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Free Market Reality

A “Free market equals a Free human” is a nice catchy phrase.  It implies that there’s no burden of regulation, no government interference, no one sitting in a far away office telling you what you can and can’t do with … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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This is What an Oligarchy Looks Like

The word oligarchy is getting lots of coverage these days as more and more of us are realizing how close we are  to becoming a nation of many ruled by a few, unelected, elitist individuals. A recent Al Jazeera article … Continue reading

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