Tag Archive | Marxism

Heh, I’m pretty sure Oswald was a Marxist

I was ten the day Kennedy was assassinated. I remember the day and following days clearly. I was in fifth grade at a Catholic school when the Mother Superior came on the public address system (know to us the PA!). She informed us what happened and our teacher dragged out the TV and turned it […]

The “Ignore the Information” Voter

I have a low-level membership in The Heritage Foundation, a conservative organization dedicated to upholding the Constitution. I like them because they are very good at assembling facts and making sound arguments founded on principle. Yet, here is a take-away line from their latest email update: Unfortunately, we live in a time in which people […]

Ideas have Consequences

Some time ago I pointed out to my WordPress and FB readers that NAZI stood for┬áNational Socialist German Workers’ Party. The reason I pointed this out is because many Americans tend to think of the Nazi’s as an organization from the right-wing of politics simply because the Russian Communists were their enemies (and a lot […]

Happy May Day and the Symbolism

Do not underestimate the power of symbolism. Symbols mean something or they would not be used. Many downplay or even defend Marxism claiming it differs in substance from Stalinist or Maoist Communism. This is only true by degree. Marxists are a large camp with some differences but all are collectivists. The symbolism used, especially on […]

Totalitarianism\Power\Public Education

Some time ago I had a chat with a man 25+ years younger than myself. We had a mutual interest in Russian WW2 History and that led to a political discussion. I was surprised to learn he was a self-proclaimed Marxist with one qualifier. He said that Stalin went too far but as a system […]