Don’t you just love a story with a happy ending?

From my days of traveling in India, I learned several things. One of those things was that the legends surrounding the Ghurkas are less legend and more pure awesome made out of human flesh. From a Nepalese newspaper: Lone Nepali Gorkha who subdued 40 train robbers Gorkha soldiers have long been known the world over…

Will Charter Schools Cure America’s Blues?

Walter Russell Mead is the James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities at Bard College and Editor-at-Large of The American Interest magazine. He writes today: As the blue social model gradually falls apart and American society casts restlessly about for something to replace it, charter schools may be on the cutting edge of…

Waivermania!!!

Michelle Malkin has been all over this. You won’t see it anywhere else because it doesn’t fit the narrative of “health care for all”. This is important stuff. It is just another reason for a complete repeal of the abomination known as Obamacare… The nation’s capital is freaking out over a winter snowstorm. But everyone…

The more you spend, the more you save…

Adam Smith, John Maynard Keynes, Friedrich Hayek, Milton Friedman – names that are always in the news when discussing economics in America. It is great to have all these experts and to read and understand their research and views. Sometimes it seems that all that knowledge over-complicates our current situation to the point that many…

Intentionalism vs. Textualism

Civility – it is the new black. In a representative republic, there will always be passionate opposition. When liberals are out of power, it is called “patriotic dissent” or “speaking truth to power”. When they are in power, opposition becomes “uncivil”, “hate speech” or “creating a climate of fear”. We argue over the role and…

Our WTF Moment…

Fascism and communism are not two opposites, but two rival gangs fighting over the same territory . . . both are variants of statism, based on the collectivist principle that man is the rightless slave of the state. –          Ayn Rand In The Road to Serfdom , written by the Austrian-born economist and philosopher Friedrich von Hayek…