Thanks, Diana! So many great thoughts here, and we could break them down for days.
I got a life-changing taste of poverty in Panama and the Philippines, where I live part-time. Awful corruption and societal abuse in both politics and business, which are basically two sides of the same coin there.
But I do think Jesus was more of a Libertarian, but with socialist leanings. The socialist party had too much paperwork. Jesus was a bit of a free bird. Hehe... JK :-)