Politics

Three Reasons America Should Have Stayed Out of World War I

Three Reasons America Should Have Stayed Out of World War I

Veterans Day commemorates the end of World War I. The United States intervened in that war to save its British and French allies. Should America have stayed out?  

The Air Force's $1,200 Air Coffee Cups Demonstrate Big Government at Its Best

The Air Force's $1,200 Air Coffee Cups Demonstrate Big Government at Its Best

The story of how the Air Force found a fifty-cent fix for its broken $1,200+ coffee cups is one for the “you’ve got to be kidding me” section in the volumes of how U.S. government manages to waste such massive amounts of money each year.

Socialists and Fascists Have Always Been Kissing Cousins

Socialists and Fascists Have Always Been Kissing Cousins

Of all the disturbing developments in culture and ideas over the last several years few have been more disturbing than the reemergence of communism and socialism.  

This Former Navy SEAL Has a Veterans Day Message for All Americans

This Former Navy SEAL Has a Veterans Day Message for All Americans

Rep.-elect Dan Crenshaw of Texas appeared on “Saturday Night Live” to give a message of unity and connection this Veterans Day weekend.

Why is America Divided?

Why is America Divided?

There's a major difference between today's politics and the politics of yore.

Are We Becoming a Victimocracy?

Are We Becoming a Victimocracy?

It’s at least plausible to suspect that a relatively new and poorly understood phenomenon called victimocracy is taking hold of politics in the Anglosphere.

Information Age Warfare: When Propaganda Overpowered Sheer Numbers
Trump Just Guaranteed Pelosi Will be the Next Speaker

Trump Just Guaranteed Pelosi Will be the Next Speaker

“I think she deserves it. She’s fought long and hard, she’s a very capable person, and you have other people shooting at her trying to take over the speakership.”

This County Discovered It's Possible to Operate Debt-Free... and Its Citizens Are Reaping the Benefits

This County Discovered It's Possible to Operate Debt-Free... and Its Citizens Are Reaping the Benefits

Walworth County is proving you can run a government and undertake capital projects without carrying any debt.

3 Ways to Make the Post-Election World Better

3 Ways to Make the Post-Election World Better

Voting isn’t the only way to effect social change.

New York Lawmakers Want to Screen Gun Buyers’ Social Media History for Hate Speech

New York Lawmakers Want to Screen Gun Buyers’ Social Media History for Hate Speech

There are some obvious flaws with the legislation.

Remembering Jim Jones and the Socialist Ideals He Held

Remembering Jim Jones and the Socialist Ideals He Held

Jones sought to “infiltrate the church” to spread the communist message.

D.C. Bureaucrats Are Trying to Make Parents Get a License to Let Children Play Together
A Democratic Congress Could Be a Perfect Foil for Trump

A Democratic Congress Could Be a Perfect Foil for Trump

This could be the kind of battleground Donald Trump relishes.

The Sad Death of 'All Politics is Local'

The Sad Death of 'All Politics is Local'

For nearly a quarter-century, the midterm elections that used to center on bread-and-butter issues like schools, crime—“the economy, stupid”—have now been little more than proxy wars to impeach the sitting president.

‘I’ll Never Be the Same’: My Ukrainian Wife’s First Trip to the United States

‘I’ll Never Be the Same’: My Ukrainian Wife’s First Trip to the United States

America’s greatness is not always measured like in the movies or a campaign speech. Sometimes, an anonymous act of gratitude is proof enough, even if we, as Americans, don’t always see it that way.

How to Avoid Becoming a Self-Righteous Virtue Signaler

How to Avoid Becoming a Self-Righteous Virtue Signaler

Condemnation by the self-righteous—what some call virtue signaling—is rampant these days.

Here’s Why Trump’s Constant Criticism of the Media Resonates With Americans

Here’s Why Trump’s Constant Criticism of the Media Resonates With Americans

When it comes to media, Americans tend to agree with Donald Trump.

When Laws Are Not Enforced, Anarchy Follows

When Laws Are Not Enforced, Anarchy Follows

Unenforced or selectively enforced laws are not only unjust, but can also establish incentives which can weaken our entire civilization.

7 Ways to Teach Civil Discourse to Students

7 Ways to Teach Civil Discourse to Students

If young people are to engage in democracy and society, young people need to learn how to respectfully disagree.

When It Comes to Gender, Science and Political Correctness Don't Mix

When It Comes to Gender, Science and Political Correctness Don't Mix

All of a sudden, about five years ago, something unsettled the science on sex and gender. Unfortunately, what unsettled the science was not better science, but political ideology. 

New Voter Fraud Cases Show Need to Secure Our Elections

New Voter Fraud Cases Show Need to Secure Our Elections

If Americans cannot say with certainty that their votes will be counted, that the process is free of fraud, and the outcome is valid, what incentive do they have to turn out in the first place?

Three Reasons Brazilians Elected Their Own ‘Trump’

Three Reasons Brazilians Elected Their Own ‘Trump’

Brazilians believe that their country is destined for greatness. They elected a man as president who has promised to make Brazil great.  

A Nation Addled by Conspiracy Theories

A Nation Addled by Conspiracy Theories

As the Pittsburgh shooting showed, we increasingly prefer tribe-affirming stories to Occam's Razor.

Birthright Citizenship: Should We Keep It?

Birthright Citizenship: Should We Keep It?

One vexing current problem centers on who becomes the citizen of a given country, since citizenship confers voting rights.

How Dumbed Down Education is Creating a National Security Crisis

How Dumbed Down Education is Creating a National Security Crisis

I know many young people who are educated, fit, and morally sound. I am certain my readers do as well. We just need more like them.

Caravan Contradictions

Caravan Contradictions

For all the staged midterm theatrics, the caravan illustrates the abject ironies and paradoxes of the entire illegal alien project.

Physician: Sex Changes Are Not the Common Sense Approach to Gender Dysphoria in Kids

Physician: Sex Changes Are Not the Common Sense Approach to Gender Dysphoria in Kids

Is society so eager to affirm and advance those who struggle with gender dysphoria that it overlooks common sense and solid research?

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