(03-29-2011 12:09 PM)Still a Democrat Wrote: On a more general note, I wish socialism wasn't such a feared term. We're all socialists to an extent, though pure socialism is still well to the left of liberalism in our country.
I've always been in favor of Democratic Socialism, such as that found in Norway.
But you're right, of course, words become demonized when deemed necessary by Faux. Unions, for example, were demonized like mad recently. "Modern day MOFIA" (sic) wrote a TeaBagger cousin recently, one who aspired to be a Longshoreman in her youth.