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druidity33 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-06-07 08:39 PM
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  -The Century and a Half War against Socialism in the United States Time for change  May-06-07 08:22 PM   #0 
  - Bookmarked.  silverweb   May-06-07 08:24 PM   #1 
  - As industry and jobs started to flow out of the US in the late 70s....  Junkdrawer   May-06-07 08:36 PM   #2 
  - "Morning in America"  Time for change   May-07-07 11:47 AM   #51 
  - THIS IS A MUST READ.  lildreamer316   May-06-07 08:38 PM   #3 
  - K&R bookmarked!  druidity33   May-06-07 08:39 PM   #4 
  - Excellent - b'marked, k/r  katsy   May-06-07 08:40 PM   #5 
  - K&R-- I agree, this is a must read post....  mike_c   May-06-07 08:42 PM   #6 
  - An Excellent Piece, Sir!  The Magistrate   May-06-07 08:45 PM   #7 
  - k+r  Progs Rock   May-06-07 09:00 PM   #8 
  - Excellent - I suggest you post your thoughts on other sites - indeed can we  papau   May-06-07 09:01 PM   #9 
  - Thank you -- you most certainly can  Time for change   May-07-07 01:13 AM   #23 
  - K&R  sgcase   May-06-07 09:06 PM   #10 
  - k&r!  me b zola   May-06-07 09:10 PM   #11 
  - Splendid! Thank you for posting this; it expresses what I think  Glorfindel   May-06-07 09:14 PM   #12 
  - Thank you -- I strongly believe that  Time for change   May-07-07 12:38 PM   #54 
  - Good work.  Canuckistanian   May-06-07 09:32 PM   #13 
  - They can ignore history because most Americans are ignorant...  rfranklin   May-07-07 05:55 AM   #31 
  - The idiots in charge now don't give a damn about history  Time for change   May-07-07 02:30 PM   #62 
  - Excellent! Thank you!! k/r  Beam Me Up   May-06-07 09:57 PM   #14 
  - Haymarket was in 1886  AnnieBW   May-06-07 10:06 PM   #15 
  - Right, thank you  Time for change   May-07-07 01:13 AM   #24 
  - and then, around the turn of the century...  tomp   May-06-07 10:27 PM   #16 
  - Saved.  cagoldensun5050   May-06-07 10:35 PM   #17 
  - Wow...what a great post.  Forkboy   May-06-07 10:36 PM   #18 
  - Thank you very much  Time for change   May-07-07 03:21 PM   #65 
     - I've already absorbed a good chunk of it.  Forkboy   May-07-07 03:31 PM   #66 
  - The Democratic Party has largely been complicit in the war due to its silence when...  Selatius   May-06-07 10:44 PM   #19 
  - They have basterdized the education system so well that..........  nolabels   May-07-07 06:14 AM   #33 
  - That's right  Time for change   May-07-07 04:06 PM   #67 
  - I like Castro. I mean, if we have to live under a dictator why not one that  followthemoney   May-07-07 07:44 PM   #81 
  - Why give up the Bill of Rights to obtain an Economic Bill of Rights? n/t  Selatius   May-08-07 12:49 AM   #89 
  - We must not forget our roots. Back in the early days of the "war on socialism"  greyhound1966   May-08-07 04:21 AM   #96 
  - Thanks for the opus  november3rd   May-06-07 11:39 PM   #20 
  - Good piece. But the system we have in place today is fascism more than capitalism.  PinkyisBlue   May-06-07 11:49 PM   #21 
  - Yes, I agree, we are rapidly heading towards fascism  Time for change   May-07-07 01:24 AM   #25 
  - I agree with everything you said in the post.  PinkyisBlue   May-07-07 08:26 AM   #40 
     - The media laughs and mocks anyone that equates what is happening w/ fascism.  loudsue   May-07-07 10:01 AM   #45 
     - Symbolism is one of the main tools for Fascist movements  lefador   May-07-07 10:13 AM   #46 
