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  •  That really is the "secret" so many in the MSM (4+ / 0-)
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    don't seem to get. It's not that the GOP "hasn't figured it out" or "has mistaken ideas about how to do" this or that. It's an absolute hatred of anyone who isn't independently wealthy. It's a lust for post-millennial feudalism, with them as the Lords and Masters and everyone else as vassals and serfs.

    Of all people, Chris Matthews seems to have something of a handle on it. Last night he devoted his "last word" segment to the fact that the GOP is hellbent on overthrowing the government, and presumably replacing it with some sort of totalitarian teabagger dictatorship.

    •  There's a reason the Communist Manifesto is Taboo (1+ / 0-)
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      The first chapter of the Manifesto, "Bourgeois and Proletarians", examines the Marxist conception of history, with the initial idea asserting that "The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles".[3] It goes on to say that in capitalism, the working class, proletariat, are fighting in the class struggle against the owners of the means of production, the bourgeois, and that past class struggle ended either with revolution that restructured society, or "common ruin of the contending classes".[3]

      It continues by adding that the bourgeois exploits the proletariat through the "constant revolutionising of production [and] uninterrupted disturbance of all social conditions".[3]

      The Manifesto explains that the reason the bourgeois exist and exploit the proletariat with low wages is private property, "the accumulation of wealth in private hands, the formation and increase of capital",[3] and that competition amongst the proletariat creates wage-labour, which rests entirely on the competition among the workers.[3]

      This section further explains that the proletarians will eventually rise to power through class struggle: the bourgeoisie constantly exploits the proletariat for its manual labour and cheap wages, ultimately to create profit for the bourgeois; the proletariat rise to power through revolution against the bourgeoisie such as riots or creation of unions. The Communist Manifesto states that while there is still class struggle amongst society, capitalism will be overthrown by the proletariat only to start again in the near future; ultimately communism is the key to class equality amongst the citizens of Europe.
      - courtesy of Wikipedia

      Jesus died to save you from Yahweh.

      by nolagrl on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 02:45:25 PM PST

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