You didn't actually buy into the bull**** thrown around in US Government Schools did you?
You know, the Marx definition?
A political theory derived from the writings of Karl Marx in which all property is publicly owned, each person working and receiving according to their abilities and needs.
I have spent most of my nearly 14 years here writing on Communism when it comes to the United States in one form or another. And no, it's not Marx. Marx's "economic theories" are a result of Communism but, as Bradford found out at Plymouth, they don't work. They don't work because you cannot compel people to produce beyond a minimum level, and that minimum level, extended to all of society, produces less than society requires to sustain itself.
This is why such attempts always fail and usually take the government down with them. Bradford aborted the attempt before it killed everyone (including him) at Plymouth; facing starvation and disease with a rapidly-dwindling population has a way of focusing the mind.
No, folks, Communism is not primarily an economic model or function. Indeed, you get that outcome, but that's not the reason for it, it's a side effect. Karl Marx was a conniving **********, not some visionary, although I can't prove he intentionally misled the world (he seems to be dead so I can't corner him and insist he answer) but the manifest weight of the evidence is clear.
Communism is a type of organization of political power in which those who are in The Party are entitled to do whatever they wish; the alleged "laws" within that political area apply only to those who are not in The Party. The above, that of private property and contractual rights to set the terms of one's labor is one of the public and visible manifestations of this but is not the central point nor the goal of it. You can neither set the terms of your labor or own property if you are not considered to have human rights in the first instance and the creation and enforcement of that differentiation between people is the definition.
Do recall that we nominated and are about to inaugurate a President and Vice-President who between them:
- Literally sucked and ****ed her way to political power. This isn't a salacious charge it's admitted by the person who got the sucking and did the ****ing, who has also disavowed said beneficiary (Harris).
- Literally smoked joints while prosecuting those who were also smoking joints, an act that was illegal at the time, and threw the other people in prison for it by her own admission. (Harris again)
- Literally shielded his son from the just consequences of consuming a wildly illegal substance in a rental car, leaving not only irrefutable evidence (a used glass pipe full of residue) behind that almost-certainly was covered with his fingerprints but also his identification in said vehicle, proving that it was he who was in the car and consuming said substances, all of which are felonies in that state. (Biden)
- On the manifest weight of the evidence the FBI and DOJ have had in their possession proof, in the form of a laptop drive image, of felony conduct involving children with said family member and conclusive evidence that the remaining members of the family knew about and did not report same to the authorities. In other words, the manifest weight of the evidence is that the parents of at least one said involved minor intentionally prevented the law from being enforced. (Biden again.) There is, apparently, on said laptop multiple other images of other children that nobody dare display because they are per-se illegal child pornography. The FBI had this evidence in their hands a year prior to the election and intentionally did nothing with it.
- On the manifest weight of the evidence both the Ukraine and China bribed, through the provision of funds to a member of the Biden family of which a piece, 10% it is said, was directly funneled to Joe Biden himself. At least one of the trips to China involving said member of the family took place on an official US Government aircraft, Air Force 2. The person bribed had no specific nor general business experience that qualified them to have anything to do with the ventures in question; their only rational reason to employ said person was their direct connection to the Vice President of the United States who got paid for same.
And in nine days these two Party Members will become President and Vice-President.
But this is just the latest in a long line of such abuses.
Over the last year myriad people favored by The Party looted, broke into and destroyed government offices and committed countless acts of arson against both government offices and private property. They got streets painted in their name including in Washington DC and have not been arrested, indicted and prosecuted. Our VP-to-be, a Party Member, directly advocated for and raised funds to bail them out of the petty charges lodged against them. One of The Party sycophants published a photo of herself holding the President's severed head in effigy and this was not deemed "incitement" while an exhortation to peacefully march in Washington DC was. You see, President Trump, having been a Party Member for a good long time, was declared expelled before the 2016 election and thus subject to any form of abuse desired by The Party up to and including calling for his beheading.
