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The Horrors of Socialism in Sweden

Arkaign

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I can't believe that some would have us copying some of the same things that Sweden has been doing! It makes me so insanely angry! How could they do this?
 

Arkaign

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Originally posted by: Atreus21
I'll take the US and its brand of capitalism.
I know! I couldn't stay in a country that turns women into statuesque pleasure creatures and men into gnomes! And what's with all of the Ikea stores here? They're just taking advantage of our capitalist system for their own communist ideas!
 

jpeyton

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:laugh:

Great piece!
 

Red Dawn

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Can you hear the drums fernando?
I remember long ago another starry night like this
In the firelight fernando
You were humming to yourself and softly strumming your guitar
I could hear the distant drums
And sounds of bugle calls were coming from afar

snip...


Arrrgh the horror of Abba:shocked:
 

JS80

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OK, let's round up all the illegals and inner city minorities and kick them out, we'll be just like Sweden and socialism will work. :roll:
 

jpeyton

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Originally posted by: JS80
OK, let's round up all the illegals and inner city minorities and kick them out, we'll be just like Sweden and socialism will work. :roll:
Don't forget to gut the trailer parks and Nascar-watching welfare communities in red states either.
 

Arkaign

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Originally posted by: JS80
OK, let's round up all the illegals and inner city minorities and kick them out, we'll be just like Sweden and socialism will work. :roll:
Aww don't ruin the fun! I tend to agree, that socialism as a structure can never work in our country as well as a place like Sweden can produce. Not just for the reasons you speak of, but there is also the ingrained corruption issue to deal with.

Now, back to the fun!
 

Arkaign

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Maybe instead of Iran or North Korea, we could next invade Sweden, hang their poncy King, and have Abba waterboarded for crimes against humanity. SPREAD DEMOCRACY NOW!

EDIT : super timewarp :(
 

OCGuy

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Or you could get off your ass and learn a skill that someone is willing to pay you for, and you could afford life's costs on your own! Without being a leech!



Oh the horror!
 

JS80

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Originally posted by: jpeyton
Originally posted by: JS80
OK, let's round up all the illegals and inner city minorities and kick them out, we'll be just like Sweden and socialism will work. :roll:
Don't forget to gut the trailer parks and Nascar-watching welfare communities in red states either.
I purposely excluded them. Swedes don't mind paying welfare to their fellow blonde blue eyed loser Swedes. But the hell they would pay to support illegal mexicans and perpetually welfared minorities.
 

n yusef

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Originally posted by: JS80
Originally posted by: jpeyton
Originally posted by: JS80
OK, let's round up all the illegals and inner city minorities and kick them out, we'll be just like Sweden and socialism will work. :roll:
Don't forget to gut the trailer parks and Nascar-watching welfare communities in red states either.
I purposely excluded them. Swedes don't mind paying welfare to their fellow blonde blue eyed loser Swedes. But the hell they would pay to support illegal mexicans and perpetually welfared minorities.
Are you saying Swedes are racist?

I can't disagree with you on that; you seem to know a lot about racism from personal experience.
 

Arkaign

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Originally posted by: JS80
Originally posted by: jpeyton
Originally posted by: JS80
OK, let's round up all the illegals and inner city minorities and kick them out, we'll be just like Sweden and socialism will work. :roll:
Don't forget to gut the trailer parks and Nascar-watching welfare communities in red states either.
I purposely excluded them. Swedes don't mind paying welfare to their fellow blonde blue eyed loser Swedes. But the hell they would pay to support illegal mexicans and perpetually welfared minorities.
That's a little cold, to call them losers. Many of the metrics with which to measure how well a country is doing (freedom of speech, average lifespan, infant mortality rate, level of literacy/education, etc), show Sweden to be at or above the levels of the United States.

I think they're doing just fine, certainly their economy is more fundamentally solid than ours (they run a trade surplus, for example, as well as having dramatically lower debt ratio vs income per capita).

Do I think Swedish socialism would work in the United States? Not a chance. But to deny that it works alright for them is a little insane.
 

Red Dawn

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Originally posted by: JS80
Originally posted by: jpeyton
Originally posted by: JS80
OK, let's round up all the illegals and inner city minorities and kick them out, we'll be just like Sweden and socialism will work. :roll:
Don't forget to gut the trailer parks and Nascar-watching welfare communities in red states either.
I purposely excluded them..
Thanks, I can relax now:D
 

OCGuy

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Originally posted by: n yusef
Originally posted by: JS80
Originally posted by: jpeyton
Originally posted by: JS80
OK, let's round up all the illegals and inner city minorities and kick them out, we'll be just like Sweden and socialism will work. :roll:
Don't forget to gut the trailer parks and Nascar-watching welfare communities in red states either.
I purposely excluded them. Swedes don't mind paying welfare to their fellow blonde blue eyed loser Swedes. But the hell they would pay to support illegal mexicans and perpetually welfared minorities.
Are you saying Swedes are racist?

