Whether America knows it or not, we are a country that is ready to explode. The long summer of political stability is coming to an end.  We do not yet understand our country.  The fullness of the long simmering...

The Russia Hysteria

A fit of insanity has seemingly befell the political establishment of the United States.  At first I thought that this was just a Democratic fantasy.  They had lost the election and they were attaching themselves to a singular demonic...
So the CIA has completed an investigation into the 2016 election, and claims that Russia exerted influence on the outcome.  Russian hackers apparently en-mass turned their attention on the DNC.  Who cares?This may seem like an odd stance to...
Cicero once said: " mind is so constituted as to be furnished with senses, and to have excellence of intellect which the whole nature of man obeys, in which there is a certain admirable force of reason, and knowledge, and...
For any argument to be considered valid, one has to make a positive case for it.  In other words, if I am to say that God exists, then I have to provide evidence, logical or scientific, that would point...
The GOP Establishment has not died because of the victory of Donald Trump but because they could not have been more wrong about politics and voting patterns.  Once you tell people that the right doesn’t stand a chance unless...
Donald Trump’s been saying it for decades: America’s getting ripped off on trade.Michigan agrees.  Pennsylvania agrees.  Ohio agrees.  In fact, Trump crushed Clinton throughout the rustbelt, the sad remnants of America’s old industrial heartland.  Why?Because Trump’s right.  We’re getting...
Ever since the industrial revolution, Western civilization has known its most prosperous age. Goods and services in quantities that were unimaginable before. Commodities such as transportation, electricity, water and heat have made living as easy as it has never...
"Stand your ground. Don't fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war let it begin here." Captain John Paarker, to his Minute Men on Lexington Green, April 19, 1775.
The great powers used to know how to behave themselves.  They were belligerent at times, certainly, but during the Victorian era and even before that, they understand how to make diplomacy work rather than pay the cost of intransigence,...

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