The Truth About Climate Change

The small warming that we do have is something to be welcomed and celebrated—not something to be feared or curtailed.

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Cypriot Chaos Assists EU Centralization

Remarks by members of the European Union's elite suggesting that banking deposit seizures may become standard practice appear to have heightened the risk of a European bank run and perhaps even a catastrophic collapse of the euro. Any threat to the euro is a threat to...

Corporate Welfare is Immoral

In its recently released budget the Canadian (Conservative!) government announced $6.4 billion of new corporate welfare spending. The aerospace sector will receive $1.2 billion of it over the next five years, Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario...

The Anti-Capitalist Mentality

Consider the following statement issued on September 27, 2002 at a press conference by the leaders of last weekend's "anti-capitalist convergence" in Washington, DC after hundreds of protestors were arrested for acts of violence and disorder, including halting...

Allowing Israel to Destroy the PLO Helps Defend the U.S.

It is time that the United States recognize the true nature of Yasser Arafat and his regime. The PLO has been engaged in a terror campaign against Israel for decades, and today supports fanatical suicide bombers, who deliberately target and murder innocent civilians....

Q & A on Going to war with Iraq

A reader from a major news network writes in: Reader: Going to war with Iraq is so stupid for so many reasons that I can't take the time to address them all. Needless to say, there is NO evidence of weapons of mass destruction. Dr. Hurd: So it doesn't count that...

Latest Version of Old Ploy

California's Governor Gray Davis has gotten himself some front-page headlines, not only in California but across the country, by signing into law the first mandated provision for paid leave from work (at half pay) for people who say that they have family problems to...

The Purpose of a World Trade Center Memorial

Memorials proposed for the World Trade Center site include slabs of stone whose lines would correspond to the shadows cast by the Towers when they were attacked; a well 911 feet deep with two towers hovering above it; and a grass-covered mound 650 feet across. For...

A Declaration of Independence…from the United Nations

Imagine the following scenario: if on the eve of American independence, the founders had asked the world's permission before they revolted against the English crown. Imagine if the question of American independence rested not in the minds of the patriots, but with the...

The Return of the Al Gore

If anyone had any doubts about whether Al Gore was going to try to run for president again in 2004, his speech in San Francisco on September 23rd should have put those doubts to rest. The former vice president was in top form, doing what he does best -- making an...

Marketing 101 for Broadband Service Providers

Every day I'm bombarded with television commercials from broadband service providers in my area. Companies like BellSouth, Charter, AT & T, and Earthlink are competing relentlessly for my broadband dollars. And there isn't a single thing in any of their television...

West Nile Virus: The Environmentalist’s Epidemic

The Washington Post reports that a 54 year-old Northern Virginia woman died this Sunday after being infected with the West Nile virus. The woman was Virginia's first death from the mosquito-borne illness. To date, the Centers for Disease Control reports over 2,000...

Orwellian ‘Peace’ Movement

For decades, radicals have gobbled up words such as 'peace' and 'progressive' and spit them out as the pillars of anti-American, radical leftist philosophy. Nothing's changed. Pacifists and progressives with the keen ability to convert illogical into something that...

Poor Language, Poor Thinking

Here's what the Harvard University Civil Rights Project's "scholars" said in a July 2001 press release: "Almost half a century after the U.S. Supreme Court concluded that Southern school segregation was unconstitutional and 'inherently unequal,' new statistics from...

Freedom of Association

Do Americans really cherish freedom of association? Are there any justifiable restrictions on freedom of association? In my book, any restriction on one's right to associate freely with anyone he pleases, on mutually agreeable terms, is both offensive and a gross...

“Friends” of Blacks, Part 2

In a commercial that ran during the Christmas-New Years holidays a few years ago, the husband was trying to keep an old car patched up, while the wife wanted him to get a new one. At the end, the wife asks: "Should old acquaintance be forgot?" And she answers...

Yet More Tears for Africa

In a report in the Washington Times, the Bush administration said in August that it no longer considers President Robert Mugabe to be the legitimate leader of Zimbabwe and called upon "the body politic" of his country "to go forward and correct that situation."...

Gray Davis’s Government By Smog Check

The race for governor of California has played like a choice between the lesser of two evils. But there are several reasons why Bill Simon, Jr. -- whatever his flaws -- will do less harm to California. Ruled by the liberal dogma of his most ardent supporters, Gov....

Who are America’s Greatest Heroes?

With the anniversary of the September 11 tragedy, Americans have remembered and lauded our fireman and police heroes, as we should. But now that the commemorative ceremonies are over, it is time to ask ourselves: who are America's greatest heroes?These firemen and...

The Trend Toward Totalitarian Government

A truly civilized, wealth-respecting world would observe capital flight and brain drains, recoil in horror and stop penalizing success. It would cut tax rates and regulation and cease calling wealth-makers as criminals who deserve a noose -- or deportation. But this...

Enron vs. Atlas

The hysteria over "corporate crime" is finally beginning to lead a few people back to the one source that puts this scandal frenzy in its proper perspective: Ayn Rand's epic novel "Atlas Shrugged," which was recently profiled in The New York Times and just this week...

One Year Later: Does Bush Really Understand the War?

The AP reports President Bush's overall approval rating has slid steadily downward over the summer, largely because of a withering of support in the way he is conducting foreign policy. According to a CBS News-New York Times poll released earlier this month, a...

Protect America: Stop Marrying Terrorists!

Here's another item to add to Dr. Laura's list of "10 Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives": Stupid treachery. An alarming number of American women have ruined their lives -- and threatened the lives of their fellow citizens -- by marrying Middle Eastern...

“Race Cleansing” in Zimbabwe: UN Sees No Evil

Only the United Nations, we're told, has the vision and the moral authority to be the keepers of justice in the world. Well, as they say, actions speak louder than words. The UN's bureaucrats spend a huge amount of time wringing their hands over the United States'...