The Good, the Bad, the Sad, the Ugly, and the Catastrophe
The title of the epic 1966 Western starring Clint Eastwood reminds me of the epic struggle in American today to save democracy. Former President Trump refused to concede to the winner, Joe Biden. Anti-democracy forces tried to overturn that election and are working to make sure he wins in 2024.
Ulysses S. Grant: 18th President of the United State of America
Ulysses S. Grant served as the eighteenth president of the United States; he was the second president to serve as a Republican. His presidency well served the nation during its transition from war to peace, as he dealt with the KKK and its terrorist acts against black citizens.
The Rôle of Postmodernism in Poetry and Politics
Although many dissembling frauds in both fields of poetry and politics have sullied those respective fields with pretense and duplicity, a healthy dose of skepticism, the one valuable tenet of postmodernism holds a place in genuine literature and authentic statesmanship.
Mamie Eisenhower: First Lady of the United States
Mamie Eisenhower was the wife of Dwight D. Eisenhower, the 34th president of the United States. During her eight years as First Lady she was very popular with the public and known as a wonderful hostess for White House functions.
America: It's Time We Remembered and Were Thankful For What We Have
America, we are in the midst of a pandemic yet we also are in the midst of plenty. There are so many things we have that those who came before us could only dream of and we need to be thankful. We need to work together to bridge this gulf between us which was created by our elected officials.
What Is the Senate Filibuster? Its Origins and How It Could Be Eliminated
This article explains what the US Senate filibuster is, its origins, and how it could be eliminated, as well as answering some other common questions.
When Your Own World Views Prevent You From Living in Actual Reality
A Trump supporter lays out her case for the 'Big Lie.' A response to the idiocy.
Libertarians: Release and Pardon All Victimless Crime Prisoners
A “victimless crime” is an oxymoron since there can be no crime if there is no victim. Libertarians demand that people charged with victimless crimes be immediately released under full pardon.
A Libertarian Society: How Do We Get There From Here?
Libertarians have many different visions of what a libertarian society should look like but getting to any one of them means marching down the same path together.
Martha Washington Defined the Role of First Lady of the United States
Martha Washington, the wife of the first president of the United States, George Washington, established many of the customs that were followed by First Ladies for generations in the White House. Starting from scratch, she defined the role of First Lady.
Governing for All Does Not Mean Pandering to GOP Representatives
Bipartisanship does not necessarily mean pandering to GOP representatives more interested in politics than the desires of their own constituency.
Libertarian Peacemakers Wage Antiwar Against the Warmakers
Politics is always about power, wealth and ego. When any of those desires can be obtained through war politicians will pursue war. Libertarians want to change that.
"Q Murrica": A Country Consumed by Conspiracy Theories
When the net hit, it was fascinating. So much info to be had! Around the late 90’s, I found conspiracies. Loved it. But, as a sideline to real life. I used to leave a picture of Bill Clinton with snake tongue on my screen.Told the kids, “I’m leaving this here in case it’s true, you won’t freak out.”
The Heart of Libertarianism—Charity, Voluntaryism, Compassion
The Non-Aggression Principle against coercion, intimidation and fraud is the ultimate expression of compassion because libertarians apply it unselfishly to everyone.
Always Questioning—a Skeptical Libertarian’s Guide to Skepticism
Skeptical Libertarians have learned to take from their existence in the real world that which works, recognize what doesn’t work, and apply the result to their lives.
Poet Amanda Gorman Impressed World With Poem at Joe Biden's Inauguration
Amanda Gorman made history for being the youngest poet laureate at a Presidential Inauguration.
Kamala Harris, With Three Luxury Houses, Has a New Address
Kamala Harris has three luxury residences, but as of January 20, 2021, she has a different address.
How the Greatest American Presidency Came to an End
We all—each and every American—owe a debt of gratitude to the greatest President in our history, and we should also be grateful for how his presidency came to an end.
Volunteerism Sputters to a Halt in Both Political Parties
Volunteerism belongs in the party platforms of both Republicans and Democrats as a solution to the social problems of the United States. But both parties have lost sight of this important part of American exceptionalism.
Are Republicans Fiscally Conservative?
The GOP likes to say they're fiscally responsible and that Democrats like to "tax and spend". When the actual data is analyzed, we find Republican administrations have been "tax cut and borrow" and the largest contributors to the deficit.
Libertarians: Turn the Phony Corporate Person Into a Corpse
Free market capitalism is in a fight for survival against corporatism, a political ideology in which big corporations and big government collude for mutual benefit
Dr. Anthony Fauci: Interesting Things About the Immunologist
Since the spread of COVID-19, Dr. Anthony Fauci has become a household name. Most people know something about the nation's top infectious disease expert, but there are plenty of interesting things most people don't know about him.
Who Are These Libertarians and Where Do They Come From?
Some people are born with a spark of individualism, others find that spark later in life, but it’s that special spark that separates individualists from collectivists.
Where Are All the Libertarian Women? Right Where They’ve Always Been!
Women have always been active participants in the Modern American Libertarian Movement. Maybe they’re just not all being counted in those “Where are they?” surveys.
Trump's Complete Inability to Grasp the Dangers of COVID-19 Will Give America President Biden
A brief opinion of why the public seems to have deserted Trump in the upcoming election.
The Killdozer: Marvin Heemeyer’s Homemade Vengeance Weapon
When a man’s quest for vengeance turned epic.
Bounties Expose Leadership Void in the White House
The recent revelation that Russia offered the Taliban bounties for American soldiers exposes a major deficiency in the White House.
Libertarians: Human Nature Is Individual, Not Collective
Philosophically, ideologically, politically collectivists hone in on the universality of human nature while libertarians focus on the individuality of human nature.
McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission: History and Impact
Shaun McCutcheon changed history with his lawsuit against the Federal Election Commission. Politics has never been the same.