Democrats Allow Communists to Infiltrate Their Party Across the Nation

democrat flag democrats communists nation partyThe Communist Party USA (CPUSA) is infiltrating the Democratic Party across the country. Communists, some openly, some secretly, are working in Democratic campaigns, holding Democratic Party leadership positions, and even running for public office on the Democratic Party ballot line.

They also are pushing their policies inside the Democratic Party, to the point where it’s almost impossible to distinguish between the CPUSA and Democratic Party programs. Many comrades work closely with influential congressmembers or U.S. senators.

The CPUSA supports China, Cuba, Venezuela, and the Russian Communist Party—all enemies of the United States. The CPUSA still advocates for the “overthrow of the capitalist class” in the United States, yet the Democrats do absolutely zilch to keep the communists out of their party.

CPUSA infiltration of the Democratic Party is widespread—it affects every region where the communists have a significant presence.

Support and Infiltration

In the San Diego area, two CPUSA members, Carl Wood and Emiliana Sparaco, recently ran for the California Democratic Party Central Committee, from Assembly Districts 76 and 80, respectively.

Wood, a lifelong communist, intended to push for the “Healthy California Act that provides improved Medicare for All, a Living Wage of at least $15/hour, the Green New Deal for a healthy environment with good new jobs in a peace economy, and legislation to promote strong Unions.” In 1999, California’s then-Democratic Gov. Gray Davis appointed Wood to a six-year term on the California Public Utilities Commission, where he “played a significant role in protecting California from the consequences of its disastrous deregulation experiment.”

Sparaco, a former leader of the Young Communist League, traveled to Sochi, Russia, in October 2017, as part of a U.S. communist delegation to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution—keynoted by Vladimir Putin himself. In 2018, Sparaco was a leading activist in Flip the 49th, which helped Democrat Mike Levin win California’s 49thCongressional District.

In Northern California, Sacramento area Democratic Rep. Ami Bera, who serves on the House Foreign Relations Committee, has won several super-close elections with communist help. For example, in 2014, CPUSA members Juan Lopez, Cassie Lopez, Michelle Kern, Nell Ranta, and Mik Diddams canvassed and phone-banked out of Bera’s campaign headquarters.

Further up the left coast in rural Washington state, communists Tim and Joyce Wheeler and Tim’s sister Marion “Honeybee” Wheeler Burns have been active in the Clallam County Democrats for decades. They campaigned for Barack Obama, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, and local Rep. Derek Kilmer. Tim traveled to international communist gatherings for many years as editor of the CPUSA’s People’s World. His father, Don Wheeler, betrayed American secrets to Moscow during World War II while working for U.S. intelligence.

Over in Minnesota, local CPUSA leaders the late Doris and Erwin Marquit were very active inside the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (Minnesota’s Democratic Party affiliate). The couple helped raise funds for congressional aspirant Keith Ellison in their home three times. In 2006, they used their political influence to help get Ellison elected to Congress.

Another Minnesota communist, Mark Froemke, is very active in the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party. Froemke has enjoyed good relations with former Minnesota Sen. Al Franken and former Gov. Mark Dayton.

Swinging down to Chicago, we see CPUSA members such as Pepe Lozano working in the successful Chuy Garcia for Congress campaign. CPUSA member Abdul-Aziz Hassan has worked for 22nd Ward Alderman Ricardo Munoz, a Democrat, for several years. Even CPUSA leader John Bachtell once served as a precinct chairman for U.S. Senate candidate Obama.

In Ohio, former CPUSA chairman Rick Nagin worked inside the Democratic Party for decades. In 2006, Nagin was on the staff of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations 2006 campaign that first elected Sherrod Brown. Nagin also worked closely with Rep. Dennis Kucinich for many years. Nagin has run several times for public office on the Democratic Party ticket and served as the Democratic Leader in Cleveland Ward 14 and on the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party Executive Committee.

In St. Louis, the CPUSA has worked closely with many black Democratic candidates through its front group the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists. Longtime CPUSA member Glenn Burleigh is very active in the Democratic Party and has managed several Democratic campaigns, including Robin Wright-Jones for State Senate and Lewis Reed for St. Louis mayor. Missouri CPUSA leader Tony Pecinovsky will be standing for St. Louis Alderman in 2020, presumably as a Democrat.

Over in New York City, the communists have been working inside the Democratic Party since at least the 1930s.

Former communist Dan Margolis was active in New York City elections, including as the mid-Staten Island coordinator for the 2004 Democratic Party congressional campaign.

According to Margolis’s blog: “I ended up working on many Democratic campaigns during by time in the CPUSA: John Kerry’s, Obama’s twice, [Senator] Kirsten Gillibrand’s, Fernando Ferrer’s (he nearly beat Michael Bloomberg to become mayor of NYC), and a host of others known mostly to NYC residents. I am proud to say that I wrote the first official document in the CPUSA calling for support of Obama in the primaries: I wrote this as chair of the party in Brooklyn, in 2007.”

