Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Best Articles of 2008

It is time for the best articles of 2008. These articles were selected from roughly 10,000 articles this year. More than 400 articles appeared in this year's 52 POLITICAL UPDATES.

Energy/environmentalism was the most frequent topic, inspiring five updates. Tied for second were the culture war, government, news from abroad, immigration, education, and the economy with four each. What follows are my choices, in chronological order, for the nineteen most important news or opinion pieces of 2007.

William Jasper: Bailout Mania!
Eric Englund: Environmentalism Is Racism
Warren Mass: KAL Flight 007 Remembered
Steve Sailer: Freddie Mac’s Richard Syron—Architect Of The “Diversity Recession”
Gregory Hession: Restraining Orders Out of Control
Dennis Behreandt: Transatlantic Two-Step
Dave Workman: Kansas tornado produces gun rights bill
Peter Brimelow: “Immigration Is The Viagra Of The State”—A Libertarian Case Against Immigration
Lew Rockwell: What If Public Schools Were Abolished?
Walter Williams: Environmentalists' Wild Predictions
James Fulford: Civil Rights Law Doesn’t Care If You Die
Pat Buchanan: Whites Down To 10% Of World Population By 2060— Does It Matter?
William Jasper: A Bad Investment
Arthur Robinson: Nobel Prize for Death
Phyllis Schlafly: North American Union: It's the real deal
Thomas Kilgannon: The Supreme Court Stands Alone
Heather MacDonald: The Campus Rape Myth
Susan Easton: The EU's Treaty Treachery
Terry Jeffrey: Your $455,000 Loan to Uncle Sam

Best of 2007
Best of 2006
Best of 2005

Sunday, December 28, 2008


This update focuses on marriage. Marriage amendments passed in California, Arizona, and Florida on election day. Homosexuals in California responded with rage, threats, and intimidation. The relationship site has been forced to offer same-sex dating by an "anti-discrimination" lawsuit.

Michelle Malkin: Gay Mob Shakes Down eHarmony
Michelle Malkin: The Insane Rage of the Same-Sex Marriage Mob
Thomas Sowell: The Right To Win
Jennifer Morse: Same-Sex Marriage and the Persecution of Civil Society
Gary Bauer: Same-Sex Movement Demands Tolerance But Won't Show Any

POLITICAL UPDATES are archived here.

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Sunday, December 14, 2008


This update focuses on conservatism. The 2008 election has provoked many thoughts on the future of the conservative movement.

Phyllis Schlafly: Where Do We Go From Here?
Phyllis Schlafly: Time to Follow Reagan's Example
Don Devine: Conservative Counter Attack
Phyllis Schlafly: Where Did the Reagan Votes Go in the 2008 Election?
Steve Sailer: We’ve Got Karl Rove to Kick Around Some More!
Mac Johnson: GOP, Avoid A 2008 Repeat
David Keene: Obama Will Overreach and We Will Bounce Back
Steve Sailer: GOP Can Play By "McCain Rules" And Lose, Or "Sailer Rules" And Win
Tom Piatak: Pat Buchanan At 70: “He Told You So, You F****ing Fools!”
Warren Mass and William Jasper: McCain: Maverick?

POLITICAL UPDATES are archived here.

Sunday, December 07, 2008

The Economy

This update focuses on the economy. Economic troubles continue, and government bailouts continue to fail. The 'big three' automakers are in big trouble. Elites held a summit to discuss a global currency.

Ron Paul: The Neo-Alchemy of the Federal Reserve
Gary North: Bernanke's the Dollar Destroyer
Ron Paul: The Bailout Surge
Pat Buchanan: Who Killed Detroit?
Ross Kamisky: Paulson's Ever-Changing Bailout
Charles Scaliger: Looking Beyond the Global Economic Summit
Charles Scaliger: In a Free Market, Money Doesn't Grow on Trees
Michelle Malkin: The Paulson Putsch: Time For A Fiscal-Conservative Counterinsurgency
Pat Buchanan: Bretton Woods II—No Way
Charles Scaliger: Upcoming Financial Summit About Global Governance
Ron Paul: The Moral Hazard of Regulation
Ron Paul: Spending the Economy into Oblivion

See also:
The Recession Reader
The Bailout Reader