dead-elephant_thumb.jpg

The GOP Is Losing Its Base

Nearly 3 million Americans will die before the next Congress is seated in 2015. How dare Republican elites ask them to die waiting for their freedom. I was part of twitter conversation Saturday. I retweeted @DanStlMo’s tweet: I am no longer a member or supporter of the Republican party. #toct — DanStlMo (@DanStlMo) August 24,…

How I Would Vote on Gay Marriage Cases

I’m not a lawyer. And I’m not particularly smart. But that doesn’t stop me from writing my opinion. Rather, I’m a libertarian-ish conservative. I like a small central government that protects us from evil people in other countries and delivers mail. And prosecutes people who do great harm across state lines. The Supreme Court has…

Sandy Exposes Limits Of Government

Barack Obama ridiculed George W. Bush for Katrina. As people starve and beg for water in Rockaways, Obama’s promises to create heaven on earth through government look foolish and born of ignorance. Obama believes that government can solve any problem, large or small. But his FEMA can’t get water to people in New York City.…

Socialism Sucks. Here’s How to Avoid It In America

Some of the “cool” kids say they like socialism. Of course they have no emotional clue what socialism is. Maybe they’ve read about socialism, seen the movies, and heard about it from their college professors—ya know, like the one who actually visited the old Soviet Union. But those sources give only an intellectual view of…

Ronald-Reagan.jpg

The Old Reagan Soviet Jokes Are on US

Ronald Reagan loved to tell jokes about the Soviet Union. If Obama’s re-elected, though, these same jokes could be turned on the United States. Some of them already can be. It’s hard to get an automobile in the United States. They are owned mainly by elite bureaucrats. It takes an average of 10 years to…

Depression-treatment1.jpg

Let Depression Be Your Guide

Yesterday, I gave you a reason to celebrate the Supreme Court’s decision.  But I never said to let go of your anger or depression. That’s because we need creativity, focus, and action, and you get those through emotional distress. In his new best-selling book, Jonah Lehrer discusses the link between depression and creativity: This helps…