If Hillary is Elected, Democrats Will Lose the House of Representatives until 2030

On substantive issues of military belligerence and interventionism in the affairs of foreign countries, there is little difference between Hillary and the Republicans. Same goes for such issues as political campaign financing, lobbyists, Wall Street, breaking up the too big to fail banks, and the appointment of industry hacks to departments, regulatory agencies, and even…

How to Start a Revolution

The most radical elements within the animal movement are thought to be liberationists. I know and respect Ronnie Lee, the founder of the ALF (Animal Liberation Front), but critics of animal liberationists correctly argue that the few animals released or facilities damaged really accomplish little and cost the movement a great deal in lost activists,…

Terrorism is Violence Against the Innocent. Revolution is Violence Against the Guilty.

By definition, terrorism is violence against the innocent. Terrorist organizations hope to influence the actions of governments by paralyzing populaces with fear and uncertainty. We see these tactics employed by jihadist Muslims, right wing hate groups, and radical separatists. Government response, predictably, is repression and fascist legislation. Voices of reason and of tolerance are drowned…

Today’s Liberalism vs Classical Liberalism

Jeremy Bentham, the father of utilitarianism.   Is there a difference between liberal philosophy today and liberal philosophy historically? Actually, no. There is not. Drawing historical parallels, I frequently discuss the fact that conservatives have never been right about anything. Conservatives opposed American Independence, they supported slavery, they opposed women’s suffrage, child labor laws, workplace…

Thought Of The Day. February 14, 2016

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day. Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. Before you leave, please take a moment to follow this blog by clicking on Follow in the…

Thought Of The Day. February 13, 2016

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day. Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. Before you leave, please take a moment to follow this blog by clicking on Follow in the…