Where politics is personal not partisan

Iran: Rouhani’s 2nd Term Intensifies Mullahs’ Crisis

May 23, 2017 0

Iran has held presidential elections, but the elections were not free nor fair.  The election exposes how tenuous the mullahs’ grasp on power seems to be. The results of Iran’s presidential elections, declared on Friday, in no way represent the […]

Occupational Licensing on the Road to Major Reform?

May 22, 2017 0

Occupational licensing requirements create barriers to entry that keep many Americans from starting businesses or earning a living. But some states are starting to rethink licensing. Juan Montesdeoca did the unthinkable in the eyes of the Arizona State Board of […]

What Will Change After Iran’s Presidential Election?

May 18, 2017 0

When Americans hear the word “election,” they usually associate it with the people having a voice through the ballot. In Iran, that isn’t the case. What will change after Iran’s presidential election? Absolutely nothing. While a fierce showdown is in […]

Joss Whedon and the Case for Cultural Depoliticking

May 17, 2017 0

Sometimes it is brutally obvious that it is a terrible thing to mix culture and politics. Joss Whedon is a poster-child for cultural depoliticking. Politics ruins everything, including as we just found, Mothers’ Day. The irony of ironies was probably […]

The Donald Versus the FBI

May 15, 2017 0

Personality politicking has been raging in this administration, and the latest casualty of Donald Trump’s ego is the FBI. The firing of FBI Director James Comey by President Trump, was certainly legal, called for by many on both sides of […]

The Modern Handicapper General

May 11, 2017 0

Sometimes calls by some political figures and activists for “true equality”  end up causing more societal restrictions. “PC culture” is a divisive movement. In his dystopian short story, “Harrison Bergeron”, Kurt Vonnegut painted a portrait of a world where true equality […]

Why America’s Public Media Can’t Do Its Job

May 10, 2017 0

Public broadcasting is regularly under fire for bias, but there are deeper problems in play for the PBS system. Christopher Chávez, University of Oregon When the Trump administration released its proposed budget in March, it suggested eliminating federal funding for […]

Bob Owens Founder of Bearing Arms Dies

May 9, 2017 0

Renowned defender of gun rights and founder of BearingArms.com, Bob Owens, found dead at age 46. The people of the gun were rocked today by news that the editor and founder of BearingArms.com has died. His blog has for many […]

What’s a Libertarian Catholic To Do?

May 8, 2017 0

When the Pope departs from the religious spectrum and addresses political matters in a misguided way, what do the faithful do? When mainstream media outlets report on issues of religion, usually Christianity and specifically Catholicism, it’s always good to take […]

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