Posts tagged "liberalism"

Socialism: a simple definition for the unaware or ill-informed

It is time. In as much as people are woefully ignorant to this concept (socialism) and are currently throwing around uneducated pieces of mythical misinformation like some sort of carnival barker at the county faire, I figure it was time for a refresher course by way of simple, straight-forward definition.  Then at least one may say... Read more »

Norwegian Socialists "Buying Up America" With THEIR Surpluses!

A killer article in Daily Finance on Norway and its implementation of the successful, user-friendly, modern “Nordic model” of Socialism . . . and how they, as much as anyone else, are “buying America”. . . . and guess what?  For those who think that the riches of the few are the measure of the “vibrancy” of a... Read more »

How Romney-Ryan-Walker May Be Creating . . . Obama Republicans?

Gone are the days when the Republican Party might hope to win over a few conservative Democrats in the manner that Ronald Reagan was said to have in 1980 and 1984.  The Republican’s now need to be more concerned about an exodus of moderate Republicans to an increasingly perceived moderate, 3rd-way and centrist Democratic Party. In... Read more »
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Their "Liberty," Our "Tyranny"

In the current wave of rhetorical bumper-sticker jargon and esoteric jibber-jabber, perhaps no concept reigns supreme over the hyperbolic as much as the mythical attachment to the notions of “liberty” and “freedom” and the delusion that there is but one definition for each term.  Both ideals as employed in much contemporary usage are offered up... Read more »

Has Chris Matthews Jumped the Shark?

There was a time when I respected and looked to Chris Matthews (the Sunday ”Show” and “Hardball”) for decisive and insightful commentary — those days are gone.  Be it his seemingly strange draw (attraction?) to the right-wing, media-loving nutjob Sarah Palin or his collegial and respectful but still slightly condescending attitude toward Senator Bernie Sanders in my opinion, this once... Read more »