Sunday, May 27, 2012
• Face it, the US economy is socialist
So far, we’ve talked about a faux socialism and a real socialism. One is defined as socialism by those to the right of Ayn Rand and Milton Friedman. The other serves human needs, not the potentially dehumanising demands of shareholders. But there is yet another kind of socialism that libertarian Republicans approve of. Socialism for corporations and the rich.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
• In Florida, Romney could lead Republicans out of the wilderness
That [Ron Paul is] running at all suggests an incredible realignment of the stars and planets so that voters who are to the extreme right of the Strom Thurmond and Ayn Rand have a fantastic shot at taking hold of the heart of the Republican Party. [....] What liberals don’t see is that Paul’s platforms are rooted in pre-modernity.