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America Domesticated

Domesticate: to take, especially by generations of breeding, to live in close association with human beings as a pet or work animal and usually creating a dependency so that the animal loses its ability to live in the wild. I have the most pathetic dog in the world.  He’s a cock-a-poo.  He’s fat, lazy, and the only thing that qualifies as effort in his life is when he begs.  Still, we are pathetic owners.  We love him because he is cute and because he is ours.  We are those bad owners who give him food from the table and treats […]

Very Classic Conservatism: Ode to Welfare State

It isn’t like people didn’t see it coming… H/T: Doug Ross

Very Classic Conservatism: Ode to Welfare State

It isn’t like people didn’t see it coming… H/T: Doug Ross

Occupy Wall Street to cut Food for Vagrants and Ex-Convicts: Are they Becoming Conservative?

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Now, if we follow the narrative of Occupy Wall Street, we would think that they represent the 99% against the evil, satanic 1% that have been very successful.  However, it seems that two groups have been ejected from the 99%… 1.  The homeless. 2.  Released prisoners. As we reported yesterday, the Occupiers have been occupied by vagrants and prisoners, who seek the free food, free love, and (probably less than free) drugs available at Occupy Wall Street.  In other words, the Occupods have created a microcosm of the welfare state, and were surprised when it worked in exactly the same way. Now, it […]

Has The Time To Pay The Piper Arrived?

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It is sure beginning to look that way, isn’t it? that seems to be the message the markets are sending. This is not the article I intended to post today. In fact, I had already written one that was related to this article in The Telegraph. It is an excellent article of insight into the European mess relative to the US mess. The author points out that there is a fundamental difference between Europe and the US that has its roots in our unique history and which is exemplified by the Tea Parties and our Tea Party representatives in the Congress […]