Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Winston’s Websites of the Day 3-20-12

Selflessly scouring the interwebs so you don't have to.

5 Reasons Socialism Is Inferior To Capitalism

By John Hawkins Via Townhall.com:

Saying that capitalism is better than socialism is like saying that winning a million dollars is better than being in a high impact car crash. In other words, if you have an open mind, a good grasp on human nature and economics, and a passing knowledge of world history, there's absolutely no question that capitalism is superior to socialism.
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How one man escaped from a North Korean prison camp

This is an edited extract from Escape From Camp 14, by Blaine Harden and it is simply amazing.

After signing a secrecy form, father and son were handcuffed, blindfolded and driven away. Shin guessed they would be released but when the car stopped after about 30 minutes and his blindfold was removed, he panicked. A crowd had gathered. Shin was now certain he and his father were to be executed. He became acutely aware of the air passing into and out of his lungs. He told himself these were the last breaths of his life.

Time to count your blessings folks please read it all.


The world according to Frank
Now back to our regularly scheduled program:

115-year-old electric car gets same 40 miles to the charge as Chevy Volt

Meet the Roberts electric car. Built in 1896, it gets a solid 40 miles to the charge — exactly the mileage Chevrolet advertises for the Volt, the highly touted $31,645 electric car General Motors CEO Dan Akerson called "not a step forward, but a leap forward."
The executives at Chevrolet can rest easy for now. Since the Roberts was constructed in an age before Henry Ford's mass production, the 115-year-old electric car is one of a kind.
But don't let the car's advanced age let you think it isn't tough: Its present-day owner, who prefers not to be named, told The Daily Caller it still runs like a charm, and has even completed the roughly 60-mile London to Brighton Vintage Car Race.
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A Guide to the Liberal Mind

By Victor Volsky via The Amercian Thinker:

As a great fan of Jeff Foxworthy, it occurred to me that it might be a good idea to use his hilarious you-might-be-a-redneck comedy routine in an attempt to characterize the liberal mindset. So, with apologies to the wonderful country comedian, here are some of the notable features of the liberal's mental landscape:
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