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Aug 6, 2020 ~ Kevin Williamson, 'The Worst Idea' Socialism is the idea that won't die no matter how much evidence of failure. 'historically, socialism has consistently delivered the opposite of its promises: more inequality, more poverty, more oppression, more environmental degradation'. [Kevin Williamson, Socialism]
Jul 7, 2020 ~ After passing the 'Amazon Tax', Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant threatens Amazon. Don't oppose it or 'We are coming for you and your rotten system.' and all of capitalism. 'We are coming to dismantle this... racist, sexist, violent, utterly bankrupt system of capitalism.' [Violent Left, Loathsome Left, Socialism, Taxes]
Apr 29, 2020 ~ Left wingers vandalize city hall in Austin Texas. Break many windows, pour red paint all over and write on the walls in red paint, 'Socialist Revolution is the Cure' [Violent Left, Loathsome Left, Socialism]
Mar 17, 2020 ~ Walter Williams, 'Socialism's Past'. Prof. Williams catalogs a long list of failed socialist promises and predictions and equally untrue statements and predictions about capitalism. Among the quoted, 'Stalin, Lenin, Mao, Castro, Hugo Chavez, Maduro, and Bernie Sanders.' [Walter Williams, Economics, Socialism, Sanders]
Mar 7, 2020 ~ New York Times article 'As Bernie Sanders Pushed for Closer Ties, Soviet Union Spotted Opportunity' 'Moscow saw a chance for propaganda' in Sanders and Sanders played the 'Useful Idiot' role willingly. He was 'targeted for propaganda' for his socialist and pro-Russia ideology. [Sanders, Socialism]
Feb 7, 2020 ~ The left continues to panic as Bernie leads in the primaries. Chris Mathews, 'I've seen what socialism's like, I don't like it, OK? It's not only not free, it doesn't frickin work!' 'If Castro and the Reds had won the Cold War, there would have been executions in Central Park.' [Socialism, Politics, Sanders]
Feb 5, 2020 ~ AOC does not like Trump criticizing socialism since she is campaigning for a socialist. She falsely accuses him of fascism. 'For a president who seems to care so much about socialism, he really doesn't seem to give a damn about introducing fascism into the United States.' [For the record, it’s Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez, Fake News, Socialism]
Feb 5, 2020 ~ Chris Matthews notes that Trump bringing Guaido to the SOTU was smart because it forced Pelosi to applaud him increasing dem rift. 'Pelosi stood up and applauded that. She knew where this country stands. We don't like those leaders. And Bernie does. And that's a problem for him.' [Socialism, Politics, Sanders]
Dec 24, 2019 ~ Heartland Institute releases policy brief 'Debunking the Scandinavian Socialism Myth: An Evaluation of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden' Despite Bernie talking points, these are not socialist countries. Yes they have high taxes but have freer markets than the US in many ways. [Socialism, Economics, Sanders]
Dec 18, 2019 ~ Rand Paul book, 'The Case Against Socialism' Should be obvi with so many failures 'You would think that when your economy gets to the point where people are eating their pets people might have second thoughts about what system they've chosen.' Scandinavian countries not socialist [Socialism]
Dec 2, 2019 ~ Mark Ruffalo says 'It's time for an economic revolution. Capitalism today is failing us, killing us, and robbing from our children's future.' Madness. He has a net worth of about $30 million and is campaigning for a socialist. Socialism is what has failed and is killing its people [Socialism, Economics]
Nov 27, 2019 ~ John Stossel, 'Thanks Private Property'. Explains how the Pilgrims 'almost starved' trying socialism with no private ownership. In a desperate attempt to try something new, Bradford 'assigned every family a parcel of land' People started to work and invent. Soon they had plenty. [Socialism, Economics, John Stossel]
Oct 14, 2019 ~ Lee Edwards, 'Three Nations That Tried Socialism and Rejected It' After trying and failing with socialism, 'Israel, India, and the United Kingdom each lifted itself from economic stagnation by switching to free-market policies.' Add USSR, China and many others. [Socialism, Economics]
Jun 2, 2019 ~ Another dem candidate learns that you can no longer tell the truth to democrats anymore. John Delaney booed a full minute for saying 'Medicare for all may sound good but it's actually not good policy nor is it good politics'. AOC didn't like that so said he should 'sashay away'. [Silencing, Socialism, Health Care, For the record, it’s Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez, Entitlements, Cancel Culture]
Jun 1, 2019 ~ CO Gov. John Hickenlooper said 'socialism is not the answer' at a Democratic Convention. Was booed the looney left for over 30 seconds. Also got boos for saying we ought not get rid of private health insurance and promise everyone a guaranteed job. Can't be sane and a dem anymore [Silencing, Socialism, Health Care, Cancel Culture]
May 17, 2019 ~ Nima Sanandaji article, 'The Swedish Lesson: Welfare States Create Moral Hazard'. The more generous the benefits and the higher the taxes to pay for it, the more incentive there is to bail on legit work and game the system. Sweden had to scale back due to increasing cheating. [Socialism, Economics, Entitlements]
May 16, 2019 ~ Charles Cooke, Putting the word democratic in front of socialism does not make it less tyrannical or more successful. Socialism fails because of the knowledge problem, the elimination of rational incentives and intolerance for dissent. Fails most the people it claims to help most. [Socialism, Economics]
May 1, 2019 ~ Omar's comments on Venezuela got widespread condemnation from Nikki Haley, Pompeo, Pence, Rubio and others. Much of what we are doing is humanitarian. She immediately plays the race card. 'Women of color have heard this before.' even though many of her critics are women of color. [Omar, Socialism, Fake Racism]
May 1, 2019 ~ Venezuela is collapsing under socialism and Illhan Omar finds a way blame the United States 'bullying'! 'A lot of the policies that we have put in place has kind of helped lead to the devastation in Venezuela. And we've sort of set the stage for where we're arriving today.' [Omar, Socialism]
Apr 10, 2019 ~ Economist Walter Williams lists many socialism vs. capitalism experiments that have run side by side. East vs. West Germany, North vs. South Korea, Venezuela and Argentina before and after socialism. 'Denmark is far from a socialist planned economy. Denmark is a market economy.' [Socialism, Economics, Walter Williams]
Mar 27, 2019 ~ Stossel lists many liberals that praised Hugo Chavez in 'The Socialist Fantasy'. They claim Venezuela not a socialism failure. It was 'mismanagement'. 'But mismanagement is what happens under socialist governments... always'. Fall back to Denmark & Sweden which are not socialist. [Socialism, Economics, John Stossel]
Feb 27, 2019 ~ Bernie Sanders refuses to call Maduro a dictator - reluctant because he knows Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua, and the USSR, all nations he's praised, are textbook cases of socialism. Now he cites countries that reject the socialist label like Denmark as socialism success stories. [Economics, Socialism, Sanders]
Feb 25, 2019 ~ John Cornyn quotes Mussolini, 'the more complicated the forms assumed by civilization, the more restricted the freedom of the individual must become.' - AOC doesn't understand that he's doing it to show the dangers of socialism - she thinks he's endorsing Mussolini's ideas. [For the record, it’s Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez, Socialism]
Feb 15, 2019 ~ JCN, Job Creators Network takes out NYC billboard - 'Amazon Pullout, 25,000 Lost NYC Jobs, $4 Billion in Lost Wages, $12 Billion in Lost Economic Activity for NY, Thanks For Nothing, AOC! #Socialism Takes Capitalism Creates - ThanksAOC.com' [For the record, it’s Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez, Ocasionomics, Socialism]
Feb 1, 2019 ~ Former Socialist finally admits it doesn't work 'The Bolivarian God That Failed', 'By 2004, I was already well aware of what Marxist-Leninist socialism had done to the twentieth century. So why did I fall for the socialism of Venezuela?' At least he learned. Modern dems have not. [Economics, Socialism]
Jan 1, 2019 ~ John Stossel, 'Sweden Isn't Socialist' - They tried something similar in the 70s and abandoned it because economy tanked. They now have market econ. high flat-ish tax. Everyone pays a lot. Less regulation, more privatization e.g. pensions. [Economics, Socialism, John Stossel]
Dec 21, 2018 ~ Walter Williams article, 'Miseducated or Stupid'. Williams comments on the ignorance of American Millennials who view Socialism more favorable than Capitalism. 51% want to live in a socialist or communist country. Don't know the horrors those systems caused. 100 million dead. [Walter Williams, Socialism, Economics]
Dec 16, 2018 ~ Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti shouted down by protesters during speech at USC - Los Angeles chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America shouted over Garcetti so that he could not continue his speech - typical disgusting behavior of the modern left. Shout down, shut down. [Loathsome Left, Silencing, College, Socialism]
Nov 17, 2018 ~ Democrats are claiming Gillum lost because of racism but that doesn't hold water. Obama won FL twice, and Gillum was ahead in polls until his socialism became known. Only 86% of black voters voted for him vs. 95% for Obama. Were those black Obama voters racist against Gillum? [Fake Racism, Politics, Socialism]
Oct 21, 2018 ~ Gloria Alvarez, a young woman from Guatemala made a video 'Socialism Fails Every Time' - has first hand experience - Marxist students tried to get her campus speech stopped - they got her temporarily banned from Facebook. [Socialism, Loathsome Left, Silencing, College]
Oct 16, 2018 ~ Kevin D. Williamson, 'Sweden: The Rorschach Nation' - Liberals and Conservatives see what they want - it is not socialism or democratic socialism - they were already rich from market economics before expanding welfare - then had to scale it way back. [Socialism]
Oct 16, 2018 ~ Stossel, 'Socialism Destroys'. Gloria Alvarez from Guatemala said 'I watched democratic socialism fail in Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Chile, Nicaragua and Uruguay'. Applauded every time, fails every time. Countries dems say are socialist are not. [Socialism, John Stossel]
