Egalitarianism and The Nihilist Definition of Racism

The egalitarians know that they cannot bring equality by raising everyone up, so their nihilistic conception of racism aims to foster equality by crushing everyone down to the level of the worst performers.

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The New Black Segregation at California State University is Still Racism

The civil rights movement started out in the 1950s and 1960s as against white-black segregation. And now, half a century later, we’re back to full-fledged white-black segregation at California state schools.

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Ludwig von Mises’s Majestic Magnum Opus, Human Action: A Treatise on Economics

Ludwig von Mises’s majestic magnum opus, Human Action: A Treatise on Economics, was published on September 14, 1949. In the nearly seven decades since its appearance, Human Action has come to be recognized as one of the truly great classics of modern economics.

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Little Caesars in the Senate

A “little Caesar,” before it referred to a pizza delivery mascot, used to refer to a petty official — or gangster — with delusions of grandeur, the type who seeks power for the pleasure of abusing it. The Enron investigation is making it clear...

Patriots Taxed by Taxes

American companies are incorporating into Bermuda to lower their taxes. Some people suggest that this growing trend is unpatriotic. In reality, these companies are acting in the spirit of America’s original patriots. The New York Times reported1 that these...

Understanding “Skategate”

Skategate, international scandal! Frankly, some of us expected a few eyebrows to raise when, during a retrospective piece on the 1972 Munich Olympics, NBC referred to the terrorists who killed 11 Israeli athletes as “commandos.” But we digress. Try and...

In Search of…the Right Motivation?

Many people assume that they can’t accomplish their goals until they have “the right motivation.” They will even seek psychological help in order to establish “the right motivation” before taking any steps towards a goal. This is a...

Sept 11th: Lest we Forget

Run to the grocery store this week and buy the Feb. 25, 2002, issue of People magazine. The cover photo is a special, double-paged layout that you must see. No, it’s not a Victoria’s Secret model shoot. No, it’s not the cast of “Friends”...

California Republican’s Choices

When California Republicans vote in next Tuesday’s primary, they will face a much less difficult choice for their party’s nomination for governor than they had just a few weeks ago. Until recently, liberal Republican Richard Riordan, former mayor of Los...

Black History Month

What is called Black History Month might more accurately be called “the sins of white people” month. The “sins” of any branch of the human race are virtually inexhaustible, but the history of blacks in America includes a lot more than the sins...

“Do the Opposite” on Taxes

Fans of the TV show “Seinfeld” will remember an episode in which perpetual loser George Costanza announces a major shift in attitude: From that point on, he will simply “do the opposite” of whatever he would normally do in any given situation....

Building Self Confidence

It was the final hockey game of a lousy season. We had won the first three games in my senior year at Salem High School, beating Danvers, Revere, and Marblehead, but had then lost the next half dozen games, five of them by a single goal. So we badly wanted to win this...

Cutting Taxes Faster Would Help Everyone

The bulk of President Bush’s tax cut won’t take effect until at least 2004. It is scheduled to disappear in 2011. The president may have been pushed into this deal politically last year, but it was a mistake. Fortunately, in his State of the Union address,...

Prime Mover of Business: Jack Welch

Jack Welch is arguably the most famous CEO in the world. His 20-year reign as the head of General Electric brought the company from bureaucratic behemoth to dynamic and revered powerhouse. During his tenure, GE market value grew from $13 billion to $500 billion. In...