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Questions to Bernie Sanders

Discussion in 'U.S. Politics' started by kowalskil, Oct 30, 2015.

  1. kowalskil

    kowalskil Well-Known Member

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    Questions to Bernie Sanders

    I like Charlie Rose's program very much; I watch it and learn from it, nearly every weekday.
    On October 26, during an interview with Charlie Rose, Bernie Sanders agitated for tuition-free public universities, for raising minimum wage, etc. How can a moral person disagree with such proposals? But his agitation for social justice via a progressive socialist revolution against the top one percent of American private property owners scared me. It reminded me of Lenin's agitation agains injustice in Russia, and of a Polish revolutionary song "Burzhujow do pracy zagnamy." My father, a Polish communist, also believed that the only way to eliminate social injustice was to destroy capitalism. But he was arrested in Moscow, and sent to a Gulag camp, where he died, two years later, at the age of 36.

    My questions to Sanders, if I had a chance of interviewing him, would be different from those asked by Charlie. I want to know what Sanders thinks about proletarian dictatorship, and and how he plans to avoid Gulag-like camps in America.

    Ludwik Kowalski, Ph.D,

    See "Diary of a Former Communist," at:

    http://pages.csam.montclair.edu/~kowalski/life/intro.html and at:

    http://pages.csam.montclair.edu/~kowalski/father/introduction.html



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    pocketfullofshells Well-Known Member

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    thats a good question, why don't you ask Denmark, Norway, Sweden, all those other nations who do it. You know Hitler was German, and a male, how do you prevent a holocaust if you have a German male leader? You understand that just because you can make a few things the same, does not make them all the same. How do you know that with a Free market, you will not end up like Pinochet?
     
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