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...
Biden, Babies, and Bathwater

Biden, Babies, and Bathwater

Politics of personality is the state of affairs America finds herself in more often than not, usually with problematic outcome. One of the greatest features of libertarianism, at least for me, is its elevation of ideas over idols, and while we do have our idols...
Lawsuit Frivolity

Lawsuit Frivolity

Anyone who thought we would escape pandemic year election 2020 without maximum self-inflicted agony has not been paying attention. Naturally, lawyers have added a heapin-helpin. That a judge is throwing out Republican lawsuits in Pennsylvania that contest the election...
Care Before Crisis

Care Before Crisis

A common theme, in looking at America’s galaxy of ills in the fall of 2020 is that we are moving from being a high trust society into a low trust one. Low trust societies have all sorts of problems, but they boil down to the fact that trust is a lubricant, and...
Compromised Parties At War

Compromised Parties At War

I recently wrote of how our major political parties have become compromised by their cynical transactions, and how that state of compromise means that they both occupy the same solution space on many major areas of public policy. This includes militarism: there is...