People have a moral right to keep what they earn, and distribute or not distribute it as they see fit.
The phenomena of hate speech and hate crime are intimately – nay, intrinsically linked.
Obama appears to believe that there’s no difference between a racist and totalitarian government like Iran wielding a nuclear weapon and a largely rights-respecting government like Israel (or the United States) having nuclear weapons.
The BDS movement and Islamic supremacism are birds of the same anti-Semitic feather.
Creating pensions that offer generous retirement benefits wins votes in the present by promising spending in the future. Promises cost nothing in the short run — and elections are held in the short run, long before the pensions are due.
It’s important for citizens to understand — and face — the fact that the problems ailing Social Security are not primarily fiscal. The problems are moral.
Non-judgmental subsidies of counterproductive lifestyles are treating people as if they were livestock, to be fed and tended by others in a welfare state — and yet expecting them to develop as human beings have developed when facing the challenges of life themselves.
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?
The greatest soldiers of American history knew that freedom was sacred; no price paid on its behalf was a sacrifice.
“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.
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.
The psychology of dictatorship flows from a hatred of dissension.
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.
Government has become so oppressive, constantly restricting us with new regulations, that our only hope is for some of us to refuse to cooperate.