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Forward! New Obama Slogan Has Long Ties to Marxism, Socialism

By Victor Morton | Washington Times
May 1, 2012

The Obama campaign apparently didn't look backwards into history when selecting its new campaign slogan, "Forward" — a word with a long and rich association with European Marxism.

Many Communist and radical publications and entities throughout the 19th and 20th centuries had the name "Forward!" or its foreign cognates. Wikipedia has an entire section called "Forward (generic name of socialist publications)."

"The name Forward carries a special meaning in socialist political terminology. It has been frequently used as a name for socialist, communist and other left-wing newspapers and publications," the online encyclopedia explains.

The slogan "Forward!" reflected the conviction of European Marxists and radicals that their movements reflected the march of history, which would move forward past capitalism and into socialism and communism.

The Obama campaign released its new campaign slogan Monday in a 7-minute video. The title card has simply the word "Forward" with the "O" having the familiar Obama logo from 2008. It will be played at rallies this weekend that mark the Obama re-election campaign's official beginning.

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They goofed.

The slogan should be "foreword" and it should come with a disclaimer.

It just makes more sense.

I'm a socialist (Classical Libertarian)

I still vote for Ron Paul.

WTF is your point. I'm nearly fed up with people assuming socialism means statism; that it's inherantly evil. It's just not true.

It's really Marxism,

Socialism is a more palatable expression but neither one is what you think, I'm afraid...

They use words like "Freedom" and "Equality" with the sole intent of taking for themselves the "slackened reins of government." Obama is a puppet of the elite, and they invented socialism. The point is to deceive the people and to establish a despotic police-state regime over the whole world. It's coming soon...

Late May this year, Russian troops will be holding joint military-exercises with U.S. troops for the purpose of securing Denver International Airport against an unnamed threat (media coverage?) Really, their job is to help keep order in the midst of the coming economic crisis which will be created. This airport is being prepared as a huge underground city for the elite (look it up) to take shelter in when they unleash the overwhelming chaos to come.

Obama just recently signed (yet another) an Executive Order giving Interpol immunity within our borders. He has also been at work trying to federalize state military units and deploying the National Guard for his purposes. Worldwide communism is the goal, but they want us to ask for it. All of the violence and bloodshed is designed for that purpose.

I'm not saying you're for this, but you may not have been aware of their intentions. The Russian and Chinese experiments were the works of their hands and they are bold about saying this. They're proud of it. There are some good quotes from David Rockefeller and Edmond Rothschild I could point to. Socialism might work well in Sweden but when it comes to this earth (soon) it is not going to be pretty.

John F

No, I think the Obama campaign

knows EXACTLY what it's doing. When you have a whole two generations being raised on the milk, bread, and butter of European Marxism in our public school system, you can use any page out of the European socialist playbook when cooking up a strategy to win the presidency of the United States. If you doubt this, all you need to do is go have a conversation some time with lower or middle class Democrats (particularly minorities and aging hippies). In their worldview, class, racial, and sexual struggle will ultimately lead to an advanced form of civilization where the government will provide their interpretation of the "General Welfare" clause free-of-charge to every person and animal breathing oxygen. Everyone will be treated equally by everyone else, everyone will have the basic necessities of life and big corporation and rich people (who obviously won't be so rich) will pay for it through their tax dollars. Oh, and lest we forget, there won't be any more need for the opium of the masses (religion). Once we reach this stage of our social evolution, since the government will be providing everyone's basic needs, people won't need to cling to "superstitions" any more for comfort and help in times of need. In their worldview, this is going to eventually happen anyway. How quickly we can get there depends on whether or not we elect "Progressives" or "Regressives".

"The Obama campaign

"The Obama campaign apparently didn't look backwards into history when selecting its new campaign slogan, "Forward"

Oh, they looked backwards alright. It's easy for them because all of this has already been done before.

Too bad it doesn't work.

The Obama campaign is not

The Obama campaign is not trying to hide anything. We know he wants America to fail so his Progressive policies can push us into a socialist system. This is just further proof!

This is why we have to keep fighting for freedom and liberty.

I wish I could stress how important this is!

WE CAN NOT fail.

If WE fail this time around AMERICA will never be the same!

Ron Paul 2012

To arms! To arms! The Redcoats are coming!


"Vorwärts" is German for "Forward"

A socialist newspaper

Socialism and Corporatism both need Authoritarianism to succeed

While one philosophy justifies its transgressions against the rights of individuals in the name of the ‘Greater good’ the other justifies its transgressions against individual rights in the name of a ‘Greater Efficiency’.

Socialism and Corporatism are not at all polar opposites but in fact hold much in common.

Free-Market Capitalism is what truly stands as the polar opposite of both. Yet sadly, many who are opposed to either socialism or corporatism are willing to place the representation held by the many into the hands of the few so as to give strengthened opposing force to a cause whose aim they do not actually understand because it is they do not understand the actual distinctions between capitalism, socialism, and corporatism.

The lines are of course blurred in the eyes of many because it is corporatism promises to use its ’Greater Efficiency’ for what appears to be ’social programs’ aimed at what socialists perceive to be ‘The Greater Good’ such as the ’Affordable Health Care Act’ when in fact such a program is hardly ’socialist’ by any means.

Mussolini and Hitler did exactly this and the people saw and embraced what appeared to be ’socialist’ programs without actually considering the means by which they were delivered and in the name of this greater efficiency were willing to stand by and watch their representation placed into the hands of ’the most qualified’.

The true distinction between Socialism and Corporatism to that of Capitalism is the Authoritarianism over the rights of the individual needed to employ Socialism and Corporatism versus the representation of individual rights remaining instead equally among individuals themselves in the system of Capitalism as power is in the hands of the many.

