Category Archives: capitalism

STEINBECK LECTURES OBAMA: REPOST


Thought I would rerun this February 2012 rant… ——————————- Barack Obama has been busy denouncing traditional American values, using phrases like “they’ve never really worked.”  He has touched on this topic many times and in many ways, but the underlying … Continue reading

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YOUR RETIREMENT MONEY REDISTRIBUTED (RERUN)


I thought I’d rerun this rant from November 2011. I have been thinking about a couple of progressive concepts that the Obama regime is likely to employ as a temporary way to feed its spending addiction.  (I say “temporary” because … Continue reading

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OKAY, GURU OBAMA, NOW I HAVE TRUE UNDERSTANDING!


In the summer of 1965, my parents made the potentially life-stopping decision to escape from what was then the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic (CSSR), to give themselves and their progeny (including moi), a chance for a life in freedom and dignity.  … Continue reading

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STEINBECK LECTURES OBAMA


Barack Obama has been busy denouncing traditional American values, using phrases like “they’ve never really worked.”  He has touched on this topic many times and in many ways, but the underlying message is always the same.  American individualism is bogus.  … Continue reading

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ABOUT BIN LADEN


Couple of interesting things about Osama Bin Laden… According to an expert who asked not to be named, bin Laden no longer ran al-Qaida at the time of his death on May 2, 2011. (h/t Týden.cz) Per this expert: “It … Continue reading

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YOUR RETIREMENT MONEY REDISTRIBUTED


I have been thinking about a couple of progressive concepts that the Obama regime is likely to employ as a temporary way to feed its spending addiction.  (I say “temporary” because the Obama regime, like other “progressive” regimes, has no … Continue reading

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JUST IN CASE ANYONE IS FEELING NOSTALGIC FOR THE “GOOD OLD DAYS”…


A cousin forwarded this fascinating extract from a 1960 copy of the Czechoslovak youth magazine ABC, which was supposed to be mainly an educational mag with focus on science.  The article addresses itself to that glorious future hope of socialist … Continue reading

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SECOND-GENERATION KEYNESIANISM


The Czech President Václav Klaus, a well-known economist, had published a fascinating article about today’s economic crisis in April 2009. He referred, specifically, to the implementation of policies based an aggressive second-generation Keynesianism that seem hell-bent on making things worse … Continue reading

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