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devilgrrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-04-10 01:44 AM
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65. Never mind all the tax breaks and tax payer funds teams get.
If anything they're welfare queens.
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  -List everything that is "Socialist" southernleftylady  Apr-03-10 06:00 PM   #0 
  - the military  proud patriot   Apr-03-10 06:05 PM   #1 
  - Parks  PBS Poll-435   Apr-03-10 06:07 PM   #2 
  - The National Football League.  Gargoyle22   Apr-03-10 06:09 PM   #3 
  - good one!  devilgrrl   Apr-03-10 08:07 PM   #40 
  - I think the NFL is privately owned.  Shanti Mama   Apr-04-10 12:19 AM   #60 
  - NFL is socialist  riverdale   Apr-04-10 01:25 AM   #63 
     - Never mind all the tax breaks and tax payer funds teams get.  devilgrrl   Apr-04-10 01:44 AM   #65 
  - I've Known This For Years  ChoppinBroccoli   Apr-04-10 02:27 PM   #73 
  - Education  Dogmudgeon   Apr-03-10 06:10 PM   #4 
  - Highways, police & emergency services.  baldguy   Apr-03-10 06:11 PM   #5 
  - Any benefit for which one did not pay the actual market for-profit value, but for which the actual  patrice   Apr-03-10 06:13 PM   #6 
  - The other defintions above are actually a bit off  dmallind   Apr-03-10 06:14 PM   #7 
  - That is only one of the many types of socialism in the world, one that is more Communist than the  patrice   Apr-03-10 06:16 PM   #8 
  - Sorry - not so  dmallind   Apr-03-10 07:18 PM   #23 
     - Ah well then the Green Bay Packers are Socialist  SargeUNN   Apr-03-10 07:31 PM   #26 
     - Closer than most NFL teams sure  dmallind   Apr-04-10 02:15 PM   #72 
     - Words have 2 meanings  SargeUNN   Apr-03-10 07:37 PM   #29 
     - Precisely! e.g. almost any word, but just say e.g. the word "black" vs. the actual world.  patrice   Apr-03-10 07:54 PM   #34 
     - So...where do we find THOSE definitiins  dmallind   Apr-04-10 02:14 PM   #71 
     - Uh . . . there's a difference between a book and the actual world.  patrice   Apr-03-10 07:51 PM   #33 
     - What is it?  dmallind   Apr-04-10 02:13 PM   #70 
     - "... collectively -OR- by a centralized government..." There are ALL kinds of collectives.  patrice   Apr-03-10 08:01 PM   #37 
        - By which "definition" any company not individually owned would be socialist  dmallind   Apr-04-10 02:13 PM   #69 
  - Saying that it's only businesses that are wholly owned by the government is the same thing as saying  patrice   Apr-03-10 06:42 PM   #12 
  - Not really  dmallind   Apr-03-10 07:16 PM   #22 
  - Production means nothing unless it produces a benefit, so benefit is the criteria and to some  patrice   Apr-03-10 07:35 PM   #28 
  - a bit of a digression, but i think you mean 200 proof.  unblock   Apr-03-10 10:33 PM   #52 
  - The roads may be built by private companies, but tax  shraby   Apr-03-10 06:47 PM   #14 
  - Right. I think in terms of whether something is a more or less  patrice   Apr-03-10 07:14 PM   #21 
  - In theory, true, but the opposition claims that the HCR bill creates a  mudplanet   Apr-03-10 07:03 PM   #19 
  - No, socialism is control of the means of production by THE WORKERS.  Odin2005   Apr-03-10 09:32 PM   #49 
  - "government bureaucrats"  leftstreet   Apr-03-10 11:59 PM   #56 
  - liberty  miscsoc   Apr-03-10 06:22 PM   #9 
