GQ:Can a Socialist Truck Driver Who Wants To Abolish The CIA Become the Youngest Member of Congress?

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    You toss the word Socialist around like it was 1958. I really don't see a lot wrong with what he believes in whether I believe in it or not. It takes all kinds to make a world. And, take it from someone that actually been in Socialist Countries, he ain't no Socialist.
     
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    Socialism worked in Venezuela, it's working in CA it will work in the USA.

    Surrender your weapons, property and freedoms and you'll be better off!
     
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    Socialism failed in Venezuela when it became a Dictatorship. Just like Fascism failed in Italy when it became a Dictatorship. What fails in the Dictatorship. I have been in both a socialist and a fascist country and didn't care for either one but they weren't failing. Spain is still a Fascist Government and they are doing just fine. It doesn't matter whether you come from the right (fascist) or the left (socialist), when you go that one step too far, both meet in the circle as a dictatorship. I like the Federal Republic where we are about halfway around the circle with room to go either way without getting in too much trouble and can find our way back again. So keep using the Socialist insult. It only shows just how misinformed you really are.
     
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    He calls himself a bernie sanders democrat socialist
     
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    Ask the Catalan political prisoners about Spanish Fascism. Sounds a lot like what the Sanders campaign has in store for Republicans
     
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    Not the same thing. Denmark is calls itself a Democratic Socialist as well. And it's completely functional. It also beats the US in almost all categories as a nation in a positive way. Maybe we can learn a thing or two from such a success. And in Denmark Capitalism is doing quite well.
     
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    Abolish the CIA? Sounds good to me.
     
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    I remember the Franco Fascism. Not a fun place to not know the rules. Too much authoritarianism. I also remember the Polish Communist Rule. Another not so fun place. One was on the right and the other was on the left. In reality, when you go that far, not much difference except Franco did it better.

    I also studied the Fascist rule under the first man to actually try it at a national level. You remember Mussolini, right? He taught Adolf everything he needed to know to take over Germany. Contrary to popular (or misinformed) opinion, it was Fascism that allowed Adolf to gain power and he used the Benito Fascism for Dummies book to do it. Both were extreme right wing. But both made the mistake of taking it too far and into Dictatorships. Stalin did the same thing from Socialism from the left. At that point, there is NO difference. When the circle is completed, both meet at the top which is Dictatorship. Franco never allowed it to get that far. But even then, under Franco, it was a bit stifling for me. But under Franco, Capitalism thrived. Study up on Franco. It's fascinating how he was all but forced to take over the Revolutionary forces of Spain and financed and supported by the Capitalists who were being disassembled by the Socialists that were in power at the time. But the problem is, Fascism is to the right of a Federal Republic and you do have to give up civil liberties to have it. As for Socialism, going the other direction, you have to give up a completely different set of civil liberties. But the Democratic Socialist and Federal Republics are somewhere between the two and just barrow from both of them when times require. The USofA is a mix of both. Now, I don't think you will ever understand but I tried.
     
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    You lost me at Fascism is "extreme right wing", literally stopped reading there

    Spain is currently Fascist, stay tuned on current events
     
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