Category Archives: Politics

Does Empathy Belong in Advanced Democracies?

Liberal Democracies often claim to be the gatekeepers of moral values. But is that really true?

What is Wrong With Gary Johnson’s Libertarian Economics

Presidential candidate Gary Johnson holds fairly typical Libertarian economic positions. Most of these positions are unworkable in a modern economy.

10 Reasons the GOP Win is Disastrous for the U.S.

The recent gains in the U.S. House of Representatives and attaining the majority in the U.S. Senate are ominous for the middle class in the U.S., and for the economy.

The Case For Strikes on Syria

The use of chemical weapons by any nation is abhorrent, and no less so by Hafez al-Assad. We must act to prevent his use of these weapons

How to Dissect a Civilisation

The sequester is cutting essential programs that will irreparably harm our economy, and more importantly, our society.

Big Brother Has Arrived, And He Is Watching You

The massive databases of data collected by the CIA, NSA, or corporations like Target or Walmart are a threat to privacy. We should institute laws to stop them abusing our data.

Death Knell for Democracy

Arizona is trying to usurp the rights of the federal government and deny the right to vote to American Citizens. They must be stopped.

The Budget Man Cometh

Ryan’s budget reminds me of groundhog day, every budget looks the same, with a different date, regardless of the fact that the President will never sign it and the people dont want it.

Suicide By Government

The sequester will be upon us in four days, and Congress is whiling away its time on pettiness and ad hominem attacks instead of tackling the issue.

The Night they Drove the US Down

The Republican plan to destroy Washington as a political force is gathering steam as we race full tilt towards the sequester and another financial crisis.