The Caps and Drums of War and Culture

So let's dispense with the "It's just a hat" crap and deal with what wearing that particular hat actually means.

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.

Just Grow Up: Now Trumpism Doesn’t Like Nike

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

Chasing The America That Never Was

This "great" America was a myth. A lie. A fabrication. There was nothing about America that made it "great". It was something that was missing: competition.

A Short Word: The Limit of Tolerance

Even pluralism, a core virtue of American conservatism, has its limits, and a patriot can not, must not, tolerate the intolerable.

Crocodile Tears: Politics in the Swamp

No matter how tugged our heart strings may be, a bad policy doesn't become a good policy and a deficit doesn't become a surplus.

Trigger Warning: Losing isn’t Winning

The vile sickness that infests our national government isn't new, it's just common to both major parties now.

Follow Truth, Always

Conservatives have an obligation to be truth tellers, holding fast to principles of rationalism and honesty, even if we do it alone.

Take Them At Their Word

Take Trump supporters at their word that Trumpism necessarily assumes White Nationalism, because it does.

A Culture of Vice or of Virtue

Why should we care at all about "virtue"? Because people will protest over the political. They will kill over virtue.

The Shoes Begin to Fall

[T]he guiding philosophy of the "MAGA" movement has been "victory at any cost", from the very start. Unfortunately for them, the bill has come due.

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