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  • user warning: Table './conserva_drupal/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>At issue this week...&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Climate&nbsp; by Walter Williams</p>\n<p><img alt=\"\" src=\"http://conservativechronicle.com/sites/default/files/Williams.gif\" style=\"width: 300px; height: 116px;\" /></p>\n<p>The absolute worst case of professional incompetence and dishonesty is in the area of climate science. Tony Heller has exposed some of the egregious dishonesty of mainstream environmentalists in a video he&rsquo;s titled &ldquo;My Gift To Climate Alarmists.&rdquo; Environmentalists and their political allies attribute the recent increase in deadly forest fires to global warming. However, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture&rsquo;s Forest Service, forest fires reached their peak in the 1930s and have declined by 80% since then. Environmentalists hide the earlier data and make their case for the effects of global warming by showing the public and policymakers data from 1980 that shows an increase in forest fires.</p>\n<p> CLIMATE scientists claim that rising sea levels are caused by man-made global warming. Historical data from the tide gauge in Lower Manhattan shows that sea levels have been rising from about the time when Abraham Lincoln was president to now. Heller says that sea levels have been rising for about 20,000 years. He points out that anthropologists believe that when the sea level was very low people were able to walk from Siberia to North America.<br />\n Hot weather is often claimed to be a result of man-made climate change. Heller presents data showing the number of days in Waverly, Ohio, above 90 degrees. In 1895, there were 73 days above 90 degrees. In 1936, there were 82 days above 90 degrees. Since the 1930s, there has been a downward trend in the number of days above 90 degrees. If climatologists hide data from earlier years and started at 1955, they show an increase in the number of above 90-degree days from eight or nine to 30 or 40. Thus, to deceive us into thinking the climate is getting hotter, environmentalists have selected a starting date that fits their agenda.<br />\n You might ask: &ldquo;Who is Tony Heller? Does he work for big oil?&rdquo; It turns out that he is a scientist and claims to be a lifelong environmentalist. From what I can tell, he has no vested interests. In that respect, he is different from those who lead the environmental movement, who often either work for or are funded by governments.</p>\n<p> ONCE in a while environmentalists reveal their true agenda. Ottmar Edenhofer, lead author of the IPCC&rsquo;s fourth summary report released in 2007, speaking in 2010 advised: &ldquo;One has to free oneself from the illusion that international climate policy is environmental policy. Instead, climate change policy is about how we redistribute de facto the world&rsquo;s wealth.&rdquo; U.N. climate chief Christiana Figueres said that the true aim of the U.N.&rsquo;s 2014 Paris climate conference was &ldquo;to change the (capitalist) economic development model that has been reigning for at least 150 years, since the Industrial Revolution.&rdquo; Christine Stewart, Canada&rsquo;s former Minister of the Environment said: &ldquo;No matter if the science is all phony, there are collateral environmental benefits. ... Climate change (provides) the greatest chance to bring about justice and equality in the world.&rdquo; Tim Wirth, former U.S. Undersecretary of State for Global Affairs and the person most responsible for setting up the Kyoto Protocol said: &ldquo;We&rsquo;ve got to ride the global warming issue. Even if the theory of global warming is wrong, we will be doing the right thing in terms of economic policy and environmental policy.&rdquo;</p>\n<p> NOT ALL scientists are dishonest and not all news reporters are leftists with an agenda. But one wonders at the deafening silence where there&rsquo;s clear, unambiguous evidence. For example, if ocean levels have been rising for some 20,000 years, why do scientists allow environmentalists to get away with the claim that it&rsquo;s a result of man-made global warming? Why aren&rsquo;t there any reporters to highlight leftist statements such as those by Edenhofer, Stewart and others who want to ride global warming as a means to defeat capitalism and usher in socialism and communism? I would prefer to think that the silence of so many scientists represent their fears as opposed to their going along with the environmental extremist agenda.</p>\n<p> November 20, 2019</p>\n', created = 1574405829, expire = 1574492229, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:8f2557ced1c54bd0d44c77b97bb46276' in /home/conserva/public_html/includes/cache.inc on line 112.
