Monthly Archives: February 2012

Capitalism crimes

The global economic meltdown caused a lot of anguished analysis sometimes going so far as to suggest the merits of scrapping capitalism itself as the organizing economic system. Some of the extreme excesses and abuses that came to light seem … Continue reading

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Thoreau’s Dilemma

I heard this (quasi-)syllogism a long time ago: 1) The government spends too MUCH (overall); And: 2) The government spends too LITTLE on: [the speaker’s] particular area of interest. The jury’s definitely in on proposition #1; even John Maynard Keynes couldn’t … Continue reading

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Dalton McGuinty – Fiscal Fraud Artist

Donald Drummond actually started pulling the veil off this con job even before the last election. What was sort of incongruous was that he was the premier’s “hired gun” to help the government “deal with” the fiscal situation. This should … Continue reading

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