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Republicans and Money

An excerpt from Sam’s Branch Essays, a book I am working on. I published in the Lincoln Independent, January 31, 1996: The Republicans do not care if they balance the budget. A balanced budget is being used as a smokescreen … Continue reading

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CAPITALISM UNBRIDLED OR BRIDLED by Perry Mann

CAPITALISM UNBRIDLED OR BRIDLED “The American Dream remains alive. It is threatened, however, by those who would seek to have the government punish those who reach too high a level of success.” The words are those of Mike Stuart, a … Continue reading

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PREACHERS HAVE A VESTED INTEREST IN CREATIONISM by Perry Mann

PREACHERS HAVE A VESTED INTEREST IN CREATIONISM I have read that the Catholic Church has conceded that the earth is not the center of the universe and after four centuries has apologized for burning Giordano Bruno, a Dominican monk, at … Continue reading

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CREATIVE DESTRUCTION by Perry Mann

CREATIVE DESTRUCTION “The market has proved itself the supreme engine of innovation, production, and distribution. But as it careens ahead, its method — heedless of little beyond profits — is what Joseph Schumpeter called ‘creative destruction.’ In its economic theory, … Continue reading

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FROM HOOVER TO HOOVER IN A LIFETIME—“…roll back the twentieth century” by Perry Mann

FROM HOOVER TO HOOVER IN A LIFETIME I remember seeing Herbert Hoover’s picture on the front page of a newspaper on the day after his victory over Alfred Smith. On a March morning in 1933, I recall hearing my father … Continue reading

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