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Socialism, Communism, and The US

Updated: Feb 28, 2020

Socialism is attained through political means of state or public control. The official definition is: Socialism is a political, social and economic philosophy encompassing a range of economic and social systems characterised by social ownership of the means of production and workers' self-management of enterprise, including the political theories and movements associated with such systems. In other words, it is a society in which the workers', or the people, own the production. While this is the official definition, national leaders in every single place that this has been attempted/used interpret 'the people' to be the state, as in "We the People..." While that wasn't the goal in Utopia, which is what the perfect socialist society struggles to become, that's how it plays out due in no small part to the condition of Man. I need to point out here to any progressive females that might be reading this: My use of the capitalized "Man" in this piece refers to Mankind. While I know you understand this, I'm really not trying to offend, nor am I concerned about any offense you might try to extrapolate from this. Just read the dang post. Man has certain qualities that are inescapable, which ultimately lead to socialism's demise - every - single - time. In order to attain this Utopia, socialism requires everyone to not only see the picture, but to obey the precepts. This is why every single time it's been tried, there has been some version of Big Brother and the Thought Police from Orwell's "1984". We'll address this a little later.

While those who want Socialism try to ensure the masses see Socialism as vastly different from Communism, it is not. Let me say that again, Socialism is NOT different from Communism, except in one main area. This area of difference: How it comes about. Communism is Socialism that has been forced at the point of a spear. Communism, to be differentiated from Socialism needs to be forced through revolutionary and/or military action. Communism is a philosophical, social, political, economic ideology and movement whose ultimate goal is the establishment of a communist society, namely a socioeconomic order structured upon the ideas of common ownership of the means of production and the absence of social classes, money and the state. Socialism is the people, through political means, establishing state (or the people's) ownership of everything, while Communism is the state's dictate that the state owns everything. Outside of this distinction, there is no difference. This is why I laugh (and cringe) everytime I hear someone tell me they want Socialism, not Communism or Nazism, Oh, just to point out here - Nazism is Socialism, just with an almost Communistic twist to it. It was The National Socialist Party. As with Socialism, Communism needs everyone's buy-in, but it's forced from the beginning, as opposed to being introduced politically as a tool to ensure Socialism. Either way, 1984 and Big Brother exist as much in Communism as they do in Socialism. The need for total buy-in is paramount, so fear of reprisal against those that don't adhere strictly to its precepts is maintained mainly through fear and use of the young and impressionable to 'turn in' those who violate it.

Both Socialism and Communism need the absence of any form of Republican government. This is achieved in a Communist society by throwing off the former government, aka the October Revolution, War of Liberation or the military takeover by the USSR in North Korea after WWII. Socialism, being the political achievement of state control, relies on uninformed, easily led, full mob rule, also known as Democracy. There cannot be any vestiges of Republicanism left in order for Socialism to properly thrive. How do you ensure that a populace stays uninformed enough in a Democracy until such time that Socialism can be adopted? Good question. You will not like the answer. To understand the answer better, you need to be informed on it's beginning. No better place than the Communist Manifesto. Here are the requirements to reach Communism as outlined in the Communist Manifesto (CM):

1. Abolition of property in land and application of all rents of land to public purposes. Not currently in play in American today.

2. A heavy progressive or graduated income tax. Kennedy, Reagan, and Bush (43) reduced this some, but still it exists. Currently, every single Democratic candidate for president calls for higher and more extreme tax rates for those Americans who have achieved more.

3. Abolition of all rights of inheritance. While not currently proposed, the Democratic platform does call for increased taxes on inheritance, thereby moving closer to abolition of rights.

4. Confiscation of the property of all emigrants and rebels. Currently no actions to take property from those seeking to emigrate from the US exists.

5. Centralization of credit in the banks of the state, by means of a national bank with state capital and an exclusive monopoly. There is talk among Republican candidates for National office (Senate/House) to abolish the Federal reserve, however no real action is underway towards this goal. Currently the US Federal Reserve controls all aspects of US currency and has extreme influence over interest rates for loans and other credit.

6. Centralization of the means of communication and transport in the hands of the state. Federal Communication Commission. Also it is well established that the Mainstream Media leans far to the left. Read my post on the media here.

7. Extension of factories and instruments of production owned by the state; the bringing into cultivation of waste lands, and the improvement of the soil generally in accordance with a common plan. While the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is not a partisan agency, it has been weaponized at times by the Left to either shut down or control businesses offensive to the Left.

8. Equal obligation of all to work. Establishment of industrial armies, especially for agriculture. While this sounds like 'Right to Work', it is not. This refers to the obligation, not the right, of all to work towards the common good. To this end, there is nothing in the US that would identify with this...currently.

9. Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries; gradual abolition of all the distinction between town and country by a more equable distribution of the populace over the country. While this is not a push by some 'hidden source' in the US, it's slowly happening. Read this great article on the 'Blue Wave'.

10. Free education for all children in public schools. Abolition of children's factory labor in its present form. Combination of education with industrial production, etc. This is the big push in American politics today. The Department of Education has always pushed for, and is the result of a push for, free, government controlled education. Now the big push is to offer free college throughout the country. Why? Because, like this entry in the CM, the idea is when the government controls what is being taught, it can also control its future socialist makeup.

There is not one example of successful socialist society or communist society. Why? Man was made with the desire to succeed. In Socialism and Communism, personal goals are taken away, as goals are inherently against the people, and in favor of the person, therefore are only for the proletariat. The Bible is replete with verses showing that Man is inherently goal oriented - Ps 20:4, Ps 33:11, Ps 37:4, Prov 21:5, Prov 29:18 and many many more. Total control - as indicated earlier through 'thought police' and 'turning proletariats in' is needed, so the Church and it's teachings are eradicated. In every Socialist or Communist country, the Church is either minimized through very stringent anti-Church legislation or completely illegal. Separation of Church and State becomes the requirement - sound familiar?

America today is becoming - through disinformation to our children in school, indoctrination of our youth and young adults through high school government classes and our colleges, and numbing of our adults through Media working as an asset of the Left - a place ripe for Socialism to get a foothold. Thankfully there is a renment. There are those of us who know what Socialism really looks like. I served in Army Intelligence during the Cold War. I know, first hand, the ravages that come from Socialism and Communism. I - and probably you - know people who've successfully fled from Socialist countries. Get information from them. They'll be your source of whether Socialism is worth it. Remember Socialism requires that a "dumbed-down" populace becomes a democracy so that mob rule can force Socialism into existence. DO NOT be fooled by the Democratic Socialism push. There is no such thing. DO NOT be fooled that Socialism is not related to Communism. As Lenin said, "The Goal of Socialism is Communism." If Socialism is allowed to take hold and reign supreme in this land, there is only one way out: That's for the 20,000,000+ of us who are veterans and trained in the art of war to stand in the gap for our nation and defend her against, "...enemies, both foreign AND DOMESTIC..." I truly hope that it does not come to this. America absolutely NEEDS her people to take a stand against this evil and foul ideology through her elections and proper education, so that her veterans, who've already given too much of their blood, don't have to do it again. It's also the reason behind the reason for Gun Control, but that's another post...

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