Tag: Government

The Danger of Good Intentions

“The Constitution was made to guard the people against the dangers of good intentions. There are men in all ages who mean to govern well, but they mean to govern. They promise to be good masters, but they mean to…

The Inequality of Equality

The concept of “social justice” is  inextricably linked to the left’s version of “equality” and its inverse, income inequality.” Social Justice involves a judgement or punishment in order to equity or fairness for those who have allegedly been wronged. True justice,…

Straw Man Politics

The political doctrine of Machiavelli denies the relevance of morality in political affairs and holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing and maintaining political power. It is a term used to describe a tendency to be unemotional and…

The Dark Side Of Western Medicine

There is a dark side to Western medicine, even worse than ObamaCare. While the U.S. claims to be the world leader in medicine, it came at a price.  There were horrors committed against people in the name of scientific research;…

The Liberty Pie

“When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves, in the course of time, a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.”  Frederic Bastiat…

“Government, Keep Out!”

They call us the world’s only superpower. But life feels less “super” every day. Our incomes fall. Our debts rise. Our leaders tell us inflation is low. Yet costs for housing, fuel, and even food balloon beyond our means. Haven’t…

Twisting The Truth About Poverty

Progressives  are adept at twisting the truth to fit their political agenda and ignoring facts that do not support that agenda.  Over the years progressives Democrats have cast themselves as the party of compassion using envy to promulgate class warfare…

Government Service Should Not Be A Career!

Lawrence Lessig, Harvard Law professor and a leading proponent of reduced legal restrictions on copyright, trademark and radio frequency spectrum,  served as a law clerk for two conservatives Judges,  Richard Posner and Antonia Scalia, but fell off the conservative curb…

Looking Into The Void

Belief in natural law and transcendent moral order laid the foundation for traditionalist conservative thought. Reason and Divine revelation inform natural law and the universal truths of faith. It is through these universal truths of faith that man orders himself…

Education Is Not A Right

Interventionists and politicians use abstractions such as “society” to justify the forceful confiscation of resources from one group of people to another without any form of compensation or consent. The modern welfare state, with its tentacles of paternalistic control, reaches…

Do We Have A Duty To Die?

Everyone over the age of 35 relax – Google has been tackling the challenge of aging for years.  Of course, what this actually means is vague.  Do they plan on killing off everyone before they have a chance to die…

Distrust Breeds Conspiracy

Are we really naive enough to believe that the aim of war involves the destruction of the enemy’s regime, and the imposition on the defeated of a democratic system with a prosperous economy? In None Dare Call It Conspiracy, published in 1972,…