What happens when Socialism/Communism takes over your country

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Did you pay for Obama's bailouts to the auto and finance industries? How many trillion was that? Silly to compare this to my OP. If you want socialism then fine. I am not here to stop you.
The financial bailout of Wall Street was voted into existence during Bush’s presidency before Obama’s term. Don’t you have even the basic facts straight ?
 
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Russia is doing much better now. Have you ever been to China? Have you been to Shanghai? Make Manhatten look like the ghetto. China has the biggest underground free-market in the world and its not even underground. It's just not named. I was in Shenzhen recently and the new street food favorite is raw oysters with champagne instead of Mignonette as the sauce.
 
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Russia is doing much better now.
No it isn't.

Have you ever been to China? Have you been to Shanghai? Make Manhatten look like the ghetto. China has the biggest underground free-market in the world and its not even underground. It's just not named. I was in Shenzhen recently and the new street food favorite is raw oysters with champagne instead of Mignonette as the sauce.
Never been but:

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There is no USSR or Red China anymore but when they existed they were dirt poor and finally had to adopt capitalism or collapse. Deng Xiaoping opened up southern China as a special trade region and developed Shenzhen to trade through Hong Kong. Reagan and Gorby ended the cold war since the USSR was penniless. East Germany could afford to keep the Berlin Wall up

It has more to do with the expiration of the Potsdam treaty:

 
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Did you pay for Obama's bailouts to the auto and finance industries? How many trillion was that? Silly to compare this to my OP. If you want socialism then fine. I am not here to stop you.
Bush and Obama's bailout of the auto industry cost about $80 billion and some of that was paid back. Trump's bailout will cost taxpayers $500 billion. Like most Americans, I resent subsidizing wealthy assholes with my tax dollars, especially when they're red baiters.
 
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The financial bailout of Wall Street was voted into existence during Bush’s presidency before Obama’s term. Don’t you have even the basic facts straight ?
Another disconnected reply...
Do you even know who Barry Soetoro, Austan D. Goolsbee and Alan B. Krueger are?
 
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You guy talk amongst yourselves. My OP is turning into a pro-socialist Trump rant. You hate trump and want socialism. ok, I got it.
 
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Another disconnected reply...
Do you even know who Barry Soetoro, Austan D. Goolsbee and Alan B. Krueger are?
And you call me disconnected ? You are not even good at this. The fact stands - the Wall Street bailout was requested by the Bush Administration and passed into law during his term. Obama had nothing to do with it. Disconnected is not being able to admit that you made a clear factual mis-statement.
 
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You guy talk amongst yourselves. My OP is turning into a pro-socialist Trump rant. You hate trump and want socialism. ok, I got it.
Again, Trump is demanding a $500 billion “socialist” bailout of corporate America. Do you support that socialism ?