Death of the Tea Party

In order to understand what died, you must first understand what lived. Much like the original Boston Tea Party , the events of the last few years called “tea parties” were a series of protests,...

Understanding America’s Biggest Problem in Just Two Minutes

Despite all the political parties and media focus on stupidity gone wild, the biggest financial problem facing the Republic isn’t military spending, random departments or even government waste. These aren’t the biggest parts of...

Is the Individual Mandate Constitutional?

by Jack Painter The Supreme Court is about to hear a case of great legal and political importance.  At issue is the constitutionality of the so-called “individual mandate” in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care...

Economy Crashing: it’s the socialism, stupid!

I think its funny how everyone is looking at inflation, downturns in the stock market, long-term prospects for growth, unemployment rate, weakened banks in Europe and scratching their heads wondering – how does this...

Debating monetary policy, new “cool” thing

True inflation of gas and food prices, a weakened dollar, booms, busts – who’s to blame? Yes, congressional influence on the economy has much to do with it, but there is something else. Did you...

The god of self-preservation

In a recent interview with The Hill, I was asked to comment on the potential dissolution of the Office of Congressional Ethics. The article states “Incoming House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) could be headed...

10 Points to Summarize Ron Paul’s Foreign Policy

Short version of a Ron Paul style foreign policy: 1. It is the founder’s view of foreign policy: “Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations — entangling alliances with none.” - Jefferson Bottom line...

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A note from Chris: I asked my friend Mike Wilson if I could publish this recent Facebook post. He graciously accepted, so...

Freedom in Decline: How Both Republicans and Democrats Are Driving America Off a Cliff

Trump supporters have recently been asking people to support Trump in November because of things he says, such as: "This is a...

The Republic is Dead. May the Spirit of the Declaration of Independence Never Die.

Happy Independence Day! Why did 13 colonies secede from Britain? What are we celebrating? Reposting what I say every...

Yes, Defund Police, But Not How Most People Imagine It

The "defund police" idea has rightfully sparked a lot of controversy. Those words can mean very different things to different people, so...

Honor George Floyd Through Key Reforms

I support the protests denouncing the murder of George Floyd and many other police abuses, but I do not support the rioting...

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