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Republicans Must Reject Crony Capitalist Efforts to Avoid the Fiscal Cliff

Tacitus X Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 8:57 AM
Even if that were correct the accurate term would be crony fascism. Fascism is a variant of socialism and the differences are mainly rhetorical rather than actual practice. Socialism is a political-economic system in which the production and distribution of goods are controlled substantially by the government rather than by private enterprise. Any introductory book on property law begins with the point that control = ownership. Hitler laughed at those who said his National Socialism wasn't as socialistic as the communists because he often left title to property and day-to-day operations in private hands when it served his purposes. "The communists only socialize property; we socialize men."

Following his re-election President Obama wasted no time in rallying his progressive and crony capitalist allies to address the fiscal cliff.

Just one week after the election Obama met in successive days with progressive activist groups including labor organizations and advocacy groups such as Moveon.org and then with a select group of twelve CEOs representing a broad spectrum of industry sectors.

Some mistakenly believe Obama organized these meetings to solicit ideas to find a consensus solution to the emerging fiscal deadline.

Don’t be mislead. With his progressive base energized about the legislative prospects during Obama’s second term, the...