Category Archives: Political Economy

Eroding the State means eroding each individual’s fear

In Murray Rothbard’s “Anatomy of the State“, he describes how the State came into being and how it maintains its control over its citizens. The State does a great head job on its subjects. For an example of how effective … Continue reading

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The Democratic Party has colonized Black America. Kick them out.

For at least the past fifty years, the Democratic Party has managed to successfully mine the Black American community for an important source of political capital: the vote. The Democrats have identified the Black community’s elite (or probably in some … Continue reading

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To produce and consume

To produce and to consume are integral to any human’s basic survival. The right and the left have managed to turn these functions into political enterprises by pitting consumer against producer; by creating producer interests and consumer rights. In short, … Continue reading

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Time for Afro-Caribbeans to play the long game and leave the #Caribbean

I was born in the Caribbean, so its difficult to say this but it may be time for Afro-Caribbeans to abandon this European outpost in the armpit of the Atlantic. It is easy to put aside nostalgic feelings about the … Continue reading

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What’s the point of political noise when power isn’t being transferred?

The past couple weeks of political protests have demonstrated to me how powerless the masses of voters are and how susceptible they are to the emotion targeting messaging of the Left faction and the Right faction. The left has had, … Continue reading

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Politics is not for mental or emotional therapy

The biggest political mistake that black voters make is to use politics as a form of emotional therapy. ‘We shall overcome.’ ‘Speak truth to power.’ ‘Keep hope (and hype) alive.’ ‘Suing for social justice.’ All these initiatives whether pursued in … Continue reading

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Netroots Nation ain’t knocking on Billy Bob’s door ….

When all is said and done, the Democrats will likely face a three-way race for the presidency in 2020. They have yet to offer a candidate with the gravitas to win. Accusing Mr Trump of conspiring with Russians or being … Continue reading

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How white supremacy survived the Civil War

The Civil War was a battle between two factions of white supremacists. The South lost on the battlefield, but the social policy of white supremacy survived. Today’s white liberals and progressives maintain their share of the political marketplace by arguing … Continue reading

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The alt-right grinds out political market share

Charlottesville exposed an inconvenient truth about multiculturalism. It is a lie. A country has only one culture, and while it may be orchestrated by a minority made up of oligarchs, it is expressed by the majority of the population. Multiculturalism … Continue reading

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What are Democrats doing to increase political market share?

The past six months of negative press for President Trump should provide Democrats with an opportunity to reduce Mr Trump’s electoral base, but if that opportunity exists, I don’t see Democrats taking advantage of it, not just yet anyway. A … Continue reading

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