Political

The Cancer Remains – Part 2

Those of us "of a certain age" were subjected to a daily dose of stupidity called "The Three Stooges". The characters were named "Moe, Curley, and Larry", but they could also have been labeled "Stupid, Moron, and Brain Dead" respectively. My mother loved us and forbid...

Tumor removed
– but the cancer remains

It has been rumored for a long time that the evil and corruption in Washington D.C. was going to come to an end. President Trump promised to "drain the swamp" during his inauguration speech, using language that seemed rather strong at the time. I confess, I thought it...

Why tribal mentality is bad

I had a delightful and stimulating conversation with one of my readers last night. She had several questions about my book, Philosophical Lighthouse. On page 72 I write, Tribal mentality or xenophobia, the “fear or dislike of people who are culturally different from...

Restore America Plan

Roger Ebert was my favorite movie reviewer because every movie Ebert liked, I didn't, and every movie he didn't like, I did. He was a very consistent indicator for my movie going. I use the government as my barometer of truth in the same way I used Roger Ebert for...

FED contracting the money supply

Thomas Jefferson said, "I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and...

Obituary for the Libertarian Party

On May 30th I gave a speech at the LP National Convention in St. Louis which began with a eulogy for the Libertarian Party. I think I'm pretty safe in claiming that nobody expected the speech that I gave. Let me be clear. I do not hate the Libertarian Party, nor do I...