John Mccain


On Loving America

October 27, 2008

One thing that is often implied, if not explicitly stated, in this election is that John McCain—like George Bush—really loves his country. Of course McCain makes mistakes in particular areas, but, according to this view, these are the forgivable errors of a true patriot. McCain’s values and principles are fundamentally. . . Continue »

America’s Anti-America Candidates

October 8, 2008

Last night’s debate offered further proof—if any was necessary—that neither Senator McCain nor Senator Obama is a champion of the basic principle of America: the principle of individual rights. Obama, when asked if he believes health care is a “privilege, right or responsibility,” replied: “Well, I think it should be. . . Continue »

Free Speech vs. McCain and Company

March 21, 2008

Yaron Brook, director of the Ayn Rand Institute, has a timely and important op-ed in today’s titled “War On Free Political Speech,” in which he answers common arguments for campaign finance restrictions. Here are the opening paragraphs: This presidential campaign will be, by far, the most expensive in U.S.. . . Continue »