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...

Glorious Gridlock

This week’s mid-term elections offered very little for the liberty-minded voter. On one side, we had Trump’s Republican party, which did rather well for us in 2017, but spent this year pursuing an agenda that included closed-border nativism, tariff 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...

The Exhausted Majority

A major piece in the Atlantic, and a related article at ABC News, point to an emerging problem for the Left: Their identity politics narrative isn’t working out for them. The Atlantic article offers some revealing statistics: 25% of Americans are “devoted...

Totalitarian Rapture

I had an odd little conversation with someone on the Internet a couple days ago, one where my counterpart actively defended socialism and communism as worthy ideals. Normally, such dialogues go a standard “it simply hasn’t been done right” path,...