Now, the "S" word has been thrown around a lot lately.....People generally fear the term. But there are different reasons for the fear...
There's the irrational type which views socialism as evil. It's not evil. In fact it's a nice idea in theory. And could work, and has worked with certain situations.
Then there's the rational fear which views socialism as an idea that cannot work for America. Putting it into place would erode the American way of life.
Now, there's both types of people throwing the term around. So please realize that there are those of us that DO NOT think that Obama is an evil man. We just believe that ANY move towards socialism goes against the America for which our founding fathers laid the foundation.
So with that, I link:
more on '96
You know....For someone who says he's not socialist....
I brought the first link into this because of how it mentions Ronald Reagan. Apparently, the KKK endorsed him. He had no control of that at all. But I thought it would be interesting to compare.
Let's pretend that a candidate was running, who was backed by the KKK, had been to several KKK meetings and given a speech at one of them, had an acquaintance that believed like the KKK and had burned down several black churches when the candidate was young and after knowing the candidate had said that he had wished that he had done more, and had on at least 2 occasions been caught paraphrasing Hitler in a positive way. And what if this candidate's tax plan gave credits to people living in neighborhoods with their own kind?
Would that bother you? Would anyone be debating his views? Now you wouldn't be able to call him a member of the KKK....But you could come to the conclusion that he is racist.
Oh...This also caught my eye: