Psychopaths, political power and the rule of law

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In order to preserve our freedom, it is not enough to vote from time to time. As Aristotle warned us more than two millennia ago, democracies degenerate into tyrannies because of “the unscrupulousness of despicable demagogues”, who appear like mushrooms in autumn in declining societies, and because citizens conform and forget that power always poses …

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Who restrains political power in Spain?

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The real cause of the serious institutional deterioration and the worrying political drift in Spain is not to be found in the present circumstances but in the continuous weakening of the Rule of Law, undermined for decades by our political class (without distinction of parties) who have been exploiting the deficiencies of our constitutional text. …

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Hurricanes and other lies of environmentalism (and journalism)

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Today’s environmentalism has degenerated into an ideology as totalitarian as communism, with which it shares not only adherents, but also the massive use of lies. The hysterical superstition of the theory of anthropogenic global warming, blind to the scientific method and to data (and to the absence of reliable data!), is perhaps the greatest example …

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Vampire States, the killers of prosperity and freedom

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In a recent speech, Spain’s acting Finance Minister advocated for an increase in the size of the government and announced a brutal tax hike while criticizing the idea that “taxpayers’ money is better in their own pockets,” a concept she dismissed as a “mantra”. The whole sentence, copied word for word from an article published …

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