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Socialism is achievable in the US. And don't tell me it can't be done.

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posted on Apr, 27 2017 @ 10:12 PM
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Hafez Assad was put into power by the USSR. Baathism was backed by the USSR. Baathism is socialism. In Syria housing is free, healthcare is free, education is free. They get solar power for free. In the US it costs money to build solar power. In Syria it's all done for free.

en.wikipedia.org...

twitter.com...

Because of socialism, Syria's population increased from a few million in 1960 to 20 million only a few decades later. In the US it costs too much money to have children so almost all the population growth comes from Mexico immigration.

www.worldometers.info...

The US government keeps screaming no money, no money. I don't believe it. Man makes money. Money does not make man. If there is a will for socialism, there can certainly be free housing, free healthcare, free education in the US.
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posted on Apr, 27 2017 @ 10:19 PM
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a reply to: allsee4eye

First time EVER I wished ATS had a down vote!


Take a flight to Venezuela and ask them how Socialism is working out!



posted on Apr, 27 2017 @ 10:22 PM
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a reply to: seeker1963

I live in Canada where healthcare is free. I was in line to get my health card renewed the other day and it took hours of waiting in line. That's how bad socialist service is. Yeah it's slow. It's free, but the quality of service is crap.

My point is, socialism is achievable. As for the service, that's another story. Just compare public schools with private schools. Where do rich people send their kids? It's a no brainer.
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posted on Apr, 27 2017 @ 10:25 PM
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If you like your socialism you can keep your socialism.



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posted on Apr, 27 2017 @ 10:37 PM
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Nothing is free. Your concept is flawed. Everything costs something. Someone always pays, either in money, time or freedom.

Now get out of bed and go and get a job or build a business.

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posted on Apr, 27 2017 @ 10:40 PM
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a reply to: allsee4eye

Sure...all the free stuff is great...until YOU need it. Ask anyone in a country with free healthcare how long they wait to be seen by a doc.

I propose the US quit giving money to anyone, call in their debts and withdraw from every country we are in. We would see a massive boom in our economy. We already have enough military might to counter any possible attack that may come.

If we would just focus on our own country we could do wonders.



posted on Apr, 27 2017 @ 10:40 PM
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a reply to: selfharmonise

In socialism everyone works for society for the benefit of society. Everyone works for everyone else. That's why it's call socialism which is derived from the word society. As opposed to working only for the profit of oneself.



posted on Apr, 27 2017 @ 10:42 PM
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a reply to: allsee4eye

Read the US Constitution.

Then read about socialism.

Then find a way to bring socialism without violating the US Constitution.



posted on Apr, 27 2017 @ 10:45 PM
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a reply to: allsee4eye

As opposed to individual rights do not exist.

And a persons sole existence is to pay for the materialistic WANTS of the mob.



posted on Apr, 27 2017 @ 10:47 PM
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a reply to: Vasa Croe

One word petro dollar



posted on Apr, 27 2017 @ 10:48 PM
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a reply to: neo96

Individual rights are protected under socialism. Socialism is a scheme of work. Rather than working for one's own profit without regard for others, everyone works for everyone else. Maslow's triangle tells us, when one has free housing, free healthcare, free education, one attains actualization and loves to work for free. Humans inherently love to contribute and feel a sense of pride and self esteem. It's like, humans inherently seek friendships. In socialism, people attain self actualization and inherently do their best at work for free and feel a sense of happiness in doing so.

en.wikipedia.org...
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posted on Apr, 27 2017 @ 10:51 PM
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a reply to: allsee4eye

There is not a damn thing that's free.

Everyone pays.



posted on Apr, 27 2017 @ 10:51 PM
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a reply to: Vasa Croe

Ask anyone in a country with free healthcare how long they wait to be seen by a doc.


I make an appointment a week in advance, I then go to the clinic, I wait in the waiting room, I see my doctor. Usually half an hour after the original appointment time, but eh, that'll happen.

My son tripped over and split his lip wide open and needed stitches. He still has the scar.
I took him to the emergency room at the hospital, got ushered through within 10 minutes, they had him stitched within the hour and I took him home two hours later. With a free bottle of children's ibuprofen.

Admittedly dental services and the like are another story, you'll be on the waiting list for a year or two.

/anecdotal.



posted on Apr, 27 2017 @ 10:52 PM
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a reply to: neo96

Everyone works for everyone. Everyone pays to everyone. Everyone earns from everyone. There is no contradiction. I scratch your back. You scratch mine. I teach you to read. You mow my lawn. No money involved.
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posted on Apr, 27 2017 @ 10:55 PM
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originally posted by: seasonal
a reply to: Vasa Croe

One word petro dollar


Still wondering why we are holding out on our massive Petro reserves here. Can only guess it is to let other countries run out then take over as the largest exporter.

People wonder why the government does the land grabs they do....its all about resources and we have more than almost every country in the world. I don't think many realize the size of most US states are the same size as countries.



posted on Apr, 27 2017 @ 10:56 PM
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a reply to: neo96

Ayn Rand. Really? After having issues with lung cancer, she suddenly changed her mind to take advantage of social security and medicare. No #.

Look it up?



posted on Apr, 27 2017 @ 10:56 PM
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What about the people who have disease or who are disabled and who cannot work? They cannot contribute to society so who would willingly work to take care of them? Only volunteers who have self actualized once they have free housing, free education, free healthcare, in accordance to Maslow's triangle.

en.wikipedia.org...



posted on Apr, 27 2017 @ 10:57 PM
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a reply to: kaelci

what country are you in?

And this must be a lie, if you have "free" care./sarc



posted on Apr, 27 2017 @ 10:57 PM
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None of those things are free. Somebody is working or producing it, be it healthcare or housing. Someone is still paying for it with labor / resources. Which makes it NOT free. I swear average socialiasts these days have some kind of dissociative disorder.



posted on Apr, 27 2017 @ 10:58 PM
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I live in Canada where healthcare is free
a reply to: allsee4eye

That's all I needed to know.

While in cool with education and maybe a symbiotic heath care I'm good without socialism. Small government my friend.



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