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I have to agree with you. :eek::eek::eek:
Also, I take great exception to the calling of virtually all Ds "communist". Total bullshit.
all Ds are commies, all Rs are fascist. It makes it easy for the low thinkers to hate the other side
 

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I have to agree with you. :eek::eek::eek:
Also, I take great exception to the calling of virtually all Ds "communist". Total bullshit.
I think it's incredibly fair to call a lot of them Socialist though. And they have been for years but needed to lie about it when it was widely considered evil.
 

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all Ds are commies, all Rs are fascist. It makes it easy for the low thinkers to hate the other side
What's really funny, is if you look at every fascist government it comes from the left. Hard to implement fascism with a small government. Very, very easy with a socialist or communist one.
 

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Also, I take great exception to the calling of virtually all Ds "communist". Total bullshit.
All blue collar Dems are in denial that all the white collar ones are socialists to the bone. The two aren't compatible and they play both sides. The vast majority of Dems are socialists.
 

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Had a hard look at the tax rate in Denmark these days. Call it what you want, but the .gov gets most of the money it's citizens earn.

A buddy bought a BMW 540 back in 96 or 98 maybe when they first came out with the 6 speed, about $45k IIRC. Bought it on a European delivery program and saved enough to pay for the trip and shipping back to US, and he got to drive it around Europe, with a trip to Denmark to visit his wife's family. He was like a rock star or footballer in that car, most folks don't even have some little shitbox 3cyl car let alone something like that. He looked into it and with all the taxes Denmark would have tacked on it would have been $225k. No fucking wonder everyone rides the train or bikes.

yes...they are a true capitalist society with about a 90%tax rate...

canada is similar but lower tax rate and "ahem free" healthcare...and a nation sales tax on top of all the other taxes (vat)...

I'm curious, you know i lost alot of write-off also...but im about even at the end of the year..how much has it cost you do you think?...

I didn't mind losing the right offs cuz I was probably going to lose them in about 2 to 3 years anyway...and hope to have the house paid off
 

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yes...they are a true capitalist society with about a 90%tax rate...

canada is similar but lower tax rate and "ahem free" healthcare...and a nation sales tax on top of all the other taxes (vat)...

I'm curious, you know i lost alot of write-off also...but im about even at the end of the year..how much has it cost you do you think?...

I didn't mind losing the right offs cuz I was probably going to lose them in about 2 to 3 years anyway...and hope to have the house paid off
I paid about 6% more tax per taxable dollar. It was over a grand extra for very similar income.
 

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What's really funny, is if you look at every fascist government it comes from the left. Hard to implement fascism with a small government. Very, very easy with a socialist or communist one.
How about Franco? He was certainly anti communist...I do understand that at the extremss, there is little difference between far left and far right facist dictators. When you have a guy like Hitler or Stalin you can consider it small gov't becuase the the dictator makes almost all decisions within a small inner circle...There is no large body of legislators to deal with..
 

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How about Franco? He was certainly anti communist...I do understand that at the extremss, there is little difference between far left and far right facist dictators. When you have a guy like Hitler or Stalin you can consider it small gov't becuase the the dictator makes almost all decisions within a small inner circle...There is no large body of legislators to deal with..
You do realize Small and Large in this scenario doesn't refer to the # of people in the Gov?
 

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Read an article about this because of the theory that Oprah will roll her out for her worldwide Wellness tour after the first of the year.

Most of the states have a November ballot deadline and she would be hard pressed to get organized and signed up in 5 weeks. (unless the machine is already set up and hiding ready to pounce.)

What if Hillary feels froggy?
 

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You do realize Small and Large in this scenario doesn't refer to the # of people in the Gov?
Oh it doesn't? this is what I was replying to...What is a small gov't to you? 500 legislators or a small group with total control..?

What's really funny, is if you look at every fascist government it comes from the left. Hard to implement fascism with a small government.
 

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Oh it doesn't? this is what I was replying to...What is a small gov't to you? 500 legislators or a small group with total control..?
Hitler and Stalin both had small groups that were truly "insiders", but they both had huge "police state" apparatuses that enforced their decisions. Neither were small governments.
 

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Oh it doesn't? this is what I was replying to...What is a small gov't to you? 500 legislators or a small group with total control..?
The term “big government” doesn’t refer to the actual number of people. Does someone remind you to breath?:laughing:

I now understand why you support socialism. You clearly cannot survive on your own :laughing:
 

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Hitler and Stalin both had small groups that were truly "insiders", but they both had huge "police state" apparatuses that enforced their decisions. Neither were small governments.
The term “big government” doesn’t refer to the actual number of people. Does someone remind you to breath?:laughing:

I now understand why you support socialism. You clearly cannot survive on your own :laughing:
This is stunning and illustrates that we're not operating on the same level of cognition.
Hey ,the Three Stooges, who is Curley ? :flipoff2:
To me, it's who has actual control...
 

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So when hitler was in power, he controlled all aspects of the lives of his citizens. But due to the fact that he was simply one man calling all the shots, you consider that “small government”?
Well,the way you state it, I'll have to agree to your point ...But to me, a big gov't is lots of gov't reps ,often of different ideals, constantly making and challanging laws...
 

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"Big government" has nothing to do with the number of people in it. It has to do with the amount of control over every aspect of the populations lives.

More laws = big government without increasing the number of people in that government.
 
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