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The Permanent War Economy And Military Keynesianism

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

In this post I’m going to try to briefly explain why U.S. involvement in the Middle East is not going to end anytime soon.  To understand what’s actually going on, we have to go back to the Great Depression in the 1930s. If you study mainstream economics, as the Great Depression went on and on, […]

What The War On Drugs Does To People

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

We oftentimes hear politicians talking about how they’re going to clean up our communities, get rid of the drugs, and that we all need to be tough on drug offenders.  This leads them to put incredibly harsh punishments on all drug offenses, even if there is no victim.  If you’re someone who feels this way, […]

Hoping Anti-War Protests Rise Again

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

A strange thing happened when Barack Obama was elected.  Prior to his inauguration in 2008, streets all over the United States were filled with protesters and demonstrations against wars in the Middle East, the bombings, and the drone strikes.  Remember this? And this? Or how about this? Then Obama came into power, and strangely, even […]

Why If I Vote, I Guess I’ll Vote Trump

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

I’ll preface this by saying that I don’t like Donald Trump.  I don’t want to vote for either of these candidates, Trump or Hillary.  I was feeling so discouraged watching the candidates, I had decided that I wasn’t going to vote.  However, I got to watching the debate and I heard Hillary say she wanted a no […]

Donald Trump And Taxes

Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

Recently in the news I have been seeing a lot of coverage of Donald Trump not releasing his tax returns.  I’ve seen articles written about him, painting him as this evil tax evader who doesn’t want to pay his “fair share” of taxes.  Basically, being a shrewd business man, Trump has been trying to pay […]

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