Category Archives: Politics

Manifest Destiny and such

Here’s an interesting essay on the business of dealing with a bellicose, tribal culture–sound familiar?

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Confucius didn’t advocate statism even if he was a little bit of a socialist

All great religions have a charitable bent that is socialistic–BUT–the great religions also are alert to the tyranny of men–that usually is about statism.

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Ken Burns discussed again–revisionist history–heroic Eleanor the flaming lefty

I deplored and criticized Ken Burns yesterday–this essayist gets after his role as a propagandist some more, and does it better than me, I do believe.

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Is Hillary a commie–you bet she is–through and through

So the leading current dem candidate for pres is Hillary–who has a very red past–as discussed by Stan Kurtz.

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Progressive, what a loaded up word

I couldn’t help but notice that Ludwig von Mises in his monograph Bureaucracy used the word Progressives to describe the socialists he was vetting along with their ideology.

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Paul Kengor coments on the socialist rally in NYC for the causes of the left

You think climate is what the left is obsessed with–nooooo, let’s review again, they cobble together crusades that allow them to push totalitarianism and the tyrants always come in under the banner of good intentions.

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More on poisonous bureaucracies and good intentions of socialists

Bureaucracy is the necessary structure for non productive service activities not conducive to markets but imposed by government. Perverse incentives then intrude.

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