America’s Napoleon Complex

Donald Trump is the uneducated white, working class American's Napoleon.

Gauging Trump’s Jobs Facade

The fact that so many Americans are not participating in the labor force today, a problem that exploded under Obama, so he bears responsibility, is the single largest problem facing America today, and Trump and his supporters never talk about it.

A Short Word: Who is the Left Again?

Ironically, red state voters became so focused on the "red scare" that they haven't notice they're every bit as red and every bit as nationalistic as the communists they oppose.

The Election 2018: Riding the Blue Wave

[D]id the Democrats get their "Blue Wave" or not? Simple mathematics tells us that they did and easily.

The Economy in Context: November 2018

Americans should remain skeptical of the rosy picture painted by the latest jobs report, because fundamental problems in the economy remain.

A Short Word: Choosing Barabbas

Do Americans have the moral courage to do what is right and choose leaders who will refrain from antagonizing their fellow Americans on partisan grounds?

Trumpism: Paranoia Run Rampant

Anyone who has argued with a conspiracy theorist immediately recognizes the disconnect from rational facts that Trump's many supporters exhibit.

The Economics Quarterly: October 2018

There are a lot of things that look good in the last few quarters, and growth remains solid, particularly if the 3.5% preliminary GDP growth rate holds through revisions, but there are still some nagging doubts that won't go away.

Vampire Slaying: America’s Tax Addiction

As it turns out, the Framers were right. Not being able to afford tyranny is a phenomenal way to ward off the monstrosity.

A Short Word: The Conservative Ethic

At the heart of the conservative ethic, we believe that the truth supersedes opinion, because of this we must also believe that our ideas and political positions are always subject to scrutiny.

But Isn’t Trump Worth It?

Should conservatives of conscience continue to oppose Donald Trump's crony corporatist presidency or, given what Donald Trump has allegedly accomplished over the last two years, accept his glaring character flaws and manifest corruption as simply the price of admission?

Debt, Deficits, and the American Way

So how do alleged proponents of "limited government" philosophy rectify our political ideology with the government as it exists today?

The End Of The Bad Old Days

While the economy continues to churn along even into 2018, well beyond what I had predicted, two recent events indicate that the gravy train may finally be coming to a long overdue halt.

Counterfeit Conservatism

Conservatism ... can be summed up in three basic values, each absolutely necessary to the philosophical framework: individualism, capitalism, and limited government.

Brett Kavanaugh Lied to America

If Brett Kavanaugh is really the best the Republicans have to offer, then there is absolutely no point in keeping the Republican Party around...

The Economy in Context: October 2018

The current administration's economy has only outperformed the average performance of the previous administration (post recession) eight months out of the last twenty-one months, or roughly one-third of the time.

A Short Word: Delousing our Electoral System

Regardless of whether you think this is a good idea or a terrible idea, it's clearly past time for some kind of reform of our broken electoral process.

The Two Faces of Socialism

All socialists, whether they be Marxian or Nationalist, are monsters, driven by an unholy hunger to torment their fellow human beings in the name of their ignorant political beliefs.

From Bad to Worse: The Post Obama America

As bad as Obama's eight year tenure may have been, the well meaning incompetence, naive mismanagement, and embarrassing diplomacy of his presidency pales next to the rolling dumpster fire of Donald Trump's moral turpitude, naked crony corporatism, and manifest legal malfeasance.

A Battle of Wits with the Unarmed

The Trumplican's argument as to why labor force participation hasn't increased? It's too hard, because Baby Boomers.

Paying The Moral Debt of 9/11/2001

Clearly, in many ways, we are every bit as flawed today as we were when the first rosy light of the morning of September 11th, 2001 dawned upon Manhattan seventeen years ago, but, honestly, shouldn't we be better?

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