“Republicans can start by stopping trying to win rational arguments.” A friend recently shared that sentence (not his) in an email. It's in regard to an article at The Daily Signal by Sebastian Gorka. The idea of abandoning rational argument just keeps nagging at me. It’s a capitulation to the Know Nothings on the Right… Continue reading No rational arguments please, we’re Republicans
I've made - these - same points, but they bear repeating in another voice. I've excerpted a couple of bits, but you should RTWT.How Not To Waste Your Vote: A Mathematical Analysis [T]here are many benefits of voting third party, even for president. It makes a political statement to the majority parties. It helps local… Continue reading Do not a wastrel be
Charles R. Kesler, professor of government at Claremont McKenna College, writes a defense of Donald Trump for the Washington Post. Granted, it’s the WaPo, but this is particularly shallow and unpersuasive.…Trump won the Republican nomination fair and square, against 16 contenders, and the arguments for ignoring or rejecting those results need to be carefully examined.The… Continue reading The best defense?
The candidate most likely to encourage rebuilding America at the state and local level will be a Libertarian:America Can’t Be Rebuilt on the National LevelCopyright 2005-2019
OK, what's a #NeverTrumper to do now? First, acknowledge that every Democrat should be purged from office. Second, admit it has become much less likely that will happen in 2016. Third, take a deep breath. It's a long term game and there are things we can do in spite of Trump.To put a very simple… Continue reading Quo vadis?
Two Fallacies that Cause (Excessive) Libertarian Despair:I. The All or Nothing Fallacy.andII. Overstating the Importance of Recent Events.Worth a thought - and a read.Copyright 2005-2019