     - Interesting info on the use of symbolism in political discourse.  PinkyisBlue   May-07-07 08:03 PM   #82 
     - Thank you -- Those are good points  Time for change   May-07-07 12:49 PM   #56 
        - I do like how some of the Democrats are fighting back against the media.  PinkyisBlue   May-07-07 08:20 PM   #84 
           - Very nice list  Time for change   May-07-07 08:39 PM   #86 
              - Russert unfortunately never sets himself up to be attacked  Hippo_Tron   May-08-07 03:58 AM   #94 
                 - Actually, Russert did state it as his own opinion, I'm pretty sure  Time for change   May-08-07 01:45 PM   #100 
  - Sligthly off topic  ProudDad   May-07-07 01:47 PM   #59 
  - Another Beauty! Recommended.  Mojambo   May-07-07 12:26 AM   #22 
  - A fascinating insight - over here we know little of this  intaglio   May-07-07 02:32 AM   #26 
  - You continue to  BushDespiser12   May-07-07 02:39 AM   #27 
  - K & R, Bookmarked n/t  Raksha   May-07-07 02:48 AM   #28 
  - Well! Since St. Ronnie eradicated Communism when the USSR  annabanana   May-07-07 05:22 AM   #29 
  - The right has so blurred the terms "socialism" and "communism"..  ClintonTyree   May-07-07 05:51 AM   #30 
     - It also depends on what you define 'communism' as  muriel_volestrangler   May-07-07 07:05 AM   #36 
     - Actually your beef is with Marx  dmesg   May-07-07 07:50 AM   #39 
        - Huh? Marx was pretty clear about Socialism vs. Communism  lefador   May-07-07 09:47 AM   #44 
           - I've only seen him use them interchangeably  dmesg   May-07-07 01:13 PM   #57 
  - The destruction of the public transportation system in the US  formercia   May-07-07 05:56 AM   #32 
  - Ironically the 1% always use the "class warfare" rethoric with impunity  lefador   May-07-07 10:31 AM   #48 
  - And another big reason why the average GOP voter votes against his interests  Time for change   May-07-07 07:22 PM   #79 
  - You've hit on one of my hobby horses  nxylas   May-07-07 01:27 PM   #58 
  - Didn't you know?  formercia   May-07-07 03:21 PM   #64 
  - That's another terrible shame  Time for change   May-07-07 04:49 PM   #70 
  - Brilliant!!!  Karenina   May-07-07 06:22 AM   #34 
  - K&R...and bookmarked...n/t  ms liberty   May-07-07 06:59 AM   #35 
  - K&R n/t  unpossibles   May-07-07 07:17 AM   #37 
  - Thank you! This is my general understanding of socialism in America  deutsey   May-07-07 07:35 AM   #38 
  - Yes, I believe you're right about that  Time for change   May-07-07 05:25 PM   #71 
     - I was also referring to the murders of Blank Panther leaders and  deutsey   May-08-07 05:15 AM   #97 
        - To me you don't sound like a crackpot at all  Time for change   May-08-07 02:02 PM   #101 
  - K & R and bookmarked  Cerridwen   May-07-07 08:32 AM   #41 
  - Hey, great post.  RandomKoolzip   May-07-07 08:50 AM   #42 
  - Nice analysis. Thanks. Also...  warren pease   May-07-07 09:22 AM   #43 
  - Yep, I couldn't agree more  Time for change   May-07-07 05:55 PM   #73 
  - K & R!  TheGoldenRule   May-07-07 10:17 AM   #47 
  - A call for the Democrats to fight for working people  mdmc   May-07-07 10:51 AM   #49 
  - Sounds as if the moguls of big-business consider that, as far as their employees are concerned,  KCabotDullesMarxIII   May-07-07 11:17 AM   #50 
  - Most Americans want some socialism, they just don't want it to be called that.  milkyway   May-07-07 12:03 PM   #52 
  - I thought it was a terrific laugh when Michael Moore parked a great, long, shiny, bright-red,  KCabotDullesMarxIII   May-07-07 04:45 PM   #69 
