How Do You Spot A Communist??

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"Congratulations, you're destroying the capitalist system! While everybody else in the world is embracing it, my boys and girls are fucking it up. You know what happens when capitalism gets fucked up? The communists come back! They come out of the bushes, don't kid yourselves, they're waiting in there. But maybe that's not so bad, 'cause you know what happens when the commies take over? The first thing they do is shoot all the lawyers!"

 

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So many misconceptions.
Per usual....

Communism , by OP definiton, is when a minority of elites are in charge , and have the populace sucking up to them , by means of propaganda

Yet corporatism in America has achieved the very same elitist status , they obtain the lions share, we the crumbs off their table

That said 'economic crumb' equates to freedom speaks volumes of their ability to propagandize us

 

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Historically, capitalism is responsible for many things. Some have been quite good, some quite the opposite. Mostly, it is merely one form of economics that can be blended with others to make a usable system. It has not been shown to function well, on a human level, when least controlled.
 

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"How Do You Spot A Communist?"
Probably, the easiest way would be with a felt marker, though a small paint brush and non-irritating paint would work.
 
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It remains, as ever, an axiom of conventional wisdom that the use of propaganda as a means of social and ideological control is distinctive of totalitarian regimes. Yet the most minimal exercise of common sense would suggest a different view: that propaganda is likely to play at least as important a part in democratic societies (where the existing distribution of power and privilege is vulnerable to quite limited changes in popular opinion) as in authoritarian societies (where it is not). It is arguable that the success of business propaganda in persuading us, for so long, that we are free from propaganda is one of the most significant propaganda achievements of the twentieth century.

Alex Carey
And propaganda can be used by enemies of the state to shape public perceptions.


A recent example is the sound of a crying child and words on the screen asking questions of the viewer...."Do you care about children??"
Aren't you an enemy of the State?
I am! IMHO we all should be. The State is clearly a criminal enterprise masquerading as benevolent force.

Regarding Communism, the wealthy ruling class loves it, which is why the D Party promotes it.
 

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One good way to spot a Communist is to go to an anti Trump rally. You find them, homosexuals and pink pussy hat assholes in abundance. Also a few Muslims.
 

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One of the most propagandized movements in America right now is antifa

One might not agree with their tactics , while aknowledging their motivations

basically, these kids see the rise of corporatism as fascist

their political stance being no different than their Gfathers who fought WW2

Yet that is constantly stifled in character assination

~S~
 

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These days, if they vote democrat; they embrace the communist way. I was a Democrat in 2016 and cannot recognize my party. It is bizarre.
 

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One good way to spot a Communist is to go to an anti Trump rally. You find them, homosexuals and pink pussy hat assholes in abundance. Also a few Muslims.

Lol I didn't see you before. We couldn't resist.
 
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Reagan would role over in his grave if he saw Trump praising Putin.
Trump tries to butter up everyone he's about to meet.
I suppose you think it's a great idea to talk shit about them right before you meet with them.
I've seen firsthand how foreigners react to this type of "Diplomacy".
It's not pretty.

So my suggestion is STFU and leave the negotiations to Trump and Pompao.
Mkay?
 

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It remains, as ever, an axiom of conventional wisdom that the use of propaganda as a means of social and ideological control is distinctive of totalitarian regimes. Yet the most minimal exercise of common sense would suggest a different view: that propaganda is likely to play at least as important a part in democratic societies (where the existing distribution of power and privilege is vulnerable to quite limited changes in popular opinion) as in authoritarian societies (where it is not). It is arguable that the success of business propaganda in persuading us, for so long, that we are free from propaganda is one of the most significant propaganda achievements of the twentieth century.

Alex Carey
And propaganda can be used by enemies of the state to shape public perceptions.


A recent example is the sound of a crying child and words on the screen asking questions of the viewer...."Do you care about children??"
Aren't you an enemy of the State?
I am! IMHO we all should be. The State is clearly a criminal enterprise masquerading as benevolent force.

Regarding Communism, the wealthy ruling class loves it, which is why the D Party promotes it.
What the ruling class likes about communism is that you rubes don't understand it. Properly understood, it is a major threat to the ruling class.

The Democrat Party promotes reforms to the capitalist system that would best be described as social democracy. Well, at least when they are not promoting their neo-liberal policies that make the socio-economic reforms necessary.
 

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It remains, as ever, an axiom of conventional wisdom that the use of propaganda as a means of social and ideological control is distinctive of totalitarian regimes. Yet the most minimal exercise of common sense would suggest a different view: that propaganda is likely to play at least as important a part in democratic societies (where the existing distribution of power and privilege is vulnerable to quite limited changes in popular opinion) as in authoritarian societies (where it is not). It is arguable that the success of business propaganda in persuading us, for so long, that we are free from propaganda is one of the most significant propaganda achievements of the twentieth century.

