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Quick Takes – Socialist Healthcare: Delayed Treatment; Dearth of Nurses; Not So Free

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: “Free Healthcare” is great… if you are healthy.      Hat Tip to … Continue reading

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A Drugged And Docile Populace: A Sci-Fi Dystopia; A Woke Utopia

     It is a common trope in Science Fiction, and other works, for dystopian governments to enforce their power by forcibly drugging a populous to make it more docile and malable.      Now it is being seriously proposed in order to get … Continue reading

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Free Healthcare Is Neither Free Nor Healthcare

     Inalienable rights are termed “negative rights” because to exist, there is only a “negative duty” of others to not infringe them; “positive rights” require that others be compelled to provide a “positive duty”, potentially against their will. The former is … Continue reading

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The Socialist Dictatorship of Venezuela Does What Socialist Dictatorships Do

     …repress and self-destruct, of course.      Dropping any last pretense that Venezuela cared about the “will of the people” or an semblance of a functioning democracy, opposition parties have been banned. “Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro announced Sunday that leading opposition parties … Continue reading

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The Sinicization of Neocolonialism

     With the rush to “decolonize” Africa starting from the abandonment by France, Belgium, and the United Kingdom, to the aftershock of the Carnation Revolution, and onto the beginning of de facto one party dictatorship of the ANC in South Africa, … Continue reading

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The New Feudalism of the Enlightened Technocratic Overlords

     A hallmark of Fascism is a disgust with both the individual ipso individual and for democracy. This hallmark is shared and enthusiastically endorsed by the New Republic in an article that celebrates an enlightened technocratic elite.      Ah, the elite that … Continue reading

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Venezuela’s Socialist “Success Story”: Where Some… Are More Equal Than Others

     Venezuela slips ever more easily into the typical “success” story of all socialist regimes: Where the Nomenklatura live in opulence, and the great unwashed masses who are supposed to be the masters of their socialist utopia enjoy the lack of … Continue reading

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The Communist Beacon

     Shot: The meaning of October 1917. It was a beacon to the rest of humanity, no matter how short lived. https://t.co/ULuWCE76Ht — Paul Mason (@paulmasonnews) October 30, 2017      Chaser: Tweet

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California Legislature to go Full Soviet Commune

     An initiative proposal in California would, if it were to be verified for the ballot and pass, abolish the direct election of members of the state Assembly and state Senate, to replace them with delegates from “working committees”. According to … Continue reading

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Middle Earth’s New Prime Minister

     The following message transmitted via a Silmaril… The incoming Labour Prime Minister of Middle Earth New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, already known for her pro-civil rights stances for the poor and oppressed Orcs, is a welcome replacement as an ally for … Continue reading

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