[FoRK] The real threat of reactionary socialism
jbone at place.org
Fri May 23 14:47:01 PDT 2008
On May 23, 2008, at 4:06 PM, Aaron Burt wrote:
> On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 02:00:07PM -0500, Jeff Bone wrote:
>> I've recently pointed out here that I'm sensing a growing
>> reactionary trend among the Dems that threatens to hurl us straight
>> into the arms of doomed socialism.
> Sorry, not seeing anything material that even strays to the left of
> (Or Nixon, for that matter.)
Nixon didn't nationalize the oil companies, he just instituted wage
and price controls.
The politician whose name you're struggling for, I believe, is "Hugo
>> Maxine Waters [...] said, paraphrase:
>> "And guess what this liberal will be all about. This liberal will be
>> all about socializi... um... (long pause...) basically... taking
>> over and the government running all of your companies."
> Sounds like a good bit of rhetoric, kinda like that Hillary quote
> bombing Iran you mentioned a while ago...
> BTW, you said "paraphrase" earlier. Which is it?
Go dig it up. That's as verbatim as I could get, running back over it
several times. Timing and expression fails to get captured
perfectly. You really have to hear / see this one to believe it.
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