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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Hasta La Vista, Anthony Burns

Anthony Burns lives again today in Florida, in the person of Elián Gonzalez, the six-year-old whose mother fled with him from Cuba last November in an attempt (during which she tragically died) to gain liberty.

A Useless Law

TODAY, CONGRESS APPROVED the $300 billion Universal Support Enablement Law for Evaders of Suitable Skills, known as the USELESS bill. USELESS supporters call the measure’s passage a statement to people with no work skills, bad attitudes, poor personal hygiene,...

Why GOPers cheered when McCain lost

Senator John McCain lost his bid to become his party’s nominee, and “core” Republicans cheered. No, not because of McCain’s alleged fiery temper, or his Gore-like economic plan, or his silly crusade against Big Tobacco — an industry both...

Evolution and Public Schools

Under pressure from the religious right, the Illinois Board of Education has quietly eliminated the word “evolution” from state school standards. Liberals complain that this violates the separation between church state. But they’re getting exactly...

John McCain’s Moral Assault on Freedom

John McCain is not shy about expressing his moral vision for America. When he officially announced his candidacy, he said, “I run for president because I want the next generation of Americans to know the sense of pride and purpose of serving a cause greater than...

Beware of a Stock Market that Trades Above Average

Covering International equities over the last decade has been an interesting experience. Emerging markets in Asia and Latin America have gone through a couple of rounds of boom and bust, compressing into a few short years as much euphoria and desperation as most...