For forty years the entire Medical System in this country has been comprised of Party Members. In the late 1970s and early 1980s two seminal cases, Royal Drug and Maricopa County, both at the Supreme Court, found that US antitrust law, 15 USC Chapter 1, applied in full to the medical and pharmaceutical industries. I remind you that this law is not just a civil statute it carries criminal felony penalties including 10 year prison terms for each violation.
In the 40 years since not one person in The Party has been charged and sent to prison under these laws.
This very same industry has led to 350,000 deaths in America over the last nine months, many of which occurred due to deliberate acts of both obstruction and commission. Post Kirkland we locked out visitors from nursing homes. Not only does this means that every single person who died post that event in such a home was provably infected by a health care worker but in addition those residents were denied the basic status of human beings in that they were forcibly prevented from choosing to take the risk of their family members infecting them. You see, those residents are not Party Members and thus do not have basic and allegedly unalienable human rights. In addition these same Party Members have deliberately lied about the fact that we have known for forty years that masks less than N95s are worthless as "source control", that is, to prevent an infected person from spreading a disease to others. Indeed these very Party Members have decreed that it is safe for them to be in said nursing home if they wear an N95 but you, as not a Party Member, cannot don the same PPE and visit your loved ones. In other words you're not human and neither is your loved one in said place; they are not entitled to basic human rights and to make a decision of self-determination but if and when said Party Members kill your loved ones when their PPE proves ineffective that's just tough crap.
There is, incidentally, reason to believe N95s might be effective but that does not matter; mandates have dropped all over the world demanding you use known worthless devices as a "badge", an act of flat-out fraud. Indeed said mandates are functionally equivalent to The Star of David.
At the same time The Party has decreed that all such Party Members are to be proclaimed as heroes -- and don't you dare forget it or fail to acknowledge same lest you be canceled.
How did that happen? You let it happen over the previous 40 years by allowing doctors, nurses, hospital administrators, so-called "public health" experts and others to become members of The Party and thus be immune from the very laws you must follow. You, and your loved ones, are not Party Members and thus neither you or they have human rights anymore.
These very same Party Members then butchered your loved ones by refusing to tell them about the scientific evidence that showed there were both nutritional supplements and cheap drugs that might stop or reduce the severity of Covid-19. As professionals who claim credentialism they had a professional and legal duty to so-inform you and let you make the decision as a human being between the risks and rewards associated with these options; the definition of human rights includes self-determination. They instead have and continue to deny said choice to you, on purpose and contrary to actual law which states that off-label use of any drug is explicitly legal, all the way up to the NIH and FDA. As a direct result 350,000 people are dead. That is depraved indifference and it is happening every single hour of every day, right now. Legally it is identical to me getting ****-faced in a bar and then driving a vehicle, in that if I then hit and kill someone I have committed manslaughter. But you see -- I'm not a Party Member, thus I get prosecuted and they have and will not be.
Was Kennedy prosecuted? You do remember that, right?
Kids in public schools? They're not Party Members. Thus when the Teacher's Unions block instruction and even worse, demand to be paid when they don't work -- money that comes out of your pocket, forcibly, in property taxes whether you rent or own where you live they are free to permanently impair the educational development of said children and make you pay for their non-work.
They're Party Members, you are not. Millions of children permanently harmed are perfectly acceptable if it saves even ONE Party Member's life. Ditto for all the suicides and drug overdoses caused by their "mitigating measures"; those people are not Party Members, you see, and thus are not entitled to basic human rights.
How many Governors, Mayors and similar have dropped mandates on the people in their jurisdictions whether it be "stay at home" orders, mask requirements or other constraints and then violated the very orders they issued themselves? Has even one said person been arrested? Nope. Why? They are Party Members and thus the law does not apply to them -- any law -- while you are not a Party Member and thus whatever they do to you is perfectly fine.
