'Socialism': The GOP's Forever Bogeyman

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  1. regent
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    A good case could be made that the military is socialistic. How about public schools or the police force?
     
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    Yes. That's why they suck.
     
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    We should all be thankful for Democratic Socialism!
     
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    Do you think we should have more democratic socialism?
     
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    There are at jeast sixty types of socialism and one of those types leads to communism.the rest do not.
    Anyone remember the fear episodes the Republicans used with Social Security?
     
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    It's time to bust your bubble.

    I was using the Internet long before you ever heard of it. We were using it in the Air Force. It was called ARPANET. It was a playtoy in the late 60s and early 70s by the Universities but the Air Force used it for work. We used it for Telneting, packet transmission, and more. The Bulletin Board System grew out of that. And from the BBS grew the Internet in the late 80s and 90s. The operating system was provided by IBM (Unix), the hardware was provided by Univax (Sperry Rand). From this, grew the roots to make the Internet as you know it today. Kid, you think you actually invented something? The threat of loosing over the air and over the telephone lines communication communication was the reason that ARPANET was invented. It was always intended as a Military Communications Tool.

    I would list everything in your life that came out of a Socialist Program but the list would be almost everything that touches your life. You would even have to get rid of your Microwave and the electricity it takes to power it. Knowing you, you think that giving up your lights means you would have to watch Fox News on your TV by candlelight.
     
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    So, are you arguing for more socialism?
     
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    It's also pretending they are competent to intimately control our energy systems, our diets, our healthcare, our education systems, our climate, our financing systems, ad nausea.. This group of Insane Clowns that have been hiding in DC and elsewhere aren't capable of anything that I can tell...

    It's a sheer power play... That's why they are PROGRESSIVES or leftists.. REAL Socialists would be appalled at their ignorance and arrogance.... They fundamentally want to alter America into an Ayn Rand dystopia run by morons who don't have real jobs...

    Because they THINK we're the stupid ones.....
     
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    My dog was pissed when I told him the "Dem Socialists" wanted him to eat sprouts and oatmeal... He's growling at anyone that sounds like one of those Insane Clowns that just APPEARED out of what USED to be the Dem Party...

    And if you think he's pissed...................... It's ARROGANT, they're incompetent to be given that much power that they STATED that they THINK they have...

    They don't.. And they're morons.. And the people would NEVER EVER trust these clowns with the powers they THINK they have.....
     
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    Actually no;

    There is no good case for that
     

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