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California Democratic Party and Child Slavery

by Kirk Marsten Friday, Apr. 09, 2010 at 10:30 AM

Children are worked long hours by the Democratic Party without pay. Their reward is often theft of their works and abuse from the people running the party.

While Democrats pretend to scoff at foreign countries that use child slave labor to work long hours to create toys and clothes, the Democratic Party’s objection to use of child slave labor is a matter of the pot calling the kettle black.

The Democratic Party often encourages elementary school children to work 50 to 80 hour or longer work weeks. Though they are not paid, these children expect a minimal level of respect. Not only are they give no money, they are treated like slaves, unworthy of respect.

Most Democratic victories would not take place without the hard labor of children under the age of 18. These children have walked precincts in dangerous areas, collected donations, convinced legislators to change laws, stood up to Republicans at the risk of their safety, all encouraged by the Democratic Party. Many of the recent election victories were a result of children convincing their parents, neighbors and school officials to vote Democrat. Sometimes documents written by children are plagiarized by party members as a way of establishing that children don’t even have the rights to their own words.

How much respect to these child laborers who work long hours receive? For all their labor and success, the children were treated as badly as slaves who were deserving of nothing

Children created the Progressive Caucus of the California Democratic Party. One of the lead children was elected an officer by the largest margin any officer, to date, has won in any election in that caucus. She reportedly received a vast majority of votes of the approximately 1000 would-be members in attendance. In that election, the child officer beat out leaders of Progressive Democrats of America and current officers, Dotty Lemieux and Brad Parker, neither of whom got enough votes to make it onto the initial board. The caucus unanimously approved the inclusion of children as members and officers.

Some of the adults were jealous of the youth. Jo Olson, Joye Swan, Mal Bernstein, Ahjamu Makalani, Mayme Hubert, Jeffrey Killeen, and an officer whose name was not supplied brutally expelled the youth, trashing their generation with abusive language and insults a few months later at a meeting with a handful of participants. We are told that Makani, still an officer of the caucus, used his physical bulk to violently frighten smaller individuals at that meeting and that Mal Bernstein, another current officer, pulled a chair out from one of the children, apparently trying to cause her to fall to the floor. We are told that the abusive language and insults against children in general lasted for over half an hour before the children were forced out of the room. The children were not allowed to speak at all that day and were told that the exclusion vote had been taken at a private meeting of the small number of expelling officers without notice to those affected or to members of the caucus in general. The caucus that would not exist without the labor of children became a symbol of child slavery and child abuse.

When the children tried to get the platform committee, headed by Christine Pelosi, to give them rights, Dr. Jo Olson of the platform committee gave her medical opinion that everyone under 18 was burdened with an inferior brain that was incapable of cognitive thought. One by one, the members of the platform committee openly stated their belief that children were lazy and stupid and undeserving of any rights for their hard labor.

When awards are given by the Democratic Party, they never go to children who have worked long hours for the party. They go to friends or relatives of people in positions to get them those awards. Most of those receiving awards have never walked a precinct or made one phone call in support of a candidate. In fact, by its conditions, children are ineligible to receive the JRK award as they are too young. Children who work long hours are always shafted by the very political party they trust and support.

Are the actions of the Democratic Party a violation of the labor code? Party leaders work children longer hours than the labor code allows and return to them abuse, instead of rights or compensation. This is slavery and a practice that a party that condemns slavery should oppose. As restitution, the Democratic Party should be required to track down all youth who have worked long hours and compensate them for their time.

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