Trevor Loudon’s “Who’s Who of House Pro-Socialists…Is Your Representative On The List?” Plus, Manufactured Housing Investing, Stock Updates

DowJones7.08.2020ManufacturedHomeStockUpdatesBroaderMarketSnapshotThere are any number of reasons why manufactured housing should be surging instead of struggling as it has been for some 15 (+/-) years.

The headline report is potentially one of them, but first let’s consider some other points.

An aspect of the HUD Code manufactured home industry’s woes the years of self-evidently ineffective and arguably problematic behavior by the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI).

There will be more on that topic in special report in the near term.

Affordable housing is more in demand than ever.  A third-party data-laced and quotable quote rich report that makes that timely point is found in the article linked below.

So much for MHI’s ‘leadership?’

While RVs and mainstream housing are surging back, where is a similar move toward more manufactured homes?

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Mainstream conventional housing, according to information from third-party sources as noted in reports like the next link reveals.  It seems that mainstream conventional housing, despite the higher costs, is apparently recovering more rapidly than ‘affordable’ manufactured homes.

“Home Prices May Experience Unsustainable Growth” – AEI Housing Center Director Edward Pinto and Research Director Tobias Peter

But beyond internal issues, there are certainly public policy as part of that mix.

There are those who are ‘on record’ in Congress from both sides of the two-major party political divide who have taken favorable stances toward affordable manufactured housing. Some of them are on the list that will follow further below. Rephrased, this list shouldn’t be construed as a ‘tag’ toward their stance toward manufactured housing.

Rather, the list is what it says it is. The Intercessors for America posted the list further below.

Stating the obvious, the author, speaker, and documentary filmmaker has supporters and detractors. As the NZ Herald said, “Trevor Loudon was Act Party vice-president from 2006 to 2008…Loudon’s view of the world will have its supporters and critics.” On Amazon, his book is rated 4.2 stars.

Loudon’s list will be our featured focus, which is found beyond the left-right headline recap today. It is also beyond 2 of the 3 market summary graphics and the quotable quotes tonight. The final manufactured home specific stock values at the closing bell is found below the featured focus and related reports.


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Quotes reflect the view of the person who spoke it, and may or may not reflect the views of this publication and/or our sponsors. It is worth noting that former POTUS Obama VP Joe Biden has recently made a similar pledge to transform America.



Understanding media bias is useful to sifting through possibly hidden agendas.





They often have entirely different proposed solutions, but they each have pointed to several of the same facts. That alone is a big clue.


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Collage is a still from images from the video posted below, which along with the quoted statements that follow, are provided under fair use guidelines for media.

The trailer for what IFA described as Trevor Loudon’s “acclaimed” is below, which says that it is also available on “Vimeo on Demand, Amazon,,” and the full-length version posted further below.

The full length version of the video asks the question. “The Enemies Within: Could your congressman pass an FBI Security Check?”


Dozens of those in Congress that have been identified by Loudon’s research are in the report and video below, each provided under fair use guidelines for media.

On April 5, 2019

QuoteMark1ManufacturedHomeLivingNewsHere’s my list of 50 of the most obvious socialists in the House, with links to my website Keywiki for the backup evidence. Apologies to the many I’ve omitted. Please email me at trevor.newzeal if you’d like to be included in future lists.” So said author Loudon.

Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) Has worked closely with the Communist Party USA since at least 1993. A self-described “Alinskyite.” Traveled to Cuba in 2015.

Ami Bera  (D-CA) Has used Communist Party USA campaign volunteers in 2010, 2014 and 2016. Also close to Democratic Socialists of America.

Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) Very close to several key Communist Party USA allies in San Francisco in the 1970s and ’80s. Also some involvement with Democratic Socialists of America.

Barbara Lee (D-CA) Lee has been close to the Communist Party USA for decades. In the 1990s she was a leading member of the Communist Party spin-off Committees of Correspondence. Has been to Cuba more than 20 times.

Ro Khanna (D-CA) Very close to Democratic Socialists of America.

Salud Carbajal (D-CA) Long history with Democratic Socialists of America members.

Judy Chu (D-CA) Was heavily involved with the now-defunct pro-Beijing Communist Workers Party in the 1970s and ’80s. Still works closely with former members today. China’s best friend in the US Congress.

Raul Ruiz (D-CA) Worked closely with Workers World Party members in Massachusetts in the late 1990s.

Karen Bass (D-CA) Was actively involved with the Marxist-Leninist group Line of March in the 1980s. Still works closely with former members. Mentored by a leading Communist Party USA member. Also close to Democratic Socialists of America and some Freedom Road Socialist Organization members. Has been to Cuba at least 4 times.

Maxine Waters (D-CA) Long history with the Communist Party USA. Also ties to some Communist Workers Party and Workers World Party fronts. Has employed staff members from Democratic Socialists of America and League of Revolutionary Struggle.

Joe Courtney (D-CT) Has worked closely with several Communist Party USA leaders.

Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) Has worked extremely closely with the Communist Party USA for many years. Traveled to Cuba in 2014.

Jim Himes (D-CT) His 1988 thesis “The Sandinista Defense Committees and the Transformation of Political Culture in Nicaragua” was a sympathetic portrayal of Marxist government’s civilian spy network. Has worked closely with one Communist Party USA front group.

Kathy Castor (D-FL) Has worked closely with Cuba and pro-Castro organizations to open US trade with the communist island.

John Lewis (D-GA) Worked closely with the Communist Party USA and Socialist Party USA in the 1960s. In recent years has worked with Democratic Socialists of America members.

Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) Has worked with Democratic Socialists of America members through her political career. Ties to some Filipino-American “former communists.” Worked with Communist Party USA affiliated former Congressman Dennis Kucinich to defend Soviet-Russian puppet Syrian leader Bashar-al-Assad.

Bobby Rush (D-IL) Former leader of the Maoist-leaning Black Panther Party. Has worked closely with Communist Party USA and Democratic Socialists of America. Has traveled to Cuba twice.

Jesus “Chuy” Garcia (D-IL) Has worked closely with the Communist Party USA for nearly 40 years.

Danny Davis (D-IL) Was a member of Democratic Socialists of America in the mid 2000s. Has worked closely with the Communist Party USA since the 1980s. Also close to Committees of Correspondence in the 1990s.

Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) Was a member of Democratic Socialists of America in the 1980s and has continued to work closely with the organization. Has also worked closely with some Communist Party USA members.

Dave Loebsack (D-IA) has worked closely with Socialist Party USA and
Democratic Socialists of America members for many years.

John Yarmuth (D-KY) has worked with Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism members. Traveled to Cuba in 2011.

Jamie Raskin (D-MD) has worked closely with Democratic Socialists of America for many years.

Jim McGovern (D-MA) has supported Latin American socialist and revolutionary groups for 20 years. Has traveled to Cuba at least three times.

Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) Has been endorsed by Democratic Socialists of America. Worked with Freedom Road Socialist Organization front groups and with the pro-Beijing Chinese Progressive Association in Boston.

Andy Levin (D-MI) Close to Democratic Socialists of America for at least a decade.

Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) Democratic Socialists of America member.

Betty McCollum (D-MN) Close ties to communist Laos. Has worked with Democratic Socialists of America members. Traveled to Cuba in 2014.

Ilhan Omar (D-MN) Supported by Democratic Socialists of America- controlled groups Our Revolution and National Nurses United. Reportedly a self-described “Democratic Socialist.”

Bennie Thompson (D-MS) Was close to the Communist Party USA for many years. Also supported one Communist Workers Party organization. Traveled to Cuba in 2000 and worked with Fidel Castro to train leftist American medical students in Cuba.

William Lacy Clay (D-MO) Has worked with Communist Party USA fronts for many years.

Greg Meeks (D-NY) Has traveled to Cuba at least 3 times. Was a strong supporter of Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez.

Grace Meng (D-NY) Very close to the pro-Beijing Asian Americans for Equality. Was also active in a radical Korean-American organization.

Nydia Velasquez (D-NY) Close ties to Democratic Socialists of America. Welcomed Fidel Castro to Harlem in 1995.

Yvette Clarke (D-NY) Addressed a Workers World Party rally in 2005. A close ally of a prominent Democratic Socialists of America member. Traveled to Cuba in 2007.

Jerry Nadler (D-NY) Was a member of the Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee in the 1970s and was involved with Democratic Socialists of America in the ’80s and ’90s.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) A member of Democratic Socialists of America.

Jose Serrano (D-NY) Close ties to the Communist Party USA and Democratic Socialists of America. Was a strong supporter of Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez.

G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) Some connection to Workers World Party and Freedom Road Socialist Organization. Also close to the “former” communist-led Moral Mondays movement.

Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) Ties to Democratic Socialists of America. Traveled to Cuba in 2002.

Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) Ties to Democratic Socialists of America.

Steve Cohen (D-TN) Close ties to Memphis Socialist Party USA members. Traveled to Cuba in 2011.

Sylvia Garcia (D-TX) Elected to the Texas State House with Communist Party USA support. Works closely with a major communist-influenced organization.

Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) Long relationship with the Communist Party USA. Traveled to Cuba at least twice.

Marc Veasey (D-TX) Very close relationship with the Communist Party USA.

Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) Has been involved with Democratic Socialists of America since the 1980s.

Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) Has been involved with Freedom Road Socialist Organization-connected groups for many years.

Mark Pocan (D-WI) Close to some Democratic Socialists of America activists. Long-time active supporter of Colombian revolutionary movements.

Gwen Moore (D-WI) Has been mentored by leading Democratic Socialists of America and Communist Party USA members.

Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) Former Young Peoples Socialist League member. Long connection to Democratic Socialists of America.



If the “system is rigged” – as Senator Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and President Donald J. Trump have all said, then that begs serious questions. Who rigged it? How rigged is the system, when it comes to markets and business?





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