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Socialist or Fascist

Frank1590 Wrote: Jun 12, 2012 4:28 AM
It is also obvious to reasonable people that you are deranged too. If you think Obama wants to militarize the local police, you are deranged.
It bothers me a little when conservatives call Barack Obama a "socialist." He certainly is an enemy of the free market, and wants politicians and bureaucrats to make the fundamental decisions about the economy. But that does not mean that he wants government ownership of the means of production, which has long been a standard definition of socialism.

What President Obama has been pushing for, and moving toward, is more insidious: government control of the economy, while leaving ownership in private hands. That way, politicians get to call the shots but, when their bright ideas lead to disaster, they...