#FakeNews = Making Sausage

  #fakenews makes sense if you understand that in today’s 24/7/365 “news” cycle, what we see every day is process and not output. It’s like watching a sporting event and cheering or condemning individual plays or calls by the officials that may or may not have anything to do with the final outcome.   News…

National Gravity

A nation is held together by the gravity of common ideals.   As a nation without borders is only geography, a nation without common ideals is only an assemblage of people defined by geography.   If not for common ideals, what reason is there for a nation to exist?   I was born in 1959…

Federalism is Liberty

One wonders when the human brain reaches such a point of absurdity, it simply can’t contain all the contradictions.   An example – decades ago, our federal government sought to create equality through unequal treatment by instituting race and gender set-asides, restrictions and so-called “affirmative action” programs (which were actually reparations). America’s academic institutions also…

Boolean vs. Fuzzy

“One of the traditional methods of imposing statism or socialism on a people has been by way of medicine. It’s very easy to disguise a medical program as a humanitarian project. Most people are a little reluctant to oppose anything that suggests medical care for people who possibly can’t afford it.”   ~ Ronald Reagan,…