Capitalism vs. Socialism in 50 Words

Suppose there are three sick people: my wife, a stranger, and a person I despise. Under socialism, the state will force me to care for all three equally. Under capitalism, the state will defend my right to care exclusively for my wife, or to allocate my time however I choose. Capitalism is good. Socialism is …

End the Perverse National Endowment for the Arts

The following is a slightly edited version of an open letter I wrote in May, 1995. Dear Artist: I urge you to consider this argument for the dissolution of the National Endowment for the Arts. The United States was founded on the principle of individual rights: life, liberty, property, and the pursuit of happiness. Everyone has …

Not ‘Born That Way’, As If We Didn’t Know

Now that the presidential election and inauguration are past, and President Trump may be buying some time for civilization against the plague of postmodern Leftism, I am returning to a more contentious subject: sexual orientation. In the coming weeks, I will publish a three-part essay critiquing some traditional conservative ideas regarding sexual orientation. I will argue …

End Leftist Privilege, and Maybe Leftists Will Really Leave

It seemed like a nightmare when Americans elected a president with such evil ideas in 2008. Since then, the Obama administration has waged relentless and multifaceted war against individual rights—against the unalienable individual rights of life, liberty, property, and the pursuit of happiness. This blog has largely been a journal of the Obama administration. See …

I Relocated for Politics

I relocated for politics. It was one of the best decisions I ever made. What I discovered was not only a better political environment but also a much better culture, which of course was the basis for the politics. I encourage everyone, whatever his politics, to consider an analogous relocation. In my case, I went …

Capitalism and America vs. Clinton and Trump

Capitalism and socialism are opposite social systems. Under capitalism, intercourse is consensual. Under socialism, including its variants such as fascism, intercourse is compulsory or forbidden. Because I love America and respect millions of Americans, I still have hope that neither Trump (the flamboyant fascist scoundrel) nor Clinton (the female fascist scoundrel), will be president. Both …