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A Flaw in the Model

  The election of Donald Trump was due, in no small part, to the abject corruption of our elite. In my last post, I examined An Economic Theory of the Criminal Law, where 7th Circuit Judge Richard Posner states that the poor require … Continue reading

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Washington Generals (Part 2)

  How can the Democratic Party effectively oppose Trump and get back into power after they’ve lost over a thousand seats nation-wide since 2008? Oh, I know. Maybe former Vice-President Joe Biden, a Democrat, can show up at a swanky Deer … Continue reading

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The Flying Lemon

  Reading the Project of Government Oversight report on the F-35, it’s apparent that the fighter/bomber is a flying lemon, and we the taxpayers are the unwitting buyers. The report claims that the F-35, built by Lockheed Martin, is weighed down … Continue reading

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Crisis in Democracy

Our elite are busy consolidating the gains from their 30 year embrace of neoliberalism while deploying their bought and paid for government to make certain there’s nothing we can do about it. In a perverse bit of projection they describe … Continue reading

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Free Enterprise

In the United States the term free enterprise has been used as a key component of an organized propaganda program to concentrate corporate wealth and power. Political scientist, Alex Carey wrote that the “20th century has been characterized by 3 developments of … Continue reading

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Greedy/Ideology

“We’re an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you’re studying that reality—judiciously, as you will—we’ll act again, creating other new realities, which you can study too, and that’s how things will sort out. … Continue reading

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