"I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you." -- Friedrich Nietzsche There are many explanations for America's "red tsunami" election next Tuesday. Nietzsche nails it. It all boils down to trust.
October 31, 2022
"Of all ignorance, the ignorance of the educated is the most dangerous. Not only are educated people likely to have more influence, they are the last people to suspect that they don’t know what they are talking about when they go outside their narrow fields.” -- Thomas Sowell
August 29, 2022
With one exception, all forms of government restrict Liberty and are therefore tyrannical to some degree because one or some people hold unjust power over the rest. The sole exception: self-government by equally sovereign individuals. America's Constitution embodies this principle and makes America exceptional. The corruption of our government makes America tyrannical.
May 16, 2022
How do you spoil a child? Do not hold him accountable to the reality that his actions have consequences. Spoiled children bully, cheat, lie and worse. We have spoiled our country. We have not held our leaders, media, educators, or each other accountable to reality. Spoiled adults steal, murder, start wars and destroy freedom. Fortunately the cure is simple: Accountability.
May 2, 2022
Every law restricts someone’s freedom. No exceptions. Some freedoms should be restricted: the freedom to steal, to murder, to bribe… Yet the more laws we have, the less freedom we have. No exceptions. Governments make and enforce laws. So as government power rises, freedom falls. No exceptions.
April 25, 2022
"Not the Russian armies, but the communist ideologies threaten the West. The Russians know it very well and place confidence not in their own army, but in their foreign partisans. They want to overthrow democracies from within, not from without." -- Ludwig von Mises, Socialism, 1951.
April 18, 2022
Maybe our most important duty as free people is to speak the truth as we see it. When we fail at this--when our silence condones lies about gender, race, science or anything--we break the bonds of truth which hold us together in freedom and peace. Free speech is our right and our responsibility.
April 11, 2022
Freedom comes with responsibility. This means individual responsibility. We have a duty as individuals to fight for liberty and to hold each other accountable to the truth.
April 4, 2022
The most important question we must answer coming out of COVID has nothing directly to do with the virus, the vaccine or even policy. It is, "Can we trust our health and government authorities?" When more of us see the corruption and betrayal of trust, we will have to rebuild those authorities and restore that trust. That is an immense challenge. For any hope of success, we must unite in seeking the truth and work together.
March 28, 2022
"Individual liberty" is redundant. All freedom resides in the individual. A society or country can be considered free only if its individuals are free.
March 21, 2022