August 17, 2018

The Pledge of Allegiance is Un-American

An Atlanta, Georgia, charter school announced last week its intention to discontinue the practice of… [more]

The Pledge of Allegiance is Un-American The Pledge of Allegiance is Un-American

Progressives Want to Revive FDR’s Undemocratic Court-Packing Idea

Reeling in horror over President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (or whomever Trump may have… [more]

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Leave the Persians alone, President Trump

Mr. President, Just when you had us on our feet cheering your foreign policy courage in meeting with… [more]

Leave the Persians alone, President Trump Leave the Persians alone, President Trump

Society is in every state a blessing, but government…

This thing we call “society,” which Thomas Paine correctly observed is separate and distinct from… [more]

Society is in every state a blessing, but government… Society is in every state a blessing, but government...

Trump under siege by the PNAC crowd for seeking peace with Russia

Twenty-one years ago, Bill Kristol, Paul Wolfowicz, Donald Rumsfeld, Dick Cheney and a host of other… [more]

Trump under siege by the PNAC crowd for seeking peace with Russia Trump under siege by the PNAC crowd for seeking peace with Russia

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The Pledge of Allegiance is Un-American

An Atlanta, Georgia, charter school announced last week its intention to discontinue the practice of having students stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance during its schoolwide morning meetings at the beginning of each school day, opting to allow students to recite the pledge in their classrooms instead. Predictably, conservatives were immediately triggered by this “anti-American” decision, prompting the […]

Progressives Want to Revive FDR’s Undemocratic Court-Packing Idea

Reeling in horror over President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (or whomever Trump may have picked) to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, there are now a slew of progressive liberals calling for implementation of one of the most undemocratic ideas in the history of the Democratic Party: FDR’s “court-packing” scheme. Roosevelt responded to the Court striking […]

Leave the Persians alone, President Trump

Mr. President, Just when you had us on our feet cheering your foreign policy courage in meeting with Kim Jong-Un and Vladimir Putin, with all of the Swamp against you, you send an all-caps tweet threatening war with Iran. I realize this appears to be the same tactic you used with Kim of North Korea – […]

Society is in every state a blessing, but government…

This thing we call “society,” which Thomas Paine correctly observed is separate and distinct from government, is basically an economic arrangement. The basis of and primary reason for society is people exchanging their various goods and services with each other. I wonder how many hundreds or thousands of years more it will take for people […]

Trump under siege by the PNAC crowd for seeking peace with Russia

Twenty-one years ago, Bill Kristol, Paul Wolfowicz, Donald Rumsfeld, Dick Cheney and a host of other “neoconservatives” collaborated on the “Project for the New American Century.” That produced, among other documents, “Rebuilding America’s Defenses” in which Thomas Donnelly posited the US had an opportunity after the fall of the Soviet Union to do whatever it […]

Jefferson and Madison: Regulating Immigration a Power “No Where Delegated to the Federal Government”

President Trump announced his second nomination to the Supreme Court on Monday. Perhaps as forward in the minds of conservatives as preserving the right to keep and bear arms, expressly protected from federal infringement by the Second Amendment, is how the new justice might rule on the Trump administration’s various immigration policies, decried by the […]

The Supreme Court Has Destroyed Consent of the Governed

As Americans celebrated the 242nd anniversary of their secession from Great Britain, references to the Declaration of Independence ratified on July 4, 1776 were many. But while the left reminded us “all men are created equal” and the right reminded us that all inalienable rights come from our Creator, far too little attention was paid […]

The Jobs and GDP Growth Aren’t There Because Taxes Weren’t Really Cut

U.S. stock markets remain volatile and their direction uncertain, although the S&P 500 may have broken out of what technical traders would call a “bullish triangle,” which began forming after the market fell approximately 12 percent in early February from a high of 2,872 the previous month. However, traders will also tell you every technical […]

Why They’ll Really Hate You

They will hate you if you refuse to let them rule you. They will hate you if you don’t let them plan your life, spend your money and run your business. They will hate you if you don’t let them “educate” your children. They will hate you if you pursue your own happiness, encouraging your […]

Why the Bull Market May Be a Jedi Mind Trick

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that over 300,000 jobs were created in February, making it the best single-month total since July 2016. And unless you’ve been exploring the Arctic Circle or were kicked off Twitter for expressing politically incorrect views, you know that’s just the latest “great” news about the booming economy, bull […]

Economics Was Invented to Refute Trump’s Tariff Arguments

When Adam Smith wrote Wealth of Nations, it wasn’t to refute the “godless socialists” 21st-century Republican voters believe are taking over the world. It was to refute the kinds of protectionist ideas championed by conservatives like Edmund Burke and Alexander Hamilton in Smith’s day, Abraham Lincoln eighty years later, and Trump today. Bastiat remade Smith’s case […]