There is nothing accidental in today’s New York. It is exactly what the Left wanted—only not yet violent enough, not yet dangerous enough.
I’ve got news for you: If you spend all your time worrying about getting sick, you’re sick already.
The longer a man sits in power, the greater his abuse of power, and the more he is inclined to forget his responsibilities.
Whether we're allowed to live by the decisions we reach freely within our rights as citizens—even when the decision may be wrong—is the ultimate test of whether we are free or slaves.
The Left is no longer on the outside looking in. They’re running the show. They can’t stick it to the man anymore because they are the man.
The government may never understand the principle which their own behavior so amply demonstrates: That incentives for abuse will create abuse.
Our politicians, the media, and the unelected bureaucrats cry wolf over “domestic terrorism” without understanding that, in a real confrontation, theirs is the losing hand.
We are headed to war again. We are pointed at war right now.
We have achieved what Buckley greatly feared: Not government by the first 2000 names in the Boston phonebook, but government by the faculty of Harvard. This is what an oligarchy looks like.
If we took the future of the nation seriously, we would end public schools tomorrow.
Cultural power is shifting, decentralizing—one might say diversifying. And it is actual, meaningful diversity—that is, diversity of thought rather than diversity of appearance.
The pandemic has simply accelerated a phenomenon that was already underway. But there’s nothing wrong with the city that a whole lot of liberty can’t fix.
Schools this past year have finally managed to combine teaching nothing with simultaneously keeping children in isolation. Now is the time to dispense with the charade of progressive schooling.
2020 was the year of government overreach. Make 2021 the year of organized civil disobedience and friendly reunions.
Public duties should be seen as George Washington saw them—a tremendous personal inconvenience to be undertaken with reluctance. Special privileges should be abhorred.
It may seem ridiculous or paranoid, or simply unnecessary, to revive such an institution in a free society. But only a free society could support it.
It is not good for the country to pretend that the Left will respect your rights as Americans if you just let them have their way with the law.
Results be damned, everyone will pretend that Biden is good news.
Those casual enemies of free speech who today dominate the tech landscape have a much weaker hand than they think.
It is the curse of the Left (and the blessing of the Right) to be judged by the future as they themselves judge the past.