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Why Socialism MUST Ultimately Become Totalitarian

Why Socialism produces poverty.

SaintAugustineQUOTEMany of the things that are referred to as “capitalist” are not free enterprise, but are monopolistic. Communism is a state monopoly; which is not unlike the monopoly of robber barons. Communism is just a BIGGER monopoly.



“Protectionism, Socialism, and Communism are the same plant, in three stages of development.” Frederick Bastiat
The Law by Frederic Bastiat.

(A free audio book)
A communist is just a socialist; who is in a hurry. Socialism MUST ultimately be totalitarian.
The basic premise of Socialism is:
“To each according to his need. From each according to his ability”.
Giving to each according to his need cannot be accomplished without getting from each according to his ability.
Getting from each according to his ability cannot be accomplished without one of two incentives:
There are two types of incentives: Reward or punishment.
Very rarely, is it possible to provide psychological rewards that will replace material rewards. The exception would be among people of strong religious faith.
“To each according to his need” usually implies that material rewards cannot exist. More or better work does NOT bring more or better rewards. Workers are rewarded in accordance with their NEED; which is not greater because they have been more productive, or more creative.
This is why every form of socialism MUST be totalitarian.
Force is needed to require labor from people; who are not allowed to keep the fruits of their own labor. Even with forced work quotas, productivity is minimal.
Free societies have millions of salesmen trying to market the excess.
Socialist societies have millions of ration clerks trying to divide up the shortages.
Socialost economies are based on two pretenses:
The people pretend to work and the government pretends to pay them.
Which countries GIVE foreign aid, and which countries RECEIVE foreign aid?
Where is the “bread basket of the world”?
Socialism has its greatest impact on creativity. Creativity cannot be forced.
In what country was the telephone invented?
In what country was the airplane invented?
In what country was the light bulb invented?
In what country was the cotton gin invented?
In what country was the computer invented?
In what country was the automobile invented?
Do your own Google search.
It is possible to find HUNDREDS of inventions listed, along with the date, and the country where the invention occurred. Try to find an invention that was invented under Socialism.
The only time that you will find an invention, that was invented under Socialism, will be when the invention serves to needs of the state (weapons of war etc.)
In what country was electricity discovered?
In what country was atomic energy discovered?
What made “the Dark Ages” so dark?
There was an absence of liberty; world wide.
If you think that Socialism is our future, study up on the dark ages.
Poverty is solved by only one means: increasing productivity.
Redistribution of wealth does not decrease poverty.
Redistribution of wealth increases poverty.
Redistribution of wealth removes the incentive for productivity;
both from those who receive without working,
and also from those who work without receiving.
Redistribution of wealth makes everyone equally poor.

Six Miracles of Socialism:
-There is no unemployment, but no one works.
-No one works, but everyone gets paid.
-Everyone gets paid, but there is nothing to buy with the money.
-No one can buy anything, but everyone owns everything.
-Everyone owns everything, but no one is satisfied.
-No one is satisfied, but the people vote for the system.

The Incredible Bread Machine Film
Many thanks to the Mises Institute for making this classic available again for viewing.  Released in 1975 by World Research, Inc. this film includes an introduction by then-Secretary of the Treasury, William E. Simon, and interviews with professors Walter Heller (University of Minnesota) and Milton Friedman (University of Chicago). Moderated by Dr. Richard Rogge (Wabash College). The film also features a cameo appearance by Murray N. Rothbard. Written by Karl Keating, Susan Love Brown, Patrea Post and Stuart Smith.
The dramatic examples of government abusing the rights of citizens used in the film shocked people at the time. Today, 34 years later, most persons have become so complaisant and resigned to government thuggery that such incidents have become everyday occurrences, and are likely to turn up on Youtube shot from someone’s phone, not to shock but simply to amuse the clueless masses. 

The Incredible Bread Machine (Paperback) ~ Susan Love Brown; Karl Keating; David Mellinger; Patrea Post; Sturart Smith; Catriona Tudor and Patty Newman (Author) 

