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The Turn Away from God means Idolizing Government

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We are idolizing government and building fascism into our nation; the problem is spiritual. Throughout Barack Obama’s Presidency many have accused him of supporting Socialism. Of course, given the historical and dictionary definition of the term, that is not accurate—government

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Walmart Raises Wages; Still Getting Complaints

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While Walmart raises wages, activists are getting ready to force the company to give employees more hours. People have been using Walmart as a punching bag for years. They make all kinds of accusations against the company based on their

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Raising Minimum Wage Is Just Promoting Automation

mcdonalds robot

If raising minimum wage really worked, then why not raise it to a hundred dollars an hour? Happy Day, Hal. You’re hired! Touch-screen Number Five… you’re alive! Via the Daily Signal: The president only has to look at McDonald’s restaurants

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Independent Bookstore Closes Due to Minimum Wage Hike

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How is minimum wage going to help people when it takes away their jobs? Here is the website of one of those glorious independent bookstores. From the store’s About web page: We love books. They’re our friends. Good books and

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Obama Wants $6,461 More Taxes Per Person

President Obama And Vice President Biden Meet With Members Of Congress On Foreign Policy

The budget calls for more taxes… and more debt! Get ready to open your wallets a little wider. President Obama dropped his new Progressive budget plan to transform America on Congress, and all it will cost you is $6,461 more

Posted in Congress, Corruption, Economics, Economy, Employment, Entitlements

Income Inequality Is Increased by Anti-Capitalism

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Market forces don’t increase income inequality; government does. Have you heard it said that “income inequality” is a failure of capitalism? Well, maybe we could say that, if what we had in America today was capitalism. But that’s far from

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Crime Does not Pay even the Super Rich

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The super rich are finding they must develop hiding places to which to flee. This makes so much sense! You get so rich that you have to go into hiding forever… and you can’t enjoy the fruits of that wealth.

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Wake Up and Smell the Manipulated Economy!

wake up smell fascism

The manipulated economy won’t end until we decide we don’t want to be manipulated anymore! Freedom means being able to spend your time however you wish. Unfortunately that also means many will waste their lives on worthless pursuits, and stop

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Middle-Class Economics: A New Attack

james madison tyranny

Middle-class economics is being invoked to plunder the middle class even more. Yesterday morning, the Wall Street Journal reported on President Obama’s State of the Union media event.  In a report that was filled with irony, the article described Mr.

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Union Wages Don’t Matter if Cost of Living Rises

Union Money

Union wages seem better until you realize they cause price inflation. Unions are desperately trying to make progress using illegal aliens but Republicans are getting ready to fight them. In preparation for that struggle, no doubt, The Daily Signal has

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How Economists Hide Damage of Minimum Wage Laws

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Minimum wage laws are hurting us more than we are being told—the truth is hidden by a simple trick. People constantly assure us that minimum wage will be helpful. When confronted with economic reality, however, many then change tactics. They

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Economic Theory in "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens

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What was Charles Dickens really doing when he wrote ‘A Christmas Carol’? “Since you ask me what I wish, gentlemen, that is my answer. I don’t make merry myself at Christmas and I can’t afford to make idle people merry.

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