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THE EVICTION OF MIDDLE CLASS AMERICA

The U.S. middle class continues to shrink as the median household income declines, a process analyzed by the Pew Research Center for those who are pleased by numbers. Twenty first century America seems destined to be not only post-Christian and … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: The U.S. Left is pushing to add younger voters. (Report) (Brainwashed public school kids, right?) Americans aren’t moving anymore. (Article) (Neither socially, economically nor physically: a static society and a static economy) (Until the dam breaks …) … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Siphoned from the passing newstream for you to sip: Trucks will cost more to operate in 2017 as new EPA air pollution regulations tighten. (Who’s gonna pay?) University roommates  play out their drama-queen confrontation in court. (Entitled daughters of the … Continue reading

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Will Negative Interest Drive Out Cash and End Capitalism?

Negative interest rates exist in Europe and Japan and remain on the table at the Federal Reserve, per its Chairman Janet Yellin this week. That’s a fact. The world wide war on cash expands on what that means and how it works. … Continue reading

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The Business Of America Was Business (Now, It’s Government)

The U.S. is widely known for its wealth, compared to the rest of our planet and that is just as widely attributed to the economic system called “capitalism,” for short. In America, the production of wealth is considered an attribute … Continue reading

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What Made The U.S. Unlike The Rest Of The Americas? (And Can It Last?)

Why is the United States astride the world, the modern Rome, when it is but a portion of the European-settled Americas? What has differentiated this portion of North America, between Mexico and Canada? It is rich and powerful while the … Continue reading

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The Ignoble And Undignified History Of The American Labor Movement

In America, the Industrial Revolution and then the Civil War dumped manpower into cities and provided Progressive politicians a needy following that they have exploited ever since. With a labor surplus available, early industry paid as little as it could … Continue reading

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Who Pays A Prostitute In Advance?

Figure skating rules until rather recently, denied judging and sport management to any who made their living from the sport. I t was called a ‘conflict of interests’. That is, a coach judging skaters might see reason to favor either … Continue reading

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Who Comes So Softly, On Little Cat Feet…

Our media joyously ran baying after one of America’s most successful businesses: McDonalds. Screaming gleefully that a Big Mac price increase of only 68 cents would support paying its many minimum-wage and other workers double what they’re getting, the anti-capitalist … Continue reading

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Pravda Calls Obama a Communist! (We Call It the ‘Human Comedy’ for a Reason…)

The world, or at least the human-run part, adds up to a funny place. The official home of Communism, the U.S.S.R, struggled with the United States and western Europe over more than half a century to impose its views and … Continue reading

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