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Progressives Have No Influence On Hillary

Among the more ludicrous assertions being made by Berners who have thrown in the towel is that we will be able to hold Hillary’s feet to the fire on progressive issues. The assumption, obviously, is that Hillary can be influenced by those of us on the left. Hello? Have you not been paying attention? Hillary…

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Politically Correct Liberalspeak

The typical liberal reaction to anything or anyone which challenges their worldview is to attack the heretic as a racist or an ablest or a misogynist or a xenophobe. Using politically incorrect language is an unpardonable sin, whereas actually doing harm to others is frequently ignored. The most telling example of this bizarre behavior can…

Thought Of The Day. July 30, 2016

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day. Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. Before you leave, please take a moment to follow this blog by clicking on Follow in the…

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Does Anyone Remember the Laffer Curve?

from Wikipedia In economics, the Laffer curve is a representation of the relationship between rates of taxation and the resulting levels of government revenue. The Laffer curve claims to illustrate the concept of taxable income elasticity—i.e., taxable income will change in response to changes in the rate of taxation. It postulates that no tax revenue will…

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American Foreign Policy is Empire

The US has the greatest military presence on Earth. We have the most warships, the most submarines, the most bombers, the most fighters, the most missiles, the most nuclear warheads, the most weapons. And the most military bases in the world. The US has almost 1,000 military bases in 150 countries around the globe. We…

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Bernie’s Revolution vs the Political Status Quo

Bernie’s revolution means bringing the country together in support of universal medical care, free tuition at state colleges and universities, an end to Wall Street ownership of candidates and officeholders, public financing of campaigns, an end to the revolving door between industry and government, raising the contribution ceiling on Social Security, increasing the minimum wage,…