First Kurdistan, Then Catalonia, Is California Next?

Are there future secessionist movements on the horizon? While Americans hear the word “secession” and think about the Civil War. That’s not the case in much of the world. Indeed, secession has become a hot topic of debate on the Continue reading First Kurdistan, Then Catalonia, Is California Next?

Trump has failed to Drain the Swamp 2017: Presidency to Enrich Him and Friends

There is no campaign promise that Donald Trump has failed to honor more flagrantly than his oft repeated pledge to “drain the swamp” in Washington, D.C. He has violated the letter of his promise and trampled all over its spirit. His supporters Continue reading Trump has failed to Drain the Swamp 2017: Presidency to Enrich Him and Friends

Bernie Sanders Used to Know Medicaid for All Would ‘Bankrupt the Nation’ 

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced new legislation yesterday to expand Medicare to everyone in the United States. The bill, which came with 15 Democratic co-sponsors, envisions universal coverage, paid for by tax increases, that would be far more generous than what is Continue reading Bernie Sanders Used to Know Medicaid for All Would ‘Bankrupt the Nation’ 

Taxpayers Fund Theater ‘Celebrating the Saguaro Cactus’: Corrupt Patronage – WSJ

Conservative criticism of the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities, like the poor according to Mark the Evangelist, is something we will have always with us. Ever since the endowments were created in 1965, they have been a focus Continue reading Taxpayers Fund Theater ‘Celebrating the Saguaro Cactus’: Corrupt Patronage – WSJ

Why is the Governor of California Against Single-Payer Health Care?

California’s state Senate recently passed a single-payer health-care bill, and we’re warming to the idea as an instructive experiment in progressive government. If Democrats believe the lesson of ObamaCare is that the government should have even more control over health Continue reading Why is the Governor of California Against Single-Payer Health Care?

The Korean Peninsula Battleground No Longer Requires The US

Washington has been deeply involved in the Korean Peninsula since the end of World War II. Subsequently, the Cold War gave a zero-sum quality to international relations, with Washington’s loss being the Soviet Union’s gain. Having invested some 37,000 lives Continue reading The Korean Peninsula Battleground No Longer Requires The US