Apologize

I WOULD LIKE TO APOLOGIZE First, of all, I’m sorry about the Holocaust. Really, really sorry about that. I’d also like to apologize for the fall of the Roman Empire, for Napoleon’s effectiveness, for China’s brutality and for Jimmy Carter. I want to apologize for the Irish potato famine, and for the Irish in general. […]

Abortion

Aborting human rights This type of movement is the antithesis of rational politics. Choice is precisely what an ideal political system maximizes, it is the basic unit of validity in politics. An anti-choice movement is much like a group of mathematicians calling itself anti-counting, or a cooking group that is anti-oven. It is the utmost […]

WTC

WTC attack : thank gun control All the fans of force and violence and enemies of voluntary action and capitalism celebrated on September 11th. The death of more than seven thousands in the wake of the destruction of the World Trade Center is a symbol of everything that the enemies of capitalism and freedom stand […]

Numbers

Just the facts, ma’am : statism in numbers Average GDP per capita in most economically free countries : 23 325 $US Average GDP per capita in most economically unfree countries : 3 829 $US (w/purchasing power parity) (Heritage Foundation, 2002 Index of Economical Freedom) Average GDP per capita in most economically free states and provinces […]

Gun Control

Gun Control It seems that gun control is one type of action censorship that is constantly upheld by a majority of people. Periodically, after particular events like mass murders, an upsurge of anti-gun rhetoric is heard. But is gun control arguable on rational grounds, or is it the product of emotionalism in the face of […]

Attention

IMMEDIATE ATTENTION NEEDED!!! From: “GEORGE BUSH” To: Bingo Little Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2004 18:28:51 +0800 Subject: IMMEDIATE ATTENTION NEEDED!!! IMMEDIATE ATTENTION NEEDED: HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL FROM: GEORGE WALKER BUSH DEAR BINGO I AM GEORGE WALKER BUSH, SON OF THE FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA GEORGE HERBERT WALKER BUSH, AND CURRENTLY SERVING AS […]

From Ethics

From ethics to politics Objectivist politics are directly derived and based on ethics. But on what is this derivation based ? This is often said to not be explicited enough. How could one justify this transition ? First let’s define the terms. Ethics is the study of how we should act, how we ought to […]

Opeds

Public education is a step back Last month was back to school for millions of children, and all that comes with it : buying school supplies and clothes, apprehension from the younger children, the beginning of new routines. But for most of these children, it also means a return to bureaucratic brain-cramming, rather than getting […]