Blobocracy Authored by James Howard Kunstler via, Neocon war is unpopular, ugly, venal. Worst of all, it is unsuccessful – meaning instead of ending in triumph and celebration, it persists as a confusing, contradictory and costly problem multiplier. …Neocons are the Dylan Mulvaneys of American politics, albeit with less sincerity and self-awareness.  – Karen


Happy Insurrection Day!

Happy Insurrection Day! Authored by Michael Maharrey via Today we celebrate insurrection. No. I don’t mean the fake Jan. 6, 2021, “insurrection.” I’m talking about the bonafide insurrection staged by American colonists against the British government. We call July 4 “Independence Day.” But the British called it an act of rebellion. You see, insurrection


This Independence Day

This Independence Day, we recall how strangely beautiful the American Founding was. It remains the first of its kind, often imitated, never fully replicated.  The American Founding, announced to the world by a Declaration of Independence that appealed to “the opinions of mankind,” was a unique blending of political elements, some ancient, some modern. Traditions

SCOTUS Rules on Election Laws and Electors

When former President Donald Trump challenged the results of the 2020 elections, one of the key debates was about who decides the laws on the elections. Republicans argued that this legal authority falls on the state legislatures. They said that elected officials are the ones who make the laws. They are the ones deciding which