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  • user warning: Table './conserva_drupal/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>CLIMATE: November 20, 2019</p>\n<p><img alt=\"\" src=\"http://conservativechronicle.com/sites/default/files/Williams.gif\" style=\"width: 300px; height: 116px;\" /></p>\n<p>The absolute worst case of professional incompetence and dishonesty is in the area of climate science. Tony Heller has exposed some of the egregious dishonesty of mainstream environmentalists in a video he&rsquo;s titled &ldquo;My Gift To Climate Alarmists.&rdquo; Environmentalists and their political allies attribute the recent increase in deadly forest fires to global warming. However, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture&rsquo;s Forest Service, forest fires reached their peak in the 1930s and have declined by 80% since then. Environmentalists hide the earlier data and make their case for the effects of global warming by showing the public and policymakers data from 1980 that shows an increase in forest fires.</p>\n<p> CLIMATE scientists claim that rising sea levels are caused by man-made global warming. Historical data from the tide gauge in Lower Manhattan shows that sea levels have been rising from about the time when Abraham Lincoln was president to now. Heller says that sea levels have been rising for about 20,000 years. He points out that anthropologists believe that when the sea level was very low people were able to walk from Siberia to North America.<br />\n Hot weather is often claimed to be a result of man-made climate change. Heller presents data showing the number of days in Waverly, Ohio, above 90 degrees. In 1895, there were 73 days above 90 degrees. In 1936, there were 82 days above 90 degrees. Since the 1930s, there has been a downward trend in the number of days above 90 degrees. If climatologists hide data from earlier years and started at 1955, they show an increase in the number of above 90-degree days from eight or nine to 30 or 40. Thus, to deceive us into thinking the climate is getting hotter, environmentalists have selected a starting date that fits their agenda.<br />\n You might ask: &ldquo;Who is Tony Heller? Does he work for big oil?&rdquo; It turns out that he is a scientist and claims to be a lifelong environmentalist. From what I can tell, he has no vested interests. In that respect, he is different from those who lead the environmental movement, who often either work for or are funded by governments.</p>\n<p> ONCE in a while environmentalists reveal their true agenda. Ottmar Edenhofer, lead author of the IPCC&rsquo;s fourth summary report released in 2007, speaking in 2010 advised: &ldquo;One has to free oneself from the illusion that international climate policy is environmental policy. Instead, climate change policy is about how we redistribute de facto the world&rsquo;s wealth.&rdquo; U.N. climate chief Christiana Figueres said that the true aim of the U.N.&rsquo;s 2014 Paris climate conference was &ldquo;to change the (capitalist) economic development model that has been reigning for at least 150 years, since the Industrial Revolution.&rdquo; Christine Stewart, Canada&rsquo;s former Minister of the Environment said: &ldquo;No matter if the science is all phony, there are collateral environmental benefits. ... Climate change (provides) the greatest chance to bring about justice and equality in the world.&rdquo; Tim Wirth, former U.S. Undersecretary of State for Global Affairs and the person most responsible for setting up the Kyoto Protocol said: &ldquo;We&rsquo;ve got to ride the global warming issue. Even if the theory of global warming is wrong, we will be doing the right thing in terms of economic policy and environmental policy.&rdquo;</p>\n<p> NOT ALL scientists are dishonest and not all news reporters are leftists with an agenda. But one wonders at the deafening silence where there&rsquo;s clear, unambiguous evidence. For example, if ocean levels have been rising for some 20,000 years, why do scientists allow environmentalists to get away with the claim that it&rsquo;s a result of man-made global warming? Why aren&rsquo;t there any reporters to highlight leftist statements such as those by Edenhofer, Stewart and others who want to ride global warming as a means to defeat capitalism and usher in socialism and communism? I would prefer to think that the silence of so many scientists represent their fears as opposed to their going along with the environmental extremist agenda.</p>\n<p>\n &nbsp;</p>\n', created = 1574405830, expire = 1574492230, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:e5161c94de576c8401406da13a06d208' in /home/conserva/public_html/includes/cache.inc on line 112.
