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A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul. Options
Daemon
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A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
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A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
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Daemon wrote:
A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)


Yeah. Does it mean that a government is the most vulnerable in this case?
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SouthernMaster
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I find it unfathomable that a socialist made this comment.
thar
Posted: Saturday, August 25, 2018 8:52:40 AM

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It is a supremely socialist sentiment!
ibj_ldn
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Timeless comment. That's been the current political and economical scenario in Brazil and in Latin America.
8BooksOfSengathe
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Daemon wrote:
A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)



This explains the notorious side of Socialism to a tee !
thar
Posted: Saturday, August 25, 2018 3:46:21 PM

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You folks do get that he was a satirist, right? As in making fun of the things he thought were wrong in society?
ChristopherJohnson
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A good definition of socialism (ardently advocated by Mr. Shaw, by the way). It must be added that Peter is a hard-working and responsible person, whereas Paul is a good-for-nothing lazy fellow.
thar
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It is also the definition of right wing politics, and of corruption!
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