Tagged: Socialism

Oh, Those Scary Labels!

Oh, Those Scary Labels!

  Democratic Party bigwigs are reportedly cowering in fear because the base is turning to “Democratic Socialism.” I wish those old fossils would (as one of my readers might put it) get a grip....

Leave Norway? No Thanks!

Leave Norway? No Thanks!

  Norwegians aren’t jumping at Trump’s invitation to emigrate to America. They’ve been unenthusiastic about moving here for a while. According to a  Reuters report: While hundreds of thousands of Norwegians emigrated to the U.S....

As Wall Street Unravels

As Wall Street Unravels

  As I understand it,a major difference between capitalism and socialism is that in capitalism private interests accumulate the large pools of money needed for social investment while in socialism it’s the government that does it...

Those Tricky Labels

Those Tricky Labels

  Is Bernie Sanders really a “Democratic Socialist”? Is Donald Trump “conservative”? Is Barack Obama truly “black”? The debates go on and on. But what is a Democratic Socialist? Or a conservative? Or a...

To Give or Not to Give?

To Give or Not to Give?

  As Christmas approaches, you are once again facing the Big Question: What to give to whom. You can figure out Aunt Martha’s gift for yourself. Nothing you do will probably be right, anyway....

Charity Scams Make the Case for “Socialism”

Charity Scams Make the Case for “Socialism”

The argument sounds reasonable enough: It’s my money and I’ll give it to the needy if I want, but the government has no right to take it from me and give it to them....

Bleak Thanksgiving for Many American Workers

Bleak Thanksgiving for Many American Workers

As American families gather to give thanks today, 18,000 Hostess employees are wondering where their next paycheck is coming from. The collapse of the company they worked for has left them out on the...

Just when you think people can’t get more dumb…

Just when you think people can’t get more dumb…

When I read some dumb comment online, I often pass it off that some jerk just wants to be noticed and isn’t really serious.  When the same comment is in the media, then I...

“Masters of the Universe” are on the Attack

“Masters of the Universe” are on the Attack

Call me a conspiracy nut but I see a vast global conflict raging. Granted, I have read or heard nothing in the media describing current events in those words. But I smell a rat....