"I know not whether more is to be dreaded from streets filled with soldiers accustomed to plunder, or from garrets filled with scribblers accustomed to lie." - Samuel Johnson

Democracy Should Be Condemned

by Kevin Alfred Strom

A CORRESPONDENT who had read one of my recent essays wrote to me, incredulously asking me if I was actually so wicked as to “condemn democracy.” I asked him to consider the facts and think, instead of just regurgitating the quasi-religious shibboleths that were imparted to him by the public schools:

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"At any given moment there is an orthodoxy, a body of ideas of which it is assumed that all right-thinking people will accept without question. It is not exactly forbidden to say this, that or the other, but it is 'not done' to say it." - George Orwell

Ironlight Reprints Articles

IRONLIGHT REPRINTS ARTICLES: I’m grateful that the Ironlight Web site has republished two more of my articles, Four Forces Pushing for War With Iran and The OKC Bombers (Yes, Plural). Ironlight, whose mottos are “Illumination in the Dark Age” and “To Dare is to Know,” has an amazing collection of worthwhile articles and videos […]

"More and more formerly prosperous families who owned their own homes are losing them, and losing their independent incomes, and are being forced into selling their labor daily just to survive, terminating forever their ability to mount any serious opposition to the finance vultures who are the real rulers of this country." - Kevin Alfred Strom

Romanian Author Republishes Freedman Piece

ROMANIAN AUTHOR REPUBLISHES FREEDMAN PIECE: The Romanian expatriate and author Dan Culcer has just republished Benjamin Freedman’s A Jewish Defector Warns America, along with my introduction. This was an article I was determined to rescue from the memory hole when I published it some 15 years ago, and I am delighted to see it […]

"Sometimes Life just breaks through, no matter how much the concrete-pourers try to kill it." - Kevin Alfred Strom

The OKC Bombers (Yes, Plural)

The Murrah Building after the bombing. Was all this damage done by a homemade truck bomb, parked on the street yards away?

by Kevin Alfred Strom

ON THE one hand, we have the conspiracy theorists who say that Timothy McVeigh was a patsy. On the other hand, we have hours of tapes in which […]

"Sadly, our Constitution was abrogated long ago and now exists primarily as window-dressing for a regime which in most important ways is the opposite of that intended by the authors of the Constitution." - Kevin Alfred Strom

Whatever Happened to Financial Privacy?

by Kevin Alfred Strom

THE DICTATES of the Washington regime have, with the wildly misnamed “Patriot Act,” finally taken away all of our financial privacy, which is a fundamental part of our personal privacy.

Two acquaintances of mine recently purchased automobiles for cash — no credit requested — and the interrogation they were subjected to […]

"Take away love and Earth is a tomb." - Robert Browning

The Folly of ‘Income Redistribution’

by Kevin Alfred Strom

I’VE BEEN hearing a lot in the news these days about “income redistribution.” About how “income inequality” is a problem that needs to be fixed by (forcibly) taking wealth from some and “giving” it to others. Now I’m all for ending the ability of the bankers and Wall Street to create […]