Originally posted June 17, 2014. America should have stayed out of WWI and instead practiced a strategy of armed neutrality. Here Cato Institute’s Jim Powell (author of Wilson’s War: How Woodrow Wilson’s Great Blunder Led to Hitler, Lenin, Stalin, and World War II) thoughtfully lays out the historical disaster of Woodrow Wilson’s WWI intervention policy, which straight […]
Originally posted November 17, 2016. What just happened in America? Down here in Key West, over 40 causeways and 135 miles from Miami, faces are long and shock is the pivotal word of the day as the literary crowd attempts to regroup with the recognition that the hated Donald Trump will now be calling the […]
I have written in the past of the Swiss Confederation and its weak central government form (the presidency is a ceremonial office and rotates). The office has no powers above the other six members of the Swiss Federal Council. The entire Federal Council is considered a collective head of state. Switzerland is a neutral country […]
Originally posted on April 15, 2015. Constitutional Convention of 1787. Dramatically slashing the Washington bureaucracy and turning vast powers over to the states is the only way to dig America out of the hole we are in today. The original Articles of Confederation laid out the Founder’s framework for a decentralized states rights form of […]
Larry Taunton of The American Conservative writes (abridged): In recent weeks, we have seen the NBA of Adam Silver and LeBron James awkwardly attempt to sidestep the obvious fact that the China of Xi Jinping is an oppressive, totalitarian state. The awkwardness is compounded when one considers the fact that under Silver’s watch the NBA has, […]
Jonathan Chait of the New York Magazine writes (abridged): “Hillary Clinton emerged recently to claim, with no basis in fact, that I am being ‘groomed’ by the Russian government to undermine America,” claims Tulsi Gabbard in a Wall Street Journal op-ed today. In fact, as even the conservative Washington Examiner acknowledges, Clinton did not say that. She said Republicans were grooming Gabbard. […]
Only 90 miles from Cuba.
The Conservative Headquarters writes how Adam Schiff’s impeachment process differs from the past impeachment processes of Nixon and Clinton. They write (abridged): House Democrats have released a resolution setting out the rules by which they plan to conduct the impeachment of President Trump. After reviewing the resolution Senator Lindsey Graham said the process set forth in the […]