December 2013

Question by cynical bugger: When “Socialism” is so obviously misunderstood by the Extreme right, why bother even listening?
When so many are so utterly blinded by Fox “News” to the exclusion of receiving, even for a moment, any other, less biased form of information without having to label it, “liberal” merely because it proposes to expose something that more closely resembles a truth, why even bother to argue? It is they who have partaken of the “Cool-Aid”. Its’ everybody else who must remain objective, render an honest opinion, question, answer, etc and continue to criticize our corporately led government, which, of course, in spite of the best intentions, we still suffer under.
Socialism is not the same as Communism. Socialism means taking care to some extent of your own people- it is a social agreement to support the meek against the powerful who already have command of their resources and to some extent abuse them to the detriment of society- if your merely looking for lower taxes, well, that’s actually another story- tax the wealthy who have already gained so much at the cost of so many. I’m not for a moment suggesting that the workers take over the means of production- that is yet another, oft misunderstood and failed story. Why confuse the issue with false information?
The Republicans have been practicing socialism for the wealthy for decades yet barely anyone gets this. The pendulum has certainly swung too far- there is a sensible balance short of bankrupting ourselves, though it may already be too late.
Even intelligent people cling to these assumptions which is why it remains so utterly frustrating.
‘Assumptions’ being what I’ve already mentioned as the right wing agenda of mindlessly and endlessly hoarding what they could never have produced entirely on their own by any reasonable assumption.
I’d be happy if I could extract an honest answer from a single one of them.
Obviously I’ve arrived at the wrong door, here.
David I, thank you. I knew I wasn’t insane, LOL. Pod people and all of that.

Best answer:

Answer by Bittersweet
You’re right. If you don’t agree, you don’t have to listen.

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Barbel – In Search of Bronzed Warriors

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Monkeybrain around the Brain: Avery Fatbottom Renaissance Fair …

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