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America, Books, and College: -7 points 1 hour ago You saia. yes, Honduras is a paradise... ironically implying that it sucks and that we should sympathize with them and presumably let them into our country. Don't you see that even when you say things like a child with attitude, that I understand what you're implying even if you didn't state it directly? It's called rhetoric and it's used in arguments and debates. With that said, yes I am very highly educated. Why am I not a liberal though? Probably because I read for myself and didn't become brainwashed in college like many of my peers oints 1 hour ago So, "Honduras is a paradise" means "every poor person in the world should come to america." Seriously, have this Probably because I read for myself and didn't become brainwashed in college like many of my peers So, educated people are actually less educated because they disagree with your special snowflake self. I bet you think the republicans are better for the economy Imao -6 points 1 hour ago This is why education matters. There is no debating with you because you are too naive and make no worthwhile points. You are so utterly moronic that you claim that your statement of "Honduras is a paradise" had no meaning to your argument and was just some literal offhand comment... Talk to me when you graduate high school, confront the real world, and hopefully read some books or pursue higher education. Goodbye. College means you're not brainwashed.

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Food, Jail, and School: Socialism sounds good, but leads to disasters When these disasters are pointed out, the excuse is inadequacies of socialist leaders it's easily avoidable. The pover ty line that the Census Bureau used in 2016 for a single person was an income of $12,486 that year. For a two-person house- hold, it was $16,072, and for a four-person household, it was $24,755. To beat those poverty thresholds is fairly simple Here's the road map: Complete high school; get a rather than socialism itself. For the ordinary person, free market capitalism, with all of its warts, is superior to any system yet devised to deal with our everyday needs and desires ter WILLIAMS morality? Before you answer, consider that slavery was legal; South African apartheid was legal; the horrendous Stalinist, Nazi and Maoist purges were Americans think that doing that is OK as long as it's done by government. We think that it is OK for Congress to take the earnings of one American to the fact that it has eliminat y of mankind's worst ed man problems, such as pestilence and gross hunger and poverty. job, any kind One of the reasons is that AONA be a law-abid- capitalism is always evaluated legal. Clearly, the fact of legal give to another American in the form of agricultural subsidies, against the nonexistent, non-re- alizable utopias of socialism ity or a majority consensus cannot establish morality. business bailouts, aid for higher education, food stamps, welfare How about some You might ask, "If you're so Williams, what estab- lishes morality?" That's easy, and you tell me when Imake and other such activities that make up at least two-thirds of the federal budget. system, when compared with smart, taking a minimum wage job would earn an annual income of $15,080. A married couple a utopia, will not fare well. Indeed, socialism sounds good IfI took some of your earn- ings to give to a poor person, I'd ut, when practiced, leads to the wrong step earn way, according to the Bureau ofLabor Statistics, less than 4 disaster. Those disasters have been experienced in countries Myinitial premise is that we own ourselves. You are your got o jail. If a congressman did t of hourly workers in such as the USSR, China, most private property, andIam mine. the same thing, he'd be prais Self ownership reveals what'sPeople t moral and immoral. Rape is. 2016 African nations and, most fulgovernment. Quite naturally, immoral because it violates pri- rder and abig, powerful government tends to draw into it people with percent of workers earned more than the minimum wage. Not surprising is the fact that among both black and white married couples, the poverty rate is in. the ordinary person, free mar- with me that rape and murd the single digits. Most poverty is ket capitalism, with all ofits are immoral, but what about in female-headed households. When these disasters are pointed out, the excuse is inad- uacies of socialist leaders rather than socialism itself. For vate property.So is mu any other initiation of violence. bloated egos, people who think eq Most people probably agree thy know more than everyone warts, is superior to any system yet devised to deal with our theft? Some Americans would have a problem deciding wheth- in coercing t Nobel laureate Friedrich Hayek explained why corruption is rife Socialist Sen. Bernie Sand ers' presidential campaign the scum rises to the top. Let's first define what theft is. A fairly good working defi nition of theft is the taking by eal Here are a couple of ques rom millennials. These young people see socialism as supe- rior to free market capitalism. tions: Does an act clearly immoral when done privately become moral when done ollectively? Di es legality or force of one person's property and the giving of ito another to more about Walter Willlams Is a syn- dicated columnist. To learn m, go to the Capitalism doesn't do well ıs establish whom it does not belong. Most website at www.creators.com in
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