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Jul
20
2009

Obama’s Liberal Socialism – stupidity, fear, greed, or conspiracy of evil intellectuals?

The American Thinker has published a very interesting article entitled Barack Obama and the Strategy of Manufactured Crisis, in which the author examines what amounts to a liberal socialist conspiracy started by radical socialist Columbia University professors, Richard Andrew Cloward and Frances Fox Piven. This strategy, now known as The Cloward-Piven Strategy, is what The […]

Jun
17
2009

How to measure the success of the stimulus

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Judging the success or failure of the stimulus spending has always been a difficult task. To evaluate it, you have to determine what would or could have happened had it not been implemented. That uncertainty allows both sides to play up the issue. The administration can say things would have been worse. The GOP can […]

Feb
11
2009

Pass Obama’s stimulus bill NOW

There is a simple solution to the current political showdown in Washington over the stimulus bill – pass Obama's stimulus plan. Pres. Obama campaigned and won the election. The American people saw the policies he was proposing. With the election, they gave Obama and those policies a mandate. The only problem – Pres. Obama is […]

Jun
9
2008

Religion, innovation and economic progress – Part II

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This post is part of a series. The Religion and the Open Society Symposium, sponsored by The Council on Foreign Relations, covered the positive impact of Protestant Christianity on economics and innovation in history. In contrasted the various world views to show which were most influential and why. In Part I, I covered the comments of Lawrence Hamilton, […]

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