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Rarely has there been such a fury aroused by an article published here as was experienced after Evangelizing for Communism went live. The fact that most of them, and among them the best and most clearly articulated ones, all requested that they not be published - speaks volumes to me.
So, this unexpected reaction prompted our response in the comments after Evangelizing for Communism, as well as in three new webpages, intended to correct educated misconceptions relating to:
This all happened in such a short time span that I never sent out the usual Catholic American Thinker E-Zine announcing the three new webpages.
This is just to correct that.
While I would never think to instruct the Church on Ecclesial matters, neither do I expect the Church to instruct the secular world on the legal or political control of either national or global planned and controlled collective economies.
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Date: Sun Mar 16 22:23:29 2014
This seems to negate or ignore all recognized economic theories as invalid at best and fraudulent at worst. Where do you put John Maynard Keynes in all this?
Date: Mon Mar 17 2014
From: Vic Biorseth
First, Happy Birthday Marcie, and Happy St. Patrick's day, everyone else.
I put Keynsian economics somewhere between Marxist and Stupid. Keynes wrote his master economic work believing (wrongly) that Capitalism had failed, bringing about the Great Depression. Capitalism, which is not a system of man but a natural thing born of liberty, did not fail. The Great Depression was caused by radical interference by President Herbert Hoover and greatly deepened by increased interference by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. We talked about Keynes' interventionism in the Demand Side discussion. We talked about the causes of the Great Depression and the current depression in the various Economic Catastrophe pages.
The fatal flaw in the Keynesian "economic stimulus" approach is glaringly obvious. The money he uses to stimulate the economy was taken out of the economy in the first place. That makes it a near zero-sum game. If you take money away from someone first, and then give it back to them hoping they will spend it, thereby stimulating the economy, they will most likely use it to do what they intended to do with it before you took it in the first place. Which may just be to survive a little longer.
Taking money from the private sector through taxation and then giving it back to the private sector to stimulate the economy is just plain stupid.
Date: Mon Mar 17 07:30:21 2014
What about the tax revenue from the work produced by the stimulus?
Date: Mon Mar 17 2014
From: Vic Biorseth
Stanley, Stanley, Stanley.
It is tax revenue that is paying the worker hired because of the stimulus. Whatever tax he pays on his tax-provided income can never hope to come close to equaling the taxes used to pay him.
If you hire a worker to repave a highway or repair a bridge, and you pay him out of tax revenue, the taxes he pays on his tax-supplied income will never even break even with what was spent to pay him, unless and until he is taxed at a 100% tax rate. And if we take all of his tax-paid wages in taxes, he will stop working and not repave the highway or repair the bridge. Unless and until he is conscripted into a labor army and forced to do it by law.
Taking tax dollars out of tax revenue to stimulate the economy is the worst possible investment that could ever be made. It's a losing proposition.
Her Excellency Nancy Pelosi will go on and on about how such things as Stimulus packages and unemployment compensation and minimum wage laws and income caps and price controls will bring about an economic boom, but then, she is a MEJTML14 , and as a professional Party Politician and member of the Marxocrat Party, lying to the electorate is job one for her.
With her, it's hard to tell where sheer stupidity ends and the evil of Marxism begins; but with the rest of her Party it is fairly obvious that the lies are quite intentional. If you or anyone else wonders how it ever came to be that so many could be easily fooled by so few, look no farther than formal education increasingly controlled by government at the national and even international level, and you will see how it has been and is being done.
The Marxocrat Party gets an added bonus from the Stimulus economic trick, in that the worker hired to repave the road or repair the bridge is almost certainly a member of a Marxist-controlled union, and his union dues will be sent by the union to support Marxocrat Party political "campaign needs". They get richer and richer even as they bring the Constitution and all the rest of us down.
Date: Wed Aug 20 2014
From: Vic Biorseth
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On Cultural Desensitization to Strategies of Cultural Destruction. The systematic psychological desensitization of a nation's citizenry to the reality of mortal threats to nations.
The Infiltration of Evil Pages highlight the hidden advance of our cultural destruction. Mighty nations, invincible in battle, may be taken down by slow parasitic infiltration of evil.
On the Coming Total Global Reset. This Global Reset will touch every aspect of human life, and nothing will be the same again.
Gay Marriage: What the hell is gay about it? It isn't Gay Marriage, it's Homosexual Marriage. If you surrender the language you lose.
Disorder and Confusion from the White House. And from the Vatican, too? The growing disorder in Obama's America, and in Pope Francis' Catholic Church.
The "Top Down" Catholic Revolution by Bishops Against Established Doctrine. The "Bottom Up" Catholic Revolution by Laymen For Established Doctrine.
Anathematizing anathema: the predictable result of the denial of evil. In a world that denies the existence of evil, anathematizing anathema itself is the only anathema allowed.
On Glorious Adult Judgmentalism, and Our Disastrous Loss Of It. The desire to "Find Common Ground" precipitates our slow, steady, sure decline into pure evil.
