Halloween Socialism

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Mirage, Oct 29, 2008.

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Is Halloween Socialism Fair?

  1. Yes

    42.9%
  2. No

    57.1%
  1. Mirage

    Mirage Administrator Staff Member V.I.P.

    1 minute, 31 seconds of your time.

    It's a Rush Limbaugh skit but the fact that he did it shouldn't discount it one bit. It's 100% legitimate and I'd like to hear some comments on it.

    YouTube - Rush Limbaugh: Obama Trick-or-Treat

    Listen to it and comment on why the scenario in the video is fair.

    :nod:
     

  2. Major

    Major 4 legs good 2 legs bad V.I.P.

    This thread should be in Sub-Talk.
     
  3. Gavik

    Gavik Registered Member

    Agreed. I see no political value in this.
     
  4. Mirage

    Mirage Administrator Staff Member V.I.P.

    No it shouldn't. It's a thread that will lead to a discussion on "spreading the wealth around". It's a fairly serious topic.
     
  5. Swiftstrike

    Swiftstrike Registered Member

    I agree. This really has no place in this section. Probably link dump.
     
  6. Gavik

    Gavik Registered Member

    No, you don't want a discussion about spreading the wealth, you just want to mock Obama for the few days you still can. Make another red scare topic if you want a serious discussion. It's related to a serious topic, but this youtube video adds nothing. As it stands, you just posted a link to a piece of mediocre satire from a pundit of Hal Turner caliber.
     
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  7. Mirage

    Mirage Administrator Staff Member V.I.P.

    How so?

    Exhibit A: Kids go around and collect candy for several hours and end up having to give most of it away.

    Exhibit B: People work hard and earn money and work long days and end up having to give most of it away.

    It's a pretty legitimate non Sub-Talk discussion. Sure the OP was on the satire side of things but it at least tries to put things into perspective. If you disagree with it then let's at least have an honest discussion about why it's "out of line" or a "ridiculous comparison".
     
  8. Gavik

    Gavik Registered Member

    You're the original poster. You make the case for its legitimacy.

    It's a gross oversimplification that was only meant to be red meat for the base, not a political argument. Not even satire. Would you like to see "Political Theory" renamed "Partisan link dump for unfunny youtube clips?" There is already a plethora of topics to discuss this in.
     
  9. Mirage

    Mirage Administrator Staff Member V.I.P.

    Moved to GD to be fair. Now let's at least try to have a civil discussion and break this down? I think regardless of political alignment we should all be able to at least say that the example in the radio clip was not fair.
     
  10. pro2A

    pro2A Hell, It's about time!

    Lol... I heard this the other day on Rush :lol:

    It's a basic concept of distributing wealth... i.e. Socialism. It is political.
     
    Last edited: Oct 29, 2008

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