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Welfare-State Socialism

Friday, November 14, 2014

Quote Of The Day

Burke Beu describes himself as someone who grew up in a Democratic family, has been a registered Democrat since age 18 and a Democratic candidate for statewide office in Colorado. In a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece he explains why he is denouncing ObamaCare.

“We say that we are the party of the people, but “the people” too often become a singular, monolithic concept for us. We speak for the people, don’t you know, because we can decide what is best for them so they really don’t need to speak for themselves.”

Keynesian Statistics

From one aspect, Keynesian economics is about aggregating many very different kinds of economic data into single indexes.  It is this which animates the Federal Reserve’s monetary policies, Congress’s stimulus spending packages, and New York Times propagandist Paul Krugman’s never-ending calls for increasing governmental deficit spending.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

ObamaCare Sausage

Like sausage, few people knew everything that was packed into it.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Socialism In Our Time

Liberal-progressive-socialists like President Obama are obviously not as much concerned about glacial economic recovery as are the bulk of our citizenry.  Obama’s attention is riveted on broadening every possible means of regulating every person’s every action, every day.

Keeping everybody, to the maximum extent, on some form of welfare support ands therefore beholden to Washington, means that the aim of socialism - control of all aspects of the economy - is being realized at an accelerating rate. 

ObamaCare is but one of the many Democrat Socialist Party’s policy initiatives aimed at total collectivization and obliteration of the individual rights intended for protection by the Bill of Rights.

Thomas Sowell: Obama’s Weakness, Ineptitude Are By Design, Part Of The Plan

 

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

What Motivates Liberal-Progressivism?

The Case Against Liberal Compassion


The writer probes the sentiments driving individual liberal-progessives’ knee-jerk reactions. 

In politics, however, sentiments are less admirable (if we can consider blind adherence to liberal-progressivism admirable at all).  Politicians supporting the welfare state, on both sides of the political aisle, are merely purchasing votes or rewarding financial supporters.  Politicians who support the welfare state for any other reason are either incompetent or engaging in self-delusion.

Friday, October 24, 2014

The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Is Less Affordable

Now There Can Be No Doubt: Obamacare Has Increased Non-Group Premiums In Nearly All States


The National Bureau of Economic Research, created in the 1930s to churn out statistics supporting New Deal socialism, demonstrates that the administration is yet again misleading the public.

The message is loud and clear: socialism does not cut costs or increase efficiency; it merely steals from producers and uses the proceeds to buy votes.

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Too Much Money, Too Little Growth

Steve Forbes provides a timely summation:

Money Is Not Wealth—But It Helps Create Wealth

Quote:

“Money measures wealth; it is not wealth itself. It is a claim on products and services that people have created. That’s why counterfeiting is illegal; it’s thievery. But when government does this, it’s called quantitative easing, or stimulus.”

Friday, October 03, 2014

Authentic Liberal-Progressivism

New York City, the nation’s largest, overwhelmingly socialistic city, shows the way.  It’s all about class warfare.


Strange Bedfellows Make Strange Politics

Friday, September 05, 2014

Only The Socialist Government Knows What’s Good For You

What you want is not worth consideration.  Let Obama, Nancy Pelosi, and Harry Reid tell you what you should want and what they intend to make you swallow.

Robert Curry brought this article to my attention:

‘To Hell With the Constitution!’


See also Spiritual Representation In The Modern World   

My book, The Liberal Jihad: The Hundred Year War Against The Constitution, explains what corrupted the original ethos that was the foundation of the Constitution.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Racism, The All-Purpose Excuse

Liberal-progressive social policies have allowed too many blacks to avoid reality and to continue self-destructive cultural patterns.  Liberal-progressivism has worked assiduously to wipe out the spirit of individualism and self-reliance that was this nation’s founding ethos.