Major 2016 Presidential Candidates for Both Parties Represent Different Flavors of Tyranny

I originally posted the following information and statement onto my Facebook wall…

Sadly, too many Americans seem to completely doublethink their way through the political landscape of this country. They’re outraged by ex-KKK leader, David Duke’s, endorsement of Trump:

Ex-KKK Leader, David Duke Declares Support for Donald Trump:
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2016/02/25/david-duke-trump/80953384/

However, they are either ignorant of, or apologists for, Hillary Clinton’s public praise of Robert Byrd (an ex-KKK member who served as Democratic senator of West Virginia, while also becoming both Democratic majority and minority leader between the early and late 1980s):

Flashback: Hillary Clinton Praised Former KKK Member, Senator Robert Byrd:
http://dailycaller.com/2016/02/29/flashback-hillary-clinton-praised-former-kkk-member-sen-robert-byrd-video/

Meanwhile, they have no problem with the Communist Party’s endorsement of Bernie Sanders last year, though this particular system of “government” is directly responsible for murdering approximately 100 million human beings in the past century…

The Communist Party Endorsed Sanders Last Year So the Media Should Be Asking Him to Disavow That Any Second Now:
http://brianmcarey.com/2016/02/29/the-communist-party-just-endorsed-bernie-sanders-so-the-media-should-be-asking-him-to-disavow-that-any-second-now/

Mass Killings Under Communist Regimes:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass_killings_under_Communist_regimes

Supporters of Sanders also typically ignore the fact that so-called “Communist States” never even use such a term to describe themselves, and prefer to refer to their political system as a “Socialist State,” and/or a “Workers’ State” (while often identifying by the term “Republic,” too, ironically, and also engaging in “elections”)!

Communist State:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communist_state

According to the fully-cited Wikipedia article above: “A communist state is a state that is governed by a single party adhering to some variation of Marxism–Leninism as its guiding ideology.[1] The term ‘Communist state’ is used by Western historians, political scientists and media to refer to these countries. However, contrary to Western usage, these states do not describe themselves as ‘communist’ nor do they claim to have achieved communism; they refer to themselves as Socialist states or Workers’ states that are in the process of constructing socialism.[2][3][4][5]”

Citations:

[1] Busky, Donald F. (July 20, 2000). Democratic Socialism: A Global Survey. Praeger. p. 9. ISBN 978-0275968861. “In a modern sense of the word, communism refers to the ideology of Marxism-Leninism.”

[2] Wilczynski, J. (2008). The Economics of Socialism after World War Two: 1945-1990. Aldine Transaction. p. 21. ISBN 978-0202362281. “Contrary to Western usage, these countries describe themselves as ‘Socialist’ (not ‘Communist’). The second stage (Marx’s ‘higher phase’), or ‘Communism’ is to be marked by an age of plenty, distribution according to needs (not work), the absence of money and the market mechanism, the disappearance of the last vestiges of capitalism and the ultimate ‘whithering away of the state.”

[3] Steele, David Ramsay (September 1999). From Marx to Mises: Post Capitalist Society and the Challenge of Economic Calculation. Open Court. p. 45. ISBN 978-0875484495. “Among Western journalists the term ‘Communist’ came to refer exclusively to regimes and movements associated with the Communist International and its offspring: regimes which insisted that they were not communist but socialist, and movements which were barely communist in any sense at all.”

[4] Rosser, Mariana V. and J Barkley Jr. (July 23, 2003). Comparative Economics in a Transforming World Economy. MIT Press. p. 14. ISBN 978-0262182348. “Ironically, the ideological father of communism, Karl Marx, claimed that communism entailed the withering away of the state. The dictatorship of the proletariat was to be a strictly temporary phenomenon. Well aware of this, the Soviet Communists never claimed to have achieved communism, always labeling their own system socialist rather than communist and viewing their system as in transition to communism.”

[5] Williams, Raymond (1983). “Socialism”. Keywords: A vocabulary of culture and society, revised edition. Oxford University Press. p. 289. ISBN 0-19-520469-7. “The decisive distinction between socialist and communist, as in one sense these terms are now ordinarily used, came with the renaming, in 1918, of the Russian Social-Democratic Labour Party (Bolsheviks) as the All-Russian Communist Party (Bolsheviks). From that time on, a distinction of socialist from communist, often with supporting definitions such as social democrat or democratic socialist, became widely current, although it is significant that all communist parties, in line with earlier usage, continued to describe themselves as socialist and dedicated to socialism.”

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