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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
Newer 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.

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-long-
list-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, because-
these, 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-111th-
us-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

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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-Socialist-
Voter-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 public-
employee 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-Socialist-
Voter-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 card-
carrying 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-united-
states-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/DSA-
Members-American-Socialist-Voter-Democratic-Socialists-of-America-10-
1-09
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-socialists-
release-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-socialists-
release-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.

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