Sep 26, 2018 ~ John C. Goodman, 'Why is Anyone a Socialist' - most discredited system of government in the history of the world - over 100 million dead because of it - leads to worse exploitation of workers and inequality than capitalism - doesn't work, leads to poverty [Socialism]
Sep 12, 2018 ~ Democratic Socialist of America member threatens To Shoot Up MAGA Event At Trump International Hotel - 'I am coming with a gun and i expect to get numerous bloodstained MAGA hats as trophies'. Message was posted on Twitter account owned by DSA. [TDS, Violent Left, Socialism]
Aug 25, 2018 ~ Jim Geraghty, 'Ten Reasons We Can't and Shouldn't Be Nordic' - Most of what American progressives envy about the Scandinavian countries existed before they expanded their welfare state, liberals are mixing up correlation with causation - other problems. [Socialism]
Aug 25, 2018 ~ Ben Shapiro, "Context Is Key in Evaluating Nordic so called 'Socialism'" - The major advantage held by Nordic countries is a cultural focus on education, law-abiding behavior, and hard work - too many Americans lack these qualities [Socialism, Economics, Ben Shapiro]
Aug 19, 2018 ~ Sweden has insane taxes - the MEDIAN wage earner pays 63% of earned wages in total taxes - but they have abandoned their most socialist ideas like 'employee funds' where profits were confiscated to buy shares transferred to the unions. [Taxes, Socialism]
Aug 19, 2018 ~ Laura Hollis, 'A Business Lesson for Socialists' - They seek to only distribute and re-distribute what exists but socialism kills the incentive for inventing new things - this is why places like East Germany fell decades behind West Germany [Socialism, Economics]
Aug 18, 2018 ~ Majority of Democrats say they prefer Socialism over Capitalism - great cartoon shows two Socialism sign up - 2 doors - 1. work hard, keep half, 2. no work, free stuff - everyone is lined up at door 2 [Socialism]
Aug 12, 2018 ~ Cal Thomas, 'The Seduction of Socialism' - Young people signing up out of ignorance and entitlement - ignorant of history of 100s of millions of deaths, mass starvations and poverty - numbers don't add up - Medicare for all would cost $32 Trillion [Socialism, Poverty, Entitlements]
Jul 1, 2018 ~ Democratic Socialist Ocasio-Cortez defeats a halfway sane democrat in a district with many illegals. The rest of the scared democrats trying to survive as democrats by going fully crazy - 'Abolish profit, Abolish prisons, Abolish cash bail, Abolish borders, Abolish ICE' [For the record, it’s Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez, Politics, Socialism, Illegal Immigration]
Jun 25, 2018 ~ Venezuela is 'a textbook example of the evolution of socialism' - nationalize companies, try to run them while seizing their profits to try to fund massive welfare states - always fails descending into mass poverty - the left never learns [Socialism]
Jun 3, 2018 ~ Walter Williams, 'Capitalism vs. Socialism' Professor Williams compares and contrasts the results - shows most of what we like was made possible by capitalism - most of what does not work well is done by government [Economics, Socialism, Walter Williams]
May 28, 2018 ~ George Harbison, 'The Evil that Must Not Be Named on Campus' - the evils of Socialism and Communism including its murderous history and collapsing nations are ignored and not taught or mentioned - explains how today's youth can love socialism [Socialism, College]
Feb 19, 2018 ~ John Sexton, 'Where are the liberals on Venezuela?' - after so many prominent liberals glorified Venezuela, socialism and Chavez, all we hear is crickets after its collapse into chaos and poverty. [Socialism]
Dec 23, 2017 ~ Socialism is crushing Venezuela. Shame how far it fell and how wonderful it used to be there before they tried socialism. Left wingers that praised the transition are now no where to be found - people are literally starving. Socialism still popular with clueless American youth. [Socialism]
Sep 26, 2017 ~ Trump's UN Speech - hailed by many as the best of his presidency so far - called out Iran for violating the deal and the 'Rocket Man' in North Korea - said problem in Venezuela is that not that Socialism has been poorly implemented - its that its been faithfully implemented. [Trump Win, North Korea, Iran, Socialism]
Sep 2, 2017 ~ Dennis Prager, 'Those Who Don't fight Evil Fight Statues' 'The left relentlessly fights racism in America, even though America is the least racist multiracial society in history' Ditto sexism. But the left turns a blind eye to the evils of Islamism, and in the past Communism. [Islam, Socialism, Dennis Prager]
Aug 19, 2017 ~ Tom Trinko, 'Nazis and the left wing'. NAZIs are left wing, not right. Besides NAZI meaning National Socialists, they are totalitarians and all about identity politics which is what the left is about. The right is about capitalism, freedom and the individual rights of all people [Socialism, Politics]
Aug 1, 2017 ~ John Stossel, 'Chomsky's Venezuela Lesson' Left Wing Useless Idiots like Chomsky, Moore, Penn, Stone still won't admit Venezuela is another massive failure of Socialism as it predictably descends into poverty and chaos. Stossel provides a long list of similar nation fates. [John Stossel, Economics, Socialism]

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