More whites were brought as slaves to North Africa than blacks brought as slaves to the United States or to the 13 colonies from which it was formed. White slaves were still being bought and sold in the Ottoman Empire, decades after blacks were freed in the United States.
The next time some academics tell you how important diversity is, ask how many Republicans there are in their sociology department.
If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism.
Freedom … refer[s] to a social relationship among people — namely, the absence of force as a prospective instrument of decision-making. Freedom is reduced whenever a decision is made under threat of force, whether or not force actually materializes or is evident in retrospect.
Many of the cant words of politics are simply evasions of reality. A prime example is the notion of making housing, college, health insurance, or other things ‘affordable.’
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The real motives of liberals have nothing to do with the welfare of other people. Instead, they have two related goals — to establish themselves as morally and intellectually superior to the rather distasteful population of common people, and to gather as much power as possible to tell those distasteful common people how they must live their lives.
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Since this is an era when many people are concerned about ‘fairness’ and ‘social justice,’ what is your ‘fair share’ of what someone else has worked for?
The next time somebody in the media denies that there is media bias, ask how they explain the fact that there are at least a hundred stories about the shrinking arctic ice cap for every one about the expanding Antarctic ice cap, which has now grown to record size.
Much of the social history of the Western world, over the past three decades, has been a history of replacing what worked with what sounded good.
Liberals seem to assume that, if you don’t believe in their particular political solutions, then you don’t really care about the people that they claim to want to help.