The Disastrous Effects of Economic Equality

The final result of economic equality makes everyone equally poor. What’s the best way to get wealth in the hands of people? There are several methods. The most popular (and destructive) is for the wealthy to be taxed so their “excess” wealth can be redistributed to the less fortunate. This works for a time until productive […]

Hoaxer, Race Baiter, MSNBC Host, and Tax-Cheat Al Sharpton Loves Darwin

Al Sharpton seems to get away with every moral infraction. Many people ask how he can live with himself knowing that he was involved in the smearing of six white men when he took up for Tawana Brawley who claimed she had been raped and left with racial slurs written on her body and covered […]

Leftists Calling for Communism in the Name of Evolution

“The sanctification of the rights of individuals and their liberties today by libertarians and Tea Party conservatives is contrary to our evolved human nature as social animals. . . . The thought that it is both rational and natural for each of us to care only for ourselves, our own preservation, and our own achievements […]

An Atlas Shrugged Moment that is Closer Than We Think

This weekend I finally got around to watching the movie Atlas Shrugged Part Two. Now that I’ve seen it, I don’t know why it took me so long to view it. It is an excellent movie and boy does it ever show us where America is heading. Admittedly, I never read the book. I heard […]

Would Ayn Rand be Welcomed at a Tea Party?

Jim Wallis, one of President Obama’s spiritual advisers made this comment about the Tea Party: “I distrust a movement that lifts up a philandering, Russian, atheist.” Mr. Wallis is referring to Ayn Rand, a favorite writer of many Libertarian thinkers. While I disagree with Mr. Wallis on many things, his description of Ayn Rand is […]

Ayn Rand Did Not Understand Capitalism

On October, 1957, Ayn Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged first appeared. It was greeted by one reviewer with what I regard as the supreme put-down in the history of literary criticism: “This is the worst American novel since The Fountainhead.” It is a conceptually confused novel. It was offered in the name of individual liberty, yet […]

Do Conservatives Need Ayn Rand?

Shortly after Congressman Paul Ryan’s appearance at the 2011 Faith and Freedom Conference in D.C., a Bible-waving protester confronted the Chairman of the House Budget Committee and questioned him for modeling his proposed budget after “the extreme ideology of Ayn Rand rather than the basic economic justice values of the Bible.” The protestor offered Ryan […]