Posts Tagged ‘ government ’

The Government vs. The West

January 7, 2016
The Government vs. The West

Today’s guest post is from long-time blog favorite Mary Ann. You can read other posts from Mary Ann here and here. Mormon anti-government sentiment is typically chalked up to a psychological complex from government-sanctioned persecution in the 19th century, but it doesn’t adequately explain the anger against the federal government currently festering in the American […]

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Posted in Agency, America, Criticism, Culture, economics, Education, emotions, Empathy, Freedom, Mormon Culture, Politics, Technology | 26 Comments »

Government vs. Business: Weekend Poll

November 10, 2012
Government vs. Business: Weekend Poll

How Americans voted in this election can be directly correlated to whom they trust more (or whom they distrust more):  business or government.  How did your trust and distrust impact the way you voted? Discuss.

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Posted in Agency, America, economics, Europe, Politics, Uncategorized | 22 Comments »

Who Built That?

August 21, 2012
Who Built That?

“If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.” The implications of this little dust-up over a few little words is the crux of this election’s economic debate and perhaps the key differentiator between the two candidates.  Does it take a village to be successful or not?  How do […]

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Posted in America, economics, Freedom, Politics | 43 Comments »

Occupy Wall Street vs. Tea Party

October 25, 2011
Occupy Wall Street vs. Tea Party

A recent article contrasted the Occupy Wall Street movement with the Tea Party movement.  Both groups are angry, loud, and demanding change; both groups feel the financial bind of the recession and believe reform is needed to alleviate their situation.  One of the key differences highlighted was that OWS blames corporations (and government for not […]

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