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What Scrooge Teaches Millennials

This is the fourth in a series. If you haven’t, please read part 1, part 2, and part 3.  Because so many school systems have driven great English literature out of students’ hands and minds, it’s possible that some kids never read Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol.  If you’ve never read this classic, please do …

Living, Trump

How Government Growth Creates Scrooges

Scrooge’s nephew left the office and let in two men in the process. They came to ask for a donation for London’s poor. “At this festive season of the year, Mr. Scrooge,” said the gentleman, taking up a pen, “it is more than usually desirable that we should make some slight provision for the Poor …

Limited Government

Are We the Last Americans?

Sometimes nightmares end well.  Sometimes they don’t. Salon carries a depressing story for the lower 48 of North America. Author Alfred McCoy writes: Despite the aura of omnipotence most empires project, a look at their history should remind us that they are fragile organisms. So delicate is their ecology of power that, when things start …