You might think that the collapse of communism throughout Eastern Europe would be considered a decisive failure for Marxism, but academic Marxists in America are utterly undaunted. Their paychecks and their tenure are unaffected. Their theories continue to flourish in the classrooms and their journals continue to litter the library shelves.
There’s a bear in the woods. For some people the bear is easy to see. Others don’t see it at all. Some people say the bear is tame. Others say it’s vicious and dangerous. Since no one can really be sure who’s right, isn’t it smart to be as strong as the bear – if […]
I have seen the future, and it works. (After visiting Russia in 1919)
Socialism: You have two cows – give one to your neighbor. Communism: You have two cows. Give them both to the government. Government gives you milk. Fascism: Government shoots you and takes cows. New Dealism: Government shoots one cow, milks the other and pours the milk down the sink. Capitalism: Slaughter cow. Compete with McDonald’s. […]
A red is any son-of-a-bitch who wants thirty cents an hour when we’re paying twenty-five!
Can someone remind me why levying taxes to build armies is fine, but levying taxes for hospitals are communist. I keep forgetting.
I wonder… whether you believe your own accounts of children ground up under our tanks, of huts blown up and refugees machine-gunned. But perhaps you will believe anything you are instructed to believe. And so I will ask your readers who are not instructed: Why, if we are so brutal to refugees, do they always […]
I’d rather be red than dead.
Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice.
I’d rather be dead than red.