Communism has long been regarded with fear in the US, viewed as antithetical to American values and democracy. The US spent much of the 20th century in battle against it, seeking to contain it in Korea, Vietnam and elsewhere, hot wars fought as part of the cold war with the Soviet Union.
Decades were spent attempting to root out communism at home, including during the first red scare following the first world war and the second red scare of the 1940s and 1950s, in which Senator Joseph McCarthy led “investigations” to out suspected communists in government and public life. Accusations of communism, as well as socialism, continue to be leveled by conservatives against mainstream liberal politicians, including Barack Obama.
But the U.S. education system has failed and it seems that a huge piece of the liberal youth seeks refuge in the claws of communism.
A counter-terrorism expert John Guandolo believes the riots that have taken place across the country are a “coordinated effort” by Marxist and communist groups.
He singled out Antifa and Black Lives Matter as “communist organizations” during an appearance on The Kyle Olson Show.
But it seems that the Dems are also using this to gain more power.
Even some of their policies remind of communist Russia.
While private gyms in Democrat-controlled San Francisco have had to remain shut down, government-owned gyms have been open for months, while private businesses are dying.
NBC News in the Bay Area reports:
San Francisco Government Buildings Keep Gyms Open, Crush Private Gym Owners
For months, the city of San Francisco’s health order has prevented local gyms from opening its doors, but some city-owned gyms have been back open for months and are allowing city employees to use them, crushing private gym owners.
It’s shocking, it’s infuriating,” said Daniele Rabkin from Crossfit Golden Gate.
She said she has done everything she can to keep her gym on Sutter Street alive.
“Even though they’re getting exposed, there are no repercussions, no ramifications? It’s shocking,” she said.
Rabkin even reached out to a couple police officers she knows in the neighborhood asking them if they needed a place to work out since their station gym was supposedly closed.
But a text exchange appeared to show they did have access to the SFPD Northern District Police Station on FIllmore Street — and police said Thursday that safety and cleaning protocols, as well as occupancy limits, have been established in department gyms.
“It just demonstrates that there seems to be some kind of a double standard between what city employees are allowed to do and what the residents of San Francisco are allowed to do,” said Dave Karraker, owner of MX3 Fitness in the Castro.
Is this the rise of communism in our country?
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