Keynesianism & the Green Movement Seek to Stack Bodies

Question: When you enter a moral universe where your scruples are blunted enough to pursue some dubious end by any number of questionable means, what prevents you, as a Keynesian economist or politician, from seeing people killed to boost your economy? Answer: Not much. As a sidenote, if you head over to Paul Krugman’s blog,…

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The ÜberPresident Cedes No Power

I have been reading more and more of and about J. R. R. Tolkien these days, and it is becoming clear that the man is exactly the role model I want to move toward for the rest of my life. There is little else that needs to be said about the man other than the…

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ToTheSource on C.S. Lewis on the State

  Most of us are familiar with C. S. Lewis’s theological and philosophical writings, but you’ve made a point of drawing us to a neglected aspect of his thought, a deep-seated antipathy to “statism.” First of all, what is statism? Theroux: Statism is the view that all social and economic power in society should be…

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Only in America (Not the Brooks & Dunn Song)

An email forward from this morning… Only in America could politicians talk about the greed of the rich at a $40,000 a plate campaign fund raising event. Only in America could people claim that the government still discriminates against black Americans when we have a black President, a black Attorney General, and roughly 18% of…

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