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7. They go hand in hand
Democratic (dm-krtk) adj. 1. Of, characterized by, or advocating democracy: democratic government; a democratic union. 2. Of or for the people in general; popular: a democratic movement; democratic art forms. 3. Believing in or practicing social equality: a proper democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords (George du Maurier). 4. Democratic. Abbr. Dem., D, D. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the Democratic Party. --democratically adv.

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  -What the hell is a Democratic Socialist? freetobegay  Aug-12-04 04:59 AM   #0 
  - here's one take.  ulysses   Aug-12-04 05:07 AM   #1 
  - Webster definition of socialism  freetobegay   Aug-12-04 05:11 AM   #3 
  - how is the first definition, at any rate, incompatible with democracy?  ulysses   Aug-12-04 05:13 AM   #4 
  - I have an idea.  Kamikaze   Aug-12-04 05:14 AM   #5 
  - Ok  freetobegay   Aug-12-04 05:23 AM   #10 
  - I take it you get the picture now  Ameridansk   Aug-12-04 06:04 AM   #20 
  - They go hand in hand  0007   Aug-12-04 05:16 AM   #7 
  - I'll blow your mind even more.  Kamikaze   Aug-12-04 05:07 AM   #2 
  - Liberal Democratic Socialist. That's me...  radwriter0555   Aug-12-04 07:58 AM   #30 
  - Wouldnt it be like a republican fascist?  onebigbadwulf   Aug-12-04 05:15 AM   #6 
  - I would sure like a completely libertarian road system.  Kamikaze   Aug-12-04 05:17 AM   #8 
     - heh - I used to have a hardcore libertarian friend  ulysses   Aug-12-04 05:18 AM   #9 
     - We had such a system...  TreasonousBastard   Aug-12-04 05:28 AM   #13 
  - Good question...  TreasonousBastard   Aug-12-04 05:24 AM   #11 
  - Thank you!  freetobegay   Aug-12-04 05:25 AM   #12 
  - Actually, MOST democracies would count as Socialist Democracies  liberalpragmatist   Aug-12-04 10:27 AM   #49 
  - Exactly!  NewHampshireDem   Aug-12-04 05:31 AM   #14 
     - I have the same pet peeve  WhereIsMyFreedom   Aug-12-04 07:33 AM   #28 
        - China IS a dictatorship  liberalpragmatist   Aug-12-04 10:25 AM   #47 
           - I agree with Alexander Cockburn when he describes China as  Lydia Leftcoast   Aug-12-04 10:34 AM   #52 
              - I've read China categorized as Fascist, too  liberalpragmatist   Aug-12-04 10:58 AM   #58 
  - On a related note...  salvorhardin   Aug-12-04 05:39 AM   #15 
  - "crypto" in this context means  pnorman   Aug-12-04 06:02 AM   #19 
     - So...  salvorhardin   Aug-12-04 11:23 AM   #62 
        - That's about the way I'd take it.  pnorman   Aug-12-04 12:26 PM   #70 
  - Democratic Socialism = Socialdemocracy...  arcos   Aug-12-04 05:42 AM   #16 
  - I consider myself to be a democratic socialist  LeftishBrit   Aug-12-04 05:57 AM   #18 
  - No  Kellanved   Aug-12-04 06:55 AM   #27 
  - Look what Wikipedia says...  arcos   Aug-12-04 04:28 PM   #85 
  - Difference between Democratic Socialism and Social Democracy  The_Enlightenment   Aug-12-04 09:17 AM   #40 
     - see post #85, just above  arcos   Aug-12-04 04:28 PM   #86 
  - Seek out TIA, IndianaGreen, Kentuck, there are many more ready to  anarchy1999   Aug-12-04 05:53 AM   #17 
  - I was a Democratic Socialist back in 1978....  Junkdrawer   Aug-12-04 06:13 AM   #21 
  - Hold on buddy!  freetobegay   Aug-12-04 06:19 AM   #22 
     - I didn't slam you - just said your post reflected the antisocialist...  Junkdrawer   Aug-12-04 06:22 AM   #23 
  - My definitions  German-Lefty   Aug-12-04 06:39 AM   #24 
  - Thank you for a well thought out post.  freetobegay   Aug-12-04 06:50 AM   #25 
  - Thanks  German-Lefty   Aug-12-04 07:46 AM   #29 
  - The founders were not exactly rabid democrats  Aries   Aug-12-04 08:06 AM   #33 
  - Um...not really...  Spider Jerusalem   Aug-12-04 09:16 AM   #39 
     - Improving democracy  German-Lefty   Aug-12-04 10:09 AM   #44 
     - yea lets do it like Europe  manona   Aug-12-04 10:11 AM   #45 
        - Those two world wars...  Spider Jerusalem   Aug-12-04 10:25 AM   #48 
        - lets think thru this  manona   Aug-12-04 12:03 PM   #68 
