- Location: Richmond, Virginia
- Joined: December 2012
I forgot to add stupid to that last sentence because there are so many people in red states without a pot to p**ss in that seem to think they will one day be rich and when that happens they don't want the gov'ment taking their money. I admit I sometimes ridicule them but I really should not because they are simple victims of propaganda and lack of any real education in the poorest areas of this country.
Right that's why so many poor people work multiple jobs putting in over 60 hours a week plus travel time just to try to make ends meet for they families. They do with healthcare, vacations, pensions and so many other things that upper middle class people take for granted. It takes a lazy person to do that right? You are clueless about what its like to be poor. You are also clueless about what its like to be homeless. No one would choose that if they had a choice. There are even homeless people that have jobs and work. The greedy and the heartless are the only ones that think capitalism works.
Economics is not a real science like math or physics. Just a bunch of BS made up by man so that hey can push their own particular brand of how they think things should work. I've taken economics only to the extent I have had to because I recognize it for the capitalist propaganda that it is. The economics taught in schools will always reflect much of what the people who run that society believe just as history is written by the winner.
I'd like to see active alcoholics not be allowed to own guns or drive! Its probably more dangerous to have them with guns or driving than having marijuana users doing the same thing. Realistically that isn't going to happen. I'd also like to see more control over who can own guns. Now that i have said that, with the exception of driving while high, there is absolutely no reason to stop marijuana users from doing anything the general population can do.
Ok here's the thing, if I didn't have a life I might actually spend time arguing with you and others on TOK, but I do have a life so I usually just state my opinion and I'm gone. I really wonder how all of you have nothing better to do then type long replies to each other when the person you are reply to could really give a crap less what you have to say and if you think its other wise then you are deluded. Anyway here is my stock answer to you and anyone about socialism. And just FYI I don't really mind paying taxes if they are used to provide healthcare, education, social security. Also if enough people eventually vote in a socialist then you either pay your taxes or as people keep telling me to do - leave the country. Or you could work to change things back. Right now we are far from socialism as its possible to get but I think the tide might just turn with the next generation. Bottom line I will do whatever I can to work to make this a socialist country and I could care less what you think. Just in case you are interested even though I'm pretty sure you could care as little about what I think as I do about what you think. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k79wCaFgU40
Alcohol does a lot more harm than marijuana ever did. I think alcohol is legal because it encourages ignorant and violent behavior and marijuana is illegal because people might actually mellow out and adopt a live and let live attitude.
Capitalism works? For whom? The rich lay abouts who steal the labor from the poor? Yeah lets all work our rears of for them. Just because it has always been that way doesn't mean it has to stay that way. Socialism works well in many European countries. We need a system that doesn't leave the majority of the people in this world poor and you are a fool if you think poor people don't work hard. Many work multiple jobs just to make ends meet.