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What event in your life made you think the way you do. I know e are all brought a certain way, and then they say our personality plays a big role in how we think in a way we might be born to favor the left or the right, or liberty or authority , but sometimes we change our views. For example when i was 18 i was a libertarian , i hated government , i thought capitalism was wonderful, hate communism and was confused about western europe, they were said to be socialist whatever that was, but when i visited they were all smoking weed and lying naked on the beaches 

 i had a dutch aunt, she was very religious , but she drank now and then and smoked 5 marlboros daily(europeans) one day she started out of the blue to lecture me, a big american caddilac passed all the tiny european cars on the high way as we returned from germany, a black man was driving it, big crap eating grin on his face, rolling up the autobahn going about 120 mph(legally mind you) as he passed our austin allegro probably the worst car ever made

 i kinda was a bit of a racist then a bit because i laughed, and accidently blurted out"jeeze i come 2000 miles and what do i se?? a black man in his caddillac boy they sure love their cadillacs

we immediately stooped i was afraid i'd been last in translation some thing dont translate like sarcasm , i almost got kicked out the car i didnt even know where i was, did they expect me to walk back to amsterdam?

well more than the racist comment they were angry i admired this big huge metalic monstrosity i mean its okay the black guy was driving one but me the white(not everyone in my family is) american , admiring a cadillac, well i mean we were in an austin allegro 4 adults in an austin allegro of course i wanted to be in that cadillac even if it was being driven by germanies most fly pimp 

i got as lecture about how wealth and things were like evil. people should share even with those who dont seem to be deserving, its in the bible evidentley  

When someone steals another's clothes, we call them a thief. Should we not give the same name to one who could clothe the naked and does not? The bread in your cupboard belongs to the hungry; the coat unused in your closet belongs to the one who needs it; the shoes rotting in your closet belong to the one who has no shoes; the money which you hoard up belongs to the poor.”


 Basil the Great

I was pretty sure tante jo was a communist , but that is only because i was an ignorant American , she was a christian democrat https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_Union_(Netherlands) well at the time there were three christian democratic parties , its a tiny nation with like dozens of parties in parliament, so confusing, but i did learn a different  view point and it was like a bad case of herpes it never left me , I think the form of socialism i adhere to was more formed by https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_Union_(Netherlands)#Social_issues than by marx even though i am agnostic, oh i am a mess but thats the long and short of it

 

What event or events helped form or change your ideological point of view?

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- Ass-douche Self-entitled Adolescent Socialist malcontents -

...can never honestly respond to this simple Question:

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Whereas a true American...?

 

 

 

- AMERICA -

 

You have the Unalienable Right to Fail,

...and Start Anew.

 

You have the Unalienable Right to Starve to Death,

...if you don't Freeze to Death in Winter first,

...if that is Your Free Will,

...and the Product of Your Labor.

 

- Blue Devil -

 

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I was fortunate to have two great men as role models.

 

My father was a Navy fighter pilot, who had served in three wars and spent 30 years in uniform.

 

My grandfather was a police officer, who had become a cop in the 1930's when cops were still manhunters and gunfighters, and spent 40 years as a lawman.

 

These two men taught me honor, integrity, courage, and grit.  They both swore oaths to the Constitution of the United States, and believed in those oaths passionately.  They taught me right from wrong, and how valuable a Republic based on personal freedom and liberty truly was.

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A lot of the world hates us. They say, as you put it, that wealth is evil. That money is the root of all evil. Yet, have they ever asked what is the root of money? Ill tell you. Its hard work. I am who i am because i work hard for what i have. Its not about wealth or the money itself, its about the value of the money that i put on it. I appreciate and value my car because i worked for it. Not one penny of it was given to me for it. A car is a car. Big whoop. There are a myriad of cars out there so what makes mine so special to me? Because i worked my azz off for it, so this particular car out of the millions out there has more value to me because of that. I have been around many Europeans. Im not impressed with their philosophies and unsolicited lectures. They want to live in a welfare state by living off of other peoples sweat and tears, thats their thing. But if thats their way of life, then  they don't have a right to tell us about whats evil and what isnt. 

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