Tag Archive | class warfare

The Problem with the Socialist Vision and Income Inequality

The politics of envy was on proud display a couple weeks ago when President Obama pledged the rest of his term to fighting “income inequality.” He noted that some people make more than other people, that some people have higher incomes than others, and he says that’s not just. That is the rationale of thievery.

The Big Losers in Tuesday’s Election? Social Conservatives (Part 2)

Social Conservatism appears to be a lost cause in American Politics, as does the Republican Party.

The Politics of Envy and a Culture of Greed

To covet is to desire to possess what rightfully belongs to another. It is not simply admiring what another has, but is the desire to take it. Covetousness is a form of greed. You don’t have to be rich to be greedy. You can be poor and greedy, and you can be poor and envy what others have. We now have an entire political party dedicated to stoking the fires of envy and greed, and its chief strategy is intent on dividing Americans by stirring up envy towards the rich. It also appeals to people’s greed