Alabama Getting Out of the Marriage Business?

Or, more accurately, it appears Alabama may be getting out of the business of violently regulating marriage.  Alabama Senate Bill 20 passed a key procedural hurdle last week, receiving a 9-0 vote from the state’s Senate Judiciary Committee on 23 February.  The bill now moves before the full state Senate. This legislation would effectively nullify […]

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Republicans are Socialists Too

“A group of prominent Republicans and business leaders backing a tax on carbon dioxide were taking their case Wednesday to top White House aides…” (emphasis added).  Yes, you read that right: members of the supposed “small government” party would like to achieve the penultimate in global environmental socialism – cap and trade – by taxing […]

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Three Rules for Dealing with the Left

Over time, and particularly of late, I have learned there are three general rules one must remember when dealing with political leftists in America: The Left cannot debate substantively. To be fair, this is true of nearly everyone, but it is especially true of the Left. This is why the Left is so in favor […]

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No More Nation Building

Nation Building The practice in which a foreign military force occupies a country to build infrastructure (such as roads and schools) and/or to protect the local government until it becomes stable. Nation building is highly controversial. Proponents argue that it stabilizes nascent democracies and protects local citizens, while critics contend that it is an unnecessary […]

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Barack Obama’s Legacy

Now that Donald Trump’s inauguration as 45th President of the United States is less than a week away, what should we make of Barack Obama’s legacy? “Obamacare” Many people will no doubt point to President Obama’s stewarding of the Affordable Care Act through Congress as the crowning – at least, legislative – achievement of his […]

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Barack Obama Truly was a “Change” President

Famously and amorphously promising “hope and change” in 2008, Barack Obama swept into the Oval Office on a wave of identity politics and apparent electoral lust for political change. But now that the dust has settled following his eight year run and the substance of his policies, decisions, and actions as president have become real, […]

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Denzel Washington Putting Truth to Words

It is not often a Hollywood celebrity demonstrates anything other than glorious ignorance when they opine about issues other than those directly related to their films and filmmaking, but Denzel Washington has made some comments in differing contexts that are making their rounds around the internet of late. On the media: (Source: Wellrounded13) On the […]

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