Response to the IPA from a supporter

 

Donald Trump has set the scene for change in the US  -  change that you have correctly described to be so necessary, not only for the US but right around the western world.
He has already retreated from some of his election policies which is somewhat disappointing.  One hopes that he will be strong in pursuing his policies but I foresee quite a bit of resistance from the “Permanent Government”, which is the bureaucracy remaining irrespective of who wins the poll. (Shades of “Yes Minister”!).  The other force he is likely to contend with is the power of finance  -  those with their hands on the levers of money can ensure certain things either succeed or fail.

I do not consider Trump’s plan to dismantle Trade Agreements like the TPP as being ‘not conservative’.  Deals like the TPP are so binding in such a multitude of issues that they cannot be considered conservative.  Free markets fit more appropriately under the conservative banner.
By dismantling Trade Agreements, Trump will be able to bring back the industries to US shores and thus create jobs.  There is a clear lesson for Australia and others here, since the experiment of Globalisation has failed dismally.

Another issue facing the developed world which has not been fully grasped by political leaders and commentators, regards the lack of purchasing power in the community.  Getting industry going with job growth will certainly help as the wages and salaries flow.  However that alone will not solve the problem because every manufacturer is utilising more technology in the form of robotic production.  Every robot ‘employed’ has displaced several   wage-earners meaning less purchasing power in the community.  The trend is growing progressively, so the problem is sure to increase.  To focus our attention on this, we must consider an extreme example where all production is done by robots and nobody is employed  -  how would we purchase the product?  From where would the purchasing power come?  Of course we cannot imagine such a situation where nobody would be employed but it does make us think.  I reckon a National dividend would be an answer but it would need to be funded from other than taxation.  Funding it from taxes would only redistribute the existing deficiency.

We may on the cusp of better times but it will require effort from those which such desires.
KG, Naracoorte, SA

 

* IPA - Institute of Public Affairs

 

 
Social Credit Warriors are Here!
THE TRIUMPH OF DONALD TRUMP AND AMERICA’S FUTURE b...
 

Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Guest
Tuesday, 10 December 2019
If you'd like to register, please fill in the username, password and name fields.

Do you wish to financially support ongoing work of the
Australian League of Rights?

You can perform a direct bank transfer of your contributions.

Bank Transfer details are:

A/c Title
Australian League of Rights (SA Branch)

BSB 
105-044

A/C No.
188-040-840

 

Email the ALOR Head Office

No political movement can exist in a moral vacuum, and Australians have traditionally accepted that it is the Christian Faith that generated our heritage of representative government. While the League maintains a small full-time staff primarily motivated by Christian service, it is the extensive network of volunteers from all walks of life who form the backbone of the Movement.

The League of Rights seeks to help create a body of dedicated men and women who serve not for their own material gain, but as custodians of those truths and values which must form the basis of all successful efforts to defeat the enemies of human dignity and freedom.

The League encourages and equips individuals to independently exercise their own initiative in the service of freedom.

 

All Blog Posts Authorised by K. W. Grundy
13 Carsten Court, Happy Valley, SA.