Redistribution of Wealth – the New Morality


This is what we are breeding out in the progressive ethos, people – democratic socialists (and worse) parading around as Democrats who are merely trying to save their fellow man. These totalitarians are out in the open now, blatantly so. Progressivism is democratic socialism is socialism in the USA. The Communist Party USA is not much different. The Progressives are creeping on us from all directions. They’ve infiltrated the environmental movement, the illegal immigration debate, the economy, healthcare, and the list goes on.

Redistribution of wealth is one of their most highly regarded principles and it is key to their vision. The American Dream, as previously defined, has given everyone in the United States the possibility of achieving their potential through hard work. The new American Dream, as defined by the likes of a Richard Trumka and other Progressives, seeks to make everyone equal solely because they exist.

The following is a good example of the current thought process of this new American Dreamer. In this video, an LA community activist (Obama’s career) talks about the marvel that is socialism and communism. He claims most Americans want redistribution. According to him, capitalism hasn’t worked throughout the world.

He talks about the economic crisis as a basis for reconsidering systems such as socialism and communism. He believes both systems have been unfairly stigmatized by people who are misinformed.

I guess he missed class where they discussed the violent history of the communist and socialist despots. He also lacks an understanding of current events – the economic crisis throughout Europe is the result of crony capitalism, enormously big government, public sector unions, and entitlements (basically socialism). The worst horrors against humanity being committed today are done so in the name of some statist philosophy or religion.

In this video, we have Congressman Moran talking unabashedly about the appropriateness of redistribution of wealth.

We all remember Maxine Waters slip of the tongue when she told the Shell CEO that the government would take over all their companies. That is what actually happened with GM and Chrysler as the CEO’s were banished and the government and unions took control.

As of this year, 75 members of Congress were members of the Democratic Socialists of America. The DSA’s principles are: Dignified Work, Environmental Justice, Economic Redistribution, Democratic Participation, Community Empowerment, Global Non-Violence, Social Justice. These are also the initiatives of the Socialists and Communists USA.

Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), according to Wiki, is a democratic socialist organization or a social democracy organization in the United States and the U.S. affiliate of the Socialist International, a federation of social democratic, democratic socialist, social progressive and labor parties and organizations.

DSA was formed in 1982 by a merger of the Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee (DSOC) and the New American Movement (NAM). Under the leadership of Michael Harrington, DSOC became America’s largest democratic-socialist organization, despite having started, in Harrington’s words, as “the remnant of a remnant”—as a minority caucus of the Socialist Party when it changed its name to Social Democrats, USA in 1972. NAM was a coalition of writers and intellectuals with roots in both the New Left movements of the 1960s and the former members of socialist and communist parties of the Old Left.

Michael Harrington, founder of the DSA, believed that Karl Marx was a true Democratic Socialist and I think so too. Read his essay here: Marxism and Democracy

Prior to the 2010 election, the seventy members of the Democratic Socialists of America, who claim to be the core of the Democratic Party, were:
Hon. Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-07)
Hon. Lynn Woolsey (CA-06)
Vice Chairs
Hon. Diane Watson (CA-33)
Hon. Sheila Jackson-Lee (TX-18)
Hon. Mazie Hirono (HI-02)
Hon. Dennis Kucinich (OH-10)
Senate Members
Hon. Bernie Sanders (VT)
House Members
Hon. Neil Abercrombie (HI-01)
Hon. Tammy Baldwin (WI-02)
Hon. Xavier Becerra (CA-31)
Hon. Madeleine Bordallo (GU-AL)
Hon. Robert Brady (PA-01)
Hon. Corrine Brown (FL-03)
Hon. Michael Capuano (MA-08)
Hon. André Carson (IN-07)
Hon. Donna Christensen (VI-AL)
Hon. Yvette Clarke (NY-11)
Hon. William “Lacy” Clay (MO-01)
Hon. Emanuel Cleaver (MO-05)
Hon. Steve Cohen (TN-09)
Hon. John Conyers (MI-14)
Hon. Elijah Cummings (MD-07)
Hon. Danny Davis (IL-07)
Hon. Peter DeFazio (OR-04)
Hon. Rosa DeLauro (CT-03)
Rep. Donna F. Edwards (MD-04)
Hon. Keith Ellison (MN-05)
Hon. Sam Farr (CA-17)
Hon. Chaka Fattah (PA-02)
Hon. Bob Filner (CA-51)
Hon. Barney Frank (MA-04)
Hon. Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11)
Hon. Alan Grayson (FL-08)
Hon. Luis Gutierrez (IL-04)
Hon. John Hall (NY-19)
Hon. Phil Hare (IL-17)
Hon. Maurice Hinchey (NY-22)
Hon. Michael Honda (CA-15)
Hon. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (IL-02)
Hon. Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30)
Hon. Hank Johnson (GA-04)
Hon. Marcy Kaptur (OH-09)
Hon. Carolyn Kilpatrick (MI-13)
Hon. Barbara Lee (CA-09)
Hon. John Lewis (GA-05)
Hon. David Loebsack (IA-02)
Hon. Ben R. Lujan (NM-3)
Hon. Carolyn Maloney (NY-14)
Hon. Ed Markey (MA-07)
Hon. Jim McDermott (WA-07)
Hon. James McGovern (MA-03)
Hon. George Miller (CA-07)
Hon. Gwen Moore (WI-04)
Hon. Jerrold Nadler (NY-08)
Hon. Eleanor Holmes-Norton (DC-AL)
Hon. John Olver (MA-01)
Hon. Ed Pastor (AZ-04)
Hon. Donald Payne (NJ-10)
Hon. Chellie Pingree (ME-01)
Hon. Charles Rangel (NY-15)
Hon. Laura Richardson (CA-37)
Hon. Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-34)
Hon. Bobby Rush (IL-01)
Hon. Linda Sánchez (CA-47)
Hon. Jan Schakowsky (IL-09)
Hon. José Serrano (NY-16)
Hon. Louise Slaughter (NY-28)
Hon. Pete Stark (CA-13)
Hon. Bennie Thompson (MS-02)
Hon. John Tierney (MA-06)
Hon. Nydia Velazquez (NY-12)
Hon. Maxine Waters (CA-35)
Hon. Mel Watt (NC-12)
Hon. Henry Waxman (CA-30)
Hon. Peter Welch (VT-AL)
Hon. Robert Wexler (FL-19)
Read here: The Progressive Caucus

Then there is President Obama mentioning his social justice/redistribution of wealth philosophy in this famous video.

In this last video, Dr. Walter E. Williams talks about the morality of redistribution of wealth. He is a light in the storm to those of us who have not bought into the progressive mantra.