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Old Yesterday, 05:49 PM   #2801
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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger View Post
He's pandering to minorities.
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Old Yesterday, 05:50 PM   #2802
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Originally Posted by Sideroxylon View Post
Yeah, but building a compassionate America with dignity for all, including the poorest needs to underpin all policy choices.
The poorest are the ones who starve first under socialism. No one is starving in America under capitalism.
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Old Yesterday, 05:54 PM   #2803
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Originally Posted by BrooklynBaby View Post
The poorest are the ones who starve first under socialism. No one is starving in America under capitalism.
I'm a right wing loon and I can only agree with half of with you're saying. It breaks my heart, but there are people starving in America still. I honestly wish it weren't so, but it undoubtedly is.
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Old Yesterday, 05:56 PM   #2804
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Originally Posted by BrooklynBaby View Post
The poorest are the ones who starve first under socialism. No one is starving in America under capitalism.
The poorest don't exist under socialism. Everyone is poor together. Except for the party elite. They get dachas. Not unlike the capitalist Bernie Sanders.
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Old Yesterday, 05:57 PM   #2805
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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger View Post
He's pandering to minorities.
You say that like it's a bad thing.
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Old Yesterday, 06:05 PM   #2806
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Originally Posted by BrooklynBaby View Post
The poorest are the ones who starve first under socialism. No one is starving in America under capitalism.
Right, no homeless out here today. Nobody scared to death of losing their benefits and weekly pay when they get sick.
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Old Yesterday, 07:00 PM   #2807
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Originally Posted by BrooklynBaby View Post
The poorest are the ones who starve first under socialism. No one is starving in America under capitalism.
Hmm?

The poorest are the ones who starve first under virtually any type of government. Virtually, because of cases like actual communism. Actual communism doesn't even have money in the first place, so there's not really poor or rich in the first place. With that said, though, actual communism is still pretty much not yet implementable in the first place on a large scale, so it's a theoretical matter rather than practical. Either way, the first sentence claim is trivial and banal.

As for people not starving in the US under capitalism... WTF are you talking about?

To be as fair as possible about this, capitalism has done well to increase the abundance and distribution of food. However, there are major flaws in it when it comes to those who are poor. To counter that, there are a number of "socialist" programs (like food stamps) that have been implemented in the US that massively reduce issues with lack of legally obtainable food in the US... and even then, there are what, 40 million US citizens who have food issues? Oh, and regarding those programs that are there to help prevent starvation, incidentally, the Trump Administration keeps taking action after action to sabotage and destroy them. And soup kitchens, however useful, have a very limited reach.
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Old Yesterday, 07:07 PM   #2808
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Originally Posted by Sideroxylon View Post
Yeah, but building a compassionate America with dignity for all, including the poorest needs to underpin all policy choices.
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You say that like it's a bad thing.
That's all well and good. But when you talk about the 60s and imply you marched with King and got arrested yadda yadda, but the truth is you did protest against housing discrimination in college, got arrested and a $25/fine and supposedly went to the march on WA but never marched with King, then it becomes pandering.

Biden is doing the same, playing up his interaction with Mandela but the details don't fit at all, and an interaction with a soldier overseas and those details also don't match though apparently some of it was true, that is pandering.
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Old Yesterday, 07:11 PM   #2809
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
The poorest don't exist under socialism. Everyone is poor together. Except for the party elite. They get dachas. Not unlike the capitalist Bernie Sanders.


You have a lot of things mixed up there.
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Old Yesterday, 07:33 PM   #2810
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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger View Post
Biden is doing the same, playing up his interaction with Mandela but the details don't fit at all
Biden misspoke, it was Winnie Mandela he was close to.
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Old Yesterday, 07:59 PM   #2811
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Originally Posted by BrooklynBaby View Post
The poorest are the ones who starve first under socialism. No one is starving in America under capitalism.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hunger..._United_States


But, yeah. An interesting deflection from a very reasonable call for compassionate government and dignity for all Americans.

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Old Yesterday, 08:49 PM   #2812
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Originally Posted by BrooklynBaby View Post
The poorest are the ones who starve first under socialism. No one is starving in America under capitalism.
Anyone who insists on disparaging "socialism" needs to say exactly what the scare word means to them. Many prosperous capitalist democracies around the world don't consider universal health insurance, affordable higher education, strong labor unions and a broad social safety net to be anything close to "socialism."

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Old Today, 12:37 AM   #2813
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What is Trump's reply. I can't understand it.
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Old Today, 12:51 AM   #2814
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Originally Posted by SezMe View Post
What is Trump's reply. I can't understand it.
Impeached.

Or maybe it was victory.
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