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.

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.

The Case for #NeverTrump in 2018

Has the time come for principled conservatives to stop opposing Donald Trump's presidency?

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.

Trick or Treat 2017: The Howling Train

Sadly, my friends, there is no good end to this story, and, as they say, "This will end in tears."

A Healthy Dose of Skepticism

Skepticism, not trust, of our political class is the American tradition, and those who demand political fealty to their political leader betray that tradition.

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.

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