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Ayn Randians Dying Out?

From The New Republic: The Last of the Ayn Rand Acolytes, “This year’s Objectivist Conference revealed that her cult of hyper-capitalism has a major recruiting problem: All the young people want to be socialists!” Let’s hope so. Not that we’re particularly Marxist or anything, but, come on! She wrote with all the grace and wit…

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Trump Doesn’t See Nerds And Nurses

Interesting article on the Atlantic’s website about the developing American economy. Basically, says Derek Thompson, recent government reports indicate that increasingly the drivers of economic growth will be “nerds and nurses,” that is, people who work in high tech or hearth care. But the scary thing is that Trump and his enables don’t seem to…

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The Richer Get Richer. The Poor…

From the Economic Policy Institute: CEO compensation has grown 940% since 1978, Typical worker compensation has risen only 12% during that time And you were wondering why people are full of rage.

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Trump Connection To Violence

From ABC: ‘No Blame?’ ABC News finds 36 cases invoking ‘Trump’ in connection with violence, threats, alleged assaults. What? People are blaming him just because he overtly called for the violence that duly occurred? How bizarre.

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The Death of the Petrodollar

Scotland is now creating twice as much electricity from wind power than it needs to power Scotland.  They have enough energy to start exporting to other parts of the UK.  This is just one example of how the green energy revolution is happening.  Meanwhile, the United States is still clinging to an almost 50 year…

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“No Lives Matter”

David Seidenberg of the Times Of Israel has a powerful new blog-entry about Trump. “Appalled at the loss of life on the border?” he asks. Don’t be. “Trump bragged that he could commit murder in broad daylight and win; we always knew he was this person” Seidenberg is also the creator of the above cartoon.

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Mars Is Not The Answer

From Inverse: “Unexpected Potential Problems” Predicted for Travelers to Mars and Beyond One of the reasons given for the colonization of Mars is that that planet could support human life if we ever muck up earth. The reality, though, is getting to Mars, much less living there, would be hard. We’ll probably manage it eventually,…

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Blame Obama?

The Parody Project, a.k.a., Don Caron, has a new piece of wonderfully whacked political music on offer, “Blame Obama,” which looks at how the Right, and some on the Left, have used the most successful of our recent presidents as an excuse for their own failings. And remember, you can support the Project on its…

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Make Anti-Vax A Crime

Interesting op-ed piece in the Washington Post by Juliette Kayyem,  Anti-vaxxers are dangerous. Make them face isolation, fines, arrests. The scary thing is, she may have a point. The anti-vaccine movement is a proven danger to the nation, and may have to be treated as such.

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