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American Socialists Release Names of 70 Congressional Democrats in Their Ranks
Posted by Jim Hoft on Friday, August 13, 2010, 4:16 PM

The Socialist Party of America announced in their October 2009 newsletter that 70 Congressional democrats currently belong to their caucus. This admission was recently posted on Scribd.com: American Socialist Voter– Q: How many members of the U.S. Congress are also members of the DSA? A: Seventy Q: How many of the DSA members sit on the Judiciary Committee? A: Eleven: John Conyers [Chairman of the Judiciary Committee], Tammy Baldwin, Jerrold Nadler, Luis Gutierrez, Melvin Watt, Maxine Waters, Hank Johnson, Steve Cohen, Barbara Lee, Robert Wexler, Linda Sanchez [there are 23 Democrats on the Judiciary Committee of which eleven, almost half, are now members of the DSA]. Q: Who are these members of 111th Congress? A: See the listing below Co-Chairs Hon. Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-07) Hon. Lynn Woolsey (CA-06)

Vice Chairs Hon. Diane Watson (CA-33) Hon. Sheila Jackson-Lee (TX-18) Hon. Mazie Hirono (HI-02) Hon. Dennis Kucinich (OH-10) Senate Members Hon. Bernie Sanders (VT) House Members Hon. Neil Abercrombie (HI-01) Hon. Tammy Baldwin (WI-02) Hon. Xavier Becerra (CA-31) Hon. Madeleine Bordallo (GU-AL) Hon. Robert Brady (PA-01) Hon. Corrine Brown (FL-03) Hon. Michael Capuano (MA-08) Hon. André Carson (IN-07) Hon. Donna Christensen (VI-AL) Hon. Yvette Clarke (NY-11) Hon. William “Lacy” Clay (MO-01) Hon. Emanuel Cleaver (MO-05) Hon. Steve Cohen (TN-09) Hon. John Conyers (MI-14) Hon. Elijah Cummings (MD-07) Hon. Danny Davis (IL-07) Hon. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) Hon. Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) Rep. Donna F. Edwards (MD-04) Hon. Keith Ellison (MN-05) Hon. Sam Farr (CA-17) Hon. Chaka Fattah (PA-02) Hon. Bob Filner (CA-51) Hon. Barney Frank (MA-04) Hon. Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) Hon. Alan Grayson (FL-08) Hon. Luis Gutierrez (IL-04) Hon. John Hall (NY-19) Hon. Phil Hare (IL-17) Hon. Maurice Hinchey (NY-22) Hon. Michael Honda (CA-15) Hon. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (IL-02) Hon. Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30) Hon. Hank Johnson (GA-04) Hon. Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) Hon. Carolyn Kilpatrick (MI-13) Hon. Barbara Lee (CA-09) Hon. John Lewis (GA-05) Hon. David Loebsack (IA-02) Hon. Ben R. Lujan (NM-3) Hon. Carolyn Maloney (NY-14) Hon. Ed Markey (MA-07) Hon. Jim McDermott (WA-07) Hon. James McGovern (MA-03) Hon. George Miller (CA-07) Hon. Gwen Moore (WI-04) Hon. Jerrold Nadler (NY-08) Hon. Eleanor Holmes-Norton (DC-AL) Hon. John Olver (MA-01) Hon. Ed Pastor (AZ-04) Hon. Donald Payne (NJ-10) Hon. Chellie Pingree (ME-01) Hon. Charles Rangel (NY-15) Hon. Laura Richardson (CA-37) Hon. Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-34) Hon. Bobby Rush (IL-01) Hon. Linda Sánchez (CA-47) Hon. Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) Hon. José Serrano (NY-16) Hon. Louise Slaughter (NY-28) Hon. Pete Stark (CA-13) Hon. Bennie Thompson (MS-02) Hon. John Tierney (MA-06) Hon. Nydia Velazquez (NY-12) Hon. Maxine Waters (CA-35) Hon. Mel Watt (NC-12) Hon. Henry Waxman (CA-30) Hon. Peter Welch (VT-AL) Hon. Robert Wexler (FL-19)
Comments (221)

221 Comments
aprilnovember811
August 13th, 2010 | 4:21 pm | #1 I would have published that list without the Hon. before the name. Hon. Neil Abercrombie (HI-01) The Hon. Neil Abercrombie is part of the eligibility coverup. Newer Comments »

pamlinson
August 13th, 2010 | 4:22 pm | #2 Print this list out so we know where to start to clean up this government. Glad to actually see it in black and white (no pun intended) Now let’s get busy, FIRED UP AND READY TO GO.

Joanne
August 13th, 2010 | 4:27 pm | #3 #1 – exactly what I was thinking.

olm
August 13th, 2010 | 4:30 pm | #4 Well, two thoughts. No surprise…… but holy shiite batman that list needs to be everywhere. Maybe the public would re elect anyway but my guess is this could certainly rattle a few mid terms.

Randy
August 13th, 2010 | 4:30 pm | #5 They forgot Obama’s name on the list.

gus
August 13th, 2010 | 4:31 pm | #6 SEVENTY. UN-EFFING-BELIEVABLE.

Tweets that mention Gateway Pundit -- Topsy.com
August 13th, 2010 | 4:34 pm | #7 [...] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Conservative News , Reginald Muhl, DNC Fail!, Robot J. McCarthy, Gene Taylor and others. Gene Taylor said: American Socialist Party identifies 70 members of their Congressional Caucus http://bit.ly/9Ztkpm #ampat #teaparty #912 #patriot [...]

Ginger
August 13th, 2010 | 4:34 pm | #8 “Let’s Roll”

Ginger
August 13th, 2010 | 4:36 pm | #9 The announcement was Oct 09….there’s got to be more.

Marsh

August 13th, 2010 | 4:37 pm | #10 What? How dare you accuse the Democraps (or the left in general) of being socialists, Marxists and communists. You guys have been watching too much Glenn Beck. This is one of the main reasons I left the Left. We were never honest about who we were and what we believed. That’s because we wanted to dupe average Joe’s in the Democrap Party to vote for us. I have no problem as a Republican and a Conservative to admit that I’m a proud Capitalist. It’s time for the left to admit that they’re Marxists. Let the voters decide if that’s okay or not. Stop lying about what you really believe.

Deeka
August 13th, 2010 | 4:47 pm | #11 Only 10?

kate
August 13th, 2010 | 4:49 pm | #12 Maurice Hinchey (NY-22 and I never thought in my life I would know what my congressional district was) is up for reelection this year. Some guy named George Philips I think is running against him. I tried twice to volunteer to do anything to help. Apparently they’re waiting until the last moment to spring the campaign on us. We need better candidates. We need us.

Me
August 13th, 2010 | 4:52 pm | #13 Clean house people, it is up to us to rid this scurge from the congress. Now is not the time to sleep but get out there and vote the commies out

Me
August 13th, 2010 | 4:53 pm | #14 Hey Marsh, go stick your head back in the sand.

How Many Democrats are part of The Socialist Party of America? « Scotty Starnes's Blog
August 13th, 2010 | 5:00 pm | #15 [...] Hoft, over at Gateway Pundit, provides such proof. The Socialist Party of America lists 70 Democrats in it’s party ranks. [...]

shibumi
August 13th, 2010 | 5:05 pm | #16 Wow. Only two from the People’s Republic of Michigan. I am shocked!

bg
August 13th, 2010 | 5:07 pm | #17 ++

hmmm, don’t believe i saw Nancy Pelosi and a few other “used to be” names on that list.. however, it’s on this one.. via TRBO Congressional Socialists No Longer in the Marxist Closet Congressional Socialists: The Second Decade Agenda Democratic Socialists of America’s 2010 “Economic Bill of Rights” Marxist Democratic Socialists of America, Helped Obama Win in 2008 ==

Callipygian1
August 13th, 2010 | 5:08 pm | #18 Me August 13th, 2010 | 4:53 pm | #14 Hey Marsh, go stick your head back in the sand. I think that was sardonically satirical sarcasm…

rickl
August 13th, 2010 | 5:08 pm | #19 So Maxine Waters wasn’t kidding last year when she threatened to nationalize the oil companies (even though she seemed to draw a blank on the word “nationalize”). Marsh: Well said. Welcome aboard. (Speaking as an ex-leftist myself.)

Callipygian1
August 13th, 2010 | 5:10 pm | #20 My guess is that this list will hit Big Government, etc. very quickly… I also suppose Obama WAS on the list, but is no longer a voting member fo the caucus. Since he liked communicating directly with Yuri Andropov, my guess is that the less-than-honorable Ted Kennedy also belonged.

Comy
August 13th, 2010 | 5:12 pm | #21 THere is no “Hon.” It is “Commy”

billy sol
August 13th, 2010 | 5:18 pm | #22 looks like who’s who in the black caucus, californians, and northeasterners!!! I wouldn’t stop at calling them socialists, they’re marxists of various genres.

squeaky
August 13th, 2010 | 5:23 pm | #23 ma has 10 congresscitters of which 6 are on the list.

bitterclinger
August 13th, 2010 | 5:26 pm | #24 Will the GOP be too stupid or complicit (honor among the thieving class, you know) to use this info — and not just the names but the agenda — in their campaign ads? You betcha!

arnonerik
August 13th, 2010 | 5:32 pm | #25 We now have a list. We can call it an Enemies List because they are enemies of freedom, truth and what used to be known as the “American Way”. We can call it a Hit List because these are the people we need to get rid of (with our votes, of course). I do wonder why the stinking cockroaches are finally coming out in the daylight. What kind of fraud and deception are they planning for their September/October surprise.

archer52
August 13th, 2010 | 5:34 pm | #26 My first thought ran along the lines of JAWS. “We’re going to need a bigger boat.” I thought, “We’re going to need a lot more tar and feathers. Fred, get the truck.”

kansas
August 13th, 2010 | 5:45 pm | #27 Funny how many on that list have elicted a visceral hate reaction from me when I see them on TV.

squeaky
August 13th, 2010 | 5:46 pm | #28 ‘I do wonder why the stinking cockroaches are finally coming out in the daylight.” just a tad detached from reality. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGaOlfmX8rQ

» Gateway Pundit Lists 70 Socialists in the Democrats’ Ranks NoisyRoom.net: The Progressive Hunter
August 13th, 2010 | 5:51 pm | #29 [...] Jim Hoft at Gateway Pundit did exceptional work on this list. You can see his post here… [...]

american patriot
August 13th, 2010 | 5:52 pm | #30 Hey, my lunatic state, Massachusetts, can boast that 60% of its House seats are part of this. Ain’t we proud of treason? Capuano, Frank, Markey, McGovern, Olver, Tierney, Yuck!

1389AD
August 13th, 2010 | 5:55 pm | #31 It’s definitely time to bring back HUAC.

Commies in the Congress – Oh Look, A List! :: The Lonely Conservative
August 13th, 2010 | 6:11 pm | #32 [...] information is out there, you just have to know where to look. Big hat tip to Gateway Pundit for finding this little gem from the Socialist Party of America. They published a list of of their [...]

Can We Call Them Democrat Socialists, Now? « Nice Deb
August 13th, 2010 | 6:11 pm | #33 [...] Gateway Pundit reports: The Socialist Party of America announced in their October 2009 newsletter that 70 Congressional democrats currently belong to their caucus. This admission was recently posted on Scribd.com: [...]

Gordon M.
August 13th, 2010 | 6:12 pm | #34 Now this makes since why things are happening the way they are and the way all of them have reacted to Glenn Beck’s accusations of being progressive socialist liberals. WOW!

tim
August 13th, 2010 | 6:14 pm | #35 Go to their website and read their ‘Where we stand’ paper. Then go to the Young Democrat Socialist site and read ‘The Red Letter’.

kato
August 13th, 2010 | 6:17 pm | #36 Assuming the list is legit (and I’m not certain it is), there are a lot of Negroes on that roster. How’s that reparations by other means working for you, America?

HeatherRadish
August 13th, 2010 | 6:17 pm | #37 I guess the American Socialist Party didn’t get the memo about “socialist”  being a racist code word.

CorruptSocialist
August 13th, 2010 | 6:18 pm | #38 where is russ feingold?

squeaky
August 13th, 2010 | 6:19 pm | #39 the list has been around awhile.

Chip Bennett
August 13th, 2010 | 6:24 pm | #40 And wasn’t I excited (though not at all surprised) to find out that my own representative (sic), William Lacy Clay, is a member?

Unfortunately, I think MO-01 will be immune to the impending wave in November. But, I wish Robyn Hamlin all the success in the world in proving me wrong!

David
August 13th, 2010 | 6:35 pm | #41 It is amazing that my printer was able to print everything except the list of names. I guess I will have to let my friends know to go to this web paga. It would have been so much easier to have been able to show the local Tea Party Members the entire list.

Militant Conservative
August 13th, 2010 | 6:36 pm | #42 You just labled bombing quordinates for the smart bombs. Dem’s are too full off themselves to back off or retract from an ugly position. Powder is dry and target aquifer.

Morris Coller
August 13th, 2010 | 6:36 pm | #43 I agree with Chip completely. Be nice if we could get some of the St Louis area media to publicize this far and wide. Just wonder how many of the other movers and shakers in St Louis are Socialists?

jjones
August 13th, 2010 | 6:38 pm | #44 *sniff*sniff*….hmmm…. something smells fishy about this list…I hope it was sourced well. otherwise, it could be a set-up to incite some sort of reaction by the right to try and make conservatives seem irrational and reactionary. ie: birth certificate, Michelle O “whitey tape” etc…

Nina Marlow
August 13th, 2010 | 6:50 pm | #45 I found this list about 3 months ago and wrote all 70 DSA members in congress. NOT one response except from Ed Pastor (D-4th/AZ) who answered back that he was not a socialist and they (DSA) took the names from the Progressive Caucus and it was in error! Didn’t seem too upset by it. Probably truely proud of his achievement! He sure looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck! Hmmm… Got vote these people OUT!!!

daryl
August 13th, 2010 | 6:54 pm | #46 Old Joe McCarthey isn’t just rolling over in his grave, I’ll bet he’s swapping ends in his casket. These socialist scum will pull this country to its knees if they aren’t dealt with by throwing them out and prosecuting them to the fullest extent of their crimes. The HUAC should be reformed and begin hearings immediately for these seventy and ferrett out the rest who may not be as open with whose side they’re on. What in God’s name has become of our country?

Deb Parks
August 13th, 2010 | 6:55 pm | #47

I’ve done a bit of research on this. I have a list of 100 past and present members of the DSa. Though once you join, can you ever really leave? Abercrombie Neil (HI-1) Baldwin Tammy (WI-2) Becerra Xavier (CA-31) Bernice Johnson Eddie (TX-30) Bonior David (MI-10) Bordallo Madeleine (GU-AL) Brady Robert (PA-1) Brown Corrine (FL-03) Brown George (CA-42) Brown Sherrod (OH-13) Capuano Michael (MA-08) Carson André (IN-07) Christensen Donna (VI-AL) Clarke Yvette (NY-11) Clay William Lacy (MO-1) Cleaver Emanuel (MO-05) Cohen Steve (TN-9) Conyers John (MI-14) Coyne William (PA-14) Cummings Elijah (MD-07) Davis Danny (IL-7) DeFazio Peter (OR-04) DeGette Diane (CO-01) DeLauro Rosa (CT-03) Edwards F. Donna (MD-04) Ellison Keith (MN-5) Evans Lane (IL-17) Faleomavaega Eni (AS-AL) Farr Sam (CA-17) Fattah Chaka (PA-2) Filner Bob (CA-51) Frank Barney (MA-4) Fudge Marcia (OH-11) Grayson Alan (FL-08) Grijalva Raul (AZ-7) Gutierrez Luis (IL-04) Hall John (NY-19) Hare Phil (IL-17) Hastings Alcee (FL-23) Hilliard Earl (AL-07) Hinchey Maurice (NY-22) Hirono Mazie (HI-2) Holmes-Norton Eleanor (DC-AL) Honda Michael (CA-15) Jackson, Jesse, Jr. (IL-02) Jackson-Lee Sheila (TX-18) Johnson Hank (GA-04) Kaptur Marcy (OH-9) Kilpatrick Carolyn (MI-13) Kucinich Dennis (OH-10) LaFalce John (NY-29) Lantos Tom (CA-12) Lee Barbara (CA-09) Lewis John (GA-5) Loebsack David (IA-2) Lujan Ben (NM-3) Maloney Carolyn (NY-14) Markey Ed (MA-07) McDermott Jim (WA-7) McGovern James (MA-03) Meek Carrie (FL-17) Miller George (CA-07) Mink Patsy (HI-02)

Moore Gwen (WI-04) Nadler Jerrold (NY-8) Nydia Velazquez (NY-12) Olver John (MA-01) Pastor Ed (AZ-4) Payne Donald (NJ-10) Pelosi Nancy (CA-8) Pingree Chellie (ME-01) Rangel Charles (NY-15) Richardson Laura (CA-37) Rivers Lynn (MI-13) Romero-Barcelo Carlos (PR-AL) Roybal-Allard Lucille (CA-34) Rush Bobby (IL-01) Sánchez Linda (CA-47) Sanders Bernie (VT) Schakowsky Jan (IL-09) Scott Robert (VA-03) Serrano Jose (NY-16) Slaughter Louise (NY-28) Solis Hilda (CA-32) Stark Pete (CA-13) Stokes Louis (OH-11) Thompson Bennie (MS-02) Tierney John (MA-6) Torres Esteban (CA-34) Tubbs-Jones Stephanie (OH-11) Udall Tom (NM-3) Velazquez Nydia (NY-12) Waters Maxine (CA-35) Watson Diane (CA-33) Watt Mel (NC-12) Waxman Henry (CA-30) Welch Peter (VT-AL) Wexler Robert (FL-19) Woolsey Lynn (CA-6) Kilroy Mary Jo D-Ohio

Tim
August 13th, 2010 | 6:56 pm | #48 JJones. You have a point and we need to look carefully. Remember the slime balls on the left aren’t stupid, but they are slime balls. This list is missing some big names. Sen. Chris Dodd is a commie. He’s not on here. Why? There are surely others with big names missing. Perhaps only some of the folks on this list are legitimate socialist members, and the libs will “prove” that some aren’t, and therefore will attempt to have us throw out the whole list. So sorry libs. Your game is up.

carol-Christian Soldier
August 13th, 2010 | 7:00 pm | #49 No wonder CA is in the RED!!! I counted 13!! C-CS

Rose
August 13th, 2010 | 7:06 pm | #50 Stunning Admission! No Surprises. Rather like the “Last Official Tri-Lateral/Illuminatti” meeting they invited

“60 Minutes” to peek at.

Haywood
August 13th, 2010 | 7:06 pm | #51 Its been no secret. Here is their own dot gov list Progressive (socialist) Caucus Member List http://cpc.grijalva.house.gov/index.cfm?ContentID=166&amp% 3BParentID=0&SectionID=4&SectionTree=4&lnk=b&ItemID=164

jjones
August 13th, 2010 | 7:15 pm | #52 Tim August 13th, 2010 | 6:56 pm | #48 ______________________________ Well, my main point is that this list just seems too good to be true. If this was the actual list of the bonafide members of the socialist party that are in congress, would it be so readily available on the internet. My guess is no. so where did this list come from? who’s behind it? who gains from it’s publishing? who gains from the hyper-reaction to it? too many questions makes me pause.

Ruebacca
August 13th, 2010 | 7:16 pm | #53 Tail-gunner-Joe i call on your restless soul.

Looney Left :: The Socialist Party of America :: http://216.98.236.20:16080/~test/looneyleft
August 13th, 2010 | 7:18 pm | #54 [...] Gateway Pundit. [...]

Democratic Socialists of America Releases Names of 70 U.S. Congressman Who Are Members « Buckeye Pundit
August 13th, 2010 | 7:24 pm | #55 [...] saw this at Gateway Pundit (No Relation), and I couldn’t believe my eyes. It’s obvious that the Democrats in [...]

Setusfree2012
August 13th, 2010 | 7:32 pm | #56 I don’t doubt the validity of this at all, but like some of the other commenters, I have my doubts that a list like this was actually published. I think someone big on our side (Rush, Sean, or Glenn) would have been all over it when it came out. I did a search, went to their website, and found nothing. I don’t want to be spreading this around and look like a “kook” if it’s not something that was actually published. Anyone have a link for something other than scribd.?

Setusfree2012
August 13th, 2010 | 7:38 pm | #57 Haywood comment #51…should have clicked your link before posting my question. It appears that the names came from that list. Of course we all know that progressive is code for socialist, but I doubt there was an actual list from the actual socialist party organization with these names on them.

Besides, Sean Hannity exposed far worse ties to Obama before the election, and the people who supported Obama didn’t care about them either.

Watson
August 13th, 2010 | 7:42 pm | #58 Actually no such list exists. This is about as real as pixies.

eaglewingz08
August 13th, 2010 | 7:52 pm | #59 Only seventy? I think their counting skills are as bad as their economics policies.

Now We Know | Daniel McAndrew for U.S. Senate
August 13th, 2010 | 7:53 pm | #60 [...] We Know Posted on August 13, 2010 by md2010admin1 Exactly who the socialists are in [...]

seperating the goats from the sheep, parting the grass to see the snakes…. « Rumcrook’s Blog
August 13th, 2010 | 7:56 pm | #61 [...] the goats from the sheep, parting the grass to see the snakes…. Gateway pundit shines the light on snakes, ……. American Socialists Release Names of 70 Congressional Democrats in Their [...]