  - Bingo!!!~  patrice   Apr-03-10 07:46 PM   #32 
  - The socialist party had over one million votes for president (Debs was in prison) 1920  Omaha Steve   Apr-03-10 06:23 PM   #10 
  - harding released debs from prison  miscsoc   Apr-03-10 06:26 PM   #11 
  - Most of the buildings in Washington DC  Kievan Rus   Apr-03-10 06:44 PM   #13 
  - Street lights and libraries, maintaining clear roads in  shraby   Apr-03-10 06:52 PM   #15 
  - Stop lights.  EFerrari   Apr-03-10 06:55 PM   #16 
  - Fireman.  Suich   Apr-03-10 06:55 PM   #17 
  - The water is socialistic as well  wolfgangmo   Apr-04-10 02:40 PM   #75 
  - The legal system.  rucky   Apr-03-10 07:02 PM   #18 
  - Almost all transportation  MajorChode   Apr-03-10 07:06 PM   #20 
  - Life.  david13   Apr-03-10 07:25 PM   #24 
  - This was posted on DU  Berserker   Apr-03-10 07:29 PM   #25 
  - awesome awesome awesome! thats exactly the type of thing i was looking for thanks! nt  southernleftylady   Apr-03-10 07:33 PM   #27 
  - THAT's very good!  patrice   Apr-03-10 07:41 PM   #30 
  - Me  Union Yes   Apr-03-10 07:43 PM   #31 
  - Do you mean socialist in the original meaning of state ownership of the means of production and  jody   Apr-03-10 07:57 PM   #35 
  - The common factor in all of it collectivity in whatever form. It could be a private trade organizati  patrice   Apr-03-10 08:08 PM   #41 
     - Thanks for your opinion but I asked southernleftylady the OP author. n/t  jody   Apr-03-10 08:13 PM   #42 
        - This is a public place. Perhaps you should consider PM-ing your private conversations.  patrice   Apr-03-10 08:22 PM   #43 
           - Perhaps you should let the OP author answer a question directed to her. n/t  jody   Apr-03-10 08:24 PM   #45 
              - that must hurt. n/t  iamthebandfanman   Apr-03-10 11:57 PM   #54 
              - Who is stopping her? nt  patrice   Apr-04-10 11:51 AM   #68 
  - Ok I'll play fair =) ...  Union Yes   Apr-03-10 07:58 PM   #36 
  - Here  DainBramaged   Apr-03-10 08:06 PM   #38 
  - That made me laff. Those people are so fucking stupid. Thanks, DB. n/t  Subdivisions   Apr-04-10 02:07 AM   #66 
     - Stoopid isn't even the word for them  DainBramaged   Apr-04-10 08:03 AM   #67 
  - toilets. nt  LaydeeBug   Apr-03-10 08:07 PM   #39 
  - Car Insurance..  one_voice   Apr-03-10 08:24 PM   #44 
  - Democracy.  David__77   Apr-03-10 08:26 PM   #46 
  - A mini-story I've seen passed around:  AzoraBlue   Apr-03-10 08:43 PM   #47 
  - Fire hydrants.  Th1onein   Apr-03-10 08:50 PM   #48 
  - A lot of these things are not Socialist, they are State Capitalist.  Odin2005   Apr-03-10 09:36 PM   #50 
  - the commons  ThomThom   Apr-03-10 09:54 PM   #51 
  - me! n/t  iamthebandfanman   Apr-03-10 11:56 PM   #53 
  - It's funny!  Dyedinthewoolliberal   Apr-03-10 11:59 PM   #55 
  - The US government. nt  Incitatus   Apr-03-10 11:59 PM   #57 
  - the national anthem  JI7   Apr-04-10 12:04 AM   #58 
  - clean water  JI7   Apr-04-10 12:05 AM   #59 
  - Great idea. Maybe you should start over and  Shanti Mama   Apr-04-10 12:25 AM   #61 
  - Me. nt  dorkulon   Apr-04-10 12:40 AM   #62 
  - The Alaska Permanent Fund  riverdale   Apr-04-10 01:31 AM   #64 
  - Families  wolfgangmo   Apr-04-10 02:36 PM   #74 
  - Mail delivery and trash pickup. Police and fire departments.  salguine   Apr-04-10 02:57 PM   #76 
 

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