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ALincoln212 PA
02/17/19 4:53 am

The fact that nearly half of Democrats who voted in this poll chose socialism is deeply unsettling.

Ferganam Behind You
02/14/19 11:48 am

Those are economic systems, not governments.

LazySteelworker USA
02/14/19 2:43 am

Either would be fine if you had a wide base of philanthropy.

thedman Free Kyle Rittenhouse
02/13/19 8:20 pm

Hmmm, Full stomach or starvation and sewer rats... lemme get back to you on that one.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
02/13/19 6:13 pm

Are these forms of government, or are they economic systems? Without clarification as to what is being asked, the question does not really make a lot of sense.

mjrush Vancouver, Washington
02/14/19 10:08 am

I’d argue that you cannot have socialism without a role of the government. Who else would determine if you have too much or what the people’s portion should be. You need a politburo for socialism.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
02/14/19 11:41 am

But you don’t have government *because* you have socialism, any more than you have government *because* you have capitalism. The specific roles of government will vary based on the different economic systems, but the *form* of government need not.

Odysseus We All Need A Fantasy
02/13/19 4:50 pm

Most of the developed world has a hybrid socialistic/capitalistic system including us. I like that but I would add a public option to our healthcare system.

02/13/19 5:01 pm

By public you mean govt run?

Ferganam Behind You
02/14/19 11:49 am

He means paid for by his neighbors, at the point of a gun.

02/13/19 4:43 pm

In a limited constitutional govt.
Seems to work well, no?