  - Bookmarked! Thanks. n/t  LeahD   May-07-07 12:08 PM   #53 
  - is john mcCain willing to give up his socialized health care paid for  28erl   May-07-07 12:44 PM   #55 
  - Well done and laid out  ProudDad   May-07-07 01:52 PM   #60 
  - Thank you -- A return to FDR would be a great first step  Time for change   May-07-07 07:40 PM   #80 
  - Excellent and thank you. n/t  slipslidingaway   May-07-07 02:27 PM   #61 
  - I will add one observation to this  nadinbrzezinski   May-07-07 02:37 PM   #63 
  - One son-of-a-bitch ran this country back then...  happydreams   May-07-07 04:17 PM   #68 
  - As I recall Teddy Roosevelt stood up to JP Morgan  Hippo_Tron   May-08-07 03:46 AM   #93 
     - It is one of the grossest distortions in history. T R was a bought  happydreams   May-08-07 03:27 PM   #105 
     - I still don't see the connection  Hippo_Tron   May-09-07 02:18 AM   #110 
     - Book: "How Wall Street created and Nation. "....  happydreams   May-08-07 03:44 PM   #106 
  - Great post  malaise   May-07-07 05:26 PM   #72 
  - My dad was a union organizer  Perragrande   May-07-07 06:04 PM   #74 
  - I guess that says it all  Time for change   May-07-07 06:31 PM   #75 
  - Excellent post TFC and an affirmation. . .  Lena inRI   May-07-07 06:42 PM   #76 
  - Thank you Lena - I'm hoping  Time for change   May-07-07 07:12 PM   #77 
  - Yeah . . .but Edwards is a newbie progressive. . .  Lena inRI   May-07-07 08:52 PM   #88 
  - You realize the working people took it in the chin  nadinbrzezinski   May-07-07 07:16 PM   #78 
     - You're correct, Nadin, if. . .  Lena inRI   May-07-07 08:08 PM   #83 
        - I hate to tell you this  nadinbrzezinski   May-09-07 02:32 AM   #111 
  - Best - Post - Ever  Useless in FL   May-07-07 08:20 PM   #85 
  - Thank you very much  Time for change   May-07-07 08:41 PM   #87 
  - brilliant...  Blue_Tires   May-08-07 01:24 AM   #90 
  - Excellent essay.  Vidar   May-08-07 03:28 AM   #91 
  - Dang. Can't recommend - past the time.  demobabe   May-08-07 03:36 AM   #92 
  - Thank you -- I've already done that  Time for change   May-08-07 02:07 PM   #103 
  - Very good piece, too late to recommend but it's hardly necessary.  greyhound1966   May-08-07 04:09 AM   #95 
  - Thank you  Time for change   May-08-07 02:06 PM   #102 
     - Firstly, you are welcome. Secondly, I in no way mean to imply any criticism of you,  greyhound1966   May-08-07 05:57 PM   #107 
        - Thank you greyhound  Time for change   May-08-07 06:35 PM   #108 
  - GREAT thread  bobbie   May-08-07 10:29 AM   #98 
  - Really great write up Time for change  bobbie   May-08-07 10:44 AM   #99 
  - Thank you bobbie -- regarding McCarthy  Time for change   May-08-07 02:12 PM   #104 
  - Great post!  JanMichael   May-08-07 06:38 PM   #109 
  - unite  mdmc   May-12-07 09:24 AM   #112 
  - While I agree that socialism isn't the "enemy" our government makes it out to be...  porphyrian   May-12-07 09:38 AM   #113 
  - another good essay  hfojvt   May-12-07 08:59 PM   #114 
  - Sunday kick!  Karenina   May-13-07 08:18 AM   #115 
  - Thank you hfojvt  Time for change   May-15-07 03:29 PM   #118 
  - a few disagreements about Haymarket and Debs  hfojvt   May-13-07 01:00 PM   #116 
  - kicked  KYDEM   May-14-07 12:09 AM   #117 
  - Thank you for all the additional info  Time for change   May-15-07 03:40 PM   #119 
  - You know what I think it is?  Bornaginhooligan   May-15-07 03:42 PM   #120 
  - A really fabulous thread  malaise   May-15-07 03:54 PM   #121 
 

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