Hedges on Human Commodities

by Chris Hedges, one of the leftists whose understanding of the world is most deserving of respect… Barack Obama is a brand. And the Obama brand is designed to make us feel good about our government while corporate overlords loot the Treasury, armies of corporate lobbyists grease the palms of our elected officials, our corporate…

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Bastiat on Government

I wish some one would offer a prize–not of a hundred francs, but of a million, with crowns, medals and ribbons–for a good, simple and intelligible definition of the word “Government.” What an immense service it would confer on society! The Government! what is it? where is it? what does it do? what ought it…

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Empire of Illusion

More than anything, the pathology of today is widespread belief & hope in illusions and apathy to truth. This type of thinking is documented throughout history to follow the abundance and comfort that came from a moral awakening, and it is known to precede tragedy and pain within the human race. As to the illusions…

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