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View Poll Results: Do you support Socialism?
Yes 36 55.38%
No 29 44.62%
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Old 10-26-2008, 11:36 AM
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I like some Socialist ideas but fully-fledged and flourishing socialism is Utopian.
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Old 10-26-2008, 11:57 AM
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yeah the americans who voted yes are really idiots.
The elite americans ( who are the only ones who benefit from pure capitalism) have really done a good job brainwashing you.

let me gues you never attendet university?
Capitalism works great for me. I got a good education, I have excellent healthcare, very nice housing and enough disposable income to enjoy my life. While I'm far from elite, I have made a very comfortable life off of the capitalist system.

Let me guess you were totally brainwashed by some liberal latent homosexual college professor?
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Old 10-26-2008, 12:56 PM
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Capitalism works great for me. I got a good education, I have excellent healthcare, very nice housing and enough disposable income to enjoy my life. While I'm far from elite, I have made a very comfortable life off of the capitalist system.

Let me guess you were totally brainwashed by some liberal latent homosexual college professor?
I'm not entirely sure why a college professor who is in favour of socialism would have to be a latent homosexual. Perhaps you could explain.
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Old 10-26-2008, 02:54 PM
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But those grants and scholarships are something you would do away with because they are apparently "socialist".
No, the grants and scholarships are provided by privately funded organizations, and are therefore not socialist, but conform to my assertion that people are generous.
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Old 10-26-2008, 03:02 PM
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No, the grants and scholarships are provided by privately funded organizations, and are therefore not socialist, but conform to my assertion that people are generous.
Are they tax deductable?
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Old 10-26-2008, 03:06 PM
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Funny how McCain completely changed his stance on a lot of things..
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Old 10-26-2008, 03:08 PM
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Yes. Part of the reason for the increase in the cost of education is because of the increased availability of student loans.

It is no coincidence that when student loans were not available, education was much less expensive.
If this ain't the biggest crock of bull**** I ever heard...
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Old 10-26-2008, 03:13 PM
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I would not want to privatize our police force, our firefighters and our utilities which are socialized.
I don't think I would want to live in a socialist country either though.
It depends on what degree you talk about and what you are socializing.
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Are they tax deductable?
Yes, donations are tax deductible in the US. I know you are not going to try and claim tax deductions are a tenant of socialism.
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Old 10-26-2008, 03:19 PM
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Capitalism works great for me. I got a good education, I have excellent healthcare, very nice housing and enough disposable income to enjoy my life. While I'm far from elite, I have made a very comfortable life off of the capitalist system.

Let me guess you were totally brainwashed by some liberal latent homosexual college professor?
someone must be real bitter and greedy to care so much about money.

I really don't care how much money the gouvernement takes from me as long as I live a happy life, even then i still got enough money to do things i want. I don't have to worry about anything cause i know when something happens to me the gouvernement will help me. In socialism it's mayby impossible to have 8 houses and 20 cars but then again 95 procent of americans won't be able to have that either including you and shawn.

But you make sure you keep a thight grip on your money, i bet it loves you just much as you love him
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