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Glenn Beck explains the Laffer Curve

Posted by avideditor on February 10, 2010

The more you tax the rich the more the rich hide their money so the revenue decreases. Some one needs to show this theory to Obama. The jihadis want to destroy America. The commie polices are doing it. The Laffer Curve explains that lower the tax rate and lowering the social services makes a country much stronger. So cut the waste in government cut the taxes, so we can prosper and destroy the jihadis. ]

Keep up the good work Glenn it will make up for this

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The Progressive-Marxist roots of the Nazis

Posted by Rodan on August 16, 2009

Radical Leftwing blogs like Think Progress, Daily Kos, Huffington Post and Little Green Footballs keep claiming that the Nazis were Rightwing/Conservative. However the official name of the Nazis was the National Socialist Workers Party, this name is hardly a “Conservative” term. It is really a Progressive/Marxist name, since Hitler was a man of the Left.

Below is a video that will back up what I am saying. This shatters the Nazis were Rightwing myth than even many Conservatives/Libertarians have fallen for.

Again, can someone explain to me how The Nazis were Rightwing and not Totalitarian Left?

(Cross Posted at LGF2.0)

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Another Way To Look At Healthcare Spending

Posted by ageofpericles on May 29, 2009

Crossposted from Age of Pericles

Liberals Use Improper Metrics To Color Healthcare Debate

The United States spends more per capita on health insurance than any other developed nation. Health spending is expected to rise to 20% of GDP by 2017. Medicare and Medicaid will consume 9% of the federal budget by 2035. The grim statistics march across the pages of the President’s budget, fly forth from Nancy Pelosi’s unctuous lips, and swim through the ocean of red ink that is the Obama deficit. No sane politician would extol the virtues of skyrocketing health costs, but research indicates that this cloud has a silver lining. The two largest pharmaceutical companies, Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer, have research budgets of 11% and 15% of their total revenues. Both are based in the United States. The third largest pharmaceutical company, Bayer, is based in Germany where socialized medicine reigns. It budgets only 4% of its outlays for research. This gulf is not limited to private industry; the European Union governments spent $3.7 billion on health research. The National Institute of Health’s budget is allotted at almost eight times that, and results show. The United States birthed or heavily affected the development of five of six of the most major medical advances in the last quarter century of the second millenium. Scientists working in America won more than twice as many Nobel Prizes in the field of medicine than those working elsewhere between 1996 and 2006.

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Obama, Closet Epicurian

Posted by ageofpericles on April 20, 2009

Crossposted From Age Of Pericles

Epicurian Disciple Eats Government Coffers

The philosophy of Epicurus is commonly summed up in the phrase “Eat, drink, and be happy, for tomorrow we die.” Though that passage is actually an amalgamation from Ecclesiastes (8:15) and Isaiah (22:13), it’s one way of interpreting Epicurian teachings. The Obama administration superficially clings to pretensions of fiscal responsibility, but in reality, pecuniary hedonists run amok in the halls of the White House. Freehandedness in the “New Age of Responsibility” is prevaricated away by fingerpointing- “…we’re inheriting very knotty problems…”, for example. All budgetary ills are tossed at the feet of the Bush administration. That excuse is quickly losing its bite, as evidenced by his latest economic speech, entitled “A New Foundation”, at Georgetown University. He slipped and slid into a particularly important admission.

The speech itself was fairly standard campaign fare, replete with logically fallacious appeals to unnamed economic authorities and one-sided assignation of responsibility. Particularly troubling was his riff on the Hippocratic Oath in reference to preemptive nationalization:

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Why General Motors Can’t Compete (Bankruptcy Edition)

Posted by ageofpericles on April 18, 2009

Crossposted From Age Of Pericles

Which one slashed his own salary?

In his inauguration speech, President Barack Obama waxed poetic about topics like sacrifice. While he clearly understands such a concept as an abstract, real-world follow-through has been limited to the upper quintile of American economic society; both Edward Liddy (AIG CEO) and Rick Wagoner (GM CEO) cut their own salaries to $1, yet both were harangued as convenient targets of populist anger. In GM’s case, it’s time for another party to make a sacrifice- big labor. The fact of the matter is that deposed CEO Wagoner’s salary had little impact on GM’s economic viability, while tremendous labor costs are drowning the company in red ink. Let’s look at the numbers.

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