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  • user warning: Table './conserva_drupal/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>COMMUNISM: November 13, 2019</p>\n<p><img alt=\"\" src=\"http://conservativechronicle.com/sites/default/files/Williams.gif\" style=\"width: 300px; height: 116px;\" /></p>\n<p>A recent survey conducted by the Victims of Communism and polled by YouGov, a research and data firm, found that 70% of millennials are likely to vote socialist and that one in three millennials saw communism as &ldquo;favorable.&rdquo;</p>\n<p> LET&rsquo;S examine this tragic vision in light of the Fraser Institute&rsquo;s recently released annual study &ldquo;Economic Freedom of the World,&rdquo; prepared by Professors James Gwartney, Florida State University; Robert A. Lawson and Ryan Murphy of Southern Methodist University; and Joshua Hall, West Virginia University, in cooperation with the Economic Freedom Network.<br />\n Hong Kong and Singapore maintained their lead as the world&rsquo;s most economically free countries &mdash; although China&rsquo;s heavy hand threatens Hong Kong&rsquo;s top ranking. Rounding out the top 10 are New Zealand, Switzerland, the United States, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and Mauritius. By the way, after having fallen to 16th in 2016, the U.S. has staged a comeback to being in the top five economically free countries in the world.<br />\n What statistics go into the Fraser Institute&rsquo;s calculation of economic freedom? The report measures the ability of individuals to make their own economic decisions by analyzing the policies and institutions of 162 countries and territories. These include regulation, freedom to trade internationally, size of government, sound legal system, private property rights and government spending and taxation.<br />\n Fraser Institute scholar Fred McMahon says, &ldquo;Where people are free to pursue their own opportunities and make their own choices, they lead more prosperous, happier and healthier lives.&rdquo; The evidence for his assessment is: Countries in the top quartile of economic freedom had an average per-capita GDP of $36,770 in 2017 compared with $6,140 for bottom quartile countries. Poverty rates are lower. In the top quartile, 1.8% of the population experienced extreme poverty ($1.90 a day) compared with 27.2% in the lowest quartile. Life expectancy is 79.5 years in the top quartile of economically free countries compared with 64.4 years in the bottom quartile.</p>\n<p> THE Fraser Institute&rsquo;s rankings of other major countries include Japan (17th), Germany (20th), Italy (46th), France (50th), Mexico (76th), India (79th), Russia (85th), China (113th) and Brazil (120th). The least free countries are Venezuela, Argentina, Ukraine and nearly every African country with the most notable exception of Mauritius. By the way, Argentina and Venezuela used to be rich until they bought into socialism.<br />\n During the Cold War, leftists made a moral equivalency between communist totalitarianism and democracy. W. E. B. Du Bois, writing in the National Guardian (1953) said, &ldquo;Joseph Stalin was a great man; few other men of the 20th century approach his stature.&rdquo; Walter Duranty called Stalin &ldquo;the greatest living statesman ... a quiet, unobtrusive man.&rdquo; George Bernard Shaw expressed admiration for Mussolini, Hitler and Stalin. Economist John Kenneth Galbraith visited Mao&rsquo;s China and praised Mao Zedong and the Chinese economic system. Gunther Stein of the Christian Science Monitor also admired Mao and declared ecstatically that &ldquo;the men and women pioneers of Yenan are truly new humans in spirit, thought and action.&rdquo; Michel Oksenberg, President Jimmy Carter&rsquo;s China expert, complained that &ldquo;America (is) doomed to decay until radical, even revolutionary, change fundamentally alters the institutions and values,&rdquo; and urged us to &ldquo;borrow ideas and solutions&rdquo; from China.<br />\n Leftists exempted communist leaders from the harsh criticism directed toward Adolf Hitler, even though communist crimes against humanity made Hitler&rsquo;s slaughter of 11 million noncombatants appear almost amateurish. According to Professor R.J. Rummel&rsquo;s research in &ldquo;Death by Government,&rdquo; from 1917 until its collapse, the Soviet Union murdered or caused the death of 61 million people, mostly its own citizens. From 1949 to 1976, Mao&rsquo;s Communist regime was responsible for the death of as many as 76 million Chinese citizens.</p>\n<p> TODAY&rsquo;S leftists, socialists and progressives would bristle at the suggestion that their agenda differs little from that of past tyrants. They should keep in mind that the origins of the unspeakable horrors of Nazism, Stalinism and Maoism did not begin in the &lsquo;20s, &lsquo;30s and &lsquo;40s. Those horrors were simply the result of a long evolution of ideas leading to a consolidation of power in the central government in the quest for &ldquo;social justice.&rdquo;</p>\n<p> &nbsp;</p>\n', created = 1574405830, expire = 1574492230, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:ae4472bafed0cac510a8463c73ed993b' in /home/conserva/public_html/includes/cache.inc on line 112.
