It would take a “global” village to subjugate and sack America. That is what is being proposed by Jeffrey Sachs. And who is Jeffrey Sachs?
Government force does not lead to high quality education. It leads to expensive and mediocre education.
The greatest soldiers of American history knew that freedom was sacred; no price paid on its behalf was a sacrifice.
Reason is the only antidote to militant, faith-based force.
“We do not consecrate the flag by punishing its desecration, for in doing so we dilute the freedom that this cherished emblem represents.”
Statism, or the political philosophy that the state is all, and the individual but its servant, acts as a vehicle for power-seekers and the pursuers of the unearned.
In a free market, medical practitioners and medical companies earn more money if they make their patients and customers happy and keep them healthy. That’s the best incentive. I trust that competition more than I’ll ever trust the activists who want to shut it down.
Obama’s stereotype of all rich people as being “born” into it (hence the lottery analogy) betrays not only willful ignorance, but an irrational hatred of production and success.
The bulk of today’s problems for many blacks are a result of politicians and civil rights organizations using government in the name of helping blacks when in fact they are serving the purposes of powerful interest groups.
The real question is whether the investment of wealth is likely to be done better by those who created that wealth in the first place or by politicians.
Why do most people criminalize wealth creation while others cheer and appreciate it?
Our monetary system is failing, but explaining that isn’t easy.
The psychology of dictatorship flows from a hatred of dissension.
Capitalism is practical because it respects the sovereignty and efficacy of man’s mind and body.
Those poor, victimized killers; they’re only killers because of our distorted perceptions of them. If we didn’t pin “Kick Me, I’m a Killer” signs on their backs, they wouldn’t be killers.
The history of the visionary liberal-left, as presented by Doug Rossinow, is an engrossing tour-de-force in terms of bringing to life the oft-contentious and divisive glittering but hollow disco ball of American collectivism.
There’s a lot more at stake in Times Square than the lights.
Government has become so oppressive, constantly restricting us with new regulations, that our only hope is for some of us to refuse to cooperate.