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68. My response: You don't understand what Socialism is, do you?
In fact, HEAVY emphasis, ala Lewis Black, on the DO....YOU.... :)
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  -"The problem with socialism, is that eventually you run out of other people's money." Faithful One  Nov-04-11 12:15 AM   #0 
  - Ask them to stop driving on public roads.  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-04-11 12:17 AM   #1 
  - Or using any kind of public infrastructure whatsoever  villager   Nov-04-11 12:21 AM   #2 
  - Yeah I've seen the bumpersticker. The stupid......  999998th word   Nov-04-11 12:27 AM   #10 
  - Do they mean like the Bank Bailouts?  Ichingcarpenter   Nov-04-11 12:22 AM   #3 
  - The problem with capitalism is that they end with everyone else's money.  SharonAnn   Nov-04-11 12:23 AM   #4 
  - With capitalism, you run out of other people's money to steal!  SharonAnn   Nov-04-11 01:59 PM   #84 
  - How come they never run out  ohheckyeah   Nov-04-11 12:24 AM   #5 
  - +1n/t  Ichingcarpenter   Nov-04-11 12:27 AM   #8 
  - DING DING DING!  Incitatus   Nov-04-11 12:22 PM   #52 
  - First - its true. Second - do you want to back out of SS/Medicare?  banned from Kos   Nov-04-11 12:26 AM   #6 
  - First its not true second advocating socialism is not age determent.  Ichingcarpenter   Nov-04-11 01:05 AM   #17 
  - Tell them that the problem with capitalism  PDJane   Nov-04-11 12:26 AM   #7 
  - If you're in the street, you can probably point to a bank that's  lob1   Nov-04-11 12:27 AM   #9 
  - Wealth is entirely created by labor.  Starry Messenger   Nov-04-11 12:32 AM   #11 
  - Amen!  Fantastic Anarchist   Nov-04-11 12:29 PM   #55 
  - in S., people work Monday to Friday, forever generating new money. nt  sam11111   Nov-04-11 12:32 AM   #12 
  - Capitalists only believe in socialism when they need to be bailed out.  gort   Nov-04-11 12:46 AM   #13 
  - You can't win because it's one of the tenets of their faith, along with  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-04-11 12:47 AM   #14 
  - "Capitalism never fails because it has socialism to bail it out"  krispos42   Nov-04-11 12:49 AM   #15 
  - Tell them their quote is incomplete...it should say "PURE SOCIALISM"  Drew Richards   Nov-04-11 12:56 AM   #16 
  - Divvying resources up among the many has been found to be unsustainable?  themadstork   Nov-04-11 01:13 AM   #19 
  - All resources are limited  themadstork   Nov-04-11 01:07 AM   #18 
  - Quoted for truth ...  Fantastic Anarchist   Nov-04-11 12:32 PM   #57 
  - Ah, bumper sticker slogans  MFrohike   Nov-04-11 02:25 AM   #20 
  - The real problem is what is called "Lemon Socialism".  JanMichael   Nov-04-11 04:55 AM   #21 
  - is that a famous right wing quote ? i never heard of it that much  JI7   Nov-04-11 05:05 AM   #22 
  - One can say the same damned thing about capitalism. In fact . . .  HughBeaumont   Nov-04-11 05:11 AM   #23 
  - Sweden is not successful? Their per capita GDP is higher than ours.  Lasher   Nov-04-11 11:38 AM   #42 
     - Ummmmmmmmm . . . point to where I said they weren't successful.  HughBeaumont   Nov-04-11 12:05 PM   #47 
        - It says it in the graphic you were mocking.  Lasher   Nov-04-11 12:30 PM   #56 
           - Right - here's what I meant -  HughBeaumont   Nov-04-11 01:45 PM   #78 
              - I knew just what you meant and in my way I was trying to agree with you.  Lasher   Nov-04-11 03:03 PM   #86 
                 - If only.  HughBeaumont   Nov-04-11 03:18 PM   #87 
  - Remind them that back in the Cold War, top marginal tax rates were some 90%  JHB   Nov-04-11 05:14 AM   #24 
  - They were state capitalist (USSR) n/t  Fantastic Anarchist   Nov-04-11 12:34 PM   #59 
  - To paraphrase Elizabeth Warren  rucky   Nov-04-11 05:16 AM   #25 
  - Just ask them  Hanks   Nov-04-11 05:21 AM   #26 
  - Simple.  girl gone mad   Nov-04-11 05:23 AM   #27 
  - Don't feed the trolls, people.  kestrel91316   Nov-04-11 05:43 AM   #28 
  - cool story, bro  RandiFan1290   Nov-04-11 05:51 AM   #29 
  - I'd say the same thing of American facism which is what we've got.  sfpcjock   Nov-04-11 05:57 AM   #30 
  - I ask them if it's difficult working a language...  Davis_X_Machina   Nov-04-11 06:42 AM   #31 
  - You're really left speechless by that?  deutsey   Nov-04-11 07:10 AM   #32 
  - Jesus asked people who is pictured on currency.  mmonk   Nov-04-11 07:22 AM   #33 
