People who follow the teaching of Buddha are called Buddhists. People who follow the teaching of Christ are called Christians. People who follow the teaching of Karl Marx are called Marxists, except in the United States, where they prefer to be called Democrats.
In the United States, people who oppose the teaching of Karl Marx are called a variety of names that include teabagger, trailer-trash, and even domestic terrorist. In fact, the primary defense used by Democrats against the Marxist label is arrogant, condescending ridicule.
Obama says his critics accuse him of using a â€œsocialistâ€ mop to clean up the mess he inherited.
Socialism, according to Marx, is the transition between capitalism and communism; both political systems are based on the teaching of Karl Marx.
The Socialist Party Platform says: â€œThe Socialist Party stands for municipal ownership and control of energy plants, in a non-profit and decentralized, but coordinated, system that ensures the most careful use of natural resources.â€
During a legislative hearing, Democrat Representative Maxine Waters threatened a government takeover of the entire oil industry.
The Socialist Platform says: â€œWe call for public ownership and democratic control of all our natural resources in order to conserve resources, preserve our wilderness areas, and restore environmental quality.â€
Even though the government already owns nearly 42 percent of all the land in the United States, Democrats have introduced S787 which will take virtually all water from private owners, state and local governments, and give it to the federal government. It will also give legal jurisdiction over â€œâ€¦all activities affecting these watersâ€ to the federal government. Enactment of this bill will effectively deliver this plank in the Socialistâ€™s platform.