Tag Archives: Theft by government

Commentary on the news – a quick look at a collapsing civilization

In this Year of our Lord 2021, a year in which godliness continues to be at a premium, the news is filled with reports of chaos, depravity, and a general breakdown of society – all strong indications of a soon-to-come … Continue reading

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The incredible ability of government to lose money

Ronald Reagan once said, “If it moves, tax it, if it keeps moving, regulate it, and if it stops moving, subsidize it!” I thought of that quote last week when I read that California is offering a cool $100 million to rescue its struggling legal marijuana industry, in … Continue reading

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Cities and their suicide: the example of New York

It is sometimes said that cities do not die natural deaths.  Rather, they commit suicide.  They fail to maintain essential infrastructure, like letting their harbors and channels silt up. Or accept things like lead and sewage in their water supply, … Continue reading

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Danegeld – still a way to loot people

The Babylon Bee recently satirized Congress about their anger about “criminals” and “looters” invading the Capitol, because, after all, the only criminals and looters allowed in the Capitol were members of Congress. Well, Congress is far from the only organized … Continue reading

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The South African “solution” – coming to America?

What can government do to help people? According to most, government can do anything and everything. It seems that many believe that the most important thing government can and should do to help people is to make every possible decision … Continue reading

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Is it catching? (Insanity)

Madness and insanity is not just an American problem – and not just an epidemic among the political class and worthless “students.” The insanity of modern society – rather, too many people and institutions IN society – is truly frightening. … Continue reading

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The new panhandlers (reprise)

Americans, even in smaller urban areas, have gotten used to them, there on a street corner, near a shopping mall parking area, at the top of a freeway entry ramp. Panhandlers! The old, scruffy bearded guy in a well-worn and … Continue reading

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The new panhandlers

Americans, even in smaller urban areas, have gotten used to them, there on a street corner, near a shopping mall parking area, at the top of a freeway entry ramp. Panhandlers! The old, scruffy bearded guy in a well-worn and … Continue reading

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The new elite – our masters

Nearly every day we read of yet another way in which our political masters make us worse off, while glorifying and benefitting themselves, their mentors and clients. And how deep the corruption has become. How much more arrogant, grasping, and … Continue reading

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The state that ate its economy

According to a recent Agora Financial report, federal and state government employees here in the Fifty States now make up 21% of the total employed workforce. 1 in 5. To put it another way, on average, the four working adults … Continue reading

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