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Welfare-State Socialism

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Walking Backwards

Liberals confusing cause and effect

Liberal-progressivism, a caste of mind that fancies itself to be scientific, produces a collection of upside down, backward prescriptions for social harmony and economic perfection.  In reality liberal-progressive “thinkers” display all the subtlety and attention to reality of someone assembling a pre-cut jigsaw puzzle and calling it artistic creation.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

A Critique Of The Fed’s Economic Theory

In two articles, economist Robert Higgs explains why macroeconomic, Keynesian theories, after more than four years, have failed to produced promised results.

Is Macroeconomics Really Economics?


Recession and Recovery
Six Fundamental Errors of the Current Orthodoxy

To read the article, scroll down below the introductory pitch for the Independent Review.

Big Brother’s Big Sister

Orwell’s totalitarian Big Brother would cheer for Elizabeth Warren’s procrustean liberal-progressive-socialist political state.

The Intolerance Behind Elizabeth Warren’s 11 Commandments of Progressivism

Obama, Obama Quite Contrary How Does Your Garden Grow?

President Reagan was right.  The government is the problem.

Obama’s Command Economy—Incompetent at Every Level

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Pernicious Nonsense

Another gnostic program for social perfection from French socialist academe, the folks who gave us the Reign of Terror, Lenin, Stalin, Mussolini, and Hitler.

Friday, August 08, 2014

Obama’s Quest To Transform Our Constitutional Federal Republic

In Search of Greatness

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Yes, But What Do You Really Think Of Him?

Myron Magnet’s assessment of President Obama.

 

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Socialistic Collectivism Leads To Poverty

Socialism requires government spending in excess of a society’s income from useful production.  Socialism’s Holy Grail - social justice - is in reality reduction of everyone to an equal and increasing level of poverty.

Thomas Piketty and Mises’s ‘The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality’

Monday, April 28, 2014

Enduring Ravages Of Inflation

Assessment of the chronological data suggests that one of Obama’s campaign themes this year - income inequality - is a product of liberal-progressivism’s embrace of fiat money inflation.

Piketty’s Gold? Editorial of The New York Sun | April 21, 2014

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Strangling Regulation

I have frequently alluded to strangling regulation as a major reason for the glacially slow recovery from the Great Recession of 2001-08, noting that it is a recapitulation of Franklin Roosevelt’s socialistic New Deal tactics.  During the dreary days of the 1930s Depression, everybody was continually being hammered with huge tax increases, and businesses were continually threatened with punitive regulations, along with governmental support for Spanish-style syndicalist, industrial labor unions and nationalization of agriculture.

Obama has bullheadedly rampaged along that same path, with the same result: businesses have feared to invest in new or expanded production, not knowing what future costs and restrictions may be.