Tag Archives: Economy

Where do jobs come from?

From Working people are the Job Creators by Riverdaughter: Anyway, leaving aside the philosophical aspect, there is a straightforward reason why the real job creators are average working people. And when I say working people, I mean anyone not living … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the “information society”

Wikipedia: An information society is a society where the creation, distribution, diffusion, use, integration and manipulation of information is a significant economic, political, and cultural activity. The aim of the information society is to gain competitive advantage internationally, through using … Continue reading

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Isn’t an “incomplete” what you get for not showing up?

When asked what grade he would give himself, President Empty Chair said “incomplete.” That is really pathetic. Paul Ryan: “Four Years Into A Presidency And It’s Incomplete?” “The president is asking people just to be patient with him,” Republican Party … Continue reading

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Cultural Darwinism

Mitt Romney: Culture Does Matter During my recent trip to Israel, I had suggested that the choices a society makes about its culture play a role in creating prosperity, and that the significant disparity between Israeli and Palestinian living standards … Continue reading

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How much do we owe each other?

“If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in … Continue reading

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You can’t make chicken soup out of chicken shit

Dems to Obama: Voters don’t believe economy talk Democratic strategists Stanley Greenberg and James Carville have released a striking new report arguing in stark terms that some key voting groups now reject President Obama’s claim that the economy is improving … Continue reading

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Is more government the answer?

E.J. Dionne: Government is the solution Why don’t Democrats just say it? They really believe in active government and think it does good and valuable things. One of those valuable things is that government creates jobs — yes, really — … Continue reading

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