Monday, May 23, 2022

The Most Extraordinary Virginia Christmas

When all know the tale of the first Thanksgiving at Plymouth Rock, but how many of us (including lifelong Virginians) know the story behind...

Flashback: Virginia Cop Exposes Alleged Election Trickery

ICYMI: A vigilant Virginia cop arrested State Delegate Chris Hurst (D) for partaking in election trickery hours before Virginia's 2021 elections. Hurst himself faced a competitive...

Long-Forgotten Contents of Time Capsule Under Lee Statue Revealed

Today, we have a palate cleanser specifically for you history lovers: historians opened a Civil War-era time capsule recovered from the pedestal of the...

Democrats: Burning Smut Bad; Burning Bibles, Flags and Small Businesses is Patriotism

"Dort, wo man Bücher verbrennt, verbrennt man am Ende auch Menschen." “Thus, where men burn books, in the end they will also burn men.” — Heinrich...

Mao Survivor Accuses School Board of ‘Communist Tactics’

Xi Van Fleet knows how brutal revolution can be. As a young girl, she survived Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution. Under the traumatic circumstances,...

Flashback: That Time a Chinese Businessman’s Donation to McAuliffe Caught the FBI’s Attention

This isn't Terry McAuliffe's first rodeo. The Democrat previously served as Virginia's 72nd governor from 2014 to 2018. But...

KENNEY: In Defense of Our Second Place Trophies

Marse Robert may be gone from Richmond, but let’s not forget that Lee’s example helped Virginians become Americans again.

The Beginnings of Socialism, III: “The Religion of Humanity”

Universal philanthropy, on the other hand, would subordinate everything to collective interests — each individual playing his part in the world, just as each star selflessly plays its part in the universe.

American Socialism, Part II: The Utility of Man

Civilization was a machine, and a wise enough tinkerer could improve that machine. Machines rely on order and cannot abide chaos; machines rely on collective operation; independent or unpredictable variables are dangerous. Above all, machines are agnostic to transcendent morality, and are strictly concerned with utility.

American Socialism, Part I: Beginnings

The presupposition of Biblical human depravity was slowly replaced by the extra-Biblical ideal that men can not only improve themselves, but can take measures to improve their neighbors.
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