Democratic socialism

Bernie Will Confiscate Your Money, But Fortunately Not Your Guns

Senator Bernie Sanders said a mandatory gun buyback is essentially confiscation, which he says is unconstitutional. However, lest you be fooled into thinking that the old Socialist warhorse has suddenly revealed a newfound affection for private property you’d be wrong, because, while Sen. Sanders may be opposed to confiscation of your firearms, he still wants your money.

Hot Take: Trump Announces Reelection

President Trump’s conscious or unconscious decision to equate conservative ideas, policies and values with Americanism, in contrast to the Democrats’ radical socialism, may be his most enduring contribution to American political discourse. It is certain that the core ideas that the Democratic Party has now embraced have no precedent in American constitutional liberty and only Donald Trump would be unafraid to call them un-American.

What Is Democratic Socialism?

Ben Shapiro, CNS News

The difference is truly between socialism and social democracy. Socialism suggests state ownership and control of all major resources — and generally ends with the complete collapse and destruction of the productive population. Social democracy suggests redistribution of capitalistic gains — more like Denmark or Norway or Sweden. Generous welfare policies can only operate in small, homogenous countries because if you open the borders to such countries, immigrants flood in and then sink the boat. That's why voters in Europe have been consistently moving toward a more restrictionist view of immigration.