Obama’s Unacceptable Love Affair With Communism

By David Limbaugh

Obama Loves Cuba
Obama's Unacceptable Love Affair With Communism
David Limbaugh
David Limbaugh

USA -(Ammoland.com)- Conservatives and other Obama critics are entitled to a big “I told you so,” after Obama's stunning admission that he doesn't believe there's that much difference between communism and capitalism.

Actually, it's not that stunning to people paying attention. Many of us warned about Obama's Marxist sympathies before he was first elected president, and we've repeatedly pointed it out during his presidency. Obama was raised and mentored by communists and spent many years engaged in community organizing (radical leftist activism).

He established himself as the most liberal member of the Senate. Yet our warnings were met with cries of extremism, irrationality and, of course, racism. I wonder what these scolds would say now.

After playing his fiddle in Cuba and paying homage to the romanticized Marxist Castro regime while Belgium was burning, Obama spoke to a group of young people in Argentina. He told them, essentially, that there isn't much difference between capitalism and socialism and that they “should be practical.”

He said: “You don't have to worry about whether it neatly fits into socialist theory or capitalist theory. You should just decide what works.”

He praised President Raul Castro in Cuba for his country's universal health care and quality education. Please don't tell me you find that hard to believe, either?

Such extreme leftists as Obama are bound to ignore history and the mountains of evidence that render a verdict against socialism as a destroyer of prosperity and an enslaver and slayer of mankind. Their worldview compels them to advocate economic and political control over the masses for the ends they seek, and they shut themselves off from all information indicating that to exercise such control over markets prevents the very results they profess to seek.

Robert Bartley, late Wall Street Journal editor, said, “In general, ‘the market' is smarter than the smartest of its individual participants.” This was a modern restatement of Adam Smith's theories concerning the invisible hand of the market.

In “The Wealth of Nations,” Smith wrote that an individual who “intends only his own gain” is “led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention.” He added: “By pursuing his own interest he frequently promotes that of the society more effectually than when he really intends to promote it. I have never known much good done by those who affected to trade for the public good.”

The great Milton Friedman explained: “Smith's key insight was that both parties to an exchange can benefit and that, so long as cooperation is strictly voluntary, no exchange will take place unless both parties do benefit. No external force, no coercion, no violation of freedom is necessary to produce cooperation among individuals all of whom can benefit.”

Smith, Friedman and Bartley agreed that free market competition benefits individuals and the society as a whole and that there is no way a command economy, even managed by the most brilliant and beneficent of human beings, can possibly bring about comparable results.

Faith in Marxism, communism and socialism is grounded in human pride and promoted by people who believe they can defy the forces of human nature and the way the world works. Despite their hubris, it is impossible for a group of economic planners, no matter how gifted, to assimilate and utilize the infinite data necessary to make an economy run efficiently. In a free market, prices, profits and losses work in ways planners can't.

Thomas Sowell, in “Basic Economics,” tells us:

“Prices are not just ways of transferring money. Their primary role is to provide financial incentives to affect behavior in the use of resources and their resulting products. Prices not only guide consumers, they guide producers as well. … Producers cannot possibly know what millions of different consumers want.” Sowell adds that losses are equally important to profits for economic efficiency because they “tell producers what to stop doing — what to stop producing, where to stop putting resources, what to stop investing in. Losses force the producers to stop producing what consumers don't want.”

Sowell notes that in allocating resources, command economies stifle the work of free market prices because in a command economy, prices are set not by supply and demand but by central planners. In other words, no matter how noble their goals, the planners lack the omniscience of market forces.

People with a modicum of common sense and basic fairness must acknowledge that among the reasons the United States has been uniquely prosperous is its free market system. They must also concede that socialism results in widespread poverty, misery and death.

It has been estimated that in the 20th century, communist regimes in China, the Soviet Union, Cambodia, North Korea, Eastern Europe and elsewhere killed nearly 100 million people.

Yet our president is gallivanting about the globe telling young people and anyone else who'll listen that there isn't a dime's worth of difference between communism and capitalism.

This kind of pernicious thinking is what is leading to the impoverishment and destruction of the United States, and it must be defeated, which is why in November, we must elect a candidate who clearly understands the relationship among limited government, our liberties and prosperity. The one candidate who believes that our unalienable rights come from God and that they are preserved by the scheme of limited government enshrined in the U.S. Constitution is Sen. Ted Cruz.

David Limbaugh is a writer, author and attorney. His latest book is “Jesus on Trial: A Lawyer Affirms the Truth of the Gospel.” Follow him on Twitter @davidlimbaugh and his website at www.davidlimbaugh.com.

  • 21 thoughts on “Obama’s Unacceptable Love Affair With Communism

    1. Community Organizer Obama just had his picture taken again under a portrait of his hero Che Guevara while in Cuba. The portrait of Che Guevara was mounted on the wall behind his desk in his Chicago Community Organizer Office. Reckon he admires Stalin too just like Che Guevara did!
      I know Community Organizers are the Communist vanguard infiltrating every aspect of life in the USA.
      I attended the SDS Community Organizer Workshops and Organized as part of my job back in the Sick Sixties.

      DJH, Are you going to let me publish this? I did not mention anything about BHO’s solidarity with the MB.

