The American Pharisees

Today I wrote that the the progressive “revolution” is a coward’s revolution – that it came in on little cat’s feet and late after sundown. It was as unseeable as a ghost and as quiet as a lover’s whisper. Many people asked reasonable questions – how did we get here without noticing? How did so…

The Coward’s Revolution

Revolution has come to America. The average citizen would be excused for not noticing – but it has come. It didn’t come with force of arms, explosions, civil war or an invasion (at least not in the sense of a D-Day style clash of Allied bodies against the Nazi wall on the shores of France).…

Corruption is a Choice

“Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist.” ~ Edmund Burke As I see it, with every passing day America’s problem becomes more and more apparent. America’s problem is that it is governed by people who cannot govern themselves. America was not founded in some pristine, Utopian era of human perfection, quite the contrary…

Choosing Between Stupid and Evil

“This example reads to us the salutary lesson, that private fortunes are destroyed by public as well as by private extravagance. And this is the tendency of all human governments. A departure from principle in one instance becomes a precedent for a second; that second for a third; and so on, till the bulk of…

Contract Review

When it comes to debate about “progressive” vs. classic liberal ideals, especially funding them, there is always a discussion about the “social contract”, or what an individual owes to society in recompense for what society provides and as a buffer to assist the less fortunate. Wikipedia defines the social contract: The social contract or political…

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Just Say No to Minoritarianism in 2016

Undoubtedly, tyranny will increase under either a Trump or a Clinton administration. It is unavoidable but in a somewhat curious twist, the increase will not necessarily be a function of the policies of either candidate. It is simply the result of a process that has been ongoing for many political cycles. However, this time we…

Who Controls Whom?

“Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.” ~ Ben Franklin The ultimate irony is this – in the country purportedly offering the greatest individual liberty in the history of mankind, we are locked in a pitched battle over who we want to take our money…