Why Freedom Beats Socialism

“Real wages rose by 50 percent and the portion of the population in acute poverty fell from 50 to 15 percent.” Although not exactly the economy I would plan–they have light income tax and no sales tax–Hong Kong nevertheless remains the exemplar of free-market economics in the world today.  Especially when compared to it’s Socialist […]

The Power of Myth-Negation: A Tale of Four Movies

“America is like a healthy body and its resistance is threefold: its patriotism, its morality, and its spiritual life. If we can undermine these three areas, America will collapse from within.”–Attributed to Josef Stalin Sometime around 1991, my freshman year in college, I came across Monty Python’s Quest for the Holy Grail; the first cinematic […]

“Social Gospel”

Before I begin this entry, I must mention that, while I was considering what to say, I passed an inmate on the telephone…  teaching his child the Lord’s Prayer. Today is 21 Dec, 2012, the end of the Mayan calendar.  Reflecting on the end of the world, I have chosen for today’s topic the so-called […]