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A Monopoly on Violence: The 2nd Amendment and Guns

Anywhere a monopoly on violence exists, free thought will perish. It’s an often misunderstood principle.  Indeed, one thing many Progressives these days don’t understand is that the Second Amendment in the American Constitution is not really about guns … no, … Continue reading

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Is Hollywood so “Progressive” out of Guilt?

Power and fame among men have always conveyed a certain sex appeal for women.  It’s hard, I would imagine, in such a position as Hollywood or politics to avoid temptation to take advantage of it.  And how fine the line … Continue reading

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Left Think, Me Think: Bias and the Failure of Modern Higher Education

The failure of modern higher education is that it wants to teach people what to think, not how to think. **Note: Full disclosure here: I taught for several years at a major American university. Outside of technical courses like computer … Continue reading

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Freedom requires Inequality

The ironic thing about freedom, in a classical liberal sense, is that it requires inequality.  Indeed, the Doctrine of Individualism is rooted in the principle that individuals must be permitted to both rise and fall, to both succeed and fail, … Continue reading

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The anti-Scientific Positions of the Left

One thing the American Left likes to do is repeatedly excoriate the Right for being “anti-scientific” for their positions on things like evolution and global warming.  The problem is that the Left is just as unscientific, only about different topics … Continue reading

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How the Left lost to Trump: The Alienation of Whites

One of the interesting things about the recent US presidential election is that it is clear from the voting trends that the Left has alienated a lot of blue-collar white people, and a lot of these people ended up voting … Continue reading

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