Alex Carey
And propaganda can be used by enemies of the state to shape public perceptions.


A recent example is the sound of a crying child and words on the screen asking questions of the viewer...."Do you care about children??"
Aren't you an enemy of the State?
I am! IMHO we all should be. The State is clearly a criminal enterprise masquerading as benevolent force.

Regarding Communism, the wealthy ruling class loves it, which is why the D Party promotes it.
What the ruling class likes about communism is that you rubes don't understand it. Properly understood, it is a major threat to the ruling class.

The Democrat Party promotes reforms to the capitalist system that would best be described as social democracy. Well, at least when they are not promoting their neo-liberal policies that make the socio-economic reforms necessary.
Okay. The problem you have is first, the ruling class will never promote it’s own demise. Secondly, the ruling clsss knows they win under communism because they will control everything. Not unlike what we have today, only worse.
 

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How Do You Spot A Communist??

With a paintball gun...red.
 

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It remains, as ever, an axiom of conventional wisdom that the use of propaganda as a means of social and ideological control is distinctive of totalitarian regimes. Yet the most minimal exercise of common sense would suggest a different view: that propaganda is likely to play at least as important a part in democratic societies (where the existing distribution of power and privilege is vulnerable to quite limited changes in popular opinion) as in authoritarian societies (where it is not). It is arguable that the success of business propaganda in persuading us, for so long, that we are free from propaganda is one of the most significant propaganda achievements of the twentieth century.

Alex Carey
And propaganda can be used by enemies of the state to shape public perceptions.


A recent example is the sound of a crying child and words on the screen asking questions of the viewer...."Do you care about children??"
Aren't you an enemy of the State?
I am! IMHO we all should be. The State is clearly a criminal enterprise masquerading as benevolent force.

Regarding Communism, the wealthy ruling class loves it, which is why the D Party promotes it.
What the ruling class likes about communism is that you rubes don't understand it. Properly understood, it is a major threat to the ruling class.

The Democrat Party promotes reforms to the capitalist system that would best be described as social democracy. Well, at least when they are not promoting their neo-liberal policies that make the socio-economic reforms necessary.
Okay. The problem you have is first, the ruling class will never promote it’s own demise. Secondly, the ruling clsss knows they win under communism because they will control everything. Not unlike what we have today, only worse.
Communism, properly understood, is a classless society.
There would be no ruling class. They would not have the economic means to subjugate you.
 

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If they're not wearing a MAGA hat or flying a flag, they're Communists!
 

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And propaganda can be used by enemies of the state to shape public perceptions.


A recent example is the sound of a crying child and words on the screen asking questions of the viewer...."Do you care about children??"
Aren't you an enemy of the State?
I am! IMHO we all should be. The State is clearly a criminal enterprise masquerading as benevolent force.

Regarding Communism, the wealthy ruling class loves it, which is why the D Party promotes it.
What the ruling class likes about communism is that you rubes don't understand it. Properly understood, it is a major threat to the ruling class.

The Democrat Party promotes reforms to the capitalist system that would best be described as social democracy. Well, at least when they are not promoting their neo-liberal policies that make the socio-economic reforms necessary.
Okay. The problem you have is first, the ruling class will never promote it’s own demise. Secondly, the ruling clsss knows they win under communism because they will control everything. Not unlike what we have today, only worse.
Communism, properly understood, is a classless society.
There would be no ruling class. They would not have the economic means to subjugate you.
You are fooling yourself. The ruling class knows they win big under communism, which is why they support it so whole heartedly.

I know the text book definition fits your description but put into practice, it never will be classless.
 

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Why do all these radical Left wing Communists keep saying Corporate America is evil.......
but......
Then exclude the ones that support THEIR cause from the list......

They're just fine with all the HUGE Leftist corporations that fully support their agendas......

Google (Is there a more powerful force for radical Left agendas?)
Amazon (has a phallic symbol in it's logo, where's the outrage from feminist leftists?)
Facebook
Starbucks
Microsoft
Corporations that support total gun control..ie...Dick's sporting Goods....they FLOCK to those corporations

In fact, the Left has an iron grip on Corporate America...they're actually only complaining about the few Conservative or Christian businesses remaining.
 

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Marion Morrison said:
You don't "spot" them. You listen to them.

If you hear "boergeosie" or "excess labor value", they're a Commie.
You Forgot Their Use Of The Word 'Reactionary'
 

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