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Posts by mjp

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  • What I learned as a liberal talking head on Fox News

    04/16/2014 12:59:57 PM PDT · 72 of 79
    mjp to SeekAndFind

    Libards are irrational and want altruism, collectivism, statism, and socialism. This is the opposite of the principles of the founding fathers.

  • If You Find Yourself Believing This, Glenn Beck Wants You to Unfriend Him (Anti Bundy Rant)

    04/15/2014 1:27:05 PM PDT · 85 of 222
    mjp to nhwingut
    Glenn Beck has a message for anyone who is “crying for revolution, insurrection … and a call to arms”: He wants nothing to do with you.

    When a government becomes tyrannical, the citizens have the perfect right to overthrow that government and restore natural rights. Natural rights are God-given, and it is our natural duty to preserve and protect them.God would approve of this.

  • 7 Things Conservatives Should Take Away From Last Week’s Siege On Nevada

    04/15/2014 1:17:06 PM PDT · 12 of 38
    mjp to Jim Robinson
    The “environmentalists” and their co-conspirators in Congress

    Private ownership of land leads to both means and motive to increase the productiveness of the land.Government ownership leads to wasteful and inefficient use of land.In general, as a matter of principle, the environmental movement is bent on stopping further increases in, indeed, on reducing, the productivity of labor in agriculture, and mining, and thereby, whether it is aware of the fact or not, on driving down real wage rates, and standard of living of the average worker, and raising land rents.

  • Islam is Incompatible with a Free Society

    04/15/2014 9:02:42 AM PDT · 19 of 29
    mjp to WXRGina
    Hirsi Ali: I think that we are at war with Islam. And there's no middle ground in wars.

    The mohammedans declared war on America twice-in 1996 and 1998, and are still at war with us.To talk about peace under these conditions is evasion of reality.

  • Carney's Red Art

    04/13/2014 1:35:48 PM PDT · 5 of 80
    mjp to neverdem

    The wealthy lifestyle of this family is typical of the hypocrisy routinely practiced by libtard Marxist sympathizers.

  • The Influence of Henry George in England, by John A. Hobson

    04/12/2014 1:36:37 PM PDT · 4 of 19
    mjp to ProgressingAmerica
    George's land theory and policy

    Private ownership of land and natural resources is an aspect of the institution of private property and private ownership of the means of production that has been condemned by economists who in other respects were supporters of capitalism, most notably Henry George.

    Their case against private ownership of land and natural resources rests on the theory of land "rent" developed by David Ricardo. Ricardo concluded both that the natural or equilibrium level of wages is subsistence, and that rent tends to constitute a larger and larger proportion of the total income of a country, as the country grows in wealth and population.

    But, actually, private ownership of land is an essential foundation of economic progress, and the more it is respected, the more rapid is economic progress. Thus, it is precisely private ownership of land that prevents land rent from constituting an ever growing share of income. For private ownership of land operates to increase the productivity of land and thus reduce its scarcity value and rent.

    Private ownership of land provides the means and motive for making each piece of land more productive and for bringing into production every piece that is better than what is presently in use. It is thus the most powerful force operating in favor of abundance and against any growing scarcity of the better grades of land. Thus, it works to reduce land rent and its economic significance.

  • Stocks derailed by high-flyers; worst day since 2011 for Nasdaq

    04/10/2014 1:17:57 PM PDT · 7 of 21
    mjp to Hojczyk
  • David Cameron: ‘Jesus created Tory policy of Big Society—I’m just continuing God's work’

    04/10/2014 8:51:20 AM PDT · 7 of 14
    mjp to Olog-hai
    “Jesus invented the Big Society 2,000 years ago,”

    The political system, Biblically espoused, is one of limited government. Since God is sovereign and perfect justice, His law is Supreme. Thus. human governments fulfill only limited functions such as providing for the national defense, administering justice when disputes arise between individuals, and settling questions of God's law.

