Tag Archives: Poverty

Money, Power and Democratic Socialism Create Poverty

That the U.S. middle class is dissolving as its rich get richer is no mystery; it is a normal result of advancing socialism.  Covertly advancing since the Great Depression  of last century, U.S. socialism has become too pervasive to hide … Continue reading

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Presidents, Pinocchios And Boy Scouts …

“Honest politician” these days serves to illustrate the meaning of “oxynoron.”  Recalling that the ancient Greek Diogenes was said to carry a lantern around to aid his search for an honest man, we suppose that condition will not surprise. Noting … Continue reading

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In Government (Not God) We Trust Now … Why?

From the beginning, Americans were taught to trust God and to be suspicious of government; now Americans are taught to trust government and to be suspicious of God. Most remarkably, this very fundamental reversal seems to raise little concern for … Continue reading

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GLEANING FROM THE PASSING SCENE… (Politically Uncorrected)

Saturday’s collection of bits that somehow, struck our attention: Renters: 25% use half their pay for housing costs. (Saps think they’re entitled to a whole apartment for a single family?) New Construction spending decline befuddles economists. We guess that economists … Continue reading

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Francis, The First Black Pope (An Act Of Desperation?)

The impact of modernity upon Islam has accelerated its historically murderous fundamentalism into paroxysms of world wide terrorism; its effect upon Roman Catholics is the election of a Jesuit Pope. Bot seem acts of equal desperation. We recall a visit … Continue reading

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Americans: The Parents Who Die, Leaving The Kids Their Debts …

In America, we like to name the generations. It probably helps in the design of sales pitches. It is notable that a large generation of folks called “Baby Boomers” are now retiring, an increasing load on the Social Security tax … Continue reading

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Wealth Redistribution: The Wages Of Corruption Is Poverty

Confronted by ISIS, an amateur assemblage of semi-trained youngsters riding pickup trucks, the Iraqi Army collectively dropped its tanks, planes and artillery and ran away. That may be a bit hyperbolic, but it conveys the situation. What remains, is why? … Continue reading

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