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Old 11-11-2009, 02:18 PM
 
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Socialism paranoia..... is irrational and illogical.

Now, before anyone label me a liberal, socialist, communist, and what not, leave the labels at the door, they don't apply. I'm a conservative.

I have a question for those who are against socialism, why are you against socialism? What's wrong with socialism?
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Old 11-11-2009, 02:25 PM
 
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Uh, what the hell is right with Socialism? NOTHING

People should not be held accountable for others actions nor made to feel guilty because some do without or less than themselves. Life isn't fair but it is all about survival of the fittest.

You Can't Make a Weak Man Strong by Making a Strong Man Weak ~Abraham Lincoln
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Old 11-11-2009, 02:27 PM
 
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World's Happiest Countries are Democracies with generous social programs.

World's Happiest Places - Forbes.com
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Old 11-11-2009, 02:29 PM
 
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Highest standard of living countries are what right winger's refer to as "Socialist"

List of countries by Human Development Index - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 11-11-2009, 02:29 PM
 
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Uh, what the hell is right with Socialism? NOTHING

People should not be held accountable for others actions nor made to feel guilty because some do without or less than themselves. Life isn't fair but it is all about survival of the fittest.
That line of thinking is very individualistic. I don't fault you for that, however, most of the world has realized that's not the way to operate.

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You Can't Make a Weak Man Strong by Making a Strong Man Weak ~Abraham Lincoln
Non-applicable quote, times change. This time, the strong men collectively has trillions while the 99% has literally squat. Government is for the people, by the people, and in service of the people, not for a tiny few to control over people.
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Old 11-11-2009, 02:30 PM
 
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The biggest thing "wrong" with it is that it was turned into a scary word, and people can't see beyond that.
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Old 11-11-2009, 02:30 PM
 
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The least corrupt countries in the World are so called "Socialist" countries.

The Top Ten: Least Corrupt Countries
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Old 11-11-2009, 02:33 PM
 
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That line of thinking is very individualistic. I don't fault you for that, however, most of the world has realized that's not the way to operate.

Yeah, and look how good those other countries are doing


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Non-applicable quote, times change. This time, the strong men collectively has trillions while the 99% has literally squat. Government is for the people, by the people, and in service of the people, not for a tiny few to control over people.
And this is the EXACT reason why socialism is horrible! GOVERNMENT is FOR the people BY the people!
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Old 11-11-2009, 02:33 PM
 
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A focus on strong social benefits is something that should be of greater importance in the US. I want to see the wasteful spending cut and lets put our tax dollars to work for the citizens.
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Old 11-11-2009, 02:34 PM
 
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I know I shouldn't get suckered in by this post, but of course the obvious answer is that it does not work and goes against everything that has made us the richest Country in the world and the world leader. Bring it on....
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