In Ancient Greece sophists were teachers who taught virtue, which in those days generally meant the art of statesmanship, to young men rich enough to afford their services. Sophistry, as their art was called, is a trade much criticized in the dialogues of Plato, where Socrates attacks not only the practice of teaching for a […]
Items currently in the public eye that may cross many other topical boundaries.
This sort of petty tyranny, as Alexis tocqueville wrote would take hold in his famous work “Democracy in America,” is no longer funny, not when they come for our burgers.
The link below will take you to a great article written by Doug Bandow over at Forbes.com. The first paragraph should be enough to draw your interest… Another Memorial Day has arrived, with more military personnel dead and buried. Politicians rhapsodize about heroic sacrifice they personally would never make. These same officials increasingly violate the […]
Ignore progressives on economic matters and they can make a whole lot of sense, with Glenn Greenwald clearly being the best that I have found. In a recent commentary of his, “The Patriot Act and Bipartisanship,” he continues to remain consistent in his defense of civil liberties and non-partisan outing of hypocrisy while recognizing his […]
Great statements by Representatives Paul and Amash on the legality of the war powers act and constitutionality of our current foreign policy. We need more Congressmen like them in Washington.
Suppose you are a home owner and some punk decided it would be a fun time to throw stones through all of your windows. Also, suppose the cost of hunting this criminal down through private investigators, as well as the cost of lawyers and court fees were all yours to burden (no help from the […]
One would not usually expect to see the words tyranny and shampoo in the same sentence, but the actions by this government should no longer surprise you. The Department of Justice refuses to allow the potential “monopoly” of Suave and VO5 to take over the “value shampoo” market and potentially allow for the pricing out […]