Khmer Rouge’s Genocide in the Name of Marxist Utopia

Aiming to establish a classless agrarian utopia where there was complete rejection of capitalism, the Khmer Rouge destroyed all the cities, all the industries, hospitals and schools, and every speck of modernity in Cambodia.

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Who Should Decide?

There are six-person and there are three-person families. So is it fair that a six-person family live crowded in a 1,500 square foot house, while that three-person family enjoys 5,000 square feet? It’s the same thing with cars. I’ve seen five-person...

Lift America’s Embargo on Cuba?

When Fidel Castro dies, will Cuba’s communist dictatorship die too? Absolutely, says a prominent Western diplomat in Havana. “I believe the whole system will be gone within two or three years after Castro dies.” Absolutely not, says Ricardo Alarcon,...

Charismatic Ignoramuses

[Some months ago] the Democrats and the New York Times were making hay with a Department of Energy document which revealed that Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham met with top executives of energy-producing companies while preparing an energy report that was released...

Israel Morals Match Rand Ideology

If an individual, and a fictional one at that, can be a microcosm of a state, then Israel and Howard Roark, the legendary architect of Ayn Rand’s classic “The Fountainhead,” may have a lot in common. Sound far-fetched? Not according to the Ayn Rand...

The European Union Wants to Tax You!

You don’t have to be an economist to know that when tax collectors from the European Union complain about “certain distortions of competition” and announce a need to “correct” it, a blueprint for higher taxes can’t be far behind....

We Must Protect Science

Currently on the agenda of the US Senate is legislation that would outlaw a scientist’s right to clone human tissue. This “Human Cloning Prohibition Act” was introduced last year by Sen. Sam Brownback of Kansas. In what would be the greatest...

Caring About Future Generations

How often do we hear politicians, labor bosses, business leaders and other Americans expressing concern about the nation’s children and their children? I generally dismiss such concern as disgusting hypocrisy because their actions don’t begin to match...

Michael Moore: A Real “Stupid White Man”

MICHAEL MOORE ISN’T YOUR AVERAGE MILLIONAIRE CELEBRITY. His oafish, disheveled appearance is both physically and intellectually disengaging, so much so that you might not take him very seriously. You should. Ostensibly, Moore exposes the hypocrisy and misconduct...

The Slavery Reparations Hustle

Don’t bother telling the plaintiffs who sued earlier this year to collect reparations for slavery from three US corporations that they don’t have a legal leg to stand on. They already know it. After all, you don’t need a law degree to recognize that...

Tax Me More Fund

In December, the governor of Arkansas created the “Tax Me More Fund,” so people who consider themselves undertaxed can donate more to the state government. Even with the economic recovery underway, state lawmakers nationwide are finding it tough to balance...

A World without Adversity

The first time I had to fire someone, nearly 30 years ago, I lay awake the night before. There was no question that she had to be fired. Her irresponsible behavior was jeopardizing the whole research project that I was running. But she was just 19 years old and a nice...

Freedom’s Defenders

Memorial Day is always a solemn occasion, but especially so this year, because we have so recently experienced this day’s meaning first-hand. We have seen it in two different ways: we have seen the courage of our troops on the battlefields of Afghanistan —...

The United Nation’s War Against Israel

In true U.N tradition, Annan ignores the action of gunmen that murder five-year old girls in cold blood, of teenage bombers programmed to indiscriminately kill Jews and of the Palestinian soldiers that cower in teeming population centers, allowing woman and children to suffer the consequences of their actions — all clear violations of the Fourth Geneva Convention.