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Tag Archives: Socialism

Why I Won’t Vote for Sanders

I love the fact that Bernie Sanders is running for president. Unlike most Democratic politicians he is not embarrassed to be called a liberal. Heck, he’s not even embarrassed to be called a socialist (even though he technically isn’t one). Like some Republican politicians he speaks his mind and doesn’t mince words, and unlike those […]

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Socializing Socialism?

Bernie Sanders has finally defined what he means by “Democratic Socialism”. What I mean by Democratic socialism is looking at countries in Scandinavia that have much lower rates of child poverty, that have a fairer tax system that guarantees basic necessities of life to working people. Essentially what I mean by that is creating a […]

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The Problem with Socialism

I like Bernie Sanders, and I’m really happy he is running for president. He brings a breath of fresh air to a country where the conversation has sometimes swung way too far to the right. But the debate last night highlighted why I would rather he not win the presidency. He conflates two things that […]

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Why Hasn’t There Been a Tea Party Protest Against This Socialism?

Conservatives in general, and tea partiers in particular have decided that anything that even smells like socialism is evil, and must be protested vigorously. However, they seem to have overlooked a bastion of corporate socialism in the US. Why aren’t they protesting this? Are they closet socialism fans? I am talking (of course) about the […]

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How to stop thinking socialist thoughts

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