My Story: I'm Not a Socialist. Deal With It! I don't have a vocabulary expansive enough to adequately describe my disdain for political forces of the world today. They sicken me! But, like a fool, I still follow them. Though they frustrate me to no end, I rationalize my continued attention to world events and politics on the need to stay informed of the goings on in the world around me. Since I have an aversion to ignorance, there's some truth to that but I don't know if it's justifiable, considering the how they tend to infuriate me.
No. I'm not a socialist. That must mean I'm an anti-government, right wing extremist, eh? Well, I hate to burst your bubble but I'm not one of those either. You see, I understand the purpose of "the state" and the benefits of using it as a tool for building and maintaining infrastructure, as well as creating a social safety net that keeps those with the least means from falling between the cracks. It doesn't take a so