Capitalism in a Nut Shell

There is a real way a capitalist looks at a situation verses a socialist doing the same. This simple example sums up why many socialist's hearts are sometimes in the right place but their minds fall well short of reality: A socialist looking at a Corvette turned to his capitalist friend who owned the magnificent automobile and said, "I wonder how many people could have been fed for the money that sports car cost you?" The capitalist replied, "I am not sure. It fed a lot of families in Bowlin...
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How Capitalism Saved Thanksgiving

A recent event made me recall the history of the Plymouth colony’s survival in the new world of North America. Let me first recant the true story of Plymouth, Massachusetts in the 1620’s as written by then Governor William Bradford in Of Plymouth Plantation. After the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth in 1620, they enjoyed their first harvest of corn in 1621 and had a feast at that time to celebrate the occasion. Today, we remember this event as Thanksgiving Day. However, that is where the story en...
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What History Teaches us about Socialism

As our Congress mulls over how to spend another 1.1 Trillion dollars of hard-earned American money, I watch how our government grows in size and power buy the day. It has become a mammoth leviathan with an insatiable appetite for increasing amounts of dollars. With taxation the only means to feed this monstrosity, our government finds new ways on a daily basis to levy increased taxes and garner more and more of our personal freedoms in the process. As America quickly slides town the path towar...
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Obama Socialist Quotes

Here's a great list of Obama's socialist quotes. And he's our president? “We can’t drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times.” “Generally, the Constitution is a charter of negative liberties.” “If you’ve got a business – you didn’t build that.  Somebody else made that happen.” “I think when you spread the wealth around, it’s good for everybody.” “Under my plan of a cap and trade system, electricity rates would necessar...
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VA to Let Vets Get More Private Care

Many are calling for VA Secretary Eric Shinseki’s resignation due to recent, unflattering revelations about the care they are providing our veterans and their cover-ups. Though Pelosi blamed Bush for the incompetence, the problem is much more widespread-- especially, when you carefully look at the numbers. While only 7 percent of the veterans in the system are from current wars, the cost of these veterans is only 4 percent of the total VA budget. What Pelosi does not truthfully tell us is tha...
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