However, when talking to me, it would be helpful to argue against my points and not someone's argument that is not mine, as I can't speak for them.
The fact is this is not a socialism here in the US. Nor has anything really changed from what we have been doing for decades. The socialism scare tactic is as old as the country, if not older. So, it is hardly original. And it is no more true today than it's ever been.