WHY ARE CONGRESSMEN NOT INCLUDING ‘DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISTS OF AMERICA’ MEMBERSHIPS IN THEIR ELECTION CAMPAIGNS?
“After decades of failed attempts to take over America via their third party initiatives that couldn’t break America’s two party system, leaders of both the Communist Party USA and Socialist Party USA chose a new strategy.
The membership includes these notable Representatives:
Sheila Jackson-Lee - (TX-18, Houston)*
Eddie Bernice Johnson – (TX 30, Dallas)*
Charles Rangle - (NY 15, Harlem)*
John Conyers – (MI 14, Detroit)*
Barney Frank – (MA 4, Newton)
Alan Grayson – (FL 8, Orlando)
6 Representatives from Illinois are members –
Bobby Rush - (IL-1, Chicago)*
Jesse Jsckson, Jr.- (IL-2, Chicago Heights)*
Luis Gutierrez - (IL-4, Chicago)
Danny Davis - (IL-7, Chicago)*
Jan Schakowsky - (IL-9, Chicago
Phil Hare - (IL-17, Rock Island)
California has the most members with 15 –
Lynn Woolsey (CA-6, Santa Rosa) - Co-Chair
George Miller (CA-7, Richmond) – Chairman
Barbara Lee (CA-9, Oakland) – Chairwoman*
Pete Stark (CA-13, Fremont)
Michael Honda (CA-15, San Jose)
Sam Farr (CA-17, Monterey)
Henry Waxman (CA-30, Los Angeles)
Xavier Becerra (CA-31, Los Angeles)
Judy Chu (CA-32, El Monte)
Diane Watson (CA-33, Los Angeles)*
Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-34, Los Angeles)
Maxine Waters (CA-35, Inglewood)*
Laura Richardson (CA-37, Long Beach)*
Linda Sánchez (CA-39, Lakewood)
Bob Filner (CA-51, San Diego)
There is also one stand out former member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus:
Nancy Pelosi (CA -8) who resigned her membership upon becoming minority leader of the house.
Hon. Diane Watson (CA-33)
Hon. Sheila Jackson-Lee (TX-18)
Hon. Mazie Hirono (HI-02)
Hon. Dennis Kucinich (OH-10)
Hon. Bernie Sanders (VT)
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 Fatta (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 McGovrn (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)
Why are these people hell bent on destroying our free enterprise system?
- 10 years agoFavorite Answer
Leftists always work undercover because nobody else really wants to live under their rule, not even old school democrats.
This is from the FAQ page of the CPUSA website---
The Communist Party stands for the interests of the American working class and the American people. It stands for our interests in both the present and the future. Solidarity with workers of other countries is also part of our work. We work in coalition with the labor movement, the peace movement, the student movement, organizations fighting for equality and social justice, the environmental movement, immigrants rights groups and the health care for all campaign.
But to win a better life for working families, we believe that we must go further. We believe that the American people can replace capitalism with a system that puts people before profit - socialism.
We are rooted in our country's revolutionary history and its struggles for democracy. We call for "Bill of Rights" socialism, guaranteeing full individual freedoms.
Until we win enough support to change the system, communists call for radical reforms under capitalism. We call for nationalization of the banks, railroads, and industries like steel and auto. Everyone who wants to work should be guaranteed a job or get unemployment payments until she/he can find a job. We say put the unemployed to work at union wages on massive public works programs to rebuild our cities, provide affordable housing for the homeless, build mass transit, and clean up the environment!
Our outlook is based on the social science of Marxism-Leninism. We study history, politics and economics in order to change the world.
---Sounds just like what the dems are working towards to me.
- fazekasLv 44 years ago
Any data that those plans have labored? The Democrats have labored in direction of the renovation of the capitalist device in simple terms because of the fact the Republicans have, commonly to the part of instituting socialism for the wealthy. Socialism is basically approximately recuperating the situations of those on the decrease rungs of the socioeconomic ladder. seem who have been given bailed out. It easily wasn't Joe Sixpack residing paycheck to paycheck or finding for artwork (or perhaps on welfare for that remember). All this communicate approximately socialism is in simple terms what human beings worry or anticipate Obama will do or is doing, no longer what's happening now. Is a public well-being care selection greater in direction of socialism than wild west laissez-faire capitalism? possibly, yet there may be circumstances while the government has to accomplish a little issues that lean in direction of socialism to maintain the loose marketplace democratic device. there's a clause in the form that states Congress could make rules to sell the uncomplicated sturdy. jointly as that is been too widely interpreted by many on the left, that is been notably plenty ignored by the main appropriate, who look to believe that the government could be in the business enterprise of no longer something greater beneficial than national protection and criminal justice (and legislating morality sometimes) If the government had no longer stepped in to diminish the excesses of organic capitalism in the late nineteenth century, we would have had a communist revolution in the USA. bypass back and seem at how the uncomplicated worker lived in those days. the sturdy old days they weren't.
- 10 years ago
When the Socialist Party of America broke up in the 60s they joined the Democratic party. That's why they're not Liberals anymore and are Socialist Regressives.
"The American people will never knowingly adopt Socialism. But under the name of 'liberalism' they will adopt every fragment of the Socialist program, until one day America will be a Socialist nation, without knowing how it happened."
Norman Thomas (1884-1968) six-time U.S. Presidential candidate for the Socialist Party of America
- tonalc2Lv 710 years ago
Because they are not members of this group.
They are in a congressional caucus known as the Congressional Progressive Caucus. They have nothing to do with the Socialist Party. It was formed TWENTY years ago. I guess it's taking you that long to figure out their "nefarious plot."