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MountainBiker
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It has long seemed to me that most who espouse socialist sentiment are somewhat lazy people who want the benefits of the hard work and sacrifice others have made without working hard or making sacrifices themselves. They are often the students who take the easy majors in college and the feel good courses and then blame their inability to support themselves on the capitalist system rather than their poor choices and lack of useful skills.

This is one of the reasons I retired early. After decades of 50-60 hour weeks and much sacrifice to get where I did, I was tired of paying far far more in taxes than these people were and then being cast by them as the problem and told that I should pay even more than I was. I was the one working long hours and unable to have a vacation or even a weekend without checking my phone and laptop for messages that had to be answered. I reached the point where I said no more, somebody else can support them.