Monthly Archives: March 2014

False equivalencies

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Stock market is rigged

I know, a real shocker. And of course, Wall Street paid off Congress so that this is ‘legal.’ Also see this article on the story.

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Walmart faces reality, sort of

See this story. Walmart has a problem keeping their shelves stocked fully and properly. The cause? Walmart has fired 20,000 workers since 2008 while opening 650 stores. They don’t have enough workers to get the job done, with the current … Continue reading

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Another regressive myth exposed: the skills gap

Krugman as usual brings facts to regressive fiction. They do like their fiction though. In this case, it’s the myth that the reason people are unemployed is because they don’t have the necessary skills to meet today’s job demands. That … Continue reading

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The real death panels

We all remember the regressives telling us that Obamacare created death panels. The fact is that with regressive States refusing to implement the Obamacare Medicaid expansion this is directly causing needless deaths due to lack of coverage for the poor. … Continue reading

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The metaphysics of capitalism

Building on the last post, following are some previous posts on Rifkin and Human on how capitalism operates. On Rifkin: He notes that Adam Smith’s notion of wealth and the capital that produced it was in the context of Newtonian … Continue reading

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Repent what?

In this post Andrew gives credit to Christianity for the capacity to repent. My response: Repent what though? Repenting that we are imperfect and make mistakes, taking responsibility for those mistakes, and committing to do better is one thing. Repenting … Continue reading

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Put your $ where your mouth is

See this link after watching the following from Maine Senate candidate Shenna Bellow.

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Maher’s new rule for Democrats: Grow a pair

He lays it on the line. Dems have to quit running from things they believe in, especially when the public supports them. Obamacare is one of those things. They need to not only have a spine but to grow some … Continue reading

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A Republican letter to the President on Obamacare

See this link for the source. The author is Mark D. Bearden, a retired psychologist living in Monroe, North Carolina. This is exactly what the GOP feared, and why they are trying to undo it. Quote: I am a staunch … Continue reading

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