Tag Archives: Ayn Rand

Not an Emergency, but a Suicide Attempt

Are our current economic problems an emergency?  Politicians in both parties have said so and claimed that we have to abandon principles, act for the sake of action, and when those actions fail we must blindly act again. In The … Continue reading

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Our Racist Public Schools

While Democrats are quick on the trigger with fallacious rhetorical partisan charges of racism against critics of President Obama, their silence is deafening when it comes to actually racist government policies.   Previously, I mentioned the Obama Administration filing a petition … Continue reading

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Question #3: Why Write about Libertarians and Gary Johnson?

So far, more than 40% of the posts to Selfish Citizenship have been tied to either Libertarians or Gary Johnson, so the following question is relevant: Why are you writing so much about Libertarians and Gary Johnson? There are two … Continue reading

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Question #2: Flame wars, why has our political debate become so nasty?

The following question has been popping up a lot recently, and it relates to the prior post on Angry Libertarians: Why has our political discourse become so uncivil? The idea that we should do something has been popularly replaced with … Continue reading

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Our Declaration of Independence

On this Independence Day, consider the virtue of independence in your own personal life. Great American, and Russia-born, author Ayn Rand expressed the essence of independence at such a personal level, when she wrote in For the New Intellectual: “Independence … Continue reading

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