JaFo802
August 13th, 2010 | 8:08 pm | #62 We knew Bernie Slanders was a socco he hardly made any bones about it.Mildly surprised to see Peter Welch on the list.The real surprise for me is that Pat ‘leaky’ Leahy isn’t on it as well.He is socialist in everything but name. like 99.999% of dhimmocratz are these days anyway. They must be swept from power,utterly. Remember November 2nd,we meet at dawn! They have overreached they have refused to listen.they hold us in contempt,they forget that it is they who serve at our pleasure.

Paddy
August 13th, 2010 | 8:11 pm | #63 Is there anyone from the Congressional Black Caucus that is not on this list? I am reminded of the communist organization, ANSWER, an acronym for Act Now to Stop War and End Racism. The racist of today seems to be: (1) communist; (2) ultra liberal; and (3) more frequently than not, Black. They have developed race baiting to a high art form.

George Hirsch
August 13th, 2010 | 8:14 pm | #64 Interesting, but…look at history…Would you really trust a Socialist? I mean, a great way to get “men of good will” to fight among themselves would be to act as a “third party” and tell lies about one group or faction to another…Think about it. The Socialists modus operandus is “hidden control”. Why would they out their own covert operatives? Also how would 70 congressmen be

able to hide their involvement? Washington is a fishbowl…You can get any congressman’s schedule by looking on their website…I could put out a “newsletter” saying that goldfish are really mammals…does that make it true?? The Nazis burned down the Reichstag [German Parlaiment] and blamed it on the Communists. Senator “Tail Gunner” Joe McCarthy had his infamous “list” of “known Communists” and spread total slander, ruining hundreds of peoples’ careers and lives before Edward R. Murrow stopped him…Muslim extremists say the West is the Great Satan, etc etc…Some entity ‘publishes’ what they SAY is a fact – somebody gets hurt. Yes, you gotta watch everybody, but don’t LISTEN to them, do your research, REAL research…gh

Matt
August 13th, 2010 | 8:24 pm | #65 The scribd post looks like simply an edit of that ridiculous American Socialist Voter website. Why use such a curious method to post that link? Something is incredibly fishy. Perhaps the list was taken down from the original source, but a simple screenshot would have been a far more incriminating piece of evidence. Not to mention the fact that the American Socialist Voter website looks like it was very hastily produced. It’s a horrible blog template (with at least one section at the bottom still unfilled, with the default ‘insert photos here’ text still visible!) There may be validity to many of these claims, but I have some serious questions. If this post is bogus, the entire cause does itself a tremendous disservice by crying wolf at every dubious or manipulated sign of rampant socialism. To all the people who immediately ranted and raved in the comments section without, I imagine, even taking 5 minutes to verify these claims for yourselves…shame on you. If you’re not willing to look at everything with a critical eye, and think and research for yourself….If you choose instead to yell and scream and bang pots in the street, you’re part of the problem. You’re part of the great, unwashed mass of uneducated, ignorant pawns that are simply manipulated and taken advantage of by unscrupulous powers on BOTH sides of the aisle.

Donna Fallis
August 13th, 2010 | 8:40 pm | #66 Johnson and Jackson-Lee really don’t surprise me; however, with some of what’s been going on with the border states, I’m surprised more of the Texas representatives aren’t on this list.

donh
August 13th, 2010 | 8:40 pm | #67 Only 1 of my 5 Reps in CT ( all dems ) made the list, Rosa Delaurio. All the other 180+ dems not on the list must be members of a secret underground international party of neo fascists led by people like George Soros. Question is how many Republicans are part of the same underground club of log cabin Lennenists.

Socialists in the Democratic Party | KimPriestap
August 13th, 2010 | 8:48 pm | #68 [...] The Socialist Party of America released a list of seventy United States legislators serving in the 111th Congress who were official members of the Democratic Socialists of America in 2009. A big thanks to Jim Hoft who

found the list and published it on his site Gateway Pundit. [...]

Jeannette
August 13th, 2010 | 9:00 pm | #69 all I have to say about all of this is : Read Revelation, you know The Bible. it follows all along in that Book. Jesus said this would all happen and no one wanted to believe it. oh well, WAKE UP AMERICA!

Diane Lenning
August 13th, 2010 | 9:05 pm | #70 Linda Sanchez is elected to CD 39 not 47. Her sister Loretta Sanchez is likely CD 47.

Rick554
August 13th, 2010 | 9:06 pm | #71 WHAT???? NO Dennis Kucinich?? I’m Shocked….SHOCKED I say!

Congressional members of the Socialist Party of America « Parry Fogwinkle
August 13th, 2010 | 9:29 pm | #72 [...] Gateway Pundit. Explore posts in the same categories: Congress, House of Representatives, Senate, Socialism [...]

American Health Care System : : No USA recovery this summer as BHO’s popularity free falls - Insurance Today
August 13th, 2010 | 9:43 pm | #73 [...] has been infiltrated by socialist / maxist / communists? This week, GatewayPundit points out the “Socialists Party of America” have released names of 70 Congressional Democrats in thei… Moonbattery is correct: Dems grow government to grow more dependendents to grow more government. [...]

SoldiersMom
August 13th, 2010 | 9:47 pm | #74 That’s always been the problem with the “2″ party system in the U.S. One thing about the Europeans; you know where a candidate stands. They run under the socialists, communists and green party banners. Here in the U.S., they just run as ‘innocuous’ Democrats.

MoneyMagnetElizabeth
August 13th, 2010 | 10:01 pm | #75 Hinchey is out! All of this debt and no income. They keep bleeding the people to social service debt. Vote them all out and clean it up! Traitors to our National Heritage and Constitution!

MoneyMagnetElizabeth
August 13th, 2010 | 10:03 pm | #76 The Republican Party is in dire need of leadership.

The anti-obama
August 13th, 2010 | 10:04 pm | #77

Now we have the guillotine list for the first round in the revolution…

Diana
August 13th, 2010 | 10:13 pm | #78 And they all took an oath to uphold the Constitution. So they are all traitors. Can we do more to them besides just voting them out of office?

Robert Wilson
August 13th, 2010 | 10:14 pm | #79 This is one of the reasons that I am running for congress to unseat Raul Grijalva

Just_Saying
August 13th, 2010 | 10:19 pm | #80 Rick, #71: “NO Dennis Kucinich?? I’m Shocked….SHOCKED I say!” Kucinich is there. He’s a vice chairman. What are you talking about?? .

ObamaRelease YourRecords
August 13th, 2010 | 10:38 pm | #81 Actually, I compiled the list after discovering it researching Hawaii candidate for Governor Neil “Confirmed” Abercommie. Thanks for getting the list spread further. Hopefully Beck will pick it up and get it out to the masses. http://obamareleaseyourrecords.blogspot.com/2010/08/exposed-longlist-of-elected-officials.html

April
August 13th, 2010 | 11:10 pm | #82 Marcy Kaptur! I hated you! I knew it!! I didn’t vote for you, either. Trying to shut down Davis-Besse! *shakes fist*

American Socialists Release Names of 70 Congressional Democrats … capital university
August 13th, 2010 | 11:11 pm | #83 [...] the rest here: American Socialists Release Names of 70 Congressional Democrats … By admin | category: AMERICAN | tags: are-enemies, becausethese, enemies, enemies-list, [...]

Are Democrats Socialists? at Conservative Cabbie
August 13th, 2010 | 11:15 pm | #84 [...] I’m really suspicious of this, but Gateway Pundit has a post purporting to claim that seventy congressional Democrats are members of The Socialist [...]

MadMax
August 13th, 2010 | 11:29 pm | #85 The Democratic Socialists of America is a marxist party that was formed out of the old Democratic Socialists Organizing Committee of Michael

Harrington and some of the older Socialist Party of Norman Thomas. It is different than the pathetic remnants still called the “Socialist Party” and it is more marxist and more anti-American. The fact that is has so many members of Congress in it shows how far and deep marxism has gotten into the body politique. However, we must keep the two groups separate – DSA and SP, otherwise we will mislead readers as to who is really who.

Dewey E. Du Bose
August 14th, 2010 | 12:50 am | #86 This being the case, are they not in violation of their oath of office, To Support And Defend The Constitution of The United States of America against all enemies… . So Help Me God, etc. Senator McCarthy(sp) must be rolling over in his grave. Hollywood can’t hold a candle to our own congress for being anti-American. Whatever happen to HONOR and SELF-RESPECT and LOVE FOR THE AMERICAN WAY of LIFE?

Dewey E. Du Bose
August 14th, 2010 | 12:59 am | #87 I went to their wed site http://www.scribd.com and read the same information presented on this site. I, for one have to believe that the information is factual.

Jim
August 14th, 2010 | 1:05 am | #88 Would anyone grow fat on the difference between a Progressive and a Socialist? It’s not all that long that Newsweek trumpeted “We are all Socialists now”. To be a Socialist one does not need to belong to a Socialist Party. That list will do as a good starter. Smarter analysts than me will cull it and add to it based on positions taken by those in Congress.

Con10tious
August 14th, 2010 | 1:06 am | #89 This is the Progressive Caucus. I could not find a listing for the Socialist Party Caucus. Please do not mis-lead.

Jim
August 14th, 2010 | 1:13 am | #90 I can’t find any ‘newsletter’ from the ‘Socialist Party of America’ In its absence I would have to agree that something is amiss.

AuntieMadder
August 14th, 2010 | 1:59 am | #91 Jim #94 – What! Americal Socialist Voter isn’t socialist enough for you?

AuntieMadder
August 14th, 2010 | 2:00 am | #92 Note: Disregard posted comment at #95 as it turned out to be one big typo. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Jim #94 – What? American Socialist Voter isn’t socialist enough for you?

ObamaRelease YourRecords
August 14th, 2010 | 2:14 am | #93 Here is the DSA listed at the Federal Elections Commission website including all filings. DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISTS OF AMERICA PAC 75 MAIDEN LANE SUITE 505 NEW YORK, NY 10038 Committee ID: C00419572 Treasurer Name: FRANK LLEWELLYN Committee Designation: U (UNAUTHORIZED) Committee Type: Q (QUALIFIED NON-PARTY(SEE 2USC SECT.441(A) (4))) http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/fecimg/?C00419572

Lopaka
August 14th, 2010 | 2:24 am | #94 The only problem with this is that it is a combination of two different articles. The list of the of Progressive Congress persons is correct. Membership doesn’t mean that the person is a card carrying DSA member. Although DSA did help start the Progressive Congressional Caucus! http://www.americansocialistvoter.com/demsocofamerica.htm http://www.sodahead.com/united-states/were-you-aware-that-the-111thus-congress-had-70-socialist-members/question-1048933

ObamaRelease YourRecords
August 14th, 2010 | 2:32 am | #95 Here is Frank Llewellyn of the DSA on the Glenn Beck show back in Jan of 2009. transcript; http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,496446,00.html Video; http://video.foxnews.com/v/3924231

American Socialists Release Names of 70 Congressional Democrats … - http
August 14th, 2010 | 2:57 am | #96 [...] artykuł na: American Socialists Release Names of 70 Congressional Democrats … Tags: congressional, ginger, gravatar, gravatar-august, party, taylor Comments RSS [...]

