Saturday, January 21, 2017

Obamacare Continues Its Predicted Slide

All the negatives predicted for Obamacare (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) are coming to pass. But what would you expect of a program...

Ralph Raico, RIP

  My old friend and mentor Ralph Raico has died. He was 80. I cannot adequately describe how much I learned from him over the...

TGIF: Libertarianism Without the Magic

I had the pleasure of appearing before the Amherst Political Union (Amherst College) this week to discuss the election of Donald Trump as president...

TGIF: How the Ruling Class Created Trump

Mixed emotions over the election are entirely in order. I rejoice at the repudiation of the ruling elite while recoiling from horrific thing that...

TGIF: Clueless Presidential Candidates

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are no friends of liberty. This is not breaking news, of course. In fact, I can't think of a less controversial...

TGIF: What’s a Secular Heretic to Do?

Secular and religion-based political systems can bear an uncanny resemblance. Observing their respective dogmas, catechisms, and sacraments, we might even wonder, with William Cavanaugh,...

TGIF: The Man Behind the Curtain

Although the Grateful Dead told us that "every silver lining's got a touch of grey" (lyric by Robert Hunter), it's my nature to look for...

TGIF: Come and See the Anarchy Inherent in the System!

Donald Trump says the presidential election is "rigged." Although he provides no evidence for his charge, lots of things can be said about it....

Donald Trump, Hawk

Donald Trump is no peacenik. Leave aside Trump's proclamation that he "love war" and unpredictability, and that he is more "militaristic" than anyone. Forget...

He Bombed the Poorest People on Earth

John Pilger has some choice words for those who worship Barack Obama and now fear the end of civilization with the coming of Trump. Obama "bombed the...