  • Dem Senator’s ‘Volcanic’ Reaction to Paycheck Fairness Act’s Failure

    04/10/2014 8:37:37 AM PDT · 6 of 60
    mjp to MeshugeMikey
    to know how women every, single day are working so hard and are getting paid less. It makes me emotional to hear that.”

    “I get angry, I get outraged, I get volcanic,” Mikulski asserted.

    And for libtards, their emotions is all the justification they need to initiate force to violate the natural rights of others.

  • Watters' World Crashes Miley Cyrus Concert: "Who's the Vice President?"

    04/08/2014 8:22:07 AM PDT · 30 of 53
    mjp to JesseWatters

    The socialist libtards who want economic democracy want these uninformed masses to be able to vote for decisions about production. sheesh

  • NYT’s Friedman Compares Global Warming Deniers to Trotsky Marxists – Blames Global Warming for

  • Who Really Won the Cold War?

    04/05/2014 10:06:32 AM PDT · 12 of 25
    mjp to Kaslin
    Did the West really even win the Cold War?

    we hear no consensus click over signs that an unalloyed U.S.-led triumph over communist ideology had taken place

    June 1, 1988: The joint statement between Reagan and Gorbachev at the ratification of the INF Treaty contained the key line that both countries were determined "to prevent any war between the United States and Soviet Union, whether nuclear or conventional," and disavowed "any intention to achieve military superiority." This statement ended the Cold War.

    "The Cold War is already at an end."

    Margaret Thatcher, November 28,1988

    Why did the West fail to claim an ideological or moral victory at the apparent end of the Cold War?

    If we go back in time and listen, we hear no consensus click over signs that an unalloyed U.S.-led triumph over communist ideology had taken place; nor do we find a sense of national thanksgiving for the forces of good -- or, at least, for the forces of better -- in their triumph over the forces of a non-abstract evil as manifested in Gulag or KGB or famine or purge history.

    Reagan' s Address at Moscow State University (May 31, 1988)

    "We meant to change a nation, and instead, we changed a world,"

    Ronald Reagan, Jan. 11, 1989

    " It is true that the Cold War is over. Greedom won, as we always knew it would."

    Ronald Reagan, May 4, 1992

  • The Root of Liberalism

    04/04/2014 9:29:37 AM PDT · 13 of 36
    mjp to Crucial
    What really drives a liberal is a feeling and a reaction to that feeling. Liberals feel inadequate to deal with the world around them. They have deep feelings of inadequacy.

    Some feel inadequate and have low self esteem and high self pity and don't mind being parasites.Others don't feel inadequate but are filled with pity and guilt and believe that needs of some justifies the use of force to violate the rights of others.Some are just naturally power lusters who want to control others. Some of these feel inadequate and need to compensate and some don't.

  • Top 25 Reasons Why Democrats are Better than Republicans

    03/31/2014 1:19:23 PM PDT · 40 of 58
    mjp to edcoil
    why Democrats are better than Republicans.

    they are not better just more emotionalistic and hungrier for power and control over every aspect of life.

  • Biden economics: Minimum wage hike worth billions, ‘really good for the economy’

    03/30/2014 1:21:00 PM PDT · 17 of 22
    mjp to gooblah
    There’s no reason in the world why an American working 40 hours a week has to live in poverty.”

    True. But there is no divine right of stagnation. All he has to do is learn how to be more productive by learning new skills and talents, or improving them, or gaining more experience, and he will be able to get a better job which pays more money.

  • *VANITY* Utopia TV on Fox

    03/30/2014 1:14:47 PM PDT · 13 of 20
    mjp to rabidralph
    Utopian secular humanists believe that human nature is basically beneficent; it is restrictive societal laws that corrupt human beings, and not the contrary. Their solution is behaviorism, social engineering, and ethical relativism to untap the natural propensity for altruism.

