Sacrifice is Good: Don’t Ask Why

Despite its destructive nature, altruism is accepted to some extent by almost everyone today. Of course, no one upholds it consistently—at least not for long. Rather, most people accept it as true—and then cheat on it. All the major religions—Christianity, Continue reading Sacrifice is Good: Don’t Ask Why

Federal Impact On Promoting Segregated Housing Ignored

In education, there is a widespread belief: the federal government ended segregation. This is, of course, based on the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Brown v. Board of Education, and subsequent federal efforts to end segregated schooling. But as a Continue reading Federal Impact On Promoting Segregated Housing Ignored

Socialists Swear that Scarcity Doesn’t Exist: Unlimited Plenty

Amnesty International has finally had enough of the goings-on in Venezuela. With a population starving, the government issued a forced-labor edict. Amnesty said: “Trying to tackle Venezuela’s severe food shortages by forcing people to work the fields is like trying Continue reading Socialists Swear that Scarcity Doesn’t Exist: Unlimited Plenty

The Public Housing Shame: Crony Capitalism and Government False Promises

The $25 million Labre Place in Miami was built using the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program. It’s named for the patron saint for the homeless and now home to 90 low-income residents, about half who were once homeless. Screenshot courtesy Continue reading The Public Housing Shame: Crony Capitalism and Government False Promises

ACLU Issues Texas ‘Travel Advisory’ | American Civil Liberties Union

TRAVELING TO TEXAS MAY RESULT IN VIOLATION OF CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS, ACLU WARNS The American Civil Liberties Union issued a “travel alert” today informing anyone planning to travel to Texas in the near future to anticipate the possible violation of their Continue reading ACLU Issues Texas ‘Travel Advisory’ | American Civil Liberties Union

Xenophobia: Denial of Due Process – Unequal Under the Law

With World War II, the tide of national xenophobia would once again turn against immigrants. In what is today universally acknowledged as a shameful act, the government forcibly took more than 120,000 people of Japanese descent from their homes and Continue reading Xenophobia: Denial of Due Process – Unequal Under the Law

Victims of Communism Day 2017 – The Washington Post

Soviet propaganda poster of Vladimir Lenin, who led the 1917 Bolshevik takeover of Russia. The inscription reads “Hail the Socialist Revolution!” Today is May Day. Since 2007, I have defended the idea of using this date as an international Victims Continue reading Victims of Communism Day 2017 – The Washington Post