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?

Red State of Denial: Paul Manafort Rolls

Paul Manafort, long time confidant and 2016 campaign manager for president Donald Trump, has finally rolled.

Just Grow Up: Now Trumpism Doesn’t Like Nike

Why are these entitled, thin-skinned, red capped, Republican Party goons so triggered?

A Farewell to John McCain

America bids farewell to John McCain, a man who played it straight until the end, gaining the respect of both his allies and his rivals.

The Economy in Context: August 2018

Despite numerous deregulation victories and his incessant bragging in 2016, Trump's economy has created more jobs than Obama's second term (post recession) economy only 7 out of the last 20 months.

Global Warming Alarmists Continue to be Alarmed Despite Science

Until climate scientists can speak with absolute certainty as to the causes and the processes of our climate, they should keep their opinions about their nonsense science to themselves.

Burying the Living Wage Myth

[T]here's no more reason to believe that arbitrarily raising the minimum wage will elevate the poor to economic security than throwing them off of a building will teach them to fly.

The Age of the Dirty American

The two World Wars fundamentally changed America and the world, in ways that we are still trying to understand, and the Boomers grew up in an America at ideological war with much of the rest of the world.

Sorry, Alex Jones, Freedom of (dis)Association isn’t Censorship

For the pseudo-intellectual jerks and the pop-con punditry actually morally credulous enough to believe Alex Jones is entitled to spew his stupidity on any platform he wants, here's a refresher on how freedom of speech and freedom of association actually work.

Embracing Darkness: Corporate Socialism and The American Right

Once upon a short while ago, Republicans feigned acceptance of these principles as properly basic, but now it seems they professed these beliefs in vain.

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