Tag Archives: Socialism

In Memory of Presidents Day

Although I truly believe there should be a separate Washington’s and Lincoln’s birthdays celebrated in the US, I get that I’ve been outvoted… soooo….. In memory of our fine presidents that we have had throughout our country’s history:   Long … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Socialism Proposes No Adequate Substitute For the Motive of Enlightened Selfishness Which Is the Basis of All Labor, Effort, Enterprise and Activity

“Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that today is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity.” – William Howard Taft (1857-1930)      

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Thought For the Day: Where Plunder Becomes A Way of Life, A Legal System Is Created To Authorize It Until It Is Glorified As Moral

“When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.” – Frederic Bastiat … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Capitalism Unevenly Distributes Prosperity; Socialism Evenly Distributes Misery

“The main vice of capitalism is the uneven distribution of prosperity. The main vice of socialism is the even distribution of misery.” – Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)    

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Points of Consideration

Tonight on election eve, it seems we have some things to think about in the US.  This is how my side sees it.  It wouldn’t be my side if I didn’t tend to agree, ya know? Points of Consideration by … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Many Attacking Capitalism Know People Will Be Worse Off Under Any Other Economic System

“Many of those who attack capitalism know very well that their situation under any other economic system will be less favorable. Nevertheless, with full knowledge of this fact, they advocate a reform, e.g., socialism, because they hope that the rich, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Capitalism Has Been the Most Effective Way To Eliminate Poverty In History

Socialists like to blame every inequity, the actions of every greedy criminal, every downturn and every social ill on the injustice of capitalism. But none of them admit that capitalism has been the most effective way to eliminate poverty in … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Tale of Global Socialism Is One of Ruination

“The young Democrats swooning for Sanders appear unfamiliar with socialism’s century-long career, a dismal tale of ruination from Russia to Cuba to Venezuela. Indeed, are they even aware that China’s greatest reduction in poverty in human history correlates precisely with … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Socialism Only Works Until You Run Out of Other People’s Money

“Socialism works only until you run out of other people’s money.” – Margaret Thatcher      

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Mallet

With our mental battle flags unfurled We debate what makes a better world What might it take to develop it? More than socialism’s empty mallet No matter what pretty and fanciful lies they drape They can never change mankind’s mindscape … Continue reading

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