In defending his latest television ad, Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday continued his attack strategy against President Barack Obama and emphatically called him a "socialist." Conservative talk show host Bill O'Reilly was the latest to question the presidential candidate over the validity of his new TV ad, which claims Obama believes Americans are ... (more)
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Since: Dec 11
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
#490 Jan 30, 2012
A lot of the correspondents on this page use the words 'socialism' and 'communism' as if they are the same thing. Both are left wing political philosophies, but they are not the same thing.
The same thing applies to conservatives and fascists.
They are both right wing, but they are not the same thing.
For all those who 'spout off' without thinking first;
look up 'meanings' in a Dictionary or "Wikipedia".
Since: Jan 09
#491 Jan 31, 2012
I have studied every form, from the National Socialist Party of Germany, which morphed into fascism, to Marxism, Leninism, Stalinism, and Maoism.
As you correctly point out, they are not the same. I believe it was Winston Churchill who said that socialism is but a stepping stone on the road between capitalism and communism.
Personally, Obama himself seems to have aligned himself as a Marxist, but in the general scheme of things I believe the liberal elites in this country are much more like Lenin's Vanguard, ruling over the masses.
#492 Mar 4, 2012
well said ,totally correct.
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