Monthly Archives: January 2019

What you will not find in Chris Christie’s new book

I wrote the following essay after the June 2014 US Senate primary, which was not published by any of the state’s newspapers.  In light of Christie’s new book, I thought I would make it available.






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“That Wasn’t Real Socialism”: A Better Way to Respond to the Claim

Socialism retains a righteous cache that makes it an enticing proposition for each new generation of political idealists. If we are to unfasten socialists from their faith in the inevitable historical march towards socialism, we need to do much better … Continue reading






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The Shutdown Shows Us How Unreliable and Harmful Government Can

As the partial government shutdown has continued to its record-breaking length, more and more people have found themselves discomfited, inconvenienced or harmed in some way by the consequences. That Source: The Shutdown Shows Us How Unreliable and Harmful Government Can






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Government Spending Doesn’t Create Economic Growth

According to many commentators, outlays by government play an important role in the economic growth. In particular, when an economy falls into a slower economic growth phase the increase in Source: Government Spending Doesn’t Create Economic Growth






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The second Karl Marx Collectivist award goes to…






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The culture of death is alive and well in New York

The Acceptable Kind of Catholic School Boy






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America’s War Culture

For most of the opinion-making class in America today, war is the default position. Representatives of establishment newspapers and TV news operations are – Sheldon Richman for Antiwar.com Original Source: America’s War Culture






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The first Karl Marx Collectivist award goes to…

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