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 …

Republicans Accept Goal-Line Defense Against the JV

Last night’s Republican presidential debate was a disgusting display of intellectual and moral weakness by every candidate of the political party that is supposed to be strong on defense of America. ISIL is indeed a JV team against the Super Bowl champ America—a Super Bowl champ being coached by traitors and fools. In early 2003, …

The Saudi Threat to Cedar City and All of America

125,000 Saudi students, financed by the Saudi king, are attending American universities. On November 18, five days after Islamists murdered 130 people in Paris, the Southern Utah University student newspaper SUU News published an article by SUU Provost Bradley J. Cook entitled “We must be an open-minded campus,” in which Provost Cook dismissed concerns about any …

Happy Atlas Shrugged Day 2015

Each year on September 2, informally known as Atlas Shrugged Day, I celebrate by opening to a random page of the novel and reading. I consider this novel by Ayn Rand the greatest work of art and perhaps the greatest achievement in history. Every page is an unsurpassed inspiration. This is a passage I opened …

Sexual Orientation, Emotion, and Choice

This article by me appears this morning in The Federalist: How Choice And Emotion Can Influence Sexual Orientation Here is a passage from the article: If a person truly believes his own sexual orientation is good for him, then identifying his ideas and values consistent with his orientation can only bring him further good. In …

We All Speak Homosexual Now

The Dreary Rainbow of the ‘Anti-H’ Movement In a homosexual relationship, there is no difference in sex between the two partners. But in a heterosexual relationship, there is indeed a difference in sex between the two partners, and this difference is fundamental. The romantic concepts of a heterosexual are awash in the recognition and celebration …