Trumping Populism

Embed from Getty Images I think that Trump would be awful as a President. While I could grind through my ideological, moral and philosophical disagreements with him, my main practical concern is
Embed from Getty Images I think that Trump would be awful as a President. While I could grind through my ideological, moral and philosophical disagreements with him, my main practical concern is [More]

Cannot Dump the Trump

Embed from Getty Images As of March, 2016 Donald Trump has continued as the leading Republican presidential candidate. Before his string of victories, Trump was regarded by most pundits as a joke
Embed from Getty Images As of March, 2016 Donald Trump has continued as the leading Republican presidential candidate. Before his string of victories, Trump was regarded by most pundits as a joke [More]

Fox, Planned Parenthood & Guns

View image | gettyimages.com Robert Dear is alleged to have murdered three people and wounded nine others at a Planned Parenthood clinic on November 29, 2015. This incident is, unfortunately,
View image | gettyimages.com Robert Dear is alleged to have murdered three people and wounded nine others at a Planned Parenthood clinic on November 29, 2015. This incident is, unfortunately, [More]

Trump & Truth

View image | gettyimages.com As this is being written at the end of November, Donald Trump is still the leading Republican presidential candidate. While some might take the view that this is in
View image | gettyimages.com As this is being written at the end of November, Donald Trump is still the leading Republican presidential candidate. While some might take the view that this is in [More]

Refugees & Terrorists

View image | gettyimages.com In response to the recent terrorist attack in Paris (but presumably not those outside the West, such as in Beirut) many governors have stated they will try to
View image | gettyimages.com In response to the recent terrorist attack in Paris (but presumably not those outside the West, such as in Beirut) many governors have stated they will try to [More]

Truth, Carson & Politics

View image | gettyimages.com At the end of October, 2015 the remaining Republican candidates engaged in what the media billed as a debate. Many people have been rather critical of the way the
View image | gettyimages.com At the end of October, 2015 the remaining Republican candidates engaged in what the media billed as a debate. Many people have been rather critical of the way the [More]

Political Candidates & Expertise

View image | gettyimages.com As I write this, the number of Republican presidential contenders is in the double digits. While businessman and reality TV show star Donald Trump is still regarded
View image | gettyimages.com As I write this, the number of Republican presidential contenders is in the double digits. While businessman and reality TV show star Donald Trump is still regarded [More]

Is Pro-Life a Cover for Misogyny?I: Preliminaries

During a recent discussion, I was asked if I believed that a person who holds to the pro-life position must be a misogynist. While there are misogynists who are pro-life, I hold to what should be
During a recent discussion, I was asked if I believed that a person who holds to the pro-life position must be a misogynist. While there are misogynists who are pro-life, I hold to what should be [More]

Go Trump or Go Home

View image | gettyimages.com As I write this at the end of July, 2015 the U.S. Presidential elections are over a year away. However, the campaigning commenced some months ago and the first
View image | gettyimages.com As I write this at the end of July, 2015 the U.S. Presidential elections are over a year away. However, the campaigning commenced some months ago and the first [More]

Local Control

View image | gettyimages.com While casting Democrats as wanting to impose the power of big government, the Republicans profess to favor small government and local control. However, as J.S. Mill
View image | gettyimages.com While casting Democrats as wanting to impose the power of big government, the Republicans profess to favor small government and local control. However, as J.S. Mill [More]