A Contemporary Publius

Sometimes I feel like an unworthy version of James Madison when I think if things like this – a sort of contemporary Publius. Do you ever wonder if cultures and civilizations are limited in scalability? If you look at even the greatest of historical empires, it seems that 1) they are small in population and/or…

Progressive Burning Man

Nothing the progressive left says is true – every single word is a defense of progressivism in a quest for power. The progressive left has abandoned any respect for propriety, any boundaries of logic or reason and any contact with facts or the truth. Just think about some of the blatant contradictions the left normalizes…

Taking Progressivism Over Religion

Progressivism found a home in the Democrat Party. If you don’t believe me, believe Hillary Clinton who, in a Democratic primary debate, said, “I am a progressive who likes to get things done.” Progressives support: The “Free Palestine” movement The BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) movement against Israel Islam against both Christianity and Judaism Louis Farrakhan…

The Blame Game

There are great many people who seek to credit or blame some specific president or party for taxes, deficits and national debt – but the fact is that most of our federal spending has been locked in for decades preceding any of our contemporary presidents. It started with FDR and accelerated under subsequent presidents and…

The Keyser Soze of Contemporary Left Wing Politics

In perhaps the greatest irony of all ironies, the character Roger “Verbal” Kint, portrayed by Kevin Spacey in “The Usual Suspects, said: “The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist.” Verbal was speaking of the infamous Keyser Soze – the mythical crime boss in the movie who was everywhere…

Just Too Much

There are other messages we should take from the bitter rancor and vitriolic reactions to the recent episode of the US Senate performing its Article II, Section 2 Constitutional powers. It is the same message that is being sent when elections become a life or death proposition and when representatives of political parties engage in…

Living in the Archipelago

“Unlimited power in the hands of limited people always leads to cruelty.” ~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956 It has been said that the impulse of the left is totalitarian. An honest review of the historical performance of the left indicates that is more of a truism than mere words. Totalitarianism and authoritarianism are…