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by cassowary
Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Life Under Kim Jong Un
Replies: 40
Views: 256

Re: Singapore, a bastion of economic freedom

That was true in Blair's Labour Party. They had abandoned the idea of nationalization which was what Stalin and Clemen Atlee did. But Corbyn has other ideas . Cass, to bracket Clement Attlee with Josef Stalin like that as though one and the same only serves to further convince me that you just don'...
by cassowary
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Life Under Kim Jong Un
Replies: 40
Views: 256

Re: Life in the free versus the unfree.

Looking over the others though I could have pointed out plenty of others with lesser economic freedoms where socialist ideology appears to have played no role in bringing that about. You and I are in fundamental disagreement on that point. ..............................................................
by cassowary
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Life Under Kim Jong Un
Replies: 40
Views: 256

Re: Singapore, a bastion of economic freedom

That was true in Blair's Labour Party. They had abandoned the idea of nationalization which was what Stalin and Clemen Atlee did. But Corbyn has other ideas . Cass, to bracket Clement Attlee with Josef Stalin like that as though one and the same only serves to further convince me that you just don'...
by cassowary
Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Life Under Kim Jong Un
Replies: 40
Views: 256

Re: Life Under Kim Jong Un

Neverfail, No country is completely laizzez faire and no country is completely Socialist. Both Capitalism and Socialism are simply idealized concepts. It is a matter of degree. However, we can rank each country based on the degree of capitalism or socialism. Capitalism and Socialism are polar opposi...
by cassowary
Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Life Under Kim Jong Un
Replies: 40
Views: 256

Re: Singapore, a bastion of economic freedom

It is ironic that the land of Adam Smith, the UK, has grown soft with a huge dose of Socialism, ....... Has it? The post WW2 rise of the UK Labour Party is like a belated acknowledgement that, given the very inequitable distribution of the benefits during its Victorian era tilt at free market capit...
by cassowary
Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Reps. Jordan and Gaetz call for Special Councel to investigate Clinton
Replies: 33
Views: 226

Re: Reps. Jordan and Gaetz call for Special Councel to investigate Clinton

Currently there are two democratic members of congress that have far more evidence to show highly inappropriate behavior(And that is being kind) But they are still in office. Yet there have already been declarations of Moore's guilt to the degree that Moore should not be elected and if he is should...
by cassowary
Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Life Under Kim Jong Un
Replies: 40
Views: 256

Re: Singapore, a bastion of economic freedom

It is ironic that the land of Adam Smith, the UK, has grown soft with a huge dose of Socialism, ....... Has it? The post WW2 rise of the UK Labour Party is like a belated acknowledgement that, given the very inequitable distribution of the benefits during its Victorian era tilt at free market capit...
by cassowary
Wed Nov 22, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Reps. Jordan and Gaetz call for Special Councel to investigate Clinton
Replies: 33
Views: 226

Re: Reps. Jordan and Gaetz call for Special Councel to investigate Clinton

It is stil a toss up. Moore still has a chance of winning, thanks to Al Frankenstein.
by cassowary
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Life Under Kim Jong Un
Replies: 40
Views: 256

Re: Life Under Kim Jong Un

(It's also interesting to note that all of the ideas for which he is well known were anticipated by Swedish clergyman and economist Anders Chydenius, whose work The National Gain predated Wealth of Nations by eleven years.) Thanks for telling me. I learnt something new today. I have never heard of ...
by cassowary
Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Life Under Kim Jong Un
Replies: 40
Views: 256

Singapore, a bastion of economic freedom

When Singapore was founded, the ideas of a laizzez faire economy as expounded by Adam Smith was the intellectual rage in England. Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, its founder insisted that Singapore should have a free market economy. It is still one of the freest economy (next to former British colony, ...