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Socialism in the U.S.

Discussion in 'North American Politics' started by Enoch07, May 10, 2019.

  1. Enoch07

    Enoch07 It's all a sick freaking joke.
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    We don't.
     
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    Woberts The Perfumed Seneschal

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    Che was no racist.
     
  4. Kangaroo Feathers

    Kangaroo Feathers Yea, it is written in the Book of Cyril...

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    Why not? You sure seem happy to forget the far right terrorists that do so.
     
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    oldbadger Skanky Old Mongrel!

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    If you think that Stalin was a socialist then you need to look up the internet definition for 'daft'.
    :D
     
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    jesus was a communist.

    Matthew 19:21
    Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sellthat thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.

    Mark 10:21
    Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me.

    Luke 18:22
    Now when Jesus heard these things, he said unto him, Yet lackest thou one thing: sell all that thou hast, and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me.
     
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    Twilight Hue The gentle embrace of twilight has become my guide

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    You don't like dictionary definitions either! =O}
     
  8. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue The gentle embrace of twilight has become my guide

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    I would have gone more with Chairman Mao.
     
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    Twilight Hue The gentle embrace of twilight has become my guide

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  10. Kangaroo Feathers

    Kangaroo Feathers Yea, it is written in the Book of Cyril...

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    Ooh, they hate it when that gets pointed out, it provokes the most ridiculous contortions to try to argue against. Let's watch! *popcorn*
     
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    oldbadger Skanky Old Mongrel!

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    OK......... :)
    Truth is, extreme right and extreme left are both bloody dangerous.

    Hitler and Mussolini or Stalin and Mao?
     
  12. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest I have the kavorka
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    That takes care of the left, but what about the right?
     
  13. Kangaroo Feathers

    Kangaroo Feathers Yea, it is written in the Book of Cyril...

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    INB4 "Hitler wasn't rightwing, NAZI has the world 'socialism' in it!"
     
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    oldbadger Skanky Old Mongrel!

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    Oh I love it!

    You think that Nazis were communists?

    Wow...........
     
  15. Kangaroo Feathers

    Kangaroo Feathers Yea, it is written in the Book of Cyril...

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    Called it
     
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    oldbadger Skanky Old Mongrel!

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    What's INB4?

    Do folks think that Hitler was a socialist? Titles are often lies, of course.

    Nazi Elitism could never have been true socialism. But then, nor was Stalin's world either.
     
  17. Kangaroo Feathers

    Kangaroo Feathers Yea, it is written in the Book of Cyril...

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    INB4= In before.

    People claim Hitler was a socialist, because it's a lot easier having Hitler on the other guy's side than your side. Of course, any semi competent student of history know Hitler specifically, and the NAZIs generally, were in no way socialist, but you know how it is. Who cares about things like facts and history when there are tribal agendas to push?
     
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    There's RW socialism you know? You never talk about that....hmm
     
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    oldbadger Skanky Old Mongrel!

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    Ah!
    I was being thick.
    I thought you did mean it.

    Yeah, I notice that the internet is riddled with contentious ideas about Hitler. I like the one about Hitler being a True Christian best.

    I remember how the US was paranoid about the word 'commie' back in the 50s. If you wanted to do some real damage to someone, just hint that they were a commie.
     
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    Oh I don't disagree. It's clear however the extremes are definitely leaning incrementally further left into socialists territory and arguably beyond that.

    I'm against the permanency of the Patriot Act and was incredibly shocking to discover that over 60 Fortune 500 companies paid less tax (meaning zero, ziltch nada) then a single person working on minimum wage and made it known here.

    If the right enters extreme territory, I'll certainly holler about it as much as I do with the left.
     
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