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reply to post by ownbestenemy
That would make the author a Leninist, wouldn't it?
Do you see any difference from the preacher suggesting a military coup?
There is not, nor has there ever been, any actual Marxism in the government of the United States of America. Nor has there been any socialism, or communism.
If the rampant consumerism and the fallacy of the growth based economy were actually challenged in the USA, by policies which contained even the barest element of any of these other ideologies, then the entire political system would collapse under the weight of the irony.
Honestly, it's like some people around these parts do not know what these terms even MEAN!
I would love to believe that they wrote it with the intent of showing all the "Gawd damn liberals and democrats are just socialists and commies" crowd just how utterly moronic they sound, but I am pretty sure that this was written as a dig against the president and his policies, and in response to the shut down.