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Every American Needs To Hear Dem Candidate's View on Society: Breadlines 'Are Good'

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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is already notorious for his openly socialist views and “progressive” politics, but most Americans might be unaware that a staunch socialist like Sanders believes it’s “a good thing” when countries have breadlines.

A video of Sanders from 1985 has surfaced in which he defended the socialist regime ruling Nicaragua at the time, which was opposed by the U.S. government.

Sanders couldn’t understand why American reporters criticized Nicaragua’s Sandinista government for setting up breadlines.

Instead, Sanders outright said that it’s “a good thing” that starving people were lining up for food.

“You know, it’s funny, sometimes American journalists talk about how bad a country is because people are lining up for food,” Sanders said. “That’s a good thing. In other countries people don’t line up for food. The rich get the food, and the poor starve to death.”

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Here’s the problem that Sanders seemingly failed to understand: Breadlines are a sign of bad times.

In America, breadlines are most commonly associated with the Great Depression, a time when many Americans could barely afford to survive.

When people think of breadlines, they think of starving people who line up for hours in order to get meager rations.

Sanders might have been implying that breadlines are a good solution to the problem of a starving population, but his socialist policies would only help bring about the abysmal economic conditions that typically lead to breadlines to begin with.

History shows that socialist policies — the policies that Sanders wants in America — are often the reason countries fail so badly that their people lack even the basic necessity of having enough to eat.

The Soviet Union is the shining example of failed socialist policies, when Eastern Europe witnessed massive famine under communist rule.

Not surprisingly, Sanders seemed to be a fan of the Soviet Union and even praised some of the country’s programs during his 1988 “honeymoon” there.

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If Sanders had a chance to lead the United States, he’d try to implement the socialist policies that worked so well in Venezuela, Cuba, China, the Soviet Union, and others.

And just like other starving, socialist countries, Sanders would introduce breadlines in America because they are “a good thing.”

Currently, Sanders’ support is in the double digits and it’s likely to increase after he announced his candidacy Tuesday.

But the other Democratic candidates are just as bad.

As an example, Sen. Kamala Harris, who is a front-runner among Democrats, is a supporter of universal basic income.

The left is hellbent on destroying America and its prosperity with failed socialist policies.

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Malachi Bailey is a writer from Ohio with a background in history, education and philosophy. He has led multiple conservative groups and is dedicated to the principles of free speech, privacy and peace.
Malachi Bailey is a writer from Ohio with a passion for free speech, privacy and peace. He graduated from the College of Wooster with a B.A. in History. While at Wooster, he served as the Treasurer for the Wooster Conservatives and the Vice President for the Young Americans for Liberty.
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