Category Archives: Policy

Modern v. Classical Liberals

“Governments are living things and operate as organic wholes.  Moreover, governments have their natural evolution and are one thing in one age, another in another. The makers of the Constitution constructed the federal government upon a theory of checks and balances … Continue reading

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Is Donald J. Trump a Conservative?

At the moment former President and current Republican presidential nominee Donald J Trump is the defendant in a books-and-records criminal trial in lower Manhattan. Serious people doubt that the books-and-records charges should ever have been brought, much less blown up … Continue reading

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Presidential Immunity? No Thanks.

Q: Where in the Constitution is any form of immunity specified.    A: Nowhere So how is it that the Supreme Court is embroiled in a case in which apparently serious people argue that former President Trump is immunized against … Continue reading

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Trump Strikes Again

We are back from Bordeaux and guess who is in the news? Bad ideas never die. They just bide their time.  The latest version of this truism is brought to us, naturally enough, by a Presidential contender. This time around … Continue reading

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The State of Play

Question: What are the serious challenges the United States currently faces? Hint: The answer does not include specifying pronouns. The answers should be more than obvious. (1) America faces perhaps the most important foreign policy challenges it has ever faced. … Continue reading

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Free Speech

A bipartisan group of 74 Congressman urged Harvard, MIT and UPenn to dismiss their respective presidents a few days after their Congressional testimony on campus antisemitism. Representatives  Elise Stefanik (R., NY) and Jared Moskowitz (D., Fla) actually co-authored a letter … Continue reading

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Progressive Good Crime

Coinciding with the Biden Administration’s push for higher taxes on wealthy individuals and a greatly expanded IRS, ProPublica published documents that purport to show private tax information of several high profile billionaires including Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Michael Bloomberg and … Continue reading

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Ben Sasse for President

We are once again faced with the question of whether it is worth voting in the Presidential race and if so, for whom. Before considering any particular candidate, let’s have a look at the question of why vote at all.  … Continue reading

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Can Trump Win the 2020 Race?

To win, he has to pull an inside straight. With time running out, it’s not likely. But it is possible.  The Biden campaign strategy has always been to focus the race on Trump’s personality and avoid policy. In this he … Continue reading

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Biden Inc

We are being treated to a new level of liberal hysteria, and that is truly impressive when you consider it has being boiling hot ever since the darkest day in American history, November 8, 2016. The proximate cause for the … Continue reading

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