Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 12/27/12
“From each one according to his ability. To each one according to his need,” is one of the tenets of socialism. Of course, most Americans don’t know that because most Americans know nothing about socialism, and think it’s the same exact thing as Communism. You can thank Ronald Reagan and his propaganda campaigns against socialized medicine for that. It’s amazing that so many U.S. citizens mistakenly relate socialism to Vladimir Lenin and Leon Trotsky- if they even know those names. There’s even a socialist in the U.S. Congress, Bernie Sanders of Vermont. And Newsweek published a cover story a few years ago entitled “We are socialists now.” And former Philadelphia Eagles defensive lineman Jason Babin sees the socialist streak in his former team. From “Helmet to Helmet” In reference to his “socialistic” barb, Babin pointed to the firing of defensive line coach Jim Washburn as an example of the Eagles’ system at work. “They don’t have amicable splits with people,” he said. “You
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