Vote No on Missouri Proposition A if you believe in Moderated Capitalism

 

Missouri Proposition A is a fundamental question for our country: Do we assume that the free market will, on its own, adequately distribute the fruits of capitalism to all participants, including the workers? Or do we assume that the free market must be moderated to ensure that its benefits are shared by everyone, including the workers? Do we use democracy to cause businesses to pay higher wages to their workers?

That, really, is what Proposition A is about. Do you believe in unmoderated capitalism, or moderated capitalism? Continue reading

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Socialism is still no more realistic than Unicorns

For reasons known only to themselves, some Progressives seem intent on relabeling Democratic Capitalism as Democratic Socialism.  Democrats are looking for a Big Idea – Why not good old fashioned Democratic Capitalism?

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Socialism and Unicorns

Let me explain to you why people that say they believe in socialism are so annoying. If I said “I believe in government by unicorns” you would laugh at me. But socialism is no more connected to reality than unicorns are.

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Democratic Capitalism

What Democratic candidates should be saying if they want to reclaim the middle and win in Republican-leaning districts… Yes, Democratic Capitalism.

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My Republican Party is a Fraud

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Say it – Donald Trump Won the election

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The Compromise that made our country great

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OJ and Racial Progress

OJ Simpson is once again on the news, with a previously unreleased interview. The commentary wrapped around the interview touched on the role of the OJ trial in pop culture. However it missed something far more important – the OJ Simpson trial as a sign of racial progress in our country. Continue reading

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Oppression, Rights and the Protesters

I think the protest movement lost something when it went from fighting for rights to fighting against oppression.

Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch Nov 1, 2017. Continue reading HERE

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What’s Wrong with Our Country

The Compromise That Made Our Country Great

To understand what’s gone wrong with our country, we have to start with what we got right.  What we got right was a compromise in the 1930s, the created the democratic capitalist system that we have today.

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