What’s the biggest difference between “socialist-lite” candidate, Bernie Sanders, and a political heavyweight like Huey Long? For one thing, Long didn’t mind bending the rules. After his scuffle with Standard Oil, (Note: The Louisiana legislature tried to impeach Long after he threatened to raise taxes by $.05 on every barrel of oil refined in the... Read More
Where's the Kingfish Now That We Really Need Him?
Americans are committed to capitalism and prefer free market solutions whenever possible. Wrong. The truth is that support for capitalism has been steadily eroding since the Great Crash of '08 when markets tumbled and housing prices plunged wiping out $8 trillion in home equity and leaving 5 million homeowners facing foreclosure. After that dose of... Read More