Rational Liberalism: Self-Evident Truths

This principle that rights are derived from a superlative moral authority is necessary to the entire idea of rights preexisting a constitution or a nation state to begin with.

The Generation Gap Will End The GOP

In less than 4 years, the Republicans destroyed what it'd taken them 8 years to build.

The Economy in Context

[D]espite the bump in the stock market from the positive preliminary jobs numbers, it's important to keep in mind the greater perspective.

Salvaging the Conservative Movement

The legacies of Ronald Reagan and Milton Friedman are simply too precious to sacrifice them for a party of cowards and political charlatans.

Rustbelt Politics & The Death of America

The only rational path to solving America's Rustbelt isn't going to be punishing the rest of the world for not adopting the same bad policies that have put millions of American workers, largely minorities, out of the workforce for generations and seriously damaged our ability to compete in an increasingly global economy.

The GOP: All-In on the Wild Card

For better or worse, the Republican Party has placed its bet on Donald Trump, and the fate of the party is inextricably linked with his.

America’s Mass Shooting Problem

Every time something like this happens, gun control advocates trot out the same hysterical arguments, the same debunked statistics, the same untenable simplistic solutions, and then, after refusing to defend their indefensible arguments or to seek a compromise, they have the gall to be shocked when they fail to get support.

The Sinkhole of Freedom: Politics and Social Media

Abandoning all pretense of holding political ideals of freedom and equality, Trump's supporters have dragged American politics down into the ideological sinkhole of Trump's "say anything about anyone" populist nationalist politics.

What is Socialism & Why Doesn’t It Work?

If only Venezuela were freed of the dogmatic delusions of their Marxist leadership, the solution to the economic crisis would be obvious, though not painless.

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