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How to recruit people to the cause of reforming America

Summary:  After the long journey to create modern representative democracies, we might have forgotten how our political machinery works. The basic workings of the engine, not the operation of the buttons on the dashboard. Worse, many of us have adopted superstitions about the engine. All this makes difficult the deep reforms necessary for the 21st …

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Anguish at the stupidity of Christians

The difference between Christianity & Libertarianism marks a line between America & the New America

Summary:  Recently the FM website has focused on the evolution of the America-that-Once-Was into the New America, and the propaganda that drives it. One of the great oddities of this is that we radically change, yet remain unaware of the change. Today we look at one example: Libertarianism, the anti-Christianity — so popular among Christian conservatives. “But …

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Choose your team: our election is a conflict between long-dead philosophers

Summary: Philosophy has always been a driver of social and political evolution in western civilization. Especially at inflection points, like today. Here we look at two formerly obscure philosophers who have been brought to life by the unassailable power of money. Their theories both fight for the soul of the Republican Party. On another day …

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Ron Paul’s exotic past tells us much about him, the GOP, libertarians – and about us

Summary:  The Republican primaries, esp the latest chapter about Ron Paul, provide a feast of insights about our America.  It’s not a pretty picture, but important to know — and cheap, if we learn from this before the election. . Contents About the GOP About Ron Paul About us About libertarians Articles about Ron Paul and his …

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A modern conservative dresses up Mr. Potter to suit our libertarian fashions

Summary:  Today, like every day, we get a serving of glittering myths from a conservative economist.  Today we get a”just so” story justifying our high levels of unemployment and income inequality.  Another of the barrages of chaff shot into our minds keep us docile, our OODA loops confused.  We must see the true situation in order to even …

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