  - It is a problem with democracy, not with socialism  FarCenter   Nov-04-11 07:31 AM   #34 
  - A point of contention ...  Fantastic Anarchist   Nov-04-11 12:51 PM   #65 
     - Labor having control of the means of production is meaningless unless "control" is defined  FarCenter   Nov-04-11 01:26 PM   #69 
        - Not at all ...  Fantastic Anarchist   Nov-04-11 01:42 PM   #76 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-04-11 07:33 AM   #35 
  - The problem with our capitalism, is that eventually all the people you step on kinda get upset  ck4829   Nov-04-11 07:35 AM   #36 
  - That's funny. Replace "socialism" with "capitalism" and you have  Fool Count   Nov-04-11 07:40 AM   #37 
  - Walk up to a concrete wall and smash your head on it ...  Cosmocat   Nov-04-11 07:41 AM   #38 
  - Tell them that if they don't listen to you liberals ...  Fantastic Anarchist   Nov-04-11 01:00 PM   #67 
     - Liberals, socialists, communists, facists, spawn of satan  Cosmocat   Nov-05-11 06:04 AM   #90 
  - Socialism is common ownership of the means of production.  dawg   Nov-04-11 07:57 AM   #39 
  - Better to run out of other peoples money than your own.  RegieRocker   Nov-04-11 07:59 AM   #40 
  - How does a Monopoly game end?  Fumesucker   Nov-04-11 08:09 AM   #41 
  - Perfect!  hunter   Nov-04-11 12:04 PM   #46 
  - It's a total straw man  Cal Carpenter   Nov-04-11 11:43 AM   #43 
  - The problem with capitalism is that  Bigmack   Nov-04-11 11:48 AM   #44 
  - If this brain dead slogan leaves you "speechless", I don't know what to tell you.  Marr   Nov-04-11 11:49 AM   #45 
  - Capitalist Jeebus will provide.  Ikonoklast   Nov-04-11 12:06 PM   #48 
  - Sometimes ducks quack at me.  hunter   Nov-04-11 12:08 PM   #49 
  - LOL ... love that. n/t  Fantastic Anarchist   Nov-04-11 01:54 PM   #81 
  - The problem  SOS   Nov-04-11 12:11 PM   #50 
  - Fair taxation is not socialism - and without it, governments fall whatever  kiranon   Nov-04-11 12:21 PM   #51 
  - That they should really think about what they're saying ...  Fantastic Anarchist   Nov-04-11 12:26 PM   #53 
  - "The problem with capitalism, is that eventually you run out of socialists to bail your ass out."  DirkGently   Nov-04-11 12:29 PM   #54 
  - My response -  TBF   Nov-04-11 12:34 PM   #58 
  - I'm left speechless too. The ignorance shown in your quote is jaw-dropping.  white_wolf   Nov-04-11 12:35 PM   #60 
  - Hahah ...  Fantastic Anarchist   Nov-04-11 12:36 PM   #61 
  - "The problem with capitalism, is that eventually you've stolen all the money."  Gamow   Nov-04-11 12:37 PM   #62 
  - Somalia is their utopia - no taxes, no government interference in anything. (nt)  ehrnst   Nov-04-11 12:39 PM   #63 
  - There is no other peoples money. How did the income gap grow so wide?  county worker   Nov-04-11 12:40 PM   #64 
  - The problem with capitalism is that eventually rich folks eventually take all your money.  Lex   Nov-04-11 12:53 PM   #66 
  - My response: You don't understand what Socialism is, do you?  Taverner   Nov-04-11 01:01 PM   #68 
  - Tell them to shut up or you will take a dump in their children's mouths  AngryAmish   Nov-04-11 01:29 PM   #70 
  - People who say that not only misunderstand ...  surrealAmerican   Nov-04-11 01:35 PM   #71 
  - No worries. They'll just print more. nt  Zorra   Nov-04-11 01:38 PM   #72 
  - What are they using money for, firewood? Money isn't consumed, it's transferred.  Donald Ian Rankin   Nov-04-11 01:39 PM   #73 
  - This looks like a hit and run.  City Lights   Nov-04-11 01:41 PM   #74 
  - Who said that "famous" quote? I'd really like to know.  Avalux   Nov-04-11 01:41 PM   #75 
  - Punch them in the face for being a moronic rightwing parrot. n/t  Fantastic Anarchist   Nov-04-11 01:43 PM   #77 
  - That's the same problem Wall Street is facing . . .  Jack Rabbit   Nov-04-11 01:45 PM   #79 
  - On the other hand, with capitalism, you eventually run out of workers  WCGreen   Nov-04-11 01:45 PM   #80 
  - It was never other people's money...  JuniperLea   Nov-04-11 01:56 PM   #82 
  - "The problem with capitalism, is that you eventually run out of people to steal from."  Fantastic Anarchist   Nov-04-11 01:58 PM   #83 
  - FWIW, this was my reply on Facebook a couple of days ago  Raksha   Nov-04-11 02:00 PM   #85 
  - So she is the one who originally spewed that bullshit.  999998th word   Nov-04-11 11:59 PM   #88 
  - Then get rid of money. :-/ n/t  DeSwiss   Nov-05-11 12:01 AM   #89 
 

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