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  • user warning: Table './conserva_drupal/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>RACE: November 6, 2019</p>\n<p><img alt=\"\" src=\"http://conservativechronicle.com/sites/default/files/Williams.gif\" /></p>\n<p>Jews have been awarded 40% of the Nobel Prizes in economics, 30% of those in medicine, 25% in physics, 20% in chemistry, 15% in literature and 10% of the Nobel Peace Prizes. Since the beginning of the 20th century, there have been just over 900 Nobel Prizes awarded. Since Jews are only 2% of the world&rsquo;s population, instead having 22% of Nobel Prizes, 206, they should have won only two, according to the proportionality vision of justice. There&rsquo;s an even greater domestic violation of the proportionality vision. Jews are less than 3% of the U.S. population but 35% of American Nobel Prize winners. Several questions come to mind. Does the disproportionately high number of Jewish winners explain why there are so few black or Hispanic Nobel Prize winners? Who&rsquo;s to blame for ethnic disproportionality among Nobel Prize winners, and what can be done to promote social justice?</p>\n<p> PROPORTIONALITY injustice doesn&rsquo;t end with the Nobel Prize. Blacks are about 13% of the U.S. population but close to 70% of the players in the National Football League. Blacks are greatly overrepresented among star players and highly paid players. While the disproportionality injustice runs in favor of black players in general, they are all but nonexistent among the league&rsquo;s field goal kickers and punters. Perhaps the only reason why football team owners are not charged with hiring discrimination is that the same people who hire quarterbacks and running backs also hire field goal kickers and punters. Proportionality and diversity injustice is worse in the National Basketball Association, with blacks being over 80% of the players. Plus, it&rsquo;s not uncommon to watch college basketball games and see that 90 to 100% of the starting five players are black.</p>\n<p> MOST READERS know that I teach economics at George Mason University and have done so for nearly 40 years. However, that doesn&rsquo;t mean the field of economics doesn&rsquo;t have its problems. Many see economics as neither a welcoming nor a supportive profession for women or blacks. Former Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen, in addressing a Brookings Institution audience said: &ldquo;Within the economics profession, women and minorities are significantly underrepresented. And data compiled by the American Economic Association&rsquo;s Committees on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession and the Status of Minority Groups in the profession show that there has been little or no progress in recent decades. Women today make up only about 30 percent of Ph.D. students. Within academia, their representation drops the higher up one goes in the career ladder. The share of Ph.D.s awarded to African Americans is low; and it has declined slightly in recent decades.&rdquo; Yellen says that diversity in economics is a matter of &ldquo;basic justice.&rdquo;<br />\n Had I been in the audience, I would have asked Yellen whether there&rsquo;s basic justice in the nursing field, where less than 10% of nurses are men. What about the gross lack of proportionality in incarceration? According to 2015 figures released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the overall U.S. prison and jail population is 90.6% male and 9.4% female. The only way that I see to remedy such a gross disproportionality injustice is to either incarcerate more female prisoners or release male prisoners.</p>\n<p> BACK TO Janet Yellen: It is pathetic and professionally incompetent that she can ignore decades of research &mdash; some of it by female researchers &mdash; that shoots down the idea that disparities prove discrimination. Moreover, if one carries the notion that disparities prove discrimination far enough, they&rsquo;d look like true fools. According to a study conducted by Bond University in Australia, sharks are nine times likelier to attack and kill men than they are women. Despite the fact that men are 50% of the population, and so are women, men are struck by lightning six times as often as women. Of those killed by lightning, 82% are men. One can only wonder what social justice warriors would do about these and many other disproportionalities.</p>\n', created = 1574405830, expire = 1574492230, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:70c9f0b85bc89b33cec5b35e4f805e2f' in /home/conserva/public_html/includes/cache.inc on line 112.
