Skepticism, not trust, of our political class is the American tradition, and those who demand political fealty to their political leader betray that tradition.
Conservatives have an obligation to be truth tellers, holding fast to principles of rationalism and honesty, even if we do it alone.
This toxic mutual intolerance has divided our nation into three societies, each behaving as though the other two do not matter.
With the end of easy money, and the Federal Reserve looking to balance their books, there may be a tightening of capital in the very near future as that $4.5 trillion tab gets cleared.
Take Trump supporters at their word that Trumpism necessarily assumes White Nationalism, because it does.
If we lived in such a land where men and women were bound by a necessity of fear and anxiety of one another, how could they ever build a community, let alone a nation?
If, by grace or by glory, Donald Trump is relieved of his office, it would not be Hillary Clinton's voice we hear next addressing the nation as president, but Mike Pence's.
We have a standing military because we must, Mr. Trump. It is not beautiful. It is merely necessary.