The harder you work, the less you're rewarded. The less you work, the more you're rewarded.
What brought our country it's #1 superpower status, is the antithesis of the statement above. In capitalism, the best and brightest can rise to the top and become successful. That's why they all came to The United States and made us the powerhouse we used to be. Sadly, we seem to have peaked as a superpower. Socialism threatens to drag our society down in mediocrity. Who will strive to achieve, when the reward is so small?