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400 Years of Rejecting Communism

The Mayflower landed in the New World on December 18, 1620–four hundred years ago. In this election year, 2020, when at least 74 million voters rejected communism in the guise of the Harris/Biden ticket, it behooves us all to remember the first time that communism was tried and then soundly rejected in what became the United States of America.

Following are excerpts from A Thanksgiving Lesson, by Chip Wood: [emphasis added to quotes]

Did you know that our Pilgrim forefathers tried communism when they first landed at Plymouth Rock? …

The Pilgrims who arrived at Plymouth Rock in 1620 were incredibly brave and hardy souls. They were motivated by the noblest of virtues. They vowed, each and every one, to be as selfless as possible—to always put the needs of the group first. They agreed to own everything in common and to share everything equally.

And their naïve piety almost killed the entire colony. …

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