Busting 4 of Trump’s Economic Myths

[O]ne thing Trump is very good at is claiming responsibility for the things that are going right for the United States economy, but these claims don't actually hold up to any rigorous scrutiny.

A Stranger and the Least of These

While it is reasonable to seek to control the border and to have a just immigration policy that balances the needs of the individual against the realities of national security, those who take the Word and twist it to justify unconscionable terror tactics against mothers and their children befitting the worst villains of the Bible shall pay a price, as will all those who support them while they do so.

A Short Word: Lost In The Crowd

If real conservatism, the kind that would be recognized by Buckley and Reagan, really be worth fighting for, conservatives should fight for it.

So, Really, Is Feminism Cancer?

In many ways, Feminism now, more than ever, faces the same awful situation that faces American Conservatism.

What Is “Western Culture”, Really?

The philosophical goal many mislabel as "western culture" is, at its most basic, the tireless pursuit of truth.

The Economy in Context: May Jobs Report

It seems to me that it's hard for Trump to be making America "great" again, if his economy is under-performing Obama's economy.

A Short Word: The Limit of Tolerance

Even pluralism, a core virtue of American conservatism, has its limits, and a patriot can not, must not, tolerate the intolerable.

Is “Anti-Intellectual” The New Patriotic?

Many simply don't know what to believe anymore, so they believe the avalanche of nonsense just to have something, anything, to believe in.

Unconscious Racism Really is Racist

The openly militant racist, the kind of dirtbag that would attack an unarmed man lying helpless on the ground simply because he's black, is what most Americans think of as being "racist", but attacking a helpless black man isn't what makes someone a racist.

Dow Jones Loses Third of Gains since 2017

As of yesterday, the DJI has only 24.64% of its gains since that date, representing a loss of roughly a third of its gains.

Piercing the Republican Propaganda

The Republican pundit class is lying right into our faces, pouring falsehoods and delusions right onto the heads of the tens of millions of Americans so desperate to believe in the infallibility of their political movement that they believe everything that they're told.

A Typical Week in the Trump Era

Does anyone else feel like they are going slowly insane?

The Economics Quarterly: 2018Q1

The economy continues to roll ahead however isn't without blemishes.

Michelle Wolf: Can’t America Take a Joke?

When did Americans become a bunch of little, thin skinned, cowardly, cry babies and snowflakes, paling at mere offense? They were jokes!

The Conservative Creed: Freedom, Egalitarianism, Liberalism

If there’s any hope to rehabilitate Conservatism, then we have got to get back to basics.

Brain Drain: Trump Derangement Syndrome

The choice between Trump and the good was not a hard choice. It is tragic so many have chosen their idols over the truth.

Spend Your Tax Day Remembering Thomas Paine

Without Paine, the American Revolution dies stillborn in the hearts and minds of the American colonists, muttering impotently under the heeled boots of the King's army.

Rediscovering Sobriety in America

America is divided because Americans, on both sides of the aisle, care more about their delusions of "rightness" than they do about their countrymen.

Economy In Context: The March 2018 Jobs Numbers

This simply isn't good news for the Trump economy.

Tyranny Actual: Trump’s Border War

Once upon a time in America, conservatives believed our borders should be "open to anyone with the will and the heart to get here", but that time seems to have passed.

A Short Word: The Drums of Trade War

With China instituting 25% tariffs on over one hundred American made products, a trade war with China is no longer a mere hypothetical, and with Donald Trump being who he is, he is practically guaranteed to retaliate "ten times harder" (basically another way of saying he'll grossly overreact to this threat to his manhood).

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