The Not-Surprising Trump Speech

Whether you like him or not, Donald Trump’s speech before the United Nations was perfectly in line with what people have come to expect from him, of the image he has fostered, and of the rhetoric he uses. In many important ways, it is a different kind of speech to Continue Reading →

Affordable Care Fairy Dust

I just got notice that the cost of our health insurance is going up almost fourteen percent for the year. To give some perspective, if you accept the official figures, the consumer inflation rate is 1.9%. The increase in premium is more than seven times the overall rate of consumer Continue Reading →

My Prediction for the Next Four Years

America, in my opinion, averted a disaster by not electing Hillary Clinton. Regardless of whether any of her activities will actually be found to be worthy of prosecution, she is a progressive, big-government insider with all of the worst baggage. She was the heir to an ever-growing threat to the Continue Reading →

Progressive Utopia Versus Ugly Reality

A lot of bad things happen when people are free to do what they want, when they want, where they want. There is crime, there is abuse, there is corruption. Some people are mired in poverty while others live a life of luxury. Businesses pollute, people are self-centered, and there Continue Reading →

Does Progressivism Lead to Progress?

Progressive ideas have a certain appeal to a wide swath of people. It would be nice to be able to eradicate poverty, to ensure that all children are cared for and educated at the highest level, to have a world free of violence, to make sure that everyone has plenty Continue Reading →