    In the end, the biggest problem is that anything can be construed as "good" or "bad" under the assumption that it is all relative to the situation in which a man finds himself. Even if individuals are striving to do the right thing they may honestly disagree about what is the right thing, since there is no absolute standard.

  • Maryland to Drop Obamacare Exchange: 'Broken Beyond Repair'

    03/29/2014 8:57:49 AM PDT · 13 of 30
    mjp to Sub-Driver
    Broken Beyond Repair' Cash wasted on this clunker.

    By nature,state owned or run businesses are higher cost, lower quality of supply, lower quantity of supply, and lower efficiency than privately own or run businesses.

  • The Four Roots of Obama’s Foreign Policy Catastrophes

    03/28/2014 1:05:20 PM PDT · 10 of 12
    mjp to Hoodat

    Secular humanist libtards want a weak America because that will make it easier to form a one world secular humanist government that will control the world based on secular humanist principles.

  • Live on every newscast, Malloy signs $10.10 minimum wage bill

    03/28/2014 9:09:39 AM PDT · 54 of 61
    mjp to Biggirl

    libtard policies-—>big government-—> government interventionism-—> mixed economy—>favoritism, vote buying, pressure group and special interest group warfare, corruption, and victimization of the individual taxpayer

  • Why Reagan Deserves Study

    03/26/2014 1:22:37 PM PDT · 8 of 13
    mjp to Academiadotorg
    President Reagan also comes out looking good

    Reagan's four pillars were:

    1) limited role of government in the economy
    2) reduce taxes
    3) cut domestic spending
    4) lessen regulations.

    Any free market laissez faire economist knows that these are the best way to stimulate the economy, which increases economic progress, which increases general prosperity for all, and raises the standard of living of the average worker.

  • A bump in radical feminism’s control of the gender agenda

    03/26/2014 1:12:40 PM PDT · 11 of 15
    mjp to rickmichaels
    The rape culture myth had its origins in a September 1992 questionnaire in Seventeen magazine, called “What’s Happening to you?”

    In 1975,Susan Brownmiller's book Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape argued that rape was not aberrant behavior, but a strategy devised by men to maintain their control over women; that, in essence, all men were guilty of rape, all women victims of rape. Every rape, Brownmiller argued, was an act not of sexual desire, but of violent aggression against women; and conversely, every act of violence against women by men was rape.

    All acts of of violence/rape, that is,were political acts encouraged by the male (or patriarchal) system as a means of oppressing women. The oppression of women, then, is an act of continuing rape, an ongoing crime of violence against women.

    The idea of violence against women became a rallying point that united mainstream feminists and radical feminists.

  • EPA Unveils ‘Largest Expansion’ of ‘Authority to Regulate Private Property’

    03/26/2014 10:14:55 AM PDT · 7 of 18
    mjp to Olog-hai
    “As expected, the EPA’s proposed water rule expands the agency’s control over natural and man-made streams, lakes, ponds and wetlands. If approved, this rule could allow the EPA to regulate virtually every body of water in the United States,”

    The environmental movement openly declares its hostility to the Industrial Revolution, which requires private property rights to function properly.Private ownership of the means of production such as land and natural resources has prevented any tendency toward a progressive growth in land rents and a decline in real wage rates for the average worker toward subsistence.

    The meaning of its systematic efforts to stop the use of pesticides, herbicides, and chemical fertilizers, and of its further systematic efforts to stop the conversion of previously submarginal land and mineral deposits into highly productive land and mineral deposits-notably its efforts to stop the economic exploitation of "rainforests," "wetlands," the Arctic, Antarctica, and the ocean floors, as well as much of the American west and Alaska.The measure of its success must be the rise on the economic significance of land and mining rents and a decline in the level of real wages toward subsistence.

  • This type of logic is pretty much explains every post-Great Society liberal idea ever...

    03/26/2014 9:54:36 AM PDT · 3 of 3
    mjp to The Looking Spoon

    That “I’m special” attitude explains why libtards think that they don’t have to pay taxes but you have to.

