Listening to some in American academia and on social media, you would think that socialism was a bright, new, and shiny idea never tried before that promises a beautiful future of peace, love, and bountifulness for all. It is as if a hundred years of socialism-in-practice in a large number of countries around the world had never happened.
Henry Hazlitt’s 1949 review of Ludwig Von Mises’ Human Action
All evidence points to government-subsidization as the real culprit behind rising tuition costs.
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America needs to rediscover the Founders’ commitment to individual rights.
For religious reasons, mainly, conservatives like Dennis Prager are unable to defend capitalism. They share more premises with socialists-fascists than they admit, yet rightly recognize them as fellow religionists.
A few historical and inconvenient notes left on the cutting room floor during Black History Month.
Love is far too precious to be offered indiscriminately. It is above all in the area of love that egalitarianism ought to be repudiated. Love represents an exalted exchange–a spiritual exchange–between two people, for the purpose of mutual benefit.
The essential value of spectator sports lies in their capacity to illustrate, in a dramatic way, the process of human goal-achievement.
February 2nd is the birthday of Ayn Rand, the author of Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead. Ayn Rand developed and defended Objectivism, a philosophy that advocates “rational selfishness.”
Ayn Rand left a legacy in defense of reason and freedom that serves as a guidepost for the American spirit–especially pertinent today when America and what it stands for are under assault.
The worst of Christianity was the Dark Ages. Its best was the Medieval Renaissance. The worst of collectivism was Auschwitz, gulags, and 120 million civilians murdered in a century. There is no best.
Of the last 10 Oscar winners for Best Documentary, none has a higher IMDb rating than “Uncle Tom.” None. Only one matched its 8.9 rating. See you at the Academy Awards?
It’s revealing that government-run schools fight to stay closed, while most businesses — private schools, restaurants, hair salons, gyms, etc., fight to be allowed to open.
Who cares about facts anymore, in this age of indoctrination?
If you want your New Year’s resolutions to be completed, take the steps needed to really commit to it.
As Ayn Rand put it, a value is something you act to gain or keep. A desire without action then is just a wish.
Your life is in your own hands.
The paper of record in 2020 shifted dramatically to the most illiberal stance possible on the virus, pushing for full lockdowns, and ignoring or burying any information that might contradict the case for this unprecedented experiment in social and economic control.
“We have this tendency, for good reasons, to focus on problems, because that’s our way of solving problems,” says Norberg. “But then there’s the risk that we’ll just despair and think it’s hopeless and we give up. That’s not the solution to our problems.
IThis video might be the most important interview you have ever watched.
Who should be on Santa’s naughty and nice lists this Christmas?
How was I to resolve the irreconcilable dilemma between my passionate love for scholarship and my gut-wrenching disappointment with those American intellectuals who condoned communist crimes?
It is time to take the Christ out of Christmas, and turn the holiday into a guiltlessly egoistic, pro-reason, this-worldly, commercial celebration.
Teaching was his passion. It was his gift. It was, second only to his family, his greatest love.