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The Sequestered Life of Julia
AmericanThinker.com, by Randy Fardal

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Posted By:javaboy, 3/11/2013 6:55:07 AM

A meticulous new analysis examines the benefits of government-administered socialism among a representative cross section of individuals. It is an insightful departure from the usual studies of socialism that analyze only collective benefits to society using statistics about such things as income quartiles and poverty levels. The new study is 27 pages and can be accessed as a PDF file via this link. As its author, I´ll summarize the results here. Julia, the president´s comic book heroine, is used as the baseline.

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Socialism vs non-socialism based on the math.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: fleetusa, 3/11/2013 7:29:25 AM     (No. 9218822)

Useful, but too late for now.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 3/11/2013 8:35:16 AM     (No. 9218900)

This has always been true. It is well proven economic fact. Progressives deny it. BO says that free enterprise has "always failed". We know he is a liar.

But delivering that message to a dull witted public seems beyond the capability of Conservatives and Republicans. Conservatives treat it as common sense, so obvious we don´t need to prove it. That doesn´t work. The Republican establishment ignores it and is more interested in gaming elections to "win".

If we could prove to the people that is in their extreme best interest to push for free enterprise and shrink government, the Country and everyone in it would be far better off. Until we can, we keep sliding further into the septic tank.

Note that Europeans, faced with impending disaster, STILL refuse to accept reality. Their leaders have lied to them so sweetly and so long they have no ability to understand that economic reality transcends governments. You can vote yourself a sweet deal but that doesn´t mean it can be delivered.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mickturn, 3/11/2013 9:34:00 AM     (No. 9219036)

Useful info...govt. running everything is NOT life, it is existence, period!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: LouD, 3/11/2013 9:53:09 AM     (No. 9219076)

How can you deliver that message to a "dull-witted public", #2, when the media refuses to deliver it? Lo-fo people are just that because they refuse to listen to, or read, anything that doesn´t titillate their prurient interests. And their interests never include anything but what freebies they can get from the taxpayers. (I refuse to say from the government, because it is we taxpayers who provide those freebies, even over our objections.)

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Reply 5 - Posted by: realrep, 3/11/2013 11:46:56 AM     (No. 9219323)

But at least Julia will have her Obamaphone./s

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