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NEWSFEED MONDAY: Why Leftists Add “Democratic” to Socialism

J Robert Smith

  • March 2, 2020
  • 3 min read

Disinformation [ dis-in-fer-mey-shuhn, dis-in- ]

deliberately misleading or biased information; manipulated narrative or facts; propaganda:

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[Winston] Smith works at the Ministry of Truth, and his job is to rewrite the reports in newspapers of the past to conform with the present reality. Smith lives in a constant state of uncertainty; he is not sure the year is in fact 1984.

The Conversation, June 12, 2019

THE TAKE

What’s so bad about socialism that leftists have to qualify it with “democratic?” Isn’t socialism supposed to be inherently… democratic?

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NEWSFEED TUESDAY: Election of San Fran DA Points to Deepening Social Breakdown on Left

J Robert Smith

  • Nov. 12, 2019
  • 3 min read

Updated: Nov. 13, 2019

“We will not prosecute cases involving quality-of-life crimes,” he said. “Crimes such as public camping, offering or soliciting sex, public urination, blocking a sidewalk, etc., should not and will not be prosecuted. Many of these crimes are still being prosecuted; we have a long way to go to decriminalize poverty and homelessness.”

Chesa Boudin, new San Francisco District Attorney, via Fox News, November 11, 2019

QUICK TAKE

Chesa Boudin is the new radical leftist district attorney of San Francisco. Boudin, whose parents are convicted members of the radical and violent Weather Underground, is the latest practical expression of the ongoing social breakdown in a once magnificent city. The San Francisco Police Officers Association and the San Francisco Deputy Sheriffs’ Association describe Boudin as a “dangerous choice” and “communist radical of sorts.”

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