ObamaRelease YourRecords
August 14th, 2010 | 3:08 am | #97 correction… December of 2009…

Atlee Yarrow
August 14th, 2010 | 5:51 am | #98 The Socialist Party of America has not existed since 1973 and split into three very different groups. The wrong brand has been applied here, Social Democrats are the right-wing and are anti-communist, Third Way,

reformers. Take a read through Wikipedia to know the differences before posting ignorance and fear-mongering.

Orlando Political Press » Blog Archive » Alan Grayson Listed As Member of Socialist Party of America
August 14th, 2010 | 6:27 am | #99 [...] American Socialists Release Names of 70 Congressional Democrats in Their Ranks [...]

Iconoclast
August 14th, 2010 | 6:41 am | #100 @ Deb #47 “Though once you join, can you ever really leave?” . . . well, some people do evolve; we have former leftists posting here, for example, who have come away from the Dark Side of The Force. And your list is immediately suspect simply because you include at least one individual who’s been dead a while – Tom Lantos. With no intent to give offense, this undercuts your claims of research.

bartdp
August 14th, 2010 | 7:32 am | #101 After reading the book, “The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression”, why isn’t this group on the terror list? When you kill more than a 100 million people there has to be consequences for it! Communism is not a political idealogy its a terrorist agenda!

Socialists in Congress: 70 Socialists in U.S. Congress « Daily News
August 14th, 2010 | 7:32 am | #102 [...] Gateway Pundit via Ace of [...]

Iconoclast
August 14th, 2010 | 7:40 am | #103 @ Deb #47 (again) Looking at your list more closely, there are several decedents there, including one from 2002 (Patsy Mink) and at least two who are now Senators. This list is obsolete and woefully inaccurate. Posting this kind of garbage only discredits conservatives . . . or was that your intent?

DTOM
August 14th, 2010 | 7:41 am | #104 Lantos died in feb ’08 list is from oct ’09. Possible list wasn’t updated?

SuperConservative
August 14th, 2010 | 7:42 am | #105 Marsh: I completely agree that the voters should be deciding whether they really want Marxists proposing and writing our laws, spending our money, etc. They just don’t want to believe that Americans don’t want to be a Socialist nation, and hey, most of us are willing to stand up for the values America was founded on. Peace, and God bless all who commented!

GOP KICKS ASS
August 14th, 2010 | 8:00 am | #106 bitterclinger – no, the GOP will do nothing with this list, at least as long as that idiot Steele is in charge which is until after the Nov. election. I support Sarah Palin to lead the party. She is beholden to no one and would take no prisoners in fighting for the GOP. We need a real fighter to lead our party and I think she is the perfect person.

bg
August 14th, 2010 | 8:03 am | #107 ++ Iconoclast re: Deb #47 [a list of 100 past and present members] why the confusion?? ==

The enemy’s list
August 14th, 2010 | 8:07 am | #108 [...] Gateway Pundit has an article about The Socialist Party of America.   They also include the list, but I am including it here as well. [...]

bg
August 14th, 2010 | 8:23 am | #109 ++ The DSA-Affiliated Congressional Socialist Caucus Re-Discovered [And, yes, there’s more. Taking another look or two at those FEC filings for the DSA PAC, we have a few more discoveries to report. 1. It is no secret that the DSA is the American member of the Socialist International. Now we can state that the DSA is a dues-paying member of the Socialist International, as revealed in the FEC records. For every year the PAC has reported to the FEC, it has made annual payments to SI. 2. In 2006 disbursements were made for one political campaign, that of Bernie Sanders/Sanders for Senate. In subsequent years, disbursements were made to Progressive Voters of America, which is Bernie Sanders’ PAC. 3. In October 2008, a total disbursement, year to date, of $3,549.37, was made to John S. McCain. There is no further notation as to why the DSA PAC was making donations of any sort to the Republican presidential candidate. 4. Finally, on November 11, 2008, a week after the presidential election, DSA PAC paid $532.48 to Cambridge Offset Printing for a postal mailing in Massachusetts in support of Barack Obama. This amount was included in the $2,432.48 year to date amount DSA PAC expended for the Barack Obama campaign. As much as all these individuals would like us to not notice, the facts speak for themselves. They are socialists, supporting socialists. It’s plain and simple.] McCain questions: 1) did he know about it?? if so.. 2) did he keep it or return it?? ==

Never Yet Melted » He Has a Little List
August 14th, 2010 | 8:25 am | #110 [...] soon be short two more, once ethics problems end the careers of Maxine Waters and Charlie Rangel. (Gateway Pundit) By JDZ Feedbacks on this entry via RSS 2.0 Please leave a Comment or discuss via Trackback! [...]

Billy Ray in Cowtown
August 14th, 2010 | 8:27 am | #111 Senator Joseph McCarthey was right

Tom
August 14th, 2010 | 8:30 am | #112 JaFo802, you mean there’s another conservative in the People’s Republic of 802? Outstanding. That means with you, me, my wife, a few people from my church, Paul Beaudry, Len Britton and my oldest kid we now have, well, 14 in Vermont. We’re gaining!

Awww. Look At All The Socialists Currently Running Our Country. at Chicks On The Right
August 14th, 2010 | 8:30 am | #113 [...] you can imagine my moment of “huh” when I read this article this morning. According to the Socialist Party of America, “70 Congressional democrats currently belong to [...]

Red America « A Moral Outrage
August 14th, 2010 | 8:30 am | #114 [...] to Ricochet member Okan Altiparmak and Gateway Pundit, here’s a list of 70 members of Congress who are fully paid-up members of the Democratic Socialists of [...]

bg
August 14th, 2010 | 8:33 am | #115 ++ More Proof of Obama’s Socialism. In 1996 he ran as member of New Party New Party Online News – Elections Update [.] Illinois: [.] NP member and State Senate candidate Barack Obama won uncontested. [.] ==

Spec Tater
August 14th, 2010 | 8:33 am | #116 there is absolutely nothing honorable about these pieces of dog s***

Rosa De Lauro
August 14th, 2010 | 8:41 am | #117 Hon. Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) a proud member.

Stanley
August 14th, 2010 | 9:07 am | #118 Occult? The predicament of the communists,is that they neither look up, nor do they see the blood on the ground! They only see Communism and thus,they are unconscious that their present level of thinking has created the very problems that they are now confronted with that they can no longer solve with the same level of thinking. Conclusion, there is nothing new under the heavens.

You got played
August 14th, 2010 | 9:07 am | #119 I love how nobody figured out this was a scam until comment #65. You all got played. This is just like the Whitey tape. And the “proof” that Obama’s father was Malcolm X. It’s a scam, and not a very clever one. God gave you guys brains for a reason. You might try using it sometime, you know, show God you appreciate being given the capacity for reason. (Don’t worry, a mild to moderate amount of thinking won’t turn you gay or into a Democrat.)

Can't wait till Nov.
August 14th, 2010 | 9:09 am | #120 Can’t wait, Can’t wait, Can’t wait till November to vote Socialist Lacy Clay out!!!!

Eutychus
August 14th, 2010 | 9:17 am | #121 Let me begin by saying that I do not doubt that the names on the list are indeed socialist and that it is probably incomplete. Having said that, it appears that the list may be an addition to the DSA website by “TYSK News”  by way of inference from the membership list of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. I know, the CPC and the DSA are birds of a feather but it does not appear, at first glance, that the DSA published this list.

70 Congressional Democrats caucus as American Socialists «  Sharp Right Turn
August 14th, 2010 | 9:43 am | #122 [...] Gateway Pundit: “The Socialist Party of America announced in their October 2009 newsletter that 70 [...]

Rabid Republican Blog − Seventy (70) Proud Socialists In Congress
August 14th, 2010 | 9:45 am | #123 [...] “racist” to call Obama a Socialist.  Now look at what the American  Socialist Party has released – the names of seventy (70) of their members who are elected members of the US [...]

(Not So) Shocking News! « QC Examiner
August 14th, 2010 | 9:46 am | #124 [...] So) Shocking News! The Socialist Party of America announced that 70  congressional Democrats currently belong to their c…, and I know you will be astounded to discover that our very own Congressman from “I [...]

Lisa McBroom
August 14th, 2010 | 9:52 am | #125 It makes you wonder why we ever why we ever got rid of riding Politicians out on a rail! Personally, I would love to see these people and most of the Senate carried out on a rail and dumped into the street. It would save us the expense of trials, and is no more than they deserve. I would even add a little tar and feathers,just because they’re all so fond of the extra perks.

Freedom's Lighthouse » “American Socialist Workers” Identify 70 Democrats in Congress as “Socialists”
August 14th, 2010 | 10:18 am | #126 [...] work by Gateway Pundit in finding this information. The names are listed starting on page 2. DSA-Members: American [...]

JonahVark
August 14th, 2010 | 10:25 am | #127 Maybe everyone should send a copy of the list to their Senators and Representative: http://www.congressmerge.com/onlinedb/ OR http://www.contactingthecongress.org/ OR http://www.congress.org/congressorg/directory/congdir.tt

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree: Maine Socialist « AW1 Tim's Blog
August 14th, 2010 | 10:59 am | #128 [...] of America’s caucus. Well color me surprised… NOT!  Scribd has more  on their page. Gateway Pundit has the entire list and some interesting comments following [...]

benrush
August 14th, 2010 | 11:12 am | #129 I personally find no problem calling a socialist a socialist. My socialist in office is Phil Hare. He walks like a socialist, talks like a socialist, receives funds from every Union imaginable, and enacts socialist legislation. Monkey see monkey do. And they are bunch of collectivist monkeys, all aping each other. No depth of thought involved, just a bunch of conformist, hypnotized socialists. None of them has a mind of their own.

Jeff Dege
August 14th, 2010 | 11:18 am | #130 “I saw that the New Deal was only superficially a reform movement. I had to acknowledge the truth of what its more forthright protagonists, sometimes unwarily, sometimes defiantly, averred: the New Deal was a genuine revolution, whose deepest purpose was not simply reform within existing traditions, but a basic change in the social, and, above all, the power relationships within the nation. It was not a revolution by violence. It was a revolution by bookkeeping and lawmaking. In so far as it was successful, the power of politics had replaced the power of business. This is the basic power shift of all the revolutions of our time. This shift _was_ the revolution. It was only of incidental interest that the revolution was incomplete, that it was

made not by tanks and machine guns, but by acts of Congress and decisions of the Supreme Court, or that many of the revolutionists did not know what they were or denied it. But revolution is always an affair of force, whatever the force disguises itself in. Whether the revolutionists prefer to call themselves Fabians, who seek power by the inevitability of gradualism, or Bolsheviks, who seek power by the dictatorship of the proletariat, the struggle is for power. Now I thought that I understood much better something that in the past had vaguely nibbled at my mind, but never nibbled to a conclusion — namely, how it happened that so many concealed Communists were clustered in Government, and how it was possible for them to operate so freely with so little fear of detection. For as between revolutionists who only half know what they are doing and revolutionists who know exactly what they are doing the latter are in a superb maneuvering position. At the basic point of the revolution — the shift of power from business to government — the two kinds of revolutionists were at one; and they shared many other views and hopes. Thus men who sincerely abhorred the word Communism, in the pursuit of common ends found that they were unable to distinguish Communists from themselves, except that it was the Communists who were likely to be most forthright and most dedicated in the common cause. For men who could not see that what they firmly believed was liberalism added up to socialism could scarcely be expected to see what added up to Communism. Any charge of Communism enraged them precisely because they could not grasp the differences between themselves and those against whom it was made.” – Whittaker Chambers, “Witess”

Seventy Socialists | Friendly Tavern
August 14th, 2010 | 11:19 am | #131 [...] Gateway Pundit – [...]

