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This is what Democrats and other socialists fight against….

"The Upward Spiral of Capitalism." After watching the video below, we must ask ourselves: "Is the hatred of capitalism and freedom shown by statism and socialism a matter of blindness, ignorance, or malice?" WHY would anyone oppose such a humane and beneficial cultural and economic system? My guess is this: Capitalism empowers the masses with freedom while disempowering …

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If you are a Christian and a conservative…

…and desire to understand the intersection of the truth at the core of both Christianity and Capitalism, this essay by George Gilder remains remarkably transcendent today: "The Soul of Silicon."  Recommended. But then….

A simple practical example of the same service performed by the private sector vs the public sector

Coming home from San Diego, I ran into a very simple, but powerful example of the difference of how the same service was done by a private sector entity vs a public sector service: a bus. Avis: taking the bus to the Terminal after dropping off the rental car. Not a new one, but in …

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Don’t worry, Democrat Progressives will figure out a way to protest this too

A great letter from Dan Boudreaux (Cafe Hayek) about the Left’s "selective" outrage on inequality: Like Michael Smith, I don’t suffer from the “Progressive” itch for income equality (Letters, Aug. 3).  Not only does achievement of such “equality” require the state to treat people unequally, obsession with income equality also reflects a Scrooge-like fetish for …

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Ever wonder where this stuff comes from? Here’s the answer.

Have you ever seen the emails being passed around the Internet that seek to demean Wal-Mart and the people who shop there? The ones with the pictures of ugly people supposedly shopping at Wal-Mart? Here’s the start of one I just received from a friend: "Yes, it’s time for more Walmart Pictures…..brace yourselves!!!" Here’s the …

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So, one Jeep Dealer doesn’t think Obama’s economy is going in the right direction…

No commentary is needed, other than to say "Crony Capitalism?": And yes, this used to be a local establishment – you can see the "across the street" competion.  As a matter of fact, one of the family members there is running for office for NH State Senate – as a Democrat? Coincidence? With Obama? Naw! …

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