           - I have to disagree with you regarding Mexico  Xipe Totec   Aug-12-04 12:47 PM   #77 
              - It has been a while  manona   Aug-12-04 01:08 PM   #80 
                 - Disagree with you again regarding Spanish  Xipe Totec   Aug-12-04 01:35 PM   #84 
        - You're seriously misinformed  Lydia Leftcoast   Aug-12-04 10:29 AM   #50 
        - Your school was worse than mine  manona   Aug-12-04 12:23 PM   #69 
        - "not even an inkling of the USA taking over some peace of turf by force"..  Junkdrawer   Aug-12-04 10:29 AM   #51 
        - Today the country of Iraq  manona   Aug-12-04 12:26 PM   #71 
           - That's right. And Negroponte is just the US Ambassador to Iraq...  Junkdrawer   Aug-12-04 12:35 PM   #74 
              - Ah, yea, Negroponte  manona   Aug-12-04 12:56 PM   #78 
                 - Director of the counterinsurgency...  Junkdrawer   Aug-12-04 01:04 PM   #79 
                 - You don't know what John Negroponte did for Honduras, then?  0rganism   Aug-13-04 04:42 AM   #93 
        - According to Heritage Foundation  goodhue   Aug-12-04 10:36 AM   #53 
        - Europe  German-Lefty   Aug-12-04 11:08 AM   #60 
        - We Agree!  manona   Aug-12-04 12:44 PM   #76 
           - A NON ISSUE?!  arcos   Aug-12-04 04:39 PM   #87 
           - Cool thread  German-Lefty   Aug-13-04 03:59 AM   #90 
        - Imperial USA  0rganism   Aug-13-04 04:40 AM   #92 
  - Here's the problem, many people would lose their  JohnnyFianna1   Aug-12-04 06:51 AM   #26 
  - X-cracy = rule by X, Y -ism = value system based on Y  Xipe Totec   Aug-12-04 07:58 AM   #31 
  - bureaucracy  H2O Man   Aug-12-04 08:22 AM   #35 
  - Bureaucracy, No argument there  Xipe Totec   Aug-12-04 08:42 AM   #36 
     - the two problems with bureaucracy:  H2O Man   Aug-12-04 08:50 AM   #37 
        - The Power of the Bureaucracy is Real  Xipe Totec   Aug-12-04 09:12 AM   #38 
           - I like that!  H2O Man   Aug-12-04 09:20 AM   #41 
              - My Pleasure.  Xipe Totec   Aug-12-04 05:10 PM   #88 
  - Socialism  manona   Aug-12-04 10:18 AM   #46 
     - Wow. I guess you told off that damn liberal teacher. Good work!  Junkdrawer   Aug-12-04 10:38 AM   #54 
        - yea I guess a teacher of history not  manona   Aug-12-04 11:05 AM   #59 
           - Yet, somehow you're spelling is all fucked up.  resident bunnypants   Aug-12-04 01:12 PM   #81 
  - Interesting thread.  H2O Man   Aug-12-04 08:06 AM   #32 
  - Democratic Socialism  goodhue   Aug-12-04 08:15 AM   #34 
  - Oooh, thank you. Nice links  Selwynn   Aug-12-04 11:11 AM   #61 
  - I could ask, What the hell is a Democratic Capitalist?  Minstrel Boy   Aug-12-04 09:24 AM   #42 
  - Amen. What the hell is a corporate owned democracy?  Selwynn   Aug-12-04 10:48 AM   #56 
  - Socialism and Democracy  TabulaRasa   Aug-12-04 12:42 PM   #75 
     - very well said  Minstrel Boy   Aug-12-04 01:12 PM   #82 
     - Welcome to DU. Yeah, you sure don't hear much about "Workplace  Junkdrawer   Aug-12-04 01:20 PM   #83 
  - Other nations have Social Democrats  PATRICK   Aug-12-04 09:43 AM   #43 
  - There is an absolute, concrete answer:  Selwynn   Aug-12-04 10:47 AM   #55 
  - Indeed  goodhue   Aug-12-04 10:54 AM   #57 
  - Well I'm glad Webster's settled it for a HS gradute.  JanMichael   Aug-12-04 11:29 AM   #63 
  - I may be a stupid Hillbilly  freetobegay   Aug-12-04 11:34 AM   #64 
     - Your original subject line alone did not deserve the energy spent...  JanMichael   Aug-12-04 11:36 AM   #65 
     - Quick Joke - To lighten the Mood up a bit.  Xipe Totec   Aug-12-04 12:28 PM   #72 
  - What's so hard.? Democracy is the form of government .Socialism  genius   Aug-12-04 11:44 AM   #66 
  - Pure democracies and pure socialism dont exist.  K-W   Aug-12-04 11:47 AM   #67 
  - Answer What is A Democratic Capitalist.  David Zephyr   Aug-12-04 12:31 PM   #73 
  - Economical!  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Aug-12-04 05:28 PM   #89 
  - I am a Democratic Socialist with a Libertarian bent.  Cascadian   Aug-13-04 04:13 AM   #91 
 

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