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Reply #150 - Jan 1st, 2019 at 1:52pm
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SkyChief wrote on Dec 29th, 2018 at 5:42pm:
Democratic Socialism and Socialism - is there really a difference?

Steven Crowder explains this 'lipstick-on-a-pig' nonsense:



It's more of the flagrant double standard of the left where they claim they protect minorities from the majority then declare direct support for the tyranny of the majority
  

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Reply #151 - Jul 8th, 2019 at 12:37pm
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Bernie Sanders is the only major 2020 Presidential Candidate to self-identify as a "democratic socialist",  but most of the Democrat candidates enthusiastically embrace socialist policies.

It shouldn't be surprising that democratic socialism appeals to ignorant younger voters.   Studies have shown that most of them don't even understand what socialism IS. 

Bernie Sanders defines democratic socialism as "the understanding that all of our people live in security and dignity" and "a government and an economy and a society which works for all." 

It sure sounds nice.  But incredibly mendacious.

Here's a more accurate definition of democratic socialism:

Government controls the means of production, distribution, and exchange.  It discourages entrepreneurship, innovation, and growth.   Eventually, everyone becomes equally poor, except for the ruling-class elites. 

"Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery." - Winston Churchill
  

Governments will always devise ways to deprive an honest man of his money or property, and claim that it's legal.
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Reply #152 - Oct 11th, 2019 at 12:19pm
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It occurred to me that socialism would be an ideal form of government for a society of robots!
  

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Reply #153 - Oct 12th, 2019 at 6:28am
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SkyChief wrote on Jul 8th, 2019 at 12:37pm:
It shouldn't be surprising that democratic socialism appeals to ignorant younger voters.   Studies have shown that most of them don't even understand what socialism IS. 

Bernie Sanders defines democratic socialism as "the understanding that all of our people live in security and dignity" and "a government and an economy and a society which works for all." 


"Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery." - Winston Churchill



My Chief!  How could you be so naive?  LOL!  Ok, I forgive you.  But why use the scoundrel Churchill's words as opposition to Bernie? Bernie, along with the rest of them don't really care. Why would someone seek something greater than life than watching a civilization lose its capabilities and lock in on third-world, socialist failure?

Politicians (lawmakers) don't care about any political "isms", they only need to uphold the appearance of leadership, even if doing pointless or stupid things. They have infinite public money to waste on mistakes, and soon will have a different leadership position and will escape responsibility for their terrible actions and inactions, typically blaming other governmental bodies for policy failures. Officials refuse to be held responsible for the harmful public impact of their office.

The politician does not hate the frontier, he is just doing a job of filling a paid position. He doesn't know much about anything nor care. The essential psychological aspect of being a democratic politician is understanding that nothing the politician does matters, i.e. that he chooses to do whatever, which could be blowing up a country or fixing a transportation system. Either way, the act is done and cannot be undone, and he will never do it again nor face consequences or benefits, as he is insulated from both and detached from concern.





  
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Reply #154 - Oct 12th, 2019 at 8:42am
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yamcha wrote on Oct 12th, 2019 at 6:28am:
My Chief!  How could you be so naive?  LOL!  Ok, I forgive you.  But why use the scoundrel Churchill's words as opposition to Bernie?
Are you claiming Churchill was a Jew?
  

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Reply #155 - Oct 12th, 2019 at 8:44am
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Is the plan still to be more like Venezuela, or is Cuba the favored model again?

https://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2019/10/11/communism-cuba-urges-citi...
  

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Reply #156 - Oct 12th, 2019 at 8:50am
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Jeff wrote on Oct 12th, 2019 at 8:42am:
Are you claiming Churchill was a Jew?

No.  He was antisemitic, just like Hitler.  And they were both great painters.  Churchill was actually better.  If you give Winston the weekend, he will paint your whole flat, two coats!
  
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Reply #157 - Oct 12th, 2019 at 9:26am
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yamcha wrote on Oct 12th, 2019 at 8:50am:
No.  He was antisemitic, just like Hitler.  And they were both great painters.  Churchill was actually better.  If you give Winston the weekend, he will paint your whole flat, two coats!
So your disagreement is with what he said, that the Chief quoted?

"Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery." - Winston Churchill
  

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Reply #158 - Oct 12th, 2019 at 9:31am
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I already said why and Winston was the guy who started WWII in order to advance his career.
  
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Reply #159 - Oct 12th, 2019 at 9:33am
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yamcha wrote on Oct 12th, 2019 at 9:31am:
I already said why and Winston was the guy who started WWII in order to advance his career.
Revisionist history.
  

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