Politics

Democratic Socialism and Regular Socialism Have the Same Goal

Democratic Socialism and Regular Socialism Have the Same Goal

Different from the communists — who want to install the “dictatorship of the proletariat” — are the “democratic socialists,” who believe in a gradual method, and who also believe that one could maintain personal freedom under socialism. 

A World Without Heroes or Saints

A World Without Heroes or Saints

The humanitarian lie is in important respects less horrifying than the totalitarian one, but it is rooted in the same contempt for the political nature of man and the same ignorance of the human soul.

Throwing the Sheep to the Wolves

Throwing the Sheep to the Wolves

The students from Covington Catholic were quickly denounced by many leading Catholics. They would have done well to wait.

Venezuela's Situation Requires a Great Deal of Pragmatism

Venezuela's Situation Requires a Great Deal of Pragmatism

Venezuela is facing a unique opportunity to re-establish democracy and freedom.

California Now Wants to Tax... Drinking Water

California Now Wants to Tax... Drinking Water

Governor Gavin Newsom’s first budget proposal, published last week, suggests instituting a tax on drinking water in the name of cleaning up California’s water systems.

The Root of Our Troubles

The Root of Our Troubles

Plato's Republic sheds profound light on the real problem.

What Cicero Would Say about Roger Stone

What Cicero Would Say about Roger Stone

Is Mr. Stone guilty of his alleged crimes? We don’t know.

Populist Rebellion: Then & Now

Populist Rebellion: Then & Now

The motif of the era we are living through has emerged as one of rebellion against the establishment and the oligarchy that perpetuates it. The larger question is whether some politically amorphous dissident army can upend the status quo.

Physician Explains What's Wrong with the APA's Masculinity Guidelines
France's Protests Are Different This Time. Here's Why.

France's Protests Are Different This Time. Here's Why.

When the first demonstrations on the streets of Paris were reported nine weeks ago, nobody could have foreseen the endurance, the tenacity and the viral effect of the Yellow Vests movement.

Why Ginsburg Fought Discrimination ‘On the Basis of Sex,’ Not Gender Identity

Why Ginsburg Fought Discrimination ‘On the Basis of Sex,’ Not Gender Identity

While Ruth Bader Ginsburg may not be my favorite Supreme Court justice in terms of her jurisprudence, I deeply admire how she proved that she is just as capable as any man to sit on the highest bench in the nation.

California State Senate Committee Bans Saying ‘He’ and ‘She’

California State Senate Committee Bans Saying ‘He’ and ‘She’

They now want to control not just hateful language and racist language which we all agree is a bad thing, but everyday speech. ‘He’ and ‘she.’

Virginia May Hike Minimum Wage to $15 in 2020

Virginia May Hike Minimum Wage to $15 in 2020

Liberal politicians who understand economics privately harbor misgivings about minimum wage hikes, but they often publicly support minimum wage hikes anyway. Why?

When News Stories are about News Stories, Something has Gone Wrong.
The War Over ‘Toxic Masculinity’

The War Over ‘Toxic Masculinity’

It's splitting us down partisan lines and poisoning our social science.

Covington: Stay Strong, Boys!

Covington: Stay Strong, Boys!

Fear not, this storm will pass.

Supreme Court Upholds Trump Transgender Military Policy—for Now

Supreme Court Upholds Trump Transgender Military Policy—for Now

The ruling comes as at least three lawsuits were filed on the matter.

Why UPS Is Able to Save the Environment While Ethanol Subsidies Destroy It

Why UPS Is Able to Save the Environment While Ethanol Subsidies Destroy It

Yes, UPS is out to earn a profit, but looking out for the “people” goes hand in hand with maximizing profits.

Depose the Deep State or a Wall Is Meaningless

Depose the Deep State or a Wall Is Meaningless

America is governed by unelected bureaucracies that were originally created to assist the various branches in carrying out their ministerial functions.

Public Enemy Number One

Public Enemy Number One

Although the teen was silent, many observers detected a smirk indicative of Thought Crime on his face.

Why Politics Divides People

Why Politics Divides People

As electoral competition heats up this year, we will see politicians decrying opponents' negative attacks at the same time they are launching their own negative attacks.  That inconsistency will be maddening.

Why Liberal Chesterton Shunned the Progressive Label

Why Liberal Chesterton Shunned the Progressive Label

Although many, including President Teddy Roosevelt, saw eugenics as a social good, G. K. Chesterton was not among them.

Why I’m a ‘Misogynist’

Why I’m a ‘Misogynist’

Who are the real misogynists in today’s culture?

Gillette and the Rise of Political Sycophancy

Gillette and the Rise of Political Sycophancy

No wonder beards are making comeback.

Black Lives Only Matter if They Are Taken by Whites

Black Lives Only Matter if They Are Taken by Whites

Black children are, in fact, 10 times more likely to die of gun violence than white children. Furthermore, in most gun homicides of black children, the assailant was also black.

Denmark to American Politicians: We’re Not Socialist

Denmark to American Politicians: We’re Not Socialist

A new report notes that, by some measures, Denmark and the Nordic “socialist” countries have more economic freedom than the United States.

Why Ex-Churchgoers Flocked to Trump

Why Ex-Churchgoers Flocked to Trump

When Trump caught so many political commentators off guard, we looked for an explanation amid the closing factories, but we should have been looking for the closing churches.

Why California’s 6-Month Paid Leave Program is Not as Popular as You Think

Why California’s 6-Month Paid Leave Program is Not as Popular as You Think

California Governor Gavin Newsom recently announced a new plan to offer 6-months of paid family leave, but the program isn't as popular as you might think.

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