Hargoosh
August 14th, 2010 | 11:31 am | #132 PRINT PRINT PRINT this list! include that big red communist symbol….leave it everywhere! I mean everywhere.. tape it to the wall in bathroom stalls, laundramats, bus stops everywhere these Demo-communist voters might be found…. do it NOW! Get them educated before they are all slaves to the communist government!

A Conservative Teacher
August 14th, 2010 | 11:56 am | #133 Just 70? Do the rest of the Democrats not pay their dues to the Socialist Party? How come ‘spread the wealth’ Obama isn’t on the list? Isn’t he the Legislator-in-Chief? Or was the list all the non-Mulsim Socialists?

Barbara Durand
August 14th, 2010 | 12:07 pm | #134 Thanks, for a view of the propaganda against most of the prominent Democrats and Independents in congress. First of all the symbol of the Democratic Socialists of America is a rose above two clasped hands not the Russian Communist party hammer and sickle. To equate socialism with communism is really slander. We all share the cost of the police department – socialism. We all share the cost of the fire department – socialism.

We all contribute to educate those who cannot afford a private education – socialism. We all pay for the paving of public roads – socialism. I collect my Social Security payments which I paid into for 22 years – socialism. I use Medicare which I pay into every month and did while I was working after it was instituted – socialism. Unfortunately, I also pay for the cost of wars in the middle east which benefit large international corporations who avoid the taxes that fund those wars. Capitalism at its worst.

Soquel by the Creek
August 14th, 2010 | 12:08 pm | #135 You don’t have to search for cached web images to find the list or rely on old information. http://www.scribd.com/doc/35733956/DSA-Members-American-SocialistVoter-Democratic-Socialists-of-America-10-1-09 You can find an updated list with 82 names openly published on an official House of Representatives web site. These members of Congress are part of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. http://cpc.grijalva.house.gov/index.cfm? ContentID=166&ParentID=0&SectionID=4&SectionTree=4&lnk=b&ItemID=164 The Congressional Progressive Caucus worked in openly with the Democratic Socialists of America until 1999. http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=6497 My Congressman, Sam Farr, is a member. You might also find it interesting that his campaigns are financed almost exclusively by out-of-state publicemployee unions and labor unions. I haven’t yet looks, but I expect that the other members of the Progressive Caucus have similar ties. http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00007312&type=I Look at the list of the top political donors. http://www.opensecrets.org/orgs/list.php?order=A Nearly all the organizations associated with public-employee or labor unions give almost exclusively to Democrats (95%+).

theMachiavellian
August 14th, 2010 | 12:13 pm | #136 I’ve scoured the DSA site and can’t find this newsletter. Does anyone have a direct link? The PDF at Scribe doesn’t seem to fit the link given above and like I said, I can’t find any newsletter on the site which matches the Scribe posting.

Pirates! Man your Women! » Blog Archive » Move Along, Nothing to See here….
August 14th, 2010 | 12:13 pm | #137 [...] Socialists in the Democratic Party Q: How many members of the U.S. Congress are also members of the DSA? A: Seventy [...]

Socialist Party of America reveals 70 Democrats as belonging to their caucus | Republican Party of Wood County
August 14th, 2010 | 12:37 pm | #138 [...] Jim Hoft: [...]

Earl
August 14th, 2010 | 12:42 pm | #139 Knew about Kucinich decades ago. His plan was copied by Obama. Dennis the Menace bankrupted Cleveland and now the Bum is bankrupting America!

Soquel by the Creek
August 14th, 2010 | 1:02 pm | #140 There is additional information about the Congressional Progressive Caucus here, including links to associated organizations. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congressional_Progressive_Caucus

American Socialists Release Names of 70 Congressional Democrats in Their Ranks | Pitts Report
August 14th, 2010 | 1:13 pm | #141 [...] American Socialists Release Names of 70 Congressional Democrats in Their Ranks August 14, 2010 By CMAC The Socialist Party of America announced in their October 2009 newsletter that 70 Congressional demo…  [...]

Must-Read of the Day: Bill Kristol on the Left’s Collapse and Impending Electoral Doom - Big Journalism
August 14th, 2010 | 1:14 pm | #142 [...] of the current Congress — all “Democrats,” naturally — are members of the Socialist Party of America (and we bet you can name half of them without even peeking). Not that there’s anything wrong [...]

Steve Beren
August 14th, 2010 | 1:14 pm | #143 In the Seattle area, I’m running a write-in campaign against far left extremist incumbent Democrat Jim McDermott. If I get enough votes in the August 17 “top two” primary to place second, I will be on the general election ballot against McDermott.

70 Congressional Democrats Admit Socialist Ties | Notes From A Retired Preacher
August 14th, 2010 | 1:29 pm | #144 [...] Gateway Pundit. [...]

J. Andel
August 14th, 2010 | 1:32 pm | #145 Can one be very surprised? Is this something that we really didn’t know? What will we do now? Talk is cheap. Through voting or recalls, we need to keep the elected representatives accountable to us and the constitution. If we take back our states, Washington will follow.

Must-Read of the Day: Bill Kristol on the Left’s Collapse and Impending Electoral Doom « South Capitol Street
August 14th, 2010 | 1:34 pm | #146 [...] of the current Congress — all “Democrats,” naturally — are members of the Socialist Party of America (and we bet you can name half of them without even peeking). Not that there’s anything wrong [...]

Morgan
August 14th, 2010 | 1:40 pm | #147 You mean if I was going to start shooting at people under that flag….it wouldn’t have been the Russians first but communist Americans? Well that puts saltpeter in the water for sure, I’d be able to fight at night and spend weekends home with the family, lot more fun than going overseas and not getting resupplied.

bg
August 14th, 2010 | 1:43 pm | #148 ++ add these on to previous links.. Congress, Openly Affiliated and/or Members of the Democrat Socialist Party (DSA) Jul 9, 2009 How Many Members Of The U.S. Congress Are Self-Declared Socialists? source Democratic Socialists of Congress: Meet the Members [They are the Congressional Progressive Caucus established by Socialist Party member Bernie Sanders of Vermont, and the Congressional Black Caucus established by Communist Party member John Conyers of Michigan.] DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISTS OF AMERICA (DSA) [Until 1999, DSA hosted the website of the Progressive Caucus. Following a subsequent expose of the link between the two entities, the Progressive Caucus established its own website under the auspices of Congress. But DSA and the Progressive Caucus remain intimately linked. All 58 Progressive Caucus members also belong to DSA. In addition to these members of Congress, other prominent DSA members include Noam Chomsky, Ed Asner, Gloria Steinem, and Cornel West, who serves as the organization's honorary Chair.] more & links @ links.. ==

pepito
August 14th, 2010 | 1:45 pm | #149 Now this is freaking scary, but I’n not surprised. There’s something terribly wrong with all these socialist carpetbaggers!!! Let’s vote them out NOW!

Soquel by the Creek
August 14th, 2010 | 1:58 pm | #150 You can find an updated list with 82 names openly published on an official .gov House of Representatives web site. These members of Congress are part of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. http://cpc.grijalva.house.gov/index.cfm? ContentID=166&ParentID=0&SectionID=4&SectionTree=4&lnk=b&ItemID=164 The Congressional Progressive Caucus worked openly with the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) until 1999. http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=6428

http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=6497 The DSA openly admits its relation with the Congressional Progressive Caucus. According to a frequently-asked questions (FAQ) document, the DSA explains that it is not in competition with the Democratic Party. “Like our friends and allies in the feminist, labor, civil rights, religious, and community organizing movements, many of us have been active in the Democratic Party. We work with those movements to strengthen the party’s left wing, represented by the Congressional Progressive Caucus.” http://www.dsausa.org/pdf/widemsoc.pdf (page 3) There is additional information about the Congressional Progressive Caucus available here, with links to associated organizations. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congressional_Progressive_Caucus Other similar groups also work within the Democratic Party. One such organization is the Progressive Democrats of America. Others include Progressive Voters of America and Progressive Democrats of America. http://pdamerica.org/about/what-is-pda.php http://pdamerica.org/about/strategy.php

Doug Beetle
August 14th, 2010 | 2:17 pm | #151 This is the worst kind of guilt by association with a label.

David
August 14th, 2010 | 2:25 pm | #152 This is a forgery. First, the Socialist Party of America has been defunct since 1972 (look on Wikipedia). Secondly, if you actually go to the website that this is supposedly printed off of (http://www.americansocialistvoter.com/demsocofamerica.htm), the roster it cites is non-existent. In fact, it looks like the roster is just cut and paste from http://www.tysknews.com/Depts/gov_philosophy/dsa_members.htm, which in itself is just a copy an paste from the congressional progressive caucus (http://cpc.grijalva.house.gov/index.cfm? ContentID=166&ParentID=0&SectionID=4&SectionTree=4&lnk=b&ItemID=164). I somewhat doubt that the democratic socialists of America would be copying information from tysknews.com, which is a site that’s clearly against socialism….

Terry
August 14th, 2010 | 2:31 pm | #153 From the way Obama gets support for just about any socialist/communist agenda there are a lot more sympathizers than the ones listed. Joe McCarthy was right. To bad they smeared him into oblivion.

Dee in CA
August 14th, 2010 | 2:43 pm | #154 If you want to see who the progressives are in your state … GOOGLE: ‘PROGRESSIVE CAUCUS IN ______ (your state) …. There are plenty in CA where I live … I’m just not able to vote against them, they’re out of my district .. but I do get to vote those TWO Liberal Senators out in 2010 & 2012 .. BOXER & FEINSTEIN!!

ObamaRelease YourRecords
August 14th, 2010 | 2:46 pm | #155 @David #152;

Again; Here is the DSA listed at the Federal Elections Commission website including all filings. DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISTS OF AMERICA PAC 75 MAIDEN LANE SUITE 505 NEW YORK, NY 10038 Committee ID: C00419572 Treasurer Name: FRANK LLEWELLYN Committee Designation: U (UNAUTHORIZED) Committee Type: Q (QUALIFIED NON-PARTY(SEE 2USC SECT.441(A) (4))) http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/fecimg/?C00419572

Socialists In Congress? Whodda Thunk That? | Steve Bussey
August 14th, 2010 | 2:50 pm | #156 [...] our friends over at Gateway Pundit, comes a list of Democrats in Congress that are Socialists. The list comes from the Democratic [...]

