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Like liberals & global warming; the GOP has made market capitalism & globalization into a religion.


https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/capitalist-...

Since the election of Donald Trump, a Republican president who divides conservatives, more people on the Right speak of the United States as a homeland rather than a mere abstraction. The global economy and mass immigration are being subjected to cost-benefit analysis, as champions of the marketplace should have it. There is more of a willingness to contest the idea that what’s good for General Motors is good for conservatives—or America.

“Market capitalism is not a religion. Market capitalism is a tool, like a staple gun or a toaster,” Carlson said. “Any economic system that weakens and destroys families isn’t worth having.” Does this observation make Tucker a socialist? Hardly.

Free markets can be corrosive of other values or priorities that are important to authentic conservatives: family, faith, and community. We see major corporations promoting social and cultural liberalism, social media monopolies—all privately owned—de-platforming conservatives and suppressing their ideas, big business and big government working hand in hand against religion and tradition.

“In states such as Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky, countless children are growing up with parents in jail, incapacitated, or underground,” writes J.D. Vance in Meyer’s publication. “Yes, they live in a country with a higher GDP than a generation ago, and they’re undoubtedly able to buy cheaper consumer goods, but to paraphrase Reagan: Are they better off than they were 20 years ago?”


MIT economist points out that the raise of GDP per capita from globalization coincided with the rise of income inequality.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4otroKOb3b8

And it affects the vast majority of Americans not just the working class.
U.S. wealth held by households from 50th to the 90th percentiles fell from 35.2 percent of the total to 29.1 percent. Most of this wealth has transferred to the top 1 percent of U.S. households.
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-04-13/america-s...

Democrats will be appealing to voters via Medicare for All, "free" college education etc.
Republicans need to modify the US economy so that it benefits all not just US controlled international corporations. Make America Great Again
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“Market capitalism is not a religion. Market capitalism is a tool, like a staple gun or a toaster,” Carlson said. “Any economic system that weakens and destroys families isn’t worth having.” Does this observation make Tucker a socialist? Hardly.

https://www.cnsnews.com/commentary/walter-e-williams/true-bl...

Market capitalism - tainted by the evils of racism, legally mandated discrimination, and the legacy of slavery (with the majority of slaves emancipated by the Civil War still being alive) - resulted in 75% of black children living in two-parent families as early as the 1880s. (Prior to the Civil War there were actually plantations whose main product for sale was healthy young blacks.)

Market capitalism - tainted by the evils of racism - resulted in 85% of black babies in New York in 1925 living in two-parent families.

Market capitalism - tainted by the evils of racism - resulted in the black illegitimacy rate being 15% in 1940.

Market capitalism - tainted by the evils of racism - produced a black youth unemployment rate of 9.4% in 1948, when the rate among white youth was 10.2%.

Today, we have the wonders of a social-welfare network to undo all those harmful effects, and the fight against racism is so firmly entrenched that I've personally been in situations where we had to justify to the Personnel Department our choice to hire a white male out of the pool they sent us - which contained nothing but white males. We have laws to protect people from the terrible risk that they might acquire work experience, employment history, and references at low-paying jobs.

The black illegitimacy rate is about 75%.

The black youth unemployment rate is about 50%.

Tell me again about how destructive market capitalism is to families.
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Democrats will be appealing to voters via..."free" college education etc.

It may be that, at some point, the US will decide that post-secondary education will be "free," in that there won't be a tuition charge. But people seem to imagine that it'll be like today, but just "free" (well, free to the student but not the taxpayer). But once it becomes "free," I believe that we won't be paying for the current college experience, but just the "job training" portion. Things that I can see society *not* paying for are:
-Being able to take 5+ years and change your major at will,
-Sports (or at least *winning* sports with limitless salaries for coaches...have you seen the map that shows the highest paid public employee in each state, where most states it's the State U's football or basketball coach?)
-Majors like Gender Studies, Art History, Modern Dance, etc.

When you let someone else pay the piper, you don't always like the tune he calls.
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Sports (or at least *winning* sports with limitless salaries for coaches...have you seen the map that shows the highest paid public employee in each state, where most states it's the State U's football or basketball coach?)

I believe college coaches are paid primarily based on the revenue they bring to the school through sponsor and TV contracts...not from the state taxpayer revenue.

The real problem with government funded 'free' anything is it will, over time, become unaffordable, as there are no market forces to keep costs in control.

-Majors like Gender Studies, Art History, Modern Dance, etc.

And my favorite of all time: 13th Century Interpretive Dance! Which you'd never confuse with 14th Century Interpretive Dance.

If states wish to fund college for their residents, go for it! But pay for it through state tax revenue...and see what happens.

BruceM
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<<-Being able to take 5+ years and change your major at will,
-Sports (or at least *winning* sports with limitless salaries for coaches...have you seen the map that shows the highest paid public employee in each state, where most states it's the State U's football or basketball coach?)
-Majors like Gender Studies, Art History, Modern Dance, etc.
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Personally, I'm sure that including these is part of the liberal vision of a "free" education, except for football perhaps unless that can be gender neutralized in some way not yet apparent.


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"Personally, I'm sure that including these is part of the liberal vision of a "free" education, except for football perhaps unless that can be gender neutralized in some way not yet apparent.


Seattle Pioneer "

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Flag football will be permitted in the new world order - but the name may need to be
changed to avoid confusion with round ball football.
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<<"Personally, I'm sure that including these is part of the liberal vision of a "free" education, except for football perhaps unless that can be gender neutralized in some way not yet apparent.


Seattle Pioneer "

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Flag football will be permitted in the new world order - but the name may need to be
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You think universities would include a sport that makes the violent ripping of a clothing item off the bodies of young women a principle object of the game?

I think NOT!

I doubt this has been approved by the Feminist Study Department!

Personally, I would favor ending any discrimination against women in high school or college football. Let those interested compete freely. That should be true of ALL sports ---- the idea of sports apartheid with separate but equal team for men and women is obviously outrageous!

A good place to break this barrier would be for men to start registering to participate in LPGA golf tournaments.


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