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45 percent of US Democrats favour
socialism. Fortunately most Americans
still believe in capitalism

Telegraph [UK], by Nile Gardiner

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 11/30/2012 5:35:52 AM

Rasmussen has just published a major poll on US voter attitudes towards socialism.[Snip]This is a strikingly high level of support for socialist ideology within a political party in the United States (and the ruling party at that), and strongly suggests that Democrats are increasingly moving towards a continental-European style approach to economic issues, advancing a big government agenda that resembles that of European Social Democratic governments. This is reflected in the Obama presidency’s growing emphasis on tax the rich, class warfare policies that have been de rigeur across the Atlantic for decades, an approach that places heavy emphasis upon the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steveW, 11/30/2012 6:20:06 AM     (No. 9040673)

At least 45% now admit the obvious. That´s progress. The other 55% must still be too afraid to come out of the ideological closet.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 11/30/2012 6:28:03 AM     (No. 9040679)

Why, that´s remarkably close to a number that caused Mitt Romney so much trouble.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 11/30/2012 7:22:33 AM     (No. 9040744)

We have so much dead weight now, that our island is about to tip over onto that side and may capsize.

(Ref. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Moron)

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/30/2012 7:30:44 AM     (No. 9040756)

This poll here should have been the election result and for all we know it was. You can´t combat fictitious voters,so Obama squeaks out a victory.

You have to laugh at tenured professors who deride capitalism while they laugh all the way to the bank cashing their capitalism produced checks.

On the other hand this is a sorry depiction of how the public school system is poisoning young minds.$10 billion a month on new student loan debt and we´ll be lucky to see 20% of it paid back.Student loan money also finances binge drinking parties, you have to love that as a taxpayer.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bevan, 11/30/2012 7:41:54 AM     (No. 9040770)

"45 percent of US Democrats favour socialism. Fortunately most Americans still believe in capitalism"

Yet we still get more and more socialism.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: dogbreath, 11/30/2012 7:43:33 AM     (No. 9040774)

my prayer is for the destruction and dismantling of the entire democrat party. They are the party of traitors.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 11/30/2012 8:00:15 AM     (No. 9040804)

Isn´t hypocritical of you all to challenge the Democrats´ religious beliefs?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: stablemoney, 11/30/2012 8:50:37 AM     (No. 9040898)

If they favor capitalism, then vote for it. We have an oppressive, socialist government that somebody has elected.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 11/30/2012 8:54:43 AM     (No. 9040909)

Amazing what a few free cell phones can buy.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: jimmiet, 11/30/2012 9:45:15 AM     (No. 9041009)

45% of democraps is less than 30% of the population. Even at 30%, these people think that some ivy league educated bastid in DC is better suited to take care of them than they can themselves. Yet some question my faith in Jesus Christ! Wow.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: WAN2, 11/30/2012 9:49:13 AM     (No. 9041026)

Free stuff trumps everything else. Say goodnight, Gracie.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: bassman, 11/30/2012 10:09:15 AM     (No. 9041079)

Where were those Americans on Nov 6th?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Hardright, 11/30/2012 10:46:13 AM     (No. 9041187)

This is what my brother, who is part of the Occupy Movement, wants. He is a big supporter of Obama and knows He will turn this country into a Socialist country. Obama has complete cover from the msm and when you have that, no one can touch you. I no longer speak to my brother. He´s nutz! Indeed, say goodnight, Gracie.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: maitaisoo, 11/30/2012 12:59:50 PM     (No. 9041478)

The Republican message is, "We TEACH you how to fish." The Democrat message is, "We GIVE you fish." It couldn´t be any more simpler than that.

Looks like an unwinnable position for us until the fish stocks disappear and we move to the next phase where civil war erupts between the fishermen and the entitled fish eaters.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/30/2012 11:37:44 PM     (No. 9042368)

Can 45% of the Party even spell ´socialism´ ?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: noddy, 11/30/2012 11:45:17 PM     (No. 9042374)

That´s exactly right #14. And four years down the road there will be more people on welfare and once that 45% number goes over 50 we are doomed to live forever under socialism. There is an out though. That´s when they run out of other people´s money. That will lead to chaos, murder, mayhem, and the downfall of the once proud United States of America.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Pinchem, 12/1/2012 6:24:13 AM     (No. 9042517)

Why are these Socialist not being traitors in their neighborhoods? Are the people in their neighborhood THAT stupid? I guess so since they keep reelecting them. Maybe the Patriotic neighbors should start treating their Socialist neighbors as traitors and tell them to give up their citizenship.



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