Hong Kong Capitulates to the Communists, No Free Elections
You might have heard of the protests across Hong Kong over the last few months of last year. They came about because the Communist Party that completely controls mainland China’s political system wished to do the same for Hong Kong. In particular, at issue was the push by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (in other words, the Chinese Communist bigwigs) to reform | Read More »
Don’t Expect Changes to Cuba’s Political System Anytime Soon
Yet more evidence has surfaced that the United States is opening relations with Cuba in exchange for essentially nothing. As we open the highest level talks with the communist nation in decades, Cuba has made sure to remind us that substantive changes in its system of government will not being coming anytime soon. From Yahoo! News’ Canadian website: The start of talks on repairing 50 | Read More »
Communists Win the Day. Frank Marshall Davis Would Be Proud Of Obama
Few could have predicted that communist regimes would win the day on December 17, 2014. Communism was so twentieth century. But Barack Obama, promising to fundamentally transform America, has done so. His mentor, communist activist Frank Marshall Davis, would be proud of him. To reiterate my conclusion on Barack Obama’s world view and policy objectives: to make the world safer, the United States must be | Read More »
Tech at Night (late, late edition): We must fight socialized Internet
There’s this crazy idea going around these days that free access to the Internet is a human right. This idea is behind a few different movements going around today. One of them is Net Neutrality, an idea with a name so misleading that the metaphors used to explain it are constantly shifting.
But another idea kicking around is state-run Internet at a local level. This is no better than any other form of Communism, where the state runs the means of production, and must be rejected.
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SEIU Teams With Socialists, Other Marxist “Revolutionaries” In Appalachia
There was a time, when labor’s leaders realized the dangers inherent with socialism—and later, communism. Apparently, those days are long gone. The following paragraph is a quoted from the socialist-run Workers World: A coalition of activists from Fight Imperialism, Stand Together (FIST), Workers World Party, Students for Appalachian Socialism, the Jewel City Solidarity Network and Service Employees union Local 32BJ held a public meeting on | Read More »
North Korea – The People’s Museum of Communist History.
Many Leftists remain deeply enamoured by what Communism ideologically represented. Many practitioners of that benighted worldview strive to disbelieve what Communism was really like in practice. Salon Magazine offers us silly Americans a “clear picture” of what Communism was really like. Actually, Salon Magazine could have saved a few thousand trees. We have a living museum of Communist history about 100 miles due North of | Read More »
North Korea – The People’s Museum of Communist History.
Salon Magazine Sees No Evil Here Many Leftists remain deeply enamoured by what Communism ideologically represented. Many practitioners of that benighted worldview strive to disbelieve what Communism was really like in practice. Salon Magazine offers us silly Americans a “clear picture” of what Communism was really like. Actually, Salon Magazine could have saved a few thousand trees. We have a living | Read More »
The Church of Global Warming hearts communism
Quick show of hands: who’s surprised to learn the global warming fanatics think communism is super-awesome? Oh, I know what you’re thinking, People Who Have Your Hands Down. You’ve seen what communist countries look like. They’re absolute environmental disasters, horrifying wastelands of garbage and toxic pollution. You’re wondering how anyone could possibly review the history of communism and come to the conclusion that it’s a political philosophy | Read More »
Support Your Local Socialist
President Obama recently tried to dismiss the notion that he’s a socialist, doing it in that smug way he typically uses to imply that his opponents and detractors are mere simpletons with no understanding of what they speak. “People call me a socialist sometimes,” he said at the Wall Street Journal CEO Summit, addressing a group of top business leaders. “But, no, you gotta meet | Read More »
The #LafferCurve Doesn’t Work Like That!!
Oh man. I really do not like Megan McArdle. Weasels like her and Ezra Klein are only just now sounding the alarm on ObamaCare after it is starting to really fall apart. But I really did not come here to talk about ObamaCare. I was reading Megan McArdle’s article about Keynesianism, where she just mows it down like a freight train: I find it interesting | Read More »
FDA Food Police
Quick! Think of one word that best describes the relationship between feds and farmers. I’ll give you a second. Okay. Did you say, “subsidies?” If so, you might be surprised to learn that only five crops (corn, wheat, rice, cotton, soybeans) receive the majority of subsidies while the rest have flourished under a (soon-to-be obsolete) free market system. This unsubsidized half of domestic agriculture will | Read More »
Helpful reminder: Communism kills, capitalism saves.
Remember, in the 20th century: One man’s individual drive and industry saved about a billion people*; The impersonal forces of market-based capitalism redeemed about one billion people; And international Communism? …Well, at least we kept them from killing more than one hundred million people. Sorry to repeat the point, but it never hurts to remind folks that there was a right side, and a wrong | Read More »
GM: A Bad Investment
It’s been nearly four years since General Motors (GM) declared bankruptcy and was bailed out by American taxpayers. So what has $50 billion bought us? Working Mother magazine recently released their list of the dozen “Best Companies for Hourly Workers” for 2013. Among those listed was GM who, in their own press release, described the honor as “recognition of employers that have the best policies | Read More »
The Market Economy: A Conservative Defense
There are a lot of misconceptions about conservatism; one of the biggest concerns our belief in a free economy. Those on the left say we’re motivated by greed, a desire to protect a privileged socioeconomic position (if we’re members of the economic elite), or a false consciousness that blinds us to our oppression (if we’re not members of the aforementioned elite). Always, they say, our | Read More »
Agenda: How Marxists Are Grinding America Down
“They had a three part agenda. They would use their manpower, influence and funds to back anything that would destroy our families, businesses and culture.”
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