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  • adj. Of, belonging to, or constituting a party or political group that advocates socialism.
  • n. A member of a party or political group that advocates socialism.

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Examples

  • Even amid the current economic emergency, there is no viable Socialist Party in the United States, nor is there a serious socialist movement, as there was when Socialist candidate Eugene V. Debs won nearly 1 million votes in both the 1912 and 1920 presidential elections and when Socialists won more than 1,000 state and local elected offices nationwide a century ago.

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  • If you like a Party that is so far to the left that the term Socialist is really not that far off the mark ... go vote for a Dem!

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  • Faced by the fact that intelligent people are so often on the other side, the Socialist is apt to set it down to corrupt motives (conscious or unconscious), or to an ignorant belief that Socialism would not ‘work’, or to a mere dread of the horrors and discomforts of the revolutionary period before Socialism is established.

    The Road to Wigan Pier

  • The kind of person who hates machinery also takes it for granted to hate Socialism; the Socialist is always in favour of mechanization, rationalization, modernizationor at least thinks that he ought to be in favour of them.

    The Road to Wigan Pier

  • Click the link to read about King's suggestion that we electrify the border fence with Mexico like we do "with livestock," his prediction that terrorists will be "dancing in the streets" if Obama becomes president, and his pride in working to scale back funding for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (which he calls Socialist Clinton-style Hillarycare for Illegals and their Parents).

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  • The sooner Little Barry Socialist is out of office, the faster the real rebuilding of America can begin.

    First on the Ticker: RNC Web video targets 'White House in denial'

  • The problem with Socialist, is that you eventually run out of other people's money.

    'None of this is easy,' Obama aide says of health care reform

  • Socialist is a possibility .... but we'll see as time goes on.

    Obama calls for civil debate, takes shots at critics

  • Socialist is as socialist does .... the shoe fits and you're wearin 'it.

    Obama calls for civil debate, takes shots at critics

  • Two points: All Minimum Wage initiatives passed overwhelmingly, and a Socialist is now a US Senator from Vermont.

    Just Reassure Me…

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