Category Archives: free market

What Costco has to teach the 99-percenters who think they’re Republicans

It’s not complicated. Every retailer, restaurant, and corporation in America can do what Costco is doing, but they don’t. Why is that? I think it’s because the people who own and run these businesses refuse to look beyond next quarter’s … Continue reading

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#Fracking is literally killing babies in Utah, and local, state, and federal officials are helping to make that possible

What Paul Solotaroff’s expose in Rolling Stone, “What’s Killing the Babies of Vernal, Utah?” reveals is disturbing on so many levels. It’s what happens when Big Money instead of We The People control government. It’s what happens when voters stay … Continue reading

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#Independents, #Democrats, and Rational #Republicans: You control November and the Senate

Left-leaning Independents and Democrats, if you stay home this November, a Republican Senate will basically be on you. Republicans can be ousted, but only if you show up and vote against them. You can be damn sure that our fellow … Continue reading

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Have We Not Learned That Bigger Is Not Better When It Comes to Banking?

How can this be a good thing? The very people who legally crashed our economy – and those who did it illegally and still haven’t gone to jail – and have kept their bonuses are now even bigger than before. … Continue reading

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Center for a Stateless Society » Charles Koch Clutches Pearls, Dies of Moral Rectitude

See on – DidYouCheckFirst Charles Koch of Koch Industries, wounded to the core of his being by allegations from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and others that his championing of the “free market” conceals lobbying efforts to rig the … Continue reading

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