Destiny of Egyptian democracy

by Vox Day -- Liberals and conservatives alike are celebrating the possible advance of democracy in Egypt. The Mubarak regime is reeling, his heirs apparent have fled the country and images of more…

Dark lords of student loan debt

by Vox Day -- Last May, I wrote a column titled "Declining value of college." While the conclusions it contained are still correct, they were much less forceful than they should have more…

The tree of liberty

by Vox Day -- In the aftermath of the lethal Arizona shootings by Jared Loughner, the media have been caught up in an emotional orgy of sanctimonious worship of the state and more…

The darkening days

by Vox Day -- In the past, most historians who have seen a connection between economic events and political or social events have considered it to be a material one. When viewed more…

The fourth government

by Vox Day -- In his dialogue "De re publica," Marcus Tullius Cicero explained, through the fictionalized voice of Scipio Africanus, that there are three basic types of government. The first is more…

Brave New Year

by Vox Day -- There are times when nothing very interesting seems to happen, when the years fly by like one of the uneventful periods in the history book that connect one more…

Merry Christmas, everyone

by Vox Day -- For many Americans, this Christmas will be a difficult one. Millions have lost their homes in the past year, millions more have lost their jobs and many of more…

Audit Bernanke

by Vox Day -- Not all of the news out of Washington, D.C., is bad. Despite the Republican flirtation with earmarks, the tax deal that increases the federal deficit and the speedy more…

WikiLeaks is freedom in action

by Vox Day -- I write not to condemn Julian Assange, but to praise him. More than that, I write to accuse those so-called conservatives who have waxed hysterical in their contemptible more…

The paper altar

by Vox Day -- The irony is enormous. After spending more than 100 years striving for repeal and home rule in a partially successful attempt to win their independence from Great Britain, more…