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Re: a dumb query? pls humor me

Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 05, 2007 at 11:02:26AM +0100, Mitja Podreka wrote:
>> The terms socialism and communism were vandalised by the authoritarian
>> governments and individuals, in order to legitimate their authorities.
> The terms socialism and communism where not vandalized, they are and
> always have been synonmymous with authoritarianism.


> There is a lot of truth to that.  Take a look at Hillary Clinton's
> rhetoric about wanting to "take" oil company profits and tax revenues
> lost by tax cuts and wanting to redistribute them more fairly.  That is
> Democracy in action.  The mob being whipped up to support taking other
> people's private property for themselves.

So the Standard Oil Trust was a good thing, and we should welcome it's

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