Socialism in general has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore or evade it.
Since this is an era when many people are concerned about ‘fairness’ and ‘social justice,’ what is your ‘fair share’ of what someone else has worked for?
No one will really understand politics until they understand that politicians are not trying to solve our problems. They are trying to solve their own problems – of which getting elected and re-elected are number one and number two. Whatever is number three is far behind.
It is hard to imagine a more stupid way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong.
I have never understood why it is ‘greed’ to want to keep the money you’ve earned, but not greed to want to take someone else’s money.