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Is George W Bush a Socialist?

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posted on Oct, 31 2008 @ 09:36 AM
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OK, the Oxford English definition, and Socialism was a concept first introduced in Britain.

socialism

• noun a political and economic theory of social organization which advocates that the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole.

Considering that Bush, although believing in limited regulation, does believe in regulation, and has nationalised a few banks so that the country owns them, does that make him a Socialist? Or do you think that he is exempt from this dictionary definition for some set of reasons?




posted on Oct, 31 2008 @ 09:40 AM
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Yes.

All neo-cons are Socialists. That's what makes them neo-cons and the bane of conservatives everywhere.

Bush and Obama are a lot alike when it comes to big government, pointless spending, free-market corruption and manipulation and unlimited bureaucracy.

This is the state of the Republicrats today.



posted on Oct, 31 2008 @ 09:42 AM
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I would actually invent a new term for Bush, temporary dictator syndrome.



posted on Oct, 31 2008 @ 09:51 AM
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Thinking of W as a socialist just makes me wonder if the revolution has already happened, but we were asleep so no one noticed........

[edit on 31-10-2008 by redled]



posted on Oct, 31 2008 @ 02:58 PM
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Yes its funny how dubya was paraded around by the right in 2000 and 2004 and now they find the need to distance themselves from him and call him "LIBERAL".

I remember 2000 like it was yesterday, Mr Bush was the man on top in among the conservative populous. What happened??



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