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Old 02-17-2012, 04:04 PM
 
Location: Southcentral Kansas
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I keep seeing people from the left side of things talk about who does and who doesn't know what socialism. Those people keep coming in with the differences between communism and socialism. Well now here is what I find socialism is right from the website CPUSA. That would be Communist Party USA. Wonderful place to read when you do it for fun as I do. Anyway, here is their definition of socialism and why capitalism is so bad. Take a chance of learning how Communists see the world, especially the USA.


"Twenty-first century science and technology make it possible for all the world's people to have good food, good health, good education, a good job and a fulfilling life."

"What stands in the way? Capitali$m - an economic and political system that puts profits before people"


These are the two first things you find on this page. Does any of this sound a lot like what we hear right here at C-D pretty often.

Feeling locked out of the American Dream? » cpusa

This defines socialism as communists see it and also tears a chunk out of our capitalistic system.
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Old 02-17-2012, 04:08 PM
 
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Socialism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 02-17-2012, 04:10 PM
 
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How hard is to google that standard definition of Socialism?

The OP always distorts the meaning of Socialism because he uses the word as a slur.

He doesn't give a damn what the definition of Socialism means.
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Old 02-17-2012, 04:12 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Not that you seem to care what the real definition of the word is.
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Old 02-17-2012, 04:14 PM
 
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Socialism means marxism, communism, nazism, fascism, van jones, spOOooOOky george soros and the tides foundation. Glenn Beck told me.
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Old 02-17-2012, 04:21 PM
 
Location: Old Bellevue, WA
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I like these definitions from writer Doug Casey--very brief & succinct, yet adequately complete.


http://www.libertyunbound.com/sites/...ember_2008.pdf


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A "communist" is one who believes in. state ownership and control of both the means of production and distribution(factories, fields, stores and the like), and of consumer goods (houses, cars and the like). Mao's China, Kim's North Korea, and Hoxha's Albania came close to that ideal.
A "socialist" is one who also believes in state ownership and control of the means of production, but allows private ownership of consumer goods. The old Soviet Union and today's Cuba are fair examples.
A "fascist," from a strictly legal point of view, is one who allows the private ownership of both the means of production and consumer goods, but strict state control of both. In economic reality, fascism tends to foster a regime of economic regulation so extensive that private ownership is reduced to
little more than a legal formality.
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Old 02-17-2012, 04:25 PM
 
Location: Florida
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Socialism has no American dream. We are all clones with no incentive to create or achieve.
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Old 02-17-2012, 04:25 PM
 
Location: Southcentral Kansas
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Why don't you go to the real source that I provided? I know why but you could at least admit the fear you have of going there. I never worry about Wikipedia about things like this one though because we both know that socialists put the definition there.

Communists know what socialism is and where it ends up.
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Old 02-17-2012, 04:27 PM
 
Location: Staten Island, NY
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Which kind? National or International?
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Old 02-17-2012, 04:27 PM
 
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How hard is to google that standard definition of Socialism?

The OP always distorts the meaning of Socialism because he uses the word as a slur.

He doesn't give a damn what the definition of Socialism means.
If you had enough guts to look at my source you might see that definition by the real socialists.

I love to see you people back away from the truth and try so hard to deflect others from the truth.

Oh yeah, how hard would it be to click on my source instead of going to google?
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