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Labor Unions Continue to Undermine US Businesses

We all know that strong labor unions make for weak economies and fewer job opportunities. Unions thwart business and economic growth with strikes, outrageous wage demands, violence, intransigence and belligerence. Radical labor union action destroyed much of the post-World War … Continue reading

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French Protests Expose Destructive Labor Unions

Labor unions and other hard-left groups have dominated Europe for many decades. This is one of the main reasons that Europe has always had high unemployment rates – up to twice as high as the US and more – and … Continue reading

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Capitalism is By Far the Best Economic System

If you owned a factory that manufactured steam locomotives you wouldn’t have much luck staying in business these days. Markets change, technologies change, products become obsolete or noncompetitive in the marketplace, factories close due to foreign competition, factory owners die, … Continue reading

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Only Fiscal Restraint Will Solve our Economic Woes

First here is a word about the month of October. Not only is it Breast Cancer Awareness Month but now the feminists have turned it into Domestic Violence Awareness Month too. So they have two issues to browbeat us over … Continue reading

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Trolleys & Streetcars are Boondoggles; Buses are Superior

There was an article posted recently about the surge in construction of urban “light rail” systems like trolleys and streetcars. Many cities from Tampa, Florida to Portland, Oregon have spent big taxpayer dollars on such systems. The article was full … Continue reading

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European ‘Conservatives’ are Nothing of the Sort

The New York Times is alarmed about the rise of “right-wing populists” in Europe. After decades in which socialists/communists have ruined the Continent’s economy the Times trembles in its boots at rumblings from “conservatives”. Not so fast… The website of … Continue reading

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Conservatism Wins Debates Every Time

Between Spring 2009 and January 2011 the Democrat party had more power than any one party has ever had in America. We had a Democrat president, a Democrat majority in the US House of Representatives and 60 Democrat US senators, … Continue reading

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The Truth about the 2009 Bailouts

Remember the taxpayer bailouts of 2009 including TARP, AIG, General Motors, Chrysler and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac? We were told over and over that Wall Street and the private banks caused the economic collapse and that the bailouts were … Continue reading

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