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This post is slightly edited from the original October 2012 draft; also, it must be noted, at a time when I followed politicians.
In light of the upcoming so-called fiscal cliff I decided to publish this draft written almost two months ago . 1,566 more words
Here is a look at the best 11 candidates that the Republican Party has to offer. I have graded them based on their social views, fiscal views, potential grassroots momentum, potential establishment support, their total candidate grade, their likelihood of winning the primary, and their overall likelihood of winning the general election. 1,007 more words
How Large Should Government Be?
First. Here is a smidgeon of history from “Bismark’s Legacy” by Tom Palmer:
“The welfare state in its modern form originated in the late nineteenth century in Germany in the political maneuvering and “state building” of the German statesman Otto Von Bismark… Bismark ushered in the German welfare state through a series of compulsory insurance schemes for accidents, health, disability, and old age…” 487 more words