Category Archive: Theory

Sep 17 2016

Liberty and Free Market Capitalism are Connected

Liberty is more than just freedom. It also involves the responsibility and accountability of making free choices. This requires an understanding of consequences and the willingness to accept responsibility for actions that are taken. The core principle at the foundation of the economic theory known as “capitalism” is free market exchange. This means allowing people …

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Apr 10 2016

Free or Equal – Free to Choose 20 years later

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Mar 03 2016

Misunderstanding Fascism

Many liberal pundits today use the label “fascist” to tag conservatives they don’t like. They describe fascism as a populist movement that taps into a festering rage among a blue collar (mostly) segment of the population, based primarily on the frustration of economic suppression. Populism is a movement of popular opinion, usually involving some form …

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Jan 22 2016

Which is more ethical: capitalism or socialism?

Ask this of a random sampling of people and they will first translate the question, “which is more ethical” into some variation like, “which one do I like most” and then they will translate the subject terms “capitalism” and “socialism” into some pre-conceived definition based on their political viewpoint. capitalism – an economic system characterized …

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Mar 14 2013

Class Warfare is Expanding

Class warfare is the struggle between the class of “haves” and the class of “have-nots” or relative versions of each. As civilization progresses, we all have more and our standard of living is constantly rising, but there are still large discrepancies in how we perceive the different levels of “having” and any ethics associated with …

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Aug 07 2012

Independence Means Not Dependent

Independence means freedom from control or influence or needed support. It can be applied to an individual or a group of individuals. It usually implies self sovereignty, meaning self rule and self government with no outside higher authority. We often tend to focus on independence as the lack of outside coercion through force and that …

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