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A Critical Look at Economics 101

Posted in Social and Political Commentary with tags , , , , , , , on January 1, 2009 by ezlnwv

Economics 101 is essentially the uncritical and superficial study of capitalism. Granted, it is important to make familiar the language of our current system. But Economics does not just familiarize, it justifies. It propagandizes.  It distorts logic and misconceives rationality to make capitalism seem natural, pure. It does not study society as it purports. It perpetuates it.

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Edwards Campaign Over, Appalachians Still Have No Say

Posted in Social and Political Commentary with tags , , , , , , , , , on January 30, 2008 by willyd22

 I supported John Edwards for President in ’08 as well as in ’04.  I am sadly disappointed in his withdrawal from this years election because I believe he was the best choice for President for the simple fact that he would have fought for the people that have no voice in this country.  His message of two Americas resonates true in my interpretation of the state of our nation.  Over this campaign I have felt that Edwards would do well here in West Virginia because we understand the message of two Americas.  We have lived in the lower part of the two Americas.  We have suffered in mass poverty.  We have struggled with poor educations.  We have toiled for low wages.  This is part of living in Appalachia.  We have always been part of America but mostly the lower America.  John Edwards was our Presidential candidate.  He would have fought for us as President.  But now, for what ever reason, we don’t get to support him.  I could go on about the biased  media or the ill informed electorate but that would simply be ranting and I would much rather this mean something more than simple blather.

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Bored on Christmas?

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , on December 25, 2007 by jenningsw22

Do you find yourself back on your RSS feeds after opening all your presents and eating your Christmas dinner?  Well heres some Christmas stories for you to enjoy on other blogs that I have enjoyed over this holiday season.  If you have any interesting Christmas stories please link in comments.

Well I hope those Christmas posts were entertaining and curbed your boredom a little.  I know I enjoyed them.  Now get back in there and visit with your family.