If “Jeb!” is Right About “The Donald”, My Party Just Took a Wrong Left Turn

Donald Trump on Thinking Big

The fast-sinking Titanic we know to be the Republican Party is unwittingly authoring its demise. Personally, if the rise of the Tea Party and “The Donald” trump the most unprincipled politicians on Earth, I will not shed […]

Government Crushes People – Then Writes Them Checks

bnkbltA computer programming maxim is “Garbage in – garbage out.”

(C)omputers, since they operate by logical processes, will unquestioningly process unintended, even nonsensical, input data (“garbage in”) and produce undesired, often nonsensical, output (“garbage out”).

No one or nothing produces more garbage than government. And their trash […]

Reagan Economist Larry Kudlow Reveals The Republicans’ Secret Agenda

rchThe Revelation: “All we want,” said Kudlow, “is for everybody to get richer.”

Therein hangs a tale. And therein, perhaps, hangs the outcome of a presidential race.

The Republican Party (much to the astonishment of practically everyone) is composed exclusively of … people. It thus is subject […]

George Handlery - Migration’s Miseries

Duly NotedSome troubles stay perennially newsworthy. Hardly is the “last one” about them penned, they revive through unforeseeable issues and, by sanity’s standards, surprising scandals. These re-animations of the plot are of a nature that the rational brain could not predict without ingesting dope.

A growing number of […]

The Missed Lesson of Greece’s Financial Crisis

On Sunday, 61% of Greek voters rejected the European bailout referendum. The Greek financial situation has led many American conservatives (and neoliberals) to point to Greece as an object lesson in the failures of socialism. Focusing only on Greece’s spending habits, however, misses the underlying issue, and American conservatives need to understand this if they […]

How the Tea Party May Fundamentally Transform America’s Political Economy By Aligning with Unions

Switzerland the Chosen Economy

In light of the political marriage between establishment Republicans and President Obama while Tea Party conservatives and pro-union Democrats oppose passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, clearly the political duopoly in Washington is an united front with plutocrats cooking with […]

At Long Last Jeb Bush And Rand Paul Throw The 2016 Presidential Race Into Overdrive

jbbsh-rndplLast month the GOP suddenly awoke.

As Michael Tomasky wrote in the March 19 issue of the New York Review of Books:

As matters are shaping up so far, the sense of many people I speak to is that the election appears destined to be about the […]

The Rules of Engagement for Restoring Our Liberties, Legal Legitimacy and Our Civil Society

Quote by Ray Bradbury on reading and critical thinking.

Quote by Ray Bradbury on reading and critical thinking.

RESOLVED: In seeking the restoration of our religious and civil liberties, the strategy is critical to ensuring the legitimacy behind our cause is just. For 227 years, our […]

Duly Noted - Aid, Atonement, and Feeding Delusions

Duly NotedAlthough committed to exhibit proper behavior, your correspondent must notice a few disturbing elephants. This is so even if those that command us how to think place a PC rat to block the view into the foreground. Facing facts might be commanded by common sense: even so, […]

The Logic in Climate Skepticim


Al Gore has turned Global Warming into a $500 million dollar personal fortune

Today is June 25, 2015. According to ABC News’ Bob Woodruff in a June 2008 segment, NYC should be underwater by now, gas should be at $9 per gallon, and a carton of milk […]

21st Century Immigration

Southern Invasion and undermining American Sovereignty

Southern Invasion and undermining American Sovereignty


Why must we spend so much effort at so much expense to American culture to cater to every immigrant these days? This is a nation of immigrants! My name is Hans Comprix for God’s […]

The Futility in Minimum Wage Hikes


Warriors for Mediocrity

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.”

This has been an interesting month here at ‘Liberal Watch’. We’ve seen the GOP establishment, including some of who we thought outliers from said establishment, ferociously and vehemently lobby, push, and now defend […]

The Two Variants of the Antichrist: A Contemporary Expose of Islam and Socialism

Present Weakness and Resurrection

Caption from 2 Corinthians 4:1-12. “Present Weakness and Resurrection Life”

“Hell would be heaven for me. All my life I’ve been with the have-nots. Over here, if you’re a have-not, you’re short of dough. If you’re a have-not in hell, you’re short […]

Free Trade vs. Government Trade

LetsMake3Back in my misspent youth one of the most popular afternoon television shows was “Let’s Make a Deal” in which audience members would try to pick the right box or curtain that might just have a prize behind it. And if they made it to the big […]

Is It Be Hip to Be Square Again for Social Conservatives?

Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher Wallpaper


Ronald Reagan is considered by most scholars the last great president, leading one to recognize the sheer dearth of well-qualified leadership from his successors since leaving office in 1989. During the Reagan years, America experienced a phenomena of social simplification from the previous generation of civil unrest and immorality that […]

Duly Noted - Respond to a Lie: The Uses of the Income Gap

Duly Noted

Collectively experienced mental delusions haunt mankind. Such widespread notions resist evidence. For good reason. Due to their inebriating effect, lies are enjoyable and because of that, they will be translated into “politics”. Their attraction as ointments explains why those that diagnose their time’s ailment, land in […]

Crony Socialism: Governments All Over the World Are Messing Up a Free Trade Market

gvtprblmTo quote the late, inordinately great Ronald Reagan, “Government is not the solution to our problem – government is the problem.”

To quote the White Stripes, “I said it once before but it bears repeating”:

“Trade Wars” actually aren’t about trade — they are about government trade […]

Confessing My Secret Love Affair With John Maynard Keynes

Universal ManLet me now publicly reveal my long love affair with John Maynard Keynes. On June 5th, stationed on a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico, I raised my annual toast to the memory of this great man on the anniversary of his birth.

This year […]

Ted Cruz in Hot Water Over Support for Fast Track and Trans-Pacific Partnership

I have made no secret of my belief that Ted Cruz is a faux populist and a Trojan Horse of the Establishment, and his recent votes in favor of fast track and bulk data collection simply reinforce my opinion. But it looks like I am not the only one upset with Cruz for his Establishment […]

The Left’s Plan: Undoing The ‘Reagan-Gingrich-Bush Legacy’

rgnbdThe upcoming 2016 presidential election is a very big deal. As the Daily Beast’s Michael Tomasky sums it up — in all its passionate intensity — in Hillary and Liberals: Here’s the Deal.

We haven’t had a liberal Supreme Court majority in this country in 35 years. […]

Free Trade? Yes. Anti-Constitution, Anti-Transparency TPA/TPP? Definitely No

TPPFlying under the free trade flag, many in DC are pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and fast-track Trade Promotion Authority (TPA).

U.S. President Barack Obama Defends Trans-Pacific Partnership

Speaker John Boehner: More Trade = More American Jobs

(Senate Majority Leader Mitch) McConnell Urges Cooperation on […]

What The ‘Bourbon Shortage’ And The Kentucky Derby Can Teach Us About The Fed

amrcnphrhThere is an urban legend that there is a looming Bourbon Supply Crisis. (Heaven Forfend!) Meanwhile, American Pharoah, as expected, won the Kentucky Derby. Both circumstances contain a homey lesson about the Federal Reserve System’s conduct of monetary policy.

Let’s start with bourbon. According to a recent article […]

REPORT: WikiLeaks Exposes President Obama's Backdoor Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal Through a Common Market and International Court Tribunals, to Merge Eventually with the European Union

Obama Big Brother

Julian Assange is a riddle wrapped in an enigma — a man truly the personification of a conundrum. A libertarian if one has ever existed, he is global public enemy number one as a hacker most noted for owning WikiLeaks, which […]

So Long as We the People Control the Gun, We the People Will Control Our Government

"The Battle of Bunker Hill" by John Trumbull

“The Battle of Bunker Hill” by John Trumbull

Ah, gun control ― one of the great debates of our time — the debate of course regarding the age-old questions with answers long-since provided. The spirit of the Second […]

Who’s Afraid of the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

trnspcfcprtnrshpThe U.S. Senate just approved a “fast track” to negotiate and vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement, and some on the far left and far right aren’t happy about it. Their reasoning goes like this: As we open up our markets to other countries with […]

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