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The Paradox of the Wealthy Progressive

Just as falling leaves presage the autumnal season, wealthy progressives falling for progressive Democrats are the bellwether of the quadrennial election season. Microsolutions founder and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban [an earlier version of this post identified Cuban as the Dell founder, he was not – that was Michael Dell- ed]. joins Warren Buffet in hearting…

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Stopping the Carousel

cor·rup·tion kəˈrəpSH(ə)n/ noun 1. dishonest or fraudulent conduct by those in power, typically involving bribery. “the journalist who wants to expose corruption in high places” synonyms: dishonesty, unscrupulousness, double-dealing, fraud, fraudulence, misconduct, crime, criminality, wrongdoing; More 2. the process by which something, typically a word or expression, is changed from its original use or meaning…

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Truth

“The proper role of government is exactly what John Stuart Mill said in the middle of the 19th century in ‘On Liberty’…The proper role of government is to prevent other people from harming an individual. Government, he said, never has any right to interfere with an individual for that individual’s own good.” ~ Milton Friedman…

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Et tu, Brute?

The classic Washington “Friday data dump” of the FBI’s notes from the Hillary Clinton interview reveals more than just what we already knew. Whether you believe Mrs. Clinton is a liar or in some way a mental defective (or both), the interview substantiates that, yes, she did in fact put national security at risk and…

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Why Christians in American Politics Matter to Me and Should Matter to Everyone, Believers and Non-Believers Alike

“There is, indeed, as he says elsewhere, “an increasing tendency among modern men to imagine themselves ethical because they have delegated their vices to larger and larger groups.” To act on behalf of a group seems to free people of many of the moral restraints which control their behavior as individuals within the group.” ~…

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The Rodney Dangerfield Country

For those out there who don’t know who Rodney Dangerfield was, download or go to Netflix and watch the 1980 movie “Caddyshack”. Dangerfield was a hilarious stand-up comedian, famous for his self-deprecating one liners like this one: “When I was a kid I got no respect. The time I was kidnapped, and the kidnappers sent my…