When it comes to the Constitution’s ability to restrain government power, the conclusion is obvious: that scrap of parchment is an obvious failure, and it is apparent that the text of the document is insufficient to prevent interpretations of the text which empower the federal government rather than limit it.
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To be grateful for our liberties and civilization and never think they can be taken for granted is perhaps the most valuable lesson. Many intelligent people have lost faith in the news, rediscovered frugality, and found a new way to commit themselves to the defense of liberty and human rights.
Political radicalism was rampant among the graduate students who became junior professors in 1965-75, instantly shifting the faculty sharply leftward. Then political pressure for female and minority faculty appointments led more young radicals to join the faculty.
Things evolve but never actually become better adapted, because threats are always changing. Black Rhinos survived for 8 million years before being killed off by poachers. Lehman Brothers adapted and prospered for 150 years and 33 recessions before mortgage-backed securities. Poof, gone.
And the first paragraph would go this way: “Just when governors are trying to reopen their economies, a gigantic case-counting deception at the CDC is taking the wind out of their sails.
Precisely because free and innovative markets ceaselessly expand our range of opportunities, comparing the economic statistics of today with those of yesterday too often masks the improvements brought to us by markets.
Smith wrote: “Every man, as long as he does not violate the laws of justice, is left perfectly free to pursue his own interest his own way, and to bring both his industry and capital into competition with those of any other man, or order of men.
America’s mass media aren’t reporting on mass panics and mass protests, they are creating them. They only secondarily “report” on them. Maybe COVID is the pandemic of the century. Or maybe not. The only thing we know for certain is that we can’t trust anything we hear about it on ABC Nightly “News.”
We must make the building of a free society once more an adventure, a deed of courage, a task which challenges the ingenuity and imagination of our liveliest minds and best entrepreneurs. If we can regain our belief in the power of ideas, the battle is not lost.
Building an international charter city designed for mass migration from one country to another would turn private enterprise to a business of nation-making.The idea for international charter cities began more than a decade ago. Now, it is a concept that is gaining new momentum.
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