Posts Categorized: Economy

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Democrats are Lyfting an Uber Opportunity Straight to the GOP

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  It’s no secret that Bernie Sanders hates Uber. So does Hillary. As Huffington Post’s Jenny Che reports: Politicians are grappling with how to approach the ride-hailing app and the “on-demand economy,” also referred to as the “sharing economy.” In her economic policy speech Monday, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton seemed to distance herself from… Read more »

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The Dichotomy of “Too Big To Fail”

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In a reply to a comment from F.A. contributor Nanny G on  Deconstruction of Cruz and Ryan I realized, after writing it, my too casual use of the term, “Too-Big-To-Fail.”   Too-Big-To-Fail is a label that has gathered much deceptive moss.  Used with some regularity since the economic panic that started in 2007 and accelerated at full throttle in September… Read more »

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Deconstruction of Cruz and Ryan

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Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has been busy selling the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), intended to fast-track the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and related deals, to Americans, along with others like Rubio, Boehner, and Ryan. Let’s do some due diligence on how he’s selling it and explore this incomprehensible explanation during an interview yesterday, . . . “Historically,… Read more »

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Is Reality Starting To Seep Into Greece’s Government? (Guest Post)

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Recently, Greece’s finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis was sidelined by his own government in the negotiation with its European partners. This followed a lack of progress in the talks to unlock more loans in exchange for reforms. The problem is that the Greek government was elected to roll back the reforms which entails painful austerity measures…. Read more »

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Why Do Leftists Love The Death Tax So?

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  Liberal writer Ed Kilgore finally admits why: [P]rogressives should be quite aggressive in welcoming this debate. They have plenty of ammunition, including the passionate arguments of the father of the federal estate tax, Theodore Roosevelt. And they really do need to counter the mythology of the small struggling business or farm being taken away… Read more »

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Our Economic System Is No Longer Capitalism

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The battle of ideologies currently raging in America produces an attack from the left on everything that can be gathered and apprehended in a basket labelled with the catch-all term “Capitalism,” — catch-all because what it refers to in today’s America can hardly be identified as Capitalism.

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The Great Society and Freedom

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My name is Saul. I am a loyal member of the Great Socialist Society of America. My vocation or position in the Great Society is Transition Facilitator. I prepare people and help them transition to the next level of consciousness. The year is The Year of Our Great Socialist State 2075. We live in the… Read more »

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Obama, The Ultimate Senior Banker’s President

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For sixty four years, the world enjoyed some degree of stability, perhaps greater than at any previous period in history, with the United States performing the expensive, but indispensable role of “stabilizer.”  There had been regional wars, and provincial atrocities often localized to sectarian disputes, but most of the world went about its business, criss-crossing… Read more »

You missed it. I did not.

You missed it. I did not.

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No one noticed. But I did. Back in 2008 Barack Obama said “We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America” Then when confronted Obama denied it: O’Reilly: OK. I got a letter from Kathy LaMaster, Fresno, Calif. I said I would read one letter from the folks, all right? Obama:… Read more »