When did socialism become associated with tyranny?
Why do Americans hate social institutions so much. Its greatest achievements have been through socially funded through collective efforts: the military, education system, the highway system, the nuclear bomb, civil rights, great public works like the hoover dam, TVA and other great systems. But yet they believe that socially funded health care is evil, that caring for your fellow citizen is evil, that anything not run by private enterprise is weak and inefficient. You have to realize that all other industrial countries have socially funded health care, and get better care at far lower costs. Your economy is losing, your jobs are going away, GM, Ford, the steel companies are all carrying the burden and penalty for insurance companies greed. The denial of basic human rights and insurance companies being a leech on the american economy is the true tyranny. It is time to smarten up. The world is waiting, puzzled that you have not. Just an fyi. Military, education, public works, highway are all funded by common funds. Why are they acceptable for public funds and health care not. Should everyone build their own roads, be their own army of one, home school, dig their own ditches and sewers, log onto WebMD or is it that some things are best and most efficienty accomplished with a collective effort.
Asked By: BRADLEY G - 9/20/2009
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One of the greatest achievements of the 20th century was to convince the US population to vote against their own best interest. Health care is a good example. The health care 'debate' is not a debate at all. It's an exercise in propaganda. Most of the anti-Obama slogans you hear were cooked up in the back-rooms of the... More
Answered By: Libby - 9/21/2009
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Your entire premise is wrong making the rest of the rant baseless and irrelevant.
Answered By: Jamal B - 9/20/2009
Gosh, a spokesman for the whole world! Welcome to YA, we await your wisdom.
Answered By: J P - 9/20/2009
Our jobs are going away because of socialism. You have union-friendly federal, local and state governments, overbearing environmental regulations, and higher taxes, then employers tend to remove themselves from that situation... More
Answered By: Tired Trucker - 9/20/2009
Why do people who have never even taken Political Science 101 feel qualified to get up on a soap box?
Answered By: Hitpig #1 - 9/20/2009
You are right!
Answered By: Kala - 9/21/2009
It's just a political buzz word brought to you by the letters G O P and the number 666... More
Answered By: Sky - 9/21/2009
It's not. Socialist policies are adopted by the richest countries in the world to help build roads, fund schools, police, firefighters, government, universal health care, etc. for the greater good of society. Tyranny has nothing to do with this.
Answered By: Home - 9/22/2009
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