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Primus54 from Ohio Wrote: Oct 16, 2012 6:53 AM
Anonymous6062 wrote: " At some point, you have to turn from rhetoric, theories and ideologies to facts. NO... HOW MANY? Name them! One, two, or five is not evidence in as much that five people found to committed crimes in Cleveland would lead somebody to believe Cleveland is full of criminals." ---------- Gee...how about the Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc nations just as a "starter", idiot. Or did they just suffer "rhetoric"??
MadisonWannabe Wrote: Oct 16, 2012 7:53 AM
Cuba is only 90 miles away, and people are also fleeing from just across the southern border. I think it is called Mexico. We have unknown millions who left. How about Hugo Chavez and his debacle. Several examples affecting millions and millions of people, not just a handful.
NewJAl Wrote: Oct 16, 2012 8:23 AM
And yet Van Jones has an audience, Che is on many a
T shirt, and 'from each, according to their ability, to each according to their need' still seems viable.
Time to view Marxism and Socialism by the outcomes, not with the Hope and Faith of a Religion.
Why was the Berlin wall ripped down by young East Berliners?
I wonder if any are here, now, enthusiastic about Obama? Cannot imagine it.
Happy Jake Wrote: Oct 16, 2012 7:48 AM
Oh, look, someone who proved my point that Leftist followers reject the notion that you can and should learn from history.
Random thoughts on the passing scene:

Not since the days of slavery have there been so many people who feel entitled to what other people have produced as there are in the modern welfare state, whether in Western Europe or on this side of the Atlantic.

Economist Edward Lazear has cut through all of Barack Obama's claims about "creating jobs" with one plain and inescapable fact -- "there hasn't been one day during the entire Obama presidency when as many Americans were working as on the day President Bush left office." Whatever number of jobs were created during the Obama administration, more have...