A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from August 25, 2011
USSA (United Socialist States of America or United States of Socialist America)

Changing “U.S.A.” to “U.S.S.A.” (for “United Socialist States of America” or “United States of Socialist America") is imitative of “U.S.S.R.” (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics). “USSA” is used whenever someone fears that socialism and totalitarianism is coming to the USA.

The name “United Socialist States of America” has been cited in print since at least 1945, “United States of Socialist America” has been cited in print sinceat least 1949, and “USSA” has been cited in print since at least 1961. A similar USA nickname is “United Stasi of America.”

Urban Dictionary
United Socialist States of America

Starting with FDR’s New Deal and up until the new health care bill from Obama, the United States has plunged further away from its capitalist roots.

Forgetting what made this country a superpower, this socialist trend has plunged the United States into complacency. Socialist programs like social security and medicaid allow those who have no inclination to work to live the same lives of those who earn their paycheck.
The USSA is becoming what it defeated in the Cold War.
by boomsham Apr 4, 2010

23 March 1945, Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer, pg. 12, col. 1:
Dr. Lutz Hits Job Program
at Builders’ Rally

Real Estate Editor
“Once we have given the boot to socialistic national planning and to those bureaucratic nitwits who would shackle us with it, we shall have relieved ourselves of the necessity of explaining to returning war veterans that we have changed the name of our country to the United Socialist States of America.”

This statement was made last night by Dr. Harley L. Lutz, nationally-known economist and professor of public finance at Princeton University, before members of the construction industry at a meeting sponsored by the Cleveland Builders Exchange at Hotel Hollenden.

24 August 1949, Massillon (OH) Evening Independent, pg. 16, col. 1:
Looking Ahead
President, Harding College, Searcy, Ark.
The United States of Socialist America! Do you think you’ll ever see that name printed on a dollar bill? Probably not. Regardless of the name, America can become socialistic anyhow, losing the economic system that has for so long kept this nation prosperous and productive.

18 January 1956, Mexia (TX) Daily News, “Deep in the Heart of Texas” by Sasafrass Sam, pg. 3, col. 4:
Our Democracy, however, is fast changing to Socialism as our Central government gradually absorbs more responsibilities and doles out more aid to the people.

When this evolution is completed the big aemament race between the East and West can end for they will be dominated by the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the United Socialist States of America and surely these two big Socialist nations can then see eye to eye and let the “Cold War” end. Adios.

7 December 1960, Oswego (NY) Palladium-Times, “What People Say,” pg. 3, col. 6:
If this doesn’t happen we’ll likely be the United States of Socialist America.

29 September 1961, Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner, “Socialistic U.S.A.!,” pg. 4, col. 1:
Within a few years—far less than Khrushchev’s estimated 15—we will be living in”


4 October 1961, Mainland Times (La Marque, TX), “Operation Wake-Up” by Harold L. Kerst, pg. 2, col. 1:
The letters U.S.S.R. stand for Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and if we do not soon change our way of thinking in this Country, some day the letters U.S.A. will be changed to U.S.S.A., which will stand for the United Socialist States of America!

23 April 1962, Hays (KS) Daily News, pg. 2, col. 1:
How long until the Fifty United Socialist States of America?

25 January 1965, Oregonian (Portland, OR), pg. 18, col. 4: 
U.S.S.A., Maybe?
To the Editor: Is the Great Society going to create The United States of Socialist America? Let us pray.
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Google Books
A Serious Call to an American Revolution;
A voter’s guide to contemporary issues

By N. Emorey
New Haven, CT: Bulldog Books
Pg. 64:
If we were correctly to designate our country according to its economic design we would have to call it the USSA — United States of Socialist America.

Google Books
The F.O.J. Syndrome in America:
Brainwashing of Americans into a special neurosis, the fear of the Jews--a psychosocial and political inquiry about the real U.S. rulers, the Pharisees/Zionists --

By Ratibor-Ray M. Jurjevich
Glenwood Springs, CO: Ichthys Books
Pg. 316:
There is always, of course, the real possibility that the USA will become the USSA (United Socialist States of America) if the “Jewish” bankers’ schemes succeed, or if the population would largely be wiped out in a nuclear holocaust.

Google Books
Back in the USSA: a novel
By Eugene Byrne and Kim Newman
Shingletown, CA: Mark V. Ziesing Books
Pg. ?:
This is the United Socialist States of America.

OCLC WorldCat record
USSA 2020
Author: James E Couch
Publisher: San Jose [Calif.] : Authors Choice Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:  Book : Fiction : English
Other Titles: U.S.S.A. 2020, United Socialist States of America 2020

Google Books
Trickle Up Poverty:
Stopping Obama’s Attack on Our Borders, Economy, and Security

By Michael Savage
New York, NY: William Morrow
Pg. 56:
What’s more, if Obama succeeds, we’ll go from the USSR to the USSA—the United Socialist States of America—in one generation.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Military/Religion /Health • Thursday, August 25, 2011 • Permalink