Tag Archives: Socialism

Brookings Institution: FixGov- William A. Galston: ‘Is Medicare For All A Trap For Democrats?’

Source:The New Democrat To answer William Galston’s question: Medicare For All, is a trap for Democrat and I’ll explain why. Back in 1972 had the Democratic Party nominated Senator Edmund Muskie, who was a solid Progressive Democrat, but a Center-Left … Continue reading

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Bernard Goldberg: ‘We Love Free Stuff- As Long As Someone Else Is Paying For It’

Source:The New Democrat  Socialists whether they’re democratic or not or self-described like Bernie Sanders and Alexandria O. Cortez or closeted like Elizabeth Warren and others, would have a lot more respect and credibility in America and perhaps even followers and … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Opinion- Michael Tomasky: ‘A 70% Percent Tax Rate Isn’t Radical- Alexandria O. Cortez Has It Just Right’

Source:The New Democrat What Michael Tomasky failed to mention here ( and perhaps intentionally ) is that back in the 1950s and 70s when we had high tax rates of 70 and 91%, no one especially the rich were actually … Continue reading

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Iconic: Governor George C. Wallace- Talking About His Ideas About Communism

Source:The New Democrat This was a common tactic the right-wing ( Far-Right, actually ) in the 1960s to blame the civil rights movement, as well as the anti-vietnam war movement on Communists. Arguing that Communists from Russia or some other … Continue reading

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POLITICO Magazine: U.S. Representative Jackie Speier- Surviving Jonestown

Source:The New Democrat Almost 30 years before Jackie Speier was elected to the U.S. House herself and elected to the seat that her former boss Representative Leo Ryan represented in the San Francisco area, she was one of Representative Ryan’s … Continue reading

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Biographics: Simon Whistler- Jim Jones Biography: ‘Progressive to Predator’

Source:The New Democrat Seeing this video and today’s blog post is perfect timing, because Sundance will be showing a documentary about Reverend Jim Jones this weekend which will be a two-night event. If it’s not perfect timing, you can see … Continue reading

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Democratic Socialist: ‘Right-Wing Socialism and The Lies of Friedrich Hayek’

Source:The New Democrat Just before I get into what I believe right-wing socialism is and actually what I know it to be I just want to make a personal comment here. For all you YouTube fans and even die hards, … Continue reading

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