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What people who have lived under
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Posted By: ladydawgfan, 5/31/2019 11:38:57 AM

I have been blessed to have lived and/or worked in many countries. Some are socialist. Others were socialist cubed. They all have negative effects, and the real world experience people take from it matters. Look at socialized medicine. Sally C. Pipes, who's the president and CEO of the Pacific Research Institute and from Vancouver, Canada, has expressed her dismay with Canada’s socialized health care system. Sadly, her mother perished while waiting for proper treatment, because of all the long lines for treatment. It was almost as if the system wanted to get rid of her elderly mother.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: VinGoombatz 5/31/2019 12:06:13 PM (No. 87843)
Marx and Engels and all the rest...no understanding of the individual human's psychology. With "socialists" then and now, we have a superficial ideology that, unfortunately has persisted. The ideology of Pokémon card collecting is as rich.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: bad-hair 5/31/2019 12:34:03 PM (No. 87863)
I can vouch for most of what the author says. As an ex Canuck, socialized medicine is wonderful unless you are a doctor, or somebody who needs one. The competent doctors go south so they can be paid for their education and skills. Then as a patient you have to wait for one of the few remaining incompetent ones. I empathize with Sally Pipes. My mother was a victim of the same paradigm.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Faithfully 5/31/2019 9:43:57 PM (No. 88121)
I can tell you, people who arrived in my community from socialist societies, cried when they saw fresh food stacked in the grocery store.
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Posted by ladydawgfan 5/31/2019 11:38:57 AM Post Reply
I have been blessed to have lived and/or worked in many countries. Some are socialist. Others were socialist cubed. They all have negative effects, and the real world experience people take from it matters. Look at socialized medicine. Sally C. Pipes, who's the president and CEO of the Pacific Research Institute and from Vancouver, Canada, has expressed her dismay with Canada’s socialized health care system. Sadly, her mother perished while waiting for proper treatment, because of all the long lines for treatment. It was almost as if the system wanted to get rid of her elderly mother.
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