Soquel by the Creek
August 14th, 2010 | 3:02 pm | #157 To David, post #152. I agree that the list of Congressmen/woman that are supposedly members of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA)–not the Socialist Party of America)–relies on a cached web image of questionable origin. http://www.scribd.com/doc/35733956/DSA-Members-American-SocialistVoter-Democratic-Socialists-of-America-10-1-09 The Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) really does still exists today. http://www.dsausa.org http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democratic_Socialists_of_America You can find an updated list with 82 names, openly published on an official .gov House of Representatives web site. These members of Congress are part of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. http://cpc.grijalva.house.gov/index.cfm? ContentID=166&ParentID=0&SectionID=4&SectionTree=4&lnk=b&ItemID=164 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congressional_Progressive_Caucus The Congressional Progressive Caucus worked openly with the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) until 1999. http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=6428 http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=6497 The DSA also openly admits its relation with the Congressional Progressive Caucus. According to a frequently-asked questions (FAQ) document, the DSA explains that it is not in competition with the Democratic Party. “Like our friends and allies in the feminist, labor, civil rights, religious, and community organizing movements, many of us have been active in the Democratic Party. We work with those movements to strengthen the party’s left wing, represented by the Congressional Progressive Caucus.” http://www.dsausa.org/pdf/widemsoc.pdf (page 3)

theMachiavellian
August 14th, 2010 | 3:10 pm | #158 #152, David is right. It looks like someone took part of the information posted here, http://www.tysknews.com/Depts/gov_philosophy/dsa_members.htm ,

where the assertion is made that the Democratic Progressive Caucus is in fact the DSA, and it is inserted into the DSA page, here: http://www.americansocialistvoter.com/demsocofamerica.htm just below the incomplete member demographics. Unless someone comes up with a DIRECT LINK on the DSA site, what we have here is the membership of the Democratic Progressive Caucus, http://cpc.grijalva.house.gov/index.cfm? ContentID=166&ParentID=0&SectionID=4&SectionTree=4&lnk=b&ItemID=164 , photoshopped into the DSA page. We all know they are socialists, but as of now, this isn’t proof they are actually card carrying members of the DSA.

American Socialists leak names of congressional members in their ranks. | Christian Bentzen
August 14th, 2010 | 3:10 pm | #159 [...]       But the far-left had knew they had to be creative if they were to slowly slip into the mainstream. Together, Communist Party and Socialist Party leaders established the Democratic Socialists of America to serve as an umbrella advisory organization over the intertwining relationships between the American progressives, the (international) Socialist movement, the remaining embers of the communist movement, The Congressional Black Caucus, and multiple democratic representatives of the U.S. House of Representatives.  All this according to a released list of congress members  involved. [...]

Christian Bentzen
August 14th, 2010 | 3:12 pm | #160 Great tip, I just blogged about this myself…I think this type of thing needs to make its way up to becoming a big story – it’s remarkable how far we’ve come. http://christianbentzen.com/?p=278

70 members of Congress are card carrying Socialists | justbarkingmad.com
August 14th, 2010 | 3:21 pm | #161 [...] From Gateway Pundit: [...]

wgator
August 14th, 2010 | 3:28 pm | #162 Agree with theMachiavellian #158. I don’t see the direct connection between the DSA and DPC. Conservative web sites should be extremely careful when publishing stuff like this. Make sure you have irrefutable proof before going to press. Credibility is a difficult thing to get back once it is lost.

American Socialist group leaks names of house members in their ranks | RedState
August 14th, 2010 | 3:30 pm | #163 [...]       But the far-left had knew they had to be creative if they were to slowly slip into the mainstream. Together, Communist Party and Socialist Party leaders established the Democratic Socialists of America to serve as an umbrella advisory organization over the intertwining relationships between the American progressives, the (international) Socialist movement, the remaining embers of the communist movement, The Congressional Black Caucus, and multiple democratic representatives of the U.S. House of Representatives.  All this according to a released list of congress members 

involved. [...]

Bobbie
August 14th, 2010 | 3:32 pm | #164 Only reason Obama isn’t on that list is because he’s no longer in the Senate. Here’s a picture of him as a socialist candidate in 1996 in Chicago: http://www.google.com/imgres? imgurl=http://www.theodoresworld.net/pics/0309/NewpartyImage1.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.theodoresworld.net/archives/2009/03/yu 3Fq%3Dobama%2Bnew%2Bparty%2Bchicago%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DG% 26gbv%3D2%26tbs%3Disch:1

ironhorzmn
August 14th, 2010 | 3:43 pm | #165 This is old news. It’s been known for years that many Democratic Congressmen are cardcarrying members of the Democratic Socialists of America, front group of the World Socialist Workers’ Party. Corrine Brown in particular has a lock on her district because our Jacksonville, FL ‘Times-Union’ continually refuses to expose her unapologetic socialist, anti-business, racemongering and corrupt practices and beliefs. No one cared then. Now we’re paying the price. This is an infection which needs to be drained from our country.

TejasKat
August 14th, 2010 | 3:56 pm | #166 @Hayward – Indeed, it’s not secret. I’ve been spreading this list around for about one year. They updated it 6-2-10.

Tom
August 14th, 2010 | 4:19 pm | #167 Ms Durand (#134), your “insights” are simply wrong. The interstate highway system isn’t a sign of Socialism any more than the existence of the military that you and your fellow travelers loathe so deeply. As for the comparison of Socialism to Communism being slanderous, you’re either ignorant or you’re intentionally trying to draw a distinction where none exists; either way, you’re dead wrong. Karl Marx was explicit in calling Socialism the pathway to his (ultimately impossible) dream of pure Communism. They aren’t the same thing *only* in the sense that one, by design, is supposed to lead directly to the other. As for the police and the highways and the trash, sharing the cost of any public service through taxation isn’t Socialism; it’s sharing the cost of a public service when that public service can’t be delivered profitably by business. The overwhelming majority of goods and services delivered in our economy are still delivered by private businesses, not government; that’s not how things work in a Socialist economy. It’s been tried on every continent for nearly 100 years, and you and your comrades persist in the delusion that it can be made to work with just a little tweaking. You’re entitled to your fantasies, I suppose, but I’m sorry – you’re not entitled to ignore a century of failed history. Socialism, BY DESIGN, calls for the subjugation of individual rights in favor

of the collective, which usually means the few party elite on the balcony instead of the unwashed masses in the street. BY DESIGN, it must be imposed on a population and maintained by force because naturally free people will resist it. If you don’t like that characterization, then join a different party – because that’s the party you’re defending here.

Steve
August 14th, 2010 | 4:33 pm | #168 So many lamp posts, so much rope, so little time!

KingsSon
August 14th, 2010 | 4:33 pm | #169 Tad shocking at first glance-but not so surprising. NOrman Thomas the former perennial candidate of the Socialist Party said something like “I have no more reason to run; the Democratic Party has accomplished all I ever hoped to accomplish.” Unfortunately the Republican establishment at times doesn’t seem far behind them. Probably most Democratic Senators and Congressmen and the President himself could qualify for membership if not actually being a member.

Jim Hoft « Sister Toldjah
August 14th, 2010 | 5:11 pm | #170 [...] American Socialists Release Names of 70 Congressional Democrats in Their Ranks [...]

Jack Jackson
August 14th, 2010 | 5:38 pm | #171 Can we just get this over with already? Where do I send my money to you socialist bastards? Take it, take it all and choke on it you lazy scumbags.

Soquel by the Creek
August 14th, 2010 | 5:47 pm | #172 My Congressman, Sam Farr, is a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. His major campaign contributors are out-of-state political action committees (PACs) funded primarily by public-employee unions, labor unions, or affiliated groups. They represent special interests and do not represent the views of his Congressional district. This money allows distortions of democracy at the ballot box. Let’s see if this same pattern holds for the other members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. It could be that belonging to the Congressional Progressive Caucus provides an easy conduit to union money and some of these Congressmen/women are smart enough to know how to game the system. Using information from the Center for Responsive Politics (www.opensecrets.org), I’ve separated the members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus into four groups. [YES] = Most top campaign contributors are public-employee or labor unions [MOSTLY] = Many top campaign contributors are public-employee or labor unions [MIXED] = Some top campaign contributors are public-employee or labor unions, but some are not [NO] = Few top campaign contributors are public-employee or labor unions Members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus

===================================== http://cpc.grijalva.house.gov/index.cfm? ContentID=166&ParentID=0&SectionID=4&SectionTree=4&lnk=b&ItemID=164 Co-Chairs ===================================== Hon. Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-07) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00025284&type=I Hon. Lynn Woolsey (CA-06) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00007458&type=I Vice Chairs ===================================== Hon. Diane Watson (CA-33) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00013744&type=I Hon. Keith Ellison (MN-05) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00028257&type=I Hon. Sheila Jackson-Lee (TX-18) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00005818&type=I Hon. Mazie Hirono (HI-02) [MIXED] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00028139&type=I Hon. Dennis Kucinich (OH-10) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00003572&type=I Hon. Donna F. Edwards (MD-04) [MIXED] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00028249&type=I Hon. Alan Grayson (FL-08) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00028418&type=I Senate Members ===================================== Hon. Roland Burris (IL) [NO] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00015389&type=I Hon. Bernie Sanders (VT) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00000528&type=I Hon. Tom Udall (NM) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00006561&type=I House Members ===================================== Hon. Tammy Baldwin (WI-02) [MOSTLY] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00004367&type=I Hon. Xavier Becerra (CA-31) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00009774&type=I

Hon. Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00007727&type=I Hon. Robert Brady (PA-01) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00001619&type=I Hon. Corrine Brown (FL-03) [MOSTLY] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00002713&type=I Hon. Michael Capuano (MA-08) [MIXED] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00000267&type=I Hon. André Carson (IN-07) [MOSTLY] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00029513&type=I Hon. Donna Christensen (VI-AL) [NO] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00000133&type=I Hon. Judy Chu (CA-32) [MOSTLY] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00030600&type=I Hon. Yvette Clarke (NY-11) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00026961&type=I Hon. William “Lacy” Clay (MO-01) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00005026&type=I Hon. Emanuel Cleaver (MO-05) [MIXED] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00026790&type=I Hon. Steve Cohen (TN-09) [MIXED] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00003225&type=I Hon. John Conyers (MI-14) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00004029&type=I Hon. Elijah Cummings (MD-07) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00001971&type=I Hon. Danny Davis (IL-07) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00004884&type=I Hon. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00007781&type=I Hon. Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) [MOSTLY] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00000615&type=I Hon. Sam Farr (CA-17) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00007312&type=I