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead

Obama’s New Campaign Slogan “Forward!” Is a Hitler Youth Marchin

Obama’s New Campaign Slogan “Forward!” Is a Hitler Youth Marching Tune (Video)

Barack Obama’s latest campaign slogan “Forward!” also happens to be a Nazi marching tune.
Vorwärts! Vorwärts! was a marching song of the Hitler youth.


Found this link from www.commieblaster.com

The word "FORWARD" used by the COMMUNIST propaganda

The word "Forward" in Russian is вперёд. As the Moscow Times explains it, "Вперед is another adverb that refers to an action moving toward either a physical space that lies ahead or a time in the future." Forward implies progress. In the Russian communist propaganda it was used to indicate an attack, or a continuation of an attack.

Following are some posters from that time (translation done mostly using Google Translate):

Under the banner of Lenin - FORWARD to the West! (full link)

In the name of the Motherland - FORWARD heroes! (full link)

Valiant soldiers - beat the enemy! FORWARD to the West, for the complete liberation of the Soviet land! (full link)

FORWARD to the West - Red horsemen (full link)

Under the banner of Lenin - FORWARD for the Motherland, for our victory! (full link)

FORWARD, to the victory of communism (full link)

Chinese propaganda:

Go FORWARD, follow the great leader Chairman Mao! (full link)

..., FORWARD, the bayonet! (full link)

Nazi marching song...


Check this out if you don't believe me.


Forward also has long ties to

Forward also has long ties to Judaism, since it's the name of one of our newspapers.

It also has long ties to Johnny Five.

Are you suggesting President Obama is a Jewish communist robot who seeks innnnput?

marxism and socialism are two

marxism and socialism are two huge straw men topics for conservative libertarians(especially those who know nothing about marxism or socialism), just as capitalism is for progressives.

Are they only strawmen, or are there bad ideas there?


Free includes debt-free!


Libertarianism relies on a socialist background that goes unacknowledged because it's so easy to raise the spector of socialism to end any argument and force people in a given direction.

I was thinking most people

I was thinking most people here haven't read enough Benjamin Tucker or Pierre Proudhon to know where libertarianism came from. It was not conservatives who popularized free market economics. The ideas of Mises and Rand came along a while afterward.


This is inconsequential.

We know where Obama stands with regards to his corporatist tendencies, both in terms of ideology as well as legislatively.

This is just fluff -- typical propaganda meant insight fear in the intellectually deficient. Easier to fear the man than the ideas, because ideas require thinking.

He also eats dogs.

Obama doesn't hide who he is.

Obama doesn't hide who he is. Sure, he lies, but he also tells the truth. He made obvious to the world his plans when he used two-face as his campaign symbol. When he laughed at taking his oath and got tripped up by it. It's all in plain sight.

Lol, all you need now is a

Lol, all you need now is a factory worker with his fist raised to the glorious sky where a sun is rising above the fields of grain waiving in the wind of freedom and an American flag in the background..

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Done and done.

Obama logo with sun rising over field w/ American flag:

Occupy communist fist:

Disregard government. Acquire liberty.

A scene from the stage now covering the tunnel and the oncoming

A scene from the stage now covering the tunnel and the oncoming train.

Free includes debt-free!

Irrelevant... and a distraction from the battle before us!

This headline and article I consider to be disinformation, not because it is false, but because it plays into the GOP RNC propaganda that Romney is better than Obama!!

Therefore, though no doubt sincerely intended as information, it is disinformation. It is irrelevant and a distraction from the battle which looms before us!

The battle before us is winning every vote yet to be cast! Getting on the phones and into the heads of the electorate, current or prospective delegates and alternates, with the message of liberty and the un-electability of Romney; the corresponding obvious and imminent electability of Congressman Paul!

Freedom is doomed if the fake antithesis of Obama, Romney, is supported by fear mongering about Gobomb'em!

Freedom and liberty are won by blocking out the sounds of fear and propaganda from the GOP. Instead, if in doubt ask the campaign what you can do for Dr. Paul...

... this week, today, this very hour!

To shine some light on this disinformation.

Now's the time for choosing: Increasing liberty or increasing tyranny?

They are hiding that choice or discrediting that choice or blacking out that choice. Just like they black out Ron Paul.

Free includes debt-free!

Well, if the shoe freakin' fits...

add Fascist and the description is complete. Obama, however, does not differ significantly from most other presidents. And that's why we need President Paul - to stop the slide!

I think Obama should use something he actually said 4 years ago:

"If I haven't turned this economy around in three years, I will be a one term President....."

As if Any One of His Lies

would be the one to make him step down?

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It's the perfect slogan for O. If his Campaign

doesn't use it, we can assist them by plastering it everywhere!


Yeah, go ahead and let your minions in on the agenda you think people are still clueless about, Mr. Prison-dent.

The proof of the Corrupt Establishment just keeps on mounting, doesn't it? It's good to know we're not all crazy. It's not even scary anymore, just in-your-face comedy at this point. Nothing is more powerful than TRUTH and it will flood the world and cleanse it of all of the out-dated systems that are no longer sustainable.

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Well that was easy to see coming

MSNBC has been putting up those stupid "Move Forward" commercials for a very long time now. You know - the ones that are all "Hail Obama" our king has come at last. Of course that was a marketing plan started long ago. The Sheeple will never believe MSNBC would promote marxism - so all of us are just crazy loons for even thinking that.

The use of the word "forward"

was not a mistake and it is supposed to be used in this context. The general public won't get it. They can't even quit looking at their I-phones long enough to think about it. They glance up, see 'forward' and say, yep, forward, good, now back to my facebook app.