In 2014, the CPUSA’s Elizabeth Gurley Flynn Club wrote: “Sometimes, we must be free to disagree with Democrats on selected issues, even those whom we have supported, such as Obama on a national level, Jerrold Nadler, a progressive congressman from Manhattan, and Bill DeBlasio, who is New York City’s new progressive mayor. For example, we should be free to advocate a general reduction of our country’s military and to disagree with the Obama Administration’s expansion of some sections of our military forces.”

Across the river in New Jersey, communists such as Estevan Nembhard and Carol Widom were active in Democrat Ras Baraka’s successful 2014 campaign for the mayoralty of Newark. Baraka is the son of one-time CPUSA member Amina Baraka.

Connecticut is the CPUSA’s “jewel in the crown.” The party almost runs the state. The CPUSA is close to Gov. Ned Lamont, as it was to his predecessor Dannel Malloy. Both U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Sen. Chris Murphy are close to the party. Sen. Murphy employed CPUSA member Max Goldman as an aide for nearly three years, while serving on the highly sensitive Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro is very close to CPUSA Connecticut leader Joelle Fishman and her husband Art Perlo—the son of Roosevelt-era Soviet spy ring leader Victor Perlo. In 2012, DeLauro helped organize birthday celebrations for veteran Connecticut communist Al Marder. Comrade Marder is so well regarded in international communist circles that he was invited to Moscow in June 2015 to help the Russian Communist Party celebrate the anniversary of the Soviet defeat of Nazi Germany. Marder even got a big hug from then-Russian Communist Party leader Gennady Zyuganov.

Three other Connecticut congressmembers, Jim Himes (House Intelligence Committee), Joe Courtney (House Armed Services Committee), and John B. Larson work closely with the CPUSA front group Connecticut Alliance for Retired Americans. Even freshman Rep. Jahana Hayes had veteran communist Len Yannielli working in her campaign office.

Down in Texas, the situation is not much better. In Dallas, local communist leader Gene Lantz is very active in the Democratic Party and the Texas Alliance for Retired Americans. Lantz is close to Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology) and is friends with Rep. Marc Veasey (House Armed Services Committee).

In Houston, local CPUSA leader Bernard Sampson doubles as a Democratic Party precinct chairman. The Houston CPUSA ran several comrades for public office in 2018 on the Democratic ticket (it’s illegal to run for office as a communist in Texas).

Comrade Ali Khorasani ran for Congress in Texas District 2 but was defeated in the primary. Communist Penny Shaw ran for a seat on the Harris County Commission but lost with 45 percent of the vote. Party member Sema Hernandez ran a shoestring campaign in the Texas U.S. Senate primary and managed to secure a respectable 250,000 votes.

And this is just the open or easily identifiable members. As a conspiratorial revolutionary organization, the CPUSA keeps much of its membership secret. The CPUSA almost certainly has many secret members and supporters in key positions throughout the Democratic Party.


Millions of grassroots Democrat voters are strongly opposed to communism. Many are descendants of families who fled communism in Eastern Europe, China, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Cuba. Many lost friends or family fighting communism in Vietnam. Many are Catholic, informed of the evils from communism at an early age by their priests, bishops, and popes.

Most would be horrified to know that communists are working openly and secretly at every level of their cherished Democratic Party.

The Democratic Party knows the identities of most of its communist members. The Democrats do more than turn a blind eye; they welcome the revolutionaries into their party.

The Democrats have spent the last two years bashing President Donald Trump for having ties to Russia. Yet the Democrats are willing to tolerate pro-China communists actively working within their own party.

By allowing communists to stand for office on their ticket, Democrats are cheating the American voter. By allowing communists to work closely with Democratic congressmembers and senators, they are endangering national security.

Reprinted with permission from - The Epoch Times - by Trevor Loudon

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8 months ago

I’m 69 years old and I have seen this happening back in 1970 when I attended college. Comintern became a force after the civil war, and around the 1920’s The Frankfurt School Of Germany fed marxist cultural theory to the elite colleges in America such as Columbia and Yale who indoctrinated their professors to teach it to their students. It spread and infected every college across the USA even state colleges! So by the time the 60’s rolled around, the teachers were rolling out “little marxists” and that is why now the millennials embrace Socialism which is the front door to COMMUNISM! They came out with Common Core and federalized the classrooms. It’s too late now to reverse this deep intellectual rot which has entered the Communist democratic party, so now they have ignored and distorted our Constitution, Bill Of Rights and rule of law!! Our free speech has been censored and restricted, you see cancel culture and our media has become the state run propaganda machine for the COMMUNIST DEMOCRATIC PARTY!!! The people are too blind, lazy and passive to fight back, and now CHINA has infiltrated our nation through the universities and Confucius schools. I’m glad I’m on my way out instead of just starting out. But I am very frightened for our young people!

