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Why are we Irrational about Politics?

  Show Notes Understanding why we have a major divide in politics is a major first step towards improving political discourse. The problem currently is identity politics. Disagreement is widespread, where many different people disagree about many different political issues. If you were to pick out two random people you…

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Obamacare’s “Ransom” Means “Bailout”

By: Chris Medrano On Thursday of last week, Trump made a comment that went unnoticed by many. If we don’t pay lots of ransom money over to the insurance companies, [Obamacare] would die. Unfortunately, he’s got a point. Currently, the Obamacare markets are being sustained by billions of dollars in…

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3 Common Immigration Myths Debunked

  In this past election, Trump’s supporters embraced his calls for increasing immigration restrictions in a country that already has restrictive immigration policies. Now that he is in office, President Trump is planning to “publicize crimes by undocumented immigrants; strip such immigrants of privacy protections; enlist local police officers as…

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Dear Netflix, Why are you Racist?

How can we determine if something is racist? One easy way to answer this question is by using Netflix’s title release for their new upcoming series, “Dear White People.” If you were to change the name to Dear Black People, Dear Hispanics or Dear Asians, would you get the feeling…

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Dear Left, Trump is Your Fault Too

Let me start by clarifying a couple points to help keep any leftist reading this from having a panic attack. Do I think Trump has some racist views? Yes. Do I think we have racism in America? Yes, but not to the extent those on the left claim. There’s no…

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Rethinking Israel

I’ve found that when Israel is brought up in conversation, the knee-jerk reaction for many self-proclaimed Libertarians is to rail against the 50-year-old nation. The sentiment towards Israel that pervades your average Libertarian’s thinking is overwhelmingly negative. Now, that’s not entirely uncalled for. What we see in the media is…

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Human Nature at Work in Free Markets

When they framed the United States Constitution, the Founders were not simply politicians attempting to maintain their own temporary power. Being well-versed in history, philosophy, and the classics, they instead sought to create a system of government that would best suit man and his natural inclinations. The Founders concluded, as…

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The Evolution of Political Principles in the United States

The Founders established the United States on a series of governing principles based upon the theories of natural law and limited government. As the country grew, its political doctrines underwent a series of changes, and by the early 1900s the Progressive movement emerged as one of the most important ideologies…

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