As we approach another Independence Day, I reflect on what has made this nation great and fret over the actions being taken that threaten its greatness. What cold irony it is that we celebrate our independence from one tyrannical ruler only to find ourselves struggling against an entire collection of them. The threat is not [...]
The government having a major stake in an American company was obviously in-conflict with the Constitution, but the United Auto Workers union (UAW) having a large stake in GM and Chrysler was an outright conflict-of-interest. Obama followers said that it would not cause any problems and that Conservatives were just overreacting. Bloomberg.com reported today, that [...]
In March of this year, there was a firestorm of libertarians and ultra-conservatives taking up the call of John Galt from Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. Galt is a bright inventor/engineer that decides to quit furnishing his skills to the economy when his company goes Marxist. Several on the right are considering a Galt-like removal from [...]
Capitalism is the new “ism”. It is the thing we are all being told to hate, abhor, avoid, and destroy. It’s the “c-word”. The centrist, elitist mobs are trying to show that capitalism has failed by singling-out CEOs? What about the hundreds of thousands of small-to-medium sized business owners that are true entrepreneurs. The liberals [...]
There has been much capitalism-bashing going on in the media. Clearly the anti-caps have no idea what they are against and even less of an idea of what they are for. I don’t have a lot to add to this well-thought, well-written paper by Dr. Ronald Nash. I just know I’ll be looking for even [...]
Anarchists, environmental groups, and other left-wing radical groups led the way for anti-capitalism protests in Pittsburgh on Thursday. Reasons for the march were varied. Several groups were there to enforce messages of lowering CO2 emissions. Others were protesting the situation in Burma, the fact that 20 people control the global economy, social justice, pushes for [...]
For months we have been fed several mis-truths, myths, and outright lies about health care. It is certainly worthwhile to evaluate all the individual frauds, but we may be missing the forest for the trees.