Rick Santorum: The Anti-Capitalist

A few years ago, it seemed inevitable.  The popular resistance to the increasingly invasive federal policies in healthcare, housing, and finance seemed to have sparked a cultural revolution of sorts.  This was characterized by the “Tea Party”...

The Rational Interest?

“The American nation needs the tonic of a serious moral adventure.“ Ayn Rand once referenced this quote by Herbert Croly from The New Republic in describing the roots of war.  Upon first publication, this quote was an endorsement of Wilsonian thinking...

The Cost of Compromise

If this latest “debt deal” was anything, it was certainly everything a “compromise” had to offer. While the original cut, cap, and balance plan was at least a step in the right direction, the underlying principles motivating the bill were...

??The Needless Casualty

On May 7th, a US Navy warship will be christened in the memory of a fallen Navy SEAL operator and Medal of Honor recipient, Lieutenant Michael Murphy.  Murphy, then 29 years old, was killed in action in Afghanistan’s Kunar province on June 28, 2005. ...