Greeks Demand Sacrifice

Greece, once the cradle of modern civilization, has stumbled lately with an economic fiasco brought about largely by a failing welfare (read: altruist/collectivist) state. It appears that they want the rest of the world to pay for their mistakes. As Voices for Reason has reported, the Greeks are attacking a pharmaceutical company for refusing to […]

Obama’s View on the Military’s Purpose

Here’s a quick bit on how Obama sees our military’s purpose: Addressing nearly 1,000 graduating cadets at the U.S. Military Academy, many of whom will likely head to war in Iraq and Afghanistan under his command, Mr. Obama said all hands are required to solve the world’s newest threats: terrorism, the spread of nuclear weapons, […]

Anthem by Ayn Rand

Atlas Shrugged gets most of the press nowadays, but Ayn Rand has another work that perhaps serves as a better introduction to her works. Particularly for younger folks, Anthem provides a glimpse into Ayn Rand’s sense of life that is far shorter and more accessible than Atlas Shrugged. Amazon’s description provides a decent introduction: Written with […]

Signs of the Apocalypse: Corpses Used as Roadblock in the Congo

Here’s a story that lays bare the evil, vicious nature of tribal (collectivist) primitivism. Warning: the picture is rather graphic. The road that leads into rebel-controlled Congo begins with a makeshift roadblock made from the corpses of two government soldiers strewn across the dark volcanic earth. The pair on Wednesday blocked the main two-lane track running north […]