Archive for July 20th, 2007

Barry Bonds Is No Hammerin’ Hank

By John W. Whitehead “When I was in the ballpark, I felt like I was surrounded by angels and I had God’s hand on my shoulder.”—Hank Aaron When I was growing up in the late ‘50s and early ‘60s, baseball glowed. The players were like gods. Kids looked up to them and wanted to emulate […]

The Politics of Envy

The National Center for Policy Analysis has a telling article today on the liberal fascination with “equality.” The egalitarian argument says that we care more about our financial position relative to others than about our absolute income. Experimental studies are often cited that appear to bear this idea out: In one experiment, 56 percent of […]