Hillary Clinton Thinks Moral Of ‘1984’ Is That We Should Trust The Government And Media (And Trump’s the “authoritarian”?)

“Are you reading Against Crony Capitalism again? Report to the commissar!”

She has checked out. Let’s not forget that she collapsed right before the election and had to be lifted into her traveling poli-wagon after passing out.

But don’t you wish you could blame this idiocy on physical decline? I do. Sadly she probably has long thought this. Don’t question authority and “experts.” They know best.

We as a country are very fortunate that this woman is not running the show.

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Bitcoin up sevenfold since Warren Buffett warned digital currency was a ‘mirage’

I am not one of the “Buffett has lost his edge” people. But people can make mistakes and even if Bitcoin crashed tomorrow this was a huge misread from the man in Omaha. Of course Bitcoin also directly challenges the banking system as we know it and banking “as we know it” has served Mr. Buffett very well. It’d be kind of a bummer (for Buffett, not us) if Bitcoin started really eating into Wells Fargo.

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What is sometimes called “crony capitalism” is just Pareto’s “bourgeois socialism.”

Big government is a religion. It is a failed, 20th Century religion built on a foundation of mythology and hope for heaven on earth.

Socialism is a cult of materialism that has enticed many of the best minds of the West over the last century it must be acknowledged however. But belief in the socialist dream is largely a reflection of a broad fashion, a meta-narrative that most socialists don’t (in my experience anyway) know they operate in.

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Woman Could Be Fined For Teaching Makeup Skills, Sues North Carolina For Stifling Her Free Speech

“They don’t want to pay the license fee godfather.”

Occupational licensing is a key barrier for entrepreneurs in this country. Have a better mousetrap, or a better way to apply makeup? Better go bow to the local regulatory commissar before you start doing business. And don’t forget to pay the commissar for the right to make a living while you’re at the office. And keep those checks coming every year or you’ll have problems. Oh and make sure you get all your “education”

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Some thoughts on family and government (PIC)

The communists were deeply against the family. They celebrated children who turned their parents in for anti-state dispositions.

Indeed there is an old communist/socialist adage that holds one must indoctrinate a child in socialism before he or she is too big to fit sideways on the bed. If they aren’t brainwashed into their love of the state very early the child’s love of family will take over.

Consider that for a moment.

There are many people in this country who abhor the family unit and are more than happy to see the family’s destruction as an informal institution.

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A New Republican Agenda Is Taking Shape—and It Means Tax Increases

The move should ALWAYS be to reduce taxes. On the poor. On the rich. On the middle class. This is a big part of the libertarian/conservative coalition. Reduce the burden of the state. Free up as much of the economy as possible.

It’s the people’s money anyway.

But many Americans don’t see things like this. They talk about people paying their “fair” share. (Who determines what is fair?) About income disparity. Fundamentally there are some who think it’s perfectly legitimate for the government to take a person’s wealth –

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61% Support middle class tax cuts (Cut and cut deeeep)

The question is, who are the 39% that are opposed?

Taxes are too high and must come down. (And don’t give me any of that relativistic stuff about Europe or 1950s America when NO ONE paid the actual rate.) We didn’t even have an income tax until 100 years ago and we can live without one again if we so wanted. And more and more people so want.

The state is much too large. It must be shrunk.

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