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    a greater threat than socialism?

    The term "plutocracy" is formally defined as government by the wealthy, and is also sometimes used to refer to a wealthy class that controls a government, often from behind the scenes. More generally, a plutocracy is any form of government in which the wealthy exercise the preponderance of political power, whether directly or indirectly.

    Which is the greater threat to our Republic, socialism or plutocracy? And, Why?
     
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    Well Plutocracy, for obvious reasons. Almost every one of them has given rise to abject poverty and violent revolution. And sometimes..like in the cases of China and the Soviet Union..the replacement is much worse.
     
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    Nahhhhhh........
     
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    It's clear that you don't grok that Socialism is just a front for a particularly nasty form of Plutocracy.
     
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    And not to mention the wealthy plutocrats that have been voted into office? Controlled by Unions?

    Naaaahhh...
     
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    That's because for the most part..

    It's not.
     
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    There is a revolving door between the financial industry and the Obama administration, more than any other before it.
     
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    Social engineering never works. Our government is almost completely inept, incompetent at this point. I'm just surprised that so many are willing to have an inept government take care of them. We're already broke anyway, lol. It's bizarro world. I usually just laugh anymore and continue on about my day.
     
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    How naive.

    Socialist Leaders lead lavish lifestyles on the backs of their state owned slaves.
     

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