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The Left’s Economic Terrorism Playbook: Coalition too Destroy US Capitalism and Redistribute Wealth

March 28, 2011 by  

Bob Livingston

is an ultra-conservative American and author of The Bob Livingston Letter™, founded in 1969. Bob has devoted much of his life to research and the quest for truth on a variety of subjects. Bob specializes in health issues such as nutritional supplements and alternatives to drugs, as well as issues of privacy (both personal and financial), asset protection and the preservation of freedom.

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  • Jeremy Leochner

    As someone on the left I find some of the language of these conversations somewhat more confrentational or slanted then I would choose. That being said I agree with the people in this clip in spirit. I disagree that this or perhaps I should say the “Lefts” ideology is one of destruction and redistribution. I love capitilism and hope to become rich and famous some day. That being said I have no desire to ask more for myself based on the more I make or the more I desire based on my wealth increasing. I believe people have a right to a fair chance. I believe Collective Bargaining is an act which allows workers and Unions to compel business to come to the table and talk rather then simply workers rioting and striking on the one hand and buisness taking what ever they deem necessary to take from the workers and Unions on the other. Talking and discussion is better then striking or submission. Also I agree that Wall Street and inherently capitilism itself is gambling. Not withstanding the great gains and wins that are possible there is also the risk of great loss and faliure if left unregulated. A tightrope walker is a spectacular sight but unless the walker is incredibly lucky, arrogant, cocky, stupid or one of the best in the world I would think it a safe bet to have some sort of net below in case of mistep. Finally as to redistribution of wealth I dont desire to do such a thing. Though I must point out the argument in favor of less regulation or lower taxes on the upper income earners I so often hear is the “trickle down” theory. Is not that based on the idea of redistribution of wealth from rich to poor based on the giving of it from rich to poor through work or sales. Could not the act of raising taxes and cutting spending perhaps work in a better or simpler fashion by granting the governement the capacity to cut unnecessary pork barrel spending and instead focus that money in addition to increased income from increased tax revenue on more important projects like national defense, education, inferstructure or any other national issues the government so often struggles to maintain a stable budget with. If that could be done perhaps the economy could be improved and demands for more radical and perhaps even fundemental changes to our economic system could be calmed. Responding to calls for change with stubborn refusal to allow them is as illogical a choice as throwing caution to the wind and making drastic changes in a time of great trouble. A car with no gas pedal is as usless as a car with no brakes. In most circumstances it would be logical to point out the greater danger of a car that cannot stop than to a car that cannot start. However in the fast paced freeway that is modern world economics I would say it would behove us to get moving since so often America is in the center of it all. We have working brakes so we do need to step on the gas a little.

    • s c

      JL, you are a very confused guy. ‘Collective bargaining’ is a form of economic coercion that went into high gear via FDR and his flunkies. By the way, forget about getting rich.
      You might think about moving to Omaha, where you can join a union with the local fire or police department(s). Your White House ‘god’ is doing his damnedest to see to it that America’s wealth is redistributed to his union bunkies, his “elite” criminals chums and [in theory] to every no-good, SOB parasite who thinks welfare and a utopia are the same.

      • Jeremy Leochner

        SC: Websters defines Collective Bargaining as “negotiation between an employer and a labor union usually on wages, hours, and working conditions.” How is negotiation coercion. If people are on equal footing at a negotiating table how can one coerce the other. Second- I would hardly consider anyone in the white house a god. I am loyal to the republic not to its leaders. And just for the sake of argument I dont see welfare and utopia as the same thing. Utopia in my understanding is not something to desire as it destroys the very excitment of life that requires a little unexpected development now and then.

        • Average Joe

          It becomes coercion when one is forced to join a Union in order to do the job they were trained to do… such as in teachers unions etc.
          I have no problem with unions in the private sector, I do however have an issue with Public sector unions…..
          Public employees work for us….the taxpayers….but they negotiate with other public employees…and not with their actual employers…us…Want to negotiate with us…your actual employers?….OK…put it to a national or state wide vote on your demands….let the taxpayers decide if your demands are worthwhile and warranted….I would wager that a lot of your perks would not exist if that happened.

          • Jeremy Leochner

            That is a fair point. However Unions are needed even by public sector employees. Do they not have the right to lobby for what they feel are necessary or deserved benifits and income. Everyone has a right to ask for better conditions. I dont want the majority hurt by the minorities desires. However I also dont want a minority steam rolled by majority opinion if the minority has a good case to make. Thats why I feel negotitation is best because it allows both sides to state their case and in the end the decision made can better reflect the wishes of both sides.

  • CM

    These people are nothing more than home grown terrorists. They may not be violent but they are just as destructive and the DOJ should run to stop these morons from destroying our economy. Union thugs can not be allowed to set agenda with the Presidents blessings.

  • pete

    Well now , it seems like a power struggle between the bank and the union organizer ! Looks like a fight is coming ! > I’m going down to Sam’s Club and buying one of those big bags (like 20lbs) of popcorn kernels. I’m turning the TV on and popping a big bowl of popcorn ! This sure is going to be one BIG FIGHT !!!

    In one corner you have the crazy looting lefties headed by Lerner ! In the other corner you have the big fat corp. fascist who feast on government bailouts – funded by taxpayers money !!!!

    What I don’t understand is aren’t they on the same side ? Both sides feed at the government trough …..

    Who are these crazy people ? Did I ever ask Lerner to represent me ? Why would the poor middle class in America want economic and social devastation and disruption ?

    I’m not Superman, I can’t do a damn thing about these people. Maybe they will “cancel” each other out…. I’m popping the Popcorn and watching the riots this May on TV ….

  • http://google xdemocrat

    Typical democrat THUGS!!!!

  • s c

    Supposedly, FDR had ‘no use’ for collective bargaining. I think it’s safe to conclude that what FDR SAID and what he DID were two different things. OTHERWISE, America wouldn’t be cursed with having to endure collective bargaining NOW.
    Collective bargaining lets agenda-driven union yahoos CONTROL negotiations. It is the diametric opposite of ‘fair.’ It amounts to trying to bargain with the devil [or any other way you want to phrase it].
    Too often, the PEOPLE [TAXPAYERS, that is] get hosed, and union members (especially their lawyers and their thug bosses) laugh all the way to the bank. In particular, public sector unions are nothing less than a ticking time bomb, and only a certified fool could see a public sector union as
    any kind of an asset.
    This will be an incredibly expensive for America to learn. Sadly, it could have been aborted long ago.
    When the stuff hits the fan, people, REMEMBER the role of public sector unions and jobs, job security and “fair negotiations.”


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