Monday, May 28, 2018

Feel the Bern: Dancing with Socialism, Ignoring Reality

Robert Knight May 27, 2018

In the United States, surveys show that many Millennials are not merely soft on socialism but openly support it. They think capitalism benefits only the “one percent” and no one else, despite America’s matchless record of upward mobility and prosperity.

Since the 1960s, the media, Hollywood and the education system have presented a warped view of America along with a sugarcoated version of socialism. So, we should not be surprised when we see so many young people fooled by the false promises of redistributive economics.

The Millennials are the main force behind Vermont’s Democratic Socialist U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, and they are pushing the Democratic Party even further to the Left.

On May15, four Democrats backed by the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) won primary elections for state legislative seats in Pennsylvania. Arielle Cohen, co-chair of the Pittsburgh DSA chapter, told HuffPost that the promise of socialized health care and “free education” helped seal the deal. “We’re turning the state the right shade of red tonight,” she crowed...............Under the Castro regime, Cuba became and still is an economic basket case with jails full ofdissidents........Venezuela’s socialism has created one of the worst inflation rates in the world. ........ To Read More...

My Take - The only way to fix this is to destroy the education system in America as we now know it. Make all universities for profit institutions with absolutely no government grant money, loans or subsidies.  End all public employee unions, including teacher's unions and promote vouchers. 

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