Words that Scare Us: “Boo!” and “Socialism!”

With Halloween right around the corner, maybe it’s a good time to talk about things that scare us.  And those things aren’t necessarily ghosts, chain saws, and meat-cleavers.  Some of the are just words.  Socialism, for example.

Please read through the list here, and ask yourself the question at the bottom: Which of these socialist programs scare you?

Among the many things we’ve lost here in America is the capacity to think rationally and not be scared by people who deliberately misuse emotive words to hammer us into the position they’ve chosen for us.

What separates Fox News from the left wing in U.S. politics?  Not as much as one would think.