Tag Archives: economic policy

To Hell With General Welfare

They’re some of my favorite words of the preamble, and as all words of our our founding document, they were carefully, purposefully, weighed before they were chosen by our forefathers.                     … Continue reading

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Thanks Obama! Now It’s Your Turn Donald…

Perhaps, one measure of a President can be seen in the way he leaves his nation’s economic health to his successor. If so, let’s use this article from the Financial Times to gauge where Donald and the US will be in … Continue reading

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Oligarchy: Full Steam Ahead

The Koch brothers tentacles reach deep within the neuro-network of our nation and if you haven’t read ‘Dark Money’ by Jane Mayer yet you should click on over and order that writ. While you are waiting for your delivery, check out … Continue reading

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Financialization Complete

It is with all confidence that I can say the recent election results have indisputably ushered us into a full-blown Financialization Era.   We can no longer claim to be a democracy, we are now an oligarchy. While I can … 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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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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Yes, The US is a Socialist Nation

With one presidential candidate blatantly owning socialism as a way of re-directing our nation,  it’s extremely important to understand exactly what socialism is, and more importantly to realize we are already a socialist nation. A quick vocabulary discussion concerning socialism: … Continue reading

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