  • Cosmos Scrubs Religion's Positive Influence from the History of the Scientific Revolution

    03/25/2014 9:43:16 AM PDT · 21 of 62
    mjp to Heartlander
    Science and Christianity are compatible because

    "God created all things"

    Ephesians 3:9

    and science gives us information about God's universe.

    "Science is possible only because we live in an ordered universe which complies with simple mathematical laws.The job of scientist is to study, catalogue and relate the orderliness in nature, not to question its origin.But theologians have long argued that the order in the physical world is evidence for God. If this is true, then science and religion acquire a common purpose in revealing God's work."

    Paul Davies

  • Feminists Outraged Over New Book by ‘Princeton Mom’

    03/22/2014 9:08:05 AM PDT · 15 of 62
    mjp to servo1969
    But if a young woman does want such things, especially, the mother thing, it does require sacrifice on the career front.

    If an individual wants a certain effect,it is his or her responsibility to discover and enact the necessary cause.Substituting wishing and waiting for planning and doing is irrational.

  • Fed to Raise Interest Rates on Obama's Weak, Struggling and Jobless Economy

    03/21/2014 1:02:52 PM PDT · 12 of 28
    mjp to Kaslin
    the Fed, she said, will continue withdrawing from its bond buying stimulus,

    she said the Fed would begin raising its interest rates,

    In addition to the above two,all we need is a credit crunch to cause the next financial contraction and recession. It will begin just before the 2016 election and it would be nice if the people will blame the new recession or the worsening of the current one on hussein and the democrats.

  • Kevin Sorbo: Why is Hollywood so afraid of God?

    03/21/2014 9:03:50 AM PDT · 12 of 26
    mjp to upbeat5
    Kevin Sorbo: Why is Hollywood so afraid of God?

    "Humanism cannot in any fair sense of the word apply to one who still believes in God as the source and creator of the universe."

    Paul Kurtz

  • Hilarious – RUSH: Putin Sings ‘Come Back Barry, When You Grow A Pair’

    03/20/2014 1:27:59 PM PDT · 21 of 31
    mjp to tcrlaf

    People with a high testosterone choleric temperament like Putin have no respect for wimps like hussein when they can be pushed around and overwhelmed.And when wimps can be taken advantage of,the choleric’s lack of respect turns into contempt.

  • Here's How NASA Thinks Society Will Collapse

    03/19/2014 11:17:54 AM PDT · 67 of 74
    mjp to SoFloFreeper
    "Two important features seem to appear across societies that have collapsed," reads the study.
    "The stretching of resources due to the strain placed on the ecological carrying capacity and
    the economic stratification of society into Elites and Masses."

    "The stretching of resources due to the strain placed on the ecological carrying capacity

    The problem of natural resources is strictly one of usability, accessibility, and economy. The only effective limit on the supply of such economically usable natural resources-that is, natural resources in the sense in which they constitute wealth-is the state of scientific and technological knowledge and the quantity and quality of capital equipment available. The supply of economically usable natural resources is capable of virtually limitless increase. It increases as man expands his knowledge of and physical power over the world and universe.

    the economic stratification of society into Elites and Masses.

    In a free society, with a modern division of labor, natural inequalities that are due to both the existence of differences in mental and physical abilities and the existence of pro-business conditions, lead to increased motivation to and means of the accumulation of capital, which benefits the masses by increasing economic progress and general prosperity.

  • Four characteristics to beware of "The Internet Liberal

    03/19/2014 10:43:20 AM PDT · 5 of 11
    mjp to VanDeKoik
    They love to use the word “ignorance” to summarily dismiss whatever you say. “I wont debate with such ignorance” is commonly used.

    and if they know that they can't get away with calling you ignorant, they will call you pretentious or arrogant

  • Bill O’Reilly Is Wrong: Jay-Z Is Worthy of America’s Respect

    03/18/2014 9:41:28 AM PDT · 32 of 37
    mjp to SeekAndFind
    the hip-hop lifestyle teaches so many important American values.

