Articles by Brenden Weber



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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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Does the Constitution Hinder Your Rights?

The left and the right on our political spectrum tend to embrace property rights, but contradict themselves by never taking the concept to its full conclusion. For example, the left uses the notion of property rights to stand up for your right to marry who you wish, your right to…