Jesse Evett
11 months ago

I fought against Communism in Vietnam knowing fully that it was not my Country. They ask for help from the USA military, which involved me in their struggle against Communism. I was proud to stand with them and would have given my life if necessary, thank God it wasn’t.
Now, to Communists in America. You know I hate Communism. What you don’t know is I consider the earth/soil of America sacred because so many men and women have given their life fighting for the rights and freedom we enjoy and sometimes take for granted. Threaten this, and you will unleash a hellish madness that has only been witnessed on the battlefield in, live or die, hand to hand combat. I am not saying I have been involved in this situation before, but I am most certainly trained to do it. Plus they are one
Or more of me in every farm, factory building, neighborhood, College, office and work place in America.
Because you have been somewhat successful snickering about the Democratic party and you may be able to change a few policies here and there, but you will never change our way of life. We are American, we were born free and we will live free or WE WILL DIE FREE!!!
God has blessed America and will continue to bless AMERICANS.

1 year ago

wow. seriously, i’d vote for CPUSA candidates before i’d vote for the neoliberal corporate establishment status quo $hills from either party.
however much i doubt that any of the above article is true, i secretly wish that the CPUSA would take over the DNC, because the DNC is a dangerous “private corporation” (self-described) and do not allow for a fair and unbiased primary election process. this only holds water because there is no constitutional guarantee of a fair and unbiased electoral process.
thank you for your time.

Quinn Mallory
1 year ago

In a two-party system, you have to work within one of the parties to get anything done. There are Republicans who would probably be running a fascist party under a different electoral system. There’s nothing newsworthy here.

5 months ago
Reply to  Quinn Mallory

No, the Fascists have also found a home the Democratic party. They go by the name Anifa. They use the Nazi playbook and attack anyone who supports law and order and their primary tactic is to violate the Constitutional right of US citizens especially free speech.

1 year ago

An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before, but had recently failed an entire class.
That class had insisted that Obama’s socialism worked and that no one would be poor and no one would be rich, a great equalizer.
The professor then said, “OK, we will have an experiment in this class on Obama’s plan”.
All grades would be averaged and everyone would receive the same grade so no one would fail and no one would receive an A.
After the first test, the grades were averaged and everyone got a B.
The students who studied hard were upset and the students who studied little were happy.
As the second test rolled around, the students who studied little had studied even less and the ones who studied hard decided they wanted a free ride too so they studied little.
The second test average was a D!
No one was happy.
When the 3rd test rolled around, the average was an F.
The scores never increased as bickering, blame and name-calling all resulted in hard feelings and no one would study for the benefit of anyone else.
All failed, to their great surprise, and the professor told them that socialism would also ultimately fail because when the reward is great, the effort to succeed is great but when government takes all the reward away, no one will try or want to succeed.

1 year ago

The communist were kicked out of Germany in ’39, and settled in California academia as the Frankfurt School. The US is paying the price for backing the wrong side in ww2, don’t believe me, go study up on Patton.

jack smith
1 year ago

hang em all

1 year ago

That is because all of the top leaders of the Democrats are covering up the years that they have worked the open boarders for profit and for their own Child sex acts

Matt Roski
2 years ago

This is only news to people who aren’t paying attention and believe what they are told by the media. Anyone who has glanced over the Constitution should be aware of it’s complete bypass with laws and regulations. As for Communism, please go follow the money. The same Communists from Germany, Poland, France and elsewhere immigrated to the US with open arms. The same money that started WW2 is what owns 90% of the US Media, Entertainment, and publishing. This began long ago, and the buck has been passed generation after generation. This problem will be solved when American citizens solve it through force, otherwise the buck will be passed once again.

2 years ago

Sorry Maxine! Hitler ran on the Progressive Party ticket in Germany. Progressive is just a code name for Communist Party!

2 years ago

Amen, Now you can connect the dots from 1960, Cuban Missel crisses, Chruchetts statement “We will bring America Down from WITHIN”. The election of Bill Clinton and all the aid and treasonous acts he gave to Communist China, N.Korea, and let’s not forget the Biilion of tax Payers dollars he gave to Communist Russia. Don’t forget the number of trips to Russia, China, and other Communist countries, where Bill Clinton earned a $500,000 check for a short speech that he would not allow a reporter to accompany him. I believe a was selling access to Hillary’s private server, that held TOP Secret US information. Then we have Hillary and the “Clinton Foundation” profiting from the illegal sell of Uranian 1 Deal. Bill, Hillary, Obama and the entire Communist Democratic Party (Democratic Party), has been setting America up to fail.

