There are a very few truths buried in this deluge of lies and misinformation. Yes- Capitalist Corporations can be greedy and act in a predatory manner, but that is not the fault of Capitalism which is ethically neutral, like a knife or a hammer: it is just a tool for generating wealth. The surrounding culture is not, (or should not be) ethically neutral: the sole job of Government is to ensure ethical behaviour by businesses, and especially by large Monopolies. Laws exist to regulate and restrain capitalist businesses so that they are not allowed to exploit or cheat people. So your enemy is criminal corporations, not Capitalism itself.

Pretty much everything else you say is rubbish: Hyperinflation does not exist in America, and the numbers you quote are nonsense. Inflation is measured in percentage per year. You can’t just say there has been 1000% inflation in Healthcare without giving the timeframe and the data to support it. You don’t give data because the claim is bullshit.

Your entire argument is warmed over Marxism, which everyone with a brain knows is a failed creed. Socialism has been tried over and over, at the cost of millions of lives and it hasn’t worked once. Not ever. Ask Hitler, Stalin, Mao and Pol Pot how their Socialist Paradises worked out. Your title should be:

If You Think Socialism’s Affordable, You Don’t Understand Capitalism

Before you give up on the Capitalist Free Market model, consider that it is the only system that creates new wealth: Socialism just redistributes it, and always crashes the economy as a result of perverse incentives to do no work.

I work in IT, Community volunteer interested in Politics, support Capitalism as the best economic system for lifting people out of poverty, Skeptical scientist.

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