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Equality in Discipline

Seeing as the Obama administration is concerned about punishment disproportionality, should black convicts be released so that only 13 percent of incarcerated murderers are black?

Book Review: “Fear Itself”

A new book discusses how racism and a fascination with European statism enabled FDR to impose the New Deal on the country and lay the foundation of American statism.

Taxing By Inflation

If you put $1,000 in your piggy bank in 1960 and took it out to spend in 2000, you would discover that your money had, over time, lost 80 percent of its value.

No Honor at Brandeis University

Brandeis University withdrew its offer of an honorary degree to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, and disinvited her from delivering a commencement address – because of Islamic supremacist pressure. Is this any way to promote freedom of speech?

Taxing Your Life Away

“What the tax code is doing is trying to choose our values for us,” complains Yaron Brook from the Ayn Rand Institute.

How Foreign Is Our Policy?

Most of Barack Obama’s foreign policy decisions since becoming president are consistent with this mindset. He has acted repeatedly as a citizen of the world, even though he was elected to be President of the United States.

Bullies Rule

Twenty-two million government workers delay the Keystone XL oil pipeline, raid poker games, force us to put ethanol in cars, prohibit drugs and medical devices that might make our lives better, take about half our money, and jail more citizens than even China and Russia do.