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I don’t know what Intel he is looking at, more than likely neither done the former Vice President. In my opinion and its just an opinion, that he is trying to put the squeeze on Afghan President Karzai,trying to get him to get some of the corruption out of the government.
Probably whistling at the wind, as his brother, from what I have read has one of the biggest drug operations in the country.
The haggardness of poverty is everywhere seen contrasted with the sleekness of wealth, the exhorted labor of some compensating for the idleness of others, wretched hovels by the side of stately colonnades, the rags of indigence blended with the ensigns of opulence; in a word, the most useless profusion in the midst of the most urgent wants.Jean-Baptiste Say
What is socialism? It refers to various theories of economic organization advocating public or direct worker ownership and administration of the means of production and allocation of resources, and a society characterized by equal access to resources for all individuals with a method of compensation based on the amount of labor expended.
Most of the world, indeed all of it, is based on capitalism. The "one world economic system" is capitalism. Elements of socialism exist, but they are minimal.
We've had elements of socialism in our country for a very long time and they cause no harm. Indeed, they help.
Do you drive? You've been using the socialist road system.
Do you use the internet? Of course. You've been taking advantage of a service invented by the government's DARPA. (socialism)
Obama has not made anything socialist. In socialism, people get rewarded based on how much they work. Obama has given money to people that don't work, such as bankers and other shills.
Please, stop throwing "socialism" around like some sort of hot potato. This is not the McCarthy era. If you're gonna talk about socialism, please, at least be aware of what socialism is.
General rule: Socialism DOES NOT necessarily equal big government.
Read up on anarcho-communism. It is small-government socialism.
In this country we have big-government capitalism and Obama is doing a lot to make it even more so.