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re: Fear-mongering right wingers and "communism" - germandawg
[quote]ETA: and in terms of production, even though the federal government wouldn't be a producer under Sanders' plan, as the only payer, it has all leverage in dictating production measures. [/quote] The state already controls the means of production, exchange and distribution of health care bec...
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re: Fear-mongering right wingers and "communism" - germandawg
[quote]n Medicare, the federal government literally manages the access and payment of medical costs for its enrollees. In Sanders' "Medicare for All" plan, every American would have his access to and cost for medical care managed by the federal government. Therefore, the state - the federal gover...
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re: Fear-mongering right wingers and "communism" - germandawg
[quote]It turns enough of the means of exchange and distribution over to the state that it's probably fair to call it more socialist than anything else (though certainly not all). Production itself remains mostly in private hands in Sanders' scenario. Without looking at the numbers, I'd almost ce...
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re: Fear-mongering right wingers and "communism" - germandawg
[quote] Um, do you not understand how medicare works? [/quote] Roughly...and I know that it does not turn the means of production, exchange or distribution of health care or health insurance over to the state.... Anyone who claims to know hoe medicare works is probably lying at worst and ov...
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re: Fear-mongering right wingers and "communism" - germandawg
[quote]Medicare For All is nationalization of health care industry which is the basic definition of socialism. Next?[/quote] No it isn't because it does not hand the means of production, exchange and distribution of health care or health insurance over to the state. Sorry to point out that wor...
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re: Fear-mongering right wingers and "communism" - germandawg
[quote]Are you telling me that Bernie Sanders does not describe himself as a socialist?[/quote] Yes, that is exactly what I am telling you....that Bernie Sanders is not an avowed socialist....and has never claimed to be. He also has never advanced a single socialist idea or policy.......
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re: Fear-mongering right wingers and "communism" - germandawg
[quote]Did he not call himself a Democratic Socialist? [/quote] Yes, he did...which by definition is not an avowed socialist. Bernie Sanders does not promote a single idea that is a socialist idea. There is a big difference between democratic socialism and socialism...just as there is in nat...
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re: Fear-mongering right wingers and "communism" - germandawg
[quote]He isn't a communist. He is an avowed socialist. That isn't fear-mongering. That is actually his own description of himself.[/quote] No it is not.......
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re: Fear-mongering right wingers and "communism" - germandawg
[quote]Stop lying about Sanders and please read something. YOu've got to have something a bit more substantive than idiotic fear-mongering [/quote] I wish to god one of them would offer a single example of any one of Sanders ideas that is a socialist idea....of course they can't do it because ...
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re: Ted Nugent calls out gun control supporters - germandawg
[quote]Courtney Love killed Kurt Cobain. I don't believe murderers! [/quote] She probably did...and I don't believe she blew Nugent either...but the fact is that Nugent didn't say it couldnt have happened because he would never allow a 12 year old to blow him...he said he didn't remember i...
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re: Pentagon orders commanders to prioritize climate change in all military actions - germandawg
[quote]So we agree. The problem isn't the military. It's the government. [/quote] Yes, Government is inefficient when compared to the private sector....the thing is that it is not an apples to oranges comparison. And it shouldn't be. There is no way to run a regulatory agency profitably Nor sho...
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re: Pentagon orders commanders to prioritize climate change in all military actions - germandawg
[quote]The military is efficient in killing people and breaking things. [/quote] Efficient? By what measure? Proficient, yes, efficient I don't know how you would possibly quantify that. Could they kill people and break things with less money? According to every member of the Military I kno...
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re: Pentagon orders commanders to prioritize climate change in all military actions - germandawg
[quote]You should be so proud of yourself Skippy.[/quote] I am, for many reasons, the least of which is that I am not a delusional neo-con who doesn't know fact from fiction and truths from lies.......
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re: Ted Nugent calls out gun control supporters - germandawg
[quote]You don't know to much about Ted Nugent do you. Couldn't be further from the truth. [/quote] Here is a fact...Courtney Love claims that she blew Nugent when she was 12 and a half years old....and when he was confronted with this he states he didn't remember it....did not remember it...n...
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re: Pentagon orders commanders to prioritize climate change in all military actions - germandawg
[quote]Look for the union label.[/quote] Dam skippy! The difference between liberals and conservatives is that liberals admit they like the taste of pork. ...
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re: Pentagon orders commanders to prioritize climate change in all military actions - germandawg
[quote]I reject the claim that the right believes the military can do no wrong. We just understand war is ugly and we ought to be efficient and effective to minimize collateral damage. The right has such a strong view of the military because it is one of the few legitimate functions of government...
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re: Pentagon orders commanders to prioritize climate change in all military actions - germandawg
[quote]We finally will get to see what a hybrid Prius tank will look like. I bet it'll make up for its lack of performance with a nicer interior and led lighting. Personally, I want to see the aircrafts that have the engine stop/start feature. [/quote] If either happen you can bet your arse that...
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re: Pentagon orders commanders to prioritize climate change in all military actions - germandawg
[quote]I have faith in God, you believe a man with a penis can call himself a woman, and then he becomes a woman. Who's bat shite crazy?[/quote] If you believe in magic and boogey men then you are my friend. A man with a penis can call himself a woman and then become a woman if he wants t...
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re: Air Force Veteran Tells Rubio He’ll Vote for Him if He Promises One Thing - germandawg
[quote]I hope you don't plan on voting for Hillary[/quote] She is a neo-con no doubt. I will not unless she is the democrat nominee and then I will...because there is no way I will vote for any of the GOP candidates who are still in the race....Rand Paul was the only one I would have considere...
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re: Pentagon orders commanders to prioritize climate change in all military actions - germandawg
The butt hurt in this thread is all the proof anyone would ever need to know that the "right" (and I use the term only in the context as understood by talk radio and in no way as it is traditionally defined): A) Hates the United States and B) Is bat shite insane. There is nothing about the Unit...
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