Leftist fanaticism runs wild

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Re: Leftist fanaticism runs wild

Postby spooker » Jan 17th, 2019, 8:50 am

d0nb wrote:
bob vernon wrote:If this comes to pass, we'll all pay for it, not just Vancouverites. You and I will be subsidizing the granola-eating socialists and their free rides.

https://globalnews.ca/news/4839848/vanc ... ow-income/


Granola-eating socialists don't ride the bus, they just think that everyone else should.


You're right, we don't ride the bus ... usually you can find us on our bicycles ...

As for granola, ran short of time this morning to make the normal eggs and smoothie so I had to pull out the muesli and granola for the family ...

Socialism ... it's an interesting term that has garnered bad connotations thanks to being associated with Communism, but really at heart is just about knowing your neighbours and being willing to lend a hand when you can ...
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Re: Leftist fanaticism runs wild

Postby The Green Barbarian » Jan 17th, 2019, 10:21 am

spooker wrote:
Socialism ... it's an interesting term that has garnered bad connotations thanks to being associated with Communism, but really at heart is just about knowing your neighbours and being willing to lend a hand when you can ...


probably why the original socialists were also hard-core Christians, like Tommy Douglas and J.S. Woodsworth.
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Re: Leftist fanaticism runs wild

Postby Brerrabbit18 » Jan 17th, 2019, 3:52 pm

If anyone on the board every applied for a homeowners grant: your also a socialist
Got a tax break for driving a hybrid? Your a socialist

I could go on, but the truth of the matter is the so called "right" have their hands out when the government is handing out money in equal measure to those on the supposed "left".

I guess life is so boring these days we need some type of blame game/entertainment and the squeakiest wheels are found right here.
And before this is screamed at as "off topic", look at the headline for this post.

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Re: Leftist fanaticism runs wild

Postby madmudder » Jan 17th, 2019, 4:56 pm

Brerrabbit18 wrote:If anyone on the board every applied for a homeowners grant: your also a socialist
Got a tax break for driving a hybrid? Your a socialist

I could go on, but the truth of the matter is the so called "right" have their hands out when the government is handing out money in equal measure to those on the supposed "left".

I guess life is so boring these days we need some type of blame game/entertainment and the squeakiest wheels are found right here.
And before this is screamed at as "off topic", look at the headline for this post.



You forgot about the socialist companies that receive government handouts so they can hand out million dollar bonuses to the CEO.
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Re: Leftist fanaticism runs wild

Postby Gone_Fishin » Jan 17th, 2019, 4:57 pm

Brerrabbit18 wrote:If anyone on the board every applied for a homeowners grant: your also a socialist
Got a tax break for driving a hybrid? Your a socialist

I could go on, but the truth of the matter is the so called "right" have their hands out when the government is handing out money in equal measure to those on the supposed "left".

I guess life is so boring these days we need some type of blame game/entertainment and the squeakiest wheels are found right here.
And before this is screamed at as "off topic", look at the headline for this post.


^^^ You just don't realize that the OP, a far leftist himself, has baited you. Hook, line & sinker, dude.
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Re: Leftist fanaticism runs wild

Postby Brerrabbit18 » Jan 18th, 2019, 11:43 am

You just don't realize that the OP, a far leftist himself, has baited you. Hook, line & sinker, dude


I guess that would mean you've been baited by Fox News, Brietbart etc??


Truth is, I don't identify with either the left/right bull that goes on these days.
But I also don't identify with the overabundance of propaganda that is spewed out constantly these days.

Apparently, you do.

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Re: Leftist fanaticism runs wild

Postby ferri » Jan 18th, 2019, 12:48 pm

*Do NOT start making this personal.
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Re: Leftist fanaticism runs wild

Postby The Green Barbarian » Jan 18th, 2019, 2:14 pm

madmudder wrote:
You forgot about the socialist companies that receive government handouts so they can hand out million dollar bonuses to the CEO.


It's hard to remember something that does not exist outside of brainless and baseless NDP propaganda.
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Re: Leftist fanaticism runs wild

Postby d0nb » Jan 19th, 2019, 8:38 pm

d0nb wrote:Granola-eating socialists don't ride the bus, they just think that everyone else should.


spooker wrote:You're right, we don't ride the bus ... usually you can find us on our bicycles ...


Welcome to the club. :130:

As for granola, ran short of time this morning to make the normal eggs and smoothie so I had to pull out the muesli and granola for the family ...


And after gagging your unfortunate family, you went out and had a McMuffin? :smt045

Socialism ... it's an interesting term that has garnered bad connotations thanks to being associated with Communism,


One could as easily say that communism has been tainted by socialism. Both amount to the same thing in the end.

but really at heart is just about knowing your neighbours and being willing to lend a hand when you can ...


Sounds charming, and that is how it has been packaged for public consumption. But let’s be honest, “willing” isn’t really a part of the equation. What really happens is that your freedom to act in your own best interest is methodically removed by a coercive state that claims to know how to run your life better than you do. It never has and it never will.
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Re: Leftist fanaticism runs wild

Postby d0nb » Jan 19th, 2019, 9:04 pm

Brerrabbit18 wrote:If anyone on the board every applied for a homeowners grant: your also a socialist


People who are lucky enough to own their home don't have pay as much. Presumably, they are being subsidized by those who rent. The landlord just passes the higher tax down to the renter.

Got a tax break for driving a hybrid? Your a socialist


So, those who can’t afford to buy a new government-subsidized hybrid pay higher taxes to subsidize others who can.

Socialism is grand.
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