Economist and author Walter Williams died today. Dr. Williams’ best work on economics is his book More Liberty Means Less Government. He was a champion of liberty, including an outspoken opponent of affirmative action and joined Dr. Thomas Sowell on many occasions to criticize affirmative action policies. He was 84 years old. Below is an… Read More Walter Williams – R.I.P.
American Greatness has posted a hard-hitting commentary that, hopefully, will be a splash of cold water in the faces of many active in the political right. The author, Ned Ryun, essentially says too often the right has invested huge sums of money in efforts or even people that have resulted in literally nothing. Meanwhile the… Read More A Blunt and Honest Assessment of the Political Right
Tim Pool reports a growing number of Michigan Republican lawmakers are calling for Governor Gretchen Whitmer to be impeached. After her emergency powers were struck down last month by the state supreme court, Whitmer vowed to find other avenues to implement COVID-19 restrictions. She just declared another state-wide lockdown and other policies effective tomorrow. However,… Read More MI GOP Lawmakers: Impeach Governor Whitmer
There is one crucial thing that needs to be pointed out and builds on what Tucker Carlson said yesterday. If the Left had prevailed on Tuesday, they would have sought to impose a new kind of political system geared to favor them while, simultaneously, undermining (if not outright destroying) their opposition. Our civilization is predicated… Read More Taking A Mile One Inch At A Time
While serving as a visiting professor of economics at New York University and during one of his lectures, someone in his audience told Ludwig Von Mises about a loophole. Being from Austria and not having ever heard of the concept in English, Mises asked what a loophole meant. Upon having it explained to him, MIses… Read More Environmentalists Decry “Loopholes” in Proposed New Mexico Emissions Rule
It may surprise you all, but Millennials are leaving the Left … in droves! Thankfully, many young people are checking out resulting from the Left’s violent outbursts and from actually experiencing the world as it is. I must admit to feeling rather bleak about the future. However, what Dr. Steven Pinker explains in his book… Read More The Decline of Violence & “The Better Angels of Our Nature”
In his book Intellectuals and Society, Dr. Thomas Sowell points out that we live in times where intellectuals have quite a bit of influence and he provides an in depth look at and convincingly strips away the veneer of the intellectual class. According to Sowell, the high point of intellectual influence was the period between… Read More Jordan Peterson on “The Arrogance of the Intellect”
I have posted this before but thought it appropriate since today is the anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth. A few years ago the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) hosted a unique speech by Clemson University’s BB&T Research Professor C. Bradley Thompson entitled: Why Marxism?. Professor Thompson’s lecture is an examination on why Marxism still lives… Read More Why Marxism?
A harrowing blog post at the Niskanen Center’s blog details the think tank throwing its hat in the ring with Leftist-controlled municipalities of Boulder and San Miguel Counties in Colorado to help destroy fossil fuel companies. Fossil fuel companies are the targets of numerous municipal lawsuits alleging corporations, like Exxon-Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell, intentionally… Read More “Libertarian” Niskanen Center Joins in Municipal Climate Racketeering Scheme
Someone on YouTube posted a video describing his evolution from a socialist progressive to a libertarian. He describes the echo chamber many leftists cocoon themselves in and how the left does not tolerate dissent and how his experiences contributed to his conversion.