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Old 07-17-2010, 01:03 PM
 
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I find it just as offensive when people talk about the "Pro's" of Marxist/Socialist ideals as anyone talking about racist ideals, but the difference is that racist are extremely marginalized in small groups like the KKK or the Black Panthers but people with openly Marxist/Socialist ideals are given a pass and are seen as a legitimate part of the political spectrum by many on the left.
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Old 07-17-2010, 01:16 PM
 
Location: 3rd rock from the sun
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Communists are marginalized in the US - but "socialist" seems to be a term thrown about at anyone left of Sarah Palin.
Who are these Marxist/Socialists who are seen as a legitimate part of the political spectrum?
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Old 07-17-2010, 01:18 PM
 
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Socialists should have free speech rights, but stared at blankly for extremely long periods of time.
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Old 07-17-2010, 01:32 PM
 
Location: 38°14′45″N 122°37′53″W
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Seriously? troll bait or what?

the foundation of either concepts (racism & socialism) are complete opposites.
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Old 07-17-2010, 01:42 PM
 
Location: Rural Northern California
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Socialists should have free speech rights, but stared at blankly for extremely long periods of time.
Haha, I actually laughed out loud at this.
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Old 07-17-2010, 09:16 PM
 
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Communists are marginalized in the US - but "socialist" seems to be a term thrown about at anyone left of Sarah Palin.
Who are these Marxist/Socialists who are seen as a legitimate part of the political spectrum?
Those who preach and legislate big government control and collectivism over the individual liberties and states rights secured in the Constitution.

Hopefully voters will wake up and find a cure for this come the Aug. 3rd primaries and Nov. 2nd elections.
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