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Not if you truly understand what the tenets of Socialism are.

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Not if you truly understand what the tenets of Socialism are.

He said himself he wants to spread the wealth. He wants to give tax breaks to people who don't even earn money. Call it whatever you want....it sucks.

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Out of context alert!

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By definition it was Anarchy/Rebellion.

That was the spark, but the flame was intended to be a nation with the smallest possible government.

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Not necessarily true. There were those who advocated a strong central government, more similar to Englands but with the necessary "democratic" changes.

In the end, the Federalists got their way for the most part, with a strong central bank, the ability to create a Federal standing Army and Navy, revenue cutters and exise taxes..The idea of a weak Federal government is based mostly on the simple fact that a lot of the nation until the late 1800s was sparsely populated frontier and empty land that was simply ungovernable.

As an agrarian, minimally populated nation, the idea of small goverment makes more sense. In the modern post industrial era, the concentration of people, economies and communication make a strong government a necessity to keep things both running, and running for the peoples benefit as much as possible.

If we want to be a nice, quiet country with no military or economic aspirations, then by all means let's get less complex.

If we want to lead the free world, that's just not an option.

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I don't really understand what so many people are complaining about.

90% of the complaints I read are ignorant, and haven't the slightest idea of what socialism is.

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I don't really understand what so many people are complaining about.

90% of the complaints I read are ignorant, and haven't the slightest idea of what socialism is.

Syntax is your friend.

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