Socialism Isn’t The Answer To Crony Capitalism — The Free Market Is

America’s Crony Capitalist + Welfare State hodgepodge has failed. What will replace it is still up for grabs. There are a vocal few who want to breathe new life into the dead carcass known as Socialism. The idea of ‘something for nothing’ never loses its luster. But it is the ideas of free markets and individual liberty that have intellectual and practical foundations to carry the day. Ron Paul discusses the road that Americans ought to take.

Original Youtube video here.

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Hugh Betcha
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I read that Marx was a third cousin to the infamous banking family in Europe. Socialism for the rich.

pricture
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Those who need to hear this message the most, won't.

Gypsy American
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The God Emperor
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Bernie Sanders is about Democratic Socialism, not pure Socialism. As are most people. You know, like Norway, Finland, etc… not Socialism like Venezuela. Everyone likes to straw man that those who are for Democratic Socialist systems are pushing for Venezuela when they are pushing for Norway/Finland/etc that work well (aka, they are capitalist, but with regulations that make sense and mostly government systems that tie the government more to the people instead of donors/lobbyists) Oh, and a Free Market fails in reality even if we did have a pure free market. No regulations (which is what a free market truly… Read more »

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Political systems will never be perfect, and should be judged practically in their realistically imperfect state.

That being said, I'd 100% prefer crony-capitalism over crony-socialism

Turley Thornton
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Before I even watch this I agree. The problem has always been a failure to follow and enforce the laws on thee books. There ought to be a law (and a special place) for those with charged with law enforcement who choose not to enforce laws.

KELLI2L2
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Ayn Rand promoted selfishness.
Agree this type of capitalism is horrible.
What makes people think it's okay to get together with their industry or profession to raise the prices on consumers so high they cant afford it… That's greed… Not good!

Deltelly
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Grrrr Ron, you and your guest should know better than to use these false historical examples to try and discredit actual socialism. I know you like the idea of us all being free to make our way in the world with minimal or no government interference. Well, if that was the situation the best thing we could all do, for even our own self-interest, is to organise ourselves on socialist lines. Libertarian and socialist ideas are not incompatible. The system is even, helpfully, called libertarian socialism. Maybe you should look it up some time.

Tom de Jongh
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Ron Paul doing a great job staying active with his Liberty Report. Keep up the good work sir!

Freedom2Noise
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From Marx To The Deep State

> https://youtu.be/xfZMosIT-mc?t=7m47s

Daoistify
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The debate about Socialism and our present system seems ludicrous when half our paychecks go to taxes of one kind or another. Our disposable income cannot sustain our economy without credit cards and massive personal debt. If we didn't have credit cards and the food stamp programs half the population would not have enough cash to get food.

SoulJah Roch
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Congressman, You have Socialism confused with Totalitarian Socialism. The two are as related as Capitalism, and Corporate/Chrony Capitalism. What's wrong with having it ALL??? Mixed Economies work. Divide and Conquer Economies Fail. Every time…
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Giovanni G
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Why demonizing Sanders to a socialist or facist? As a mid class earner i rank paul > sanders > trump > clinton.

Marc Letourneau
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I will go with geniocracy, which might contain the solution or a biginning to it.

Mário Moravcik
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I'm not 100 with this.. the problem of socialisim on our side of world was the problem that: why you think it was 5 year turns? yeah without internet and all it took 3 years (yes you read right) to calculate something like GDP for all countries.. this is the stupidity of centralism.. but socialism had opposite problem that we face now.. we face now over production it faced under production (the shortages) why.. couse it took 3-4 for the stupid centralists to decide tha the economy needs this or that… but there was no over production and no concentration… Read more »

fkujakedmyname
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than you just another bitch of the federal reserve central bank mafia, socialism is the only cure to the federal reserve and central banks they all need to be socialized NOT FOR PROFIT BANKING and fuck nazi welfare on wallstreet for shareholders the real welfare queens of america are the nigger share holders and right wing nazi faggots for soros tax breaks

fkujakedmyname
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socialist redistribution of the Rothschild central bank cartel is the only answer or you just a bitch for the Federal reserve

bumppo shepherd
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chris
human action: not a group action
so we must insist on not grouping up

harriet
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The main problems in Venezuela is caused by us meddling! Even if you disagree with socalism people should mention the fact that us has put sanctions on them because of "human rights" so us puts sanctions to starve the people because they care about "human rights" america trying to destroy that country so cant just blame socalism for Venezuela, without mentioning the many things americas doing arm in tht country including funding supporting violent oposition that are literally burning people alive!

tbay1959
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None of you seem to realize that there has never ever been a socialist country in the history of the world. All the so called communist and socialist countries have been Top down controlled. Real socialism Is bottom up controlled. Real socialism is a true democracy where the people decide everything and their elected representatives have less power than the people do. Bullshit on your statement that all property has to be owned by the state with socialism. That is a Dictatorship. All your rhetoric stems from what happened in Russia which was an oligarchic Dictatorship, not even close to… Read more »

Libertarian Prince
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DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans: No More Gangs in Government Paperback – May 28, 2013
by Jesse Ventura (Author), Dick Russell (Contributor)

Rusty Shackleford
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Socialism only works in white countries, these boomers will never bring up the race question in America. Nothing but shills for Mcdonalds, big pharma and jewish hollywood, jewish banks, jewish MSM

Tim Markowicz
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You really are the Republican Bernie Sanders!!! I just wish you would use the correct verbiage for the progressives which is DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISM, not SOCIALISM!!! There is a difference. Just like Libertarianism is not Conservatism, it's neo-liberalism…Thank You…

TheRantingRooster
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Please explain just what is meant by the term, Free Market.
Please show an example of a "Free Market".

Chris Carson
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Sure it is. A great response to rampant theft. Europe is quite socialist, as is my country Canada.

Chris Carson
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If the millennials get their way America will be more like Europe. Good!

pricture
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A Hard Look At Universal Basic Income
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrpD7YJ-dDk

Colby Cline
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Capitalism with good virtue (honesty, integrity, hard work, and selflessness) will always be successful. When people are ok with lying, cheating, and stealing in business, you have a moral issue, not an issue with economic ideology.

bintipper ML
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Cronyism is capitalism.