Another Greedy Capitalist

Her name is Gina Rinehart:

Now, the Australian mining heiress, worth $19 billion and earlier this year thought to be the world’s richest woman, has sparked another controversy in her latest column in Australian Resources and Investment magazine. (Yes, I am a registered reader online.) Rinehart rails against class warfare and says the non-rich . . . → Read More: Another Greedy Capitalist

9-9-9

A serious critique of Cain’s tax proposal comes to light:

Under Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 tax reform plan, 84% of U.S. households would pay more than they do under current tax policies, according to a report released Tuesday by a nonpartisan research group.

First off, there’s a word missing here. It would be more accurate . . . → Read More: 9-9-9

No War But Class War!

That’s the title of my latest at the Center for a Stateless Society.

Teaser:

America’s politicians, by habit, frequently call upon the populace to eschew “class warfare,” by which they are generally understood to mean war between the rich and the poor.

Left unsaid, but becoming increasingly clear even to those who generally take . . . → Read More: No War But Class War!

State by State, Year by Year, Employment by Sector by Blue-Red Political Alignment

This preliminary study started with a blog post I did several months ago entitled “New Jersey, the Sorry State”, a deep dive into Bureau of Labor Statistics data showing that my state is hardly generating employment outside the government sector.

The blame for this sorry state of affairs I heaped on NJ’s political culture, . . . → Read More: State by State, Year by Year, Employment by Sector by Blue-Red Political Alignment

Government Incentives to Inflate Debt Away

Two interesting quotes caught my eye in a recent Andy Smith note:

“We cannot stop terrorism or defeat the ideologies of violent extremism when hundreds of millions of young people see a future with no jobs, no hope, and no way ever to catch up to the developed world” Hillary Clinton, Remarks to the . . . → Read More: Government Incentives to Inflate Debt Away

Gunning For Goldman Sachs Gangbangers

Goldman Sachs (GS) gangbangers are engaged in public service, or more appropriately pillaging, as fast as possible even while the victims are getting increasingly shrill in their protests.  No means no and the gangbangers are not being respectful.  Bankers, financiers, hedge fund managers and others are being exterminated under suspicious circumstances.  Even senior gangbangers . . . → Read More: Gunning For Goldman Sachs Gangbangers

Community Organizers Owe Their Livelihood to Capitalism

The community organizers’ struggle is one of class warfare. As Saul Alinsky wrote, “A People’s Organization is the banding together of large numbers of men and women to fight for those rights which insure a decent way of life…A People’s Organization is dedicated to an eternal war. It is a war against poverty, misery, . . . → Read More: Community Organizers Owe Their Livelihood to Capitalism