Why is a so-called “free trade agreement” being negotiated in secret; even from the Senate oversight committee? The trade agreement in question is called the Trans-Pacific Partnership, in which the United States is negotiating with the following countries: Australia, Brunei, Chile, Canada, Malaysia, New Zealand, Mexico, Peru, Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, and possibly South Korea. The […]Read more "Trans-Pacific Partnership __ The Next (Secret) Step Toward A New World Order?"
Some days I know exactly what I want to write about and then there are days like today when I review sources I have bookmarked, I find it hard to make up my mind. Everything I looked at said this is what you want to write about today, Jim. In the end, I decided to […]Read more "Cronyism Is The Antitheses Of Capitalism"
Will Rodgers once said: “I am not a member of an organized political party. I am a Democrat.” He would have made the same point if he had said he was a Republican. I am going to extrapolate Will Rodgers’ words and say: “I am not a member of any organized culture, I am an […]Read more "Without a Rudder or a Sail"
Political systems and economic systems go hand-in-hand. They are two sides of the same coin, sort of speak. For thousands of years the dominant form of governance was the feudal system. In the western world, Europe originally, feudalism gradually gave way to mercantilism, in which the crown gave monopolistic power to certain companies in exchange for supporting the […]Read more "Governance _ Can Any System Work? Is Human Nature At Fault?"