Tag: Elections

New Deal Democrats

According to a Gallup poll in early August 57% of Democrats polled had a positive view of socialism compared to just a 47% favorable view of capitalism. The poll also showed that young Americans’ favorability of capitalism had dropped to…

Deceived By Illusion

“Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation are people who want crops without plowing the ground, they want rain without thunder and lightning, they want the ocean without the roar of its many waters. The struggle may…

Leaks, Lies and Spies

By now you’ve probably gotten the idea that something really strange is happening  to our government and to our country.   Nothing is as it seems.  Truth is tossed aside like yesterday’s trash.  The left is rooting for the destruction of…

Color or Ideology?

One of my friends is a black pastor. He is also a conservative Republican. As a result of his political views, he has been told by many of his friends that he is not black enough. And that leads to…

Surrounded by Tyrants

After the Soviet Union’s collapse in 1991, democracy was thought to be irresistible. Instead, barely a quarter-century passed before democracy and freedom were once again enmeshed in the struggle against tyranny. In March of this year, Vladimir Putin was re-elected…

A Republic vs Mob Rule

Well acquainted with tyrants and despots, our Founding Fathers, while wanting the people to have a say in the election of a president, were yet concerned that a charismatic tyrant could manipulate public opinion and come to power.  Their answer…

Useful Idiots

American citizen, the majority of you are grotesquely ignorant. On the whole, your society exemplifies Webster’s definition of the word oblivious: lacking remembrance, memory, or mindful attention; and,  lacking active conscious knowledge or awareness. Perhaps you aren’t completely to blame for your…

Voter Fraud is Real

“The greatest threat to the constitutional right to vote is voter fraud.” Lynn Westmoreland The issue of voter fraud was one of the most heated sources of controversy during the 2016 election and continues to be so. After Hillary’s campaign…

Rejected by None of The Above

As the Virginia campaign for governor heats up I’m reminded of how much I hate elections. Every candidate, no matter what party they are attached to, drones endlessly on about all the wonderful things they are going to do for…

Government Service Should Not Be A Career!

Lawrence Lessig, Harvard Law professor and a leading proponent of reduced legal restrictions on copyright, trademark and radio frequency spectrum,  served as a law clerk for two conservatives Judges,  Richard Posner and Antonia Scalia, but fell off the conservative curb…

The Problem With Elections

The whole problem with elections, at least according to the ruling elite is not the lies, half-truths, distortions, quotes taken out of context, or character assassinations.  It’s also not the fact that there’s no such thing as fair, unbiased, and honest political…