Category Archives: Socialism

What’s this? Democrats oppose school reform, embrace socialism?

Ye olde centrally directed command and control Surprise, surprise: The Democrat(ic) candidates for governor are kowtowing to the teachers union. All four participating in a Capital Times forum — Kelda Roys, Mahlon Mitchell, Mike McCabe, and Kathleen Vinehout — would … Continue reading

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Democrats should blame Mark Pocan, not the Koch Brothers

In Wisconsin’s fall they’ve sinned all. If our liberal-progressive-socialist acquaintances ever overcome their obsession with convuluted conspiracy theories they might actually get somewhere at the ballot box. Which is unlikely, now that the Madison Common Council has banned conversion therapy. … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders, clouds, and the lost dogs of Madison

The Squire feels like going feral The Squire used to believe that when one died, God (or one of his representatives) would whisper a short sentence into your ear that would explain the mysteries of the universe and the meaning … Continue reading

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Socialism is on a winning streak!

The people living under it, not so much The problem with socialism is that sooner or later you run out of other people’s money. — Margaret Thatcher. Over the weekend, Nicolás Maduro was reinstalled as the Cuban-style socialist president of … Continue reading

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