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Democrats And Jobs: Love Them Or Hate Them?

MARK W. HENDRICKSON Historically, the Democrats proudly have worn the mantle of “the party of labor.” In practice, though, there has been an interesting dichotomy:...

Human Rights are More Important than Property Rights

PAUL L. POIROT, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 9 It is not the right of property which is protected, but the right to property. Property,...

Liberal BBC Asks, “Is Sport Sexist?” While Promoting Inequality

BY SELWYN DUKE It long ago became clear to me that, despite all the pretense, protesting and politicking, no one who has ever seriously...

The Liberal Media’s Donald Sterling Race-baiting

BY SELWYN DUKE Never let a racial crisis go to waste is, I suppose, the credo of the Machiavellian mainstream media. Since the release...

Is Grief an Evil?

BY STEVE FARRELL Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 10 Is grief an evil? More to the point, is there something fundamentally wrong with you or...

Why "Equality" Must Die – Selwyn Duke

BY SELWYN DUKE Take a look at the following list and tell me if anything strikes you: Prudence Justice Temperance Courage Faith Hope Charity Viewing these, the Seven Cardinal Virtues, anything make an...

Why “Equality” Must Die – Selwyn Duke

BY SELWYN DUKE Take a look at the following list and tell me if anything strikes you: Prudence Justice Temperance Courage Faith Hope Charity Viewing these, the Seven Cardinal Virtues, anything make an...

The Spending and the Debt Continue

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III Like most other people who have family incomes below $450,000, I was happy that Congress avoided the looming large increase...

PBS on Spending and Saving—Bankston

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III The PBS Newshour showed an interesting, although somewhat oversimplified and misleading, segment on the spending vs. saving dilemma. Considering this...

Competition and Free Thought: Friedman, Mill and Educational Choice

NATHAN SMITH, THE FREEMAN John Stuart Mill’s ideas on education are not as well known as Milton Friedman’s. But they may deserve to be. Mill...

A Response to Scott Cowen on Universities and the “Fiscal Cliff”

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III Scott Cowen, the president of my university, has an opinion piece on the “fiscal cliff” issue on the Huffington Post...

I’ll See Your Economic Collapse and Raise You National Demise

BY SELWYN DUKE Being just weeks away from reaching our debt ceiling and with frightening talk about a fiscal cliff, there’s much sympathy in Washington...

Pay It Backward—André French

BY ANDRÉ FRENCH Likely you’ve heard about the random acts of kindness that occasionally take place at fast food chains like Starbucks. The “Pay It...

Bankston: Was That Really Prosperity?

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III During the recent presidential election and in our current “fiscal cliff” debates over tax and spending policies, I’ve heard frequent...

Christianity, the Nanny State and Caring By Proxy

BY ANDRÉ FRENCH Since I was eleven, and my grandfather sat me down in front of an old black and white to watch his party’s...