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Coronavirus and the entrepreneur

Coronavirus and the Entrepreneur … David and Goliath

Michael Crawford is a former Walt Disney Co. executive. Crawford’s future is happy and without masks. It does not have people going out of their way to remain “6 FEET APART.” No more avoiding crowds on the supposition other people are a lethal threat all of the time. In short sanity rules.

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America Fought A War to Free the Slaves

America fought a war to free the slaves about 160 years ago.  A slave is a person in servitude as the chattel of another. A slave is someone that is completely subservient to a dominating influence.  Why would we so willingly give up freedom for a promise of security? Why?

Wealth tax history in Europe

Wealth Tax History in Europe Is Instructive

Progressives love to point to Europe as an example for their policies. So let’s look there. In Europe, we find that the wealth tax as a policy has a fundamental flaw. Thirty years ago, 12 European countries had some form of wealth tax. Now, only three remain. Why is that?

We Stand for the Flag

We Stand for the Flag

In 1863 at Fort Wagner on Morris Island South Carolina, an American flag was waving. It flew over the head of a black man. His surroundings were acts of injustice, rage, and violence. William Carney wore a uniform tinged with red as he was kneeling in the midst of a green field.