About: Roy Cordato

VP for research and resident scholar at the John Locke Foundation

Recent Posts by Roy Cordato

Exactly–and the next line is always “give me more power.”






What else happened during this time period?

Try the birth and then spread of free market capitalism and the industrial revolution that it ushered in.






You might be a progressive if…

…you believe that “climate science,” much like the founding fathers of your movement all believed about the science of eugenics, is settled.






You might be a progressive if…

…you believe that the science surrounding how additional CO2 in the atmosphere will effect global climate is settled but the science of how to tell the difference between a boy and a girl is not.






You might be a progressive if…

…you see nothing ironic about Bernie Sanders telling a group of young people who support him because he is promising them free college, that greed is destroying America.






You might be a progressive if…

…given a choice between reducing the incomes of the rich (say top 2% of income earners) by 50 percent or increasing the incomes of the the poor (say the bottom quintile of income earners) by 100%, you, without hesitation, would choose the former.






You might be a progressive if…

…you believe that the pediatrician who announces “it’s a boy” to the mom-to-be upon viewing her ultrasound is being presumptuous and transphobic, and that the appropriate reaction would be “biologically it’s a boy but it is too soon to tell what gender the baby will eventually identify with.”






It’s not easy being green

Day in and day out we are told by, well almost everyone, that in order to “be green” we must do what ever we can to reduce our contribution to atmospheric CO2–you know, reduce our carbon foot print. Well now comes a study from the journal Nature Climate Change saying that no, additional CO2 in theContinue Reading






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