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  • user warning: Table './conserva_drupal/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>GUN CONTROL: October 30, 2019</p>\n<p><img alt=\"\" src=\"http://conservativechronicle.com/sites/default/files/Williams.gif\" style=\"width: 300px; height: 116px;\" /></p>\n<p>Gun control did not become politically acceptable until the Gun Control Act of 1968 signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson. The law&rsquo;s primary focus was to regulate commerce in firearms by prohibiting interstate firearms transfers except among licensed manufacturers, dealers and importers. Today&rsquo;s gun control advocates have gone much further, calling for an outright ban of what they call assault rifles such as the AR-15. By the way, AR stands for ArmaLite Rifle, which is manufactured by Colt Manufacturing Co. As for being a military assault weapon, our soldiers would be laughed off the battlefield carrying AR-15s.</p>\n<p> LET&rsquo;S LOOK at some FBI statistics on homicide and then you can decide how many homicides would be prevented by a ban on rifles. The FBI lists murder victims by weapon from 2014 to 2018 in their 2018 report on Crime in the United States. It turns out that slightly over 2% (297) out of a total of 14,123 homicides were committed with rifles. A total of 1,515 or 11% of homicides were committed by knives. Four hundred and forty-three people were murdered with a hammer, club or some other bludgeoning instrument. Six hundred seventy-two people were murdered by a hand, foot or fist. Handguns accounted for the most murders &mdash; 6,603.<br />\n What these statistics point out clearly is that the so-called assault weapons ban and mandatory buyback plan that 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O&rsquo;Rourke and others call for, will do little or nothing to bring down homicides. More homicides could be prevented by advocating for knife control, hammer control and feet and fist control.<br />\n Gun controllers&rsquo; belief that &ldquo;easy&rdquo; gun availability is our problem ignores U.S. history. Guns were far more readily available yesteryear. One could mail order a gun from Sears or walk into a hardware store or a pawnshop to make a purchase. With truly easy gun availability throughout our history, there was nowhere near the mayhem and mass murder that we see today. Here&rsquo;s my question to all those who want restrictions placed on gun sales: Were the firearms of yesteryear better behaved than those same firearms are today? That&rsquo;s really a silly question; guns are inanimate objects and have no capacity to act. Our problem is a widespread decline in moral values that has nothing to do with guns. That decline includes disrespect for those in authority, disrespect for oneself, little accountability for anti-social behavior and a scuttling of religious teachings that reinforce moral values.</p>\n<p> LET&rsquo;S EXAMINE some elements of this decline.<br />\n If any American who passed away before 1960 were to return to today&rsquo;s America, they would not believe the kind of personal behavior acceptable today. They wouldn&rsquo;t believe that youngsters could get away with cursing at and assaulting teachers. They wouldn&rsquo;t believe that cities such as Philadelphia, Chicago, St. Louis and Baltimore hire hundreds of school police officers and that in some schools, students must go through metal detectors. During my own primary and secondary schooling in Philadelphia, from 1942 to 1954, the only time we saw a policeman in school was during an assembly period where we had to listen to a boring lecture from Officer Friendly on safety. Our ancestors also wouldn&rsquo;t believe that we&rsquo;re now debating whether teachers should be armed.<br />\n Americans who call for stricter and stricter gun control know that getting rid of rifles will do little or nothing for the nation&rsquo;s homicide rate. Their calls for more restrictive gun laws are part of a larger strategy to outlaw gun ownership altogether. You have to wonder what these people have in store for us when they&rsquo;ve eliminated our means to defend ourselves.</p>\n<p> VENEZUELA dictator Nicolas Maduro banned private gun ownership in 2012. The result is that Venezuelans had no way to protect themselves from criminals and government troops who preyed upon them. After Fidel Castro&rsquo;s demand for gun confiscation, he said, &ldquo;Armas para que?&rdquo; (&ldquo;Guns, for what?&rdquo;) Cubans later found out.</p>\n', created = 1574405830, expire = 1574492230, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:baaf2a343c06c7e377bdf3ce96321d0f' in /home/conserva/public_html/includes/cache.inc on line 112.
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  • user warning: Table './conserva_drupal/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>MORALITY: October 23, 2019</p>\n<p><img alt=\"\" src=\"http://conservativechronicle.com/sites/default/files/Williams.gif\" style=\"width: 300px; height: 116px;\" /></p>\n<p>Last week, U.S. Attorney General William Barr told a University of Notre Dame Law School audience that attacks on religious liberty have contributed to a moral decline that&rsquo;s in part manifested by increases in suicides, mental illness and drug addiction. Barr said that our moral decline is not random but &ldquo;organized destruction.&rdquo; Namely that &ldquo;Secularists and their allies have marshaled all the forces of mass communication, popular culture, the entertainment industry, and academia in an unremitting assault on religion and traditional values.