California GOP Voter Suppression and the Wildfire Connection

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California GOP Voter Suppression and the Wildfire Connection

Robert Patrick Lewis

There has been a lot of talk over the past several months regarding the possibility of voter suppression and voter fraud in the midterm elections that happened last Tuesday.  But how many times have you heard about the California GOP voter suppression that actually occurred?

As we begin to dig deeper into what happened in the months leading up to and the day of the elections, however, it looks like the very people who made the loudest accusations were themselves responsible for voter suppression (see: projection & misdirection).  

Democrats have long tried to argue that any voter ID law is racist and

The Free Market Fallacy

For this week’s article, I’d like to start with a quote from one of the very few politicians whom I actually respect:

“Capitalism should not be condemned, since we haven’t had capitalism. A system of capitalism presumes sound money, not fiat money manipulated by a central bank. Capitalism cherishes voluntary contracts and interest rates that are determined by savings, not credit creation by a central bank. It’s not capitalism when the system is plagued with incomprehensible rules regarding mergers, acquisitions, and stock sales, along with wage controls, price controls, protectionism, corporate subsidies, international management of trade, complex and punishing corporate taxes, privileged government contracts to the military-industrial complex, and a foreign policy controlled by corporate interests and overseas investments.