Ted Cruz and the Survival of Civilization

For generations, defenders of freedom have sought a Republican who would not cave in to Democrats and other statists, who would remain true to the principle of freedom. As in his solitary marathon stand to defund Obamacare, as in his condemnation of Republican leadership in Congress, Ted Cruz once again proved that he is a …

My Book on Amazon: The Longevity Argument

I recently Googled myself on Google Scholar, and I learned that my 2009 article, “Past Longevity as Evidence for the Future,” published in Philosophy of Science, has been cited favorably by three different philosophers in four of the top twenty ranked journals of philosophy: Journal of Philosophy (ranked #3), Analysis (#8), Synthese (#10), and Ratio …

Support Cruz Because of Ideology

The past two presidential elections have pitted a democrat against a fascist. In both cases, the democrat lost. The capital-D Democrat Obama was, charitably speaking, the fascist. Those past two elections were lost when the Republicans, under the influence of the mainstream media, nominated a democrat. This year, America is in danger of seeing the Republicans …

My Novella, The Merchant of Mars

My novella, The Merchant of Mars, is available on Amazon in paperback (list price of $10) and as a Kindle ebook ($3). Just click this cover: Here is what the story is about. The head of NASA convinces the President that space exploration should be done by private industry, and the United States government declares, …

Happy 111th birthday of Ayn Rand

As is my custom, I celebrate the birthday of Ayn Rand by opening one of her novels to a random page and reading. Any passage is a great inspiration. Here is what I read today, from Atlas Shrugged, Part One / Chapter IX (thanks to Phil Oliver and his Objectivism Research CD-ROM for making it …

It is the Submission that Causes the Violence

In this article about Islam, about which libraries have been written, I will make or allude to these main points: – In the Koran, more fundamental than the pervasive call to violence against non-believers is the pervasive call for coercion; and more fundamental than the pervasive call for coercion is the pervasive call for submission …

Why I Oppose Open Immigration, on Principle

In 2013, regarding immigration, I wrote, Any non-criminal, non-disease-carrying individual should be free to enter the United States and work just like any American citizen. I was wrong. I failed to realize that an enemy can organize large numbers of people who have not yet committed a detectable crime, but who have committed—or are at …

Democrats Are Muslims Now

At the Democratic presidential debate on Saturday, Hillary Clinton said, And we also need to make sure that the really discriminatory messages that Trump is sending around the world don’t fall on receptive ears. He is becoming ISIS’s best recruiter. They are going to people showing videos of Donald Trump insulting Islam and Muslims in …