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If you think denying someone a job, government contract or entry to college because of the color of their skin is immoral and criminal, but giving someone a job, government contract or college admission because of a different color of their skin is “social justice,” you might be a socialist.

If you want to abandon capitalism and put the economy under the controlof government bureaucrats, even though virtually every city, county, state and federal department run by these same bureaucrats is insolvent and bankrupt, you might be a socialist.

If you favor taxpayer bailouts of companies who give you campaign contributions and hide it by refusing to disclose who got the money or how much and you demand your cronies in Congresspass the 1,000-plus page bailout bill without reading it, you might be a socialist.

If you think spending an extra trillion dollars will save money on health care and reduce the deficit, you might be a socialist (and possibly learned math in public school).

If your solution to Medicare driving the country into bankruptcy is expanding it to everyone with Obamacare, you might be a socialist.

If want to lower the cost of health care but left out tort reform, you might be a socialist lawyer.

If you’re a Columbia University professor and gave a student named Barack Obama an A in economics, you are definitely a socialist.

And finally, in the eighth year of the Obama presidency, if Bangladesh is hosting “Aid America” concerts or you’re standing in line for toilet paper, you have a socialist president.

It’s time to stand up and loudly call a socialist … a socialist!

Wayne Allyn Root is a former Libertarian vice-presidential nominee and author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian: Empowering the Citizen Revolution with God, Guns, Gold, Gambling & Tax Cuts” (Wiley, 2009). He writes at RootforAmerica.com.