In this time of infamy, when America needs men of good character and reputation to stand up and say "Not in our name!", where are you?
These companies always fail, and the reason they fail always comes down to the same miscalculation: Artificial Demand is artificial, and everyone knows it.
It is "Natural Demand" that ultimately fuels innovation and incentivizes exactly the type of risk taking that ignited the rapid growth from the late 1790's through the 1890's and early 1900's.
Only "country" is evoked almost as often as god among the smoldering rubble of mankind's bloodshed and mayhem.
Outnumbered ten to one, with the promise of death even if the defenders surrendered, Texas legend holds that Travis laid out the dire situation that faced them, and their options were few and grim.
There are three types of reactions to Trump by Republicans and independents on the right, and, unfortunately, most of them betray the character of our Founding Fathers.
While Buchanan, Trump, and Limbaugh pretend at a benign brand of Nationalism, they know that waving American Flags and singing the National Anthem will do less than nothing to improve trade or immigration issues, and that's why they aren't saying what they aren't saying.
In the fanatical heights of the Revolution, the Jacobins abandoned all middle ground positions, embraced absolutism to whatever political fever suited them at the time, and betrayed the very principles they claimed to be defending.
So what is going to happen? If anything is going to happen at all, we will need a functional, "big tent, firm foundation" political party that represents the values of enough Americans to gain political efficacy, in the next four to eight years.
The Crusades were a long overdue, albeit imperfect, response to four centuries of millions of Christians being murdered, raped, and enslaved by Islamic Jihadism and cemented the Western European identity.
To compel others to violate their conscience simply because it is "nationalist" carries the poisonous stink of Mao's Communist Party loyalty patrols.
I could spend days going through the thousands upon thousands upon thousands of tweets these lunatics spewed forth, but it only takes one to sum the movement up nicely.
At the heart of both of these ridiculous victim ideologies is the same bizarre question: Is one man harmed by another man if he is poorer than the other?
To the first generations of American citizens, personal virtue, especially in the leaders of the day, was often more important than their political beliefs.
Ask yourselves, friends and foes alike, who earnestly unloads a truck while wearing a $5,000.00 suit jacket in the middle of August in a Louisiana bayou country?
It's not enough to know how many jobs are being created and how fast the economy is growing, because that's just smoke and mirrors.
When it is clear that our police officers are no longer patrolling civilized city streets but a paved wilderness where the law is seen as a hostile threat, should the state continue to impose itself on people who have so rejected society that they can no longer see any benefits of remaining part of it?
We have been duped into believing that the government, with a motion of Congress and the signature of the President, can change the very economic laws of supply and demand with no negative consequences whatsoever.