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May 5, 2009

Happy Birthday Karl Marx

May 5th, 1818, saw the birth of Karl Heinrich Marx, a revolutionary thinker (literally).  Marx was a philosopher, political economist, historian, political theorist, sociologist, humanist and revolutionary and is credited as the founder of communism.  In his 1875 Critique of the Gotha Program he states that once society reaches its Communistic ideal, it can proudly hang a banner proclaiming “From each according to their ability, to each according to their need.”  Happy Birthday you brilliant crazy dead Communist. (more…)

December 12, 2008

Good is Good, Bad is Bad

Filed under: Economics,Politics — billcutshall @ 6:43 pm
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Good is good and bad is bad.

Or is it?

During his presidential campaign Barak Obama hit hard on the fact that he would raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans.  He campaigned on the idea that everyone should pay their fair share and wealthy Americans weren’t doing that.  Now he seems to be retreating from that position stating that in these hard economic times a tax increase on the wealthy would have a negative effect on the economy. (more…)

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