Solidarity Over Sanity

A few recent political and cultural data points support the unfortunate conclusion that our culture continues to fracture, along what may best be called tribal lines. In New Hampshire, state legislator Brandon Phinney, who got elected as a Republican, but switched to...

Fentanyl – Policy vs Evolution

The opioid Fentanyl has been increasingly dominating headlines these last few years, as the “opioid epidemic” grew to the point of capturing public attention, and by extension politicians and the press. Unlike heroin, which is made from opium poppies,...

Who Wants To Work Forever?

If 2017 was the year of Trumponomics (deregulation, tax cuts, and a generally pro-business attitude in the administration), 2018 is turning out to be the Year of the Nationalist. Economically, it’s been about trade wars, tariffs, and rewriting agreements. And,...

More Important Than Ever

The Kavanaugh confirmation battle has, as I discussed recently, fed the Orwellian sheep a new mantra. “Democracy!” we hear, over and over again, as a declaration that our nation’s system is not-democracy and therefore a Bad Thing. They are right, the...