How the Ten Planks of the COMMUNIST MANIFESTO were Accomplished in America
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How the Ten Planks of the
were Accomplished in America
Communist Manifesto Plank #1: Abolition of property (rights) in land and application of all rents (taxes) of land to public purposes
Democracy: Zoning, School tax (from Property "rents") Equitable interest in land, no alodial title. No free holders. Accomplished: 14th Amend U.S. Const. 1868. Title 17 health and safety code.
Communist Manifesto Plank #2: A heavy progressive or graduated income tax.
Democracy: 501 (c)(3) corporate churches/businesses. Income tax - IRS (Title 26) Fed. tax can take up to 88% of income. Social Security. Public Property (state police powers)
Accomplished: 16th Amend U.S. Const. 1913. Social Security Act 1936. JHR 192, 1933
Communist Manifesto Plank #3: Abolition of all right to inheritance.
Democracy: Limited inheritance via inheritance tax.
Accomplished: Estate tax 1916
Communist Manifesto Plank #4: Confiscation of the property of emigrants and rebels.
Democracy: Confiscation of drug-merchant property "War on Drugs" IRS confiscation of private property without due process. RICO Act (Racketeering Influenced & Corrupt Organizations) Imprisonment of "terrorist" and those who write or speak against the government.
Accomplished: Public Law 99-570 1986. Established 1970. Sedition Act 1798 also used in 1940's and 1988.
Communist Manifesto Plank #5: Centralization of credit in the hands of the state, by means of a national bank with state capital and an exclusive monopoly.
Democracy: Federal reserve Banks. All local banks use credit & are members of Fed. reserve System and regulated by the U.S. Govt. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Accomplished: Federal Reserve Act 1913. Federal Reserve Act 1933.
Communist Manifesto Plank #6: Centralization of the means of communication and transport in the hands of the state.
Democracy: Interstate Commerce Commission. Federal Communication Commission (FCC) US Civil Aeronautics. Federal Aviation Agency (FAA)
Accomplished: ICC Act 1887. The Commissions Act 1934. Est 1938. Est 1958.
Communist Manifesto Plank #7: Extension of factories and instruments of production owned by the state, the bringing into cultivation of wastelands, and the improvement of the soil generally with a common plan.
Democracy: Anti-trust Acts. Department of Commerce and Labor. Dept. of Agriculture. Dept. of Interior (Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service, Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Mines, Nat'l Park Service, Fish and Wildlife Service)
Accomplished: Established 1902. Established 1903. Established 1862. Established 1849.
Communist Manifesto Plank #8: Equal liability of all labor (for the National debt). Establishment of industrial armies, especially for Agriculture.
Democracy: "Two income families" because of inflation and National debt. Woman's Suffrage. Affirmative action. Socialist Unions. International Workers of the World (Chicago)
Accomplished: Women in the work place 1920's 19th Amend., U.S. Const. 1920. Civil Rights Act 1964. Established 1869. Established 1905.
Communist Manifesto Plank #9: Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries, gradual abolition of the distinction between town and country, by a more equable distribution of the population over the country.
Democracy: Farms lost to "the suburbs" and manufacturing/commercialism. Perverted technology/corporate farms. National farmers Alliance and Industrial Union
Accomplished: 1880-1990's (Title 17 "Zoning") Took hold 1910-1990's/ 1870's-1880's.
Communist Manifesto Plank #10: Free education for all children in public schools. Abolition of children's factory labor in its present form.
Democracy: Sate run, tax financed schools. Socialized/progressive education. Child Labor Act, Pennsylvania. Children now work with State approval. Abolition of private education.
Accomplished: Horace Mann 1837-1848. John Dewey 1870-1910. established 1848.
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