Posts Tagged ‘ Ayn Rand ’

Streets Of Rage

Streets Of Rage

Those of you who’ve read Todd Gitlin’s fantastic account of ’60s Era political activism are well aware of the New Left’s descent into chaos, infighting, and terrorism during the course of that decade. However, I’m not sure how many of you realize just how much destruction the sectarian left inflicted upon our society during...
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The Problem Of Refugees

The Problem Of Refugees

One of the most frustrating aspects of the ongoing invasion of Europe is the unwillingness of those who supported this disastrous policy to admit that they were wrong. It’s not simply the men and women who ushered in his collective insanity-primarily Angela Merkel, but also the rulers of the unaccountable, unelected European Union-who refuse...
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Conservatism And Its Discontents

Conservatism And Its Discontents

  A few additional notes regarding George Hawley’s fascinating look at dissent within the right: Notwithstanding the Trump Ascendancy, his belief that moderate libertarianism-or conservatarianism, as some have dubbed it-will exert the greatest influence over mainstream conservatism in the years ahead holds some merit. The disdain the modern conservative movement has for genuinely libertarian...
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Whither The Right?

Whither The Right?

Correction: As the commenter below points out, Jason Richwine is a regular contributor to National Review Online. We regret the error.  One of the benefits of the Trump campaign, regardless of one’s thoughts on the merits of a Trump presidency, is its exposure of the conservative establishment. The irony of an undisciplined and at...
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On Liberty (Todd Seavey Explains Libertarianism)

On Liberty (Todd Seavey Explains Libertarianism)

For Beginners Books I just hope everyone there – and all of you out in blogland – keep in mind Bryan Caplan’s Ideological Turing Test: Strive to model your opponent’s thinking as human and well-intentioned, not demonic. I always do, even though everyone is stupid. –Todd Seavey  I love the above quote for a...
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New Sweden

New Sweden

As a great philosopher once said, you can ignore reality, but you can’t ignore the consequences of ignoring reality. So it is with the open borders, Islamophilic EUtopians who hold the reins of power within Europe. The decision by Sweden to temporarily impose identity checks upon those entering their country from Denmark typifies the...
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The Great Debate (Malice vs. Woods)

It’s always good to step away from the issues, grave though they may be, which dominate the news cycle and examine how we arrived here as a nation. To that end, I’m sharing a gripping debate between author Michael Malice and historian and broadcaster Tom Woods which took place at the General Society Library...
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Michael Malice For The Hour

Although most of you are at least partially familiar with the work of Brooklyn author and Fox Business pundit Michael Malice, there’s always more to learn. Which is why I decided to sit down with him this week and pick his mind about topics ranging from the calculated inhumanity of the Kim Dynasty to...
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Hollywood Shrugged (Seavey and Perry’s Fall Debut)

Hollywood Shrugged (Seavey and Perry’s Fall Debut)

Tune in to the latest podcast of Seavey and Perry on Culture, where you’ll discover whether ideological purity can be reconciled with good art, why Hercules is very angry, and what the best part of the Marxist appropriation of the environment which took place in the middle of Manhattan this weekend was. For those...
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May Day: Part II (Marx v. Washington)

May Day: Part II (Marx v. Washington)

The purpose of  last Wednesday’s events, like the marches and rallies staged on Cinco de Mayo, was to pressure elected officials in Washington D.C. into repeating the same disastrous mistakes of the past. In this case, a wholesale amnesty which would cost upwards of six trillion dollars in the coming decades. While most of...
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