Nationalism: Our Shame and Contempt

Nationalism doesn't require any deep intellectual commitment, only an unquestioning loyalty to the partisan nation-state.

Manifest Hypocrisy: Matthew Whitaker

If we still lived in the land of the free and the home of the brave, we'd toss all of these it out and start anew.

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.

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