Archive for August, 2012

Ayn Rand’s fans in high places (2012-8-24)

No doubt you’ve already read or heard that Republican Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan is an admirer of Ayn Rand, a fact that has liberals foolishly exultant.
But you may not know that the chief judge of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the honorable Alex Kozinski, is likewise an admirer of the author of [...]

“Legitimate rape” and the GOP (2012-8-20)

The difference between genius and stupidity, somebody once observed, is that genius has its limits.
On Sunday, U.S. Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri, a Republican congressman who is challenging incumbent Democrat Claire McCaskill for a U.S. Senate seat, told a local TV interviewer that it’s “really rare” for a woman to become pregnant following a rape.
“If [...]