The Arrogance of Intellectuals

During an interview on Firing Line, economist, author and political philosopher Friedrich Hayek explained why intellectuals resent capitalism. Capitalism, Hayek explains, relies on the ability to disseminate and gain knowledge. As author and economist Thomas Sowell points out, intellectuals hate the idea that anyone other than them can use and enhance their lives from knowledge.…

The Second Civil War

Author Daniel Greenfield delivered a speech recently at a South Carolina Tea Party meeting pointing out that America is in the midst of another civil war. This time the conflict is over whether the American people are going to govern themselves. Or are they going to be governed? Are we going to have a government…

We’re All Gonna Starve … No, Wait!

A pervasive fear of overpopulating the world swept America and other countries in the late 1960s and ‘70s, but a revolution in food production turned predictions of a population bomb into a worldwide boom. The left-wing alarmism about mankind’s imminent doom and gloom has been going on for years. Like all doomsayers, they were and…