Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Politics

Did the Government Spy on Trump?

Of Course. It Spies on All of Us! There was high drama last week when Rep. Devin Nunes announced at the White House that he...

Trump fires FBI Director Comey, setting off U.S. political storm

U.S. President Donald Trump ignited a political firestorm on Tuesday by firing FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading an investigation into the...

The Danger of “Public” Education

The key issue in the entire discussion is simply this: shall the parent or the State be the overseer of the child? An essential feature...

Avoiding the Abject Misery of Internet Political Dialogue

The use of the internet by more and more people to participate in the political culture of this country and worldwide has made more...

Five Forgotten Champions of the Total State

Most people are aware of the influence of Karl Marx and his ideological compatriots in building 20th-century totalitarianism. But there is another tradition of...

TGIF: A Principle for All Seasons

Despite my utter disdain for Donald Trump, I am uneasy about many who oppose him. My specific concern is that they apparently believe that,...

Misdiagnosing the Election

After the election of Donald Trump, the American people have been subjected to several different theories to account for the outcome. These theories have...

TGIF: Trump Nation

Did Donald Trump on Inauguration Day intend to remind us of the European despotisms of the last century? Who could miss signs? They adorned the speech...

A Peek Inside Schrödinger’s Ballot Box

In 1962, philosopher Richard Wollheim published an interesting article entitled “A Paradox in the Theory of Democracy” in which he pointed out an inherent...

60 Minutes Interview of Donald Trump

Lesley Stahl: Well, congratulations, Mr. Trump. Donald Trump: Thank you. Lesley Stahl: You’re president-elect. Donald Trump: Thank you. Lesley Stahl: How surprised were you? Donald Trump: Well, I really...
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