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Obamacare is on the Chopping Block

Obamacare is now on the chopping block.  The GOP’s promise the “repeal and replace” Obamacare is now up for a vote possibly even next week.  I almost wish they’d go ahead and get their wishes so they could get onto something else.  307 more words

Republican Party

The politics of cowardice

Thanks to the wizardly Mitch McConnell and his aides, the Affordable Care Act is set to transform into a bill authorizing tax cuts for millionaires and the vaporizing of Medicaid, the dream of the Ayn Rand-ites since 1964. 680 more words

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson’s Twelve Tenets of a Viable 21st Century Conservatism

See Jordan B. Peterson’s speech here.

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1. The fundamental assumptions of Western civilization are valid.

2. Peaceful social being is preferable to isolation and to war. 192 more words


all politics is identity politics

in-group identification and superiority signalling when dealing with the out-group. This is what politics is at it’s very core. There has been plenty of talk about the fearsome golem of identity that sits on the Faustian hills. 474 more words


Capitalism Question

George Will has a great article at NRO on capitalism.  He puts the choice that Americans face this way:

In the accelerated churning of today’s capitalism, changing tastes and expanding choices destroy some jobs and create others, with net gains in price and quality.

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End The Debt Ceiling

Jason Furman and Rohit Kumar have an excellent idea over at the WSJ: End the debt ceiling.  Too bad it will never happen.  This is one area where conservatives will have to bear their share of the blame. 97 more words

Trump Presidency

two potential roads 

With the rising political and religious tensions in the West. I only see two potential roads. Authoritarian city states that eventually become kingdoms through war as road one. 420 more words