Ideas on Ending the Welfare State in America

Soup line during the Great Depression prior to Social Security.

PREFACE: To Provide Opportunity for All and Compassion Through Altruism

One of Tea Party presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s political crusades is to dissolve the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) alongside the progressive income tax prescribed […]

Backwards With the Political Left

One of Barack Obama’s notable quotes from a few years back was one stating that America had to leave the “failed policies of the past” and adopt forward thinking ideas that would bring real improvement to American society. He then proceeded to implement the same failed policies, which it appears Hillary Clinton will also push […]

Obama Proclaims Unemployment Down, 11 Million Jobs Created – But He Doesn’t Proclaim The Following Facts!

Obama jobsThe BLS “Official” U-3 unemployment rate for March 2015 is 5.5%. The U-6 unemployment rate is 11%. However, Shadow Government Statistics says the unemployment rate is about 23%. So, which rate is correct? The answer is, “They all are, it depends upon your perspective.” If you […]

Drudging up the Past

rcbt2Since it’s apparently time to drudge up the past transgressions of our ancestry in order to evoke divisiveness; perhaps those who seek to put a stop to it should recognize “John Brown Appreciation Day – A Day of Unity”

Once again, racial tensions have reached a fevered […]

Economics So Simple, Even Politicians Will Understand

Popular Economics What the Rolling Stones Downton Abbey and LeBron James Can Teach You About EconomicsA specter, to paraphrase the opening line of The Communist Manifesto, is haunting America. That specter is the economics profession itself.

Economics has become immersed in arcane modeling. Modeling does not really […]

Baltimore Rising

stphnrwlngsblkOver the past week, I have watched with amazement, wonderment, awe, and shock as the funeral of one rather dubious Mr. Gray resulted in the riots, burning, and pillaging of Baltimore, MD.

I was in greater amazement, wonderment, awe, and shock by the statements of that great American […]

Solar Tax Hikes for South Carolinians Loom Unless Legislature Takes Action

slrAt a time when South Carolina lawmakers are having trouble getting bills passed, they have an opportunity to prevent tax hikes, unleash the potential of solar power and make those on both sides of the aisle happy.

In 2014 the South Carolina General Assembly passed landmark […]

Divine Human Rights vs. Marxist Human Rights

mrxsmrghtsThe United States was founded on the principle of Divine human rights which are endowed to all individuals equally by their Creator.

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that […]

Yet Again, Government Screws Up – And Tries to Blame the Private Sector

cover oregonGovernment is terrible at…well, pretty much everything. The examples are legion – and myriad.

In large part because government doing anything violates the Wallet Rule.

You go out on a Friday night with your wallet. You then go out the following Friday night with my wallet. […]

The Legacy of the Three International Brigades

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French Mahal Volunteers fighting in the Negev, 1948

My book The Left is Seldom Right (New English Review Press, 2011) provoked numerous letters to me from former Leftists who praised it and did not avoid confronting the reality that Nazi Germany and the USSR were close allies for […]

Duly Noted - EU and US: A Relationship of Concern

Duly Noted

Much to their detriment, Americans like to ignore the rest of the world. Accordingly, they do not appreciate reminders that, like it or not, the rest of the world is out there. Worse, some of its “leading leaders” have rabies and “bite.” Aware of the provocation, […]

Two WWII Vets, One a POW From The Battle of the Bulge, Recall Their Experiences Serving Our Country

Orv Burns - George Strong

Orv Burns is pictured left next to a patchwork quilt his late dear wife Joyce made for him composed of of military emblems. Orv and George Strong, right, were regular attendees of Charleston Baptist Church in Bremerton, Washington, until they passed away. Orv […]

VE Day 70th Anniversary: The Weapons that Helped Win the War

British Sherman Firefly Tank in Battle of the Bulge - wikipedia

A British Sherman Firefly pictured in 1944, during the Battle of the Bulge. Once the Americans replaced the Stuart light tanks with the Sherman series of medium tanks, the Allies started making headway against the German Panzers.