2 years ago

“Enemies of the United States”? more Trump-like, proto-fascist, alt-right hyperbole! and Red baiting too. As I recall, the West deliberately kept the Western front from opening in Europe until June of 1944 so that more millions of our Soviet brothers would die fighting the fascists in the East. We were all allies, if you will recall, until right after the war, the USSR just magically became the bogeyman?! Come off it, as a Communist even back to Gus Hall days in the 1980’s and 90’s, I can freely say, that the Soviet Union was never my enemy growing up in western WI. Brezhnev did not want his grandkids vaporized any more than Reagan did. Capitalism is failing more and more students heavily indebted w/no promise of a union job w/full benefits, and the number one cause of bankruptcy is unpaid medical bills. Capitalism will never solve the problems endemic to capitalism! What we need is socialism to guarantee all Americans regardless of color, race, religion, ancestry, marital status, sexual and gender orientation, a union scale job w/full benefits, taxpayer paid health care and education. The Europeans work less, pay more in taxes, are happier per happiness quotients, live longer, and aren’t jerkin off to “we are the greatest nation on the Earth” as in “American Exceptionalism.” We live in a global world, and nationalism has only given us war and genocide. It’s time we act like it DOES take a global village to raise a child. Let’s end 100 yrs of red baiting, and as a Dem-voter I can tell you this: w/jerk “centrists” in the Dem Party, they are hardly “Communists.” I know, cuz I am a Communist and I do believe that my Lord and Saviour was a democratic socialist as well. All Power to the working collectives (English: unions, Russian: soviets)!!!

2 years ago

I love violence and Karl marx

2 years ago

I support Bernie! I love communism! Ka l Marx is my hero! I joined Antifa so I can bust some heads! I love violence! I love taking hard drugs too! I still live at home with mommy so I have plenty of time to act like a retard!

Lenny P.
2 years ago

Orwell warned us about this in Animal Farm.

Dale Hammond
2 years ago

We true Americans will rue the day a Dem returns to the White House. Even a majority of todays regular Dems will deeply regret becoming part of a fallen America. We are gradually LOSING our FREEDOMS to the EVIL deep state and the Dem party. If YOU vote for a Dem you are voting for the DECLINE of America. PLEAES, PLEASE, PLEASE vote for PRESIDENT TRUMP. He is HATED by left because he beat Crooked Hillary. Most Dems and way too many Repubs are Globalists. We need to be Nationalists to protect America as we know it and to make the world a safer place.o

BA Brewer
2 years ago

She needs to break her habit of starting sentences with, “So,” and, “OK.”

2 years ago

The Democrats have been trying to destroy this country for some time & the people of this country continue to turn a blind eye. The millennials are going along with this because all they hear is how they will get everything for nothing. When will people learn that FREEDOM IS NOT FREE. When we give the gov’t complete control of our lives we will then be a communist country. We will not have the freedom to speak out the way we do now. Have we not learned anything from what happened to countries in past years? So many people lost their lives fighting the communists. Are we going to let this happen in this country? Wake Up. If we allow the Democrats to take over this country, we will NEVER get it back. Our lives will change FOREVER. The Democrats don’t care about the people of this country. They just want to CONTROL the people this country. They are telling us the things that we want to hear. I feel sorry for my children & grandchildren because they will never know the country I grew up in, if we allow the Democrats to take over this country. God be with us.

Betty Moore
2 years ago

We are on our third generation of illiterates and they are mostly Democrats. You should be OUTRAGED by what the Dems are doing in America. They don’t care about you, all they care about is their power and keeping your tax dollars. Over 70,000 men and women under the age of 50 are dying because of open borders, thank Democrats and over 4,000 have been murdered by illegals because of open borders. When are you going to wake up – do you hate your families that much to see then go the road of Venezuela – eating out of garbage cans and killing the animals in the ZOO for food. Like America , Venezuela was one of the richest countries in the world until the Socialist Communist took over and now they are crying for help which President Trump is trying to do for them. American young men and women are spoiled and stupid, they are brainwashed in Colleges run by professors who are communist socialists progressive liberal democrats. WAKE UP AMERICANS YOU ARE KILLING YOUR OWN COUNTRY FROM WITHIN. YOUR PITIFUL AND A DISGRACE.

2 years ago

I remember, working in Public Schools, in 1996, I made a comment about an orientation we were given,that the system started looking more and more like under Socialism. Few co workers told me that I was paranoid. As a person who studied and live under socialism, I could feel it, smell it. As American Naturalized, I always was saying “you born Americans are taking everything for granted, multiculturalism is socialism wrapped with a ribbon, so they can sell it to you. And here we are now, the worst among the worst,the Communists and the bloodiest among the bloodiest,Political Islam united to destroy the American values and the American democracy.

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