes down, “we’re gonna take more of those revenues and share them with the state of Florida!”.  Sounds downright redistributionist, don’t it?  Just heard him say it on NPR, lol!  Audio here, IF YOU DARE!…

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Obama & The Two-Edged Sword Of Charisma

( – promoted by EaBo Clipper) Mark Levin’s recent post (10-25-08) at National Review Online (NRO) suggests the success of Barack Obama’s candidacy thus far reflects, in part, a worrisome trend in American politics: “But beyond the elites and the media, my greatest concern is whether this election will show a majority of the voters susceptible to the appeal of…

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