Can you IMAGINE a socialist society, as John Lennon did? Will you work for it?

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    Imagine there's no heaven
    It's easy if you try
    No hell below us
    Above us only sky
    Imagine all the people
    Living for today...

    Imagine there's no countries
    It isn't hard to do
    Nothing to kill or die for
    And no religion too
    Imagine all the people
    Living life in peace...

    You may say I'm a dreamer
    But I'm not the only one
    I hope someday you'll join us
    And the world will be as one

    Imagine no possessions
    I wonder if you can
    No need for greed or hunger
    A brotherhood of man
    Imagine all the people
    Sharing all the world...

    You may say I'm a dreamer
    But I'm not the only one
    I hope someday you'll join us
    And the world will live as one
     
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    Nope. When we become a socialist society I will quit work altogether because somebody else will do enough work to support me too!
     
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    The Goals of Government

    Voters are often so confused by what their party is selling, they vote for people who do them more harm than good. So, we thought we'd compile a list of objectives we expect a good government to strive to achieve. Use it to rate your leaders and your future leaders.

    We want . . .

    - A government that promotes peace, instead of war.

    - A government that makes policies beneficial to all, instead of just a few already rich elite.

    - A government that works to protect its citizens by promoting safer and healthier workplaces, a living wage, and accountability from CEOs who use their companies for greedy and nefarious purposes.

    - A government that is open to scrutiny and expects its actions to be monitored by its citizens.

    - A government that assists the needy, without question, at home and abroad.

    - A government that wants a cleaner environment, promotes renewable and efficient energy sources, and punishes companies that pollute the environment.

    - A government that reduces spending on programs to kill people (defense) and increases spending on programs to save people's lives (social programs).

    - A government of representatives that vote for their constituent's needs first.

    - A government and its representatives who uphold the rule of law, and strive to protect our Constitution and our Bill of Rights.

    - A president who is democratically elected by the majority of Americans.

    It's really not too much to ask for, so ask for it. Expect your representatives to live by it. If they don't, throw them out of office.

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    This list was originally created before the 2002 mid-term elections by BuzzFlash.com
     
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    Only a fool ignores the reality of human nature.
     
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    So no one owns anything. Where do they get food? if no one owns it, how do they get it? If no one owns the property, who is going to farm?

    Problem with socialism is that in order to make it work they have to kill everyone and make sure everyone gets absolutely nothing. Socialism has caused the death of more people in 100 years then anything else has. That's some record.

    Sadly, I fear we will see millions added to that number.
     
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    C'mon guys! Before you attack socialism, read up on it. Its not what you've been taught that it is. Its not that no one owns anything or that you don't have to work. Sheesh!

    And hell yeah, I'd work for it because I wouldn't be working for some rich asshole, I'd be working for me and my community. That's a fucking great song, and wouldn't it be nice to live like that? No war, no hate, no inequality, as close to a perfect society as human beings can get, and there will always be freeloaders! You're paying for'em now! Why not live in a world without the evils of capitalism and class struggle? Without wealth corrupting politicians and corporations!
     
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    Yes, but they've all gone bankrupt.
     
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    Coloradomtnman needs to move closer to sea level. Socialism may sound lovely in a song but it sucks in reality. Have you ever been in any socialist countries? If so, I don't think you'd really want that for America.
     
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    Where did the idea ever come from that socialism has anything to do with lazy people getting a free ride?

    That is capitalism where the American aristocracy rides on the back of working Americans.

    Who gets to relax on the golf course while you work? Socialism is a no brainer.

    Better lives for everyone, and the fat-cats are gone.

    The only "free ride" goes to a kid like this because his dad gives it to him.​


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    Well, the minute you get your socialism, I'm outta here. You can have it. Why would you think poor masters are better than rich masters. Foolish outlook.
     

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