Socialism’s Past

Article Link: https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/2020/03/socialisms-past-walter-williams/

Discussion posted by: Arye ben-Shaoul

Senator Bernie Sanders’ call for socialism has resonated among many Americans, particularly young Americans. They’ve fallen prey to the idea of a paradise here on Earth where things are free and there’s little want. But socialists never reveal what turns out to be their true agenda. Let’s look at the kind of statements they used to gain power. You’ll note that all of their slogans before gaining power bore little relation to the facts after they had power… Bernie Sanders’ statements are not that different from those of Lenin, Stalin, Castro, Chavez and other tyrants.