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Quotes:

on socialism:  “It is not the pioneer of a better and finer world, but the spoiler of what thousands of years of civilization have created.  It does not build; it destroys.  For destruction is the essence of it.”

” A society that chooses between capitalism and socialism does not choose between two social systems; it chooses between social cooperation and the disintegration of society.  Socialism is not an alternative to capitalism; it is an alternative to any system under which men can live as human beings. “

Ludwig von Mises

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Food Stamp Nation: What a Modern Day Bread Line Looks Like (Infographic)

 

With digital technology being used for all manner of government distributions, it’s difficult to overtly distinguish between the severity of the Great Depression of the 1930′s and today’s economic crisis.

But just because we don’t see thousands of hungry people lined up for hours at a time at their local soup kitchen today doesn’t mean the lines don’t exist.

Today bread lines have been removed with the help of technology; EBT cards are filled with Government money for Food Stamp participants to purchase food at local retailers.

If all EBT recipients shopped at only Walmart Super Centers for ALL their SNAP benefits, then this is how the Bread Line would look each month– 14,588 people.

There are 3051 Walmart Super Centers in USA and 44,510,598 participants in SNAP (2011), making the average SNAP line at each Walmart at 14,588 people.

The Modern Era’s Bread Lines are not visible because the business is handled discreetly through EBT Cards

Source: Demonocracy

The line at a single Walmart, if we include both adults and children receiving SNAP benefits, would be over 7 miles long! Read the rest of this entry »

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GM: The Deadbeat of America

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The Makers v. The Takers

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Devil’s Dictionary: “Social Justice” is a Sweet Code Word  for Communism

By / 3 October  2012 / 10  Comments

 

“Social-Justice” is simply another nice sounding but  deceptive term to replace what in the past was known as Marxist/Communism.

Our goal should be equality of opportunity not equality of result.

The proven way to achieve equality of opportunity is via the American-Way ―  The American Prosperity Machine:

  • Traditional Judeo/Christian principles and values.
  • The right to life, liberty, affordable healthcare, and the pursuit of  happiness.
  • Freedom of speech, action, and religion.
  • An educated and informed society
  • Freedom from gender and racial discrimination
  • The rule of constitutional law
  • Honest elections and presidential leadership
  • Patriotic, truthful, checks-&-balanced and limited government
  • A strong military
  • Secure borders
  • Free, competitive markets and institutions
  • Properly-regulated, free-enterprise
  • Balanced trade
  • Private property rights
  • Low cost, domestically supplied energy
  • Individual responsibility
  • Controlled immigration
  • Entrepreneurialism
  • A strong work ethic
  • Full employment, fair pay and low taxes
  • A strong, reliable currency
  • Financial availability, mobility, and responsibility (balanced budget,  minimal debt)
  • Constitutional Competitive Capitalism
  • and American Exceptionalism

Read more: http://clashdaily.com/2012/10/devils-dictionary-social-justice-is-a-sweet-code-word-for-communism/#ixzz28LKQUu52

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