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Are US liberals once again rewriting history, declaring self proclaimed communists and socialists to be something else?

Communism and socialism has had a very bad track record when it is over-employed. So now guess what, the USSR was not communists and Venezuela are not socialists.

But wait. Bernie LOVED the USSR when he visited and thought it was a workers paradise.

And liberals LOVED Venezuela a few years ago.

What gives?

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  • 12 months ago
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    Don't forget about California. Unchecked leftism has brought about sky high taxes, a low performing school system, a growing homeless problem, sanctuary cities, and will soon have a taxpayer funded health insurance program for illegals that will also get it's funding from Californians who don't buy health insurance for themselves. Look no further than California for a vision of America's future if we put the Democrats in control of this country.

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  • Mark
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    12 months ago

    The DPRK claims to be democratic yet it clearly isn't.

    Self proclaiming yourself something doesn't make it so.

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  • 12 months ago

    What gives is simple...both nations are becoming autocratic dictatorships. Putin and Maduro are rapidly removing the last vestiges of democracy from the two nations.

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  • 12 months ago

    They ARE something else..Republicans will Hammer on socialism to keep you in tow, only the irony is, Republican President's always out spend Democrats. Your biggest spender, out of that last 5 Presidents, has been George W. (the biggest spender, at 10.626 Trillion)) & #2 is Reagan, and even at one term George H.W. The least was B. Clinton, and YES! Obama (with under 9 Trillion) Mostly stimulus for States that were broke & couldn't pay their bills, and before you explode, The Wall Street Journal did the analysis on Presidential spending.

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  • 12 months ago

    Democratic Socialism is not the same as the socialism in Venezuela. The kind of Democratic Socialism that Sanders, AOC and other are referring to does not exclude Capitalism, we just don't want it to be unfettered Capitalism, but we don't want to dismantle free trade markets and create welfare programs. We want everyone to have a job and everyone to get paid enough to not need welfare programs, and everyone to be guaranteed health care. That's the kind of Democratic Socialism we want in America.

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  • Anonymous
    12 months ago

    You really should change your user name.

    You lack logic and usually post nonsense

    You're wrong about liberals, communists, socialists and Bernie Sanders.

    Why don't you just stop using Y!A?

    or better yet, keep using it and keep making cons look bad

    • Capn Happy - arrr
      Lv 4
      12 months agoReport

      Please point out where I am mistaken please. I would love to address your concerns.

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  • Anonymous
    12 months ago

    Liberals loved Hugo Chavez, huh? Where, exactly? You seem to know quite a bit about rewriting history yourself.

    Source(s): You are good at 👎. You are 💩 at actually answering. 👶
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    • 12 months agoReport

      You mean where Chavez praised Obama or calls him a clown? Note it’s Chavez commenting on Obama, not vice versa. You must stop upsetting yourself like this.

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  • Anonymous
    12 months ago

    Stop generalizing an entire political ideology or else I will do the same to conservatives. Ok here it goes, conservatives view underage marriage as ok, conservatives hate vegans and conservatives hate Starbucks because of red cups.

    • Capn Happy - arrr
      Lv 4
      12 months agoReport

      The difference is, the things I said are true.

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