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Obama a Marxist?

How so?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:47 PM on Aug. 6, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Because people like to portray him as a communist, or socialist. Marxism is very similar. Look it up. I don't think he is a marxist. I'm one of the few here on CM that LOVES obama.
    samurai_chica

    Answer by samurai_chica at 4:14 PM on Aug. 6, 2009

  • In America,"Everyone is equal" means that every person is allowed the opportunity to work for success. For instance, every college student is allowed into the college classes (they aren't denied entrance because of their gender, race or religion) and has the opportunity to study & take the tests, etc. BUT - a Marxist believes that every student should be guaranteed a passing grade (the OUTCOME) just for showing up in class, whereas a conservative believes that the student's MERIT must determine the student's grade.

    Same with property: everyone is guaranteed no closed doors from their gender, race or religion in getting an opportunity, but a Marxist wants to ALSO guarantee equal OUTCOMES.

    The Marxist believes everything belongs to everyone, and the way to enforce this is for the State (ruled by himself, of course) to be the equalizer. So a Marxist takes people's property w/o their consent to give to otherswhom he chooses
    waldorfmom

    Answer by waldorfmom at 4:16 PM on Aug. 6, 2009

  • Hmmm , Have you seen the Obam healthcare logo? Looks suspiciouslyly like the Nazi symbol.

    http://jeremysarber.com/2009/08/06/obamas-health-care-logo/
    itsmesteph11

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 4:35 PM on Aug. 6, 2009

  • I think it is pretty easy to find a correleation between Obama's policies, speeches, and actions with Marxism. Even the Stimulus/Bailouts reak of Marxist "state" controlled industry, government jobs, and obsessive financial support for unions.
    Obama’s studied and surrounded himself with those who embrace Marxist views.From his life long mentor and father figure in Hawaii, Frank Marshall Davis, a long time member of the Communist Party. To his 20 year relationship (even referencing him to family) Rev. Jeremiah Wright, an ardent and vocal advocate of Black Liberation Theology, a movement that has origins planted firmly in Marxism.
    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 5:14 PM on Aug. 6, 2009

  • Then, read the Communist Manifesto. (It's a short book, you can read it in a day)..


     Abolition of property in land and application of all rents of land to public purposes.~Obama is for more public use of private land by confiscation. He nominated and supports Soptomayer AND her controversial cases on Eminent Domain



    A heavy progressive or graduated income tax.~Obama rescinding Bush tax cuts, and his administration has hinted around to raising taxes on those making more in order to pay for social programs.


    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 5:15 PM on Aug. 6, 2009

  • Abolition of all right of inheritance~Obama seeks to increase Estate Tax.   http://www.reuters.com/article/politicsNews/idUSTRE54A3DL20090511

    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 5:19 PM on Aug. 6, 2009

  • Confiscation of the property of all emigrants and rebels.~His campaign tried to silence a Chicago talk radio show, Stanley Kurtz.http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,418821,00.html.  Asking people to notify the whitehouse of ANY communication against health care "Social Report Panel" WTF is that?

    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 5:19 PM on Aug. 6, 2009


  • Centralization of credit in the hands of the State, by means of a national bank with State capital and an exclusive monopoly.~Obama/Geithner/Admin’s strong fist to control Banking Industry.


    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 5:20 PM on Aug. 6, 2009

  • Extension of factories and instruments of production owned by the State; the bringing into cultivation of waste-lands, and the improvement of the soil generally in accordance with a common plan~GM? Cap and Trade?

    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 5:20 PM on Aug. 6, 2009

  • Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries; gradual abolition of the distinction between town and country, by a more equable distribution of the population over the country.  Hrmmmm, Can anyone think of any functions that Obama wants to be turned over to the government???? 

    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 5:22 PM on Aug. 6, 2009

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