What If Each State Handled It’s Own Healthcare?

This is the first article to follow up on the general articles about federal distribution of powers and talk about a specific example.  That example is healthcare. Healthcare is a big problem in the United States – the cost is high, access isn’t universal (though it isn’t quite as bad as we sometimes think), and … Read more

The Role Of Fear And Identity In Uncertain Times

I think it’s important to understand how politics can be driven by fear.  That’s a common criticism of politics, but dismissing something as fear-driven is an easy way out that isn’t justified.  Fear-driven politics is a very normal thing and contrary to those who dismiss it, it’s very rational. It has a lot to do … Read more

What Scares Me About The American Left

I have become more and more uneasy with some of the manifestations of the modern left in America – identity politics, the campus PC culture, privilege theory, flirtation with far-left economic policies. Supporters say they are fighting for equality and justice.  I believe most are sincere and actually believe that they really are fighting for … Read more

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