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The USA is more corrupt than a country that doesn't allow elections?
We now don't allow bibles to enter the country? We now torture Catholics who refuse to denounce their beliefs? We now force a one-child-per-family policy and we force women to have abortions and to kill their children (in the womb AND newborn) when they go over their one child limit??? We now do not allow free speech on the internet and we don't allow internet access?
Sadly most americans dont know the difference between socialism, communism, authoritarianism, and anarchism and use these terms interchangeably
Originally posted by Gateway
reply to post by FlyersFan
I think Mr. Rogers was economically speaking. For me, it raises very concerning red flags. Think of it this way, people's social interactions or their norms and choices cannot be controlled directly by the State. In order for the STATE to have a lasting and meaningful change according to them, is by influence of the economy. Once this is accomplished, it is far easier to alter people's choices since these choices are removed or arbitrary incentives are placed by the state to guide people on what they should do.
This is what every state has done, particularly socialist/or fascist states, what I think concerns Mr. Rogers and myself for that matter is the U.S. government now will have direct control of the entire housing industry, they can now in affect decide who will purchase homes and at what rate. This is blatant "Socialism" or technically Fascism...
[edit on 8-9-2008 by Gateway]