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#1 diogenes227

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Posted 06 April 2019 - 11:17 AM

"Because socialism will always come along to bail it out" - Ralph Nader.

 

From the link:

 

 

Brenda Carlson, a USDA spokeswoman, said that the USDA-Farm Production and Conservation Business Center in Texas had processed approximately 11,000 applications. Farmers and ranchers in Texas received a total of $72 million in assistance. Applications received during the 35-day government shutdown may still be in the processing stage.

 

Nationally, 864,000 farmers have applied for assistance. They’ve been given an estimated $8 billion in payments.

 

P.S. You ask me, I'd like to see some way for the taxes paid to take care of this come only from Trump supporters.

 


"If you've heard this story before, don't stop me because I'd like to hear it again," Groucho Marx (on market history?).

“I've learned in options trading simple is best and the obvious is often the most elusive to recognize.”

 

"The god of trading rewards persistence, experience and discipline, and absolutely nothing else."


#2 Rogerdodger

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Posted 06 April 2019 - 12:08 PM

All human governments are doomed to fail because humans are not angels.

 

Some governments may be run by demons:  Joseph Stalin, Mao Zedong, Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong-il, Hitler's National SOCALIST party = 100+ MILLION people killed by socialism.

 

Just wait until we get the Socialist Globalist's control of everything from Brussels! Resistors will be eliminated.

 

"There are ten kings who have not yet received a kingdom, but who for one hour will receive authority as kings" Rev 17:12


Edited by Rogerdodger, 06 April 2019 - 12:11 PM.


#3 Rogerdodger

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Posted 06 April 2019 - 02:59 PM

America's First Socialism experiment and it's failure: Ignoring human nature

 

 August 1, 1620, the Mayflower set sail. There were 102 passengers, including 40 Pilgrims. The whole ship was not Pilgrims, 40 of them. They were led by a man named William Bradford.
On the journey, Bradford set up an agreement, The Mayflower Compact, a contract that established collectivism, socialism, a common wealth.
That contract called for everything the Pilgrims produced to go into a common store, a single bank account, if you will. And each member of the community was entitled to an equal share of the gross. This was fair. This was equal. This was same. All the land they cleared, the houses they built, they belonged to the community as well.
Nobody owned anything. Everything was owned by the community, everybody equal share to all of it. They were gonna distribute it equally. Everybody would get the same, everybody would be the same. All the land they cleared, the houses they built, belonged to the community.

William Bradford soon recognized that this wasn’t working.
During the first winter, half of them died, including William Bradford’s own wife, of either starvation, sickness, or exposure.
But you know what else was happening? Since everybody got an equal share no matter what, there were some lazy sloths. Yes. Some of the original Pilgrims, some of their offspring just sat around and did nothing all day while the others picked up the slack.

The Pilgrims were not collectivism ideologues. It wasn’t that somebody said, “We’re gonna try socialism.” It’s just the way they set it up. They wanted to be fair with everything. It was a natural thing. “We’ll have a common store. Everybody has one share, and everything we do and make goes into that bank, and everybody gets an equal percentage of it.” Well, human nature interceded, and there were some lazy people that didn’t do anything, they don’t have to, they were entitled to an equal share no matter what they did.

And so they essentially tore up that first contract, which, they didn’t know it, but that was socialism. And what they did was create a new community based on what we would call capitalism today. The more you produce, the more you got to keep. The harder you work, the greater were the fruits of your labors. If you wanted a bigger home than somebody else, and you could afford to build it, you did it, you didn’t have to share it.

Because of capitalism, the Pilgrims now had more than they could share, more than they could eat, more food than they could serve each other. They invited the Indians. They set up trading posts. They exchanged goods with the Indians, and the profits finally allowed them to pay off the debts to the sponsors, the merchants in London and Holland who had sponsored them.

But it was the sharing of the bounty that was created by the change in governing structure that led to the plenty that allowed them to invite the Indians and share all of this with them.

And it is for this that the original Pilgrims gave thanks; the original Thanksgiving.
They were giving thanks for having been shown the light, and the word spread, and that began the Great Puritan Migration, and that’s when the flood of European arrivals began, after the success of the original Plymouth colony... and the success of capitalism.

 

And to this very day, truly free market capitalism is the most moral economic system ever devised by imperfect people.

Credit to Rusty L.


Edited by Rogerdodger, 06 April 2019 - 03:10 PM.


#4 diogenes227

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Posted 07 April 2019 - 02:07 AM

Capitalism will never die because it runs and hides under the bankruptcy laws...

 

BIG BAD COAL


"If you've heard this story before, don't stop me because I'd like to hear it again," Groucho Marx (on market history?).

“I've learned in options trading simple is best and the obvious is often the most elusive to recognize.”

 

"The god of trading rewards persistence, experience and discipline, and absolutely nothing else."


#5 Rogerdodger

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Posted 07 April 2019 - 10:06 AM

Capitalism: An economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by the state.

 

Thanks to Capitalism, the Pilgrims were able to afford the Mayflower and now I'm in the greatest, most generous country to ever exist.

Merchants in London and Holland FINANCED the Mayflower's voyage with CAPITAL and once those Pilgrims quit their FAILED socialism experiment and established CAPITALISM, they were able to repay their debt, benefiting ALL involved.

