I’ve seen the ludicrous assertion that capitalism has a body count comparable to that of socialism bouncing around the internet with regularity. That assertion has also become the central theme of far too many college courses. To begin the research necessary to debunk this myth I did a Google search for the phrase “capitalism body … Continue reading Did Capitalism Really Kill Millions?
Capitalism has very much become the boogieman amongst progressives. It has been blamed for causing mass poverty, destroying the environment, and so many other evils in the United States. Corporations are an even bigger boogieman than capitalism for progressives, They’ve become the number one villain in movies and tv series produced by ultra-liberal Hollywood. Capitalism … Continue reading Corporatism, Capitalism, and the Constitution
Came home to read a Denver post story that a Conservative >federal Judge in Texas ruled Obamacare unconstitutional without the tax. Funny I don't remember the MSM describing the judges who kept ruling against Trump as "liberal". I wounder if Justice Roberts will scold them over it? Hotair links to a story at fivethirtyeight by … Continue reading Non Tweets Under the Fedora for 12-15-18 Obamacare, Kaepernick, Panahi & Pope Francis, Fighting Nazis, and Chris Rock’s rules in Action
R.I.P. Sears by baldilocks A great epitaph for an old friend. Monday’s announcement that Sears would file for bankruptcy and close 142 stores came as little surprise to anyone who has followed the retail giant’s collapse in recent years. Still, the news inspired a wave of nostalgia for a company that sold an ideal of … Continue reading That Time When Capitalism Beat Racism’s Butt
Tuesday's primary results in Florida was a bit of a surprise on both sides of the aisle but also give the people in Florida one of the clearest choices in the nation in terms of the direction they want to go. On the GOP side an establishment republican Adam Pullman with an acceptable record on … Continue reading The Florida Result is Just What the Country Needs a Clear Choice: Capitalism & Trump or Socialism & Bernie
I Spoke to Gerard Hasenhuetti about his book Compassionate Capitalism The Intersection of Economic Growth and Social Justice at the Catholic Marketing Network event in Lancaster PA Make sure you don't miss what he had to say about socialism. If you're a regular reader it will make you smile. You can buy his book or … Continue reading Voices of CMN 2018 Gerard Hasenhuetti Compassionate Capitalism The Intersection of Economic Growth and Social Justice
Linus Larrabee: This, this is my home, no wife would ever understand it. David Larrabee: Well neither can I You've got all the money is the world. Linus Larrabee: Well what's money got to do with it? If making money were all there was to business it hardly be worthwhile going into the office. Money … Continue reading Humphrey Bogart Explains Capitalism in Under a Minute
by baldilocks Because thieves need to be soiling their underwear. From the UK's Daily Mail: A man in Washington created a genius device to catch pesky thieves who steal packages from front porches. Jaireme Barrow, from Tacoma, Washington, was tired of people stealing his expensive Jeep parts and decided he 'wanted to even the playing … Continue reading Man Trap
Mayim Bialik not withstanding there is a lot to be Thankful for this Thanksgiving for Americans and those lucky enough to come here. And one of the things we have to be thankful for is Capitalism perfectly Illustrated by of all things rotisserie chickens sold by Market Basket stores. If you go to any Market … Continue reading Giving Thanks for Capitalism and Market Basket Chicken
By: Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – I may be behind the curve on this but it’s just recently come to my notice that we are living in a world of subscription services. Whether it’s that we are simply unable to make our own choices anymore, or that we don’t have time to, or perhaps we just … Continue reading The Rise of Small Box Consumerism
If you want to understand how unique the Market Basket protest is listen to this WBUR interview with one of the protesters who has been fired after 41 years at the store You might note the entire argument of the fired worker concerning the good of the business & the old CEO who made it … Continue reading What makes the Market Basket Protest Unique?
Monday I wanted to see the effect on my local Market Basket first hand so I headed down to water street to pick up some onions I'd need to replace what I used up cooking Steak & pepper sandwiches. I put my camera around my neck and went inside turning it on when I got … Continue reading My Monday Trip to Market Basket in 5 videos
I noticed Ed Driscoll's writeup at Instapundit on the new Newsweek cover: Clapped-out sclerotic old magazine with one foot in death’s door increasingly believes in salvation in the afterlife, if this latest Newsweek cover is any indication. Boy, between the above cover, the mausoleum-like Newseum, and the Washington Post investing in a hospice care facility, … Continue reading Tina Brown comes out as a Captialist
"You'll give us victories then, you think?" "We do" said [Captain Charles] Stewart, "and not upon irrational premises" "Which victories," [President James] Madison mused aloud, "Will give us ships; for with victories Congress will supply them faster than they can be lost" Fletcher Pratt: Preble's Boys Commodore Preble and the Birth of American Sea Power … Continue reading Sarah Palin Political Venture Capitalist