Some Thoughts on “Going Galt”

Here’s a piece by the Ayn Rand institute on the conservatives’ attempt to hijack Atlas Shrugged: Is it time to “go Galt”? No: A lot of people are asking that question, which is inspired by Ayn Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged. (Ayn Rand didn’t originate the phrase, however. As best I can tell, it was originated […]

On Limited Government, Conservatives, and Majority Rule

P.J. O’Rourke is patently wrong here: If the citizenry insists that abortion remain legal–and, in a passive and conflicted way, the citizenry seems to be doing so–then give the issue a rest. The measure of a law’s legitimacy is not whether the citizenry “insists” on it. In this case, prohibiting abortion would be no more right if […]