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We are convinced that freedom without Socialism is privilege and injustice, and that Socialism without freedom is slavery and brutality. Mikhail Bakunin, known as the farther of Anarchism
Originally posted by MGriff
Because capitalism and advancing one's lot in life is part of America. We don't have capitalism in America presently, we have corporatism.
Communism and socialism have failed historically, and is not in conjunction with the liberties America was founded on.
Originally posted by hawkiye
Because it steals the fruits of peoples labor against thier will to fund thier social programs. I am not against social programs if they are voluntarily funded. Communism and even UK style socialism force people to pay for it against thier will. It has lead to global economic collapse. If its so great why do you have to force everyone to participate by stealing thier money?
Leaving charity to society and not force it it eliminates people taking advantage of it who don;t deserve it. Now the system is so gloated from abuse it is collapsing under its own weight. Look around you forced socialism is failing even in Europe which is why they are having riots.
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Originally posted by Rob37n
Why do Americans have such a great hatred of Socialism and Communism?
Why is Liberal such a dirty word in America?
What exactly is wrong with universal health care?