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The Truth of Sanders is That He Is a Socialist.

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posted on Feb, 12 2016 @ 02:35 PM
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a reply to: BatheInTheFountain



How was my question at all 'disrespectful"?


This:



Explain which areas and HOW...go


If someone were to talk to me like that in a real-life conversation I would walk away. It is a waste of my time to converse with someone that talks to me as if I am a dog that does tricks on demand.

Find a better approach and I will be glad to engage.




posted on Feb, 12 2016 @ 02:36 PM
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originally posted by: BatheInTheFountain
a reply to: introvert


Again, you said you think we need MORE Socialism. Your words.

Explain HOW please.


I thought a trillion dollar student loan debt was enough for them.

I thought the over 100 million people on government ran healthcare (medicaid,medicare) was enough for them.

I thought the over 65 million people on social security was enough for them.

For Pete's sake.

The US government is the largest healthcare provider, and 'retirement' provider this country has.

We have enough socialism.

We need to go the opposite way, and END the bailouts.

Business, and the people.



posted on Feb, 12 2016 @ 02:37 PM
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a reply to: neo96

Exactly. It doesn't matter what people call themselves. It matters if they do what the ideology says.

Communism was supposed to come out of the most advanced capitalist societies through an act closely related to anarchy. Not a peasant culture.

Liberals are supposed to follow the enlightenment era thought found in Two Treatise of Government for example.

Republicans are supposed to govern least but haven't done that in over thirty years. Inacting all kinds of moral laws, debtor prisons, unsanctioned wars etc.
edit on 12-2-2016 by luthier because: (no reason given)



posted on Feb, 12 2016 @ 02:38 PM
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a reply to: BatheInTheFountain




Psssssttttt.....you're a Capitalist. Hate to break it to you. Don't be mad?


They are.

The only real difference between capitalism,communism, and socialism.

Is who pays for everything.



posted on Feb, 12 2016 @ 02:38 PM
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a reply to: BatheInTheFountain



So you want 'half baked Socialism"...like...all the Social benefits...but not Socialism.


Depends on your definition of social benefits. By my definition, yes.



And you call yourself a Socialist?

Psssssttttt.....you're a Capitalist. Hate to break it to you. Don't be mad?


I believe in capitalist ideals as well. Like I said, I'm not a communist. I simply believe we can impliment certain programs within a constitutional infrastructure, that benefits the people and cannot be manipulated or denied by outside interests, such as corporations.



posted on Feb, 12 2016 @ 02:40 PM
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a reply to: luthier

Oh stop.

I can't take the ludicrousness much longer.

So tell me how LEFT wingers particularly the SOCIALISTS are for 'small' government ?



posted on Feb, 12 2016 @ 02:42 PM
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a reply to: introvert

You want socialism, of course you think it's a horrible example.

But it doesn't change the truth.

Socialism means more government control.

You can't change it back.



posted on Feb, 12 2016 @ 02:44 PM
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a reply to: DBCowboy



You want socialism, of course you think it's a horrible example.

But it doesn't change the truth.



It was a horrible example.



Socialism means more government control.

You can't change it back.


Why not?



posted on Feb, 12 2016 @ 02:44 PM
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originally posted by: xuenchen

originally posted by: EmmanuelGoldstein
The future of our planet will not be operating under capitalism.

There's no way this can keep going like it is.


Socialist government policies are why Western Capitalism has problems.

Simple as that.

Crystal Clear.





Its crystal clear you haven't brought up any examples that back up your assertion.

Its crystal clear the US is the ONLY modern civilized country that doesn't have universal health care.

Its crystal clear the US has more poverty that any other modern country

Its crystal clear they have more people in prison that any other modern civilized country

I could go on and on but you get the point



posted on Feb, 12 2016 @ 02:44 PM
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I think we should collectivize our groceries.

I think you and everyone on your street should buy your groceries as per normal and then have them confiscated and equally redistributed. That means your carefully chosen fair that fits your budget and diet will be mixed in with and equally distributed with the family of fatties who regularly chug 8 to 12 2 liters of the cheap soda, go through a gallon of Miracle Whip, and eat mass quantities of cheap cheesy poofs and Hungry Man dinner entrees; the holier than thou vegan who thinks tofurkey is magic; the three or four families with two or three kids who try to live economically and shop the warehouse stores regularly; the alcoholic who only buys actual food to get cash out of his food stamps for bourbon, scotch and beer; and the four or five families who subsist on fast food dollar menu fair and convenience store convenience food.

