McBama vs. America
by Craig Biddle | Objective Standard | Fall 2008
As the 2008 presidential election nears, and while John McCain and Barack Obama struggle to distinguish themselves from each other in terms of particular promises and goals, it is instructive to observe that these candidates are indistinguishable in terms of fundamentals.
When did the idea of freedom become a political orphan?
Steve Chapman | Chicago Tribune | September 7, 2008
Forty-four years after Goldwater’s declaration, it’s clear that collectivism, not individualism, is the reigning creed of Republicans as well as Democrats. Individuals are not valuable and precious in their own right but as a means for those in power to achieve their grand ambitions…[The idea of freedom] got lost somewhere between Thomas Jefferson and John McCain.