Tag Archives: private enterprise

27 Nov

Maybe it’s time to drop the picket signs and pick up a copy of The Road to Serfdom [Reader Post]

It was with great interest that I watched Facebook catch fire with support of the calls for picketing and sick-outs at Wal-Mart stores across the country on Black Friday. From what I could tell, most of those supporting the calls were liberals who attacked the company with claims that it doesn’t pay “a living wage”, “exploits” its workers, or owes its workers health care. I even saw one fantastical claim that a majority of Wal-Mart employees are on food stamps.

Posted in Class Warfare, Economy, Labor Unions, Liberal Idiots, Occupy Wall Street, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , | 84 Comments | 1,296 views
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23 Oct

How about letting members of the Fortune 500 run America's welfare programs? [Reader Post]

Imagine what you could do with three quarters of a trillion dollars. You might buy a new house, maybe a new car and maybe even take a trip to Hawaii or Australia.

Seriously, what can $750 billion accomplish? Well, that all depends on who’s spending the money.

According to the Congressional Research Service the federal government spent $745 billion in 2011 on welfare payments.

Posted in Charities, Economy, Politics, Socialism | Tagged , , , , , , | 37 Comments | 506 views
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22 Jun

What does it say about the United States when a Russian president sounds more like a capitalist than the American president? [Reader Post]

In preparing for the 2012 election campaign the President said the following: “The proposition that the government is always right is manifested either in corruption or benefits to ‘preferred’ companies.” He went on: The “economy ought to be dominated by private businesses and private investors. The government must protect the choice and property of those who willingly risk their money and reputation.” Also: “Corruption, hostility to investment, excessive government role in the economy and the excessive centralization of power are the taxes on the future that we must and will scrap.

Posted in Barack Obama, Congress, Economy, Obamanomics, Politics, POWER GRAB!, Russia | Tagged , , , , , , , | 18 Comments | 448 views
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