Last Chance for America?

Mar 2nd, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Elections, Politics Robert May 1 min read

Dr. Thomas Sowell writes:  The “Super Tuesday” primaries may be a turning point for America — and quite possibly a turn for the worse. After seven long years of domestic disasters and increasing international dangers, the next President of the United States will need extraordinary wisdom, maturity, depth of knowledge and personal character to rescue America.  

 

The Lure of Socialism

Feb 18th, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Economics, Elections, Politics Robert May 1 min read

Thomas Sowell writes: Many people of mature years are amazed at how many young people have voted for Senator Bernie Sanders, and are enthusiastic about the socialism he preaches. Many of those older people have lived long enough to have seen socialism fail, time and again, in countries around the world. Venezuela, with all its rich oil resources, is currently on the verge of economic collapse,…

 

Donald Trump’s Record of Business Failures and Bluster

Feb 18th, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Business, Elections, Politics Robert May 1 min read

J. Christian Adams writes:  Trump earns support from Americans who think he has a Midas touch and will use his business skills to fix the mess President Obama has created. But a closer look at Trump’s record reveals his success story is just that — a story. How many of his supporters know about Trump University? Trump Air? Trump Vodka, Trump Steaks, Trump ties, or…

 

Trump’s America

Feb 14th, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Elections, Politics Robert May 1 min read

Charles Murray writes:  If you are dismayed by Trumpism, don’t kid yourself that it will fade away if Donald Trump fails to win the Republican nomination. Trumpism is an expression of the legitimate anger that many Americans feel about the course that the country has taken, and its appearance was predictable. It is the endgame of a process that has been going on for a…

 

Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, & The Triumph of Independents

Feb 14th, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Elections, Government, Politics Robert May 1 min read

Nick Gillespie and Joshua Swain write:  You want to know the absolutely most important thing about the results of the New Hampshire primaries? The winners aren’t even real members of the parties for whose nominations they are running. Bernie Sanders, an avowed socialist, won his Senate seat as an independent. Sure, he caucuses with the Democrats and many of this policy positions fit easily within…

 

Bernie Sanders Beats Hillary in a Lying Contest

Feb 6th, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Elections, Politics Robert May 1 min read

David Greenfield writes: The future of the Democratic Party was two angry old leftists screaming at each other for two hours to decide who hates capitalism more.  With the MSNBC and the Democratic Party’s logos on a red background, the stage was set for a redder than red debate. Red was everywhere, reflected in the thick glasses of Bernie Sanders and in the garish red…

 

Do Emotions Trump Facts?

Jan 22nd, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Elections, Politics Robert May 1 min read

Thomas Sowell writes: Those of us who like to believe that human beings are rational can sometimes have a hard time trying to explain what is going on in politics. It is still a puzzle to me how millions of patriotic Americans could have voted in 2008 for a man who for 20 years — TWENTY YEARS — was a follower of a preacher who…