I could see no reason why I should, at the end of each week, pour the reward of my toil into the purse of my master. When I carried to him my weekly wages, he would, after counting the money, look me in the face with a robber-like fierceness, and ask, “Is this all?” He was satisfied with nothing less than the last cent. He would, however, when I made him six dollars, sometimes gives me six cents, to encourage me. (emphasis added) Continue reading “Taxation, Slavery, and Consent”
August 13, 2017
Most Americans are sick of self-righteous, breast-beating leftists moaning about the shame they bear for being American. They claim we have become wealthy “on the backs” of the “oppressed” –- as if no American ever worked for anything himself. They whine that America has treated its women badly, its natives even worse and that the poor are still poor, and the rich, heaven forbid, are still rich. Shame on us. Really? Let’s take score. Continue reading “America’s Deadly Sins”
In recent days, college students have shouted down, pepper-sprayed, punched, and otherwise shut down the campus guests whose ideas they considered offensive. Continue reading “5 Ways to Convince College Students That Free Speech Matters”
Are Republicans the party of a bunch of older people? It is even commonly referred to as the GOP, Grand Old Party. According to a Bloomberg article, among the Millennial generation, 18- to 29-year-olds, Trump earned 37 percent, and a 2016 poll said only 1 in 5 leans Republican. So what is being done to energize this young generation to come on board?
One organization that has decided not to sit on the sidelines, but to get the Millennials involved is the Maverick PAC. Senator Ted Cruz, wanting to recruit top young professionals in the state of Texas, founded it in 2004. In 2009, it went national after George P. Bush became its chairman, currently has 35 chapters throughout the U.S.
June 12, 2017
A couple of weeks ago, John O’Sullivan was confidently writing about the British Conservative Party finally getting it all together, and uniting the three strands of Toryism — the economic freedom and enterprise of Thatcher, the nationalism of Churchill and Disraeli, and the skepticism of Peel and Lord Salisbury — into a real political force at last. And I wrote approvingly of this prospect on my blog.
Well, so much for that. After the British General Election on June 8, we are being taught that Corbyn’s leftism is in the driver’s seat, powered by the enthusiasm of Millennials. Continue reading “The Pied Pipers of the Millennials”
By Richard Winchester October 28, 2016
(The comments in blue are mine)
When sizable portions of a people forget their history, they risk losing contact with their nation’s essence, what its best qualities are, and where it ought to be headed. They may soon cease to inhabit an independent political entity. Continue reading “The Cost of Historical Amnesia in America”
Timothy Doescher / Lillian Wolfensohn / August 10, 2016 / 44 comments
Because of Obamacare, young people have seen up to a 44 percent increase in premiums.
For many millennials, the fear of entering the “real world” is looming. We are preparing to face the financial challenges, often feeling like we are starting the trek up Mount Everest. Continue reading “The Truth About Obamacare for Millennials”