[personal profile] marknn
in the current GOP definition anyway.

Security and Freedom (from the Road to Serfdom)
There is no reason why, in a society which has reached the general level of wealth ours has, (the certainty of a given minimum of sustenance) should not be guaranteed to all without endangering general freedom; that is: some minimum of food, shelter and clothing, sufficient to preserve health. Nor is there any reason why the state should not help to organize a comprehensive system of social insurance in providing for those common hazards of life against which few can make adequate provision.

Date: 2011-09-19 03:25 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] itman.livejournal.com
The keyword is minimum. If he were a socialist, he would suggest that everybody would have average. :-)

Date: 2011-09-19 04:52 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] marknn.livejournal.com
the keyword here was in fact "GOP definition".

I don't think GOP definition requires that constraint. There, any redistribution is socialism :)

Date: 2011-09-19 05:45 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] itman.livejournal.com
GOP is outdated. The problem is that many democrats are GOPs deep inside.
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