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American Universities Are Better

Here’s a very interesting section from one of Paul Graham’s essays. What really stands out to me: Fear of elitism causes lost opportunities. If all universities are roughly equal in quality, then none are especially good. The best professors are spread out, making them less productive. And no one university will be good enough to…Continue Reading…

This is not a democracy

Bob Barr is the Libertarian Party’s nominee for President of the United States. He believes the proper role of government is to ensure liberty, freedom, and free commerce; and not much else. GQ interviewed Barr and asked: Isnít the government there to do whatever the people want? Isnít that the whole idea of a democracy?…Continue Reading…

Abolishing the Department of Education

Getting rid of the Department of Education used to be part of the Republican platform. But when people get in power, the temptation to abuse their power becomes too great. It is extremely easy to justify certain government expansions, especially around something that sounds good, like Education. So instead of abolishing the DoE as promised,…Continue Reading…