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The Mythical Trump Hydra

The Mythical Trump Hydra

  By Victor Davis Hanson Many are the hissing heads of the polycephalic Donald Trump—at least according to the progressive Left and the NeverTrump Right, who see the president of the United States as some sort of mythical nightmare. Here are a few of his supposedly monstrous manifestations. Trump, the Profiteer  Candidate Trump never really wanted to […]

Universal Basic Income is a Totalitarian State’s Dream Scheme

Universal Basic Income is a Totalitarian State’s Dream Scheme

  By Thomas L. Knapp   Andrew Yang’s small but solid polling in the Democratic Party’s 2020 nomination race shows that “Universal Basic Income” has gone from a fringe idea to an idea with a foothold in the popular consciousness. Supporters of a basic income span the political spectrum and the economic upheavals of the […]

Google Discriminates Against Conservatives and Climate Skeptics

Google Discriminates Against Conservatives and Climate Skeptics

  David Wojick Several months ago, Google quietly released a 32-page white paper, “How Google Fights Disinformation.” That sound good. The problem is that Google not only controls a whopping 92.2% of all online searches. It is a decidedly left-wing outfit, which views things like skepticism of climate alarmism, and conservative views generally, as “disinformation.” The […]

AB5 Can’t Keep This Good Newsletter Down!

AB5 Can’t Keep This Good Newsletter Down!

California Policy Center   It’s time for your favorite weekly newsletter, from California Policy Center! The California state legislature is moving forward with AB5, which seeks to end independent contracting as we know it. State lawmakers say the bill will rein in Uber and Lyft, punishing them and others who hire independent contractors. Unfortunately, some industries […]

Your Vote, Your Voice: Don’t Waste It

Your Vote, Your Voice: Don’t Waste It

  By Thomas L. Knapp More than a year out from the 2020 presidential election, we’re already starting to see “spoiler” fear-mongering from supporters of America’s two largest political parties and their candidates. Will formerly Republican congressman Justin Amash of Michigan run for president as a Libertarian or independent in 2020? How about formerly Republican, […]

Elizabeth Warren is the One

Elizabeth Warren is the One

  By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views  As the 2020 race winds down Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) is set to be the Democratic standard bearer to oppose Donald Trump. The country will vote next November  in what is almost certain to be a realigning election which will likely determine the course of American […]

One Citizen, One Vote

One Citizen, One Vote

  By Michael Greer Did anyone ask you if you wanted to close your neighborhood polling place, or have voting centers open three to ten days, or have same day registration, or not require voter ID, or have only mail-in ballots? I know no one asked me.  The Voter’s Choice Act was passed in 2016. […]

They’re Not Pretending Anymore – News With Views

They’re Not Pretending Anymore – News With Views

  By Lee Duigon “Your message couldn’t be sent because it includes content that other people on Facebook have reported as abusive.” Facebook censored me again this week, and that little quote above was all the explanation I received—which is, of course, no explanation. I received it literally within seconds of composing my blog post […]

The Libertarian Enterprise | Profiles in Cowardice

The Libertarian Enterprise | Profiles in Cowardice

  by L. Neil Smith, The Libertarian Enterprise If my seventy-three years on this poor, battered planet have taught me nothing else, it is that the rarest and most valuable human quality is courage, and that there are more kinds of courage than simply one. The kind of courage that we usually think of first […]

It’s Time to Whack Greenhouse Gas Endangerment Finding

It’s Time to Whack Greenhouse Gas Endangerment Finding

  Tom Harris and Dr. Jay Lehr On August 6, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce filed a motion with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (Washington) that it be granted intervenor status concerning litigation launched by environmental groups against the Trump administration’s new Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule. The case in question, […]