Posts Tagged socialism

Statism and Pacifism are Antithetical Principles

By definition, this is fact: Pacifism (ˈpæsɪˌfɪzəm) N  1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the belief that violence of any kind is unjustifiable and that one should not participate in war (emphasis added) Statism (ˈsteɪtɪzəm) N  (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the theory or practice of concentrating economic and political power in the state, resulting in a […]

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Donald Trump Supports State-Sponsored Thievery

Just one of the many reasons I do not support Donald Trump for president is because he whole-heartedly embraces the corruptive Kelo v. City of New London (2005) rationale of the Fifth Amendment’s Eminent Domain clause: I fully understand the conservative approach, but I don’t think it was explained to most conservatives.  Nobody knows [eminent […]

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Environmentalism is the New Communism

I typically do not pay the opinions of mass entertainer Rush Limbaugh much attention, as I generally find his arguments to be substantively lacking and even irrationally partisan at times. Not to mention, he is in the business of catering to a particular audience in exchange for revenue (i.e., “give the people what they want”), […]

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The Wealth Redistribution Theory in a Different Context

One of the central themes that recent and, at least foreseeably, future politics represent in this country is whether or not Americans are willing to tolerate, or in fact embrace, a federal government that acts as an agent of forceful redistribution of material wealth.  Never mind the fact that the Constitution quite clearly addresses this […]

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American Communism

Recently, actors Sean Penn and Maria Conchita Alonso entered into a verbal altercation at Los Angeles Airport concerning their respective geopolitical opinions.  Penn, a noted Hugo Chavez apologist, and Alonso, a Cuban-born, Venezuelan-raised, American capitalist, had what one could understatedly call a disagreement over the merits of the socialist* approach to societies. While I tend […]

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Debt “Supercommittee” Fails to Meet Its Charter

By now, virtually everyone has come to know that the so-called debt supercommittee has reached an impasse in its attempts to trim the federal deficit by $1.2 trillion by the prescribed deadline.  Not that this should come as any great surprise to anyone who has been following the growing trend of divisional faction in the […]

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Capitalism and the Free Lunch Myth

In light of the socialism-oriented messages emanating from some of the Occupy Wall Street protestors, I felt it a great opportunity to share the following.  This video is one of my favorites concerning the subject of conceptual economics and captures the essence of free market principles. Phil Donahue Interview with Dr. Milton Friedman – 1979. […]

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