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    Canada is not socialist and it is feeling the pinch.. Things are not great here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arclight View Post
    Canada is not socialist and it is feeling the pinch.. Things are not great here.
    Sure, maybe not, but how are they compared to everywhere else?

    It's kind of like how people in countries that have, by nearly all measures, among the best living standards in the world, generally tell me that things in their country are crappy. Hah! Compared to what?

    But indeed, Canada is not very socialist. It is more federally regulated, and in that vague way I suppose wiggles closer to the socialist end of a continuum. But, it's not terribly socialist.

    Still, this makes a very good case for federal regulation of finances and commerce.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lateralus View Post
    Regulation is not socialism. I know that most of the people who posted in this thread know this, but some rightists don't seem to.
    Yeah, I was going to say that, its not socialism but they are doing something correctly and its not capitalism, its not anti-capitalist so much as un-capitalist.

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    Score -15 for anyone who thinks regulation = socialism. :rolli:
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lark View Post
    Yeah, I was going to say that, its not socialism but they are doing something correctly and its not capitalism, its not anti-capitalist so much as un-capitalist.
    No, it's just regulated capitalism.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pixelholic View Post
    No, it's just regulated capitalism.
    Which to most capitalists is and oxymoron and very uncapitalist.

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    I would not really call Canada socialist.

    They are better at like doing, like, everything, though.
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    Most capitalists are, well, retards.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aleksei View Post
    Most capitalists are, well, retards.
    This.

    That or they live in a libertarian fantasy land where Trickle Down Economics actually works.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aleksei View Post
    Most capitalists are, well, retards.
    You love the word retard.
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