Nope has not happened. nations with socialism tend to get poorer as a whole.
the only sort of socialistic behavior that I have heard about working is relatively poor uneducated countries paying families checks to send thier children to school.
this however is a short term increase and eventually the nation will stabilize and such benefits would either no longer become necessary or would become far to pricy to maintain. as a short term work(lasting maybe 30 years) its a smart plan.
I think Barack Obama is aiming towards an international government (which is where we're heading anyway), and for a more honesty with the people (as in, less propaganda). Without Socialism, the rich people would just get richer and the poor people would just get more poor. Does that make any sense?
You think the man who claimed his election would "slow the rise of the oceans" is seeking more honesty?
You think the man who used taxpayer money to buy signs trumpeting his presidency to place at every public road project is seeking less propaganda? You think the guy who did this [link] is trying to tone down the propaganda? Are you fucking insane? Or are you just completely deceived by all the propaganda?
When he was first running for president, he said he wanted a more clear government. I know he isn't the best president in the world, but he's a hell lot better than the ones who have been running before him. I have a lot of sources and evidence to back up my claims, but I don't have the time to pull all the links up for you (sorry!).
lol, he makes a lot of claims. Lying through his teeth. Like when he said "the ObamaCare individual mandate is not a tax," and then sent his lawyers to defend the law in court precisely as a tax. [link]