Archive for: March 2, 2011

March 2, 2011

Wealth and State Capitalism

Filed under: Liberalism, Marxism & Communism - 02 Mar 2011

Just preceding his recent visit with wealthy west coast executives of several high tech firms and a venture capitalist, President Obama had elevated Jeffrey Immelt, President of GE to Chairman of the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. Subsequently, he …

Who Are You Calling “Anti-Science”?

Filed under: Science & Technology - 02 Mar 2011

By: Michael Baruzzini

In 1939, Albert Einstein penned a letter to President Franklin Roosevelt. The letter was instigated, and largely written, by Hungarian immigrant and physicist Leo Szilard, who was concerned with the technological aims of the Nazi regime. After hearing …

Futility Of Middle East Efforts At “Democracy”

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 02 Mar 2011

After nine days of “voting present” on the chaos in Libya, Barack Obama has now decided to vocally condemn the brutish tactics of Colonel Moammar Kadafi, its dictatorial ruler for the past four decades. The proper interpretation of Obama’s sudden …

Tomorrow Begins Today

Today America’s leaders, ignoring the example of Dr. Kissinger, have abandoned realpolitik. Otto von Bismarck, the Iron Chancellor who united Germany coined the term.  In its original German it means “the politics of reality.” According to the tenets of realpolitik, …