Recall Soviet communism in Moscow, Chinese communism in Beijing, and Panem’s Capitol in The Hunger Games. In those rigged systems, only the rulers eat well.
Perhaps Trump wanted to build a tower in Moscow so he could escape New York’s building regulations. If you want a good deal, pay Vladimir Putin to grant you a charter to do business in Russia. You can be one of his oligarchs.
Professor MacLean teaches at Duke University. She joined Duke’s faculty in 2010, and is the William H. Chafe Professor of History and Public Policy there. I wonder if she regards herself as an empathetic person. I wonder if the people at Duke, who offered her an endowed chair when they lured her away from Northwestern, go home and ask what they could have been thinking.
Therefore make government weak, to make people happy and secure in their property. Make government passive wherever possible, because its activity causes misery. These principles never fail to enlarge liberty for those who make them their own.
One’s measure for success has to be greater than assertion of control at the expense of other people’s freedom.
In that sense, Trump’s claim that the election is rigged merely extends Elizabeth Warren’s charge that the system is rigged. Both politicians weave their accusations from the same thread.
Bless the Christian Science Monitor. We’ve had how many years of thievery, incompetence, selfishness, dishonesty, unconstitutional governance, cravenness, criminality, cronyism, …
In January 2010, Massachusetts voters fired “the Scott heard round the world.” A clever phrase two years ago, it still …