FDR’s New Deal ‘Planned economy or planned destruction?’ political cartoon published in the Chicago Tribune on April 21, 1934.
On Wednesday [June 10, 2009] the Trib reprinted the cartoon with the caption “This is a 1934 Chicago Tribune political cartoon that many say rings true in today’s political and economic climate. What do you think?”
Plan of action for U.S.
Spend! Spend! Spend!
Under the guise of ‘recovery‘
Bust the government.
Blame the ‘capitalists‘ for the failure.
Junk the ‘constitution‘.
Declare a dictatorship.
Ring any bells? From where I sit the din is deafening.
“The strategy of forcing political change through orchestrated crisis. The “Cloward-Piven Strategy” seeks to hasten the fall of capitalism by overloading the government bureaucracy with a flood of impossible demands, thus pushing society into crisis and economic collapse.” >>>