January 6 Was Terrible. It Was Not Another 9/11

Since the moment the caustic images of crazed supporters of former President Donald J. Trump blanketed the airwaves on January 6, 2021, the day that the final certification of the hotly contested 2020 Presidential Election was set to take place, Americans were told that what occurred was an “attack on our democracy.” The objective of


Charging Donald Trump Could Backfire on Democrats

Democrats May Finally Get to Charge Donald Trump With…Something – The New York Times reported on Thursday that prosecutors from the Manhattan District Attorney’s office had told lawyers representing former President Donald  Trump to prepare for charges.  Donald Trump and Charges: What We Know The Times reported that prosecutors gave Donald Trump one last chance


What Americans Should Understand About the Cartels

In an era of fourth-generation warfare, is it any surprise that even criminal organizations are displaying a new level of sophistication? Combating the drug crisis and the Mexican cartels responsible for it is a worthy goal, but doing so calls for a recognition of the actual situation confronting us — not a reliance on outdated


What if There Are No Solutions?

The unencumbered realist concludes that there are no solutions within a status quo structure that is itself the problem. Realists who question received wisdom and conclude the status quo is untenable are quickly labeled pessimists because the zeitgeist expects a solution is always at hand–preferably a technocratic one that requires zero sacrifice and doesn’t upset the status


Why Are There 10 Million Job Openings?

Why Are There 10 Million Job Openings? by David Reavill   Workers are a critical component of any economy. Two centuries ago, when Adam Smith and his cohorts invented the discipline of Economics, they saw three parts to any Economy, Land, Capital and especially Labor. Later economists would jettison “land” and include “technology” as a


Lords of Freedom 23

Lords of Freedom is an exciting new novel including adventure, realistic action, surprising insights, and a touch of romance. Enjoy a new chapter every week. Prior chapters can be found here. Lords of Freedom—Chapter 23—Prison A bank of clouds moved in the sky above, obscuring the moon and blotting out the stars. There was a