posted on Jul, 23 2013 @ 10:31 PM
The system in practice would be best described as a Welfare State in which the public takes responsibility for the poorest among its population who
for whatever reason are unable to provide the basic means by which to take care of themselves. In this case that would include food, housing and
medical care. Or as Jesus said Heal the sick, feed the hungry and care for the weakest among us.
Now if you are referring to Marxism (which most people seem to in this sense) then it is completely different. Marxism in the socialist sense refers
to a system in which the reason for production is based on its use-value and not the Law of Value or Supply and Demand as we understand it. It is also
based on the concept of To each according to his contributions and is reliant upon the working class controlling/owning the means of production and
the means of their livelihood. (Not gonna happen)
The latter of which, the sort of socialism everyone thinks is going to grip America is simply impossible when compared to these basic facts
Big Money in Poor America
Give yourself a hand, Corporate America, history's greatest martyr-hero: You have managed to turn record profits despite the country being run
by a socialist, fascist Muslin dictator for the past four years.
U.S. corporate profits have soared 71 percent, after taxes, under the crushing grip of Dear Leader Obama, Bloomberg writes. No other president since
World War II, when America was also run by socialist monsters, has seen such a profit increase. Corporate profits are the highest share of GDP since
at least 1947, when record-keeping began, if you can trust the government's records. "Profits are more than twice as high as their peak during
President Ronald Reagan’s administration and more than 50 percent greater than during the late-1990s Internet boom, measured by the size of the
I won't even bother pointing out the #ing irony of your Cross Avatar, references to Jesus and your apparent hatred of anyone poorer then you are. I am
just going to assume you think everyone beneath you is too lazy or too stupid to be rich.
edit on 23-7-2013 by Thorneblood because: (no reason given)