Vocabulary for the Struggle

Give the president credit. His second inaugural was sincere. It came from the heart. Which does not change the fact that the president wants to relive all the failed collectivist clichés of the 20th century. Just one example: For the American people can no more meet the demands of today's world by acting alone than American soldiers could have met the forces of fascism or communism with muskets and militias. No single person can train all the math and science teachers we'll need to equip our children for the future. Or build the roads and networks and research labs that will bring new jobs and businesses to our shores. "No single person can train all the math and science teachers..." But that's the problem with centralized control! It attempts to substitute the diverse efforts of the thousands of people who are closest to the problem, most informed about it, most affected by its outcome, and most committed to its mission, with centralized control by bureaucrats who, as Thomas Sowell...(Read Full Article)