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Thing about Socialism is it really hasn't existed in the devleoped world for YEARS. What is driving every democracy in Europe ahead of the USA in every aspect of "quality of life" is an EQUABLE system of taxation that provides a broad infrastructure to provide things they consider RIGHTS of their citizens.

 

Tax money is used to pay PRIVATE SECTOR businesses who hire and pay PRIVATE CITIZENS to build and operate the infrastructure. The businesses who need that infrastructure to allow the movement of goods and provide qualified employees see greater productivity, lower costs and higher profits. Because of the EQUABLE tax system, they share those profits with the workers who spend the higher wages to increase demand and spur more production and save more to make their lives more secure and retirements more "robust".

 

NOBODY even dreams of the additional taxes being transfered directly to the Undeserving Poor who, tho able, will not work EXCEPT for all the GOPers who insist this is what Government always does with their tax payments.

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Socialism-You can put lipstick on a pig but it is still a pig.  Indeed.....got the CoverGirl?

 

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There is no country in the world where socialism has actally (sic) worked .  LMAO!!!  Is that a fact or just your biased opinion?  If it's a FACT, please provide an actual verifiable reference.  In fact, searching the net, the US isn't even in the top 10 of "best" of most lists....

 

Capitalism is what has made this country great .....a Conservatives "opinion".  and other countries want to emulate. LOL....not really.....

 

2020 election will be Capitalism versus Socialism and this is the fight the Republicans want to have.  Of course they do.....they LOVE the fear-mongering.....it's all they have.



A complex issue is being discussed and, of course, along comes the offensive picture. It is a shame some can't engage on a higher level.


Too bad that out here in the real world - the majority of people in the world are of the opinion that the picture - while a rather critical political parody and satire - still represents what most people in the world feel is a relatively truthful and accurate characterization of trump - in sharp contrast to what trump supporters think of it...

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Centrists  wtote-REMEMBER, your boy claimed he LOVED debt and took our debt to record highs.....and he wasn't pulling our economy out of a recession....-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------What Recession?-Guess you haven`t heard that the economy is great .NO Recession!!!

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@Centristsin2010 wrote:

@easyed598 wrote:

Socialism-You can put lipstick on a pig but it is still a pig.  Indeed.....got the CoverGirl?

 

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There is no country in the world where socialism has actally (sic) worked .  LMAO!!!  Is that a fact or just your biased opinion?  If it's a FACT, please provide an actual verifiable reference.  In fact, searching the net, the US isn't even in the top 10 of "best" of most lists....

 

Capitalism is what has made this country great .....a Conservatives "opinion".  and other countries want to emulate. LOL....not really.....

 

2020 election will be Capitalism versus Socialism and this is the fight the Republicans want to have.  Of course they do.....they LOVE the fear-mongering.....it's all they have.



A complex issue is being discussed and, of course, along comes the offensive picture. It is a shame some can't engage on a higher level.

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Republicans, conservatives and trump supporters will tell any and every lie necessary to attempt to support their dishonest fascist oligarchy.

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CT wrote-   AGAIN, NO HE DIDN'T!!!  Why are you making stuff up?????  I remember many of the Cons here insisting Obama was a "socialist".  Too funny.  As rker say's, many are strongly-ill-informed------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Too funny-I remember when Obama said he wants to spread the wealth to Joe the Plumber It appears you prefer HUGE wage gaps.....good for you!!!  MOST don't.  -You and Rker have a bad memory in common and also being ill-informed  Well, I did watch Fox News twice this week...that would explain it.  Rker is far more informed than you and I put together; but don't touch me.  Thank you.


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CT wrote-  No he didn't......just more Faux News.......The Libs are who have reduced debt AND, when was the last time Conservatives have had a balanced budget???---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Reduced debt? LOL-  Slight reduction in spending dosen`t equal a balance budget neither CT or Cents suggested it did!  You seem quite confused.  Hate will do that to some.....-Remember Obama doubled the national debt from 10 trillion to 20 trillion.  REMEMBER, your boy claimed he LOVED debt and took our debt to record highs.....and he wasn't pulling our economy out of a recession....


 


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RKER wrote-This is the best example of the incorrect knowledge of what is Socialism.  I can tellyou who knows Socialism in this message board. and that is Rk. we have discussed socialism in this message board   a lot  a long time ago.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------So you are saying the other RK knows what socialism really is like, yet you and him are both here enjoying the fruits of Capitalism. I don`t see the other RK bragging about Sociaism being Utopia as you seem to be doing. BTW- As a Air Force Brat living abroad I seen socialism first hand and I will take Capitalism every day of the week.

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@easyed598 wrote:
@ChasKy53Nicely put. I still say our "capitalism" has become "crony capitalism", which, imo, appears to be the welfare system to the rich!--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Socialism is trickle up poverty by confiscating the wealth of the wealthy. Remember ,nobody ever got a job from a poor person.

This is the best example of the incorrect knowledge of what is Socialism.  I can tellyou who knows Socialism in this message board. and that is Rk. we have discussed socialism in this message board   a lot  a long time ago. he and I understand the good and the flaws of socialism. please request that he imformrs you of what is Socialism and perhaps then you can come back and discuss the subject.

 

 

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CT wrote-I remember many of the Cons here insisting Obama was a "socialist".  Too funny.  As rker say's, many are strongly-ill-informed------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Too funny-I remember when Obama said he wants to spread the wealth to Joe the Plumber -You and Rker have a bad memory in common and also being ill-informed

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