Tag: #capitalism

Just curious…

Have you ever noticed how many people start off arguments with “Just curious…?” or “I’m just asking questions!” This is known as “Just Asking Questions,” a way to derail a conversation, especially if you know you’re on the losing side of an argument. For example, this… Both are from the same author. The first is her original “Just curious” set…

Blizzard Capitalism and Socialism

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I’ve never seen this much snow in my lifetime. Heck, the whole DC/Baltimore area hasn’t seen this much snow in forever. But we got through it. (Here are some pictures of the whole ordeal.) As my wife and I struggled to finish clearing the driveway, a man in a large pickup…

Let’s “privatize” water

A friend of mine on Facebook pointed me to an online article claiming that the former CEO and Chairman of Nestle advocates for the privatization of water. It includes a YouTube video where Mr. Brabeck-Letmathe speaks of water as a “foodstuff” and one that should be bought and sold like any other foodstuff. His position, it seems, is that water…