Monthly Archives: March 2012

Kony 2012: The Goal is Not Our “Awareness”

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In the West, it’s almost inconceivable that the universe doesn’t revolve around us. We believe the Americas weren’t “discovered” until a European stumbled across the land; the natives just don’t count, apparently. Hollywood has created dozens upon dozens of films about white Westerners going to Africa to save the Africans who apparently just need white

The Real Story About the “KONY 2012″ Video

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Nothing is more dangerous than a populist backlash. When groups of people begin chanting, reason of the individual often gives way to the mindless rants of the collective. Nothing could be more obvious about this than the recently-viral video put out by the political-activist group Invisible Children (IC) called “KONY 2012″. This video has gone viral,

The College Bubble: Yes, College Is Incredibly Overrated

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Every American teen has heard it. Whether it’s from a parent, a rich uncle, or an earnest high school counselor, the advice comes tumbling out in well-worn clichés. “Go to college and invest in your future,” “Work with your head, not your back,” and even the occasional “Get a degree, and you’re set for life.” The

Christian Libertarianism

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Yesterday, someone responded to the CapitalismInstitute.org’s newsletter. They had received an email linking to our “Jesus was a libertarian” article as well as our article on Romans 13, where we explained that the “Prince of Peace” taught a philosophy of violence only being justified in defense situations. This was problem for her, and she wanted

An Andrew Breitbart Quote

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Andrew Breitbart, the man behind BigJournalism.com, BigGovernment.com and Breitbart.tv, has passed away. He was 43. The only thing we know right now is that it was of “natural causes”. In the conclusion of his new book, he wrote:  “At the end of the day, I can look at myself in the mirror, and I sleep

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