In response to:

Forward to Socialism

Robert54 Wrote: May 02, 2012 11:37 PM
Years ago I worked in Manhattan. Once in a while I would go to a basement to a print shop on Park Avenue South. It was the Yiddishe Foorvart a Jewish newspaper for those who could still speak Yiddish. Forward of course is the Marxist motto. The paper has the distinction of sponsoring Eugene V. Debs, the first Socialist candidiate for US President. He lost but there is still a radio station named for him, WEVD.

Someone in the Obama campaign should find a new line of work. They’ve adopted as a slogan the single word: Forward! You’ve heard those complaints from conservatives that Obama is a socialist? Well, Forward! is one sure way to validate those concerns. Forward! has been the slogan of Marxists for more than a century. Vorwärts is not a soccer rival to Harry Potter’s Hogwarts school, that home of witchcraft and wizardry. . Vorwärts was the German language name of the Socialist newspaper for generations of European leftists.

In Russia, Vladimir Lenin’s Bolsheviks used the word Vperyod! Now, if you...