Thursday, February 11, 2016

There's Not a Dimes Worth of Difference!

We all know that Bernie Sanders is an avowed Socialist, but what about Hillary Clinton and Martin O,Malley? Both Hillary and Martin say they are “Progressives” thereby trying to sanitize what they really are, “Socialists”.

First off, all three of the Democrat candidates are in favor of “income redistribution”, which is right out of the Karl Marx playbook. They all are in favor of government control of our health care, of increasing the government bureaucracy, and increasing government regulation of business and our personal lives - all tenets of the Marxist/Socialist philosophy. In fact, over 70 members of Congress (including Bernie Sanders) are members of the organization called the “Democratic Socialists of America”. Most all the members of the Congressional Black Caucus are members of the DSA (Google up Democratic Socialists of America to see for yourself).

Besides the principle of “wealth distribution”, the Democrat candidates promote the idea that what is yours is not yours, it belongs to the government. According to President Obama, if you own a business “you didn't build that”, and all the Democrat candidates buy into Obama's statement. As an example, Hillary on June/29/2004, made the statement, “We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good”. Both Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley have made similar statements. That's Marxism/Socialism in practice.

Remember when, a few years ago, when Hillary said that it “takes a village” to raise a child, she was using that Marxist/Socialist principle of government intervention in the lives of its citizens, whether they wanted that interference or not. In a similar statement, Bernie Sanders said in 1969, “The revolution comes when.... a commune is started and people begin to trust each other”.

All three Democrat candidates are great enthusiasts for the “welfare state” by proposing expanding governments handouts to many of its citizens (mainly in hopes that those receiving the “freebies” will cast their votes for the Democrats). This all sounds benevolent and magnanimous, but by expanding the “nanny state” and spending trillions of dollars since 1965 on the “War on Poverty”, we have not put a sizable dent in poverty or of government subsistence. Today, almost 50% of the population receives some sort of government largesse. In fact, it has had the opposite effect of moving away from economic empowerment (a good thing) to economic enslavement and dependency (a bad thing). That is why some have designated the Democrat Party as the “fee stuff” party, and with good reason.

As stated before, the Democrats are running away from the term “socialist” (except of course, Bernie Sanders) because it has negative connotations in the minds of the public (the Democrats also seem to be trying to avoid the term liberal for similar reasons). Both Hillary Clinton and Martin O'Malley are calling themselves “Progressives”, which they feel is a much more positive term than Socialist. This is just a continuation of Obama's slogan of “Hope and Change, but for the American people, there is “no hope” and you're left with just change in your pocket. Winston Churchill once gave a definition of Socialism, he said, “Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery”. Leave it to Winston to put the truth into a wise and pithy statement.

We did not become the preeminent country of the world by espousing socialist principles, we became #1 by our founders giving us a democratic republic on a foundation of free enterprise capitalism, and it has served us well for over 225 years.

Don't let these Democrat “snake oil” Democrat salesmen (candidates) try to convince you that transforming our system into the United States of Europe, is the right thing to do, in fact, you could say that there isn't a “Dimes worth of difference” between any of the Democrat candidates. They do not deserve your vote.

Conservative commentary by Chuck Lehmann

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Tipster said...

These Leftists reveal their true selves in many ways in this election period. We better start paying attention to them and start defending ourselves from them as the RINOs in charge just fold like a cheap suit.
As these anti-American Left Wing Radicals gain acceptance (from RINOs) and power then they will start their Marxist policies which are much more violent. The Left (new democrat party) will commit every vile deed imaginable against their opponents. So that is why so many Republican Voters are angry as the majority of our Leaders attack us more than they do the Left.

Carl Winton said...

If it walks like a duck, looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, it must be a duck. So it is with Bernie and Hillary. They are pushing that radical Marxist/Socialist philosophy by trying to get votes by offering government handouts as if all that government largess is "free". Can we afford another term of Obama by either of these two socialists? We'll become another Greece while approaching third world status. Don't buy their "snake oil" as there's no such thing as a free lunch.

Dennis Miller said...

It's the Vermont Teddy Bear versus The Waddler and it is on!