The Great Divergence

The Great Divergence

There was a time, not that long ago when measured against the scale of human civilization, but perhaps an eternity ago when measured in political years, when liberals held a number of beliefs associated with the word “free.” Free love, free speech, free...
Defending Distrust

Defending Distrust

A common theme, in looking at America’s galaxy of ills in the fall 2020, is that we are transitioning from a high trust society to one of low trust. Consider though, if we look at the last two decades, the problem is trust in the competency (and motives) of our...
Modern Monetary Stupidity

Modern Monetary Stupidity

An economic notion, Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), has been pulled from the dustbin of history to serve as the foundation for a set political doctrines and proposals currently being espoused by the progressives in America. The word “theory” is the...
Inconvenience, or Devastation?

Inconvenience, or Devastation?

Editors Note: This article is a follow-up to The Politics of Lockdowns, which explores politicians’ motives and motivations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Early on in the COVID crisis, many warned that this fall would bring a second wave of infections, as...
Weighing Policies

Weighing Policies

“Mixed bag.” A phrase I’ve used more times than I can count in reference to the Trump administration’s policies and actions of these past four years. There are things to like, there are things to dislike, and there are things to hate, and...