America Tried Socialism and Did Not Like It

The illusory ideas of socialism transcend time and appeal to people of all colors and races. No lessons of history will dampen the magic of a socialist’s divine providence. Hence, is socialism in America inevitable? In 2008 the United States elected a socialist government committed to the transformation of the American free-enterprise system into an egalitarian society. And with it, Barack Obama brought to the White House what Harvard historian James T. Kloppenberg described as “A refreshing new way of thinking about the role of democracy.” The aftermath of his new role of democracy resulted in an immense transfer of power away from the democratically elected representatives of Congress to the executive branch, thereby increasing its authority above and beyond constitutional limits. This power shift produced an extraordinary imbalance between power and legitimacy. Power founded on principles was replaced by the principles founded on...(Read Full Article)

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