Politics 43% of Democrats consider themselves socialists

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    And 100% of the rest of us think they're all retarded.
     
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    these words are meaningless.


    97% of polls are 43% nonsense
     
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    38% of Republicans consider themselves Assholes
    43% of Republicans consider themselves Cunts.
     
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    i think they believe democratic socialism is the answer to and the only way to dismantle what rules us now, economic fascism, a political economic structure serving independent but greedy powerful corporations instead of we the people. but it isn't any better if the socialist government owns the means of production because government still doesn't give a shit about we the people.
     
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    100% of Dawgshed.com considers you an unfunny zilch.
     
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    Kind of a tough choice when the other option is "capitalist".

    Not even sure what that means. True conservatives promote a free market.

    What we have in the US is Crony Capitalism and Socialism...
     
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    Now, get that 43% to define socialism.
     
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    Everyone is a socialist. The police department is socialist. Paid for through taxes and controlled and regulated by the state. Most people never need the service directly but you gladly pay money to have that service for the betterment of society.

    The 43% are not saying they are communist, just that they think the government is the best institution to control certain things. The government mandates things from car safety to hunting seasons. The thing the right fears with socialism never existed except in the movies. Communist Russia was not communist, they were a dictatorship. There has never been a communist state in anything other than name. Socialism is not going to make the USA like the Soviet Union in 1954.

    I work in the business world and deal with C-suite executives on a weekly basis. If you think unfettered capitalism is the way to go I can introduce you to some sociopaths who run companies that would burn everything down as long as they got what they wanted. In general good men and women do not rise to the top of corporations. The most aggressive, opportunistic, connected and low empathy people do. You do not want a true free market and allow them to make the rules. By the way free market in a capitalist system is a fight to the death until there are a handful of players in an industry and then they collude to rip people off. Look at the banks and what they now offer on interest rates for your savings and checking accounts. A fraction of what they were 20 years ago but if they all just offer roughly the same amounts what can you do.

    The United States government has produced one of the best nations that has ever existed in history. There are thousands of things wrong with it but the good far outweighs the bad. The right has moved to blame the government for just about everything because it's easy. Everyone likes to moan about how they could do things better right up until they have to do it. Then they find out all their answers have problems too and now everyone is blaming them for not being perfect.
     
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    In other words, 99% of the fools who think "socialism" is such a horrible word don't realize that their Medicare and Social Security and all the other free and subsidized shit they rely on daily are all elements of socialism within a democratic republic...like that fuckin' idiot with the poster that says "Keep the government out of my Medicare."
     
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    yeah no shit, how is that a surprise to anyone? in other news 100% of their candidates are bought and paid for shills of the corporate elites
     
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    "In general good men and women do not rise to the top of corporations. The most aggressive, opportunistic, connected and low empathy people do."

    It is truly amazing how government attracts the exact opposite of these types.
     
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    Polls mean nothing.
    Polls only apply to that specific amount of people that were polled that day on a topic.

    A news organization can poll 1,000 people.....that's not proportional to a country of 300 million .
    It's just bullshit filler used by media outlets to fill time.
    All cable news does is endlessly talk about the newest daily poll.

    Plus most people who are polled don't even fucking vote.....so who cares what they have to say.
    It's like asking me who I'm voting for with the Oscars and I don't have a vote.
     
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    93% of this board knows some dude named timdd has at least been impaled in his backside 13 times in '16
     
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    We have exactly the government we voted for.

    Complete capitalism with no rules or regulations?

    Remember the Bell System?

    In those days long distance was a bad word.
     
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    43% of Democrats are CUNTS
     
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