From Wikipedia: The Communist Manifesto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 1. Abolition of property in land and application of all rents of land to public purposes. (No Private Property) 2. A heavy progressive or graduated income tax. (We already have that) 3. Abolition of all right of inheritance. (Inheritance Tax) 4. Confiscation of the property of all emigrants and rebels. (Leave the Country, leave your money.) 5. Centralization of credit in the hands of the State, by means of a national bank with State capital and an exclusive monopoly. (Federal Reserve) 6. Centralization of the means of communication and transport in the hands of the State. (FCC and DOT) 7. 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. (Central Planning and Land Confiscation under the guise of "Saving the Earth") 8. Equal liability of all to labour. Establishment of industrial armies, especially for agriculture. (Military Industrial Complex) 9. Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries; gradual abolition of the distinction between town and country, by a more equitable distribution of the population over the country. (Big AgraBusiness with Gov't Subsidies) 10. Free education for all children in public schools. Abolition of children's factory labour in its present form and combination of education with industrial production. (Gov't schools train Workers not Thinkers) If someone were to say that the Communists have already taken over, I'd have to agree!