Finally the mid-terms are behind us. There was no Blue Wave nor was there as I hoped, a Red Tide. There was, in fact, a split decision that leaves the country in a slightly better but still deeply divided state. It will take a little time to fully digest what happened here but one thing … Continue reading The Mid-Terms Were All About Trump
Immigration is a tricky subject for a lot of libertarians. If there is one issue that has caused more fights in libertarian circles it is the question of restricting a person's right to movement. But in a world of private property where does that right end? We know where it is in a world of … Continue reading Mo’ Money, Mo’ Invasion
“Remember, Remember the Fifth of November…” V for Vendetta Tuesday’s mid-term elections will not be a turning point for the United States. That happened when we elected Donald Trump in 2016. The roots of Trump’s win were seeded back in 2008 with Ron Paul. And today the words I wrote then I think hold the … Continue reading What Price Crazy?
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stepped down as the leader of the Christian Democratic Union, the party she has led for nearly two decades. Yesterday's election in Hesse, normally a CDU/SPD stronghold was abysmal for them. She had to do something to quell the revolt brewing against her. Merkel knew going in what the polls … Continue reading Lame Duck Merkel Has Her Legacy on Her Mind
"Who Runs Bartertown!?" - Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome The First Amendment protects your right to say whatever you want free from government prosecution. It does not protect you from saying hateful things on private properties or privately-owned forums without fear of repercussion. That is the very definition of freedom of association. Friday’s attack by an … Continue reading Attack on Gab Proves Speech Was Never Free
Recently Hillary Clinton picked herself up off the couch to declare that it was time to end being civil to her political opponents. Honestly, I thought this statement rich from someone who has so many dead bodies her scattered behind her. Being an Enemy of Hilly has a very short lifespan. But, her statement itself … Continue reading The Boomer Bomber, Naked Emperors and the End of Civility
I spent an hour Thursday evening with Jeff Rense chatting about the mid-terms and how the Democrats already look like a party that knows it has lost. I also try to shed some nuance on Trump's personality and how that relates to his worst foreign policy decisions. We are rapidly approaching the fork in the … Continue reading Interview: Jeff Rense – Talking Mid-Terms, Kashoggi and Trump’s Temperament
Every year Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the Valdai Economic Forum. And each year his talk is important. Putin isn't one to mince words on important issues. With tensions between Russia and the West reaching Cold War levels, Valdai represented the first time we've heard Putin speak in a long-form discussion since Helsinki and … Continue reading Putin Lays Down the Law at Valdai