    1) perils and quirks of inner city life
    2) beatboxing
    3) breakdancing
    4) graffiti
    5) fashions derived from urban styling
    6) ebonics

    no thanks, I'll pass

  • Pat Buchanan Asks: Is Putin the Irrational One?

    03/18/2014 9:14:07 AM PDT · 21 of 58
    mjp to MeganC
    I remember stealing another kid’s candy when I was little.

    Was it irational? Yes, it was.

    But at the end of the day I had all the other kid’s candy.

    The anarchic concept of unlimited freedom leads to destruction and chaos.

  • US college professor demands imprisonment for climate-change deniers

    03/17/2014 12:57:43 PM PDT · 55 of 63
    mjp to Rusty0604
    wants to send people who disagree with him about global warming to jail.

    Typical of libtards to deny the humanity and dignity of sovereign individuals when they urge the government totally to disregard the choices, the judgment and indeed, the very existence of the mind and person of the individual.

  • Marxist History Theory and Obama

    03/17/2014 8:38:30 AM PDT · 13 of 20
    mjp to LeoMcNeil
    During his time Feudalism had been cast off in most of Europe in favor of free enterprise (dismissed by Marx as capitalism) and classical liberalism. Marx viewed this as necessary for without capitalism we couldn’t get to the ultimate goal which was a stateless form of socialism. All history progressed to this point in the mind of Marx.

    The flaw in marx's theory of history was that he believed the inequalities of wealth and income of feudalism and capitalism were moral equivalents despite the radical and utter differences in their source and nature.What he ignored was the fact that under capitalism economic inequality rests on differences in productive contribution, which contribution operates to the benefit of all.

  • Bill Maher Absolutely Trashes the Bible and ‘Psychotic Mass Murderer’ God

    03/15/2014 1:43:14 PM PDT · 26 of 57
    mjp to re_nortex

    For secular humanists and marxists, if God doesn’t exist, there are no absolute moral principles, and so they are free to do whatever perverted and disgusting things they feel like doing as long as they can justify it as a form of self actualization.

  • Rand Paul: GOP Must ‘Agree to Disagree’ on Social Issues in Order to Expand Party

    03/14/2014 1:25:02 PM PDT · 46 of 112
    mjp to US Navy Vet
    Compromising and making concessions on moral principles in order to be flexible and preserving peace makes a man helpless and is the same thing as a surrender to evil.Rand Paul needs to realize the goal of secular humanists and marxists is the total marginalization of values of the Christian worldview,so that America can become a secular state that is just one among many secular states that are governed by a one world secular humanist government that want to impose socialism.

    "All those who share the vision of the human community as part of one world should be willing to take nay measures that will awaken world opinion to bring it about." --Lucile W. Green

  • The GOP Establishment Wants to Run on Fixing -- Not Repealing -- Obamacare (Rush Limbaugh)

    03/14/2014 1:04:59 PM PDT · 24 of 39
    mjp to PJ-Comix
    If you come along as a Republican and offer "fixes" for this, that's not going to help you as the Republican. It's gonna help the Democrats.

    The laws of systemantics state that large, complicated, and complex man made systems in general work poorly or don't work at all because they tend to oppose their own proper function, and the people in the system do not do what the system says they are doing, and the system itself doesn't do what it says it is doing.

    A complex system that is functioning in failure mode cannot be made to work because a large complex system can fail in an infinite number of ways, and either the solutions to the problems do not work or they cause new problems that are worse than the original problem.

    Since a complex system cannot be made to work, trying to fix it is a waste of time and money. It is better to start over from scratch.

  • My message to girls: Be Bossy!

    03/14/2014 9:17:04 AM PDT · 38 of 49
    mjp to Academiadotorg
    My message is: Be Bossy. And that means first being the boss of you.

