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Oops! Krugman Explains Who Actually Gets Welfare


Moochers Against Welfare By PAUL KRUGMAN, Published: February 16, 2012, COMMENTS (716) First, Atlas shrugged. Then he scratched his head in puzzlement. Modern Republicans are very, very conservative; you might even (if you were Mitt Romney) say, severely conservative. Political scientists who use Congressional … Continue reading

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Rugged American Individual Conservatism – What Does it Mean?


We often hear of “free choice,” “individual liberty,” Objectivism, the founding principles of the kaleidoscopic vision of how many conservatives perceive conservatism. -Carlos Free to Die By PAUL KRUGMAN, Published: September 15, 2011 Back in 1980, just as America was making its … Continue reading

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American Medical Roulette: What are the Odds?


Whats wrong with this picture?  Well, for one thing, the US pays $7,200/year for healthcare per person.  For another, we don’t have a national healthcare system.  More importantly, the $7,200 buys us a life expectancy of about 78 years.  Portugal has a life expectancy … Continue reading

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“Starving the Beast” (STB) to Cut Education, Social Security, and Medicare


To the Limit By PAUL KRUGMAN, Published: June 30, 2011    COMMENTS (468) In about a month, if nothing is done, the federal government will hit its legal debt limit. There will be dire consequences if this limit isn’t raised. At best, we’ll suffer … Continue reading

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