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The Left’s Weakness on Challenging War Narratives

I have a particular way about me that drives my wife crazy. When you observe the person you’re talking to under distress over what up to this point was a pleasant conversation, the average person normally backs away out of courtesy. Depending on what it is, I don’t. I observe the distress, the puff of […]

The Electoral College is a Disaster and Should Be Thrown into the Dustbin of History

If it wasn’t clear before the 2016 Presidential Election, it’s painstakingly clear now; the electoral college is a useless relic of the slave era that should’ve been abolished decades ago. It’s worse than useless actually. In the last 20 years, the electoral college has gone from being functionally irrelevant, to blatantly anti-democratic; in two cases hefting […]

Trump Winning is Not a Sign of Post Truth In America. There Was Never Truth in America

Donald Trump is not a new phenomenon of “post truth” in American politics. Truth, has never been part of the American experience. It’s more insidious than just lying; we’re awash in assumptions that are not representative of our environment. It’s akin to a fish being oblivious of the water flushing through its gills. We’re raised and […]

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Class Warfare … Damn Right

If you’re a lefty and you’re not talking class warfare; you’re missing the most significant fight of our generation. Call it what it is. My mom always told me to tell the truth shame the devil. Whether you’re skittish to name it or not, what has occurred over the past 30 years, has been a […]