Troops of the Uniform Unite! The Military Is a Socialist Paradise! – The Daily Beast April 22, 2014Posted by sandyclaus in Politics.
It probably comes as a surprise to many, but the army may have more in common with Norway than Sparta.
The U.S. military is a socialist paradise. Imagine a testing ground where every signature liberal program of the past century has been applied, from racial integration to single-payer health care—then add personal honor, strict hierarchy, and more guns. Like all socialist paradises, the military has been responsible for its share of bloodshed, but it has developed one of the only working models of collective living and social welfare that this country has ever known.