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A Greater Display of Democracy

When activists complain of markets failing to serve our needs, they often are just unwilling to pay the market price and are seeking subsidies at someone else’s expense.  Progressives and socialists who insist on government control while speaking in terms of greater democracy are contradicting themselves; the market place properly regulated is the greatest display of democracy.

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Lies that Matter

from The Wall Street Journal, Trump, The Press, and he Dictatorship of the Trolletariat: But few journalists have appreciated the degree to which Mr. Trump’s entire political and governing strategy depends on trolling them. They’ve mostly assumed his penchant for…

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Is Big Money in Politics Necessarily a Bad Thing?

from The Wall Street Journal, Book Review: ‘Sons of Wichita’ by Daniel Schulman & ‘Big Money’ by Kenneth P. Vogel– review by Barton Swaim excerpt: Whatever else Mr. Vogel’s book proves, “Big Money” makes clear that this influx of mega-cash…

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