In the wilderness of the New World, the Plymouth Pilgrims had progressed from the false dream of communism to the sound realism of capitalism.
On May 27, 1935, in a unanimous decision the nine members of the Supreme Court said there were constitutional limits beyond which the federal government could not go in claiming the right to regulate the economic affairs of the citizenry. It was a glorious day in American judicial history and is worth remembering.
Thanksgiving celebrates man’s ability to produce.
What distinguishes the West, namely Britain and the U.S., from other nations are the extraordinary measures they took to abolish slavery.
Underlying the political collectivism of the anti-Columbus crowd is a racist view of human nature.
Western civilization did not originate slavery, racism, warfare, or disease–but with America as its exemplar, that civilization created the antidotes.
Discussions of racial problems almost invariably bring out the cliche of “a legacy of slavery.”
The distinctive principle of Western social philosophy is individualism.
Barack Obama belongs on the side of Selma’s oppressor, not on the side of Selma’s oppressed.
Much of the pathology seen in many black communities is entirely new in black history.