Living in the Discredited Past

Someone forgot to tell these kids that the 1960s are over.

I am always amazed at how the most left-wing, commie organizations always like to use the word “democratic”. I think the idea is that if they can finally convince 50%+1 of the population to adopt their radical socialism, they can collectivise the US and finally turn it into a communist paradise. After all, look how it has worked so well everywhere else in the world.

They know it’s not going to be easy: “This demands a broad-based, deep-rooted, and revolutionary transformation of our society. It demands that we build on movements that have come before, and alongside other people’s struggles and movements for liberation.” Maybe Mao’s Cultural Revolution didn’t go far enough.

The comforting thing is that these are students for a democratic society. It’s why the first incarnation of this group didn’t outlast the 60s. Everybody has to grow up at some point. Well, most everybody.

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One Response to “Living in the Discredited Past”

  1. Mary Says:

    Nothing new under the sun…really sad that it is all the very same rhetoric with barely a ripple of difference. Now I understand how distressed my parents were in the 60’s when all the radicalism was in full swing. Now I have my turn to hope and pray for the future of our children and the world. I hope these ones grow up and move on to marriage and children, productive work and all before they kill themselves or someone else. sigh sigh sigh


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