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American Capitalism is BROKEN and we need to fix it

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Impeachment

It’s a sad day for our country, and I wish President Trump would correct the situation, for the good of our country. Like many middle of the road people, I doubted that President Trump’s campaign actively colluded with the Russians, … Continue reading

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Fix Capitalism

Fifty years ago the wealth our economy created was broadly distributed throughout our society. Over the last thirty years almost all of the new wealth created, $21 trillion, has gone to a very small part of our population, with the … Continue reading

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AOC Just Made Elizabeth Warren More Electable

There’s an old joke in politics: “I will be for you or against you, whatever will help most.” You almost wonder if Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had that conversation with Warren. Because AOC just helped Warren seem a little more moderate, … Continue reading

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The Risk of Trump’s Tax Returns

I know a lot of people on the Left are excited about getting access to Trump’s tax returns. I hope that the Democrats realize there is as much political risk as there is political benefit in doing so. I absolutely … Continue reading

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Regulation and the Sheep Markets

Somehow our conversation on the role for the government in our economy has gotten distorted, pulled between no regulation on the right and socialism (yes, socialism) on the left. We need to get back to the middle path, Democratic Capitalism. … Continue reading

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Practical Libertarianism

Core Libertarian principles support a practical role for government in our economy and society, as a means of extending freedom. Government, certainly, can be coercive and limit free will. But in our interconnected, industrial world, the market itself can also … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren Can Lose All By Herself

I have Democratic friends that worry that if I am on the ballot in November 2020 that I will help get President Trump reelected, by splitting off part of the anti Trump votes But what my Democratic friends should be … Continue reading

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Everyone Gets in the Game

Everybody Gets In the Game. One of the keys to the compromise of Democratic Capitalism was a commitment that we use the power of government to ensure everyone has a chance to participate in our economic system – to make … Continue reading

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One Set of Rules

Capitalism actually works better if we have one set of rules – it keeps the competition in the economy, instead of in Washington. The Keepers of Capitalism have allowed a second set of financial rules to be slipped in, which … Continue reading

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