Tag Archives: Socialism

America’s First Experiment with Socialism

I discovered this brilliant Reason.tv video via Divided We Stand United We Fall. Sorry for the delay, I’ve just reawakened from my tryptophan-induced coma. Happy belated Thanksgiving!

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Poetic Justice: Obama Brings Tax Hike Plans to Silicon Valley

For those who have been following this blog for any period of time, they know I despise taxation. However, I am a pragmatist and am willing to bite the bullet on some tax increases for those making over $1 million … Continue reading

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Rallying Against the Red Menace

“If you’re going to negotiate, you’ve got to have something to offer. We don’t.” — Governor Scott Walker I have avoided posting my thoughts about the recent protests in Wisconsin, because my personal reaction has been so visceral that I … Continue reading

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New Deal = No Deal: Framing Energy Policy Matters

Michael Kanellos at greentechmedia published an article today arguing that the President’s comparison to Sputnik with America’s dependence on fossil fuels is an imperfect one. He later suggests that the New Deal better fits the clean energy narrative. I think … Continue reading

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