I can't disagree with you on that; you seem to know a lot about racism from personal experience.
They are absolutely xenophobes. Much of Europe is.
 

CanOWorms

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Originally posted by: OCguy
Originally posted by: n yusef
Originally posted by: JS80
Originally posted by: jpeyton
Originally posted by: JS80
OK, let's round up all the illegals and inner city minorities and kick them out, we'll be just like Sweden and socialism will work. :roll:
Don't forget to gut the trailer parks and Nascar-watching welfare communities in red states either.
I purposely excluded them. Swedes don't mind paying welfare to their fellow blonde blue eyed loser Swedes. But the hell they would pay to support illegal mexicans and perpetually welfared minorities.
Are you saying Swedes are racist?

I can't disagree with you on that; you seem to know a lot about racism from personal experience.
They are absolutely xenophobes. Much of Europe is.
Uh oh... the Eurosupremacists are going to get angry for you to be telling the truth.
 
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Originally posted by: Arkaign
Originally posted by: JS80
Originally posted by: jpeyton
Originally posted by: JS80
OK, let's round up all the illegals and inner city minorities and kick them out, we'll be just like Sweden and socialism will work. :roll:
Don't forget to gut the trailer parks and Nascar-watching welfare communities in red states either.
I purposely excluded them. Swedes don't mind paying welfare to their fellow blonde blue eyed loser Swedes. But the hell they would pay to support illegal mexicans and perpetually welfared minorities.
That's a little cold, to call them losers. Many of the metrics with which to measure how well a country is doing (freedom of speech, average lifespan, infant mortality rate, level of literacy/education, etc), show Sweden to be at or above the levels of the United States.

I think they're doing just fine, certainly their economy is more fundamentally solid than ours (they run a trade surplus, for example, as well as having dramatically lower debt ratio vs income per capita).

Do I think Swedish socialism would work in the United States? Not a chance. But to deny that it works alright for them is a little insane.
I think he's saying that welfare for someone of similar heritage is easier to swallow than someone different.

IE: Easier to stomach paying welfare for a fellow white/blonde hair/blue eyed guy than a black guy.

Not that Swedes are losers.
 

JS80

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Originally posted by: Arkaign
Originally posted by: JS80
Originally posted by: jpeyton
Originally posted by: JS80
OK, let's round up all the illegals and inner city minorities and kick them out, we'll be just like Sweden and socialism will work. :roll:
Don't forget to gut the trailer parks and Nascar-watching welfare communities in red states either.
I purposely excluded them. Swedes don't mind paying welfare to their fellow blonde blue eyed loser Swedes. But the hell they would pay to support illegal mexicans and perpetually welfared minorities.
That's a little cold, to call them losers. Many of the metrics with which to measure how well a country is doing (freedom of speech, average lifespan, infant mortality rate, level of literacy/education, etc), show Sweden to be at or above the levels of the United States.

I think they're doing just fine, certainly their economy is more fundamentally solid than ours (they run a trade surplus, for example, as well as having dramatically lower debt ratio vs income per capita).

Do I think Swedish socialism would work in the United States? Not a chance. But to deny that it works alright for them is a little insane.
You misunderstood me. The Swedes willingly pay to support the unemployed Swedish (blonde hair blue eyed brethren) losers of their country welfare without batting an eye. Why do you think it's nearly impossible to emigrate to these socialist utopias? They are xenophobes, they would not pay to support non-Swedes. Sure they allow some asylum seekers to their country and take a neutral stance in foreign policy to appear like they aren't racists, but Europeans are the most racist people on the planet.
 

Arkaign

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Ah, thanks for clarifying. Although I am a first-generation American of Swedish descent (dad is from Goteborg, Sweden, emigrated in 1969), I don't have the experience either to confirm or deny your assertions related to European racism. Given the proven anti-semitism prevalent in 20th century Europe, you may well be correct.

In any case, I hope some people got some smiles from the links in the OP.
 

Red Dawn

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Originally posted by: JS80
Europeans are the most racist people on the planet.
Yeah right, like the Asians aren't. Hell Asians are racist against other Asians.
 

JS80

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Originally posted by: Red Dawn
Originally posted by: JS80
Europeans are the most racist people on the planet.
Yeah right, like the Asians aren't. Hell Asians are racist against other Asians.
Let me rephrase. The Europeans are the most racist relevant people on the planet.
 

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