All posts tagged: capitalism

Fwd >> The Parable of the Referee

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Political Commentary

The principle of small government explained in an illustrative nutshell. It’s well worth the 5 minutes. (Originally posted on April 6, 2010 by DOCTOR ZERO at I often hear people on the Left accuse the defenders of capitalism of wanting completely unregulated markets, in which helpless citizens will be stripped of all legal protection, and placed at the mercy of rapacious bankers and businessmen. This is a straw man of such towering size that Nicholas […]

Classism: The burning of a hillside city

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Political Commentary / Society & Culture

Stocks are down, home values are down, jobs are down. People in every corner of America are struggling to get health care and a decent meal, and the poor and destitute around the world are suffering. All the while, the rich CEOs, doctors, insurance companies, your boss, and the guy down the street who recently renovated his home are all stuffing their pockets. America is a nation ruled by greed, apathetic toward any person or […]