Hon. Chaka Fattah (PA-02) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00001746&type=I Hon. Bob Filner (CA-51) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00007033&type=I Hon. Barney Frank (MA-04) [MIXED] Lots of financial institutions http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00000275&type=I Hon. Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) [MIXED] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00030490&type=I Hon. Luis Gutierrez (IL-04) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00004874&type=I Hon. John Hall (NY-19) [MIXED] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00027888&type=I Hon. Phil Hare (IL-17) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00028234&type=I Hon. Alcee Hastings (FL-23) [MOSTLY] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00002884&type=I Hon. Maurice Hinchey (NY-22) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00001222&type=I Hon. Michael Honda (CA-15) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00012611&type=I Hon. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (IL-02) [MIXED] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00012457&type=I Hon. Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30) [MOSTLY] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00008122&type=I Hon. Hank Johnson (GA-04) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00027848&type=I Hon. Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00003522&type=I Hon. Carolyn Kilpatrick (MI-13) [MIXED] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00004005&type=I Hon. Barbara Lee (CA-09) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00008046&type=I Hon. John Lewis (GA-05) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00002577&type=I

Hon. David Loebsack (IA-02) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00027741&type=I Hon. Ben R. Lujan (NM-3) [MIXED] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00029562&type=I Hon. Carolyn Maloney (NY-14) [MIXED] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00000078&type=I Hon. Ed Markey (MA-07) [NO] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00000270&type=I Hon. Jim McDermott (WA-07) [MIXED] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00009829&type=I Hon. James McGovern (MA-03) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00000179&type=I Hon. George Miller (CA-07) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00007390&type=I Hon. Gwen Moore (WI-04) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00026914&type=I Hon. Jim Moran (VA-08) [NO] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00002083&type=I Hon. Jerrold Nadler (NY-08) [MOSTLY] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00000939&type=I Hon. Eleanor Holmes-Norton (DC-AL) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00001692&type=I Hon. John Olver (MA-01) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00000143&type=I Hon. Frank Pallone (NJ-06) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00000781&type=I Hon. Ed Pastor (AZ-04) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00006397&type=I Hon. Donald Payne (NJ-10) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00000716&type=I Hon. Chellie Pingree (ME-01) [MIXED] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00013817&type=I Hon. Jared Polis (CO-02) [NO] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00029127&type=I

Hon. Charles Rangel (NY-15) [MIXED] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00000964&type=I Hon. Laura Richardson (CA-37) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00029112&type=I Hon. Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-34) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00006671&type=I Hon. Bobby Rush (IL-01) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00004887&type=I Hon. Linda Sánchez (CA-39) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00024870&type=I Hon. Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00004724&type=I Hon. José Serrano (NY-16) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00001813&type=I Hon. Louise Slaughter (NY-28) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00001311&type=I Hon. Pete Stark (CA-13) [MOSTLY] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00007397&type=I Hon. Bennie Thompson (MS-02) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00003288&type=I Hon. John Tierney (MA-06) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00000226&type=I Hon. Nydia Velazquez (NY-12) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00001102&type=I Hon. Maxine Waters (CA-35) [YES] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00006690&type=I Hon. Mel Watt (NC-12) [MIXED] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00002328&type=I Hon. Henry Waxman (CA-30) [MOSTLY] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00001861&type=I Hon. Peter Welch (VT-AL) [MIXED] http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/contrib.php? cycle=Career&cid=N00000515&type=I @SoquelCreek

Pianist702

August 14th, 2010 | 6:03 pm | #173 Can you provide a direct source for this information. I went to both websites: Socialist Party of America and the Socialist Party USA and I couldn’t find anything. I looked for the Oct. 2009 newsletter on the Socialist Party USA website, but didn’t find the information. Maybe I’m looking in the wrong place. Can you send me a link. Thank you.

bg
August 14th, 2010 | 6:10 pm | #174 ++ Soquel by the Creek thanks for all the info.. Tom @ 4:19 pm #167 Kudos.. murder by Utopianism by any other name [But communists could not be wrong. After all, their knowledge was scientific, based on historical materialism, an understanding of the dialectical process in nature and human society, and a materialist (and thus realistic) view of nature. Marx has shown empirically where society has been and why, and he and his interpreters proved that it was destined for a communist end. No one could prevent this, but only stand in the way and delay it at the cost of more human misery. Those who disagreed with this world view and even with some of the proper interpretations of Marx and Lenin were, without a scintilla of doubt, wrong. After all, did not Marx or Lenin or Stalin or Mao say that. . . . In other words, communism was like a fanatical religion. It had its revealed text and chief interpreters. It had its priests and their ritualistic prose with all the answers. It had a heaven, and the proper behavior to reach it. It had its appeal to faith. And it had its crusade against nonbelievers. What made this secular religion so utterly lethal was its seizure of all the state's instrument of force and coercion and their immediate use to destroy or control all independent sources of power, such as the church, the professions, private businesses, schools, and, of course, the family. [..] Communism has been the greatest social engineering experiment we have ever seen. It failed utterly and in doing so it killed over 100,000,000 men, women, and children, not to mention the near 30,000,000 of its subjects that died in its often aggressive wars and the rebellions it provoked. But there is a larger lesson to be learned from this horrendous sacrifice to one ideology. That is that no one can be trusted with power. The more power the center has to impose the beliefs of an ideological or religious elite or impose the whims of a dictator, the more likely human lives are to be sacrificed. This is but one reason, but perhaps the most important one, for fostering liberal democracy.] ==

Bill
August 14th, 2010 | 6:24 pm | #175 Every damn one of them should be kicked out of office and then kicked out of this country!!! And take Obummer with them!!!

Truckin

August 14th, 2010 | 6:29 pm | #176 Is this your government? It’s not my government. Click on my name to see why it’s not really our government.

Truckin
August 14th, 2010 | 6:36 pm | #177 Why is anyone talking about kicking these or any out of office? Click my name, this time, to find out why voting is treason.

bg
August 14th, 2010 | 6:53 pm | #178 ++ flashback [Waxman works on socialist issues. He votes like a socialist, but is he a socialist? Well, he is one of 58 members of Congress -- 57 Democrats and one independent -- who have signed onto the agenda of the Democratic Socialists of America. This group in the House of Representatives calls itself the Progressive Caucus. Waxman, by the way, is the ranking member of the Government Oversight and Reform Committee. But that's just the beginning. There are seven ranking committee members in this group. The Democrats have put socialists in charge of their members on the Ways and Means Committee, the Banking and Small Business Committees, The Science Committee, the Veterans Committee, the Resources Committee and the Judiciary Committee. In fact, there are five members of the Progressive Caucus on the committee currently holding hearings on the Inquiry of Impeachment for Bill Clinton. There is nothing progressive about the Progressive Caucus. The Democratic Socialists of America is an affiliate of Socialist International, whose roots go all the way back to 1864. Don't be fooled by the use of the word "democratic." The group explains, "At the root of our socialism is a profound commitment to democracy, as means and end." The end this group has in mind is economic redistribution in order to achieve social and environmental justice.] btw the following IS the Newsletter, hell-O?? source link via Scribd.com ==

American Socialists Release Names of 70 Congressional Democrats in Their Ranks | The Conservatives Journal
August 14th, 2010 | 7:46 pm | #179 [...] via Gateway Pundit. [...]

thomas
August 14th, 2010 | 8:12 pm | #180 These are just the ones stupid enough to actually join. Then there were middle groups like the New Party (which others, such as the president, joined) to give some distance. Then there are others who just are socialists who won’t join a group….

PS Thanks to our dumbed down educational system, many younger people don’t even understand why it’s wrong / bad for people to be socialists…. the graphic up top is a good reminder. The scum who ran the ‘USSR’ did not call themselves communists. We only use that fictional word here thanks to guidance from ‘liberals’. No, they called themselves socialists…

Are You Represented by a Socialist? | The Lewis Crusade
August 14th, 2010 | 8:13 pm | #181 [...] You Represented by a Socialist? Posted on August 14, 2010 by GodsGadfly The Socialist Party of America has recently released the names of 70 Congresspersons who are officia… Co-Chairs Hon. Raúl M. Grijalva  (AZ-07) Hon. Lynn Woolsey [...]

Soquel by the Creek
August 14th, 2010 | 9:05 pm | #182 Okay, so here is my official position on the matter. Charge? $0.02. Socialists in the United States Congress? http://soquelbythecreek.blogspot.com/2010/08/socialists-in-unitedstates-congress.html

palmtree
August 14th, 2010 | 9:40 pm | #183 So you all actually believe this is a literal list of Socialists in our government? wow. I used to think that I just had political and philosophical differences with conservatives , but I’m starting to think that you are really kind of dumb. I mean this is an obvious phony list.

SnarkyBytes » Socialists Among Us
August 14th, 2010 | 9:49 pm | #184 [...] this on Gateway Pundit yesterday then Kevin posted about it [...]

Lori Tiepelman
August 14th, 2010 | 9:53 pm | #185 I’m with those above who think the title “Honorable” does not belong to those on this list.

palmtree
August 14th, 2010 | 9:54 pm | #186 Progressive caucus does not equal socialist any more than conservative caucus equals fascist. They are simply the left and right wings of american capitalism. Exaggerating and making wild claims does no good for this great country of ours.

Lex Luthor
August 14th, 2010 | 10:40 pm | #187 I bet everyone who commented on this page (sans Marsh) wants to repeal the 14th amendment. You guys know Fox news is not real news right? It is entertainment/opinion news.

Just ask Fox News. They went on record and admitted this. When the revolution comes…. imma flip your mini van over with a pack of strangers.

Maria
August 14th, 2010 | 11:09 pm | #188 Joe McCarthey was right.

Charlie Hall
August 14th, 2010 | 11:40 pm | #189 This is ridiculous. There is no such group as the “Socialist Part of America”  today; it renamed itself “Social Democrats USA” in the early 1970s. It pursued a very hawkish foreign policy platform; among the institutions its members have supported are Freedom House and the National Endowment for Democracy. The “Democratic Socialists of America” was a group that left the Socialist Party about that time; they were more dovish. I attended some of their meetings while I was in college but never joined. But I did not meet a single Marxist there. First Things is better than this.

John S.
August 15th, 2010 | 1:33 am | #190 Is this actually a list of members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus? As others have pointed out, there hasn’t been a “Socialist Party of America”  since 1972. (Instead we have the Democratic Party, CP-USA, Socialist Party USA, etc.) The cited website is not an official organ of any party: http://www.americansocialistvoter.com/ It’s always a serious mistake to pass satire or nonsense as fact.

ARP
August 15th, 2010 | 4:16 am | #191 The symbol used in this posting is not the symbol of the Democratic Socialists of America. I think is horrible that you mislead readers like that. The full disclosure is at http://www.scribd.com/doc/35733956/DSAMembers-American-Socialist-Voter-Democratic-Socialists-of-America-101-09 I suggest readers educate themselves before making judgements. The groups website is http://www.dsausa.org/about. By the way, they do not consider Obama a socialist! We all need to educate ourselves when we read articles (from the left and the right) because there is so much mis-information out there. We need to make sure we understand what we are reading before we judge. This country is headed in the wrong direction with so much hatred that is based on lies!!

