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Bernie Sanders Praises China For Its Maternity Policy(!)

Check this out: Bernie Sanders tweeted that yesterday, and it’s pretty damn awesome. Perhaps Bernie is unaware that the Chinese regime has also, for a very long time now, been killing female infants in order to control their population. Perhaps he’s unaware of China’s notoriously barbaric one-child policy. Perhaps he’s forgotten about all the forced…

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The Left-Winger’s Big, Big Problem

It is the insurmountable flaw in all leftist philosophy, the insoluble contradiction, the problem that cannot be overcome: No matter what form that leftist philosophy takes — whether it be progressive, egalitarian, democratic-socialist, welfare-statist, communistic, or any other name those of this mindset wish to call it — in order to redistribute wealth, there must…

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The Man Without A Plan

I thought the following was exceptionally accurate. From ex-liberal Roger Simon: President Obama’s been taking a lot of flak lately for not having a plan. First it was about Libya, but now — even more importantly because, as we know, all politics is local (until it’s not) — about the budget. The latest White House…

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What’s the Difference Between Communism, Socialism, Progressivism, & Welfare Statism

Communism is a species of the genus socialism. It is one of the many variations on the theme. Communism explicitly calls for the violent overthrow of government. In theory, it is an anarchist ideology which believes that the state will one day magically “wither away,” as Karl Marx famously phrased it, though only after an…

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