Politics

Did Anti-Trump Protesters Actually Help Trump?

Did Anti-Trump Protesters Actually Help Trump?

Human nature at work. 

 

Despite Appearances, These Are Great Times for Human Liberty

Despite Appearances, These Are Great Times for Human Liberty

The resistance has powerful tools at its disposal.

Republican Establishment Fulfills Caricature of Itself

Republican Establishment Fulfills Caricature of Itself

Showtime's 'The Circus' reveals why there’s turmoil in the Republican Party.

What are 'Checks and Balances' in Government?

What are 'Checks and Balances' in Government?

Here's why we have them and why they matter.

Oh, no! WhereWhitePeopleMeet.com Exists

Oh, no! WhereWhitePeopleMeet.com Exists

The cultural reaction is telling. 

College Student learns the World isn’t Nice

College Student learns the World isn’t Nice

North Korea has sentenced Otto Warmbier to 15 years of hard labor. 

Chicago Low-Income Housing Voucher: $4,000/mo.

Chicago Low-Income Housing Voucher: $4,000/mo.

The inequity of the program is insane. 

The Intolerant Student Left

The Intolerant Student Left

It’s shocking who they’re going after now. 

Would Mutual Aid Societies Revive Healthcare AND Community?

Would Mutual Aid Societies Revive Healthcare AND Community?

Interest in mutual aid societies is experiencing a revival in the U.S.
 

Wisdom of the East: Saving Europe from Cultural Invasion

Wisdom of the East: Saving Europe from Cultural Invasion

"...it is hardly the migrants whom we should be so angry with."

Should the U.S. Become More ‘Isolationist’?

Should the U.S. Become More ‘Isolationist’?

Americans have grown weary of the U.S. acting as the police for the world... 

Maybe teachers need a blacksnake whip?

Maybe teachers need a blacksnake whip?

As another teacher is beat up on video, ‘Farmer Boy’ comes to mind. 

Ignored: Poor Whites

Ignored: Poor Whites

The numbers are staggering.

‘Amusing Ourselves to Death’… through the Elections

‘Amusing Ourselves to Death’… through the Elections

As Neil Postman argued, television has helped turn presidential elections into forms of entertainment. 

Tocqueville Sure Pegged the 2016 Election Right…

Tocqueville Sure Pegged the 2016 Election Right…

"By this system the people shake off their state of dependence just long enough to select their master, and then relapse into it again."

Why is it always Canada?

Why is it always Canada?

People reveal a lot about their biases by where they choose to go if Trump wins.

Americans Don’t Read… and That’s Affecting Our Elections

Americans Don’t Read… and That’s Affecting Our Elections

"How can any Man judge, unless his Mind has been opened and enlarged by Reading?" - John Adams

Should you retreat from the public square?

Should you retreat from the public square?

More and more people are opting out of civic engagement. It's a big mistake.

What Black Lives Matter Should Protest

What Black Lives Matter Should Protest

The group wants a teacher fired now, maybe it should change its focus.

Science: Conservatives Are Happier Than Liberals (and extremists are happier than moderates)
8 Quotes for Election Season from Saul Bellow

8 Quotes for Election Season from Saul Bellow

Saul Bellow (1915-2005) won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1976. 

How the Islamic State is Using Schools to Indoctrinate Children

How the Islamic State is Using Schools to Indoctrinate Children

All education has a purpose, some purposes are worse than others, though. 

BBC Headline: ‘Teaching migrants how to behave’

BBC Headline: ‘Teaching migrants how to behave’

That says a lot about the culture clash. 

61% of Americans believe Immigration Jeopardizes the Country?

61% of Americans believe Immigration Jeopardizes the Country?

That’s what Bloomberg is reporting.  

A Colossal Wreck: Our Sad Presidential Politics

A Colossal Wreck: Our Sad Presidential Politics

The presidential candidates are us. Are they corrupt, greedy and base? We are too.

Politicians … Can you ever trust them?

Politicians … Can you ever trust them?

Mitt Romney on Trump: 2016 vs. 2012

Jimmy Kimmel, George Washington, and Unhappiness in the U.S.

Jimmy Kimmel, George Washington, and Unhappiness in the U.S.

...And we wonder why there's so much unrest and discontent in the U.S.

It Shouldn't Matter Who the President Is

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