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What is the big deal about socialism?


Can someone explain to me why Americans (USA) typically say "socialist" in a negative way. I've been doing some research and many of these "socialist" societies are quite happy AND well provided for. So what is the big deal? Why are so many against the concept and why is it said in a bad way so often?

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junkseller says

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    Christin Sander (ChristinS) 3 years ago

    I just have to say this is such an excellent answer!


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ziyena says

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    f_hruz 3 years ago

    What a silly scare talk about socialized health care!

    Most countries in Europe, as well as Canada have far more reasonable, high quality health services than what Americans are paying for, if they can even afford it!


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  • Mklow1 3 years ago

    very well put!

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Scott Bateman (promisem) says

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M. T. Dremer says

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karl (Silverspeeder) says

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f_hruz says

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  • Mklow1 3 years ago

    Yes, but when the Death Star is finally completed, the US will have total world and universe domination.

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Natasha Peters says

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LandmarkWealth says

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    AlexDrinkH2O 3 years ago

    Right on the money! "History is filled with examples of gov't abusing people first with soft tyranny and then often later with more severe imposition on the liberty of people." Precisely and it can happen here . . .


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Mklow1 says

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    f_hruz 3 years ago

    How can you say such nonsense when we all know how Marxism has evolved and giving modern China more success than you will ever get from the capitalist system in the US?


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