Monthly Archives: September 2017

Russians everywhere

U.S. Senator James Lankford (R-OK) says the Russians are controlling the debate over whether NFL players should have the right to kneel during the national anthem. (I am serious.) Lankford says that “Russian Internet trolls” are seeking to “divide and … Continue reading

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Catalonia

On 1 Oct 2017 the Spanish province of Catalonia will hold a vote on whether to begin a formal move toward eventual independence from Spain. Likewise the recent referendum in northern (Kurdish) Iraq was merely a vote on whether to … Continue reading

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Re. Trump’s tax reform proposal

The point of this post is that if you don’t understand how federal finances work, then anything you say about federal taxation will be in error, and will help to widen the gap between the rich and the rest. Two … Continue reading

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“They don’t need us!”

Why do politicians falsely claim that the U.S. government is “bankrupt”? It is true that rich people pay politicians to lie, but there is an additional factor, namely, politicians lie because they want to be worshipped. They want you to grovel before … Continue reading

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How will you pay for it?

It’s bad enough when money is scarce, and the rich get most of it. It’s even worse when money is infinite, and the rich still get most of it. The U.S. government creates infinite dollars out of thin air for … Continue reading

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Amen brother

Are people finally waking up to the crap about “how will you pay for it?” I shall paraphrase the above article. My comments are in red… +++++++++++++++++++ Where did all the concern over deficits go? After two years of the … Continue reading

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Russia did it

The Spanish province of Catalonia wants to secede from Spain. The government in Madrid wants to prevent this at all costs. It has jailed Catalonia politicians, and has filled Catalonia with every available policeman and soldier from throughout Spain. It … Continue reading

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