NTKN: Our Socialist America

The Differences of US..... Move US to Think

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Good Morning,

53 Percent have a positive view of Socialism. My mind is about to explode.

Back in January of this year the Pew Research found that sixty percent of Americans responded negatively to “socialism.”

Roderick Gregory wrote a while back about socialism. He wrote: Most of our elites would certainly not entertain the question: “Is Obama a socialist?” Only irresponsible fanatics carelessly throw around such epithets, they say. Polite circles ignore such goofiness.

As someone who has professionally studied and written about comparative economics, capitalism, and socialism for almost fifty years, the reticence to probe the core beliefs of a political leader seems odd. The question is perfectly legitimate in both an academic and political context as long as we define terms and place the discussion in proper context.

By “socialist,” I do not mean a Lenin, Castro, or Mao, but whether Obama falls within the mainstream of contemporary socialism…

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