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Bernie Sanders is a dilapidated & deranged Communist menace

Discussion in 'Elections & Political Parties' started by Hammerhead, Feb 4, 2016.

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    Hammerhead Well-Known Member

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    Protecting inefficient companies leads to disaster.

    Educate yourself: Global Tariff Rates by Country
     
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    LOL, I love it when people tell me to "educate" myself, and yet never read the link they post.

    ALL of the countries you have denigrated as being "socialist" have a lower tariff rate, and lower unemployment rate, then the US, and have approximately the same average income.

    Do you understand the concept of "protectionism"?

    http://www.economist.com/news/speci...-forms-not-all-them-obvious-hidden-persuaders
     
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    Something for you to try and wrap your low IQ mind around:

    Benjamin Franklin, writing in the Pennsylvania Gazette in favor of legislation that would erect a public hospital to provide free care for the impoverished:

    "When the good Samaritan left his Patient at the Inn, he gave Money to the Host, and said, TAKE CARE OF HIM, and what thou spendest more, I will repay thee. We are in this World mutual Hosts to each other; the Circumstances and Fortunes of Men and Families are continually changing; in the Course of a few Years we have seen the Rich become Poor, and the Poor Rich; the Children of the Wealthy languishing in Want and Misery, and those of their Servants lifted into Estates, and abounding in the good Things of this Life. Since then, our present State, how prosperous soever, hath no Stability, but what depends on the good Providence of God, how careful should we be not to harden our Hearts against the Distresses of our Fellow Creatures, lest He who owns and governs all, should punish our Inhumanity, deprive us of a Stewardship in which we have so unworthily behaved, laugh at our Calamity, and mock when our Fear cometh. Methinks when Objects of Charity, and Opportunities of relieving them, present themselves, we should hear the Voice of this Samaritan, as if it were the Voice of God sounding in our Ears, TAKE CARE OF THEM, and whatsoever thou spendest, I will repay thee.

    But the Good particular Men may do separately, in relieving the Sick, is small, compared with what they may do collectively, or by a joint Endeavour and Interest."

    Thomas Paine, from “Agrarian Justice”:

    "Personal property is the effect of society; and it is as impossible for an individual to acquire personal property without the aid of society, as it is for him to make land originally.

    Separate an individual from society, and give him an island or a continent to possess, and he cannot acquire personal property. He cannot be rich. So inseparably are the means connected with the end, in all cases, that where the former do not exist the latter cannot be obtained. All accumulation, therefore, of personal property, beyond what a man’s own hands produce, is derived to him by living in society; and he owes on every principle of justice, of gratitude, and of civilization, a part of that accumulation back again to society from whence the whole came."

    Thomas Jefferson to James Madison Fontainebleau, Oct. 28, 1785

    "The property of this country is absolutely concentrated in a very few hands, having revenues of from half a million of guineas a year downwards. These employ the flower of the country as servants, some of them having as many as 200 domestics, not laboring. They employ also a great number of manufacturers and tradesmen, and lastly the class of laboring husbandmen. But after all there comes the most numerous of all classes, that is, the poor who cannot find work. I asked myself what could be the reason so many should be permitted to beg who are willing to work, in a country where there is a very considerable proportion of uncultivated lands? These lands are undisturbed only for the sake of game. It should seem then that it must be because of the enormous wealth of the proprietors which places them above attention to the increase of their revenues by permitting these lands to be labored.

    I am conscious that an equal division of property is impracticable, but the consequences of this enormous inequality producing so much misery to the bulk of mankind, legislators cannot invent too many devices for subdividing property, only taking care to let their subdivisions go hand in hand with the natural affections of the human mind. The descent of property of every kind therefore to all the children, or to all the brothers and sisters, or other relations in equal degree, is a politic measure and a practicable one. Another means of silently lessening the inequality of property is to exempt all from taxation below a certain point, and to tax the higher portions or property in geometrical progression as they rise.

    Whenever there are in any country uncultivated lands and unemployed poor, it is clear that the laws of property have been so far extended as to violate natural right. The earth is given as a common stock for man to labor and live on. If for the encouragement of industry we allow it to be appropriated, we must take care that other employment be provided to those excluded from the appropriation. If we do not, the fundamental right to labor the earth returns to the unemployed"
     
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    Are you really this dumb?? You said America's trading partners like the UK, Canada, and Japan have erected tariff walls. I showed you how ignorant you are. Please admit your error and apologize for being such a dolt.
     
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    Were any of these men socialists? Did any of them want a massive, intrusive government? Did any of them want to force people to be charitable?
     
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    Socialists like Sanders pretend to believe in democracy in the beginning, but how long does that last?
     
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    Sanders is a total loser and incompetent. Does he know anything outside the world of politics? All he understands is his outdated and extremist ideology.

    THE TRUTH BEHIND BERNIE SANDERS
     
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    America is threatened by the rise of Communist China. A Marxist idiot like Sanders will happily capitulate.
     
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    Can you read, or not? Did not Jefferson, as an example, say that the government should devise ways to make it more equitable? Or maybe you were too lazy to look up the whole of the letter, or you would have read this:

    "But the consequences of this enormous inequality producing so much misery to the bulk of mankind, legislators cannot invent too many devices for subdividing property, only taking care to let their subdivisions go hand in hand with the natural affections of the human mind."
     
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    Who created that threat with trade agreements, the WTO, and the giving of our technology to the Chinese? Give you a clue, it wasn't people like Sanders.

    http://www.politico.com/story/2015/10/trade-deal-bernie-sanders-reacts-214426

    "This agreement follows failed trade deals with Mexico, China and other low-wage countries that have cost millions of jobs and shuttered tens of thousands of factories across the United States," Sanders continued. "In the Senate, I will do all that I can to defeat this agreement. We need trade policies that benefit American workers and consumers, not just CEOs of large multi-national corporations."
     
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