In a Sane World, this would Condemn Our University System

First, read this story: Communism an ‘Exaggerated Fear’? Social Security a ‘Right’? We Have Jack Lew’s College Thesis In his 1978 Harvard University honors thesis, current treasury secretary nominee and White House chief of staff Jacob “Jack” Lew wrote that Social Security payments should be a guaranteed right, regardless of whether the program’s “trust fund”…

Fascism and Tyranny in the White House

You disagree?  OK, then explain this story: Bob Woodward: ‘Very Senior’ White House Official Warned Me I’d ‘Regret’ Attacking Obama Over the Sequester Appearing on CNN Wednesday, the Washington Post’s Bob Woodward said a “very senior person” at the White House warned him that he would “regret doing this,” referring to his outspoken criticism of…

I Blame Bush…

…that Obama’s domestic snooping dwarfs that of his predecessor: More than a decade after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, a set of extraordinary and secretive surveillance programs conducted by the National Security Agency has been institutionalized, and they have grown. These special programs are conducted under the code name Ragtime, and are divided into several subcomponents,…

Time for another Language Logic Lesson

Somehow, it seems oddly fitting that this lesson should involve our school system.  Anyway, here is the story: Colorado parents of transgender 1st-grader file complaint over restroom ban Now, our first reaction shouldn’t be about the language problem inherent in this story, or even this child’s “rights,” but for the welfare of the child.  At…

Name That Crazy (censored) Liberal: Week 4

Time to play another round of ….. Name That Crazy (censored) Liberal! This week’s crazy (censored) liberal hails from Brooklyn, and is widely known as a civil rights activist, and television/radio talk show host. Former New York Mayor Ed Koch said that this crazy (censored) liberal deserves the respect he enjoys among Black Americans: “He…

Republicans: If You Think Your Party Is The Answer, Then “How Do We Preserve Liberty” Could NOT Have Been The Question

This is how the Republican Party quietly gives Obama more power while still feeding their members a line about “strategy:” Senate GOP ponders ceding power to President Obama They will tell you this is to saddle the consequences around Obama’s neck, but ask yourself: what was the last “consequence” that stuck to Obama?  You see,…

Rand was Right: Self-Interest IS Good for Society, Collectivism is Detrimental to It

The author of Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand, promoted a philosophy of self-interest as the ideal for society.  While there is a major flaw in her reasoning (primarily that, in the world she envisioned, a lack of any internal control will inevitably lead to the rise of tyrants), her philosophy does assert an eternal truth.  But…