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  •  Like everything else... (6+ / 0-)

    ...they invert reality.

    A big part of conservative philosophy is a system of casino economics based on winner-take-all and on the assumption that the winners are preordained by God.  You can't have an expanding pie in such a system; the goal is to choose winners, not to expand the economy.  

    Outside the US, right wingers have historically abhorred capitalism, and in the US, it is frequently associated with evangelical Christianity; the result has little to do with either Jesus or Adam Smith.

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