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Santa Claus with a Brooklyn Accent

from Mona Charen at National Review, How Bernie Sanders Became the Conscience of the Democratic Party “Socialist” was once an epithet in American politics, but the Obama years may have effected a change. Fully 25 percent of Americans, Pew reported…

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The Insurgent Candidate

from Stephen Miller at National Review, Bernie Sanders Has an Inconvenient Message for the Democratic Party There is little to no curiosity among our media elite about how a Democratic candidate for president is able to campaign on a shrinking…

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Responding to Bernie Sanders

From The Bookworm Room, The collected (nit)wit and (un)wisdom of Bernie Sanders this rather long post is a one stop shop for a response to every Bernie Sanders inane post.

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A Distinction without a Difference

From The Wall Street Journal The Democrats’ Socialist Surge by Jason Riley: excerpt: If the Democratic Party once felt the need to distinguish itself from socialism, that no longer seems to be the case. When Mr. Sanders entered Congress in…

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Poverty and Consumer Choices

from Bernie Sanders’s Dark Age Economics by Kevin Williamson in The National Review excerpts: Dollars are just a method of keeping count, and mandating higher wages for work that has not changed at all is, in the long run, like measuring yourself…

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The Ross Perot Sequel

I attended the Freedomfest in Las Vegas last week.  A last minute speech was arranged for Donald Trump on Saturday.  I expected some resistance from this crowd of largely libertarian conservatives.  Standing outside the hall was a lady with a…

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Donald and Bernie

From Townhall, What Donald Trump is Doing Right by S.E. Cupp Trump’s rise is a reflection of Americans’ utter distaste for politicians and the way they speak, not their identification with most of Trump’s views. After all, everyone has an…

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Prices are Not Arbitrary

from Bernie Sanders’s Dark Age Economics by Kevin Williamson in The National Review excerpts: Right now, we are embroiled in a deeply, deeply stupid debate over whether to raise the statutory minimum wage to $15 an hour. (I write “statutory minimum wage”…

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A Hierarchy of Relative Preferences

from Bernie Sanders’s Dark Age Economics by Kevin Williamson in The National Review excerpts: Money is a medium of exchange, and prices are a form of communication. What do prices communicate? How much we value certain things relative to other…

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Schooling Bernie Sanders

Jeff Jacoby in The Boston Globe explains basic economics to the incredibly ignorant Bernie Sanders in It’s socialism, not deodorant, that starves the poor excerpts: “You don’t necessarily need a choice of 23 underarm spray deodorants or of 18 different…

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