Democrats, on the other hand, have increasingly broken with their own political traditions. The party where anti-communists like Hubert Humphrey, Walter Mondale, and Eugene McCarthy booted leftists out of their ranks, forcing Henry Wallace into a third party run, now welcomes open socialist Bernie Sanders. -Stanley Kurtz
During the summer, when Mr. Sanders began his ascent in the polls, MSNBC host Chris Matthews asked Democratic National Committee chairman Debbie Wasserman Schultz about the difference between a Democrat and a socialist. Initially speechless, she uncomfortably deflected.
To secure freedom and prosperity for all, it may ultimately be necessary to supplement the welfare state with a universal basic income — a program that would provide all citizens with a basic level of financial support, regardless of whether they’re employed. -Matt Bruenig, Washington Post
Democrat, Liberal, Obama, Socialism
Supermodel Elle Macpherson told shock jock Howard Stern Tuesday that she's pulling for Barack Obama to be reelected. "I’m living in London and I’m socialist," she told her host. "What do you expect?"
Striking Teachers Fly Socialist Flag
I think it's disgraceful that teachers were on strike in Kentucky and were marching under the SOCIALIST PARTY flag. The one on the left is the Commonwealth's flag. The one on the right is the Socialist Party flag. Unacceptable. #TuesdayThoughts pic.twitter.com/V1zAJc7iYs— Faye Knooz Meadya (the most hated name in news) (@FayeKnooz) April 3, 2018
Democrat, Liberal, AntiAmerican, Socialism, Communism
Frances Fox Piven shown some light onto the makeup of the current America Left. In this minute of audio, Piven tells the packed auditorium which worldview philosophies embody their movement: “There is room for all of us. Religious leftists, people who think peace is the answer, those who think that wholesome food is what we really need, ecologists and old-fashioned Democrats, Democratic Socialists, Socialists and Communists.”
Democrat, Liberal, Election, Obama, Character, Crazy, AntiAmerican, Demagoguery, Academia, Socialism
"Do we go forward towards a new vision of an America in which prosperity is shared?" Obama asked. "Or do we go backward to the same policies that got us in the mess in the first place?" "I believe we have to go forward," Obama said.
Democrat, Liberal, Socialism
The Socialist Party of America announced in their October 2009 newsletter that 70 Congressional democrats currently belong to their caucus.
Degeneracy, Press, AntiAmerican, Socialism
We Are All Socialists Now
In many ways our economy already resembles a European one. As boomers age and spending grows, we will become even more French.
For many romantic leftists, socialism is a glorious utopia that one day will magically separate itself from the strong men who somehow always manage to clamber to the top of the People’s Ladder. If only the enlightened thinkers on the Harvard Bookstore’s e-mail list could be put in charge! -Andrew Cline