Is America a place where our laws and politics reflect our highest virtues or our lowest bigotries?
Individualism is the philosophical position that, since only individuals are capable of possessing rights, only individual rights exist.
If you live in any country that depends on the United States being an stable ally against malignant Asian regimes, then I'd view the future with real trepidation.
By getting rid of capitalist markets, socialists merely push the pathological monsters into political careers.
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.
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.
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?
Paul Manafort, long time confidant and 2016 campaign manager for president Donald Trump, has finally rolled.
America is divided because Americans, on both sides of the aisle, care more about their delusions of "rightness" than they do about their countrymen.
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.
So let's deal with the most ridiculous of political melodramas presently unfolding, being crumpled up, and unfolding again on the national stage.
If there's any chance of a civil political discourse at all, it's critical for conservatives and progressives to be on the same page as far as the definitions of the very terms we are debating.
It's time to burst everyone's bubble and force them into the sunlight, even if they run shrieking back into the comfortable captivity of their caves and safe spaces of their bubbles.
If we lived in such a land where men and women were bound by a necessity of fear and anxiety of one another, how could they ever build a community, let alone a nation?
If, by grace or by glory, Donald Trump is relieved of his office, it would not be Hillary Clinton's voice we hear next addressing the nation as president, but Mike Pence's.
Like all emotions, fear clouds judgment, but fear, from its seat deep within the brain stem, has more power to simply turn off rational thought than any other human emotion.
GDP GROWTH DATA The GDP Growth Rate for 2017 Quarter 1 was officially 1.4%, considerably below the 15-year mean, which includes the 2007-2008 recession that makes that number considerably easier to beat. The 4-year trend from 2013 through Quarter 1 of this year continues to show a downward trend, though 2013 and 2014 were the... Continue Reading →