“The larger part is that the Democratic Party has now moved so far to the left that even Communists support its ideology and candidates.” Lowell Ponte
“Progressives in the Democratic, Republican, and Communist parties are eager to enslave us under global government.” Ibid
Lowell Ponte, American Thinker, May 7, 2018
Hillary Clinton’s latest excuse for losing the 2016 election is that she is a “capitalist” while “41 percent of Democrats are socialists.”
Sadly, after her closest approach yet to truth, no journalist asked the obvious next question: “Ms. Clinton, if you are a capitalist but your party is rapidly becoming socialist, why don’t you resign from the Democratic Party and urge your fellow capitalism supporters to do likewise?”
In the Iowa caucuses, Clinton eked out a razor-thin 49.9%-to-49.6% win over self-described socialist and independent Vermont senator Bernie Sanders. His curmudgeonly candor made him a pied piper for jobless Millennials still living rent-free in their parents’ basements, who liked the idea of government paying their way for a lifetime. They pay no taxes, so why not favor a life of Uncle Sam playing permanent Santa Claus?
Clinton said no one seemed to listen when she described herself as favoring capitalism “with appropriate regulation and appropriate accountability.” They did not hear her promising to raise taxes on corporations that are “disrupting our democracy” by increasing income inequality. They ignored her stated aim in a 2015 debate with Sanders to “save capitalism from itself.”
The very term “capitalist” was popularized by 19th-century socialist foes of private property such as Pierre-Joseph Proudhon and Karl Marx as a negative term used to argue against those who favor free markets and laissez-faire free enterprise. Continue reading