A few times a week, I receive emails from conservative news and commentary outlets asking me to support them as they “take on the culture war.”

This trend is a testament to the influence of Andrew Breitbart on the conservative commentary sphere, who astutely observed that “politics is downstream of…


It Really Doesn’t Exploit Workers

It’s fairly common for those on the left to argue that under a free-market capitalist economy, corporations exploit workers by collecting profit. This is false.

On the contrary, in a system of natural rights where the rule of law is upheld, corporations are a perfectly…


The United States of America was founded on an underlying bedrock of natural rights in accordance with the theory of natural law, but over time, its commitment to these fundamental principles has deteriorated. DNA investigatory techniques pioneered during the 20th Century have brought the U.S. to a crossroads in the…


These days, the threat of the student loan crisis looms so large that anyone moderately involved in politics is aware of it. Total student debt in the United States is $1.6 trillion according to CNN in January of 2020. This surpasses automotive debt and credit card debt in the U.S…


Everyone talks about how bad today’s politicians are. Everyone reminisces about days past when good men held office. Everyone complains that today’s ruling class are corrupt, self interested, and simple to boot.

But who is to blame? The United States is ruled by a representative government. In a very real…


Everyone hates taxes. Everyone who gets a paycheck, that is. There are few experiences as universally gut-wrenching as the disgust one feels when the government skims away income before it even sees a bank account. We know that the government has legitimate uses for our money, but, at the same…


Generally speaking, the goal of a social movement is to a) raise awareness and b) change hearts and minds. In the case of the climate change movement, the first prong has already been accomplished. There isn’t a single person in America who unaware of the climate change debate, and most…


The nerve center of the capitalist empire.

It is not hard to find an article on Medium exposing the evils of capitalism. A quick look at the “Economics” tag leads to a handful of stories to that effect. Search the word “capitalism” itself and almost every story will treat it in a negative light. I think it…


The vile hatred and utter unreasonability of the left was put on full display over the last week. Of course there was the revivified attack on Justice Brett Kavanaugh published in the New York Times that, despite the blatant journalistic malpractice, fueled a new round of calls from pundits and…


Those that attempt to save the country by “saving the press” are making a grave mistake

I find it fascinating the words politicians use whenever they discuss media outlets. Politicians use terms like “free press” and “objective journalism” to defend institutions that treat them favorably, but then use language like “Fake News” or “hate speech” when referring to those outlets or platforms that are critical or…

Quintilian

I write about current events, politics, and economics from a conservative perspective. I value debate and discussion. Twitter: @M_Quintilian

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