Skip to comments.What the GOP could learn from Steve Jobs
Posted on 03/20/2013 2:45:17 PM PDT by codiasllc
Jobs began rebuilding Apple not by focusing on products, suppliers, or market shares, but by asking a simple question: Who is Apple and what do we stand for?
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Great. Let’s start by defining conservatism. These days, good luck with that.
We do not have to define conservatism in an absolute sense, but rather a realistic one. How much government do we need? There are some “social conservatives” who want just as much government as liberals.
George Will said in 1996 that the American people demand a certain level of government. I believe the GOP should state what level govt it is willing to support.
His way of doing things worked. But his way of doing things was drastically different from how government operates. Jobs found A Team people, pushed them hard, yelled at them, humiliated them when he felt like it, and was often (not always) just plain insensitive.
Not a nice man. But his approach worked. Unlike the government approach, which encourages C Team people to sit on their ass and wait for the big pension, while rejecting innovation and providing no incentive to produce anything of value.
I thought we were already sending our jobs to China.
Free market economics, Adam Smith, Friedrich Hayek, Milton Friedman, Henry Hazlitt, Ludwig von Mises
Against government stimulus
Protect property rights, including Intellectual property
Constitution speaks for itself, not what liberals think it should say
Gay marriage, should be left to the states
State rights to determine everything not enumerated in Constitution
Legal immigration within secure borders
No UN control of US policy
The GOP is beyond learning anything. They stand for nothing.
In a two party system (one and a half in the U.S. practice) both parties stand for everything good, and specific ideers go out the window.
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