View Poll Results: Have you ever lived in a socialist country?

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  • I am a citizen of a socialist country and like it

    4 14.81%
  • I have spent time in a socialist country and socialism is gravy

    2 7.41%
  • No, but I have a Che Guevara T-shirt

    3 11.11%
  • I have, and socialism is awful

    4 14.81%
  • I'm a red-blooded American, to hell with those pinko commies

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    Re: Have you ever lived in a socialist country?

    It sounds like you're voting for the right guy, but look.... real socialism is 70%+ taxation, $10/gallon gas, universal healthcare, government owned liquor distribution, government owned utilities, etc.

    Actually, that's just Europe under the social democrats.

    REAL socialism is government owned farms, industries, etc... think USSR.

    Quote Originally Posted by ernst barkmann View Post
    the truth is, yes i have, ..why?

    because the union is not being run according too the constitution, and government has moved us away from republican government of the constitution , and moved us closer to democracy which is a collective type government, which redistributes wealth, and tells people its impossible to make it without government help " you didn't built that"--obama 2012

    republican government ,there is no direct taxes on the people, and people property rights are totally secure, in the USA property rights are NOT SECURE.

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    Re: Have you ever lived in a socialist country?

    I've always thought about it this way.....the more laws and regulations we create to protect ourselves....the more laws and regulations we have to create to protect ourselves from the laws and regulations that we already created....and after we have too many laws and regulations, we have entered something very close to socialism.

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    Re: Have you ever lived in a socialist country?

    Quote Originally Posted by ernst barkmann View Post
    you do know that democracy is socialism don't you, its just a clever rouse to confuse the people.

    democracy allows people too create their own rights ,thus creating every handout they the people wish give themselves.
    That's a little contrived.

    Want to explain further?

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    Re: Have you ever lived in a socialist country?

    Quote Originally Posted by ernst barkmann View Post
    the USA has immigration laws, which are not being followed by both parties.

    in the constitution of the founders, your money is your, not other peoples...a direct tax on the people is unconstitutional.
    Labor law is not in the constitution either. But we have it.

    And ALL MONEY is created by the worker. NONE is created by the CEO or owner. remember that ...........when you spout crap
    about its ALL YOUR MONEY.

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    Re: Have you ever lived in a socialist country?

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Grimm View Post
    It sounds like you're voting for the right guy, but look.... real socialism is 70%+ taxation, $10/gallon gas, universal healthcare, government owned liquor distribution, government owned utilities, etc.

    Actually, that's just Europe under the social democrats.

    REAL socialism is government owned farms, industries, etc... think USSR.
    Republic vs Democracy - YouTube

    please watch the video, it is a very good one.

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    Re: Have you ever lived in a socialist country?

    Quote Originally Posted by Surtr View Post
    Read the 16th Amendment
    it is uncon. - the 16th made the constitution contratadict itself.

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    Re: Have you ever lived in a socialist country?

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Grimm View Post
    This question is mainly aimed at people on here who claim to be socialists.

    Have you ever lived in a socialist country? Do you have any personal experience with socialism?
    With all the panties in knots around here about the US becoming a socialist country under Obama, does that count?

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    Re: Have you ever lived in a socialist country?

    Quote Originally Posted by waas View Post
    That's a little contrived.

    Want to explain further?
    please watch the video i posted ....and i will get back in a few hours, have to run an errand right now.

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    Re: Have you ever lived in a socialist country?

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Grimm View Post
    This question is mainly aimed at people on here who claim to be socialists.

    Have you ever lived in a socialist country? Do you have any personal experience with socialism?
    I grew up in a socialist country that ceased being one in the 1980s.

    Through socialist policies I received an education that my parents couldn't have dreamed of. I had my life saved twice by a 100% socialised health service and when I was out of work after college, I was kept out of the soup kitchens by a welfare state that supported me until I found a job and proceeded to begin to repay that socialist state, through taxes, for my education, health and benefits.

    After Thatcher and her cronies sold Britain off to carpet-baggers, mountebanks and charlatans the current generation of poor kids will get worse access to education, an inferior and costlier health service and if they want to sustain themselves while out of work the only route they'll have to go is crime. Being a child of socialist Britain (1945-1984) was to be one of a blessed generation and I'm grateful for having had the chance.
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    Re: Have you ever lived in a socialist country?

    Quote Originally Posted by melons View Post
    the more laws and regulations we create to protect ourselves....the more laws and regulations we have to create to protect ourselves from the laws and regulations that we already created
    Do you have any modicum of evidence to support that? It's a nice little aphorism, but hardly true.

    and after we have too many laws and regulations, we have entered something very close to socialism.
    Socialism isn't necessarily nationalist. Learn to differentiate between the two.

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