You know what’s scarier than a goose-stepping tyrant? A moral monster who destroys another person’s life through the totalitarian “virtue” of cancel culture. Rod Dreher has the unsettling story of Jimmy Galligan who is being celebrated as a “hero” by the NYT for sitting for two years on a video of a classmate who used a racial slur–just so he could ruin her college career.
The anti-capitalist sentiment is as strong as ever. Those of us who believe in free markets must be able to make the moral case for capitalism. Lipton Matthews has a powerful and succinct explanation of how to do this.
A great example of how government has the uncanny ability to complicate anything it touches can be seen in the booming cannabis industry in those states that have legalized marijuana in various forms. As Daniel Mitchell explains, it’s everything you need to know about government in one story.
You’ve likely heard some rumblings about the $2.3 trillion spending bill passed by Congress (including the $900 billion for Covid relief). Fiona Harrigan and Peter C. Earle have an accurate and infuriating accounting of how that money is being doled out.
Every day I hear from people who feel that they are on the horns of a dilemma. Either roll over and accept the blatant corruption and tyranny of the systems that seek to rule us, or engage in bloody revolution. What it there was another, peaceful, alternative? Brandon Smith dares to suggest the most reasonable way to withdraw our consent and reclaim our rights.