State-Controlled Media

Old news: the NYT is a puppet of the CIA. The fourth branch of government in this country is our media. In contrast to the principle of checks and balances upon which the other branches were founded (that worked well), this branch has one job and one job only: push public opinion to support interventions of…

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In Pursuit of Virtue – October Edition

I know you have been inundated with long posts of late with lots to read. Today should keep you buys on that track, with several articles of note. The final posts in rebuttal to my leftist BFF will come soon, as well as a special dissection of voting before the day on which we cast…

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Actually, “Liberalism” Doesn’t Work, You Ponce – Part VI

Continuing on after parts I, II, III, IV, and V: But aren’t Republicans better for business? Some people sure think so. In the 1980s I worked for a startup, and whenever he was asked about stock options, the CEO would talk about it depending somehow on whether a Republican or a Democrat was elected President.…

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Actually, “Liberalism” Doesn’t Work, You Ponce – Part II – Something Did Change

In Part I, I spent time tearing at the theses here, arguing that Reagan was much like those who have always occupied the office of the president, and that the policies he enacted were similar… Something DID change though, around when Reagan was in office, presumably just before he did (changes do not occur overnight).…

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Actually, “Liberalism” Doesn’t Work, You Ponce – Part I – False Dichotomy

I have a very intelligent friend who is completely taken by the leftist American paradigm. As is typical with leftists, he sees HUGE differences between the Republicans and Democrats, and he believes Obama to be the second coming of FDR (one would think that Obama would be anything but democratic and typical leftist, given the…

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