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Liberty at stake

Regarding Pete Scobby’s “Socialism distorted” (Feb. 27): Socialism: (1) A system or condition of society in which the means of production and distribution are owned by the state. (2) A stage of society in Marxist theory transitional between capitalism and communism.

Progressives realize that to get where they want to go, they must employ a tactic called incrementalism, the gradual progression from capitalism to socialism to Marxism to communism or some slight variation of these goals. While various progressives might have slightly different goals, the bottom line is still some form of socialism, communism, etc.

Modern progressives, from the president on down, are actively and bolding seeking the destruction of the Constitution of the United States, a goal they must achieve to accomplish the end result they seek. As Mark Levin once said, “Socialism and liberty are incompatible.”

Please read the Bill of Rights to understand, in part, what it is that progressives aim to take away. Every amendment refers to the rights of the individual, the people or the citizens. If all of our citizens understood what is at stake, they would not be so inclined to embrace the concept of socialism.

Sean Mahar

Spokane


 

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