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Former Labor Secretary illegally raised funds for Obama?

Hilda Solis has worked for labor unions for her entire career. Therefore when President Obama appointed her to be Labor Secretary it was tantamount to giving a federal department to union special interests. That was only the start of what has turned out to be five and a half years of crony capitalism at the highest level.

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Homer Economicus: The Simpsons and Economics

I typically don’t post podcasts unless the interviewer is featuring ACC. However in this case I will make an exception.

Submitted for your enjoyment, and education Tom Woods (a favorite here) interviews economist Joshua Hall who wrote a book on economics using examples from the Simpsons. As I love both economics and the Simpsons I felt obliged to share with you. Enjoy.

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Neoconservatives wary of real conservative becoming president

The term “neo-conservative” or “neocon” is often thrown around but few have a real grasp of the school of thought.

Basically it is a big government “conservative” position. Neoconservatism does not fear government and government expansion the way traditional or “paleoconservatives” do. Neocons believe, like progressives, that the state should be used to craft a better society. (At home and abroad.) It can be argued well that neo-conservatives are a branch of the progressive tradition in this country.

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