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Camouflaged Elites

Camouflaged Elites

. By Victor Davis Hanson // Hoover Institution Even in the mostly egalitarian city-states of relatively poor classical Greece, the wealthy were readily identifiable. A man of privilege was easy to spot by his remarkable possession of a horse, the fine quality of his tunic, or by his mastery of Greek syntax and vocabulary. An […]

Tyranny of the Majority Is the Hallmark of Democracies

Tyranny of the Majority Is the Hallmark of Democracies

By Larry Greenley .  Editor’s note: Imagine a United States popular-vote election result that favors ONLY large urban centers. Would semi-tropical Florida (29 electoral votes) with its hurricane-prone shores really know how best to govern for Colorado’s (9 electoral votes) tough, snow-capped Rocky Mountain terrain? Can California’s (55 electoral votes) moderate climates, countless farms, and […]

Thanksgiving 2016: Uncertain But Still Grateful

Thanksgiving 2016: Uncertain But Still Grateful

. By Thomas L. Knapp So, it’s that time of year: Time to reflect on the good things in our lives; to appreciate family, friends, community; to consider that for which we ought to be thankful. I’m grateful for many things, starting with my family, my church and its members, my comrades in the freedom […]

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE — The Grudge Report

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE —  The Grudge Report

. By L. Neil Smith  My wife’s family had a schism going, back when I first met her, thirty-six years ago. One side had voted for and ardently supported President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The other side wanted nothing to do with the man. But the real family split came when Roosevelt expired during his fourth […]

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE — Moronic Idea Of The Week

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE — Moronic Idea Of The Week

  . By L. Neil Smith  I had planned to work this morning. I am laboring over two novels, _Ares_, a Ngu Family story about the settlement and terraformation of Mars, and _Only The Young Die Good_, a sequel to my vampire tale, _Sweeter Than Wine_. Both are painfully near to completion, and after the […]

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