Friday, August 21, 2009

Scary quote

This came from Suzanne Venker's excellent blog, No Bull Mom. Like her, I found this quote to be terrifying:

Norman Mattoon Thomas was a leading American socialist, pacifist, and six-time presidential candidate for the Socialist Party of America. As a candidate he said this in a speech in 1944: "The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism. But, under the name of "liberalism," they will adopt every fragment of the socialist program, until one day America will be a socialist nation, without knowing how it happened. I no longer need to run as a presidential candidate for the Socialist party. The Democrat party has adopted our platform."


  1. Thanks for introducing me to Suzanne's blog.
    This quote is a good reminder for me to teach my children their history with much more vigor this year!

  2. Yes, he was right, and it is now happening before our very eyes!! Pray, and do what you can, with in our rights as a citizen and a Christian.. But unless God decides to give us a second chance, we will be put into slavery much like the Hebrews were. Communism... slavery! E.F. FB