Global climate alarmism has been costly to society, and it has the potential to be vastly more costly. It has also been damaging to science, as scientists adjust both data and even theory to accommodate politically correct positions.
But the safety of the people of America against dangers from foreign force depends not only on their forbearing to give just causes of war to other nations, but also on their placing and continuing themselves in such a situation as not to invite hostility or insult; for it need not be observed that there are pretended as well as just causes of war.
Republicans don’t know how to defend morally an individual’s right to achieve wealth and to keep it, and that is why they fail … It’s part and parcel with their ambivalence over the individualist heritage of the nation. …
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There is no greater stupidity or meanness than to take uniformity for an ideal.
Western values are superior to all others. Why? The greatest achievement of the West was the concept of individual rights.
The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, and of the Rev. Martin Luther King’s memorable ‘I Have a Dream’ speech, is a time for reflections — some inspiring and some painful and ominous. At the core of Dr. King’s speech was his dream of a world in which people would not be judged by the color of their skin, but by ‘the content of their character.’
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The people cannot delegate to government the power to do anything which would be unlawful for them to do themselves.
We hold that what one man cannot morally do, a million men cannot morally do, and government, representing many millions of men, cannot do.
Whether it is blocking the prosecution of voter intimidation in Philadelphia, illegally running guns to Mexican drug lords, or assisting voter fraud in Texas, Barack Obama has decided the rule of law takes a back seat to ‘Rules for Radicals.’
A passionate attachment of one nation for another produces a variety of evils.
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