Tag Archives: american economic policy

“Bernie or Bust”

Dear Sarah Silverman. Dear Bernie Sanders. Dear Al Franken. Dear Hillary Clinton. Dear Mr. President. I know you would admonish all of us to ‘throw in the towel’ and get behind our candidate as a means to coalesce. We can’t. … Continue reading

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Engage: Fear

As I’ve watched the convention these past few days it’s blatantly obvious from what playbook the Republican party is playing.   In fact, one needs only to read the slogan “Keep America Safe” to understand that they are feeding the … Continue reading

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A Socialist Grateful for Capitalist Opportunities

I write A LOT about socialism on this site because I find evidence that it brings a balance to economic systems.   As I’ve just completed my second book and look towards marketing strategies and the best platforms on which … Continue reading

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The Bank Job

A couple of the biggest banks in our nation have the honor of headline news recently: Wells Fargo and Goldman Sachs have both been held accountable for one of the best Bank Jobs ever: the housing bubble market. Reuters reports about a … Continue reading

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What ‘free stuff’ Looks Like

The idea of ‘free college’ in the US  has a lot of citizens up in arms about the whole ‘free stuff/socialist’ idea.   Here’s what ‘free stuff’ looks like at the local, community, individual level. I work in a local high … Continue reading

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Who’s Taking Care of U.S.?

Socialism is a big part of our national conversation, thanks to one presidential candidate, and many soundbites about the topic include the idea that ‘people just want to have the state take care of them.’      Well….what’s the choice? … Continue reading

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Regulation Appreciation: Socialist Success Story #12

I’ve defined socialism several times as government provided services (as opposed to government provided goods).   Citizens provide funds with taxes, government allocates the funds to provide services:  national defense (military), legislation (congress), neighborhood safety (fire and police), education, etc. … Continue reading

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