&rdquo;</p>\n<p> THE ATTORNEY general is absolutely correct. Whether we have the stomach to own up to it or not, we have become an immoral people left with little more than the pretense of morality. The left&rsquo;s attack on religion is just the tiny tip of the iceberg in our nation&rsquo;s moral decline. You say: &ldquo;That&rsquo;s a pretty heavy charge, Williams. You&rsquo;d better be prepared to back it up with evidence!&rdquo; I&rsquo;ll try with a few questions for you to answer.<br />\n Do you believe that it is moral and just for one person to be forcibly used to serve the purposes of another? And, if that person does not peaceably submit to such use, do you believe that there should be the initiation of force against him? Neither question is complex and can be answered by either a yes or no. For me the answer is no to both questions. I bet that nearly every college professor, politician or even minister could not give a simple yes or no response.</p>\n<p> A NO answer, translated to public policy, would slash the federal budget by no less than two-thirds to three-quarters. After all most federal spending consist of taking the earnings of one American to give to another American in the form of farm subsidies, business bailouts, aid to higher education, welfare and food stamps. Keep in mind that Congress has no resources of its own. Plus there&rsquo;s no Santa Claus or tooth fairy that gives Congress resources. Thus, the only way that Congress can give one American a dollar is to first, through intimidation and coercion, confiscate that dollar from some other American.<br />\n Such actions by the U.S. Congress should offend any sense of moral decency. If you&rsquo;re a Christian or a Jew, you should be against the notion of one American living at the expense of some other American. When God gave Moses the Eighth Commandment &mdash; &ldquo;Thou shalt not steal&rdquo; &mdash; I am sure that He did not mean thou shalt not steal unless there is a majority vote in the U.S. Congress. By the way, I do not take this position because I don&rsquo;t believe in helping our fellow man. I believe that helping those in need by reaching into one&rsquo;s own pocket to do is praiseworthy and laudable. But helping one&rsquo;s fellow man in need by reaching into somebody else&rsquo;s pockets to do so is worthy of condemnation.<br />\n We must own up to the fact that laws and regulations alone cannot produce a civilized society. Morality is society&rsquo;s first line of defense against uncivilized behavior. Religious teachings, one way of inculcating morality, have been under siege in our country for well over a half a century. In the name of not being judgmental and the vision that one lifestyle or set of values is just as good as another, traditional moral absolutes have been abandoned as guiding principles. We no longer hold people accountable for their behavior and we accept excuses. The moral problems Attorney General William Barr mentioned in his speech, plus murder, mayhem and other forms of anti-social behavior, will continue until we regain our moral footing.</p>\n<p> IN 1798, John Adams, a leading Founding Father and our second president said: &ldquo;Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.&rdquo; I am all too afraid that a historian, writing a few hundred years from now, will note that the liberty American enjoyed was simply a historical curiosity. Then it all returned to mankind&rsquo;s normal state of affairs &mdash; arbitrary abuse and control by the powerful elite.</p>\n', created = 1574405830, expire = 1574492230, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:fd27dfaebacb8d436ee699601fb0eb84' in /home/conserva/public_html/includes/cache.inc on line 112.
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Walter Williams

11/20/2019 - 11:18am
At issue this week...    Climate  by Walter Williams The absolute worst case of professional incompetence and dishonesty is in the area of climate science. Tony Heller has exposed some of the egregious dishonesty of mainstream environmentalists in a video he’s titled “My Gift To Climate Alarmists.” Environmentalists and their political allies attribute the...
11/20/2019 - 11:15am
CLIMATE: November 20, 2019 The absolute worst case of professional incompetence and dishonesty is in the area of climate science. Tony Heller has exposed some of the egregious dishonesty of mainstream environmentalists in a video he’s titled “My Gift To Climate Alarmists.” Environmentalists and their political allies attribute...
11/13/2019 - 12:30pm
COMMUNISM: November 13, 2019 A recent survey conducted by the Victims of Communism and polled by YouGov, a research and data firm, found that 70% of millennials are likely to vote socialist and that one in three millennials saw communism as “favorable.” LET’S examine this tragic vision in light of the Fraser Institute’s...
11/06/2019 - 11:51am
RACE: November 6, 2019 Jews have been awarded 40% of the Nobel Prizes in economics, 30% of those in medicine, 25% in physics, 20% in chemistry, 15% in literature and 10% of the Nobel Peace Prizes. Since the beginning of the 20th century, there have been just over 900 Nobel Prizes awarded. Since Jews are only 2% of the world’s population,...
10/30/2019 - 11:11am
GUN CONTROL: October 30, 2019 Gun control did not become politically acceptable until the Gun Control Act of 1968 signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson. The law’s primary focus was to regulate commerce in firearms by prohibiting interstate firearms transfers except among licensed manufacturers, dealers and importers. Today’s...
10/23/2019 - 12:00pm
MORALITY: October 23, 2019 Last week, U.S. Attorney General William Barr told a University of Notre Dame Law School audience that attacks on religious liberty have contributed to a moral decline that’s in part manifested by increases in suicides, mental illness and drug addiction. Barr said that our moral decline is not random but “...
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