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American Socialist group leaks names of house members in their ranks

After decades of failed attempts to implement a socialist coup in the United States via third party political candidates who couldn’t break up the two party system, leaders of both the Communist Party USA and The Socialist Party USA have elected a new strategy, one that the mainstream media has all but ignored. 

     As the Democratic Party has spent years ideologically identifying itself as the party of the “worker” and engaged in economic class warfare as its primary method for expanding its political base, it was ripe for hijacking.

      But the far-left had knew they had to be creative if they were to slowly slip into the mainstream. Together, Communist Party and Socialist Party leaders established the Democratic Socialists of America to serve as an umbrella advisory organization over the intertwining relationships between the American progressives, the (international) Socialist movement, the remaining embers of the communist movement, The Congressional Black Caucus, and multiple democratic representatives of the U.S. House of Representatives.  All this according to a released list of congress members involved.

      The DSA’s political ideologies have been greatly influenced by Socialist leader Michael Harrington, the chairman of the League for Industrial Democracy and a member of the national executive board of the Socialist Party of America from 1960 through 1968. The DSA stands Opposed to capitalism as a cruel and anti-libertarian social system, Harrington advocated working for a realignment of the Democratic Party away from the historic American “left” towards making it a principled party of the modern ‘progressive’ left.

     Harrington is famously quoted saying:
 
    “Put it this way. Marx was a democrat with a small d. The Democratic Socialists envision a humane social order based on popular control of resources and production, economic planning…and racial equality.

    Typical Americans are generally unaware of this contemporary thrust to the left that we have experienced in the latter half of the 20th century. The mainstream media largely ignores it, and schools don’t teach it.  As such, some Americans view the modern Democratic-Socialist movement as less radical than it’s made out to be in the conservative press.

    So what is so radical about DSA?  Well, A cursory glance through its mission statement, pamphlets, and website reveal multiple interesting statements including:

“Although no country has fully instituted democratic socialism, the socialist parties and labor movements of other countries have won many victories for their people. We can learn from the comprehensive welfare state maintained by the Swedes, from Canada’s national health care system, France’s nationwide childcare program, and Nicaragua’s literacy programs.”Or

 

“As socialists have always known, the welfare of working people in Finland or California depends largely on standards in Italy or Indonesia. As a result, we must work towards reforms that can withstand the power of multinationals and global banks”OrAnd as for a reaction to the Tea Party movement’s stance against far-left economic and political systems?

 

“many of us have been active in the Democratic Party. We work with those movements to strengthen the party’s left wing, represented by the Congressional Progressive Caucus”

 

“the fall of Communism should not blind us to injustices at home. We cannot allow all radicalism to be dismissed as “Communist.” That suppression of dissent and diversity undermines America’s ability to live up to its promise of equality of opportunity.”    The mainstream media has avoided this story like the plague. It has shown up on one prominent media outlet and ironically enough, that was in Canada. Of course, many left-wing groups in Canada align themselves with the principles of this party, which now has numerous supporters in our own government but the bottom line is this:

 

    Elected officials who support the goals of Socialism do not, and cannot support the U.S. Constitution. These are mutually contradicting philosophies of government and economics.  Therefore, Congressional Socialists have violated their Oath of Office.

     Article 6 of the Constitution says, “. . . The Senators and Representatives and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution . . . “       
    
 The DSA is fairly blunt about their mission within the democratic party: “we are residents of the most powerful capitalist nation, we recognize that our greatest act of international solidarity is to build a vibrant, multicultural left in the United States…we oppose the ruling classes of capitalist societies.”

     California’s Pete Stark infamously made headlines recently by stating, “the federal government can do anything,” and he has also failed to mention his association with the Congressional Progressive Caucus or the Democrat Socialists of America. Nancy Pelosi, the current speaker of the house, resigned her position in the caucus prior to becoming speaker.

     So what is the message that Americans need to take home from this recent release of information? Maybe bashing figures like Glenn Beck was a bit premature, maybe there is a large, underground movement to install socialism in America, but perhaps most importantly; it’s not too late to stop it.

       – Christian Bentzen

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