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The “Makers” and “Takers” — Not Who You Think

The old “53% vs. 47%” meme that got so much attention in the 2012 election resurfaced this week when it came out that Colorado gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez apparently first coined it at a 2010 Rotary Club speech. The 47% who pay no income tax, he said back then, are “dependent on the largesse of […]

Privilegien und Prunksucht in der Politik

Ich setze als bekannt voraus, dass kein Politiker mehr als Hohn und Spott verdient, dass sie samt und sonders ein System der Macht und Privilegien repräsentieren, das auf legalisierten Raub in einem gigantischen Maße hinausläuft. Nun, nachdem das gesagt wurde, mögen Republikaner – für ihre verblüffende Fähigkeit, sich von der Realität loszulösen – den Preis für […]

Querido Conservador Estadounidense

Byas: Le recomiendo olvidarse del conservadurismo y las elecciones completamente. Lo mejor que puede hacer para defender sus valores es convertirse al anarquismo y promoverlo, haciéndose parte de la izquierda radical.

J.D. Tuccille: “52 Percent of Americans Want Government To ‘Redistribute’ Wealth”

Tuccille: I may need five minutes alone with the American public, however, since many of my countrymen apparently think it’s “unfair” that other people have more money than them — and they want the government to give them some of what the other guy has.

Privilegio y pomposidad en la política

“los ricos ya han sido los sujetos de la caridad el tiempo suficiente”

Privilege and Pomposity in Politics

“Rich people have been the subjects of charity long enough.”

Romney’s November Non-Surprise: Why They Never Saw it Coming

Kevin Carson: The central function of a hierarchy is to filter the upward flow of information.

Dear Conservative America

It’s best that you forget both conservatism and elections altogether. Your core values are best advanced by converting to and promoting anarchism, thereby situating yourself as a part of the radical left.

Y… ¿Qué vas a Hacer Cuando la Celebración Haya Terminado?

Kevin Carson: Disfruten plenamente este momento. Sáquenselo del sistema.

The Electoral Suspension of Disbelief

There exists in the country now – and there has existed for some time – an appreciable readiness to, if you will, suspend disbelief when it comes to the claims of politicians.

So, What Are You Doing After the Victory Celebration?

Kevin Carson: By all means, enjoy yourselves. Get it out of your system.


Knapp: A mandate!

Cue the Permanent Campaign

Knapp: Barring the increasingly usual “hanging chad” dramas, the 2012 elections are over. Heave a sigh of relief, take stock of any likely minor changes, and get on with our lives, right? Wrong.

The Conscience of a Vulgar Libertarian

Jason Byas: Wayne Allyn Root is a capitalist evangelist, at least he got one thing right.

The Foreign Policy Debate: Coke or Pepsi?

Kevin Carson: However the 2012 race comes out the foreign policy will be the same, “We come in peace — shoot to kill, shoot to kill…”

The Romney Lexicon: “Free Enterprise” = Corporate Welfare

Carson: So now when you hear Mittens talk about “free enterprise,” you know what he means by it.

Election 2012: Oil’s Well That Ends Welfarish

Knapp: Drilling leases on “public” land are just food stamps for Big Oil.

Outra Observação Estúpida de Mitt — Mas Quem Está Contando?

Kevin Carson: Afirma não confiar no governo. É, porém, ou estúpido ou mentiroso.

Anthony Gregory — Contra Kevin Carson quanto à Humanidade das Corporações e dos Professores do Governo

Anthony Gregory: Nem num milhão de anos eu teria tido a expectativa de concordar com Mitt Romney e discordar de Kevin Carson.

Corporações São Pessoas? Hitler Também Era

Em outras palavras, a ideologia espúria de “livre mercado” — por oposição à genuína — é o ópio das elites.