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Entries from June 28th, 2011

Taxes-Our Sacrificial Duty

June 28th, 2011 by Mike N · 5 Comments · Culture

Tuesday’s 6/28 Detroit Free Press carries an op-ed by Leonard Pitts Jr a writer for the Miami Herald titled “Paying Taxes–a duty to your fellow Americans”. Mr Pitts has been preaching altruism especially government enforced altruism most of his journalistic life. I left the following comment at the online site:

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Ayn Rand Speaks to Bono

June 25th, 2011 by Jim May · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

“Even though altruism declares that “it is more blessed to give than to receive,” it does not work that way in practice. The givers are never blessed; the more they give, the more is demanded of them; complaints, reproaches and insults are the only response they get for practicing altruism’s virtues (or for their actual […]

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The Murder of the American Experiment

June 18th, 2011 by Jim May · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

“One of the methods used by statists to destroy capitalism consists in establishing controls that tie a given industry hand and foot, making it unable to solve its problems, then declaring that freedom has failed and stronger controls are necessary.” — Ayn Rand At Pajamas Media, there is an appalling post declaring that “the American […]

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A Portrait, in Links, of Philosophical Panic

June 8th, 2011 by Jim May · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

A Portrait, in Links, of Philosophical Panic (Built from Randex links, OActivists posts and a Google search, with apologies to Tennyson.)

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