May 16, 2022 5:00 am

Socialist America – History: Rural Electrics

How did the Rural Electrification Act impact America? The 1936 Act very much sped up the provision of grid electrical power to rural and frontier regions, including AmerInd reservations, across the United States, by providing power where commercial (investor-owned) power … Continue reading

Tags: ,

May 1, 2022 7:15 am

Victims of Communism Day – 2022

Why May Day should be a day to honor victims of an ideology that took tens of millions of lives. But we should also be open to alternative dates if they can attract broader support.

Tags: , , ,

April 1, 2022 12:01 pm

How a COVID-rule ‘Nazi’ shut down my disabled wife’s voice

Following a grueling nine-week hospital stretch, the room felt claustrophobic to my wife. Although logging quite a few hours in hospitals during her 83 operations

Tags: , , , , ,

March 29, 2022 2:20 am

Make Europe Great Again

David Harsanyi’s latest book, ‘Eurotrash,’ makes a potent case against America adopting the same policies that have drained the continent of dynamism.

Tags: , , , , ,

March 23, 2022 7:20 am

In a New Magazine, the Illiberal Right and the Illiberal Left Converge

Compact brings “labor populism” and “political Catholicism” under one roof.

Tags: ,

February 23, 2022 10:21 am

P. J. O’Rourke: Maverick Author, Humorist and Cultural Critic for Liberty (1947–2022)

We were greatly saddened by the news that our very dear friend Patrick Jake “P.J.” O’Rourke had passed away on February 15th, at the age of 74, of complications from lung cancer. P.J. was peerless as a maverick journalist, essayist, humorist, and New York Times bestselling author, who we were privileged to know and…
Read More »

The post P. J. O’Rourke: Maverick Author, Humorist and Cultural Critic for Liberty (1947–2022) appeared first on The Beacon.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

February 18, 2022 2:05 am

‘I Must Betray You’ Illuminates For Teens The True Evils Of Communism

A hyper-paranoid universe where adults fear children as ideologically driven monsters is brilliantly captured in Ruta Sepetys’ new novel.

Tags: , ,

February 17, 2022 2:05 am

Political Satirist P.J. O’Rourke, Now Resting In Peace At 74, Had No Sacred Cows

What kept humorist P.J. O’Rourke honest in attacking everyone was his view of life as a human comedy.

Tags: , , , , ,

January 11, 2022 11:00 am

Socialism Comes to California

Single payer health care may sound like a page from “How to destroy the economy, the beginner’s guide” written by AOC, but for California residents, it just got closer to becoming a reality.

Tags: , , , , ,

January 1, 2022 3:00 am

Against Champagne Socialists

Why Bernie Sanders, Hasan Piker, and Elizabeth Warren should open their wallets before they open their mouths.

Tags: , , ,

December 29, 2021 5:00 am

Socialism and liberty (Part 2)

So, is socialism compatible with liberty? There are many who claim that it is. There are others (few, admittedly) who claim that some form of socialism is ESSENTIAL to liberty. Before diving in, let us be perfectly clear: we at … Continue reading

Tags: , , , ,

December 27, 2021 5:00 am

Socialism and liberty (Part 1)

We know that many Americans – even some friends and neighbors – love the idea of socialism. We know that others fear, hate, and oppose socialism. How does that fit in with the ideal of liberty? Of living free? But … Continue reading

Tags: , ,

December 14, 2021 9:58 am

How Leftist ‘Saviors’ Ruined Latin America

The Atlas Network’s Antonella Marty on the bad ideas that have undermined wealth and stability in the region

Tags: ,