The True Political Divide

It is important to begin with the fact that all political discourse in Western civilization can be divided into two distinct camps; individualism and collectivism.  Regardless of what political label you identify yourself with and or what labels you apply to others, the basic political ideologies can always be divided down to individualism versus collectivism. ... Continue Reading →

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Narcissistic Nannies

Narcissistic Nannies - the Moral Narcissism of Collectivists Does what you claim to believe define you as an individual and makes you smarter, rather than what you do or the result of your actions?   Do the values you promote, regardless of their actual truth or reality, signal that you are a virtuous person?  Do you... Continue Reading →

The Right to Govern

What does it mean to have a government described by Webster and Lincoln as having been derived “of the people, by the people and for the people?”  Explicitly it means that the power to govern the people is and should be derived from the consent of the governed as our founders stated in the Declaration... Continue Reading →

Trump Should Ignore the Media

The mainstream media must now earn the trust of the American people or face extinction as a source of news in this country.  Donald Trump owes his astonishing victory to his brilliant plan to take his message directly to the American people via social media and mass rallies.  Recognizing early on that he could not... Continue Reading →

Consider the Source

It has been interesting watching the progressives and party establishment types along with their academic and media acolytes striving to come up with a plausible answer as to why they lost the past election cycle.   I am not just referring to the election of Donald Trump, but also to the complete evisceration of the left’s... Continue Reading →

Why Do We Have Bureaucracies

Why Do We Have Bureaucracies? That question opened a new semester in a graduate seminar on public administration.  In answering the question, the twelve of us were to introduce ourselves, tell what we were doing, why we were taking that particular seminar, and so forth.  The instructor was the son of a Baptist preacher and... Continue Reading →

The “Beast” Always Hates the Same Things

The “Beast” Always Hates the Same Things: Religious Expression A Free Press Artistic Expression Intellectual Inquiry Anything That Elevates or Empowers the Individual “Carthago Delenda Est!”  (Cato: Third Punic War) “Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid” (Ronald Reagan} “Truth Never Fears A Challenge!”  (Dr. Murphy)

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