This Thanksgiving, Are You Part of the One Percent?

By Steve Buckstein You may not have learned this in school, but prior to the 1623 Thanksgiving celebration in the Plymouth colony it had the equivalent of a modern-day socialist economy. Land and crops were held in common; and food … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Turkey – with Uncle Sam

By Steve Buckstein On this Thanksgiving I have to give credit to The Blaze for alerting me to a serious issue of public concern. Apparently the U.S. government, in its collective wisdom, believes that Americans need its help to purchase, … Continue reading

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How to End Poverty

President Johnson declared a “war on poverty” back in 1964 when the poverty rate was 19 percent. In the 48 years since, we’ve spent over 12 trillion tax dollars fighting poverty. The rate dipped below 11 percent in 1973, but … Continue reading

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Occupy Thanksgiving

As we begin this year’s holiday season, it may be useful to confront the Occupy movement with the harsh reality of where its apparent economic philosophy ultimately leads. Over the last several years, I have pointed out each November that … Continue reading

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