PARTNER SITES

The Real Reason Ferguson Burns

The moment we start taking seriously the idea that there are different kinds of reality and therefore different kinds of reason to apply to different “realities,” (black, white, female, whatever), then civilization is truly on its way out.

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Beware of Our Betters

Jonathan Gruber’s notion that the people are “stupid” is not fundamentally different from what Obama said to his fellow elite leftists in San Francisco, when he derided ordinary Americans as petty people who want to cling to their guns and their religion. We need to see through such arrogant elitists if we want to cling […]

The Turkey Was a Racist

An innocuous cartoon in The Indianapolis Star about Obama’s executive order on illegal immigration caused an uproar among those whose feelings were hurt. Shall we say they have “thin skins”?

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Why The Founders Didn’t Give Us a Democracy

As the famous story goes, when Ben Franklin left Independence Hall after the Constitutional Convention in 1787, Mrs. Powel of Philadelphia had a question she wanted answered. “Well Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy?” Franklin replied, “A republic, if you can keep it.” No one today (well, seemingly other than the […]

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The Morality of Capitalism

Capitalism, in Ayn Rand’s definition, is “a social system based on the recognition of individual rights (including property rights) in which all property is privately owned.”

Obama vs. Us

Obama is living up to those pledges by subverting our Constitution and adopting the political style of a banana republic dictator.

sowell

Racial Quota Punishment

Letting kids who are behavior problems in schools grow up to become hoodlums and then criminals is no favor to them or to the black community.