"We must acknowledge that 'rights' are a concept only and have no physical existence except as a cloud of zooming electrons in our brains. No matter where you search or how long you search, even if you carefully sift the entire Universe with a sieve, you will not be able to lay your hands on a single right. Rights are, however, a very useful concept when setting up societies." - Kevin Alfred Strom

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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"My advice to a young man seeking deathless fame would be to espouse an unpopular cause and devote his life to it." - George W. Curtiss

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 […]

"During conditions of peace, the warlike man attacks himself." - Nietzsche

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 […]

"We have the moral understanding of an ignorant savage of 2000 years ago, but the science and power of a modern nuclear age. Mankind is like a five year old child playing with a loaded gun." - James Hart

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 […]

"Never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth." - Henrik Ibsen

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 […]

"Idealism is the poverty of the wealthy and the wealth of the impoverished." - Ludwig Klages

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 […]