Skip to comments.Why Does Democratic Socialism Scare Ignorant People So?
Posted on 11/14/2012 4:09:22 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
Democratic Socialism is actually a good and necessary instrument for a free society; its true meaning has been demonized by the right in order to allow the corporate rich to get even richer. The misguided have been told that any form of socialism is evil and can be compared to Nazism. Non-thinking people get very frightened to hear this analysis and will vote against anything they believe appears to resemble this disastrous form of government even if it means rejecting benefits that will improve their own well being.
A nation will not survive without Democratic Socialism. It's socialism that provides a fire department and police protection and schools to educate all children not just those born to the well off.
Democratic Socialists believe that both the economy and society should be run democraticallyto meet public needs, not to make profits for a few. To achieve a more just society, many structures of our government and economy must be radically transformed through greater economic and social democracy so that ordinary Americans can participate in the many decisions that affect our lives
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A feudalistic government (like any ‘socialism’ is) works.
Just not very well. There is little money in the economy for schools, roads, whatever.
A religious socialism like Islam is better than ‘democratic’ socialism- it gives the masses a heaping serving of opiate to swallow their wretchedness down with.
Marx saw the flaw in his theories all along.
A ‘nuclear’ government, like the US is quickly devolving from, provided the most wealth for the most citizens.
If it weren't for the ignorant, socialism would never gain a foothold anywhere.
” — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed...”
“ That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.”
Just look at these pictures!!
Or the Russians, Chinese, North Koreans, Vietnamese, Cubans, Zimbabweans, and on and on...
With radicals like the leftists, *bag of hammars dumb*, is the new *intelligent*.
Socialism as stated in the article implies that people work at producing value and then contribute to mutually beneficial entities, like a fire station.
Amerikan socialist believe in STEALING from the producers and HANDING it over to the parasites in exchange for the vote.
The country has tipped...
Sell out, get out.
“The misguided have been told that any form of socialism is evil and can be compared to Nazism.”
Huh? I wish. The left won the Nazi blame game, and mist everyone thinks of them as being on the right and socialists opposite them, even though the “zi” part of Nazi comes from German for “socialist.” Convincing people that’s meaningful is like holding back a dam with your thumb.
The Bolsheviks were originally Social Democrats. Once they’ve been voted into power, Democratic Socialists drop the Democratic part without further ado. And there are no more elections. Once they’re in, the only way to get Socialists out again is by revolution.
Jefferson said that the Tree of Liberty has to be watered from time to time with the blood of tyrants and patriots, and that that is its only manure. We may be close to one of those times.
Or anything between the two.
Whoa, I had never heard that before, that comes right out of today's leftist playbook!
It is stupefying to me that these peoples don't see (or don't want to) the path they are setting out on has been traveled before by the Nazis!!!!
Good G-d, is this what it has come too?
I would assume that this author supports Obamacare, one of the most corporatist pieces of legislation ever passed, designed to codify monopolies and keep others out.
If Socialism is so great how come the people of Spain and Portugal are rioting tonight. It sure is not a celebration of all their gains under socialist programs.
How come Greece is broke? Why is Italy on the skids? Etc.
A sentence right out of a SAUL ALINSKY play book. Replayed by the SOCIALIST FRAUD GORE. We must step up the game or these anti american frauds will completely take this country over.
Why does capitalism scare liberal dipshits?
It's been relegated to a Homeland Security reeducation center. It will soon emerge as the "joyous news announcer".
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