Thomas Sowell and Charles Murray emerged from the Neoconservative establishment and capitalist system, which allowed them to posit authoritative statements about things of which they have little or no clue. Sowell is to the Neocons and warmongers what Murray is to think tanks like the American Enterprise Institute.
The rich and powerful have always tried to come up with sophisticated ways to cheat labor out of the masses, and that always creates mass protests, as in the case of the Occupy Wall Street.
While millions of people were suffering from the economic collapse in 2014, while companies like JP Morgan Chase and Goldman Sachs were screwing people up, CEO Jamie Dimon got a $20-million-dollar raise.
Jonas E. Alexis–Those who don’t think that capitalism is a sophisticated way of cheating the masses probably don’t know what capitalism really is.
Jonas E. Alexis–Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban has recently taken a political knife and cut George Soros into pieces by saying that Soros is actually “an open enemy of the euro.”
Sometimes you just have to shake your head in disbelief when you read what is passing for scholarship and genuine reporting today.
For a long time, I have been trying to satisfy my curiosity about China. I read as much as I could—in English and Spanish. I attended a scientific conference in Beijing, and although my Chinese colleagues were happy enough to talk about science, they were disinclined to talk about politics.
Is China Really Communist?
Two of these are not born free!
The idea that capitalism is “simply economic exchange or just free enterprise” goes back to Isaac Newton, who famously said, “Hypothesi non fingo” or “I frame no hypotheses.”
The biggest reason is because our current situation of debt is rapidly leading America and Americans to bankruptcy.
“A capitalist may wish to sell drinking water, but Mammon wants to poison all water in order to force everybody to buy drinking water.”
Usury leads to compound interest, compound interest leads to economic collapse, and economic collapse leads to massive suffering.
A leading free-market advocates says capitalism has failed.
“The first thing you need to know about Goldman Sachs is that it’s everywhere. The world’s most powerful investment bank is a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly jamming its blood funnel into anything that smells like money.”
Rand’s Objectivism was like a cult. It had a lot to do with preserving Rand’s image and had virtually nothing to do with truth.