So Who Do You Want To Govern You?

Apr 29th, 2016 Government, Liberty, Politics, Property Rights, Regulation, Taxes Bill B. May 5 min read

by Bill B. May Whether you chose to or not, you were born into (or under) a government. You are governed, by somebody.   Have you ever sat down and asked, why do I need to be governed?   Think about it. Why does my daily life require an external force for me to function? A governance? Am I not capable of making my own decisions?   We…

 

What Do The Trumpsters Want?

Apr 29th, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Government, Politics Robert May 1 min read

Victor Davis Hanson writes:  Count the reasons to oppose Donald Trump’s candidacy for the Republican nomination for president. His conservative credentials are thin, recent, and often haphazard. His brash style will likely alienate more voters than it will attract. What he calls being “direct” translates as gratuitously mean-spirited, rude, and even cruel. His knowledge of the issues, at least in traditional terms or compared with…

 

Bernie’s Right—America Should Be More Like Sweden

Apr 23rd, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Economics, Free Enterprise, Liberty, Politics Bill B. May 1 min read

Johan Norberg says:   Bernie Sanders thinks the U.S. should look to Sweden and other Scandinavian countries to “learn what they have accomplished for their working people.” The Vermont senator has said so repeatedly throughout his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, prompting GOP rival Marco Rubio to say, “I think Bernie Sanders is a good candidate for president—of Sweden.”  

 

American Minute with Bill Federer: “Few religions in the world as deadly to men as that of Mohammed” -Alexis de Tocqueville

Apr 16th, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Government, Liberty, Politics, Social Issues Bill B. May 1 min read

Bill Federer writes:  On APRIL 16, 1859, French historian Alexis de Tocqueville died. After nine months of traveling the United States, he wrote Democracy in America in 1835, which has been described as “the most comprehensive … analysis of character and society in America ever written.” This is an excellent article on how democracy and the tyranny of the majority were not an issue in…

 

The Silent Nasty

Apr 15th, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Media and Bias, Morality and Religion, Politics Bill B. May 1 min read

Andrew Klavan writes:  As a proud right-winger, I’m appalled and disgusted by Donald Trump. Nonetheless, I feel a certain schadenfreudean glee at watching leftists reel in horror at his unbridled incivility. They truly don’t seem to realize: he is only the loud and manifest avatar of their own silent and invisible nastiness.