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Old Soviet jokes become the new American reality
Tea Party Tribune ^ | November 12, 2012 | Oleg Atbashian

Posted on 11/17/2012 7:02:47 AM PST by Moseley

The six contradictions of socialism in the United States of America: •America is capitalist and greedy – yet half of the population is subsidized. •Half of the population is subsidized – yet they think they are victims. •They think they are victims – yet their representatives run the government. •Their representatives run the government – yet the poor keep getting poorer. •The poor keep getting poorer – yet they have things that people in other countries only dream about. •They have things that people in other countries only dream about – yet they want America to be more like those other countries.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 47; barackobama; humor; joke; obamanomics; socialism; sovietunion

1 posted on 11/17/2012 7:02:59 AM PST by Moseley
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To: Moseley

Good one from the People’s Cube guy.


2 posted on 11/17/2012 7:10:52 AM PST by Yardstick
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To: Moseley

bttt


3 posted on 11/17/2012 7:19:56 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Moseley

47% of the country can’t even qualify for the old Soviet saying,”We pretend to work and they pretend to pay us.”
They just park their ass on the couch and wait for the check to come.


4 posted on 11/17/2012 7:20:30 AM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Moseley

Only a person who lived through the Soviet system can put it so succinctly.


5 posted on 11/17/2012 7:21:02 AM PST by BobL (You can live each day only once. You can waste a few, but don't waste too many.)
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To: Moseley

Not only are we going to make jokes like the Soviets, we are going to get by as they did; by living “na levo.” We will have an underground barter economy where everybody’s real job is the work they do “on the side.” We also have to bribe the bureaucrats to look the other way. After all, they want tomatoes and whiskey, too.


6 posted on 11/17/2012 7:25:47 AM PST by henkster ("The people who count the votes decide everything." -Joseph Stalin)
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To: Moseley

In all the years of this country’s existence, you have to marvel at the number of people in whom this country has inspired hope. Not only the hope of living here one day or working to try to bring our way of life to their own countries but even the hope that knowing something EXISTS brings.

All of that lost for a free cell phone.


7 posted on 11/17/2012 7:27:15 AM PST by nodumbblonde ("I'm all for helping the helpless, but I don't give a rat's a** about the clueless." - Dennis Miller)
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To: Moseley
I always say this is the first communist revolution I have seen based on the idea of not working. Usually, they glorify work and use the new enthusiasm (in the beginning) to get the useful idiots to do stuff.

Sit on your ass and do nothing, for the motherland. Not sure how sustainable that's gonna be.

8 posted on 11/17/2012 7:30:44 AM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: Moseley

Chinese families will be telling their children one day, “Eat all that food on your plate. Don’t you know there are people in America starving.” /half sarcasm


9 posted on 11/17/2012 7:37:52 AM PST by PGalt
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Don’t you know there are people in America starving.

The joke is that the "starving" Americans will all weigh over 250 pounds.

10 posted on 11/17/2012 7:39:08 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Moseley

The six contradictions of socialism in the United States of America:

• America is capitalist and greedy – yet half of the population is subsidized.

• Half of the population is subsidized – yet they think they are victims.

• They think they are victims – yet their representatives run the government.

• Their representatives run the government – yet the poor keep getting poorer.

• The poor keep getting poorer – yet they have things that people in other countries only dream about.

• They have things that people in other countries only dream about – yet they want America to be more like those other countries.

There’s more where it came from – or where we’re going, whichever the case may be.

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Oh yeah, that one's going out to everyone on my E Mail list.

 

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11 posted on 11/17/2012 7:45:56 AM PST by CaptainKrunch (Freedom does not promise safety and security, freedom only promises freedom.)
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To: dfwgator

LOL! They are the flabby socialist bureaucrats and their “it’s not my fault”/”I’m a victim” wannabees.


12 posted on 11/17/2012 7:47:40 AM PST by PGalt
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To: Moseley

Socialism bump for later........


13 posted on 11/17/2012 7:51:16 AM PST by indthkr
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To: indthkr

Old Soviet joke , “ We pretend to work and the government pretends to pay us “


14 posted on 11/17/2012 7:57:46 AM PST by molson209
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To: Moseley
The Unions in America are no joke....look at what the "bakers Union" did to the Hostess company....I hope those workers who followed that union over the cliff never get their jobs back...they don't deserve them. The ripples from that dumb bunch of Bakers Union rules hurt their country. How many people are aware how self-serving union rules across the nation are....in theaters you can't move ONE prop without that union having ONE man there to move it...because of the unions the cost of everything has doubled and tripled to the benefit no one except Union Hierarchy. Unionism is creeping Socialism/Communism...not a free market as in Capitalism.
15 posted on 11/17/2012 8:04:10 AM PST by yoe
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To: yoe

Meanwhile in other News, Obama’s NLRB has approved a plan to turn over workers’ contact information (phone numbers, addresses, and email addresses) to Union organizers who target their employers for unionizing activities. Lovely! Can you spell “intimidation”? I knew you could!


16 posted on 11/17/2012 8:18:34 AM PST by Tallguy (Hunkered down in Pennsylvania.)
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To: yoe
Unionism is creeping Socialism/Communism...

Unionism is government sanctioned protection racket!!! The Mafia figured out how to keep profiting and have the government be the enforcers. The Mafia (unions) share profits with politicians in form of campaign contributions. Neat and clean and above the law!!!

17 posted on 11/17/2012 8:26:27 AM PST by varon (11-06-2012 dob United Socialist Ghettos of America (USGA))
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To: yoe
"to the benefit no one except Union Hierarchy"

There it is. No one profits except the union bosses. They have their fat cat salaries, pensions and lifestyles. Everyone else in the union has to Eat Sh!t.

18 posted on 11/17/2012 8:52:44 AM PST by I am Richard Brandon
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To: Moseley

Sad, isn’t it?


19 posted on 11/17/2012 9:06:34 AM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Moseley

Clever!


20 posted on 11/17/2012 9:13:42 AM PST by UnwashedPeasant
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To: Moseley

Excellent! Sent it out to my email list. Thanks.


21 posted on 11/17/2012 10:59:11 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: I am Richard Brandon
Everyone else in the union has to Eat Sh!t.

Well, they won't be eating Twinkies or Wonder Bread anymore, that's for sure.

22 posted on 11/17/2012 11:51:37 AM PST by Moltke ("I am Dr. Sonderborg," he said, "and I don't want any nonsense.")
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To: Moseley

Nice find. These truisms or whatever they are, are quite a teaching tool. Very good.


23 posted on 11/17/2012 12:50:20 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and 48 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: Moseley

Actually, I’m a little more worried that the old Alice in Wonderland jokes have become the new American reality.

Between the President and his Attorney General, we’re looking at Tweedle-dee and Tweedle-dum.


24 posted on 11/17/2012 12:57:00 PM PST by Jack Hammer
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