‘Tis the Season to Rethink Equal Outcomes

  The Progressive’s notion of equal outcomes: “income equality” realized through redistribution; test results based on tests revised so that certain people could pass the test; participation-trophy type merit; laws that ‘fix’ opportunity for certain people; verdicts and sentencing of activist judges who rule based on a defendant’s social circumstances rather than by the crime…

One Nation Under a Bed of Roses

Our current notion of cultural diversity — trumpeted as the repudiation of racism and biological essentialism — in fact grew out of and perpetuates the very concepts it congratulates itself on having escaped. The American love affair with race — especially when you can dress race up as culture — has continued and even intensified.…

Marx the Merciless and the Deadly Socialist Ray

  …Kulaks to conquer, Kulaks to enslave in Clay, property to plunder… THIS JUST IN!! A mysterious beam has been focused on Earth’s citizens. It is sucking the wealth out of people!  The ray is said to be coming from the dead planet Marx. But wait. Professor Zharkov had miscalculated.  The deadly beam is coming…

Nightmare on Envy St.

Envy St. has been the road most travelled from the start. Covetousness and self-deception have been the vehicles of choice.  The serpent promised the first couple that they could become like God – their projected 1%. “You will not surely die,” the serpent said to the woman.  “For God knows that when you eat of…

The Invasion of the Wealth Snatchers

  “The history of the 20th century is full of examples of countries that set out to redistribute wealth and ended up redistributing poverty. The communist nations were a classic example, but by no means the only example.” – Thomas Sowell, economist ~~~ On the heels of a previous post, Resident Evil: Redistribution, I now…

License to…Look Out For Number One

Living in a Material World, Part Two Not long ago, while riding the commuter train home, I sat down on an upper row seat not far from a young Indian woman. Her head was covered so I believed her to be a devoutly religious person. On her lap was Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged”. I wondered…