The Grand Conspirators, gathering riches and power through treachery and deceit. The Grand Conspirators behind collapsing currencies, environmental panic, social revolution and the end of nations.
Farewell America? No friendly nation will bid "Farewell America" as we go under, for all friendly nations will be too preoccupied with their own deadly emergencies.
American Faith: What it was in the beginning, what it is now, what it should be. If Modern American Faith is not to be Christian, then, what exactly is it to be? Nothingness?
The cultural road to Sodom: Wide, smooth, straight and downhill all the way. Asking the questions, is America already the New Sodom, and is there any way back to simple decency?
Property = Wealth = A Penny Saved = A Fundamental Human Civil Right. Wealth Redistribution = confiscating private property from those who earned it to benefit those who did not earn it.
What does income inequality, or any inequality, have to do with morality? When did we become so stupid? Income inequality, wealth gaps, etc., are not moral issues.
Imperfect Cliven Bundy v. all the Perfect White Commentators. Perfection is not of this world, but the next; unless you're a White Journalist, Pundit or Commentator.
The Class Warfare Lies of "Social Justice" infecting theology and philosophy. Most every time Social Justice is invoked, you are about to hear some Class Warfare Lies.
Decision Point: Will You (We) Stand in Truth, or Lay Down with The World? The exact same Decision Point at which Nineveh was saved, and Sodom and Gomorrah were lost.
On Common Law and the Constitution. What, exactly, is Common Law?
The Contraception Perversion: The Deep Root Cause of All Sexual Perversions. Every form of sexual perversion has its roots in the original perversion of Artificial Contraception.
How many "Practicing" Catholics are really only Lip Service Catholics? Lip Service Catholics like to look Catholic and sound Catholic, but they are fraudulent Catholics.
"Unfettered Capitalism" does not exist; so why is the term so popular? Unfettered Capitalism is a nonsensical term. The moment it is fettered it is no longer Capitalism.
Do detractors even know what Trickle Down economic theory is? Those who condemn Trickle Down economic theory either don't understand it, or they are trying to fool someone.
Marching nations into the Great Collective under the banner of Social Justice. Does Social Justice mean collective property, collective labor, collective rights and collective salvation?
Presenting Yankee Economics to Ranking Catholic Churchmen and others unfamiliar. Yankee Economics 101: A light description for those who never experienced it.
Wayward bishops and complicit journalists corrupted Catholic culture. Evil grew as a leaven in the clergy and corrupted Catholic culture from within.
Establishment Democrats, Establishment Republicans, and Establishment Bishops? Supposedly Catholic, Inside-the-Beltway, Big Government, Progressive, Establishment Bishops.
On the Objective Reality of God, Objective Reality versus Subjective Empiricism, which holds that Reality is subject to Human Perception.
Death to the Church of Nice. Long Live the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church.
Religion in Culture: the vitally important factor no longer recognized today. Secularists oppose religion in culture. But then, secularists oppose both religion and culture.
Cardinal Dolan's Church of Sodomy: destroying New York Catholicism from the top. Cardinal Dolan is doing to New York Catholicism exactly what Comrade President Obama (peace be upon him) is doing to Constitutional America.
The Culture of Death always wears a false but alluringly innocent smiley face. The Culture of Death, where Madam Hillary loves Scripture and your Living Will won't necessarily kill you.
Thinking of Bai MacFarlane and the upcoming Synod on the Family. Whatever emanates from the Synod, the Bai MacFarlane family tragedy brings it all into proper focus.
Incremental Tyranny advances as we Tea Party-ers cheer our imagined victories. How we always greet more Incremental Tyranny with a cheer, a whoop and a happy-dance.
Catholic American Treason: Bishops join Republcrats in Obamunist treason. Bishops participate in the destruction of American sovereignty, in acts of Catholic American Treason.
On The Evil One's Mal-Formed Compassion and Malignant Mercy. In malignant mercy we see that evil and untruth can infiltrate and commandeer even the virtues.
Promoting Moral Depravity: the popular sport of the intellectual elites. Almost no one knows they are promoting moral depravity, but almost everyone is.
The Pathological Liars of the Left. What do common criminals, Marxists and Moslems have most in common? They are all pathological liars.
Disinformation differs from miss-information by being deliberate and deceptive. Deliberate Disinformation moves America and the World deeper and deeper into error.
Evil is, definitively, Falsehood; Evil is the Opposite of permanent Truth. Evil convincingly argues Religion out of Politics in this temporary, passing world, where Satan reigns.
On the Stupidity of Evil, and the Connection between Evil and Stupidity. Evil is Opposition to God, and Opposition to God is just Glaring Stupidity.
Truth Denial: Über-elitist, high intellectual, super sophisticated Stupidity. Evil = Falsehood; the opposite of Truth. It is not possible to oppose reality and not be stupid.
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