The 2016 Presidential election had far greater consequences for the United States and the World than prior cycles going back decades. Politics is changing, parties are re-aligning and a new reality is settling in. 2020 may well cement the great shift in American politics for at least a generation.
Democrats enjoy complaining that they are being insulted when Republicans and other opponents employ the term "Democrat" in place of "Democratic" when referring to that party, its officials, or its policies. The distinction is trivial, influenced primarily by dialect more than a desire to insult.
Libertarianism is not a feature of the Democratic Party; in fact, the Republican Party's ideology is more libertarian in nature, advocating smaller government and less regulation.
People on the centre left of politics strive for a society of equality and stress the importance of the community over the individual.
One's political views reflect one's belief system, and one's belief system reflects one's character. I could never date a conservative. Here's why.
A thought project for libertarians and everyone else: Answer your own questions—how would YOU solve society’s problems without coercion, intimidation or fraud?
This isn’t an attempt to explain economics or markets or trade, just an attempt to make sense out of the nonsense of trade in the economic world.
“A great democracy has got to be progressive or it will soon cease to be great or a democracy.” ~ Teddy Roosevelt
Horseshoe theory argues that the extreme left and the extreme right on the political spectrum resemble each other in many ways
I pity the poor Republicans. Judging by the effects of the Reagan, Bush, and Nixon administrations, I think the Republicans will fail once again under Trump.
There is an interesting allegory between Machiavelli's role in the ever-changing Florentine Republic and the role of the modern-day Republican in the Age of Trump. Two very different political situations joined together by a common theme: Survival.
GOP outreach to African Americans will be ineffective until the party stops doing the things that push them away.
If evolution has sped up to the extent that it has affected our racial, sexual and gender issues does that mean the libertarian philosophy will evolve faster too?
Because the Republican Party was founded to abolish slavery, the Democratic Party hijacked the issue, turning racism into a Republican problem by claiming that the parties switched sides on race.
Progressive Democrats and conservative Republicans are moving so far apart that there seems little hope of bridging the divide.
There are a multitude of examples that prove Republicans have been consistently wrong about virtually everything they've predicted over the past 30 years.