America is great in part because of capitalism. However, the Millennials reject the free enterprise system but offer nothing in it's place. Therefore, the government will fill that void. Do you agree?
From The Washington Post:
In an apparent rejection of the basic principles of the U.S. economy, a new poll shows that most young people do not support capitalism.
The Harvard University survey, which polled young adults between ages 18 and 29, found that 51 percent of respondents do not support capitalism. Just 42 percent said they support it.
It isn’t clear that the young people in the poll would prefer some alternative system, though. Just 33 percent said they supported socialism. The survey had a margin of error of 2.4 percentage points.
The survey, however, is misleading. The United States economy is not capitalist in the true sense of the word.
Instead, it is a crony capitalist economic system dominated by large multinational corporations that buy politicians, establish monopolies, and rely on state intervention to eliminate competitors and gain special privileges in regard to regulation and taxation.
It may also be viewed as a corporatist system, a partnership between private corporations and the state. The father of modern fascism, Benito Mussolini, described fascism as a corporatist system.
True capitalism is based on laissez-faire economics, a free market, private enterprise and, contrary to the system in place today, a strict separation of state and business.
“A purely capitalist economy ought to have the following characteristics: private ownership of the means of production and capital; low levels of taxation and regulation; competition unfettered by subsidies, bailouts, and protectionism; and the free flow of goods, services, and capital both domestically and internationally,” writes Marian L. Tupy. “Lastly, and here the government does have a crucial role to play, a capitalist economy ought to have an independent and efficacious judiciary that protects life, liberty, and property, and punishes fraud and theft.”
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First off I do not listen and read anything that Alex Jones writes as this op-ed above.He scares me like Scientology.But this definition was good ,I think.
It is not about the definition, it is about the Millennials being so damned propagandized/brainwashed as to be neutered of their own opinions.This sets up all kinds of voids for the filling of their pastry heads with the wrong fillings. AND DONT THINK THAT THE ONES DOING THIS DONT KNOW IT...
It is high time for all Americans to get involved in the PTA again and a fervent involvement. A in their face involvement. A we will not take no for an answer involvement....We also need to be in the Pizza places and beer pubs and burger joints to 'grass roots' their brains and purge them of this malevolence...
The survey may be flawed but it proves an important point which is that academia, in collusion with government and media, have effectively indoctrinated multiple generations of our youth while we thought they were at school getting an education. Instead, they were being brainwashed by the enemies of America, those enemies being liberals, communists, and socialists, all of whom HATE America and its historical adherence to capitalism.
This will be a challenge to reverse for as a salesman of many years, I have found that the biggest challenge I faced in sales, after establishing trust, was to change a person's mind or attitude. Once people have a belief system in place, they are reluctant to change as they have developed a commitment to their beliefs. Any effort to change that belief system can threaten their world so they naturally resist change. It is why communists wanted to gain control of our educational system for they knew that if they could create a system whereby children were taught from an early age that capitalism is evil, whites are racist, and government is good, the children would accept that indoctrination without even questioning those premises.
This survey proves that their indoctrination has been extremely effective for we now have a large portion of our youth who actually believe that BS to the point where they will defy any effort to correct the lies they were fed, even to the point of becoming violent in their defense as OWS has proven repeatedly.
In the end, we must remove all communists, socialists, and liberals from positions of power for they have demonstrated by their actions that they are all committed to the destruction of our society and our economy. If we do not remove them from positions of authority and power, they will continue to indoctrinate our children until one day our own children will turn on us as the Hitler Jugen turned on their parents, family, and friends after being effectively brainwashed by the lies and propaganda of Goebels and Hitler.
Mike, you hit several good points in that but I would add fascism to the list also making it all the authoritarians out there.
I wouldn't say whites are racist but I would say people are but it's not really racism which is the problem, it's authoritarian collectivism. Racism is when one race works as a collective or tries to create a collective of hate or anger towards another race (group). About the only difference with Authoritarian collectivism is race is not an issue but it's still about hate or anger towards another group.
John, clearly we have similar perceptions of those enemies of America which is important. Keep in touch.
Who is going to pay for all those illegal aliens if no one has any money to pay taxes?
HERE'S A SCARY THOUGHT; What will the generation be like following the millennials!? And what will become of America!?
As a nation we are going to be tested this November on what we want to believe.
Do we want to believe the Government is the answer, if so vote for Hillary (Hildabeast)
Do we believe in rugged individualism, if so vote for Trump (Trumpster)
Therefore, is the government your master or are you your master?
Tea Party says: F*ck the government, we rule!