View Poll Results: Is communism possible in the USA?

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  • Yes, Soviet type of communism

    12 10.62%
  • Yes, community type of communism

    14 12.39%
  • Yes, religious type of communism

    2 1.77%
  • Yes, other type of communism

    14 12.39%
  • No, not possible

    61 53.98%
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    3 2.65%
  • Other

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    Re: Is communism possible in the USA?

    well then I'm eternally grateful that I have the simplicity of seeing the world in all black and white terms

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    Re: Is communism possible in the USA?

    Quote Originally Posted by AngryOldGuy View Post
    well then I'm eternally grateful that I have the simplicity of seeing the world in all black and white terms
    I prefer at least grayscale ...
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    Re: Is communism possible in the USA?

    ah yes the 'gray area' such a nice happy place to be

    kinda like a 'mixed economy' eh?

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    Re: Is communism possible in the USA?

    Quote Originally Posted by AngryOldGuy View Post
    If you observe the trends in this country for the last 100 years I'd say we are well along on the 'Long March'.
    What began with the Sixteenth Amendment ended with the Affordable Care Act.
    The Republic is dead Long Live the King!
    For "very conservative", at least you seem to know the difference between a Republic and a monarchy. I'm impressed. lol

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    Re: Is communism possible in the USA?

    Quote Originally Posted by AngryOldGuy View Post
    ah yes the 'gray area' such a nice happy place to be

    kinda like a 'mixed economy' eh?
    You think pure capitalism has ever existed in America?
    Don't make me laugh at you, I've been trying to be polite.
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    Re: Is communism possible in the USA?

    You'll laugh you'll cry you'll wanna die

    yeah buddy the new centralized command and control economy
    with it's five year plan in hand It will be fine and dandy throughout the land!

    I bet they will still be blaming Bush decades from now!

    yeah Moot "Put not your trust in princes" 146:3-5

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    Re: Is communism possible in the USA?

    Quote Originally Posted by AngryOldGuy View Post
    I bet they will still be blaming Bush decades from now!
    I guess you didn't read my earlier post - what a shame ...

    "The 1999 decision to mix the banks was the worst economic decision since the 1920's and both parties consented. Sometimes we have to re-learn the hard way because some people just can't believe the history books."
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    Re: Is communism possible in the USA?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    While the Soviet Union was undoubtedly totalitarian, communism - in its most pure form - is the epitome of democracy.
    Communism is inherently anti-democratic, totalitarian and bloodthirsty. The historical record is there to prove it.

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    Re: Is communism possible in the USA?

    Quote Originally Posted by ashurbanipal View Post
    This may be ridiculous (though, if Jesus was God, he was surely aware of communism, as such). What isn't ridiculous is claiming that the ideas of Jesus are harmonious with the core ideas and motivations of communism--as they surely are.
    So you feel Jesus was in favour of mass-murder and brutal oppression?

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    Re: Is communism possible in the USA?

    Mo of course I read it but it was so insanely obtuse it hurted my brain and I ran away screaming in pain!

    so help an old guy out here if you would please WTF is 'mixin' the banks' supposed to mean???
    what odd concept were you trying to convey there good buddy?
    Inquiring minds wanna know !

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