Category: Opinion

Could a Withering Away Explain Decline of The West? It’s Not Too Late

Could a Withering Away Explain Decline of The West? It’s Not Too Late

What is needed is a broad movement centered on the engine of the middle class that cuts across ossified party/cultural and race lines and places at its core the Western values of free speech, rule of law, rationalism, an emphasis on shared values, earned respect, and self-sufficiency.

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Corn Subsidies Fuel Animal Mistreatment, Factory Farming

Corn Subsidies Fuel Animal Mistreatment, Factory Farming

The main reason for the abusive factory farming system is the over use of government subsidies and its related regulatory burden.

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Tough Debates Among Democrats Will Help Defeat Trump

Tough Debates Among Democrats Will Help Defeat Trump

If Democrats don’t talk about legitimate policy differences in debate now, you bet that Trump will.

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The World Really is a Decent Place Filled with Mostly Decent People

The World Really is a Decent Place Filled with Mostly Decent People

More than any other narrative, human history is a long story of progressively better behaved and better-treated people trying to figure out ways to live in harmony with each other.

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Evidence Demonstrates GOP Motivated by Race, Not Immigration Numbers

Evidence Demonstrates GOP Motivated by Race, Not Immigration Numbers

Conservatives might care about the seriousness of illegally crossing the border, but look at the racial composition of those overstaying their visas.

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US Healthcare System Puts Profits Ahead of Patients

US Healthcare System Puts Profits Ahead of Patients

To those who believe the US healthcare system is fine the way it is, I flat out say that you are wrong.

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Democratic Debate: Thoughts and Grades From Night 2

Democratic Debate: Thoughts and Grades From Night 2

Kudos to Kirsten Gillibrand and Kamala Harris. Get off the stage, Marianne Williamson and Eric Swalwell.

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Democratic Debate: Thoughts and Grades From Night 1

Democratic Debate: Thoughts and Grades From Night 1

Well done, Julian Castro and Elizabeth Warren! Tim Ryan, time to go....

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Mueller’s Answers to Two Questions Could Put Trump’s Presidency in Real Jeopardy

Mueller’s Answers to Two Questions Could Put Trump’s Presidency in Real Jeopardy

If Mueller steps up and says that the president of the United States knowingly engaged in acts that would, for any other citizen, warrant indictment…that’s the ball game.

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Just One Reason Why You Don’t Want an Isolationist United States

Just One Reason Why You Don’t Want an Isolationist United States

An isolationist United States is a really dumb idea. It would harm US commercial interests and therefore the US economy.

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Opinions

Conservatives, Not Liberals, Are The Ones Not Interested in Other Viewpoints

By Alex Denethorn

Embracing pluralism is one of the big tenets of any liberal or progressive movement -- you aim to be inclusive, as much as possible.

We Can’t Afford to Raise Minimum Wage to $15

By Winston Wang

The U.S. economy is booming, reaching 10 straight years of growth without a recession, and the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in nearly 50 years.

No, Andrew Yang, Don’t Give Everyone Free Money

By Abhay Almal

Andrew Yang dubbed a “random, opinionated person” by the Washington Post, has made waves on both sides of the political aisle with his 2020 presidential campaign.

It’s Not Only Liberals Who Loathe Donald Trump

By Mark Bo Hendricks

You don't have to be a liberal to loathe Trump. You just have to be a thinking person.

Biden’s Pivot to Foreign Policy

By Alex Denethorn

Let’s be honest: this is one area that Biden can excel in, because he has considerably more experience than most of the other Democratic candidates.

The Oil Industry In An Electric Future

By Bruce McIntyre

The adoption of electric vehicles will have consequences

No, Trump Can’t Add Citizenship Question With Executive Order

By Alex Denethorn

Someone might want to let Trump know that the resources of the federal government don’t exist to keep him in office.

Why Do Liberals Hate The United States?

By Chris O'Leary

Liberals love America a different way, and in my opinion, a more brutally honest way.

California Statute To Trade Trump’s Tax Release For Ballot Access Is Clearly Unconstitutional

By Brad Smith

California's clear attempt to force Trump to release his tax returns won't pass Supreme Court precedent.

If Obama Had Authority To Initiate DACA, Trump Has Authority To Rescind It

By Anthony Zarrella

The whole idea behind executive orders is that they rely on the authority of the president who signs them—but one president cannot enlarge or diminish the powers and authority of the next president.