"A socialist is somebody who doesn't have anything,
and is ready to divide it up equally among everybody."
George Bernard Shaw
(1856-1950) Irish comic dramatist
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As attributed to de Tocqueville, "Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom."
 -- Logan, Memphis, TN     
    Well that's just too funny. And True! Just think, under today's "free enterprise" you can start out with nothing at 20 and at 50, you'll still have most of it.
     -- J Carlton, Calgary     
     -- jim k, austin      
    (-; its a good start ;-)
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
    Not bad coming from a Liberal
     -- RBESRQ     
    And I thought it was just people who were connected to sewer line and used fluoride in their water or a term for anyones latest complaint.
     -- Waffler, Smith     
    Yeah, and they are all for taking a vote among all those who have nothing as to whether they should take the property from those that do -- that is what is called 'progressive social democracy.' I wonder, is it a crime to publically call for supporters to rob another's house? It ought to be...
     -- E Archer, NYC     
    How poignant, especially in these ticklish times! Hallelujah...Detroit has seen the light!
     -- Tommy Dunn, Phila. PA     
    Yes, but don't dare tell them that!!! You'll be in for a fight! KUDOS Archer! Misery loves company
     -- M. Brown, Florida     
    Good line.
     -- warren, olathe     
    Socialist is a term for the historically documented phase of government (earlier times) before the collapse of said gov.
     -- John, Boise     
     -- JBP, Florida      
     -- Anonymous      
    George the "dickhead" Shaw was and, is one of Americas worst enemies, his ideas of eugenics, are what Hitler and Mussolini reveled in. And the template for most medical takeovers adopted by out of control governments The quote is ironically correct, wierd.
     -- Jerome, Las tulsa     
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