POLITICS

Liberalism, True and False

This new “liberalism” of compulsive paternalism was and is, in fact, a false liberalism.

Slavery Did Not Benefit “Whites”

The truth is that, aside from the plantation owners (a tiny minority), the white population of the South was hurt by slavery—kept poor by it—rather than enriched.

The Covid/Crypto Connection: The Grim Saga of FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried

FTX, founded in 2019 following Biden’s announcement of his bid for the presidency, by the son of the co-founder of a major Democrat Party political action committee called Mind the Gap, was nothing but a magic-bean Ponzi scheme. It seized on the lockdowns for political, media, and academic cover. Its economic rationale was as nonexistent as its books.

Tenants Have No Special Rights

The advocates of “tenants’ rights” imply that tenants have rights that are separate and distinct from landlords and other individuals.

Capitalism vs. Racism: Black Consumers & Ending Segregation

Under laissez-faire capitalism, racial segregation would disappear, even though it would be legally permissible on private property. It would disappear because it is fundamentally incompatible with the requirements of profit-making and because it is irrational.

Capitalism vs. Racism: Equal Pay for Equal Work

Profit-seeking employers qua profit-seeking employers are simply unconcerned with race. Their principle is: of two equally good workers, hire the one who is available for less money; of two workers available for the same money, hire the one who is the better worker. Race is simply irrelevant.

Nothing Less Than Victory

Nothing Less than Victory provocatively shows that aggressive, strategic military offenses can win wars and establish lasting peace, while defensive maneuvers have often led to prolonged carnage, indecision, and stalemate.

The Way Out of the Social Security Mess

A plan to shut down Social Security without cutting benefits to existing retirees or raising payroll taxes on existing workers, leaving everyone better off.

The Deadly Climate Obsession of Governments

Governments everywhere have been undermining productive work, driven by a destructive climate change ideology that has developed into an obsession: stopping greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, despite human suffering.