Failure to Launch

The GOP failure to begin the unwinding of Obamacare was predictable. They acted like Democrats, saying “just trust me” and tried to ram through a bill that 1) didn’t actually repeal anything and 2) felt too much like a sleight of hand act – a bait and switch. They waited too late to bring up…

A NATURAL LAW SOLUTION TO HEALTHCARE

Originally posted on THE ROAD TO CONCORD:
If this society still understood and believed in the principles of Natural Law, the current argument over healthcare would be simple to resolve.  Here is a simple outline of how healthcare would look under Natural Law. Section One: No person can or will be forced to provide insurance…

ON THE FREEDOM OF THE PRESS

Originally posted on THE ROAD TO CONCORD:
I spend a great deal of time reading what our founders actually had to say about liberty, and the proper role of government.  I do not read what historians tell me the founders thought, mostly because I have learned those historians do not know.  Instead, I like to…

The Great Right Hope

Isn’t it funny that Nancy Pelosi now wants to know what’s in a bill before it’s passed? Isn’t it funny that Democrats are suddenly curious and outraged by the replacement Republican health care bill, when it actually keeps or renames a lot of the Obamacare costs? The official outline of the Republican plan sounds really…

Reversal of Fortunes

Western civilization is not in decline – it is in reversal. Western civilization was not born with fully formed ideas of individual freedoms and a liberty protected by a government dependent on its people. It evolved into those positions over centuries of constant learning – and that learning included making mistakes – like slavery. Most…

First World Problems

Americans have the worst case of #firstworldproblems in history. Prosperity has spread so far and wide that we now have time to waste of frivolities like safe spaces, microaggressions and chasing phantom wrongs. Our successful are wildly successful, America is still a place where a person can be stone cold broke today and bathed in…