Corporate America

Let Us All Bow Down to the Great God of Government

October 15, 2008
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As I predicted on the 10th, the government is now in the banking business.  I expect an announcement that we will no longer be a free market nation, but in fact will move further down the socialist road, similar to what we saw in Iceland yesterday.  The government will seize control of the banking industry and…

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The Gods of the Copybook Headings

October 14, 2008
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Thanks to Kevin at Generations for reminding us of this great peom by Kipling:  AS I PASS through my incarnations in every age and race, I make my proper prostrations to the Gods of the Market Place. Peering through reverent fingers I watch them flourish and fall, And the Gods of the Copybook Headings, I notice,…

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Christianity Verses Marxism

October 10, 2008
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I’m curious as we look at the recent events in America, how many realize the foundational belief system these things are tied to?  When we discuss Palin and the feminist / egalitarian nature of the modern evangelical, do we realize that it is Marxist theology that most evangelicals are spouting when they defend their position?…

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The End of American Capitalism

October 10, 2008
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Bush will be addressing the nation live in about 20 minutes; 9:25 CST.  You can watch it here on Fox News.  Here is a more direct link: http://www.foxnews.com/video2/live.html?chanId=4&openAIR=true or launch it from the Live Desk I expect an announcement that we will no longer be a free market nation, but in fact will move further…

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The Bears are Loose

October 10, 2008
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The Bears are Loose

The Dow ended the day at its lows, finishing down 678.91, or 7.3 percent, at 8,579.19. The blue chips hadn’t closed below 9,000 since June 30, 2003, and haven’t closed at this level since May 21, 2003. The Dow’s 2,271-point tumble over the last seven sessions is its steepest seven-day point drop ever. Its seven-day…

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What did AIG do with your tax money?

October 9, 2008
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AIG (American General Life Insurance Companies) took $85,000,000,000 in tax money as compensation for their lucrative get rich quick business practices that contributed to the international market failure currently ravaging families around the globe.  I say lucrative as all those involved in the leadership of the corporation seem to have pocketed a fortune by their position in the…

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Another Digit Added to National Debt Clock

October 9, 2008
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Another Digit Added to National Debt Clock

As reported on Fox News… NEW YORK – In these uncertain financial times, one thing remains certain – the ever-expanding national debt. But it’s growing at such an accelerated rate, the clock that has kept track of the deficit since 1989 has had to add a digit. The National Debt Clock switched its digital dollar…

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Corporate Welfare Stems from Crony Capitalism and Too Much Money

October 6, 2008
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Over the weekend, David Nicklaus wrote a revealing article on the economy in the St. Louis Times. I wrote in this series about the symbiotic relationship between big government and big business.  While David does not mark greed as the cause of this crisis he does point out that greed is a fundamental requirement for our markets to…

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Bailout, Pork, and Treason

October 4, 2008
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Bailout, Pork, and Treason

$700,000,000,000.00 is child’s play for those serious about destroying our nation. We use to call folks who betrayed our nation traitors and saw them hangin on the end of a rope.   Now we joke about their betrayal and we see them dangling in the funny papers. No one believed Rome could fall, but now her…

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All good empires must die!

October 3, 2008
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“American Empire – so long, we hardly knew you. But good riddance! We liked the old Republic much better.” That is a quote from Bill Bonner over at the DailyReckoning.  Bill also posted a link to the latest version of the corporate bailout plan.  This could also be known as the “taking money from me…

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Raising Ready Writers

October 1, 2008
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The use of the pen can be a powerful weapon.   We place a high priority on learning the art and skill of the pen.  Writing is an absolute must do in this family.  While we do have structured how to lessons on writing here and there, the majority of our writing consists of letters they write to…

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Technology Verses Agrarianism

August 7, 2008
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Technology Verses Agrarianism

Whenever agrarianism is discussed, people want to point out the things they enjoy from the industrial revolution, such as air conditioning, automobiles, and medical advancements, without regard to the cost of these advancements. Advancements in technology and enhancements to our living conditions are indeed very nice. But everything has a cost and not all advantages…

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Big Oil, Big Government, Big Profits, Big Contributions, and Big Tax Cuts

May 22, 2008
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Big Oil, Big Government, Big Profits, Big Contributions, and Big Tax Cuts

Birds of a feather flock together.  In this case the birds are those big ugly oil soaked birds that are displayed to provoke anger at the big oil companies when there is an oil spill.  So I am following the media’s lead on this and using those same pictures to represent the slimy greedy symbiotic relationship…

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Milk Nazis Fine Farmer $4,000

May 6, 2008
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“This is a sustainable economy being born, and the government is trying to squash it. That’s what’s at stake here,”  wnd.com It seems to me, that a government who prints extra money for it’s citizens to “stimulate” its economy is afraid of any competition.  The idea of a sustainable economy is appealing when folks are…

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The Milk Nazis Are Coming…

May 5, 2008
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The Milk Nazis Are Coming…

With all the raw milk flowing around here it is hard to pass up articles like this one. We can buy raw eggs, raw meat, and raw vegetables, but watch out for the raw milk Nazis!  They are out to keep the world safe from little bitty microscopic organisms that might give someone an upset…

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