Amazon, for years, blatantly flouted State sales tax laws. Their scheme was hardly novel; I contemplated the same scheme in the 1990s when I ran MCSNet and asked corporate counsel about it as we planned to expand to new states. I got the "raised eyebrow" look from them, asking if I was writing a retainer check to them for not only inevitable litigation forcing me to pay the back taxes, penalties and interest but whether I was also going to engage their criminal defense attorneys when I was charged with felony tax evasion. You see, I'm not a Party Member. Beelzebezos is, however, so when he did the exact same thing he was not charged and never paid a nickel of back anything. When challenged on not collecting and paying he folded every single time instead of going to court. That is clear evidence that he knew damn well what he was doing was illegal and didn't care; he had no fear of the indictment nor financial penalty because...... wait for it...... HE IS A PARTY MEMBER.
The danger of course is that you can be kicked out of The Party and thinking you can't be is quite dangerous. If you are kicked out then every single thing you've done that remains within the Statute of Limitations will come down on your head like a piano dropped from 20 floors up. Weiner anyone? Or, for that matter, Donald Trump?
Incidentally the current "impeachment" scream-fest out of Pelosi is just another example. Impeachment is explicitly defined in the Constitution and the remedy afforded by said process is removal from office. You can't remove someone who's no longer in office and as a result of the Senate's current pro-forma sessions (during which no actual business can be conducted), a status which cannot be voided without unanimous consent it is not possible under the law for The Senate to try an impeachment before January 20th at noon. As such it is Constitutionally impossible to remove President Trump from office under impeachment nor can he be barred from running again because to take the second vote to do so the first must be sustained and, Constitutionally, the ability to try that impeachment in the Senate is mooted at noon on January 20th.
Pelosi knows this full-well and doesn't care. So why is she doing it?
Trump is an expelled former Party Member and thus the constraints of the Law, including the highest law of the land, do not prevent any action The Party desires to take against him, just like it's perfectly ok for a Party Member to kill your mother in a nursing home. Note that this very same lack of constraint in the law applies to damn near each and every one of you too.
This, by the way, is why Trump and is entire family are all utterly ****ed the moment he leaves office.
Oh, this is new, you think?
How about Dennis Hastert. Did he go to jail for what he did, or was he later kicked out of The Party and thus suddenly exposed for lying about the purpose of his "hush money" payments?
How is it that the entire ******ned Catholic Church ran what can only be reasonably described as an organized homosexual child abuse ring for decades and yet as soon as the heat showed up the Priests involved were removed to the Vatican and, in at least one case, given a Basilica to preside over safe from extradition back to the US to face criminal charges? Answer: They're PARTY MEMBERS, your son is not and thus he was their plaything and not entitled to basic human rights.
Marx's theory says that the Uygurs in China are entitled to each according to their needs. Are they receiving that? Nope; they're in concentration camps which are better described as slavery, since their labor is compelled and being used to make..... SHOES, among other things, for Party Members who reside in and sell said merchandise right here. Cobalt for Tesla's batteries? Same deal; forced child labor in the DRC. Elon Musk is a PARTY MEMBER and thus his exploitation of said children without which he could not have built Tesla battery packs is permitted because said children are not human as they are NOT Party Members.
Stalin? He sent how many to the Gulag? Marx, again, stated they were all entitled according to their needs. Did they get it? Nope.
The Marxian theory taught in school is a lie; a convenient cover story and nothing more.
The truth is that Communism is simply a two-class system in which members of The Party are not bound by any law whatsoever provided the persons or rights abused are Non-Party Members, all of whom are declared not human and thus not entitled to even the basic humane treatment of a farm animal being raised for food.
If we as a people, 99% of whom are not Party Members, do not rise up and put a stop to this now across the board you are fully exposed to winding up in said Gulag or even joining your dead Grandmother who Party Members killed over the last nine months. You have zero protection of any law provided the person or organization who chooses to abuse or even kill you in cold blood is a Party Member. Yes, there are peaceful means to stop this -- for now. At the point there aren't any more your option to resolve this will have expired and if you think you'll be allowed into The Party and thus protected for other than particular operational reasons you're deluded.
THIS is what Communism actually is and it's right here in the United States, right now, and has been for decades.
WAKE UP FOLKS.