Mark Levin Interviews Patrick Michaels

Radio and television talk show host Mark Levin interviewed climatologist and Cato Institute environmental studies senior fellow Dr. Patrick Michaels about climate change and climate science. During the interview, Michaels points out the reasons that some environmental scientists he knew used the greenhouse effect resulting from fossil fuel use to try to make the case…

“The Only Path To Tomorrow”

During January 1944, Ayn Rand wrote a short, but powerful essay that was published in Reader’s Digest entitled The Only Path To Tomorrow. In it she laid out the choice the free world had when it came to confronting the threat of Communism. Today, that threat is from it’s offshoot cousin the totalitarian Left. The…

Pope Francis Browbeats Oil Executives

Last Monday, The New York Times reported that Pope Francis took time out of his busy schedule to host a conference at the Vatican where money managers and executives of the world’s largest oil companies were assembled allegedly to be urged by the Bishop of Rome to reportedly ask them if they got the message…

Ayn Rand on How to Rule Mankind

From Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead, Ellsworth Toohey explains the primary technique used by Leftists to wrestle power from the people. This line of thought is certainly the technique used by environmentalists in their attacks against fossil fuels.

75th Anniversary of “The Fountainhead”

This month marks the 75th anniversary of Ayn Rand’s novel The Fountainhead. The book has been translated into 29 languages and was Ayn Rand’s first major novel and first expression of her philosophy, Objectivism. To this day, The Fountainhead endures, as Ms. Rand put it, not to politics but to man’s soul and is a…

Objectivism vs. Altruism

Questioned by Mike Wallace, Ayn Rand explains her philosophy of objective reality and contrasts it with altruism (i.e. self-sacrifice). Environmentalism if not Leftist philosophy is all about sacrifice of the individual to the collective will (i.e. nature) or the state. Rand (rightly) rejected this explains why doing so is necessary to live.