The main function of government is to protect the commons—those things that maintain and benefit society as a whole. That’s law and order.
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America has greater inequality than any other advanced country.
Among the advanced countries of the world, America has the greatest wealth, but also the greatest
inequality in wealth. The U.S. ranks 27 th out of 27 high-income countries in median wealth per adult. The top 1% took home 22% of all income in 2015. Continue reading
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I hear folks complain that the overload of information and change is driving us crazy. A phone call used to be a rare interruption. Now, even robo calls “
reach out and touch someone.” Continue reading
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As reported in
Scientific American (Dec. 2014) two political scientists* at the University of Miami find that about one-third of Americans believe Obama is a foreigner, and about as many believe that the 9/11 terrorist attacks were an “inside job” by the Bush administration. Continue reading
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