Letter: Socialism is communism's close relative
Members of England's Fabian Society brought a new form of socialism to American Ivy League colleges in 1895 Boston to slowly implement socialism through education and legal legislative reform in government, i.e. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his New Deal, and John Dewey, the author of 1916's "Democracy and Education."
With America's now dominant socialistic education system, an increasing majority of voters who have been born since the collapse of the Soviet Union consider 2020 is the time to litigate socialism as an acceptable form of government for the United States. But there are still registered voters who served in the Vietnam War and along the Iron Curtain protecting Europe against communism, who consider communism socialism's close relative.
So where are voters willing to draw the line?
As our election season begins, it's apparent America's values and form of government are at a crossroads. Democrats are beating the war drums for free college, free healthcare, and other socialist ideals but have no idea how to pay for them. Countries with social healthcare, higher education systems and shorter workweeks have tax rates of 42% to 54%, while America has rates of 26% to 39%, and that's before all the tax breaks.
Are Americans willing to give up their freedoms and rights for a government handout? Do you want the federal, state or local government to have the right to use your spare bedroom to solve their homeless problem like the communists did?
Are you willing to give up your car for their bus service?
Do you vote?
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