Showing posts with label social unrest. Show all posts
Showing posts with label social unrest. Show all posts

Robert Evans: A Cautionary Tale Of Socialism

My wealthy country became a dystopia overnight.       We like apocalypse fantasies because a part of us thinks it would be kind of fun. No bills to pay, no job to drag yourself to -- life goes back to basics. You don't watch The Hunger Games and really think about what it would be like to have a toothache or yeast infection you can't treat. And you   ... MORE

Baltimore’s Missing Fathers

by Ken Blackwell and Rob Schwarzwalder.      The rioting in Baltimore is disturbing to all Americans, as the unresolved cause of Freddie Gray’s death while in police custody should be as well. It is right that political and religious leaders, community groups, business organizations and law enforcement officials are commenting about all the   ... MORE

Thomas Sowell: Race, Politics and Lies

Behavior matters and so do facts. Among the many painful ironies in the current racial turmoil is that communities scattered across the country were disrupted by riots and looting because of the demonstrable lie that Michael Brown was shot in the back by a white policeman in Missouri — but there was not nearly as much turmoil created by   ... MORE

Walter E Williams: Black Progression And Retrogression

What if racism is not the problem?  There is no question, though it's not acknowledged enough, that black Americans have made greater gains, over some of the highest hurdles and in a very short span of time, than any other racial group in mankind's history. What's the evidence? If black Americans were thought of as a nation with their own gross ... MORE

Infowars: FEMA Training Camp Activity In Missouri

"Incredible activity" at civilian internment facility. An anonymous source, going by the name of Sam, has sent photos to of a FEMA training camp located at Ford Leonard, Missouri. Sam will talk with Alex Jones on his nationally syndicated radio show today. Sam was contracted to work at the camp. He describes it as a “civilian inmate training ... MORE

VIDEO: How The War on Drugs Threatens El Paso

US policy is a war on reason.   Former El Paso city council member Beto O'Rourke spoke at the Cato Institute's conference, "Ending the Global War on Drugs" on November 15, 2011. 

Thomas Sowell: For Whom The Bell Tolls

The sour fruits of political correctness. The orgies of violent attacks on strangers in the streets — in both England and the United States — are not necessarily just passing episodes. They should be wake-up calls, warning of the continuing degeneration of Western society. As British doctor and author Theodore Dalrymple said, long before these riots broke out, “The good ... MORE