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Tag Archives: corruption
Libertarianism In a Nutshell
The libertarian message can be boiled down to the following. Because government does things I don’t like, it is wrong. Because government stops me from doing what I want to do it, it is wrong. Because it’s wrong, it must … Continue reading
Posted in Philosophy, Politics Tagged billionaires, corrupters, corruption, Libertarianism, philosophy, politics, We the People 2 Comments
Tyranny of the Silent Masses? Not!
Where are these “silent masses” I’ve heard so much about? I ask this because it seems that everyone is talking, texting, tweeting, status updating, blogging & commenting all the freaking time. When are the masses silent? The problem is not … Continue reading
Posted in Politics, Rants and Raves Tagged 1%, corruption, distractions, minority, monied elite, Occupy Wall Street, silent masses, Tea Party, tyranny, voice, We the People Leave a comment
How Libertarianism Has Led the USA Down the Road toward Fascism
At the heart of libertarianism is the belief that individuals don’t owe anything to the civilization or the society in which they were born and raised, and that the libertarian must give their consent for any action taken by anyone … Continue reading
Posted in Politics, Rants and Raves Tagged Ayn Rand, Communism, conservatism, corruption, David Koch, Democratic Party, Ed Clark, Egotism, fascism, GOP, Karl Marx, Koch Brothers, Libertarian Party, Libertarianism, Marxism, reactionary, Republican Party, Tea Party 3 Comments
The New Aristocracy
I saw this on Facebook recently and, while I don’t agree 100% with it, I do believe it speaks to the attitude of priviledge that so many of the 1% have and to the direction America & the world are … Continue reading
Posted in Independent Business, Politics, Rants and Raves Tagged 1%, America, Aristocracy, attitude, corruption, priviledge, the World, We the People 2 Comments