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originally posted by: ThirdEyeofHorus
a reply to: introvert
socialism just does not work. It won't matter whose hands its in. Control in the hands of the State is despotic. Like someone said, there will always be people at the top who will run things and use the system for personal benefit. All one has to do is look at who's on the top now and see what they are doing to know that too much power in the hands of the State is not desirable for individual liberty and economic prosperity.
Spare me the drama. Socialism is a good thing and we see the benefits if it daily.
You like police? Socialism.
You like nice roads? Socialism.
You like the military? Socialism.
Too many people have no clue what the hell they are talking about and base their opinions on the crap they hear others say.
By the way, if god is anything like his son.....he's a socialist.
originally posted by: Isurrender73
a reply to: Semicollegiate
So following the policies of countries that have less crime and a higher standard of living for the poor and middle class is a bad thing?
The man is not talking about reinventing the wheel.
He is talking about analysing successful programs in other countries and finding practical ways to implement already proven ideologies here in the USA.
Me on the other hand, I would like to reinvent the wheel. But I am willing to settle for the more practical approach of implementing proven programs.
originally posted by: AlaskanDad
a reply to: openminded2011
A free market is ruled by greed, how cheap can I buy and the sky is the limit when selling. It drains every bit of profit from everyone it can.
It's just like playing monopoly,
I think we all know how the game ends!
originally posted by: Metallicus
Obama talked a good game too. I am not buying anything these guys on either side of the fence are selling. Why are you?