Written by Jeff Lukens
George Orwell's "Nineteen Eighty-Four" tells of an advanced world where there are no individual freedoms, and the state uses fear to manipulate and control people to conform to a prescribed belief. In the book, the Party maintains absolute power, and power has become an end to itself. His book is ...
Written by Thomas E. Brewton
THE VIEW FROM 1776
We are following the downward path of Great Britain, one of the two greatest of Western history's empires.
We can draw several cautionary lessons from the history of our British cousins. Of all the world's nations we and the UK are most similar, both in our rise and in our ...
Written by JB Williams
Quintessential Liberal vs. Extreme Marxist
By JB Williams ©2009 USA
Since 52% of American voters were foolish enough to buy the story that Barack Hussein Obama is some sort of "liberal messiah," I thought it would be interesting to compare the belief systems of America's father of liberalism and ...
Written by NRAILA
The U.S. Senate is now considering the National Defense Authorization Act (S. 1390). As a part of the consideration of that legislation, Senators John Thune (R-SD) and David Vitter (R-LA) will offer an amendment on Monday to provide for interstate recognition of Right-to-Carry permits. There is a ...
Written by RSN
Written by Paul A. Ibbetson
The wolf who cried "boy!" Make that statement today and it won't take but a moment for someone to utter that a correction must be made, as you have obviously gotten the important parts of the childhood story title turned around. Of course, they would be right. The childhood story of the boy who ...
Written by Tom Fitton
The eagerly anticipated confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor got underway this week. And how did she do?
Let's start with Sotomayor's rambling and constantly shifting explanation for one of her most controversial statements - that she "would hope that a wise Latina ...
Written by Dr. Osterfeld
Mises Daily by David Osterfeld
The Ludwig von Mises Institute
It is commonly held that the unplanned "anarchic" nature of capitalist production necessitates bureaucratic regulation to prevent economic chaos. Thus the prominent Hungarian Marxist, Andras Hegedus, argues that bureaucracy is merely ...
Written by TheDailyBell.com
California tax officials say a state proposal to tax and regulate marijuana like alcohol would generate nearly $1.4 billion in revenue. A State Board of Equalization report released Wednesday estimates marijuana retail sales would bring $990 million from a $50-per-ounce fee and $392 million in ...