The Incredible Bread Machine

Once upon a time there was a little red hen who scratched about the barnyard until she uncovered quite a few grains of wheat.
She called all of her neighbors together and said, “If we plant this
wheat, we shall have bread to eat. Who will help me plant it?”
“Not I,” said the cow.
“Not I,” said the duck.
“Not I,” said the pig.
“Not I,” said the goose.
“Then I will do it by myself,” said the little red hen. And so she
did; The wheat grew very tall and ripened into golden grain.
“Who will help me reap my wheat?” asked the little red hen.
“Not I,” said the duck.
“Out of my classification,” said the pig.
“I’d lose my seniority,” said the cow.
“I’d lose my unemployment compensation,” said the goose.
“Then I will do it by myself,” said the little red hen, and so she did.
At last it came time to bake the bread. “Who will help me bake the
bread?” asked the little red hen.
“That would be overtime for me,” said the cow.
“I’d lose my welfare benefits,” said the duck.
“I’m a dropout and never learned how,” said the pig.
“If I’m to be the only helper, that’s discrimination,” said the goose.
“Then I will do it by myself,” said the little red hen.
She baked five loaves and held them up for all of her neighbors to
see. They wanted some and, in fact, demanded a share.
But the little red hen said, “No, I shall eat all five loaves.”
“Excess profits!” cried the cow.
“Capitalist leech!” screamed the duck.
“I demand equal rights!” yelled the goose.
The pig just grunted in disdain.
And they all painted “Unfair!” picket signs and marched around and
around the little red hen, shouting obscenities.
When the government agent came, he said to the little red hen, “You must not be so greedy.”
“But I earned the bread,” said the little red hen.
“Exactly,” said the agent. “That is what makes our free enterprise
system so wonderful. Anyone in the barnyard can earn as much as he
wants. But under our modern government regulations, the productive
workers must divide the fruits of their labor with those who are lazy and
And they all lived happily ever after, including the little red hen,
who smiled and clucked, “I am grateful, for now I truly understand.”
But her neighbors became quite disappointed in her, for she never again baked any more bread.
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How is socialism at ending poverty? Let look at the score card

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Tom Smith and His Incredible Bread Machine by

This is a legend of success and plunder
And a man, Tom Smith, who squelched world
Now, Smith, an inventor, had specialized
In toys. So, people were surprised
When they found that he instead
Of making toys, was BAKING BREAD!
The way to make bread he’d conceived
Cost less than people could believe.
And not just make it! This device
Could, in addition, wrap and slice!
The price per loaf, one loaf or many:
The miniscule sum of under a penny.

Can you imagine what this meant?
Can you comprehend the consequent?
The first time yet the world well fed!
And all because of Tom Smith’s bread.
A citation from the President
For Smith’s amazing bread.
This and other honors too
Were heaped upon his head.
But isn’t it a wondrous thing
How quickly fame is flown?
Smith, the hero of today
Tomorrow, scarcely known.
Yes, the fickle years passed by;
Smith was a millionaire,
But Smith himself was now forgot
Though bread was everywhere.
People, asked from where it came,
Would very seldom know.
They would simply eat and ask,
“Was not it always so?”

However, Smith cared not a bit,
For millions ate his bread,
And “Everything is fine,” thought he,
“I am rich and they are fed!”
Everything was fine, he thought?
He reckoned not with fate.
Note the sequence of events
Starting on the date
On which the business tax went up.
Then, to a slight extent,
The price on every loaf rose too:
Up to one full cent!”

What’s going on?” the public cried,
“He’s guilty of pure plunder.
He has no right to get so rich
On other people’s hunger!”
(A prize cartoon depicted Smith
With fat and drooping jowls
Snatching bread from hungry babes
Indifferent to their howls!)
Well, since the Public does come first,
It could not be denied
That in matters such as this,
The Public must decide.

So, antitrust now took a hand.
Of course, it was appalled
At what it found was going on.
The “bread trust,” it was called.
Now this was getting serious.
So Smith felt that he must
Have a friendly interview
With the men in antitrust.
So, hat in hand, he went to them.
They’d surely been misled;
No rule of law had he defied.
But then their lawyer said:

The rule of law, in complex times,
Has proved itself deficient.
We much prefer the rule of men!
It’s vastly more efficient.
Now, let me state the present rules.
The lawyer then went on,
These very simple guidelines
You can rely upon:
You’re gouging on your prices if
You charge more than the rest.
But it’s unfair competition
If you think you can charge less.

A second point that we would make
To help avoid confusion:
Don’t try to charge the same amount:
That would be collusion!
You must compete. But not too much,
For if you do, you see,
Then the market would be yours
And that’s monopoly!”
Price too high? Or price too low?
Now, which charge did they make?
Well, they weren’t loath to charging both
With Public Good at stake!
In fact, they went one better
They charged “monopoly!”
No muss, no fuss, oh woe is us,
Egad, they charged all three!

“Five years in jail,” the judge then said.
“You’re lucky it’s not worse.
Robber Barons must be taught
Society Comes First!”
Now, bread is baked by government.
And as might be expected,
Everything is well controlled;
The public well protected.
True, loaves cost a dollar each.
But our leaders do their best.
The selling price is half a cent.
(Taxes pay the rest!)




Thomas Jefferson said:
“The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.”
We add this:
“The battle for liberty is never won, and is never lost.
The battle for liberty always continues.
It is never too late, and it is never soon enough, to defend freedom.
No matter how enslaved we are, we always have hope.
No matter how free we are we are never safe.
Any generation that fails to defend freedom will lose it.
The next generation will have to shed blood to gain it back.
When the defense of liberty becomes a crime, tyranny is already in force. At that point failure to defend liberty makes slavery at certainty.” John Perna

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