Environmentalists Against the Environment

Those who claim to champion the environment in practice are its greatest enemies. Herewith just a few examples:

The Endangered Species Act is supposed to protect the eagle, providing harsh penalties for harming one eagle, egg, or even unoccupied habitat.

In an article in Reason magazine, Brian Seasholes writes “This gives property-owners a strong incentive […]

Counterproductive Sixties

1960svlncAmerican campuses were in constant uproar during the late sixties. Now they are calm again, but they are very different places than they used to be. For instance, we have “speech codes” that limit speech on campus that anyone can express off campus, we also have speakers […]

Intellectual Dishonesty – The Case of the Fan Club of Che Guevara

chgvrRobert Redford produced a movie about Che Guevara called “The Motorcycle Diaries.” It was based on Che’s real diaries, no doubt modified by the Cuban government, but what disappoints me greatly about Redford is that he wasn’t honest enough to include some very revealing passages from that […]

Standing by Our Allies - and What Happens When we Don't

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Most of us agree we should stand by our friends, and that we should keep our promises. However, the U.S. has a decidedly mixed record in doing this. I will look at that record, but the reason to really think about it are recent […]

War Profiteers or Heroes – The Story of Blackwater

blackwaterA young American visited Nicaragua when it first had a Marxist government, and he describes what he saw..:

The Nicaraguan Association for Human Rights believed that Daniel Ortega, a Marxist who’d come to power when his militant group, Frente Sandinista de Liberacion Nacional, overthrew the Nicaraguan […]








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