May […]

INVESTING TODAY FOR TOMORROW (ON MAY 3, 2015) – JUST CALL ME A “BAD NEWS BEAR”!

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LATEST U.S. GDP FIGURES DISAPPOINT EVEN MOST PESSIMISTIC ECONOMISTS – APOCALYPSE NOW?

Oh boy! Call me a Bad News Bear; but I see big trouble ahead for the American economy, […]

The Mystery of Barack Obama: Communist Revolutionary, Muslim, Homosexual Sodomite

Frank Marshall Davis (left), young Barack Obama (right)

Frank Marshall Davis (left), young Barack Obama (right)

“There’s going to be a revolution. We need to be organized and grow the movement.” — Young Barack Obama, as quoted by former acquaintance Dr. John Drew at Occidental […]

So Black Power Liberals Wish to Resegregate? It Will Cost Them Dearly, As in Being Targeted for Population Control

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“I think the greatest sin in the world is bringing children into the world — that have disease from their parents, that have no chance in the world to be a human being practically. Delinquents, prisoners, all sorts of things just marked when […]

Blackballing Brown v. Board of Education

Rosa Parks (1913-2005), the accredited catalyst for the Civil Rights Movement who was arrested for refusing to give up her seat so that a white man could sit, Dec. 1, 1955

Rosa Parks (1913-2005), who was credited as the catalyst for the Civil Rights Movement when she was […]

The American Gothic as the Aristocracy of Virtue

American Gothic (1922), by Grant Wood.

American Gothic (1922), by Grant Wood.

The American Dream, once an endless stream of possibilities, is today guaranteed only to those born of primogeniture and entail. For the industrious, this will never kill the moral resolve due diligence employs as […]

The Obama Psyche, the Muslim Brotherhood and Adolf Hitler: A Marriage in History Seventy Years into the Future

E-mail to Libya Amb. Chris Stevens from September 11, 2012 regarding Patriot Day celebrations. (Courtesy Walid Shoebat)

Hitler and Obama

In the wake of Benjamin Netanyahu’s monumental reelection in Israel, the raw stench of antisemitism wafted from the bowels of Barack Obama’s true character in a manner I never believed possible for a sitting president. But why should I be surprised […]

Thomas Paine and the Rise of Socialism’s Ecumenical Irreligion

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“The writers against religion, whilst they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set up any of their own.” — Edmund Burke (1729-97), A Vindication of Natural Society: or, a View of the Miseries and Evils arising to Mankind from every Species of […]

Why is the Left Targeting Christianity?

The evening of May 1, 2015 was the occasion of the Houston Area Pastors Council annual benefit dinner. It was an interesting night focusing heavily on the court battle over a so called ‘equal rights ordinance” rammed through the Houston City Council in 2014. This is just one aspect of the anti-Christian campaign that has […]

Duly Noted - Perils and their Perspectives

Duly Noted

It is risky to take the rickety boat from Africa to Europe. Nevertheless, masses embark on a journey to a dream that dissipates once reached. Unshaken by the perils, the goal remains to enter an assumed paradise. The participants put themselves in harm’s way and antagonize […]

Run Jimmy Duncan Run!

I consider myself an across-the-board conservative but of the paleo sort, therefore I tend to disagree with mainstream conservatives on a few issues, most notably foreign policy. I say this to indicate that I am not a single issue voter. I have several issues that I prioritize in importance when evaluating a candidate. A discussion […]

The Political Implications Of Kelley Paul’s “True and Constant Friends”

True and Constant Friends Love and Inspiration from our Grandmothers Mother and FriendsAmericans have a deep ambivalence about the role of First Lady.

In a 1992 segment of Nightline correspondent Jackie Judd observed,

Americans are most comfortable, for example, with first ladies who are gracious, stand […]

Education as the Key to Opportunity and Upward Mobility

trdschlsWith respect to providing for upward mobility, the most important social mobility function a government can perform may be that of education. In an open society, education gives each citizen the opportunity to advance on his or her own merit. Income can sustain a person’s material life, […]










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