    2. So here is my conspiracy theory. Obama completely screwed up the Mexican border protection from illegal entry and SMUGGLERS entry. Note key word smuggler/people with TIES and ESTABLISHED routes in the US. Second, state aid given and bank accounts require no proof of legal residence H&R Block will file taxes with only an I’D and tax form and give TAX CHILD CREDITS TO NON CITIZEN’S. Also. California is being a testing ground for assaults on 2nd ammendment rights. Illegal straw purchase was done for sanbernadino shooter “again usurped the legal system”. Military currently training for homeland assault and crowd control. Cuba= secondary entry point for assault and more commonly spoke there is what language? If you guessed RUSSIAN you guessed correct. Russia has many muslims. loyal yes loyal not extremist muslims that WILL carry out the will of their false God by killing you. I live south and have operated in socom so I know the trainin camps for Isis are in place. Examine please mexico= multi lingual, everything from Indonesian to English. Cuba obviously Spanish and russian, English with dialects from Spain. Mulims sleeper cells already exist in multiple areas. The military commanders have already taken into account that many soldiers will awol when ordered to seize guns and nail the general public. Also keep in mind that some of our own are stupid and uneducated as to what it means to be a true muslim, which a muslim and jihad and an Islamic are all the same by belief= you are an infidel if not them. A disloyal muslim is one without a backbone to kill by the standard of the rest. You either stop Obama now and make sure Killery Clinton doesn’t make it or we all will be as it is in the middle east now. Elect someone who will close ties back off with Cuba and seal the Islamist back in Mexico. They will not cross at Texas. This state will be the last one standing as well as any place supporting constitutional carry and good gun laws that PROTECT the people. These articles are meant to open eyes and update us on what actions are needed. Be safe

    3. Well said Jorge Noberto Pedace;
      I went to GOOGLE Translate to read what you posted and you hit every nail square on the head !!

      WELL DONE !!

      Bien dijo Jorge Norberto Pedace;
      Fui al traductor Google para leer lo que publican y se golpea cada plaza clavo en la cabeza !!

      BIEN HECHO !!

      1. The wetback must think he’s in Mexico ! I guess the werback can only talk Mexican and is to stupid to turn off caps lock !

    4. The President must be correct, otherwise why are about to start a war with a Democratic Republic, Russia, and then burying our collective nose so far up China’s Cummunistic Butt that we’re sharing the same nose. Both the Demoncratic party and Republicratic parties are so anti-American and anti-European decedent that we can’t bring enough third world labor into the US, all so we can lower the American standard of living. If anything so hypocrisy this takes the cake, pie and every stitch of money we have.

      So with no out cry from our people and will so many induhviduals parading around yelling racist comments like “End White Privilege”, “Kill Whites” are you surprised? By the very act of someone that is a minority yelling a racist slogan, and with most European descended people uttering no cry of racism, they demonstrate that it’s is the minority/colored that is privileged. For no group that enjoys the privileges that they remonstrate us for would allow such talk or fail to take retribution when it occurred.



    6. Regarding the accusations regarding how certain people allegedly support some “ism” beginning with the “c” word or the “m” word. The fact is, it is very hard to find anyone in the present-day United States who actually is a “true believer” in some “government ownership of everything in sight” ideology anymore.

    7. He ignores the fact that brutal communist countries killed millions of their own citizens or made them “disappear”. Today we are facing the threat of islamo-facist regimes and their many followers. Our enlightened and evolving “leader” has his or buried in the sand or he is a traitor.

    8. Everything about the smarmy mulatto is unacceptable including the fact that he has not been prosecuted for high crimes and treason and sentenced accordingly and culminating in administration of the sentence.

    9. Communism is dying. The Presidents trip to Cuba is one more dagger in Communisms back.
      If you want to boycott, boycott Japan and Germany. They attacked us.

      1. Gee JOhnC, Thanks for being such a total moron and idiot; Does your mother know she raised a stupid kid?
        Obama did nothing more than KISS CASTRO and the COMMUNISTS BUTTS while sticking the Dagger into the back of Democracy, Freedom and AMERICA. As far as Germany and Japan; that was settled years and years ago and Both are DEMOCRACIES and FRIENDS.
        Now go get your diapers changed.

      1. Well, turddog,
        So called community activists (and the fools that they organize) are the useful idiots that Lenin wrote about using to achieve his Bolshevik revolution. That is how it equates. Those who can not see communist techniques at work in America (here is another example: shutting down the free speech of those with other opinions) are willfully blind or trying to fool others.

      2. Community Organizer Obama just had his picture taken again under a portrait of his hero Che Guevara while in Cuba. The portrait of Che Guevara was mounted on the wall behind his desk in his Chicago Community Organizer Office. Reckon he admires Stalin too just like Che Guevara did!
        I know Community Organizers are the Communist vanguard infiltrating every aspect of life in the USA.
        I attended the SDS Community Organizer Workshops and Organized as part of my job back in the Sick Sixties.

        DJH, Are you going to let me publish this? I did not mention anything about BHO’s solidarity with the MB.

    10. This just proves how many morons there are in USA. Obama was caught on TV not realizing the mic was on telling the Russian President that he could do more after the election. He did get elected for a second term. How he visits Cuba and makes these comments. Have we ever heard of the Cuban Missile Crisis? With all going on in the world one wonders what is Obam’s agenda? WE used to be a proud nation that no one would mess with. Now we elect our leaders bases on what they promise for free.

    11. It is very interesting to now watch the Castro Brothers make jest and ridicule the “Baby Communist” 0bama, who by their standards has not passed the Communist test of fire. The Brothers are playing him like a drum for their own gains.

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