Compare and contrast

Yesterday, I mentioned Representative Ocasio-Cortez' happy dance on the bridge she burned to prevent economic aid supplied by Amazon from reaching New York. Consider parallels to recent activity on the Simon Bolivar International Bridge between Colombia and Venezuela, where Senor Maduro is burning humanitarian aid trucks to prevent starving Venezuelans from eating. The differences?  Aside… Continue reading Compare and contrast

Propriety tax

In which we can observe the effects of the "Democratic Socialism" Congressgirl Ocasio-Cortez propounds.  She's tickled pinko that Amazon decided not to locate their 2nd headquarters in New York. Robert Mujica, New York State Budget Director, has a different view. Worth reading: Open Letter From New York State Budget Director Robert Mujica Regarding Amazon The… Continue reading Propriety tax

Emoticon debate

I asked some questions in my post of February 17th about a suggestion that conservative political philosophy needs emotional appeals rather than rational arguments: The writer [Gorka] makes a vital point that most people who support capitalism miss: we will never win the argument about capitalism being superior to socialism because many voters are only… Continue reading Emoticon debate

No rational arguments please, we’re Republicans

“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

Which clueless totalitarian are you?

We need a Facebook quiz to find out which Atlas Shrugged character Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is like. There might not be a match. Ayn Rand’s fiction has been criticized for unidimensional characterization, but even she would find AOC unbelievable. Here Are The Most Shocking Proposals From Ocasio-Cortez' "Green New Deal" Ocasio-Cortez doesn’t provide any insight into… Continue reading Which clueless totalitarian are you?

Note to Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria, As a newly elected Congressional Representative, self-described democratic socialist, open borders advocate, Medicare for all proponent, free college education supporter, BDS enthusiast, and CAGW partisan you have your work cut out for you in your new job. I think it's possible you're operating under a few misconceptions that will make that job more difficult.… Continue reading Note to Ocasio-Cortez