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profit and property

Because "property" is a natural function and the concept of "economy" is rooted in the home the communists are incorrect when they declare that "property is theft." Were it true that no natural claim to property existed we should declare that no theft has thus occurred in any case. But that property is the result of work profit comes in the form of value. Where indeed the efficiency of labor is augmented by social coordination and industry compounded by an interface with technology the augmented rewards of labor accrue to the individual.

Repubocrat Ideal

Without getting mired in the political swamp, I do have a couple of ideas I’d like to share with the noble minded. Please note that this is not partisan pitch, but a unity plea.

First, about Donald Trump. I really don’t see the problem with this man setting out to prove the idea that anyone can grow up to be president. And he really doesn’t scare me nearly as much as some of the dropouts did.

Dear Superdelegates

DEAR SUPERDELEGATES:

Best Conservative Quotes Against Trump

Brad Thor is one of the most conservative Tea Party guys you can find. Today on the Glenn Beck Show he said the following about our likely choice between Hillary and Trump in November.

"When I apply my litmus test of liberty to Donald Trump, he fails - completely."

"One (Hillary) threatens to further enlarge the state, the other, potentially (a la Napoleon), to become it."

NO BALLS

Ctr/Cmd+VThe self-proclaimed champion. The clown fell down. (2x.) Humpty Drumphy.(2x). Splat, splat, and that will be that. And he will soon pass wind. Oops, i meant to say, he will soon pass on, like the wind.

NO BALLS

PUNDITS' PUNS

Why is it that when a PUNdit makes a pun, he always prefaces it with the phrase “no pun intended?” If he didn’t intend to make a pun, did it just slip out unintentionally, like a faux pas? If he was apologizing for inadvertently making a pun, why would he say “no pun intended” before making the pun?

Hillary moves a bit to the left on health care - Go Bernie!

Under relentless pressure from Bernie Sanders, today Hillary said:

“I’m also in favor of what’s called the public option, so that people can buy into Medicare at a certain age,” Mrs. Clinton said at a campaign event in Virginia on Monday.

When RIGHT is LEFT and LEFT is RIGHT

Axing the TPP? Taxing the Rich? Wait... Is Trump Going Left? OK,no progressive. But next to Clinton he looks like one.

"Donald Trump is a progressive.

Inspection- Not So Ancient Trump Theorists

Are there "Ancient Alien Theorist" college degrees? Is one of the courses "Alien Speculation 101?" Would your degree be a BA, or more likely... BS?

RFK, JR: [paraphrased] "ARE WE A DEMOCRACY, OR JUST A COMPANY IN LIQUIDATION?" (Repost edited for clarity)

PREFACE: If you guys (i.e., our ruling elites) don't like take this EXIT RAMP (see text below) then I fear we may be heading for an even darker place (in historical terms).

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CLIMATE CATASTROPHE

If humans were to stop immediately putting more carbon dioxide into the air, the climate would still continue to change until it reaches equilibrium. However, because we do not know how sensitive the planet is to greenhouse gases, we do not know at what temperature the earth will reach equilibrium.

Healthcare Fraud

The worst fraud in healthcare is price gouging,

How Tweet-Sized Thinking Supports Propaganda

I believe tweet-sized sound-bite conversations often nurture destructive Propaganda. I think many snippet memes are specifically designed to eliminate any further rational thought by overwhelming any rational consideration with emotional blasts.

Informal content analysis of the endless illusions presented by propaganda outfits like Fox News suggest I'm right. Here is a more detailed scientific explanation and self-demonstration you can try out to appreciate what I'm suggesting.

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Community Archive

How Can the GOP Run American Government If They Hate It?

The coal country state of West Virginia is in the middle of a special legislative session to deal with a $270 million budget shortfall, and it's setting the stage for Republicans to completely gut the state's government.

It's the same playbook we've seen the right-wing carry out in Wisconsin, in Kansas, in Michigan, and in Ohio.