When Conservatives Immigration Wrong

So this just happened: View post on imgur.com Yes, that is Bryan Fischer. No, I did not respond. Not much I can think of to change a view like that. Bryan is a widely known social conservative and national radio show host of AFA/AFR. Social conservatives, allegedly, value the preservation of social institutions. Immigration is … Read more When Conservatives Immigration Wrong

Re: U.S. Military Trains for War on 2nd Amendment

This article is my response to a video alleging that the US is training for a War on the 2nd Amendment. Here’s the video: I’m not upset about a new training ground and I’m skeptical that the sole intent of this facility is to train for an offensive civil war campaign. I’m upset that Christians … Read more Re: U.S. Military Trains for War on 2nd Amendment

Minimum Wage Arguments

I have maintained that minimum wage is bad for the economy, but there continue to be various arguments for it. This article will address a few. The Minimum Wage Was Previously Higher This argument is hilarious to me because it is in fact an argument from tradition and as such should be more akin to … Read more Minimum Wage Arguments

Lessons from the 2013 Cuccinelli Race

Exit Polling Analysis for 2013 VA Governor’s Race Summary For Republicans, a focus on the economy, Obamacare, positive messaging, strong fundraising, a strong campaign and avoidance of extremist labels seems to be a good move forward. The unmarried demographic, in particular females, also require careful attention. Other parties have major lessons to be learned here … Read more Lessons from the 2013 Cuccinelli Race

The Left-Science Complex Continues

This article discusses the fact that big science and big government are still in a negative relationship. I have written extensively on the fact that science is poorly practiced in a number of ways. Problems include the fact that science research is largely government funded which creates economic, moral and accuracy hazards and it also … Read more The Left-Science Complex Continues

Jon Stewart Says Libertarian Conservatism Winning

This article will argue that libertarian conservatism is a thing and that Jon Stewart of The Daily Show considers it to be now controlling the Republican Party. See the following video: In this video Krauthammer perfectly represents the moderate and establishment faction of the Republican party which is sometimes called neoconservatism. Stewart of course represents … Read more Jon Stewart Says Libertarian Conservatism Winning

Politico: Eureka! Tea partiers know science

Source – Politico – Tal Kopan – 10/17/13 A finding in a study on the relationship between science literacy and political ideology surprised the Yale professor behind it: Tea party members know more science than non-tea partiers. Yale law professor Dan Kahan posted on his blog this week that he analyzed the responses of more than … Read more Politico: Eureka! Tea partiers know science

The 5 stages of becoming an anarchist

Source – Joseph S. Diedrich – Washington Times Communities – 8/25/13 [From John: I found this article humorous and useful. The article recommends some good books which will help bridge the gap between libertarianism, conservatism and anarchism. Furthermore, with some reflection, it can help an anarchist work out the best ways to discuss concepts with fiscal … Read more The 5 stages of becoming an anarchist

National Review:Obamacare Call Center Will Not Offer Health-Care Benefits to Employees

  [John: Want proof that Obamacare is a train wreck? See the article below which talks about the Obamacare Call Center itself deciding not to offer healthcare, which was different from the original intention, due to a “comedy of errors.”]   Source – National Review – 7/26/13 – Eliana Johnson   In order to ensure … Read more National Review:Obamacare Call Center Will Not Offer Health-Care Benefits to Employees

Paul Krugman, and Keynesianism in General, Weaken Economies

A comment I left on a friend’s Facebook, commenting on a picture and quote he shared of Paul Krugman: [Paul Krugman] is a Keynesian. The ‘bad economic doctrine’ he is referring to is free market economics, which is good economic doctrine. Furthermore he has no room to ever say ‘we’ when talking about of the … Read more Paul Krugman, and Keynesianism in General, Weaken Economies