Quoting Devil's Advocate:" "The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money." -Margaret Thatcher "
Quoting SpaceCowgirl:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Back to Noob Status:</b>" I take it you are unaware of Nordic Countries...."</blockquote> And which of those countries is a pure socialist state?"
Quoting TheNuge:" And which of those is blowing the world away with their innovation, economic strength, global generosity ... [snip!] ... strength, global generosity and contribution? Dont get me wrong, i love scandinavia, but you cant compare our countries."
Quoting Back to Noob Status:" Surely not America."
Quoting TheNuge:" America is still at the top in those categories. Socialist countris and those with strong leanings surely are not."
Quoting Back to Noob Status:" Yet we are sinking in education and rising in idiocy. I've seen the world, and America isn't smurf."
Quoting Back to Noob Status:" Americans are not highly regarded by others and with good reason. As a country, we are so arrogant that it it deafens us to logic."
Quoting TheNuge:" You msut have seen much of the world. Remind of your age?? Yes, our national education ranking is ... [snip!] ... of our size. Im sure we are quite good if you take out the disasterous cities like chicago, detroit, ny, baltimore, etc."
Quoting Back to Noob Status:" I'm 21. I have been to England, France, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Mexico, Canada, Austria and Switzerland. So don't be a condescending smurf."