Between 1970 and 2012, the number of black elected officials rose from fewer than 1,500 to more than 10,000. How has this affected the black community? Jason Riley of The Manhattan Institute answers the question in this video.
Most Americans view business monopolies as a threat to free enterprise, to the very notion of liberty. But when there is a political monopoly the citizens who belong to that monopoly are content to let it stand.
That’s because power becomes an end in itself.
Democrats have maintained political monopolies in Baltimore, Chicago and Detroit for several generations. And the results of this Democrat monopoly is predictably gruesome.
“You can’t make an omelette without breaking some eggs.”
So said Stalin about his genocidal purges.
Obama and the Democrats are whipping up an omelette. We the American people — and the free enterprise system — are the broken eggs, the broken lives. At the moment, there are several million broken lives as the unreasonable Obamacare mandates force insurance companies to cancel individual and family policies.
The numbers are staggering. In California, a one-party state — essentially a Democrat thugocracy — over 900,000 Californians are losing their insurance.
Even CBS News, a reliably liberal outlet, reports that: