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We came up with the ultimate socialist plan tonight, inspired by my brother’s roommate.  Socialism says that we share the work and we share the profit, everybody being entitled to the same wages no matter what they accomplish, and the same “nanny state” benefits such as healthcare and public schooling (even through college – which, in actuality just means that they’re destroying what healthcare and education there was).  So why not socialize the penal system?  When someone commits a crime, each person in the community can pay part of the fine and serve some of the time.  Can you see any inconsistencies between our plan and true socialism? 

To God be all glory,

Lisa of Longbourn

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