What the Republicans Could Have Done

Another Republican majority has come and gone. And with nothing to show for it. Although Republicans controlled both Houses of Congress under a Democratic president during two years of Harry Truman’s presidency, the last six years of Bill Clinton’s presidency, and the...

The Fruit of College Indoctrination

Much of today’s incivility and contempt for personal liberty has its roots on college campuses, and most of the uncivil and contemptuous are people with college backgrounds. Let’s look at a few highly publicized recent examples of incivility and attacks on free...

Secession From the European Union

For Thierry Meyssan, the way in which Germany and France are refusing the right of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union demonstrates the fact that the EU is not simply a straight-jacket – it also goes to show that the Europeans still care as little about...

Post-Warranty Warranties . . .

The first thing to know about any car warranty is that it’s basically a bet. But is it a good one . . . for you? The issuer is like the guy running the baccarat table at The Sands in Vegas. He is wagering that you’ll definitely pay him – and that he probably won’t...

To Prevent Tyranny

Politica: Politics Methodically Set Forth and Illustrated with Sacred and Profane Examples, by Johannes Althusius The lingering question I have had since being introduced to and reading Althusius’ work is…what happens at the top?  How is one to deal with the...

Pentagon Fails First Audit

The Pentagon has finally completed its first ever audit and the results are as many of us expected. After spending nearly a billion dollars to find out what has happened to trillions in unaccounted-for spending, the long look through the books has concluded that only...