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New Party Socialist
The NP's political strategy is to support progressive candidates in elections only if they have a concrete chance to "win". This has resulted in a winning ratio of 77 of 110 elections. Candidates must be approved via a NP political committee. Once approved, candidates must sign a contract with the NP. The contract mandates that they must have a visible and active relationship with the NP.
The political entourage included Alderman Michael Chandler, William Delgado, chief of staff for State Rep Miguel del Valle, and spokespersons for State Sen. Alice Palmer, Sonya Sanchez, chief of staff for State Sen. Jesse Garcia, who is running for State Rep in Garcia's District; and Barack Obama, chief of staff for State Sen. Alice Palmer. Obama is running for Palmer's vacant seat.
Michael Chandler thanked the NP for its support in his electoral victory. His achievements to date included obtaining an increase of 30 police in the 24th Ward, citizen involvement in street clean-up and establishment of a 24th Ward Organization. William Delgado is exploring whether to run for State Rep in the 3rd District. He is a former social worker and spoke with compassion and dynamism. He considers himself a community activist who wants to be an advocate for change in the community. His presence in political office would be a benefit to the democratic left.
Indeed it was an exciting evening because the NP has two crucial components. First, the NP is a true "Rainbow Coalition" consisting of both young and aged African-Americans, Hispanics and Caucasians. Although ACORN and SEIU Local 880 were the harbingers of the NP there was a strong presence of CoC and DSA (15% DSA). Moreover a good 8% were younger Generation X'ers who are critically needed. A more diverse representation of Labor is missing. Secondly, the NP is taking "action." Four political candidates were "there" seeking NP support. The NP is strategically organizing via house parties and tactically entering only elections that they can win. Furthermore they are organizing a campaign on the "Living Wage Ordinance" in the Chicago City Council.
The NP has the following working committees: political, membership/fund-raising, public relations, and legal/finance. If you would be interested in participating in one of these committees or in helping out with any other New Party activities, contact
More about the New Party for Obama.
The New Party was a third political party in the United States that tried to re-introduce the practice of electoral fusion as a political strategy for labor unions and community organizing groups.
The New Party was founded in the early 1990s by Daniel Cantor, a former staffer for Jesse Jackson's 1988 presidential campaign, and by sociology and law professor Joel Rogers as an effort to break with the largely unsuccessful history of left-leaning third parties in the United States.
The party could best be described as social democratic in orientation, although party statements almost invariably used the terms "small-d democratic" or "progressive" instead. Its founders chose the name "New Party" in an effort to strike a fresh tone, free of associations with dogmas and ideological debates.
After a false start in New York, the New Party built modestly successful chapters in several states. Some of these chapters ? such as those in Chicago and Little Rock ? had their main bases of support in the low-income community organizing group ACORN, along with some support from various labor unions (especially ACORN-allied locals of the Service Employees International Union).
Left-wing critics of the New Party, such as supporters of the Green Party, argued that the New Party was merely a pressure group on the fringes of the Democratic Party,
rather than a genuinely new political party.
Co-founded in 1992 by Daniel Cantor (a former staffer for Jesse Jackson's 1988 presidential campaign) and Joel Rogers (a sociology and law professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison), the New Party was a Marxist political coalition whose objective was to endorse and elect leftist public officials -- most often Democrats. The New Party's short-term objective was to move the Democratic Party leftward, thereby setting the stage for the eventual rise of new Marxist third party.
Most New Party members hailed from the Democratic Socialists of America and the militant organization ACORN. The party's Chicago chapter also included a large contingent from the Committees of Correspondence, a Marxist coalition of former Maoists, Trotskyists, and Communist Party USA members. One of the more notable New Party members was Carl Davidson, a Chicago-based Marxist who became a political supporter of Barack Obama in the mid-1990s.
Ya' gotta' luv it.
Proof of Obama's membership in the New Party was discovered by the Politically Drunk On Power
Is anyone surprised that Barack is a socialist? I mean, DUH!
I thought you had him pegged as a Communist? Did you demote him?
If anybody was so inclined
... there are highly unfavorable hits about his opponent via Google searches, James. And these include others than the only 2 that have already been mentioned here- his first marriage and the Keating episode.
IMO, that sort of game geared to demonize an opponent that might sit in the Oval Office come January is an insult to them both and to the Office of President.
It seems you are really scared that Obama might win, as you think he is a socialist (maybe even a Stalinist), and will destroy the US. I have a fear that if he is, he might be assassinated, because there were the same sort of fears expressed about JFK, but because he was a Catholic and would turn us over to Rome. In addition, he would raise our taxes.
