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Obamacare spells Disaster for Proletariat, while Insurance Salesmen anticipate new Yachts

August 11, 2013

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By Liangyi Chen, Frank W. Strauch, and Hercules Abdelaziz A few weeks ago on July 27, the front page story in the Baltimore Sun carried the headline, “Health policy hikes OK’d”.  To briefly summarize: With the “state exchanges” for health insurance plans set to start up as the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. “Obamacare”) goes into […]

Sequester follows Fiscal Cliff follows Debt Ceiling, etc. – The Crisis in the United States of America

March 1, 2013

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The United States of America is in a constant fiscal crisis, directly so since 2008 when the ongoing world recession began.  This evening, after the Democratic and Republican parties failed to reach any kind of agreement, Barack Obama signed into law the so-called “sequester” that everyone has been fearing.  The next crisis sits merely a […]

Should you vote for Obama on Tuesday?

November 4, 2012

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By Misty Lee and Frank W. Strauch The canvasser climbed the steps to the front door and knocked twice. “Knock, knock.” “Who’s there?”  The resident of the dwelling opened the door. “I’m Terry from the Obama-Biden campaign,” said the young man in a cheerful way. “I’m just here to ask if the president can count […]

The Case of Jim Bridenstine and John Sullivan: What Is Democracy?

July 2, 2012

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By W. L. D. Jim Bridenstine beat incumbent John Sullivan in last Tuesday’s Republican Party primary in the 1st congressional district of Oklahoma, which includes the city of Tulsa.  In accordance with the political winds of our times, Bridenstine was the so-called “Tea Party favorite” over Sullivan, although in practical terms, all signs indicate that […]

Catholic Reactionary Santorum drops out, leaving the race to Business Tycoon Romney

April 10, 2012

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By Frank W. Strauch Former Senator Rick Santorum just announced that he was suspending his campaign for the Republican Party nomination in the American presidential race.  It is not as if he ever had a chance in the first place against Mitt Romney, but now the way is paved for the embodiment of Capital itself, […]

Occupy Tulsa and the Contradiction of Left and Right

March 5, 2012

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By Larry Duvalier Nobody likes to hear someone jabber on about German philosophy, but bear with me for a moment. After the death of G. W. F. Hegel, the great philosopher of contradictions, his followers split into two antagonistic factions.  The dividing line between them was directly political: Left Hegelians and Right Hegelians.  To make […]

Occupy Movement and Ron Paul defend Small Business Owners against their Workers

January 7, 2012

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By Frank W. Strauch Why is it that everyone flies the American flag at the Occupy movement?  Why is it that so many occupiers who consider themselves to be on the Left speak of “restoring” the American constitution?  Do they not realize that they sound exactly like Ron Paul, who never tires of singing the […]

Protest Movement Expands to DC, in spite of Steve Jobs

October 7, 2011

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By Larry Duvalier October 6, 2011: an interesting day.  Today’s events found the American upper-middle-class divided along yet another line: between those who spent the day weeping over the death of Steve Jobs, and those who spent the day extending the Occupy Wall Street movement and its offshoots.  Of course, as Selecting Stones has repeatedly […]

A Note on the Intellectual Bankruptcy of American Liberalism

June 8, 2011

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By Tom Carpenter Heresy is a difficult pill to swallow but it goes down easier with a modicum of orthodoxy.  So, I’ll begin by confessing that once upon a time the Daily Show was a species of religious observance for me.  There were few more avid fans and — run if need be — bets […]

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