Conversations with Socialists 1NOV15

Him: “There seems to be a consensus that giving to the poor is great, but “stealing” others’ money to do so isn’t.” Me: That should be obvious to anyone with a brain. Him: “So welfare for those in need is corrupt and anti-Christian,” Me: If it is funded by money taken by force, yes. On […]

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 […]

“Earth Day” *sigh*

Anyone who knows me well, knows that I am a dedicated conservationist.  I do not “Earth Day.”  One part of being a true conservationist–someone dedicated to maintaining a healthy ecosystem to pass on to our descendants–that most people don’t know: I LOATHE environmentalists. But wait, aren’t those the same thing?  No, they bloody well are […]

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 […]

Socialist Oligarchy

Someone on Twitter told me that part of my tag line, “socialist oligarchy”, was a dichotomy of terms. My immediate response was that that was an untrue statement, according to every socialist government which had ever existed. But it is actually deeper than that: property is THE fundamental human right. What you have built, what […]

Outrage

The American Left (laughably called “liberals”, but more accurately known as “Progressivists”) has spent the greater part of the last century attacking every vehicle of belief in our society.  They have done horrible work in undermining our heroes, our patriotism, every religion (and Christianity in particular), and even the family itself.  These are the people […]

“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 […]