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Liberals, Progressives and Socialists

Edward463 Wrote: Aug 08, 2012 7:41 AM
Oh, and by the way, Islam is a form of totalitarianism, dressed in religious garb.
shubi_ Wrote: Aug 08, 2012 7:51 AM
Yep, Islam is a totalitarian political system disguised as a religion.
We should outlaw both communism and Islam in the USA, as they are seditious and traitorous organizations.
Nathaniel20 Wrote: Aug 08, 2012 9:09 AM
ah yes...banning freedom of political thought and religion all in the name of freedom...beautiful
Jay Wye Wrote: Aug 08, 2012 10:17 AM
have you read Jacom Sullum's column about an ideological test for gun ownership? that members of certain groups be denied the right to own a firearm on that basis?
I can't believe he's advocating such a thing.

Rhcrest Wrote: Aug 08, 2012 10:32 AM
Nathaniel, so do you think that Nazism should have been allowed to continue in Nazi Germany under the guise of freedom of poltiical thought?
Rhcrest Wrote: Aug 08, 2012 10:32 AM
Nathaniel, so do you think that Nazism should have been allowed to continue in Nazi Germany under the guise of freedom of poltiical thought?
Nathaniel20 Wrote: Aug 08, 2012 11:51 AM
As much as it pains me to say it, probably yes in terms of of political thought, obviously actions carried out in it's name shouldn't be, people should be free to have what ever beliefs they want and express them, only when illegal acts are carried out should they be prosecuted, I would have thought that would be a right wing philosophy
Nathaniel20 Wrote: Aug 08, 2012 11:55 AM
Both the left and right wing are gulty of trying to suppress political thought
In Europe, especially in Germany, hoisting a swastika-emblazoned Nazi flag is a crime. For decades after World War II, people have hunted down and sought punishment for Nazi murderers, who were responsible for the deaths of more than 20 million people.

Here's my question: Why are the horrors of Nazism so well-known and widely condemned but not those of socialism and communism? What goes untaught -- and possibly is covered up -- is that socialist and communist ideas have produced the greatest evil in mankind's history. You say, "Williams, what in the world are you talking about? Socialists, communists and their fellow...