In response to:

Poll: 53 Percent of Democrats Hold Favorable View of Socialism

Caveat emptor Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 2:46 PM
My question is, did anyone bother to watch either the Chomsky video and the Von Mises Institute video, befor calling me a traitor. Not that I'm sure what is treachery about suggesting that Conservatives and Libetarian Socialists are talking past eachother when they use terms like Socialism. It's clear to me, if not to people who view me as a traitor, that both Libetarians at Von Mises and Mutualists support the same economic system even if they support different forms of worker relations to the means if production. Socialists supporting individual ownership, leading to shared profit, and Libetarians supporting the sale of alienated labor for a wage.
Bigdogoffthechain Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 6:37 PM
No, we're Real Americans. We don't support communist traitors or their friends, simpleton.

Whenever conservatives bring up the s-word in political discourse, indignant liberals recoil at the term.  How dare you call us Socialists?  Fine.  Let's make a deal.  We'll abide by a self-imposed cease and desist order on the socialism label just as soon as you guys explain this to the rest of us (see the final line item):

Capitalism -- the system that built America into the unparalleled economic engine and global hegemon that it is today -- is statistically tied with Socialism among Democrats, on the...