Now imagine having all that mixed together and redistributed equally.

Some families would have too much; some not enough. Everyone would be unhappy with perhaps a large portion of what they got. There wouldn't be much you could coherently do with it, and you would get uneven quantities of everything.



posted on Feb, 12 2016 @ 02:45 PM
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a reply to: neo96

Tell me how the right wingers are? Did Bush grow the government?

Do they pass moral legislation based in the Christian right?

Have they tried to deny liberty to gay people?

Have they created a war on drugs imprisoning people for their choices?

Come on wake up. There are no conservatives. How many government jobs did Bush create?



posted on Feb, 12 2016 @ 02:45 PM
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originally posted by: introvert
a reply to: BatheInTheFountain



How was my question at all 'disrespectful"?


This:



Explain which areas and HOW...go


If someone were to talk to me like that in a real-life conversation I would walk away. It is a waste of my time to converse with someone that talks to me as if I am a dog that does tricks on demand.

Find a better approach and I will be glad to engage.


Oh, I see the word "go" offends you.

Mr. Introvert...my fellow... Would you kindly explain to us how you would implement Socialism "more", as you have previously stated old chap?

Which areas and how?

Kindly asking here kind Sir....



posted on Feb, 12 2016 @ 02:46 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

That's just ridiculous.



posted on Feb, 12 2016 @ 02:46 PM
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originally posted by: introvert
a reply to: ketsuko

That's just ridiculous.


Well I'm glad we are making headway in understanding that about socialism. That is essentially what is going on right now in Venezuela and what happened in the Soviet Union.


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posted on Feb, 12 2016 @ 02:47 PM
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originally posted by: introvert
a reply to: BatheInTheFountain



So you want 'half baked Socialism"...like...all the Social benefits...but not Socialism.


Depends on your definition of social benefits. By my definition, yes.



And you call yourself a Socialist?

Psssssttttt.....you're a Capitalist. Hate to break it to you. Don't be mad?


I believe in capitalist ideals as well. Like I said, I'm not a communist. I simply believe we can impliment certain programs within a constitutional infrastructure, that benefits the people and cannot be manipulated or denied by outside interests, such as corporations.


You said you're a Socialist. But you believe in Capitalist ideals as well?

I don't.....huh?

Communist? You DO know that COMMUNISM is the end goal of Socialism...the economic MODE OF PRODUCTION.

I mean...right?



posted on Feb, 12 2016 @ 02:47 PM
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a reply to: Willtell




Its crystal clear the US is the ONLY modern civilized country that doesn't have universal health care.


Actually we do.

In the form of medicare,medicaid, and Tricare that account for over 100 million people.

MORE people than most EU countries entire populations.

That fabulous single payer where everyone is using it. Hardly anyone is paying for it, and the SOCIALISTS created triple taxation like the MEDICARE capital gains surtax that is supposed to fund the difference.

The kicker is PRIVATE healthcare in the US runs circles around what the US government 'offers'.



posted on Feb, 12 2016 @ 02:49 PM
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posted on Feb, 12 2016 @ 02:49 PM
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a reply to: BatheInTheFountain

What economic philosopher are you using to come to the end goal of socialism is communism. Go...



posted on Feb, 12 2016 @ 02:51 PM
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a reply to: luthier

I have seen LEFT wingers grow the government to unprecidented levels, and make the right wing look like amateurs.

Social security.

MEdicare.

Medicaid.

Foodstamps that have over 50 million people on it.

Created FIAT currency via the Federal Reserve Act.

Created the FISA ACT under Carter in the 70s

Created the Omnibus Counter Terrorism Act under CLinton in the 90s.

Created the NDAA under Obama.

That's not to mention over 70 years of the LEFTS gun control with the NFA of 1934, Johnsons GCA in the 60's.

CLintons Assulat Weapon 'ban' in the 90s, and the Brady LAW that for the first time in American history 'we' the people had to ask the STATES PERMISSION to practice our second amendment rights.

So please by all means whine about the RIGHT.



posted on Feb, 12 2016 @ 02:51 PM
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originally posted by: luthier
a reply to: BatheInTheFountain

What economic philosopher are you using to come to the end goal of socialism is communism. Go...


Marx and Engels.

Both posited that the end Utopian goal was Communism...and that Socialism was the mode of production which was an intermediary vehicle.

Go....







 
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