President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord has thrown the world into a blazing furnace full of weeping and gnashing of teeth—or the political world, at least, has been thrown into a fiery tizzy. It's all ridiculous.
Progressives Wage War on a Company that Helps Immigrants
by Bruce Majors
Undocumented workers who find themselves in jail have very few alternatives for being bonded out. One company, Nexus, provides them with this desperately needed service when no one else can or will. What's wrong with that?
House of Cards, It Turns Out, Is Dull And Depressing
by Brittany Hunter
As I began getting further and further into the season, I found myself not only bored with the content, but also beginning to doubt the wondrous invention of Netflix. And after making it about seven episodes in, I have determined that I can no longer continue my efforts of live blogging each new episode.
Amazon has opened seven physical bookstores across the United States, with another half dozen in the works. When I found out one had just opened up near where I was staying in New York City, of course I had to check it out.
California Considers Economic Suicide with Single-Payer Health Care
by Daniel J. Mitchell
Politicians in California, unfazed by the disaster of Obamacare, want to create a “single-payer” healthcare scheme for the Golden State. In one fell swoop, California politicians would more than double the fiscal burden of government and cue a mass exodus out of the state.
Rather than complaining about fidget toys and banning them from schools, we should look more closely at what the toys reveal. Children and adolescents are bored and they're frustrated by the irrelevance of mass schooling. Fidget toy mania is a reaction to their craving for freedom and autonomy.
Wonder Woman, who throughout the film racks up quite a body count of conscripted German youths, is not so much a princess of peace as she is a valkyrie for “humanitarian” war: a Samantha Power with super-powers and a magic sword.
Freedom in Latin America has been endlessly threatened throughout history. In many ways, people who have come to power, have felt the omnipotence above the individual to decide and govern on behalf of "the people": that intangible being but omnipresent in all the speeches of a populist. Here, FEE President Lawrence W. Reed discusses his take on the socialists that have taken over many parts of the continent.