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Inequality is unjust and immoral - if government force is used.

Today, 9/16/2014, The Des Moines Register once again reinforced the idea that there is something inherently wrong with increasing income inequality.  (See “Ag economy cited in study showing growth in rich-poor gap” – link below.)  In a free market, where government does not interfere except to stop fraud and force, people only become wealthy by producing things that others value and purchase voluntarily.   154 more words

Subsidies

Export-Import Bank need to end.

The essay in The Register on 9/15/2014, by Mary Andringa and Jay Timmons in support of reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) was well done.  The fact that the Ex-Im Bank returned $1 billion in profits to the U.S. 206 more words

No, they treated Bush worse...

Pelosi is furious: ‘We never treated President Bush the way they treat President Obama’

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said comparing Republican treatment of President Obama to how Democrats handled President George W.

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Politics

Loyalty

After the madness that was the World Cup 2014, I thought I would release this post I’ve been having on stand-by for a while.

Loyalty: … 890 more words

Eureka kicked the “Pers” can down the road for years, now it’s time to pay the piper!

Yesterdays LA Times story about CalPERS make us wonder why the State of California hasn’t called out David Tyson and the City of Eureka for all the “legal” pension spiking over the last two decades. 598 more words

Corruption