There is no more recent example of the many theoretically apparent pitfalls of socialism coming to life than in Venezuela. The South American nation is but the latest example on the long list of countries to have fallen victim to the siren’s song of a socialist utopia.
— Read on mises.org/wire/venezuela-poster-child-socialism
We’ve gone into deep debt for everything except the core function of the federal government.
— Read on www.conservativereview.com/news/bipartisan-spending-binge-now-worse-bush-obama/
This is the real failure of both parties, the rest is a distraction.
States like Texas, Florida, Arizona, and Colorado are experiencing an influx of migrants from other states. Often, these migrants come from so-called blue states like New York, California, and Illinois — all of which are sending more people to other states than they are receiving in return.
— Read on mises.org/wire/blue-state-migrants-probably-arent-turning-your-state-blue
Perhaps the Council of Europe considers Åberg’s successful efforts of turning in fellow Swedes to the police for perceived thought crimes an example that other European countries should emulate? The pensioner explained during questioning, “I was angry
— Read on www.gatestoneinstitute.org/13651/sweden-isis-pensioners
This is how leftists eat their own and fall from power. JohnBarleycorn
When we were kids, we were amazed that Superman could travel faster than a speeding bullet. We could even picture him, chasing down a projectile fired from a weapon, his right arm outstretched, his cape rippling behind him. If he traveled at half the bullet’s speed, the rate at which the bullet moved away from him would halve. If he did indeed travel faster than the bullet, he would overtake it and lead the way. Go, Superman! In other words, Superman’s aerial antics obeyed Newton’s views of space and time: that the positions and motions of objects in space should all be measurable relative to an absolute, nonmoving frame of reference.
— Read on curiosity.com/topics/what-would-happen-if-you-traveled-faster-than-the-speed-of-light-curiosity
Courts and government bodies still find it hard to make useful distinctions between gratuitous, racist, or violent speech about Islam and Muslims on the one hand, and reasoned argument that questions aspects of Islam, or even the religion overall, from
— Read on www.gatestoneinstitute.org/13539/religion-free-speech
This is a bad precedent. History shows us this is not the direction to take.