Not Enough Morality from the Conservatives

I would venture to bet that you think that the right is the moralist side of the political debate. I disagree. Americal Leftists have claimed the high ground in public policy, appealing to egalitarianism, environmentalism, and risk-aversion, in which moral positions are expressed but widely denied as having anything to do with “morality.” Conservatives, on…


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,…


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…