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Would Socialism Be Bad for America? JV on the Dirtiest Word in U.S. Politics

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posted on Nov, 12 2015 @ 06:53 AM
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originally posted by: murphy22
a reply to: Krazysh0t

Okay "krazyshot". Name a country that/where it hasn't?. I'm feeling you're used to subjugation anyway. I'm not sure you understand "tyranny". But I'm all for giving "special needs" a chance and a half. Go for it! Don't mention Switzerland. ... They're about ready to thow a tea party. But enlighten us. Please do. Filter that "ignorance". I'll wait.


Ok... That's pretty easy.

The World's Happiest Countries


What else? They are all borderline socialist states, with generous welfare benefits and lots of redistribution of wealth. Yet they don’t let that socialism cross the line into autocracy. Civil liberties are abundant (consider decriminalized drugs and prostitution in the Netherlands). There are few restrictions on the flow of capital or of labor. Legatum’s scholars point out that Denmark, for example, has little job protection, but generous unemployment benefits. So business owners can keep the right number of workers, while workers can have a safety net while they muck around looking for that fulfilling job.


The 30 Most Prosperous Countries In The World

Every country ranked in the top 10 is Socialist in some way (yes, including the US).




posted on Nov, 13 2015 @ 04:59 AM
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Pure Socialism? Yes, that would be bad. Same with... Well, every other purist form of government in existence.



posted on Nov, 16 2015 @ 05:35 PM
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a reply to: Krazysh0t

Yeh...let's actually see a bit of truth about countries like Norway...


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Politics and government
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According to the Constitution of Norway, which was adopted on 17 May 1814[64] and inspired by the United States Declaration of Independence and French Revolution of 1776 and 1789, respectively, Norway is a unitary constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system of government, wherein the King of Norway is the head of state and the Prime Minister is the head of government. Power is separated among the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government, as defined by the Constitution, which serves as the country's supreme legal document.
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en.wikipedia.org...

If the United States itself as a nation had continued to follow and upheld it's own Constitution, we would have been better off than we are now after decades of socialism creeping into every American sector...


edit on 16-11-2015 by ElectricUniverse because: correct comment.



posted on Nov, 16 2015 @ 07:55 PM
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Yes, we know, Socialism is the bogeyman and it scares you, and pure Socialism probably should. Pure Capitalism should scare you just as much.

But yes, overall the biggest issue is that a lot of US officials are incredibly corrupt and ignore a lot of the country's own laws.
It is currently an Oligarchy. Plain and simple. Its motto is "Socialize the costs, privatize the profits."



posted on Nov, 17 2015 @ 06:41 AM
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a reply to: ElectricUniverse

I'm not sure what point you are trying to prove here. They have a different form of government than us? Is that supposed to be bad? What they have is clearly working, so what's the problem?



posted on Nov, 17 2015 @ 06:12 PM
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I see things for what they are. Many of us do. It is what it is...

No, you see things how you want to see them. Same as me and every one else.



posted on Nov, 17 2015 @ 06:52 PM
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a reply to: whateverpedia

Actually, it's a mixture of what you want to see, what you expect to see, and what is actually there.




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