Of Course They're Socialists!

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    Managing to ignore logic, education, and experience, Democrats embrace failure and wave it over their head as though some magical frond.

    1. Must be the success of government schooling.

    a. 'Once again, no big surprise, but those who favor capitalism or socialism are divided in a partisan way as well. Republicans favor capitalism by an 11-1 margin, while democrats are much more divided on the issue; 39% say they favor capitalism while 30% favor socialism.'
    Rasmussen Poll Capitalism vs. Socialism 53 Prefer Capitalism Right Pundits

    b. The most striking partisan differences come in reactions to the word "socialism." Just 15% of Republicans react positively to "socialism" while 77% react negatively. By more than two-to-one (64% to 26%), independents also have a negative impression of "socialism."

    However, Democrats are evenly divided -- 44% have a positive reaction to "socialism" while 43% react negatively
    Socialism Not So Negative Capitalism Not So Positive Pew Research Center

    2. "Democrats Bullish on Bernie Sanders and Single-Payer Health Care"
    Democrats bullish on Bernie Sanders and single-payer health care



    3. "Bernie Sanders Makes His Pitch for Socialism" Bernie Sanders Outlines A Vision for Fixing American Society
    Bernie Sanders Outlines A Vision for Fixing American Society



    4. The Democratic Socialists of America, the DSA. remains the principle branch of the Socialist International, whose primary goal is global governance under worldwide socialism.

    a. The SI boasts it is successor to the First International of Karl Marx, 1864. “Ever since its inception in 1951, the Socialist International has made cosmetic efforts to distance itself from communist socialists.”
    Congressional Socialists No Longer in the Marxist Closet 1
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    The Grasp of Socialist International



    Bernie the Socialist, Bernie the Marxist.....The Democrats want Bernie.





    5. Meanwhile, in Venezuela......
    "In Venezuela, five years of severance pay now buys you one cup of coffee
    When Yolanda Abreu got her check for severance pay after five years working as a cardiologist, she let out a laugh of sheer disbelief: it was barely enough for a cup of coffee.

    Like her, millions of Venezuelans have seen their salaries decimated by rampant hyperinflation that is expected to drive prices up by 13,000 percent this year, IMF figures show.

    Her story hit the headlines after she tweeted a photo of the check for 156,584.29 bolivars, which equates to about $0.20 on the black market.

    "They called me from Caracas University Hospital to come and collect my check for benefits accrued over five years of service as a Level 2 specialist in cardiology and electrophysiology," she wrote on Twitter.

    "What could it buy?" she wondered indignantly. "A coffee?"
    In Venezuela, five years of severance pay now buys you one cup of coffee - Global Times



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    What do you consider “socialism”?
     
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    well DUH - Sanders says hes a socialist.


    Canadian Chick is a moron
     
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    They're retards too.
     
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    The military is socialist. I guess the OP hates the military too. :lol:
     
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    They won't define it . They just declare everything thy don't like as "socialism"!
     
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    Here:
    so·cial·ism
    ˈsōSHəˌlizəm/
    noun
    1. a political and economic theory of social organization that advocates that the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole.
      synonyms: leftism, welfarism; More
      • policy or practice based on the political and economic theory of socialism.
        synonyms: leftism, welfarism; More
      • (in Marxist theory) a transitional social state between the overthrow of capitalism and the realization of communism.
     
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    Mostly humunculus, we just declare socialism as socialism.
     
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    The reality is that none of these is markedly different: Communism, Socialism, Liberalism, Fascism, Progressivism, Nazism.



    a. "In an article on socialism in the Encyclopedia Britannica,
    Prof. G. D. H. Cole, a leading theoretician and historian of
    the British Labor Party, declares: The distinction between socialism as distinguished by various Labor and Socialist parties of Europe and the New World, and communism, as represented by the Russians and minority parties in other countries is one of tactics-and-strategy rather than one of objective. Communism is indeed only socialism pursued by revolutionary means and making its revolutionary method a canon of faith...."
    In The Communist Manifesto, Marx and Engels stated that
    communist ends can be attained "only by the forcible overthrow
    of all existing social conditions."
    Chesley Manly, "The Twenty Year Revolution"


    b. " The Communists and their Marxist cousins, the Socialists,
    have worked for revolution since the advent of the New Deal
    twenty-one years ago by infiltrating government offices, , labor
    unions, schools and colleges, churches, radio and television,
    the movies, the publishing business. " Ibid.





    During Jack Cafferty's time as a co-anchor of CNN's morning program, he reported on March 31, 2004 that "It's a red-letter day here in America. Air America, that communist radio network, starts broadcasting in a little while."

    Cafferty was unyielding when CNN colleague Soledad O'Brien responded by saying that the new talk-radio network was not communist but liberal.

    He replied: "Well. Aren't they synonymous?"
     
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    According to one source these are some of the most socialistic nations in the world today:
    • China
    • Denmark
    • Finland
    • Netherlands
    • Canada
    • Sweden
    • Norway
    • Ireland
    • New Zealand
    • Belgium
    Despite popular myths, there is very little connection between economic performance and welfare expenditure. Many of the countries on this list are proof of that, such as Denmark and Finland. Even though both countries are more socialistic than America, the workforce remains stronger.
     

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