Tag: capitalism

Socialism nearly killed the Pilgrims. Then capitalism saved them. | ROONEY

By Matt Rooney _ The pilgrims were idealists. They weren’t seeking “freedom” and religious liberty in the same sense that modern Americans understand those lofty concepts; they wanted to build a religious community which could serve as, similar to what Read More

Cyber Monday Reflection: Capitalism is making the world more prosperous, peaceful

The dawn of the 24/7/365 news cycle remains the ultimate double edged sword, Save Jerseyans. Its most important victim? Perspective. If you subjected yourself to any cable news programming this fall, you could be excused for thinking that the world will Read More

Price Gouging: Inexcusable Greed or Capitalism Working?

New Jersey’s Attorney General is warning state residents of price gouging today, Save Jerseyans, as this late-winter Nor’easter pounds our state. There are laws on the books (which they sometimes enforce). But let’s never forget the #1 Save Jersey rule: Read More

In America, Is Open Debate Even Possible Anymore?

By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot And so we ask an important question. In America, is it possible to have open, vigorous, no-holds-barred debate? Is it? Is it really possible? It’s a shame we have to even ask the question but Read More

How Capitalism Saved the Pilgrims (After Socialism Nearly Wiped Them Out)

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Every Thanksgiving week, Save Jerseyans, I like to repost Rush Limbaugh’s explanation of how capitalism saved the Pilgrim’s Plymouth Colony… after socialism nearly killed each and every last one of them. The mythologized Read More

If Francis Could Meet Cory

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Pope Francis’s criticism of capitalism continues to be a hot topic through the first half of the Christmas season, Save Jerseyans, although as a friend pointed out to me earlier today, the Holy Father’s distrust of Read More

The Real History of Thanksgiving

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog School-age children can’t be blamed for thinking the Thanksgiving holiday came about when gracious, noble Native Americans saved a gaggle of stupid, fanatically-religious Europeans from starving. Here’s how the first Thanksgiving really went down: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lslqtUMwDxA Read More

Megyn Kelly Schools Frank Pallone

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Frank “Monkey Court” Pallone (R-NJ06) espouses an interesting definition of “capitalism,” Save Jerseyans. To him, it means Frank Pallone gets to unilaterally decide whether your preferred health care plan is “lousy” or not. I’d like to Read More