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It is humorous to see the term socialist slung about in the pejorative so loosely when it does not refer to state ownership of the means of production. In the narrow definition, state owned oil fields, coal mines, steel plants and auto manufacturing all qualify as Socialism in the classical sense of the term. If we expand that definition to mean any government loan guarantee program, whether to a student, veteran, small business, home buyer, publicly traded corporation or otherwise it ought to be clear we are expanding the definition of Socialism beyond the classic economic meaning. As long as we are feeling free to revise the definition of Socialist & Socialism I think we should expand the definition to include anyone who has ever received a check from the government for anything including employment in any branch of government, participated in medicare, receives a Social Security check or has driven on a taxpayer funded road. By this expanded definition, we are all Socialists from the cradle to the grave.
Whether one has driven on a road before does not determine ones adherence to the ideology that corporations are not people in the constitutional sense. Sensible people can disagree but it's a tough sell that corporations are in any way, shape or form human beings. To spell that out for the activist judiciary that determined otherwise through a measure as drastic as a constitutional amendment seems sensible. In a Corprotocracy, corporations are people.
"As surely as there is a god in heaven, I am an atheist." Mark Twain
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