What lessons might we learn from the whole experience of the Iraq war?
According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, sometimes called the Nation’s Report Card, nationally, most black 12th-graders’ test scores are either basic or below basic in reading, writing, math and science.
Fed apologists argue that the economy would be even more unstable, if we had no monetary central planner. However, the fact is that it became a lot less stable after the Fed was created.
Transgenders are the new privileged minority, and Bruce Jenner is their pin-up “girl.”
To restrain the police, we have to restrain the government for which the police work — and get that government out of our lives, completely out, provided we are not violent offenders or frauds.
The Exxon CEO is a rare exception, with the courage to defend his company’s moral right to pursue its own interest: profitable production of fossil fuels.
Either tie the government’s hands, rendering it unable to protect us from violent criminals and terrorists; or give the government free rein to do almost anything it wants. Anarchy or dictatorship.
Only socialism could take an oil-rich nation and turn it into one where people wait in line for hours for survival rations.
American medical care is still the best. But it will not remain the best if we do not fully restore it now and fight to keep it free from ill treatment caused by government.
Innocent men, women and children — most of them black — will pay with their lives in New York, as they have in Baltimore and elsewhere.
On Obama and his fawning academics.
If you want schools to do better, get the government the hell out of schooling. But that’s only a start. Next, put the task of reason and intelligence into education itself — with the central and overriding goal of education being a well-trained mind.
The distinctive principle of Western social philosophy is individualism.
College “trigger warnings” are intended to spare politically correct and coddled students any bad feelings about what they might encounter in literature. They are cousins of product safety warnings.
People have a moral right to keep what they earn, and distribute or not distribute it as they see fit.
The biggest deflation in the history of the country came after the Fed was founded, and that deflation contributed to the Great Depression of the 1930s. As for bank failures, they reached levels unheard of before there was a Federal Reserve System.
The phenomena of hate speech and hate crime are intimately – nay, intrinsically linked.
The great crime of government regulation is that it suffocates and prevents good and great things from happening, things that we’ll never know about — because they never get a chance to happen.