Whoever wins will need all of our support (and prayers!) because it is going to take a long time to get things on an even keel ahain,
I didn't want McCain.
In fact, I voted for Alan Keyes in Maryland primary rather than any of the other candidates. I might have voted for Huckabee, but just didn't feel I knew enough about him to be sure. My support of McCain is because I know he's all the way for America and I have severe doubts that grow every day about Obama. Those doubts are not based on some prejudice as you might suppose but on the man himself, his life, his friends, his code words, his slipups, just about all I have seen and heard about him. They all tell me what he says isn't who he really is.
Do you doubt he is a socialist?
Not paying attention then.
And note that Kennedy was assassinated not because he was Catholic or left wing or because of taxes. He was assassinated by a leftist who was angry about his Cuba policy.
Some are leaders...some are followers
McCain Follows Obama Down Socialist Road
It is terrifying to see our financial system crumbling because of corruption on Wall Street, aided and abetted by government policies of too much federal spending, debt, and intervention in the economy. But it is also troubling to see our economic system of free enterprise slipping away as the candidates of both major political parties propose more federal intervention, spending and debt as solutions to these problems.
Our media have an obligation to inform the American people that we are moving into a full-blown socialist economy.
At this point, with the financial crisis continuing to grow, isn't it apparent that the "bailout" plan was in no real sense a "rescue," as both the liberal and conservative media were calling it?
It's an honest mistake. After all,...
...ACORN had the entire starting roster of the Dallas Cowboys try to register to vote in Nevada...
You didn't live in Dallas then.
You didn't know the atmosphere there at the time. I did.
The exact reason for the assassination is still not 100% sure. You can believe Oswald acted because of what you say because that is as good a reason as any of the others.
If thinking that I pay less "attention" , ergo, am less aware/ less educated than yourself boosts your ego, enjoy!
Let's pretend it was someone else who didn't shoot him, or the reason Oswald gave was just a lie, if it makes everyone feel better.
I sure hope
you went straight to the Warren Commission with your doubts of the killing.
I remember those times, Angeline...
I don't think his being Catholic was a factor. What gives me pause is the Sam Giancana connection, down to Carlos Marcello in New Orleans and one step more Marcello to Ruby in Dallas. All three had dealings in NOLA. I'd love to see the reservations books from the Elmwood Plantation Restaurant. What a place to meet and plan something.
As some say, the only ones who
...... could keep a secret for decades was the Mafia. They did feel they had been double-crossed when Bobby's investigations turned out to be for real.
We looked more locally, though. When the Morning News had that black border around the front page the morning JFK was elected, it was eerie, Our pastor was politically active, and the church had some graffiti on it at intervals. His daughter (8th grade) was suspended from school for a week because when the teacher said social security was socialism, she said she thought it was a social measure. He was put off the school board.
That's what I mean about getting people scared about a perosn abot one thing when it is really about something else. It's not hard to sow suspicion, and it grows very fast.
Not a heck of a lot of difference, eh?
not much in my book.
Which is the one about Witchcraft or the one
where a guy walked on water and was born by a virgin?
Must Not Believe
You must not believe in GOD??? I just sense it from the words you write. If that's the truth; I pray you will see things differently before it's too late.
No I don't.
I don't believe in God. I believe Jesus existed but not the things he did. Nor the way he was born! BTW, who is God and who is Jesus? Are they the same person/cloud or whatever they are?
And go ahead and pray. I don't think it'll help but I respect you if you do it and expect to be respected if I don't do it.
And one more thing. When is it "too late"?
When is it too late?
"It's appointed to man once to die and after that the judgement". That's when it's too late. Death is the finish line on the life you wrote.
Since I don't believe in that anyway I guess I don't have to worry.
I wouldn't worry if I was you
What will come, will come.
Socialism has a different definition in every country in the
In 1909 Winston Churchill, then Chancellor of the Exchequer, introduced a state sponsored healthcare system for those who could not afford it. He was then a Tory politician in the Tory government of the day.
Bismarck introduced Health Care, and Workmen's Compensation in Germany in the 1880's, and he was no progressive. He did it to pacify the work-force and avoid riots. Germany still has health care and a conservative governing party coalition.
I know of no case in which a Conservative government, having been elected, chose to turn back the clock to pre universal healthcare times.
sometimes it's hard to get the chains off.
Too many begin to feel comfortable in them, victims of slave mentality, not unlike what's been called the Helsinki Syndrome in latter years.