Freedom, as people enjoyed it in the democratic countries of Western civilization in the years of the old liberalism’s triumph, was not a product of constitutions, bills of rights, laws, and statutes. Those documents aimed only at safeguarding liberty and freedom, firmly established by the operation of the market economy, against encroachments on the part of officeholders.
Almost any war in the history of the United States is eligible for revisionist history. I have said before that what we need is a multi-volume study of America’s wars. Each volume would examine one war. It would answer three questions:
1. How did the United States get into the war?
2. How was the war paid for?
3. What were the social and economic results of the war?
This has been around, but Katherine put it all together nicely at Sodahead.? Posted here not only for content, but for preservation! I’m pretty sure this has been posted before, numerous time, but I’m posting it [again] because it needs constant reminding of what we’re up against. 10 PLANKS OF COMMUNISM, from the COMMUNIST MANIFESTO […]
Given that every instance of collectivism… Requires the Force of Government to initiate, regulate and administer; and Eliiminates all rights of all individuals to determine and act in whatever they perceive as being in their individual best interest, and steals from the citizens whatever monies government, not the individual, deems necessary and appropriate, and Eliminates […]
This is #3 in a series of upcoming articles resting upon our root page “Morality”, which clearly shows how everything must rest upon a moral foundation Having found the plateau of morality, everything built atop a solid foundation become crystal clear. Moral philosophy is not complicated, nor does it demand a lifetime of contemplation and […]
April 2, 2009 From the Academy to Atlas Shrugged: An Appreciation By email@example.com (Edward Cline) from The Rule of Reason,cross-posted by MetaBlog Were you alive in Aristotle‘s time, had attended his lectures at the Academy, and had read his works, as well, would you have grasped the importance of those works to your existence? Would […]
To All My Valued Employees, There have been some rumblings around the office about the future of this company and, more specifically, your job. As you know, the economy has changed for the worse and presents many challenges. However, the good news is this: The economy doesn’t pose a threat to your job. What does […]
I posted this originally today as a comment, here slightly enhanced, to: http://web.archive.org/web/20081029164630/http://digg.com:80/2008_us_elections/November_4_2008_Will_Be_A_Day_Of_Reckoning? We have had quite enough of OpEd-type diatribe. I am going to use the word communism here, but want readers to understand that Left, Liberal, Socialist, Fascist, Progressive, Communism are merely different straws on the broom. One leads to another, never does […]
Striker posted In response to The Madness of Ayn Rand Uh, who is mad? Submitted by Dean Striker on April 19, 2008 – 3:11pm. I’m not really an “YoungPerson”, having made Atlas Shrugged my bible back about 1963. Objectivism and stereotypical conservatism are apples and oranges, having little or no correlation. Ayn Rand defined for […]