Can Patriotism or Nationalism Co-exist With Liberty?

Nationalism is roaring back with a vengeance throughout the Western world. So-called populist governments have come to power in the United States, Austria, and Italy. Hungary and Poland are turning increasingly authoritarian under their populist, nationalist governments. Western politics has been rocked since the Islamist…

Alex Jones And His Terrible Ideas Should Be Debated, Not Deplatformed

Today, Alex Jones was finally banned from the last major social media platform he had a presence on. Twitter banned Alex Jones after he live streamed on Periscope a confrontation between himself and a reporter. Before that, Jones tried to confront Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey…

The Five Stories You Need To Read Today (9/5/2018)

Today, we’re going to debut a new feature on this blog. The feature is simply titled “The Five Stories You Need To Read Today.” It will feature 5 stories that you need to read literally this minute. I will excerpt it, link to it, and…

Rightwing Snowflakes

Many right-wingers like to call their opponents “snowflakes.” “Snowflake” has come to mean “someone hypersensitive to insult or offense.” If that’s true, then many on the right fit the definition to a letter. Today’s latest example of right-wing snowflakiness comes with the announcement by Nike…

Welcome To My Newly Redesigned Website

Welcome friends and fans to my newly redesigned website. I knew I wanted to get back into blogging to force me to write every day. So I reactivated my old WordPress.com blog and wrote a few posts and crossposted to Medium. Well, I will still…