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 […]

Nebraska Christians Set Example for the Nation on Death Penalty

dthpnltyIn recent years, the Evangelical world has dramatically changed its thinking on capital punishment, as evidenced by the state of Nebraska just abolishing its death penalty. Evangelical and Christian legislators were at the forefront of the repeal effort there.

“My main objection comes from my pro-life values,” […]

The Republican Self-Perception Problem

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“As government regulations grow slowly, we become used to the harness. Habit is a powerful force, and we no longer feel as intensely as we once would have [the] constriction of our liberties.” – Judge Robert Bork

This is a simple principle that […]

Abortion and Autonomy

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a baby at 24 weeks, the latest stage at which we permit abortion in the U.S.

 

Envision the following scenario. a man abducts another person and confines them to a basement or attic within his own home. Now rather than providing his new unwilling house […]

Love and Feminism

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The nature of the modern Feminist movement from early on in its history has been characterized by the alienation of the sexes on the basis of an underlying fear of harm and exploitation by men. In Greek the word “Phobia” as we know, is simultaneously […]

The Decline Of Modern Political Discourse

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American political conversation, most notably within mass media, has deteriorated in recent years in a number of ways. One of the most disturbing of these ways is that it increasingly no longer deals with the substance of politics but instead with group dynamics. The purpose […]

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 Counter-argument That SHOULD Have Been Offered To Justice Ginsberg In The Marriage Case

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The simple truth that has never been fully appreciated by either side in the contentious debate over marriage is that the entire case against traditional marriage has always rested upon a single line of argument. This line of argument is sometimes referred to as “the […]

Secret Kremlin ‘Troll Farm’ Spreads Fake News About U.S.

Kremlin Troll Factory - YouTubeBewildered in recent years by all the vitriolic hatred directed toward the U.S. from foreigners? Turns out it’s not all real. The propaganda machine of the Kremlin during Russia’s communist era, known as Pravda, has reinvented itself and is making a resurgence, this […]

Joseph BH McMillan reviews A Study of Perceptions of Evil as They Arise from Epistemologies and Worldviews by Professor Ron Galloway

I have written that philosophy is at risk of rendering itself an extravagant academic indulgence. By that I mean it risks becoming so obscure as to be of no relevance to our everyday actions and behavior.

On the philosophy of science, the physicist Steven Weinberg went so far as to say this: “… I found […]

The NSA, Fortress America, Patriot Act and ISIS

ptrtactjpgA C-Span tweeter mentioned being suspicious of anything starting with words like Patriot and NSA and I agree. Activists and politicians intent on running our lives have long found it effective to cloak their schemes in patriotic vitriol in order to influence opinions and discredit anyone who disagrees […]

The Feds Want to ‘Reform’ Fraud-Riddled ObamaPhone – By Expanding It to the Internet

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“Everybody in Cleveland low minority got ObamaPhone. Keep (Barack) Obama in President, you know? He gave us a phone, he’s going to do more.” (Sic)

“You sign up if you on food stamps, you on Social Security, you got no income, disability….” […]

Why Liberals Make Me Want To Hit Myself With a Sledgehammer

lmngsobmjpgI often ask myself, when are the American people going to wake up? Seriously. It’s getting very frustrating dealing with people who not understand the basic concept of Freedom.

Of course there is the school of thought that you have the freedom to give up your freedom. […]

Why America is in Generational Demise

mlnlsdmsSince Nixon’s Watergate era in the 70s, public trust in our Federal government has been below 50%, more than 40 years of a government most Americans do not like or trust. Only once since, in the fall of 2001, post 911, when G.W. Bush stood in the ashes […]

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 […]

American Sniper: If You are Going to Win a War You Need Heroes

amcnsnprAmerican Sniper is a great book. It explains how a war should be fought and what a real hero looks like. It is easy. Obama is not a hero. He has never put his life on the line and he never will. And the art of fighting a […]

Why Jindal is GOP's Poor Man Version of John Quincy Adams

bbyjndlKnowledge is power. How we use this strength determines whether we are here to divide or uplift. Adams chose the latter and Jindal is realizing his promise for America. Adams was probably one of the best diplomatic minds and retail politicians of his day. This was started from […]

Right Wing News Interviews Dr. Ben Carson

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Dr. Ben Carson with John Hawkins of Right Wing News

Last week, I was pleased to get an opportunity to interview Dr. Ben Carson in Myrtle Beach, SC. What follows is a slightly edited transcript of our conversation.

Now I wasn’t going to […]

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 […]

Geopolitical Showdown in the Horn

jhnkry-smlRecently, two major developments in Somalia and Djibouti have attracted international media attention. John Kerry became the first U.S. Secretary of State to visit Mogadishu, whilst China has negotiated the construction of a military base in the strategic port of Djibouti.

These two ‘symbolic’ and substantive developments represent […]

Duly Noted - Self-Demolition Through Neglect

Duly NotedWestern Civilization (and its non-western imitators) have achieved something unique. The accomplishment is that, for the first time in the record written by mankind, it liberated its peoples from hunger, maladies, suffering and ignorance. Thus, it achieved a decent material existence for all. These achievements enabled the […]

WHY I SUPPORT TED CRUZ; The Great Tree that Fell in an Empty Forest

A grave danger is posed by yet another Republican presidential nomination circus. As in 2008 and 2012, a very weak RINO could sneak in past split conservatives. Because 2016 will probably be their last chance before complete irreversible tyranny is imposed, grassroots conservatives should unite behind the one unmistakably true conservative seeking the presidential nomination.

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No Political Dynasties

David L. Hunter’s column “What’s in a name? A future president?” touched a raw nerve. It is one that first hit home when I was much younger and Jerry Brown, the son Edmund “Pat” Brown was elected governor of California largely on his ancestry. As Hunter points out, didn’t we fight a revolution to get […]










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