Tagged: U.S. Socialism

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...

Obama Creating a Welfare State? Really?

Obama Creating a Welfare State? Really?

Listening to the Republican presidential wannabes describe Barack Obama, I am utterly bemused. Who is that man they talk about? They call him a Socialist and accuse him of trying to convert America to...

Where “Socialism” Goes Wrong – and Right

Where “Socialism” Goes Wrong – and Right

The word “Socialism” strikes fear into the hearts of most Americans. As a slur, it can usually be counted on to turn the tide in elections. But as Humpty Dumpty told Alice, words mean...

It’s Amazing How Quickly the Bush Gang Finds Money for Banks

It’s Amazing How Quickly the Bush Gang Finds Money for Banks

The Bush Administration can’t find funds to help struggling homeowners, bail out the auto industry, or prop up credit starved small businesses. But can those guys ever find the money when one of the...