The Democratic Socialists of America, the largest socialist body in the United States, is about to restart its LA local. Since the 1990s there has been no DSA unit in Tinseltown, despite the city's liberal stereotype.
The teabaggers are such a self-parodying lot that all one really needs to do is let their own words do the talking. This is lowbrow comedy passing as politics, and we ought to consider laughing it all the way out the door.
My solution is simple. Keep Uncle Sam's big, ugly hands off our oil spill. As Reagan once said: "The nine most terrifying words in the English language are 'I'm from the government and I'm here to help'." Don't let them.
Nobody can win the soul of the party because the party has no real soul. There are no real core principles to which the party ascribes either currently or historically. This is the nature of the Democratic Party.
You don't have to be a Palin to realize that "all men are created equal" sure sounds a lot like 'people deserve equal treatment in the eyes of the government.' And if THAT isn't socialism, I don't know what is.
Socialism means every provider in the health care system works for the government agency that runs the system. So let's examine the reforms, and see which ones, if any, are Marxist, socialist or in danger of destroying America.
It is difficult to know whether or not the Tea Party Express is a grass roots creation, a production of Fox News or a concoction by a public relations firm to make money. But no matter its origins, it seems to have coalesced around some basic concepts.