A Not-So Great Society: The Legacy of Lyndon Johnson

A Not-So Great Society: The Legacy of Lyndon Johnson

The “untouchable” entitlement programs at the heart of the current debt crisis are the outgrowths of the redistributive programs introduced by or greatly expanded during the  presidency of Lyndon Johnson. Fifty years separate us, now, from 1968 and the two momentous...
Karl Marx: The Man Behind the Communist Revolution

Karl Marx: The Man Behind the Communist Revolution

When Karl Marx died in March 1883, only about a dozen people attended his funeral at a cemetery in London, England, including family members. Yet, for more than a century after his death – and even until today – there have been few thinkers whose ideas have been as...

Heroes of Capitalism (Video)

Prior to the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain during the late 18th century, abysmal poverty was prevalent the world over, including in Britain. With the Industrial Revolution, conditions began to dramatically improve, first in Britain, then in Western Europe,...
Columbus Day: A Time to Celebrate

Columbus Day: A Time to Celebrate

Columbus day approaches, but to the “politically correct” this is no cause for celebration. On the contrary, they view the arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1492 as an occasion to be mourned. They have mourned, they have attacked, and they have...
The New Left’s False History of Laissez-Faire Capitalism

The New Left’s False History of Laissez-Faire Capitalism

Much has been rightly said about recent attacks on conservative, libertarian, and other non-leftist speakers on college and university campuses around the country. The elements of intellectual intolerance, the willingness to shout down any ideological critic or...

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