Every Republican Has a Choice: Their Country, or Trump

Every Republican Has a Choice: Their Country, or Trump
By James Fallows

July 16, 2018 at 12:40PM
via The Atlantic http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/theatlantic/TZRn/~3/oTVaZRqRnrc/

«But never before have I seen an American president consistently, repeatedly, publicly, and shockingly advance the interests of another country over those of his own government and people.

Trump himself manifestly cannot help himself. This is who he is.»

There Is Nothing Inherently Wrong With State Ownership

There Is Nothing Inherently Wrong With State Ownership
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July 10, 2018 at 09:48AM
via My Reading List: Unread https://t.co/4JOfH65ia0

«The different treatment of Norway and Venezuela is the best current example of this selective tendency. Venezuela’s currency and price mismanagement has stoked an economic crisis that conservatives then attribute to the fact that the country has extensive levels of state ownership owing to its nationalized extractive industries, which it calls socialism. Yet Norway has even more extensive levels of state ownership, also owing in significant part to its nationalized extractive industries, but somehow escapes the socialist designation.»