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An Appointment with Vouchers

February 23, 2017 For partisans on both sides of the nomination (and hard-fought confirmation) of Betsy DeVos, 59,... Read more...

What Does “President’s Day” Mean to You?

February 20, 2017 On Monday, February 20, I will celebrate Washington’s Birthday. That is still the official federal... Read more...

Ayn Rand's Heroic Life

February 17, 2017 Originally posted on FEE.org I first encountered Ayn Rand through her nonfiction. This was when I... Read more...

Watergate Reruns: The Campaign to Overturn the Election

February 16, 2017 What I call the “Not Our President Elite” (NOPE) believes that a frighteningly ignorant, bigoted,... Read more...

A Randian Rockstar: KISS’ Gene Simmons

February 12, 2017 Ayn Rand rocks. That’s the attitude of KISS frontman Gene Simmons, an autodidact who... Read more...

Libraries, Ayn Rand, and Borrowing Atlas Shrugged

February 10, 2017 If you have a burning interest in morality, is it immoral to steal a book on it? Well that’s not... Read more...

Ayn, What if Atlas Snapped?

February 09, 2017 Originally published on FEE.org Would Aristotle have Tweeted? Would Isaac Newton have been too... Read more...

Schumpeter’s Innovators

February 08, 2017 Originally published on September 7th, 2010. This week we’ve celebrated the birthdays of... Read more...

Betsy DeVos’ Game Changing Confirmation

February 08, 2017 With the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education yesterday, President Trump won a... Read more...

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How can you make sense of competing claims to rights?
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Welfare rights vs. liberty rights
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A capitalist society is based on the recognition and protection of individual rights.
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Taking intellectual aim at the ideas that inspire Islamists.
"If freedom is to survive and flourish, we need a fourth revolution, a moral revolution, that establishes the moral right of the individual to live for himself."
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