Study: Physically Weak Men More Likely To Be Socialists

OK, I don’t know that I buy this. Some of the greatest anti-socialists of all time were not physical powerhouses. But I post mostly because it’ll work some people up and also because it might provide some actual insight.

So what of crony capitalists who seek to exploit government to line their own pockets? I’d be very interested to see if that group trended physically weak, strong, or neither. That would be interesting.

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Al Gore still wants a carbon tax (Has he learned nothing over the last decade and a half, aside from the value of stock options?)

I won’t go into details but I know a fair amount about a carbon tax. I even once hosted a discussion on Wall Street in front of business leaders on the topic. All of the people on stage with me were pro-tax. Our readers know where I am on taxes of any sort. I was the moderator.

I am very familiar with the costs of a carbon tax to the economy,

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Watch: “Anti-Fascist” Militia Training Video Shows Leftists *Are Preparing For Armed Confrontation** (Not too smart)

What is interesting to me as I watch videos of “Antifa” (anti-fascist – what a joke) people in the streets playing protest as they bask in their suburban privilege. (Did you get that red handkerchief from The Gap, J. Crew, where? It’s darling.) I am struck by the amount of ignorance I see in one place.

These people are supposedly “anti-fascist” but yet I see banner after banner proclaiming the virtues of socialism. I’ve got news for you Aiden,

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Socialism is a sucker’s bet: 100 Years of Communism’s Bloody Legacy

There are people who believe that the 2008 Crash, a crash that affected many profoundly, was created by the market mechanism. Greed run wild etc etc. And while greed did indeed run wild during the housing boom it was facilitated by a key piece of central planning, a mechanism that Marx himself favored, central banks.

The Fed and its brethren kept interest rates too low for too long and as such created malinvestment on a massive scale which eventually toppled on itself.

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A simple truth about socialism and incentives (Cartoon)

Some folks won’t like this cartoon largely because it hits a little too close to home. Not because it’s wrong.

Look, most of us who understand the moral and functional superiority of free enterprise flirted at some point in our lives with socialism. We get the appeal. Thing is socialism is not a system that anyone should commit long term to. Socialism, even in Scandinavia, will always disappoint. It’s doomed from the start. It’s fundamentally unsustainable.

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Chavista Socialism Has Destroyed 570,000 Businesses in Venezuela

Obama and Chavez doing the “soul brother” handshake.

Many socialists honestly believe that massive state control is the best way forward. They want to believe that humans can engineer heaven on earth. They fear the market and love the totalitarian hand of the state. Why? Social justice we are told.

Nonsense.

This ignorance and general adherence to the religion of big government has brought untold misery to those unlucky enough to have lived under socialism over the past century.

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