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Government Takeover: A Lesson in Free Markets

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Political Commentary / Uncategorized Ramblings

It’s true. An insider memo to Republicans, from a strategist who has been working with the party for years, encouraged party leaders to use the word “Government Takeover” when referring to the Democrat’s plan. His name is Frank Luntz, and he is an expert on the power of words in marketing. He understands that communicating is less about what is said, and much more about what is heard, so crafting language carefully is essential when […]

Private Insurance or Government: Power vs. More Power

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Political Philosophy

Nineteenth century English historian Lord Dalberg-Acton is famous for the saying, “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” The Republican stance on Nationalized Healthcare has been one in opposition to expanded government power; that individuals will lose the ability to make decisions on their own care. The Government will assume power over you and tell you, your doctors and hospitals what can and can’t be done. Nancy Pelosi just introduced the new counter […]