Skip to comments.THE PILGRIMS' FAILED EXPERIMENT WITH SOCIALISM
Posted on 11/22/2012 9:48:54 AM PST by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny
With the United States under direct assault from the evils of Socialism (or other forms of "Collectivism" including: Communism, or Fascism...pick your tyranny), and with Thanksgiving Day upon us, it's timely, appropriate, and necessary to visit the nation's very first attempt with Socialism, nearly four centuries ago...
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In 1978, we took the RV and the kids up to Plymouth to see my wifes sister who lived there at the time. We visited Plymouth Plantation. During the tour, I was struck by the presence of fortified guard shacks in the town square and asked the guide if they were a last line of defense for the citizens there if trouble with the natives spilled into the compound. He told us that they were for the control of the FOOD RIOTS which broke out those first few winters BEFORE they wisely abandoned their clearly failed experiment with collectivism — before Marx was even born.
Seems each generation or so we must relearn the hard lessons of history.
OBOWMA will teach us the next round of such lessons. I suspect they will be BITTER ones indeed.
Have a wonderful day.
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This is a fascinating history of socialism that everyone in this country would know....
If they taught history in the govt schools.
Hey found that if all things were distributed equally, many would just slack off and still expect the same share....the takers learned quickly that the makers would have nothing of it....
Will have to learn that lesson again, it seems.
Yet some people desperately want to deny this.
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