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7 Reasons Socialism Will Make You Poorer Than Capitalism

karpe diem Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 12:38 AM
it was told many times before, and you do not need seven reasons to prove it. capitalism makes more millionaires, socialism makes more poor people. just look at those 47% who do not pay taxes and you have proof.
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...