For nearly a century, there has been a progressive or socialist influence within the Democratic Party. A number of Democratic presidents over the past century have pushed their socialist agenda, only most of it was done surreptitiously, in hopes that the American people never realize what they were doing.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the first really bold socialist, but again, did everything under the disguise of being a loyal Democrat and loyal American. His boldest socialist move was his New Deal campaign, work’s projects and Social Security.
Lyndon Baines Johnson was the next bolder socialist president, followed by Bill Clinton and then the boldest socialist of all, Barack Obama. Had Obama been able to serve as many terms in the White House as Roosevelt served and had Democrats maintained control of Congress through all of Obama’s terms in office, America would surely have been a full-fledged socialist nation.
What far too many Americans fail to realize or understand is that if Democrats regain control of both houses of Congress and the White House, they will continue Obama’s effort to turn America into an ugly and oppressive socialist nation.
This can be readily seen with the rise of Democrats openly admitting being a socialist. In 2016, Bernie Sanders became a Democrat in order to run for the White House. Sanders has been a socialist for years. Now, younger Democrats like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez also openly admit to being socialist. Hillary Clinton is a socialist, but just won’t admit it, but everything she pushes says she is.
Now, consider the fact that it is the Democrats who want to allow the thousands of migrants to freely enter the United States, no questions asked. They don’t care if there are violent criminals, drug dealers, gang members or terrorists among the migrants, all Democrats care about are the thousands of potential voters illegally voting in the upcoming elections.
The migrants see America as a land of opportunity and freedom, things they’ve never had in their homelands. They see a future in America the way it is and the way it was, not in the way that Democrats want for the future.
If the migrants desired to be in a socialist nation, then why don’t they go south to Venezuela. It’s about 1.400 – 1,500 miles from Guatemala to Venezuela. It’s about 1,700 miles from Guatemala to El Paso, Texas and over 2,000 miles from Guatemala to the California border.
Some of the migrants come from Honduras and El Salvador, which means the trek to America would be even further, but the trek to Venezuela would be even shorter.
Therefore, it only stands to reason that the migrants do not want to live in a socialist country, but that they do want to live in a free country.
Short of building a secured border wall to stop illegal immigration and the migrant caravans, the only way to possibly turn back the tens of thousands of illegal aliens and migrants would be to allow Democrats to destroy America by turning it into a socialist nation. Then the illegals and migrants won’t be nearly as anxious to come here just as they are not anxious to go to Venezuela.
The bottom line is that the desires and hopes of thousands of migrants and illegal aliens prove that the agenda of the Democrats is wrong and nothing to be desired by most sane people.
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