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Old 09-27-2016, 10:03 PM
Location: Prepperland
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Originally Posted by 2mares View Post
And what again does any of this have to do with the idea of feminization/sensitization?
The appeal of socialism (being "cared for" by government) has a gender bias.
In fact, when the Act was written, it was deliberately set up to benefit women more than men.
(1930s actuarial data listed 55 - 57 as the average male lifespan)

The bulk of American laborers (men) were bamboozled into working their whole lives for the benefit of another.

In one sense, American women shifted their allegiance from their menfolk to the anonymous worker, whose taxes paid their benefits.

This certainly empowered women to dominate men, politically, as well as economically.

It also facilitated divorces, since women could compel men to pay noncustodial child support. Who needs the hassle of a husband when one can be Queen of the household?

It was also inequitable.
Ida May Fuller was the first beneficiary of recurring monthly Social Security payments.
Miss Fuller's claim was the first one on the first Certification List and so the first Social Security check, check number 00-000-001, was issued to Ida May Fuller in the amount of $22.54 and dated January 31, 1940.
She received monthly Social Security checks until her death in 1975 at age 100. By the time of her death, Fuller had collected $22,888.92 from Social Security monthly benefits, compared to her contributions of $24.75 to the system.
(Who needs menfolk, when you can get government to "skin them alive" them for your benefit, eh ladies?)

It also backfired, since ever rising tax loads pushed women into the workforce.

Restating, socialism was 'sold' to the ladies, who were the prime beneficiaries, not realizing they were selling themselves and their children into perpetual servitude to the collectivist State.

When socialism does collapse, the Feminization of America will swiftly reverse.

Old 09-27-2016, 10:18 PM
Location: Prepperland
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Originally Posted by Ro2113 View Post
This is just nuts. No I would rather not go backwards to the early 20th century. If you and those like you want to then go ahead. Just leave the rest of us alone. I doubt many of you could last that long in those days anyway.
What is "nuts" about a family's children being an asset to them?
Do you find it repugnant that a child might have to do chores around the house?
Or if on a farm, might have to feed and care for animals?
Or do some chores in the garden?

Why do you support the idea that the STATE should dictate what parents can or cannot do with their children? Did the State somehow gain power and authority over all people? Why should a court rule on "custody" of children?
Don't the parents absolutely own their own children?

That's the core issue : absolute ownership.
American law recognizes that people have endowed rights to absolutely own.
Socialism (and communism, etc) abolish private property rights and replaces them with collective ownership, and thus submission to the socialist state.

From the Communist manifesto: "In this sense, the theory of the Communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property."
❏ COMMUNISM - the ownership of property, or means of production, distribution and supply, by the whole of a classless society, with wealth shared on the principle of 'to each according to his need', each yielding fully 'according to his ability'. - - - Webster's Dictionary.

❏ SOCIALISM - A political and economic theory advocating collective ownership of the means of production and control of distribution. It is based upon the belief that all, while contributing to the good of the community, are equally entitled to the care and protection which the community can provide. - - - Webster's dictionary
Socialism and communism = COLLECTIVE ownership.
To me, that sounds disgusting.
“Contemplate the mangled bodies of your countrymen, and then say 'what should be the reward of such sacrifices?' Bid us and our posterity bow the knee, supplicate the friendship and plough, and sow, and reap, to glut the avarice of the men who have let loose on us the dogs of war to riot in our blood and hunt us from the face of the earth? If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen!”
- - - Samuel Adams

For those who would not remain enslaved.
“Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!”
- - - Patrick Henry

Ten Planks of the Communist Manifesto
1. Abolition of property in land and application of all rents of land to public purposes.
2. A heavy progressive or graduated income tax.
3. Abolition of all right of inheritance.
4. Confiscation of the property of all emigrants and rebels.
5. Centralisation of credit in the hands of the State, by means of a national bank with State capital and an exclusive monopoly.
6. Centralisation of the means of communication and transport in the hands of the State.
7. Extension of factories and instruments of production owned by the State; the bringing into cultivation of waste-lands, and the improvement of the soil generally in accordance with a common plan.
8. Equal liability of all to labour. Establishment of industrial armies, especially for agriculture.
9. Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries; gradual abolition of the distinction between town and country, by a more equitable distribution of the population over the country.
10. Free education for all children in public schools. Abolition of children's factory labor in its present form and combination of education with industrial production.
Via burdensome taxes, myriad rules and regulation, and bureaucracy, the government has covert control over the nation, its workers, industries, transportation, education, and even entertainment.

Welcome to the People's Democratic Socialist Republic of America. . .
Only it's "Big Sister" in control.
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