Billionaires, Economics, Libertarians

Save capitalism from capitalists!

Maxim: “Save capitalism from capitalists.”

Source: It’s not original to this website.  It’s a quote and even derived from the title of a book: Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists: Unleashing the Power of Financial Markets to Create Wealth and Spread Opportunity (2003) by Raghuram Rajan and Luigi Zingales.  Additionally, one form or other of this statement has been made by everyone from Theodore Roosevelt to Thomas Picketty (Capitalism in the 21st Century) to Rutger Bregman (Utopia for Realists). Continue reading “Save capitalism from capitalists!”

Healthcare

Medicare for All is too costly only for those who think paying twice as much to an insurance company is cheaper.

Maxim:  Medicare for All is too costly only for those who think paying twice as much to an insurance company is cheaper.

Purpose:  To rebut those who claim that Medicare for All is a government “entitlement” we can’t afford by pointing out that, on net, people will save money. Continue reading “Medicare for All is too costly only for those who think paying twice as much to an insurance company is cheaper.”

Libertarians, U.S. Standing

The Marines’ creed is “no man left behind.” Republicans’ creed is “every heir for himself.”

Maxim: The Marines’ creed is “no man left behind.” Republicans’ creed is “every heir for himself.” Continue reading “The Marines’ creed is “no man left behind.” Republicans’ creed is “every heir for himself.””