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    Re: Is Trump the Second Coming?

    Quote Originally Posted by SDET View Post
    Yes, by regulating away "interlopers" large corporations can use socialism to extinguish competition.
    Ummm, when large corporations, by what ever the means works, eliminate competition the end result is monopoly not socialism. Corporate monopoly is usually called fascism.

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    Re: Is Trump the Second Coming?

    Fascism is also known as National Socialism.

    Quote Originally Posted by weaver2 View Post
    Ummm, when large corporations, by what ever the means works, eliminate competition the end result is monopoly not socialism. Corporate monopoly is usually called fascism.

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    Re: Is Trump the Second Coming?

    Quote Originally Posted by SDET View Post
    Fascism is also known as National Socialism.
    People can call their parties or their religions what they want. It doesn't necessarily reflect who they really are. The Church of Christ would probably make Jesus weep. The Christian Democrats of Germany are neither Christian nor democrats. Most libertarians are just politically selfish troglodytes and the minute someone is a bigger bully and starts trampling on their rights they run to government for protection. It's probably better to go to a more academic site than party names for the definition of Socialism.

    National Socialists did not use socialism to create the huge corporate monopolies.

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    Re: Is Trump the Second Coming?

    It sure isn't a free market based on competition. Build a better mouse trap doesn't fly under Fascism nor International Socialism.

    Quote Originally Posted by weaver2 View Post
    People can call their parties or their religions what they want. It doesn't necessarily reflect who they really are. The Church of Christ would probably make Jesus weep. The Christian Democrats of Germany are neither Christian nor democrats. Most libertarians are just politically selfish troglodytes and the minute someone is a bigger bully and starts trampling on their rights they run to government for protection. It's probably better to go to a more academic site than party names for the definition of Socialism.

    National Socialists did not use socialism to create the huge corporate monopolies.

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    Re: Is Trump the Second Coming?

    Quote Originally Posted by SDET View Post
    It sure isn't a free market based on competition. Build a better mouse trap doesn't fly under Fascism nor International Socialism.
    For heaven's sake look up the meanings of fascism and socialism. There is no such thing as a free market. There are less restrictive markets and more restrictive markets. Free markets are a figment of the conservative imagination. And better mouse traps are created under all sorts of economic and political regimes.
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    Re: Is Trump the Second Coming?

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    Fair question, now that he has proclaimed as much. Oops, forhot the poll. That's ok, it's a yes or no.
    This is how ridiculous this president is that you would actually put up a poll to make this relevant
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    Re: Is Trump the Second Coming?

    Quote Originally Posted by SDET View Post
    I forgot my sarcasm tag. I don't like Trump any better than you do, but I like socialism even less. I look forward to the Detrumpification of the GOP. The only question is has our society sunk so low that Trump is the best one can hope for in an anti-socialist.
    Let me restore some sarcasm: We will no doubt hear a lot about socialism next year, with republicans saying democrats are the party of that evil -ism, and no doubt calling for the end of Social Security, the VA, Medicare, unemployment insurance, the minimum wage, workers comp, the 40-hour week, the FDA, public schools, National Parks, Obamacare, FEMA, the EPA, the Interstate Highway system, and... I must be forgetting something.

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    Re: Is Trump the Second Coming?

    Funny, I don't see any domestically built cars on the streets of Havana nor do I see any breakthrough software on Github produced in Cuba.

    Quote Originally Posted by weaver2 View Post
    For heaven's sake look up the meanings of fascism and socialism. There is no such thing as a free market. There are less restrictive markets and more restrictive markets. Free markets are a figment of the conservative imagination. And better mouse traps are created under all sorts of economic and political regimes.

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    Re: Is Trump the Second Coming?

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    Fair question, now that he has proclaimed as much. Oops, forhot the poll. That's ok, it's a yes or no.
    Only if you mean by "second coming" you describe what takes place the night you have a nasty reaction to some bad food and you just barely make it to the loo a second time.
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    Re: Is Trump the Second Coming?

    Quote Originally Posted by LouC View Post
    Only if you mean by "second coming" you describe what takes place the night you have a nasty reaction to some bad food and you just barely make it to the loo a second time.
    Around here a second coming has a totally different connotation. Sorta sexual in nature. Of course, different people emphasis different things.

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