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Forum Post: How the Left-Wing Money-Machine Shapes American Politics and Threatens America's Future

Posted 2 years ago on July 4, 2012, 5:24 a.m. EST by conservatroll (161)
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Here's a book that destroys many liberal myths. Just who IS the party of the 1%??

The New Levithian by David Horowitz, once a loony lefty...google him and the book.

Amazon extract: A Must read for all 99%ers:

At a time when the national political debate is about inequality and fairness, bestselling au­thor David Horowitz and coauthor Jacob Laksin have written an unsettling book about the distribu­tion of power in America. Thoroughly researched and amply documented, The New Leviathan over­turns the conventional wisdom about which end of the political spectrum represents the rich and pow­erful, and which represents the people.

The Democratic Party presents itself to the electorate as the party of working families and the poor. In the 2000 election campaign, Democrat Al Gore ran on the slogan “The People vs. the Powerful,” while President Obama describes him­self as a “grassroots organizer” and a spokesman for “fairness” and “progressive change.” Such is the world of political myth. In reality, the Demo­crats and the Obama progressives represent the richest and most powerful political machine in American history. Backed by a near trillion-dollar treasury in America’s oldest and largest tax-exempt foundations, progressives outspend conservatives by a factor of seven to one.

In The New Leviathan, David Horowitz and Jacob Laksin examine this growing financial power of left-wing organizations and politicians. They show how left-wing foundations under­wrote the political career of Barack Obama and how massive funding advantages for progressive proposals have disenfranchised American voters and shifted the national policy debate dramatically to the left. The New Leviathan draws connections between the Obama administration and progres­sive organizations from labor unions to media outlets to nonprofits to political groups, and shows how on key policy fronts—national security, immigration, citizenship, environment, and health care—the sheer force of left-wing financial resources has reconfigured the nation’s political agenda.

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[-] 4 points by shadz66 (19985) 2 years ago

David 'Horror-wits' is a demented, rabid 'born again' - Right-wing RepubliCON Reactionary and an Extreme-Zionist shill of the very highest order - but don't just take my word for it ... see for yourself :

'The New Leviathan' is such a massively deluded, prejudicial and propagandist book that it is quite simply - 'beyond the pale' for anyone with even the most rudimentary ethical compass !!!

No wonder that the 'forum-post' instigating this thread has been started by a "conservatroll" !!

Only such an animal could possibly countenance a "Left-Wing Money-Machine Shape(ing) American Politics and Threaten(ing) America's Future" & it's absolutely too bizarre for any further words really !

e tenebris, lux ...

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (26307) from Coon Rapids, MN 2 years ago

uts-a-matta - your mommy never teach you left from right? She never wrote L and R on your shoes so that you could rememberize?

Well now look how confused you are now.

Bad mommy bad bad mommy.

[-] 2 points by Builder (4202) 2 years ago

One day you'll get it; there is no right or left.

Not in US political circles, that is.

Only bought-up capitalists, greedy for more.

[-] -3 points by conservatroll (161) 2 years ago

Oh, I DO get it. I just cannot understand the Obama/Democrat Party lovers on this site!

[-] 2 points by Builder (4202) 2 years ago

Are there any left here? It's a bit like an echo chamber lately.

The scariest thing for all Americans to come to terms with, is the fact that they've been conned for so long, so completely. It must be a total global embarrassment that not too many want to admit, or come to terms with.

Gotta face up, and MAN up.

[-] 1 points by conservatroll (161) 2 years ago

I totally agree. As you can see on this site and everywhere else in Amnericae, we the people are being distracted by the left/right bs while the elite are walking out the front door with all our stuff

[-] 3 points by Builder (4202) 2 years ago

The oligarchs own your press.

You don't get news, you get their manipulation tools.

These rulers haven't milked you for everything, just yet.

[-] 0 points by salta (-1104) 2 years ago

they have either been brainwashed of lobotomized.

[-] 1 points by nobnot (529) from Kapaa, HI 2 years ago

Left wing right wing Sounds like a chickens ass in the middle!

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

left right left

left right left

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (26307) from Coon Rapids, MN 2 years ago

To the left

To the left

To the left right left

[-] 1 points by conservatroll (161) 2 years ago

No one wants to dispute THE NEW LEVITHIAN? Or, could it be you haven't heard of it since you get all your news from liberal rags?