June 18, 2019

Tag - Socialism

The Process

With all the heated talk about America and Socialism, it is surprising to me that Americans may be waking up to the dire realizations that this country has been surreptitiously adopting this disastrous ideology for many generations. It is only now...

A Cautionary Tale

Once upon a time, in the early 1800s, there was a very poor country, so poor, in fact, that many of its citizens left for other countries.  However, this nation did have one thing in which it excelled—literacy. Nearly 75% of the population...

Why is Socialism So Popular?

Socialism has been the rage among intellectual elites for a long time. What was different in 2016 was that it had a strong political candidate, Bernie Sanders, who in a fair Democrat campaign would have beaten Hillary Clinton. But the political...

5 Ideas at the Heart of Socialism

By LAWRENCE W. REED A belief that I stress again and again is that we are at war — not a physical, shooting war, but a war capable of becoming just as destructive and just as costly. The battle for the preservation and advancement of liberty is a...

A Fool’s Drink

In June 2016, the Philadelphia City Council passed a 1.5-cents-per-ounce tax on sugar-added and artificially sweetened soft drinks. Effectively, their action added 18 cents to the cost of a can of soda, $1.08 to a six-pack, and $1.02 to a two-liter...