Originally posted by slicobacon
I guess Wotan has never experienced freedom, ProfEmeritus. Americans DO NOT want to be socialist! Period. We don't need a government taking care of
us like puppies in a kennel.
Once again that is not socialism. Socialism doesn't require a government at all, because socialism puts control in the hands of the workers, rather
than an authority that is not freely elected.
You haven't tasted freedom either mate. Try living your life outside the norms of what we're conditioned to except.
The UK is NOT socialist, so why use that as a comparison? The UK is fast becoming a totalitarian country, but don't be fooled into thinking the US
is any more free just because you don't see CCTV everywhere.
You only think you're free because the 'powers that be' keep telling you that.
Don't confuse the term liberal with socialism, liberalism is not a political doctrine and both the left and right can be liberal, or conservative.
What you have in the US, and UK, is economic fascism, the control of the population by corporations, AKA corporatism. Italy and Germany adopted
corporatism in the 20's, and was highly regarded by many in the US. So the US adopted fascism in the 30's also, except they called it 'planned
Mussolini will be a great thing not only for Italy but for all of us if he succeeds. It is his inspiration, his determination, his constant
toil that has literally rejuvenated Italy . . .U.S. Congressman Sol Bloom, Chairman of the House Foreign Relations Committee 1926
Mussolini is continuing the task of Thomas Jefferson. Ezra Pound, US modernist
Fascism was very popular in the 20's and 30's but of course after WWII the word 'fascist' became a taboo, so the name changed, but the system
If classical liberalism spells individualism, fascism spells government. Musllini
Under fascism the government is master, not the servant of the people. Look around you, what do you see?
Your constitution was written by liberals, but over the years fascist influenced government reforms have destroyed your rights and you are falling for
it because you're too lazy to find out the real truth.
Socialists want control over their own lives, not some bureaucratic government institution dictating policy.
Only you know what you want, there is no authority but yourself.
[edit on 28/7/2008 by ANOK]