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.…

The No Child Left Behind Million Student March

Oh, the sapling-like bliss of childhood:  mommy and daddy, the “hoarders” of money, taking care of their forever young offspring.  And, when Mother’s Day or Father’s Day comes around the kids will say, “Every day is kid’s day.” Therein lies a child’s basic understanding of economics:  “gimme my allowance”; “finance  ME.” Without further ado I present Keely…

“Income Inequality!”-Scrub! That Rhetoric!

What happens when a pulse is no longer found on your wrist? That is an indication that your heart stopped pumping blood. What would happen if “income inequality!” stopped pulsating throughout the economy? That would be an indication that the beating heart of business is no longer pumping. Income inequality is to be expected whenever…

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…

Income Inequality Anonymous

 “Hello, my name is Jennifer. I am addicted to income inequality.”  Group: “Hello Jennifer.”  Group Leader: “We’ve asked Jennifer here tonight to please tell us her story, how she deals with income inequality addiction.”  “Thank you for the invite Charis and Irene!”  “Well, my income inequality addiction began at a very early age. At five…