posted on Sep, 22 2008 @ 02:34 PM
Originally posted by johnsky
Socialism has failed far too many times... we should all realize by now it's just not a feasible solution in today's capitalist world.
As opposed to the shining beacon of success that is Capitalism?
Seems to me that the financial institutions are more than happy to scream 'free market capitalism' when they are raking in the profits, but when the
whole thing goes belly up it's 'government/taxpayer bailout PLEASE!' that's screamed from those same champions of 'capitalism and the free
Heads I win and tails you lose... and guess on which side of that bet the ordinary man in the street is?
It's almost Monty Pythonesque in a dark humorous sort of way.... or it would be if millions of taxpayers weren't literally being saddled with
generations of debt.