    People with the choleric temperament are needed to get people moving. They have:

    1) the firm control when others are losing theirs
    2) the cut of decision for foggy minds
    3) the grip of leadership to head us to the good
    4) the willingness to take a chance in a doubtful situation
    5) the confidence to hold true in the face of ridicule
    6) the independence to stand alone and be counted
    7) the road map to life when we've gone astray
    8) the urge "to take up arms against a sea of troubles and, by opposing, end them."

  • Guillotine, Gulag and Gas Chamber: The Glorious Gifts of Atheism to Humanity

    03/10/2014 9:24:09 AM PDT · 8 of 12
    mjp to don-o
    the French Revolution, which sought to dethrone God with godless “Reason”

    Atheism is not the same thing as reason.Secular humanist atheistic theology is based on the denial of God and the supernatural.The faculty of reason is part of God-given human nature and is not godless. It is man's means of survival, his means of knowledge, which is necessary for survival, and his means of objective morality.

    The process of reason identifies what is perceived and then evaluates it.It is responsible for understanding, learning, and acquiring knowledge. It is the faculty that is responsible for the process of cognition which produces both concepts and conclusions, which are forms of knowledge.It also includes the creative faculty which produces breakthroughs,discoveries, and new knowledge.

  • Austrian School Resurgence Reflects Desire for Better Solutions to Economic Malaise

    03/09/2014 9:18:44 AM PDT · 2 of 6
    mjp to AK_47_7.62x39
    But Austrian economics does not insist that this kind of inflation necessarily results in higher prices.

    Higher prices is just a leading symptom of the disease of inflation , and not the cause of the disease or the disease itself. When one defines inflation as rising prices, people are led to mistakenly consider every possible cause of higher prices as a possible cause of inflation, and thus to mistakenly believe that the cause of inflation can vary from case to case.

    The effect of believing that inflation can be caused by an extensive list of things that the mind has no clear-cut way of organizing or holding is that for all practical purposes people are led to regard inflation as causeless.

  • McCain: Cruz’s Criticism of Bob Dole Crossed a Line (Good Lord!)

    03/07/2014 1:07:56 PM PST · 61 of 67
    mjp to cotton1706
    Bob Dole is such a man of honor and integrity and principle.”

    one can fight for one's country and still be a pragmatist, and opportunist and be eclectic in politics. mcpain doesn't realize that they are two separate issues.

  • Devastating: 90 Percent of Uninsured Haven't Signed Up For Obamacare, Most Cite High Costs

    03/07/2014 10:13:23 AM PST · 66 of 73
    mjp to Kaslin
    At this point I think, actually, it is working the way it should.

    As long as the government can control the health care system and the financial system, it can control people. When libards can can control people's lives, it is working like it should.

  • Juan Williams: Treatment of Condi Rice by Rutgers a hateful liberal double standard

    03/07/2014 9:46:26 AM PST · 11 of 32
    mjp to SeekAndFind

    When ideologues suppress free speech, ignore it, or twist it to fit their ideology,they have the reactionary attitude of intellectual Luddites.

  • No brainer: Three reasons why a $10.10 minimum wage is good for America(Barf Alert)

    03/05/2014 11:17:12 AM PST · 31 of 38
    mjp to Biggirl
    it makes good economic sense.

    The side effects of raising the minimum wage are worse than the disease and are an assault on the poor:
    raising the minimum wage leads to either an increase in unemployment which affects mainly the poor, or higher costs of production, or both. Higher costs of production lead to higher prices which leads to lower standard of living of the average worker.The poor are the ones who can least afford the higher prices and having their standard of living reduced.

  • The Limitations of Capitalism

    03/02/2014 2:10:53 PM PST · 15 of 15
    mjp to re_tail20
    But capitalism has its limits. It creates wealth, but is utterly silent about what should be done with that wealth.

