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7 Reasons Socialism Will Make You Poorer Than Capitalism

agross Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 7:22 AM
These ideas will never cross the thresholds of the K-PhD school system, so there is very little chance of breaking the ideological monopoly of the left.
LeishaC Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 3:57 PM
There are a few of us in the school system crying as voices in the wilderness. This column will be part of my unit on Animal Farm, which i teach as a scathing indictment of socialism. I counter that with teaching the virtues of capitalism with sources like this, Walter Williams and Thomas Sowell.
Given what we know in 2012, saying that capitalism will make a society richer than socialism should be about as controversial as saying the earth is round, not flat. Yet, a recent Gallup poll shows that more liberals have a positive view of socialism than capitalism. This is only possible because there are so many perverse incentives that drive the promotion of socialism. If you're a politician, socialism puts power in your hands while capitalism takes it away. If you want to use the government to control people's lives, socialism is a wonderful vehicle to do just that while...