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The Gimme-Gimmes

[The Gimme-Gimmes] don’t want much, just cradle-to-grave security and plenty. Just the basics: a roof over their heads, food on the table, free education, free medical care, a good job with job security and generous vacations, early retirement and a good pension. That’s all.

The Obama Deficit

I dunno, will cutting off the tax break for “corporate jet owners” and such really bump FedGov’s income by 61 percent?

Balancing The U.S. Federal Budget II

I’ve been reading a lot about bringing the spendthrift FedGov under control. In some circles it is fashionable to say that we have deficits because the “rich” don’t pay their “fair share.” Somewhere in my reading it was stated that if we increased the income tax rate for ALL taxpayers to 100% we would still […]

On Socialism II

Socialism — the needs of the collective — is what caused some societies to throw a virgin into the volcano or cut the beating heart out of a young man’s chest with a stone knife. “Some must be sacrificed for the good of the whole,” they say.

On “Social Justice”

With the election of Barack Obama to the presidency, the clamor for “social justice” is becoming louder. But what is “social justice?” All justice is social in nature. Absent a society of some sort, there can be neither justice nor injustice. Alone on a desert island, who is there to treat you unjustly, or justly, for […]