    Achievement of happiness, the good life, life proper to a rational being, and well being, require gaining and keeping certain values and real goods. One of the real goods is wealth.Wealth is gained by a modern division of labor society. A modern division of labor society requires the institutions of capitalism.And the institutions of capitalism require rationality and rational preconditions.

    What should be done with wealth is to protect the preconditions and the institutions, and to enlarge the division of labor, and promote economic progress, and to produce even more wealth and prosperity.

  • Beware of Roma Downey

    03/02/2014 8:42:48 AM PST · 20 of 50
    mjp to EscondidoSurfer
    The gospel of Roma Downey and her husband Mark Burnett, is another Jesus, another gospel and another way

    New Age cosmic humanism sees Christ's life as important only in the sense that it showed humanity to be capable of achieving perfection even godhood. The significance of incarnation and resurrection is not that Jesus was a human like us, but rather that we are gods like him-or at least have the potential to be.

    The Son of God is not Jesus but our combined Christ consciousness. Jesus is looked on as one of a select company, having achieved Christ consciousness. Every person is encouraged to acquire this same level of consciousness. How can anyone hope to achieve such a divine consciousness? Because everyone is a part of God, Cosmic Humanists believe that we and God are ontologically one.

  • Over 100 published science journal articles just gibberish

    03/01/2014 8:38:01 AM PST · 39 of 101
    mjp to Malone LaVeigh
    gravity is “postmodern” because it is “free from any dependence on the concept of objective truth.”

    Postmodernists assume that there are no standards for truth, beauty, or goodness. The wording of a text is less important than the reader's interpretation of the text. The reader's subjective interpretation determines what the author intended.

    They believe that no matter how a writer constructs a sentence, it can never tell us about the real world, but only about the world as understood by the reader. By allowing the reader to invent new meanings, the text is freed from the tyranny of the author's single intended meaning.

  • Imagine What They've Been Taught in School: Salon Advocates for Communism

    02/28/2014 1:02:27 PM PST · 16 of 31
    mjp to servo1969
    If America became communist this century, it wouldn't look like Soviet Union! It wouldn't look anything like the ChiComs killing people left and right. It wouldn't look like that. There wouldn't be mass poverty.

    The institutions of capitalism are:

    1) free market price system
    2) financial self interest and the profit motive
    3) freedom of economic competition
    4) freedom of economic inequality
    5) saving and capital accumulation
    6) money and exchange.

    These institutions are necessary for a modern division of labor society, which is necessary for increasing total productive ability and rising productivity of labor. Both of these are necessary for rising real wage rates and rising standard of living for the average worker.

    Capital accumulation is necessary for economic progress which is necessary for increasing prosperity. Communism destroys these institutions which makes rising standard of living and increased prosperity impossible, no matter who does it or which country does it.

  • 21st-Century Politics: A Minus-Sum Game Where Everybody Loses

    02/28/2014 8:45:37 AM PST · 3 of 4
    mjp to Kaslin
    President Barack Obama and his recent predecessors have been good about promising a lot but delivering little making things worse.
  • Resenting the Rich: Is All Inequality Created Equal?

    02/27/2014 8:34:39 AM PST · 8 of 14
    mjp to Aspenhuskerette
    That the two Ukrainians derived their riches under diametrically opposed systems — free enterprise versus banana republic — illustrates why all income inequalities are not created equal.

    Big government in the form of a mixed economy, combined with libtard egalitarian policies, result in croney capitalism and corruption. Government forceful intervention in the economy leads to privileges, favors, and pull for some, and restrictions and burdens for others. Usually, it is the high achievers who are punished, and the low achievers and non-achievers who are rewarded. The underachievers gain unearned and undeserved wealth. And the high achievers lose the incentive and the means to produce. This results in a decrease in total productive ability, which leads to a decrease in general prosperity and standard of living. A gain in undeserved wealth by the favored few,and a reduction in general prosperity of the masses naturally leads to in increase in the extremes of inequality.So, this is another example of libtard perversity of result.