 

Greed, Corruption, Cronyism are all separate issues widely found in all human endeavors, but especially collectivism wherein some are more equal than others.

 

Venezuela's Rich Aren't Suffering - That's Why Socialism's Such A Bad Idea

The majority of Venezuelans are struggling to survive as the country has become engulfed in “poverty and political violence” but this only applies for some. The wealthy minority still sip cocktails, enjoy nights at the bar and eat sushi as they live unfazed by the turmoil outside their walls.

In a country where basics such as flour and sugar are in short supply, Buddha Bar guests can order tuna steak, pork ribs or fish tacos -- as long as they have dollars to pay.

"You can have as good a time here in Caracas as in New York, Dubai or Saint Petersburg," says one of its owners, Cristhian Estephan.

Eight pieces of salmon and shrimp sushi here cost 55,700 bolivars, or the equivalent of more than a quarter of the country's official monthly minimum

wage.

 

The insanity of collectivism has been defined as repeating the same failure over and over again, but expecting different results.

 

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Edited by Rogerdodger, 07 April 2019 - 10:21 AM.


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Posted 07 April 2019 - 11:39 AM

We are already living in Socialist America. 

 

Comrade Zuckerberg is the maximum leader of Socialist America.  

 

Comrade Zuckerberg is the head of CIA/Facebook and maintains a file on all Americans and keeps track of movements and financial transactions of his subjects.    

 

Comrade Zuckerberg will assign all his subjects a "social score" which he will use to determine which of his subjects receive privileges like foreign travel and access to credit.

 

Comrade Zuckerberg has decided to install "Creepy Joe" as his puppet president by controlling all information his subjects received.  


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Defenders of the status quo are always stronger than reformers seeking change, 
UNTIL the status quo self-destructs from its own corruption, and the reformers are free to build on its ashes.
 

#7 *JB*

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Posted 07 April 2019 - 03:06 PM

Capitalism will never die because it runs and hides under the bankruptcy laws...
 
BIG BAD COAL


Socialism's 1st rule for their ''useful idiots'':

When you have nothing meaningful to say, say ANYTHING.
"Don't think...LOOK!"
Carl Swenlin, founder of Decision Point and original Fearless Forecasters board.

#8 colion

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Posted 07 April 2019 - 06:01 PM

"Because socialism will always come along to bail it out" - Ralph Nader.

 

From the link:

 

 

Brenda Carlson, a USDA spokeswoman, said that the USDA-Farm Production and Conservation Business Center in Texas had processed approximately 11,000 applications. Farmers and ranchers in Texas received a total of $72 million in assistance. Applications received during the 35-day government shutdown may still be in the processing stage.

 

Nationally, 864,000 farmers have applied for assistance. They’ve been given an estimated $8 billion in payments.

 

P.S. You ask me, I'd like to see some way for the taxes paid to take care of this come only from Trump supporters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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#9 diogenes227

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Posted 07 April 2019 - 06:27 PM

 

"Because socialism will always come along to bail it out" - Ralph Nader.

 

From the link:

 

 

Brenda Carlson, a USDA spokeswoman, said that the USDA-Farm Production and Conservation Business Center in Texas had processed approximately 11,000 applications. Farmers and ranchers in Texas received a total of $72 million in assistance. Applications received during the 35-day government shutdown may still be in the processing stage.

 

Nationally, 864,000 farmers have applied for assistance. They’ve been given an estimated $8 billion in payments.

 

P.S. You ask me, I'd like to see some way for the taxes paid to take care of this come only from Trump supporters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Well, they are registered Republican hypocrites getting some portion of an eight-billion-dollar socialist bail-out from the rest of us. And giving credit to another failed business policy by President "I'm the king of debt" Trump. 

 

Alas, there are no laws against being fools. There ARE the bankruptcy statutes their guy knows so well.

 

I wonder did any of them notice when their farms and communities were flooded their guy played golf?  Oh, well, there's the eight billion to save them again.


"If you've heard this story before, don't stop me because I'd like to hear it again," Groucho Marx (on market history?).

“I've learned in options trading simple is best and the obvious is often the most elusive to recognize.”

 

"The god of trading rewards persistence, experience and discipline, and absolutely nothing else."


#10 colion

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Posted 07 April 2019 - 07:30 PM

 

 

"Because socialism will always come along to bail it out" - Ralph Nader.

 

From the link:

 

 

Brenda Carlson, a USDA spokeswoman, said that the USDA-Farm Production and Conservation Business Center in Texas had processed approximately 11,000 applications. Farmers and ranchers in Texas received a total of $72 million in assistance. Applications received during the 35-day government shutdown may still be in the processing stage.

 

Nationally, 864,000 farmers have applied for assistance. They’ve been given an estimated $8 billion in payments.

 

P.S. You ask me, I'd like to see some way for the taxes paid to take care of this come only from Trump supporters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

636681430798746167-AP18205859039512.jpg?

 

 

 

 

Well, they are registered Republican hypocrites getting some portion of an eight-billion-dollar socialist bail-out from the rest of us. And giving credit to another failed business policy by President "I'm the king of debt" Trump. 

 

Alas, there are no laws against being fools. There ARE the bankruptcy statutes their guy knows so well.

 

I wonder did any of them notice when their farms and communities were flooded their guy played golf?  Oh, well, there's the eight billion to save them again.

 

 

"50,000 Frenchmen can't be wrong"