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Socialism Republicans equate it to communism and Democrats fear using the word. So, let’s examine it and make some things clear. Under communism, the government has absolute control. In this system no individual is permitted more privilege or property...read more
The President would have us believe that his tax cuts are the panacea for a great economy. One could hardly argue that tax cuts for the middle class are beneficial. The problem with the administration's cuts is that they are modest for the middle class...read more
In the 1960s, California lettuce growers needed workers for their fields. To hire Americans, the managers had to pay the government mandated minimum wage, which they opposed. Many Republicans opposed it also, though it was the law. Lettuce growers decided...read more
Though it is only a theory and we may never know with any certainty, the situation nevertheless seems suspicious that there was mafia involvement.read more
It isn't difficult to understand the frustration of black Americans who see their compatriots killed by white officers in seemingly unreasonable and highly questionable arrests. As a white American who has had some considerable associations with police, I...read more
During the heart of the Vietnam war, we heard similar phrases: "peace with honor," "additional forces," "successful conclusion." This was empty, meaningless rhetoric to the nearly 60,000 Americans who died "ending communist aggression." When America left...read more