The best way for human beings to survive and flourish is not to be givers or takers but traders.
Hugo Chavez's socialism has been a complete and utter disaster. Especially for the poor.
Literary naturalism cannot tolerate heroes. There are no heroes in AMC's Mad Men; virtually all the characters are manipulative, dishonest, ...
An excerpt from Donald Donald and Andrew Greta’s I am John Galt: Today’s Heroic Innovators Building the World and the ...
Apple, the most highly valued technology company and the creator of wonderful products that millions enjoy and use to enhance their productivity, has been accused of not paying enough taxes at a congressional hearing where CEO Tim Cook was grilled yesterday. (See the story here). More specifically, Apple was accused of avoiding $9 billion or [...]
The next time an environmentalist warns us of a pending disaster or that we are running out of something, we ought to ask: When was the last time a prediction of yours was right?
This time of year, as college students return home for the summer, many parents may notice how many politically correct ideas they have acquired on campus. Some of those parents may wonder how they can undo some of the brainwashing that has become so common in what are supposed to be institutions of higher learning. [...]
When the nationwide campus disruptions and violence of the 1960s gave way to quieter times in the 1970s, many academics congratulated themselves on having restored peace. But it was the peace of surrender.
Years ago, Hillary Clinton, speaking as the president’s wife, went on NBC’s Today Show and complained of what she called a “vast right-wing conspiracy” without citing evidence. She said there was a conspiracy to discredit her husband over the scandal of his having an affair with an intern. It turned out that there was a [...]
Brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who are accused of setting the bombs that exploded at the Boston Marathon, attended the University of Massachusetts. Maybe they hated our nation before college, but if you want lessons on hating America, college attendance might be a good start. Let’s look at it. “We need to think very, very [...]
Despite Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s loudly proclaimed question “What difference, at this point, does it make?” the difference is between an honest mistake and a calculated lie to deceive the American people, in order to win an election.
Whatever Barack Obama’s words, his deeds have been directed less toward stopping Iran from going nuclear than they have been toward stopping Israel from stopping Iran from going nuclear.
Some time ago speculation ran through the Mainstream Media and the Internet about which “playbook” the Obama administration has been following in terms of its domestic and international policies. Was it George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, or Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged? The consensus came down for Atlas Shrugged, a novel whose villains seemed to have enjoyed [...]
Obama represents the worst in people: Unaccountability, resentment, envy and unearned entitlement. He speaks to the small-minded and petty in people, and he has the “audacity” to call this “progressive.”
One question about the creators of “entertainment” such as “Mad Men” which I have never seen asked by other critics is: Why are they stuck in that particular creative rut? Why are stories that are pro-individualism, pro-happiness, and pro-freedom impossible to them to conceive of and develop?
The redistribution of wealth means the redistribution from you to politicians.
So many of the issues of our time — or perhaps any time — hinge on whether one considers the full context, or only one element of it.
Associated Press reports: Thousands of people with serious medical problems are in danger of losing coverage under President Obama’s healthcare overhaul because of cost overruns, state officials say. At risk is the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan, a transition program that’s become a lifeline for the so-called uninsurables — people with serious medical conditions who can’t [...]
Housing has been just one area where the bouncing ball approach to political decision-making has led the country into one disaster after another.