Socialist Party of America Reveals 70 Democrats as Belonging to Their Caucus
August 15th, 2010 | 5:00 am | #192 [...] Jim Hoft: The Socialist Party of America announced in their October 2009 newsletter that 70 Congressional democrats currently belong to their caucus. This admission was recently posted on Scribd.com: [...]

di french
August 15th, 2010 | 5:03 am | #193 I beg to differ. What is misleading is the implication that there is any intrinsic difference between Communism and Socialism. They are the same basic ideology working under different time frames — i.e. Communist have repeatedly shown themselves willing to use force to facilitate immediate take over and Socialist go the slow, steady route of infiltration, manipulation & indoctrination. No apparent difference in end results — social oppression & economic stagnation.

Swamp Hermit’s *QUICK* Bits « The Swamp Hermit's Report
August 15th, 2010 | 5:33 am | #194 [...] American Socialists Release Names of 70 Congressional Democrats in Their Ranks – The Socialist Party of America announced in their October 2009 newsletter that 70 Congressional democrats currently belong to their caucus. [...]

Socialists in Congress | Lexington Republican
August 15th, 2010 | 5:47 am | #195 [...] http://gatewaypundit.firstthings.com/2010/08/american-socialistsrelease-names-of-70-congressional-d... [...]

70 Congresssional Democrats Listed in Socialist Party Caucus «  The Foxhole
August 15th, 2010 | 6:09 am | #196 [...] http://gatewaypundit.firstthings.com/2010/08/american-socialistsrelease-names-of-70-congressional-d... [...]

Socialist Party of America reveals 70 Democrats as belonging to their caucus | IdaFlo.com
August 15th, 2010 | 6:26 am | #197 [...] Jim Hoft: The Socialist Party of America announced in their October 2009 newsletter that 70 Congressional democrats currently belong to their caucus. This admission was recently posted on Scribd.com: American Socialist Voter- Q: How many members of the U.S. Congress are also members of the DSA? A: Seventy [...]

Aeroengineer
August 15th, 2010 | 7:26 am | #198 For all the “why would they publish their names?” doubters out there, read the last couple of lines of Karl Marx’s “Communist Manifesto”. It Reads; ” The Communists disdain to conceal their views and aims. They openly declare that their ends can be attained only by the forcible overthrow of all existing social conditions. Let the ruling class tremble at a Communistic Revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. WORKING MEN OF ALL COUNTRIES UNITE!” The Socialists feel they have all the power they need right now and are ready (and doing it, it may be argued) to openly seize power and reject the Constitution of the United States. Obama’s policies and disconnect with the sheep who voted for him is obvious to most everyone including the independants who voted for him and the inevitable cabinet of commies he would bring with him to the oval office. As to the “failure” of the government to contain the financial downfall of our

country, referring to Alinsky and his “political paradise of communism”, he has this to say; “Any revolutionary change MUST be precededby a passive, affirmative, non-challenging attitude toward change among the mass of our people. They must feel so frustrated, so defeated, so lost, so futureless in the prevailing system that they are willing to let go of the past and change the future. This acceptance is the reformation essential to any revolution.” As can be inferred from this last statement, Obama and Congress are intentionally pushing us towards the brink of disaster to get the general public to accept and EMBRACE the totalitarian ethic they desire so much. Don’t give up hope, we are not all defeated by their words and deeds just yet. We must prevail against the forces of darkness they are trying to force upon us by exposing them to the light of day with their own rhetoric and actions.

unseen
August 15th, 2010 | 8:35 am | #199 hmm let’s connect the dots. to understand why there are so many socilaists on the Judiciary committe one must understand what the Judiciary committee is responsibile for: among other things the judiciary committee is the governmental group in charge of: 1)Bankruptcy, mutiny, espionage, and counterfeiting. 2)The judiciary and judicial proceedings, civil and criminal. 3) Immigration policy and non-border enforcement 4) Subversive activities affecting the internal security of the United States. So can you say the fox guarding the chicken house. the socialists now have the power to decide immigration and border issues, what and who is “subversive”. what judges get appointed etc. this is just one more datapoint of the socialist takeover of this country from within.

Annie
August 15th, 2010 | 8:57 am | #200 I am proud to say not one is from the great state of South Carolina! Y’all rest of ya gotta get your acts together and toss the SOBs out!

bg
August 15th, 2010 | 9:13 am | #201 ++ Who Are The 81 Socialists In Congress? 2010 ==

Eric
August 15th, 2010 | 9:22 am | #202 Socialists posing as Democrats. Shocking! We’ve got work to do Americans. Vote them out!

Jeff

August 15th, 2010 | 10:29 am | #203 First off using a Soviet symbol reveals bias and not knowing the difference between socialism and communism. But then most in the states don’t know and stupidly label all the same. But the real issue is just trying to stir the angry conservative mindset which labels and demonizes anyone and anything that is not like them. With that job done well for you continue spreading fear and illusion.

70 Congressional Democrats Admitted Socialists | Mind-Numbed Robot
August 15th, 2010 | 10:43 am | #204 [...] Seventy Socialist Serpents in the Democrat Party. The list and more at Gateway Pundit. [...]

ObamaRelease YourRecords
August 15th, 2010 | 11:00 am | #205 The DSA does exist and the proof is at the Federal Elections Commission website located here; DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISTS OF AMERICA PAC 75 MAIDEN LANE SUITE 505 NEW YORK, NY 10038 Committee ID: C00419572 http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/fecimg/?C00419572 Stop using Wikipedia as your only source when any person can submit and edit posts at Wikipedia.

Commies in Congress | flashpoint
August 15th, 2010 | 11:52 am | #206 [...] Maybe it should read Democratic Socialists in Congress.  Hat tip to  Gateway Pundit for posting “American Socialists Release names of 70 Congressional Democrats in their ranks”.  There are a whole lot of nasty people on this [...]

Alex
August 15th, 2010 | 12:08 pm | #207 There’s a sucker born every minute.

William A Manning
August 15th, 2010 | 1:18 pm | #208 And conservatives are the “crazy” ones.

DGHarrison
August 15th, 2010 | 1:25 pm | #209 To Jeff, #203 — Go ahead and argue semantics, you useful tool. The fact of the matter is that communists understand that it is difficult to go directly from capitalism to communism without a bloody revolution, so they push for socialism instead. Socialism is just a rest stop in the long march to communism. Pull your head out of your butt and understand that the “progressives” — whether labeled communists, socialists, Marxists, liberals, Leftists or whatever — mean to destroy capitalism and with it the entire way of life we cherish as free men. I intend to remain a free man.

Beth407
August 15th, 2010 | 1:27 pm | #210 I see Alan Grayson’s name on the list and this is why it is so important for us to get rid of him. This is why I am backing Patricia Sullivan a True Grassroots Conservative Republican that is running to replace him. Please go to her website, check her out and donate to her campaign. http://www.patriciasullivanforcongress.com While there check out her blog link and her YouTube link.

Ed F
August 15th, 2010 | 1:40 pm | #211 Everyone should visit the DSA website. I was amazed, they do not even try to hide what they believe. It will scare the C**P out of you as it did me.

JJM
August 15th, 2010 | 2:06 pm | #212 Whether or not the list is valid, we must all review the voting history on candidates and any bills they have sponsered (and/or added pork to). Several decades ago as a poor farm boy, I might have supported redistribution of wealth to enjoy things more fortunate had. In a couple more decades I might again be tempted to support redistribution to see my final years end in modest comfort (it seems that all I have worked for and saved is gradually being eroded by actions of the US leaders and congress). But if this was the way, I would not have much incentive to work hard to better myself and quite frankly the US would at best be a 2nd world country. Trucker provided some good links which I am not yet sure in what extent to accept: http://www.notmygovernment.us/home/ http://www.pacinlaw.org/error/ I do know that we forget that the US government was established to join and protect the individual 13 original governments (nations), yet we continue to allow the takeover and abolishment of States Rights and individual freedom. The way things are going, I am tempted to support a division of the US and stick with the ‘Grass Roots’ section.

DGHarrison
August 15th, 2010 | 2:20 pm | #213 #203 Reprised – The little fish sees a flash of sharp, white teeth and cries out, “Watch out, everyone! There’s a shark coming!” Another little fish, laughing at the first fish, says, “That’s not a shark, you idiot. It’s a barracuda.” “Who cares what it’s called? It looks like a mouth with fins to me!” shouts the first fish, “Swim away!!”

PJ
August 15th, 2010 | 4:31 pm | #214 http://web.archive.org/web/20010306031216/www.newparty.org/up9610.html Illinois: Three NP-members won Democratic primaries last Spring and face off against Republican opponents on election day: Danny Davis (U.S. House), Barack Obama (State Senate) and Patricia Martin (Cook County Judiciary).

Derp Derp Derp
August 15th, 2010 | 4:35 pm | #215 Derp Derpity Derp De Deedily Ding Dong Doodily Dumb, libs!

Dont believe the hype
August 15th, 2010 | 5:26 pm | #216 Oh the ironing with freedom loving conservatives. All these freedom lovers so ready to give America back to corporate socialist. How do you feel about your freedoms being determined by people much richer than you in back rooms and board meetings? It is one thing to dislike the democrats in control but to be ready to pull the lever for anyone claiming to be a “conservative”  right now is letting the wolves back in the hen house. Remember, you can vote out elected officials, not stake holders.

nmb7401
August 15th, 2010 | 5:30 pm | #217 How can this be published to facebook for us to share with EVERYONE! People need to know if their rep is a SOCIALIST!

TxVet
August 15th, 2010 | 5:45 pm | #218 Texas only has two by my count. Yee Haw! Sheila Jackson Lee (Democrat Houston) was a given! Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30) I’ve never heard of. Thinking maybe Dallas? Just checked: Minority district in Dallas. She has represented it since its inception in 1993.

chsw
August 15th, 2010 | 6:12 pm | #219 Mr. Hoft, I think that you have fallen for some false-flag skullduggery. One of the websites says that these 70 are members of a PAC. Now these 70 may be dancing on the knife-edge of advocating socialism and some may actually be socialists, but the headline of your posting does not stand. chsw

John
August 15th, 2010 | 7:05 pm | #220 Didn’t Chairman Kruschev say they would bury us from within…? Obviously these idiots believed him and decided to join him….God forgive us.

70 Socialists in Congress « Battlefield America
August 15th, 2010 | 7:15 pm | #221 [...] http://gatewaypundit.firstthings.com/2010/08/american-socialistsrelease-names-of-70-congressional-d... Possibly related posts: (automatically generated)GOP Representative Keeps McCarthy-Like ListA List of Socialists In Congress!Time for the left to man up [...]

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