Politically-correct capitalism is a loser

I got an email from the Democratic Party yesterday.

They’re raising money in an attempt to overturn the stunning mandate won by Republicans in the election.

Here’s a flavor of their “love note”:

“What do Wilbur Ross and Steven Mnuchin — Trump’s incoming Secretaries of Commerce and the Treasury — have in common?

They’re both Wall Street billionaires who got rich preying on working Americans and foreclosing on their homes. And once confirmed, they plan to start bringing back the Bush-era economic policies that helped lead us to the worst economic recession since the Great Depression.”

They dost protest too much, methinks…

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I don’t blame African-Americans for voting for Obama

By Tom Quiner Nine out of ten blacks are going to vote for Barack Obama. Maybe more. Conservatives understandably bristle when they see these polls. Suppose 90% of whites voted for Romney, they grouse. Wouldn’t that be proof of racism? Well then, goes the argument, why isn’t it racist for blacks to so overwhelmingly vote…

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The root cause of poverty

By Tom Quiner I heard it said once that avoiding poverty is really pretty easy. You have to do three things: 1. Graduate from high school. 2. Defer child-rearing until your twenties. 3. Get a job. Any job, even if it’s flipping hamburgers. It will lead to a better job, and then an even better…

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