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L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | Why I am a Libertarian and not a Conservative

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | Why I am a Libertarian and not a Conservative

  By L. Neil Smith This essay is based on notes I made three years ago and never did  anything else with. I have tons of material like this which will keep  graduate students occupied and happy well into the next century. I was surprised the see that, after everything that’s happened  since, they’re still […]

GOOD Club Candidates Forum Wednesday, September 12th @ 6:00 p.m

GOOD Club Candidates Forum Wednesday, September 12th @ 6:00 p.m

L’Shanah Tovah to all who celebrate Rosh Hashanah this weekend.   We will have our annual GOOD Club “Meet the Democratic Candidates,” candidates’ forum at our September General Body Meeting on Wednesday, September 12, 2018.  This is an action packed meeting so we will begin promptly  at 6:00 p.m. in order to give additional time for registered Democratic […]

IN-N-OUT Refuses to Back Down | Responds to Democratic Boycott with Strong Statement

IN-N-OUT Refuses to Back Down | Responds to Democratic Boycott with Strong Statement

Scott Morefield | Reporter After California Democratic Party Chair Eric Bauman called for a boycott of the restaurant chain for its donations to the California Republican Party, In-N-Out Burger executive vice president Arnie Wensinger responded with a statement defending the company’s support for both parties. “In 2018, In-N-Out Burger has made equal contributions to both […]

Commentary | Got Income Inequality? Least Affordable Cities are Also the Bluest

Commentary |  Got Income Inequality? Least Affordable Cities are Also the Bluest

By Jared Whitley | Political and cultural observer Inequality is a hot buzzword among the left these days, with those trying to find a dark lining in the silver cloud of Trump’s economic record pointing out that just because someare doing well doesn’t mean all are. Luckily, “progressives” have the answer: all we need to do is trust […]

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | The Gun Culture’s Dirty Little Secret

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | The Gun Culture’s Dirty Little Secret

  by L. Neil Smith Does the United States Constitution mean what it says? Does it say what it means? Was it written as some kind of obscure code that can only be interpreted into English by individuals with special education and credentials? Or was it written as the “operating system” for a free society, by and for ordinary […]

California Primary Reflections (Trump’s Strange Endorsement Makes Sense Now)

California Primary Reflections (Trump’s Strange Endorsement Makes Sense Now)

. . By Arthur Schaper | Originally appeared in Townhall . The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com or of Citizens Journal. . The California Election 2018 primary has come and gone. It was real, and it was spectacular. Yes, I wrote that, as a beleaguered California […]

Ghost Towns and Rust Belts

Ghost Towns and Rust Belts

  By Richard Colman When people and jobs leave a region, the result is a ghost town, a rust-belt area, or both.  Examples of cities where people have left are Detroit, Akron, and Pittsburgh. And here may be a surprise: California has ghost towns. There is Belleville in San Bernardino County, Branson City in San […]

New Hampshire: Once More Unto the Breach

New Hampshire: Once More Unto the Breach

  By Thomas L. Knapp With nearly two years to go before the 2020 presidential primaries kick off, the vultures are already circling New Hampshire. The Washington Post’s John Wagner reports on recent or coming visits to the state by US president Donald Trump, vice-president Mike Pence, 2016 also-ran John Kasich, and former US Senator […]

The Kidnapping of Our Happiness

The Kidnapping of Our Happiness

  by John Arnold We live in an era of disruption. Everywhere we turn, businesses are changing, the way we interact changes, life is moving on at a rapid pace. Perhaps too rapid. Or worse: In a way that does not serve our sense of good, our belief of what is right, or experience of […]

Reconciling One’s Democrat Vote, Party, and Policy Position

Reconciling One’s Democrat Vote, Party, and Policy Position

  By Michael Greer Many, many Christians and Jews are Democrats.  I constantly wonder why.  Some of the most actively religious people I know, who go to worship every week and can quote scripture, are from the Black, Latino and Jewish communities. “Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God”.  I don’t understand how you can obey […]