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The Tyranny of the Minority

The title of this piece is not my own, but it certainly reflects my views.  I understand that polls are often misleading.  Our recent election experience reinforces that.  But how is it that a significant majority of people want some elements of gun control for example, but nothing gets done.  Blatant discriminatory policies abound forContinue reading “The Tyranny of the Minority”

Economic Systems, Political Labels, and Ignorance

In the recent political campaigns, there were a number of political labels thrown around.  The Republicans accused Democrats of being socialists and in more extreme cases, communists.  Obviously, the latter is particularly ridiculous, but that is today’s reality.  On the other side, the Democrats accused Republicans of being autocratic crony capitalists and fascists, with theContinue reading “Economic Systems, Political Labels, and Ignorance”

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